Senior Wastewater Operations Supervisor – T11084-202211

  • Wastewater Treatment Operator
  • Water Treatment Operator
  • San Diego
  • October 6, 2023

Website City of San Diego


$100,131.20 – $121,139.20 Annually

Senior Wastewater Operations Supervisor positions plan, assign, supervise a,nd train subordinates in the operation of various City wastewater treatment/water reclamation plants; ensure treatment standards are met; review work in progress and upon completion; perform operational studies of wastewater processes; analyze and recommend operational procedures and the use of equipment and materials; represent the facility during regulatory inspections; conduct plant tours and informational sessions; prepare technical and non-technical reports; evaluate and rate the work performance of subordinates; and perform other duties as assigned.


Employees in job classifications represented by Municipal Employees Association (MEA) are scheduled to receive the following general wage increases:
5% effective 1/1/24
4% effective 7/1/24
2% effective 1/1/25
5% effective 7/1/25

In addition to the scheduled general wage increases, the following special salary wage increase is also scheduled to take effect for Senior Wastewater Operations Supervisor:
5% effective Date 1/1/25
5% effective Date 1/1/26

Eligible benefitted employees originally hired on or after July 10, 2021, will be automatically enrolled in the San Diego City Employees Retirement System (SDCERS).
Senior Wastewater Operations Supervisor employees may be required to work on stand-by, nights, weekends, holidays, and/or unusual shifts for which they may receive 5% additional pay.
Senior Wastewater Operations Supervisor employees may be required to work overtime on a frequent basis.
Wastewater Treatment and Disposal Division may implement a rotation policy for its Senior Wastewater Operations Supervisors.

You must meet the following requirements on the date you apply unless otherwise indicated.


A valid Grade IV or higher Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Certificate issued from the California State Water Resources Control Board.

A current Grade V Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Certificate may be required for some positions.

LICENSE:  A valid California Class C Driver’s License may be required at the time of hire.

You may be required to provide your own vehicle for which mileage will be reimbursed.

* Two years of full-time experience supervising the operations of a wastewater treatment plant.
* An Associate’s Degree or higher; or an equivalent level community college certificate program in Wastewater Technology or similar course work.
* Experience and training on Emerson (Westinghouse) Distributed Control System.
* Computer skills.
* Experience using Distributed Control Systems (DCS).
* Experience using Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA).
* Experience using a Wastewater/Water Information Management System (WIMS).
* Experience using an Enterprise Resource Program (ERP) such as SAP for asset management.

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