The City of Coeur d’Alene is seeking a well-spoken Wastewater Superintendent that understands the Wastewater Department is part of the overall City team. Partnership and collaboration with other departments is vital. The superintendent should be a positive and progressive leader that seeks innovation and creativity in operations of the WWTP as well as how customer service is provided to the community. This position requires a leader that can build and sustain a strong team and seeks to build up and support that team through general management, coaching, and professional development opportunities. The success of these employees means the City is successful on behalf of Coeur d’Alene residents. This person must be well versed in National Pollution Elimination Discharge System permitting in both Washington and Idaho. Technical analysis and writing ability is crucial.
The superintendent supervises, manages, directs, plans, and organizes the wastewater utility including collection system, treatment plant, compost facility, industrial pre-treatment program, chemistry and microbiological laboratory and capital project management. This position also negotiates water quality issues with regulators and provides technical support for environmental review documents. The position requires graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in science, mechanical or civil engineering, or closely related field; and eight (8) years progressive experience in wastewater operations, design and construction with five (5) of those in a supervisory capacity; and three (3) years management experience or any equivalent combination of experience and training necessary to perform the work.
Monthly salary range is $6,413 - $9,022 ($76,960 - $108,264 annually), supplemented by a generous benefit package (summary of benefits). The job announcement & application are available on website, http://www.cdaid.org, or Human Resources, 710 E. Mullan, CDA, (208) 769-2205. Application deadline is 5p.m. on February 17, 2017. EOE.