2019-04-10 2019-04-30

Distribution Supervisor

Coastside County Water District
  • Organization Type: Public Water/Wastewater Agency
  • Location: Half Moon Bay, California
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 50828
  • Organization Website
  • Organization Type: Public Water/Wastewater Agency
  • Location: Half Moon Bay, California
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 50828
  • Organization Website
PAY RANGE: $8,599 TO $10,477 / Monthly

Close Date: April 30, 2019

Under general supervision, plans, schedules, assigns, supervises and participates in the work of field operations staff performing a variety of tasks related to water transmission and distribution and meter reading; performs treatment plant and pump station operator and maintenance duties on a regular, rotational basis and as assigned; inspects the work of subordinates and outside contractors; assists the Superintendent of Operations with administrative functions; and performs other work as required.

Minimum Qualifications
Any combination of experience and education that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities are:

  • Education and experience required to obtain the licenses specified below.

License Requirements

  • Possession of a valid Grade 2 Water Treatment Certificate issued by the State of California.

  • Possession of a valid Grade 4 Water Distribution Certificate issued by the State of California.

  • Possession of a valid Class B California State driver’s license.

Examples of Duties

  • Plans, organizes and schedules field work; reviews inspection and service work orders to prioritize work and to determine whom to assign; schedules water service installations; locates and marks water lines; marks lines that need service with Underground Service Alert (USA) tags; coordinates and schedules the use of equipment and crews with other supervisory staff; oversees and participates in the work of a crew performing water distribution and transmission activities; monitors and inspects the work of subordinates; inspects and tests water lines and hydrants being installed by outside contractors; provides advice and direction to subordinates when problems arise; insures that other utility lines (e.g., gas, sewer, electrical) are marked; takes water samples and performs routine tests.

  • As a crew supervisor for water transmission and distribution functions, assigns crew members to specific tasks, assigns work orders, insures that work is performed properly and that safety precautions are observed; trains subordinates in proper work procedures, in the operation of a variety of equipment, and in meter reading; takes corrective action; participates in the selection of subordinates; participates in development of performance evaluations for subordinates; participates in the establishment of rules, procedures and/or standards; operates backhoe and dump truck; participates in the same duties as subordinates; may approve overtime and/or use of paid leave.

  • Can perform journey level treatment plant and pump station operation and maintenance duties when needed if the regular treatment plant operator is absent.

  • Assists in the preparation of the annual budget for maintenance and inventory requirements.

  • Inventories and orders materials; uses computer software to create preventive maintenance and inspection schedules, to map and number hydrants, and to record readings and to prepare reports and graphs; notifies Fire Department of leaks, flow tests, road closures and the like; sends weekly report of water usage to other agencies; takes and investigates customer complaints; schedules vehicle maintenance; carries cell phone to respond to possible problems and emergencies on a seven day a week, 24 hour a day basis; attends meetings, conferences and training.

Job Description and Employment Application may be found on the District’s website www.coastsidewater.org (Employment Opportunities) or by calling (650) 726-4405.

To apply, submit an application, resume and cover letter to jobs@coastsidewater.org or mail to Coastside County Water District, 766 Main Street, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019

Applications must be received by Tuesday, April 30, 2019


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