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Job Title Location Posted
District Manager – Wastewater Utility Kaukauna, WI 08/20
Water/Wastewater Efficiency Engineer Variable 08/13
Chief, Environmental Monitoring Fairfax, VA 08/12
Deputy Water Services Director Phoenix, AZ 08/12
Director, Asset Management St. Paul, MN 08/07
Facilities and Watershed Division Manager Corte Madera, CA 08/05
Environmental Engineer I or II Ames, IA 07/30
General Manager Truckee, CA 07/18
Director of Water Quality Protection-LTE Milwaukee, WI 07/09
Executive Director Cincinnati, OH 07/08
Deputy General Manager Martinez, CA 06/20

 last updated: August 20, 2014

Job Title: District Manager – Wastewater Utility
Posted: 08/20/2014
Closing Date:

Job Description:

District Manager – Wastewater Utility
Heart of the Valley Metropolitan Sewerage District
801 Thilmany Rd.
Kaukauna, WI  54130
(920) 766-5731
www.hvmsd.org

The Heart of the Valley Metropolitan Sewerage District is recruiting a District Manager for our Kaukauna, WI facility.  The District Manager 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 Manager is responsible for leading and managing plant personnel, operations, processes and conveyance infrastructure.  In addition, this individual provides technical leadership for the District and ensures compliance with state and federal regulations.

Essential duties include:

  • Develop, maintain and deploy the operations plan for the District.
  • Provide overall direction and supervision of District employees.
  • Manage the fiscal affairs of the District.
  • Administer the District’s Human Resources programs.
  • Develop and maintain an open and positive working relationship with the District’s commissioners; develop appropriate policies and procedures; advise Commission members of issues critical to the utility.
  • Primary interface with DNR regulators, community administrators, consulting firms, District contractors/vendors, attorneys, Regional Planning Commission, and community at large.
  • Other duties as assigned or requested by the Commission.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in engineering or equivalent scientific discipline
  • 10+ years of experience in Wastewater treatment
  • Supervisory experience in the Wastewater industry
  • Grade 4 Wisconsin Wastewater Treatment Operators license (ability to obtain within one year)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Technical expertise, computer, and organizational skills
  • Strong client/customer relationship skills
  • Team leadership skills

 
Entry level salary range:  $84,500 - $103,000

Submit resume and cover letter by October 10, 2014 to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

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Job Title: Water/Wastewater Efficiency Engineer
Posted: 08/13/2014
Closing Date: Sept 12, 2014

Job Description:

ABOUT THE COMPANY
Cascade Energy, Inc. is a small but growing group of energy engineers and managers specializing in industrial energy efficiency. We provide targeted energy analysis for capital projects funded by utility incentive programs as well as comprehensive corporate energy management services and utility program management. Founded in 1993, our work has spread from the Pacific Northwest to most of North America.

Cascade Energy works with companies ranging from small to Fortune 500, and we are proud of our reputation for stellar, high quality work. The company has a culture of equals, initiative, and ownership. Contribution in all areas is encouraged.

Please see www.cascadeenergy.com for further information about who we are and how we work.

ABOUT THE POSITION
The W/WW Efficiency Engineer will act as a facilitator between the water/wastewater customer, contractor or vendor, technical sub-consultant (as needed), and electric utility for managing custom energy projects within water and wastewater systems.   

The W/WW Efficiency Engineer position will encompass:

  • Customer site visits to water/wastewater facilities (both in the Pacific Northwest and nationally) to gauge and inventory existing equipment and operations. This on-site work may also include system monitoring and high-level scoping of municipal and industrial facilities of energy saving opportunities.
  • Excel-based modeling and optimization of water/wastewater systems.
  • Preparing feasibility reports for energy efficiency projects with existing systems as well as design review of expansions, upgrades and greenfield projects.
  • Providing technical services and customer support within various electric utility conservation programs.
  • Commissioning of existing systems or newly installed efficiency projects to maximize energy performance. 
  • Facilitation of regional W/WW workshops and seminars.
  • Project oversight to ensure progress and on-time, high-quality deliverables.
  • Interfacing and facilitating with electric utilities, water/wastewater utilities, design consultants, and industry regulators.
  • Identifying and engaging water/ wastewater facilities as potential  participants in incentive programs.
  • Selection of technical sub-consultants; review and QC of sub-consultant work product.
  • Participant/project tracking, including M&V planning and baseline data analysis.

This position will require approximately 40% travel, generally of one to three days’ duration.  Weekend travel is rare, but possible.

LOCATION:  We prefer the position be based in eastern Washington, Idaho, or western Montana.

QUALIFICATIONS
Required:

  • A BS or MS degree in Mechanical, Civil, Environmental, or Chemical engineering.
  • Ten years progressive experience in the management or design of water distribution and treatment systems, or wastewater collection, conveyance, treatment systems and processes.
  •  Project management of capital projects in a water/wastewater setting.
  • Experience and understanding of the regulatory framework within which municipal and industrial water & wastewater facilities operate.
  • Excellent communication, presentation and relationship skills at all levels within an organization.
  • Strong analytical and Excel skills.
  • The proven ability to adeptly juggle multiple projects, program offerings, customers, deadlines, and demands.
  • An understanding of the municipal project approval process, typical barriers to this process, and techniques for working through these barriers.
  • A good grasp of project financial metrics and how projects are effectively proposed and gain approval with upper management, elected officials, and ratepayers.
  • A solid understanding of water and/or wastewater equipment, technologies, and processes.
  • Experience in developing and managing project budgets.
  • Experience with US local, state, regional, and federal funding strategies, and regulations relevant  to water/wastewater utilities in the U.S.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Energy efficiency (with an emphasis on industrial process energy).
  • PE licensure.
  • Business Development. 

COMPENSATION
The successful candidate for the Water/Wastewater Efficiency Engineer position will receive a competitive salary (specific amount will depend on experience) as well as excellent benefits.

APPLICATION PROCESS
To apply, please submit an application via the Careers Page of our website at www.cascadeenergy.com. Include an updated resume and at least two professional references.

 

Cascade Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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Job Title: Chief, Environmental Monitoring
Posted: 08/12/2014
Closing Date: 5:00 p.m. on August 29, 2014

Job Description:

Fairfax County Job Announcement # 14-01050
CHIEF, ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING 
Fairfax County Department of Public Works & Environmental Services
$79,175 - $131,959

Plans, directs, and manages an advanced state-of-the-art Certified Laboratory and administers the county's EPA-approved Pretreatment Program. Stays current on environmental regulations affecting the wastewater industry. Ensures Clean Water Act compliance and provides enforcement of Pretreatment Program requirements under county, state and federal law. The laboratory conducts environmental monitoring, and control programs for streams, estuary, wastewater, stormwater, reuse water, groundwater, leachate, air, sediment, sludge, and industrial waste. Oversees outreach, education and Sewer Science programs for Wastewater Management. Represents the county on several inter-jurisdictional committees. Provides technical expertise, policy input and interpretation on environmental regulations and issues. Facilitates and coordinates environmental initiatives cross-cutting county agencies. Negotiates and administers various supporting contracts both technical and non-technical in nature. Directs and manages a technical staff of 20 professionals including managers, supervisors, environmental technologists and code specialists.

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS:  Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or a university with a degree in chemistry, biology, or sanitary engineering; plus five years of increasingly responsible experience in environmental monitoring, toxics control and water quality issues.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Laboratory management experience with a minimum of two years of experience overseeing an analytical lab with advanced instrumentation. Thorough knowledge of the principles of theoretical and applied chemistry, biochemistry, microbiology, waste management, operation of analytical instrumentation and sanitary engineering. Extensive pretreatment program knowledge and pertinent federal, state and county regulations and the ability to ensure compliance. Experience implementing and managing an EPA or state-approved pretreatment program. Knowledgeable in NELAP or VELAP. Knowledgeable in a wide range of environmental areas including wastewater and water quality. Proven ability to effectively manage multiple programs and projects, provide strong leadership, creative problem solving, and work collaboratively. Excellent verbal and written skills.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The duties of the position are generally sedentary, but some standing is required.  Duties require the appointee to enter a laboratory that may contain hazardous material.

NECESSARY REQUIREMENTS: The appointee is required to complete a criminal background and pre-employment physical to the satisfaction of the employer. 

SELECTION PROCEDURE: Panel interview, may include exercise.

TO APPLY: Apply online at agency.governmentjobs.com/fairfaxcounty by 5:00 p.m. on August 29, 2014. Fairfax County is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veterans' status or disabled veterans' status. Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance; TTY 703-222-7314. Minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY.

 

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Job Title: Deputy Water Services Director - Wastewater Treatment
Posted: 08/12/2014
Closing Date:

Job Description:

The City of Phoenix is seeking a results-oriented Deputy Water Services Director with professional experience in the wastewater treatment industry to manage the largest wastewater treatment facilities in the state of Arizona with state of the art technology and an active wetland. This position directs the overall management, administration, operation, installation, and repair of the City’s wastewater treatment plant systems, facilities and infrastructure with the goal of ensuring safe, efficient and reliable wastewater treatment services.  With an annual budget of $53 million and over 175 employees, this 24-hour, 7-day/week operation is responsible for the maintenance, repair and operation of two wastewater treatment plants with a combined capacity of 290 MGD servicing five cities, and the Tres Rios Wetlands.  This assignment requires the use of strong leadership skills including independent judgment and initiative in making technical decisions, ability to analyze the wastewater treatment process, budgetary proficiency to evaluate costs and production data to increase the cost effectiveness of operations, and policy recommendations of considerable difficulty.  Work is performed under the general direction of an Assistant Water Services Director and performance is evaluated on the basis of results achieved.

RECRUITMENT DATES
Recruitment may close when we have received a sufficient number of qualified applications.  First review of applications will occur September 2, 2014. 

SALARY
$75,504 - $120,786 annually.  Appointment can be made above the minimum depending upon qualifications.

QUALIFICATIONS – Desired qualifications include:

  • Minimum of five years of experience in wastewater treatment plant management, such as plant engineering, operations, maintenance, and/or construction activities;
  • Three years of experience supervising professional-level staff in a wastewater system;
  • Bachelor's degree in civil or sanitary engineering or a related field;
  • Possession of, or ability to acquire a Grade IV Operation Certification in Water Treatment from the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality by the end of the 12 month probationary period. If you possess certification from another state or jurisdiction, please contact the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (http://www.azdeq.gov) for Arizona Request for Operator Certification Reciprocity procedures and certification equivalency.

Only the highest qualified applicants will be posted to the eligible-for-hire list.

HOW TO APPLY
Apply online by completing the required information and attaching your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above.

YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME, PLUS ANY OTHER REQUESTED MATERIAL, MUST BE IN ONE ATTACHMENT.  Only online applications are accepted for this position.  The results of the resume screening process will be sent to your primary email address.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

  • Apply at phoenix.gov/Jobs
  • If you need assistance applying for this job, please contact our HR Center at (602) 262-6277.

REFERENCE

Deputy Water Services Director, Job Code 51440, ID# 11819, 8/11/2014, KP, Benefits: Middle Manager.
City of Phoenix employees demonstrate superior seamless customer service, integrity, and commitment to innovation, efficiency, and fiscally responsible activity.

Apply Here:  http://www.Click2Apply.net/zhhdvcx

 

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Job Title: Director, Asset Management
Posted: 08/07/2014
Closing Date:

Job Description:

Director, Asset Management
Metropolitan Council
St. Paul, MN 55101
Apply by 8/20/2014 for best consideration

This position will be working for the Metropolitan Council’s Environmental Services Division (MCES). MCES collects and treats wastewater at its seven regional treatment plants; and develops plans to preserve and manage the region’s water resources. MCES treatment plants process 250 million gallons of wastewater every day collected by approximately 600 miles of large sewer pipes from 107 communities.

This new position will report directly to the General Manager, and will be a member of the Executive Team participating in the development and implementation of the agency’s strategic plan. Responsibilities include overall development, administration, management, and operations of the Asset Management Program. In addition, as a member of the Executive Team, this position will set appropriate vision and examples for the organization to assure that organizational goals and policies are achieved. This is an excellent opportunity for someone skilled in building a program from the bottom up.

For best consideration, please apply by 4:30 PM on August 20, 2014. This posting may close any time after August 20 without advanced notice.

Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree (MBA preferred) in Public Utility Administration (water/wastewater preferred), Business Administration, Engineering, or related field; and nine (9) years of progressively responsible asset management experience (planning, finance, budgeting, maintenance, operations) that includes at least five (5) years of supervisory experience.

Equivalency:

Thirteen (13) years progressively responsible asset management experience (planning, finance, budgeting, maintenance, operations) that includes at least five (5) years of supervisory experience.

More information and application instructions at www.metrocouncil.org.

 

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Job Title: Facilities and Watershed Division Manager
Posted: 08/05/2014
Closing Date: August 25, 2014

Job Description:

The Position

Marin Municipal Water District (MMWD) is looking for an exceptional, team-oriented leader to plan, direct, organize, and manage watershed use and water distribution activities.  The Facilities and Watershed Division Manager receives direction from the General Manager and employs sound organizational principles and utilizes management best practices to direct and manage divisional strategies, programs, ordinances, policies, decisions, and other actions adopted by the Board of Directors or identified by the General Manager. 

The Facilities and Watershed Division Manager:

  • Has overall responsibility for management of land management, water distribution, and operational activities, including watershed lands, reservoirs, water delivery systems, facilities, warehouse, and specialty shops for the maintenance and repair of vehicles, equipment, water meters, and other support functions.
  • Initiates and directs the development, administration, and improvement of programs and strategies for protecting MMWD’s watershed lands, water resources, and other natural resources.
  • Directs the work and activities of the repair and maintenance of the water system and related facilities including pipeline construction and service installation.
  • Represents MMWD to community and environmental organizations, private and public agencies, special committees, professional groups, and the public. 
  • Consults with and advises the General Manager and other Division Managers and staff on operational, administrative, and technical issues related to the division.
  • Directs and evaluates the performance of assigned department managers to ensure compliance with performance plans, budgets, and MMWD strategic goals and objectives.

Education & Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or public administration, engineering, natural resources, park or land management, environmental studies, or a related field of study.
  • Seven (7) years of increasingly responsible experience in water system and/or watershed operations, including five (5) years of management experience.

Application Procedures

To apply, please visit MMWD’s employment opportunities website at https://www.calopps.org/profile_agency.cfm?id=84.  Please click on the Facilities and Watershed Division Manager job posting.  If you have any questions and/or need assistance, please contact Kathy Crotty at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .  The deadline to apply is 5:00 p.m., August 25, 2014.

Marin Municipal Water District is an equal opportunity employer encouraging workforce diversity.

 

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Job Title: Environmental Engineer I or II
Posted: 07/30/2014
Closing Date: 09/20/2014

Job Description:

SALARY: $25.75 - $41.64 Hourly
OPENING DATE: 07/22/14
CLOSING DATE: 09/20/14 05:00 PM

GENERAL INFORMATION:
The City of Ames is accepting applications from qualified candidates to fill one Environmental Engineer
vacancy in the Water and Water Pollution Control Department. Actual classification as Environmental
Engineer I or Environmental Engineer II will depend on the qualifications and experience of the selected
candidate.

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Examples of Essential Job Functions:

Environmental Engineer I:
•Conducts studies of plant operations to improve performance and cost efficiency;
•Prepares plans and specifications on assigned projects for review by a licensed Professional Engineer
including minor plant equipment replacement, piping changes, wells, meter pits, sludge lagoon, and other
related improvements;
•Completes basic engineering studies and prepares reports;
•Conducts construction inspections;
•Operates motor vehicle to perform essential functions.

Environmental Engineer II:
•Conducts in-depth studies of the water and wastewater treatment facilities and operating records to
determine plant efficiencies, points of overload, and ways of improving plant performance;
•Acts as design engineer on assigned projects including major plant equipment replacement, major
changes to treatment processes, plant expansions or upgrades, plant control systems, well field
development, pumping facilities, utility security, and other related improvements;
•Completes complex engineering studies and prepares technical reports;
•Prepares and certifies engineering designs, plans, and specifications;
•Supervises construction and authorizes deviations where appropriate;
•Provides general oversight of engineering interns;
•Completes studies related to present and potential water supply sources; completes studies of stream
conditions in and near Ames;
•Evaluates and interprets water quality data for compliance with Safe Drinking Water Act, Clean Water Act,
and other federal, state, and/or local requirements;
•Provides high-level technical advice and assistance to the operating divisions on complex operating,
engineering, or regulatory compliance issues; represents department at meetings;
•Responds to inquiries and complaints from citizens, other customers, and contractors;
•Assists in budget preparation, review, and monitoring; provides input into development of long-range
capital and infrastructure needs of the department; assists in conducting rate studies and fund projections;
•Completes reports required by state and federal government; reviews, evaluates and assesses
industrial/commercial discharges to the City system and effects or limitations on system operations;
•Operates motor vehicle to perform essential functions.

Other Job Functions May Include: Reviews water conservation activities; investigates water quality
conditions and environmental health/impact; participates in public relations activities in a manner that
elevates the image of the department; conducts tours and presentations; responds to inquiries from
customers, contractors, vendors, and regulatory agencies.

Each employee is expected to continually strive to bring shared values to life through our Excellence
Through People organizational culture. ETP values include continuous improvement, respect for others,
being customer driven, leadership, data-driven decisions, positive attitude, teaming environment, honesty
and integrity, innovation and creativity, employee involvement, and excellence. For all employees, this
includes maintaining city wide services through a Total City Perspective, presenting a positive attitude,
communicating effectively, dealing courteously with customers and co-workers, and maintaining effective
relationships. For leaders, this also includes creating a work culture that brings these values to life. 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.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree in civil, chemical, environmental, biological, or agricultural
engineering, or a closely related field; and at least 6 months of related experience. Related experience
obtained in a co-op or internship program may be applied toward this requirement.
Licenses and Certificates: Must possess an Engineer in Training (EIT) certificate within nine months of
original appointment; must possess a valid driver's license.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required to Perform Essential Functions: Knowledge of chemistry, biology,
and hazardous or toxic substances as they apply to the treatment of water and wastewater. Knowledge of
the principles and practices of environmental/civil engineering; knowledge of the methods and techniques
used in the resolution of problems in utility construction, design, and operation; knowledge of the principles
and practices of computer-assisted drafting and geographical information systems (GIS); knowledge of
surveying methods; knowledge of material testing procedures; knowledge of federal, state, and local
regulations related to utility design and construction; knowledge of computer applications pertaining to civil
or environmental engineering.

Skill in the application of engineering theory to operational problems; skill in interpreting and utilizing
engineering details, plans, and specifications; skill in quickly and accurately executing standard engineering
calculations.

Ability to prepare design details, estimates, plans, and specifications related to utility engineering projects;
ability to prepare clear, concise written reports; ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written
form; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with citizens, supervisors, coworkers,
other City employees, contractors, vendors, and representatives from other governmental organizations and agencies; ability to evaluate alternatives and to resolve technical engineering problems; ability to effectively address the questions, concerns, and complaints of citizens in relation to projects;
ability to effectively use standard office computer equipment and software; ability to operate a motor
vehicle.

The supplemental questionnaire is to obtain additional information about your background related to the
position. Please offer specific examples of any training and experience you may have in the areas noted on
the supplemental questionnaire. Note that it is NOT necessary that you have experience or training in every
area in order to receive consideration.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
Applications, resumes, cover letters and supplemental questionnaires must be received by the COA Human
Resources Department. This position will be open until filled.

NOTE: Persons with disabilities must submit requests for ADA testing accommodations to the Human
Resources Department, in writing, prior to the application deadline.

The City of Ames participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if
necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each applicant's Form I-9
to confirm work authorization. All candidates who are offered a position with the City of Ames must
complete Section 1 of Form I-9 along with the required proof of their right to work in the United States and
proof of their identity prior to starting employment. Please be prepared to provide required documents as
soon as possible after the job offer has been made. For additional information regarding acceptable
documents for this purpose, please contact Human Resources at 515-239-5199 or go to the US Citizenship
and Immigration Services web page at: http://www.uscis.gov.

The City of Ames is a EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.cityofames.org/index.aspx?page=128

OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:
515 Clark Ave
Ames, IA 50010
515-239-5392
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An Equal Opportunity Employer

Job #14-5305-5306-01
ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEER I OR II
LT

 

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Job Title: General Manager
Posted: 07/18/2014
Closing Date: Monday, August 18, 2014

Job Description:

General Manager
Tahoe-Truckee Sanitation Agency
(Truckee, CA)

An extraordinary career opportunity to join one of the most advanced wastewater reclamation plants in California, located within a world-class year-round recreational area. This is an exciting, long-term, and stable opportunity with a variety of unprecedented challenges for an experienced water/wastewater utility professional. The ideal candidate will be a business-minded individual who is entrepreneurial in spirit with strong leadership and operational skills, and a proven track record of building a strong vision and then delivering quality results. The new General Manager is an at-will position that reports to the five-member Board of Directors. Tahoe-Truckee Sanitation Agency has an operational budget of $15 million and a CIP of approximately $2 to $5 million per year, and a highly capable staff of approximately 50 full-time employees. Bachelor’s degree plus 8 years of experience is required; Master’s degree and/or PE highly desirable. The Tahoe-Truckee Sanitation Agency is offering a competitive executive salary (DOQ) and PERS retirement, plus use of an Agency-owned vehicle. Apply via email by Monday, August 18, 2014 to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Apply early in the process for optimal consideration. Confidential inquiries are welcomed to Robert Burg at (916) 630-4900. Recruitment brochure available online at www.ralphandersen.com.

 

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Job Title: Director of Water Quality Protection-LTE
Posted: 07/09/2014
Closing Date: 07/28/2014

Job Description:

The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) seeks experienced candidates to plan and direct the activities and ensure adequate funding for the District’s Water Quality Protection Programs as the Director of the Water Quality Protection Division.  In addition, this position ensures that the District remains in absolute compliance with WPDES Permit reporting requirements for Combined and Sanitary Sewer Overflow events, Groundwater Monitoring, Industrial Waste Pretreatment, Surface Water Quality and Infiltration and Inflow source reduction programs.  The successful candidate will provide direction and oversight of a 60+ person work group and the following programs to ensure meeting established policies, procedures, regulatory requirements and internal and external customer needs:

  • Industrial Waste Pretreatment Program (Pretreatment Coordinator)
  • Groundwater Monitoring
  • CSO/SSO Monitoring
  • Conveyance System Monitoring
  • User Charge Verification
  • Surface Water Quality  Monitoring
  • Stormwater Monitoring & Illicit Connection and Identification
  • Central Laboratory

In addition, the successful candidate will provide input to help meet the District’s goals and objectives as a member of the Executive Staff, manage the District’s River Skimmer Program and High Strength Waste for Anaerobic Co-Digestion program, represent the District in public as needed and remain on call 24/7 to respond to spills or slug loads in the Conveyance system and all overflow events.

This Director of Water Quality Protection position is technically classified as a Limited Term Employment (LTE) position.  However, the successful candidate will work alongside the existing Director and is fully expected to transition into the regular position upon the existing Director’s retirement, which is expected to occur in late 2014.  Limited Term Employment positions offer the same benefits as regular employees throughout the duration of the assignment.  Targeted start date for this position is October 2014.

REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s degree in civil/environmental engineering or related sciences.  Ten to eleven years of job related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Prior managerial, leadership and supervisory experience
  • Experience with civil engineering principles
  • Experience in annual O&M budget preparation
  • Understanding of the Federal/State WPDES Permit Program and reporting elements
  • Working knowledge of the essential components, administration and management of an Industrial Waste Pretreatment Program and associated Federal and State  Regulations
  • Working knowledge of the operation and interaction of the District’s large, complex sanitary and combined collection system and the ISS. Working knowledge of the interaction of District’s conveyance facilities with local combined, sanitary and storm sewer systems 
  • Working knowledge of environmental and wastewater sampling and flow monitoring engineering principles, techniques and strategies
  • Knowledge of the principles of public administration
  • High degree of interpersonal and problem-solving skills with demonstrated ability to resolve conflict
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to deliver public presentations
  • Ability to work in a highly political environment
  • Ability to negotiate and resolve conflict and problems to efficiently complete assignments
  • Valid driver’s license

Residency within MMSD boundaries (which includes Milwaukee County excluding South Milwaukee) required within one year.

SALARY:  $102,348-$125,865-149,382 DOQ; competitive benefits package.

Applications will be accepted through July 28, 2014.  Visit the MMSD website at www.mmsd.com for application material.  In addition to submitting an application, please forward your resume and cover letter as well.

Human Resources
Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District
260 West Seeboth Street  | Milwaukee, WI  53204

 

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Job Title: Executive Director
Posted: 07/08/2014
Closing Date: 08/08/2014

Job Description:

The Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission (ORSANCO) is seeking candidates for the position of Executive Director.

The Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission (ORSANCO) is a water pollution control agency established in 1948 by the Ohio River Valley Water Compact to control and abate pollution in the Ohio River Basin. 

The position includes, but is not limited to, the following duties:

  • Promotes the Commission’s mission, goals, and values in all aspects of his/her work.
  • Directs the activities of a 23-person technical and professional staff responsible for the development, coordination, and promotion of policies and standards for water quality in the Ohio River Basin.
  • Develops and maintains a strong working relationship with Commissioners through conference calls, personal meetings, and Commission meetings.
  • Ensures good internal communication among ORSANCO staff.
  • Cultivates working relationships with state and federal legislators, governors’ offices and other officials of member jurisdictions; community and business leaders; other river basin commissions and relevant professional organizations.
  • Gives speeches and presentations on behalf of ORSANCO at various meetings and conferences.

Desired Work Experience and Education     

  • A minimum of 10 years progressively responsible experience in the field of water quality management preferred.
  • A minimum of 5 years as the top executive or senior level manager in a public sector agency or a private organization or association with the primary focus of natural resources utilization and protection, preferably one involved with water quality or water resources management preferred.
  • A minimum of 5-10 years of public administration, civil or environmental engineering, hydrogeology, or related environmental science experience preferred.
  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in natural sciences, engineering or related field. Master’s Degree preferred.

Submit cover letter with salary expectations and resume emphasizing relevant experience by August 8, 2014 to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or mail to ORSANCO, Attn: Human Resources, 5735 Kellogg Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45230.

ORSANCO is an equal opportunity employer.

Visit ORSANCO’s website for detailed information at www.orsanco.org

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Job Title: Deputy General Manager
Posted: 06/20/2014
Closing Date: 07/21/2014

Job Description:

DEPUTY GENERAL MANAGER

Central Contra Costa Sanitary District
Monthly Salary:  $13,602 - $17,181
Plus excellent benefits

The Central Contra Costa Sanitary District, a progressive public utility, is seeking a Deputy General Manager. This position will direct, manage, and administer all activities within the Operations Department which includes the Plant Operations Division, Plant Maintenance Division, Collection System Operations Division, and the District Safety Program. This position will act as General Manager in his absence.

Education and Experience:
Ten years of increasingly responsible operations experience, six years of which were in a management position within a wastewater treatment plant or similar process industry.
• Equivalent to a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major work in civil, mechanical, or chemical engineering. A master's degree in engineering or business administration is desirable.

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

Licenses and Certifications:
• Possession of a valid Certificate of Registration as a professional engineer issued by the State of California in the area of civil, chemical, or mechanical engineering is desirable.
• 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 July 21, 2014, at 5:00 p.m. Apply on-line at www.centralsan.org. For further information, contact Georg Krammer at Koff & Associates, Inc., (510) 658-5633 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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