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Employer: City of Ottawa
Division: Utililties
Job Title: Water Distribution Wastewater Collection Assistant Superintendent
Salary: $23.49 Hourly


Job Description:

 

 

Position Title:              

Water Distribution/Wastewater Collection Assistant Superintendent

POSITION SUMMARY:     The City of Ottawa, Kansas is recruiting for a Water Distribution/Wastewater Collection Assistant Superintendent.   Under the supervision of the Superintendent, the Assistant Superintendent performs supervisory and manual labor in maintaining water and sewer lines for the City of Ottawa. Responsibilities include installing new water and sewer service and repairing sewer lines and manholes. This employee is responsible for the operation of heavy equipment used in the performance of assigned tasks. The City of Ottawa offers a competitive pay and benefits package.

 

How to Apply:             Complete On-Line Application at www.HRePartners.com.

Range:                         Grade 12 - $23.49 to $34.07

Date Opened:             August 28, 2017

Date Closed:               September 24, 2017

Hours:                         7:00 am – 3:30 pm

 

E-Mail Confirmation:  After your application has been received by the City of Ottawa, you will receive confirmation by e-mail. Please check your SPAM filter or JUNK Mail. If you have not received information within 48 hours of submitting your application, please call 785-229-3634 to verify application has been received. For additional information, contact Human Resources at 785-229-3634 or e-mail humanresources@ottawaks.gov.

 

The City of Ottawa conducts background checks and drug screening on all potential candidates.

Anyone with a disability who needs a reasonable accommodation related to a selection process is requested to contact the Human Resources Department at 785-229-3634 at least two days prior to a scheduled test or interview.

 Additional Information:

Minimum of three (3) years of water distribution, sewer collection system maintenance and construction experience is required. Minimum 1 year experience working with GIS is preferred

 

The City of Ottawa is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

The City of Ottawa is a nationally recognized Playful City USA community.

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Job Title                     Water Distribution/Wastewater Collection Assistant Superintendent

Department                Utilities/Water Distribution/Wastewater Collection

Reports To                Water Distribution/Wastewater Collection Superintendent

FLSA Status              Non-Exempt (eligible for overtime pay)

Salary Grade             12

Retirement                 KPERS

Last Update               August 2018

                                  

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees may be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties as requested, subject to all applicable state and federal laws. Certain job functions described herein may be subject to possible modification in accordance with applicable state and federal laws.

 

Summary

Under the supervision of the Superintendent, the Assistant Superintendent performs supervisory and manual labor in maintaining water and sewer lines for the City of Ottawa. Responsibilities include installing new water and sewer service and repairing sewer lines and manholes. This employee is responsible for the operation of heavy equipment used in the performance of assigned tasks.

Essential Job Functions

  • Supervise crews to complete maintenance work on all water and sewer lines in the City of Ottawa.
  • Locate source of water leaks or sewer problems and communicate with crews regarding repairs.
  • Make repairs to broken water mains and sewer manholes and lines.
  • Ensure work is performed according to established safety requirements and procedures.
  • Oversee and perform cleanup following completion of repairs.
  • Maintain and update paperwork on jobs completed.
  • Report to Superintendent and assume supervisory responsibilities of the Superintendent in his/her absence.
  • Install new water lines, repair hydrants, replace water meters, and replace water valves. Create taps for new and existing water service lines.

 

Ancillary Job Functions

  • Maintain equipment in safe and proper operating condition.
  • Comply with all City ordinances and practices.
  • Assist other departments and perform other related duties as assigned.

Education and Experience – An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience will be considered.

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum of three years of water distribution, sewer collection system maintenance, and construction experience.
  • Must maintain a valid Kansas CDL.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities which may be representative, but not all-inclusive, of those commonly associated with this position.

  • Knowledge of water and sewer construction materials, measurements, and equipment maintenance.
  • Ability to read blueprints and operate necessary related equipment.
  • Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of televised sewer inspection systems and other inspection methods.
  • Ability to lay sewer and water lines.
  • Ability to operate various equipment, including backhoe, trencher, tamper, jackhammer, cutoff saw, and auger.
  • Ability to establish and maintain successful working relationships with other employees, City officials, businesses, and the public.
  • Ability to effectively organize and prioritize work as well as concentrate on multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to work under general supervision and make responsible decisions.
  • Ability to use good judgment and think quickly and rationally in difficult or stressful situations.

 

Work Environment – Environmental or atmospheric conditions commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job.

 

  • May be required to work in confined spaces, hazardous traffic conditions, or high/dangerous places.
  • May be exposed to wet/humid conditions, inclement outdoor weather, vibration, extreme temperatures, oils, airborne particles/fumes, moving mechanical parts, potentially hazardous bodily fluids, potentially hazardous or cancer-causing agents/chemicals, or loud noise levels.
  • May be required to wear a respirator in certain situations.

 

Physical Abilities commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job. The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

 

  • Must be able to talk, hear, grasp, push, stand, walk, drive, reach with hands/arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, climb, balance, and operate mechanical equipment.
  • Must be able to have repetitive wrist/hand/finger movement and manual dexterity.
  • Must have clarity of vision, three-dimensional vision, ability to identify/distinguish colors, and precise hand-eye coordination.
  • Must be able to lift 100 or more pounds.
  • Regular attendance is a necessary and essential function.

 

 



Vacancy Number: ott08282017-01

Open Date: 8/28/2017 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 9/24/2017 11:59:59 PM