Raise your family in Oklahoma’s Green Country! The Tulsa area offers affordable housing, abundant water resources, and many outdoor recreational activities. Tulsa has a rapidly developing downtown area with small town atmosphere.
The City of Tulsa currently has an opening for a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operations Supervisor for our 42 MGD Southside Wastewater Treatment Plant. Candidates should be familiar with wastewater treatment practices, processes and equipment. Candidates should have a thorough knowledge of Environmental Quality and EPA regulations related to wastewater treatment.
Considerable knowledge of chemical, physical, or biological water or wastewater treatment processes; considerable knowledge of the principles and operating methods used in a water or wastewater treatment plant; good knowledge of the occupational hazards and appropriate precautionary safety measures; good knowledge of sampling, testing and analyzing water and wastewater; good knowledge of additive chemicals and routine chemical tests; and good knowledge of the occupational hazards and appropriate precautionary safety measures. Ability to quickly identify plant operating problems and initiate corrective adjustments in plant processes; ability to make operating adjustments on mechanical plant equipment; ability to keep detailed records and to prepare reports of plant operations and activities; ability to assign, supervise and review the work of subordinate personnel; ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; and the ability to utilize the highest level of interpersonal skill in order to understand, select, develop and motivate people at any level within or outside the organization.
JOB FUNCTIONS • Assigns, coordinates, supervises and reviews the work of subordinate personnel in the operation of the plant, conducting formal performance reviews • Schedules shift assignments to maintain sufficient operating personnel • Inspects plant to determine efficiency of operations and condition of equipment • Analyzes recording instrument readings, laboratory test results and operating records to assure proper process maintained and all water regulations followed • Coordinates maintenance and installation of plant equipment • Coordinates, conducts and participates in employee training programs • Prepares reports and maintains records • Reviews process control techniques and records • Maintains chemical inventory and records • Records and adjusts plant processes • Monitors operation preventative maintenance program • Monitors operator safety practices • Monitors support contractors (mowing, pesticide applicator, janitorial, general contractors) • Manages assigned budget for equipment and supplies
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in sanitary, environmental or industrial engineering, environmental health, water or wastewater technology or a related field and three (3) years of experience in the operation of a water or wastewater treatment plant.
Possession of a valid Class "B" Water or Wastewater Operator's License as issued by the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and must obtain an “A” license within six months of hire date; and possession of a valid Oklahoma Class “D” Operator’s License.
About City of Tulsa
Tulsa has the best qualities of a vibrant community. Today, citizens in our region enjoy unsurpassed beauty, a well-educated and talented workforce, cultural diversity and a pro-business environment. Settled in what has been dubbed “green country," Tulsa is a true American treasure and home to unique attractions like the Gilcrease Museum, the Philbrook Museum, the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame and other venues that provide a taste of artistic culture. The city is also lined by the Arkansas River, which provides a beautiful backdrop for recreational activities, running and biking along the RiverParks trails.
Tulsa has derived a reputation for activities as it plays host to many festivals including the Indian Art Festivals, Tulsa International Mayfest, ClearChannel Riverfest and the music festival and conference DFest, which over the last seven years has generated a stellar national reputation among the music industry as local Oklahoma talent take to the stages for two days.
Tulsa has the second shortest commute time in the nation, ranks 15th in the nation for the highest rate of high school graduation and boasts a cost of living at 8.6 percent below the national average while the... county per capita income is 16 percent above the national average.
In 2004, Tulsa was selected as one of America’s Most Livable Communities among the nation’s top destinations for travel, business investment, relocation, learning, retiring and living. Meeting the criteria as a community which has developed itself in a creative economy as well as prepare for a new global economy resulted in claiming a spot on the "Most Livable" roster.
Located in the heart of the country and a "must see" stop on Route 66, Tulsa has all the qualities of a great American city that is comfortably cosmopolitan…a great place to call home.