• CHIEF WATER DISTRIBUTION OPERATOR

    Posted: 05/02/2021

    JOB SUMMARY:

    The purpose of this classification is to perform technical work at the supervisory level to oversee plant operations and maintain safe and efficient surface water treatment in compliance with all applicable regulations and guidelines. 
     
     
    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
    •Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff, processing employee concerns and problems, directing work, counseling, disciplining, and completing employee performance appraisals.
    •Operates county vehicle, various machinery, equipment, and tools.
    •Oversees and implements training of staff and personnel; prepares staff work schedules; makes work assignments; ensures staff and personnel maintain appropriate licensees; assigns and reviews work; maintain standards through the effective coordination of activities.
    •Oversees plant operations; maintains safe and efficient surface water treatment in compliance with all State and other applicable regulations and guidelines including Environmental Protection Division regulations.
    •Monitors equipment operation to ensure plant performance and safety compliance is maintained.
    •Completes reports and documents; implements record keeping guidelines.
    •Monitors plant inventory; participates in purchasing activities in compliance with County procurement guidelines.
     
     
    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
    High school diploma or G.E.D. and three (3) years of progressively responsible experience as a water plant operator or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia Driver’s License, a Georgia Operator Class I license and Georgia Lab Certification.
     
     
    BENEFITS:
    Health/Major Medical
    Dental
    Paid Sick
    Incentive Pay & Longevity Pay
    Free Wellness Clinic
    Employer-Paid Pension
    Paid Holidays 
    Paid Vacation-Annually
    Long Term Disability