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Superintendent - Water Treatment Plant - Grants Pass, OR (ID: 320467)

Title Superintendent - Water Treatment Plant
Type Water and Wastewater
Date Posted 2019-01-10
City / Organization Grants Pass, OR
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Check out this opportunity to lead the Water Treatment Plant Team!

The Water Treatment Plant Superintendent leads the Water Treatment division under the general supervision of the Public Works Director. It exercises full supervision of employees in the division as well as seasonal full time temporary staff.

The City of Grants Pass has embarked on a new era of infrastructure renewal. The City of Grants Pass has, through their strategic planning process, confirmed that constructing a replacement Water Treatment Plant is their number one priority. The Water Treatment Plant Superintendent leads the Treatment division under the general supervision of the Public Works Director. It exercises full supervision of employees in the division as well as seasonal full time temporary staff. The position manages the operation and maintenance of a 20 MGD conventional surface water treatment plant, 13 remote booster pump stations and 8 reservoir sites. The superintendent is also responsible for the Treatment Plants' water quality laboratory utilized for quality control and compliance analysis. The Superintendent assumes fiscal responsibility by participating in the preparation and administration of an operating budget as well as planning City-wide projects relating to the water division. The superintendent will be a key member involved in the planning and replacement of the City's current Treatment Plant. The new treatment plant is scheduled to be online by late 2023.

The City of Grants Pass is a High Performance Organization that has a well-defined Mission, Vision and Values which provides the framework for our organizational culture. We believe that the best solutions come from empowered teams with the knowledge and shared vision of the community's goals. We promote a legacy of excellence through a culture of trust, collaboration, and encouragement of personal growth and the celebration of our achievements. We seek to attract adaptable, creative and motivated individuals who share our community pride and dedication to exceptional public service.

If you are an individual who appreciates a working team environment, which focuses on trust, crucial communications, commitment, accountability and results, then the City of Grants Pass may be a great place for you!


Minimum Qualifications:

An Associate's Degree in a related field and six years of directly related experience, two years of which must be supervisory or lead; training and experience must be sufficient to meet OHA-DWP or DEQ operator certification requirements depending on assignment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed in the job description.

Licensing Requirements: (positions in this class require):

Oregon Driver's License - Class C

Oregon Grade 3 Water Treatment Certificate with Filtration Endorsement

How to Apply:

Applications are completed on-line as well as attaching a cover letter and resume. Any application that is missing a cover letter, resume, or answers to the supplemental questionnaire will not be considered. No late, incomplete or faxed applications will be accepted.

The required materials to be completed or attached to your application for this recruitment are:
1. City Application
2. Supplemental Questionnaire
3. Resume
4. Cover Letter

Ranking and Selection:

The ranking and selection of applicants to proceed in the process for this position includes: review of application materials, meeting minimum qualifications of the position and responses to supplemental questionnaire. The initial selection process includes the following steps: application review and oral interview. The final selection process following interview includes the following steps: tentative offer, background investigation, reference checking, driving check, drug testing, and final offer of employment.

All candidates will be notified of the status of their application after the closing date.

Reasonable accommodations may be made upon request prior to the application deadline to enable individuals with disabilities to participate in the job application process.

The City's Veteran's Preference Form is available on the City's website and documentation can be attached to your on-line application.


The recreational opportunities of the Rogue River are many: jet-boat trips, rafting, kayaking, paddle boarding, fishing, water skiing, swimming, hiking, and gold panning. In addition to the world famous white water Rogue River, nearby mountains provide high-mountain recreational experiences, including snow skiing at Mt. Ashland. Cultural activities center around the Shakespeare Festival in Ashland and the historic town of Jacksonville. Other scenic attractions include: Crater Lake National Park, Oregon Caves National Monument, and the Redwoods that stretch from San Francisco to Southern Oregon. Grants Pass' year round calendar of events offers something for everyone. And once the sun goes down, the region takes on a life of its own with fine restaurants, theatres and a performing arts center.

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Job Post Expiration Date   February 8, 2019

    All jobs posted are considered open until filled and may close at anytime except as stated in the Job Description. .