Deputy Superintendent Central Control

Company: City of Roswell
Date Posted: September 29, 2022
Job Description:

Central Control

Deputy Superintendent 

Date Open:

August 22, 2022





Date Closed:

Until Filled

7:00AM to 4:00PM M-F

Exempt, Salary

Regular Full Time



 SUMMARY:  Under limited supervision, manages the operation and maintenance of the City of Roswell’s water wells, reservoirs, booster and pressure stations, and supervisory control and data acquisitions system (SCADA) system. Supervises and directs Water Production employees.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: -- Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class; employees may be assigned duties which are not listed below; reasonable accommodations will be made as required.  The job description does not constitute an employment agreement and is subject to change at any time by the employer. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:


·    Prepares monthly and quarterly reports and annual consumer confidence reports; analyzes, monitors, and performs back-up on department files and logs.

·    Designs, programs, monitors, troubleshoots, and maintains the SCADA system; monitors the maintenance of the well houses and receiver; maintains inventory of parts, chlorine gas, and various supplies.

·    Maintains the City’s AMI communications network and data management system.

·    Schedules daily maintenance and repair of the smart meter system.

·    Directs operators in working on service orders received from water billing.

·    Prepares and administers the Department’s operating budget; approves expenditures; assists in the preparation of payroll documents.

·    Supervises, directs, and trains employees; prioritizes and assigns work tasks; schedules and approves employee overtime, sick leave, and vacation time.

·    Develops compliance strategies to meet City, State, and Federal regulatory requirements.

·    Supports the relationship between the City of Roswell and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned.




Education, Training and Experience Guidelines:

High school diploma or GED equivalent AND five years increasingly responsible experience in the operation of a water production and distribution system involving use of a sophisticated SCADA system; OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.


Knowledge of:

·    City and Department policies and procedures.

·    Principles and practices of effective project management, leadership, supervision and training.

·    Practices and procedures of recordkeeping, reporting and retention.

·    Operating practices and principles of water treatment wells, chlorinators, and related equipment.

·    State and Federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations and standards.


Skill in:

·    Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with co-workers and the public; effective verbal and written communication.

·    Operating a personal computer utilizing standard software such as Microsoft Office and some specialized software.

·    Assessing, prioritizing and completing multiple tasks and demands simultaneously; delegating work assignments.

·    Designing, programming, and troubleshooting a SCADA water system and chlorination systems.



A New Mexico State Driver’s License is required. Must possess and retain a New Mexico State issued Level IV Water Supply Operator certification from the NMED.



Work is performed in a standard office environment. Some work is performed throughout the Water Treatment Plant.  Requires some physical efforts and exposure to heavy machinery, dangerous tools and equipment; safety precautions must be followed, including proper use of safety equipment.



·    Must be able to pass a rigid background investigation including work history, criminal records, driving records, and other records deemed necessary.

·    Must pass a pre-employment drug screen administered by a City-designated facility.


Incumbents and candidates must have and maintain a satisfactory driving record and insurability in accordance with the City’s insurance carrier