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, supervising, 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.
Associate's degree in Engineering or certification as a journey-level Industrial Maintenance Mechanic, Electrician or Instrumentation Technician with training in industrial Maintenance Management and Process Control AutomationANDFour years' experience supervising multi-craft personnel in a wastewater treatment industry settingOREight years of experience in a journey-level craft or engineering field, including four years as a lead supervising journey-level craft trades or the equivalent engineering field
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Selection Process & Supplemental Information:Our City:With a population over 200,000, Tacoma is the second largest city in the Puget Sound region, gracing the shores of Commencement Bay. We are a diverse, progressive, international city that serves as a gateway to the Pacific Rim and the rest of the world. Named one of the most livable areas in the country by Livability.com, Tacoma and the surrounding area is a playground for outdoor and maritime enthusiasts. Our businesses are vibrant, our parks are beautiful, our schools are exceptional and our housing is affordable. When you work for the City of Tacoma you'll enjoy a healthy work/life balance, continuing education programs, leadership pathways, wellness incentives and a total rewards benefits program. We welcome you to take a look at our website and discover how the City of Tacoma can make your next career move part of our combined destiny http://www.cityoftacoma.org/ and http://www.traveltacoma.com/The City of Tacoma believes that each employee makes a significant contribution to our success. This job description is designed to outline primary duties, qualifications and job scope. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.Interested individuals must complete the online application and attach a detailed resume and cover letter that includes major responsibilities and accomplishments related to this position. Candidates who are eligible for Veteran's Preference scoring criteria must attach a copy of their DD-214 member copy 4, (proof of military discharge form) at time of application, to be eligible for review for Veteran's Preference, with redacted birth date and social security numbers.Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications for this recruitment will have supplemental questions #8-14 reviewed and scored as the Experience and Training test that will be used to establish the Eligible List for this position. Candidates who pass this test with a minimum score of 70% or higher will be placed on an Eligible List for hiring consideration for a period of one year. Any vacancy that comes up within the one year period of time will draw from candidates on the Eligible List for potential interview selection. The interview process may include a written assessment. Per City of Tacoma Personnel Management Policy #170, the City of Tacoma is a drug-free work environment. Appointment is subject to passing a pre-employment background check, a pre-employment medical exam, drug screen and physical ability test, and references check. This position is covered by a Labor Agreement between the City of Tacoma and Local 160. The Collective Bargaining Agreement can be viewed via this link: http://cityweb/Gnet/Departments/HR/Labor/Documents/160%20Supervisors%202017-2019%20Final%20signed%20copy.pdfQuestions regarding this announcement may be directed to the Human Resources Department at 253.591.5400 before the closing date.