The Vallejo Flood and Wastewater District invites applications for ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES SUPERINTENDENT. The final filing date is Thursday, February 20, 2020.
The District is seeking an Environmental Services Superintendent to assist in the implementation of state- and federally-mandated programs for wastewater, biosolids, and stormwater. This management position reports directly to and receives support from the Director of Environmental Services, and provides supervision to the Laboratory and Environmental Compliance Supervisors, and has sufficient authority and organizational freedom to: identify quality problems; to initiate, recommend or provide solutions; and to verify implementation of solutions. This position also meets the definition of “quality manager” in the 2016 TNI Standard v2.1 (V1M2 188.8.131.52).
The ideal candidate will possess the following attributes:
*Demonstrates strong leadership skills and a collaborative supervisory style *Creates a positive work environment. *Has outstanding communication, interpersonal, and planning skills *Is enthusiastic and energetic about customer service *Respects and supports diversity and differences in coworkers and the public
*Federal, state and local regulations related to wastewater, stormwater and biosolids *Principles and practices of laboratory quality assurance and quality control *Laboratory safety practices and procedures *Good laboratory practices in a regulated environment (experience with ISO/TNI highly desirable but not required) *Computer based laboratory information management systems *Supervisory techniques to build cooperative, collaborative teams
*Understand and follow written and verbal instructions *Work with and supervise others, to delegate and accept direction *Prepare clear, complete, and technically accurate data summaries, correspondence, and reports *Interpret regulations and possess a strong background in chemistry, biology and/or environmental science *Walk on uneven surfaces *Work in inclement weather *Communicate with irate or difficult people *Accept constructive criticism from supervisors, co-workers, and subordinate employees
Education/Experience: Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be: Graduation from a four (4) year college with a major in physical or biological sciences and five (5) years of experience, or the completion of college level courses equivalent to an AS Degree and ten (10) years of experience. A minimum of three (3) years of supervisory or managerial experience is required. Experience must be in the wastewater industry performing laboratory or source control related work.
Must obtain a valid Grade III or higher Laboratory Analyst certificate issued by the California Water Environment Association within one year of employment. A current Environmental Compliance Inspector certificate issued by the California Water Environment Association is highly desirable but not required.
Must possess a valid California Class C Driver’s License at the time of employment. The ability to drive District vehicles is a specific requirement for this position. For that reason, it is the employee’s responsibility to maintain a driving record that is acceptable to the District's insurance carrier or be subject to dismissal.
The Vallejo Flood and Wastewater District application and supplemental questionnaire must be submitted online at www.calopps.org by the filing deadline of February 20, 2020.
The most qualified candidate(s) will be invited to participate in the examination process.
The examination process (which includes a one year probationary period upon hiring) may include, but is not limited to, a written examination, practical examination, application screening, oral board and/or selection interview.
A selection interview has been tentatively scheduled for Thursday, March 12, 2020.
One or more of these steps may be used and in any order. Candidates successful in the examination process will be placed on an eligibility list. The list may be valid for up to two years. Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement to the examination process. Placement on the eligibility list is not a guarantee of a final hiring interview.
Successful candidates not currently employed in regular status by the District must pass a pre-employment physical to be considered for an appointment.
Additional Salary Information: Salary may increase - pending review.
About Vallejo Flood & Wastewater District
Vallejo Flood and Wastewater District is an independent Special District created by the State of California to collect and treat wastewater, and protect the Vallejo community from flooding. Since 1952, the District has protected public health and the San Francisco Bay by collecting and treating the wastewater generated by residents of Vallejo and the surrounding area. In addition, the District helps save lives and protects property from storm water damage. Every day of the year, skilled, dedicated District employees protect our health and environment using advanced treatment methods.