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Terrence D. McCracken / Secretary to the Authority 295 Main St Rm 350 Buffalo, NY 14203
Salary Range $131,572.48 - $147,821.44Posted November 27, 2023
Has charge of the design, construction and maintenance of the water distribution system; acts as a staff engineer; does related work as required. This is a major professional engineering and supervisory position involving responsibility for the application of engineering skills in designing, maintaining and supervising the construction of the water distribution system. The position also involves staff activities in relation to agency-wide planning. The work is performed in accordance with established policy with broad leeway permitted for the exercise of independent judgment. Supervision is exercised over all employees assigned to distribution operations.
Starting Salary - Step A *per CBA $74,482.72Posted May 30, 2023
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: The work involves responsibility for overseeing and actively participating in gathering and analyzing information for developing and modifying data processing systems. The incumbent designs and specifies systems and methods for their installation, and supervises the installation, review and evaluation of those systems. This position differs from the Programmer Analyst in the expanded work assignment responsibilities. Supervision is received from higher-level technical/ administrative employees. Supervision may be exercised over a small number of technical and clerical staff. Does related work as required.
Performs routine manual work in the water treatment plant; does related work as required. This is routine manual work requiring no previous training or experience but requiring physical endurance and willingness to perform menial tasks. Constant oversight is maintained over the work performed.
Starting Salary - Step 1 * per CBA $52,353.60 Posted January 5, 2023
The work involves performing routine manual work requiring physical endurance and willingness to perform a variety of routine and repetitive tasks. Direct supervision is received from a higher-ranking employee who makes work assignments and reviews work completed. Supervision may be the responsibility of this class, part-time, seasonal and inexperienced personnel. Does related work as required.
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: The work involves technical service duties in the field and in the meter shop, consisting of testing, reading, recording, servicing and repairing both residential and commercial water meters. Detailed instructions are given for assignments, which may include inspection of complaints, meter installations on new accounts, meter changes and routine meter readings. Works under the direct supervision of an administrative employee of higher rank and the Senior Meter Service Worker and Meter Service Crew Chief. Supervision may be a responsibility of the incumbent depending on specific assignments. Does related work as required.
Salary Range: $119,701.92 - $135,035.68Posted March 28, 2022
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: The work involves directing and supervising the investment, banking and cashiers programs and the responsibility for the business management and supervision of the Business Office for the Erie County Water Authority. This is an important administrative position-involving liaison with the financial and banking industries while managing Authority investments and involving supervision of a large number of employees performing customer service and water billing functions. Work is performed under the direct supervision of the Comptroller or another administrative employee of higher rank with leeway allowed for the exercise of independent judgment. Supervision is exercised over the professional, technical and clerical staff. Does related work as required.
The work involves responsibility for performing maintenance and repair of the water distribution system’s pumps, tanks, reservoirs, valves and related equipment and machines during an assigned shift. Responsibilities also include monitoring the distribution system’s radio- controlled computerized information network to ensure that appropriate water pressure is maintained. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Control Operator Crew Chief or higher administrative staff member. Does related work as required.
Starting Salary - Step A *per CBA $49,828.48Posted June 26, 2019
The work involves sub-professional work at the entrance level involving office and field responsibility for the drafting of plans, details, charts and graphs from design and survey material. The work is performed under the direct supervision of an engineering employee of higher rank and the general supervision of the Distribution Engineer. Does related work as required.