Water Production Manager

City of Scottsdale | Scottsdale, AZ

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Posted Date 11/02/2020
Description

Water Production Manager

Water Resources

SALARY: $77,521.60 - $112,715.20 Annually
CLASSIFICATION: Unclassified
STATUS: Full-Time Regular
FLSA: Exempt position, not eligible for overtime compensation.

OPENING DATE: 10/30/20
CLOSING DATE: 11/15/20 11:59 PM

INTRODUCTION:
Located in the beautiful Sonoran Desert, Scottsdale, Arizona is bordered by Phoenix to the west and the McDowell Mountains on the east. Scottsdale is annually rated among the nation's most desirable communities to live in, visit and do business in. Check out more about Scottsdale.

The application and supplemental questions are an integral part of the selection process, and must be completed in full in order for you to be considered as a candidate. Please complete each section and answer all questions as thoroughly as possible. DO NOT state "See resume" in lieu of answering. Unanswered questions, incomplete responses, omissions, or partial information may result in disqualification from the selection process.

About The Position

This position manages the overall operation and maintenance of four potable drinking water treatment facilities to include: the Central Arizona Project (CAP) Plant, Chaparral Water Treatment Plant, Central Groundwater Treatment Facility (CGTF) and North Groundwater Treatment Facility (NGTF) and Arsenic sites. Position is responsible for the efficient, safe and economical operation of the water treatment facilities and processes associated with the treatment systems.

Selection Process

Applicants whose education, training and experience most closely meet the needs of this position may be invited to participate in a selection process to include a panel interview.

Final selection is contingent upon a background check which includes:

• Fingerprinting
• Criminal Background screening for the past 7 years
• Drug Screen

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The City of Scottsdale reserves the right to change this process at any time.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

**Please Note: Based on the needs of the City, those applications that meet the Preferred requirements will be given first review.** Education and

Experience

• An Associate's degree in civil or environmental engineering, management, business or related discipline or related field from an accredited educational institution.
• Seven years of experience in the operation and maintenance of large conventional and/or membrane treatment facilities that utilize advanced computerized systems.
• Must have at least one year of Lead or Supervisory experience.
• An equivalent combination of education and job-related experience may substitute for the educational requirements on a year-for-year basis.
• Preferred: Bachelor's Degree in civil or environmental engineering, management, business or related discipline or related field from an accredited educational institution.
• Preferred: Three years or more of Management or Supervisory experience.

Licensing, Certifications and Other Requirements

• Must possess upon hire or promotion and maintain a Grade 4 Certification from the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality within the discipline of Water Treatment.

Other pertinent licenses and/or certifications may be required of some positions depending on department/section assignment.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Federal, state, county and local rules and regulations applicable to the operation of water systems.
• Chemical/physical and biological processes used in the water treatment processes such as coagulation, flocculation settling, adsorption, sedimentation, filtration, disinfection, ultra-filtration, reverse osmosis and groundwater treatment.
• Federal, State and County regulations regarding surface and ground water treatment
• Laboratory practices required to properly evaluate treatment processes such as; DO, pH, Jar Test, Chlorine Residual, Turbidity, Color, Hardness, TDS, Total Coliform.
• Mechanical and electrical trouble shooting
• OSHA guidelines related to large water treatment facilities.
• Principles and practices of safe motor vehicle operation and maintenance. Management principles and practices
• Budget principles and practices
• Microsoft Office products and other relevant technologies.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

• Performs highly technical work including organizing, directing and reviewing all activities related to the Central Arizona Project (CAP) Plant, Chaparral Water Treatment Plant, Central Groundwater Treatment Facility (CGTF), North Groundwater Treatment facility and arsenic sites.
• Supervises employees and coordinates personnel-related activities to include, but not limited to: training, approving work schedules, recommending/approving personnel actions, coaching and counseling, establishing performance goals, and writing performance evaluations.
• As the CGTF is a part of the North Indian Bend Superfund site, this manager is a member of the Scottsdale Superfund team.
• Meets regularly with regulatory agencies such as the Environmental Protection Agency, Arizona Department of Water Resources and Environmental Quality, and Maricopa County.
• Represents the City of Scottsdale in meetings with Superfund participating companies conducting remediation work.
• Meets with citizen groups and other end users of the system to discuss water issues.
• Develops and supervises the application of techniques and methods in various process controls to increase the efficiency of the facilities operation.
• Reviews comprehensive reports and provides detailed information and recommendations to the Water Services Director.
• Develops and implements various reports associated with the water treatment facilities.
• Coordinates with City staff and consultants to determine if high cost items, such as electricity and chemicals are being consumed in the most cost-effective manner.
• Prepares the annual operating budget for the CAP Plant, Chaparral Water Treatment Plant, CGTF, NGTF and manages funds received.
• Develops plans and procedures for proper sampling during the treatment process, works with Water Quality to ensure integrity of the process
• Reviews all plans for upgrades, new construction projects and replacement projects that affect the operation of the facilities.
• Ensures staff compliance with all applicable codes, laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures; ensures adherence to established safety procedures, monitors work environment and use of safety equipment to ensure safety of employees and other individuals; initiates any actions necessary to correct deviations or violations.
• Directs research and development in the areas of new processes or techniques.
• Assists in the development and review of task/safety standard operating procedures to assure compliance with all Federal, State and County laws regarding water quality, with the Water Production senior operators and Water Quality staff.
• Prepares comprehensive reports necessary to provide information as required by Local, State or Federal regulatory agencies.
• Provides solutions in the more difficult technical or public relations problems.
• Conducts facility tours as required.
• Reviews operation and maintenance work through on the job inspections, conferences and reports.
• Coordinates with Construction Project Managers and Water Engineering staff on water related construction and infrastructure improvement and capital projects
• Provides advice on future systems improvements deemed necessary to maintain expected increases in water treatment requirements.
• Reviews and approves the operating expenditures of the facilities.
• Performs and monitors water and/or wastewater treatment collections and distribution system changes via telemetry/Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system.


WORK ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL DEMANDS

• Lift and carry materials weighing up to 20 pounds.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

It is the policy of the city to provide employment opportunities to all persons based solely on ability, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability.

When advised, reasonable accommodations will be made in order for an "otherwise qualified applicant" with a disability to participate in any phase of the recruitment process. Please contact Human Resources to request an accommodation. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting HR Receptionist at (480) 312-2491. Requests should be made 24 hours in advance or as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. For TTY users, the Arizona Relay Service (1-800-367-8939) may contact HR Receptionist at (480) 312-2491.

This position description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the position change.

FILE APPLICATIONS ONLINE AT: http://www.scottsdaleaz.gov

OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT: 9191 E. San Salvador Dr. Scottsdale, AZ 85258 (480) 312-2615 dbrown@scottsdaleaz.gov
Position #FY2021-00176 WATER PRODUCTION MANAGER LM


Water Production Manager Supplemental Questionnaire

* 1. Please indicate the level of education you have: NOTE: If you have a degree, you must include this education in the "Education" section of your application.

  • Associate's degree in civil or environmental engineering, management, business or related discipline or related field from an accredited educational institution.
  • Bachelor's Degree in civil or environmental engineering, management, business or related discipline or related field from an accredited educational institution.
  • I do not have a degree in a related discipline.

*2. If you do not have a minimum of an Associate's degree in a related field, do you have a combination of education and job-related experience equivalent to at least 9 years? NOTE: If you answered yes to this question, you must include this education and experience in the appropriate section of your application.

Yes No

*3. Do you have at least 7 years of experience in the operation and maintenance of large conventional and/or membrane treatment facilities that utilize advanced computerized systems? NOTE: If you answered yes to this question, you must include this experience in the "Work Experience" section of the application.

Yes No

*4. Briefly describe your experience in the operation and maintenance of large conventional and/or membrane treatment facilities that utilize advanced computerized systems, to include the name(s) of the employer(s) and years of experience. NOTE: Experience referenced here must be shown in the "Work Experience" section of the application. Do not state "See resume" in lieu of responding to this question. If you don't have this experience, write "None."

*5. Do you have 3 or more years of Management or Supervisory experience? NOTE: If you answered yes to this question, you must include this experience in the "Work Experience" section of the application.

Yes No

*6. If you answered yes to question #5 above, briefly describe your management or supervisory experience coordinating personnel-related activities in the areas of training, approving work schedules, recommending/approving personnel actions, coaching and counseling, establishing performance goals, and writing performance evaluations. NOTE: If you don't have this experience, write "None."

*7. Do you have, or can you obtain reciprocity through ADEQ upon hire or promotion, a Grade 4 Certification from the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality within the discipline of Water Treatment? NOTE: If you answered yes to this question, you must include this certification in the "Certifications and Licenses" section of your application.

Yes No

*8. If you answered yes to question #7 above, list the operator certification(s) you have, including the certification level and expiration date(s). NOTE: If you don't have Operator certifications, write "None."

* Required Question

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Manager

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