City of Tucson


$22.96-$43.90 Hourly / $47,756.80-$91,312.00 Yearly
Salary Grade: 920

General Description

Supervises water system operators and water treatment plant operators in the maintenance and operation of water treatment facilities and distribution systems to ensure appropriate water supply, quality, and pressure, and to maintain the integrity of the water system.

Essential Functions

Supervises full-time employees; determines priorities of work load, monitoring levels of resources, establishing time lines, assigning work, monitoring progress, recommending changes and suggestions, writing, reviewing and editing reports prepared by staff, and approving completed projects and reports.

Responsible for all water system operational decisons to ensure appropriate water supply, quality, and pressure at all times.

Ensures that unit work conforms to local, state, and federal governmental regulations, and other applicable rules and requirements.

Assesses and reports on facility performance by recording performance data, maintaining chemical inventories, monitoring water production, preparing reports, preparing data for budgetary purposes and creating data files.

Oversees the maintenance of equipment by ensuring equipment is repaired and replaced. Orders supplies and equipment and prepares purchase requests and orders.

Coordinates special studies by setting up procedures and equipment for a variety of studies.

Interacts with vendors and suppliers.

Implements controls for appropriate unit staffing and effectiveness by participating in the recruitment and hiring of employees, making recommendations on employee discipline, and other human resources issues, evaluating and managing employee performance, discussing and identifying personnel issues and facilitating resolutions, promoting positive morale in the unit, ensuring staff is trained appropriately for maximum performance, and providing leadership and guidance.

Provides customer service by responding to information requests, conducting research, providing solutions to problems, and correcting errors.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: Associate's Degree

Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 4 years relevant-level experience in the operation or maintenance of water treatment plants or distribution systems

Valid and Unrestricted Class D - Driver's License

Special Job Requirements

ADEQ Grade 3 Water Treatment Certification and ADEQ Grade 3 Water Distribution Certification

ADEQ Grade 4 Water Treatment Certification and ADEQ Grade 4 Water Distribution Certification required within 12 months of hire to pass probation

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements


Other Information

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Occupational Group Code: 25

Occupation Group Description: Water

EEO Job Category Code: G

EEO Job Category Description: Skilled Craft Workers

Organizational Level: First Level Supervisor

NCCI: 7520

Bargaining Unit: No Representation

Driving Requirements

The following information pertains to driving requirements for this classification with the City of Tucson. Under "Driving Level" None, Secondary or Primary, refers to the driving responsibility as it relates to the essential functions of the classification. License Type, is just that, the type of Arizona Driving License required for the classification. If the position requires a Commercial Drivers License (CDL), the endorsements will be listed under "Endorsements." Under Safety Sensitive a "Yes" means employees with this classification are subject to pre-employment and random drug testing. License Type A,B,C,D,or M may require the use of personal or City vehicles on City business. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid license and have an acceptable driving record. Use of a personal vehicle for City business will be prohibited if the employee is not authorized to drive a City vehicle or if the employee does not have personal insurance coverage. Exceptions to classification driving requirement's may exist based on position.

Driving Level: Primary

License Type: Valid and Unrestricted Class D - Driver

CDL Endorsements: None

Safety Sensitive: No

Job Description Disclaimer

This description is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of management to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The listing of duties and responsibilities shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty. They are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.

CLASS: 4055; EST: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM; REV: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM;