Under the direction of the Water Reclamation Facility (WRF) Superintendent, this position is responsible for performing a variety of administrative, technical, and supervisory tasks in the operation of the City’s 4 MGD Water Reclamation Facility. Duties will include, but will not be limited to: assisting in the planning and coordination of the activities and operations of the Wastewater Treatment Plant; to coordinate assigned activities with other divisions, outside agencies, and the general public; provide highly responsible and complex administrative support to the WRF Superintendent; perform as Operator in Responsible Charge in the absence of the Superintendent; participate in, recommend and enforce established safety procedures; operate a motor vehicle; and performing related work as required by the WRF Superintendent. The successful candidate will have the ability to communicate effectively and work in a spirit of cooperation with employees, elected officials, and the general public.
This position requires a high school diploma or equivalent; experience using a maintenance and project coordination system utilizing a computerized maintenance management system, and three (3) to six (6) years of experience in wastewater plant operations and/or plant maintenance utilizing similar wastewater type equipment, preferably supplemented with a minimum of one (1) year of supervisory and management experience. A strong background in operational maintenance coordination is preferred. This position also requires a valid driver’s license and a State of Nevada Grade III Wastewater Treatment Plant certification.
The annual salary range for this position is $51,862.52 to $69,749.33, plus an excellent benefits package. Applicants with the highest qualifications will be invited to one or more interviews, which may include written examinations, work sample tests, or a combination of assessment exercises.
To be considered for this position, a completed City of Elko employment application and cover letter (resume optional) must be submitted to the Human Resources Department, 1751 College Avenue, Elko, NV 89801 no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, November 4, 2016. Please call (775) 777-7122 for application materials or visit our website at www.elkocity.com.