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Asst Supt - WWTP

Company Name:
City of Nampa
Requisition Number 14-0004
Post Date 2/28/2014
Title Asst Supt - WWTP
Department Wastewater
Location City of Nampa
Work Schedule Full-time 40 Hours
Description
City of NampaWWTPASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENTNOTICE OF
job
OPENING


Please post or otherwise make available the following information. The City of NampaWastewater Treatment Planthasan opening for a full-timeAssistant Superintendent.
The City of Nampa is committed to ensuring equal opportunities to all individuals. If you need an accommodation to participate in the application process, please contact the Human Resource Director at 468-5433. TDD Relay Service: US West or 7-1-1.

Department: WWTP
Job Status: Full Time
FLSA Status: Exempt
Reports To: Wastewater Superintendent
Grade/Level: 23/ $52,382-$62,858 per year
$4,365-$ 5,238 per month, DOQ.
Amount of Travel Required: None
Job Type: Regular
Positions Supervised: Supervision is exercised over all Wastewater Plant personnel.
Work Schedule:

Generally 8:00 am - 5:00 pm; however, must be able to work flexible and varied hours.

position
SUMMARY
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES
Plans, organizes, and supervises the functions and activities of the City's Wastewater Treatment Plant under the direction the Wastewater Treatment Plant Superintendent; performs other duties as required or assigned.
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
The principal function of an
employee
in this class is plan, organize, and supervise the functions and activities of the City's Wastewater Treatment Plant. The work is performed under the supervision and direction of the Wastewater Treatment Plant Superintendent, but extensive leeway is granted for the exercise of independent judgment and initiative. Supervision is exercised over all Wastewater Plant personnel. The nature of the work performed requires that an employee in this class establish and maintain effective working relationships with the Wastewater Treatment Plant Superintendent, other City employees, and the general public. The principal duties of this class are performed in a Wastewater treatment plant environment with exposure to hazardous chemicals, airborne pathogens, and high voltage electricity.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Essential Functions Statement(s)
o
Plans, supervises, and evaluates the work of departmental personnel, including providing approval for the selection of staff, monitoring work schedules, interviewing for new or vacant positions, providing direction when necessary, disciplining as required, managing conflict, and rewarding employee performance when appropriate; or makes recommendations which are given particular weight about the change of status of other employees.
o
Schedules daily, monthly, and annual preventive maintenance and
repair
of water plant equipment, and assigns maintenance tasks to Wastewater Treatment Plant personnel accordingly.
o
Maintains complete and accurate records of plant operation functions, tests, results, and maintenance work performed.
o
Monitors Plant operations to ensure all processes are conducted in a safe and efficient manner, and in compliance with Federal rules and regulations.
o
Ensures all chemicals are handled in a safe and proper manner.
o
Oversees the maintenance of the interior and exterior of the Treatment Plant to ensure a safe environment for City employees and the general public.
o
Confers with the Wastewater Superintendent in planning, developing, and directing the implementation of goals, objectives, policies, procedures, and work standards for all plant functions, including daily staff meetings, regulatory requirements, major maintenance projects, new subdivisions, and other related functions.
o
Processes all Plant purchase orders, including coordinating invoice to purchase order, issuing correct account number for budget purposes, negotiating with vendors to ensure cost-efficiency, and providing final approval of purchase order for payment.
o
Assumes the duties and responsibilities of the Wastewater Superintendent in his/her absence.
o
Assumes responsibility for other duties as required or assigned.
o
Provides needed information and demonstrations concerning how to perform certain work tasks to new employees in the same or similar class of positions.
o
Attends meetings, conferences, workshops, and training sessions and reviews publications and audio-visual materials to become and remain current on principles, practices, and new developments in assigned work areas.
o
ESSENTIAL RELATIONSHIP EXPECTATIONS
Keeps immediate
supervisor
and designated others accurately informed concerning work progress, including present and potential work problems and suggestions for new or improved ways of addressing such problems.
Responds to citizens' questions and comments in a courteous and timely manner.
Communicates and coordinates regularly with appropriate others to maximize the effectiveness and efficiency of interdepartmental operations and activities.
Is punctual and timely in meeting requirements of performance, including attendance standards and work deadlines.
Communicates information and states concerns in a clear and professional manner.
Respects the opinion of others and demonstrates a reasonable relationship with employees, supervisors and others.
Accepts and performs in a timely and effective manner changes in work assignments and/or how work is performed.

o
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE
Comprehensive knowledge of basic principles and practices of Wastewater treatment and disposal.
Thorough knowledge of chemistry, biology, mechanical hydraulics, wastewater treatment plant operation, pretreatment rules and regulations, and Quality Assurance procedures.
Thorough knowledge of basic chemical, and biological characteristics and analytical methods of industrial and domestic wastewater, including related laboratory testing methods and procedures.
Thorough knowledge of related safety practices and emergency protocol; and reference materials and sources relating to wastewater and industrial waste analyses.
Thorough knowledge of the related Federal, State, and City codes, E.P.A. and N.P.D.S. permit requirements, and the Nampa Pretreatment Manual.
Thorough knowledge of the safe and proper use of standard laboratory equipment.
Thorough knowledge of established the basic principles of record keeping.

o
SKILLS/ABILITIES
Ability to analyze mathematical and physical data in an efficient and precise manner.
Ability to collect, test and analyze water samples.
Ability to work with hazardous chemicals and air borne pathogens in a safe and proper manner.
Ability to effectively lead, motivate, direct, supervise, and review the work of others.
Ability to work all shifts on a rotating basis.
Ability to work with hazardous chemicals and high voltage electricity in a safe and proper manner.
Ability to analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations accordingly.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the Wastewater Superintendent, other City personnel, state and federal agency representatives and the general public.
Ability to communicate effectively with others, both orally and in writing, using both technical and non-technical language.
Ability to understand and follow oral and/or written policies, procedures, and instructions, use logical and creative thought processes to develop solutions according to written specifications and/or oral instructions, and prepare and present accurate and reliable reports containing findings and recommendations.
Ability to perform a wide variety of duties and responsibilities with accuracy and speed under the pressure of time-sensitive deadlines.
Integrity, ingenuity, and inventiveness in the performance of assigned tasks.
POSITION QUALIFICATIONS
Competency Statement(s)
o
Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
o
Analytical Thinking - Using a logical reasoning process to break down the work through a situation or problem to arrive at an outcome. Recognizing fundamental elements of a situaiton, clarifying the situation, examing the facts, evaluating, interperting and intergrating solutions.
o
Assertiveness - Ability to act in a self-confident manner to facilitate completion of a work assignment or to defend a position or idea.
o
Commitment to Safety - Understands, encourages and carries out the principles of integrated safety management; complies with or oversees the compliance with safety policies and procedures; completes all required training; takes personal responsibility for safety.
o
Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.
o
Decision Making - Ability to make critical decisions while following company procedures.
o
Financial Awareness - Ability to understand and explain economic and accounting information, prepare and manage budgets, and make sound long-term investment decisions.
o
Interpersonal Understanding - Ability to get along well with a variety of personalities and individuals.
o
Leadership - Ability to influence others to perform their
jobs
effectively and to be responsible for making decisions. Achieving results by successful objective setting, performance review, motivation, delegation, teambuilding, commitment gains, and empowerment.
o
Negotiation Skills - Ability to reach outcomes that gain the support and acceptance of all parties. Exploring alternatives by means of persuasion to reach favorable outcomes in situations where decisions involve other parties.
o
Relationship Building - Ability to effectively build relationships with customers and co-workers.
o
Strategic Thinking/Planning - Ability to develop a vision for the future and create a culture in which the long range goals can be achieved. Understands and processes complex information and exercises sound judgment, considering the situation, the issues, the key players, and the levels of authority involved. Proposes courses of action that further the objectives, priorities, and vision of the organization.
o
Time Management - Ability to effectively utilize available time for the completion of necessary job tasks.
SKILLS & ABILITIES
Education:
High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED): Required
Bachelor's Degree (four year college or technical school) Required, Field of Study: Environmental Studies
Experience:
4 plus years of experience in Wastewater Treatment Plant Operations
Any combination of experience and training which provides the equivalent scope of knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the work.
computer
Skills:
Ability to operate a personal computer using standard or customized software applications appropriate to assigned tasks and the ability and willingness to quickly learn and put to use new skills and knowledge brought about by rapidly changing information and/or technology.

Certifications
& Licenses:
Class III Operator's Certificate.
Valid
idaho
State Driver's License.

Other Requirements:
Must live within a thirty-minute response time of the Wastewater Treatment Plant.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
N (Not Applicable)
Activity is not applicable to this position.
O (Occasionally)
Position requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0 - 2.5+ hrs/day)
F (Frequently)
Position requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 - 5.5+ hrs/day)
C (Constantly)
Position requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)

Physical Demands
Lift/Carry
Stand
O
Walk
F
Sit
F
Manually Manipulate
F
Grasp
F
Reach Outward
F
Reach Above Shoulder
O
Speak
F
Climb
O
Crawl
N
Squat or Kneel
O
Bend
F
10 lbs or less
F
11-20 lbs
F
21-50 lbs
F
51-100 lbs
O
Over 100 lbs
N
Push/Pull
12 lbs or less
F
13-25 lbs
O
26-40 lbs
O
41-100 lbs
N
WORK ENVIRONMENT
The principal duties of this class are performed in a Wastewater treatment plant environment with exposure to hazardous chemicals, airborne pathogens, and high voltage electricity.
PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES AND REQUIREMENTS OF THIS POSITION
FINGER DEXTERITY:
Sufficient finger or manual dexterity with or without reasonable accommodation to enable the employee to operate a variety of plant machinery, testing equipment, a personal computer, telephone and related equipment.
SPEECH:
Sufficient clarity of speech or other communication ability with or without reasonable accommodation to enable the employee to communicate effectively and convey detailed or important instructions or ideas accurately, loudly or quickly.
HEARING:
Sufficient clarity of hearing with or without reasonable accommodation to enable the employee to hear average or normal conversations and receive ordinary information.
VISUAL ABILITIES:
Sufficient visual acuity or other power of observation with or without reasonable accommodation to enable the employee to determine the accuracy, neatness and thoroughness of the work assigned; to make general observations of facilities and structures; to review a wide variety of materials in electronic or hard copy form and perform activities such as viewing a computer terminal; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection).
PHYSICAL STRENGTH AND PERSONAL MOBILITY:
Sufficient personal mobility and physical reflexes, with or without reasonable accommodation, which enables the employee to efficiently access all areas of a wastewater treatment plant
Medium work - exerting up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 20 lbs of force frequently.
Special Conditions: The City of Nampa has a Drug/Alcohol Free Workplace Policy. Any offer of employment is contingent upon passing a pre-employment drug test, background check and driving check (if applicable to position).
Dates to Submit Application: Application and position information may be found online . Applicant must submit an online application; resumes will not be taken in lieu of the application. Position will close onMarch 11, 2014, at 5:00 P.M.
Position will remain open until filled.
The City has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the City reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the City may deem appropriate.



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