Operations Supervisor - FP010

Deadline: 1/18/2022 12:00:00 AM
Position Reference Number: FP010
Salary Range: 6A/ $51,414.77 - $84,834.37
Division-Section-Unit: Operations & Maintenance/Fields Point Wastewater Treatment Facility
Shift: Every Other Wednesday 3 AM - 11AM, Thur., Fri &Sat. 3 AM – 3 PM;
Location: Providence
Assignment(s) Comments:
Limitations: None
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.



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.