Water Department Superintendent


Utilities Department

Water Department Superintendent


The City of Walterboro is accepting applications for a Water Superintendent in the Utilities Department. 

Job Duties: 

  • Under general supervision is responsible for various activities to the water lines, elevated storage tanks, & water wells. Plans & assigns the daily activities of subordinates to ensure effective operations in compliance with established standards; exercise precautionary & safety procedures to avoid hazards.
  • Reports to the Utilities Director. 
  • Duties involve but are not limited to instructing, assigning, reviewing, & planning the work of others; maintaining standards & coordinating activities, allocating personnel; acting on employee problems, counseling, evaluating personnel performance, recommending new employees, transfers/promotions, discipline, salary increases, & terminations. 
  • Coordinates with engineers concerning the design & construction of various projects; interacts with regulatory agencies as necessary in discussing departmental compliance to all pertinent codes & regulations. 
  • Receives & reviews maintenance records, invoices, service terminations, stock lists, construction plans, job applications, financial reports, project updates, regulatory agency reports & inventory records. 


  • Associates degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or Business with 3-5 years of experience in a related area at the supervisory level; or any equivalent combination of training & experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, & abilities. 
  • Valid SC driver’s license, Class C Water Treatment, & Class B Water Distribution Systems Operator certifications are required. 
  • Applicants must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen & background check. 

Salary range: $43,061 - $70,142 depending on qualifications & experience.