Pay Range 19 Breakdown

Hourly (40 hrs.)$21.7918$32.6877
Hourly (42 hrs.)$20.7541$31.1312
Hourly (56 hrs.)$15.5656$23.3484

Wastewater Operations & Maintenance Supervisor

Range: $45,326.97 - $67,990.46 (19)
Position Number: 6593

JOB SUMMARY:  This position is responsible for performing technical and administrative duties in supervising the operation and maintenance of the water reclamation facility and off-site pump stations.
Monitors wastewater treatment plant and identifies needed changes and potential problems; interprets lab data; makes necessary adjustments; views, prioritizes, plans, and schedules work orders.
Hires, trains, assigns, directs, supervises, evaluates and disciplines personnel.
Requisitions materials, services, and supplies; maintains inventory.
Prepares records and reports; attends meetings and serves on committees; schedules and prepares workshops and training sessions.
Performs duties of the Manager in the absence of the same.
Reviews work performed by outside contractors.
Assists in the preparation of the division budget.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Knowledge of city and department policies and procedures.
Knowledge of the principles, procedures, and techniques used in the operation of wastewater treatment facilities.
Knowledge of chemical, physical, and bacteriological analyses of water.
Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of the equipment used in wastewater treatment.
Knowledge of federal, state, and local laws, ordinances, and regulations related to wastewater treatment and laboratory analyses.
Skill in planning, organizing, and prioritizing work.
Skill in performing mathematical computations.
Skill in the supervision of personnel.
Skill in the use of a computer.
Skill in oral and written communication.
SUPERVISORY CONTROLS:  The Water Reclamation Plant Manager assigns work in terms of very general instructions.  The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures and the nature and propriety of the final results.
GUIDELINES:  Guidelines include federal, state and local regulations, and manufacturers’ instructions.  These guidelines require judgment, selection, and interpretation in application. 
COMPLEXITY:  The work consists of varied administrative and technical duties in the supervision of the operation and maintenance of water reclamation facilities.  Frequently changing water conditions contribute to the complexity of the position. 
SCOPE AND EFFECT:  The purpose of this position is to supervise the operations of water reclamation facilities.  Successful performance ensures the effective and efficient operation of wastewater treatment facilities.
PERSONAL CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically with co-workers, other city employees, other local government officials, outside engineers, contractors, vendors, state and federal agency personnel, and the general public.
PURPOSE OF CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, resolve problems, provide services, motivate personnel, and negotiate or settle matters.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table or while intermittently sitting, standing, or stooping.  The employee must be able to distinguish between shades of color.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work is typically performed in an office and at wastewater treatment plant facilities.  The employee is exposed to noise, machinery with moving parts, contagious or infectious disease and irritating chemicals.  The work may be performed outdoors and occasionally in cold or inclement weather and requires the use of protective devices.
SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY:  The position has direct supervision over Lead Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator (1), Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator III (4), Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator (6), Wastewater Treatment Plant Mechanic (3), Water Resources Technician III (3), and Water Resources Technician (3).
Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education.
Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the subunits in the division/department in order to direct and coordinate work within the division/department, usually interpreted to require three to five years of related experience.
Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of North Carolina for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.
Possession of or ability to readily obtain an appropriate state-certified license for water or wastewater treatment or distribution as appropriate.