COLLECTION & DISTRIBUTION FOREMAN
Augusta County Service Authority is seeking a Collection & Distribution Foreman to lead and participate in the work of a crew or crews in accomplishing the maintenance of water and sewer lines, construction of water and sewer lines, or installation of new water and sewer service.  Job duties for this position will focus primarily on supervision of equipment operators and utility workers, demonstrating proper work methods; maintaining a current knowledge of procedures, policies and standards; and monitor and enforce all safety rules, regulations and practices.  Five (5) years previous experience as a Crew Leader is preferred and three (3) years of progressively responsible experience as a crew member in the type of crew to be led is required.  Applicants must have excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
Please submit an application with résumé on our website at https://www.acsawater.com/CollectionandDistributionForeman. A detailed job description is available for review. Service Authority provides a competitive benefits package to include, health (low cost to employee), dental, life insurance, voluntary benefits, vacation pay, holiday pay, floating holidays, Virginia Retirement System, and 457 Deferred Compensation employer match . Equal Opportunity Employer.
Position open until filled.

Posting Date: 7/14/2021
Job Status: Non-Exempt
 


DIRECTOR OF SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Augusta County Service Authority is accepting applications for a full-time Director of Solid Waste Management. This position will plan, coordinate, and manage all areas of development and implementation in Augusta Regional Landfill operations through supervisors and employees to achieve effective, timely, and quality service; manage and lead all efforts in preventive and corrective maintenance of the landfill. Coordinate with representatives of Augusta County, City of Staunton, and City of Waynesboro on all matters related to planning, operations, capital improvements, financial information, etc. as required; assist in the design of Landfill facilities and supervise Landfill contract construction activities; and develop and maintain both a safe facility environment and a workforce capable of meeting the Landfill requirements for the residents of the local jurisdictions in the present and future.
This position requires a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil or Sanitary Engineering and a minimum of two (2) years of experience in solid waste operations with supervisory experience. Professional Engineer (PE) is preferred. The candidate is required to become a Certified Landfill Operator within one year of employment and must be thoroughly familiar with the operation and administration of local government public works; the relationship of local government with state and federal agencies; civil engineering design; construction and operation of sanitary landfills; Commonwealth of Virginia Solid Waste Management Regulations; and data processing systems and estimating techniques. A detailed job description is available for review. Interested candidates are asked to complete an application and enclose a current
résumé here https://www.acsawater.com/DirectorofSolidWasteManagement.

Benefits include, health (low cost to employee), dental, life insurance, voluntary benefits, vacation pay, holiday pay, floating holidays, longevity increases, and Virginia Retirement System.  ACSA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Position open until filled.

Posting Date: 6/15/2021
Job Status: Exempt

Salary: $85,271 minimum base. Salary is based on experience. 


ACSA is seeking an Equipment Operator OR Water Truck Operator for the Augusta County Regional Landfill. 
 

WATER TRUCK OPERATOR/MAINTENANCE WORKER 
Augusta County Service Authority is accepting applications for a full-time Water Truck Operator/Maintenance Worker.  Water Truck Operator/Maintenance Worker will operate the water truck to control dust emissions and clean paved surfaces. Perform wash downs and grease jobs on landfill trucks and equipment and maintain the shop and other landfill facilities. Operate mowing equipment and maintain the grounds around landfill facilities. Perform general maintenance and basic repair on equipment. Other duties include but are not limited to operating a haul truck, bush hog, trimmer, chainsaw, farm tractor, and snow thrower, as well as loading and operating a hydro seeder. Serve as a back-up for the public use site attendant. Working conditions include but are not limited to potential exposure to hazardous materials, wastewater, dust, fumes, noise, and uneven terrain. Must be able to walk frequently and lift and carry up to 50 pounds without assistance. 

This position will require irregular work schedules on an as needed basis, which includes overtime, night duty, weekends and holidays. Subject to call-in for emergency assignments.

Please submit an application with résumé by visiting our website at https://www.acsawater.com/WaterTruckOperator02.

A detailed job description is available for review online. Benefits include, health (low cost to employee), dental, life insurance, voluntary benefits, vacation pay, holiday pay, floating holidays, and Virginia Retirement System. Equal Opportunity Employer. Position open until filled.
Posting Date: 6/29/2021
Job Status: Non-Exempt

EQUIPMENT OPERATOR
Augusta County Service Authority is accepting applications for a full-time Equipment Operator at the Augusta Regional Landfill. The Equipment Operator will perform the following job functions: Operate a rubber tire front end loader to push up and maintain the scrap metal pile, appliances (stack refrigerators), wood storage and grinding operation, and to push down waste in the open top containers at the public use site as needed; highly experienced in operating a rubber tire front end loader, track loader, or hydraulic excavator to mix, move, or load sludge and wood chips; operate a hydraulic excavator or track loader to excavate and load cover materials; operate an articulated haul truck to move ground wood waste or cover materials; operate the dozer, track loader, or compactor to push out and place daily and intermediate cover on grade.  The candidate may also operate the motor grader to establish grade and load, mix, spray, and clean up the hydroseeder when utilizing Posi-shell as a daily cover material; operate the track loader at the active fill area to spread and assist with the proper placement of waste for the landfill compactor operator; operate the landfill compactor to maximize compaction and to maintain an established grade at the active fill area; operate the water truck to minimize fugitive emissions from unpaved roads and remove excess dirt build up on paved roads; ensure that proper daily cover is applied at the end of each work day; check the leachate pumps, record run times, and gallons pumped; notify the Landfill Field Supervisor or Facility Manager of any problems or alarms; repair leachate pumps and collection system as needed; perform pre-trip inspections, grease equipment, steam clean equipment, fuel equipment at the end of each day, clean air filters, change motor oil as needed (general maintenance), and make minor repairs; notify the Landfill Field Supervisor or Facility Manager of material needs, equipment repairs, and work improvement suggestions; maintain work areas, the maintenance shop, and equipment in a clean and orderly manner; observe all safety and environmental rules, regulations, and practices; and report any unsafe working conditions to the Landfill Field Supervisor or Facility Manager. Whenever possible, the Equipment Operator will remove intermediate and daily cover just prior to placing additional waste. Other duties as assigned including but not limited to snow removal, the operation of the bush hog, the removal of wind-blown litter, the moving of scrap tires from the operating face, the operation of the bush hog, and the repair of landfill equipment and facilities. 

Working conditions include but are not limited to: Working outside in all weather conditions; potential exposure while performing duties to wastewater, vapors, confined space, electricity, hazardous materials, and blood borne pathogens; continuous exposure to dust, fumes, noise, extreme heat/cold, uneven terrain, and occasional exposure to heights; continue sitting, standing, walking, and lifting or carrying up to 50 pounds without assistance, pushing, pulling, twisting, climbing, stooping/bending, kneeling, crawling, reaching, grasping and repetitive movements and occasionally driving a motor vehicle. Candidate will be required to work irregular schedules on an as-needed basis, which includes overtime, night duty, standby, weekends, and holidays, as well as being subject to call-in for emergency. A detailed job description is available for review.

Interested candidates are asked to complete an application and enclose a current résumé here https://www.acsawater.com/HeavyEquipmentOperatorLandfill.
Employment applications are also available at the Augusta County Service Authority Administration & Engineering Office located at 18 Government Center Lane, Verona, VA. Benefits include health, dental, life insurance, voluntary benefits, vacation pay, holiday pay, floating holidays, and Virginia Retirement System. Equal Opportunity Employer. Posting open until filled.

Posting Date: 5/28/21                                      
Job Status: Non-Exempt


WASTEWATER PLANT OPERATOR TRAINEE
Performs routine tasks, tests, and applies judgment based upon training and defined operations and maintenance practices related to the processing of wastewater at treatment facilities and/or pump stations.  Operate domestic wastewater treatment systems including chemical, physical, and microbiological processes. Conducts inspections of facility; observes process control parameters via SCADA, various instrumentation screens, and results of laboratory analyses; and anticipates and plans for flow changes and treatment system adjustments. Responds to all alarms, failures, and process needs occurring at any wastewater facility. Read meters and gauges, enters data in operational logs and computer spreadsheets, and completes other records and reports. Observes operations of chemical feed systems, and replenishes as needed, monitors and measures feed rates on a regular and timely basis, adjusts feed rates to meet treatment needs and operating permit goals and requirements. Collects samples and performs analysis on wastewater and sludge samples and submits required samples to central laboratory, interprets test results and makes corresponding treatment process changes where necessary, and conducts special tests as required by supervisor. Performs preventive and minor maintenance on equipment and assists maintenance personnel as needed. Check pump stations, operates filter press, cleans basins, and assists in filter testing while on utility shifts. Perform duties and tasks in an environmentally friendly manner. Perform general housekeeping and other building and grounds tasks as assigned. Perform duties in accordance with all local, state and federal laws, rules and guidelines. Must be knowledgeable of and adhere to personnel and safety policies and practices and all safety regulations.
Working conditions include the following: Frequent standing, walking, reaching, climbing, and driving; occasional stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, balancing, reaching, and sitting; lifting or moving up to 55 pounds without assistance; frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts; occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. Must be willing to work a rotating shift including weekends and holidays.
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school or vocational school and some experience in activities that require both written and oral instructions and using mathematics. The following skills are required: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals; ability to write routine reports, ability to speak effectively to the public or co-workers; ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure. Ability to operate computers for data entry, Microsoft Word and/or accounting purposes; and ability to operate industry related tools and equipment. Must possess a valid Virginia Driver License. Must possess a valid Class B Virginia Commercial Driver License with H and N endorsements or be able to acquire the same within 6-12 months of employment. Must obtain a minimum Class 4 license within 18 months of employment as a condition of successful job performance and continued employment.  Currently licensed operators are encouraged to apply for this position. A detailed job description is available for review.

Also, accepting applications for licensed Class I-IV Wastewater Operators.

Interested candidates are asked to complete an application and enclose a current résumé here https://www.acsawater.com/WastewaterOperatorTrainee5/21.  Benefits include, health (low cost to employee), dental, life insurance, voluntary benefits, vacation pay, holiday pay, floating holidays, and Virginia Retirement System. Equal Opportunity Employer. Position open until filled. Salary based on experience.

Posting Date: 5/11/21                                                    
Job Status: Non-Exempt

 


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Equal Employment Opportunity
ACSA is committed to equal employment opportunity and compliance with federal antidiscrimination laws. We also comply with Virginia Law, which prohibits discrimination and harassment against applicants for employment based on race (including traits historically associated with race, such as hair texture, hair type and protective hairstyles (e.g., braids, locs and twists)), color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions and lactation), gender identity, sexual orientation, age (40 and over), marital status, disability, genetic information, political affiliation, and military status. ACSA will not tolerate discrimination or harassment protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. 

Medical Examinations
All applicants are required to undergo a post-offer, pre-employment drug and alcohol screening conducted by an Authority designated physician.  An offer of employment is contingent upon, among other things, satisfactory completion of this  screening.  Applicants who refuse to be tested for drug and alcohol screening will not be considered for employment.

All positions requiring a CDL or designated as Safety Sensitive are subject to random drug and alcohol testing.  Employees may be required to undergo periodic medical examinations and/or alcohol and drug screenings when reasonable suspicion exists for alcohol/drug misuse or after a workplace accident (refer to Section XII for additional information on the Drug and Alcohol Abuse Policy).