Local Manager II-Alliance Water Resources

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Job Summary:
Plans, manages, organizes, and evaluates the operation of the water and wastewater treatment facilities, as well as aiding with management in areas of expertise. This position has supervisory and administrative responsibility and is expected to perform job functions under the general supervisor of a division manager.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Required - High School Graduate,

        Preferred - BS in Public Administration, Environmental Science, or Engineering


Licenses and Certifications:
Possession of a valid Kentucky driver’s license.
Water Treatment Plant Operator Class IIIA - Preferred

Water Distribution Operator Class II - Required
Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Class II - Preferred

Wastewater Collections Operator Class I Preferred


Experience: Five years of specialized training in water and/or wastewater desired, and ten years of progressively responsible experience relating to water and wastewater systems, including considerable supervisory experience or any combination of education and experience which would provide the knowledge, skills and abilities:


Essential Functions:

  • Supervises and/or participates in the operation of the water and wastewater utility, including any ancillary operations, laboratory work, control systems, and devices, billing functions, and all phases of maintenance and repair to ensure that day to day duties are successfully completed.
  • Assists in short and long-term planning for the assigned division.
  • Authorizes the purchasing of materials according to company guidelines.
  • Attends and/or facilitates monthly client board meetings as required; assures that the needs of the client are met in compliance with contract obligations; implements policies set by the client.
  • Assists in the preparation of the annual budget; controls inventory and the expenditure of budgeted funds.
  • Reviews and evaluates the work of all employees.
  • Reviews staffing needs, and recommends personnel actions such as hiring, salary adjustments, promotions, transfers, and terminations according to company policy and procedure.
  • Performs inspections on all plant and ancillary operations including lift stations, pump stations, lagoons, wells and all related equipment to ensure accurate and efficient operation.
  • Oversees and/or performs corrective and preventive maintenance to plant and equipment including repairing and replacing meters.
  • Directs and/or assists in a variety of building and ground maintenance activities including painting, cleaning, and restoration.
  • Implements corporate policies and procedures according to specifications.
  • Investigates and takes appropriate action in response to citizen or agency complaints or inquiries; initiates improvements to eliminate problems; oversees or performs remedial action in emergency situations; settles disputes as necessary.
  • Completes paperwork in an accurate and timely manner including the reporting of monthly operating summaries, state permit reports, payroll timesheets, and any additional reports as required.
  • Manages divisional operational projects to ensure that projects are completed according to specifications and that time commitments are met.
  • Ensures water and/or wastewater systems are compliant with federal, state, local, and company regulations; coordinates with regulatory entities to ensure compliance.
  • Participates in professional association(s), federal, state and/or local meetings to keep abreast of new technology.
  • Assures that proper safety standards and precautions are followed; oversees effective safety programs.
  • Maintains harmonious and effective working relationships with supervisors, co-workers, clients, representatives from other agencies, vendors, contractors, and the general public.
  • Develops and successfully completes authorized management objectives on an annual basis.
  • Promotes corporate business development by furnishing prospect leads, participating in client calls, site evaluations, proposal development and/or startup activities.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities-Minimum Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of proper operational practices, methods, and procedures related to water and/or wastewater treatment.
  • Knowledge of effective supervisory practices and techniques.
  • Thorough knowledge of equipment and material needs and maintenance practices and standards relating to water and/or wastewater treatment and distribution.
  • Thorough knowledge of safety standards and precautions pertaining to the use and operation of motorized equipment, hand/power tools, water and/or wastewater handling and treatment.
  • Ability to conduct laboratory tests as required and interpret findings; diagnose and assess operational problems and take appropriate actions.
  • Possess an appropriate level certification in water and/or wastewater as necessary per division.
  • Possess and maintain a valid license to operate appropriate vehicles as needed to provide service to customers.
  • A person working in this job will need to (on a daily basis):

o   Work in all weather conditions; to walk across rough terrain, to lift up to 50 pounds; to bend, stoop, or twist as necessary.

o   Move and/or manipulate equipment weighing up to 100 lbs.

o   Effectively communicate both orally and in writing.

o   Work in confined spaces


Hours & Pay

Manages a 24-hour operation. Salary depends on experience.

About Alliance

Headquartered in Columbia, Missouri, Alliance Water Resources is a leading provider of professional operations and maintenance services for community water and wastewater systems, serving communities in Missouri and surrounding states. In some communities, Alliance provides high performance full-service management, operations, and maintenance of some of the most sophisticated water and wastewater treatment facilities in the industry. In others, Alliance is demonstrating that highly professional operations and maintenance can often bring water and wastewater systems into full compliance without expensive new facilities. Alliance has proven success with tough regulatory challenges. Without exception, every Alliance contract brings the community's system into compliance.

Alliance Water Resources offers a competitive compensation package which includes:

  • Medical and Dental
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Vacation, Sick Leave, Personal Days, & Holidays
  • 401K/Profit Sharing
  • Vision Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Bonus Program for Water and Wastewater Certification


Alliance Water Resources, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.