Deputy Executive Director

Orange Water & Sewer Authority (OWASA)   Carrboro, NC   Full-time     Management
Posted on April 19, 2024
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Deputy Executive Director

Salary $145,309.00 - $217,964.00 Annually
Location  NC, NC
Job Type Full-Time
Job Number 161
Department Administration
Opening Date 04/18/2024
Closing Date 5/17/2024 11:59 PM Eastern


Seeking an energetic and enthusiastic Constructor Inspector to join our Engineering and Planning Team. The Construction Inspector provides onsite compliance inspection of third-party public water, reclaimed water, and sanitary sewer projects. 

Examples of Duties

Key responsibilities include: 

  • Performing tests and final inspections of water, reclaimed water, and sanitary sewer projects for compliance. 
  • Conducting pre- and post-construction meetings with developers, contractors, engineers, and other interested parties.
  • Performing water quality sampling tests; coordinates all sampling activities with staff.
  • Directing and approving water line pressure testing, sewer line air testing and vacuum manhole testing.
  • Conducting inspections of water and sewer line installations, grease trap and interceptor installations, backflow device installations for compliance.
  • Working with contractors and engineers to resolve unforeseen issues that arise during construction to develop compliant strategies.  

Typical Qualifications

Position requires a valid North Carolina Driver's License, high school diploma (or GED) with advanced study or training towards obtaining the required Water Distribution Grade B and Sewer Collections Grade III certifications. Successful candidates should have at least four years of experience working with water and sewer systems. Prior experience using a Geographic Information System (GIS) is preferred. 

Supplemental Information

Team members are our most important resource. Benefits include: 

  • Membership in the NC Local Government Employee Retirement System (pension plan) 
  • 5% Employer 457 Deferred Compensation contribution (no match required)  
  • Retirement Health Savings account 
  • Employer paid Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Dependent Life, Long-term Disability  
  • Vacation, Sick, Personal, Bereavement and Parental Leave; 12 Paid Holidays  
  • Educational Reimbursement 
  • Cell Phone Stipend 
  • Bonus Pay for Additional Certifications and/or Education   
  • Ability to transfer unused sick leave from preceding NC Local Government or State agency employer 
  • Much, much more! 

OWASA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to continuous improvement, sustainability, creativity, diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging. OWASA provides competitive pay and benefits in a safe, rewarding work environment.? 

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