Thursday , 29 September 2016

Water Utility Superintendent

The City of Port Washington, WI, population 11,495, is accepting applications for the position of Water Utility Superintendent.  This supervisory position is responsible for the operation of the City’s 4 MGD surface water filtration plant, three elevated storage tanks, a 55+ mile distribution system, and over 5,000 metered customers.  The Water Utility Superintendent supervises a staff of four full-time plant operators and four additional employees who perform maintenance duties at the plant, pump stations, towers, and distribution system as well as serve as relief operators inside the plant.  This position works closely with the Street Commissioner and reports to the Director of Public Works.   The ideal candidate for this position has excellent verbal and written communication skills, possesses strong interpersonal skills, can plan and manage multiple operations, provide leadership, display initiative, and exercise good judgment.   This position is on-call 24 hours/day, 7 days/week, and is responsible to be on site as required for all emergency situations including water main or service breaks.

Position requirements:  Must hold a Surface Water Grade 1 and Distribution Grade 1 Operator’s Certificate issued by the State of Wisconsin. Minimum of four years of municipal operations and maintenance experience required.  Supervisory experience preferred.  Salary Range:  $63,962 – $80,937, along with excellent benefits.

Apply no later than September 14, 2016 by 4:00 pm, with a cover letter, resume, and City application. Application materials are available online at:, or from the Office of the Director of Public Works, City Hall, 100 W. Grand Ave. Port Washington, WI 53074.

The full job description is available online at:

City of Port Washington is An Equal Opportunity Employer.

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