Public Utilities Director

Currituck County
Published
September 12, 2022
Location
153 Courthouse Road Suite 103, Currituck, North Carolina
Billing Address
153 Courthouse Road Suite 103
First Name
Melissa
Last Name
Futrell
Phone Number
2522323228
Closing Date
10/30/2022

Description

Performs difficult professional and managerial work planning, organizing and directing the design, 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 Manager regarding matters of policy, budget, long range plans, personnel matters, and work priorities.

 

HOW TO APPLY: Currituck County online application required which may be accessed at https://co.currituck.nc.us/employment-opportunities/

Salary

BEGINNING SALARY: $107,446.20

Qualifications

MINIMUM EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Graduation from college with a four-year degree in environmental sciences, civil engineering, chemistry, or related field and design and construction experience in water and/or wastewater treatment and/or distribution and collection systems; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Special Requirements

SPECIAL JOB REQUIREMENTS Requires N.C. Professional Engineer license. 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. Possession of a valid North Carolina driver’s license. Employment drug test, driver’s history screen and criminal background check required of finalist applicant(s).

Miscellaneous

An employee in this class plans, organizes and directs the design, construction, operations and maintenance of the water treatment plants, distribution systems, pumping facilities, and related facilities and equipment, and wastewater collection and treatment systems work also includes responsibility for the utility long range planning for service needs for capacity, and environmental compliance.  Work is performed in accordance with state and federal laws and regulations. Work involves responsibility 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; establishing and maintaining records and reports necessary for full compliance with all regulations and for effective management decision-making; and ensuring effective productivity of assigned personnel.  Work involves considerable initiative and judgement.  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 Manager regarding matters of policy, budget, long range plans, personnel matters, and work priorities.  Work is evaluated through conferences and reports for productivity, and compliance with required laws and regulations.