Water Plant Operations Supervisor

Description :

                      CLASS TITLE:  Water Plant Operations Supervisor

 

 


PURPOSE OF THE CLASSIFICATION:   

Responsible for skilled work in the testing and evaluation of drinking water at the water treatment plant and industrial facilities.  

 


ESSENTIAL TASKS:

  • Supervises water plant operations employees to ensure adherence to quality standards, deadlines and proper procedures; corrects errors or problems.
  • Assists in providing effective leadership, direction and vision in the comprehensive development of the overall water treatment system; directs maintenance activities of the water treatment system. 
  • Conducts chemical analysis of water at the treatment plant.
  • Ensures and adjusts chemical dosages for accuracy. 
  • Collects samples of industrial, commercial and domestic lines for analysis. 
  • Conducts field work with portable equipment.
  • Orders and maintains inventory on chemicals. 
  • Maintains records and reports including EPA and DEQ. 
  • Files all plant sampling testing and results.
  • Conducts surveys with personnel from local industries.
  • Ensures all laboratory instruments are running properly. 
  • Investigates and handles complaints from citizens regarding water service and effectively determines proper course of action for a resolution. 
  • Operates office equipment such as fax machines, copiers and phone systems and uses computer for spreadsheets, word processing, database management and other applications; learns to operate new office technologies as they are developed and implemented.
  • Performs other work as necessary and or as assigned.
  • Must report to work on a regular and timely basis.

 

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position. 

 


REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS:

The Water Plant Operations Supervisor reports directly to the Water Plant Superintendent.

 

The Water Plant Operations Supervisor supervises the Plant Operator I, Plant Operator II and Water Analyst.

 

 


QUALIFICATIONS:

Training and Experience:  High school diploma or equivalent required.  Applicant is required to meet experience, education and training requirements under Oklahoma Statute Title 252 Department of Environmental Quality, Chapter 710 Waterworks and Wastewater Works Operators Certificate and Waterworks or Wastewater Works Laboratory Operators Certificate Section 3-35 (252:710-3-35).

 

Knowledge, Abilities and Skills:  Considerable knowledge of laboratory equipment terminology and wide variety of standard laboratory techniques and procedures; some knowledge of safety practices and procedures applicable to laboratory duties; considerable knowledge of the principles and techniques of supervision including staffing, employee development, planning and organizing work; considerable knowledge of the purposes of water systems needs of the citizens and community; and knowledge and understanding of materials needed for jobs.    Ability to perform sampling and analytical work involving water collection, ability to conduct various routine laboratory experiments; ability to follow oral and written instructions; ability to maintain detailed records.  Ability to plan and carry out special maintenance projects; ability to organize, work with and secure the effective cooperation of contractors, engineers and developers; ability to speak and write effectively; ability to keep and prepare records and reports; ability to perform computer operations; ability to analyze budgets and finances; and the ability to understand

 

and influence the behavior of others within the organization, customers or the public in order to achieve job objectives and cause action or understanding. 

 

Physical Requirements:  The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements.  On a case-by-case basis, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, arm and hand steadiness and finger dexterity will be needed enough to use a keyboard and telephone.  Occasional sitting and standing is required.  Frequent lifting and carrying of objects up to sixty (60) pounds.  Occasional lifting and carrying of objects weighing over sixty (60) pounds.  Occasional reaching, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crawling, twisting, handling and repetitive movements.  Vision, speech and hearing sufficient to perform essential tasks.  Punctuality and reasonable attendance is essential.     Must submit to drug screening and fitness to work physical exam.

 

Licenses and Certificates:  Possession of a valid Oklahoma Class D driver’s license is required.  Must possess and maintain a Class “C” Lab license and a Class “B” Waterworks license at time of application. 

 

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:  Work in this classification is both indoors and outdoors.  Will travel to other City locations as required.  Requires ability to work weekends, holidays and irregular hours.  Requires ability to maintain on-call status.  Will be subjected to confined spaces.

 

Notice:  This classification is a “safety sensitive” position as defined by the United States Department of Transportation drug and alcohol testing regulations, the Oklahoma Standards for Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing Act and/or the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana laws.  As a “safety sensitive” classification, you will be subject to drug and alcohol testing, including random testing.  Marijuana is one of the substances included in the drug panel screening.  Possession of a medical marijuana license will not excuse you from the testing process, or the consequences of testing positive for marijuana. 

 

STARTING PAY:  $21.12/hr. - $30.61/hr.  Excellent employee benefits (insurance, vacation leave, sick leave, retirement, holidays).

 

WORK HOURS:  8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.  Requires ability to work weekends, holidays and irregular hours.  Requires ability to maintain on-call status.

 

WORK LOCATION:  City of Muskogee Public Works Department, Water Treatment Plant Division, 3500 Port Place, Muskogee, Oklahoma.

                      CLASS TITLE:  Water Plant Operations Supervisor

 

 

 

PURPOSE OF THE CLASSIFICATION:   

Responsible for skilled work in the testing and evaluation of drinking water at the water treatment plant and industrial facilities.  

 

 

ESSENTIAL TASKS:

  • Supervises water plant operations employees to ensure adherence to quality standards, deadlines and proper procedures; corrects errors or problems.
  • Assists in providing effective leadership, direction and vision in the comprehensive development of the overall water treatment system; directs maintenance activities of the water treatment system. 
  • Conducts chemical analysis of water at the treatment plant.
  • Ensures and adjusts chemical dosages for accuracy. 
  • Collects samples of industrial, commercial and domestic lines for analysis. 
  • Conducts field work with portable equipment.
  • Orders and maintains inventory on chemicals. 
  • Maintains records and reports including EPA and DEQ. 
  • Files all plant sampling testing and results.
  • Conducts surveys with personnel from local industries.
  • Ensures all laboratory instruments are running properly. 
  • Investigates and handles complaints from citizens regarding water service and effectively determines proper course of action for a resolution. 
  • Operates office equipment such as fax machines, copiers and phone systems and uses computer for spreadsheets, word processing, database management and other applications; learns to operate new office technologies as they are developed and implemented.
  • Performs other work as necessary and or as assigned.
  • Must report to work on a regular and timely basis.

 

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position. 

 

 

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS:

The Water Plant Operations Supervisor reports directly to the Water Plant Superintendent.

 

The Water Plant Operations Supervisor supervises the Plant Operator I, Plant Operator II and Water Analyst.

 

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Training and Experience:  High school diploma or equivalent required.  Applicant is required to meet experience, education and training requirements under Oklahoma Statute Title 252 Department of Environmental Quality, Chapter 710 Waterworks and Wastewater Works Operators Certificate and Waterworks or Wastewater Works Laboratory Operators Certificate Section 3-35 (252:710-3-35).

 

Knowledge, Abilities and Skills:  Considerable knowledge of laboratory equipment terminology and wide variety of standard laboratory techniques and procedures; some knowledge of safety practices and procedures applicable to laboratory duties; considerable knowledge of the principles and techniques of supervision including staffing, employee development, planning and organizing work; considerable knowledge of the purposes of water systems needs of the citizens and community; and knowledge and understanding of materials needed for jobs.    Ability to perform sampling and analytical work involving water collection, ability to conduct various routine laboratory experiments; ability to follow oral and written instructions; ability to maintain detailed records.  Ability to plan and carry out special maintenance projects; ability to organize, work with and secure the effective cooperation of contractors, engineers and developers; ability to speak and write effectively; ability to keep and prepare records and reports; ability to perform computer operations; ability to analyze budgets and finances; and the ability to understand

 

and influence the behavior of others within the organization, customers or the public in order to achieve job objectives and cause action or understanding. 

 

Physical Requirements:  The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements.  On a case-by-case basis, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, arm and hand steadiness and finger dexterity will be needed enough to use a keyboard and telephone.  Occasional sitting and standing is required.  Frequent lifting and carrying of objects up to sixty (60) pounds.  Occasional lifting and carrying of objects weighing over sixty (60) pounds.  Occasional reaching, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crawling, twisting, handling and repetitive movements.  Vision, speech and hearing sufficient to perform essential tasks.  Punctuality and reasonable attendance is essential.     Must submit to drug screening and fitness to work physical exam.

 

Licenses and Certificates:  Possession of a valid Oklahoma Class D driver’s license is required.  Must possess and maintain a Class “C” Lab license and a Class “B” Waterworks license at time of application. 

 

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:  Work in this classification is both indoors and outdoors.  Will travel to other City locations as required.  Requires ability to work weekends, holidays and irregular hours.  Requires ability to maintain on-call status.  Will be subjected to confined spaces.

 

Notice:  This classification is a “safety sensitive” position as defined by the United States Department of Transportation drug and alcohol testing regulations, the Oklahoma Standards for Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing Act and/or the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana laws.  As a “safety sensitive” classification, you will be subject to drug and alcohol testing, including random testing.  Marijuana is one of the substances included in the drug panel screening.  Possession of a medical marijuana license will not excuse you from the testing process, or the consequences of testing positive for marijuana. 

 

STARTING PAY:  $21.12/hr. - $30.61/hr.  Excellent employee benefits (insurance, vacation leave, sick leave, retirement, holidays).

 

WORK HOURS:  8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.  Requires ability to work weekends, holidays and irregular hours.  Requires ability to maintain on-call status.

 

WORK LOCATION:  City of Muskogee Public Works Department, Water Treatment Plant Division, 3500 Port Place, Muskogee, Oklahoma.

Contact :

 

RESUMES MAY BE SUBMITTED BUT WE REQUIRE THAT OUR EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION BE COMPLETED AND SUBMITTED ALSO.  The employment application can be found on our website:  http://www.cityofmuskogee.com.  Just click on “Departments” (in the green bar toward the top of the page), then click on “Human Resources” (on the left side of the page), then click on “Links and Downloads” (on the left side of the page), then click on “Applications” (toward the bottom of the page), then click on “City of Muskogee Employment Application” (you can be print and fill out), or one can be faxed, emailed or mailed to you or you can pick one up from the City of Muskogee Human Resources Department at 229 West Okmulgee Street (the three story red brick building (Muskogee Municipal Building) at the southeast corner of 3rd and Okmulgee Streets).  The Human Resources Department is located on the First Floor, Room 102.  Applications can be returned to the same address or by mail:  City of Muskogee, Human Resources Department, P. O. Box 1927, Muskogee, OK  74402-1927; by fax:  918-684-6223; or by email:  jkennedy@muskogeeonline.org.  If you should have any questions, please call the Human Resources Department at 918-684-6221 or inquire in person at the address above or fax or email (above).

 

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:  There is no deadline for applications for this position – it will be open until filled.

 

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RESUMES MAY BE SUBMITTED BUT WE REQUIRE THAT OUR EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION BE COMPLETED AND SUBMITTED ALSO.  The employment application can be found on our website:  http://www.cityofmuskogee.com.  Just click on “Departments” (in the green bar toward the top of the page), then click on “Human Resources” (on the left side of the page), then click on “Links and Downloads” (on the left side of the page), then click on “Applications” (toward the bottom of the page), then click on “City of Muskogee Employment Application” (you can be print and fill out), or one can be faxed, emailed or mailed to you or you can pick one up from the City of Muskogee Human Resources Department at 229 West Okmulgee Street (the three story red brick building (Muskogee Municipal Building) at the southeast corner of 3rd and Okmulgee Streets).  The Human Resources Department is located on the First Floor, Room 102.  Applications can be returned to the same address or by mail:  City of Muskogee, Human Resources Department, P. O. Box 1927, Muskogee, OK  74402-1927; by fax:  918-684-6223; or by email:  jkennedy@muskogeeonline.org.  If you should have any questions, please call the Human Resources Department at 918-684-6221 or inquire in person at the address above or fax or email (above).

 

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:  There is no deadline for applications for this position – it will be open until filled.

 

EOE

Deadline for Applying : Open until filled