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Utilities Manager (#UTLMGRPUNU) PUNU
$30.49-$47.13 Hourly / $5,284.93-$8,169.20 Monthly / $63,419.20-$98,030.40 Yearly


Performs managerial duties planning, coordinating, and supervising water supply, wastewater treatment or water/wastewater line installation and maintenance functions.


Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and
Eight years of experience in the operation or maintenance of a water or wastewater utility system of which three (3) years must have been in a supervisory capacity; and
Possession of a valid Driver License.

An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-related competencies noted below.


  • Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service.
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve.
  • Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations.
  • Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals.


  • Considerable knowledge of water and wastewater treatment plant operations, maintenance, distribution systems, and collection systems.
  • Considerable knowledge of chemical and biological principles related to water and wastewater treatment.
  • Considerable knowledge of water and wastewater line installation and maintenance.
  • Considerable knowledge of local, state, and federal regulations and guidelines concerning permitting for water production and wastewater treatment.
  • Skill in the application of managerial/supervisory techniques.
  • Skill in motivating subordinates to perform well.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to plan, organize, and supervise the work of others.
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints and engineering plans.
  • Ability and willingness to perform duties in a stand by status.


Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform some or all of the activities described below.

  • Manages water supply, wastewater treatment, or water/wastewater line installation and maintenance resources, operations, and supplies.
  • Assigns subordinate responsibilities and establishes guidelines for personnel training, evaluation, scheduling, discipline, daily operations, and preventative maintenance.
  • Evaluates maintenance and personnel certification requirements.
  • Identifies resource and inventory needs and makes recommendations.
  • Evaluates compliance with environmental, health, safety, and operational standards.
  • Determines funding requirements, prepares budget documents, monitors status of allocated funds, and controls expenses.
  • Investigates problems and directs remedial action.
  • Coordinates with appropriate points of contact to ensure achievement of department objectives.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

CLASS: UTLMGRPUNU; EST: 12/20/2013 2:58:00 PM; REV: ;