• Full Time
  • Anywhere

City of Anderson



OPEN UNTIL 8/2/2019


  • The Wastewater Treatment Manger is responsible for planning, directing and managing the day-to-day operation of the City’s wastewater treatment system, including treatment plants, laboratory, and industrial pre-treatment program, and to perform other technical, administrative and supervisory work as required.
  • Plans and manages the installation, maintenance, repair, and operation of the wastewater treatment facilities, ensuring compliance with applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.
  • Supervises subordinate supervisory, technical and support staff.  Supervisory duties include scheduling; instructing; assigning, reviewing and planning work of others; maintaining standards; coordinating activities; selecting new employees; acting on employee problems; recommending and approving employee discipline, and recommending employee discharge.
  • Reviews the work of subordinates for completeness and accuracy; evaluates and makes recommendations as appropriate; offers advice and assistance as needed.
  • Coordinates and participates in division training.
  • Oversees the preparation of weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports.
  • Develops and administers the division budget; ensures effective and efficient use of budgeted funds, personnel, materials, facilities, and time.
  • Develops and implements division policies and procedures; develops and approves standard operating procedures for the treatment plants and collection system, including routine maintenance of all equipment.
  • Evaluates the City’s treatment systems and service needs and formulates plans to meet those needs in accordance with applicable laws and regulations; works with City engineers and outside engineering firms in the design and implementation of system improvements.
  • Coordinates operations to facilitate additions, deletions, and modifications to the treatment facilities.  Reviews plans and specifications for new construction of the treatment system.  Directs all plant laboratory operations.   Assists with the industrial pretreatment program.
  • Approves the requisition of all division supplies, tools, equipment, and vehicles; develops specifications for new vehicles and equipment as needed.
  • Ensures proper maintenance of buildings, grounds, equipment, and other appurtenances.
  • Verifies that required daily treatment plant records are properly maintained as required by DHEC regulations.
  • Directs all emergency repairs to the wastewater treatment system.
  • Inspects division operations for compliance with applicable policies, procedures, laws, regulations, contracts, permits, and standards of quality and safety; gives technical advice and assistance to co-workers and subordinates.
  • Prepares project reports and compiles technical data as required by regulatory agencies and for managerial decision-making and reporting purposes.
  • Coordinates division activities and functions with those of other City divisions, departments, County departments, utility authorities and other outside agencies as appropriate.
  • Receives and responds to inquiries, complaints, and requests for assistance from customers and the general public regarding areas of responsibility.
  • Performs general administrative / clerical work as required, including but not limited to preparing reports and correspondence, conducting, and attending meetings, reviewing mail and literature, entering and retrieving computer data, copying and filing documents, customer service, etc.
  • Attends meetings, training, conferences, seminars, etc., as appropriate to maintain knowledge of current legislation, trends and technology in public utilities operations and administration.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Requires high school diploma or GED equivalent supplemented by formal training, special courses or self-education that is equivalent to satisfactory completion of one year of college education or specialized advanced training in utilities management, utilities maintenance and repair, or a closely related field.
  • Bachelor’s degree is preferable.
  • Must possess a valid state driver’s license; must be able to obtain a CDL license with 6 months of hire.
  • Must possess Class “A” Biological Wastewater Treatment certification or progress through Biological Wastewater Treatment Certifications within 6 months of employment.
  • Must possess or be able to obtain Biosolids Land Appliers Certification within 6 months of employment.
  • Class “A” Collection System Operator certification desirable. Must obtain certifications in CPR and First Aid within 6 months of employment.

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