Superintendent – Wastewater Collections

City of Grants Pass
101 NW A Street, Grants Pass, Oregon
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Join the City of Grants Pass, Oregon team as a Wastewater Collections Superintendent!

The City of Grants Pass is seeking to fill a Wastewater Collections Superintendent position for the Public Works Department.  The ideal candidate will be highly organized, an effective communicator, experienced in managing multiple contracts and varied tasks, and have a strong leadership presence. The Superintendent will be approachable, effective under pressure, and will possess the ability to find appropriate solutions when issues arise.

Incumbents in this position will be skilled in: wastewater collections and sewer system repairs, installation and repair of equipment and collection components, all aspects of supervision of staff, management of daily operations and long-range needs of the sewer system, maintaining effective working relationships with co-workers, contractors, and the public, and budget management.

The Superintendent is responsible for maintaining and documenting the City of Grants Pass’ collection system inspection and cleaning program and making annual reports to the Oregon-DEQ. The Superintendent collaborates with the Wastewater Treatment Plant Superintendent in regard to the City’s industrial pretreatment program.

Incumbents are responsible for planning, prioritizing, assigning, supervising, and reviewing staff work. Performs personnel duties such as selection, evaluation of performance, discipline, and termination of employees. Evaluates and makes effective recommendations in hiring and termination decisions. Counsels employees as appropriate. Provides career development opportunities for staff. Develops processes that involve employees in decision-making. Implements and communicates goals and expectations for staff performance. Ensures appropriate training is provided.
The City of Grants Pass is a High Performance Organization that has a 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.

If you are an individual who appreciates a working team environment, which focuses on trust, crucial communications, commitment, accountability and results, then the City of Grants Pass may be a great place for you!

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Minimum Qualifications:

An Associate’s Degree in a related field and six years of directly related experience, two years of which must be supervisory or lead; training and experience must be sufficient to meet DEQ operator certification requirements; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed in the job description.

Licensing requirements:

  • Oregon Driver’s License – Class C
  • Oregon Grade 4 Collection Operator Certificate or a Grade 3 Collection Operator Certificate and the ability to obtain Grade 4 within 12 months of appointment to the position.

Reciprocity may apply, visit Oregon DEQ for more information.