Water Plant Superintendent

The Town of Rocky Mount seeks an individual to serve as Water Plant Superintendent who is passionate about delivering the best quality water possible to its residents, businesses and industries. Rocky Mount is a growing, thriving community dependent on great water to attract, retain and serve residential and commercial customers.

Rocky Mount Water Plant is an award-winning surface water, river-fed conventional treatment plant with coagulation, sedimentation, and dual media filters, capable of drawing 2 million gallons per day from the Blackwater River. Built in 1981, the plant has recently completed upgrades in its electrical, pumping, SCADA, bleach chlorination, fluoridation and HVAC systems. The plant and grounds are well maintained by a dedicated and experienced staff of five, including the superintendent. Current average water demand is approximately 45 percent of maximum capacity. The Town has 2.4 million gallons of water storage spread across five tanks to provide adequate flow and pressure for nearly 380,000 linear feet of town-maintained water pipe. Works with the Public Works department to repair, maintain, replace and upgrade critical water service components. The Water Department must perform hydrant flushing and valve exercising on a regular schedule. The incumbent is leaving for a regional waterworks after nine years with the town.

Rocky Mount is currently working with the Western Virginia Water Authority to connect its 12-inch Franklin County/Route 220 line with the Town’s system to serve as a back-up supplier and to facilitate WVWA future expansion to serve new areas of Franklin County.

The superintendent must hold a current valid Virginia Class I Water Treatment Operator’s License. The preferred candidate must demonstrate excellence in reporting and writing, and must have familiarity with Microsoft Office, geographic information systems and SCADA systems and components. Franklin County residency required within 12 months.

The position is Grade 22 within the Town’s pay plan. Pay commensurate with experience and training. Excellent employee benefits include health insurance, paid leave, holiday bonus and Virginia Retirement System.

Submit resume, cover letter and employment application to: Amy Gordon, Rocky Mount Finance Department, 345 Donald Avenue, Rocky Mount, VA  24151. First application review begins March 2, 2018. The Town is an equal opportunity employer.

Employment Application

Water Plant Superintendent Job Description

Obtaining an Application

A Town of Rocky Mount application is required for all job postings. Area residents may obtain employment application material from the Finance Department in the Town of Rocky Mount Municipal Building located at 345 Donald Avenue, Rocky Mount, VA 24151. An online version of Town of Rocky Mount employment application is available below for your convenience. Town of Rocky Mount employment applications are not to be altered in any way. Detection of application alterations will disqualify such applications from being reviewed. 

Employment Application

Police Department Personal History Statement (Must accompany application when applying for Police Department Position)

Submitting an Application

Applications may be submitted in person or via mail, e-mail, or fax. Application materials must be submitted no later than 5:00 p.m. on the closing date or as otherwise stated in the job posting. If submitting application via e-mail, please make sure to include the position you are applying for in the subject line. If submitting application via fax, please include a cover sheet to the attention of Amy Gordon and indicate the number of pages being sent.  NOTE: Please see job posting for required documents needed to accompany application. An application will not be considered unless all documents are received.

Contact Information

Town of Rocky Mount
Attn: Amy D. Gordon
345 Donald Avenue
Rocky Mount, VA  24151
Phone: 540-483-5243 Fax: 540-483-8830
Email: adooley@rockymountva.org
The Town of Rocky Mount is an Equal Opportunity Employer.