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17 May 2022

Full-Time Wastewater Operations Manager

City of Eugene Public Works Wastewater Division – Posted by tskier Eugene, Oregon, United States

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Job Description

Application Deadline – June 3, 2022 – 5:00 p.m.  Accepting online applications only.  Apply at

The Wastewater Division is looking to hire a Wastewater Operations Manager to join their Management Team.  The person in this position is responsible for managing, directing, and coordinating the operations, activities, and functions of the City of Eugene Public Works Department, Wastewater Division.  It is responsible for managing employees that comprise three operational and technical focused teams:  the Wastewater Treatment Operations Team, the Biosolids Management Team, and the Environmental Services Team.  Oversees and performs a variety of professional and technical duties in support of wastewater treatment and environmental compliance programs. Is responsible for assisting the Division Director in the day-to-day management and administration of the Wastewater Treatment Plant and the Biosolids Management Facility. Provides highly complex professional and administration support to the Metropolitan Wastewater Management Commission, Public Works Department, and Executive Directors.

Minimum Qualifications:
Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job. Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they are able to perform every task in the job description. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes with relevant transferrable skills from a variety of sources and experiences. The City will consider any equivalent combination of knowledge, skills, education, and experience to meet minimum qualifications. If you are interested in applying, we encourage you to think broadly about your background and skill set for the role.

A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Five years of recent, relevant experience to achieve knowledge, skills, and experience, preferable in the public sector, directly related to managing the operations of a major wastewater utility, including at least four years of supervisory experience.

Bachelors or Associates degree from an accredited college or university in wastewater treatment, civil engineering, construction technology, business or public administration, or a closely related field.

Possession of, or ability to obtain, and maintain an appropriate, valid Oregon driver’s license.

Possession of a valid Oregon DEQ Grade IV Wastewater System Operator Certificate (Treatment) or ability to readily obtain through  reciprocity preferred.


How to Apply

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Job Categories: Environmental. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 80,000 - 100,000.

Job expires in 5 months.

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