Norton Seeking New Water and Sewer Superintendent

Resume submission deadline Feb. 25.

The Town of Norton is accepting resumes for the position of full-time water and sewer superintendent.

The superintendent will perform a variety of duties to operate and maintain the town’s water and wastewater systems. The day-to-day operations of the department are managed by the water sewer superintendent, working under the administrative of the Board of Water and Sewer Commission, Town Manager, and in conformance with federal, state and local regulatory laws, rules and regulations.

The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in engineering or related field and considerable experience in municipal water and sewer operations in a progressively responsible capacity, including four years of supervisory experience. Requirements include, at a minimum, possession of Grade 2 Treatment and Grade 3 Distribution Massachusetts Drinking Water Supply Operator’s Licenses, both of which shall be kept current. The successful candidate shall possess strong management, leadership, training and communication skills and have the ability to interact positively with the Board of Water and Sewer Commissioners, Town Manager, other town officials and the public. Computer skills and SCADA system knowledge are also required.

The superintendent will manage the water and wastewater collection systems; supervise and manage staff, water and wastewater operators; assign duties and ensure performance; manage the Water Enterprise budget (3,568,711 for fiscal year 2013) and the Sewer Enterprise budget (1,287,003 for fiscal year 2013); be responsible for implementing and adhering to all policies and standards; plan operational and capital improvements; ensure drinking water and wastewater regulatory compliance; operate and maintain well and sewer pump stations, corrosion control facilities and cross connection programs; evaluate and make recommendations regarding upgrades, improvements, operational adjustments, staffing, etc.

Salary range is $73,528 to $97,344, commensurate with experience and skills together with available benefit offerings. Send letter of interest, resume with work history and five professional references to Town Manager, Norton Municipal Center, 70 E. Main St., Norton, MA, 02766 on or before 4 p.m. Feb. 25. A copy of Water and Sewer Superintendent’s duties will be made available upon request by calling 508-285-0210. The Town of Norton is an equal opportunity employer.


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