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Evaluates work methods and operations related to the operation of the District wastewater collections system; estimates time and material costs using CMMS; requisitions supplies and equipment; evaluates and institutes changes in work methods and priorities; institutes changes to increase effectiveness to meet department objectives; assists in developing the department budget and monitors expenditures;
Reviews project plans and drawings with staff, making changes based on field observations and operational problems; inspects projects in progress and upon completion; provides technical advice and assistance on problems and/or unusual situations; may perform permit-required confined space entries; oversees District’s wastewater odor control systems, including operation, improvements, and handling complaints;
Maintains records and writes a variety of reports and memos on work performed, materials and equipment utilization, and vandalism; maintains daily and monthly reports;
Coordinates work with other agencies, divisions, and sections; responds to questions and complaints from the public and other agencies; responds to emergency situations;
Holds regular meetings with staff to communicate expectations, receive feedback, resolve problems, develop trusting relationships, provide motivation and employee recognition, stay abreast of staff’s work activities, and provide required resources for work;
Plans, supervises, and reviews the work of staff operating and performing repair and maintenance duties for wastewater collection and conveyance systems.
SALARY, BENEFITS, AND QUALITY OF LIFE
Annual Salary Increases and Cost of Living Allowances
Social Security and CalPERS retirement with 3% at 60 formula for Classic members
Choice of 4 medical plans with District contribution (100% Family Coverage Kaiser HMO)
District-paid Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, and Long-Term Disability Insurance
Two Deferred Compensation plans with $2,000 match
Tuition Reimbursement, Computer Loan, and Employee Recognition programs
Employee Assistance and Wellness Programs with on-site fitness room
9/80 work schedule with alternate Fridays off
The above terms are not a contract, subject to eligibility requirements and reflect the current Memorandum of Understanding with the Vallecitos Water District Employees’ Association.
A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities include: High school graduation or equivalent and four years of experience in wastewater collection system operation and maintenance, with at least two years in a supervisory or lead role. Possession of a current Class B California driver’s license with tanker endorsement is required. Possession of a California Water Environmental Association Collection System Maintenance Technologist Grade 3 is highly desirable. Must be medically approved for all respirators.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
The successful candidate demonstrates situational leadership skills and can identify and adapt to the different motivation factors of their staff. The Wastewater Collection System Supervisor must be able to adjust their communication style to their audience. The ideal candidate deals constructively with conflict within the District and with customers by developing effective resolutions. The Wastewater Collection System Supervisor often works independently and must be self-motivated to successfully meet the goals of the District.
The ideal candidate has knowledge and experience in operating a wastewater collection system. The Wastewater Collection System Supervisor must understand and give priority to rules and regulations related to wastewater. This person is familiar with confined space work and views safety as a top priority. The preferred candidate will also have knowledge and experience in budget development and administration.
Additional Salary Information: Hiring Range $83,112 - $91,631 Depending on Experience
About Vallecitos Water District
Vallecitos Water District is an award-winning Special District located in north San Diego County, providing water, wastewater and reclamation services to San Marcos; the community of Lake San Marcos; parts of Carlsbad, Escondido, and Vista, and other unincorporated areas.