Supervisor of Plant Operations (Open Positions: 1)

  • Richland County, SC
  • Columbia, South Carolina
  • Aug 07, 2019
Full Time Utilities Water and Wastewater Treatment

Job Description

Announcement Number: 777080891

The Utilities Operations Supervisor is responsible for the satisfactory operation of all County owned and operated water and wastewater treatment facilities. This position also developments, implements and administers the County's pretreatment program. The Utilities Operations Supervisor supervises Utilities Operator II, Utilities Operator I, Lab Technician, Utilities Maintenance Technicians and contract employees. The incumbent ensures the performance of such task as operation and maintenance of system, sample collection, laboratory analysis and compliance reporting. This position is under the general guidance and direction of the Director of the Utilities Department. This position reports to the Superintendent of Operations. This position regularly interacts with other governmental agencies, consulting engineers, utility contractors, other County Departments and the general public. This position may be assigned special projects and other responsibilities as required.
This position requires a class "A" South Carolina biological wastewater operator license with 8-10 years operational experience or any equivalent combination of license and experience. The incumbent must have or be able to obtain a Class "A" wastewater treatment plant operator's license within 6 months of employment. The incumbent must have or be able to attain a Class "C" Water Treatment operator's license within 12 months of employment. Must posses a valid South Carolina driver's license to operate a County vehicle.