We are looking for an energetic person to maintain and manage our public water and sewer systems. Duties include administrative, employee supervision, and field work. Strong mechanical skills and basic computer skills are necessary. An ideal candidate will possess a minimum of 5 years of experience in training and or field work, DNR certifications in water and wastewater, and a CDL license (or the ability to get them within 6 months). This candidate must be willing and able to perform duties ranging from working on underground valves to preparing a budget. Salary based on training and experience. Nice benefits package.
Under general supervision from the Lake Como Sanitary
District Commission performs a variety of administrative and supervisory
responsibilities in assuring efficient service of Lake Como Sanitary District
Water and Wastewater facilities.
EXAMPLE OF DUTIES
*-- Directs the day-to-day operation of the water and
wastewater crew; assigns daily work to the operators; monitors the progress of
each work assignment daily; establishes priorities to deal with emergencies and
*-- Assists the Commission in hiring, training, disciplining
and evaluating employees
*-- Assists the Commission in the financial planning;
assists with the planning of future short term and long term needs; assists in
the preparation of a budget.
*-- Represents the water and wastewater divisions at various
meetings and elsewhere; handles public complaints.
*-- Compiles various reports regarding water and wastewater
*-- Deals with personnel difficulties
*-- Supervise and oversee compliance with Federal, State and
local water quality standards.
*-- Oversees work performed by outside contractors.
*-- Attends meetings dealing with water and wastewater
Education and Experience
-- Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, Civil
Engineering, or Business Management plus five (5) years of experience in a
public water or wastewater related field, at least two (2) of those years must
have been in a supervisory capacity or any equivalent combination of education
-- Must possess a valid Wisconsin Commercial Driver’s
-- Responds to emergency calls 24 hours per day.
-- Must possess a Wisconsin Water System Operator
Certification in Groundwater, Distribution and Iron Removal and Wisconsin
Wastewater System Operator Certification in Collection System, or be able to
obtain them within 18 months from date of hire.
Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
-- Considerable knowledge of water supply and distribution
and sewer collection systems; principles of supervision; construction
requirements for water, sewer and pumping stations; hazards and precautions
associated with trench work and water and sewer line construction; State and Federal
regulations dealing with installation and maintenance ofwater and sewer
collection systems; water quality laws, water sampling methods and regulations;
budget preparation and fiscal management and a working knowledge of interpersonal
-- Ability to analyze water/sewer systems, identify
problems and determine optimum solutions; make accurate decisions in emergency
situations where consequences of error could be costly; communicate effectively
both verbally and in writing; plan and organize work of subordinate personnel;
evaluate employee performance; enforce related policies, procedures,
regulations and standards without partiality; develop effective working
relationships with elected officials, appointed Commission members, subordinates
and the public.
TOOLS & EQUIPMENT USED
-- Personal computer, including word processing,
spreadsheets, and database software; motor vehicle; phone; radio; fax and copy
--Various hand and power tools associated with the industry.
The physical demands described here are representative of
those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential
functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
-- Work is performed in office settings, outdoors, inside
customers’ houses and wherever the situation demands. Hand-eye coordination is
necessary to operate computers and various pieces of office equipment.
-- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is
regularly required to stand, sit, walk, talk or hear. The employee is required
to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls;
and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb
or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and smell.
-- The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50
pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision,
distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the
ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are
representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential
functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals
with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
-- Work is performed primarily in office, vehicles, and
outdoor settings, in all weather conditions, including temperature extremes,
during day and night shifts. The employee occasionally works near moving
mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions,
fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals.
-- The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet
to moderate but some loud noise exposure is required.