The town of Longmeadow DPW seeks a qualified Superintendent-Water Division. Reports to Director of Public Works. Position is responsible for oversight, management and regulatory compliance of the town’s public water drinking distribution system and all associated facilities and equipment as well as the supervision of personnel in the Water Division. Responsible for accurate and timely submission of all compliance based reporting with EPA, DEP or any other regulatory agency as required. Prepares and coordinates operating budgets and recommends capital expenditures for projects and equipment; reviews and submits all purchasing requests; controls expenditures; prepares specifications for purchasing. Responsible for interactions with the public to communicate technical information or provide educational opportunities regarding water operations.
Must have good interpersonal and communications skills, ability to work well with public, employees and other town departments; ability to work effectively with minimal supervision. Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Google Suites and GIS.
A candidate for this position should have a bachelor’s degree in environmental science or a related field, and five to seven years of experience in the management of operations, maintenance and construction of a Grade 1 drinking water system, with at least three years of experience in the supervision of employees engaged in similar work, or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
A valid vehicle operator’s license must be obtained and maintained as a condition of employment. MA Water Operator Grade 3D and 1T, MA DEP Certified Cross Connection Surveyor and MA DEP Certified Backflow Prevention Device Tester required at time of hire. CDL Class B desirable.
Salary range: $65,590-$88,950 DOE/DOQ; excellent benefits.
Submit a cover letter and resume to Human Resources, 735 Longmeadow Street, Suite 102, Longmeadow, MA 01106 or via email to email@example.com. Posting is open until filled.
Town of Longmeadow is an AA/EOE