The City of Grand Junction is seeking a professional Wastewater Services Manager to direct, manage, supervise, and coordinate the activities and operations of the Wastewater Services division within the Utilities Department.
Under direction from the Director of Utilities:
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution with course work in civil or process engineering, construction technology, biology or a related field. Five (5) years of increasingly responsible wastewater treatment plant and collection systems operations and maintenance experience including two (2) years of administrative and supervisory responsibility. Other combinations of experience and education that meet the minimum requirements may be substituted. Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid Colorado driver's license. Possession of a valid Class "A" Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator certificate issued by the State of Colorado. Possession of Class IV Collections Systems certificate issued by the State of Colorado.
Knowledge of: Principles of supervision and training. Principles of budget preparation and administration. Operations, services and activities of a comprehensive wastewater treatment and wastewater collection system operations and maintenance program. Modern and complex principles and practices used in wastewater treatment and wastewater collection system maintenance, construction and repair work. Methods, practices, materials, tools and equipment common to wastewater treatment plant and collection system maintenance, repair and construction. Types and level of maintenance and repair activities generally performed in a wastewater treatment plant and collection system maintenance program. Elements of construction technology as they relate to assigned construction, maintenance and repair activities. Standards, calculations, and methods used to measure the operating efficiency of machinery and equipment used in wastewater systems. Principles and practices of program development and administration. Recent developments, current literature and information related to wastewater services. English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation. Modern office technology and equipment, including computers and related software applications. Applicable Federal, State and local codes, laws and regulations.
Ability to: Oversee, direct and coordinate the work of assigned staff. Participate in the development and administration of program goals, objectives and procedures. Prepare, monitor, and administer budgets. Respond to requests and inquiries from the general public and City employees. Prepare clear and concise technical, administrative and financial reports. Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals. Research, analyze and evaluate new service delivery methods and techniques. Establish and maintain accurate records, logs, and files. Interpret and apply Federal, State and local policies, laws and regulations. Operate and use modern office equipment including computer and various software applications. Interpret and work from sketches, penciled layouts, and blueprints and prepare plans for minor projects. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Application deadline is 5:00 PM, MST on Friday, September 28, 2018.