Manager V, Utility Operations Management
The County of Prince George Department of Utilities is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Manager V, Utility Operations Management. This is a supervisory position responsible for leading and managing the work of skilled water and wastewater utility technical staff and coordinating all aspects of water and wastewater operations and maintenance. Areas of management responsibilities include operations budget planning and implementation; planned and corrective maintenance; VDH, DEQ, and VDOT permits; operations staff career development and training; department safety program; utility construction inspection; utility locating; meter reading; after hours call-out response; maintenance services and on-call contracts; and equipment rehabilitation and replacement.
Knowledge of complex water and wastewater operations and procedures, extensive knowledge of federal and state regulations pertaining to a water and wastewater utility, extensive experience working with mechanical/electrical equipment and utility construction equipment, working knowledge of budget cycle and ability to implement operating division budget, preferred. Must have the ability to read, comprehend, and communicate plans and specifications related to the operation/construction of a water and sewer utility. Computer literacy, required. Must be able to communicate productively orally and in writing with employees, officials, state agencies, and the public.
High school diploma or equivalent required (college level or post high-school work in utility operations, engineering or hard sciences preferred) with a minimum of five (5) years’ related experience, including supervision; requires a Class IV Virginia Waterworks Operator license or higher, or the ability to obtain within 12 months of employment; basic computer literacy required; or any equivalent combination of education, experience and/or training sufficient to demonstrate the knowledge, skills and abilities is acceptable.