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Job Title Location Posted
Environmental Scientist - Senior or Principal St. Paul, MN 04/02
Director Watershed Management Decatur, GA 04/02
Environmental Specialist Ames, IA 03/31
Industrial Pretreatment Program Specialist Boulder, CO 03/25
Sr. Manager, Regulatory Services Laurel, MD 03/20
Environmental and Regulatory Compliance Division Manager Martinez, CA 03/11
Director of Public Utilities West Palm Beach, FL 03/11
Environmental Services Director Portland, OR 03/02
Capital Projects Division Manager Martinez, CA 02/25
Environmental Outreach Representative Union City, CA 02/09
Communication Services and Intergovernmental Relations Manager Martinez, CA 02/04
Operations Division Manager St. Louis, MO 02/02

 last updated: April 2, 2015

Job Title: Environmental Scientist - Senior or Principal
Posted: 04/02/2015
Closing Date: 04/13/15 at 4:30 PM

Job Description:

Environmental Scientist - Senior or Principal
Metropolitan Council
390 Robert St. N., St. Paul, MN 55101
CLOSING DATE: 04/13/15 at 4:30 PM

We will be hiring this position at either the Senior or Principal Environmental Scientist level.

The Metropolitan Council is the regional planning agency serving the Minneapolis/St. Paul seven-county metropolitan area.  It operates the regional transit system; collects and treats the region's wastewater; serves communities through affordable housing programs; establishes policies for the region's growth; and serves as the regional planning agency for transportation, aviation, water resources, and parks and open space.

This position provides environmental regulatory expertise for wastewater treatment, collection and disposition for all MCES facilities. This position applies for and obtains NPDES/SDS permits; assures compliance with the terms and conditions of environmental permits, rules and other regulatory requirements; prepares, review and submits required reports; and provides input on the development of new rules and regulations and the modification of existing rules that may affect MCES’ facilities.

Minimum Qualifications:
Senior Environmental Scientist: A Bachelor's degree in Environmental Sciences, Engineering, Chemistry, Biology or related field AND three (3) years of related professional-level experience in pollution control and environmental compliance stated below.

Principal Environmental Scientist: A Bachelor's degree in Environmental Sciences, Engineering, Chemistry, Biology or related field AND four (4) years of related professional-level experience in pollution control and environmental compliance stated below.

Experience including:
- Application and interpretation of environmental laws and regulations
- NPDES/SDS permit application, negotiation and compliance
- Conducting compliance evaluations, audits or inspections

License Requirement:
-Valid Driver's License

Desired Qualifications:
-Experience with Microsoft Access
-Broader environmental experience including Air, Hazardous Waste, etc


Senior Environmental Scientist
Hiring Range
: $61,734-$70,075
Full Salary Range: $61,734-$88,589

Principal Environmental Scientist
Hiring Range: $66,747-$75,754
Full Salary Range: $66,747-$94,702

Applicants MUST submit the Metropolitan Council’s online employment application -   more information and application instructions at


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Job Title: Director Watershed Management
Posted: 04/02/2015
Closing Date:

Job Description:

invites applications for the position of:


$46.18 - $75.94 Hourly
$3,694.15 - $6,075.23 Biweekly
$8,004.00 - $13,163.00 Monthly
$96,048.00 - $157,956.00 Annually

OPENING DATE: 03/26/15


CLOSING DATE: Continuous

Plans, organizes, and administers the overall management and direction of the County’s Watershed Management Department.  Develops department goals, objectives, policies and procedures to accomplish the county’s mission of production of potable water and treatment and disposal of wastewater in accordance with State and Federal quality standards and regulations.

Oversees the County’s Watershed Management function to include the design, administration, and implementation of policies, procedures, and programs; participates in executive-level decision making and advises the Chief Executive Officer, Board of Commissioners, Executive Assistant, and Deputy COO on matters pertaining to the department.

Manages, directs, and evaluates staff; reviews and evaluates employee concerns and problems; provides assigned staff with ongoing guidance, direction, and feedback to ensure a productive, professional, and motivated workgroup; and ensures continual development of staff and adherence to the County’s performance management plan.

Formulates, implements, and directs short- and long-range plans and department policies and procedures for operations pertaining to water/wastewater distribution, collection, treatment, and disposal.

Implements initiatives to improve operational efficiency and quality of service to the public.

Manages and coordinates efforts to obtain federal and state financial assistance through the identification of new grants and other funding opportunities and to ensure compliance with requirements for these funding programs.

Manages the development and preparation of the department’s annual budget; provides forecast data, information, major project estimates, long-range proposed budget, and cost plans, etc. requested by the Executive Assistant/Finance Director to develop the County’s annual budget.

Manages approved budget to minimize expenditures and optimally utilize resources.

Coordinates with EPD and ensures county work adherence and compliance with appropriate specifications, and County, State, and Federal laws, regulations, ordinances, and other guidelines.

Represents Watershed Management at all Board of Commissioners' meetings and acts as liaison with various public and private sector agencies and community groups.

Resolves citizen complaints and addresses inquiries and concerns as directed by the CEO.

Directs the preparation of Request For Proposal (RFP) for design and engineering services and serves on contractor selection committees.

Represents the County as owner of water and sewer related projects in disputes, claims, and other legal matters.

Bachelor’s degree in civil, industrial, or a related engineering or environmental science field (Master’s degree preferred); fifteen years of progressively responsible experience, including five years as a senior manager in a large scale water and sewer department, or in an agency with public works, water and sewer combined; and expertise in regulatory compliance and customer service systems.  A Professional Engineers (PE) license or a Class I Water Plant Operator’s license is a plus.  An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience will be considered.

Applications may be filed online at:



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Job Title: Environmental Specialist
Posted: 03/31/2015
Closing Date: 04/21/15  5:00 PM

Job Description:

City of Ames
Ames, Iowa 50010

SALARY:       $25.75 - $37.65 Hourly
$53,568- $78,315 Annually

OPENING DATE: 03/31/15
CLOSING DATE: 04/21/15  5:00 PM
For the Water and Pollution Control Department, under general supervision, this position provides overall management of the industrial waste pretreatment program, high strength wastewater surcharge program, and fats, oils, and grease program; assists with regulatory compliance permitting and related issues; determines impacts from industrial/commercial activities; assists with management of construction projects, including any necessary field inspections; assists with special projects and initiatives; provides general support to the drinking water and sanitary sewer utilities of the City of Ames; and performs related work as required.

Serves as the industrial pretreatment program coordinator; serves as the primary point of contact with industrial contributors; seeks to meet the needs of industrial customers while maintaining the program in compliance with local, state, and federal regulations; updates the pretreatment program in response to changes in regulations or changes in discharges to the facility; evaluates and inspects industrial waste pretreatment activities; prepares reports for management and regulators; tracks, evaluates, and interprets water quality data for compliance with federal, state, and local requirements; provides project management for small construction and Capital Improvements Plan projects; performs special projects in support of departmental initiatives.

Each employee is expected to continually strive to bring shared values to life through our Excellence Through People organizational culture. ETP values include: committing to continuous improvement, inspiring creativity and innovation, being customer driven, making data-driven decisions, championing employee involvement, striving for excellence, having fiscal stewardship, acting with honesty and integrity, exhibiting leadership, choosing a positive attitude, respecting one another, promoting safety and wellness, and cultivating teamwork. For leaders, this includes creating a work culture that brings these values to life.  For all employees, this includes maintaining a Total City Perspective. The purpose of ETP is to deliver exceptional services to the public at the best price, and for employees to experience an enjoyable and stimulating work environment.

Other Job Functions: Provides general and technical assistance and support to customers, department staff, contractors, and consultants; assists in flood modeling; assists engineering staff in managing capital improvement and other projects, including inspections of projects under construction; acts as department liaison with technical consultants and contractors; recommends operational changes to plant superintendents; participates in state trade associations.

Bachelor's degree in chemistry, biology, environmental science, civil/environmental engineering, or a closely related field, and at least six months of related experience. Related experience obtained in a co-op or internship program may be applied towards this requirement.

Licenses and Certificates: Valid State of Iowa driver's license.

The selection process will consist of an evaluation of training and experience, phone interviews, and oral board interviews. The civil service score will be based on oral board interviews. Note: Persons with disabilities must submit requests for ADA testing accommodations to the Human Resources Department, in writing, prior to the application deadline.

Residency Requirement:
The required residence area is the area bordered by the Boone and Story County lines on the north and south, State Highway 65 on the east; and on the west, County Road R27 north of Boone, and the Des Moines River south of Highway 30 to the Boone County line. Communities intersected by the borderlines, and Zearing, shall be considered within the area. The permitted residency area is that area inside the borderlines. The area adjacent to but outside the borderlines is not included. After completing his/her probationary period, a new employee shall, within three (3) months, reside within the residency area. The department head may allow an employee up to an additional three (3) months if the employee provides documentation of financial commitment to move within the residence area.


515 Clark Ave
Ames, IA 50010
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An Equal Opportunity Employer         Job #10-5309-02

Environmental Specialist Supplemental Questionnaire

*          1.         Briefly describe any experience involving compliance with environmental regulatory permits.

*          2.         Briefly describe any experience in conducting inspections of industrial facilities, or of inspecting construction projects.

*          3.         Briefly describe any experience with pre-treatment programs.

*          4.         Briefly describe any project management experience.

*          5.         Briefly describe your laboratory experience.

* Required Question


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Job Title: Industrial Pretreatment Program Specialist
Posted: 03/25/2015
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Job Description:

Job #2015-00324
Salary:  $21.10 - $33.77 Hourly
Work Schedule: Generally M-F, 8am-5pm
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Wastewater Treatment Plant - 75th Street, Boulder
Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , (720) 564-2071

Overall Job Objective:

Under general supervision, participates in the development and implementation of policies and strategies for wastewater regulatory compliance, to meet water quality, public health, and environmental goals. Activities include:

  • Implements and manages portions of the of industrial pretreatment program including industry permitting, compliance monitoring, and industry inspections.
  • Conducts site visits, personal interviews, treatment system reviews, sample collection, and other field activities related to compliance evaluation and enforcement of Boulder Revised code, the protection of public health and the environment.
  • Develops, implements, and manages strategies for ongoing implementation of Dental Amalgam and Fats, Oil, and Grease (FOG) control programs.
  • Participates in communications and outreach activities to the public, stakeholder groups and regulatory agencies.
  • Participates in water quality projects related to industrial pretreatment, wastewater treatment, and water quality. Participates in wastewater treatment, water quality, and environmental research and planning.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Pretreatment Program Monitoring
      • Performs annual sampling of permitted industrial users to insure compliance with Industrial Wastewater Discharge Permits, Federal categorical regulations, and state regulations.
        • Collect samples from industrial discharges by approved methods and submit the samples to city and contract laboratories.
        • Tests water quality using meters, portable analytical equipment and other field testing techniques.
          • Collects water samples for laboratory analysis using standard methods and quality assurance guidelines; uses automatic samplers and flow measurement equipment.
          • Performs basic laboratory analysis of water samples as necessary.
          • Evaluates building plans and process schematics related to wastewater sampling.
          • Prepares data summaries and/or field condition reports as required.
          • Researches and reviews new sampling and analytical methods for information needs and regulatory compliance.
          • Works with industries, from multinationals to twoperson offices, where necessary to coordinate sampling events in a way to minimize disruption of industry processes.
          • Complete sampling reports and sample tracking documents.
        • Reviews and inspects sample locations to ensure they meet guidelines.
        • Works with industry to help them meet their permit sampling requirements.
      • Reviews and enters laboratory data from field sampling events so that it is accurate and accessible.
        • Reviews contract lab reports for quality.
        • Works with laboratories to clarify and resolve issues regarding data quality or results.
        • Enters data from multiple format lab reports in to local LIMS database.
      • Reviews site conditions to insure that industry permit sampling information is accurate regarding current site conditions.
      • Conducts compliance sampling of commercial users to independently determine compliance with federal, state, and local requirements.
  2. Evaluates, Develops, Implements and Manages Industry Sector Control Programs (Dental, FOG, other)
    • Manages dental amalgam control program including tracking annual compliance certifications and inspections. Evaluates current program related to proposed or final EPA regulations. Develops strategies to comply with new regulations.
    • Develops, implements, and manages a FOG control program for the pretreatment program.
    • Works with customers to achieve timely correction of issues to protect public health and the environment.
    • Evaluates treatment technologies to assess effectiveness and compliance with code.
    • Assists in gathering inspection and monitoring data for industry sector programs.
    • Advises Industrial Pretreatment Supervisor on compliance issues with industry sectors not currently permitted.
    • Provides technical assistance for enforcement of industry sector programs.
  3. Prepares reports, Summaries, and Other Documents Related to the Pretreatment Program.
    • Provides individual sampling reports to city files and industry.
    • Prepares, reviews and enters data from industrial and commercial surveys and questionnaires.
    • Project management responsibilities include researching and purchasing new equipment (sampling, safety), developing sampling plans (site specific & general). Researching and evaluating analytical laboratories and methods for analytes to meet regulatory and information needs.
  4. Repairs and Maintains Automatic Samplers and Other Field Equipment for Reliable Field Use
    • Completes equipment maintenance records.
    • Keeps instruments (pH, gas detector, samplers, flow) calibrated and maintains calibration logs.
    • Inspects, maintains and cleans sampling and safety equipment (including automatic samplers, field analytical instruments, gas detectors and manual samplers) using approved methods.
    • Troubleshoots equipment and works with manufacturers to solve equipment problems.
    • Calibrates sampling, safety and field analytical instruments.
  5. Responds to Industrial Waste Complaints and/or Requests for Assistance Regarding Water Quality
    • Performs sampling and testing to collect information.
    • Investigates potential impacts to water quality including spills, unauthorized discharge, and/or collection system function.
    • Coordinates with wastewater treatment and collection system staff as well as other system users to evaluate impacts to water quality and to facilitate corrective measures.
    • Provides information to residential and industrial/commercial water users, as well as city and county offices.
  6. Other:
    • Initiates Enforcement Proceedings that insure compliance with Federal, State, and Local regulations and requirements.
      • Prepares enforcement documents to notify commercial users of compliance status with city code or the discharge permit.
      • Tracks submittal of enforcementrequired documents to insure that commercial users return to compliance.
      • Escalates enforcement of commercial users that do not return to compliance.
      • Documents all aspects of compliance decisions that may include violations summary, communications summary, and field documents.
    • Implements Proper Safety Precautions
      • Anticipates unsafe circumstances and acts accordingly to prevent accidents.
      • Responsible for the safety of self, others, materials and equipment. Uses all required safety equipment and follows all safety regulations, policies, and procedures. Reports all accidents and damage to city property.
      • Participates in WWTP Safety functions such as Safety Committee & Emergency Response Team where specialized knowledge of hazardous waste operations and chemical safety are required.
      • Provides technical assistance to fire department, water/wastewater quality and utility drainage systems during emergency response.
      • Maintains safety training and certifications such as:
        • OSHA’s Hazardous Worker Operations and Emergency Response
        • Confined Space Entry
        • Emergency Response Awareness Level Training
        • Introduction to the Incident Command System for Public Works Personnel
        • Other applicable safety trainings as available
    • Responsible for knowing and complying with all city and department policies; participating in professional trainings and development; and adhering to attendance and workplace attire policies.

Generally duties are listed from most to least critical or time consuming.

City Vision and Values:

The City of Boulder is committed to service excellence for an inspired future and the following values:

  • Customer service - We are dedicated to exceeding the expectations of our community and our coworkers by demonstrating consistent and professional service with a solutionoriented approach
  • Respect - We champion diversity and welcome individual perspectives, backgrounds and opinions. We are openminded and treat all individuals with respect and dignity.
  • Integrity - We are stewards of the public’s trust and are committed to service that is transparent and consistent with city regulations and policies. We are honorable, follow through on our commitments and accept responsibility.
  • Collaboration - We are committed to organizational success and celebrate our shared dedication to public service. We believe community collaboration and the sum of our individual contributions leads to great results.
  • Innovation - We promote a forward-thinking environment that supports creativity, calculated risks and continuous improvement. We embrace change and learn from others in order to deliver leading edge.

The City of Boulder is a smoke and tobaccofree workplace.

Organizational Structure:

TITLE OF IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR(S): Laboratory and Pretreatment Supervisor

Required Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry, environmental or physical sciences, or a related field and at least two years of work experience in an environmental field, or equivalent combination of education and/or work experience demonstrating knowledge of industrial manufacturing processes, wastewater collection, and treatment systems. Ability to provide excellent customer service. Effective verbal and written communication skills. Ability to work in an accurate, efficient manner with minimal supervision. Physical ability to stand, walk, and kneel in performing field sampling tasks. Ability and willingness to work around wastewater, waste food grease, and outdoor field sampling conditions. Manual dexterity in measuring samples, calibrating, and maintaining equipment. Ability to apply standard sampling and analysis procedures. Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds over rough terrain. Ability to open utility manhole covers, sampling station covers, and grease interceptor lids. Valid Colorado driver's license.

Experience in field sampling of industrial wastewater, sanitary sewer trunk lines, and/or other waters to support ecological studies. Experience conducting inspections of dental amalgam separators and food service grease interceptors. Knowledge/experience in laboratory and field equipment maintenance. Knowledge of general chemistry and laboratory procedure. 40 hour HAZWOPPER trained.

Machines and equipment used include, but are not limited to the following: Personal computer, environmental sampling and analytical equipment (composite samplers, pH meters, flow meters, laboratory equipment, etc), safety equipment (gas monitoring equipment, confined space equipment, etc), small hand tools, office equipment (telephone, photocopy machine, facsimile machine, and calculator).

ACCOMMODATIONS: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

Note: The above description is illustrative only. It is not meant to be all-inclusive.


3065 Center Green Drive
Boulder, CO 80301
(303) 441-3070

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Industrial Pretreatment Program Specialist Supplemental Questionnaire

* 1. Do you have a Bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry, environmental or physical sciences, or a related field and at least two years of work experience in an environmental field, or equivalent combination of education? Yes/No

* 2. Do you have the required 2 to 6 years of work experience in an environmental field or equivalent? Yes/No

* 3. Would you be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without some accommodations? Yes/No

* 4. Do you have experience in field sampling of industrial wastewater, sanitary sewer trunk lines, and/or other waters to support ecological studies? Yes No

* 5. Do you have Knowledge/experience in laboratory and field equipment maintenance? Yes/No

* 6. Do you have 40 hours of HAZWOPPER training? Yes/No

* Required Question


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Job Title: Sr. Manager, Regulatory Services
Posted: 03/20/2015
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Job Description:

Sr. Manager, Utility Regulatory Services
Vacancy# 15-0036
Salary Range:  $80,327 - $134,958


WSSC, headquartered in Laurel, MD, is the 8th largest water and wastewater utility in the nation.  WSSC actively seeks a Sr. Manager, Regulatory Services to lead and manage a team responsible for plumbing and gas-fitting regulation enforcement, code development, cross connection control, contractor permitting and licensing, industrial discharge permitting and inspection, and fats, oils and grease (FOG) permitting and inspection.

Responsibilities include:

  • Supervises plumbing and gas-fitting regulation enforcement processes
  • Monitors developments and innovations in the plumbing and gas fitting industry and makes recommendations to implement new technologies
  •  Investigates and justifies revisions to WSSC plumbing and gas fitting policies and procedures to assure public safety and environmental regulatory compliance and reduce costs while increasing quality and reliability
  • Develops and implements effective policies and procedures to minimize/eliminate cross connections. Oversees the prevention of contamination of WSSC’s potable water supply from on-property sources
  • Supervises plans review (plumbing, fuel gas, site utility), licensing, and the issuance of permits and administers the WSSC’s systems development charge confirmation policy
  • Develops and implements effective policies and procedures to regulate and minimize industrial discharge, hazardous and toxic waste spills
  • Supervises the processing of requests for investigation of complaints such as hazardous and toxic waste discharges and initiates and signs warrants and injunctions against persons and corporations who violate industrial waste regulations
  • Develops and implements effective policies and procedures for control of fats, oil and grease (FOG)
  • Reviews the WSSC Consent Decree and its requirements and revises/updates policies and procedures as appropriate.  Researches best practices related to elimination and/or control of FOG related sanitary sewer overflows
  • Develops, negotiates and manages contracts with outside engineering consultants, contractors and vendors providing specialized inspection, testing and technical support
  • Motivates and develops employees, providing counseling and taking appropriate action as needed
  • Engages with WSSC’s Plumbing Board and serves as liaison with State Plumbing Board
  • Represents WSSC on Federal, state and county environmental crimes task forces
  • Initiates and develops governmental MOUs for inspection and connection requirements
  • Performs other related duties as assigned. 

Education & Experience Requirements:

  • BS degree in Mechanical, Chemical, Civil, Sanitary or Environmental Engineering or related engineering discipline
  • 10+ years engineering experience in the areas of code enforcement and utility operations and/or maintenance
  • 3+ years of specialized experience in plumbing and gas fitting, industrial waste operations, FOG regulations or code development and regulatory administration
  • 5+ years supervisory experience
  • Comprehensive knowledge of engineering principles and practices of plumbing, gas fitting and industrial waste systems
  • Comprehensive experience in regulations and code administration and writing including those of the EPA and other Federal, state, and county agencies as well as national plumbing codes
  • Advanced knowledge of applicable regulations as well as facility plumbing design, water distribution system operations and protection and sewerage operation and protection
  • Ability to establish and maintain satisfactory working relationships with employees and to deal tactfully with the public and outside public health officials
  • Ability to negotiate complex environmental agreements
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to obtain registration as Professional Engineer (PE) in the state of Maryland


  • Advanced degree in civil, sanitary or related engineering discipline
  • Construction Manager certification
  • PMP certification

To learn more about WSSC and apply for this job opportunity, please visit our on-line Career Center at EOE

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Job Title: Environmental and Regulatory Compliance Division Manager
Posted: 03/12/2015
Closing Date: April 6, 2015, at 5:00 p.m

Job Description:

Central Contra Costa Sanitary District

Environmental and Regulatory Compliance Division Manager
Monthly Salary:  $12,328 - $14,985
Plus excellent benefits

The Central Contra Costa Sanitary District, a progressive public utility, is seeking an Environmental and Regulatory Compliance Division Manager. Duties will include planning, organizing, directing, managing, and administering all activities within the Environmental and Regulatory Compliance Division. This positon will manage and oversee the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES), Title V, Title 22, Waste Discharge Permitting Section, Laboratory, Environmental Compliance, and Household Hazardous Waste.

Education and Experience:
Ten years of experience monitoring, administering, and/or analyzing water quality regulations, policy, and compliance which includes experience overseeing some or all regulatory compliance related activities that would be required of an agency similar to the District.
• Equivalent to a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in civil, environmental, chemical, or mechanical engineering; environmental science; biology; chemistry; business administration; law; or a closely related field.

Substitution for Education:
• Four years of additional qualifying experience as noted above may be substituted for the bachelor's degree.

Possession of a valid California Driver's License. A valid out-of-state driver's license will be accepted during the application process. Must possess a valid
California Driver's License within 90 days of appointment.

A District application, resume, and cover letter outlining your interest in this position must be filed by April 6, 2015, at 5:00 p.m. Apply on-line at For further information, contact Teji O'Malley, Human Resources Manager at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or (925) 229-7309.

An Equal Opportunity Employer Encouraging Workplace Diversity

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Job Title: Director of Public Utilities
Posted: 03/12/2015
Closing Date:

Job Description:

City of West Palm Beach, Florida
Director of Public Utilities (pop. 103,000)

The City of West Palm Beach is located along the Atlantic coastline in southeast Florida approximately 75 miles north of Miami and is the county seat of Palm Beach County.  The City has a strong Mayor form of government which combines the strong political leadership of the Mayor, who is responsible for running the affairs of the City, with the legislative authority of a five-member City Commission.  The City is a full-service city providing all the standard services to its residents.  The Public Utilities Department is responsible for the water treatment plant, wastewater treatment facility, reclaimed water systems, storm water management, canal maintenance, and support of wastewater and water laboratories, as well as several other services.  The Department operates with a staff of 338 employees and an annual operating budget of $93 million.  The City seeks a strong, innovative leader as the Director of Public Utilities to manage the day-to-day operations; facilitate the development, planning, and implementation of goals and objectives; and recommend and manage policies and procedures.  The Director reports to the Assistant City Administrator.  Successful candidates will be visionary, politically astute, and able to maintain relationships with a large variety of outside agencies, including political and regulatory agencies.  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are needed, as well as a team-oriented management style that promotes customer service and productivity.  Requirements include a Bachelor’s degree with a major in Business Administration, Public Administration, Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering or closely related field and seven (7) years of experience in a water, wastewater or a public utilities setting to include five (5) years in a management capacity with responsibility for a large division within a public utility; a PE certification is highly desirable.  The starting salary may be within the range of $114,194 - $147,245, dependent upon qualifications.  The City offers an excellent benefits package.  First review of resumes will take place on April 20, 2015.  To apply, visit and apply online.  Detailed brochure is available.  Questions regarding this recruitment may be directed to Ms. Renée Narloch, President, S. Renée Narloch & Associates at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call 850-391-0000.  The City of West Palm Beach is an equal opportunity/ADA employer.  PURSUANT TO FLORIDA’S BROAD PUBLIC RECORDS/SUNSHINE LAWS, APPLICATIONS AND RESUMES ARE SUBJECT TO PUBLIC DISCLOSURE.

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Job Title: Environmental Services Director
Posted: 03/02/2015
Closing Date: Friday, March 27, 2015

Job Description:

invites applications for the position of:
Environmental Services Director

SALARY: $138,986 to $199,160 Annually

OPENING DATE: 02/27/15

CLOSING DATE: 03/27/15 04:30 PM

The City of Portland is recruiting for a highly experienced professional to lead its wastewater and stormwater management utility. The director is an at-will position and is responsible for managing a highly capable workforce of over 500 union-represented and non-represented full-time equivalent employees. The bureau has an operating budget of $895 million and a projected five-year CIP budget of approximately $530 million.

The Director will be someone whose experience enables them to effectively manage the Office of the Director and the senior management team.

The Office of the Director coordinates bureau activities, oversees the development of the bureau budget, develops and maintains bureau policies, coordinates with other city bureaus and key community stakeholders, and represents BES on various inter-bureau committees. Specific program areas in the office include internal communications, public information, public involvement and community outreach, clean rivers education, environmental policy and the Portland Harbor Superfund program.

The senior management team are responsible for the following work groups:

The Engineering Services Group provides analyses, design, construction management, technical standards, documentation of best management practices, sewer system protection and enhancement, development review and permitting, green infrastructure integration, CIP program and budget management, and implements programs to protect infrastructure.

The Watershed Services Group plans, implements, and monitors projects and programs to protect and improve watershed functions and support sewer system needs, and works with other bureaus to incorporate practices and policies promoting watershed health to protect water quality in Portland rivers and streams.

The Wastewater Group operates and maintains wastewater and stormwater collection and treatment facilities. The city’s collection system includes 97 active pump stations, 2,500 miles of pipeline, and two wastewater treatment plants - Columbia Boulevard in north Portland and Tryon Creek in Lake Oswego.

The Pollution Prevention Services Group investigates citizen complaints of spills and pollution in rivers and streams, provides surface water and infrastructure water quality testing and analysis, and is responsible for compliance with federal and state permits for wastewater collection and treatment, stormwater management, and groundwater protection.

The Business Services Group provides accounting, budgeting, contracts, financial planning, human resources, information and data management services, assuring timely and appropriate responses to the public, ratepayers and regulatory agencies.

For more detailed information on the Bureau of Environmental Services, please go to

To obtain a copy of the recruitment brochure, please go to

The following minimum qualifications are required for this position:

• Leadership – Proven skill and experience in successfully leading a large and complex organization in a public sector setting. Experience facilitating, negotiating and building consensus among diverse customers and stakeholders. Proven track record in building, promoting and supporting the organization’s vision and mission, establishing a strategic direction, creating cohesive teams, and engaging with and motivating staff.
• Regulatory Experience – Proven skill and experience working with regulatory agencies, preferably in a utility environment. Experience balancing the operational requirements of regulatory permits with levels of service and ratepayer and community expectations.
• Environmental Stewardship – Ability to lead efforts to integrate watershed health goals and objectives with wastewater and stormwater system operations and maintenance. Demonstrated leadership in developing partnerships with agencies, organizations, and the community to meet environmental goals.
• Management of People – Experience managing a large technically-skilled and motivated workforce, including union-represented employees. Skill and experience in inspiring and motivating employees and creating a culture of respect, collaboration and accountability.
• Operational Management and Innovation – Demonstrated experience operating and maintaining infrastructure in an innovative and cost-effective manner. Experience using statistical data, financial information, and outcome measures to develop budgets, evaluate operational performance, and strengthen organizational accountability and effectiveness.
• Strategic Thinker – A leader who is innovative and can readily identify and prioritize issues, and recommend and implement effective solutions. Proven executive-level ability to champion success, make difficult decisions among competing priorities, and guide an organization forward through major initiatives and change.
• Communication – Inspirational leader with excellent verbal and written communication skills, including experience communicating successfully with a broad range of stakeholders. Ability to engage with the public to promote the organization’s mission, values, and services; and build support and partnerships.
• Diversity and Equity – Experience successfully developing and delivering culturally competent services to diverse communities and promoting opportunities to reduce disparities and advance equity. Ability to promote and support equity and diversity in the work place.
• Relationships – Ability to establish and maintain highly effective, collaborative relationships with elected officials, bureau directors and managers, employees, the media, and customers. Strong commitment and ability to cultivate sustainable partnerships and resolve high-level issues with public and private sector partners, including other local jurisdictions, state agencies, non-profit organizations, community groups and the business community.
• Strong Political Acumen – Experience in dealing with complex, sensitive and confidential issues. Ability to work with changing political and community leadership and guide a large service delivery organization in responding to these changes.


Open Search Process: Friday, February 27, 2015
Application Deadline: Friday, March 27, 2015
Candidates Notified of Interviews: Week of April 6, 2015
Selection Committee Interviews: Week of April 27, 2015
Finalist Meets with the Commissioner: Week of May 18, 2015
Job Offers Contingent on Background Check: First week of June, 2015

Applicants must submit a cover letter and professional resume online, specifically focused on your qualifications for this position in accordance with the following Application Instructions:

• Your cover letter should include details describing your qualifications for each of the bulleted items in the “To Qualify” section of this announcement.
• Your resume should support the details described in the cover letter.
• If you are requesting Veteran’s Preference as identified below, please describe in your cover letter any transferable skills obtained during your military service and how they relate to each of the required minimum qualifications under the “To Qualify” section above that you are applying them to.

Your résumé and cover letter should be no more than a total of four (4) pages combined.

All completed applications for this position must be submitted no later than 4:30 pm, on the closing date of this recruitment. E-mailed and/or faxed applications will not be accepted.

This position is exempt from Civil Service and is an "At Will" position. It serves at the discretion of the hiring authority, subject to the City of Portland Human Resources Administrative Rules and the Portland City Charter and Code.

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.

Veteran’s Preference documentation must be submitted no later than 4:30 PM of 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.

Lynda Lewis, Diversity, Outreach, Employment Resources Manager
Bureau of Human Resources
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(503) 823-3514

An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer


1120 SW 5th Ave, 404
Portland, OR 97204
Position #2015-00123

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Job Title: Capital Projects Division Manager
Posted: 02/25/2015
Closing Date:

Job Description:

Central Contra Costa Sanitary District

Capital Projects Division Manager
Monthly Salary:  $12,328 - $14,985
Plus excellent benefits

The Central Contra Costa Sanitary District, a progressive public utility, is seeking a Capital Projects Division Manager. Duties will include directing, managing, and administering all activities within the Capital Projects Division and assisting the Director of Engineering and Technical Services in the formulation and administration of division programs and activities.

Education and Experience:
• Ten years of progressively responsible professional engineering experience including four years of experience in supervising professional, technical, and/or trade personnel.
• Equivalent to a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major work in civil, mechanical, chemical engineering, or a closely related field.  A master's degree in engineering is desirable.

Licenses and Certificates:
• Possession of a valid California Driver's License. A valid out-of-state driver's license will be accepted during the application process. Must possess a valid
California Driver's License within 90 days of appointment.
• Possession of a valid Certificate of Registration as a professional engineer issued by the State of California in civil, mechanical, or chemical engineering.

A District application, resume, and cover letter outlining your interest in this position must be filed by March 23, 2015, at 5:00 p.m. Apply on-line at For further information, contact Teji O'Malley, Human Resources Manager at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or (925) 229-7309.

An Equal Opportunity Employer Encouraging Workplace Diversity

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Job Title: Environmental Outreach Representative
Posted: 02/09/2015
Closing Date: February 25, 2015 by 4:00 p.m.

Job Description:

The Environmental Compliance Outreach Representative, under general supervision, develops, organizes and implements the District’s environmental outreach activities and education programs; works with neighborhood communities, schools, local government agencies, and commercial businesses to ensure their understanding of District environmental policies; and performs field inspection, investigation, and sampling work. For more details and to apply for this position, please visit

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Job Title: Communication Services and Intergovernmental Relations Manager
Posted: 02/04/2015
Closing Date: March 2, 2015, at 5:00 p.m.

Job Description:

Central Contra Costa Sanitary District

Monthly Salary:  $9,397 - $11,422
Plus excellent benefits

The Central Contra Costa Sanitary District, a progressive public utility, is seeking a Communication Services and Intergovernmental Relations Manager. Duties will include developing, organizing, and coordinating all District outreach activities, including public education, community affairs, publications, and related services; coordinating legislative and intergovernmental activities and programs at the California Legislature, Governor's Office, and other local, state, and national agencies; and assisting District staff on all public information activities.

Education and Experience:
• Ten years of increasingly responsible professional experience in the preparation and dissemination of legislative analysis, public information, and/or community outreach regarding the activities of a public or private organization.
• Equivalent to a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major work in communications, journalism, law, English, public administration, or a closely-related field.

Substitution for Education:
• Four years of additional qualifying experience as noted above may be substituted for the bachelor's degree.

• Possession of a valid California Driver's License. A valid out of state driver's license will be accepted during the application process. Must possess a valid California Driver's License within 90 days of appointment.
• An Accredited Public Relations (APR) credential from the Public Relations Society of America (PSRA) or other professional public relations organization is desirable.

A District application, resume, and cover letter outlining your interest in this position must be filed by March 2, 2015, at 5:00 p.m. Apply on-line at For further information, contact Teji O'Malley, Human Resources Manager at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or (925) 229-7309.

An Equal Opportunity Employer Encouraging Workplace Diversity

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Job Title: Operations Division Manager
Posted: 02/02/2015
Closing Date: 02/28/2015

Job Description:


(Wastewater Operations)

The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District (MSD) is a Missouri State special purpose political subdivision that is responsible for the St. Louis area’s storm water and sewer collection and treatment.  MSD ranks in the nation’s top wastewater utilities, and is a major contributor to the health and environment of the St. Louis area. 

This position reports to the Director of Operations and leads a team that is responsible for the operational activities and functions of one of its major treatment plants. The District seeks a proven leader with extensive management and technical knowledge in the operations and maintenance of a process related industry, preferably wastewater treatment.  Applicants must have a minimum of six years of progressively responsible related experience, an engineering degree and be a registered licensed Professional Engineer (PE).

Excellent compensation/benefits program and relocation assistance.   For more information and to apply go to

Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District
2350 Market Street
St. Louis, MO. 63103


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