Wastewater Superintendent Hiring Rate: $3,427.20/Bi-Weekly
Special Note: Candidate must possess Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Grade IV Wastewater Collection System Operator and Grade IV Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Certification or equal grade certifications from another state at the time of hire. Candidates with out-of- state certifications will be required to obtain ADEQ certifications through reciprocity within six (6) months of employment.
The ideal candidate has a strong background in wastewater utility operations, possesses excellent management skills, budgeting skills and technical skills to provide leadership and direction to staff in the spirit of teamwork and collaboration. This supervisory position has significant field and administrative responsibilities to maintain regulatory compliance requirements, respond to emergency situations, and train and supervise personnel.
Lake Havasu City's municipal wastewater system consists of three (3) plants (8.2 MGD) –2 Schreiber extended aeration plants (activated sludge) with preliminary treatment in the form of static fine screens at Island Treatment Plant (ITP) and mechanical screens at Mulberry Treatment Plant (MTP) that employ countercurrent aeration, and Ultra-Violet (UV)– and the 3rd plant which includes an ultra (0.04pm) Membrane Bioreactor after aeration.
Incumbent is responsible for planning, developing, and directing activities, programs, and operations for the Wastewater Division
Bachelor's Degree in a fie ld related to area of assignment and seven (7) years of progressivelyresponsible professional experience, including two (2) years of supervisory experience; or, anequivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essentialduties of the job.