Pay Range 22 Breakdown

Hourly (40 hrs.)$27.8954$41.8430
Hourly (42 hrs.)$26.5670$39.8505
Hourly (56 hrs.)$19.9253$29.8879

Water Reclamation Manager

Range: $58,022.35 - $87,033.53 (22)
Position Number: 6473

JOB SUMMARY:  This position is responsible for managing the daily operation of a wastewater pumping facilities.
Hires, trains, assigns, directs, supervises, evaluates, and disciplines personnel.
Enforces compliance with division goals and permit requirements.
Oversees the operation and maintenance of city-wide wastewater pumping facilities; directs the performance of required tests and analyses; coordinates plant operation with the results of such tests.
Oversees the industrial monitoring and regulatory compliance of The Industrial Pretreatment Program and the Land Application of Residuals Program.
Prepares or oversees the preparation of reports for regulatory agencies; reviews projects for progress and conformance to work plans and orders; consults with department manager and advises as to status of operation.
Establishes and ensures that general safety precautions are followed; prepares and conducts training and safety programs for the division; receives and responds to citizen and industrial inquiries and complaints.
Determines need and specifications for new division equipment; prepares a division capital and operating budget and monitors expenditures.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Knowledge of city and department policies and procedures.
Knowledge of the principles, procedures, and techniques used in the operation of wastewater treatment facilities.
Knowledge of chemical, physical, and bacteriological analyses of water.
Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of the equipment used in wastewater treatment.
Knowledge of federal, state, and local laws, ordinances, and regulations related to wastewater treatment and laboratory analyses.
Knowledge of accounting practices and budget preparation.
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 Resources Manager assigns work in terms of division goals and objectives.  The work is reviewed through conferences, reports, and observation of division activities.
GUIDELINES:  Guidelines include federal, state and local regulations, including the Federal Clean Water Act, the City of Wilson Sewer Use Ordinance, North Carolina Environmental Regulations, OSHA regulations, EPA 503 regulations, and federal and state pre-treatment regulations.  These guidelines require judgment, selection, and interpretation in application. 
COMPLEXITY:  The work consists of varied administrative and technical duties. 
SCOPE AND EFFECT:  The purpose of this position is to oversee the city’s wastewater treatment operations.  Successful performance ensures compliance with state and federal environmental regulations.
PERSONAL CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically with co-workers, other city employees, other local government officials, outside engineers, contractors, vendors, state and federal agency personnel, 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, walking, bending, or crouching.  The employee occasionally lifts light and heavy objects, climbs ladders, and must be able to distinguish between shades of color.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work is typically performed in an office and at wastewater treatment plant facilities.  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 Chemist (1), Wastewater Operations and Maintenance Supervisor (1), Pretreatment Coordinator (1), and Administrative Secretary (1).
Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate 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.