City of Kyle Texas
  • 07-Aug-2018 to 21-Aug-2018 (CST)
  • PwrkWop
  • Kyle, TX, USA
  • Starting Salary: $64,459.00
  • Salary
  • Full Time

City Paid Employee Only: Health, Dental, & Vision / TML Retirement Match 2:1/ Paid Vacation, Holiday, and Sick Days; See Benefits Website For More Info


Under the direct supervision the Public Works Director, the division manager will oversee day-to-day operations of the drinking water treatment systems and storage, as well as the operations of the City's wastewater treatment plant, in accordance with all local, state, and federal rules and regulations. The division manager is responsible for supervising and directing operations personnel in the safe and efficient operations of the wastewater plant. The division manager is required to be accessible by phone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week; respond to emergencies as needed, to include returning to public works facilities or other city facilities during disasters and emergencies as directed by the Director of Public Works; and must live within 45 minutes of normal travel time to Kyle. 



  • Oversee day-to-day maintenance and operations of SCADA system; water storage and pump facilities; and wastewater treatment plant and support facilities.
  • Monitor the City's water portfolio regularly to ensure compliance with usage permits.
  • Lead water conservation program; engage and present programs and educational efforts to citizens as well as groups and civil leaders as needed.
  • Prepare reports compliant with the Texas Commission and Environmental Quality (TCEQ) standards for both water treatment and wastewater treatment programs.
  • Regularly review performance of wastewater treatment plant to ensure highest level of treatment possible; monitor weekly wastewater treatment plant effluent lab results.
  • Maintain records on water and wastewater production and treatment for various internal and external reports.
  • Exercise sounds judgement in times of crisis, as well as effectively communicate with other City staff and elected officials as needed.
  • Work with land developers to prepare and discuss long-term water/wastewater system abilities, current demands, and provide critical feedback regarding viability of various developmental projects.
  • Represent the City during regulatory inspections, both planned and unannounced.
  • Prepare annual budget reports for the division, work schedules, and on occasion attend city council meetings.
  • Responsible for the selection and training process of new and current team members within the treatment division; responsible for the development and growth of division including but not limited to: preparation and distribution of employee evaluations, training opportunities, and disciplinary actions as needed.
  • Supervise other divisions during normally assigned manager's absence, as needed.
  • Responsible for the fleet maintenance of all vehicles and equipment assigned to the division.
  • Performs all other duties as duly assigned.

Must exemplify the Team Kyle Core Roles as an Employee by: 

  • Knowledge  -Knowledgeable in all aspects of job and City operations; maintains high quality of work; follows health and safety guidelines.

  • Yes-Attitude -Demonstrates superior customer service; treats other employees and citizens with kindness; promotes goodwill; solves conflict with tact. 

  • Leading Edge -Continually looking for areas to improve upon; decisive and adaptive; supports new ideas; a driver for change. Innovative 

  • Employee Accountability-Actively seeks and gives performance feedback in order to determine developmental opportunities; uses feedback as an opportunity for continuous improvement. 

  • Ability to Manage Performance - Organizes work processes to be effective and efficient; provides employees with the necessary training and resources to get the job done; communicates clear performance expectations and standards to the team and provides formal feedback on performance on an ongoing basis constructively and tactfully.

  • Develops and Leads an Effective Team - Provides learning opportunities to the team; encourages decision making and accountability; establishes a vision and direction and motivates/inspires the team to follow suit; leads by example


Community Relations:

o   Maintains desired working relationship with the Director of Public Works, Assistant City Manager, and City Manager.

o   Works cooperatively with community groups.

o   Provides support to all City department programs and/or activities as needed.

o   Actively participates in creating and providing desired service levels to the citizens of Kyle and non-citizens within the City of Kyle.



  • Knowledge of maintenance principles for water/wastewater systems, and various types of SCADA systems.

  • Knowledge of all TCEQ and EPA rules governing the operations of water treatment and wastewater treatment facilities.

  • Knowledge in the procurement and bidding process, and legal requirement for each.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft programs including: Office 365, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Publisher.

  • Ability to read and interpret design and construction plans.

  • Ability to analyze problems and plan solutions. 

  • General operational knowledge, experience, and/or familiarity with all Public Works machinery and equipment is preferred.

  • Written Communication - Able to read and interprets written information. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.
  • Mathematical Skills -Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

  • Organizations- Support Follow policies and procedures; develop and maintain standard operating procedures as needed.

  • Judgment- Includes appropriate people in decision-making.

  • Planning/Organizing -Uses time efficiently; ability to multitask various job assignments efficiently.

  • Quantity- Meets productive standards; Completes work in timely manner.

  • Safety and Security -Observes safety and security procedures; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly. 

  • Adaptability -Adapts to changes in the work environment; able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

  • Attendance/Punctuality- Is consistently at work and on time; arrives at meetings and appointments on time. 

  • Dependability-  Follows   instructions, responds   to   management   direction; takes responsibility for own actions. 

  • Initiative -Asks for and offers help when needed. 



  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university in environmental science discipline or closely related field;

  • Class "B" Water Treatment or Wastewater Treatment License required;

  • Class "C Water/Wastewater Treatment License preferred, but not required. Candidate will have two (2) years to obtain a class "C" license in the branch of treatment they not licensed at the time of hire;

  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience in municipal water or wastewater utility operations. Minimum of three (3) years of supervision experience;

  • Or equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience which evidences a comprehensive knowledge of required job duties and expectations.

  • Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with acceptable driving record.


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hand and arms; stoop or kneel; talk; hear. The employee is frequently required to sit and climb or balance. Must be able to climb over twenty (20) steps vertically to reach the top of the water treatment plant daily. This classification requires agility and balance to use ladders for accessing working location, ability to negotiate uneven and steep terrain, must be able to be mobile in partially constructed foundations and other construction spaces, and ability to enter confined spaces. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 75lbs; 50lbs unassisted. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Any corrective eyewear required while operating a motor vehicle must be worn at all times while working.

Working Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to high, precarious places; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; extreme heat and risk of electrical shock. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; explosives; risk of radiation and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.




This position description has been prepared to assist in defining job responsibilities, physical demands, and skills needed. It is not intended as a complete list of job duties, responsibilities, and/or essential functions as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act. This description is no intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under supervision. The City of Kyle retains and reserves any or all rights to change, modify, amend, add to or delete, from any section of this document as it deems, in its judgment, to be proper.

City of Kyle Texas
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