Coc – Dept of Public Utilities seeks to hire a Water Plant Manager position

City of Columbus- Department of Public Utilities
Division of Water- Parsons Avenue Water Plant
Water Plant Manager Position

This full-time position within the Division of Water will oversee the operation and maintenance of the Parsons Avenue Water Plant (PAWP) and will be the operator of record for the water plant.  It will manage the PAWP staff by developing and administering policies and budgets.  Plan, direct, and review staff work activities, projects, and training.  Ensure that appropriate certifications, monitoring, reporting, and water quality are maintained.  Also, ensure plant equipment and water supply are properly monitored, operated, and maintained to provide uninterrupted service. Additionally, this position will maintain thorough knowledge of current applicable regulations and compliance requirements. Correspond with local, state, and federal officials regarding water plant issues; and maintain thorough knowledge of state of the art water plant equipment, processes, and operations.

 To be considered, candidates must have three (3) years’ of experience as an operations or maintenance manager or equivalent in a water plant rated Class III or higher OR six (6) years’ experience as a Water Plant Operator II with the City of Columbus or comparable experience. Possession of a valid Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) State of Ohio Class IV Water Supply Operator certificate for water treatment works. And, possession of a valid motor vehicle operator’s license. Salary range $81,306 – $121,959 annually.

If you are interested, please apply to the Civil Service Commission by applying online at by 04/05/2021. You may also apply by email:, fax: 614-645-0050, or by mail to the Recruitment & Selection Office, Attn.: Alana Samuel, 910 Dublin Rd. Rm. 4150, Columbus, Ohio 43215.

Pre-employment drug screening and BCI& I background check are required if selected.

City of Columbus is an equal opportunity employer.

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