REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Excellent knowledge of principles and practices of municipal budget preparation and administration; considerable knowledge of principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluations; comprehensive knowledge of pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, regulations, and the associated permitting processes affecting the operation of water and wastewater treatment facilities, the discharge of treated wastewater, and safety regulations concerning industrial environments and hazardous materials; strong knowledge of water and wastewater treatment principles and associated technology,
aquatic chemistry, wastewater treatment biology and microbiology principles; comprehensive knowledge of wastewater sludge treatment and disposal practices; excellent knowledge of current methods, terminology, equipment, tools, and materials utilized in the operation, maintenance, and repair of a wastewater treatment plant and pump stations; strong knowledge of operation and maintenance of odor-abatement equipment (air scrubbing); ability to avoid occupational hazards and implement effective standard safety precautions; strong knowledge of administrative procedures, methods, and equipment including SCADA systems, applicable software applications used in pipeline system analysis and biological process modeling as well as database management; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with representatives of other agencies, staff, department heads, elected officials and the general public.
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Environmental Science with a minimum of ten (10) years’ experience; must possess a Delaware Professional Engineering License or the ability to obtain; must possess technical competency in water and wastewater treatment plants, complex transmission networks including wastewater pump stations; certification as a Level IV Wastewater Operator is preferred; excellent customer service and organizational skills; excellent verbal and written communication skills; proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Work, Excel); strong knowledge of staff supervision which includes planning, assigning, reviewing, and evaluating the work of others.
- Direct Deposit Required
- 35-hour work week (Monday – Friday)
- Pre-Employment Background Screening
- Pre-Employment Drug/Alcohol Testing
- Possession of a valid driver’s license