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Supervisor, Pumping Stations

Company: City of Boynton Beach, FL
Location: Boynton Beach
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to supervise the construction/maintenance of wastewater and stormwater pumping stations. Essential Functions The following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification. They are not listed in any order of importance. The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.Supervises, trains, directs, motivates and evaluates assigned staff, addresses employee concerns and problems, directing work, counseling, and managing employee performance.Oversees, reviews, directs and evaluates daily work activities; consults with assigned staff, assists with complex/problem situations, and provides technical expertise.Participates in the recruitment and recommendation of new staff and contractual personnel.Ensures division compliance with all applicable codes, laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures; initiates any actions necessary to correct deviations or violations.Ensures adherence to established safety policies and procedures; inspects and orders safety equipment; coordinates training in safety procedures; monitors work environment to ensure safety of employees and other individuals.Consults with Field Operations Manager and other officials as needed to review department activities and processes pertaining to pumping operations; provides recommendations, resolves problems, and receives advice/direction.Develops planned routine maintenance; prevents and repairs sewer pumping stations.Oversees/monitors Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) system.Oversees the pumping station division; supervises the construction/maintenance of pumping stations.Maintains and keeps pertinent records for reference of each lift station.Oversees planning, organizing, and scheduling of internal and contracted projects; coordinates projects/activities with those of other divisions, departments, outside contractors, or others as needed; monitors status of work in progress and inspects completed work.Calculates materials needed for each project; tracks labor and materials involved in each project for billing purposes; maintains records.Oversees inventory of division equipment, tools, supplies, and materials; ensures availability of adequate materials to complete projects; makes vehicle assignments; obtains competitive price quotes; reviews equipment specifications and bids; initiates orders for new or replacement materials.Follows City Procurement Department's policies in obtaining goods and services.Operates a variety of machinery, equipment, and tools associated with department activities, which may include heavy equipment, utility vehicles, and drafting instruments.Oversees general cleaning/maintenance tasks necessary to keep vehicles, equipment, and tools in operable condition, which may include; selecting appropriate Personal Protective Equipment for staff, inspecting equipment, checking/replacing fluids, greasing equipment, washing/cleaning equipment, and cleaning shop/work areas; inspects/monitors equipment operations to maintain efficiency and safety; coordinates preventive maintenance and repair work.Supports and actively promotes the City's safety policies and procedures including Incident/accident reporting and review.Prepares, recommends, and administers division budget; monitors expenditures.Participates in the planning for future improvements and repairs.Prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, schedules, production reports, accident reports, incident reports, overtime reports, performance appraisals, purchase requisitions, budget requests, budget reports, as-built blueprints, or other documents.Receives and reviews various forms, reports, correspondence, vehicle maintenance reports, contractor reports, operational cost data, invoices, budget reports, contracts, bids, specifications, training materials, blueprints, as-built drawings, policies, catalogs, manuals, reference materials, Leave Requests, payroll timesheets or other documentation; reviews, completes, processes, forwards or retains as appropriate.Operates a computer to enter, retrieve, review or modify data; utilizes word processing or other software programs; utilizes computerized telemetry system to monitor lift station operations diagnose/troubleshoot problems.Communicates via telephone and/or two-way radio; provides information and assistance; takes and relays messages; responds to requests for service or assistance.Communicates with supervisor, employees, other divisions, other departments, contractors, vendors, the public, customers, outside agencies, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, resolve problems, or give/receive advice/direction.Attends meetings; serves on committees as needed.Maintains a comprehensive, current knowledge of applicable laws/regulations; maintains an awareness of new trends and advances in the profession; reads professional literature; maintains professional affiliations; attends workshops and training sessions as appropriate. ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONSProvides assistance or coverage to other employees as needed.Operates a motor vehicle to conduct work activities.Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate's degree from an accredited college or university in engineering, business, public administration, or a related field; and
  • Six (6) years of experience in the construction and maintenance of wastewater pumping stations;
  • Three (3) years of previous experience in a supervisory capacity;
  • Must possess and maintain a State of Florida Class A Wastewater Certification; and
  • Must possess [or able to obtain within fourteen (14) days of hire] and maintain a valid Florida driver's license.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Minimum Qualifications for education and experience must be met before consideration of the following Preferred Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in engineering, business, public administration, or a related field.
    • Possession of a valid State of Florida Class B Commercial Driver's License. Supplemental Information COMMUNICATION COMPETENCIESThe ability to clearly communicate Department and City Goals, Policies, Strategic Plans and other key information to employees and peers using multiple communication platforms including e-mail and social media.Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, engineers, utility companies, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems.Accurately and expeditiously receives and delivers messages and information to the appropriate individuals.Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records and reports.Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal direction.Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters.Ability to establish and maintain harmonious relationships with Supervisor, customers, other employees, other departments, other governmental and regulatory agencies, and the general public as needed.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES (KSA's) Knowledge of department and division operations, policies, procedures, practices and all applicable codes, laws, rules and regulations.Knowledge of and the ability to ensure compliance with safety policies, procedures, practices and OSHA regulations.Knowledge of and the ability to demonstrate proper work methods and procedures when training field crew employees.Knowledge of and the ability to read and interpret plans and blueprints.Skilled at operating all equipment and tools used in the course of job completion.Ability to supervise, evaluate the work of field employees, and identify and resolve personnel issues and concerns.Ability to coordinate, plan and prioritize work assignments to achieve optimum effectiveness in staff utilization and training.Ability to determine and requisition proper and adequate materials, supplies and equipment for job completion.Ability to oversee the inspection and repair/replacement of malfunctioning or obsolete equipment.Ability to troubleshoot and resolve issues and complaints from the public.Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing.Ability to effectively interact with the public, supervisors, co-workers, other department staff, contractors, and with outside agencies.Ability to develop and sustain good working relationships with all department staff.Ability to manage the division budget to effectively utilize available financial resources.PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS Physical Ability : Tasks require the regular and, at times, sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and that may involve the lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials (50 pounds); may occasionally involve heavier objects and materials (up to 100 pounds ). Sensory Requirements : Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds, odor, depth, texture, and visual cues or signals. Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally. Environmental Factors : Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as odors, wetness, humidity, fumes, temperature and noise extremes, machinery, vibrations, electric currents, traffic hazards, toxic agents, disease, or pathogenic substances.The City of Boynton Beach, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S. C. 12101 et. seq.), the City of Boynton Beach will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat of significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. Requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and ability.VETERANS' PREFERENCE Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in the City's hiring process. Additionally, certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements in employment by the City.

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