Business Operations Manager

Lorton, Virginia
$72,190.56 - $120,316.98 Annually
Oct 01, 2022
Oct 22, 2022
Full Time
Job Announcement

Under the direction of the Operations Branch Chief, manages the daily operational activities in a 67 Million Gallons Per Day Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant and general administrative requirements of 48 plant operator on four rotating shifts in compliance with Clean Water Act and Clean Air Act regulations. Assesses, recommends, and implements business operations improvements in regulatory documentation, consumables costs, workforce deployment, and treatment process performance. Reviews and approves all facility outages for maintenance and construction outages. Serves as subject matter expert on plant operations and serves in an acting capacity as Operations Branch Chief, in the branch chief’s absence. A Class I Wastewater Treatment Operator's certification issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia is required. A valid driver's license is required. Subject to working in adverse weather conditions and may be exposed to raw waste or environments generating methane gas.

Note: Positions within this classification are considered essential to the maintenance and continuity of core county operations during the activation of an emergency or critical incident.

Employment Standards

Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following:(Click on the aforementioned link to learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for “Any combination, experience, and training equivalent to”)
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in environmental sciences, engineering, construction management, or a related field; plus four years of experience in an environmental, engineering or construction management program.

  • A valid driver's license.
  • A Class I Wastewater Treatment Operator's certification issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia.
  • Confined Space Training Certificate within 12 months of hire.

The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, driving record check, and a medical examination to the satisfaction of the employer prior to appointment.

The appointee to this position will be required to be available twenty-four hours a day/seven days a week (24/7) to respond to snow, flooding, and other designated emergencies on an as needed basis.

All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two weeks after the last required dose) as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs may be subject to a weekly testing requirement. Vaccinated employees and employees with a medical or religious exemption will complete the attestation online on their first day of employment or shortly thereafter.

Experience working in a supervisory position in a Class I wastewater treatment facility; experience using computers; good verbal and written communication skills; mathematical skills; experience using mechanical tools and making mechanical repairs.

Ability to climb steps and ladders, walk on variety of surfaces such as uneven terrain and grating. Ability to work in diverse and extreme environment including all weather conditions, extreme heat, extreme cold and small confined spaces. Must be able to bend, stoop, and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions with the ability to lift 50 pounds. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview and may include exercise.

The population of Fairfax County is very diverse where 39.8% of residents speak a language other than English at home (Spanish, Asian/Pacific Islander, Indo-European, and others and we encourage candidates bilingual in English and a foreign language to apply to this opportunity.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or military status in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.

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