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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 Distribution Operator I


Hours of Work: 40 (M – F) and overtime

Hourly Pay:  $20.25 - $26.12


Job Description Summary:

The Utilities Equipment Operator I (Water Distribution Crew member) position is responsible for performing skilled level maintenance of the City’s water distribution system. 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 work days and shifts

Job Requirements:

High school diploma or GED equivalent

Valid class B CDL with tanker and air brake endorsement or obtain within six months

A minimum of two years of relevant experience in the Underground Utilities Department or

other closely related work experience

Maintain residency as required by City policy

Other Desired Qualification/Skills

Possess, or obtain within 18 months, an OEPA Class I Distribution License or higher

Knowledge of operating and maintaining sanitary sewer and storm sewer systems


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.  Deadline to apply is Friday, June 28, 2019 at 4:00 pm. 

Benefit Summary
Job Description 



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.












Part Time Transit Driver

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Part Time (911 Dispatcher) Safety Telecommunicator

Part- Time Public Safety Telecommunicator
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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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