The City of Chehalis is accepting applications for the position of Wastewater Superintendent ($6,528 to $7,935/month) in the Public Works Department. Application materials and instructions at www.ci.chehalis.wa.us/jobs or 350 N Market Blvd, Chehalis. This is a management and supervisory position responsible for the operation, maintenance, repair, upgrade, construction, and administration of the City’s municipal wastewater treatment plant, poplar tree plantation, sanitary sewer collection system, wastewater lift stations and all associated facilities. Responsible for all phases of the municipal wastewater system including permit compliance, reporting, budget preparation, training and safety programs, planning, project management and development of division policies. The work entails considerable technical independence subject to general policy and administrative direction from the Director of Public Works.
An associate of science degree in wastewater system management, public administration, engineering or a related field, or the equivalent of two years of college level course work in supervision, business administration, management and/or other relevant areas; and specialized training and classes in biology, hydraulics, wastewater treatment and other related subjects.
A minimum of ten (10) years of progressively more responsible supervisory and management experience in the wastewater system field.
Evidence of ongoing professional training (classes, seminars, conferences, etc.).
In place of the above requirements, any combination of education and experience that provides the applicant with the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job may be considered as qualifying.
Additional Salary Information: The salary range for the Wastewater Superintendent will be dependent upon qualifications and experience. The City provides an attractive benefits package, including Public Employee Retirement System of Washington (PERS); vacation and sick leave; and health, dental, vision, and life insurance.