Position Description

Industrial Treatment Plant Maintenance Supervisor
Job Code 3936
Requisition Information
Public Utilities

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This position will work at multiple locations throughout Sarasota County

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Pay range:
$21.80 - $28.41

Who May Apply?:
Open to All

Position Type:
Full time

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Industrial Treatment Plant Maintenance Supervisor (Official Job Title: Supervisor, Chief Treatment Plant Operator): Responsible for the daily scheduling, coordinating, supervision, technical advising and repair of electrical and mechanical equipment and appurtenances at all Public Utility Water and Wastewater facilities.

Subject to Passing Substance Screening:   This position is subject to passing a pre-employment substance screening.  An applicant who fails to pass a required drug screening test shall be disqualified from employment in any class for a period of five years.


  • Schedule, coordinate and supervise the maintenance and repair activities at Water and Wastewater Facilities. Coordinate maintenance and repairs activities and schedules with Chief Operators.
  • Conduct inspections of all work activities to monitor the effectiveness and timely completion of these activities.
  • Process and/or review documents such as purchase requisitions, purchase orders, work orders, performance evaluations, bid specifications, invoices and packing slips.
  • Procure parts, materials and equipment necessary for maintenance and repair operations.
  • Assist in the implementation, maintenance of and monitoring of preventative maintenance, predictive maintenance and repair programs.
  • Responsible for appropriate scheduling of employees, materials and work to effectively and efficiently perform all maintenance activities.
  • Track vehicle and equipment usage and condition.
  • Monitor maintenance contractor work to ensure compliance with applicable County codes and standards.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned including alternating duties with other Utilities Supervisor positions.
  • Manages proactive assessments of fraud awareness, prevention, detection and risk mitigation activities in area of responsibility; oversees financial, compliance, operational and performance audits; reviews audit findings and ensures appropriate controls are established and implemented.


Minimum Qualifications:  A High School Diploma or its equivalent and four (4) years of related experience in in the water/wastewater, industrial electrician or industrial mechanic field including one year of supervisory experience or any equivalent combination of related college education (in engineering, mechanical or electrical maintenance) and experience.  Should be proficient in the operation of a 1.5-ton crane truck. Possession of a valid Florida Class “A” Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with Air Brakes endorsement is required within six (6) months of appointment. 


Preferred Qualifications:  Progressively responsible experience in the maintenance and repair of utility or industrial mechanical and electrical equipment and appurtenances. Certification from trade school in pumps, valves, electrical or fluid mechanics.  Pump or motor repair, control panel repair, hydraulics, fluid mechanics and welding. Safety training in Training in Hazcom, Confined Spaces, Hearing Protection, Bloodborne Pathogens, Respirators, Workplace Violence, Lockout/Tagout, Fire Extinguishers, Personal Protection Equipment.


J ob Based Competencies:   Knowledge of state of the art technology in mechanical equipment, maintenance and test equipment, equipment trouble shooting and repair of hydraulic controls and pumps; building construction trades, methods, codes, practices, tools and equipment.  Ability to read and follow color codes, diagrams, schematics, blue prints.  Course in pump or motor repair, control panel repair, hydraulics, fluid mechanics, welding, communications and/or telemetry.  Proficient in the operation of an electric multimeter, volt meter, and megohmeter. This position must have the skill to be able to dismantle and reinstall mechanical and electrical equipment and work with 440 volt electrical current. Ability to operate a personal computer utilizing a Windows operating system. Experience with computer based work order system.


Work Schedule:   7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  Monday through Friday with on call work required.

Physical Demands:   Must occasionally lift and/or move more than 50 pounds and regularly lift/move 25 pounds.  A dolly/cart or team member is available to help.  This position regularly works outdoors and with dangerous equipment. There is frequent risk of electrical shock. Protective clothing is regularly worn. 










Sarasota County Government is committed to wellness and successful applicants must be tobacco free for twelve months preceding date of application.

Drug Free Work Environment             EOE/AA/ADA 

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