$106,870 – $135,470 a year
The Wastewater Treatment Division (WTD) is recruiting for a highly professional individual to fill the assistant director position. The assistant director plays a key role in managing the Division and will work closely with the director and the management team. The assistant director will report to the director and serve as the division director in the director’s absence.
WTD is a clean water utility that reliably conveys and treats wastewater and is the largest wastewater utility in the Pacific Northwest. We operate three regional treatment plants and two local plants, four wet weather treatment facilities, 49 pump stations, and over 400 miles of conveyance lines, conveying and treating over 200 million gallons per day during dry periods and flows of over 650 million gallons per day during storm events. We steward over $6 billion in infrastructure assets and have a biannual 2017/18 operating budget of $301.7 million and a six-year capital improvement program for fiscal years 2017 through 2022 of $1.38 billion.
We convey and treat wastewater and are essential managers of sustainable resources; WTD is leading the way as an emerging environmental leader seeking the least-cost/highest return environmental and social solutions. The Division operates critical public infrastructure providing 24/7 services in a highly technical arena with the need to balance delivery of services with key regional policies that are directly related to growth and land use planning. The Division also deals with an array of complex federal and state regulatory compliance requirements. This award winning organization has been recognized with ten national, regional, and statewide awards for operational excellence.
More information about the Wastewater Treatment Division is available here: http://www.kingcounty.gov/depts/dnrp/wtd.aspx
TO APPLY : Please apply on-line at www.kingcounty.gov/jobs . Interested candidates should submit a compelling cover letter and comprehensive resume detailing your experience and qualification for this position.
The ideal Candidate will:
Have a passion for creativity and driving innovation, continuous improvement, and efficiencies;
Be politically savvy, well equipped with managerial courage, and the ability to incorporate conflict management and collaboration skills based on situational needs;
Be organizationally agile to manage multiple complex programs and projects, get things done and understand the culture of the organization;
Able to skillfully maneuver in a political and highly unionized environment; and,
Have a sense of humor.
Desirable knowledge, skills and experience:
SELECTION PROCESS: Your applications materials will be reviewed and the most competitive candidates will be selected for interviews.
King County and the Wastewater Treatment Division values diverse perspectives and life experience and encourage people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, women, people with disabilities, and veterans.