Under the direct supervision of the City Manager, plans and directs the operations of the Department of Wastewater Treatment Services, has administrative and operational responsibility for all wastewater treatment functions including the operation and maintenance of the wastewater treatment plant and all mechanical infrastructure of the wastewater collection system. The Director is also responsible to coordinate assigned activities with other city departments and outside agencies; and to provide highly responsible and complex support to the City Manager on all wastewater treatment matters. This position is a member of the Public Utilities Interdepartmental Working Group along with the Director of Public Works. This position is also a member of the City of Caro’s executive team and will have input related to the City’s overall strategic goals and objectives.
The applicant must possess at least an associate’s degree or equivalent (bachelor’s degree preferred) in engineering, water and/or wastewater operations, biology, microbiology, chemistry, chemical engineering, public administration or similar AND at least 5-7 years of full-time experience in the field wastewater treatment, collection, operations and maintenance. The City of Caro reserves the right to consider other combinations of education and experience, at its discretion.
• Wastewater B License or Higher is required.
• State of Michigan S-2 Water Distribution and D-2 Limited Treatment licenses are highly desirable.