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Water and Sewer Superintendent

Posted: 01/03/2021

If you would like to make a difference, a career with the City of Keene and the Public Works team is the right place to start! We are continuing to accept applications for an experienced and energetic professional who is prepared to take on a senior leader role in the Public Works Department, helping to support the City's mission of providing clean water for use in drinking, fire protection, and in commercial and industrial activities in the City of Keene and the North Swanzey Water and Fire Precinct. The Water and Sewer Superintendent is responsible for budgeting, planning and coordination of all operations and activities related to City sewer collection and water distribution systems and meter reading; reviewing the sewer collection and water distribution systems, identifying problems and determining optimum solutions; leading staff, planning the work of the division team, and ensuring a safe work environment. He/she is also responsible for consistently enforcing policies, procedures, regulations and standards; developing effective working relationships with elected officials, City department heads, managers, and supervisors, division staff, and the public. Minimum qualifications: Bachelor's degree; or three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Considerable knowledge of water supply, distribution and sewer collection systems; supervision; construction requirements associated with trench work and water sewer line construction; State and Federal regulations; water quality laws, and regulations; budget preparation and fiscal management. Certifications and Licenses: Valid New Hampshire Motor Vehicle License and Grade III NH Water Distribution License, required. Grade III NH Wastewater Collection License is required within one year of employment. This position is subject to recall and stand-by duty during non-regular working hours, weekends, and holidays. Position should be able to respond within 60 minutes (subject to weather conditions) to staff the work site. Salary and Benefits: This position offers a salary of $66,314.04 - $82,638.92 annualized, with a strong benefits package, including health, dental, life, disability, retirement, paid leave time and more. Come to Keene and settle in! Our community is known as a safe place to live and one of the nation’s top communities to raise a family! Visit our website to apply: Applications will be accepted until an adequate pool of candidates received. The City of Keene is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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