DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: The Development Authority of the North Country (DANC) seeks applicants for a Water Quality Supervisor. DANC is a multi-faceted New York State public benefit corporation created in the mid 1980s. Since its establishment, DANC has constructed regional water and sewer utilities, a solid waste management facility, and an open access telecommunication network. In addition to owning/operating these facilities, DANC administers housing and economic development programs and provides contracted water/wastewater services to municipalities in Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence Counties. DANC is seeking a Water Quality Supervisor to provide management services of wastewater treatment facilities, water treatment facilities and hydroelectric facilities in St. Lawrence County. Duties will include: establishing written standard operating procedures; assisting with the direction of day-to-day operations including the assignment of work, ordering of parts and supplies, and scheduling of maintenance; monitoring operations, assessing problems, diagnosing failures; developing spreadsheets to monitor plant performance; making process adjustments to keep facilities within permit limits and optimize operations; implementing safety programs in accordance with regulatory requirements; managing industrial pretreatment programs; overseeing Long-Term Control Plan compliance; implementing and maintaining a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) to electronically track preventative maintenance and repair work orders; developing and updating capital plans and asset management plans; capital project implementation; preparing monthly reports and graphs to communicate to customers about plant performance/status of projects; completing periodic regulatory reports and permit renewals; coordination with engineers and customers to resolve problems; work may require irregular hours including attendance at evening board meetings and response during emergencies.
QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Environmental Science, or related field, and supervisory experience in municipal water, wastewater and hydroelectric facilities. Candidates that have completed an Associate’s degree with exceptional experience will be considered. Advanced skills and technical knowledge of water and wastewater treatment attained by specialized courses and on-the-job training are required. Grade IIIA Wastewater certification and Grade 1A Water certifications issued by the State of New York are preferred. Minimum of five years directly related experience in water/wastewater treatment/operations and hydroelectric, including at least two years in a supervisory role is recommended. Strong technical, supervisory, and written/verbal communication skills, and computer proficiency in MS Office applications required; prior experience with a CMMS beneficial.
The Development Authority offers a competitive compensation package including participation in the NYS Retirement System, tax deferred compensation plan, paid holidays, vacation, sick time, medical insurance, and tuition reimbursement. Please submit cover letter, resume, application for employment, with the names of three professional references, and salary requirement to firstname.lastname@example.org. Employment applications are available for download at www.danc.org. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The Development Authority of the North Country is an Equal Opportunity Employer.