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Utilities Director

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City of Valdosta
Sector Name
Local Government
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The City of Valdosta Utilities Department is accepting applications for the position of Utilities Director. This position is responsible for the general oversight and administration of the city’s water and sewer utility services. Plans, directs and controls departmental activities, goals and objectives by reviewing daily activities, orders, reports and records; confers with managers, division superintendents and supervisors; reviews personnel performance evaluations, recommendations and disciplinary actions; reviews budget requests and purchase requests. Directs and performs long-range planning for the growth of the department and the expansion of the system to meet the future needs of the city for water and sewer services; supervises personnel in the procurement and management of consultants in the preparation of master plans, treatment and service strategies, rate studies, fee systems, policies and ordinances.





  • A Bachelor’s degree is required with a preference in an Engineering field

  • At least ten (10) years’ experience in water and wastewater field

  • Extensive knowledge of water and wastewater operations, local, state and federal codes, acts and policies concerning water, wastewater and drainage, water and wastewater plant design, construction, operations and maintenance, water and sewer line system design, construction and maintenance procedures, civil, mechanical and electrical engineering principles, public administration, municipal accounting and budget management

  • Skills in strategic planning, organization, and decision making, supervision of personnel, public speaking and public relations, oral and written communication

  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain an appropriate state-certified license for water or wastewater treatment or distribution as appropriate and if applicable

  • Valid Driver’s License

  • Must satisfactorily complete a background check, drug test and pre-employment physical



To be fully considered, applicants must submit their resume to Berna Hepburn at covhr@valdostacity.com, or apply at the City of Valdosta Human Resources Department, 216 East Central Avenue, Valdosta, GA 31601. Resumes may be mailed to: City of Valdosta, ATTN: HR - Berna Hepburn, PO Box 1125, Valdosta, GA 31603. The City of Valdosta offers a competitive salary with an excellent benefits package. The City is an Equal Opportunity Employer and an E-Verify employer.

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