The City of Desloge (a 4th class city) is seeking applicants for a full-time Chief Water Operator. The Chief Water Operator works directly under the supervision of the City Administrator. He/She is in charge of the operation and maintenance of the public water supply for the City of Desloge. General responsibilities include, but not limited to: directing and establishing procedures for the efficient operation of the water department; responsible for all the upkeep and management of department equipment, the department budget, and the supervision and safety of personnel and equipment. Job duties include, but not limited to: perform basic laboratory tests and analysis; collection of water samples to send off for laboratory analysis; adjusting process controls; adjust chemical dosage as needed; perform routine maintenance; repair service leaks; repair water main breaks; installation of water meters; address customer concerns, complaints, and resolve issues; order supplies and equipment; participates in special projects and other related duties as assigned. Qualifications: high school diploma or GED; minimum of Level 2 Water Distribution license; three (3) to five (5) years of direct experience; possess computer skills; knowledge of SCADA and CAD systems; knowledge of well operation and well maintenance, knowledge of hydraulics and working electrical components (such as boosters or high lift pumps) is a plus. Plus for the candidates who possess Certification or Associate's Degree from an accredited college in Water System Technology or a closely related field. Salary range will start out from $42,000- $48,000 plus benefits. Applications are at Desloge City Hall, 300 N Lincoln, Desloge, Missouri or online at www.desloge.com. In addition, a resume will need to accompany the required application and copies of college transcripts if applicable. Deadline for applications will be March 15, 2019 at 4pm. The City of Desloge is an Equal Opportunity Employer.