Water Service Supervisors oversee, direct, assign work, train and evaluate the work of crews installing and maintaining Tacoma Water's distribution system. Duties include training employees in the proper use of equipment, materials and procedures; scheduling assignments, coordinating activities of work crews; assigning work crews and equipment to specific projects; planning for crews such as locates, shutdowns and permits. In addition, supervisors review and approve time cards; complete personnel evaluations in a timely manner; draft and issue discipline, respond to grievances, communicate issues, concerns and recommendations both with management and staff. Supervisors also plan, schedule, and coordinate the work of assigned staff.
City of Tacoma Recruitment Information: One of the primary goals of the City of Tacoma Equity and Empowerment Initiative is that the City of Tacoma workforce reflects the community it serves. We actively work to eliminate racial and other disparities and we welcome candidates with diverse and/or multicultural skill sets and personal experiences. Our goal is for Tacoma to be an inclusive and equitable place to live, work, and play.
Interested individuals should complete the onlineapplication and include a cover letter and resume. Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be invited to participate in an examination process. A written test is tentatively scheduled the week of February 26, 2018; candidates who pass the written exam may be invited to an Oral Board tentatively scheduled the week of March 12, 2018. Applicants must successfully complete the examination process to be placed on the eligible list for interview and hiring consideration.
Three years of experience overseeing and directing the work of personnel involved in the construction, maintenance, and repair of a water distribution system
LICENSES, CERTIFICATES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Valid Washington Driver's License at time of application with maintenance thereafter
Valid First Aid Certificate issued by the American Red Cross and valid CPR certificate by completion of probation
Completion of the Tacoma Water Apprenticeship Program or Washington State Water Distribution Manager I certification
Transportation Worker's Identification Credential (TWIC) by the end of the probationary period