City of Bonners Ferry
Bonners Ferry, Idaho
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The City of Bonners Ferry is recruiting for:  WATER TREATMENT/WASTEWATER PLANT OPERATOR II -Full time regular.

The City of Bonners Ferry, located in Northern Idaho approximately 34 miles from Sandpoint, Idaho and 35 miles from Creston, BC, is looking to hire a full time Water Treatment Plant Operator II and Wastewater Treatment Operator I or II within our city water and sewer Department.  A successful candidate will be able to work successfully in both facilities, but with a primary goal to be operating immediately in our Water Treatment Plant facility.

The City of Bonners Ferry serves approximately 2,500 residents with a water treatment plant that treats surface water from Myrtle Creek.  The City has been progressive in sourcing other water system and is currently bringing a new municipal well online in the coming year.  Our Water distribution system includes seven water tanks, the water plant, an intake valve/dike and a system of conveyance pipes.  The City serves both city residents and some residents outside city limits.  The position desires three (3) years of relevant experience in water treatment with a state certification at a Level II or equivalent work experience.  Secondary certification in wastewater plant operation desired.

Class/job description available at City Hall during regular business hours, or can be located on our city website at www.bonnersferry.id.gov. The job is a full-time position with benefit package that includes family medical insurance, retirement benefits with Public Employee Retirement System (PERSI) of Idaho, paid-time off and holiday pay. The City of Bonners Ferry is a drug free work environment, pre-employment drug testing required.  Requires a valid driver’s license with the ability to obtain a Class A drivers license within 6 months of employment.  The position is being offered at $18-20 / hour depending on experience.

A city application can be located at www.bonnersferry.id.gov Applicants are encouraged to apply with a cover letter and resume.  Please include on the application the position:  WATER PLANT OPERATOR /WASTEWATER PLANT OPERATOR II P.O. Box 149, Bonners Ferry, ID 83505, by 4:30 pm, November 13, 2020.  (208) 267-3105 or can email lailport@bonnersferry.id.gov