Washington Water Service
Gig Harbor, WA
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Washington Water Service




Gig Harbor, WA


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Washington Water Service


Job Description:




The Supervisor/Superintendent is responsible for the development, training, and scheduling of Washington Water Service (WWS) Water Quality Field Technicians; for data acquisition, fulfilling Department of Health (DOH) monitoring requirements and populating monthly DOH reports in accordance with DOH guidelines as well as building and maintaining strong working relationships with the Washing State Department of Health, Department of Ecology, and other WWS department heads to accomplish WWS objectives. The Superintendent prepares reports for Washington State Department of Health and is required to oversee operations, maintenance and repairs to all treatment facilities. The position is located in Gig Harbor, WA.




  • Supervises staff, including prioritizing and assigning work; may conduct performance reviews, and may oversee the training of staff


  • Operates and maintains chemical pumps and motors


  • Oversees testing, repairs, and maintenance of safety equipment


  • Handles hazardous materials


  • Monitors and records chlorine residuals throughout the distribution systems


  • Monitors and records overall operation and security of well sites


  • Operates and maintains filtration systems


  • Operates motor vehicles


  • Coordinates with, communicates with, and engages outside agencies and officials


  • Supports the relationship between WWS and the general public


  • Participates in the supervisory after hours on call program


  • Operates fork lift


  • Schedules and supervises tasks for water quality field technicians


  • Manages projects and assets


  • Participates in and supports the Company's Continuous Improvement program and projects


  • Performs other duties as required or assigned




  • Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent relevant water utility experience


  • Five years water system operations or potable water treatment experience


  • One year of increasingly responsible experience in a supervisory role desired


  • Water Distribution Manager 2, Water Treatment Plant Operator 1, and Cross Connection Specialist certifications, or the ability to obtain them within 12 months of hire is required


  • First Aid Certification, and Fork Lift Certification, or the ability to obtain within 12 months


  • Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A Driver's License and CDL Hazmat endorsement are desired


  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications


  • Valid Washington State driver's license


Salary Range: $74,400 - $134,000


Deadline to submit resume is Thursday, July 14, 2022.


The Equal Opportunity Policy of the Company is based upon the philosophy that all people should be treated fairly and with dignity. California Water Service, Hawaii Water Service, New Mexico Water Service and Washington Water Service do not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or any other protected class The Company makes all employment decisions in a non-discriminatory manner. EOE, VET, DISABILITIES.


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