Careers in Water/Wastewater

The following positions have been submitted to KWEA for posting. Please contact the organization for each listing with any questions or follow-up. If you would like to add an open position to our list, please send us an email.

Open Positions

Maintenance Technician II – Utilities

City of Edgerton


The City of Edgerton is seeking a Utility Maintenance Technician I or II. This position works under the direct supervision of the Utility Superintendent. This entry-level skilled position will be assigned various basic duties and tasks necessary for the operation of public water and wastewater utilities and associated utility facilities for the City of Edgerton. The successful candidate is responsible for performing assigned duties for all phases of operation, maintenance, repair, and upkeep of utility infrastructure, utility buildings, equipment, property.

This is a semi-skilled position and will be responsible for handling all phases of operation and maintenance of the City’s water and wastewater infrastructure. This position will also be required to perform emergency services on an as-needed basis and the position is required to perform on-call duties.

This position performs work for both water and wastewater utility departments, including daily, monthly, and annual water monitoring and testing as well as regular inspections and cleaning of infrastructure.

The City of Edgerton offers a comprehensive benefits package to include medical, dental and vision insurance; participation in the Kansas Public Employee Retirement System (KPERS); supplemental retirement, including a 457(b); paid leave benefits, in addition to other voluntary benefit programs. The anticipated hourly wage depends on level of experience.

Qualified candidates must have a high school diploma, or equivalent, and must successfully pass pre-employment screenings, such as background check, physical, and drug check. Experience is not required, and the City will provide appropriate training for the successful candidate(s). If a candidate exceeds the qualifications of a Maintenance Technician I, the City could reserve the ability to hire the candidate at the Maintenance Technician II level.

Interested candidates should apply at the link below. Applications may also be submitted at City Hall during normal business hours (Monday–Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.).

Closing Date: Open until filled

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Treatment Assistant Superintendent

Johnson County Wastewater


Johnson County Wastewater is looking for qualified candidates to fill the position of Treatment Assistant Superintendent.  This position supervises staff and coordinates with other supervisors to ensure the operation and maintenance of their assigned wastewater treatment plant. The current openings work primarily during first shift.  Johnson County offers excellent benefits, including health insurance, retirement programs, wellness programs, and various discounts.  This position works in a team-based industrial environment with a mission of protecting the environment, serving our customers, and enhancing our communities.


$24.03 – $36.04 per hour (DOQ)

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