Water System Manager - NTMWD
Company: Affion Public
Posted on: November 22, 2022
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The North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) provides vital
water, wastewater and waste management services to more than two
million people who call North Texas their home.
Since our inception more than six decades ago, we have collaborated
with North Texas cities and communities on the design and operation
of our systems. The ten original Member Cities are: Farmersville,
Forney, Garland, McKinney, Mesquite, Princeton, Plano, Rockwall,
Royse City, and Wylie. Richardson joined as a Member City in 1973,
Allen in 1998, and Frisco in 2001.
This regional partnership has reduced costs, facilitated access to
water, wastewater and solid waste services to communities large and
small, and streamlined service delivery.
The North Texas Municipal Water District provides essential water,
wastewater and solid waste disposal services to 2 million residents
across 10 counties in the North Texas region.
WaterNTMWD has been providing wholesale water services to
communities in the region since 1956. As these communities have
grown in population, the regional water system has grown in scope
and complexity to reliably meet their needs. See our list of member
cities, customer cities and other cities and districts we
WastewaterIn 1972, in response to requests from the cities and
communities we serve, NTMWD expanded its services to include
wastewater collection and treatment. Consolidating smaller,
municipal wastewater plants into a regional system reduced costs
for participating cities and streamlined operations.
Today, the effective treatment and purification of wastewater is a
key way we are helping to meet the future water needs of the
Solid WasteIn 1979, again due to customer requests, NTMWD expanded
its services to include solid waste disposal. Participating cities
collect and deliver municipal solid waste to one of our three
transfer stations or landfill located in Collin County. From the
transfer stations, staff transport the waste to the regional
landfill located in Melissa. Residents of participating cities also
may drop off municipal solid waste at one of the transfer stations
or landfill by showing proof of residency, with their city issued
The Water System Manager is responsible for all matters pertaining
to Water Treatment System operations; including the maintenance,
administration and operation of its facilities. The regional water
system includes six water treatment plants with a capacity of up to
876 MGD utilizing ozonation as the primary disinfection process for
treatment. These plants currently receive water from seven main
sources - Lavon Lake, Chapman Lake, Lake Texoma, Lake Fork, Lake
Tawakoni, Lake Bonham and a 2,000-acre wetland that receives flows
from the Trinity River. An additional reservoir and 70 MGD water
treatment plant will be in operation by 2022. The position is
responsible for 108 employees and reports to the Assistant Deputy
-Water Treatment and Conveyance.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Provide leadership to ensure the organization core values,
vision, mission and strategic plan are realized.
- Participate in departmental strategic initiatives and goals
development and implementation.
- Responsible for the treatment process and required reporting to
ensure compliance with all regulatory and organizational
- Responsible for operating and maintaining facilities in strict
compliance with permit limitations in an economically optimized
- Prepare, monitor, and administer annual budgets for the
- Performs assigned duties in accordance with established NTMWD
policies and procedures.
- Participates in the development of plans and specifications of
relevant facilities included in the system.
- Maintains effective communications with NTMWD management, water
system members and customers, NTMWD Board of Directors, regulatory
agencies, and other stakeholders as needed.
- Responsible for the supervision of all Water System employees
to include hiring, scheduling, and performance evaluations.
- Ensure that Water Operations personnel are properly trained and
equipped for safe execution of duties.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- Ability to lead, develop, coach, and supervise NTMWD team
members related to all Water Operations programs and
- Requires strong background in surface water treatment for a
large water system, water quality regulations and knowledge of
water industry best practices to include water chemistry, optimized
operation and maintenance practices, and effective management and
- Ability to develop programs and processes to achieve safe and
optimized performance in accordance with the Texas Optimization
Program (TOP) and Partnership for Safe Water.
- Ability to work collaboratively with all internal stakeholders
and departments related to the effective operation of the Water
- Ability to foster and maintain positive and productive
relationships with external stakeholders.
- Must possess knowledge the local, state and federal regulations
related to water treatment and operation.
- Mathematical skills to prepare budget and interpret technical
data relating to the treatment process are essential.
The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate should be knowledgeable of local, state and
federal regulations related to water treatment and operation, and
have hands on experience with plant operations, engineering and
surface water treatment. The successful candidate should possess
financial knowledge to include fiscal planning and budget
The ideal candidate must have the ability to establish and maintain
excellent communication and relationships both internally and with
NTMWD members and customers. Effective communication along with
strong collaboration and team building skills will be essential.
The ideal candidate must have the capacity and interest to be an
effective mentor for staff.
Education and Experience
Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor's degree from an
accredited college or university with major course work in
engineering, environmental science, chemistry or related field. A
minimum of ten years of progressive experience in the management of
a water treatment facility is required in addition to an
established track record for effectively working with governing
boards or councils, state and federal agencies, and public groups.
This position requires a valid Texas Driver's License.
Environmental Factors, Activity Levels and Equipment
This position requires moderate physical exertion. General physical
mobility is required. May be subject to working conditions that
include exposure to weather. May also be subject to conditions that
require respirators, venting hoods and protective clothing. Subject
to after hour emergencies. Tools or equipment used include
vehicles, computer, calculator, safety equipment, and phone.
The NTMWD is offering a competitive salary commensurate with
experience and a comprehensive benefits package. Relocation
assistance will also be available for the successful out of area
How to Apply
Interested applicants should forward a cover letter and resume
Affion PublicPO Box 794Hershey, PA
**The deadline to receive resumes is November 22, 2022**
The NTMWD is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
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