DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is an important administrative position involving responsibility for the operation of the municipal water and sewage treatment plants. Work is performed under general direction of the Town Supervisor, Village Mayor or other higher level position. Supervision is exercised over the employees of all component water and sewer districts. Performs a related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (Illustrative only)
Typical Work Activities are intended only as illustrations of possible types of work that might be appropriately assigned to an incumbent of this title. Work activities that do not appear above are not excluded as appropriate work assignments, as long as they can be reasonably understood to be within the logical limits of the job.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Comprehensive knowledge of the operation of the municipal water and sewage treatment plant operations; comprehensive knowledge of the standard tools, equipment and operating practices in water and sewer maintenance activities; thorough knowledge of the municipality’s responsibility in the operation of the water and sewer systems; high degree of administrative ability; ability to plan and supervise large-scale activities; ability to read blueprints; ability to maintain good public relations; initiative and resourcefulness; tact; good judgment.
Graduation from high school or possession of a comparable diploma; and two (2) years of experience in responsible charge of a water and sewer treatment plant operation, one (1) year of which must have been in a supervisory capacity.
At the time of application, possession of the following valid certificates issued by the New York State Department of Health:
11/97; 11/05; 7/06; 1/09
Non-Competitive Class [Village of Cold Spring]