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South Granville Water & Sewer Authority

Raleigh , NC

Water and Sewer Authority Lead, Water Plant Operator, Public Utility Superintendent

South Granville Water & Sewer Authority
Raleigh, NC Full-time
Posted on July 22, 2018

South Granville Water And Sewer Authority (SGWASA) is a unit of local government operating a water and sewer system located in southern Granville County.

We are  looking to fill the following positions:

  • Lead Water Plant Operator  - The desired applicant will be responsible for supervising the total operation of the water treatment plant for the Authority. Work involves supervision over laboratory, maintenance, and operational staff, purchasing parts and supplies, distributing and reviewing work, and personnel management duties including participation in the hiring, performance evaluation, coaching, and safety functions.  The employee is also responsible to the State and EPA for compliance with rules and regulations.  This position reports to the Chief Water Treatment Plant Operator and assists as backup Operator in Charge (ORC).

    Desired education and experience would be graduation from a two year college with a major in chemistry, biology, or major related to water treatment and considerable experience in the operation of a water treatment plant with some supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Possession of a Grade “B” Surface Water treatment operator's certificate from the State of North Carolina.  Also Certification at a Grade I Physical/Chemical water pollution control system by the State of North Carolina or must be able to obtain within 18 months.
  • Chief Wastewater Plant Operator - The desired applicant will be responsible for organizing and directing the operations and maintenance of  the wastewater treatment plant, related facilities and equipment, and serves as ORC.  Work involves responsibility for division staffing, budget development and administration, assistance with and advising the Public Utilities Director with long range planning for facilities and system capacity and technical compliance needs, establishing and maintaining records and reports necessary for full compliance with all regulations and for effective management decision making, and insuring effective productivity of department personnel. 

    Desirable education would be graduation from two year college with a degree in chemistry, biology, environmental sciences, or related field and considerable experience supervising wastewater treatment systems; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Possession of a Grade IV Wastewater treatment operator's certificate from the State of North Carolina is required.  

  • Public Utility Superintendent - The desired applicant is responsible for planning, organizing, and supervising crews engaged in a variety of work associated with providing water distribution and sewer collection services to citizens. Work includes the construction, maintenance and repair of water and sewer lines, pump stations, hydrants, meters and valves, and unstopping sewer lines. Employee serves as ORC for the collection system, the distribution system and the cross-connection program. Work also includes managing the utility division budget; planning work projects based on service extension needs, maintenance, and emergency needs; coordinating work with property owners; assigning crews to projects; inspecting work in progress and upon completion; answering and resolving public complaints; and managing all line maintenance contracts.

    Desired education and experience would be graduation from high school and extensive experience in water distribution and/or sewer collection system maintenance or construction including some supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Applicant must possess a valid North Carolina driver's license. Possession of or the ability to obtain within twelve (12) months: Grade IV Wastewater Collection System Operator, Grade A Water Distribution Operator, and Backflow-cross Connection Operator.

  • Public Utility Supervisor - An employee in this class assists the Utility Construction Superintendent in planning, organizing, and supervising crews engaged in a variety of work associated with providing water distribution and sewer collection services to citizens. An employee in this class also performs a variety of equipment operation tasks in the construction, maintenance, and repair of utility lines and appurtenances and serves as a crew leader on work sites.  Employee serves as back-up ORC for the collection system, the distribution system and the cross-connection program. Work also includes managing the Utility Construction Division Budget; planning work projects based on service extension needs, maintenance, and emergency needs; coordinating work with property owners; assigning crews to projects; inspecting work in progress and upon completion; answering and resolving public complaints; and managing all line maintenance contracts.