Job Opening: Municipal Light and Power- Supt.; City of Anderson, IN

City of Anderson, IN – Municipal Light and Power – Superintendent

About the Job:

  • Job Category: Water Pollution Control
  • Work Location: 280 Gene Austin Way Anderson, IN 46011
  • Job Type & Duration: Permanent Full-Time
  • Salary: $69,440 – $111,444 Annually
  • Shift Information: M-F
  • Affiliation: Non-Union
  • Number of open positions: 1
  • Posting Period: 6/26/2023 – Filled

Benefits and Additional Compensation:

  • Medical(PPO/HDHP), FSA, Dental, Vision
  • Public Employees Retirement Fund (PERF)
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Vacation, Personal Days, Sick Time, Bereavement Pay
  • 16 Paid Holidays
  • Longevity Pay
  • Voluntary Life, short and long term disability, Deferred compensation options available

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Incumbent serves as Superintendent of Water Pollution Control and Sewer Maintenance Departments and is responsible for planning, directing, and overseeing wastewater plant operations and all sewer-related maintenance activities.




  • Oversees the daily operations and personnel involved in wastewater treatment and sewer maintenance.
  • Consults with and offers direction and leadership to subordinate supervisors and foremen.
  • Oversees purchasing activities of both departments, including the final approval for major purchases.
  • Oversees payroll activities, including authorizing overtime, staff assignments, and employee pay.
  • Analyzes plant operations, and develops and implements operational improvements, as needed.
  • Prepares department budgets and administers budgets upon approval.
  • Reviews and analyzes all department activities and prepares and submits annual reports to appropriate person or agency.


  • Evaluates plant supervisors and secretarial staff, reviews evaluations of all other salaried personnel, and assists in administration of all employee grievance procedures.
  • Periodically establishes, implements, reviews, and updates work and safety rules for the departments.
  • Provides information as necessary to public and media sources.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.




  • A degree in Science, Business Administration and/or equivalent training and experience.
  • Thorough knowledge of wastewater treatment operations and sewer construction and maintenance practices, including knowledge of equipment, chemicals, bacteriological processes, industrial wastes, administrative and accounting practices, and Class IV certification by the Indiana Department of Environment Management.
  • Ability to successfully oversee and direct all aspects of wastewater and sewer operations, including ability to review and understand blueprints and specifications, plan and administer budgets, and direct assigned personnel.
  • Ability to provide leadership to a variety of employees and deal tactfully with the media and the public.
  • Practical understanding of construction procedures and practices, and ability to recommend and implement capital improvements.




Incumbent performs a wide variety of duties that are broad in scope and require consideration of several variables of varied complexity and importance to department operations. Guidelines may often be complex and ambiguous in their direct application to operational demands. Independent judgment is needed in selecting the most pertinent guidelines and in adapting procedures to meet emergency or complex situations.




Incumbent makes a substantial contribution to wastewater treatment and sewer maintenance operations, including participation in the development of capital improvement projects and implementation of department policies. Incumbent operates under a wide variety of regulations and policies, making authoritative decisions and implementing general policies. Work is reviewed by the Board of Works for attainment of general objectives and overall compliance with policy.




Incumbent maintains frequent contact with subordinate personnel, members of the Board of Works, representatives of state and federal agencies, media personnel, and the public for a variety of purposes, including supervision and management of personnel, administration of budget and capital improvements, direction of department operations, dissemination of information, and recommendation of procedural, capital, and policy improvements.


Incumbent reports directly to the Chairman of the Board of Works.




Incumbent performs a majority of duties in an office environment in a wastewater treatment plant with no unusual physical demands.