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Contract Administrator (Temporary Position: approximately 6 month assignment )

MSD is seeking a temporary Contract Administrator who will perform a full range of procurement activities and contract administration for a variety of goods and services as requested by MSD divisions at the best cost to MSD. Procures goods and services that are generally over $50K and complex in nature. Develops and reviews request for proposals. Performs analysis and evaluation requiring complex and difficult market research. Develops competitive invitations to bid solicitations and approves purchase orders. Studies market trends and changes and utilizes the Producers Price Index and Consumer Price Index. Serves as Purchasing Diversity Liaison.

Qualified applicants must possess a Bachelor degree in business administration, accounting, finance or a related field; five or more years related experience; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Must possess a valid driverís license. Must have safe work and driving habits.

Also, must have Knowledge of the Kentucky Model Procurement Code; knowledge of purchasing procedures and techniques; skill in oral and written communication; skill in negotiating; skill in managing multiple priorities; skill in exercising tact and diplomacy; skill in operating a PC and associated Windows environment software (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint); ability to write purchase specifications; ability to utilize and maintain the Purchasing portion of the SAP system; ability to collect, organize and analyze data; ability to resolve problems; ability to exercise judgment and discretion; ability to be courteous and helpful under pressure.

Applicants must also have Knowledge of Microsoft Windows based workstations, servers and computers; knowledge of Windows, VMWare including View, and Citrix systems; knowledge of data communication network operations and network operating systems; knowledge of Oracle and SQL Server database connectivity; knowledge of Microsoft web servers\services and Hosted Exchange; skill in oral and written communication; skill in operating a Windows workstation, servers and associated software; skill in exercising tact and diplomacy; skill in operating a PC and associated Windows environment software (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.); ability to handle multiple priorities; ability to establish goals and priorities; ability to exercise judgment and discretion; ability to analyze problems and initiate solutions in a team environment; ability to work under heavy surges in workload and deadline pressure; ability to maintain confidential information.

Deadline to apply is February 4, 2015

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Network Analyst (Job Bid #15-014)

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking a Network Analyst. This position provides high-level, comprehensive support for all MSD servers and workstations running the latest versions of Windows, Windows Server, and Citrix plus internal and external DNS, DHCP, redundant Checkpoint firewalls, redundant Internet connections, domain controllers, VMware including View, web servers, SharePoint, McAfee antivirus and hosted exchange. Installs, maintains and upgrades all hardware and operating systems software, including servers, switches, bridges, routers, firewalls, wiring and fiber for the MSDís network. Conducts research and maintains knowledge, skills and proficiency in order to provide MSD with guidance, along with implementation, planning and support in the development and implementation of new network computing technologies/solutions. Researches, installs, implements and maintains system backup and disaster recovery for data and hardware. Analyzes, isolates and repairs all problems with the MSD data communications network. Researches, evaluates and recommends purchases and upgrades. Prepares, evaluates and negotiates service contracts as needed. Uses and configures SQL Server and Oracle database connections.

Essential Job Functions:
Provides support for all MSD servers and workstations. Provides problem solving and coordinates necessary hardware maintenance activity to insure maximum server availability/reliability. Provides support for MSDís data storage and e-mail communication network. Installs equipment such as switches and routers to connect MSD computers into the network and to connect the MSD network to other networks. Responsible for diagnosis and resolution of data and e-mail communications problems. Upgrades the data network as necessary to improve performance. Manages resources that allow MSD printers, plotters and data storage equipment to connect to the network. Coordinates system database backups, data updates and data recovery. Researches, evaluates, installs and develops procedures for the data backup system and implements the process. Assists in the development of standards and provides administrative and technical support including the procurement of information technology equipment for MSD.

Qualification Requirements:
Qualified applicants must have a Bachelor Degree in computer science, mathematics or a related field; three or more years experience with Microsoft workstations/servers and Sharepoint; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Must possess a valid driverís license. Must have safe work and driving habits. Certification as a Microsoft Systems Engineer preferred.

Applicants must also have Knowledge of Microsoft Windows based workstations, servers and computers; knowledge of Windows, VMWare including View, and Citrix systems; knowledge of data communication network operations and network operating systems; knowledge of Oracle and SQL Server database connectivity; knowledge of Microsoft web servers\services and Hosted Exchange; skill in oral and written communication; skill in operating a Windows workstation, servers and associated software; skill in exercising tact and diplomacy; skill in operating a PC and associated Windows environment software (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.); ability to handle multiple priorities; ability to establish goals and priorities; ability to exercise judgment and discretion; ability to analyze problems and initiate solutions in a team environment; ability to work under heavy surges in workload and deadline pressure; ability to maintain confidential information.

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Public Relations Specialist (Job Bid #15-008)

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking a Public Relations Specialist. This position works under the direction of the Strategic Communications Supervisor, and assists in the development, coordination and presentation of community outreach and environmental education activities, as well as internal and external communications. This position also participates in the development and coordination of social media content.

Essential Job Functions:
Assists in the development, coordination and presentation of community outreach and environmental education activities of the organization. Assists in the development and coordination of internal and external communications. Assists in the development and coordination of social media content, including writing web content. Develops copy content and delivers messages to a variety of audiences. Writes media releases and prepares information for the media. Responds to information requests from the media.

Qualification Requirements:
Qualified applicants must have a Bachelor Degree in Public Relations, Marketing, Communication or a related field; one or more years related experience; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.

Applicants must also have knowledge of public relations and marketing; skill in creative writing and script development for public and media distribution; skill in oral and written communication; skill in exercising tact and diplomacy; skill in operating a PC and associated Windows environment software (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint); ability to handle multiple priorities; ability to be courteous and helpful under pressure; ability to work in an organized manner; ability to work effectively under heavy, unpredictable surges in workload and deadline pressure. Must possess a driverís license. Must have safe work and driving habits. Must wear appropriate protective safety equipment when hazards justify its use.

Deadline to submit resume is January 27, 2015.

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Utility Trainee (Job Bid #15-009)

Job Summary:
Under direct supervision, performs physical, unskilled tasks associated with sewer and drainage maintenance. Must comply with Federal, State, Local and MSD requirements and regulations.

Qualification Requirements:
Qualified applicants must have High School Diploma or GED; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Must take and pass CAPS test. Must possess a valid driverís license. Must have an acceptable and reliable means for being contacted during off-duty hours. Must have safe work and driving habits. Must obtain a CDL-Class A with N endorsement within 6 months.

Applicants must also have knowledge of the proper use of basic hand tools; ability to lift up to 100 lbs. from the ground to a height of 4í6Ē, or waist level; ability to lift and carry up to 100 lbs for 200í; ability to work outdoors, at night and weekends under adverse working conditions including inclement weather; ability to work effectively under heavy, unpredictable surges in workload; ability to work various shifts and mandatory overtime.

Deadline to submit resume is January 27, 2015.

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Auto/Heavy Equipment Technician (Job Bid PA#15-006)

One or more positions may be filled from this announcement

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking an Auto/Heavy Equipment Technician to be responsible for the maintenance and repair of all MSD Fleet vehicles and equipment, including cars, medium and heavy-trucks, construction and vocational fleet equipment.

Essential Job Functions:
Diagnoses and repairs engines, drivetrains and related power-transfer components of various sizes and types. Diagnoses and repairs steering and suspension systems. Diagnoses and repairs brake systems. Diagnoses and repairs fuel injection and emission control systems. Diagnoses and repairs electrical, accessory, HVAC and safety systems. Diagnoses and repairs integrated mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic and water pumping systems. Conducts road tests/operational checks for diagnostic purposes to determine equipment deficiencies, and for repair verification. Performs preventive maintenance inspections, services and repairs. Performs cutting, welding and fabrication operations. Maintains work areas. Maintains daily records of work performed, materials used and time spent. Performs other related duties as assigned or as judgment/necessity dictates. May serve as a member of the Emergency Response Team.

Qualification Requirements:
Must possess a valid driverís license. Must obtain a CDL-Class A with N endorsement within 6 months. Must possess ASE Certification in four or more areas and keep them current. Must possess ASE Certification in T4 Heavy Truck Brakes and A5 Automotive Brakes, or acquire them within 6 months. Must have safe work and driving habits. High School Diploma or GED; three or more years experience as a mechanic in automotive or truck maintenance or a related field; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.

Also, applicants must have knowledge of the operating principles, maintenance, diagnosis and repair of the components and systems encountered in the automotive, heavy-truck, construction and vocational equipment repair trades; knowledge of standard and metric measuring systems; knowledge of the methods, practices, tools, equipment and materials of the trade, including occupational hazards and safety precautions; skill in basic mathematical computation; skill in the use of tools, shop equipment and diagnostic software; ability to remove, disassemble, clean, inspect, measure, evaluate, adjust, repair, reassemble and replace components; ability to read and comprehend technical and service publications; ability to perform diagnostic tests, evaluate results and repair malfunctions; ability to read wiring diagrams and schematics; ability to diagnose and repair electrical system malfunctions; ability to evacuate, recover and recharge vehicle refrigerant systems; ability to diagnose and repair integrated mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, air-conveyance and water pumping systems; ability to diagnose and repair hybrid vehicle systems and alternative fuel systems; ability to implement safe work practices; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; ability to use personal computers and job related software; ability to perform physically demanding tasks as outlined above; ability to work under adverse working conditions such as inclement weather; ability to work effectively under heavy, unpredictable surges in workload; ability to work various shifts and overtime.

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Health and Safety Administrator (Job Bid PA#15-003)

One or more positions may be filled from this announcement

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking a Health and Safety Administrator who creates and enforces safe work practices, job sites and facilities throughout MSD. Prepares designated employees to respond to potential emergencies. Works as a partner with management to integrate practices that reduce risk of injury into operational procedures. Monitors for compliance and provides enforcement when necessary.

Essential Job Functions:
Develops and administers MSD's Health & Safety Program to assure compliance. Develops and administers MSDís emergency response program including hazardous materials response, facility evacuation procedures and employee injury or illness response to assure compliance. Administers Drug and Alcohol Policy and Vehicle Accident Review Committee (VARC), including policy changes, testing, investigating vehicle accidents and data management. Administers MSD's mandatory occupational health screenings such as Audiogram, Respirator and CDL exams. Administers Material Safety Data Sheet Program, Asbestos & Lead Program and Radiation Safety Program. Responsible for employee readiness training and related equipment procurement and/or developing materials and providing safety training. Responsible for enforcing adherence to safety policies and procedures. Reviews proposed construction documents to assure compliance with MSD Safety Regulations. Provides feedback to management regarding employee adherence, initiating disciplinary actions when needed. Develops and administers all Personal Protective Equipment programs. Develops and administers all safety equipment programs. Investigates health complaints such as respiratory and skin illnesses. Conducts and monitors accident investigations including employee injury, vehicle accident and damage to MSD facilities. Responds to all after hours' injuries and accidents as directed. Monitors and inspects MSD buildings and facilities for compliance with local, state and federal safety statutes (OSHA, NFPA, NEC, etc.) and property insurance requirements. Serves as Chair of the Health & Safety Committee(s) and/or VARC Committee. Plans and coordinates committee activities and recommendations. Administers all workplace safety promotions. Performs all other duties related to safety activities, employee protection and emergency response.

Qualification Requirements:
Qualified candidates must possess a Bachelor degree in Environmental Safety/Safety Management, Occupational Safety or a related field; five or more years related experience; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Must possess a valid driverís license. Must have safe work and driving habits. Must wear appropriate protective safety equipment when hazards justify its use. Also, must have knowledge of MSD health and safety regulations; knowledge of MSD policies and procedures; knowledge of safety related local, state and federal regulations; knowledge of environmental safety management practices; knowledge of first aid, CPR, NEC, confined space operations, hazardous material operations and emergency response procedures; knowledge of OSHA regulations; skill in delivering various training programs to a diverse workforce; skill in oral and written communication; skill in managing multiple priorities; skill in operating a PC and associated Windows environment software (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.); ability to plan, organize and coordinate work effectively; ability to establish goals and priorities; ability to promote positive relationships and work habits in the workplace; ability to identify safety hazards and recommend solutions; ability to conduct accident investigations; ability to resolve problems; ability to exercise tact and diplomacy; ability to maintain accurate and confidential records/information; ability to exercise judgment and discretion; ability to be courteous and helpful under pressure; ability to work under adverse working conditions such as inclement weather; ability to work effectively under heavy, unpredictable surges in workload and deadline pressure; ability to work outdoors, at night, shift work and overtime.

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Employee Relations Administrator (Job Bid PA#15-005)

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking an Employee Relations Administrator responsible for maintaining a positive labor-management relationship with unions, during union contract negotiations and throughout the union grievance process. Responsible for maintaining positive employer-employee relationships with non-union employees. Responsible for interpreting and administering MSDís union and non-union policies and procedures. Responsible for conducting investigations and advising on performance management, discipline, and grievances. Responsible for MSDís performance improvement program, drafting MSDís responses to unemployment claims and monitoring program costs. Works as a senior level advisor to management, providing guidance on a wide variety of HR issues.

Essential Job Functions:
Handles employee and labor relations issues as they arise. Ensures consistent application of union contract, non-union employee policies and procedures and governmental regulations. Responsible for conducting special investigations and hearings regarding employee misconduct. Responsible for representing MSD in the grievance process for union and non-union grievances at various steps and with mediator at the direction of or in conjunction with the Human Resources Director. Works as a senior level advisor providing guidance and direction to all levels of management on a wide variety of HR and operational issues. Counsels employees on HR issues. Responsible for conducting Labor-Management Committee meetings with union and ensuring the proper direction of labor-relation activities for MSD. Responsible for planning and conducting quarterly interdepartmental general staff meetings which ensures consistent communication on key issues. Responsible for on-going negotiation preparation work and union contract negotiation with unions. Responsible for the development of incentive and career advancement programs for union positions. Responsible for preparation of special reports and statistical analysis on labor relations grievance activity and maintaining SAP grievance database. Responsible for administration of the Performance Improvement Program (PIP).

Qualification Requirements:
Qualified applicants must possess a Bachelor Degree in Human Resources, Labor Relations, Business Administration or related field; five or more years of experience in Labor Relations and/or Human Resources (at least one of which must be in Labor Relations); an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Certification as a Human Resources Professional is preferred. Must possess a valid driverís license. Must have safe work and driving habits.

Also, must have knowledge of human resources management principles, techniques and policies; knowledge of federal, state and local laws effecting human resources management; knowledge labor relations principles and techniques; knowledge of grievance and mediation processes; skill in oral and written communication; skill in interpreting policies and procedures; skill in exercising tact and diplomacy; skill in managing multiple priorities; ability to negotiate; ability to exercise sound judgment and discretion; ability to analyze problems and initiate solutions; ability to analyze data; ability to be courteous and helpful under pressure; ability to use a PC and associated Windows software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc); ability to work successfully in a team environment; ability to maintain confidentiality; ability to attend meetings during all three shifts as required.

Deadline to submit resume is January 23, 2015.

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Applications Analyst (Job Bid PA#15-002)

One or more positions may be filled from this announcement

Job Summary:
The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking an Applications Analyst to be responsible for requirement analysis, developing system specifications, design, coding, testing, implementation, maintenance, support and training of client/server/GUI and web-based applications. This position assists in the development of requests for proposals when application is to be procured from external vendor. Evaluates, tests, implements, maintains, supports and trains end-users for procured software packages. Acts as project leader or works on various project teams as IS representative as needed. Responsible for coordinating and monitoring the work of external consultants. Responsible for staying abreast of constantly changing technologies and development tools to provide the most efficient end-user products.

Essential Job Functions:
Provides on-going maintenance support for specifically assigned systems including, but not limited to, upgrading to new releases and installation of patches. Analyzes end-user requirements. Researches and gathers data about existing methodology, problem areas, desired features and enhancements and new system objectives. Creates detail design of system including program(s), database(s) and interface(s). Codes programs utilizing MSD standard development tools. Conducts unit testing and integration testing to ensure system and data integrity. Acts as IS representative or project leader on project teams by providing technical direction, attending team meetings and communicating with management regarding project status. Develops system specifications, description of desired system including data fields and output requirements. Customizes packaged software to increase application effectiveness. Oversees and validates consultants programming efforts throughout application development and implementation. Provides technical support area with specifications for setting up database, installation procedures and any other system requirements where support is needed. Plans, schedules and provides operational procedures and directs system implementation. Prepares and delivers system presentations to management and end-users. Participates in training, seminars and professional meetings to improve technical skills and develop further knowledge.

Qualification Requirements:
Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or a related field; four or more years related experience; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Must possess a valid driverís license. Must have safe work and driving habits.

Applicants must also have knowledge of various operating systems such as Windows, Novell and Unix; knowledge of relational databases and their objects; knowledge of network environment; knowledge of applications development life cycle; skill in Visual Basic, Visual Studio.Net, ASP, VBScript, SharePoint, Oracle and/or SAP (ABAP, SAPScript or BAPI); skill in operating a PC and associated Windows environment software (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.); skill in oral and written communication; ability to use Crystal Reports with VB, ASP, SQL and Oracle databases; ability to train end-users; ability to adapt to changing work environment; ability to exercise judgment and discretion; ability to work in a team environment; ability to resolve problems; ability to maintain confidential information; ability to work under heavy surges in workload and deadline pressure.

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Emergency Response Pretreatment Inspector (Job Bid PA#15-004)

Job Summary:
Administers and enforces the Louisville and Jefferson County Hazardous Materials Ordinance (HMO), MSDís Wastewater Discharge Regulations, MS4 Regulations and other local, State or federal laws that pertain to the storage and handling of hazardous materials or the environment. Works to prevent exposure of the MSD system to hazardous and toxic chemicals, explosions and slug releases. Reviews and approves Hazardous Material Spill Prevention and Control (HMPC) Plans. Represents MSD at public meetings. Serves as a member of the Jefferson County Multi-Agency Hazardous Materials Response Team. Responds, investigates and documents facts concerning Hazardous Material Incidents. Plans and conducts field investigations. Writes legally enforceable Industrial User Permits. Provides technical support to the MSD staff, industrial users, consultants and State and local government agencies. Performs inspections and associated duties to ensure that industrial and commercial customers meet permit and regulatory requirements. Assesses risk to MSDís facilities, treatment works and personnel from potential chemical and physical hazards of Unusual Discharge Requests.

Qualification Requirements:
Bachelor Degree in environmental sciences, engineering, chemistry or a related field; two or more years of related experience; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Must possess Pretreatment Inspector Certification within six months of obtaining the position. Must possess Hazardous Material Technician Certification within six months of obtaining the position. Must possess a valid driverís license. Must have safe work and driving habits. . Must qualify to wear a Level ďAĒ fully encapsulated chemical protection suit. Must be medically and physically able to wear respiratory protection equipment. Must wear appropriate protective safety equipment when hazards justify its use.

Applicants must also have knowledge of MSD business practices, industrial processes, chemical wastewater treatment and Federal, State and Local regulations; knowledge of the uses and characteristics of chemicals, pretreatment systems and commercial business inspections; knowledge of hazardous materials; knowledge of the sewer and drainage system; skill in performing mathematical calculations; skill in oral and written communication; ability to read sewer plans, sewer atlases, maps and blueprints; ability to verify site plans, flow schematics, production and pretreatment equipment specifications and maintenance diagrams; ability to negotiate; ability to operate a PC and associated Windows environment software (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access); ability to resolve problems; ability to exercise tact and diplomacy; ability to work outdoors, at night and under adverse working conditions such as inclement weather; ability to work in confined spaces; ability to work effectively under heavy, unpredictable surges in workload; must have an acceptable and reliable means of being contacted during off-duty hours; ability to work 24 hour emergency response, various shifts, weekends and mandatory overtime.

Deadline to submit resume is January 20, 2015.

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Human Resources Department
Metropolitan Sewer District
700 West Liberty St.
Louisville, KY 40203-1911

FAX: 502-540-6120

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