Great Lakes Water Authority

Great Lakes Water Authority

Team Leader-Water Works Park

$30.10 – $45.71
(Based on Experience)

The Team Leader is responsible for supervising, guiding, directing, and training staff within a Great Lakes Water Authority facility or functional unit. Manage work on projects and assign and prioritize tasks. Responsible for completing all local, State, Federal and GLWA required reports.

Job Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and plan the work assignments (i.e. manage projects, organize crews)
  • Manage annual organization budget items as assigned
  • Responsible for record keeping and preparing necessary reports that includes logs and computer files.
  • Attend meetings
  • Maintain Standard Operating Procedures
  • Prepare performance evaluations of assigned team
  • Supervise all staff within facility or functional unit
  • Perform shift work which includes all day, afternoon, night, weekend, and holiday assignments.
  • Principles and practices of employee supervision, including selection, work planning, organization, performance review and evaluation, employee development, and employee training and discipline • Project management principles and practices • Operating procedures • Safe work practices

Required Education and Experience

  • Associate Degree in related operational or functional field, such as Engineering, Chemistry, Accounting, or Human Resources from an accredited college or university; or a combination of related work experience and education
  • Management and operational experience gained through progressively more responsible positions in the utility industry
  • A minimum of one (1) year of supervisory experience
  • Certified ASSE Plumber
  • Professional Accreditation in related operational or functional field

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties. This position may require sitting and standing for prolonged periods, light to moderate lifting, reaching, pulling, and carrying. Manual dexterity and audiovisual/linguistic acuity are required.

Environmental Working Requirements:

Work is performed in an office environment with exposure to computer screens, working in team offices, and closely with all staffing levels.

Other Requirements:
• Valid State of Michigan Driver’s license
• Ability to work irregular hours, to commute to GLWA facilities and work sites, and respond to after hour emergencies and on-call responses


Comprehensive benefits package for full-time positions effective 30 days after employment, including health, dental, vision, tuition reimbursement, 401k, and team member discount programs. See the GLWA Benefit Guide for more information.

GLWA is an equal-opportunity employer.

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