Under the general supervision of the Water Utility Water Quality Control Officer, to maintain a water quality control program that complies with water quality monitoring standards as established by the Water Department, the State of California Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB), Division of Drinking Water, and the United States Environmental Protection Agency; monitor water quality throughout the Department’s water production and distribution system; review and monitor all water quality laboratory data; maintain all water quality laboratory test information; complete all required water quality reports; administer the Department’s backflow prevention device testing program; monitor water levels throughout the ground water aquifer; calibrate water level transducers; and perform other related duties as assigned.
The class of Water Quality Control Lead Worker is a specialized position in the water utility field. This classification directs the daily activities of the Water Utility Water Quality Control Section. Supervision is received from the Water Utility Water Quality Control Officer. Lead supervision is exercised over the Water Quality Control Section staff.
An employee within this classification may be designated as a “key responder” and as such shall be required to respond to non-normal working hour emergency operational conditions.
Education: Graduation from high school or G.E.D. equivalent.
Experience: 4 years of experience in water quality control and/or backflow prevention testing;
Certificates: Must have and maintain a valid California State Water Resources Control Board, (SWRCB) Water Treatment Operator Grade 2 certificate and a valid California SWRCB Water Distribution Operator Grade 2 certificate. Must submit copies of the required SWRCB Water Treatment Operator Grade 2 certification and SWRCB Water Distribution Operator Grade 2 certification at the time of application.
Must obtain and maintain a valid San Bernardino County Department of Environmental Health Services Certified Backflow Prevention Device Tester certificate within 6 months of appointment.
Possession of a valid California Class “C” driver’s license required upon application. Note: For out-of-state applicants, a valid driver’s license is required and a valid California Class “C” driver’s license must be obtained within ten (10) days of appointment (CA Vehicle Code 12505c). NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
Must be clean shaven or have trimmed facial hair in order to properly use personal respirators and SCBA equipment. Must pass a respirator medical exam and be physically able to wear SCBA equipment. Must be able to work in enclosed spaces while wearing protective clothing under extreme temperatures and hazardous environments.
PHYSICAL TASKS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS
Work involves exposure to potential physical harm, hazardous chemicals, and infectious disease. There is frequent need to stand, sit, stoop, walk, and perform other similar actions during the course of the workday. Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Incumbents require sufficient mobility to work in the field of varying weather conditions, lift up to 75 pounds in normal duties, and work under moderate to high stress conditions. Must be able to see in the normal visual range with or without correction. Must be able to hear in the normal audio range with or without correction. Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Salary: $33.4745 to $42.8502 hourly
Apply online at: www.sbcity.org
Recruitment opens 10/08/2018 and closes on 10/28/2018