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City of College Station
College Station, TX
City of College Station, TX - Director of Water Services
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The City of College Station is located in the heart of central Texas with a population just over 117,000 and ranks among the 15 fastest-growing metros in the country. The City of College Station is the home to Texas A&M University, the third largest public university in the nation. Located only 100 miles from Houston and Austin and 160 miles from Dallas and San Antonio, College Station is within four hours driving time of more than 14 million people. A network of well-maintained highways and a nearby regional airport serviced by major international airlines facilitate quick transportation between College Station and the rest of the country.
College Station has been recognized as one of the nation’s top 10 places for business, jobs, families and retirees. In addition, the city has been named America’s No. 1 college town and was a finalist for the nation’s friendliest.
College Station boasts one of the lowest property tax rates in Texas, and despite its exponential growth, has found a way to maintain a small-town feel while offering abundant entertainment and recreational opportunities in a safe and wholesome environment.
College Station is the only city in the country with six nationally accredited core service departments -- parks, public works, water, fire, police and public safety communications. It is among the safest and most family-friendly places in Texas, consistently maintaining one of the state’s lowest crime rates. Kiplinger’s has also ranked College Station among the nation’s 10 best places to raise a family.
1, 10 Cities Primed for Economic Growth in 2018 -- CardRates.com (2018)
1, Best Places to Live in Texas -- Livability.com (2018)
4, Most Recession-Recovered Cities -- WalletHub (2017)
7, America's Best College Towns -- AIER (2017)
2, Best Texas College Towns for Fun & Affordability -- TurboTenant.com (2017)
4, Safest Cities in Texas -- Niche.com (2017)
Fastest-growing non-suburb in Texas and No. 15, Fastest Growing U.S. Metros - U.S. Census Bureau (2016)
The City of College Station incorporated in 1938 and operates under a council-manager form of government. The council-manager form is the system of local government that combines strong political leadership, representative democracy through elected officials, and professional management. The form establishes a representative form of government by concentrating all power in the elected city council. The council hires a professionally trained and educated city manager to oversee the delivery of public services and the daily operations of the City. Council members are part-time volunteers who serve as the policy making board for the City's government.
The Water Services Department is committed to water conservation and public education, and works hard to provide customers with safe, high quality drinking water and outstanding wastewater treatment services. This effort begins at the water source and continues throughout the water distribution and wastewater treatment process.
The Water Services Department operates as a self-sustaining Enterprise Fund, meaning it receives no revenue from sales tax or property taxes. Water Services operates entirely on funds generated from water and wastewater rates and service charges from our customers.
The Director of Water Services organizes, plans, directs, leads, manages, supervises and coordinates the activities and operations of the various divisions of the Water Services Department. This position reports to the Deputy City Manager.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
Provide overall guidance and vision for the Water Services department that includes a focus on strategic planning, continuous improvement and organization structures for best alignment with the department’s and City’s mission, vision and values.
Provide daily leadership and guidance to the activities of water production and distribution, collection, treatment of wastewater, environmental compliance functions, and related programs. Monitor and evaluate effectiveness and efficiency of service delivery methods and procedures.
Coordinate development of short and long-range plans and programs for the department. Develop and manage comprehensive Capital Improvements Program.
Establish and administer departmental policies, procedures, and methods for the operation and maintenance of systems. Ensure compliance with federal, state and local requirements.
Conduct or delegate to departmental management personnel the following activities: hiring, evaluating, counseling, disciplining and termination of subordinate employees. Assign work activities, projects and programs; monitor work flow; review and evaluate work products, methods and procedures.
Prepare, administer and manage the department budgets.
Serve as the department’s primary contact and spokesperson to a variety of boards, commissions, and committees. Prepare and present staff reports and other necessary correspondence to senior management and city council.
The City of College Station is offering a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package. Relocation assistance will be available for the successful out of area candidate.
How to Apply
Interested applicants should forward a cover letter and resume to:
email@example.com Reference: CSDWS
Affion Public 2120 Market Street, Suite 100 Camp Hill, PA 17011 888.321.4922 Fax: 717-214-2205 www.affionpublic.com
The City of College Station is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
*Deadline to receive resumes is April 26, 2018
North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD)
Wylie, TX, USA
Water System Manager - North Texas Municipal Water District
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About NTMWD The North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) provides essential water, wastewater and solid waste disposal services to 1.7 million residents across 10 counties in the North Texas region. Working with a team of over 750 employees, the NTMWD builds, maintains, protects, stores and conserves regional water supplies; treats and delivers clean drinking water; collects, treats and disposes trash, sewage and other waste; and plans for future regional service needs.
Since inception, the NTMWD has collaborated with multiple North Texas cities and communities on the design and operation of their systems. This regional partnership has reduced costs, facilitated access to water, wastewater and solid waste services to communities large and small, and streamlined service delivery.
For more than 60 years, the NTMWD has operated responsibly, surpassing state and federal standards for water quality and environmental protection. We are committed to providing affordable, safe and reliable services to the people we serve.
NTMWD has been providing wholesale water services to communities in the region since 1956. As these communities have grown in population, the regional water system has grown in scope and complexity to reliably meet their needs.
Constructing the first major reservoir (16,000+ acres) in Texas in over 30 years – Lower Bois d’Arc Creek Reservoir
Provide wholesale, treated water to about 80 cities, towns, communities, special utility and water districts
370 million gallons per day (MGD) average raw water supply
1,840 acre indirect reuse constructed wetland
6 water treatment plants – 806+ MGD capacity
575 miles of transmission pipelines
9 raw water pump stations
8 treated water pump stations
77 city delivery points
In 1972, in response to requests from the cities and communities we serve, NTMWD expanded its services to include wastewater collection and treatment. Consolidating smaller, municipal wastewater plants into regional systems reduced costs for participating cities and streamlined operations.
Today, the effective treatment and purification of wastewater is a key way we are helping to meet the future water needs of the region.
Operate 14 wastewater treatment plants (11 owned by NTMWD, including 4 regional plants)
151+ million gallons per day (MGD) treatment capacity
8 interceptor systems with 250+ miles of large-diameter pipelines and 23 lift stations
In 1979, again due to city requests, NTMWD expanded its services to include solid waste disposal. Participating cities collect and deliver municipal solid waste to one of our three transfer stations or landfill located in Collin County. From the transfer stations, staff transport the waste to the regional landfill located in Melissa. Residents of participating cities also may drop off municipal solid waste at one of the transfer stations or landfill by showing proof of residency, with their city issued utility bill.
3 transfer stations
3,295 combined permitted tons processed daily
800,000+ tons/year accepted at landfill
The Position The Water System Manager reports to the Assistant Deputy Director – Water. This position is responsible for all matters pertaining to Water Treatment System operations; including the maintenance, administration and operation of its facilities.
Duties and Responsibilities
Provide leadership to ensure the organization core values, vision, mission and strategic plan are realized.
Participate in departmental strategic initiatives and goals development and implementation.
Responsible for the treatment process and required reporting to ensure compliance with all regulatory and organizational parameters.
Responsible for operating and maintaining facilities in strict compliance with permit limitations in an economically optimized manner.
Startup a new 70 MGD water treatment plant for Lower Bois d’Arc Creek Reservoir water.
Prepare, monitor, and administer annual budgets for the department.
Performs assigned duties in accordance with established NTMWD policies and procedures.
Participates in the development of plans and specifications of relevant facilities included in the system.
Maintains effective communications with NTMWD management, water system members and customers, NTMWD Board of Directors, regulatory agencies, and other stakeholders as needed.
Responsible for the supervision of over 100 Water Treatment System employees to include hiring, scheduling, and performance evaluations.
Ensure that Water Operations personnel are properly trained and equipped for safe execution of duties.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Ability to lead, develop, coach, and supervise NTMWD team members related to all Water Operations programs and initiatives.
Requires strong background in surface water treatment for a large water system and knowledge of water industry best practices to include water chemistry, optimized operation and maintenance practices, and effective management and operation.
Ability to develop programs and processes to achieve safe and optimized performance in accordance with the Texas Optimization Program (TOP).
Ability to work collaboratively with all internal stakeholders and departments related to the effective operation of the Water System.
Ability to foster and maintain positive and productive relationships with external stakeholders.
Must possess knowledge the local, state and federal regulations related to water treatment and operation.
Mathematical skills to prepare budget and interpret technical data relating to the treatment process are essential.
Salary The NTMWD is offering a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package. Relocation assistance will also be available for the successful out of area candidate.
How to Apply Interested applicants should forward a cover letter and resume to:
2120 Market Street
Camp Hill, PA 17011
The NTMWD is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
**Deadline to receive resumes is May 09, 2018**