City of Chandler Salary Plan - 2012-13
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Excellence is the responsibility of everyone at the City of Chandler. We lead by
our core values in constant pursuit of excellence:
*Commitment – Dedicate oneself to consistent and excellent public service
*Innovation – Implement unique, creative and cost-effective solutions
*Communication – Communicate in a positive, honest and productive manner
*Integrity - Adherence to high ethical standards
*Diversity – Promote inclusiveness
and impartiality throughout the organization
*Personal Responsibility – Take initiative to achieve excellence and
*Respect – Demonstrate a high regard
*Teamwork – Promote cooperative efforts, open communication and trust
All City employees are expected to conduct themselves in a way consistent with the
|WATER QUALITY SUPERVISOR
Pay Grade: 23 FLSA Status: Exempt
Job Group: Supervisory (S) Class Code: W041
Effective Date: 7/01 Revision Date: 8/03, 7/05, 12/12
The primary function of an employee in this class is to supervise the staff responsible for sampling and monitoring drinking water distribution systems and to supervise all aspects of the cross connection program to achieve compliance with all applicable statutes, standards, and codes. This classification also performs a variety of administrative tasks involved in the investigation and analysis of water quality customer service inquiries. An employee in this class may be assigned to other duties in the City's Municipal Utilities Department.
Essential Functions are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills. They are intended to be accurate summaries of what the job classification involves and what is required to perform it. Employees are responsible for all other duties as assigned.
Plans, organizes, and supervises staff responsible for the sampling, and monitoring of the drinking water distribution system, and the testing, inspecting, repairing, and installing of backflow assemblies; Develops and oversees the scheduling and standard procedures for water sampling, cross connection, and flushing programs;
Oversees the scheduling and prioritizing of work assignments; monitors status of work in progress; coordinates projects and work activities with other divisions, departments, and consultants; confers with assigned staff, assists with complex/problem situations, and provides technical expertise;
Reviews and inspects the work of staff to assure the work quality, and timely completion of assigned duties and responsibilities;
Supervises and evaluates assigned staff, addresses employee concerns and problems, counsels, disciplines and completes performance appraisals; conducts interviews and makes hiring recommendations;
Responds to and answers inquiries, suggestions, complaints, and other comments from the public and other interested and affected groups and suggests and recommends corrective measures as necessary to resolve issues;
Provides technical advice and assists other City departments, the public, businesses and industry, and other affected parties, with program compliance;
Supervises and monitors private sector consultants, testing and repair contractors;
Review, approve, and oversee private cross connection testing;
Assists the City in gaining and maintaining compliance with federal, state, tribal, county, and other applicable water quality statutes, standards, and codes;
Ensures staff compliance with all applicable codes, laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures;
Ensures adherence to established safety procedures; monitors work environment and use of safety equipment to ensure safety of employees and other individuals; initiates any actions necessary to correct deviations or violations;
Supervises installation, maintenance, and testing of City-owned backflow devices;
Researches and compiles information on the programs to prepare recommendations and proposals for compliance;
Interprets applicable regulatory standards, statutes, and regulations, assists in achieving City compliance, and monitors progress in meeting applicable standards;
Develops and maintains compliance monitoring and testing records and water and wastewater information files and databases;
Develops, implements and trains staff; instructs staff in work techniques and the proper use and maintenance of all equipment;
Maintains inventory of equipment and supplies; ensures availability of adequate materials to conduct work activities; approves and/or initiates orders for new/replacements;
Performs various administrative tasks; establishes operating procedures and standards; provides budgetary input; monitors expenditures; reviews purchase requisitions or expenditures of assigned staff; reviews time sheets and maintains attendance records;
Oversees the general cleaning/maintenance tasks necessary to keep vehicles, equipment, and tools in good operating conditions;
Performs all work duties and activities in accordance with City policies and procedures;
Works in a safe manner and reports unsafe activity and conditions. Follows City-wide safety policy and practices and adheres to responsibilities concerning safety prevention, reporting and monitoring as outlined in the City's Safety Handbook.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Supervisory, employee evaluation, and training methods;
Methods, procedures, objectives, and standard practices of water collection and treatment, including operation and maintenance of backflow assemblies, and related equipment;
Techniques involved in testing, identifying and correcting problems with cross connection control devices and the installation of correct backflow prevention assemblies;
Federal, state, county, tribal, and other applicable environmental and public health statutes, regulations, and standards of water and wastewater treatment;
Methods, procedures, materials, tools, and standard practices of field water sampling and testing;
Technical programs, research, and trends in water quality investigation, control, and remediation;
Research methodology, analysis and interpretation, and database development and maintenance;
Customer service techniques;
Traffic laws and rules involved in vehicle operation;
Federal, State, and County OSHA regulations and City policies regarding safe work practices.
Follow written and oral instructions;
Establish project priorities and assign work orders, materials, staff, equipment and other resources for timely completion of inspections and projects;
Read and interpret legal, technical, regulatory, and operational documents, manuals, journals, blueprints, and diagrams;
Operate water sampling and testing equipment;
Operate hand tools and power equipment;
Research, analyze and interpret data and make recommendations;
Operate a motor vehicle;
Prepare and present clear and concise written reports and maintain sampling and testing records, logs, and compliance documents;;
Operate a personal computer and related software and demonstrate proficiency to prepare work orders, documents, spreadsheets, databases, email and timesheets and assist other staff with related questions and problems;
Communicate effectively and establish and maintain working relationships with other employees, the public, affected program users, and other interested and affected parties.
The work is performed under the direct supervision of a Water Quality Program Manager.
This position supervises technical employees.
High school diploma supplemented with two years of college or related technical training; and
Four years' experience in water quality compliance including two years of lead or supervisory experience; and
ADEQ Grade III Water Treatment and/or Water Distribution Certification; and
Backflow Assembly Tester Certification is required within six (6) months of hire or promotion date; and
Cross Connection Specialist Certification within six (6) months of hire or promotion date; and
Valid Arizona Driver's License with acceptable driving record; or
Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work.
The primary duties of this class are performed in a public building environment that includes field inspections and testing that may include work in adverse weather conditions and exposure to hazardous chemicals and materials.
Essential Physical Abilities:
Sufficient clarity of hearing, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to discern verbal instructions and communicate with others;
Sufficient visual acuity, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, comprehend written work instructions, technical documents and diagrams and move over rough and unfamiliar terrain;
Sufficient manual dexterity, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to operate a personal computer, motor vehicle, required water sampling and testing equipment, and to make adjustments to equipment;
Sufficient strength to lift and carry objects up to 50 pounds for varying distances;
Sufficient body mobility, flexibility, stamina, and balance to perform field sampling and testing operations, inspections, and maintenance operations that require bending, stooping, kneeling, stretching, and other physical exertions;
Sufficient ability to endure prolonged exposure to arid desert conditions such as dirt, dust, pollen, odors, and prolonged sun and heat exposure during summer months.