Public Utilities Director

Currituck Co. Personnel
Currituck, NC Full-time
Posted on July 9, 2019

Currituck County Seeking applicants for Public Utilities Director, Grade 76, salary $75,551.60. 

Minimum Education & Experience: Graduation from college with a degree in environmental sciences, civil engineering, chemistry, or related field and extensive experience supervising water and/or wastewater treatment and/or distribution and collection systems; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Job Description: Performs difficult professional and managerial work planning, organizing and directing the construction, operations, maintenance, and analysis of water and wastewater treatment plants, and related laboratory facilities, collection and distribution systems, and utility customer services including billing and collections. Organizes and directs the construction, operations and maintenance of the water treatment plants, distribution systems, pumping facilities, and related facilities and equipment. Responsible for utility long range planning for service needs for capacity, environmental compliance, information technology systems, and customer service and utility billing and collections function. Work is performed in accordance with state and federal laws and regulations. Responsible for department staffing, budget development and administration; assistance with and advising county management on long range planning for facilities and system capacity and technical compliance needs; establishes and maintains records and reports necessary for full compliance with all regulations and for effective management decision-making; and insures effective productivity of assigned personnel. Work involves considerable public contact, initiative and judgment. The employee may occasionally enter confined spaces and come in contact with other hazards; thus the position may be subject to OSHA’s blood borne pathogens standards. General administrative direction is received from the County Engineer and County Manager regarding matters of policy, budget, long range plans, personnel matters, and work priorities.

Special Job Requirements: Requires certification for water or wastewater treatment and/or collections or distribution systems operations by the State of North Carolina or the ability to obtain within two years. Possession of valid North Carolina driver license. Employment drug test, driver’s history screen and criminal background check required of finalist applicant(s).

AAEOE. As published in The Daily Advance