Join the City of Springfield's Clean Water Division as a Sewer Operations Coordinator. In this role, you will coordinate, supervise, and evaluate the Sewer Operations Section responsible for the repair and inspection of repairs made to the sanitary sewer collection system. You will serve as the primary coordinator for the City's Private Inflow and Infiltration (I&I) program, where staff work to maintain and improve the efficiency of our City's sanitary sewer collection system.
Since 1995, the City of Springfield has engaged in an active rehabilitation effort to reduce the entry of I&I into the collection system. As a result of these efforts, 33.6% of active I&I has been removed from the collection system as of 2008. This has been achieved through a combination of contracted and in-house rehabilitation. For additional information on the City's Inflow & Infiltration Program, please visit our website.
Experience, Education, and Training
Typically requires graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Science or a related discipline;
Two years of appropriate experience in the performance of sanitary sewer system evaluations, inspections, maintenance, and testing, or related experience.
Must possess a valid Missouri Motor Vehicle Operator's License.
The City of Springfield offers diverse and challenging employment opportunities to people interested in careers in public service that make a difference and have an impact on the community. Positions offer qualified applicants a variety of opportunities to develop careers in their areas of interest and improve their community.
The City of Springfield, Missouri is currently home to 160,000 citizens. The City Government has 23 different Department with approximately 2,000 City employees working for the citizens of Springfield. The Public Works and Environmental Services Departments work within 80 square miles which includes landfill, wastewater treatment plants, roads, bridges and waterways, just to name a few.
Public Works constructs and maintains the infrastructure of the City to satisfy community needs by providing engineering services, a safe transportation system, effective stormwater management, and public buildings and grounds. The Department of Public Works is an accredited agency by the American Public Works Association. Public Works is responsible for street design, construction, and maintenance. It has also partnered with the Missouri Department of Transportation to ...implement a cooperative computerized traffic signal system to improve Springfield's street capacity.
Environmental Services focuses on environmental quality in all areas to ensure all city government actions are performed in an environmentally responsible manner. Springfield's wastewater services protect water quality, safeguard public health and support future development in the community and are also important to the environmental and economic health of the State of Missouri because of the significant water-related recreation and tourism in the Springfield area. In addition to the services provided, Environmental Services is also dedicated to improve the long-term quality of life in our community by empowering our citizens through education, promotion, and modeling of sustainable practices.
Springfield's Landfill receives 200,000 tons of trash a year and generates 3.2MW of electricity which is used to power 2,000 homes from methane gas. The City contains 1,200 miles of sewer pipe and receives 13 billion gallons of wastewater which is treated at the NW and SW Wastewater Treatment Plants. Street Operations maintains 1,935 miles of city street, 575 miles of sidewalks, 64 miles of on-street bike routes, and 35,500 traffic signs.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability and Vet:
The City of Springfield is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. Individuals with disabilities should request reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act prior to testing or appointment. Proof of United States Citizenship/Authorization to Work in the United States as established by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986 is a condition of employment. We are committed to diversity and a drug-free workplace. Pre-employment drug testing is required.