Wastewater Plant Supervisor
Do you want to apply your expertise for a cause you can feel good about? Do you want to work for an organization that wants you to grow with it and offers tuition reimbursement, certification training, and a chance to learn about multiple industries? Come work for the Town of Leesburg, hometown of the 21st century! Located 35 miles west of the nation’s capital in the heart of DC’s Wine Country, you’ll enjoy a vibrant and authentic community with “big city” amenities. The Town of Leesburg strongly encourages innovation, promotes career development, and offers excellent benefits to employees. Benefits include membership to the Town’s full-service recreation center, enrollment into the Virginia Retirement System, excellent healthcare insurance, and other fringe benefits.
The Utilities Department is a hard working team of friendly professionals who strive together to exceed excellence! The Water Pollution Control Division (WPCD) is responsible for the safe and efficient treatment of wastewater generated within the Leesburg service area and the subsequent stabilization and disposal of the solid wastes produced to ensure the protection of public health and the environment.
What You’ll Be Doing
This position involves advanced technical and supervisory work in the Utilities Department in the operation and maintenance of the wastewater treatment plant and associated facilities and equipment. Work involves responsibility for scheduling, assigning, and prioritizing work, coordinating training, conducting performance evaluations, monitoring employee performance, and overseeing the operation of the plant and plant laboratory. The Water Pollution Control Facility operates 24/7/365. This position requires working rotating weekends and holidays; and may require working rotating day/night shifts.
Minimum Qualifications: HS/GED; and five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in the operation of a treatment facility, with one (1) year of progressively responsible supervisory experience, or combination of education and experience. Possession of a Class I Wastewater Operators license as issued by the Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulations. Possession of a valid driver’s license and a safe driving record. Knowledge of industrial computer systems, Microsoft Office Suite. Knowledge and experience with Virginia Department Environmental Quality and permit and plant operations including SOPs, policies and procedures.