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Employment Opportunities

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

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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Seasonal Hydrant Painter

General labor, hydrant painting and associated duties at the direction of the Underground Utilities Superintendent and Water Distribution Foreman II.
The City of Sidney Water Distribution System contains approximately 1,500 fire hydrants. Each hydrant is subject to various types of seasonal elements which could affect the coating, appearance and functionality of each hydrant. The Underground Utilities Laborer I prepares the surface and applies paint to the surface of the City’s fire hydrants in an effort to protect the surface from various encountered weather conditions. Mon – Fri from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Salary Range $8.26 - $9.30.  Deadline to apply is April 7th

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 Engineering Intern

The Engineering Intern is an entry-level technical position in the Engineering Department of the Public Works Division reporting to the Engineering Manager. This position is expected to work with a moderate level of direction. This position has/will have contact with other City departments including the Street, Underground Utilities, Cemetery, Police, Fire, and Parks & Recreation Departments. The Engineering Intern may also have contact with Dayton Power & Light, the Ohio Department of Transportation, cable companies, telephone companies, the County Engineer’s Office, contractors, consultants, realtors, suppliers, and the general public.
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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.


Planning Intern

Under general supervision, performs planning, zoning, code enforcement and administrative-related work as required.  Investigates complaints regarding Zoning Code infractions and confers with Community Services Director regarding appropriate action

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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. Deadline to apply is April 7th.  20 hrs/week – Monday - Friday
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


Pool Manager Trainee & Assistant Pool Manager Trainee

Under moderate supervision, the Pool Manager plans, organizes and directs a variety of activities.
Required: Skills in swimming and possession of a current American Red Cross certification in Lifeguard Training, have experience in aquatic management and supervision required., along with knowledge in chemical analysis and application.  If this Trainee is able to develop the skills necessary, he/she would be rehired for the 2018 season.  Hourly pay:  $8.26/hr

Pool Manager Trainee Application
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