Job Opening – Pretreatment Program Coordinator – City of Bloomington Utilities

The City of Bloomington Utilities is seeking a Pretreatment Program Coordinator.

Job Description

Manages all aspects of the Industrial Pretreatment Program. Performs work for the water, wastewater and storm water divisions of the department. Enforces pretreatment regulations and NPDES permit requirements. Writes discharge and temporary discharge permits, enforcement orders, notices, and program reports for IDEM and USEPA. Assists legal counsel and others with contracts, agreements, correspondence and compliance orders. Ensures data is collected and reported in compliance with 40 CFR 136. Performs site visits and inspections, along with industrial discharge sampling as required. Establishes local discharge limitations for all industrial and commercial waste water dischargers in accordance with EPA and NPDES permit requirements. Conducts field sampling and provides related information and guidance to consultants and regulators as required. Makes recommendations to the Utilities Service Board on permit appeal cases. Oversees the Fats, Oil and Grease Control Program (FOG). Supervises an employee and interns. Reviews sanitary construction permits.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 

Education/Knowledge – Minimum knowledge equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in environmental science or a related field. Thorough knowledge of the industrial pretreatment requirements of the federal Clean Water Act and the Code of Federal Regulations (40 CFR 403 and related).

Skills and Abilities – Ability to read and review engineering plans. Ability to write technical reports and implement state and federal requirements by updating local regulations. Ability to work in hazardous environments, including manholes, lift stations, wastewater treatment plants, and other industrial settings. Ability to use Microsoft Word, database management software, GIS, and other software and equipment relevant to the functions of the position. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Experience – Minimum experience equivalent to five years of professional experience in the wastewater field.

Other Requirements – Ability to obtain certification as an IWEA Registered Pretreatment Coordinator within 18 months of hire and Certified Pretreatment Coordinator within 3 years of hire. Certifications such as Registered or Certified Pretreatment Coordinator (RPC/CPC) from Indiana or other states are preferred. Valid Indiana driver’s license.


Additional Information

Salary – $48,468 – $59,324

Hours – Full time, Monday-Friday

Accepting applications from October 26 until November 9, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.



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An equal opportunity employer (La Igualdad De Oportunidades De Empleo Es La Ley)

The City of Bloomington does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, religion, age, veteran status, housing status, and disability status in employment or the provision of services. The City of Bloomington validates authorization to work using eVerify. The City will provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security, with information from each new employee’s I-9 form to conform work authorization.