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AWT Team Leader

Recruitment #180504-310700-001

Nature Of Work

An employee in this class is responsible for ensuring the efficiency, productivity and effective performance of a team at the AWT Plant and pump stations. Under direction, the employee performs tasks of more than average difficulty requiring the exercise of considerable initiative and independent judgment. Work is reviewed through conferences, reports submitted, and results obtained.

Examples of Duties

Serves as a team leader of the OEM teams; coaches and motivates team members; facilitates groups; identifies problems in early stages; evaluates performance of team members and makes timely decisions.

Monitors and evaluates work practices for improved team productivity; schedules resources for team members' growth; maintains continuous 30-day forecast of resources and projects; evaluates performance measures; evaluates work practices; implements new strategies, and ensues that sufficient measures are available.

Supports the teams core business by removing obstacles to continually improve operational reliability, cost effectiveness and increasing automation and updating equipment where appropriate.

Attends weekly team meetings with agenda forwarded to leadership; responds to emergency situations and leads actions to protect the environment, personnel, and the facilities.  

Develops effective team members; reinforces and supports the use of business skills, technical skills, and team skills; deals with personnel issues; communicates needs and expectations.

Responds to emergency situations and leads actions to protect the environment, personnel and the facilities.

Evaluates the following: how often personnel conflicts are taken to leadership; number of times team meets performance measures; number of skill blocks obtained per team member.

Co-develops, reviews, and implements the organizations mission, vision, plans and goals; coordinates the work with other teams, support groups, and leadership.

Performs liaison activities with regulatory agencies and other national, state and regional organizations with respect to wastewater treatment and disposal, and regulatory issues.

Manages the team budget and work process.

Performs related work as required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Advanced knowledge of: team dynamics; how to lead and direct teams, and performance management.

Intermediate knowledge of: operating and capital budgeting.

Basic knowledge of: performance measures; cost/benefit analysis; providing feedback.

Intermediate ability to: organize; coach; resolve conflicts; facilitate; set and monitor goals.

Advanced skill in: decision making; communication; motivation; problems solving.

Intermediate skill in: computers.

Accountabilities: number of times team meets performance measures; number of skill blocks obtained per team member; weekly team meetings with agenda forwarded to leadership; maintain continuous 30-day forecast of resources and projects; team operating and capital budgets; work schedules; team assets, equipment and vehicles; personnel evaluations completed timely.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited high school or vocational school and five (5) years experience in leading or working in a team environment, preferably with wastewater, or comparable industrial experience; or an equivalent combination of training or experience.  

Licenses or Certifications

Possession of a valid Florida driver’s license; Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators “A” license might be required.


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