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Posted: Friday, February 23, 2018 12:08 AM


Company Name: The York Water Company

Job Function:
Job Type: Full-Time
Min Education: BA/BS/Undergra

Contact Person: Natalee Colon Phone: ☎ 7177187558
Email Address: ✉

Job Description

Responsible for the overall management and operation of the Filter Plant.

Manages the continuous operation of the York Water Company’s Water Treatment Plant (WTP) and ensure compliance with all local, state, and federal rules and regulations. This includes, but is not limited to:

• Managing the treatment decisions and operation of associated equipment
• Overseeing the daily scheduling and assignment of operations work
• Supervising operations and maintenance teams
• Preparing regulatory and other required reports
• Addressing customer water quality concerns
• Development and maintenance of standard operating procedures (SOPs)
• Managing union related issues.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

• Supervise and coordinate activities of workers engaged in the operation and maintenance of the Filter
• Prepare employees' schedules including assigning personnel to
• Determine action to be taken in event of emergencies such as turbidity events, inadequate disinfection, equipment and power failures,.. And coordinates with the Maintenance & Grounds Department.
• Review daily and evaluate operator shift logs and water quality reports to determine if proper operational procedures are being
• Prepare requisitions for equipment and
• Prepare reports for State and Federal
• Monitor all contractor and sub-contractor activities at the Filter Plant.
• Keep preventative maintenance records for equipment in use at the
Filter Plant and schedule all maintenance work for same.

• Keep the Water Quality Manager, and in his absence the Vice President - Operations, informed as to operations and activities occurring in the Filter
• Assure the safe operation of the plant and the safety of the employees under their
• Personally responsible for the training of all new operators in all aspects of the plant operations.
• In conjunction with Human Resources, manage and maintain compliance with the Company's • Right-to-Know materials, records, and training.
• Remain current of and ensure compliance with all applicable local, state, and federal
• Consistently demonstrate positive and professional behavior with all individuals contacted on behalf of the Company including


Directly supervises 7 to 10 employees at the Filter Plant. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws and regulations. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Job Requirements


• Bachelor's degree with a major in chemistry, biology, engineering, or a related field is required.

• Ten years of progressively responsible experience, including at least five years of management experience in drinking water treatment/operations, planning/engineering, drinking water or wastewater laboratory, chemical or microbiological production processes or similar.


• In addition to excellent verbal communication skills, one must have the ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, blueprints and schematics and governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.


• Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, fundamental geometry and algebra. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.


• Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form.


• Possess a valid PA driver's license.

• Pennsylvania Class A, Water Treatment Operators Certificate preferred


• Must be proficient with Microsoft Office and other computer systems and software packages.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and sit. The employee is occasionally required to climb stairs and ladders; stoop, kneel, or crouch; talk, hear; and taste and smell.

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. The employee must be able to lift up to 100 pounds in emergency situations. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

The employee must be able to work under stress and work additional hours in order to meet deadlines or meet the requirements of the position during emergency situations.


The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

• Location: York

• Post ID: 62065812 york is an interactive computer service that enables access by multiple users and should not be treated as the publisher or speaker of any information provided by another information content provider. © 2018