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Meter Service Supervisor – Gadsden Water Works & Sewer Board

Posted: July 23, 2021
The Gadsden Water Works & Sewer Board is currently accepting applications for a Meter Service Supervisor. Gadsden Water is looking for a personable/experienced applicant, preferably with a public utility, who works well with the public and under pressure. Preferred candidates should have the following: five years of experience in water service operations, meter reading, and meter repairs, to include supervisory, mechanical, and administrative experience; and high school diploma or GED. A full job description is available upon request. Apply in Room 201, Gadsden City Hall between the hours of 9:00-11:00 a.m. and 1:00-4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, or by printing application at and mailing, along with resume, to: City of Gadsden, Attn: Personnel Department, P.O. Box 267, Gadsden, AL 35902. Applications and resumes may also be emailed to Deadline for all applications will be Friday, August 6, 2021. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT The City of Gadsden Water Works and Sewer Board does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age and handicapped status in employment or the provision of service.

General Manager – Water Works and Sewer Board City of Eufaula

Posted: July 2, 2021
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: CERTIFICATION: Certification as a Professional Engineer or FE (E.I.T.). EDUCATION: Preferably a B.S. Degree in Engineering, Business, Accounting or Finance or some other college degree with equivalent years of experience and/or certification. EXPERIENCE: Five (5) years’ experience as a General Manager preferably in a public utility or fifteen (15) years’ experience in a supervisory position. GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION: The Water Works & Sewer Board of the City of Eufaula, Alabama is currently seeking to fill our full-time position for the General Manager of the Water Works & Sewer Board of the City of Eufaula, Alabama. This is a management level position that plans, organizes, manages and reviews the work of employees engaged in the installation, repair, and operation of water and wastewater facilities, including the wastewater treatment plant and maintenance of water and sanitary sewer mains, fire hydrants, meters, pumps, tanks, wells and lift stations with the Water Works & Sewer Board. Develops agency finances including developing and implementing short and long-range strategic plans and goals. This position oversees supervisory staff of the divisions and reports directly to the Water Works & Sewer Board. It is distinguished from the supervisor class by its managerial responsibility. This is accomplished by the ability to perform the following essential job functions: • Coordinates, supervises, and manages agency employees responsible for the installation, maintenance, repair, and operation of the water and sewer system. • Ensures compliance with all applicable codes, laws rules, regulations, standards, policies, and procedures. • Hires, trains, assigns, schedules, directs, supervises, evaluates, and disciplines organization personnel. • Develops and manages agency operating and capital budgets: manages expenditures; negotiates contracts and purchases; signs checks’ procures and recommends the approval of grant funds, bond funds, and other financial instruments. • Develops and implements short and long-range strategic plans and goals. • Resolves customer complaints, questions, and concerns. • Participates in press conferences; composes and publishes press releases. • Researches, compiles, and recommends rates and policies for Board approval. • Negotiates, procures, and administers contracts for products and services. • Reviews, compiles and approves Board meeting agenda packets; participates in all board meetings. • Serves as agency liaison to a variety of external organizations including state and federal agencies. • Ensures the maintenance of agency files and records. • Performs related duties. Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the subunits in the agency in order to direct and coordinate work within the agency, usually interpreted to require five years of related experience. Candidates must have a demonstrated track record of successfully managing individuals and multiple projects. Must demonstrate a strong background of improving processes for efficiency and quality and holding staff members accountable for results. Candidates with supervisory experience in more than one area are preferred. A valid driver’s license is required and must be maintained. Must have the ability to travel away from home overnight for meetings and to work nights or weekends as required. The Water Works & Sewer Board of the City of Eufaula, Alabama offers an excellent benefits package. Applicants must satisfactorily pass a background investigation and pre-employment screening after receiving a conditional offer of employment. Resumes may be emailed to or mailed to the Executive Assistant, Eufaula Water Works & Sewer Board, at P.O. Box 26, Eufaula, AL 36072, or may be dropped off at 840 W. Washington Street in Eufaula. The Water Works & Sewer Board of the City of Eufaula, Alabama is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are E-Verify compliant.

Water Plant Operator – City of Auburn

Posted: July 2, 2021
JOB SUMMARY This position is responsible for operating a water treatment plant and water pumping facilities. MAJOR DUTIES • Participates in plant operations and maintenance activities. (60%) o Monitors plant operating efficiency by monitoring daily plant chemical use. o Makes chemical adjustments and flow rate changes as needed. o Monitors water pressure and tank levels. o Resolves water treatment problems. o Off-loads plant chemicals from chemical supply tanker trucks; completes required paperwork. o Performs routine plant maintenance as needed; lubricates moving parts; cleans and organizes equipment. o Performs chemical supply pump calibrations. o Assists in the installation, repair and maintenance of plumbing systems. o Maintains plant records, including operating logs, daily journals, inventories and data logs. o Assists in the maintenance of plant grounds. o Notifies Water Plant Manager immediately regarding plant upsets, accidents, chemical spills, or other unusual events. o Monitors and manages the amount of water purchased from adjacent utility. o Assists in cleaning and maintaining treatment basins to maintain plant operations. • Collects and processes water samples. (30%) o Performs laboratory analysis of water samples. o Maintains test data. • Performs related duties. (10%) o Demonstrates punctual, regular, and reliable attendance. o Attends meetings, workshops, and training sessions. o Provides innovative solutions to enhance current processes and procedures and/or resolve workplace issues. o Performs other duties as assigned. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES • Knowledge of the operation, maintenance and repair of water treatment plants, pumping facilities, and related infrastructure. • Knowledge of local, state and federal rules, regulations and laws related to the treatment and distribution of drinking water. • Knowledge of water sampling and laboratory analysis procedures. • Knowledge of job-related tools and equipment. • Skill in the operation of computers and job related software programs. • Skill in operating standard office equipment. • Skill in performing basic mathematical calculations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and percentages. • Skill in decision making and problem solving. • Skill in interpersonal relations and in dealing with the public. • Skill in oral and written communication. • Ability to work cooperatively with others. • Ability to work independently. SUPERVISORY CONTROLS The Water Plant Manager assigns work in terms of general instructions. The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures, accuracy, and the nature and propriety of the final results. GUIDELINES Guidelines include Alabama Department of Environmental Management regulations, plant standard operating procedures, Environmental Protection Agency rules and regulations, relevant local, state and federal laws, City and department policies and procedures, and City of Auburn Core Values, Vision, and Mission statements. These guidelines are generally clear and specific, but may require some interpretation in application. COMPLEXITY/SCOPE OF WORK • The work consists of related duties in the operation of a water treatment plant, pumping facilities, and water distribution system. Strict regulations and inclement weather contribute to the complexity of the position. • The purpose of this position is to operate a water treatment plant. Success in this position contributes to the efficient and effective delivery of safe drinking water to area residents. CONTACTS • Contacts are typically with co-workers, representatives of state and federal agencies, vendors, contractors, and members of the general public. • Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, resolve problems, and provide services. PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORK ENVIRONMENT • The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table or while intermittently sitting, standing, walking, bending, crouching or stooping. The employee frequently lifts light objects weighing less than 24 pounds and heavy objects weighing 24 or more pounds, climbs ladders, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, distinguishes between shades of color, and utilizes the sense of smell. • The work is typically performed in an office and outdoors, occasionally in cold or inclement weather. The employee may be exposed to noise, dust, dirt, grease, machinery with moving parts, contagious or infectious diseases, and irritating chemicals. Work requires the use of personal protective equipment such as specialized clothing, goggles, masks, boots, gloves, and other protective devices as required. SUPERVISION EXERCISED None. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education; and • Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years. • Possession of or ability to readily obtain and Alabama Grade IV license for water treatment. • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.

Grade IV Water Plant Operator – Gadsden Water Works and Sewer Board

Posted: July 2, 2021
The Gadsden Water Works and Sewer Board is currently accepting applications for a Grade IV Water Plant Operator. Must possess and maintain Grade IV Water Treatment Plant Operator Certification from ADEM and a valid Alabama Driver’s License. This is a full-time position with excellent benefits. Starting salary is $44,000 per year. Apply in Room 201, Gadsden City Hall between the hours of 9:00-11:00 a.m. and 1:00-4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, or by printing application at and mailing to: City of Gadsden, Attn: Personnel Department , P.O. Box 267, Gadsden, AL 35902. Applications may also be emailed to Deadline for all applications will be Friday, July 16, 2021.

Shelby County Water Technician

Posted: May 24, 2021
Work involves installation, maintenance and repair of water meters, lines and equipment. This position performs meter readings and operates water and sewer service equipment. Applications may be filed online at: