Wastewater Valve and ARV Supervisor

  • Sarasota County Government
  • Sarasota, Florida
  • Apr 01, 2024
Full Time Utilities
  • Salary: $29.40 - $31.00 USD Bi-Weekly
  • Phone: 941-861-5353
  • Apply By: Jun 30, 2024

Job Description

Start Here. Grow Here. Stay Here.

Do you have experience with managing a team and an understanding of valves and ARVs? As a Collections Valve and ARV Supervisor, you will oversee the installation, maintenance, and inspection of sanitary sewer ARVs (Air Release Valves) and force main isolation valves, ensuring functionality and adherence to industry standards to reduce the risk of SSOs (Sanitary Sewer Overflows). Apply today to join this fast-growing team!

  • Manage a team of skilled technicians in installing, maintaining, and inspecting sanitary sewer air release valves.
  • Foster a culture of safety and compliance within the team, adhering to relevant regulations and protocols.
  • Train and develop staff on utilization of equipment and operations.
  • Stay abreast of industry advancements and best practices to enhance system performance and reliability.
  • Collaborate with engineering teams to troubleshoot complex issues within the collection system.
  • Develop and execute comprehensive valve maintenance programs.
  • Utilize electronic devices and equipment with computerized programs and communication technologies for scheduling and time management relating to all work performed.
  • Interface with other units, core services, and city officials.
  • Ensure compliance with county, state, and OSHA regulations.
  • Coordinate use of external resources and vendors.
  • Coordinate and ensures appropriate supply of work materials and inventory.
  • Participate in the hiring of staff, job descriptions, performance reviews, and disciplinary actions.

Work Hours: Monday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. *On Call Required

Job Requirements

About You

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A High School Diploma or its equivalent.
  • Four (4) years with experience in the water/wastewater, industrial electrician, or industrial mechanic field.
  • One (1) year of supervisory experience.
  • -OR- A two (2) year Associates degree AND two (2) years of related experience, including supervisor experience in the water/wastewater, industrial electrician, or industrial mechanic field.
  • -OR- A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university AND one (1) year of related work in a related field, including supervisor experience in the water/wastewater, industrial electrician, or industrial mechanic field.
  • State of Florida Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Class “A” with Tanker “N” endorsement or the ability to obtain within six months from the date of hire. (Paid for by the county!)
  • A valid Florida driver's license at the time of hire.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • In-depth knowledge of industry standards, regulations, and best practices related to sanitary sewer systems.
  • Experience in the installation, maintenance, and inspection of sanitary sewer collection systems.

Physical Demands:  Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

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 (5) years

About Everything Else

Starting Pay Range: $29.40 - $31.00 depending on experience

Potential higher pay for those with multiple years of experience.



  • Enjoy great benefits including Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability, Flexible Spending Accounts, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Florida Retirement System (FRS) and many, many more! Starting January 2024, choose one of three great medical plans, including one with a $0 premium option, with completed preventative visits!
  • For more information about employee benefits, please click this link or visit SCGov.net for additional information.
  • Utilize our award-winning wellness program including free gyms and classes at multiple Sarasota County Government locations. 
  • Enjoy 11 paid holidays, 3 personal days and 16 paid vacation days in the first year of full-time employment with increasing accrual rates with years of service. (That adds up to a possible 30 days off in your 1st year!)​​

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