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City of Russell - Water Production Mechanic/Relief Operator

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The City of Russell is seeking professional and community-oriented individuals for a full-time Water Production Mechanic/Relief Operator. 

The City of Russell is situated at the crossroads of Interstate 70 and US Highway 281.  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 mechanical repair and maintenance of all Water Production equipment, and act as a relief water operator when necessary. 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 II Water Operator Certification after eighteen months in the position. Applicant must possess a high school diploma or G.E.D. and have a valid Driver’s License with the ability to obtain a Class B Commercial Driver’s License with Air Brakes. 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 may be obtained at russellcity.org or at The City of Russell, 133 W. 8th, Russell, KS 67665.  Completed applications may be submitted in person, online, faxed to 785-483-4397 or e-mailed to hr@russellcity.org.  Position is open until filled.  Applications will be reviewed as received. EEO/ADA.