Under general direction from the Utilities Director:
Oversee, direct and coordinate the programs, operations, services, and activities of the Environmental Laboratory Services for two separate laboratories; the Wastewater Lab and the Water Quality Lab.
Plan, develop, implement, and monitor goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for assigned laboratories; monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures.
Plan, direct, coordinate and review the work plan for assigned staff; select, train, motivate and evaluate assigned personnel.
Monitor regulatory compliance of water and wastewater treatment plant operations; ensure that proper regulatory agency reporting procedures are maintained.
Oversee and participate in the development and administration of the laboratory section's annual budget.
Serve as the liaison for the Environmental Laboratory with other divisions, departments, regulatory agencies, and the general public.
Manage and review capital improvement plans related to water and wastewater laboratory services.
Conduct a variety of organizational studies, investigations and operational studies; recommend modifications to programs, policies and procedures as appropriate; research and forecast environmental regulations; research governmental regulations for water and wastewater quality standards; interpret regulatory requirements and develop subsequent internal policies.
Attend and participate in professional group meetings.
Respond to and resolve difficult and sensitive citizen inquiries and complaints; receive, research, and respond to citizen requests for information.
Five (5) years of increasingly responsible water and wastewater laboratory experience including two (2) years of administrative and supervisory responsibility. Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in chemistry, biology, microbiology, or a science related field.
Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Colorado Driver License. Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid CPR/first aid certificate. Possession of, or ability to obtain, Colorado "D" water or wastewater certification.
Application deadline is 5:00 PM, MST on Friday, March 22, 2019.
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