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Wastewater Facilities Supervisor_Job Description_Public Works_2016-08-18 MUNICIPALITY OF THE DISTRICT OF CHESTER Position Description POSITION TITLE: Wastewater Facilities Supervisor SALARY BAND: Middle Managers/Coordinators REPORTS TO: Director of Engineering and Public Works STATUS: Full Time LOCATION: Municipality of the District of Chester, Subject to Change UPDATED: August 18, 2016 HOURS: 7:00 am – 3:00 pm, daily Monday to Friday, Subject to Change This includes weekend work, if required and available _______________________________________________________________________________________________ SCOPE The Wastewater Facilities Supervisor is responsible for the direct supervision, general administration, operation and maintenance of the Municipality’s Wastewater Systems. OBLIGATIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES UNDER LEGISLATION 1.The Municipality of the District of Chester is committed to workplace safety and all employees are expected to actively participate in the Municipality’s Occupational Health and Safety Policy and Program and Occupational Health and Safety Legislation as well as Regulations of the Province of Nova Scotia. 2.The Municipality of the District of Chester complies with the Employment Legislation of Nova Scotia and all employees are also expected to act in accordance to the appropriate Legislation as well. QUALIFICATIONS Possess Nova Scotia Class II or higher Wastewater Treatment Operator Certification  Possess NS Class II or higher Wastewater Collection Certification  Possess NS Class II or higher Water Distribution Certification  It would be an asset to have NS Water Certification (Treatment)  Possess a valid Nova Scotia Driver’s license  Possess a secondary school (i.e. High School) diploma or GED  Five (5) years’ experience at a Class II or higher system  Page 1 of 4 Wastewater Facilities Supervisor – Job Description Five (5) years’ supervisory and management experience, preferably in municipal government  Knowledge and proficient use of personal computers and related software (i.e. Microsoft Office)  Knowledge and use of Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems and associated  computer databases and preventative maintenance software Knowledge of personnel and supervisory principles  Knowledge of laws, rules, regulations, occupation hazards and safety precautions related to water and  wastewater systems Certification in a recognized trade (electrical, mechanical, etc.) is considered an asset.  SUMMARY OF FUNCTION Principle Duties and Responsibilities The following is a general outline only of the duties and responsibilities involved in this position. It is not intended to be all inclusive or to limit the employee’s opportunity to use their own initiative to expand their capabilities beyond this scope and thereby their value to the Municipality. It is also not intended to limit the employer’s right to assign other duties. Administrative 1.Provide updated mapping and diagrams of sewer lines, manholes, valves, etc. as found in field, with use of GPS equipment. 2.Assist in preparation of reports to the applicable Federal and Provincial regulatory agencies. 3.Assist in preparation of annual operational and capital budgets. 4.Maintain up to date operations and maintenance manuals. 5.Prepare and maintain maintenance schedules. 6.Maintain and monitor the necessary supplies, parts and chemicals required and keep a detailed inventory of the same. 7.Ensure safety equipment inventory is maintained and applicable inspections are completed. 8.Prepare purchase requisitions, ensure ordered purchases are received and file all appropriate paperwork with the Administrative Assistant. 9.Maintain truck log for assigned truck including but not limited to: fuel usage, repairs, monthly inspections, etc. 10.Maintain assigned tools and equipment along with associated repair logs. 11.Perform on call response in case of emergency, as needed, depending on availability. 12.Maintain operator certifications and proficiency by attending conferences and training sessions. Water & Wastewater Operations Page 2 of 4 Wastewater Facilities Supervisor – Job Description 13.Conduct inspections on equipment, treatment process, buildings, etc. and report on the operation of infrastructure. 14.Conduct repairs or replacement of equipment. 15.Collect, input, analyse and submit operational data. 16.Perform cleaning of treatment facilities and equipment. 17.Maintain buildings, grounds and equipment including all associated lighting, snow removal, refuse removal, etc. 18.Operate and maintain SCADA systems. 19.Install and make repairs to collection piping, forcemains, sewer laterals, pumps, manholes and associated appurtenances. 20.Perform installation of sewer laterals, and perform inspections of installation to ensure compliance to drawings and specifications. 21.Assist in the cleaning of catch basins, manholes and collection piping. 22.Conduct compliance and process monitoring and ensure treatment facilities are operating within established operating permits. 23.Maintain treatment systems including disinfection, filters, pre-treatment systems, electrical systems, sensory equipment etc. 24.Perform installation and repairs to hydrants, valves and associated appurtenances. 25.Conduct hydrant flushing and winterizing activities. 26.Maintain fire pump and fire protection equipment. 27.Operate and maintain any associated back-up power generation units. 28.Assist with overseeing capital improvements of systems. Supervision and Management 29.Supervise personnel involved in the operations and maintenance of the wastewater systems, including training, assigning, scheduling and reviewing work, conducting performance evaluations, and taking disciplinary and other personnel actions. 30.Develop and maintain cooperative and respectful relationships with staff, co-workers and supervisor. 31.Provide public relations assistance for wastewater systems in a professional courteous manner. 32.Assist in the Department’s development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, standard operating procedures and priorities. 33.Ensure compliance with all safety policies, procedures, rules and regulations associated with the water and wastewater systems. Page 3 of 4 Wastewater Facilities Supervisor – Job Description 34.Act as Direct Responsible Charge for the following treatment facilities, and associated collection systems: a.Chester Wastewater Treatment Plant – Class II b.Western Shore Wastewater Treatment Plant – Class II c.Mill Cove Wastewater Treatment Plant – Class II d.Chester Basin Wastewater Treatment Facility – Class I e.Chester Acres Wastewater Treatment Facility – Class I 35.Responsible for the following facilities: a.New Ross Sewage Collection and Disposal System (Onsite system) b.Mill Cove Water Distribution System for Fire Protection only DIRECT SUPERVISORY RESPONSBILITIES 1.Wastewater Operator CONTACTS Assistant Municipal Engineer 1. Provincial and Federal Government Departments 2. Municipal Staff 3. General Public 4. Contractors 5. Page 4 of 4