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Water Services Superintendent
Job ID 48791
Salary: $67,537 - $102,564
Deadline to apply: February 20, 2023

The Water Production Division is seeking a qualified manager with professional experience in the water treatment industry. The Water Production Division has one Superintendent opening. This position manages the operation and maintenance of five surface water treatment plants. The Water Production Superintendent will assist in the direction of the overall management, administration, operation, installation, and repair of the City's water systems, facilities, and infrastructure. The Water Production Superintendent makes operational decisions on a daily basis as well as in the absence of the division head, and has responsibility for managing a 24 hour, 7 days a week operation. This position will work with staff of up to 170 employees and manages an operating budget of $135 million.

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Wastewater Treatment Senior Utility Operator (Senior Utility Operator*SCBA)
Job ID 48888
Salary: $57,740 - $77,875
Deadline to apply: February 20, 2023

The City of Phoenix Wastewater Treatment Division is seeking self-motivated Senior Utility Operators (SUO) to skillfully operate various wastewater treatment processes such as odor control, bar screens, raw sewage pump stations, grit removal, primary sedimentation, aeration, nitrification, sedimentation, filtration, chlorination, de-chlorination, digestion, dewatering centrifuges, and effluent discharge.

In addition to the day-to-day responsibilities of this position, Senior Utility Operators also act as a lead over lower-level employees, including coordinating work, training, and monitoring and reporting; and providing advanced treatment process direction to direct staff in the operation and maintenance of pumps and mechanical equipment at water or wastewater treatment plants, pumping stations, deep well sites, lift stations or booster stations.

Successful Senior Utility Operator candidates demonstrate superior seamless customer service, integrity, and commitment to innovation, efficiency, and fiscally responsible activity.

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Water Services Specialist
Job ID 48712
Salary: $41,475 - $55,328
Deadline to apply: February 21, 2023

The Water Services Specialist will support the Water Services Department by investigating water customer complaints, such as abnormal reads on rechecks and pre-audits, excessive water consumption, quality of water, pressure, leaks, water wastage, meter, and encoder receiver transmitter defects. Water Services Specialist duties also include turning off water service as a result of nonpayment, investigating water theft, investigating street flooding, and enforcing water related ordinances. Investigation of back flow/cross connections and backflow protection compliance is also required. Successful candidates must be able to skillfully employ considerable tact and diplomacy as well as exercise strong general knowledge of water system operations in order to maintain good customer relations.

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Safety Administrative Assistant I (Temporary)
Job ID 48706
Salary: $45,344 - $68,868
Deadline to apply: February 20, 2023

The City of Phoenix Water Services Department (WSD) Environmental Services Division (ESD) is seeking a self-motivated and organized Safety Administrative Assistant I (AAI) to support the Safety section in ESD. This position is a full-time temporary (20,000) position. The incumbent will work at the 23rd Ave Wastewater Treatment Plant Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

The Safety AA I is responsible for assisting with administrative functions to include:

Coordination and scheduling of all Level A and CDL Physicals for WSD staff, Administrative coordination for the Safety Quality Systems related to Standard Operating Procedures and Environmental Compliance Procedures, Document management, preparation and control, Records management and retention, Attending meetings and taking notes, Coordination of the Employee Safety Recognition Committee program, Coordination of interview processes and applicant tracking system updates, Assisting with administrative coordination and tracking of training for Safety staff, Assisting with SRM Shopper creating Shopping Carts based on purchasing requirements, using a working knowledge of contracts, and be responsible for progressing the Shopping Cart through until reaching the "Order" or "Good Receipt" status, Contract monitoring, compliance, and oversight, Assist with various projects as requested

The temporary position will be funded through September, 2024 with a possibility to be made regular in a future budget cycle. The temporary position will have benefits but will not earn city retirement credits or participate financially into the city’s retirement program. If the successful candidate is a current City employee, all benefits will still be applicable and the employee will still contribute to their pension.  Temporary positions are not covered under civil service rules, and thus employment is considered “at-will” and employees may be separated at any time.

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Asset Management Program Manager (Water Services Tech Support Coordinator)
Job ID 48559
Salary: $78,561 - $119,267
Deadline to apply: February 15, 2023​

The Water Services Department is seeing an Asset Management Program Manager (Water Services Tech Support Coordinator) with well-developed interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate well at all levels both within and outside the organization. The Asset Management Program Manager is responsible for coordinating strategic asset management practices across the Water Services Department with the goal of minimizing asset life cycle cost while maintaining required department levels of service. The position will work closely with Information Technology (IT) staff to prioritize IT resources in alignment with strategic asset management objectives and both operating and engineering divisions to standardize business processes. Accomplishing these objectives allows the department to make business decisions based on accurate data analytics for maintenance work improvement and capital improvement program planning to optimize asset life cycle cost. The Asset Management Program Manager will oversee a team of eleven staff and will report to a Deputy Water Services Director.

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Civil Engineer II - Water Services Department
Job ID 46533
Salary: $58,032 - $88,379
Deadline to apply: February 16, 2023​

The City of Phoenix Water Services Department is seek a Civil Engineer II primarily to perform technical civil engineering work of average difficulty in the Water Services Department. Work is performed under the general supervision of a professional engineer who makes assignments and reviews finished work for compliance with standards and schedules.  In this role, you will be responsible for designing and developing plans and specifications, while applying knowledge and skills toward a variety of water related design/construction functions. Additionally, you will serves as project engineer/project manager in the design, civil plan review, and construction of moderately complex water engineering projects.

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Accountant I
Job ID 48738
Salary: $45,344 - $68,868
Deadline to apply: February 13, 2023

The Utility Billing Accountant I will perform entry-level, professional accounting work with minimal supervision in a variety of utility billing activities. The Accountant I will be responsible for performing a variety of complex utility billing and adjustments. This position also provides first line supervision of employees involved in the performance of clerical accounting work, including accuracy and timeliness of work produced. This position requires the ability to complete advanced billing tasks. The Accountant I will be responsible for organizing daily work, reclassifying the appropriate type of user based on a field investigation, reviewing and approving adjustments made by staff, responding to complex customer inquiries via verbal and written correspondence, as well as the auditing and maintenance of financial/billing reports. Knowledge of internal policies and applicable city ordinances will be vital to ensuring that appropriate billing actions are taken. Strong customer service skills with a supervisory background and previous utility billing experience strongly preferred.​

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Water Meter Reader 
Job ID 48711
Salary: $34,320 - $42,931
Deadline to apply: February 8, 2023​

The Water Meter division of the Water Services Department is seeking a Water Meter Reader to read and record water meter readings along an assigned route to initiate billings for utility customers. Incumbents receive specific work instructions from a Water Customer Services Supervisor I and work independently when out on the assigned route.

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Lead Business Systems Analyst
Job ID 48715
Salary: $67,537 - $102,564
Deadline to apply: February 7, 2023​

Lead Business Systems Analysts perform the highest level of systems analysis and design of enterprise business systems applications. The Lead Business Systems Analyst is responsible for providing the highest level of technical and business expertise in the analysis, installation, testing, and design of information technology and business systems. At this professional level, analysis competence, leadership, and person-to-person communication skills are of equal importance. This position is also responsible for the management of a team to perform testing of business systems during business hours and during business off-hours. The Lead Business Systems Analyst will be responsible for coordinating activities across multiple IT teams, other departments, and external vendors. The Lead Business Systems Analyst is located within a Utility Billing Center environment and will focus on the support of Utility Billing Center systems which includes a Contact Center. Responsibilities may also include producing ad hoc reporting, ad hoc scripting, and leading process improvement projects.​

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Utility Specialty Technician
Job ID 48569
Salary: $44,658 - $55,328
Deadline to apply: February 8, 2023​

The Utility Specialty Technician works under general supervision in an independent role performing time sensitive, specialized work within the water distribution or wastewater collection system. Utility Specialty Technicians use mobile devices with an asset management system to receive work orders and document work performed. Utility Specialty Technicians duties include and are not limited to work performed in all the following specialty operations: valve assessments and isolations, flow tests, auto flushers, hydrant repair, large transmission main/valve operation, large wet taps, leak detection, water compliance, and backhoe operations.

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Deputy Water Services Director - Water Planning Division
Job ID 48351
Salary: Up to $134,139
Deadline to apply: February 7, 2023

The Deputy Water Services Director will oversee the Water Planning Division which includes over 75 employees across the following sections:
  • Infrastructure Records Services
  • Development Planning
  • Water Resources
This position will oversee the administration and operations of the department's records management, as-builts, and mapping functions, along with the water and wastewater infrastructure master plans, development agreements, stipulations, zoning, and annexations; and the water resources and conservation programs.

The Deputy Water Services Director is responsible for the overall management and leadership of the divisions including work assignments, budgeting, and resolving personnel issues. The position requires the use of independent judgment and initiative in making technical decisions and policy recommendations of considerable difficulty. Work is performed under the general direction of an Assistant Water Services Director and performance is evaluated on the basis of results achieved.

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Wastewater Project Coordinator
Job ID 48582
Salary: $64,168 - $97,739
Deadline to apply: February 7, 2023

The Wastewater Treatment Division is seeking a Project Coordinator to manage major construction projects and programs for the Division. The Wastewater Treatment Division consists of the 23rd Ave WWT, Cave Creek Reclamation Plant, Tres Rios Constructed Wetlands, and the 91st Ave WWT. The Project Coordinator will coordinate, direct, and manage major projects and programs for the Wastewater Treatment Division. This position, in cooperation with other Divisions and contractors, has the responsibility for coordinating and directing all functional activities within the projects and programs assigned; some work is oriented toward multi-year and some toward short-term projects.

The Project Coordinator works under the general direction of the Deputy Director and considerable independent judgment is exercised in achieving objectives. The Project Coordinator will also be responsible for development of project metrics such as time, cost, and resources as well as workflow, quality, documentation, and communication within the projects and programs assigned. Duties may also include supervising work standards analysis, long range planning, audit tracking, and special projects as well as acting as a liaison to coordinate work between the Water Services Department and other City Departments or outside agencies.

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How to Apply for a Job with Phoe​nix Water Services

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Phoenix Water Services Department. Follow these simple steps to begin the application process. 

  1. Once you've identified a job opportunity,please take note of the Job Title and Job ID number. This is how you will locate the job posting in the City of Phoenix HR Connection Center (employment and application portal).
  2. Click the "Apply Now" button.  You will be redirected to HR Connection, where you can create an account if you don't already have one. Once logged in, enter the Job Title or Job ID number in the search field.
  3. Review the full job description and pay special attention to the MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS and HOW TO APPLY sections. They explain the evaluation process and tell you exactly what qualifications and documentation are required.
  4. Submit your application along with your resume and cover letter before the job post expires. Applicants should receive a notice within two weeks after the recruitment has closed to let you know if you made the eligible-for-hire list. This list is a compilation of all qualified applicants from which departments can select candidates to interview.​

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