Pay Range 18 Breakdown

Hourly (40 hrs.)$20.7418$31.1126
Hourly (42 hrs.)$19.7541$29.6311
Hourly (56 hrs.)$14.8155$22.2233

Water Treatment Maintenance Supervisor

Range: $43,142.87 - $64,714.30 (18)
Position Number: 6463

JOB SUMMARY:  This position is responsible for supervising the maintenance of two water treatment plants and all related facilities, including dams, reservoirs, elevated storage tanks, and pumping stations.
Oversees the planning, coordination, assignment, and inspection of maintenance activities.
Trains, assigns, schedules, directs, supervises, and evaluates personnel; maintains time and leave records for maintenance personnel.   
Consults with the Water Treatment Manager concerning acquisition of materials for maintenance.
Oversees a preventative maintenance schedule for plants and facilities.
Supervises and assists with the installation of new equipment.
Enforces safety regulations and guidelines.
Consults with outside agencies for work on equipment and facilities.
Assists in the preparation of the annual budget; prepares annual reports and other documents.
Helps in the preparation of specifications on new equipment.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Knowledge of city and department policies and procedures.
Knowledge of the principles, procedures, and techniques used in the treatment, storage, and pumping of water.
Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety procedures involved in water treatment.
Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of the equipment used in water treatment, filtration, pumping, and storage.
Knowledge of federal, state, and local laws, ordinances, and regulations related to water treatment.
Skill in planning, organizing, and prioritizing work.
Skill in performing mathematical computations.
Skill in the supervision of personnel.
Skill in the use of a computer.
Skill in oral and written communication.
SUPERVISORY CONTROLS:  The Water Treatment Manager assigns work in terms of very general instructions.  The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures and the nature and propriety of the final results.
GUIDELINES:  Guidelines include federal, state and local regulations, including the General Statutes of North Carolina, city policies, and standard operating procedures for the Water Treatment Division.  These guidelines require judgment, selection, and interpretation in application. 
COMPLEXITY:  The work consists of varied supervisory and technical duties.  The need to perform multiple tasks at the same time contributes to the complexity of the work.
SCOPE AND EFFECT:  The purpose of this position is to supervise the maintenance of the city’s water treatment plants and related facilities.  Successful performance provides safe drinking water for city residents and visitors.
PERSONAL CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically with co-workers, other city employees, metal fabricators and installers, electricians, contractors, vendors, state and federal agency personnel, and the general public.
PURPOSE OF CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, resolve problems, provide services, and motivate personnel
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table or while intermittently sitting, standing, stooping, walking, bending, or crouching.  The employee frequently lifts light and heavy objects, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, and must be able to distinguish between shades of color.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work is typically performed in an office, and at water treatment plants and related facilities.  The work is performed in a very noisy place and the employee is exposed to much dust, dirt, grease, machinery with moving parts, and irritating chemicals.  The work may be performed outdoors and occasionally in cold or inclement weather.  The work requires the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, or gloves.
SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY:  The position has direct supervision over Water Treatment Plant Mechanic (4), and Water Resources Technician (1).
Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education.
Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years experience or service.
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.