Area Superintendent (DWM – OLIO – Collection)

November 23, 2023
Atlanta, GA
Job Type


Posting expires: November 10, 2023

Salary range: $50,900 - $84,800

At the City of Atlanta, we are passionate about building and improving our community. Our police officers, firefighters and building inspectors keep our citizens safe. Our Public Works staff keeps our City clean and helps maintain, build and improve our City's infrastructure. Our City planners help envision and shape future City growth. Our Parks & Recreation professionals enhance our quality of life.

Our engineers help keep our drinking water clean, the largest airport in the world (by passenger volume) operating and our buildings maintained. Along with the host of Finance, Procurement, and Human Resources professionals whose support is vital, we are the City of Atlanta! If you are seeking a meaningful role where you can make a real difference improving and growing our City, we welcome you to explore the job opportunities we have to offer.

General Description and Classification Standards

The Area Superintendent (D) (Collection) plans, organizes, and directs the activities of wastewater collection operations for two or more crews. Highly experienced skilled person who regularly works on the most challenging assignments providing guidance and expertise about operation and maintenance of collection systems while guiding the work of others. Supervisory authority over assigned crew supervisors and broad responsibility for completing work under the Watershed Manager's direction. Coordinates activities with other divisions or departments and provides field support as needed. Works under general supervision and independently with other skilled or semi-skilled workers. Collaborates with directors, managers, schedulers, and crew supervisors to follow schedule to on-time completion.

Supervision Received

Performs work under general supervision with regular review and advice from senior-level professional (Director).

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

These are typical responsibilities for this position and should not be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. May perform other duties as assigned.

  • Ensures work is completed safely and in compliance with the rules, regulations, and policies.
  • Addresses challenges by securing resources and resolving issues.
  • Reviews and provides input on proposed and existing wastewater City specifications.
  • Plans and schedules maintenance programs for repair and maintenance of collection system mains, force mains, and related conveyance system structures.
  • Answers questions and provides information to the public.
  • Investigates complaints and recommends corrective action to resolve complaints.
  • Builds and maintains positive working relationships with co-workers, City employees, and the public using principles of good customer service.
  • Performs personnel management responsibilities, including ongoing coaching and annual employee evaluations.
  • Recommends actions for employee training, development, and discipline while promoting team cohesiveness.
  • Plans, coordinates, assigns, and evaluates the work of subordinate supervisory personnel.
  • Establishes and maintains working relationships with City officials, employees, contractors, and public.
  • Prepares cost estimates for budget recommendations and monitors and controls expenses.
  • Submits justification for staff, materials, and supplies.
  • Recognizes common hazards and unsafe conditions, risks, and appropriate controls to address them.
  • Maintains accurate records and prepares clear and complete written technical and admin reports.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

This is a partial listing of necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job successfully. It is not an exhaustive list.

  • Knowledge of operating processes and practices in the management, operation, and maintenance of large wastewater collection and conveyance systems
  • Knowledge of the materials, methods, practices, and equipment in the maintenance, construction, and repair of sanitary sewer systems
  • Experience with computer applications for collection system monitoring of flows, maintenance, database, and related record keeping systems.
  • Interprets and applies rules, regulations, and policies and makes decisions in accordance with established precedents for collection systems.
  • Analyzes administrative and operational problems and situations and presents the facts and recommendations.
  • Communicates effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Communicates with customers to successfully address issues.
  • Manages conflict and adapts to changes in work environment.

Minimum Qualifications - Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in relevant discipline related to Civil or Environmental

Engineering or related field (equivalent professional experience may be

considered for the required degree)

  • Five (5) years of experience in wastewater collection or related field
  • Two (2) years of supervisory experience (4 years or more preferred)

Preferred Education & Experience

  • Seven (7) years of experience in a large wastewater collection system
  • Georgia CDL Class A

Licensures and Certifications

  • State-issued driver's license
  • Water Distribution or Collection Operator License

Essential Capabilities and Work Environment

Required physical, lifting, and sensory capabilities are requirements to perform the job successfully. Typical environmental conditions associated with job.

The City of Atlanta is an equal opportunity employer.

Closing Date/Time: 2023-11-28

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