Modesto Irrigation District Waterford, California, United States
Dec 06, 2019Full Time
The Modesto Irrigation District is currently recruiting to fill one full-time position in the Domestic Water Department,Water OperationsDivision, to plan, organize, direct and coordinate the activities of the Domestic Water Treatment Plant within the Water Operations Division including directing the operation and maintenance of the District's potable water treatment plant and related facilities; to coordinate Domestic Water activities with other divisions departments, and outside entities; and to provide highly complex staff assistance to the Assistant General Manager, Water Operations. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives administrative direction from the Assistant General Manager, Water Operations. Exercises direct supervision over assigned supervisory, technical and clerical personnel. A ny Qualified Individual May Apply. This is an exempt position and isallocated tothe Modesto Irrigation District Employees Association. The list established as a result of this recruitment may be used to fill otherWater Treatment Plant Managervacancies within the District that may occur through October 18, 2020. Examples of Duties: Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Develop and implement departmental goals, objectives, policies and procedures. Plan, organize and direct domestic water activities including the operation and maintenance of the District's potable water treatment plant. Direct, oversee and participate in the development of the Domestic Water work plan; assign work activities, projects and programs; monitor work flow; review and evaluate work products, methods and procedures. Prepare the Domestic Water budget; assist in budget implementation; participate in the forecast of additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies; administer the approved budget. Direct and oversee the development and implementation of procedures and programs including safety, maintenance, scheduling, emergency response, process control, purchasing, training, and optimization studies. Recommend the appointment of personnel; provide or coordinate staff training; conduct performance evaluations; implement discipline procedures as required; maintain discipline and high standards necessary for the efficient and professional operation of the Department. Ensure safe potable drinking water is delivered; ensure District rules, policies and standard operating procedures are complied with. Coordinate plant activities with the City of Modesto through joint committees and regular communications with the City's engineering and operations staff. Oversee compilation and submittal of technical reports to regulatory agencies; interact with regulatory agencies as required. Participate in the selection of outside vendors, contractors, and consultants; negotiate and monitor contracts. Recommend plant alterations and assist in the planning and implementation of treatment plant construction; interact with and oversee the work of contractors to ensure the District's standards are adhered to. Coordinate and assist in capital project and maintenance project inspections. Develop and implements operational efficiencies. Ensure compliance with local, State and Federal regulations. Represent the department and division to outside agencies and organizations; participate in outside community and professional groups and committees; provide technical assistance as necessary. Research and prepare technical and administrative reports; prepare written correspondence. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other District employees, outside agencies, and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. OTHER RELATED DUTIES Other duties as assigned. Typical Qualifications: Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Education: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public health, biology, engineering, construction management or a related field. Experience: Five years of increasingly responsible managerial or high level supervisory experience in the operation and maintenance of a domestic water treatment plant, waste water treatment plant, power generation plant, and/or maintenance and operation of water distribution infrastructure similar in size to that of the Domestic Water Treatment Plant. Knowledge and Abilities: Knowledge of: • Principles and practices of water treatment, transmission, distribution and storage methods. • Principles and practices of leadership, motivation, team building and conflict resolution. • Knowledge of pertinent local, State and Federal rules, regulations and laws. • Construction and design standards as they relate to water infrastructure. • Principles and practices of organizational analysis and management. • Budgeting procedures and techniques. • Principles and practices of supervision, training and personnel management. • Principles and practices of safety management. • Modern office equipment including use of applicable computer applications. • Principles and practices of effective customer service. Ability to: • Organize and direct Domestic Water operations including treatment plant operations and maintenance and laboratory operations. •On a continuous basis, analyze budget and technical reports; interpret and evaluate staff reports; know laws, regulations and codes; observe performance and evaluate staff; problem solve department related issues; remember various rules and procedures; and explain and interpret policy. •Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals. •Serve as resource to operations and maintenance personnel regarding the resolution of abnormal conditions. •Read and understand design and construction drawings and specifications. •Coordinate and oversee the work of outside consultants, vendors, and contractors. •Gain cooperation through discussion and persuasion. • Interpret and apply District and department policies, procedures, rules and regulations. •Supervise, train and evaluate personnel. •Operate and use modern office equipment including a computer and applicable software. •Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Special Requirements: Possession of a valid California class C driver's license at the time of appointment. Supplemental Information: Qualified applicants must submit a completed District application and responses to the attached supplemental questionnaire. In addition, a resume describing experience and qualifications for the position is recommended. Apply immediately. Position will be open until filled. Applications will be reviewed on a comparative basis and only those most qualified will be invited to continue in the selection process which will consist of an overall assessment of the individual's skills through (1) oral interview; and (2) reference checks to include current and former supervisors. The applicant must perform successfully in each phase of the recruitment in order to continue in the selection process. Applicants requiring necessary accommodations to the application process may contact Human Resources at (209) 526-7341. California Relay Service is available at (800) 735-2922 voice and (800) 735-2929 TDD. The Modesto Irrigation District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT WILL BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE VERIFICATION OF HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR GED AND APPLICABLE HIGHER EDUCATION DEGREE, PASS A MEDICAL EXAM INCLUDING A DRUG AND ALCOHOL SCREEN, AND A COMPLETE BACKGROUND CHECK PRIOR TO BEGINNING WORK. INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.