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Post date: Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 8:41am
Company Name: Village of Penn Yan
Contact Name: Brent Bodine
Contact Phone: 315-536-3374
Contact Email: bbodine@villageofpennyan.com
Contact Fax: 315-536-5866
Description:

The Village of Penn Yan is seeking candidates for one (1) Water Treatment Plant Operator on a provisional basis. This is a Civil Service position that is full time, 40 hours per week and subject to Civil Service rules for eligibility.

 

The applicant must be able to operate and maintain a Type A Water Treatment Plant. The work involves operation of and routine maintenance on filtration and chemical softening equipment in the production of potable water.

 

For an application, full job description, minimum qualifications and Civil Service rules for eligibility please visit https://mycivilservice.yatescounty.org. Please include your resume.

Application deadline is March 9th, 2018.

Post date: Monday, February 12, 2018 - 9:27am
Company Name: Bolton Point Water System
Contact Name: Judy Drake, Human Resources Manager
Contact Phone: 607-273-1721
Contact Email: jdrake@town.ithaca.ny.us
Contact Fax:
Description:

Bolton Point Water System Job Posting

TITLE: Water Maintenance Specialist

DEPARTMENT: Southern Cayuga Lake Intermunicipal Water Commission

LOCATION: Bolton Point Water System, 1402 East Shore Drive, Ithaca   

SALARY RANGE: $19.14 Hourly

SHIFT: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm, 40 hours per week

CIVIL SERVICE EXAM:  No

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:

This is a physical field position responsible for the maintenance, repair and inspection of municipal valves and hydrants. The incumbent is responsible for learning the safe and efficient maintenance of the water distribution system.

Incumbent will be responsible for completing and maintaining maintenance logs.  The incumbent will work under the direct supervision of the Distribution Manager, Assistant Distribution Manager and/or Distribution Operator, with some leeway allowed for independent judgment while in the field. It is expected that the work will be performed at an increasingly skillful and efficient level of proficiency as set increments of time pass.

Work requires a high degree of self- motivation and diligence to the work being performed.  Does all related work as required and has the physical ability to lift and routinely handle weights in excess of 50 pounds.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Graduation from High School or possession of a high school equivalency diploma.

Must have a valid NYS driver’s license at time of appointment and throughout appointment.

Submit county application at: https://www.tompkinscivilservice.org/civilservice/apply/3360

Please attached a cover letter and resume to the application when filing online.

Filing deadline: Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Questions directed to: Judy Drake, Human Resources Manager  607-273-1721 or via email:  Jdrake@town.ithaca.ny.us       Equal Opportunity Employer that is striving to diversify its workforce.

 

Post date: Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 10:48am
Company Name: Development Authority of the North Country
Contact Name: Terri Belden
Contact Phone: 3156613216
Contact Email: HR@danc.org
Contact Fax:
Description:

Development Authority of the North Country - Water Quality Supervisor

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:  The Development Authority of the North Country (DANC) seeks applicants for a Water Quality Supervisor. DANC is a multi-faceted New York State public benefit corporation created in the mid-1980s. Since its establishment, DANC has constructed regional water and sewer utilities, a solid waste management facility, and an open access telecommunication network. In addition to owning/operating these facilities, DANC administers housing and economic development programs and provides contracted water/wastewater services to municipalities in Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence Counties.  DANC is seeking a Water Quality Supervisor to provide management services of water and wastewater treatment facilities in Jefferson County. Duties will include: establishing written standard operating procedures; assisting with the direction of day-to-day operations including the assignment of work, ordering of parts and supplies; scheduling of maintenance; monitoring operations, assessing problems, diagnosing failures; developing spreadsheets to monitor plant performance; making process adjustments to keep facilities within permit limits and optimize operations; implementing safety programs in accordance with regulatory requirements; managing industrial pretreatment programs; implementing and maintaining a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) to electronically track preventative maintenance and repair work orders; developing and updating capital plans and asset management plans; capital project implementation; preparing monthly reports and graphs to communicate to customers about plant performance/status of projects; completing periodic regulatory reports and permit renewals; coordination with engineers and customers to resolve problems; work may require irregular hours including attendance at evening board meetings and response during emergencies.

QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Environmental Science, or related field, and supervisory experience in municipal wastewater and water facilities.  Candidates that have completed an Associate’s degree with experience will be considered.

New York State water and/or sewer operator licenses beneficial but not required.  A Minimum of five years of experience in environmental engineering is required, and at least two years in a supervisory role is recommended.

Strong technical, supervisory, and written/verbal communication skills, and computer proficiency in MS Office applications required; prior experience with a CMMS beneficial.

The Development Authority offers a competitive compensation package including participation in the NYS Retirement System; NYS Deferred Compensation Plan; paid vacation, holiday and sick leave; medical, dental and vision insurances; and tuition reimbursement. Please submit cover letter, resume, application for employment, with the names of three professional references, and salary requirement to hr@danc.org.  Employment applications are available for download at www.danc.org.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The Development Authority of the North Country is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Post date: Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 10:51am
Company Name: City of Newburgh Water Department
Contact Name: Wayne Vradenburgh
Contact Phone: (845) 565-3356
Contact Email: dmcgraw@cityofnewburgh-ny.gov
Contact Fax: (845) 565-2537
Description:

SENIOR WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR – TYPE A PLANT

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES

Assists the Chief Operator by supervising the actual operation of a water treatment plant; does related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:

This is a supervisory and technical work involving responsibility for the safe and efficient operation and maintenance of a type A Water Treatment Plant containing facilities for filtration with various chemical treatment processes.  General supervision is received for the Chief Water Treatment Plant Operator but wide leeway is allowed for planning work schedules and dealing with emergency conditions.  Supervision is exercised over Operators, Trainees and Maintenance Employees.

EXAMPLES OF WORK (Illustrative Only):

Supervises the operation of the plant to ensure the proper use of equipment, supplies and manpower; Makes daily inspection of plant and plant machinery; issues instructions for the regulation of chlorinators and chemical feeders; schedules and supervises the cleaning and washing of filters and basins; supervises and instructs operators, trainees and other subordinate employees; assigns personnel to shifts; maintains inventory of supplies, chemicals and equipment; requisitions materials; maintains records and prepares periodic reports on the operation of the plant; submits payroll of plant personnel.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Good knowledge of the practices used and equipment required in the operation and maintenance of a Type A Water Treatment Plant containing facilities for filtration with pretreatment; good knowledge of the operations of a modern water treatment plant;  good knowledge of the principles and applications of physics, chemistry and bacteriology as they relate to water purification; ability to supervise the operation and repair of pumps, valves and related mechanical and electrical equipment; ability to make routine laboratory and field tests for control of plant operation; ability to plant and supervise the work of subordinates; mechanical aptitude; alertness and dependability.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Graduation from high school, or possession of a high school equivalency diploma, and five years’ experience in the actual operation of a Water Treatment Plant with the facilities for pretreatment and filtration.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Possession of a NYS Grade II-A Water Treatment Plant Operator’s Certificate at time of appointment and continuously throughout tenure.  Valid NYS Driver’s License throughout tenure.

 

Post date: Friday, January 5, 2018 - 8:40am
Company Name: Dutchess County Water and Wastewater Authority
Contact Name: Bridget Barclay
Contact Phone: 845-486-3601
Contact Email: dcwwa@dutchessny.gov
Contact Fax: 845-486-3610
Description:

The Dutchess County Water and Wastewater Authority is seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Contract Specialist for a county-wide authority.  This is a full-time position involving the administration of contracts and the procurement process for professional services, construction, repair work, supplies, materials and equipment.  The incumbent will perform such tasks as preparing and processing contract documents including developing non-technical specifications, advertising for bids, preparing bid awards to contractors/vendors and monitoring the contract administration process through completion.  In addition, the incumbent will be required to maintain complete files, inventories, logs and tracking systems related to system operations.  The incumbent works closely with the Operations and Engineering division. Work is performed under the general supervision of a higher level employee.

Minimum Qualifications: EITHER

Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Bachelor's degree in business or public administration, paralegal, engineering, project management or a closely related field and one year work experience primarily involving contract administration or public procurement; OR

Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State Registered college or university with an Associate’s Degree in business administration, paralegal, construction  management, engineering sciences or a closely related field and 3 years work experience primarily involving contract administration or public procurement; OR

Five (5) years of full time work experience which primarily involved contract administration or public procurement.

Permanent appointment to the position is subject to civil service examination.

Post date: Friday, December 8, 2017 - 1:44pm
Company Name: Village of Oriskany Falls
Contact Name: Amber Bell
Contact Phone: 315-821-7275
Contact Email: vilofalls@cnymail.com
Contact Fax: 315-821-6590
Description:

SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC WORKS Village of Oriskany Falls

 
Applicants must have the ability to supervise, do required reports and have a valid CDL license, must have experience in the operation of heavy equipment, mechanical skills, plumbing and electric knowledge. Water and Sewer licenses are required within 1st year from hiring. Salary will be based on qualifications and experience.

 

The Village of Oriskany Falls is an equal opportunity employer. Benefits packet goes as follows; Individual Health Insurance Package with Supplemental Insurance and NYS Retirement. First full year of hire will receive one week of vacation and accrue after first year. Upon hiring will be eligible to receive 11paid holidays and 12 paid sick days.

 

Applications to include resumes, must be addressed to the Mayor and be received at the Village Offices 185 North Main Street, PO Box 669, Oriskany Falls, NY, 13425 no later than February 1, 2017 at 4:00 PM. Applications may be obtained at the Village Hall. A more detailed job description and duties will be available at the time of interview.

Post date: Monday, November 27, 2017 - 1:39pm
Company Name: Town of Niskayuna
Contact Name: Matthew Yetto
Contact Phone: 518-386-4520
Contact Email: myetto@niskayuna.org
Contact Fax: 518-386-4592
Description:

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator: The Town of Niskayuna, NY is seeking an operator with a 3A License.  See www.niskayuna.org for details.EOE

Post date: Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 8:10am
Company Name: City of Peekskill
Contact Name: Joanna A. Duncan
Contact Phone: 914-734-4161
Contact Email: jduncan@cityofpeekskill.com
Contact Fax: 914-930-2817
Description:

The City of Peekskill, located in Westchester County, is seeking a full-time Water Treatment Plant Operator.  Please see the attached job description for a complete list of duties and responsibilities.

In order to be considered, candidates must have taken the Civil Service examination for this position and be eligible for appointment from the resulting Civil Service Certified List. For details on taking the Civil service Examination for this position please contact Westchester County Department of Human Resources at (914) 995-2117. Interested individuals must submit a copy of a current Grade II-A certificate issued under the provisions of the New York State Sanitary Code and a completed City of Peekskill Employment Application. Employment Applications can be obtained from the Human Resources Office or the City’s website www.cityofpeekskill.com (Human Resources Department).

JOB SUMMARY (As adopted by the Westchester County Human Resources Department) Under general supervision and dependent on facility, is responsible during an assigned shift for the actual operation of a Type IA or IIA Water Treatment Plant, This is routine but important work involving responsibility during a shift for the efficient operation and maintenance of a water treatment plant with facilities for filtration with pretreatment or a chemical softening process. In accordance with sanitary codes issued by the New York State Department of Health, the IIA operator functions as the assistant operator in either a IA or IIA facility, as assigned. The work is performed under general supervision of a chief operator qualified to be in charge of the operation of the plant. Supervision may be exercised over subordinate employees in the performance of their assigned duties. Does related work as required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

•     Operates pumps, valves, motors, and related machinery and equipment;

•     Performs maintenance work and makes minor repairs to machinery and equipment;

•     Records readings of meters, gauges and scales;

•     Regulates and adjusts chemical feed pumps;

•     Cleans filtration equipment and settling basins, if existing;

•     Takes samples of water for testing;

•     Performs necessary tests for control of plant operation; Assists in the instruction of trainees;

•     May supervise the work of laborers and other subordinate employees;

•     Keeps a daily log of plant operations and related records;

•     Performs custodial duties in connection with maintenance of buildings and grounds;

•     May utilize a computerized SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) system to monitor and operate plants, booster stations and storage and distribution facilities.

CORE COMPETENCIES

•     Adaptability/Flexibility: Job requires being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace.

•     Dependability: Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.

•     Attention to Detail: Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.

•     Integrity: Job requires being honest and ethical.

•     Independence: Job requires developing one's own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done.

•     Stress Tolerance: Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations.

•     Initiative: Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.

•     Analytical Thinking: Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems.

•     Cooperation: Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.

•     Self-Control: Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.

•     Persistence: Job requires persistence in the face of obstacles.

•     Concern for Others: Job requires being sensitive to others' needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job.

•     Leadership: Job requires a willingness to lead, take charge, and offer opinions and direction.

•     Innovation: Job requires creativity and alternative thinking to develop new ideas for and answers to work-related problems.

•     Achievement/Effort: Job requires establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks.

•     Social Orientation: Job requires preferring to work with others rather than alone, and being personally connected with others on the job.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (As adopted by the Westchester County Human Resources Department)

Possession of a current Grade II-A certificate issued under the provisions of the New York State Sanitary Code.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger or grasp, reach with hands and arms.  The employee is frequently required to talk and hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.

The physical requirements of this position also require the ability to exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or regularly to move objects.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is not subject to substantial exposure to adverse environmental conditions. Work schedule includes day, evening, midnight, weekend, and holiday shifts; subject to call-out or call-back at any time due to staff shortages or emergencies in order to facilitate and sustain plant operations

EMPLOYER’S DISCLAIMER

•     All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.      

•     This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee holding this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as required by the applicable Department Head/supervisor and/or City Manager.

 •     This job description is intended for the internal use by the City of Peekskill and does not replace the job specification that has been adopted by the Westchester County Human Resources Department.

•     This job description does not create a contract of employment, express or implied.

Post date: Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 9:28am
Company Name: Development Authority of the North Country
Contact Name: Terri Belden
Contact Phone: 315-661-3216
Contact Email: HR@danc.org
Contact Fax: 315-661-3211
Description:

Development Authority Of The North Country Water Quality Supervisor

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:  The Development Authority of the North Country (DANC) seeks applicants for a Water Quality Supervisor. DANC is a multi-faceted New York State public benefit corporation created in the mid-1980s. Since its establishment, DANC has constructed regional water and sewer utilities, a solid waste management facility, and an open access telecommunication network. In addition to owning/operating these facilities, DANC administers housing and economic development programs and provides contracted water/wastewater services to municipalities in Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence Counties.  DANC is seeking a Water Quality Supervisor to provide management services of water and wastewater treatment facilities in Jefferson County. Duties will include: establishing written standard operating procedures; assisting with the direction of day-to-day operations including the assignment of work, ordering of parts and supplies; scheduling of maintenance; monitoring operations, assessing problems, diagnosing failures; developing spreadsheets to monitor plant performance; making process adjustments to keep facilities within permit limits and optimize operations; implementing safety programs in accordance with regulatory requirements; managing industrial pretreatment programs; implementing and maintaining a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) to electronically track preventative maintenance and repair work orders; developing and updating capital plans and asset management plans; capital project implementation; preparing monthly reports and graphs to communicate to customers about plant performance/status of projects; completing periodic regulatory reports and permit renewals; coordination with engineers and customers to resolve problems; work may require irregular hours including attendance at evening board meetings and response during emergencies.

QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Environmental Science, or related field, and supervisory experience in municipal wastewater and water facilities.  Candidates that have completed an Associate’s degree with experience will be considered.

New York State water and/or sewer operator licenses beneficial but not required.  A Minimum of five years of experience in environmental engineering is required, and at least two years in a supervisory role is recommended.

Strong technical, supervisory, and written/verbal communication skills, and computer proficiency in MS Office applications required; prior experience with a CMMS beneficial.

The Development Authority offers a competitive compensation package including participation in the NYS Retirement System; NYS Deferred Compensation Plan; paid vacation, holiday and sick leave; medical, dental and vision insurances; and tuition reimbursement. Please submit cover letter, resume, application for employment, with the names of three professional references, and salary requirement to hr@danc.org.  Employment applications are available for download at www.danc.org.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The Development Authority of the North Country is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Post date: Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 11:08am
Company Name: City of Peeksill
Contact Name: Joanna A. Duncan
Contact Phone: 914-734-4161
Contact Email: jduncan@cityofpeekskill.com
Contact Fax: 914-930-2817
Description:

VACANCY FOR ASSISTANT WATER & SEWER SUPERINTENDENT

The City of Peekskill, located in Westchester County, is seeking a full-time Assistant Water & Sewer Superintendent. This position assists in directing the overall operation and technical activities of the City’s water and sewer system in compliance with federal, state, and local regulations.

Please submit a Letter of Interest, Resume and completed City of Peekskill Employment application to the City of Peekskill Human Resources Department, 840 Main Street, Peekskill, NY 10566.  You may also submit this material via e-mail (jduncan@cityofpeekskill.com).  Employment Applications can be obtained from the Human Resources Office or the City’s website www.cityofpeekskill.com (Human Resources Department).  There are no residency requirements to participate in the application process, but preference in appointment may be given to qualified candidates that have been City of Peekskill residents for at least 30 days prior to the effective date of appointment.

The City of Peekskill is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

JOB DESCRIPTION

Assist in directing the overall operation and technical activities of the City’s water and sewer system in compliance with federal, state, and local regulations.  Assist in establishing and implementing processes to protect public health throughout the system.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

•Coordinate, direct and troubleshoot in the operation, installation, maintenance and repair of a large water treatment facility, water distribution system, fire hydrants, raw water pumps, sewer lift stations, etc.

•Procure materials, parts, and supplies and maintain adequate inventory to ensure efficient operation of the water and sewer system. Monitor department purchasing and prepare specifications for competitive bid process.

•Monitor and prepare the annual division-level operating budgets and supervise cost and budget requests. Review, monitor and adjust overtime and payroll.

•Respond to and investigate water main breaks, sewer backups, low lift and sewer pump station alarms, watershed issues and other emergencies during and beyond normal business hours. Resolve technical issues, address public relations concerns, and consumer complaints.

•Review engineering designs for facility and system modifications, review plans for proposed projects, and ensure compliance with applicable building codes, Health Department regulations, and Ten State Standards. Coordinate and monitor work by engineers, contractors, and consultants for bid specifications and compliance.

•Prepare annual reports for regulatory agencies such as the Westchester County Health Department and New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. Monitor, document, and report on system performance including water quality, process control, and regulatory compliance parameters.

•Develop, coordinate, and author policies, procedures, and programs relating to the implementation of system operations according to city ordinances, state, and federal regulations. Assist with development and participate in staff training programs and personnel decision including hiring, training, employee evaluation, promotional selection, leave approval, and disciplinary actions.

•Serve as a liaison to other organizations, municipalities, industry and communities. Represent the city’s interests at public meetings, hearings, and workshops.

MANAGEMENT/SUPERVISORY JOB DUTIES include, but are not limited to, the following.

Oversee and manage the Department’s assigned division/section.

Oversee the management and supervision of assigned employees, including administering the City and Department rules, policies and procedures.

Ensure that assigned employees are properly orientated and trained thereby ensuring that the City’s organizational philosophy is understood and properly carried out within the Department.

Ensure that the performance of assigned employees is monitored through written evaluations.

Ensure that assigned employees have acceptable attendance records and that such attendance is monitored on a monthly basis.

Ensure that there exists an on-going communication with the Water and Sewer Superintendent and within the City organization.  This includes creating a flow of information within the Department as well as within all City Departments.  In addition, information must flow from the Department to various external entities.  Ensure that the City’s communication policy is carried out internally and externally.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Directly supervises the Chief Water Treatment Plant Operator, Foreman, Watershed Inspector, Water & Sewer Maintenance Worker(s), and Senior Office Assistant.  Has general supervisory authority over the Water & Sewer Maintenance Mechanic (Utility), Water Treatment Plant Operators and Laborers.

   Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the City’s policies, procedures and applicable laws.  Responsibilities include: making hiring recommendations; planning, scheduling and assigning work; instructing and training staff in proper work methods; reviewing and approving work; conducting performance evaluations; recommending salary adjustments and promotions; and making recommendations regarding unsatisfactory employees.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

(As adopted by the Westchester County Human Resources Department)

Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and either: (a) a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering and one year of experience in the design, or maintenance and repair of pumps, engines, motors and mechanical equipment; or (b) five (5) years of experience in the design, or maintenance and repair of pumps, engines, motors, and mechanical equipment; or (c) a satisfactory equivalent combination of training and experience.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger or grasp, reach with hands and arms.  The employee is frequently required to talk and hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.

The physical requirements of this position also require the ability to exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or regularly to move objects.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to inside and outside environmental conditions.  The employee is occasionally exposed to extreme heat and extreme cold.

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