In the Environmental Services Department, we believe everything we do supports healthy neighborhoods and a thriving Puget Sound, leaving a better Tacoma for all. The experienced Maintenance Supervisor has an important role in fulfilling this purpose by supporting wastewater operations, fellow employees, and ultimately our customers. This position requires strong leadership skills to oversee the daily activities of wastewater treatment plant workers and other assigned staff. Duties also include oversight of the preventative maintenance program for crafts, administrative tasks, monitoring budgets, establishing policies and procedures and a variety of personnel actions that may include hiring and disciplinary decisions, supervision, training and evaluation of staff.Environmental Services Operations and Maintenance, Plants and Pump Stations maintains 2 award winning waste treatment plants and 49 pump stations.If the below list of personal traits sounds like you, then you are just the type of person we are looking for to join our team as a Maintenance Supervisor.
The Principles that Guide Us:At Environmental Services: "We believe everything we do supports healthy neighborhoods and a thriving Puget Sound, leaving a better Tacoma for all." We achieve this through a clear focus on our Customers, Employees, and Operations.Customers: Partner with our community on customer-valued services to meet the diverse needs of our neighborhoods.Employees: Foster a safe culture built on trust, conversation and equity.Operations: Operate using best practices and innovation to meet the changing environmental and community needs. Tacoma, the City of Destiny, has a workforce of dedicated, talented and open-minded employees with unique skills and perspectives. We embrace innovation and strive for excellence and community engagement in all that we do. The Principles that Guide Us, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Equity, speak to the values that we embody as City of Tacoma employees, and represent the core of our work in public service.Examples of Job Duties:
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:Work is generally performed in an office environment or other work areas throughout the treatment plant and pumping stations. These other areas may include hazardous conditions such as exposure to dangerous chemicals, confined spaces, and explosive gases, high voltages, exposure to raw sewage, large rotating machinery and equipment including high noise levels, and working in all kinds of weather conditions. This position may be required to work standby.
City of Tacoma Commitment to Diversity and InclusionTacoma's diversity is its greatest asset. Tacoma embraces its multi-cultural and multi-ethnic character. Communities of color and immigrant communities are fundamental to Tacoma's entrepreneurial spirit, workforce, and long-term success. In Tacoma, equity and empowerment are top priorities, meaning that all Tacoma residents must have equitable opportunities to reach their full potential and share in the benefits of community progress. One of our goals is for the City of Tacoma workforce to reflect the community it serves. We actively work to eliminate racial and other disparities and welcome candidates with diverse backgrounds and/or multicultural skill sets and experiences. Our goal is for Tacoma to be an inclusive and equitable place to live, work, and play.