High school diploma and two years’ experience in heavy manual work.

Duties include but not limited to: installing, repairing, and maintaining water and sanitary sewer facilities; operates lawn mowers, tractors, tampers, and pavement breakers; performs routine building and grounds maintenance tasks.  Ability to perform manual labor for extended periods, often in unfavorable weather conditions, ability to lift seventy-five pounds and overcome physical barriers and rough terrain.

Starting salary range


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Superintendent of Treatment

The Superintendent of Treatment supervises the operation and maintenance of the Wastewater and Water Treatment Plants.  Performs administrative duties necessary for the management of the facility, its staff and budget.  Monitors, directs and controls plant processes to meet discharge permit requirements.  Develops and updates standard operating procedures and quality standards for wastewater/water treatment operations, implements procedures and provides guidelines to provide for staff training.  Ensures compliance with relevant federal and state regulations; gathers data and prepares reports to demonstrate compliance.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

Coordinates staffing and operational activities for the Wastewater/Water Treatment Plants including assuming responsibility for critical decisions regarding operational changes, process control, maintenance priorities, scheduling, and compliance with the numerous regulations of multiple federal, state, and local agencies.  Directs the testing of various treatment phases; interprets tests to determine necessary changes in treatment parameters; directs operational procedures. Directs the adjustment and repair of equipment such as pumps, chlorinators, metering devices, electrical control panels, chemical feed systems and gas compressors; monitors preventative and corrective maintenance on all plant equipment. Selects, trains and evaluates assigned personnel; provides or coordinates staff training; works with employees to correct deficiencies; implements discipline and termination procedures.  Participates in the development and administration of assigned program budget; forecasts funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; monitors and approves expenditures; recommends adjustments as necessary. Interacts with federal, state, and local regulatory agencies on issues relating to the Wastewater/Water Treatment Plants including permit application processes, permit compliance, and facility and records inspections; prepares annual self-monitoring report for E.P.A. requirements; prepares responses to permit violations; prepares permit application forms for N.P.D.E.S. permits and Air Pollution Control Board facility and equipment permitting process; maintains required records and data for permit groups; reviews for accuracy and signs monitoring reports for submittal to various regulatory agencies.

Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science or closely related field with emphasis in wastewater and water design and processes is required.  A minimum of ten years progressive experience in the operation and maintenance of machinery and equipment in Wastewater/Water treatment plants.     Class I wastewater and water license required.

Please submit a resume to:  Angela Mason, Human Resources Manager, by email at or mail to PO Box 1877, Winchester, VA 22604.

Contact Human Resources at (540) 868-1061 ext. 131 with questions.