Thursday, September 16, 2021

Open Position - Kearns Improvement District

 

Kearns Improvement District has an opening for a System Operator I 

An example of the duties for this position is as follows: 

Installs, maintains, and repairs water/sewer service connections and water/sewer lines. Installs new utility lines using a variety of power and hand tools 

Tears out and repair curb, gutter, and street in locating and uncovering broken lines; Performs miscellaneous cement work. 

Builds meter boxes and extensions to raise or lower existing boxes as needed.  Installs and maintains pressure regulating valves, meters, and strainers, and monitors water  reservoirs to assure proper levels. 

Installs, maintains, and repairs sewer connections and lines. 

Maintains and installs manholes. 

Operates rodding and power flushing equipment as needed to clear line obstructions and maintain  system flow. 

On-call emergency after-hour maintenance & repair responsibilities. Must be able to respond to  calls within 20 minutes of emergency calls. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 

High school diploma or GED. 

One year of related work experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and  experience which provides similar knowledge, skills and abilities. 

Must possess a valid Utah driver’s license and good driving record. 

Must obtain a Grade I State of Utah Water Distribution within six (6) months and Grade I Sewer  Collection Operator Certifications within twelve (12) months of hire date. 

Must complete OSHA Competent Person Training and confined space training within three (3) months  of date in position. 

BENEFITS 

100% Employer-Paid Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance 

Retirement Plan and 401K 

Paid Vacation and Sick Time 

Opportunities for advancement 

STARTING PAY 

$19.80/HOUR 

Closing Date: Thursday, Sep 30, 2021 

Persons desiring to apply for this post, please email your resume to: 

Robert Lutz, Operations Manager 

rlutz@kearnsid.org 

5350 West 5400 South, Kearns, UT 84118 

801-968-1011 

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V


Saturday, July 17, 2021

Career Opportunity

Lead Free Learning Initiative Program Coordinator | Division of Drinking Water | Utah DEQ

The Division of Drinking Water at the Utah Department of Environmental Quality is looking for an individual with a passion and dedication for public health to lead the Lead Free Learning Initiative.

The Division is looking for a full-time temporary (two years) Program Coordinator to lead the lead-free school program. This is a grant funded position with benefits, $21 per hour, and reports directly to an Assistant Director.

The main responsibility of this position is to educate stakeholders and potential program participants of the risk to children from exposure to lead in drinking water, coordinate and track the testing of lead in water at schools and daycares, and help participants identify and implement measures to minimize drinking water lead exposure to children. This will be done through outreach and coordination with state and local health departments, counties, the State Board of Education, the State lab, school districts, and child daycare facilities.

The ideal candidate possesses a bachelor’s degree in science (e.g., chemistry, public health), has a couple of years of experience working with a wide variety of stakeholders, and has problem solving skills.

Please contact Mimi Ujiie, Assistant Director at mujiie@utah.gov/385-303-0581.

July Event

The USGS Utah Water Science Center Data Program and a Scientific Investigation at Great Salt Lake

Presenters: Ryan Rowland, Data Chief and Christine Rumsey, Hydrologist

The USGS Utah Water Science Center, located in West Valley City, Utah, has an extensive hydrologic data collection program that includes real time stream discharge monitoring and annual groundwater level measurements at approximately 700 wells across the State of Utah. In addition, the Center conducts Scientific Investigations on a wide range of topics such as nutrient mass flux and cycling in Great Salt Lake and salinity trends in the Colorado River Basin. This work is done in cooperation with a diverse group of Federal, State, and local cooperators. We will give an overview of the Utah Water Science Center data program and give an update on an ongoing nutrient investigation at Great Salt Lake. 

July 28, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Zoom meeting information will be sent to those who RSVP.  Please RSVP to the Evite or to womenofwater@gmail.com.

Sunday, June 13, 2021

June Event - Speed Networking

 Speed Networking | June 23 | 12:00 PM | Zoom Meeting

It's Networking time! Join us on June 23 at noon for a fun and exciting "speed networking" event, zoom style.  The Zoom link will be sent out on the day of the event to all who have RSVP'ed.  You can RSVP to the Evite or by emailing womenofwater@gmail.com.   

We will also be holding elections for the Vice President and Treasury positions at the event. We will hold the election at the beginning of the event, so please join us and be on time! If you are interested in running for either position, please email Melissa Noble at mnoble@utah.gov.

Don't forget to renew your membership!  The membership form can be accessed here.  Thank you for continuing to support Women of Water with your memberships!