Wastewater Operations Manager

Wastewater Operations Manager performs technical and supervisory work in the daily operations of the City’s wastewater treatment facilities. Position requires examining, analyzing and evaluating the wastewater treatment systems, wastewater characteristics, effluent water quality, determining actions and operational changes that need to be taken to manage resources in an integrated and sustainable manner. Judgment is needed to understand, interpret and comply with complex federal, state and local regulations as they pertain to the operation of treatment, facilities, pumps, yard piping and water quality analysis. Assignments typically involve evaluation and interpretation of factors, conditions or unusual circumstances; inspecting, testing or evaluating compliance with laws and regulations; permit compliance; gathering, analyzing and evaluating samples or data using specialized fact finding techniques; and/or determining the methods to accomplish the work. 

Full Job Description:  Wastewater Operations Manager 2020.pdf


Applicants must have Bachelor’s degree in wastewater treatment, environmental engineering, chemistry, biology, bacteriology or a related field, Master’s degree or Professional Engineering license is preferred. Incumbent must have a minimum of 7 years of work experience with progressively increasing levels of responsibility and managerial responsibilities.  Candidate should have current NH Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators Grade IV license or ability to obtain within 18 months of hire. Obtaining additional certification or licensing may be required.

To Apply:  https://nh-portsmouth.civicplushrms.com/CareerPortal/JobDetail.aspx?RequisitionId=62466&SourceId=6216







City of Portsmouth
Close Date: 
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Grade 21 on PMA Salary Schedule: $83,131-$101,047.22