WATER AND SEWER UTILITY
The Parkersburg Utility Board is seeking an Assistant Manager/Chief Engineer with proven management and engineering skills to assist in overseeing the operation of a combined water and sanitary sewer system serving approximately 16,200 water customers, 15,550 sanitary sewer customers, and providing wastewater treatment services for the City of Vienna.
The successful candidate will function under the guidance of the General Manager and a five member Utility Board, and will have responsibilities in management and engineering for 1) daily operation and maintenance of Parkersburg's water system, including water wells, treatment plant, pumping stations, distribution lines and water storage facilities; 2) Parkersburg's sanitary sewer system, including collection lines, pumping stations and treatment plant; and 3) planning, development and implementation of rehabilitation and future improvements in both the water and sanitary sewer systems. The Assistant Manager/ Chief Engineer will work with a staff of approximately 80 employees, including six department managers and a comptroller, and must have the ability to maintain staff morale and cooperation.
The ideal candidate will have effective leadership and administrative abilities, with excellent interpersonal and written/ oral communication skills. The position requires thorough knowledge and experience in water and/or sanitary sewer systems, and skills in preparation and administration of departmental budgets in cooperation with supervisors and staff, as well as skill and experience in working with regulatory agency personnel. Civil Engineering degree and PE certification required, Business management degree desirable but not required.
Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume and salary requirements no later than May 24, 2018 to: Parkersburg Utility Board, 125 19th Street, Parkersburg, West Virginia, 26101, Attention: Assistant Manager Advertisement.
provided by The Parkersburg News & Sentinel
Location/Region: Parkersburg, WV (US - 26101)