Deputy Public Works Director (Sanitation Services)

City of Simi Valley | Simi Valley, CA

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Posted Date 2/18/2020

The Deputy Public Works Director (Sanitation) directs, manages, supervises and coordinates the activities and operations of the sanitation services division within the Public Works Department including the operation and maintenance of the collection system, wastewater treatment plant and laboratory; coordinates assigned activities with other divisions, departments and outside agencies; and provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Public Works Director.

Simi Valley $107,920 - $138,974 annually, plus excellent benefits. 

The Sanitation Division is committed to a teamwork environment that provides support to the personnel to succeed in the mission. The Sanitation staff is largely experienced as the City work environment promotes employee retention. Starting in 2020, the Water Quality Control Plant will be renovated with a series of major component rehabilitation and replacement projects to modernize the plant and to assure continued, reliable capability to attain treatment that meets strict regulatory requirements.

Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will be:

• A personable manager and leader that empowers and develops teams and individuals.
• A confident technical manager that is a problem solver.
• A collaborative manager that seeks input from others and communicates openly.
• An environmental practitioner that can use available resources to assure the City protects its surroundings.
• A fiscally responsible manager that can develop a budget, maintain expenses and the ability to judge when circumstances require additional resources.

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

Education: Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering, environmental engineering, environmental sciences or a related field.

Experience: Five years of increasingly responsible wastewater treatment plant and collection system operations and maintenance experience including two years of administrative and supervisory responsibility. One year of Biological Nutrient Removal Treatment Processing is desirable.

Additional Requirements: Possession of a State of California Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Grade V certificate is highly desirable.

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