The City of Sparta accepts employment applications at any time. If no positions are currently open, applications will be kept on file for six months.

Applications can be picked up at City Hall.

Applications downloaded here can be submitted at City Hall or emailed t0 City Clerk.



Ends: Open Until Filled

Pay: Depending on Qualifications

The City of Sparta is seeking a licensed Water Treatment Operator. Duties include conducting analyses in a laboratory setting, calculating chemical dosages and adding/adjusting chemical feeds, managing water influent and effluent flows, maintaining clear and accurate records, and the operation of computers, pumps, and hand tools.

Successful candidates will possess a high school diploma or GED, an active telephone (in order to be reached in emergency situations), and a valid driver’s license.

This position is full-time, requires working a rotating schedule, and will include holidays and night shifts. The presence of certain chemicals in this facility requires attention to detail and the proper usage of protective wear. Operators must be able to ascend and descend stairs and ladders, lift objects up to 70lbs, and be able to manipulate hands and fingers. Legible handwriting is a must.

The following qualifications may award preference during the selection process:

  • Possession of an Associate’s Degree or higher
  • A familiarity with chemistry and/or water treatment principles
  • Experience in facilities maintenance, such as the repair and maintenance of pumps, motors, HVAC, and electrical equipment.