Johnson County Wastewater, located in Johnson County Kansas, is seeking applicants for Assistant Director of Operations and Maintenance. Johnson County is one of the nation’s premier counties, providing comprehensive services to its citizens in its role as a leading organization in the Kansas City metropolitan area. The Johnson County community is nestled in the southwestern quadrant of the Kansas City metropolitan area (combined population of 2 million) and exhibits all of the hallmarks of a great community: a thriving and growing business sector; nationally-recognized public schools; first-class cultural and recreational amenities; and distinctive and welcoming neighborhoods. Johnson County is a growing and diverse community of more than 575,000 residents.
The Assistant Director oversees and manages the operations and maintenance functions at the department's six treatment facilities. The successful candidate will report to the Director of Operations and Maintenance and will oversee a total of 80 direct and indirect reports. The individual will provide participative leadership within Johnson County to support the tenets of a High Performing Organization.
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, or another related field and seven years of advanced secondary wastewater treatment and/or collections experience. Three years of supervisory or management experience is also required along with two years of experience with budget development, monitoring, and/or management. A valid driver's license and good driving record are also required. A Kansas Class 4 Operator's certificate is required within 12 months of hire. Experience may be substituted for education. Education may be substituted for experience.
Johnson County is an equal opportunity/equal access employer and offers a competitive salary and benefits package. The expected salary range for this position is $73,611 to $101,215 annually. For more details and to apply, please visit our website and apply online at www.jocogov.org by August 25, 2017.