Assistant Business Unit Manager - Interceptor Operations

Metropolitan Council
Eagan, MN

This position will be posted continuously until filled. Candidates who submit their application by August 14, 2022, will be given preference. 

The Metropolitan Council is the regional planning agency for the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area providing essential services to our region: transportation, wastewater treatment, growth and development of local communities, affordable housing programs, and regional park systems.  More information at

Join an award-winning wastewater industry leader in protecting our environment!

The Metropolitan Council’s Environmental Services Division (MCES) operates and maintains the wastewater collection and treatment system in the Twin Cities metropolitan region.  It also provides coordinated long-range water resources and supply planning, air, and water quality monitoring to meet future needs. MCES treatment plants consistently earn state and national awards for complete compliance with their environmental permits. MCES received a Governor’s Award as a Great Place to Work.  More information at

This position will provide leadership, management, guidance, and support to the business unit to ensure compliance with environmental and safety regulations. Will ensure that processes, personnel, budgets, and infrastructure are maintained in accordance with Council policies and procedures.  Will manage various Interceptor Services Business Unit (ISBU) programs and provide leadership for the ISBU field crews and metering and alarm staff. Other responsibilities include assign work, provide direction and reviews for compliance with standards. Coordinates and provides direction for the operation, maintenance, and emergency repair of the interceptor collection system.  NOTE: This position requires frequent travel and working out of various locations throughout the Twin Cities metro area.  Position may be required to work at night and on weekends.

Location: Regional Maintenance Facility - Eagan, MN

Salary Range:  $87,422.40 - $131,934.40 Annually

Minimum Requirements:

BS degree in environmental science, engineering or a related field AND 6 years of experience in wastewater collection or wastewater treatment or a related field of which 3 years are in a lead/supervisory/project management/management role directly related to field operations: construction management.  See Council’s job posting for education and work experience equivalencies.