The purpose of this position is to properly operate and maintain the treatment facility in conformance with all Federal, State, and local regulations. This is accomplished by scheduling staff, giving appropriate direction to staff in the operation and maintenance of the plant assigned, budgeting, purchasing, completing and submitting the Discharge Monitoring Reports (DMR's) to the Florida Department of Environmental Projection (FDEP) per regulations, ensuring accuracy of all reports, utilizing the Hach Wims system to create plant specific DMR's for submission as needed, maintaining records, and utilizing the work management system. Other duties include preparing gain sharing reports; developing the capital budget; completing drips and drops; overseeing payroll; ensuring proper facility coverage; employee evaluations;; ensuring the facility is maintained; obtaining samples for analysis; maintaining accurate records and an open relationship with customers and community.
Maintains facility by obtaining samples; checking equipment for issues; inspecting organization communications are accurate; cleaning screens, channels, etc; documenting completed duties and projects; recording compliance issues; maintain accurate entries and log books; obtaining parts and supplies; preparing maintenance work orders; and ensuring plant log book is updated.
Up keeps the facility by hosing down areas; checking for proper drainage; disposing of trash; addressing gate issues; removing spider webs, dirt, and debris; and ensuring facility is maintained.
Tracks division spending by preparing capital and operating budgets; reviewing and approving requisitions for P.O.'s; reviewing expenditures; tracking costs; preparing in advance for Division needs.
Tracks employee functions by evaluating personnel through quarterly and annual evaluations; reviewing operational daily paperwork; creating a learning atmosphere; reviewing information to ensure accuracy and timely reporting.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk to a significant degree; use hands to operate tools or feel, and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to pull, push, kneel, bend, squat, crawl, and twist. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
WORKING CONDITIONS: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Environmental factors include outdoor conditions; rugged terrain, slippery surfaces, varying weather, including, heat, cold, dry, wet weather. In addition, noise, darkness, brightness, vibrations, traffic, biological agents, chemicals, gas/ fumes, magnetic fields, or congested area. Environmental factors include indoor, flat surface, noise, sitting with occasionally walking and standing.
A minimum of a high school diploma or GED issued from an approved GED Administrator.
Minimum of five years relevant experience.
Water Operator A License.
Must possess and maintain a valid State of Florida Class E Driver's License.
About Toho Water Authority
Established in October 2003 by a special act of the Florida legislature, Toho Water Authority (TWA) is the largest provider of water, wastewater and reclaimed water services in Osceola County. Toho currently serves over 100,000 customers in Kissimmee, Poinciana and unincorporated areas of Osceola County. Toho owns and operates 13 water plants and 8 wastewater plants. With a 300+ person workforce, Toho treats and distributes approximately 37.5 million gallons of potable water and reclaims 27 million gallons of wastewater each day. Toho is governed by a five-member board of supervisors responsible for approving all its operating policies and its $124 million operating budget. Toho was established for the sole purpose of providing regional stewardship over water resources in Osceola County.