City of Tampa

Wastewater Collection Yard Operations Supervisor (#360510) S18

$36.29-$54.38 Hourly / $6,290.27-$9,425.87 Monthly / $75,483.20-$113,110.40 Yearly


Introduction

This is highly responsible supervisory and technical work for the Wastewater Collections Division.

Nature Of Work

An employee in this class is responsible for setting and maintaining the direction of the support services and technical engineering components of the Wastewater Collections Division which are tasked with activities necessary to ensure the reliable, efficient and cost effective operation of the collection system. Under administrative direction, the employee performs assignments related to leadership and wastewater collection system preventative and reactive maintenance matters, which are complex and of unusual difficulty requiring the exercise of extensive initiative and independent judgment. Work is reviewed through conferences, reports submitted and results obtained.

Examples of Duties

Provides assistance to the wastewater collection division manager in maintaining focus on the vision of the organization; continuously communicates the vision to other team members; leads by example; proactively interacts with the organization; builds and maintains a culture of trust.

Performs assignments necessary to support wastewater collection system preventive and reactive maintenance matters; oversees through subordinate supervisors: vehicle and equipment coordination and maintenance; grease trap inspections; utility locates; planning and scheduling; surveying; and other support activities.

Coaches and motivates subordinates; facilitates communication with the maintenance teams; identifies problems in early stages and applies appropriate solutions; reviews/ updates standard operating procedures (SOPs); evaluates performance of subordinates; mediates employee disputes; makes timely decisions.

Stays current with industry trends and new strategies; ensures that sufficient resources are available; directs implementation of new strategies.

Supports the core business by removing obstacles, taking responsibility and making timely decisions.

Performs related work as required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Considerable knowledge of: the organization; budgeting; performance management; regulatory requirements; cost/benefit analysis.

Ability to: build and motivate teams; maintain external focus; problem-solve; make effective decisions.

Skill in: communication; decision making; interpersonal relations; coaching; conflict resolution; delegation; managing diversity; team building; facilitation; problem solving; computers.

Personal Characteristics: approachability; compassion; composure; decisiveness; ethics and values.

Areas of Accountabilities: bi-annual review with subordinate supervisors; number of face-to-face meetings with assigned employees; timeliness of decisions; identification of problems in early stages.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in engineering, public or business administration, or construction management and a minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in wastewater collection system operations, construction and maintenance, including three (3) years of experience in supervision or management; or an associate's degree in engineering, public or business administration, or construction management and a minimum of seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in wastewater collection system operations, construction and maintenance, including three (3) years of experience in supervision or management.

Licenses or Certifications

Possession of a valid drivers license may be required.

Comments

During periods when the Mayor issues an emergency declaration for the City of Tampa, all employees may be required to work in preparation, response or recovery activities related to the stated emergency.

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