Wanted: Water Superintendent for City of Hartley

Wanted: Water Superintendent


The City of Hartley, Iowa/Hartley Municipal Utilities is accepting applications for a full-time Water Superintendent.

The City of Hartley has an excellent benefit package that includes Health, Dental, Vision, Paid Vacation, Personal Leave and Life insurance as well as IPERS retirement benefits.  


Applications will be accepted until September 25, 2020 @ 4 PM

Desired Qualifications:


  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Must have an Iowa DNR Grade 2 Water Treatment and Water Distribution License or be willing to acquire one following Iowa DNR guidelines
  • Experience in water utility operations and maintenance is preferred
  • Must have strong math skills
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Iowa Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with air brake endorsement or be able to acquire within 6 months of employment
  • Will be required to be certified in First Aid and CPR
  • Must have knowledge of use and care of appropriate safety gear and devices
  • Must be able to carry out the physical demands of all aspects of water operations and maintenance
  • Must be willing to work outdoors and occasionally in adverse weather conditions


Application Instructions:

Employment applications are available at Hartley City Hall, 11 S. Central Ave, Hartley, online at www.hartleyiowa.com or by emailing jaron@tcaexpress.net. Send application, cover letter, resume and three references to City of Hartley, Attn: Jaron Benz, PO Box 153, Hartley, IA 51346, or email to jaron@tcaexpress.net. For additional information call the City of Hartley (712) 928-2240




  • Operate and maintain Hartley Municipal Utilities state of the art Reverse Osmosis Water Treatment Facility
  • Construct and maintain all aspects of the water distribution system including watermains, wells, pumps, hydrants, etc…
  • Carryout water tests, fill out associated paperwork and maintain logs and reports to stay in Iowa DNR compliance
  • Install, maintain and read meters
  • Work safely and follow safety procedures
  • Carry-out work orders and assigned tasks in a timely manner
  • Assist other departments as necessary
  • Willing to be part of a rotating on-call schedule


Wage: Wage will be based on qualifications. EOE.

Open: Thursday August 20th

Close: Saturday September 26th 2020