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City of Mankato
Mankato, Minnesota, United States (on-site)
5 days ago


Grade:  PM1   FLSA Status:  Non-Exempt
Supervisor Title:  Superintendent of Water Resource Recovery Facility  

 Minimum Qualifications of Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma/GED is required.
  • Three (3) years of wastewater treatment operations or maintenance experience.
  • One (1) year of supervisory experience or experience leading a team.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and be able to drive in the state of Minnesota.

Nature of Work:

  • This role is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing the maintenance employees of the Water Resource Recovery Facility (WRRF).  The position schedules the weekly tasks to be completed, assigns daily labor to the maintenance team, manages facility maintenance projects, works with operations staff in setting the facility up to be able to complete projects, manages the inventory of all spare equipment, and assists in biosolids hauling operations.

About Us:

Our employees are committed to working in an environment that fosters the core values of the City of Mankato – positive attitude, accountability, respect, teamwork, and integrity. We care about making a positive difference in the lives of others. Our work is challenging and has purpose. We listen and engage with each other and our community. We are empowered and trusted to make good decisions that align with the public service principles and core values. Our organization is committed to investing and developing each other. We will recognize and celebrate our collective achievements and individual accomplishments.

We take pride in investing in our employees. Our team enjoys a supportive work environment that encourages not only success for the community we serve, but for you as well. Come grow your career with us!  


Primary Essential Work Functions:

  • Supervises staff to include prioritizing and assigning work; ensuring staff are trained; ensuring that employees follow policies and procedures; maintaining a healthy and safe working environment; and making hiring, termination, and disciplinary recommendations. 
  • Prioritizes and schedules items from the asset management system for all equipment within the Water Resource Recovery Facility.
  • Manages the receiving and repair of equipment needed to maintain equipment within the facility.
  • Manages the repairs of the facility and attempts to forecast future needs based off current issues.  
  • Maintains the equipment within the facility following the asset management plan, including actively repairing equipment at the facility.
  • Troubleshoots corrective maintenance and initiates plans prior to assigning to others based off the maintenance rotation.   
  • Conducts project management for large facility projects.
  • Participates in Public Works Operations snow removal activities.


  • 3 direct reports/leads 8

 Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • Familiar with the maintenance of heavy machinery including pumps, motors, mechanical drives, electrical panels, and similar industrial equipment.
  • Knowledge of standard methods, procedures, materials, and equipment associated with operations and maintenance of water resource recovery/wastewater facilities.
  • Ability to perform maintenance on systems as an unlicensed maintenance electrician.
  • Ability to plan, assign, and supervise operational and maintenance personnel with safe and effective standard procedures.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with superiors, subordinate employees, and the general public.
  • Ability to operate a personal computer.
  • Ability to listen, comprehend, and effectively communicate information both verbally and in writing to all individuals.
  • Ability to recognize unsafe conditions.
  • Ability to carry out verbal and written directives safely, effectively, and efficiently.
  • Knowledge and skill in the operation of maintenance tools and equipment associated with the position.
  • Knowledge of departmental policies, practices and applicable state and federal regulations.
  • Skill in planning, implementing, administering, and evaluating operations and maintenance projects at the water treatment facility.

 Persons with Disabilities: 

The above is a general listing of job duties. Essential and non-essential functions may vary by individual position. Reasonable accommodations may be available for both essential and non-essential job duties.

View job description for more details about the job.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 69373877
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Mankato, Minnesota, United States
  • Company Name For Job: City of Mankato
  • Position Title: Utilities Maintenance Supervisor - Water Resource Recovery Facility
  • Industry: Government/Regulatory Agency
  • Job Function: Environmental - Wastewater
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: H.S. Diploma/Equivalent
  • Min Experience: 2-3 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
  • Salary: $33.48 - $45.56 (Hourly Wage)

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