CHARACTERISTICS OF THE CLASS
Under the general direction of the Water Production Superintendent, performs a wide variety of technical and administrative tasks which require the application of independent judgment and the knowledge of laws, regulations, and policies relating to the operation of a modern water treatment facility.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
A. Essential Functions
Maintains water treatment plant operational and administrative records. Compiles data and prepares reports as required by the regulatory agencies.
Monitors related rules and regulations for changes that will impact the operation of water treatment facilities and water distribution system.
Orders, schedules, and processes invoices for water treatment chemical deliveries as directed by supervision.
Maintains records for budget planning and assists supervision in preparing the annual budget.
Prepares, designs, and revises operational forms as required by new and constantly changing rules and regulations.
Types and assists in updates of SOP manuals for operations, maintenance, laboratory, safety, and orientations.
Reviews reports and data submitted by operational personnel.
Compiles statistical data when required by the Superintendent.
Updates and maintains Material Safety Data Sheet manuals.
Compiles, enters data, and submits Monthly Operating Reports and Discharge Monitoring Reports to Regulatory Agencies.
Must be available to work occasional nights and weekends.
Attends regulatory update meetings and conferences.
Other duties as required.
A. Training and Experience
High school diploma, G.E.D., and an Associate of Arts Degree with courses in advanced math or science. Understanding of the day-to-day operation and maintenance of a water treatment facility. Must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel, and advanced knowledge of spreadsheet applications. Must be able to type with speed and accuracy. Must possess Certificates of Completion in Water Treatment Plant Operation Volumes I & II from the California State University, Sacramento Office of Water Programs. Must possess a valid State of Florida driver’s license. Applicants who possess an out of state driver’s license must obtain a Florida license within 10 days of employment.
B. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of modern water treatment processes to include surface and reverse osmosis water treatment, and the application of advance technologies and equipment that are associated with these processes.
Advanced knowledge of current state and federal rules and regulations related with work and potable drinking water.
Advanced knowledge and skills in the use of a computer and various application programs.
Ability to adapt to rapidly changing priorities on a daily basis in order to meet the needs of the water treatment plant.
C. Physical and Mental Requirements
Ability to learn, understand, and remember normal tasks.
Ability to see and read letters, numbers, words, characters, or symbols which are both large and small, as well as identify colors.
Ability to work around chemicals used in the operations and maintenance of the water treatment plant and facilities.
Ability to type on computers for extended periods of time and at a fast speed.
Ability to print and draw letters, numbers, words, characters, and symbols which are legible and understood by others.
Ability to lift items weighing at least 15 lbs. above the head or down from over the head.
Ability to stay in a bending, kneeling, or squatting position for periods of 10 minutes or more.
Ability to go from a standing or sitting position to a bending, kneeling, or squatting position or vice-versa, periodically.
Ability to learn complex tasks and remember how to complete these tasks without assistance once trained.
Ability to work in a high paced environment with loud noises, wet conditions and dusty conditions.
This job description is not intended to be and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of all the responsibilities, skills or working conditions associated with the position. While it is intended to accurately reflect the position activities and requirements, management reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties and assign other duties as necessary. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.
Revision Date - 3/9/17