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If there are any questions please contact
Human Resource Coordinator:
Kelly Holthaus
Phone: 937 498-8192
Email: kholthaus@sidneyoh.com

Send resume or application to:

Lynn Shuster
City Receptionist
Fax 937 498-8160
Email: lshuster@sidneyoh.com

Water Treatment Superintendent

Range: $64,501 - $80,454
Job Description Summary:
Nature and Scope:
The Water Treatment Plant Superintendent is responsible for the continuous operation and maintenance of a Class IV Water Supply Works and the delivery of safe, clear and sufficient water to the community. The Water Treatment Plant Superintendent is a division head, within the Utilities Department. 
An associate’s degree or ability to obtain within 24 months. Bachelor’s degree in science or engineering preferred.
Experience in a Superintendent position, preferred.
A valid Ohio Class IV Water Supply certificate or a Class III certificate, with the ability to obtain a Class IV certificate within the time limit required by the EPA.
A minimum of five (5) years experience in a Class III plant or higher or Bachelor’s degree in Science or Engineering with three years in a supervisory role
Extensive knowledge of operation of a lime-soda water treatment plant and the associated lab work.
Knowledge of the Ohio EPA’s rules and regulations for Backflow Prevention and Cross Contamination of water supplies.
To apply: Please submit: cover letter, resume & application to Lynn Shuster, Receptionist, by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, June 2, 2017. Mail to 201 W. Poplar St. Sidney OH 45365, Fax: 937 498-8160 or email: Vallen@sidneyoh.com.

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Job Description Summary: Firefighters are responsible for the protection of lives and preservation of property, through the delivery of Emergency Medical Services (EMS), firefighting, technical rescue, Haz-Mat, fire prevention and other related services.
Nature and Scope: The Firefighter/EMT/Paramedic position is located in the Fire Group, Operations Division. This division consist of 26 Firefighter/EMT/Paramedic's, 3 Lieutenants, 3 Assistant Chiefs. Firefighters report to the Lieutenant or Assistant Chief serving as shift commander. Senior Firefighter/ EMT/Paramedic's may serve as supervisors when there is no officer on duty or at the scene of an emergency incident. Firefighter/EMT with Paramedic Certification may also assume supervisory responsibilities at EMS calls. During routine station duties and some emergency situations the incumbent may have to work with little or no direct supervision.
The Firefighter/EMT/Paramedic works closely with the Police Department in responding to emergency calls. The incumbent will often work with hospital emergency room staff and other local emergency service organizations.
High school Diploma or GED equivalent.
18 years of age and no more than 41 years of age at the time of appointment.
Have or be able to obtain a valid Ohio Driver's License.
Complete application, available at City Hall (201 West Poplar) or online at http://www.sidneyoh.com/Human_Resources/Employment-sidney-ohio.asp
Successfully pass National Testing Network Civil Service Entrance Examination at www.nationaltestingnetwork.com and selection process. (Bonus points earned with military service (Ohio resident only), applicable college degrees, Ohio fire certifications and Ohio EMS certifications.)
Must be able to obtain and maintain Fire Fighter Level II and an EMT‑P certification.
All new Firefighters hired after January 1, 2017, shall be required to obtain certification as a Paramedic within 36 months of the date of employment and shall be required to maintain this certification for the length of their career with the City.  To apply: Submit an application and other doucments by fax to 937 498-8160, scan and email to vallen@sidneyoh.com, or mail to 201 W. Poplar St. Sidney, OH 45365 or in person: to the Receptionist in the Municipal Building on or before 5:00 pm, Friday, June 30, 2017. 

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Assistant Water Treatment Superintendent

The Water Treatment Plant Assistant Superintendent is responsible for the continuous operation and maintenance of a Class IV Water Supply Works and the delivery of safe, clear and sufficient water to the community. The Water Supply Works consists of the treatment plant, two (2) elevated water towers, a lime storage lagoon, and a raw water pump station which collects raw water from three (3) separate surface water intakes and four bedrock wells. 
Minimum Requirements
A high school diploma or GED equivalent.
Experience in a surface water treatment facility, preferred.
A valid Ohio Class III Water Supply certificate with the ability to obtain a Class IV certificate within five (5) years.
A minimum of five (5) years of experience in a Class III plant or higher or Bachelor’s degree in Science or Engineering.
Extensive knowledge of operation of a water treatment plant and the associated work of both a Microbiological and Wet Chemistry laboratory.
Ability to effectively communicate with the public and co-workers.
Mechanical ability and experience in the maintenance of a water treatment plant.
A valid Driver’s License with a good driving record.
Required residency in Shelby County or an adjacent county throughout employment

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Utilities Director

Salary: Minimum $70,429 to Maximum $87,734.
Position Summary
The Utilities Director is responsible for the management and operation of the City’s Water Treatment Plant, Wastewater Treatment Plant, Water Meter Division, Storm Water Monitoring NPDES Program, and Underground Utilities Division (Water Distribution, Sanitary Sewer system, Storm Sewer system) under the direction and guidance of the Assistant City Manager/ Public Works Director.
The Utilities Director assumes management responsibility for all Utilities Department functions, programs, and operation of the City’s water, sewer, and storm water systems. This position also enforces the City’s Ordinances pertaining to the Water and Sewer infrastructure and recommends revisions of these ordinances.
The Utilities Department includes approximately 33 regular full-time and seasonal employees in the Water Treatment Plant, Wastewater Treatment Plant, Storm Water Monitoring, and Underground Utilities Divisions. These Divisions combined have an operating budget and revenues both exceed $5.5 million annually.
Minimum Requirements:
Associate of Applied Sciences Degree in Environmental, Biology, Chemistry or other related field required, Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred.
Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices governing the operation, service, construction, and maintenance of municipal water and sewer systems
A minimum of five (5) years of supervisory, managerial, or administrative experience in municipal water and/or sewer activities
A Class III Water and Wastewater License (dual certification) issued by OEPA(Class IV license in either water or wastewater along with a Class III minimum in the other field or ability to obtain Class IV certification within a time specified by the City is preferred)
or a professional engineer with extensive utility experience is required
How to apply
Job Description, Benefit Summary and Application packet are available by visiting our website at www.sidneyoh.com or by visiting the reception desk on the first floor of City Hall, 201 W. Poplar Street, Sidney, Ohio 45365, M-F 8am-5pm. Please complete and submit the Application by mail, fax or email. You may email the completed information to vallen@sidneyoh.com or fax to 937 498-8160. Applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on May 26, 2017. EOE

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Part Time Transit Driver

This position is responsible for the safe and efficient transport of passengers, and includes the safe operation of the assigned vehicle at all times. Drivers are required to assist elderly or disabled passengers as needed. Drivers are part-time employees and report directly to the Transit Manager.


Part- Time Public Safety Telecommunicator

Under general supervision, the part time Public Safety Telecommunicator is responsible for receiving and dispatching incoming calls or in-person requests for police, fire and rescue services.  The Communications Center is a 24-hour, seven (7) day a week, public safety communications facility staffed by regular full time and part time Telecommunicator. 

Major responsibilities include:  receive telephone calls and transmit information by radio or telephone and take incoming messages, enter data in the CAD System and NCIC/LEADS System and maintain communications with all field public safety units, monitor alarm board status, receive court bonds, account for monies collected, quickly and effectively communicate information to emergency personnel at the scene of an incident. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

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Part Time Building Maintanence Worker 

The Part-Time Building Maintenance Worker for the Transit Facility is responsible for performing routine maintenance and minor repairs. This includes carpentry, painting, plumbing, electrical, occasional custodial duties, and other miscellaneous duties in order to ensure that the Transit Facility is maintained in a healthy, safe and sanitary manner. 20 hrs/week – Monday - Friday  Position is open until filled.
Hourly Pay: $12.52 – 15.52
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Seasonal Positions

Lifeguards, Pool Cashier, Pool Manager, Concession Manager, Laborer I, Laborer II, Maintenance Worker




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