The Town of Orangetown, NY is seeking qualified candidates for Chief Operator, Grade 3 or higher (Wastewater) for the Orangetown Sewer District #2 Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) and sewer collection system. The WWTP has a design capacity of 12.75 MGD and a NYSDEC plant score of 72.25. The collection system is comprised of 47 pump stations, about 180 miles of gravity sewers and 16 miles of force mains. Normal department staffing is approximately 40 employees. The terms of this position are to satisfy the requirements of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. This is a full time position. The anticipated starting salary is $96,393.00. Interested candidates may submit their resumes to:
Joseph J. Moran, P.E., Commissioner
Town of Orangetown
Department of Environmental Management and Engineering
127 Route 303
Orangeburg, New York 10962
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is supervisory and technical work of a complex nature involving responsibility for the safe and efficient operation and maintenance of a grade 3 wastewater treatment facility (plant point 56-75 of points)*. The work is performed under the general direction of the Commissioner of Environmental Management & Engineering and in accordance with New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) regulations. Supervision is provided to plant personnel. Does related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:
Supervises the operation, maintenance, and repair of a grade 3 wastewater treatment plant and collection system, including pumping stations (currently 47), to assure the most efficient economical use of equipment, supplies and manpower and to assure compliance with NYS DEC regulations;
Performs periodic inspection of plant and collection system;
Oversees and may participate in wastewater and other plant testing in accordance with NYS DEC regulations;
Oversees the maintenance and repair of equipment, sewers, pump stations and related equipment,
Instructs, trains, and supervised employees engaged in activities related to the plant (wastewater treatment and sewer system) maintenance and repairs;
Maintains inventory of supplies, chemicals, and equipment, and requisitions materials;
Prepares bid specifications for new machinery and equipment, chemicals, supplies, repairs,
Maintains records and prepares periodic reports with respect to plant operations as required by the NYS DEC and the United States Environmental Protection Agency;
Meets with staff and other interested parties (engineers, chemist, contractors,maintenance supervisors) to discuss and resolve operating problems;
Plans and promotes internal safety program’
May recommend the employment, discipline, or discharge or promotion of employees;
May oversee the maintenance/repair of the Town automotive fleet with exception of Highway vehicles, including the dispensing of fuel & and required reporting for UST’s.
Inspects Industrial user’s (currently 19) remote locations and determines flow usage for billing/supervises department chemist & on-site lab.