***PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT JOB OPENING. The City of Lowden, population 789 is seeking a full-time, 40 hour per week public works employee. Must be a high school graduate or equivalent. A current CDL with air brake endorsement or ability to obtain one within the first 30 days of employment is required. Grade I - State of Iowa certification in water and wastewater treatment is preferred, but must be able to obtain certification within two year of hire and wastewater II certification after 3 years of hire. Must be flexible to complete weekend water checks every other weekend and rotating holiday checks. Must be available to work non-traditional hours during city needs or emergencies. Duties include but are not limited to water/sewer system operations, garbage/recycling/leaf pickup, (lifting required), equipment repair, street and road maintenance, building and ground duties. Other restrictions may apply. Salary based on qualifications. Background, drug and alcohol testing will be performed prior to employment. A resume must be submitted with a completed Employment Application. Employment Application forms can be obtained from Lowden City Hall, 501 Main Street, PO Box 310, Lowden, IA. 52255. For additional questions, please call 563-941-7705. Interested candidates must apply no later than 11/19/18. The City of Lowden is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, genetics, and protected veteran status, as well as any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.
***Leaf pickup in Lowden is projected to begin Monday, October 8th, and will continue each Monday and Thursday through mid-November as long as weather conditions permit. Leaves should be raked in a windrow to the edge of the street. LEAVES ONLY – no grass clippings or tree branches please. Leaves will not be picked up if conditions are rainy or wet. Questions, please call City Hall - 563- 941-7705.
***2018 Trash and Recyling Calendar now available to view and print.
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