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Assistant Director - Environmental Services (Utilities)

at City Of Clermont

Pay: $64833.60 to $100505.60/year
Salary : $31.17 - $48.32 Hourly $64,833.60 - $100,505.60 Annually
Posted: 10/23/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2595868

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Overall Job Objective

Job Title:Assistant Director - Environmental Services (Utilities)
Opening Date/Time: Tue. 10/08/19 12:00 AM Eastern Time
Closing Date/Time: Sun. 12/08/19 5:00 PM Eastern Time
Salary:$31.17 - $48.32 Hourly
$64,833.60 - $100,505.60 Annually
Job Type:Full-Time
Location:3335 Hancock Rd., Clermont, Florida
Department:Environmental Services
Number of Positions Available:1
Provides highly responsible professional and administrative work regarding operations within the Environmental Services Department, including considerable management of a variety and volume of duties related to the City's solid waste department, water production, distribution, wastewater treatment, wastewater laboratory, effluent disposal, collection system and stormwater system. Assists in long and short term planning and development of infrastructure, policies and procedures for the department.

This position is exempt. Fair Labor Standards Act overtime provisions will not apply.

Per Florida Statute 295.065, certain service members and veterans, and the spouses and family members of the service members and veterans, receive preference and priority in employment by the state and are encouraged to apply.

 Primary Duties:
These job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed.  Employees may be assigned additional duties by management as deemed necessary.
  • Develops and implements operational policies and procedures.
  • Reviews design of water, wastewater, reclaimed and storm water facilities.
  • Manages the operation and maintenance of sanitation, water, wastewater, reclaimed and storm water facilities.
  • Supervises operations managers and assists them with the efficient and effective use of available resources and supports subordinates in daily work activities.
  • Reviews new projects for conformance with Land Development Regulations for utilities.
  • Manages the purchasing process for Environmental Services; orders materials and prepares budget requests for purchases; reviews and approves purchases as necessary; reviews invoices received from supervisors.
  • Attends meetings as designated by Department Director.
  • Keeps current of regulatory rules and implements rule changes; develops programs and procedures to keep current with regulatory requirements and guidelines.
  • Recommends changes in operational procedures and presents to the Department Director for evaluation.
  • Responsible for personnel issues, including but not limited to, the hiring and training of new personnel, terminations, performance reviews, disciplinary actions; implements and enforces City personnel policies, departmental policies and procedures.
  • May be required to work rotating shifts, on call duties and extended hours in emergency situations.
  • Participates in strategic long-term planning in support of Environmental Services goals.
  • Receives and responds to inquiries, concerns, complaints and requests for assistance regarding areas of responsibility.
  • Performs general administrative/clerical work as necessary, including preparing reports and correspondence, entering and retrieving computer data, copying and filing documents, sending and receiving faxes, and answering the telephone.
  • Attends seminars, workshops and conferences as appropriate to enhance job knowledge and skills.

 Minimum Qualifications:

Education and Experience:
An equivalent combination of higher education and experience may be considered, provided that the education and experience is in a relevant and related field.
  • Bachelors in Public administration, operational management,  or a closely related field
  • Seven years of experience at a management level
  • Licenses, Certifications, and/or Registrations:
  • Valid Florida Drivers' License
  • Class "B" Certification in Wastewater Operation, preferred
  • Class "B" Certification or greater in Water Operation, preferred

 Essential Physical Functions & Environmental Conditions:
Essential Physical Functions
The City of Clermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Americans with Disabilities Act requires the City to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss potential accommodations with management. 

Continual light work and occasional heavy work. Requires frequent walking and standing, climbing, stooping, reaching, bending, good finger/hand dexterity and hand/eye coordination, good eyesight, hearing and speech, and regular driving of vehicle. Must be able to wear PPE.

Environmental Conditions
Works outside that could be in adverse environmental conditions (e.g., heat, cold, and rain) for moderate periods of time and exposure to construction and water/wastewater site hazards, traffic, and moving machinery. Involves working with high voltage equipment, and heights and below ground.