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Deputy Director of Utilities - City of Lewiston

Start Date: April 01, 2024 | End Date: July 05, 2024
County: Androscoggin County
Job Type: Manager, Public Works, Water & Wastewater

Accepting applicants for DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF UTILITIES with the City of Lewiston. Applications are available at the Human Resources Department or online at

GENERAL INFORMATION:           Department:    Public Works

Division:          Administration

Barg. Unit:       Non-Union

Schedule:        Full-Time, Exempt

Grade:             10 [$78,215-$115,440 annual]

SUMMARY: Manage the Water, Sewer, and Stormwater Division and the Electrical Infrastructure Division. Assists the Public Works Director and other departments in areas of expertise and ensure regulatory and safety compliance. May act as backup for Public Works Director, when needed.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Four-year degree in Engineering, Science, Management or related field and five (5) years of progressively responsible professional experience including one (1) year in a supervisory capacity, or equivalent combination of education and experience. IV State of Maine Water Operators License or able to obtain.

WORK ACTIVITIES: Manage the day-to-day operations of the Water/Sewer/Stormwater and Electrical divisions. Assist with development and monitoring of departmental budget. Address citizen suggestions and requests. Investigate and address issues raised in a timely manner and assign corrective action. Coordinate operations with other City departments and outside agencies.  Participate in labor management activities. Provide oversight for water treatment, pumping stations and other Division buildings. Monitor sewerage and treatment to ensure City and Sewerage Treatment Plant requirements are met. Write bid specifications and review bid results for the purchase of services, materials, equipment and supplies. Organize and oversee the divisions’ capital planning and execution. Maintain compliance with state and federal utility regulations and other strategic undertakings to improve efficiency and quality. This position serves on the Lake Auburn Watershed Protection Commission. Full job description available upon request.


Submit resume, cover letter and City of Lewiston Employment Application to the Department of Human Resources, City Hall 27 Pine Street Lewiston, ME 04240. Additional Human Resources contact information for email and fax submissions is available at > Human Resources > Heather Theriault  Job Opportunities | Lewiston, ME - Official Website (

Only interviewed candidates will be notified. Prospective candidates must submit all required documents at time of application. Incomplete position inquiries, including those without accurate contact information, will be rejected.

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