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City of Jamestown
Jamestown, North Dakota
$3,592– $5,161

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The City of Jamestown is accepting applications for the position of Water Plant Operator I. This position involves assisting in the basic operation and maintenance of the water treatment plant to include monitoring and testing chemical feed rates of treated water. Some knowledge of basic chemistry and mathematics is desirable. Applicants must have the ability to learn the operation of motors, pumps, meters, electrical systems and related equipment in the water plant. Applicants must have a High School Diploma
or GED and must hold a valid North Dakota driver’s license. The successful applicant must be able to obtain a Class I Plant Operator Certification from the North Dakota State Health Department within two (2) years of employment.

The Water Plant operates on a shift basis, consisting of a 40-hour work week with such over-time as is required. Shifts are assigned on the basis of longevity. The Plant Operator will be placed on the late afternoon and evening shift after training. In addition, there will be some 11:00 P.M. to 7:00 A.M. shifts. The starting salary for this position is $3,592/month ($3,592 - $5,161 salary range).

Full announcement may be found on the City of Jamestown website. Only applications submitted on official forms will be accepted. Applications are available at City Hall, 102 3rd Avenue Southeast in Jamestown, or on the City’s website at Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Applications must be returned to the office of the Deputy Auditor/HRO, 102 3rd Avenue SE, Jamestown, ND 58401 or emailed to Inquiries should be made to Jay Sveum 701-252-5900

The City of Jamestown is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Still starry nights, majestic thunderstorms, and flowing grasslands mark this wild, historic, and legendary place to work & play. Jamestown has what you are looking for!

City of Jamestown full-time employees receive health insurance, life insurance, long-term disability insurance, pension plan, vacation leave, sick leave, holiday leave, social security, workers compensation, unemployment insurance and employee assistance program.

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