The City of Pierre is accepting qualified applications for the Wastewater Treatment Plant Superintendent position. Under direct supervision of the Operations Manager, the Superintendent is responsible for directing & supervising the operation, maintenance & repair of the wastewater treatment facilities and lift stations.
Individual should have knowledge of plumbing, electrical, electronics, pumps & pump & motor controls & must have knowledge in the operation of Aerobic Digestion and SCADA systems. The Superintendent will: assist in developing the department budget; work with management in overseeing projects and personnel; and must possess strong administrative, oral & written communication skills. The Superintendent is responsible for the plant meeting South Dakota DENR and EPA rules & regulations and for compliance monitoring. It is very important that this person have a demonstrated record of success at bringing diverse individuals, groups & organizations together to accomplish projects.
Must possess a valid Wastewater Treatment Class IV Certificate issued by South Dakota DENR or obtain certification within 1 year. Prefer candidates have a four year degree at a college or vocational school majoring in environmental engineering, environmental sciences, or related fields and four years of experience including at least two years of experience in a Municipal Class III or higher facility. Salary range: $49,000 - $62,000 and is FLSA Exempt.
The capital city of Pierre is a premier destination for outdoor recreation and was recently highlighted as the Nation’s Second Best Capital City to live in and the best place to live in South Dakota.
Job description and application available at:
City of Pierre
Attn: Human Resources
222 East Dakota, PO Box 1253
Pierre, South Dakota, 57501
Application and job description available online at
Open until filled.