Wastewater System Superintendent – Apply Today

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The Wastewater System Superintendent (WSS) leads the operation, inspection, maintenance and repair for the District’s wastewater collection system, including gravity sewer, force mains, manholes, lift stations, generators, and the instrumentation and controls. The WSS also monitors On-Site Wastewater Treatment Systems (OWTS) operations and other duties required in operating the Town’s On-Site Wastewater Management Program. This is a part-time position with flexible hours.


Performs work in the field including scheduling and supervising the operation, inspection, maintenance and repair of lift stations, instrumentation & control systems, emergency generators, manholes, mains and equipment by contract operations. Work with/oversee outside engineers in the preparation of plans and specifications for new sewers and lift stations. Oversee inspection of sewer construction activities. Perform inspections of tie-ins to the Collection System. Liaison with state and federal agencies regarding sewer system design, permitting and construction. Insure all permits and easements are obtained for construction. Review and comment on plans and specifications for proposed work by developers. Participate with Town departments in review and permitting of commercial and residential site plans involving sewers and septic systems. Respond to emergency situations. (24/7/365) to coordinate services by outside contractors. Respond to customer service requests and complaints relative to wastewater management. Read and record meters for billing. Write reports relative to inspections, system deficiencies, system needs, and other activities. Make recommendations regarding budget, maintenance and capital plans. Performs checks of the facility to document operational status and maintenance requirements. Other duties as assigned.


  • BS in Civil Engineering preferred
  • Registration as a Rhode Island Septic System Inspector (or ability to obtain) is desired

Submit resume and cover letter if interested. No calls please. Relocation assistance will not be provided.

Job Type: Part-time

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)