This position is open until filled and may be closed at any time following the first review of applications on 11/2/2018 at 4:30 pm.
Please note: The full salary range (seven steps) for this begins at $6,858.17 Starting salary step is DOQ, but may be up to step 3 (which is reflected in the low end of the salary range posted above).
Under general direction, plans, organizes and coordinates the operation and maintenance activities of the City's Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant; ensures requirements and permits are in compliance with local, state and federal agencies; supervises and evaluates the performance of assigned staff; is responsible for planning and scheduling the work of assigned staff; implementing the WWTP's safety program, nurturing facility's culture of "Safety-First"; implementing programs, policies and procedures that create efficient operations and fiscal responsibility. Additional responsibilities include: oversight of the plant asset management program utilizing the established records management system and assisting with the development and management of capital projects. This position will also assist the WWTP Manager in developing and monitoring the annual operating budget and when assigned, perform the duties of the WWTP Manager during their absence.
Education and Experience:
Associates or Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Science, Water and Wastewater Technology, Civil Engineering, or related field AND
Five years of progressively responsible experience in wastewater treatment plant operations that includes two years of staff supervisory responsibility; preferably in a municipal or public sector environment;
OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Required Licenses or Certifications:
Valid Driver's License required at time of hire. WA State Driver's License required within 30 days of hire-date.
Must be able to provide a driver's abstract for all states a license was held in the preceding 5 years.
State of Washington Class III Wastewater Operator Certificate required at time of hire. Class IV required within 1 year from hire date.
CPR and First Aid card, within 6 months of hire
Incinerator Operators License within 6 months of hire
Other certifications/licenses may be required within a specified period of time after hire.
Must be able to successfully complete and pass a background check
Additional Salary Information: This position also offers excellent benefits.
Internal Number: #2018-047
About City of Edmonds
Located just 15 miles north of Seattle, Edmonds is a picturesque waterfront community situated on Puget Sound. This attractive but vibrant city is blessed with natural beauty, offers panoramic views of Puget Sound and the snow covered Olympic Mountains, and sits amid serene wooded areas. Edmonds enjoys beautiful neighborhoods with exceptional schools and is considered to be one of the most affluent cities in the State.
Edmonds is financially sound with a dedicated team of employees. The City is highly regarded in the community for the quality of services it provides. This is an excellent career opportunity for a talented public sector finance professional to make a difference in a well-managed community that boasts one of the most vibrant, beautiful areas in the Pacific Northwest.
The City of Edmonds, with a population of 41,960, was incorporated in 1890 and operates with a strong Mayor—Council form of government. Departments include Finance, Police, Development Services, Parks Recreation & Cultural Services, Public Works, and Community Services & Economic Development. The City has approximately 220 full-time equivalent employees and a 2018 budget of $81,200,700.