This position involves responsibility for implementation and delivery of multiple administrative duties of the Department of Municipal Utilities including, planning, capital project management, interagency coordination, grant administration, policy delivery and budget assistance. The incumbent will provide high level procurement assistance associated with delivery of operating and capital projects including grant administration for all Municipal Utility Departments including the Wastewater Treatment Plant, Water Filtration Plant, Sewer and Water Maintenance Departments, Water Billing Department, and Hydroelectric Facilities. The incumbent will work directly with all municipal utility staff, directly assisting the Water and Wastewater Chief Operators, Sewer and Water Maintenance Supervisor and senior maintenance staff. The incumbent will provide technical assistance to the Chief Operators for all federal, state, and local laws associated with permits, licenses, and exemptions necessary to operate all municipal utility facilities. Strong interagency coordination is required to provide technical direction for the Department of Municipal Utilities specifically related to Owasco Lake watershed protection, State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) Permit compliance, New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) compliance, and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) license requirements. Does related work as required.
Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices in administering and monitoring grant funds;
Good knowledge of the principles, methods and techniques used in municipal utility infrastructure planning, implementation and operation;
Good knowledge of Federal, State and local laws, policies and programs related to municipal utilities;
Good knowledge of the sources of funding available for municipal utility projects;
Good knowledge of ecosystems and land use management associated with watershed protection and environmental policy;
Ability to develop, administer and monitor grant funding for projects and programs related to municipal utilities;
Ability to lead the work of others on projects by providing guidance and oversight of their activities as well as assigning and reviewing their work;
Ability to plan, coordinate and implement regional watershed projects;
Ability to plan, coordinate and implement capital improvement projects;
Ability to prepare and deliver presentations in a clear, concise and articulate manner;
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing;
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others;
Ability to administer and manage environmental compliance programming associated with regulatory permitting;
Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
Additional Salary Information: Depending on experience.
Internal Number: N/A
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