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Wastewater Treatment Plant Supervisor I job in Port Huron

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Organization:  City of Port Huron
Job Category:  Solid Waste
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  Michigan (MI)
City:  Port Huron
Post Code:  48060
Salary and Benefits:  $22.14 - $24.60 hourly (depending upon education and experience)

To apply: Job applications can be obtained from the Human Resources Department or downloaded from www.porthuron.org. Original job applications will be accepted in-person or by mail at: City of Port Huron, Human Resources, 100 McMorran Blvd., Port Huron, MI 48060. A resume must accompany the completed job application.

Deadline for applying: Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Salary: $22.14 - $24.60 hourly (depending upon education and experience)


GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: To perform the more responsible technical and supervisory work in the operation, maintenance, and repair of a municipal wastewater treatment plant (WWTP), wastewater pumping stations, and wastewater collection system; to train and supervise subordinate employees; and to perform related work as required.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Work is performed under the general supervision of the Wastewater Treatment Plant Superintendent, or other designated official.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Supervision is exercised over a group of wastewater treatment plant employees and others as required.

TYPICAL EXAMPLES OF WORK: An employee in this class may be called upon to do any or all of the following: (These examples do not include all of the tasks which the employee may be expected to perform.)

Assign and supervise the work of employees engaged in the operation, maintenance, and repair of a municipal wastewater treatment plant, wastewater pumping stations, and wastewater collection system.Prepare work schedules; inspect work in progress and upon completion.Supervise cleaning and maintenance activities at a wastewater treatment plant; including washing and polishing floors, cleaning windows, washing and painting walls, machinery, and equipment. Assist in the conduct of studies to determine the most efficient and cost effective methods of operating, repairing, and/or modifying wastewater treatment systems and equipment.Prepare and maintain plant records and reports.Train wastewater treatment plant employees in proper utility maintenance methods, practices, and procedures.Requisition supplies and materials required in plant and collection system operations.Assist in the preparation and administration of the wastewater treatment plant budget.Mobilize emergency equipment both at the WWTP and at remote wastewater pumping stations in the event of a loss of power or other emergency situation.Perform related work as required.


Considerable knowledge of the methods, practices, and procedures involved in the operation and maintenance of a wastewater treatment plant.Considerable knowledge of public health and safety regulations relating to utility maintenance operations.Reasonable knowledge of electrical and mechanical equipment and tools used in connection with the operation of a wastewater treatment plant.Ability to plan, assign, and supervise the work of a group of employees.Ability to compile information and to prepare detailed and accurate records and reports.Ability to work effectively with other officials, employees, and the general public.Considerable knowledge of purchasing procedures.Ability to effectively operate a personal computer for the purpose of maintaining records, developing reports, generating correspondence, etc.Ability to read and interpret blueprints, equipment specifications, and equipment maintenance manuals.Ability to prioritize maintenance activities and adjust accordingly as conditions/needs change.Ability to foresee and initiate preventative maintenance activities.

An employee in this class, upon appointment, should have the equivalent of the following training and experience:

Graduation from an accredited high school, supplemented by technical training in utility plant operation and/or mechanical work.Several years of responsible experience in the operation and/or maintenance of a utility plant and/or related facilities.Certificate from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) to operate a Class C WWTP required.Certificate from the MDEQ to operate a Class B WWTP desirable.A valid Michigan Commercial Driver License (CDL), Group A/Air.Must have a valid Michigan Driver License (Operator's).

Any qualification required for a classification herein listed may be waived by the employer at any time, and any such waiver or waivers shall not constitute precedence for application or waiver of the qualification requirements in later cases.

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