GENERAL PURPOSE: Under limited supervision, plans, organizes, directs and supervises the staff and activities of the Wastewater Division.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Manages division staff to operate and maintain City wastewater collection system and treatment facilities; provides leadership to assure division activities are in alignment with the City's strategic objectives.
Plans, organizes, implements and oversees maintenance projects; prioritizes projects and inspects jobsites to assure quality work projects and effective use of resources.
Plans and manages resource allocations; assures efficient operations and cost-effective practices; manages the collection, analysis and reporting of operational, budget and financial data; analyzes future needs and forecasts equipment and resource requirements.
Directs the development and administration of budgets, policies, projects and programs to effectively and efficiently deliver services to City residents.
Assists in the development of action plans designed to meet City and customer priorities.
Monitors and manages operations and assures that jobsites and program activities are in compliance with all laws, regulations, policies and safety standards.
Reviews wastewater collection and treatment trends and issues, and recommends operational improvements
Attends public hearings and meetings as required
Oversees the procurement of materials and services in accordance with applicable policies.
Performs other duties as assigned or required.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED: All staff assigned to the City's Wastewater division.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Science, Chemistry or related field, and seven (7) years wastewater collection and treatment operational and maintenance program experience, including two (2) years of management experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Valid State of Arizona Driver's License.
ADEQ Wastewater Treatment Certification Grade IV; ADEQ Wastewater Collection System Certification Grade IV are highly desired.
Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
City organization, goals, policies and procedures.
Materials, methods and techniques commonly used in wastewater collection and treatment operations.
Principles, practices and methods of project and administrative management, including budgeting, planning, and records management.
Program planning and risk management principles.
Federal, state and local regulations and standards applicable to wastewater treatment and pretreatment, industrial waste control and wastewater collections systems.
Safety standards and practices in hazardous environments, including OSHA safety rules and regulations.
Interpreting and applying wastewater collection and treatment standards and procedures.
Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with employees, officials, other agencies and the general public.
Supervise and coordinate staff and delegate tasks and authority.
Work under pressure of deadlines while maintaining a professional demeanor.
Promote and enforce safe work practices.
Physical Demands / Work Environment: Work is performed outdoors and in various Public Works facilities.
Position opens 5/28/19 with first review 6/14/19.