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Watershed Crew Supervisor - OLIO (Waste/Drinking Water)

City of Atlanta

Posted: Jun. 4, 2018

End Date: Sep. 4, 2018

Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience

Posting Expiration Date: Open Until Filled

General Description and Classification Standards

Individuals in this position ensure professional stewardship of Atlanta’s drinking water, wastewater, and storm water systems while delivering excellent customer service. Duties include, but are not limited to: installing meters, repairing pipes, making decisions on job sites and supervising crew members. This is an experienced, skilled or technical level capable of carrying out most assignments typical of the position or specialty with limited guidance or review. This level would be considered a promotional level and attainable by any incumbents in a work group who demonstrate the necessary knowledge, ability, and performance. Could be the only position in this specialty in a work group or could be part of a general or specialized work team.

Supervision Received

Most of the work is completed independently; some tasks require working as a team, including the managers and supervisors.  Normally receives guidance regarding overall mission, scheduling, unusual priorities, etc.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities   These are typical responsibilities for this position and should not be construed as exclusive or all inclusive.  May perform other duties as assigned.

  • Supervises assigned crew in the completion of main breaks and major water repairs or other duties related to watershed management.
  • Ensures daily job record paperwork is completed properly. 
  • Installs new AMR meters as needed. 
  • Repairs broken mains, tail pieces, curb cocks, and broken pipes. 
  • Supervises crew in performing repair and maintenance on other systems and structures as required.

Decision Making

Decisions made on the job site are handled through this position to insure the safety of crew members and the public. Authorized to set work methods, timetables, performance standards, etc.

Leadership Provided

Leadership is provided to staff on a daily basis. At times, this position may assist with the training of staff and new hires.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities This is a partial listing of necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job successfully.  It is not an exhaustive list.

In-depth knowledge of most concepts and methods related to the area of Watershed systems maintenance. Knowledge of administrative and safety requirements for the assigned area.

Skill in performing all typical tasks associated with supervising the maintenance of construction activities. Ability to train and manage a group of skilled and semi-skilled employees in carrying out technical, maintenance, or

Minimum Qualifications – Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED).
  • Four (4) years of construction or maintenance experience in a Drinking Water and/or Wastewater distribution system. 

Licensures and Certifications

For all vacancies:  Valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A is required.

For Drinking Water vacancies:  Water Distribution Operator License is required.

For Wastewater Collection vacancies:   Wastewater Collection System Operator License is required.

Essential Capabilities and Work Environment

Required physical, lifting, and sensory capabilities are requirements to perform the job successfully. Typical environmental conditions associated with job.