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The City of Maysville is currently accepting applications for a full-time Assistant Utility Manager.

This is a management level classification, under the general direction of the Utility Manager, responsible for the management and direction of subordinate staff within the utility department. Manages and directs the technical strategic and operational objectives for the Maysville Water and Wastewater Treatment, Distribution and Collection systems operations department.

General Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manages all aspects of the day-to-day operations and maintenance of a municipal water and wastewater treatment plant, site laboratory, storm water pollution prevention and source control, capital projects, safety, personnel, internal and external reporting, contract, finance, and regulatory compliance among other duties.
  • Responds (or manages response by subordinate staff) to after-hours plant alarm calls or similar activities. May work in all weather conditions. May need to work extended or off shifts during wet weather events or plant emergencies.
  • Assists with capital projects, safety compliance, internal and external reporting, contracts, finance, and regulatory compliance.
  • Under the direction of the Utility Manager, develops strategies, short-term and long-term goals, and objectives to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the water and wastewater operations; participates in the annual plant budgeting process and prepares standard reports as needed; and participates in project progress meetings to accomplish goals as needed.

Job Skills

  • Initiative required to coordinate problem resolution, resolve conflicting priorities and to meet assignment deadlines within a team environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to diagnose process problems and manage remedial action.
  • Proven effective communication, presentation, and people skills to interface with and motivate all levels of personnel.
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare accurate, effective, complete, and easily understood written communications, technical documents, and reports.
  • Familiarity with maintenance, operation, regulatory reporting, and cost estimating software.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Preferred applicants should hold a Class IV Water Treatment certification, or the ability to obtain the certification within 24 months of hire, and a Class III Wastewater Treatment certification.  Additionally, preferred applicants should hold a Class III Water Distribution and a Class III Collection certification or be able to obtain with 36 months of hire.
  • At least five years of experience within a water/wastewater treatment environment with thorough knowledge of the methods, techniques, principles, and practices of water/wastewater treatment, water distribution and wastewater collection.
  • Requires extensive understanding and experience with safety programs and practices.
  • Must be able to respond to emergency situations at all hours; other duties as assigned.

Qualified individuals please submit a resume to:

Rhonda Rose, HR Director

Deadline to apply:  April 5, 2024