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Water Wastewater Operator 2

CLASS NO.: 7

PAY GROUP: Non-Exempt

WATER/WASTEWATER DEPARTMENT

WATER/WASTEWATER SUPERVISOR

SALARY RANGE: $35,360 - $42,224

OBJECTIVE: Supervise, operate, and maintain the Water / Wastewater Treatment Facilities for the City of Fairfield in compliance with  Federal, State, Local Ordinances, and administrative policy of the City Council.

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS:

Reports to: Utility Supervisor and Public Works Director

Directs: Directly manages and supervises subordinate staff designated by the Organizational Chart. May recommend appointments and removal of subordinate staff employees.

Other Relationships: Interacts with the Public Works Director and City Administrator on all matters of interest and concern related to Water/Wastewater Treatment.

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:

Operator 2 - Supervisor is the highest-ranking designation of the operator classification in the City of Fairfield. The Operator 2 - Supervisor will ensure that the mechanical and technical facilities as they relate to the Water I Wastewater Systems of the City of Fairfield are functional, operational, and compliant at all times of normal operation. This is a supervisory position requiring the incumbent to implement, motivate and train employees, and direct policy and procedures to others.

EXAMPLES OF WASTEWATER DUTIES:

Shall supervise, plan, and coordinate the operations and maintenance of Wastewater and Water Plants in compliance with Federal, State, and Local laws and regulations.

Inspect, monitor, and record Wastewater and Water quality standards and guidelines through EPA, TCEQ, Texas Health, and Safety Code, and other mandated administrative plans and operational procedures.

Monitors daily the processed flow to Mims Creek and Walnut Creek and reports to TCEQ monthly through the Discharge Monitoring Report (DMR).

Ensures protection of Public Health from water-borne diseases and shall protect the natural environment and wildlife in the Trinity Water System.

Maintains operations of Activated Sludge System and Pond Systems with laboratory-controlled, withdrawal, and return rates.

Collects Laboratory Samples in a scheduled and timely manner and coordinates their delivery to a designated laboratory for analysis. recording and reporting.

Maintain the operation and maintenance of the UVD System (Ultraviolet Disinfection) in accordance with the Operations and Maintenance Manual.

Any and all other necessary work-related jobs as requested by your supervisors.

EXAMPLES OF WATER DUTIES:

Ensure an ample supply of safe and potable water for all concerned.

Maintain adequate Chlorine Residual (Minimum 0.2mg/l free residual) in all reaches of the water system including all chlorination equipment.

Maintain sufficient pressure (Min 35lbs at each Meter) throughout the system, including high service pumps, well pumps, storage tanks, and all distribution systems.

Submit all samples and forms as required by EPA, TCEQ, and all other governing agencies. These involve; 1) DAILY: flow, CL2 residual, and pressure; 2) MONTHLY: Bacteriological samples and total gallons pumped and sold.

Any and all other necessary work-related jobs as requested by your supervisors.

OTHER TECHNICAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES:

Maintain all mechanical equipment in working order at all times and report to Supervisor any and all recommendations pertaining to major necessary or routine repairs as they relate to Capital Improvements and Budget parameters.

Annually at a scheduled time, be in attendance and submit an Estimated Budget to the Director for the forthcoming year.

Conduct monthly a scheduled Safety Class for all direct staff and conduct routine inspections on safety equipment, apparatuses, gear, and equipment.

Shall report to the Administrator and the City Secretary on Records Retention and shall keep of cause to be kept the safekeeping of documents, permits, and licenses.

Subscribe to and attend required training classes as required by Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Excellent working knowledge of and the ability to apply general management principles; ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with officials in local, state, and federal government, and in the private sector; demonstrated ability to select, develop, organize, motivate, and effectively utilize staff; good general understanding of budgeting procedures; ability to communicate effectively orally and written; ability to gather, compile, analyze, and evaluate a variety of data and to make so und decisions regarding that data as it app lies to providing services; extensive knowledge of and ability to interpret and communicate to others rules, regulations, and guidelines prepared by state and federal agencies on a variety of programs; and ability to recognize, evaluate, and adequately respond to a variety of policy issues faced by the city.

ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:

High school graduate or its equivalent plus at least three years of progressively responsible experience in public administration and two years of direct supervisory responsibility of Public Works Operations, and Class B (Ground Water and Wastewater) Operator Certificates from the TCEQ.

OR

An equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, abilities, and Class B (Ground Water and Wastewater) Operator Certificates from the TCEQ.

OR

An equivalent combination of experience and training provides the required knowledge. skills, abilities, or progressive attendance and completion of classwork toward a Class B (Ground Water and Wastewater) Operator Certificates, within 2 years, from the TCEQ.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES DESIRED:

Valid Texas motor vehicle operator’s license

TCEQ B Wastewater B Water Certifications

Other as deemed necessary by federal, state, and local ordinance as they occur.


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