City of Russell - Water Plant Operator

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The City of Russell is seeking professional and community-oriented individuals for a full-time Water Plant Operator.

The City of Russell is situated at the crossroads of Interstate 70 and US Highway 281. As a rural city, it is our vision to serve as the County’s regional center. We are a community that is dedicated to family, friends, and neighbors, where generations care for each other. We are One Russell, building a self-reliant future. We are home.

The City of Russell offers a very progressive benefit package. Benefits include vacation and sick leave, uniforms, family health insurance, family dental and vision plans, KPERS retirement program, and several other optional benefit programs.

This position includes the operation, analysis, and general maintenance of the City of Russell’s Water Production systems which result in the delivery of safe and clean drinking water for our community. The employee will be provided on-the-job training with opportunities for certification and continuing education and must be willing to obtain at least a Class I Water Operator Certification after one year in the position. Applicant must possess a high school diploma or G.E.D. and have a valid Driver’s License. Applicants must also establish residency in Russell County 6 months from hire date. Pre-employment drug screening and job placement assessment are required.

Applications and a full job description can be obtained at or at the City of Russell, 133 West 8th, Russell, KS 67665. Completed applications can be submitted in person, online, faxed to 785-483-4397 or emailed to Applications will be reviewed upon receipt. Position open until filled.