Water & Sewer Superintendent

City of College Park | College Park, GA

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Posted Date 1/27/2020

Salary Minimum $52,075 – Midpoint $65,657

This position responsible for supervising staff involved in the maintenance and operation of the City's water distribution/waste water collection systems and environmental compliance. Work involves planning and scheduling the day to day operation, along with assisting the Director in developing divisional long and short term goals. Work is performed under the general direction of the Director of Public Works and this position is part of the Department of Public Works management team.

Directs and supervises personnel engaged in the maintenance, repair, and construction of the water distribution/wastewater collection systems and environmental compliance. Interviews and make recommendations in hiring of divisional personnel. Plans, schedules, assigns work, instructs and trains in correct methods and procedures; Establishes work priorities; monitors work in progress and assists when necessary; Ensures that workers follow safe practices, departmental policies and procedures; maintains staff payroll records and submittals; reviews and evaluates employee performance; Assist in preparing divisional budget and make recommendation toward Capital Improvements Projects; Implements operational procedures and ensures compliance with all Federal (EPA), State (EPD) regulatory requirements/compliance and City policies; prepare annual water loss report; assist with preparing (EPD) MS4 annual report and Storm Water Management Program (SWMP) report; contacts the Utility Protection Center and individual utility companies; obtain related construction permits; Inspects and monitors work performed by staff and outside contractors; maintains accurate divisional records and reports; Coordinates water distribution/waste water collection projects with Local, State and Federal agencies, developers, contractors, builders, and individual homeowners; Requisitions materials and equipment; Receives and responds to customer complaints; Inspects pressure tests on water lines; inspects newly installed water and sewer lines for compliance with required specifications; makes taps; repairs leaks; repairs fire hydrants and replace water meters; Ensures daily safety checks on equipment; schedules vehicle and equipment maintenance; Performs other related duties as assigned.

Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices, techniques, and procedures used in the construction, maintenance, and repair of water distribution/wastewater collection infrastructure and environmental compliance; Thorough knowledge of the equipment, tools, and materials used in the construction, maintenance, and repair of water distribution/wastewater collection infrastructure; Thorough knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions necessary for the safe operation of equipment and vehicles; Good knowledge of supervisory practices; Some knowledge of grounds maintenance; Some knowledge of street construction and repair methods; Knowledge of the geography of the City water and sewer lines; Skill in the operation of personal computers and software; Ability to plan, direct, and supervise the work of subordinate personnel; Ability to analyze blue prints related to the construction of new water, sewer systems and current infrastructure; Ability to prepare and maintain accurate technical reports; Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, orally and in writing; Ability to make presentations to Elected Officials and to the public. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City employees, City officials, and the general public; Attend City Council and Ward meeting as required; Ability to drive and operate the department's assigned vehicles and equipment in a safe and efficient manner; Knowledge of the operation of Supervisor Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) and Advance Metering Infrastructure; Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of water distribution pumping stations and sanitary sewer lift stations; Knowledge of heavy equipment and vehicle operation; Able to Ability to work in a variety of extreme weather conditions for extended periods of time; Ability to respond seven days a week, 24 hours a day for system emergencies as needed.

Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction, Environmental, or related field; Master Degree preferred; minimum (10) years progressively responsible related experience in utility system construction and maintenance; with at least five (5) tears of supervisory experience: must possess of a valid State of Georgia Water Distribution Operator License and Wastewater Collections Operator License; A valid State of Georgia driver's license, Commercial Driver License preferred and a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) is required; ability to respond to emergencies on-call 24/7/365.


Applications will be accepted until filled. Resumes will not be accepted without an application. An application may be obtained from the City's website: www.collegeparkga.com or the Human Resources Department located at 3667 Main Street, College Park, Georgia 30337.

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