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City Employment

Water & Wastewater 

Water & Wastewater Operator

The City of Downs is seeking highly motivated and ethical applicants for full-time employment. This position includes, but not limited to, water and wastewater operations, general maintenance (utility, streets, swimming pool, etc.), mowing and other city improvements, as necessary. Applicants must be able to operate large equipment and possess a valid Driver’s License.

Preferred qualifications include: KDHE Class I Wastewater Certification and Class II Water Operator certifications or be willing to obtain certifications within 18 months of hire date.

The City of Downs provides generous health insurance along with vacation days, sick leave, holiday pay, and KPERS retirement. This job offers a competitive wage depending on experience and certification. Selected applicants will be subject to pre-employment drug and alcohol testing.

Applications can be delivered to the City Office, 715 Railroad St., Downs KS 67437 or by email to

Applications accepted until the position is filled. EOE


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