Utilities Regulatory Affairs Senior Manager
City of Chandler     Chandler, AZ 85286

The City of Chandler Public Works & Utilities Department is currently seeking qualified individuals interested in joining our team as a Utilities Regulatory Affairs Senior Manager. The position is scheduled to work Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm, with flexible schedule options available.

First review of applications will take place on February 21, 2024.

Why work for Chandler?
• Diverse and inclusive environment
• Up to 8 hours paid time off annually to volunteer in the community
• Dress code is business casual, with jeans on Fridays
• 3 medical plans to choose from along with dental and vision coverage
• Accrue 122 hours paid vacation in your first year, eligible for use immediately following accrual
• Accrue 96 hours paid sick leave in your first year, eligible for use immediately following accrual
• 12 paid holidays per year, plus Winter Break at the end of the year
• Become part of the Arizona State Retirement System with a 100% city contribution match
• City contributions of 1% gross wages per pay period to deferred compensation
• Robust Employee Wellness program with $350 incentive
• Professional development opportunities
• Tuition reimbursement up to $5,250 annually, $3,200 for part time employees
• Free Tumbleweed Recreation Center membership
• Flexible schedule/remote work options (when available)

Who we are
Chandler was the first city in Arizona to receive accreditation of our water and wastewater operations by the American Public Works Association, the toughest accreditation to achieve in the industry. The Utilities Division is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the City's water treatment plant, 32 water wells, and 19 booster station facilities and share another water plant with the Town of Gilbert. The Utility also operates wastewater and reclaimed water infrastructure, including industrial wastewater/ brine reduction and three wastewater facilities. We treat over 64 million gallons of fresh water and treat over 30 million gallons of wastewater per day to class A+ reclaimed water to meet irrigation and industrial demands. Our water is received from four primary water sources: Salt River, Verde River, Colorado River and ground water supplied by our extensive well field facilities. We also use advanced treatment processes to recycle over 7 million gallons of industrial wastewater and return it back for industrial reuse. Service is provided to the City of Chandler residential, commercial, and industrial users by a network of 1,224 miles of active water mains, 942 miles of active sewer mains, and 92 miles of reclaimed water mains.

Who we are looking for
Our new team member will have a passion for customer service, teamwork, and collaboration. We are looking for someone to supervise, manage and lead the activities and operations of the Water Quality and Wastewater Pretreatment divisions to ensure environmental compliance for the Utility. This position will also be responsible for overseeing fiscal, budgetary and personnel functions as well as goal setting and policy making alongside the Department Director and Assistant Department Director.

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Minimum qualifications
• A Bachelor's Degree in Chemical, Civil or Environmental Engineering, Natural Resource Management, Environmental Sciences or a related field; and
• 7 years of experience in Environmental Compliance with emphasis on Municipal Utilities Operations; and
• 3 years of previous supervisory or management experience; and
• A valid driver's license with acceptable driving record; or
• Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work.

This is a regular full-time position, subject to a 6-month probationary period. A register of qualified candidates will be active for 4 months should another position become available.

The City of Chandler will conduct a pre-employment driving record check as a condition of employment. An offer of employment is contingent upon acceptable results. All applicants hired will be required to be fingerprinted with successful results as a condition of continued employment.

Applicants for employment and volunteer opportunities should be aware of the City of Chandler’s policies concerning the use of drugs and alcohol. These policies have not been altered by the passage of Proposition 207. The use of recreational marijuana is a violation of the city’s Drug Free Workplace Policy. Certain positions within the city are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test. A positive result for drugs tested under the policy, including recreational marijuana, may be grounds for withdrawal of an offer of employment or volunteer opportunity. The examination process may vary if determined necessary.

The City of Chandler is committed to Equal Opportunity and Reasonable Accommodation.

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Government & Public Administration

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Part Time

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