Join the award winning Wastewater Treatment Plant team!
The City of Grand Island’s Wastewater Treatment Plant is looking for a qualified professional to fill their Assistant Public Works Director of Wastewater position. The Assistant Public Works Director of Wastewater manages, directs and coordinates the activities of the Wastewater Division including a wastewater treatment plant and the collection system.
The Assistant Public Works Director of Wastewater is responsible for but not limited to:
- Directs, oversees and participates in the development of the Division work plan; recommend goals and objectives; assist in the development of policies and procedures; assign work activities, projects and programs; monitor work flow; implement policies and procedures; review and evaluate work products, methods and procedures.
- Coordinates oversees, and/or assists with the preparation of engineering designs, plans specifications and cost estimates for the construction of wastewater systems.
- Prepare the Division budget; supervise budget implementation; participate in the forecast of funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; administers he approved budget. Monitors actual results versus budget throughout the year and discuss variances on the monthly basis with the Public Works Director.
- Coordinates Division activities with those of the other departments and divisions, outside agencies, contractors and engineers; provide staff assistance to department directors; provide assistance to subordinate staff in resolving wastewater utility problems.
- Recommends performance indicators. Implements and monitors performance indicators. Adjust operations to meet goals and improve performance.
The ideal candidate will have seven years of increasingly responsible experience in professional engineering as a licensed PE; including three years of professional engineering must include supervision of direct subordinates. An accredited bachelor’s degree in Engineering. The following is required:
- Registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of Nebraska at the time of application. Registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) by another state will be accepted in lieu of this requirement providing the applicant is registered by the State of Nebraska by the completion of the introductory period (6 months).
- Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Class IV Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Certificate within six months of date of employment.
- Possession of, or ability to obtain and maintain, an appropriate, valid Nebraska driver’s license.