NATURE OF WORK
This is highly responsible professional and administrative work in planning, organizing and directing the activities of the Office of Water and Wastewater Services.
Work involves responsibility for administering the water and wastewater engineering, water management, and wastewater management systems of the County. Assignments are received in the form of broad policy statements. Work is performed independently with general supervision by an administrative superior. Performance is reviewed periodically through conferences and written reports.
Administers the County's Water and Wastewater Services programs; directs through subordinates the planning, scheduling and coordination of divisional activities; develops policies, procedures and priorities to meet established goals.
Guides and directs the activities of the Divisions of Water and Wastewater Operations, Water and Wastewater Engineering, Fiscal Operations, Water Management and Water and Wastewater Information Technology towards environmentally sound and economically efficient water supply, treatment, and distribution, wastewater collection treatment, and disposal.
Guides and directs the implementation of the Water and Wastewater Engineering Division’s capital improvement program to ensure efficient utilization of the resources of the office in the design, construction, and renewal of facilities.
Develops and maintains accounts and accounting systems to provide for appropriate management information; prepares financial reports for the Water and Wastewater Fund, and such other funds as may be required to account properly for activities in accordance with established county policies.
Defines and implements systems and procedures for customer service activities, including but not limited to initiating service, billing and collection for services provided, and termination of service in accordance with County ordinances and resolutions.
Maintains records of revenues and expenditures and prepares financial documents and reports when appropriate for federal and state governmental agencies.
Develops, implements and maintains strategic, fiscal and capital improvement plans for the office.
Prepares and monitors office budget and prepares special reports as required.
Accomplishes management studies leading to new programs and improved methods, and monitors and evaluates implementation to ensure desired results.
Attends conferences and public and professional meetings.
Performs related work as required.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS
Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of utilities systems management, including water and wastewater and water supply management.
Thorough knowledge of all federal, state and local regulatory requirements applicable to utility systems management.
Thorough knowledge of the funding process in a municipal environment as related to budgeting, cost accounting, financial planning and management.
Considerable knowledge of the principles, practices and procedures of supervision, organization and administration.
Ability to plan, implement, and coordinate technical and administrative programs.
Ability to express ideas effectively, both orally and in writing.
Ability to serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of BrowardCounty's Ethics and Conflict of Interest policies.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, familial status, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity and expression.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with major course work in engineering, public or business administration or related field; six (6) years experience in the operation and planning of water, wastewater or water supply management facilities, including four (4) years high level supervisory and administrative experience; or any equivalent combination of relevant training and experience.
Bargaining Unit: Unrepresented
FLSA Status: Exempt
Code of Ethics Certification: Yes
Class Spec. Estab ./Revised: E 01/1991 R 04/2008