Pay Range 25 Breakdown

Hourly (40 hrs.)$37.5162$56.2742
Hourly (42 hrs.)$35.7297$53.5945
Hourly (56 hrs.)$26.7973$40.1959

Director of Water Resources

Range: $78,033.63 - $117,050.43 (25)
Position Number: 06470

JOB SUMMARY:  This position is responsible for managing the functions of the Water Resources Division.
Oversees the operation, maintenance, and regulatory compliance of wastewater and water treatment facilities, a wastewater collection system, and a water distribution system.
Reviews work, creates reports, makes long range plans, and inspects new construction.
Participates with the Lower Neuse Basin Association, the Water Environment Association, the American Waterworks Association, the North Carolina Waterworks Operators Association, and the Eastern Wastewater Network and Operators Association.
Oversees the construction, maintenance and operation of storm water lines, catchbasins, and the city’s drainage system.
Oversees design, approval, construction, payment, legal issues, and incorporation of all water and wastewater projects performed by outside contractors; seeks grants, state loans, bonds, and other funding methods.
Prepares and reviews EPA, Corps of Engineers, and NCDENR reports.
Prepares and oversees budgets for four divisions.
Manages personnel functions; trains, assigns, directs, supervises, evaluates, and disciplines personnel.
Attends planning sessions and meetings.
Directs tours; prepares and makes presentations.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Knowledge of city and department policies and procedures.
Knowledge of the principles and theories of water, storm water, and wastewater management.
Knowledge of the construction and operation of wastewater and water treatment facilities, waste water collection systems, storm water collection systems, and water distribution systems.
Knowledge of applicable local, state, and federal laws and regulations.
Knowledge of accounting and budgetary practices.
Knowledge of methods and techniques used in the construction cost estimation of public works projects.
Skill in administering contracts for public works projects.
Skill in planning, organizing, and prioritizing work.
Skill in performing mathematical computations.
Skill in the use of a computer.
Skill in supervision.
Skill in oral and written communication.
SUPERVISORY CONTROLS:  The Deputy City Manager – Operations and Public Services assigns work in terms of department goals and objectives.  The work is reviewed through conferences, reports, and observation of department activities.
GUIDELINES:  Guidelines include relevant state and federal laws, city codes and ordinances, city and department policies and procedures, EPA, Corps of Engineers and NCDENR guidelines, the Safe Drinking Water Act, Consumer Confidence Reports, OSHA requirements, and other regulatory standards.  These guidelines require judgment, selection, and interpretation in application.  This position develops division guidelines.
COMPLEXITY:  The work consists of varied administrative, supervisory, and technical duties.  The need to interpret and apply complex regulations contributes to the complexity of the position.
SCOPE AND EFFECT:  The purpose of this assignment is to manage the water resources functions of the department.  Successful performance helps ensure clean drinking water and a healthy environment for residents and visitors.
PERSONAL CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically with co-workers, other city employees, other local government officials, engineers, consultants, contractors, vendors and suppliers, state and federal agency personnel, attorneys, elected officials, and the general public.
PURPOSE OF CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, resolve problems, provide services, motivate personnel, and negotiate or settle matters.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table or while intermittently sitting, standing, stooping, bending, or crouching.  The employee occasionally lifts light objects and must be able to distinguish between shades of color.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work is typically performed in an office and at field sites where the employee may be exposed to inclement weather, contagious or infectious diseases, or irritating chemicals.
SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY:  The position has direct supervision over Administrative Assistant (1), Water Treatment Manager (1), Distribution and Collection Manager (1), and Water Reclamation Plant Manager (1).
Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a master's degree in a course of study related to the occupational field.
Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the subunits in the division/department in order to direct and coordinate work within the division/department, usually interpreted to require three to five years of related experience.
Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of North Carolina for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.
Possession of or ability to readily obtain an appropriate state-certified license for water or wastewater treatment or distribution as appropriate.