Utilities Manager-Water Quality


Organization : Town of Addison
Job Category : Other
Job Type : Full Time
State/Province : TX
City : Town of Addison
Salary and Benefits : $74,791.83 - $112,187.88 Annually


Under general supervision, manages the day-to-day operations of the Water Quality division, and assumes responsibility for regulatory compliance in the water and wastewater industry.

Essential Functions

Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills.  This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class. Employees are required to be in attendance and prepared to begin work at their assigned work location on the specified days and hours. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Monitors regulatory requirements for the Town’s Public Water System. Manages crew in various tasks related to water quality / customer service / meter program / backflow.
  • Specifies and reviews planning for system improvements, development activities, and future distribution and collection needs.
  • Assists in the preparation of annual budget requests to include projections for equipment replacement and capital improvement projects; manages the annual operating budget for water operations.
  • Prepares and submits regulatory reports in accordance with reporting deadlines; monitors the supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system and water usage and adjusts parameters accordingly, schedules annual tank inspections, cleaning, and instrument calibration.
  • Manages the Cross Connection Control Program; assists in the design of new construction to meet requirements for proper backflow prevention. 
  • Maintains division equipment, materials, and supply inventories; orders and develops specifications as needed. 
  • Manages the personnel and scheduling of the division; oversees training to ensure proper instruction in relation to the methods, procedures, and equipment used in daily maintenance and repair tasks and safety protocols; conducts performance evaluations; addresses disciplinary problems as needed; reviews and approves timesheets and overtime requests.
  • Responds to concerns and inquiries related to all aspects of water and wastewater operations.
  • Attends various meetings, conferences, continuing education courses, and seminars as required.
  • May be asked to perform additional job duties that are directly, indirectly, or completely unrelated to normal job functions while presenting certain Town special events.
  • Performs related duties as required or assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Education, Training, and Experience Guidelines
High school diploma or GED equivalent; and five (5) years’ experience in water and wastewater system maintenance, which includes two (2) years supervisory or lead experience; OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.  Ability to establish and maintain harmonious relationships with fellow employees, Town officials, and outside contracts.  Safe driving record.  Clear criminal background check and clear pre-employment drug screen.    
Knowledge of: 

  • Applicable local, State, and Federal laws, codes, regulations, and ordinances. 
  • Work safety practices, procedures, and protocols. 
  • Operations and activities of water and wastewater division. 
  • SCADA systems; hydraulic pumping systems. 
  • Supervisory principles and practices. 
Skill in:
  • Supervising and assigning tasks to assigned staff. 
  • Reading and interpreting plans and blueprints. 
  • Interacting with staff and the public tactfully and professionally. 
  • Preparing clear and concise reports and specifications. 
  • Completing mathematical calculations; managing and implementing budgets; developing cost estimates. 
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
  • Communicating effectively both verbally and in writing.
A valid Texas Driver’s License. Must possess a TCEQ issued Water Distribution Grade B license, Wastewater Collections II license and be Work Zone Traffic Control certified.

Supplemental Information

This is an exempt position; the incumbent will be expected to work the necessary hours to complete responsibilities.

Work is performed in a standard office environment, outdoors, and at various sites throughout the Town of Addison. Work may require exposure to inclement weather conditions, potentially dangerous tools, equipment, and machinery, and hazardous chemicals. May require moderate physical exertion.  
This job description is not an employment agreement, contract agreement, or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice.
The Town of Addison is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, or disability in employment or the provision of services.


  • Competitive compensation package and excellent benefits options for Medical, Dental and Vision insurance for employees and their dependents that will begin from date of hire. Medical premiums are as low as $5.00 per paycheck for employee only coverage and dental premiums are covered at 100% for employee only coverage. For complete details, refer to the Town’s Human Resources Total Compensation page. https://addisontexas.net/hr/total-compensation
  • Addison participates in the Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS) with a 7% employee contribution with 14% Town contribution at retirement. Fully vested after 5 years.
  • Optional deferred compensation 457 Plan with 2/3 Town matching contribution, up to 4% after new hire trial period.
  • Tuition reimbursement program at 50% of tuition cost.

Click here to apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/addisontx/jobs/3926199/utilities-manager-water-quality


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