Water Distribution and Wastewater Collection Systems Manager

  • City of Henderson, NV
  • Henderson, Nevada
  • Jul 14, 2024
Full Time Accounting and Finance Administration and Management Water and Wastewater Treatment
  • Salary: $100,297.22 - $150,445.82 Annually USD

Job Description

Position Overview

Are you looking for a challenging yet rewarding career that offers work-life balance? Are you highly skilled and motived to make a difference? Just minutes away from Las Vegas, Nevada, one of the world’s most famous entertainment destinations, Henderson is the safe, easily-accessible, and charming heart of Southern Nevada. Employment with the City of Henderson represents more than just a job; it's a commitment to public service excellence and enhancing the quality of life for those that live, learn, work, and play in our beautiful City!

The City of Henderson is excited to announce an examination to create an eligibility list and to fill one (1) vacancy for the classification of Water Distribution and Wastewater Collection Systems Manager in the Department of Utility Services. The eligibility list may be utilized to fill vacancies for this classification for up to one (1) year.

The Department of Utility Services provides vital water and wastewater services to our citizens while protecting the environment, health and prosperity of our community. Under limited supervision, plans, organizes, manages, and directs the maintenance and repair activities of the City’s subsurface potable and reclaimed water distribution systems and subsurface wastewater collection system, including all utility location for all subsurface City assets; and performs related duties as assigned.

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Salary and Benefits
  • Competitive Salary Range of $100,297.22 - $150,445.82 annually; salary placement for non-represented positions is based on a comprehensive compensation review and takes into consideration the candidate's qualifications as well as internal equity*
  • Base Wage increase upon successful completion of Initial Probationary or Qualifying Period**
  • Pay for Performance Base Wage Increase or Lump Sum Bonus**
  • *Click here to View the City's Non-Represented Compensation Policy
  • **Contingent upon the City’s financial performance and subject to available funding as determined by the City
  • Work-Life Balance
    • Four (4)-Day, 38 hour workweek (Monday to Thursday)
  • Paid Leave and Holidays
    • Leave and Holidays Policy
    • Family and Medical Leave and Extended Leave Policy
Comprehensive benefits package*** for all full-time, regular non-represented employees including:
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Long Term Disability (LTD)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Policy
  • Retirement Benefits
    • Nevada PERS (Public Employees' Retirement System)
    • Retirement Health Savings (RHS) Account
    • Deferred Compensation - 457(b) and 401(a) Plans
      • Deferred Compensation Matching Program Available - employee contributions will be matched on a per-pay-period basis until the employee reaches their respective deferred compensation match limit
Voluntary Benefits: Pet Insurance, Auto/Home Insurance, Voluntary Life Insurance, SSgA Upromise 529 College Savings Plan Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PLSF) through the Federal Government Tuition and Certification Reimbursement Program, and much more! ***Click here to review all City Employee Benefits Salary placement for non-represented positions is based on a comprehensive compensation review and takes into consideration the candidate's qualifications as well as internal equity.

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Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Engineering, Science, Business Administration, or a closely related field
  • Seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in the maintenance and repair of a large, multi-facility utility, water distribution system, wastewater collection systems, water treatment facility, wastewater treatment facility, water or environmental quality, wastewater treatment facility management, or water and reclaimed water distribution systems; three (3) years of which were at a supervisory or management level
  • Note: An equivalent combination of related training and experience may be considered
  • Possess and maintain a valid Nevada or “border state” driver’s license, as defined by NRS 483
  • Must possess, at time of application:*
    • State of Nevada Water Distribution Operator Grade III Certificate
    • Nevada Water Environment Association (NWEA) Collection System Operator Grade II Certificate
Must obtain within eighteen (18) months from date of hire and maintain:*
  • State of Nevada Water Distribution Operator Grade IV Certificate
  • Nevada Water Environment Association (NWEA) Collection System Operator Grade III Certificate
Employee will be expected to complete assigned training courses through the City of Henderson's learning management systemAll required licenses and certificates, as mandated by state and federal laws, or as required herein, must be obtained at incumbent’s expenseEmployee must maintain certificates and licenses for the position in good standing as a condition of continued employmentDesirable: NASSCO's Pipeline Assessment Certification Program (PACP) and/or Manhole Assessment Certification Program (MACP)Desirable: OSHA 30-hour CertificationDesirable: Asbestos Contractor/Supervisor Certification

*For this recruitment only, specific to certifications, in addition to meeting the rest of the minimum qualifications:
  • Must possess, at time of application:
    • State of Nevada Water Distribution Operator Grade III Certificate, or ability to obtain through reciprocity within six (6) months of hire
  • Must obtain within eighteen (18) months from date of hire and maintain:
    • State of Nevada Water Distribution Operator Grade IV Certificate
    • Nevada Water Environment Association (NWEA) Collection System Operator Grade III Certificate

Required Documents/Assessment Information


1) Completed Employment Application

2) *State of Nevada Water Distribution Operator Grade III Certificate or state specific equivalent

3) *Nevada Water Environment Association (NWEA) Collection System Operator Grade III Certificate (if applicable)

*Please attach your documents to the "Attachments" section of your application, click here for attachment instructions.


Performance Examination (Weighted 100%): Date to be determined

(Best-Qualified Candidates)

Selection Interview: Date to be determined

(Top-Scoring Candidates)

All applicants will be notified by email or telephone of their application status and the assessment dates/times/locations after the closing date of this announcement.


If you are invited to participate in the assessment process, you will be required to self-schedule through the City of Henderson online application system. Please check your email and/or text messages on a regular basis after submitting your application for complete instructions, which include where and when to report.

The assessment and selection process for this position will take place on dates yet to be determined. All candidates who wish to be considered for this position will need to be in Henderson, Nevada, and make themselves available to participate in the testing process at any time on any of the dates.

Selection Process

The selection process will begin with an employment application package screening, with the best-qualified candidates being invited to participate further in the assessment process. This process may include any combination of written, performance, and oral assessments to evaluate job-related education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities. The City will provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. It is the responsibility of the candidate requiring accommodation to contact the Human Resources Department (preferably in writing) at the time of application.

Appointment may be subject to the successful and timely completion of a post offer pre-employment background investigation and medical/physical examination, including a drug/alcohol test. Please see the job description to view the physical requirements. The City reserves the right to modify selection devices and test instruments in accordance with accepted legal, ethical, and professional standards.

City of Henderson, Nevada
Non-Represented: Professional, Management, Executive Employees
Benefits Summary

  • Health Insurance: Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision
  • Employer paid Long Term Disability - Up to 60% of Base Wage, if approved
  • Employer paid Term Life Insurance / AD&D - $50,000 or1X annual salary, whichever is greater
  • Employee Assistance Program - 6 Free Visits Per Issue Per Year for Employee and Family Members in the Household, and Access to Work/Life Wellness Resources
  • Medicare - Employee and City each pay 1.45%
  • Employer paid membership in the Nevada Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)
  • No Social Security tax on employee's wages
  • Retirement Health Savings (RHS) program
  • Service based retiree health insurance premium subsidy after 15 years participating in this program
  • Employer paid Match on Pre-Tax 457(b) contributions
    • Professional Staff - $1,500 annually
    • Management Staff - $2,000 annually
    • Executive Staff - $2,500 annually
  • Employees may carry over up to 988 hours of PTO each year
  • From date of hire, new employee are credited with a minimum of 18 days* of PTO. After their first anniversary, employees will begin accruing PTO monthly as follows:
    • Second year through fifth calendar years of service - 17.42 hours per month
    • Sixth year through twelfth calendar years of service - 20.59 hours per month
    • Thirteenth calendar year of service and beyond - 23.75 hours per month
*Actual number of days and hours of PTO granted may vary by position

  • Four (4) workdays of leave, with pay, per occurrence
  • 13 paid holidays per year
  • Two (2) floating holidays per year (one in first year if hired on or after July 1st)
  • The ability to bank holidays, up to 152 hours, that fall on an employee’s regularly scheduled day off
  • Four-day, 9.5-hour workday, 38-hour work week
  • Four-day, 10-hour workday, 40-hour work week for Police PERS positions
  • IRC 457 Deferred Compensation Plan
  • IRC 401aDeferred Compensation Plan - new/hireemployees only
  • IRC125 Flexible Spending Arrangement (FSA) - Medical and Dependent Care
  • Supplemental Insurance: Cancer/Catastrophic Illness, Accident, Short Term Disability, and Hospital Indemnity
  • Auto and Home Insurance
  • 529 College Savings Plan
  • Supplemental Term Life Insurance
  • Legal Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • Identity and Credit Protection
  • PerkSpot Employee Discounts Program
  • Long Term Care + Life Insurance

NOTE: Benefits subject to change based on future administrative policy changes, changes to any applicable legislation, changes to elements of the City’s voluntary benefits program, and at the discretion of the City Manager or City Council

Revised 03/24

Closing Date/Time: 7/22/2024 3:00 PM Pacific

Job Address

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