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Maintenance Technician Helper - Public Works Department (Essential Personnel) 

Position Posted: December 17, 2020 

Position Closes: Open Until Filled (First Application Review - January 8, 2021) 

Starting Pay: $13.70 per hour 

Status: Full Time, Non-Exempt 


Under general supervision, performs maintenance and repair work on the Town’s water and sewer systems and performs building maintenance. Duties include assisting and learning essential duties and responsibilities of Maintenance Technician and Mechanic as well as repairing water leaks/pipes, installing and reading water meters, and maintaining the Town’s sewage pump stations. Work requires operating a variety of hand and power tools, light equipment and manual labor. Performs related work as required. 


  • Assists with repair work on water and sewer pipes and other components of the Town’s water and sewer systems. Breaks cement and asphalt in order to reach pipes. Installs, repairs and/or replaces pipes. Assist with repairs and cleaning of sewer pump stations. 
  • Installs water meters. Reads and records hour meter and reports readings for use in generating utility billings. 
  • Monitors sewer pump stations, reads sewer clocks and ensures continuous and proper operation. Performs preventive maintenance such as oiling components of sewer pump stations. 
  • Responds to malfunctions at sewer pump stations and potable water wells, troubleshoots and identifies problems. Performs minor repairs. 
  • Assists with building maintenance. 
  • Obtains materials, supplies and equipment needed to perform scheduled/assigned repairs, and maintenance. Work. Drives a truck to and from the job sites. Performs maintenance on equipment and tools and ensures their proper working condition. 
  • Plows or shovels snow from public roads. 
  • Cuts grass, trees and branches to clear areas on public property as needed. Performs other related duties as required. 


  • High School diploma or GED required 
  • Must possess a valid drivers’ license 
  • A minimum of 1 to 2 years previous experience and/or training that includes water and sewer line repair and maintenance work preferred; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. 
  • Must possess a pesticide spraying certification or be willing to obtain within 6 months of employment. 
  • Must have a proven record of dependability and excellent customer service skills. 

Note: Position requires successful completion of a background check, pre-employment physical and drug screen. This position also participates in the Town's random drug screen pool. 


Tasks involve regular and sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work, typically involving some combination of climbing (at least 12 feet high) and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and that generally involves lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials (20-50) pounds. Requires the ability to perform coordinated movements involving placing and turning motions, such as operating equipment, and tools for the purpose of installing, maintaining and repairing water and sewer system components. Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors. Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate sounds. Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate odors. Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate depths. Some tasks require visual perception and discrimination. Some tasks require oral communications ability. Tasks may risk exposure to traffic hazards, adverse weather conditions, dust, pollen, odors, and loud noise.

Deputy Director of Utilities, Fiscal Administration and Customer Relations 

Town of Leesburg 

Regular Full-Time 

Department of Utilities 

$86,040-$147,299 DOQ 

Closing Date: Open until filled 

Do you want to apply your expertise for a cause you can feel good about? Do you want to work for an organization that wants you to grow with it and offers tuition reimbursement, certification training, and a chance to learn about multiple industries? Come work for the Town of Leesburg, hometown of the 21st century. Located 35 miles west of the nation's capital in the heart of DC's Wine Country, you'll enjoy a vibrant and authentic community with "big city" amenities. The Town of Leesburg strongly encourages innovation, promotes career development, and offers excellent benefits to employees. Benefits include membership to the Town's full-service recreation center, enrollment into the Virginia Retirement System, excellent healthcare insurance, and other fringe benefits. 

Who We're Looking For 

If you identify with the following descriptions, then you may be perfect for the Town of Leesburg: 

Creative problem solver 

Proactive self-starter 

Life-long learner 

Strong team player 

Passionate about excellent customer service 

Positive, can-do attitude 

Effective communicator 

Desire to impart knowledge to others 

"Early adopter" of new technologies 

What You'll Be Doing 

This professional level position is located in the Department of Utilities and works under the general supervision of the Director of Utilities to perform a variety of complex technical work in the preparation, review and presentation of the department’s operating and capital improvements budget and management studies, user rate studies, and billing program. This position is responsible for assisting in the planning, direction, and oversight of operations and staff involved in the department’s billing services, revenue protection, quality assurance, issue resolution, field service, and other customer-related functions for the Town’s water and sanitary sewer utility. Responsibilities include performing professional level analysis of the department’s budget, expenses, revenue rates, and service. The position is also responsible for assisting the Director in presenting data in support of utility rate changes, service modification and other related issues. Manages complex and multi-disciplinary activities including special projects across divisions. Work assignments are broad in scope and require the use of independent judgment, problem solving, and initiative in making difficult technical decisions. Performs a variety of other administrative tasks. 

Minimum Qualifications 

Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Management Information Systems, Public Administration or a related field; significant progressively responsible experience in local government operations or a related field; ability to independently exercise good professional judgment; excellent verbal, written, and public communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with diverse groups and organization levels; project management skills including ability to multitask, prioritize, set and meet deadlines, work independently, and perform tasks with emphasis on accuracy and attention to detail. 

TO APPLY: Please visit www.leesburgva.gov/jobs for more information and to apply online. Resumes may be submitted as supplemental only. EOE/ADA.

Water Treatment Plant Operator (I, II, III or Trainee) 

Salem, Virginia Posting 

Expiration: Monday, January 25, 2021 

Job Category: Utilities (Water, Sewer, Electric) 

The City of Salem is accepting applications for the position of Water Treatment Plant Operator (I, II, III or Trainee). The successful candidate will possess a Virginia Class III Water Operator License or higher. Applications for the Water Treatment Plant Operator Trainee position will also be considered. The successful candidate will be required to work rotating shifts. Details may be found at www.salemva.gov. Applications accepted until 1/25/2021 at 5:00 pm. E.O.E.

Wastewater Utility Plant Operator: Trainee, I, II or Senior Town of Leesburg Regular 

Full-Time: Department of Utilities Water Pollution Control Division 

$41,353-$89,790 DOQ 

Closing Date: Open until filled 

The Town of Leesburg is seeking entry-level or journey-level Utility Plant Operators within its Water Pollution Control Division. The Water Pollution Control Division is responsible for the safe and efficient treatment of wastewater generated within the Leesburg service area and the subsequent stabilization and disposal of the solid wastes produced to ensure the protection of public health and the environment.   

What You'll Be Doing: This position involves entry-level or journey-level technical work (dependent on applicant qualifications) in the operation, maintenance and cleaning of the wastewater treatment plant and other related facilities and equipment.  Work involves reading and recording gauges, instruments, and meters; regulating valves; drawing samples; maintaining accurate records; performing tests; and maintaining plant facilities, equipment and grounds. 

Schedule: The facility operates 24/7/365. This position will work rotating shifts (days/nights), including weekends and holidays.   

TO APPLY: Please visit www.leesburgva.gov/jobs for more information and to apply online. Resumes may be submitted as supplemental only. EOE/ADA.


The Town of Farmville is accepting applications for a full-time Water Treatment Plant Operator Trainee. Current licensed operators are also encouraged to apply. 

Qualified applicants will have a high school diploma or GED, a valid Driver’s License with good driving record, technical and mathematical understanding, and a willingness to progress and secure an appropriate Operator’s license issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia. 

Job requires shift work, including holidays and weekends. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

Performing routine operating tasks and assist in the operation of the water treatment plant on an assigned shift 

Keeping daily logs of plant operating data 

Checking controls, switches, pumps, motors, and other equipment as directed 

Drawing samples of water and making routine laboratory tests and analysis 

Performing general maintenance of equipment and plant facilities with housekeeping responsibilities 

Understanding and following oral and written instructions  Cooperating and working effectively with other workers. 

The Hiring Range is $11.73 to $12.02 per hour, with full salary potential to $18.77 per hour. Hiring salary for licensed candidates will be based on experience and qualifications. 

The Town of Farmville offers an excellent benefit package, including health and life insurance, retirement, short-term disability insurance, and paid time off. Applicants must possess a valid VA driver’s license with an acceptable driving record, and pass a criminal background check and a substance abuse screening test. 

Interested applicants are encouraged to complete and submit the Town of Farmville Application for Employment which may be found at www.farmvilleva.com at the Jobs tab to hr@farmvilleva.com The Town of Farmville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Augusta County Service Authority is accepting applications for a full-time Lab Technician. Lab Technician summary of responsibility will include collecting samples and performing laboratory tests, preparing proper and legible records, maintaining equipment and supplies, and operating the laboratory in a safe, clean, and efficient manner. A detailed job description is available for review.  

You may submit an application, with résumé, on our website at https://www.acsawater.com/LabTechnician01

Benefits include, health (low cost to employee), dental, life insurance, voluntary benefits, vacation pay, holiday pay, floating holidays, and Virginia Retirement System. Salary is based on experience. Equal Opportunity Employer. Position open until filled. 

Posting Date: 1/7/2021 Job Status: Non-Exempt



Augusta County Service Authority is accepting applications for a full-time Water Plant Operator Trainee. The Water Plant Operator Trainee performs routine tasks, tests, and applies judgment based upon training and defined operations and maintenance practices related to the processing of water at treatment facilities and/or pump stations.  Operates domestic water treatment systems including chemical, and physical processes. Conducts inspections of facility; observes process control parameters via SCADA, various instrumentation screens, and results of laboratory analyses, and anticipates and plans for flow changes and treatment system adjustments. Responds to all alarms, failures, and process needs occurring at any water facility. Read meters and gauges, enters data in operational logs and computer spreadsheets, and completes other records and reports. 

Perform general housekeeping and other building and grounds tasks as assigned. Must be willing to work a rotating shift including weekends and holidays. Must possess a valid Virginia Driver License. Must possess a valid Class B Virginia Commercial Driver License with H and N endorsements or be able to acquire the same within 6-12 months of employment. Must obtain a minimum Class 4 license within 18 months of employment as a condition of successful job performance and continued employment.  Perform duties in accordance with all local, state and federal laws, rules and guidelines. A detailed job description is available for review.  You may submit an application with résumé at https://www.acsawater.com/WaterPlantOperatorTrainee01.        

 Benefits include, health (low cost to employee), dental, life insurance, voluntary benefits, vacation pay, holiday pay, and Virginia Retirement System. Equal Opportunity Employer. Position open until filled. Salary based on experience. 

Posting Date: 1/7/2021 Job Status: Non-Exempt

Utility Plant Supervisor 

Town of Leesburg Regular 

Full-Time Department of Utilities Water Pollution Control Division 

$61,857-$105,896 DOQ 

Closing Date: Open until filled   

The Water Pollution Control Division (WPCD) is responsible for the safe and efficient treatment of wastewater generated within the Leesburg service area and the subsequent stabilization and disposal of the solid wastes produced to ensure the protection of public health and the environment.   

What You'll Be Doing This position involves advanced technical and supervisory work in the Utilities Department in the operation and maintenance of the wastewater treatment plant and associated facilities and equipment.  Work involves responsibility for scheduling, assigning, and prioritizing work, coordinating training, conducting performance evaluations, monitoring employee performance, and overseeing the operation of the plant and plant laboratory. 

Schedule  The Water Pollution Control Facility operates 24/7/365. This position will work rotating shifts (days/nights), including weekends and holidays.   

What You’ll Discover The Utilities Department is a hard working team of friendly professionals who strive together to exceed excellence!   

Minimum Qualifications HS/GED; and five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in the operation of a treatment facility, with one (1) year of progressively responsible supervisory experience, or combination of education and experience; possession of a Class I Wastewater Operators license as issued by the Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulations; possession of a valid driver's license and a safe driving record; knowledge of industrial computer systems, Microsoft Office Suite; knowledge and experience with Virginia Department Environmental Quality and permit and plant operations including SOPs, policies and procedures.   

TO APPLY: Please visit www.leesburgva.gov/jobs for more information and to apply online. Resumes may be submitted as supplemental only. EOE/ADA.

TOWN OF GROTTOES Wastewater Plant Operator 

SALARY: DOQ/DOE (+) benefits. Responsible for the operation and maintenance of the wastewater treatment plant and pertinent reports; performs laboratory testing as required by the appropriate regulatory agencies. 

Minimum Requirements: The operator is responsible for operation of the plant, must hold a valid Virginia Class 3 Wastewater Operator License or higher. Previous experience operating municipal wastewater plant necessary. Knowledge of use of hand and limited power tools and equipment; valid Virginia operator’s license required. Requires physical exertion with ability to lift 50+ pounds. 

Applications are available on the Town’s web site at www.ci.grottoes.va.us or may be picked up at the Grottoes Town Hall at 601 Dogwood Avenue. Position is open until filled. Interviews will begin week of January 4 , 2021. The Town of Grottoes is an equal opportunity employer.

Shenandoah County is recruiting for a Utility Plant Operator / Senior Utility Plant Operator (depending on applicant qualifications). The opening is at the Stoney Creek Sanitary District, which operates water and wastewater plants in the Bryce Resort and Basye area. The Utility Plant Operator position (pay range $32,083 – $47,627) performs a combination of plant operation and maintenance, while the senior level position (pay range $35,371 – $52,509) focuses on plant operation at a higher level and must be licensed. An overview of the Stoney Creek Sanitary District can be viewed at the link below. 

Shenandoah County offers a competitive benefits package including health insurance, retirement, life insurance and paid leave. Submit a resume and a completed Shenandoah County employment application to Patrick Felling, Director of Public Services, 600 N. Main Street, Suite 102, Woodstock, VA 22664. Electronic submissions may be emailed to jobs@shenandoahcountyva.us . For complete Job Descriptions and County Application, please see the links provided below. Hard copies may also be obtained at the Administration office. If you have questions concerning this position please call (540) 459-6165. 

This position is open until filled. Applications received by, close of business, January 4, 2021 will receive first review. 

For more details go to https://shenandoahcountyva.us/administration/2020/11/utility-plant-operator-senior-utility-plant-operator-stoney-creek-sanitary-district/

Western Virginia Water Authority 

JOB POSITION: Hydraulic Modeling Engineer (Engineer I-IV) 

Division: Engineering Status: Exempt/Paid Grade: 18 – 24 Depending on Qualifications & Experience Job Code: 212 Reports To: Program Manager – Engineering and Capital Improvements Date: 12-09-2020 Revised Date: 12-09-2020 Last Reviewed Date: 12-09-2020 SUMMARY OF JOB Assist with water and wastewater modeling and related technical services to support the Authority’s planning, development and capital improvement initiatives. Leads in the analysis of the Authority’s water storage, transmission, and distribution networks, and sewer collection and conveyance networks as needed to support the Authority’s mission.. Responsible for assessing alternatives and making recommendations on proposed operational and capital improvements to Authority infrastructure. This position will work with a variety of teams and Divisions within the Authority including operations, capital project management, and asset management to enhance organizational understanding of system performance and assist in developing plans to optimize system performance and efficiency. This position will also provide technical support and assistance to external stakeholders in the planning and review of proposed development plans, improvements, and additions to Authority infrastructure.

Job Information

To apply go to www.westernvawater.org/careers

Utility Electrician & Maintenance Specialist 

The Town of Woodstock invites applications for the position of Utility Electrician & Maintenance Specialist within the Town’s Department of Public Works. The Town of Woodstock is seeking an experienced individual to join the Town’s Public Works Department as a Utility Electrician & Maintenance Specialist. The Utility Electrician & Maintenance Specialist performs difficult technical work monitoring, troubleshooting, repairing, and maintaining electrical/technical controls and instrumentation systems for the wastewater treatment plant. Performs intermediate semiskilled work assisting with preventive equipment maintenance in the wastewater treatment plant, groundskeeping, and custodial duties and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the limited supervision of the Wastewater Plant Chief Operator. 

General knowledge of operations of wastewater plants and dewatering facilities; general knowledge of preventive and corrective maintenance of plant equipment and facilities; basic knowledge of the principals and practices of water/wastewater treatment. Thorough knowledge of the repair and maintenance of electrical equipment and electronic instruments and controls utilized in utility plant equipment, including Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system. Thorough knowledge of advanced electrical and electronics theory and the operation of electric/electronic equipment. Thorough knowledge of the occupational hazards and necessary safety precautions related to the electrical trade. Ability to read and interpret electrical diagrams and specifications. Ability to understand and carry out difficult oral and written instructions. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates. 

High school diploma or GED with extensive coursework/experience in electrical work and extensive experience in the repair and maintenance of electrical/mechanical systems, or equivalent combination of education and experience. The selected candidate shall hold a Master Electrician License. The selected candidate will be required to obtain a Virginia Class B Commercial Driver’s License within six months of employment. 

The position is at-will, full-time and is classified as a FLSA non-exempt position. The pay range is $16.17/hour - $25.06/hour, annualized to $33,634 - $52,132, and is commensurate with experience and/or qualifications. The Town offers an excellent benefits package in addition to on-the-job training. The successful applicant must be able to pass a pre-employment, post-offer drug screening and background check. The position packet is available at the Town of Woodstock Municipal Office, 135 North Main Street, Woodstock VA 22664 or www.townofwoodstockva.gov/jobs

Completed applications are due by 2:00 pm on Friday, January 8, 2021. The Town is an equal opportunity employer.

Utility Operator (CD) – Doswell Water Treatment Plant Hanover County Government - Department of Public Utilities 

Salary: $31,972.00 - $58,034.00 Annually 

General Description: This is a technical position and is for a Water Plant Operator at the Doswell Water Treatment Plant. An experienced operator with a State of Virginia issued water treatment license is preferred; however, persons without experience or license will be considered. The water plant operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This position requires operators to work 12 hour shifts which rotate from day to night on a weekly cycle. Operators work approximately 14 days per month. Please note that this position has State water licensing requirements that begin within 24 months of hiring date. In-house training opportunities are available to help meet this requirement. 

Organization: The Utility Operator position is part of Hanover County's Career Development Program (CD). The Utility Operator position has four (4) levels: Operator-in-Training, Apprentice, Journeyman, and Master. The CD requires that an employee obtain a Class IV Water Operator License within 2 years and a Class II Water Operator License within 5.5 years of hire. 

Essential Functions: Duties will vary at each level of the career ladder. They include, but are not limited to the following. 

· Conducts laboratory analysis. 

· Monitors plant and system processes and makes adjustments as necessary. 

· Maintains operational and maintenance records (both written and in computer). 

· Assists with regulatory reporting. 

· Collects samples for analysis. 

· Keeps plant and work environment clean. 

· Assists maintenance personnel as needed.   Equipment and process troubleshooting. 

· Master Operators will function in a lead position and will be required to assist the Superintendent with a variety of administrative functions/special projects and stands-in during Superintendent's absence. 

· Other operational duties as assigned. 

Working Conditions

A. Hazards 

· May be exposed to chemicals, dust, fumes, noise, vibration, repetitiveness, 

B. Environment 

· Office 

· Field - Laboratory, industrial plant, outdoors in all weather conditions 

C. Physical Effort 

· Lifting of objects up to 50 lbs. . Routinely walking up and down stairways and ladders. . Occasional standing and/or working on feet for extended periods of time. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Varies with CD level. Knowledge of water treatment and abilities, required. Knowledge and skills sufficient to meet CD requirements (e.g. certification, in-house promotion Board, etc.).   

Education, Experience and Training: Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent required. Ability to operate a personal computer. 

Preferred Qualifications: Prior water plant experience and possession of a State of Virginia water license. Experience in electrical and/or mechanical maintenance, laboratory experience, and familiarity with MS Office software. Ability to problem solve and trouble shoot water treatment processes and related equipment, and learn new tasks and procedures quickly. 

Special Conditions

· A Criminal Records Check is required for employment. 

· Valid Commonwealth of Virginia Driver's License with acceptable driving record. 

· Work days & nights, work holidays and weekends, work a 12 hour shift.  

. Ability to operate a personal computer. 

· Water License issued by the State of Virginia. 

· Pre-employment Physical Examination/Drug Test and repeated in accordance to policy thereafter. 

· Twelve-month probationary period. 

· Essential staff designation; regardless of weather or road conditions the operator is required to report to work. 

· Must wear uniform, including safety equipment. 

For complete job description and to apply, visit our website at www.hanovercountyjobs.com


Water Treatment Plant Trainee 

Pay Grade 8 

The Town of Rocky Mount is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Water Treatment Plant (WTP) Trainee. Duties of this position under the supervision of a certified treatment plant operator or supervisor are not limited to service pumps, valves, motors, controls, and other plant equipment. Monitor treatment processes. Perform required laboratory tests, analyses, inspect and wash filters, tanks, and screens. Maintain logs of operational controls and maintenance. Obtaining a WTP Class III Operator license is expected within 18 months of the date of employment and a Class II within 30 months of employment. Excellent fringe benefits. The Town offers a grade/step pay system. This job will start on Pay Grade 8, with grade-level increases for each licensure achieved. The Town provides health, dental and vision, with full coverage for employee only. The Town participates in the VRS retirement system and offers an additional voluntary retirement plan. 

Residency in Franklin County is required within one year of employment. Candidates must submit the Town of Rocky Mount Application for Employment to Amy Gordon, 345 Donald Ave., Rocky Mount, VA. 24151. Resume and cover letter preferred. The application and complete job description for the position may be obtained online at www.rockymountva.org. Application review will begin on November 25, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. The Town of Rocky Mount is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


The Town of Berryville is seeking applicants to join our growing Operations Team for the Town’s Water and Wastewater facilities. Licensed professionals are preferred but training can be provided for the right candidate. Successful applicants must have a High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED), the ability to keep records and make reports, to perform basic maintenance procedures, and have a general knowledge of the occupational hazards associated with water utility work. A basic math skills test will be part of the interview process. 

Some duties will include equipment cleaning, maintenance, and repair, completion of equipment logs, computer data entry, laboratory testing, process control adjustments, and property maintenance. An unlicensed candidate will be required to obtain the State of Virginia Class IV water and wastewater licenses within fourteen months of employment. Additional licensing will be required beyond the class IV level for all candidates. Salary is commensurate with experience.  

Application review will begin on November 16, 2020. The position will be open until filled. Interested candidates must submit a completed Town of Berryville application for employment, resume, current DMV driver’s license report and cover letter to: 

Greg Jacobs 
Director of Finance and Administration 
Town of Berryville 
101 Chalmers Court, Suite A 

Berryville, VA 22611 

A Town of Berryville Application for Employment and job description may be downloaded at www.berryvilleva.gov or picked up at the above address. The application review process includes criminal history background check, drug screening, and review of driving record. The Town of Berryville is an equal opportunity employer. Minority applications are encouraged.

Wastewater Operator or Trainee 


Louisa County Water Authority will be accepting applications for a full-time employee to assist in operations of our Wastewater Treatment Plant Facilities. This position will require currently having a Virginia license or the ability to obtain an operating license in wastewater treatment, passing a background, motor vehicle and drug test. 

This position will remain open until filled. Job descriptions and applications are available by calling 540-967-1122. An application must be submitted to be considered for this position. Faxed or e-mailed applications will be accepted only if followed up with an original signature on a hard copy. EOE.


GENERAL DEFINITION AND CONDITIONS OF WORK: Performs difficult skilled technical and administrative work planning and supervising water treatment, distribution, collection, maintenance, and repair; does related work as required. Work is performed under the general direction of the Assistant Director, Public Works & Utilities. Supervision is exercised over all division personnel. This is medium work requiring the exertion of 50 pounds of force occasionally, up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; work requires climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, and repetitive motions; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken and written word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; visual acuity is required for depth perception, color perception, preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, use of measuring devices, operation of machines, operation of motor vehicles or equipment, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, hazards, atmospheric conditions, and wearing a self-contained breathing apparatus. The worker may be exposed to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment. 


1. Planning and supervising water treatment, distribution, collection, maintenance, and repair; maintaining records and files; preparing reports. 

2. Develops administrative and program standards, policies, and operating procedures for the water treatment plant; plans and supervises daily operations of the water treatment plants. 

3. Analyzes annual operating costs and makes recommendations for department budget; provides recommendations regarding heavy equipment purchases; assists in the preparation of the annual budget; approves all requisitions and invoices for supplies, repairs, and materials needed for effective department operation; oversees laboratory operations and maintenance of files and log records. 

4. Assigns work, provides guidance, discipline, and direction; evaluates job performance. 

5. Performs varied administrative duties associated with supervising staff to include approving leave, approving shift changes, ensuring staff's receipt of proper training, and providing training. 

6. Oversees preventive and special maintenance work pertaining to buildings, grounds, stationary equipment, and other plant facilities; tours plant to make a critical inspection of all equipment and to ensure proper operation of systems and staff adherence to procedures and processes. 

7. Checks wells, lift stations, and plants for proper operation. 

8. Assists in the design and installation of new water collection or treatment lines, pumps, plants, or related systems and facilities; confers with Director, Public Works & Utilities, or consulting engineer on matters pertaining to recommended changes in water treatment processes. 

9. Participates in short and long-term capital improvement projects including planning and construction. 

10. Assists personnel in water collection, treatment, and sample analysis as needed. 

11. Collects data and prepares reports on water plant operations and activities. 

12. Responds to questions, requests, and concerns regarding treatment plant activities. 

13. Prepares, signs, and submits various State, Federal, and local reports pertaining to plant operations, discharge monitoring, etc. 

14. Performs related tasks as required. 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Comprehensive knowledge of equipment, facilities, materials, methods, and procedures used in water treatment plant maintenance and operation activities; comprehensive knowledge of laboratory procedures and practices for testing water samples; comprehensive knowledge of safety procedures and equipment used in performing assigned work; ability to monitor plant operations and to identify and implement needed control procedures; ability to plan and supervise daily operations and subordinate staff; ability to operate and maintain water treatment equipment; ability to perform process control calculations; ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions; ability to keep written records; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates. 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited community college with major course work in civil engineering or related field and extensive experience in the operation of a water treatment plant including considerable supervisory experience. 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of an appropriate driver's license valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Possession of a Virginia Class I Water Treatment Plant Operator's licenses. Must possess satisfactory results of a pre-employment background check. 

DISCLAIMER: The above information in this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performance by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications as required of employees assigned to this job. 

Form further details go to https://www.warrentonva.gov/government/departments/human_resources/employment.php

Job Function: Director of Public Works and Utilities 

Hiring Range: $92,806.40 - $120,648.32 

Position Type: Full-Time Website: warrentonva.gov 

Form of Government: Council – Manager How to Apply For more information and to apply visit our website at http://www.warrentonva.gov/government/departments/human_resources/employment.php 

Summary: Performs complex professional and administrative work planning and directing Public Works, Public Utilities, Fleet, and Environmental Services operations of the Town; does related work as required. Work involves setting policies and goals under the general direction of the Town Manager. Supervision is exercised over all department personnel. Graduation from an accredited college or university with a degree in civil or environmental engineering, or related field and six years of experience in a responsible position in the public works, public utilities, or engineering related field is preferred, or equivalent education and management experience. Possession of a Professional Engineer’s license issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia is desirable, not required. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

1. Plans, organizes and oversees the activities of Public Works, Public Utilities, Fleet; Environmental Services and Stormwater Management MS4 divisions; 

2. Confers and coordinates with the Town Manager, other Town officials and departments concerning major activities and work; 

3. Develops and implements general policies, programs, goals, services and organization of the department; ensures compliance with codes and regulations; 

4. Prepares a wide variety of reports and correspondence on department activities as requested; attends Council and other public meetings and gives presentations to various groups as required; 

5. Recruits and selects department personnel; assigns, directs, trains, and inspects the work of staff; rewards, disciplines, coaches, counsels and evaluates staff performance; develops staff schedules; recommends transfers, promotions, suspensions, terminations, and demotions; 

6. Reviews and approves site and construction plans relating to roads, private and public utilities projects; reviews and approves sanitary and storm sewer and water plans for private development sites and subdivisions; ensures compliance with codes, Town, state and federal regulations; identifies needed changes and/or modifications; 

7. Oversees and/or prepares engineering plans and specifications, bidding, competency of contractors and vendors and the selection criteria for public contracts; oversees project management for the construction of municipal projects; oversees assigned projects to ensure contractor compliance with applicable codes, time and budget parameters for the project; 

8. Develops and implements departmental operating and capital improvement budgets; monitors expenditures and reallocates funds as needed; researches cost saving measures including technology, equipment, products, etc.; ensures accountability of Town resources; 

9. Serves as liaison between the Town and federal, state and other local government agencies concerning departmental activities; 

10. Oversees the activities of the Stormwater Management Program; 

11. Receives and responds to questions, complains, and inquiries from the general public and developers; explains department functions, services, and responsibilities; 

12. Performs related tasks as required. 

Supervisory Responsibilities: Manages division superintendents and managers who supervise employees in Public Works, Public Utilities, Fleet, Environmental Services and Stormwater Management MS4 divisions. Is responsible for overall direction, coordination and evaluation of these divisions. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the Town’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and discipline employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. 

EEO Employer.

Utilities Supervisor 

SALARY: $53,794.00 - $86,070.00 Annually 

OPENING DATE: 10/01/20 

CLOSING DATE: Continuous 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/TYPICAL TASKS: Prince George County is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Utility Supervisor. This position a specialized technical position performing supervisory and related duties involved in operating and maintaining utility infrastructure, related equipment, and systems and will be responsible for: Planning, training, coordinating and supervising the daily activities of Utility Workers; supervising employees, performing related human resource functions and completing necessary paperwork; planning, coordinating and supervising the installation, maintenance, and repair of water and wastewater system appurtenances and of the distribution and collection system as assigned; troubleshooting and managing emergency water and wastewater utility situations as they arise; Ensuring work activities follow department and industry safety requirements; coordinating department Miss Utility responsibilities; coordinating department field staff after hours call out response operations; supervising and conducting water and wastewater utility construction inspections. 

Position typically requires: stooping, kneeling, crouching, reading, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions. 

Heavy work: Exerting up to 90 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to lift, carry, push and pull or otherwise move objects. Position may be subject to extreme temperatures and weather conditions as well as various equipment types. 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Successful candidates must possess a high school diploma required with related water and wastewater utility experience required. 3 to 5 years experience in a supervisory position is required. Class IV Virginia Waterworks Operator license or higher is preferred. Any equivalent combination of education and experience and/or training sufficient to demonstrate the required knowledge, skills and abilities is acceptable. 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must possess valid Commonwealth of Virginia driver's license at hire; commercial driver's license within 6 (six) months of employment; may work beyond normal work schedule; will be assigned routine scheduled coverage responsibilities under call-out and on-call policies; must wear uniform according to standards, including safety equipment. Pre-employment physical/drug testing and criminal background check, to include fingerprinting, required. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: http://www.princegeorgecountyva.gov/ Prince George County 6602 Courts Drive Prince George, VA 23875 804.722.8669 hr@princegeorgecountyva.gov 

Utilities Supervisor Supplemental Questionnaire 

* 1. Do you have a valid Virginia Commercial Driver's License (CDL)? Yes No 

2. If you answered yes to question one, please indicate what class Virginia Commercial Driver's License you possess and any endorsements/restrictions? 

* 3. How many years' experience do you have working in public utilities? 

* 4. Do you have work experience repairing or maintaining pumps and motors? Yes No 

5. If you answered "Yes" to question four, please explain your experience. 

* 6. Do you have work experience repairing underground water/wastewater lines? Yes No 

7. If you answered "Yes" to question six, please explain your experience. 

* 8. Do you have work experience supervising skilled water and wastewater utility technical staff? Yes No 

9. If you answered "Yes" to question eight, please explain your experience. 

* Required Question