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Water Treatment Plant Superintendent job in West Sacramento

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Organization:  City of West Sacramento
Job Category:  Water and Sewers
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  California (CA)
City:  West Sacramento
Post Code:  95691
Salary and Benefits:  $96,756-$117,588/annual + benefits

The Water Treatment Plant Superintendent supervises employees involved in water treatment operations, directs the correction of water system problems, monitors projects, develops routine preventive maintenance programs, investigates complaints, initiates problem resolution, develops estimates and scopes of work, prepares the division operating budget and monitors expenditures, monitors laboratory data for conformance with State and Federal requirements and is responsible for providing accurate and timely system reports to Department of Public Health and other state agencies. This position shall serve as Chief Operator as stated in Title 22, Department of Public Health Drinking Water Program, Article I 63750.25 and must be able to respond accordingly on a 24/7 basis. This is high profile position representing the City on local authorities and associations.

The ideal candidate for the Water Treatment Plant Superintendent will be a seasoned professional with:

  • High School Diploma required.  Bachelor’s degree in engineering, applied sciences, business, or related field is highly desirable.
  • Must have a minimum of five years progressively responsible experience in municipal water and distribution systems including operation of a water treatment plant
  • At least two years in a management or supervisory capacity.
  • Must have computer proficiency and knowledge of word-processing, spreadsheet, database and SCADA software.
  • Must have the following California State Department of Health Certifications at the time of hire or as otherwise stated:
    • Water Distribution Operator, Grade 3 or higher
    • Water Treatment Plant Operator Grade 5 or Water Treatment Plant Operator Grade 4 with the ability to obtain WTPO Grade 5 within eighteen months of hire.
  • Possession of or ability to obtain a valid California State driver’s license.
  • Ability to wear and use SCBA units as regulated by OSHA

To be considered for this exceptional career opportunity, please complete the on-line application and supplemental questionnaire through the CalOpps web site and visiting the City’s employment page (www.calopps.org).  Candidates are also encouraged to include a cover letter and resume.  For further information or to apply contact:


Mr. John Perry, Human Resources Manager

City of West Sacramento

1110 West Capitol Avenue, 3rd Floor

West Sacramento, California  95691

Phone:  (916) 617-4567

Fax: (916) 373-9006

E-mail: jperry@cityofwestsacramento.org



Final Filing Date: 5:00 p.m., May 16, 2014


Those individuals determined to be the best suited for the position will be invited to the City’s selection process.  Upon completion of fingerprint and reference checks, a conditional offer of employment will be made.  Final appointment is subject to a physical examination.

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