Water/Wastewater Operator - Union Grove

Village of Union Grove

Village of Union Grove

Employment Opportunity


Position: Water/Wastewater Operator

Department of Public Works: Utilities

The Village of Union Grove Department of Public Works has an opening for a full-time water/wastewater operator.  The primary focus will be operation and maintenance of the village water supply and distribution system.  The position will also be required to assist with activities related to the wastewater collection system and wastewater treatment plant operations.  The position may also be directed to assist with activities associated with storm water and street maintenance.

Qualifications: Requires a high school diploma or G.E.D. and at least 18 years of age with minimum of (5) years of experience relating to construction, repair and maintenance of distribution or treatment systems; including the operation of related maintenance equipment.

Candidate should have computer knowledge and be capable of using SCADA control systems.  Candidate shall possess a valid Wisconsin Driver’s License and/or be able to obtain within (6) months a class BCD Commercial Driver’s License with N Endorsement and Air Brakes.  Candidate shall possess or be able to obtain within (1) year Wisconsin DNR Certification in Ground Water, Distribution and Zeolite Softening; DNR Certification in Wastewater General and Introduction to Lab.  First Aid and CPR certified or willingness to become certified within (1) year.

Compensation: Hourly with overtime and on call pay, also includes excellent benefits package.  Pay will be dependent on qualifications up to $27.29/hr.

Applications: Candidates should apply by submitting a cover letter, resume and contact information for (3) work related references along with the Village of Union Grove Employment Application to the Director of Public Works, Richard Piette, by e-mail to  The Union Grove Employment Application can be found on the Village of Union Grove website at

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Conditions of Employment: Selected candidate must pass fit for work physical, alcohol/drug screening and background check prior to first day of employment.

  • This position was posted on: 02-21-2019.
  • It will be removed on: 03-23-2019.