Assistant Director Environmental Services (Utilities)

City of Clermont | Clermont, FL

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Posted Date 2/03/2020

$66,123.20 - $102,523.20 Annually

This position directs all operations and related administrative tasks concerned with the City’s water production, distribution, wastewater treatment, wastewater laboratory, effluent disposal, collection system, and storm water system. Assists in short-term and long-term planning and development of infrastructure, policies, and procedures for the Environmental Services Department.

Essential Job Functions

• Develops and implements operational policies and procedures.
• Supervises operations managers and assists them with the efficient and effective use of available resources and supports subordinates in daily work activities.
• Reviews new projects for conformance with Land Development Regulations for utilities. Reviews design of water, wastewater, reclaim and storm water facilities.
• Manages the purchasing process for Environmental Services; orders materials; and prepares budget requests.
• Attends meetings as designated by Department Director.
• Keeps current of regulatory rules and develops programs and procedures to keep current with regulatory requirements and guidelines.
• Recommends changes in operational procedures and presents to the Department Director for evaluation.
• Responsible for personnel issues including, but not limited to: hiring, training of new personnel, terminations, performance reviews, and disciplinary actions. Implements and enforces City personnel policies, departmental policies, and procedures.
• May be required to work rotating shifts, on call duties, and extended hours in emergency situations.
• Participates in strategic long-term planning in support of Environmental Services goals.
• Receives and responds to inquiries, concerns, complaints and requests for assistance regarding areas of responsibility.
• Performs general administrative/clerical work as necessary, including preparing reports and correspondence
• Attends seminars, workshops, and conferences as appropriate to enhance job knowledge and skills
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education and Experience

• Bachelor’s degree in Administration or a technical degree.
• Seven (7) years of utility operations experience.
• Or equivalent training, education, and/or experience.
• Florida Class “B” Certification in Wastewater Operation.
• Florida Class “B” Certification or greater in Water Operations.
• Valid Florida Drivers’ license.

Physical Demands

• Continual light work and occasional heavy work.
• Requires frequent walking and standing, climbing, stooping, reaching, and bending.
• Good finger/hand dexterity and hand/eye coordination.
• Good eyesight, hearing, and speech.
• Regular driving of vehicle.
• Must be able to wear personal protection equipment (PPE).

Work Environment

Works outside in sometimes adverse environmental conditions (e.g., heat, cold, and rain) for moderate periods of time; and is exposed to construction and water/wastewater site hazards, traffic, and moving machinery. Involves working with high voltage equipment, heights, and below ground level conditions.

The City of Clermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Americans with Disabilities Act requires the City to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss potential accommodations with management.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform all of the essential job functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary job functions described herein. Job functions described are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees may be assigned additional duties by management as deemed necessary. Duties not contained herein may be considered essential to performing this job successfully, just as though they were included in this job description.
The City of Clermont has the right to revise this job description at any time. This description does not represent in any way a contract of employment.

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Local Government
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