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Water Distribution Supervisor

City of Valdosta

Posted: Jul. 15, 2019

End Date: Jul. 22, 2019


Position Title: Water Distribution Supervisor
Division: Central Lines
Salary: $38,126.69
Hourly Rate: $18.33
Department: Utilities
Pay Grade: 16
Location: Valdosta, Georgia
Closing Date: Open until Filled


The City of Valdosta Utilities Department is accepting applications for the position of Water Distribution Supervisor. This position is responsible for supervising the operations and maintenance of the water distribution system. Job duties include: overseeing the installation, maintenance and repair of water mains, services, and other system components; coordinating daily work priorities. Establishes schedules and methods the installation, maintenance, repair and monitoring of the water distribution system. Responds to customer complaints regarding water quality and pressure; coordinates mitigation and repair activities. Maintains an adequate inventory of parts, supplies, tools, and equipment to safely and efficiently perform work tasks in the water distribution system. Recommends and assists in the implementation of department goals and objectives. Participates in the selection of staff; provides or coordinates staff training; works with employees to correct deficiencies; disciplines personnel. Participates in budget preparations; monitors and controls expenditures. Reviews work order to ensure the accuracy of data and the satisfactory completion of work. Coordinates work with outside contractors. Reviews employee leave requests. Responds to after-hours emergencies and performs related duties.



  • Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of a water distribution system, the operation of a variety of job-related tools and equipment, related state and federal regulations, budget development and management principles, relevant federal and state law and city policies, procedures, computers and job-related software programs.
  • Skill in management and supervision, problem solving, prioritizing and planning, interpersonal relations and oral and/or written communication.
  • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work.
  • Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years’ experience or service.
  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain an appropriate state-certified license for water or wastewater treatment or distribution as appropriate.
  • A high school diploma or GED.
  • Valid driver’s license required. Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Class "B" CDL driver's license within 6 months of hire date.
  • Must satisfactorily complete a background check, drug test and pre-employment physical.


Please complete a City of Valdosta Application form and email it to LaToya Robinson at covhr@valdostacity.com to be considered for the position you are interested in applying for. An application must be submitted for each position you are interested in. A resume and cover letter may be attached as additional information only. You may apply in person at the City of Valdosta Human Resources Department, 216 East Central Avenue, Valdosta, GA 31601.

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The City of Valdosta offers competitive salary with excellent benefits package. The City is an Equal Opportunity Employer and an E-Verify employer. For more information, go to http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify/employees/e-verify-overview.