2021-10-12 2021-10-30

Chief Water Systems Operator

City of Stockton
  • Organization Type: Municipality / Public Works
  • Location: Stockton, California
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 74301
  • Organization Website
  • Organization Type: Municipality / Public Works
  • Location: Stockton, California
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 74301
  • Organization Website

$100,958.76 - $129,632.88 ANNUALLY

The ideal candidate should have the skills and abilities to promote strong working relationships among staff, customers, and regulatory agencies. The position requires a thorough working knowledge of water distribution operations and regulatory issues. The candidate should have strong skills in SCADA, CMMS, backflow prevention programs, maintenance, rehabilitation, repair, asset management, and be comfortable operating a large water distribution system. Strong leadership and management skills are required along with positive team building skills.

Qualifications (Candidates must qualify through one of the below patterns)

PATTERN 1: Possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public health, biology, chemistry, civil engineering, environmental science or a closely related field and five (5) years of increasingly responsible water operations program administration experience including three (3) years of administrative and supervisory responsibility.

PATTERN 2: Possession of an Associate’s degree or equivalent units from an accredited college or university with major coursework in public health, biology, chemistry, civil engineering, environmental science or a closely related field and seven (7) years of increasingly responsible water operations program administration experience including three (3) years of administrative and supervisory responsibility.

PATTERN 3: Possession of a high school diploma or GED and nine (9) years of increasingly responsible water operations program administration experience including three (3) years of administrative and supervisory responsibility.

Other Requirements

• Must possess and maintain a valid Grade D-5 Distribution Operator Certificate issued by the State of California.

• Must possess and maintain a valid Grade T-2 Treatment Operator Certificate issued by the State of California (Possession of a valid Grade T-3 Treatment Operator Certificate issued by the State of California is desirable).

• Must obtain a Hazardous Materials Endorsement from the California Department of Motor Vehicles within one year of date of appointment.

• Must successfully complete the designated number of contact hours (e.g., continuing education/training requirements) as determined by the State of California. Certification is required as a condition of employment with the City of Stockton. Failure to comply with state regulations pertaining to Distribution and Treatment Operator Certification will result in termination of employment.

• Must possess a valid California Class C Driver’s License.

• Must obtain and maintain a valid Backflow Tester/Cross Connection Control Specialist certification within 2 years of appointment.

Final Filing Date: Monday 10/29/21 at 5:00 PM

For a full job description and on-line application, please go to www.stocktonca.gov/jobs

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