The Vallejo Flood and Wastewater District invites applications for FACILITIES MAINTENANCE SUPERINTENDENT. The final filing date is May 14, 2019
The District is seeking a Facilities Maintenance Superintendent to plan, coordinate, and direct the maintenance and repair of equipment associated with wastewater treatment facilities, sanitary/storm pump stations, vehicles and building maintenance. The Facilities Maintenance Superintendent is a management position that provides supervision to the Facilities Maintenance Department including the Mechanical and Electrical Maintenance/Information Technologies sections.
In addition to meeting the minimum qualifications (please see job description), the ideal candidate for this position:
Creates a positive work environment.
Displays a positive and professional attitude with a focus on developing strong Leadership skills.
Respects and supports the diversity and differences in their coworkers and the community we serve.
Has outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to successfully adapt to changing priorities.
Has a passion to improve the organization and a desire to continuously strive for personal growth.
Is a team player who enjoys working with peers, partners and others to positively impact the District’s efficiency, performance and work environment.
Is open, honest, direct and will exercise a high degree of common sense and sound judgement.
Discreet and respectful when dealing with confidential and sensitive matters.
Strong and proven management and leadership skills; as well as skills in business and organizational management, financial management, program and project planning, strategic planning and consensus building.
Has strong problem solving skills
Knowledge of Methods, practices, materials, tools, equipment, and safety procedures used in the installation, dismantling, troubleshooting, maintenance, repair, and overhauling of mechanical equipment used in wastewater treatment, pumping facilities and related equipment, maintenance and repair of office, shop and other structures; preventative maintenance program principles and practices; principles and practices of effective supervision; planning and scheduling procedures; computerized maintenance management systems; safe rigging principles and techniques used in handling heavy objects; Asset Management principles, practices and procedures.
Ability to Inspect work locations and equipment to determine work to be performed; plan, assign, and inspect work performed; coordinate work within the work group, with other District personnel, and with outside contractors, vendors, agencies, and the public; train subordinates in the proper methods, materials, techniques, and safety procedures related to the work; evaluate the work of subordinates; assist in employee selection, job performance evaluation, discipline, and employee recognition; prepare studies and written report on work group operations and perform recordkeeping as required; maintain cooperative, positive, and effective relationships with other District personnel departments, vendors, suppliers, contractors, and the public; operate software systems for managing work, recording time, purchasing materials, sending and receiving email, using word processing program, and developing and using spreadsheets.
Education/Experience: Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:
Education: Graduation from High School or equivalent.
Experience: Must have six year of experience in maintenance and repair of a treatment plant which must include:
Three years in a 12 MGD or larger treatment plant
Three years in a supervisory capacity directing maintenance activities, planning and repair of a treatment plant and pump stations.
License/Certificate: Must possess a current grade IV Mechanical Technologist certificate issued by the California Water Environment Association OR a Grade IV Electrical/Instrumentation Technologist certificate issued by the California Water Environment Association OR a Grade IV or higher Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator certificate issued by the California State Water Resources Control Board.
Must possess a valid California Class C Driver’s License at the time of employment. The ability to drive District vehicles is a specific requirement for this position. For that reason it is the employee’s responsibility to maintain a driving record that is acceptable to the District’s insurance carrier or be subject to dismissal.
The Vallejo Flood and Wastewater District application and supplemental questionnaire must be submitted online by the filing deadline of May 14, 2019. Applications and supplemental questionnaire must be submitted using www.calopps.org or using the link at www.vallejowastewater.org.
The most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in the examination process.
The examination process (which includes a one year probationary period upon hiring) may include, but are not limited to, a written examination, practical examination, application screening, oral board and/or selection interview.
A selection interview has been tentatively scheduled for May 30, 2019.
One or more of these steps may be used and in any order. Candidates successful in the examination process will be placed on an eligibility list. The list may be valid for up to two years. Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement to the examination process. Placement on the eligibility list is not a guarantee of a final hiring interview.
Successful candidates not currently employed in regular status by the District must pass a pre-employment physical to be considered for an appointment.
About Vallejo Flood and Wastewater District
Vallejo Flood and Wastewater District is an independent Special District created by the State of California to collect and treat wastewater, and protect the Vallejo community from flooding. Since 1952, the District has protected public health and the San Francisco Bay by collecting and treating the wastewater generated by residents of Vallejo and the surrounding area. In addition, the District helps save lives and protects property from storm water damage. Every day of the year, skilled, dedicated District employees protect our health and environment using advanced treatment methods.