Wastewater Supervisor

City of Sierra Vista | Sierra Vista, AZ

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Posted Date 7/30/2019

Salary: $56,148 to $84,221 Annually

Under general supervision performs a variety of technical and supervisory tasks relative to the operation of the City's sewer collection system, wastewater treatment facilities, and water distribution system. 


  • Plans, organizes, assigns, directs, and reviews the work of employees engaged in the operation and maintenance of the wastewater treatment plant, sewer collections, and water storage and distribution facilities
  • Oversees operation of facilities to meet all applicable regulatory requirements and in accordance with design criteria
  • Develops and implements techniques and methods of process control which increase plant efficiency
  • Investigates citizen complaints and provides timely responses
  • Meets with organizations regarding the operation of water and wastewater treatment facilities
  • Participates in employee recruitment and selection; coordinates training; conducts employee performance evaluations
  • Serves as liaison with agencies, commissions, and public relating to water and wastewater issues
  • Oversees contractors working on City water and wastewater projects
  • Performs research and prepares reports; writes and assists with the administration of grants and contracts assigned to water and wastewater operation
  • Coordinates the repair and maintenance of equipment and vehicles; ensures that tools and equipment are properly cleaned, maintained, fueled and stored
  • Evaluates procedures to assure operational efficiencies and compliance with federal, state, and local rules and regulations
  • Participates in the preparation and monitoring of section budget; plans procurement of materials, supplies, and equipment; assists in preparing equipment specifications, may initiate major purchases
  • Works with computer spreadsheets, data base programs, word processing, and specialized application programs and systems
  • Performs related duties as required 

  • Bachelor's degree* in Business Administration/Management or related field and 4 years experience in municipal wastewater operations OR an Associate's degree and 8 years experience in municipal wastewater operations
  • Three years of supervisory experience
  • Must possess a Grade IV Arizona Department of Environmental Quality Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator, a Grade IV Wastewater Collections System Operator certification, and a Grade I Water Distribution System Operator certification
  • Possession of a valid Arizona Class B Commercial Driver's License within 6 months of employment
  • Pass DOT and City of Sierra Vista background and drug screening program
  • CPR Certificate desirable
*Degree must be from an institution accredited as recognized by the U.S Department of Education as indicated in the Database of Accredited Postsecondary Institutions and Programs.

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Local Government
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