Polk County


Regional Water Pollution Control (WPC) Supervisor

Winter Haven, Florida

Winter Haven, FL

Order: 77306

Order Type : Direct Hire

CODE 3258





Pay Range: $24.92/hr. - $37.31/hr. ($51,833.60 - $77,604.80/annually)

Shift: Monday - Friday, 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM (40 hours/week)

Location: 1011 Jim Keene Blvd Winter Haven, FL 33880

Health Benefits Package, Including Paid Holidays

Must have the physical, developmental and mental ability to perform job tasks, work efforts, responsibilities and duties of the job illustrated.

Must have the physical, developmental and mental ability to perform job tasks, work efforts, responsibilities and duties of the job illustrated. The job description herein provides for the range of duties to be performed for this position. It is not intended to reflect all duties that are required within this position.


Supervisory and technical work as Regional Water Pollution Control Supervisor. Directs daily operations of regional wastewater facilities while directing operations staff engaged in the operation and maintenance of wastewater facilities of assigned Region.


Assist Utilities Regional Manager by supervising regional wastewater plant staff engaged in the operation and maintenance of the wastewater facilities in the region. Ensures wastewater plants and facilities are operating in compliance with established regulatory requirements at all times. Responsible for monitoring, detecting, reporting and ensuring corrective measures are taken for equipment malfunctions. Ensures all operational and personnel problems are resolved using established procedures. Ensures all appropriate operational and maintenance procedures are followed at the Regional Water Pollution Control Facilities.

Makes routine inspections and visits to facilities within the regional responsibility. Monitors, samples and conducts routine tests for process control of wastewater facilities. Ensures equipment maintenance is performed and operational controls are adjusted as required for wastewater plants. Ensures assigned operators comply with all Federal, State and Local rules and regulations. Ensures assigned personnel maintain plants and grounds as required. Performs administrative duties that include writing personnel evaluations, completing records, reports and related forms as required. Performs duties of Wastewater Plant Operator when required. Assists other regions when personnel shortages occur.

Performs related duties as required.


Knowledge of the principles of wastewater treatment including extended aeration, contact stabilization, oxidation ditch, advanced wastewater treatment, both chemical and biological. Knowledge of operations, maintenance and repair procedures relating to wastewater treatment facilities. Knowledge of occupational hazards involved in wastewater treatment and collection.

Knowledge of the methods, practices and procedures in the repair and maintenance of pumps and related equipment. Ability to read meters and charts accurately and maintain records of operations. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions. Sufficient physical strength and agility to perform a variety of labor tasks in all weather conditions including lifting and/or interacting with job related appurtenances and equipment, which might weigh in excess of seventy five (75) pounds. Ability to see colors. Ability to perform tasks that require eye and hand coordination. Ability to see, ambulate independently, drive, bend, stoop, sit and stand. Knowledge of all Federal, State and Local rules and regulations governing the operations and maintenance of wastewater treatment facilities.


Graduate of an accredited high school or possess an acceptable equivalency diploma. A minimum of five (5) years wastewater plant operations and maintenance experience with one (1) year in a supervisory position. Must possess a Class A Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator license as issued by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection.

Must have a valid drivers license and be able to secure a valid Florida drivers license at the time of employment within this classification.

A comparable amount of related training and experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications with exception of the required licenses.


Must have home telephone at the time of employment as employee will be placed on call/ standby and/or call out for emergencies. Employee will assist with supervision and participation in any necessary emergency work.

This position may be required to report for work when a declaration of emergency has been declared in Polk County.

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