The town of Falmouth is seeking an experienced Water Superintendent to join our DPW management team. The successful candidate has the skills to lead and manage our Water Division, including its personnel and its modern water supply and treatment system. The department is proud of our recently built surface water treatment plant that delivers 1.5 billion gallons of superior-quality water to approximately 22,000 water accounts. The system includes 400 miles of main and 3,000 hydrants.

Under the administrative direction of the Director of Public Works, the Water Superintendent oversees the daily operations of the Water Division and directs the work activities of its approximately 20 full-time employees. Other duties include, but are not limited to: ensuring regulatory compliance; preparing and administering the operating and capital budgets of the division; developing and implementing the annual capital program and five and 20-year capital investment plans; making annual recommendations for water rates and fees based on current revenue and funding sources; preparing bid specifications and evaluating bid proposals; developing and implementing the division’s safety program; and instructing and mentoring employees.

This is a non-union, exempt position that requires a minimum of 40 hours per week. The Water Superintendent works, at minimum, Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. or 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and responds to after-hours emergencies, as needed.

Minimum requirements include a bachelor’s degree in a related field and five to seven years of experience as a water or utilities manager. Applicants must have knowledge of a distribution level four water supply and treatment level four system. They must also have knowledge of the construction and operation of public water facilities and the federal and state regulations governing drinking water systems. T-4 and D-4 licenses are preferred. Applicants must have a valid Massachusetts driver’s license and OSHA 10 certification. The successful candidate will have excellent communication and business management skills.

Salary Range: $105,664-$142,771.20/year, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Comprehensive benefits package.

Preference Date to Apply: Friday, Sep. 22 by 4:30 p.m. The position will remain open until filled, but candidates who apply by the above date and time will be given preference over later applications. A cover letter and resume should be submitted with the application.

The town of Falmouth is proud to be an EEO/AA employer.