Water/Wastewater Administrator

City of Chesapeake | Chesapeake, VA

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Posted Date 7/26/2022
Description

Salary: $92,368 – $147,788 annual salary 

As the Water/Wastewater Administrator you will lead the team of over 110 employees responsible for operations and maintenance of the City’s water distribution and wastewater collection systems, including over 1,900 miles of pipe and 280 sewer pump stations.

This is an advanced level supervisory management position with significant field and administrative responsibilities for planning and delivering program services, responding to emergency situations, and supervising personnel. Requirements include evening and weekend hours and response to emergency situations.

The selected candidate will manage, supervise, and participate in a wide range of maintenance and repair related projects and activities. They will develop and implement programs including but not limited to developing employees; providing job and safety training; reducing infiltration/inflow; ensuring OSHA compliance; developing and managing the $16.6 million annual budget; representing the Public Utilities Department to outside agencies and customers; and defining and prioritizing in-house and capital projects.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
VOCATIONAL/EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
Requires a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or a closely related field.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
In addition to satisfying the vocational/education standards, this class requires a minimum of six years of related, full-time equivalent experience.

SPECIAL CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES:
Requires a valid driver’s license and a driving record that is in compliance the City Driving Standards. Either a Professional Engineer (PE) license or, in lieu of a PE license, an additional four years of advanced experience, is required.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Employees may be expected to work hours in excess of their normally scheduled hours in response to short-term department needs and/or City-wide emergencies.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Project Management
Knowledge of emergency management
Knowledge of safety principles related to construction
Knowledge of VA Procurement Law
Professional Engineer License

Close Aug 8 2022

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Manager

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