Special Note: Candidate must possess Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Grade IV Wastewater Collection System Operator and Grade IV Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Certification or equal grade certifications from another state at the time of hire. Candidates with out-of- state certifications will be required to obtain ADEQ certifications through reciprocity within six (6) months of employment.
The ideal candidate has a strong background in wastewater utility operations, possesses excellent management skills, budgeting skills and technical skills to provide leadership and direction to staff in the spirit of teamwork and collaboration. This supervisory position has significant field and administrative responsibilities to maintain regulatory compliance requirements, respond to emergency situations, and train and supervise personnel.
Lake Havasu City's municipal wastewater system consists of three (3) plants (8.2 MGD) –2 Schreiber extended aeration plants (activated sludge) with preliminary treatment in the form of static fine screens at Island Treatment Plant (ITP) and mechanical screens at Mulberry Treatment Plant (MTP) that employ countercurrent aeration, and Ultra-Violet (UV) – and the 3rd plant which includes an ultra (0.04pm) Membrane Bioreactor after aeration.
Incumbent is responsible for planning, developing, and directing activities, programs, and operations for the Wastewater Division
Bachelor's Degree in a fie ld related to area of assignment and seven (7) years of progressively responsible professional experience, including two (2) years of supervisory experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
About Lake Havasu City
Lake Havasu City is located on the eastern shore of Lake Havasu on the Colorado River border in the midst of a triangle whose three (3) points are Las Vegas, Los Angeles and Phoenix. McCulloch Properties, Inc. established the town in 1963 and incorporated in 1978. The city encompasses approximately 42 square miles. It is the home of the London Bridge, which was authentically reconstructed in 1971 and is one of Arizona’s top tourist attractions. Between 1990 and 2013, the City’s population increased by over 116%, from 24,363 to approximately 52,742. The city’s growth is attributed to affordable housing, an excellent school system, low crime rate, clean environment, great recreational opportunities, and mild winter temperatures. With more than 300 sunny days a year, Lake Havasu City is a great place to live and raise a family.