ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents of this class.)DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (which are not in any hierarchical order)
- Plans, organizes, directs, evaluates, and coordinates laboratory services and industrial pre-treatment functions.
- Develops and maintains a regulatory compliance program for the water plant, wastewater plant, industrial pretreatment program, and water resources.
- Plans and directs laboratory analysis of water, drinking water, waste water, storm water, industrial pretreatment, fats, oil, and grease.
- Develops and implements laboratory and industrial pre-treatment budget.
- Investigates, and responds to citizen’s questions and inquiries on all water quality issues.
- Develops goals and objectives and/or policies and procedures.
- Performs full supervisory responsibilities for assigned staff; interviews, trains, motivate, assigns, and evaluates work, and disciplines employees according to established City procedures, conducts performance appraisals of assigned employees.
- Performs related duties as assigned.
- Knowledge of federal, state, and local laws, ordinances, statutes, regulations, rules, policies and procedures.
- Knowledge of the principles, practices and procedures of chemistry, biological process and analysis as it relates to drinking water and waste water treatment.
- Knowledge of accounting, procurement, and budget methods and practices.
- Knowledge of planning skills and management techniques related to NELAC certification of state certified laboratories for water and wastewater.
- Skills in delegating, assigning, reviewing, and evaluating work.
- Skills in scheduling and prioritizing manpower and projects.
- Skills in project development application management.
- Skills in communicating effectively both orally and in writing.
- Skills in supervising others, communicating effectively with members of the general public, elected officials, and other employees.
- Ability to organize and analyze information and formulate recommendations.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Chemistry, Biology, Science, Microbiology, or related field and five (5) years laboratory experience including two (2) years supervisor experience, or any equivalent combination of training and experience. A valid Florida driver’s license is required or ability to obtain within 30 days from date of employment.
Last revision date: October 2006