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Wastewater Treatment Supervisor

Location: WWTP | Blackfoot, ID | WWTP
Work Schedule: 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Days Worked: Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri.,
Open Until: November 3, 2017 at 11:59 PM MST
Job Status: Full-Time
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Job Description

Supervises employees in full time or seasonal positions in support of the operations of the City wastewater treatment plant

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


Idaho Class IV Wastewater Treatment Operator License and Idaho Class III Wastewater Collection License, may be required to hold an Idaho Wastewater Collection IV License;

Idaho Land Application License may be required;

Idaho driver’s license with Class B CDL, air brake and tanker endorsements without standard restriction;


Methods, equipment, materials, tools, and standard practices for the operation and maintenance of a wastewater treatment facility;

Chemistry, microbiology, mathematics, and scientific methods related to wastewater monitoring and treatment;

Civil and environmental engineering standards and practices used in wastewater facilities;

Wastewater laboratory sampling and testing procedures, standards, and practices;

Demonstrated ability to read and accurately interpret system manuals, guidelines and applicable regulations, records, reports and water quality standards;

Demonstrated ability to read and accurately interpret meters, gauges, control panels, testing and monitoring equipment and laboratory test results;

Demonstrated ability to prepare written and oral reports and maintain system performance records;


Supervisory and management skills to include performance management, conflict resolution and project management;

Experience with municipal budgeting procedures and methods;


Community relations and education techniques and procedures;

Communicate clearly and effectively verbally and in writing, with the public and other employees;

Establish and maintain positive working relationships with elected officials, co-workers, and the public;

POLICIES & PROCEDURES - Experience with Federal (OSHA) and state regulations and ability to quickly learn and apply City policies regarding safe work practices relating to use of power tools and herbicide and insecticide application and disposal;
EDUCATION - High school diploma or GED equivalent is required and college-level coursework in a related field is preferred, four (4) years of experience in wastewater treatment and four (4) years of post-high school education, or a related field, including two years supervisory experience, is required OR any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the work.
STANDARD OFFICE KNOWLEDGE - Operate standard office equipment, including a computer using program applications appropriate to assigned duties;

Physical Requirements

Sufficient clarity of speech, hearing, manual dexterity and personal mobility and stamina, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to:

• discern verbal instructions, communicate with other employees and the public, and discern warning or emergency alarms, including vehicle backup warnings;

• comprehend written work instructions and work orders, technical and operational documents and diagrams, and read and record meters and gauges;

• operate a variety of power and hand tools, including specialized meter reading equipment, and to make adjustments to equipment;

• frequently lift and/or move objects up to 75 pounds, and work in an outdoor field environment

Sufficient visual acuity required by this job, with or without reasonable accommodation, including close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus;

Application Special Instructions

The Veterans Preference Form and Authorization for Release of Personal Information Form must be completed and uploaded with your application.  In addition, please upload copies of Wastewater licensure that you currently hold.