Wastewater Supervisor

Location: Fort Madison, IA

Located in a scenic area on the banks of the Mighty Mississippi, Fort Madison, IA offers a low cost of living and abundant outdoor activities. We are currently seeking a Wastewater Team Leader.


  • Create efficient work schedules for employees
  • Train, motivate, and guide employees to follow safe work practices and standards
  • Manage labor costs
  • Procure supplies and repair parts while ensuring quality
  • Monitor machinery and equipment to prioritize employee safety
  • Ensure compliance with the plant's safety program
  • Adhere to all OSHA safety regulations and standards
  • Maintain equipment within the maintenance budget, while complying with the union contract and USDA regulations
  • Foster a team-oriented environment, prioritizing personnel safety, food safety, and uptime
  • Oversee the operation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and monitoring of the wastewater treatment facility and its processes
  • Handle all sampling, monitoring, and testing required for compliance with federal, state, and local regulations for wastewater treatment, storm water, and sludge management
  • Assist with the installation and inspection of new wastewater equipment and services
  • Manage the installation, maintenance, and repair of the physical plant, pump stations, and their components
  • Schedule and oversee regular and unscheduled maintenance and repairs performed by operators and contractors on all plant equipment and machinery


Must be authorized to work in the US without sponsorship now or in the future.

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent required; Bachelor's degree (B.S.) in a related field preferred
  • 3-5 years of previous experience preferred
  • Prior supervisory experience required
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, blueprints, schematics, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
  • Effective verbal communication skills for addressing groups of customers or employees
  • Strong mathematical skills for calculations
  • Proficiency in applying concepts of basic algebra and geometry
  • Ability to solve practical problems and handle various concrete variables in situations with limited standardization
  • Capability to interpret written, oral, diagram, and schedule-based instructions
  • Knowledge and experience with Preventative Maintenance programs
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