Are you looking for an exciting position with a diverse, hardworking and talented group of people dedicated to serving customers? Do you excel in a dynamic environment with diverse challenges and opportunities? Do you enjoy problem solving and helping others excel? If your answers are “Yes!” consider joining our Team in providing essential public services every day in Virginia’s second largest City!
As the Water/Wastewater Administrator you will lead the team of over 110 employees responsible for operations and maintenance of the City’s water distribution and wastewater collection systems, including over 1,900 miles of pipe and 280 sewer pump stations.
This is an advanced level supervisory management position with significant field and administrative responsibilities for planning and delivering program services, responding to emergency situations, and supervising personnel. Requirements include evening and weekend hours and response to emergency situations.
The selected candidate will manage, supervise, and participate in a wide range of maintenance and repair related projects and activities. They will develop and implement programs including but not limited to developing employees; providing job and safety training; reducing infiltration/inflow; ensuring OSHA compliance; developing and managing the $16.6 million annual budget; representing the Public Utilities Department to outside agencies and customers; and defining and prioritizing in-house and capital projects.
Requires a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or a closely related field.
In addition to satisfying the vocational/education standards, this class requires a minimum of six years of related, full-time equivalent experience.
SPECIAL CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES:
Requires a valid driver’s license and a driving record that is in compliance the City Driving Standards. Either a Professional Engineer (PE) license or, in lieu of a PE license, an additional four years of advanced experience, is required.
Employees may be expected to work hours in excess of their normally scheduled hours in response to short-term department needs and/or City-wide emergencies