Wastewater Plant Operations Supervisor

$77,717 - $104,919 yearly
  • Clackamas County
  • Oregon City, OR, USA
  • Jan 17, 2023
Full time Water

Job Description

Wastewater Plant Operations Supervisor

Job ID: 106738

Location: Oregon City, Oregon

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Regular/Temporary:Regular

CLACKAMAS COUNTY CORE VALUES

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Clackamas County employees work to serve the public and enrich our community. In that spirit, we pledge to hold ourselves to these standards at all times in our interactions with customers and one another:

Service

• Professionalism

• Integrity

• Respect

• Individual Accountability

• Trust

By incorporating these values into our daily routines, we can better serve our customers, ourselves and our projects. We're always looking to improve. That's the Clackamas County SPIRIT.

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Equity, diversity, and inclusion are at the core of everything we do. Clackamas County is committed to building a workforce that reflects the community we serve, so we encourage applicants of diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply.

CLOSE DATE

This position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed on a daily basis.

PAY AND BENEFITS

WHAT WE OFFER:

Clackamas County proudly offers an attractive compensation and benefits package, including competitive wages, cost-of-living adjustments, merit increases (for eligible employees) and a robust sick and vacation plan for regular status employees.

We encourage and support employee health and wellness by offering a variety of gym membership discounts, health and wellness classes and events, and alternative care benefits, so you can customize your wellness needs to fit your lifestyle.

Employee benefits become effective the first of the month following an employee's date of hire.

Competitive compensation package:

Annual Salary Range: $77,716.80 - $104,918.88

Hourly Pay Rate: $37.36 - $50.44

Salary offers will be made within the posted pay range and will be based on a candidate's experience (paid or unpaid) that is directly relevant to the position.

In addition to competitive wages, Clackamas County offers an attractive benefits package and incentives for employees in regular status positions.

Generous paid time off package, including:

• 16 hours of vacation accrued per month

• 8 hours of sick accrued per month

• 10 paid holidays and 1 personal day per year

Other Benefits:

Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP):

Employer paid 6% Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) retirement contribution (The County currently pays the employee's share of the retirement contribution.)

• OPSRP members get vested after five years of contributions or when they reach age 65

• Other Retirement Savings Options that allow for additional retirement funds savings, including an option to contribute a portion of employee earnings on a pre or post-tax basis to a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan

A Choice of Medical Plans that include chiropractic coverage, alternative care, vision and prescription drug coverage

A Choice of Dental Plans

• Robust EAP and wellness programs, including gym discounts and wellness education classes

• Longevity pay

• A variety of additional optional benefits (see links below for additional information)

This is a full time Non-Represented Group 2 County position.

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JOB DETAILS AND QUALIFICATIONS

Clackamas County Water Environment Services (WES) is seeking a demonstrated leader who creates a collaborative team dynamic to join our team of experienced water leaders. The Wastewater Plant Operations Supervisor is an integral part of WES Operations. If selected for this position, you will be responsible for wastewater plant operations, process control, and some administrative functions for treatment facilities to ensure compliance with state and federal permit discharge requirements. You will be responsible for one large or medium capacity treatment plant and one or more small treatment facilities. Some of the most critical components of this position include overseeing the hiring, development, and performance of plant operations staff, coordinating resources between work units, providing technical assistance, training, and advice, and participating with management and engineering staff in relation to treatment plants, including project management.

Building a resilient clean water future where all people benefit and rivers thrive is our job. We do this by providing wastewater services, stormwater management, and environmental education. Our agency is committed to building a highly skilled collaborative team that values protecting public health, environmental stewardship, responsive customer service and teamwork. We're on the search for experienced individuals who place a high value on the one water we all share.

Required Minimum Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:*

• A minimum of eight (8) years of relevant experience in wastewater treatment which may include responsibility for wastewater plant operations, process control, and working with machinery and equipment, used in construction, operation, and maintenance of wastewater treatment facilities

• A minimum of three (3) years of lead work experience that may include leading projects, programs or initiatives, or leading the work of others, such as providing daily work direction and/or scheduling, assigning work, checking completed work, and training

• Possession of Wastewater Treatment System Operator Certification, Grade Level III, issued by the State of Oregon Department of Environmental Quality as written in the State of Oregon's OAR 340-049-0030, or its equivalent from another state

• Experience interpreting regulatory compliance standards

• Experience with project management, including overseeing internal projects and/or large scale construction projects, ensuring their completion within the established time frames and budget guidelines

• Experience researching and compiling data or gathering information for reports

• Experience providing excellent customer service to the public as well as to other external and internal stakeholders within various levels of organization

• Driving is required for County business on a regular basis or to accomplish work. Incumbents must possess a valid driver's license, and possess and maintain an acceptable driving record throughout the course of employment. http://dochub.clackamas.us/documents/drupal/828106a0-265a-47cc-a3a6-0a2c8b028673

Preferred Special Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:*

• Supervisory experience, including assigning work, training staff, preparing and reviewing team or individual performance appraisals, correcting performance deficiencies and recommending corrective actions

• Supervisory experience within a union environment

• Associate's Degree in Wastewater Treatment Technologies or a similar field OR Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry, Biology, Microbiology or Engineering

• Possession of Wastewater Treatment System Operator Certification, Grade Level IV, issued by the State of Oregon Department of Environmental Quality as written in the State of Oregon's OAR 340-049-0030

• Basic proficiency with Microsoft Office software applications, such as MS Word, MS Excel, and MS Outlook

Other Qualifications:

Within twelve (12) months of hire:

• Possession of Wastewater Treatment System Operator Certification, Grade Level IV, issued by the State of Oregon Department of Environmental Quality as written in the State of Oregon's OAR 340-049-0030

*For Veterans qualified for Veteran's Preference: If you believe you have skills that would transfer well to this position and/or special qualifications that relate to this position, please list those skills and/or qualifications in the open-ended question at the end of the application and explain how those skills and/or qualifications relate to this position.

TYPICAL TASKS

Please review the classification specification which includes the typical tasks of this position by clicking on the following link: https://www.clackamas.us/des/wastewater-plant-operations-supervisor.

WORK SCHEDULE

This position works 40 hours during a standard workweek of Monday through Friday:

• Specific hours of work will be discussed with the candidate selected for this position at the time an offer of employment is extended.

• Please Note: This position is designated as on-site/in-person. It is expected that the selected candidate will perform duties at the specified on-site work location.

EXPLORE CLACKAMAS COUNTY

Clackamas County is in a prime location in the Portland, Oregon metropolitan area and is recognized nationally as one of the most livable areas in the United States. Located on the southern edge of the City of Portland and extending to the top of Mt. Hood, Clackamas County is part of a thriving region in the Northwest. It has a population of about 420,000 residents.

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ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

Clackamas Water Environment Services produces clean water and protects water quality for more than 190,000 people living and working in Clackamas County. We operate and maintain five resource recovery facilities, 23 pumping stations and hundreds of miles of pipes. Each year we clean more than seven billion gallons of water which we recover and turn into natural energy and fertilizer. We also help reduce pollution in local rivers, streams, and wetlands caused by surface and stormwater runoff, the number one source of water pollution in Oregon.

https://www.clackamas.us/wes

APPLICATION PROCESS

Clackamas County only accepts online applications.

Help With Your Application:

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If you have any questions or issues you may contact the Department of Human Resources at 503-655-8459 or mailto:jobs@co.clackamas.or.us?subject=Application%20Materials%20Question. Our office hours are Monday - Thursday 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Pacific Time (closed on Fridays).

HOW TO CLAIM VETERAN'S PREFERENCE

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VISA SPONSORSHIP

Clackamas County does not offer visa sponsorships. Within three days of hire, applicants will be required to complete an I-9 and confirm authorization to work in the United States.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Clackamas County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential elements that create and foster a welcoming workplace. All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, political affiliation, disability or any other factor unrelated to the essential functions of the job.

If you wish to identify yourself as a qualified person with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act and would like to request an accommodation, please address the request to the Department of Human Resources prior to the recruitment close date. You may request an accommodation during the online application process.

RECRUITING QUESTIONS?

Kelly Schaefer, Recruiter

mailto:KSchaefer@clackamas.us?subject=RECRUITMENT%20QUESTIONS

To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/3806341

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