Oakland County Michigan Sewage Treatment Supervisor I in Waterford, Michigan

Announcement Information

All applications must clearly indicate how the Minimum Qualifications, if applicable, are met. Provide as much detail as possible under employment history along with the hours worked per week at each job.

PURPOSE The purpose of this examination is to establish an eligible list from which to fill present or possible future vacancies in this classification. For each vacancy, a Department Director/Division Manager has the choice of the applicants in the top group. This list will remain in effect for six months, unless exhausted, superseded by a new eligible list or extended for another six months by the Human Resources Committee.

EXAM INFORMATION – TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE TEST The examination will consist of an evaluation of the applicant's responses on the official employment application form that includes supplemental questions regarding the applicant's training and experience. Your responses will be scored and there are no test retakes. You will be notified of your results by email.

The exam content as described above may be modified depending upon the number of applicants or other factors that influence the practicality or usefulness of this selection process. Where minor differences in actual test scores do not reflect meaningful differences in ability, those scores will be statistically grouped resulting in a tie among those applicants.

CLOSING WITHOUT A DATE This is a continuous examination, and applications will be accepted until such time as there are sufficient applicants to meet the County's current recruitment needs. As such, interested persons should make application promptly. Applicants will be tested in groups as they apply. Successful applicants, regardless of their testing date, will be ranked on the eligible list based on their final examination scores. The original rank of persons on the eligible list may change as later applicants are tested and added to the list. Notice of the last date to apply for this examination will be posted in the Human Resources Department and on this posting one week prior to the application deadline. Applications will not be accepted after the posted closing date.

CERTIFICATE REQUIRED All applicants for this classification must upload a copy of their certificate under the attachment section. This section is used for certificates only. Do not upload any other documents such as references, cover letter, resume, etc.

Job Summary

Under general supervision, is responsible for the safe, economical operation of County owned and operated sewage treatment plants and lift stations, providing maximum protection against pollution of surrounding waters. Conducts inspection tours of sewage treatment plants, checks daily log of plant activities and schedules repair crews for emergency repairs, normal repairs and preventative maintenance. Inspects new plants to ensure adherence to specifications. Maintains records and reports for County, state and federal agencies. Supervises and performs chemical tests on sewage samples. Utilizes current county-wide and/or department specific software to complete assignments.

Employees of this classification are required to be available for operational problems, equipment emergencies, widespread storms, power outages and other operations and maintenance emergencies as deemed necessary by management after normal working hours, weekends and holidays. Also, employees in this classification are assigned On-Call duties as required by management.

Minimum Qualifications

CERTIFICATE REQUIRED All applicants for this classification must upload a copy of their certificate under the attachment section. This section is used for certificates only. Do not upload any other documents such as references, cover letter, resume, etc.

At the time of application, applicants must:

  1. Must possess a class "B" Municipal Waste Water Treatment certificate from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ); AND

  2. Have had at least four (4) years of full-time work experience in sewage treatment operations at least one (1) year of which must have been in a crew leader capacity.

  3. Possess a valid United States motor vehicle operator's or chauffeur's license. Out of Country driver's license holders will be required to obtain the appropriate valid State of Michigan driver's license before hire date.

  4. Pass the complete examination including the employment medical for this classification.

  5. Successfully complete the six month probationary period.

Special Requirements

Must maintain a valid motor vehicle operator's or chauffeur's license.

Must maintain a license from the MDEQ for operation of class "B" sewage treatment plants.

Salary: $51,233.00 - $66,682.72 Annually

Location: Waterford, MI

Job Type: Full Time

Department: Water Resources Commissioner

Job Number: 2018-72

Closing: Continuous

Agency: Oakland County Michigan

Address: 2100 Pontiac Lake Road Waterford, Michigan, 48328

Phone: 248-858-0530

Website: http://www.oakgov.com