The Environmental Services Division of the Metropolitan Council has four (4) immediate vacancies for an Interceptor Service Worker.
The Interceptor Service Worker position provides routine operation, preventative maintenance, and emergency repair of the regional wastewater collection systems and/or pumping stations.
Starting salary: $24.48 per hour
Metropolitan Council Environmental Services (MCES) utilizes state of the art technology to provide wastewater treatment services to over 100 communities in the seven-county metro area. We operate and maintain eight wastewater treatment plants, 62 lift stations that pump or "lift" wastewater uphill and over 600 miles of pipe to convey the wastewater to the treatment plants.
THE HARD-WORKING INDIVIDUALS WE NEED for our team will manage their own time, work independently as well as in teams, have the desire and ability to work in all types of outdoor conditions, perform physical labor as well as providing technical support. Requires climbing down into wastewater pipes, working in confined spaces, and dealing with obnoxious odors.
Work Schedule and Locations:
Typical work schedule includes eight-hour shifts, Monday through Friday. Service Workers will be expected to be on call some nights and weekends to respond to emergencies, and to perform necessary routine weekend maintenance at designated facilities.
Employees will rotate among base facilities located in Eagan, Mound or Mounds View.
Education and Experience:
High school diploma or equivalent; and one (1) year of verifiable work experience in plumbing, HVAC, electrical, mechanical maintenance, or related field.
Completion of a wastewater treatment or relevant vocational/technical degree or certification (WETT) program
Wastewater collections system experience in water and/or sewer, vactor operation, general lift station operation, or closed-circuit television (CCTV).
Completion of a PACP certification.
Possession of a Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL).
Valid Driver's License with acceptable driving record. (Commercial Driver's License (CDL) a plus, but not required). Must be able to obtain and maintain a CDL with Tanker and Air Brake endorsements within six (6) months. (Note: Inability to obtain CDL license within six months will lead to disqualification from employment).
Must obtain and maintain a MN Wastewater Operator S-D Level certificate or higher within 18 months. (Failure to obtain the S-D certification will result in disqualification from employment.)
Applicants MUST submit a Metropolitan Council online employment application - more job information and application instructions at www.metrocouncil.org.
The Metropolitan Council is the regional planning agency providing essential services to the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area by providing reliable, efficient, and environmentally conscious public services to the region. The Council's Environmental Services Division (MCES) operates and maintains eight wastewater collection and treatment facilities in the metro area, and provides long-range planning to meet the region’s future water supply needs.