Wastewater Treatment Maintenance Supervisor

Recruitment #20-5131-001



The incumbent is to prioritize, distribute and complete maintenance repairs necessary for the continuous operation of mechanical and hydraulic systems for compliance with the OEPA Nation Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit.  Must be knowledgeable of wastewater treatment processes and ensure that all mechanical systems are operating at the highest efficiency possible.  In cooperation with the Operations staff, the incumbent supervises and physically assists maintenance personnel in the completion of a multitude of maintenance and cleaning activities on Wastewater Treatment Plant equipment, buildings, vehicles and grounds.  Incumbents also work with the electrical Supervisor or Electrical Engineer to arrange for troubleshooting and repair of electrical components throughout the plant and the maintenance of the computer monitoring system (CMS).  Ensures a Reliability Based Maintenance Program is achieved through computerized programs, records keeping and reports.  This position supervises 4 - 25 employees.

Minimum Qualifications

Must meet one of the following:

1.  Associate's degree in Engineering, Chemistry, Construction Management or another closely related field AND 4 years of experience in maintenance and repair of water or wastewater equipment AND 6 months of experience using personal computers; OR

2.  Graduation from high school (or G.E.D.) AND 8 years of experience in maintenance and repair of water or wastewater equipment AND 6 months experience using personal computers; OR 

3.  Graduation from high school (or G.E.D.) AND 4 years of experience as a Wastewater Treatment Maintenance Mechanic or Maintenance Mechanic II with the City of Dayton AND 6 months experience using personal computers.

Degree must be from a college or university that is accredited by the U.S. Department of Education through the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Higher Learning Commission or equivalent region.

License Requirements

Must possess a valid driver's license at time of appointment and maintain until such time as a Commercial Driver's License is obtained.

Within 120 days of appointment must obtain and maintain a valid Ohio Class B Commercial Driver's License (C.D.L.), including the qualification to operate a vehicle with air brakes and any other endorsements required by the State of Ohio.  Out of state residents must have equivalent licenses from their state of residence within the prescribed 120 days of appointment.

Special Requirements

Must obtain an OEPA Wastewater Treatment class II Operator certification within 36 months of appointment, and maintain thereafter as a term and condition of continued employment.


Applications must specifically address each of the minimum qualifications, directly showing how each is met.

Appointment to positions in this classification will require applicants to pass a police background investigation. 

Final permanent appointment is contingent upon the applicant passing a job-related medical examination, including drug screen, and providing documentary evidence of Employment Authorization and Identity.

Effective July 15, 2019, the City of Dayton adopted the Tobacco and Nicotine Free Hiring Policy (HR 1.03). Applicants offered employment with the City will be required to pass a nicotine screening. Newly hired employees must remain tobacco and nicotine free as a condition of continued employment.
The Tobacco and Nicotine Free Hiring Policy does not apply to current City employees subsequent to HR Policy 2.09.

An Equal Employment Opportunity Employer