Orange County Sanitation District

  • 10844 Ellis Ave, Fountain Valley, CA 92708, United States

The Orange County Sanitation District (OCSD) is a public agency that is dedicated to maintaining world-class leadership in wastewater and water resource management.  OCSD operates and maintains the third largest wastewater treatment facilities east of the Mississippi River. 

MISSION STATEMENT

To protect public health and the environment by providing effective wastewater collection, treatment, and recycling.

VISION STATEMENT

The Vision Statement supports the Mission Statement by expressing a broad philosophy of what the Orange County Sanitation District strives to achieve now and in the future in the delivery of services to our customers, vendors, other agencies, the general public and each other.

ORANGE COUNTY SANITATION DISTRICT WILL BE A LEADER IN:

  • Providing reliable, responsive and affordable services in line with customer needs and expectations.
  • Protecting public health and the environment utilizing all practical and effective means for wastewater, energy, and solids resource recovery.
  • Continually seeking efficiencies to ensure that the public’s money is wisely spent.
  • Communicating our mission and strategies with those we serve and all other stakeholders.
  • Partnering with others to benefit our customers, this region, and our industry.

CORE VALUES

Creating the best possible workforce in terms of safety, productivity, customer service, Our Core Values support the Mission and Vision Statements by expressing the values, beliefs, and philosophy that guides our daily actions. They help form the framework of our organization and reinforce our professional work ethic.

Honesty, Trust and Respect

We aspire to the highest degree of integrity, honesty, trust, and respect in our interaction with each other, our suppliers, our customers, and our community.

Teamwork and Problem Solving

We strive to reach OCSD goals through cooperative efforts and collaboration with each other and our constituencies. We work to solve problems in a creative, cost-effective and safe manner, and we acknowledge team and individual efforts. 

Leadership and Commitment

We lead by example, acknowledging the value of our resources and using them wisely and safely to achieve our objectives and goals. We are committed to act in the best interest of our employees, our organization, and our community.

Learning/Teaching - Talents, Skills and Abilities

We continuously develop ourselves, enhancing our talents, skills, and abilities, knowing that only through personal growth and development will we continue to progress as an agency and as individuals.

Recognition/Rewards

We seek to recognize, acknowledge and reward contributions to OCSD by our many talented employees.

 

 

 

3 job(s) at Orange County Sanitation District

Orange County Sanitation District, CA Orange, California, United States
Dec 06, 2019
Full Time
Description What do you value in your next job? At the Orange County Sanitation District our Core Values form the framework of our organization and reinforce our professional work ethic. If the following values ring true with you, we'd love to invite you to explore our career opportunities further. Honesty, Trust, & Respect We aspire to the highest degree of integrity, honesty, trust, and respect in our interaction with each other, our suppliers, our customers, and our community. Teamwork & Problem Solving We strive to reach OCSD goals through cooperative efforts and collaboration with each other and our constituencies. We work to solve problems in a creative, cost-effective and safe manner, and we acknowledge team and individual efforts. Leadership & Commitment We lead by example, acknowledging the value of our resources and using them wisely and safely to achieve our objectives and goals. We are committed to act in the best interest of our employees, our organization, and our community. Learning/Teaching - Talents, Skills and Abilities We continuously develop ourselves, enhancing our talents, skills, and abilities, knowing that only through personal growth and development will we continue to progress as an agency and as individuals. Recognition/Rewards We seek to recognize, acknowledge and reward contributions to OCSD by our many talented employees. OCSD is currently looking to fill the role of Lead Plant Operator. Under direction, the Lead Plant Operator leads, oversees, and participates in the work of staff responsible for operating, monitoring, and maintaining plant equipment including engines, motors, boilers, compressors, and pumps to control unit processes; performs the more complex and advanced functions; provides training, field direction and guidance to operators and senior operators in relation to plant procedures and processes; and ensures that the treatment plant operates within regulatory guidelines.Specifically, the selected individual will plan, coordinate, and execute construction related outages and major maintenance shutdowns to include the more complex shutdown activities; provide written outage and LOTO procedures to operations staff; lead and direct field activities of operators responsible for isolation of equipment and processes; and oversee construction related field activities including attendance at Capital Improvement Program (CIP) design and construction meetings, and Operations and Maintenance (O&M) planning meetings.In addition, this person will be responsible for shift supervisor duties in the absence of the Operations Supervisor. Qualifications & Requirements The successful candidate will possess: High school diploma or G.E.D., supplemented by specialized training or coursework in wastewater treatment plant operations or a related field; AND Four (4) years of work experience in a wastewater treatment plant performing operation and control of plant operations equipment and unit processes including at least two (2) years of experience at a level comparable to a Senior Plant Operator with the District. Valid Grade IV California Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator's Certification. Valid California Class C Driver's License. Ability to perform shift work, possibly including weekends and holidays is required.Knowledge in the use of hand and power tools is a plus. Ability to read blue prints and piping and instrumentation diagrams (P&ID's) is a plus. Recruitment & Selection Process Vacancies: 1 Apply online at: www.ocsd.com/jobs APPLICATIONFILINGDEADLINE: Friday, January 3, 2020 at 5 PM PST Hiring Salary Range: $46.44 - $51.20/Hour (starting salary will be within this range based upon qualifications) Supplemental Information Physical Demands: Must possess mobility to work in the plant; ability to travel to various District sites, projects and/or meetings; strength, stamina and mobility to perform moderate to heavy physical work, to work in confined spaces, around machines and to climb and descend ladders, and operate varied hand and power tools and construction equipment; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone or radio. The job involves fieldwork requiring frequent walking in operational areas to identify problems or hazards. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate above-mentioned tools and equipment. Positions in this classification bend, stoop, kneel, reach and climb to perform work and inspect work sites. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing up to 40 pounds, or heavier weights with the use of proper equipment. Environmental Elements: Employees work in the field and are exposed to loud noise levels, cold and hot temperatures, inclement weather conditions, road hazards, vibration, confining workspace, chemicals, mechanical and/or electrical hazards, and hazardous physical substances and fumes. Employees may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives, and contractors in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures. Disaster Service Worker: All OCSD employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the OCSD requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. Other Information: For the full range of duties, responsibilities, and essential job functions please review the Classification Specification for this position found on our website . Applicants must clearly demonstrate, through their application materials, that they meet the minimum requirements as outlined in the job announcement and class specification to receive further consideration. However, meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee an interview. All properly completed applications will be reviewed, and the most appropriately qualified individuals will be invited to continue in the selection process. False statements may be cause for disqualification, removal from the eligible list, or discharge from employment. All statements made on applications are subject to investigation and verification. To ensure your application is accurate and complete, please review the Job Application Guide . Employment is contingent upon successful completion of OCSD's pre-employment process, which includes a background investigation and a physical examination. For some positions, this may include a drug screen. False statements may be cause for disqualification, removal from the eligible list, or discharge from employment. All statements made on applications are subject to investigation and verification. Reference Checks will be conducted by OCSD to verify employment related information for all potential employees once a contingent job offer is made during the background investigation process. This is done to ensure that individuals who join OCSD are well qualified and have a strong potential to be successful in their employment. The extent of the inquiry will depend on the position being applied for, but will at least include: Verification/Reference from current and past employers Confirmation of necessary licenses, certificates, and degrees. Please have all necessary documentation ready. Additional inquiries may be necessary depending on the position for which you are applying. Human Resources will also schedule a post-offer physical examination once a job offer has been made. OCSD only accepts applications submitted via our online application system. Applications submitted via mail, fax or email will not be accepted. The provisions of this announcement do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice. Closing Date/Time: 1/3/2020 5:00 PM Pacific
Orange County Sanitation District, CA Orange, California, United States
Dec 05, 2019
Full Time
Description What do you value in your next job? At the Orange County Sanitation District our Core Values form the framework of our organization and reinforce our professional work ethic. If the following values ring true with you, we'd love to invite you to explore our career opportunities further. Honesty, Trust, & Respect We aspire to the highest degree of integrity, honesty, trust, and respect in our interaction with each other, our suppliers, our customers, and our community. Teamwork & Problem Solving We strive to reach OCSD goals through cooperative efforts and collaboration with each other and our constituencies. We work to solve problems in a creative, cost-effective and safe manner, and we acknowledge team and individual efforts. Leadership & Commitment We lead by example, acknowledging the value of our resources and using them wisely and safely to achieve our objectives and goals. We are committed to act in the best interest of our employees, our organization, and our community. Learning/Teaching - Talents, Skills and Abilities We continuously develop ourselves, enhancing our talents, skills, and abilities, knowing that only through personal growth and development will we continue to progress as an agency and as individuals. Recognition/Rewards We seek to recognize, acknowledge and reward contributions to OCSD by our many talented employees. OCSD is currently looking to fill the role of Associate Engineer. Under general supervision, performs a variety of difficult and responsible engineering assignments and/or tasks associated with industrial Source Control. Specifically this individual will be responsible for issuing and renewing industrial wastewater discharge permits to industrial facilities; evaluating permit applications and design drawings of industrial waste management practices; finalizing permits and permit requirements; tracking compliance; implementing permittees' industrial sampling and monitoring programs; issuing notices of violation, undertaking enforcement programs to return industries to compliance; evaluating industry compliance histories; participating in search warrants; performing evaluations of the permittees' corrective response plans and waste management proposals; and preparing and finalizing correspondence. In addition, this individual will conduct technical facility inspections and compliance audits to assess and verify permit application information, assess the cause of violations, and conduct pollution prevention assessments. This person will interact with industrial permittees, other regulatory agencies, and the public in person, by telephone, and in writing by responding to requests regarding regulatory, permit, and enforcement issues. The Associate Engineer prepares compliance agreements, administrative orders, administrative complaints, staff reports, and administrative fees/penalties as well as assists in the development of source control policies, practices, the implementation of new regulatory requirements, and other special projects as required. Qualifications & Requirements This position requirespossession of a bachelor's degree from a college or university which is accredited by the US Department of Education, with major coursework in engineering, or a directly related field andthree (3) years of engineering experience, including two (2) years at a level comparable to an Assistant Engineer. The successful candidate must be in possession of, or have the ability to obtain, a valid California Class C driver's license by time of appointment. A bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering and possession of an Engineer-In-Training Certificate are desirable. A thorough knowledge of engineering principles, unit processes, and chemistry is highly desirable. Recruitment & Selection Process Vacancies:1 Apply online at: www.ocsd.com/jobs APPLICATIONFILINGDEADLINE:Thursday, December 19, 2019 before 5:00 PM. (or until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received) Hiring Salary Range: $103,563.20 - $114,171.20 / Year (starting salary will be within this range based upon qualifications) Supplemental Information Physical Demands Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer, to inspect District development sites, including traversing uneven terrain, climbing ladders, stairs, and other temporary or construction access points; ability to travel to various District sites, projects and/or meetings; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person, before groups, and over the telephone. This is primarily a sedentary office classification although standing in and walking between work areas and to conduct inspections may be required. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. Positions in this classification occasionally bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing up to 10 pounds. Environmental Elements Employees work in an office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. Employees may work in the field and occasionally be exposed to loud noise levels, cold and hot temperatures, inclement weather conditions, road hazards, vibration, mechanical and/or electrical hazards, and hazardous physical substances and fumes. Employees may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures. Disaster Service Workers All Orange County Sanitation District employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the Orange County Sanitation District requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. Other Information For the full range of duties, responsibilities, and essential job functions please review the Classification Specification for this position found on our website . Applicants must clearly demonstrate, through their application materials, that they meet the minimum requirements as outlined in the job announcement and class specification to receive further consideration. However, meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee an interview. All properly completed applications will be reviewed, and the most appropriately qualified individuals will be invited to continue in the selection process. False statements may be cause for disqualification, removal from the eligible list, or discharge from employment. All statements made on applications are subject to investigation and verification. To ensure your application is accurate and complete, please review the Job Application Guide . Employment is contingent upon successful completion of OCSD's pre-employment process, which includes a background investigation and a physical examination. For some positions, this may include a drug screen. False statements may be cause for disqualification, removal from the eligible list, or discharge from employment. All statements made on applications are subject to investigation and verification. Reference Checks will be conducted by OCSD to verify employment related information for all potential employees once a contingent job offer is made during the background investigation process. This is done to ensure that individuals who join OCSD are well qualified and have a strong potential to be successful in their employment. The extent of the inquiry will depend on the position being applied for, but will at least include: Verification/Reference from current and past employers Confirmation of necessary licenses, certificates, and degrees. Please have all necessary documentation ready. Additional inquiries may be necessary depending on the position for which you are applying. Human Resources will also schedule a post-offer physical examination once a job offer has been made. OCSD only accepts applications submitted via our online application system. Applications submitted via mail, fax or email will not be accepted. The provisions of this announcement do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice. Closing Date/Time: 12/19/2019 5:00 PM Pacific
Orange County Sanitation District, CA Orange, California, United States
Nov 20, 2019
Full Time
Description What do you value in your next job? At the Orange County Sanitation District our Core Values form the framework of our organization and reinforce our professional work ethic. If the following values ring true with you, we'd love to invite you to explore our career opportunities further. Honesty, Trust, & Respect We aspire to the highest degree of integrity, honesty, trust, and respect in our interaction with each other, our suppliers, our customers, and our community. Teamwork & Problem Solving We strive to reach OCSD goals through cooperative efforts and collaboration with each other and our constituencies. We work to solve problems in a creative, cost-effective and safe manner, and we acknowledge team and individual efforts. Leadership & Commitment We lead by example, acknowledging the value of our resources and using them wisely and safely to achieve our objectives and goals. We are committed to act in the best interest of our employees, our organization, and our community. Learning/Teaching - Talents, Skills and Abilities We continuously develop ourselves, enhancing our talents, skills, and abilities, knowing that only through personal growth and development will we continue to progress as an agency and as individuals. Recognition/Rewards We seek to recognize, acknowledge and reward contributions to OCSD by our many talented employees. OCSD is currently looking to fill the role of an Information Technology (IT) Systems & Operations Manager. Under administrative direction, the incumbent in this position directs, manages, supervises, and coordinates assigned activities and operations of the Information Technology Division within theAdministrative Services Department, including hardware, software, cyber security, GIS, and telecommunications systems. As a visionary and strategic leader, the incumbent develops and implements an IT strategic plan that supports OCSD's overall strategic goals. In partnership with management, the incumbent addresses short and long-term business goals from an OCSD-wide perspective. Through sound methodologies and innovative technologies, this incumbent optimizes organizational efficiency and effectiveness;directs OCSD's overall information technology systems and operations through coordinated activities with other departments and outside agencies; and provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Director of Finance and Administrative Services or Assistant General Manager. Specific responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to: Develops strategic and operational plans for control, management, and improvement of IT capabilities which includes data modeling, database administration, data integrity and security methodologies, client support services, technical standards for documentation, testing and training, resource analytics for hardware and communications needs, network control and administration service standards, system design and analysis techniques, varieties of application development approaches, and project management techniques. Maintains effective communications with OCSD divisions and departments to assure that information technologies for current and future business operations and decision-making requirements are provided, improved, and replaced as required. Ensures project management methodologies and IT best practices are developed and followed, and the maximum value is obtained from information technology solutions. Represents the Information Technology Division to other divisions and departments, elected officials, and outside agencies; coordinates assigned activities with those of other departments and outside agencies and organizations. Plans, directs, and coordinates the division's work plan; assigns projects and programmatic areas of responsibility; reviews and evaluates work methods and procedures; meets with key staff to identify and resolve problems. Selects, trains, motivates, and evaluates assigned personnel; provides or coordinates staff training; works with employees to correct deficiencies; implements discipline and termination procedures. Qualifications & Requirements This position requires the following: Abachelor's degree from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education, with major coursework in computer science, information systems, business or public administration, or a related field; and Eight (8) years increasingly responsible work experience in information technology and systems operations including four (4) years of supervisory experience. Recruitment & Selection Process Vacancies: 1 Apply online at: www.ocsd.com/jobs APPLICATIONFILINGDEADLINE:Friday, December 20, 2019 , 5:00 P.M. (or until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received) Hiring Salary Range: $156,873 - $173,326/Year (starting salary will be within this range based upon qualifications) Supplemental Information PHYSICAL DEMANDS Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person, before groups, and over the telephone. This is primarily a sedentary office classification although standing in and walking between work areas may be required. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. Positions in this classification occasionally bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing up to 10 pounds. ENVIRONMENTAL ELEMENTS Employees work in an office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. Employees may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures. DISASTER SERVICE WORKERS AllOCSDemployees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with theOCSDrequires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. OTHER INFORMATION For the full range of duties, responsibilities, and essential job functions please review the Classification Specification for this position found on our website . Applicants must clearly demonstrate, through their application materials, that they meet the minimum requirements as outlined in the job announcement and class specification to receive further consideration. However, meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee an interview. All properly completed applications will be reviewed, and the most appropriately qualified individuals will be invited to continue in the selection process. False statements may be cause for disqualification, removal from the eligible list, or discharge from employment. All statements made on applications are subject to investigation and verification. To ensure your application is accurate and complete, please review the Job Application Guide . Employment is contingent upon successful completion of OCSD's pre-employment process, which includes a background investigation and a physical examination. For some positions, this may include a drug screen. False statements may be cause for disqualification, removal from the eligible list, or discharge from employment. All statements made on applications are subject to investigation and verification. Reference Checks will be conducted by OCSD to verify employment related information for all potential employees once a contingent job offer is made during the background investigation process. This is done to ensure that individuals who join OCSD are well qualified and have a strong potential to be successful in their employment. The extent of the inquiry will depend on the position being applied for, but will at least include: Verification/Reference from current and past employers Confirmation of necessary licenses, certificates, and degrees. Please have all necessary documentation ready. Additional inquiries may be necessary depending on the position for which you are applying. Human Resources will also schedule a post-offer physical examination once a job offer has been made. OCSD only accepts applications submitted via our online application system. Applications submitted via mail, fax or email will not be accepted. The provisions of this announcement do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice. Closing Date/Time: 12/20/2019 5:00 PM Pacific