Andy Dunton named Dare County Employee of November

By on November 19, 2018

Andy Dunton, Chief Water Plant Operator at the Skyco Ion Exchange Water Plant, is the November 2018 Dare County Employee of the Month. Water Treatment Plant Superintendent Jerry Lofland, presented Dunton with the award at the November 5, 2018 Board of Commissioners meeting.

“Andy has the ability to handle any and all tasks before him and completes all tasks with a smile on his face. He is extremely respected. His mild demeanor and his firm but fair leadership skills make him a valuable and exemplary employee. The care and respect Andy shows for his coworkers and peers is admirable. He is a good leader and leads by example,” said Lofland during the presentation.

Dunton was hired in October 2004 as a Water Treatment Plant Operator and was promoted to his current position in 2015. As Chief Water Treatment Plant Operator, Dunton is tasked with difficult technical work assisting in planning, directing and scheduling operations, maintenance and repair of the water treatment plant.

“Andy is on call 24 hours a day but never complains. He answers every call. No matter the time day or night, he is always professional and pleasant and handles what comes his way without hesitation,” remarked Lofland.

“Andy has attended and completed two different training curricula in the last six months and he is eager for more. His knowledge of his job is exceptional but he continues to try and improve his knowledge every day,” noted a coworker during the nomination process.

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