Status: Full-time position
Location: Santa Fe, NM
Deadline Date: 11/4/13
Date Available: 10/4/13
Job Summary: Performs a variety of professional managerial and supervisory duties related to planning, organizing, directing, and controlling the overall management and operations of the city wastewater treatment facility, laboratory operations, collection system, engineering functions and industrial pre-treatment program.
Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or a university with a bachelor’s degree in science, civil engineering or other related field.
Six years of progressively responsible experience in the management of water or wastewater utilities, six years of which must have been in a supervisory or managerial capacity in a facility servicing no less than 25,000 customers.
An equivalent combination of education and experience.
Duties: Manages division staff. Coordinates with federal (EPA), state and local government entities on matters of permit negotiation, regulation, long term planning and service boundaries.
Coordinates efforts with other city departments and state authorities.
Performs various administrative functions including personnel, budget, organizational issues, capital improvements, etc.
Oversees the preparation, adoption and enforcement of wastewater use ordinances.
Provides staff liaison with the utilities governing body.
Recommends policy to the City Manager and City Council based upon technical, cost of services and rate structure analysis.
Provides executive direction over the budget development and funding strategies.
Manages state loans and determines payback schedules.
Monitors and controls division fiscal activity to assure compliance with approved budget.
Directs long and short range planning to facilitate capitol improvement and maintenance of existing systems and facilities.
Coordinates all improvement projects consistent with the adoption of wastewater master plan.
Directs the design and operation of the divisions, administration, Industrial Pre-treatment, plant, Collection and Engineering Sections, as well as oversees the direction of the laboratory unit.
Manages a variety of actions involving legal counsel, auditors, accountants, consulting engineers and other contract professionals as needed to coordinate facility expansion and related programs and objectives.
Provides direction over various administrative functions such as personnel hiring and management.
Policy development and implementation.
Evaluating professional and managerial employee performance.
Establishes performance standards and goals.
Makes decisions related to employee recognition, career development, advancement, retention, dismissal and discipline.
Directs division interaction with cities, counties, and private industries to insure harmonious achievements.
Develops recommendations for overall direction of various programs and develops intergovernmental cooperation.
Facilitates cooperative problem solving, provides policy and procedure interpretations related to specific programs and services.
Conducts needs assessments and determines project priorities.
Establishes goals and deadlines, assigns personnel.
Serves as liaison between various governmental agencies and jurisdictions, commissions, boards, city councils and action groups.
Advises various boards and organizations related to division policy, goals, plans, services and obligations.
Represents the division before various public and private groups; communicates division views and position related to various programs, developments, legislation, policies, or board of trustee actions.
The City of Santa Fe is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the American's with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accomodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accomodations with the employer.
Resumes will not be accepted in the lieu of the city application form. Submit City of Santa Fe Application by one of the following methods.
Fill out application at Human Resources Department, City Hall, 200 Lincoln Avenue, Santa Fe, NM.
Mail application to PO Box 909, Santa Fe, NM 87504-0909.
Fax application to 505.955.6810.
Applications may be downloaded from our website www.santafenm.gov or apply online at www.santafenm.gov. Applications become public record upon receipt and may be made available for public inspection upon request.
When required of the position, attach a copy of certifications or licenses. Copies of high school diploma/GED and college degree must be provided at time of interview. Pre-placement physical exams are required for some positions. Incomplete applications may delay or exclude consideration of your application.