Posted on Apr 08, 2024
Chesterfield County’s Utilities Department is seeking a Water Operations Manager to manage, plan, and track all aspects of the operation and maintenance of Chesterfield County's water distribution system to maintain water service to customers at all times. Work with Assistant Director of Utilities to implement operational strategies relating to normal and emergency water system operations. In the event of an emergency, restore service as quickly as possible utilizing all available resources. Respond to customer complaints and inquiries and ensure that excellent customer service is applied when addressing these complaints and inquiries in a prompt and effective manner. Communicate with other sections of Utilities Department in procedural and policy changes and questions relating to system operations and maintenance, construction, and development. Gather needed information, compile, prepare and present annual budget recommendation. Perform other work as required.
Hiring Range: $76,785 - $130,533
Deadline: 11:59 p.m. April 21, 2024
Successful candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree in a related field with four years of experience including one year of lead/supervisory experience or an associate degree in a related field with four to six years of experience including one year of lead/supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience which could include a high school diploma/GED, college level course work in engineering and/or business management preferred, with ten years of experience with water distribution, wastewater collections, industrial pretreatment system operations and maintenance including one year of lead/supervisory experience.

Current valid driver’s license and good driving record are required. Based on the Virginia DMV point system, record must not reflect a total of six or more demerit points within the twenty-four months preceding the anticipated hire date, or one major violation of six demerit points within the preceding thirty-six months. Out of state driving records must be obtained by applicant and presented at time of interview. Records must reflect at least three years of history and be dated within thirty days of interview date. Pre-employment drug testing, FBI criminal background check, and education/degree verification required.

This position is considered Safety Sensitive and is subject to random drug and alcohol testing.
A Chesterfield County application is required and must be submitted online by deadline. Visit to view instructions and to complete and submit an application. (804) 748-1551.
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