Under the direction of the Senior Assistant Director for Drinking Water Operations Branch, this position will oversee the day to day operations and maintenance of Surface Water and Groundwater Facilities. In addition, this position will be responsible for identifying technological improvements to facilities thereby making DWO more resilient to natural disasters and other emergencies. The position will oversee the following duties:
The position is physically comfortable; the individual has discretion about walking, standing, etc.
Requires a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or a closely related field.EXPERIENCE:
Seven (7) years of administrative experience are required, with at least three of those years in a managerial capacity. A Master's degree may be substituted for two years of experience.Preference will be given to applicants that possess:
**Preference shall be given to eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for competent discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for, such persons are among the most qualified candidates for the position, and all other factors in accordance with Executive Order 1-6**SELECTION/SKILLS TESTS REQUIRED:
- Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Texas. A specific branch of engineering (such as civil, mechanical, structural, etc.) may be required
- Requires graduation from an approved curriculum in engineering by the State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers with satisfactory standing;
OR Requires graduation from an engineering or related science curriculum at a recognized institution of higher education, other than a curriculum approved by the Board, and passage of the eight (8) hour fundamentals of engineering examination prescribed by the Board.
- Preference will be given to applicants with experience in managing similar size and type utility. An ideal candidate would have a TCEQ water license of a level A
However, the Department may administer a skill assessment evaluation.SAFETY IMPACT POSITION:
If yes, this position is subject to random drug testing and if a promotional position, candidate must pass an assignment drug test.SALARY INFORMATION:
Factors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate's qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in this classification.
Pay Grade 32APPLICATION PROCEDURES:
Only online applications will be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during active posting period. Applications must be submitted online at:
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