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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

Utilities Maintenance Mechanic II


Nature and Scope:

The Sanitary Sewer & Storm Sewer is a division within the Utilities Department of the Public Works Group.  This division is tasked with, but not limited to the maintenance, operation and repair of the sanitary & storm sewer systems, rehabilitation of the sanitary and storm sewer infrastructure, monitoring the work of contractors; performing operations and maintenance of the sanitary sewer infrastructure.


Under general supervision from the Sanitary/Storm Foreman II, the Utilities Maintenance Mechanic II performs various mechanical and operational maintenance activities in the waste and storm water collection systems and/or their corresponding lift stations.  Incumbents are responsible for monitoring operating conditions of equipment within these facilities, assisting the supervisor in planning, and coordinating routine maintenance and repairs to equipment.  Incumbent also performs maintenance and repairs and/or notifies supervisor of conditions warranting attention to ensure the facilities proper operation.


As a public employee, this position is responsible for providing reliable delivery of utility services. This position requires consistent and prompt response to emergency repairs that occur outside of normal workdays and shifts.


Job Requirements:

High School Diploma or GED equivalent with proof of accomplishment;
Three years’ experience in industrial electrical & machinery maintenance, preferable with an emphasis on pumps, three phase electrical and programmable controls;
Must be able to read, interpret and work from electrical schematics, mechanical specifications and prints;
Proven mechanical, electrical, and carpentry skills;  locating and diagnosing mechanical/electrical malfunctions, mechanical/electrical repairs; the proper operation and maintenance of equipment used in a municipal sewage collection system, including pumps and motors; confined space entry, lock-out/tag-out and hazardous materials handling as related to specific work environments; procedures of sampling and sample testing;
Skill in performing mechanical maintenance and repair to equipment;
Skill in performing basic mathematical computation such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division;
Skill in reading and writing English sufficient to read and write logs and records;
Skill in observation and interpretation of changes in process control to sufficiently determine necessary adjustments; and Basic level skill in computer use and Windows;  valid Commercial Driver's License, Class B;
OEPA Class I Collections License within18 months of hire; Residency per City of Sidney policy during employment; Good driving record. Communicate with the public and contractors.
Deadline to apply is 5pm on Friday, September 6, 2019
Benefit Summary

Job Description

Probation Officer

Under general supervision, a probation officer is responsible for the supervision of defendants, who are under the terms and conditions of probation.


Knowledge and Abilities:

Knowledge of court policies and procedures, legal terminology, correct use of grammar, punctuation, spelling and arithmetic, office practices and procedures, computer systems, data entry, filing.  Ability to receive and maintain training in self-defense, first aid, fire safety, arrest techniques and practices, crisis intervention; work independently and as a member of a team to accomplish a specific goal; ability to use all types of modern office equipment; good organizational and communication skills; exercise good judgment in dealing with public; maintain confidentiality of court records; develop and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, co-workers, judges, attorneys, officials, and general public; ability to prepare required reports, and routine correspondence; ability to handle potentially violent and/or emotionally distraught individuals, must demonstrate regular and predictable attendance.


Job Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Criminal Justice or other similar field; valid Ohio driver’s license; weapons certification required, or must be able to obtain such status; L.E.A.D.S. certification, or must be able to obtain such certification; O.R.A.S certification, or must be able to obtain such certification; Changing Offender Behavior (C.O.B.) training required.


Job description, Benefit Summary and Application are available at on our website at www.sidneyoh.com  or City Hall, please see Lynn Shuster, Receptionist, or contact the Kelly Holthaus.  You may submit your application in person or by Fax: 937 498-8160 or scan and email it to lshuster@sidneyoh.com.  Position will be open until filled. 

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Water Treatment shift Operator II         

Hours of Work:   Typically Monday thru Wednesday or Thursday thru Saturday (12:00 midnight – 12:00 noon) or (12:00 noon – 12:00 midnight) and every other Sunday (00:00 – 08:00); (40hrs/week – 80/hrs/pay period)


Hourly Pay:   10A-   $22.48 - $29.10 (Class 1 Water Supply Certificate or higher)

 10B-    $23.29 - $29.85 (Class II Water Supply Certificate or higher)


The Water Treatment Plant is a division within the Utilities Department of the Public Works Group. The Water Plant Operator II is responsible for operating the Water Treatment Plant during an assigned shift and producing adequate quantities of clean, safe potable water for the community.  This includes the constant application of principles and practices associated with both Ohio EPA Chemical and Microbiological Analyses Certification.  This position will also assist with maintenance on an as needed basis or at the direction of the Water Treatment Plant Superintendent or Assistant Superintendent. 


The Water Treatment Plant Operator II is responsible for collecting approximately 24 water samples per shift and analyzing each sample for at least six different parameters within the Wet Chemistry Laboratory.  However, additional analysis must be performed if water quality conditions warrant.  Full Chemical Analysis Certification and Full Microbiology Laboratory Certification as required by Ohio EPA must be maintained at all times.


In addition to the responsibilities of performing lab tests, the Water Treatment Plant Operator II will assist with routine maintenance and repair activities of the facility.  Presently, Plant Operators are required to work six 12-hour days and one eight hour day in every two-week pay period. 



This position requires two (2) years of experience in work involving chemical analyses and operations of a Water Treatment Plant.  A two (2) year degree in chemistry, biology or other water related fields is preferred.
An Ohio Class II Water Supply License is preferred, but the ability to obtain a valid Ohio Class II Water Supply certificate within twenty four months after appointment will be considered.
This position requires the incumbent’s ability to obtain a “Valid” Full Wet Chemistry and Microbiology Laboratory Certification issued by the Ohio EPA within twelve (12) months of appointment.  Certification must be maintained throughout employment within this position.
A valid Driver’s License and a good driving record are required. Both must be maintained throughout employment.
Maintain residency as required by City policy.












Seasonal Clerk Typist II
Revenue Collections

The Part Time Clerical Aide position is responsible for assisting the department staff with job duties associated with inputting tax returns, W2 entry (seasonally), processing mail payments and other tax and billing tasks as assigned.
The PT Clerical Aide (Revenue Collections) will receive income tax returns, receipting them in the income tax software.  This position will also input and process tax returns, input and reconcile W2 forms with the employers’ annual reconciliation forms (W3).  The position will enter and input utility payments from the mail and drop box and may assist customers at the counter windows.  The Clerical Aide may also assist with other billing and collection tasks as assigned.

High School diploma or GED equivalent.

Clerical training from high school or other training institution.         

Experience working with income tax returns

Customer service experience that required direct contact with the 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.  Open until filled   $10.32 - $12.67/hr

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Part Time (911 Dispatcher) Safety Telecommunicator

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.  $18.35 - $23.79/hr

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