The Village of Scarsdale, NY, a premier New York City suburb located in southern Westchester County, is seeking a Water Maintenance Foreperson with a commitment to service excellence, a high level of organization, excellent understanding of water distribution systems and treatment facilities and ancillary parts and the ability to lead employees in the maintenance in water infrastructure. The applicant will support the Water Superintendent to maintain the water distribution system in way that best suits the needs to the Village population. The Civil Service description for this position is available upon request. The Village of Scarsdale is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Description of Work (Illustrative Only):
The Water Maintenance Foreperson will supervise the installation, maintenance and repair of a water distribution system; this includes but is not limited to water mains, valves, hydrants, and service pipes to resident’s premises.
An incumbent of this class is considered a "working" foreman and must be available for duty at all times in case of emergency. Detailed instructions are given to lower-level water maintenance personnel and the work is closely supervised.
Examples of Work (Illustrative Only):
Leads and directs the laying, maintaining and tapping of water mains; Supervises the operation and repair of chlorine and other chemical feed pumps at water treatment facilities; Reads and prepares plans or sketches of water systems and records and tracks changes therein into geographic information systems or other devices to reflect current water distribution system conditions and design; Requisitions materials and keeps inventory of water maintenance materials for hydrants, valves, meters, water mains and service lines from vendors and suppliers; Responds at all times to emergency repair jobs; Maintains all water recording and measuring instruments; Prepares required data, reports and notifications pertaining to the water distribution system for supervisor including records of time and materials; Conducts investigations of consumer complaints and provides resolution; Functions as a liaison to public and/or regulatory agencies during repairs and emergencies; Operates SCADA control systems to monitor pump stations and makes adjustments as needed; Consults with the Water Superintendent or other supervisors on technical problems; May assist supervisors with cost estimates, project planning and budget preparation; May be assigned to read meters, as required; Uses computer applications such as spreadsheets, word processing, calendar, e-mail, database and GIS software in performing work assignments.
Minimum Acceptable Training and Experience:
Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and either: (a) three (3) years of experience where the primary function of the position was as a plumber or as a maintenance person in a water maintenance related field; or (b) three (3) years of experience where the primary function of the position was the operation, maintenance and/or repair of mechanical equipment related to water distribution systems (such as pumps, valves, pipes, hydrants, reservoirs, service pipes, etc.) Special Requirement:
• Possession of a current Grade IIB certificate issued by the NYS Department of Health Department -and-
• Possession of a current Grade D certificate issued by the NYS Department of Health Department
$80,000 - $110,117.49, commensurate with education and experience.
Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Stephen Sage, via email at email@example.com.