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Operations Coordinator/Water & Sewer

Unified Government of Athens-Clarke County

Posted: Mar. 9, 2018

End Date: Mar. 22, 2018

Job Title Operations Coordinator/Water & Sewer
Closing Date/Time Thu. 03/22/18 11:59 PM Eastern Time
Salary $47,517.00 Annually
Job Type Full Time
Location Public Utilities - Water & Sewer - 1000 Alexander Street, Athens, Georgia
Department Public Utilities
Purpose & Job Related Requirements   
REPORTS TO:    Superintendent  
FLSA STATUS:  Exempt – Executive
CLASSIFICATION:  Personnel System; Requires satisfactory completion of a six month probationary period.
SAFETY SENSITIVE:  Yes - CDL; Subject to random drug testing per the Athens-Clarke County Drug and Alcohol Ordinance.

Purpose of Job 
The purpose of this job is to perform administrative, supervisory and technical functions associated with construction and maintenance of water and sewer systems or water treatment plant operations.  Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:  assuming the duties of Superintendent in his/her absence; assisting in planning and coordinating activities of water distribution and sewer collection operations or water treatment operations; supervising/participating in installation, maintenance and repair of water and sewer mains/lines; coordinating construction projects; monitors compliance with state and federal guidelines for safe drinking water; collecting data and preparing reports; instructing and disciplining assigned staff; and performing additional tasks as assigned. 

Job Related Requirements

  Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. Subject to call back 24 hours a day, seven days per week.
May be required to work on religious holidays.
Regular and predictable attendance is required.
Must work cooperatively with others. 
When requirements include vehicle operation, responsible for the safety, readiness and operation of the vehicle and must abide by ACC's safe driving policy.

Emergency Position 
This position is designated as an emergency position that requires your attendance at work under all types of emergency conditions. Some examples of emergencies include inclement weather, utility failure, fire or other forced evacuations or as determined by the Manager.


 Minimum Training & Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions:
Associate's degree in related field, with three years water treatment or water distribution and sewer treatment collection, systems, surface water treatment, operations or maintenance experience required; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.
Two years of supervisory experience is required.
Must possess or be able to obtain a valid Georgia Commercial Driver's License within six months of date of hire.
Must possess or be able to obtain Georgia Department of Transportation Flagging Certification within six months of date of hire.
When Assigned to Water & Sewer
Must possess Georgia Level 1A Erosion and Sedimentation card; OSHA Competent Person Certification; and appropriate state licenses for water distribution and wastewater collection.