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Environmental Engineer / Public Utilities

Athens-Clarke County Unified Government

Listing Summary

REPORTS TO: Public Utilities Director
FLSA STATUS: Exempt - Executive
CLASSIFICATION: Regular Non-Merit; serves at the discretion of the Department Director.
PAY RANGE:  $77,472 - $92,287 
SAFETY SENSITIVE:  Yes, Subject to random drug testing per the Athens-Clarke County Drug and Alcohol Ordinance.

Purpose of Job 
Plans and directs major system design improvements in water and wastewater.  Performs administrative/managerial and technical functions associated with directing activities within the Plant Operations Division of Public Utilities Department which includes the water treatment and wastewater treatment plants.  Manages laboratory activities for water, wastewater and stormwater to ensure compliance with Athens-Clarke County National Pollutant Discharge Elimination Systems permits and Withdrawal permits.  Manages the industrial pretreatment program.  

Job Related Requirements 

WORK SCHEDULE:  Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM.  This position is subject to 24/7 mandatory call back.

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

Bachelor's Degree in Business, Management, Public Administration, Engineering or closely related field with four years of experience involving water/wastewater capital project delivery, water/wastewater management or any equivalent.

Two years supervisory experience required.  

Must possess a valid driver's license.  

Engineer In Training license required. 

Must possess or have the ability to obtain one of the following licenses within 12 months of date of hire and the other license within 24 months of hire: Water or Wastewater Treatment Operator license.

Professional Engineer license preferred.

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