Under limited supervision, is responsible for directing and overseeing the operations of the surface water intakes, drinking water treatment facilities, residuals management, and reservoir and impoundment systems, as well as, the Watershed Management activities (Lake Parks Management, Buffer Land Management, permitting and compliance). Ensures that all departments (Drinking Water Treatment and Watershed Management) perform work according to safety policies on the local, state and federal levels. Ensures that all work is performed within budgetary limitation while providing high quality drinking and clean water and environmentally sound residuals management. Reports to the Chief Operating Officer.
SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
The position requires a Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, environmental engineering, water resource management or related field with a minimum of ten years of progressively responsible experience in water utility management with a solid understanding of drinking water and watershed operations. Candidates must possess a minimum of five years of experience in the management and supervision of exempt and non exempt employees; or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Must have experience with the development, preparation, management and control of Operational budgets exceeding $3 million dollars. Must possess a valid SC driver’s license.
Preferred qualifications include a master’s degree, PE, and demonstrated experience of leadership, employee engagement, oversight of multiple complex capital projects, successful implementation of new technologies, and helping achieve organizational and community goals.