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The Water Filter/Waste Disposal Plant Supervisor is responsible for coordinating and supervising the activities of the Water Filter/Waste Disposal Plant operators. This position is

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Supervises a small maintenance staff by interviewing and recommending for hire, making work assignments, providing training and direction, monitoring work output, and evaluating the work of incumbents. Coordinates scheduled maintenance and repairs of plant equipment and facilities to ensure plant operation standards conform with laws and regulations. Monitors flow rates and chemical contents of water by reading meters and records data in Environmental Protection Agency and Pollution Control reports. Develops criteria for water and waste treatment by establishing chemical levels and turbidity levels using Department of Health guidelines. Revises and writes plant operating procedures and writes bid specifications for equipment purchases of over five hundred dollars. Completes monthly activity and waste water level reports. Purchases parts and supplies by contacting vendors and arranging for delivery. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of the water treatment/waste water plant operations and procedures. Knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations regarding waste water treatment. Ability to operate and maintain water treatment/waste water plant equipment. Ability to conduct basic water analysis. Ability to prepare written reports. Ability to plan, organize, and oversee the work of subordinates.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of bachelor’s degree in biology, natural science, chemistry, or a related field; plus three years of work experience in environmental programs or water treatment plant operations. Must be licensed as a Water Treatment Plant Operator by the Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission as established by Act 211 of 1971. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

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