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The Wastewater Community's Recruitment Resource
Public wastewater treatment agencies across the United States have discovered the value of NACWA's Clean Water Careers employment advertisement. Clean Water Careers features employment opportunities at wastewater agencies nationwide, and is continually one of NACWA's most-visited pages. To post your job advertisement, continue to: Post-A-Job.
last updated: August 29, 2016
SALARY: $5,830.00 - $7,784.00 Monthly
The following minimum qualifications are required for this position:
THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS:
An evaluation of each applicant's training and experience, as demonstrated in their cover letter and resume weighted 100%. Do not attach materials not requested. Only candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be placed on an equally ranked eligible list. You have 14 days from the notice of the examination results to let us know if you disagree with your results.
Please read the City of Portland Administrative Rule 3.01 for complete information. Additional evaluation may be required prior to establishment of the eligible list and/or final selection.
Applicants must submit a cover letter and professional résumé online, specifically focused on your qualifications for this position as identified in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement in accordance with the following Application Instructions:
Your résumé and cover letter will be the basis for our evaluation of your qualifications for this position. Incomplete or inappropriate information may result in disqualification.
Your cover letter should include details describing your education, training and/or experience, and where obtained which clearly reflects your qualifications for each of the numbered items in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement.
If you are requesting Veteran's Preference, as identified below, please describe in your cover letter any transferrable skills obtained during your military service and how they relate to each of the required minimum qualifications under the "To Qualify" section above.
Your résumé and cover letter should be no more than a total of four (4) pages combined.
Please note, all completed applications for this position must be submitted no later than 4:30 pm, on the closing date of this recruitment. All applications must be submitted via the City's online application process. Do not attach materials not requested. E-mailed and / or faxed applications will not be accepted.
If you are requesting Veteran's Preference, attach a copy of your DD214 / DD215 and / or Veteran's Administration letter stating your disability to your profile, as well as checking the box identifying yourself as a Veteran. You must request Veteran's Preference AND include a copy of your documentation for each recruitment you apply for.
Veteran's Preference documentation must be submitted no later than 4:30 PM on the closing date of this recruitment.
Non-citizen applicants must be authorized to work in the United States at time of application.
It is the policy of the City of Portland that no person shall be discriminated against based on race, religion, color, sex, marital status, family status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or source of income. The City values diversity and encourages everyone who is interested in employment with the City to apply. If you wish to identify yourself as an individual with a disability under the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990 and will be requesting accommodation, the requests must be made to the Analyst(s) named below No Later Than the Closing Date of This Announcement.
Teresa Dahrens, Senior Human Resources Analyst Bureau of Human Resources
An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer
APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
Position #2016-00583 PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER
Portland, OR 97204
POSITION TITLE: Environmental Compliance Manager FLSA: Exempt
DIVISION: Environmental Compliance
GRADE/RANGE: 0221/$77,676 - $100,979
I. POSITION SUMMARY
The Environmental Compliance Manager develops policies, strategies, and procedures related to environmental regulatory compliance. Manages and coordinates permitting activities. Analyzes regulations to determine impact on facility. Develops legislative and regulatory proposals. Performs and manages complex environmental studies. Responsible for the overall safety and security requirements of the plant. Manages the Industrial Pretreatment Division.
II. REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS
Reports to: Wastewater Treatment Plant Manager
Indirect Reports: Industrial Pretreatment Specialist I(s); Industrial Specialist II(s)
III. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The listed examples of work are not intended to be all-inclusive. They may be modified with additions, deletions, or changes as necessary.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Participates as a member of the department Management team. Contributes to the development and implementation of departmental goals, objectives, policies, procedures, and service standards. Prepares, obtains approval and implements annual budget for the division
Plans, organizes, schedules, supervises, reviews, and evaluates the work of the personnel within the division. Recommends selection of assigned staff and provides for their training and professional development.
Analyzes impacts of potential environmental regulations and recommends measures to address them to the Plant Manger and/or the Director of Utilities.
Develops positions and proposals regarding regulatory, permitting, and environmental issues for consideration by regulatory agencies, commissions and others.
Represents the facility to agencies, commissions, committees and the public regarding discharge permitting, biosolids, air quality, stormwater, water quality, environmental issues and Industrial Pretreatment enforcement actions.
Participates and represents the plant in established industry committees that work to monitor regulations and develop and implement legislative strategy.
Manages science and engineering contracts and projects that support facility interests and permit compliance.
Develops permitting strategies, communicates and negotiates with regulatory agencies, and prepares permit applications. Develops and implements programs to meet the forthcoming laws, regulations, and permits.
Assists the department with permit implementation and compliance. Is directly responsible for final Discharge Monitoring Report and all other annual reporting for permits including storm water and air. Coordinates with attorneys and appropriate plant divisions, interprets permit requirements, and conducts training.
Responds to regulatory and environmental issue inquiries and emergencies and spills.
Participates in conceptual planning efforts for the department including strategic and long-range planning.
Provides technical expertise on environmental and litigation matters by implementing studies, writing position papers, giving technical advice, and providing data. Coordinates with State and EPA on research projects and studies.
Other Duties & Responsibilities
Performs other duties as assigned and required.
IV. PREPARATION AND TRAINING
Education: B.S. degree in Engineering, Environmental Science, or Chemistry
Work Experience: Minimum 5 years of Environmental Programs Management experience
V. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Working knowledge of:
Basic knowledge of:
Skills and Abilities
Strong computer skills required to work in a high technology environment.
Strong customer service skills needed to interact with regulatory agencies and the public. Strong communication skills needed to prepare and deliver presentations.
Advanced analytical skills needed to understand and analyze environmental and regulatory requirements, and the impact they may have on the public health, environment, facility design, operations, and regulatory compliance.
Advanced project management skills needed to oversee projects for facility planning, permitting, environmental studies, and research.
Strong general management skills required for developing and administering policies and procedures.
Must be able to read, understand, and interpret detailed federal, state, and local regulations, blueprints, design drawings, design documents, etc.
Must be able to perform detailed work with a high degree of professionalism.
VI. POSITION DESCRIPTION APPROVALS
DEPT. DIRECTOR: ____________________________________
HUMAN RESOURCES: ________________________________
Water Resources Program Manager
The City of Portland, Bureau of Environmental Services, is hiring a Water Resources Program Manager. This position is responsible for oversight and administration of the City of Portland’s Columbia Boulevard and Tryon Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant NPDES permits. This position is also responsible for oversight and compliance with other relevant permits at the treatment plants, including Air Contaminant Discharge permits, Industrial Stormwater permits, and Solid Waste permits. To apply, please go to: www.portlandoregon.gov/jobs.
Sr. Manager, Water/Sewer Systems Maintenance & Meter Operations
The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC), one of the nation’s largest water and wastewater utilities, seeks a seasoned civil engineering leader experienced in water/sewer main maintenance and construction. The Sr. Manager, Water/Sewer Systems Maintenance & Meter Operations plans, directs and manages all work activities, functions and operations of the water distribution and sewer collection systems and meter operations in a specifically defined geographical area or zone of the WSSC sanitary district. The leader is responsible for the overall delivery of water to our residential and commercial customers, the collection of all sanitary sewer and the installation and accuracy of all meters in the assigned zone.
• Bachelor’s degree in Civil, Mechanical, Sanitary, Environmental or related discipline
• Possession of a Professional Engineering (PE) license in the state of Maryland
Salary: $98,393 - $150,202
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
To learn more about WSSC, view the complete job description and learn how to apply, please visit our Careers page at www.wsscwater.com for vacancy #17-0028. EOE/M/D/V
Program Supervisor, Wastewater Operations
The Metropolitan Council Environmental Services (MCES) Division has vacancies for two (2) Wastewater - Operations Program Supervisors to provide leadership and management of the MCES continuous improvement initiatives including: 1) designing, developing and maintaining job aids such as standard operating procedures; 2) developing training and certification process and content; 3) leading structured on-the-job training efforts (OJT); and 4) leading root cause analysis investigations.
Equivalency: A combination of education and experience may be substituted for the Bachelor's degree on a year- for-year basis.
Communications & Marketing Director
The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) seeks a Communications & Marketing Director to plan, develop, implement and oversee the comprehensive strategic communications plan, all communications, marketing strategies and public/media relations activities for the Association.
The positon holder will direct the efforts of staff on communications, marketing and public/media relations initiatives and coordinates these functions into the overall management and operation of the Association. They will also develop content for the Association’s communications; oversee development and provides strategic guidance and content for digital, social media and other communications to Association members, the public and overall strengthen the Association brand. This position also manages the Graphic Design Specialist and will develop/manage a communications/marketing team over time.
The successful candidate must possess exceptional communication (oral and written), creative, strategic, analytical and organizational skills; high standards for quality and attention to detail. The candidate must have demonstrated successful experience writing press releases, making presentations, and working with media; experience overseeing the design and production of print materials and publications; proven ability to multitask and prioritize in a climate of competing demands, solving problems creatively and proactively; the ability to represent the Association in a professional manner and exercise high levels of quality member service in all interactions. The ability to be a team player, self-motivated and work with limited supervision; experience developing and managing budgets; and a commitment to working with shared leadership and in cross-functional teams are necessary. Out-of-town, overnight travel is required.
Bachelor’s degree required, with focus in journalism, marketing, or public relations. Graduate degree in a related field is desirable. A minimum of 5 years’ experience in the design and execution of communications, marketing, and public relations activities with demonstrated success.
Salary range of $120 - 150k, commensurate with experience. NACWA offers an excellent benefits package. NACWA’s offices are easily accessible by Metro and public transportation and located in the Dupont Circle area of Washington DC. For more about NACWA visit – www.nacwa.org.
NACWA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, gender, age, handicap, religion, national origin or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
Chief Fiscal Officer
The City of Baltimore, Department of Public Works is seeking a highly qualified, results-oriented professional to serve as the Chief Fiscal Officer.
The position will have fiscal oversight of the Department of Public Works, which includes its multifaceted waste collections, recycling and disposal services; municipal water supply and sewage treatment, service restoration and utility maintenance to Baltimore City and the surrounding Counties. In addition, this position includes fiscal oversight of sustainable energy grants. The Department of Public Works has an operating budget of $483,028,261 and an annual capital budget of $654,213.000 with approximately 2,662 fulltime employees under multiple functional Bureaus and offices. Other duties include but are not limited to communication with the Director, Mayor, City Council, other Agency Heads, as well as elected officials at local, state, and federal levels and interaction with inter-jurisdictional representatives. In addition the successful candidate will represent the Department at various municipal meetings, hearings and boards.
Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.
Ms. Ajeenah Green
Baltimore City is an Equal Opportunity Employer
The Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority is the largest water and sewer utility in New Mexico, serving some 600,000 people in the metro area. We are currently recruiting for General Counsel to perform complex executive and professional level work as legal advisor to the Water Authority Board, the Executive Director and upper management on all issues related to Water Authority operations.
Applicants must have a Juris Doctorate Degree from an accredited law school and ten (10) years of increasingly responsible professional experience practicing law, including trial experience and managerial or supervisory experience. Experience in the public sector with emphasis on federal, state and municipal law as it applies to the operation of a publicly owned utility is preferred. Membership in New Mexico State Bar and ability to maintain membership is a condition of continued employment. Applicants must be able to obtain and maintain a valid New Mexico driver’s license and an Authority Operator Permit. Position closes September 6, 2016 and applicants must apply on-line. Salary $90,709 - $132,142 annually.
In addition to the satisfaction you’ll get from exciting work in a great organization, Water Authority employees enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package.
Health, dental and vision insurance are provided. Compared to other utility employers, the Water Authority’s plan is one of most generous and the least costly to employees because the Authority pays 80% of the premium cost. Employees, their qualifying spouse or domestic partner, and qualifying dependents are eligible for insurance coverage. In addition, there is no waiting period. Benefits are effective on the date of hire!
New employees joining the Water Authority elect to participate in one of two retirement plans. The state retirement plan (PERA) is a defined benefit plan that provides retirement income up to 90% of the average of your five highest years' salary. Retirement under PERA also guarantees you access to the retiree health care plan.
New employees who do not wish to join PERA may be eligible to participate in a 401 Defined Contribution Plan, similar to 401(k) plans available in the private sector. Employee contributions are pre-tax, and plan participants are not taxed on employer contributions or upon earnings until funds are withdrawn.
Group term life insurance coverage equal to a percentage of your annual salary is provided at no cost to every employee. Employees may elect to purchase additional life insurance at a reasonable cost. Long-term and short-term disability insurance is also available for purchase at competitive rates.
Other benefits include deferred compensation programs, flex benefit plans, domestic partner benefits, employee assistance programs, wellness programs, gym discounts, career counseling, educational leave and tuition assistance, and training credit achievement.
Employees accrue sick leave at the rate of 3.7 hours biweekly and accrue 3.85 hours of vacation.
For complete requirements and to apply online, visit www.abcwua.org/employment.
Chief of Engineering
Salary commensurate with experience
The City of Baltimore, Department of Public Works is seeking a highly qualified, results-oriented professional to serve as Chief of Engineering and Construction Division.
The position will supervise directly or indirectly, all personnel within the Office of Engineering and Construction including managing subordinate professional program management staff engaged in the planning, analysis, development a management of major, complex linear and vertical infrastructure capital project delivery and associated project planning and controls reporting on all projects. Duties will also include developing annual program objectives and performance metrics, managing day-to-day priorities for timely and efficient execution of CIP program projects, activities and tasks. In addition the successful candidate will represent the Department at and/or on various municipal meetings, hearings and boards.
Interested candidates must send a detailed resume with your salary request. Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.
Ms. Ajeenah Green
Baltimore City is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Heart of the Valley Metropolitan Sewerage District
The Heart of the Valley Metropolitan Sewerage District is recruiting a District Director for our Kaukauna, WI facility. The District Director is the leader of the District's management team and reports to a five member utility commission. The sewerage district serves a municipal population of over 50,000 which is made up of five incorporated communities and one township.
The District Director is responsible for leading and managing plant personnel, operations, processes and conveyance infrastructure. As the leader, the Director promotes the culture of the organization, champions the mission of the utility; and with the support of the commission, creates a long range vision for the organization’s operations and community relationships. In addition, this individual provides technical leadership for the District and ensures compliance with state and federal regulations.
Essential duties include:
Salary range: $85,000 - $105,000
Submit a resume and cover letter by September 1, 2016 to
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National Clean Water Law Seminar & Consent Decree Workshop
November 1 – 4, 2016
Intercontinental Kansas City , Kansas City, MO