This is very responsible water pollution control plant supervisory work involving the direction of the operation of the Hartford and satellite water pollution control plants, including all unit processes of water pollution control plant operations, maintenance and process control and oversight. Responsibilities include unit processes direction of preliminary treatment, primary treatment, secondary treatment, chlorine/Ultraviolet disinfection solids processing, solids receiving, thickening (both gravity and dissolved air floatation), dewatering, wet weather, heat recovery/electrical production and all associated equipment. Work involves responsibility for the safe, effective and timely operation of the assigned plant. Duties include directing plant operations and maintenance, and conducting plant record keeping and administration. This position also has the responsibility for making very difficult plant technical and operational decisions. This work requires that the employee have considerable knowledge, skill and ability in water pollution control plant operations and supervision.
A high school diploma or the equivalent, some training in water pollution control plus six (6) years of progressively responsible water pollution control plant operations experience including at least two years in a crew leader or supervisory capacity, or an equivalent combination or education and qualifying experience substituting on a year-for-year basis. Must have a valid driver’s license and a CT Class III Operator Wastewater Treatment Certificate for grade of
SS-07. ***Must have a CT Class IV Operator Wastewater Treatment Certificate to be moved to pay grade
SS-08 ($46.88 - $56.26)***
Open posting. District employees and external applicants will be considered. . A screening of all applicants will be conducted by the Human Resources Office, which may include referral to the oral panel process. The top rated applicants will be referred to the Department Head or the designated representative for an interview. The Department Head shall make the final selection.
CRITERIA FOR SELECTION:
Relevant education, experience, skills, managerial/supervisory ability, and performance aptitudes as reflected in the position’s job specification. The MDC seeks to enhance the diversity of its workforce. People of color, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. The selected candidate will undergo an internal background check.
A high school diploma or the equivalent, some training in water pollution control plus six (6) years of progressively responsible water pollution control plant operations experience including at least two years in a crew leader or supervisory capacity, or an equivalent combination or education and qualifying experience substituting on a year-for-year basis. Must have a valid driver’s license and a CT Class III Operator Wastewater Treatment Certificate.
About The Metropolitan District
The Metropolitan District (MDC) is a non-profit municipal corporation chartered by the Connecticut General Assembly in 1929 to provide potable water and sewerage services on a regional basis.The MDC provides quality water supply, water pollution control, mapping, and household hazardous waste collection to eight member municipalities: Bloomfield, East Hartford, Hartford, Newington, Rocky Hill, West Hartford, Wethersfield and Windsor. Additionally, the MDC provides drinking water to portions of Farmington, Glastonbury, East Granby and South Windsor, known as the MDC’s non-member towns.The mission of the MDC is to provide our customers with safe, pure drinking water, environmentally protective wastewater collection and treatment and other services that benefit the member towns.In meeting our mission, the MDC is driven by our core values:•Excellent, reliable customer services;•A stable, dedicated, skilled and diverse workforce;•Sound planning and financial management;•Continual environmental compliance and stewardship of the watershed;•A safe and healthy workplace;•A program to continually improve our performance;•Open communications and transparency with our member towns and stakeh...olders; and A workplace and contract service climate of acceptance and inclusion that values and promotes cultural awareness, tolerance and respect throughout the community it serves by actively participating in programs designed to develop a skilled and economically viable local workforce capable of fulfilling the goals of the MDC's Strategic Plan.EOE/AA/M/F/D/V