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Atlanta, Georgia City of Atlanta
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General Summary

Enforces the Clean Water Act which requires the City to operate and maintain a Fats, Oil and Grease Program; protects the watersheds by enforcing compliance with Federal, State, and City laws pertaining to the permitting of Food Service Establishments. This is a fully seasoned skilled level capable of independently carrying out most assignments typical of the discipline. This level would be attainable by multiple incumbents in a work group (not necessarily by all) but would not be an 'automatic' promotional level.

Supervision Received

Works under general supervision of the Watershed Manager in the Fats, Oil and Grease Division. Supervises a team of skilled workers with responsibility for completion of assigned task.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

These are typical responsibilities for this position and should not be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. May perform other duties as assigned.

  • Supervises the Fats, Oil, & Grease (FOG) Program activities by overseeing the FOG Programs permit process.
  • Manages new and closed facilities in the Siebel Database.
  • Manage the grease accounts payments in the enQuesta
  • Manage the City's grease recycling program
  • Trains lower-level staff on use of the technical databases.
  • Supervise team in permit related enforcement actions throughout the City of Atlanta to ensure compliance with city, state, and federal water pollution control regulations. Represents the City in court for enforced violations.
  • Completes performance evaluations for employees under my supervision (committals, mid-cycle, and annual).
  • Responsible for weekly and monthly reporting

Required, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

This is a partial listing of necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job successfully. It is not an exhaustive list.

  • Knowledge of time management; knowledge of construction practices and terminology; knowledge of wastewater terminology; knowledge of the following Engineering disciplines: mechanical, electrical, civil, chemical, biological, environmental, computer science; knowledge of legal terminology.
  • Skill in maintaining good organizations; skill in operating a basic computer and software; skill in solving problems.
  • Ability to adapt to changes in the field; ability to speak clear and concisely in public and among staff members; ability to write business letters and compose spreadsheets; ability to train staff to operate field equipment; ability to withstand extreme temperature changes and physically demanding conditions; ability to understand scientific terms; ability to make independent judgment in absence of supervision; ability to technically repair ADFM meters.


Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Biology, Chemistry, or one of the Earth Sciences and 3 years of experience in grease trap inspections, industrial waste inspections, wastewater monitoring, and compliance including 2 year of supervision or management experience .

Preferred Education & Experience

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Biology, Chemistry, or one of the Earth Sciences and 5 years of experience in fats, oil and grease inspections, industrial waste inspections, wastewater monitoring, and compliance including 3 years of supervision or prior management experience.

Licensures and Certifications

Wastewater Laboratory Analyst certification and/or Wastewater Operator certification are desirable. Valid State of Georgia Driver's License required.

Essential Capabilities and Work Environment

Knowledge of the enQuesta and Siebel databases are requirements to perform the job successfully. Typical environmental conditions associated with job.