Job Openings


The City of Burley offers health insurance, retirement,  competitive wages, and a great work environment.  The city believes in the value of its employees and encourages further development and improvement for employees, seeking to create an excellent work culture for employees.

Veteran’s Preference Information

Per Idaho Code, Title 65, Chapter 5, the City of Burley will afford a preference to employment of veterans.  In the event of equal qualifications and experience between candidates for an available position, a veteran who qualifies will be preferred.  If claiming veteran’s preference, complete the form that is part of the application.

Thank you for your interest in applying. Please click HERE for a PDF file of our application, download a copy to your computer, please fill it out completely, save it and email it to:

or you can print it and send completed copy to:

City of Burley
Attn: Carol Anderson
PO Box 1090
Burley, ID 83318

We are recruiting:

 Water Operator Apprentice and Water Distribution Operator 1

The City of Burley is accepting applications for Water Operator Apprentice and Water Distribution Operator 1.  These positions will report to the Water Foreman or Water Superintendent.  Salary will be as follows:

Water Operator Apprentice:

 $13.63 per hour  No Experience
 $15.34 per hour  Obtain Class A or B CDL
 $16.19 per hour Pass Operator in Training Examination
 $17.04 per hour  Obtain Class A or B CDL and Pass Operator in Training Examination

Water Distribution 1

$17.04 per hour to $20.88 per hour DOE.

All applications must be submitted by 5:00 PM on April 7, 2017 to Carol Anderson at City Hall. Applications can be emailed to Carol at

Wastewater Lead Operator 4

The City of Burley is accepting applications for Lead Operator to assist in operations of both the municipal and industrial treatment plants.  Possession of an Idaho Wastewater Operator Class IV or the ability to obtain a Class IV within a year is required.

All applicants MUST possess an Idaho Certification or have a state certification that is eligible for reciprocity to Idaho. Application that do not meet the Licensure requirements will not be considered.

Lead Operator Rate is negotiable depending upon experience and qualification.  Open until Filled.

  We no longer accept applications for positions that are not posted.  Any application received without a job posting will be shredded.