ASSISTANT WATER DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENT 7442
(TYPE 1B TREATMENT FACILITY)
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
An employee in this class assists in the administrative and technical operation of a Type 1B water treatment system without facilities for filtration, which produces more than 2.5 million gallons of water per day, subject to the regulatory control of State and County health and conservation agencies. The incumbent assists in administrative functions such as, finance and budget, billing and revenue collection, metering and personnel management. Supervision is exercised over various technical, maintenance, labor and clerical employees in the performance of these operations. Work is performed under the direction of the Water District Superintendent, who reviews work through conferences and by inspection of water district operations. Does related work as required.
Assists in planning, assigning and supervising the operation of a Type 1B water treatment and distribution system;
Assists in supervising all technical, maintenance and clerical personnel in the Water District;
Assists in planning and supervising the extension of existing treatment and distribution facilities and the maintenance of these facilities;
Attends meetings, conventions, and seminars as a representative of the Superintendent.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
Good knowledge of the principles, practices and methods used in administering a water district; good knowledge of the functions and activities of a Type 1B water treatment facility; good knowledge of the operating characteristics of pumping equipment and the chemicals used in the treatment and distribution of potable water; basic knowledge of Long Island hydrology and geology; some knowledge of the principles and practices of financial administration, public personnel administration and budgeting; ability to plan and supervise the work of support staff to ensure the efficient, effective operation of the district; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
Graduation from a standard senior high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and four (4) years experience in the chemical treatment of potable water, at least one (1) year of which must have been in a supervisory or administrative capacity.
Relevant education from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university may be substituted for the non-supervisory, non-administrative experience on a year-for-year basis.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT
At the time of appointment, the candidate must possess a Grade 1B Water Treatment Operator's certificate, issued by the New York State Department of Health. Appointees must maintain this certification throughout their employment in this title.