Job Description

The South Adams County Water & Sanitation District (SACWSD), dedicated to providing affordable and sustainable water resources to its customers, is seeking an Operations and Maintenance Supervisor at its Wastewater Treatment Plant.  

We are searching for a candidate that is ready to take the Plant in an exciting new chapter.  The incumbent will be responsible for setting objectives for the operations and maintenance team as well as actively participating on projects and leadership initiatives. SACWSD is seeking a qualified individual to further advance our innovation as a leader in the water/wastewater sector.

This position leads and supervises the operation and maintenance of the District’s IFAS wastewater treatment facility by: 

  • Directly supervises, leads, mentors, assigns and schedules plant personnel
  • Evaluates, develops, maintains and continually improves the treatment systems
  • Oversees routine and emergency operations and maintenance
  • Acts as the Operator in Responsible Charge (ORC), per CDPHE regulations

 Qualified candidates are required to have: 

  • High School Diploma OR equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Colorado Class A Wastewater Operator and Class 4 Collection Systems Certification or similar out-of-state certification that is equivalent to Colorado requirements. Reciprocity of certification must be completed within 6 months of hiring date.
  • Minimum six (6) years water, or related industry operations experience
  • Minimum two (2) years demonstrated supervisory experience
  • Demonstrated leadership providing training, mentoring and constructive feedback
  • Expert knowledge of wastewater system equipment, controls, treatment methods, and regulations
  • Proficient computer skills including knowledge of MS Office products, asset management software, and SCADA technology

 Must be able to lift 40 lbs. occasionally and work in a variety of facilities, temperatures and weather conditions. 

 Successful candidates will be required to complete a drug screen and background check prior to employment. 

 The District offers a competitive salary and benefit package including 100% paid medical/dental premium with wellness goals met; vision; life/disability; money purchase pension plan; 457 savings plan; paid time off (PTO); paid holidays; Employee Assistance Plan, pet insurance; discount partners and uniform allowance.

                              Salary Range: $82,140-$123,200 annualized          

 Application Deadline:  Open until filled

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