The City of Bend Utility Department is currently seeking a Water Reclamation Facility (WRF) Operations Supervisor for a multi-functional role in an organization that thrives on collaboration, vigor and every-changing challenges. The position requires a self-motivated leader that brings organization, positive energy, and motivation for growth while also keeping focus on the broader dynamic goals for the wastewater treatment plant.Organizes and directs the Operation and Maintenance functions at the Water Reclamation Facility to achieve short and medium term goals. Coordinates activities essential for the efficient, safe and continuous operation of the plant. Directly supervises an Operations and Maintenance staff of 9-12 personnel. Reports directly to the Water Reclamation Facility Manager, working in collaboration to efficiently manage current and future capital improvement projects at the plant. The successful candidate will have demonstrated supervisory experience in a union environment, significant process management expertise in several phases of treatment, and demonstrable experience leading change management in a wastewater utility setting. The City of Bend offers employees more than just a job, but rather a career with opportunities for growth, competitive pay, retirement options, health benefits, and paid time off.To be considered for this position, applicants must have a complete application that includes:
Candidates eligible for Veterans Preference must include a required City of Bend Veterans Preference Form and appropriate certification to receive Veterans' Preference points. Refer to the Veterans Preference tab on the City of Bend website under Human Resources navigation bar for explicit detailsSubmission deadline is April 28, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. PST.SummaryUnder general direction, plans, schedules, organizes, and directs a work unit program comprised of skilled and semi-skilled personnel engaged in the operation and maintenance of a large, state-of-the-art wastewater treatment plant; ensures the proper, efficient and safe operation of the treatment systems and facilities; provides for program support and participation with internal and external stakeholders; and performs related duties as assigned.
Associate's degree or two-year technical certificate in wastewater; business, public relations, and leadership skills and at least ten years of experience in water reclamation operations, five of which were demonstrated with supervision in water or wastewater; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above. Licensing Requirements: