W/WW Operations Supervisor - Water Distribution

City of Scottsdale | Scottsdale, AZ

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Posted Date 5/17/2023

City of Scottsdale

W/WW Operations Supervisor - Water Distribution

SALARY: $83,241.60 - $101,316.80 Annually

LOCATION: Scottsdale, AZ 85258
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Regular

JOB NUMBER: FY2223-00935

OPENING DATE: 05/17/2023
CLOSING DATE: 6/13/2023 11:59 PM Arizona

At Scottsdale Water, we pride ourselves on delivering superior quality water and service to the Scottsdale community. Ouremployees ensure a safe, sustainable drinking water system, operate an innovative water reclamation system and helpScottsdale Water consistently maintain its position as one of the nation’s most advanced and efficient water utilities.

We value our employees and challenge them to constantly improve how we do business. Our team is made up ofprofessionals from all disciplines – engineering, finance, operations, laboratory science, chemistry, public relations,hydrology, customer service, electrical, maintenance and so much more. To learn more, click here.

To be directed to the Scottsdale Water Careers webpage, click here.

About The Position:
This position plans, organizes and directly supervises employees performing operation, maintenance and repair of theCity's distribution systems.

Selection Process:
The application and supplemental questions are an integral part of the selection process and must be completed in full inorder for you to be considered as a candidate. Please complete each section and answer all questions as thoroughly aspossible.
DO NOT state “See Resume” in lieu of answering. Unanswered questions, incomplete responses, omissions, orpartial information may result in disqualification from the selection process.

Applicants whose education, training and experience most closely meet the needs of the position may be invited toparticipate in a selection process that may include a panel interview. Successful candidates will receive a post-offer, pre-employment background screening that may include:

  • Fingerprinting search of the national FBI Database
  • Criminal Background screening
  • Drug Screen
  • 39-Month Motor Vehicle Department Records Check

Click here to review the entire job description.

The City of Scottsdale reserves the right to change this process at any time, potentially without advance notice.

PLEASE NOTE: Years of experience are based on a work schedule of 2,080 hours per year for full-time positions and 1,040
hours per year for part-time positions, and while work experience may substitute for education on a year-for-year basis,depending upon the job classification, education may not be substituted for work experience.

Minimum Qualifications
Education and Experience
All Assignments:

  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) equivalent.
  • Must have at least one year of Lead or Supervisory experience.

Water Distribution Assignment:

  • Five years of experience in the operation, maintenance and repair of water distribution systems and facilities.
  • An equivalent combination of education and job-related experience may substitute for the educational requirementson a year-for-year basis.
  • Preferred: Two years of college coursework in engineering, chemistry, water or wastewater technology or a relatedfield.

Licensing, Certifications and Other Requirements
All Assignments:

  • Must possess and maintain a valid, unrestricted driver's license with no major citations within the past 39 months priorto the start date. The Arizona Department of Motor Vehicles requires that out-of-state driver's licenses must besurrendered within 10 days of relocating to the State of Arizona.
  • Completion of a one-time training requirement that includes 60 minutes of alcohol misuse training and 60 minutes ofcontrolled substance use training, in accordance with FMCSA regulation 49 CFR 382.603 within 60 days of hire.
  • Every person employed by the City of Scottsdale shall reside in the State of Arizona during his or her activeemployment by the City, regardless of whether the employee is approved to remote work.

Depending on job discipline, must obtain one of the following:
Water Distribution Assignment:

  • Must possess upon hire or promotion, and maintain, a Grade 4 operator certification from the Arizona Department ofEnvironmental Quality within the discipline of Water Distribution.

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

Essential Functions

  • Supervises employees and coordinates personnel-related activities to include, but not limited to training, approvingwork schedules, recommending/approving personnel actions, coaching and counseling, establishing performancegoals, and writing performance evaluations.
  • Prepares, prioritizes, and monitors staff's work and leave schedules to assure appropriate staffing levels at allfacilities.
  • Orders and maintains an adequate inventory of spare mechanical and/or electrical parts.
  • Maintains preventative maintenance schedule of mechanical and/or electrical components and overall system equipment
  • Serves as Contract Administrator for various contracts.
  • Prepares the specifications, reviews the bids, monitors work, approves payments and annual budgeting.
  • Provides detailed input into the preparation and justification of the annual operating and maintenance budget fortheir area of responsibility within the water and wastewater budgets.
  • Observes and monitors performance of staff to determine compliance with prescribed operating and safetystandards.
  • Works with Water Resources Management and Water Resources Training, Safety and Security Coordinator's inconjunction with Risk Management the position maintains a safety program meeting all OSHA standards. Thisincludes developing and implementing complex safety procedures.

Work Environment/Physical Demands

  • Work in adverse conditions, including extreme hot temperatures, cold temperatures, wind, rain and a high volume of noise.
  • Must be able to wear personal protective equipment to include boots, hard hats and hearing protection.
  • Works rotating weekend shifts and a call-out schedule.
  • Drives a motor vehicle.

It is the policy of the city to provide employment opportunities to all persons basedsolely 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 toparticipate 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 at (480) 312-2491. Requests should bemade 24 hours in advance or as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. For TTY users, the ArizonaRelay Service (1-800-367-8939) may contact HR at (480) 312-2491.

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

W/WW Operations Supervisor - Water Distribution Supplemental Questionnaire

Do you have a valid driver's license (not expired or suspended/revoked)?
Yes No

Do you have any of the following restrictions on your driver's license? Please note that this does not include visioncorrection. i. Interlock Device. ii. Court Mandated Restricted Hours. iii. Other Non-Medical Restriction(s).
Yes No

A high school diploma/GED is required for this position. Do you have a high school diploma / GED?
Yes No

Do you have at least 5 years of experience in the operation, maintenance and repair of water distribution systems?NOTE: If you answer yes to this question, you must include this experience in the "Work Experience" section of theapplication.
Yes No

If you answered yes to question 4 above, briefly describe this experience, including the number of years' experience andthe name of the employer(s). NOTE: Experience mentioned here must be shown in the Work Experience section of theapplication. Do not state "See resume" in lieu of responding to this question. If you don't have this experience, write"None."

Do you have at least one year of lead or supervisory experience? NOTE: If you answer yes to this question, you mustinclude this in the "Work Experience" section of your application.
Yes No

If you answered yes to question 6 above, describe this experience, including the number direct reports. NOTE: If youdon't have this experience, write "None."

Two years of college coursework in engineering, chemistry, water or wastewater technology or a related field ispreferred. Do you have at least 2 years of college coursework in engineering, chemistry, water or wastewater technologyor a related field?
Yes No

If you answered yes to question 8 above, list the coursework completed. NOTE: If you don't have this education, write"None."

Do you possess, or can you obtain through reciprocity by date of hire or promotion a Grade 4 Operator Certification fromADEQ within the discipline of Water Distribution? NOTE: If you answered yes to this question, you must include thiscertification, reciprocity efforts or test date information in the "Certifications and Licenses" section of your application.
Yes No

*Required Question

Job Category
Local Government
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