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Public Works Water Treatment Plant Supervisor

City of Salem
Salem, OR 97301
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Salary: $6,071.87 - $8,157.07 Monthly
Job Type: Regular (Full-Time)
Job Number: 21-0627-01
Location: Salem, OR
Department: Public Works Department

Job Summary
The City of Salem is hiring for a Water Treatment Plant Supervisor! This position is within the Utility Operations section of the Public Works Department. The City's water treatment team provides water to nearly 200,000 customers!

Our Public Works Department Operations Division is looking for a talented individual to join our team at the Geren Island Water Treatment Plant. The Water Treatment Plant Supervisor assumes the responsibility for producing drinking water for the City of Salem. Establish water treatment programs and plant performance goals to ensure Federal and State drinking water standards are achieved. Identifies and evaluates current and proposed drinking water regulations to assess their impact on established treatment programs and plant performance goals. Determine the need to modify existing treatment programs or plant performance goals to maintain compliance with the Safe Drinking Water Act. Monitors operator performance and determines the need for additional operator training or certifications to satisfy treatment plant programs or goals. Respond to citizen complaints and concerns. Prepares and monitors Water Treatment Plant's annual budget.

If you are looking for an opportunity to be part of an organization that provides professional growth, a family-friendly work environment, and a great family-work balance, then the City of Salem is the place for you.

The Public Works Department values employees and their professional development. If you are someone that takes pride in collaborating on innovative ideas, proactively responding to community needs, and being a good environmental and financial steward, we look forward to meeting you! The Public Works Department promotes a healthy work life balance, while maintaining the utmost dedication to the health, safety and welfare of our community, including our team!

What are the minimum qualifications?
  • Must pass the pre-employment background check and drug test (including marijuana).
  • Must have an Oregon driver license and a driving record that meets the City of Salem's driving standards.
  • Associate's degree from an accredited college or university in water treatment technology (i.e., biology, engineering, environmental sciences, etc.), and five years of supervisory experience in a related field, or any combination of education, experience and training that demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities as listed, and ability to perform the essential job functions.
  • Must possess Oregon Water Treatment Plant Operator Grade IV Certification at time of hire. Applicants with certifications from other states will be expected to acquire, by reciprocity, State of Oregon certification within 6-months of hire for the grade identified above.
  • 10-years' experience in the operations and maintenance of municipal water treatment plants and associated infrastructure highly preferred.

Where can I find out more about the position?

Go to the menu option for Class Specifications and search for Supervisor IV or view by clicking here.

How can I apply?

The City of Salem invites individuals of all diverse communities and backgrounds to apply for our available job opportunities as we strive to provide the best service to everyone. The City of Salem is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all and has a culture that values diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe that by welcoming differences, encouraging new ideas and views, listening to and learning from each other, we are better able to serve the community.

To apply, click on the green "Apply" button to complete your application. Make sure that you specify how you meet the qualifications outlined in the class specification and complete the application.

Applicants that meet the minimum qualifications as outlined above but not selected for this position may be placed on an eligibility list, and candidates may be hired from the list. Eligibility lists are valid for six months. The City will send email notifications to eligible candidates about potential hiring opportunities so please ensure your email settings accept our system generated email notifications.

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For more information about employment at the City of Salem, please visit our website at www.cityofsalem.net/jobs .



Posted: 2021-08-17 Expires: 2021-09-17

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