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Date Posted: 6/22/2017

Job Title: Water Filtration Plant Operator

Employer: Avon Lake Regional Water

Job Description: Job Title: Plant Operator Organization: Avon Lake Regional Water Immediate Supervisor: Manager of facility to which assigned Positions Supervised: N/A FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Bargaining Unit: Yes Civil Service Status: Classified GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Under direct supervision from the Manager of the Treatment Plant to which he/she is assigned, the Plant Operator will be responsible for plant operations on alternating shifts. The Operator is responsible for selection and adjustments to plant operation during his/her shift to optimize plant operations. When on afternoon and night shift, he/she is in primary charge of plant operations; similarly for the day shift on weekends and/or holidays. This description shall apply to the Plant Operator assigned to the Water Filtration Plant as well as those assigned to the Water Resource Recovery Facility. GENERAL QUALIFICIATIONS: 1. High school graduate or equivalent. 2. Minimum one (1) year experience in appropriate Plant. 3. Class I Water or Waste Water Certification from the OEPA, as appropriate. The Class I will allow an operator to achieve the Wage Step 2 (based upon the January 2017 Step methodology). A Class II Certification will allow the Plant Operator to achieve Step 3. A Class III is needed to reach Steps 4 and 5. SPECIFIC DUTIES Under the supervision of the respective Plant Manager, shall perform a variety of technical and routine tasks including but not limited to: 1. Operate Plant and all equipment and processes. 2. Act in primary charge of Plant when working alone. 3. Keep records on bench sheets and electronically. 4. Complete requirements for the bound daily log book. 5. Dose chemicals as required by bench testing. 6. Perform operational testing to optimize treatment. 7. Perform laboratory tests. 8. May be assigned to work shifts to cover another operator’s absence. 9. Perform all grounds keeping, housekeeping, and maintenance tasks, as required. 10. Make treatment adjustments as needed or directed. 11. Detect and solve problems at the Plant. 12. Monitor and respond to all collections and distribution system demands. 13. Calmly respond to emergency situations and handle them swiftly. 14. Deal with the Public in a positive manner, respond to complaints, and react to emergency situations. 15. If dual licensed, may be temporarily assigned to operate plant to which not normally assigned. 16. Perform additional functions/tasks as needed. REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and the employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and the requirements of the job change. 1. Must know principles involved in treatment of water or wastewater plant operations to optimize treatment and keep the public safe. 2. Ability to set pumping rates. 3. Understand principles of disinfection. 4. Ability to master any tasks performed that are unique to Avon Lake’s Plants (e.g., filter washes, press operations). 5. Follow proper sampling procedures. 6. Basic maintenance skills. 7. Ability to solve advanced math problems for Plant operation demands. 8. Basic computer skills. 9. Ability to comprehend and follow complex laboratory procedures. 10. Ability to read and write. 11. Skill to run basic machinery. 12. Ability to work safely and efficiently. 13. Keep accurate records, including Chain of Custody forms.

Required Credentials: OEPA Class 1 Water Treatment License

How to Apply: AVON LAKE REGIONAL WATER CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATION FOR POSITION OF WATER FILTRATION PLANT OPERATOR To be held on: Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at THE GALLERY AVON LAKE PUBLIC LIBRARY 32649 ELECTRIC BOULEVARD AVON LAKE, OHIO 44012 Avon Lake Regional Water is accepting applications to establish an eligibility list for the position of Water Filtration Plant Operator. All vacancies will be filled from this list. Under supervision of the Water Filtration Plant Manager and/or the Chief Utilities Executive; operates an alternating eight hour shift in a water treatment plant; does related work as required. The selected individual shall operate and control water plant facilities such as: filtration and pumping of water; making and interpreting periodic chemical tests; making adjustments in filtration rates; checking and selecting pumps to operate; making adjustments in chemical feed rates; and, maintenance of plant and equipment. In general, the operator shall perform all the necessary functions in the production of potable water. The selected individual must possess normal physical abilities required in hands-on operation of the above-listed job duties; be alert to ever changing problems of water purification; and, possess a good working knowledge of operational practices and maintenance problems and have the ability to keep accurate and complete records. The Water Filtration Plant Operator reports to the Manager of the Water Filtration Plant. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE The selected applicant must possess a High School Diploma or GED, plus one (1) year formal training as an Operator-in-Training or equivalent. Must possess the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of this position. LICENSES Must possess a Class I OEPA Water Plant Operator's License at the time of application and maintain same throughout employment. WAGE RANGE – $23.18/hour - $35.11/hour Applications may be obtained on-line at www.avonlake.org or in-person from (8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.) at Avon Lake Municipal Building, 150 Avon Belden Road, 2nd Floor, Avon Lake, Ohio beginning Thursday, June 22, 2017. All applications are due to the Commission no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, July 21, 2017. A twenty-five dollar ($25.00) non-refundable filing fee is required when the application is returned. Said fee shall be in the form of a money order, cashier’s check or certified check payable to the City of Avon Lake. THE CITY OF AVON LAKE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.


Date Posted: 6/19/2017

Job Title: Water & Sewer Technician I

Employer: Fulton County

Job Description: Under administrative direction of the Director of Public Utilities, this position will work mainly in the Public Utilities Department and focus primarily on performing routine water and sewer systems operation, maintenance, repair and construction inspection. A full position description is available at www.fultoncountyoh.com.

Required Credentials: Understand water and sewer systems construction plans and specifications. Working knowledge of the current industry's standard methods and procedures for water and sewer construction. Working knowledge of department policies, procedures, practices and guidelines related to position. Working knowledge of federal state and local laws, regulations, codes and guidelines governing job duties. Working knowledge of applicable reference manuals, books and materials related to job duties. Working knowledge of safety equipment and procedures related to job duties. Working knowledge of electrical and mechanical systems. Ability to work well alone, with others, and with the general public. Ability to infrequently lift objects weighing up to 70 pounds. Maintain a valid Ohio driver's license. Ability to safely and legally operate designated equipment and vehicles. Willingness to continue education through job-related courses, conferences and seminars. Ability to work extended hours and/or irregular hours (occasionally). Maintain, at a minimum, Class II Water Distribution or Class I Water Supply Ohio EPA Certificate. A high school education or equivalent plus two (2) years of higher education in a job related field. Five (5) years of qualified job related experience may substitute for higher education. Maintain Class B CDL license. Note: Must possess or obtain Class II Water Distribution or Class I Water Supply Ohio EPA Certificate within one (1) years of hire and Class B CDL License within one (1) year of hire.

How to Apply: All interested applicants must submit an application and resume to the Fulton County Board of Commissioners, 152 South Fulton Street, Suite 270, Wauseon, Ohio 43567 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday. An application is available at www.fultoncountyoh.com. Applications and resumes must be postmarked or delivered to the Commissioners’ Office by 4:00 p.m. on Friday July 7, 2017. 


Date Posted: 6/12/2017

Job Title: Watershed Team Leader

Employer: Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District

Job Description: JOB SUMMARY Develops, coordinates and manages the District’s watershed management plans for assigned watersheds. Networks with local and regional governments, local and regional non-profits, residents and businesses to develop effective stormwater master plans with the goal of sustaining long-term local efforts aimed at yielding clean streams, rivers and lakes. Organizes watershed planning, education, and implementation of stormwater control measures for the protection and restoration of local water resources. Serves as key facilitator in planning and implementing flood control, erosion control, and pollution reduction projects and activities including environmental education, stream clean-ups, land preservation, stream monitoring, and implementation and performance monitoring of stormwater control measures. Ensures seamless delivery of District services to broad customer base, including local officials. Performs other duties of a similar nature as may be required

Required Credentials: MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS EDUCATION - Candidate must possess a Bachelor degree, preferably in Biological Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Water Resources, Natural Resources Management, Land Use Planning, Civil or Environmental Engineering, or related field of study. A Master degree is preferred. EXPERIENCE - Candidate must possess five (5) years of experience in a stormwater or watershed management related position. Three (3) years of experience in a supervisory role or leadership role where directing others to accomplish goals was accomplished. OTHER REQUIREMENTS LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATIONS - Candidate must possess a valid driver’s license with a driving record in accordance with the District’s acceptable guidelines. - Possession of a current State of Ohio Professional Engineer’s License or stormwater practitioner certification preferred but not required

How to Apply: https://neorsd.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=10606


Date Posted: 6/5/2017

Job Title: Wastewater Pretreatment Analyst

Employer: City of Columbus Department of Public Utilities

Job Description: CITY OF COLUMBUS Wastewater Pretreatment Analyst Exam The city of Columbus Department of Public Utilities is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Wastewater Pretreatment Analyst. To apply, one must first take the open competitive examination. Applications may be submitted to the Civil Service Commission by applying on-line at www.csc.columbus.gov by 6/19/17. Applicant tracking is now managed by NEOGOV. If you have submitted a profile in the past, you will have to submit a new one through NEOGOV. This position is responsible for analyzing and monitoring industrial waste disposal facilities and processes to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local sewer use regulations. To qualify you must possess a bachelor’s degree in environmental science, chemistry, biology or other closely related scientific fields. Substitution(s): An associate’s degree in any of the above disciplines and two (2) years of experience involving wastewater operations, wastewater pretreatment monitoring, or solid waste activities may be substitutes for the bachelor’s degree. Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator’s license is required. Salary: $51,438 - $77,189. Please contact the Civil Service Commission at 614-645-8300 with questions. EOE

Required Credentials: To qualify you must possess a bachelor’s degree in environmental science, chemistry, biology or other closely related scientific fields. Substitution(s): An associate’s degree in any of the above disciplines and two (2) years of experience involving wastewater operations, wastewater pretreatment monitoring, or solid waste activities may be substitutes for the bachelor’s degree. Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator’s license is required

How to Apply: To apply, one must first take the open competitive examination. Applications may be submitted to the Civil Service Commission by applying on-line at www.csc.columbus.gov by 6/19/17


Date Posted: 6/5/2017

Job Title: Electronic System Technician Exam

Employer: City of Columbus Department of Public Utilities

Job Description: City of Columbus Electronic System Technician Exam The Department of Public Utilities is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Electronic System Technician. To apply, one must first take the open-competitive examination. Applications may be submitted to the Civil Service Commission by applying online at www.csc.columbus.gov by 6/19/2017. Applicant tracking is now managed by NEOGOV. If you have submitted a profile in the past, you will have to submit a new one through NEOGOV. This position is responsible for installing, maintaining, and repairing a wide variety of electronic equipment with voltages from 5 VDC to 480 VAC; and for telephone, processing control, or instrumentation and chemical feed systems. To qualify you must have two (2) years of experience troubleshooting, installing, and repairing electronic equipment. Substitution (s): two (2) years of formal classroom training in electronics or a closely related field may be substituted for the two (2) years of experience on a year-for-year basis. Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator’s license is required. Salary range of $45,386 - $60,798. Please contact the Civil Service Commission at 614-645-8300 with questions. EOE

Required Credentials: To qualify you must have two (2) years of experience troubleshooting, installing, and repairing electronic equipment. Substitution (s): two (2) years of formal classroom training in electronics or a closely related field may be substituted for the two (2) years of experience on a year-for-year basis. Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator’s license is required

How to Apply: To apply, one must first take the open-competitive examination. Applications may be submitted to the Civil Service Commission by applying online at www.csc.columbus.gov by 6/19/2017


Date Posted: 6/5/2017

Job Title: Budget & Finance Supervisor - Public Services

Employer: City of Ann Arbor

Job Description: Drinking Water Quality Manager Starting Salary Range: $80,000 - $95,000 To apply, please use the following link: https://a2gov.applicantpro.com/jobs/575364.html Benefits offered with this position include: • Defined benefit pension plan • 401a with City match • Optional 457 Deferred Compensation plan • Reciprocal Pension Credit, available for pension-qualified applicants • Retiree health reimbursement account • Very generous medical/dental/vision/pharmacy plans • Paid vacation, personal time, floating holiday, plus sick days. Unused vacation and sick time rolls over • Short-term and long-term disability, life, and AD&D insurance • Flexible spending accounts • You can earn up to $500 annually by participating in our Wellness Incentive Programs. These dollars will be deposited into a health reimbursement account (HRA), which can be used toward eligible health care expenses • Tuition reimbursement $5000, must be employed 1 year to be eligible • Employee assistance program • Voluntary benefits like accident coverage, critical illness, LegalShield, and Identify Theft Role Summary To manage resources related to the continuous operation and water quality compliance of the Ann Arbor Water Treatment Plant (WTP). These activities include, but are not limited to, guiding the operation of treatment equipment and processes, making recommendations on treatment modifications, guiding the daily scheduling and assignment of operations work, supervising staff supervisors, overseeing the environmental and process laboratory services (water and wastewater), preparing regulatory and non-regulatory required reports, developing agreements for and managing contract services, addressing customer water quality and pressure concerns, development of standard operating procedures, conceiving and leading research projects, coordinating with external research institutions, organizing public outreach campaigns, and managing union related issues. Duties Incumbent is responsible for, but not limited to, the following duties: Essential Duties • Responsible for drinking water quality and compliance for the City's Water Treatment Plant, distribution system, and source waters • Performs supervisory duties including performance management and guiding staff supervisors in the effective supervision of personnel • Oversees the environmental and process laboratory services • Ensures all applicable safety programs are in place to protect employees, the public and the environment • Guides the operation of the water treatment plant by coaching staff supervisors and ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and permits • Serves as subject matter expert for both plant chemistry, microbiology, and treatment processes • Develops/reviews written and verbal reports of current operations and system processes • Evaluates laboratory reports and coordinates laboratory issues with the Environmental Laboratory Supervisor • Oversees research program and coordinates with external research partners • Responds to customer water quality problems • Develops annual operation and laboratory budgets and approves material and equipment purchases • Manages union related issues such as grievances • Manages projects assigned by the Water Treatment Services Manager • Acts as Water Treatment Services Manager as assigned Related Work • Provides training and developing training programs • Implements watershed protection programs • Prepares and reviews reports to plant and City staff, regulatory agencies and other agencies as needed • Creates bid documents used to purchase materials, services, supplies, equipment and chemicals • Prepares budget requests and develops necessary support data • Monitors expenditures • Oversees residuals management services • Participates in capital improvements projects, within plant and distribution system • Evaluates opportunities for continuous improvement in the delivery of services • Performs other duties as assigned Knowledge of: • Water treatment chemical, physical and microbiological processes • Emerging general industry practices, state and federal regulations • Occupational safety principles, practices and precautions • General chemistry and analytical chemistry • State and Federal water quality regulations, laws, and standards • Occupational safety principles, practices and procedures • Basic budgetary and financial practices and procedures • Computers and software applications used in business settings (e.g., Microsoft Office Suite, CityWorks, LIMs, Mainsaver) • Principles and practices of personnel management and supervision • Employee/labor relations • Customer service principles • General union regulations and procedures Skills and Ability to: • Allocate resources, set priorities and make sound operational decisions • Interaction and coordination of activities with systems planning, public works and engineering • Express ideas clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing • Represent the Service Unit to public agencies, regulatory bodies, special interest groups and members of the public • Interact with others in a positive and professional manner • Analyze information and data to identify and solve complex problems • Guide and motivate staff to foster an effective team work environment • Establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with all levels within the organization including all employees, City Council, other agencies, regulatory agencies, special interest groups and members of the public • Organize people, information, materials and records, including planning, assigning and supervising the work of subordinates • Perform a broad range of supervisory responsibilities over others • Implement operational improvements and monitor progress • Facilitate and lead meetings • Use computers and related software including word-processing, spreadsheets, database management, PowerPoint and email • Demonstrate proficient leadership skills, including performance management, coaching and employee development, team facilitation and communication, and customer relations • Respond empathetically to customer water quality/pressure concerns • Resolve conflicts

Required Credentials: Training and Experience • Bachelor's degree with a major in environmental engineering, chemistry, biology or environmental science, including a minimum of 2-years college chemistry and/or microbiology • 7 years of progressively responsible experience, in one or more of the following areas; drinking water treatment, drinking water or wastewater laboratory, chemical or microbiological production processes, or academia • At least 2 years of supervisory experience • Masters or PhD Degree in a scientific field is preferred and can substitute for required experience Licensing Requirements • State of Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) F-4 License within 1 year of employment or two testing cycles. • Must obtain F-1 (operator-in-charge) within 5 years of employment. • State of Michigan Driver's License.

How to Apply: To apply, please use the following link: https://a2gov.applicantpro.com/jobs/575364.html


Date Posted: 5/31/2017

Job Title: Engineer

Employer: Avon Lake Regional Water

Job Description: Join a regional leader in the water and wastewater field. The work is hard and challenging; we have fun; and we provide a major impact on the quality of life for the ratepayers we serve. Avon Lake Regional Water is looking to add an entry level Engineer in our Engineering Services Department. Project work includes AutoCAD base & utility layout, ERSI ARC Editor Model maintenance of the collection and distribution system assets, record archiving and retrieval, construction inspection, field surveying, and well as data management.

Required Credentials: The successful applicant should have a bachelor's degree in engineering or engineering technology from an ABET-accredited institution, plus abilities to: 1. Use AutoCAD and ArcGIS Server, integrate databases, and hand draft and prepare graphic layouts. 2. Use accuracy and precision in preparing standards and calibrating electronic field surveying and data acquisition equipment. 3. Interpret and follow both oral and written instructions, procedures and supervisory direction. 4. Read legal descriptions, easements, maps, and software manuals. 5. Be innovative, organized, self-motivated, and able to multitask. 6. Learn new tools, software and processes as project needs dictate. 7. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

How to Apply: Submit a statement of interest and resume to: jobs@avonlakewater.org