Utilities Superintendent


Organization : City of Rolling Meadows
Job Category : Water and Sewers
Job Type : Full Time
State/Province : IL
City : Rolling Meadows
Salary and Benefits : $96,869



The City of Rolling Meadows Public Works Department seeks a professional, progressive, forward-thinking individual to provide full-time administrative and leadership related duties, in the Utilities Division of the Public Works Department, under the general supervision of the Director and Assistant Director of Public Works.

Duties and Responsibilities: This position provides administrative management and direct supervision of the Utility Divisions (Underground and Water Operations) within the Department of Public Works.  Duties include performing a wide variety of administrative and supervision focused responsibilities related to the operation, maintenance, and delivery of utility related assets; including, potable water, emergency deep wells, sanitary lift stations, and storm water systems. This position serves as the primary liaison to residents, businesses, elected officials, colleagues, other agencies, etc. related to all City-related utility issues. This position is responsible for the planning, management, and completion of day-to-day operations, scheduled maintenance, recurring and new capital projects, as well as all emergency related matters.

The Utilities Superintendent position as a member of the Department’s management team and assists the Director of Public Works and Assistant Director of Public Works, with the development and implementation of short and long-term goals and objectives, budget planning, personnel decisions, human resource matters, etc. This position requires a high energy, approachable, and detail-oriented individual with excellent communication and supervisory skills. The preferred candidate will emphasize opportunities for cultivating employee growth, providing mentorship, and be an active member in organizational succession planning.  The successful candidate will have the ability to handle complex problems, evaluate and prioritize tasks, and manage projects and people in a highly efficient and organized manner.

Qualifications: Qualified candidates will have a high school diploma and a minimum of two (2) years of college course work in business, administration, governmental studies, water operations, or related field (Associate’s Degree). Progressive experience in a Public Works agency of no less than ten (10) years, with no less than five (5) years in a supervisory role. Candidates must possess a valid IEPA Class “C” Water Supply Operators license.

** For more detailed job descriptions, please see attached.

Benefits: The City offers a competitive pay and benefit package including vacation and sick leave, along with health insurance and IMRF pension.

The salary range for this position begins at $96,869, with starting salary commensurate with experience and qualifications, and in accordance with the City’s salary schedule.

The successful candidate will have high integrity and will foster open and honest communication throughout the organization.  The candidate will strive to better the organization through teamwork, customer service, and professional growth and development.

Submit an application, cover letter and resume with a minimum of three references, by email to pwcareers@cityrm.org or by mail to - Attention: Robert Horne, City of Rolling Meadows, 3900 Berdnick Street, Rolling Meadows, Illinois, 60008. Position open until filled.

The City of Rolling Meadows is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Dated: 06/23/20

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