The City of Ames is seeking dynamic candidates for Assistant Director of Water and Pollution Control. This position reports directly to the Director of Water and Pollution Control.
The Assistant Director assists the Director in the overall management, administration, and operation of the Water and Pollution Control Department; performs professional engineering and other related work as required.
Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in civil, sanitary, chemical, environmental, or a closely related field of engineering; and three years of professional experience in water and/or wastewater utility operations; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. An advanced degree and supervisory experience preferred, but not required.
Licenses and Certificates: Must be licensed as a Professional Engineer in the State of Iowa within one year of date of employment. Must possess a valid driver's license. Iowa water and/or wastewater operator license preferred, but not required.
Knowledge Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of the materials, machines, methods, techniques and equipment used in the construction, maintenance and repair of a water supply and distribution and wastewater treatment system; knowledge of management practices and methods and of operations of a water utility and wastewater treatment system; knowledge of the modern principles and practices of water and wastewater plant engineering and management; knowledge of principles and practices of modern human resource management; knowledge of the administrative rules and regulatory requirements that pertain to drinking water and wastewater systems in Iowa.
Ability to determine long-range needs for expansion and reconstruction and to plan and organize work for the efficient accomplishment of such objectives; ability to effectively coordinate the activities of supervisory personnel engaged in various water or wastewater activities and programs; ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with subordinates, City staff, representatives of other agencies, and the public; ability to speak and write effectively; ability to interpret and apply City personnel policies and procedures, and collective bargaining agreements.
Salary: $80,796 to $122,477 Annually
Closing Date: June 28, 2019, 5:00 p.m.
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