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Organization:  City of Ottawa, KS
Job Category:  Water and Sewers
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  Kansas (KS)
City:  Ottawa
Post Code:  66067
Salary and Benefits:  $45805.50-64127.70
08/04/2014

 

Position Title: Wastewater Treatment Plant Superintendent

Department: Utilities

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the supervision of the Director of Utilities, the Wastewater Treatment Plant Superintendent supervises the operation and maintenance of the wastewater facilities to ensure compliance with treatment standards set by the State of Kansas Department of Health and Environment.

How to Apply: Complete On-Line Application at www.HRePartners.com.

Salary Range: $45805.50-$64127.70 annually depending on qualifications.

Date Opened: July 31, 2014

Date Closed: August 31, 2014

Hours: 7 am-4pm Monday-Friday.

RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT: Regular part-time and regular full-time employees shall, within one year of date of hire, establish and maintain residency within Franklin County or within a driving distance of 35 miles of the Ottawa City Hall, AND within the state of Kansas.

E-Mail Confirmation: After your application has been received by the City of Ottawa, you will receive confirmation by e-mail (if provided). Please check your SPAM filter or JUNK Mail for an e-mail from HumanResources@ottawaks.gov. If you have not received information within 48 hours of submitting your application, please call 785-229-3634 to verify application has been received.

For additional information, contact Human Resources at 785-229-3634 or e-mail humanresources@ottawaks.gov.

Additional Information:

High school diploma or GED required; technical degree or some college credit in a related field is preferred. Minimum five years of wastewater management experience. State of Kansas Class IV Wastewater Operator certificate or higher. Must maintain a valid Kansas driver’s license. Must be insurable by the City’s insurance carrier.

The ability to work courteously and establish successful working relationships with entities, employees, City officials, businesses and the public, and use good professional judgment, honesty, and integrity in decision-making is required. Must have good verbal and written communication skills with general public, supervisors, peers, and subordinates to resolve problems.

The City of Ottawa conducts background checks and drug screening on all potential candidates.

The City of Ottawa is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

The City of Ottawa is a nationally recognized Playful City USA community.

Job Title Wastewater Treatment Plant Superintendent

Department Utilities/Wastewater Treatment Plant

Reports To Director of Utilities

FLSA Status Exempt (not eligible for overtime pay)

Salary Grade

Retirement KPERS

OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens, Hazard Communication, Confined Space

Last Update July 2014

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees may be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties as requested, subject to all applicable state and federal laws. Certain job functions described herein may be subject to possible modification in accordance with applicable state and federal laws.

Summary

Under the supervision of the Director of Utilities, the Wastewater Treatment Plant Superintendent supervises the operation and maintenance of the wastewater facilities to ensure compliance with treatment standards set by the State of Kansas Department of Health and Environment.

Essential Job Functions

Supervise activities related to Wastewater Treatment Plant and lift station operations.

Oversee KDHE/NELAP certified laboratory, perform lab testing, and prepare reports for Kansas Department of Health and Environment.

Provide budgetary input, maintain approved budget, and report budgetary issues throughout the year.

Establish work schedules, assign overtime, and develop training for employees.

Direct repair operations of wastewater facilities. Coordinate with other departments and outside entities when needed to accomplish necessary repairs or preventative maintenance.

Order equipment and supplies for Wastewater Treatment Plant.

Ancillary Job Functions

Investigate and resolve citizen complaints related to operations of the division.Participate in community meetings, staff meetings, out-of-town meetings, conferences, and seminars as needed.Serve on-call 24/7 as needed.Assist other departments and perform other related duties as assigned.

Education and Experience – An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience will be considered.

High school diploma or equivalent; technical degree or some college credit in related field preferred.

Minimum of five years of wastewater management experience.

State of Kansas Class IV Wastewater Operator certification or higher.

Must maintain a valid driver’s license.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilitieswhich may be representative, but not all-inclusive of those commonly associated with this position.

Ability to maintain daily computer data files and reports.Thorough knowledge of Wastewater Treatment Plant operations, equipment, and monitoring requirements.Knowledge of mechanics and electricity.Thorough knowledge of gases and chemicals associated with wastewater treatment plant operation and facilities.Ability to operate all department equipment safely and efficiently.Ability to resolve personnel issues.Ability to deal with the public regarding problems created by the system.Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with other employees, City officials, business entities, and the general public.Ability to effectively organize and prioritize work as well as concentrate on multiple tasks simultaneously.Ability to work under general supervision and make responsible decisions.Ability to use good judgment and think quickly and rationally in difficult or stressful situations.

Work Environment – Environmental or atmospheric conditions commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job.

May occasionally be required to work in confined spaces.May be exposed to inclement outdoor weather, risk of electrical shock, potentially hazardous bodily fluids, potentially hazardous or cancer-causing agents/chemicals, or loud noise levels.May be required to wear a respirator in certain situations.

Physical Abilities commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job. The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Must be able to sit, talk, hear, grasp, push, stand, walk over uneven terrain, drive, reach with hands/arms, climb/balance, and operate mechanical equipment.Must be able to have repetitive wrist/hand/finger movement and manual dexterity.Must have precise hand-eye coordination, clarity of vision, and three-dimensional vision.Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds.Regular attendance is a necessary and essential function.



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