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Job Announcement - WWTP Superintendent
Job Announcement – WWTP Superintendent

The City of Gardiner (pop. 5,800) seeks a F/T Superintendent for its regional Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWTP), which also serves portions of Farmingdale and Randolph. The WWTP handles 3,200 total customers, averages 1 million gallons of flow per day, has 5 F/T employees (including Superintendent), and an overall FY14 enterprise budget of $1.8 million ($1.18M operational, $620K capital).

Directly responsible for the administration of work related to all aspects of the WWTP, including industrial pretreatment, sludge disposal, regulatory reporting, pump stations, the wastewater collection system, and the planning and upgrading of infrastructure. Oversight includes the administrating, organizing, strategic planning, overall departmental budget, inter-departmental cooperation, and the efficient operation of the entire system.

The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in engineering, microbiology, wastewater technology, or environmental science, or equivalent municipal work experience or the combination of education and work experience. Prefer five years of progressive supervisorial or managerial experience or the equivalent combination of education and management experience. Must possess a Maine Grade IV or higher Wastewater Operator Certification (will consider comparable out-of-state certifications). Must possess or be able to obtain a Grade III Wastewater Collection System Certificate and a valid Maine driver’s license. NASSCO Certification preferred.

Ability to manage complex projects, interact positively with the public, and be available to respond to emergencies on nights and weekends are musts for this Department Head position within the City. Salary $60K - $70K DOQ, plus an excellent benefits package, including MEPERS retirement. Submit resume/cover letter by noon on January 17, 2014 via email (preferred) to or by mail: WWTP Superintendent Search, Attn: Scott Morelli, City Manager, 6 Church St, Gardiner, ME 04345. For more info and complete job description visit

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