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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

Full Time
Public Safety Telecommunicator
(911 Dispatcher)

Nature and Scope: The Public Safety Telecommunicator, in the Sidney Police Department, is responsible for receiving and dispatching incoming calls or in‑person requests for police, fire, and rescue services.
The Public Safety Telecommunicator primarily works in the Police Department Communications Center.  The Communications Center is a 24‑hour, seven (7) day a week, public safety communications facility staffed by regular full‑time and part‑time Technicians. 

High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
Ability to obtain a passing score on a written test.
Successfully pass a Polygraph test, Criminal Background Check, Psychological Assessment and a Drug Screen.
 Successfully complete basic public safety, emergency medical and fire service dispatch courses. 
Ability to secure required CPR and LEADS certifications.
Demonstrate good clerical skills and the ability to effectively use all equipment in the           Communications Center
Resident of Shelby County or adjacent county or become a resident within one (1) year from the date of hire.  Maintain residency in Shelby County or adjacent county during employment.
To apply:  Submit an application to the Receptionist in the Municipal Building.  Position is open until filled. 

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Wastewater Treatment Operator I

The Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) is a division within the Utilities Department of the Public Works Group and reports to the WWTP Superintendent or his/her designee. General supervision is received from the plant supervisors; however, the employee is expected to perform without detailed instruction.  The WWTP Operator I performs monitoring of the plant processes to ensure efficient and effective treatment of nearly two billion gallons of wastewater generated each year. Included in the monitoring is the knowledge of wastewater treatment theory of operations and the ability to make operational decisions based off the data collected. The Operator I will also be involved in troubleshooting of plant processes and equipment.   

Job Requirements:
Analyzing wastewater samples, visual observation of plant processes and the ability to understand the treatment processes and make adjustments, as necessary, to ensure proper treatment.
Performing tank cleaning.
Ability to use various types of lab equipment such as D.O., pH, NH3N probes, balance, centrifuge, etc.
Maintaining accurate records of plant operations.
Applying a broad knowledge of principles, practices and methods of wastewater treatment.
Obtaining and maintaining a valid certification from the Ohio EPA.
Must become and maintain Shelby County residency (or adjacent county) within one year from the date of hire

A high school diploma or GED equivalent.
General working knowledge in mathematics/chemistry and/or supplemental courses in wastewater treatment.
A valid Ohio EPA Class I, or will consider the ability to obtain a Class I within 12 months of hire with prior experience.
Experience in an activated sludge treatment process is highly preferred.
A valid Ohio Driver’s License and a good driving record are both required. Both must be maintained throughout employment.

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Utilities Foreman I
Sewer Collection
Storm Maintenance

Job Description Summary: 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.  The Sanitary & Storm Sewer Foreman I is a working supervisory position and is responsible for planning, supervising and directing subordinate staff in the performance of their assigned duties; performing administrative duties as assigned by the Sewer Foreman II.

Job Requirements:
High school diploma or GED equivalent.

Ohio EPA Wastewater Collection Operator II  Certification or higher or the combination of experience with an OEPA Class I certification to achieve a Class II Certification within 12 months
A minimum of five years of experience in the Underground Utilities Department, with working knowledge of a Class II Sewage Collection and Storm Water system.
Possess or obtain NASSCO-PACP, MACP & LACP certification within 12 months of date of hire
Minimum Ohio Class B CDL with tanker and air brakes endorsement
Demonstrate mechanical, electrical, and construction aptitude
Ability to communicate with the public and co-workers effectively
Maintain residency as required by City policy
Knowledge of operating and maintaining water distribution systems

Other Desired Qualifications/Skills
OEPA Class I Water Distribution Operator Certification
Knowledge of operating and maintaining water distribution systems

You may submit your application in person or by Fax: 937 498-8160 or scan and email it to lshuster@sidneyoh.com.  This position will remain open until filled.

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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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