Wastewater Manager

City of Largo
Largo, FL

Manages the operation and maintenance of an advanced Wastewater Reclamation Facility (WWRF) to ensure compliance with regulatory procedures and practices.

Position reports to the Assistant Environmental Services Director.

Hiring Range: $60,300 - $84,300

Our employees enjoy:

  • A High Performance Organization (HPO), collaborative and supportive environment where innovative solutions and fulfilling accomplishments are part of everyday life.
  • Professional development is encouraged and exposure to multi-disciplined teams and a wide variety of work gives our staff the opportunity to contribute and diversify their skills
  • a very generous health* and wellness benefit program that includes:
    • Major carriers (Florida Blue, United Healthcare for Dental, and National Vision Administrators)
    • Health insurance options that offer flexibility and affordability with access to an extensive network of physicians, hospitals and pharmacies
    • Personal Insurance Credits (PIC) totaling $14,627 or $609.46 per pay (24 pay period) to purchase health, dental, vision and/or supplemental life insurance coverage plus personal option days
    • If you already have benefits and elect to waive coverage, the City offers a generous incentive ... please inquire to learn more about it! 
    • Free 24/7 access to state of the art recreation facilities 

(*) All benefits, carriers and provisions of our programs are reviewed annually and may be updated or changed based on funding or business need.

Emergency Response Status:

As a condition of employment, all City of Largo employees will be required to work as directed during an undeclared and/or a declared emergency.


Training and Experience

  • Associates Degree in Chemistry, Environmental Science / Environmental Policy, Public Administration or related technical program

  • A minimum of seven years experience in utilities management or an equivalent combination of higher level of education and/or experience

  • At least five years supervisory responsibility in plant operation and maintenance including performance management and improvement

  • Possession of a current State of Florida Class "A" Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator license, or an out-of-state equivalent license at time of appointment

  • Valid Florida driver's license or valid license from another state to transfer within 30 days


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of machines, equipment, and operating practices of advanced wastewater treatment and of chemical and physical processes involved in treatment of wastewater.

  • Understanding of the principles of chemistry as used in the chemical and bacteriologic analyses of water samples.

  • Thorough knowledge of occupational hazards connected with plant operations and safety precautions.

  • Ability to:

    • read and interpret tests, gages, and meters used in regulating the operations of wastewater plants

    • make minor repairs to electrical and mechanical equipment

    • understand and follow complex written and oral instructions

    • establish working relationships with employees and the general public
      write in a clear and concise manner

To apply, please visit http://www.largo.com/jobs