Superintendent – Water Treatment Plant

City of Grants Pass Published: 4/6/2020
Grants Pass, OR
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City of Grants Pass, Oregon

Superintendent – Water Treatment Plant

Annual Salary Range:  $68,360 - $86,498

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WORKING FOR THE CITY  |   We are a High Performance Organization that has well-defined Mission, Vision and Values which provides the framework for our organizational culture.  We believe that the best solutions come from empowered teams with the knowledge and shared vision of the community's goals.  We promote a legacy of excellence through a culture of trust, collaboration, and encouragement of personal growth and the celebration of our achievements.  We seek to attract adaptable, creative and motivated individuals who share our community pride and dedication to exceptional public service.

POSITION SUMMARY  |  The Water Treatment Plant Superintendent leads the Water Treatment division under the general supervision of the Public Works Director.  This position exercises full supervision of employees in the division as well as seasonal and temporary staff.

The position manages the operation and maintenance of:

  • Oldest continually operated 20 MGD surface water treatment plant in Oregon
  • 13 remote booster pump stations and 8 reservoir sites
  • Water quality laboratory utilized for process control, water quality control and compliance analysis
  • Fiscal responsibility for preparation of an operating and maintenance budget
  • Planning City-wide projects relating to the water division

The Superintendent will be integrally involved in the planning and replacement of the City’s current Treatment Plant, which is scheduled for replacement with a new treatment plant by 2023/2024.

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS | An Associate’s Degree in a related field and six years of directly related experience, two years of which must be supervisory or lead; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS  |  Oregon Driver’s License – Class C, OHA-DWS Water Treatment Level III certification with Water Filtration endorsement (or equivalent).