City of Tucson

WATER OPERATIONS SUPERINTENDENT (#4069)

$28.21-$50.14 Hourly / $58,676.80-$104,291.20 Yearly
Salary Grade: 817


General Description

Manages personnel and directs daily water systems operations. 

Identifies, investigates, and resolves operational and personnel problems, and coordinates and monitors programs and budgets.

Essential Functions

Regularly directs or supervises the work of at least two fulltime employees at the supervisor level in the section.

Coordinates assigned supervisory personnel and their projects ensuring timely and quality activities for the benefit of the section, division, department, City and the community.

Oversees the planning, implementation, direction and management of all functions and resources of the section to achieve the strategic objectives of the department and the City in an efficient and effective manner.

Assists with the implementation and evaluation of department policies, programs, projects and procedures.

Assists with implementing the department vision through section activities and leads the section to maximum employee productivity and morale through hiring, disciplining, evaluating employee performance, investigating and resolving grievances and other coordinating human resources actions.

Develops and administers the section budget with staff assistance.

Analyzes organization and community needs, analyzes trends, reviews statistics and opportunities, communicates to the department leadership of impending developments.

Develops strategic partnerships and contacts with community representatives, external agencies, and other organizations to develop a sense of relevant issues facing our community and to respond as a representative of the City.

Implements the values of the organization through example and accountabilities.

Ensures that section operations conform with local, state, and federal governmental regulations and other applicable rules and requirements.

Facilitates solutions to problems facing the department.

Oversees Water equipment and property operation and maintenance.

Maintains technical or professional knowledge through such means as attending seminars, reviewing professional publications, taking classes and participating in developmental activities.

Utilizes a Computer Maintenance Management System (CMMS) to track work flows and efficiencies; ensures benchmarks are met

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type:  Bachelor's Degree or Arizona Department of Environmental Quality Water Distribution Grade 3 Certification or equivalent state certification

Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 5 years in directing programs and budgets and managing daily water systems operation.  At least 3 of required 5 years in a Lead or Supervisory capacity in a related functional area.

"Lead" is defined as leading at least one (1) full-time FTE in a work unit. It does not include leading projects, departments, contractors, interns, etc.

"Supervisory" is defined as having supervised at least one (1) full-time FTE.

Special Job Requirements

Positions in Tucson Water Maintenance Division require an:
  • ADEQ Water Distribution System Operator Grade III Certification and
  • ADEQ Water Treatment Plant Operator Grade II Certification
Positions in Tucson Water Water Quality and Operations Division require an:
  • ADEQ Water Distribution System Operator Grade IV Certification and
  • ADEQ Water Treatment Plant Operator Grade IV Certification

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements

None

Other Information

FLSA Status: Exempt

Occupational Group Code: 25 

Occupational Group Description: Water

EEO Job Category Code: A

EEO Job Category Description: Officials and Administrators 

Organizational Level: Superintendent/Manager

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: Secondary

License Type: Valid and Unrestricted Class D - Driver

CDL Endorsements: None

Safety Sensitive: Yes

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: 4069; EST: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM; REV: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM;