(Public Works Department/Water Utilities Division)
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The Water Utilities Supervisor will supervise and coordinate the installation, maintenance and repair of the City’s water distribution and wastewater/storm water collection systems.
Additional duties may include but are not limited to the following:
Plan, organize and supervise work crews in the installation, maintenance and repair of water mains, water valves, fire hydrants, water lines, meter vaults and boxes;
Plan, organize and supervise work crews in the operations, maintenance and repair of collection system pipelines, closed circuit television sewer line inspection, reclaimed lines, lift stations, siphon and diversion structures, meter stations, and odor and corrosion control facilities;
Provide a high level of customer service to all Tempe residents and other parties impacted by water, wastewater and storm water services;
Select, train, motivate, track, assign and oversee the work of staff; establish schedules and methods for work performed; and ensure adherence to proper workgroup procedures and policies;
Conduct preventative maintenance planning using generally accepted industry asset management standards;
Respond to requests and inquiries from the general public and other city departments; investigate complaints and recommend corrective action as necessary for resolution.
Annual Salary Range: $31.687 – $42.777 per hour*
5:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday 9/80 Schedule (Summer)
6:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday 9/80 Schedule (Winter)
24 hr. Supervisor Standby monthly rotation
Periodic coverage for 3:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. shift
*The Water Utilities Supervisor classification is eligible for Team Pay which is a bonus that is earned when a Skill Based Pay (SBP) eligible work team achieves its pre-established fiscal year team operating goals and objectives. Team pay is referred to as “At Risk” and is not added to the employee’s Core Function Pay “base” salary. It must be re-earned each fiscal year.
Requires the equivalent to an Associate’s Degree from an accredited college or university or a degree related to the core functions of this position.
The term “equivalent” means that directly related work experience exceeding the required work experience will substitute in equal time increments for college-level education, for example: one year of additional directly related work experience will substitute for one year of college educations (30 credit hours).
Requires three years of increasingly responsible experience in the installation, maintenance and/or repair of water and/or wastewater systems for a utility. One year of lead or supervisory responsibility is preferred.
Candidates must have the minimum amount of work experience. Education will not substitute for the required work experience; however, related unpaid and/or volunteer work experience may be used as qualifying work experience.
Possession of a Grade III Water Distribution Operator Certificate and Grade III Wastewater Collection System Operator Certificate issued by the State of Arizona.
Must obtain a Grade IV Water Distribution Operator Certificate and Grade IV Wastewater Collection System Operator Certificate issued by the State of Arizona within 12 months of hire or promotion date.
Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.
Possession of a valid Arizona Commercial Driver’s License is preferred.
Successful completion of initial probationary period is contingent upon passing an FBI background investigation. Based on position, referred applicants may be subject to additional testing which may include pre-employment polygraph, physical and drug screening.