Located in northeast Iowa. Established in 1873 

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator


Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator


The City of Oelwein is looking for a motivated team player who has a positive outlook on local government. This position will include participation in water treatment, water distribution, sewer collection, streets, and storm sewers as needed. With the primary duties being operation of the wastewater facility. A background in wastewater, chemistry, science, or related fields is a plus. Must pass a pre-employment physical along with mandated drug and alcohol testing. Position requires an Iowa Class B CDL license. Iowa Grade 1 Wastewater Certification in 18 months. With acquiring a Grade 4 Iowa Wastewater Certification within 5 years. Exam Eligibility and detailed job description are available. Pay range 1st year $19.61-27.59 DOQ. Excellent benefits package, including health insurance and longevity. Applications will be accepted until Dec. 10, 2021. Send cover letter, resume and application to Oelwein City Hall 20 2nd Ave SW Oelwein, IA 50662 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The City of Oelwein is an equal opportunity employer.

History of Oelwein

The town of Oelwein was laid out in a corn field purchased from G.A. Oelwein on the coming of the Burlington, Cedar Rapids and Minnesota Railroad (later called the Rock Island) in 1872. Some years later... Read More

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 (319) 283-5440
 (319) 283-4032
 20 2nd Ave. S.W.