Operations Supervisor BP045

Deadline: 6/30/2022 12:00:00 AM
Position Reference Number: BP045
Salary Range: 7A / $56,556.00 - $93,318.00
Division-Section-Unit: Operations / Bucklin Point Wastewater Treatment Facility
Shift: Thursday 11PM - 7AM; Friday/ Saturday 7PM - 7AM; Saturday 3PM - 11PM
Location: East Providence
Assignment(s) Comments:
Position Covered By Collective Bargaining Union Agreement: No
Name of Bargaining Unit Union:


Provides day-to-day supervision and direction to subordinate skilled & semi-skilled unionized personnel involved in 7 day / 24 hour, computer controlled, continuous process operations involving wastewater treatment.  Ensures proper utilization of assigned Narragansett Bay Commission (NBC) wastewater treatment equipment / facilities and personnel in accordance with all applicable Narragansett Bay Commission / State and Federal regulations / guidelines and union collective bargaining agreements. Directs and trains subordinate staff in the daily operation and preventive maintenance of NBC wastewater treatment, pumping & monitoring facilities.  Sets priorities, renders operational advice, makes daily assignments, interprets policy, and resolves issues/ problems (e.g.: personnel, union grievances, coverage, operational, safety, etc.). Assumes role of management’s representative during off-shifts.  Ensures all work (including personal efforts) is performed in accordance with NBC policy guidelines, operational SOP’s, State & Federal Permit requirements, Safety procedures and the union collective bargaining agreement.  Trains / retrains employees.  May work a rotating shift schedule, as required. Performs other duties as assigned, within skill and experience capabilities.


High school diploma or GED required. Preference may be given to applicants with college coursework in environmental sciences, engineering and/or management in addition to the successful completion of specialized wastewater training courses. A minimum of five years of experience in the operation and maintenance of a secondary, activated sludge wastewater treatment facility is required. Special Requirements: Must possess a Grade II certification for wastewater treatment operators upon hire. Grade III certificate is preferred Must possess a valid State driver’s license. This position requires a thorough practical knowledge of the methods, equipment, techniques and computer inputs used in wastewater treatment systems. The NBC requires vaccination against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, as well as continuing employment.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Provisions:

Reasonable Accommodations:
If an applicant is unable to perform any essential job functions because of his/her disability, but can achieve the required results by means of a REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION, then the individual shall not be considered unqualified for the position.

Medical Information:
Successful completion of a pre-placement physical examination and drug screen will be required after a conditional offer of employment has been made. Apply within the application period as shown. The NBC does not assume responsibility for applications sent through the mail. NOTE: The Narragansett Bay Commission union contracts allow a 3 day grace period for its members only.


    The Narragansett Bay Commission
    Human Resources Office
    One Service Road
    Providence, RI 02905
    Fax (401) 461-2242

E-mail hr@narrabay.com. E-mailed resumes must be received in MS Word Format.