Village Superintendent

Sutherland, NE Full-time
Posted on November 9, 2019

Position Available Village of Sutherland

Village Superintendent

Description of Work: Under the supervision and administrative direction of the Governing Body, this position supervises and coordinates the operation of departments, division and services of the Village of Sutherland Government, except where limited by ordinance or laws; acts as the agent for the Governing Body, and does related work as required.

Examples of Duties: Plan, organize and direct the activities of department, division, and services of the Village Government (except noted above); where administrative authority is exempted by ordinance or law; provides assistance to those to the Governing Body any changes necessary to improve effectiveness or efficiency of any Department under his/her authority; recommends personnel activities such as appointment or dismissal to the Governing Body for approval or disapproval; completes performance review evaluations on all employees under his/her supervision; attends meetings of all organization elements as directed by the Governing Body; maintains and keeps current inventories of all real and personal property and other public property owned by the Village; acts as a purchasing agent for minor purchase for departments under his/her authority and obtains prior approval from the Governing Body for all purchases over $500.00; serves as public relations officer and cooperates with all community organizations to advance the best interests of the Village and its citizens; reviews, evaluates and adjusts complaints filed against the Village which are within his/her authority; this position may serve in the capacity of the department head as the need arises; maintain records of inspections (IE: water, sewer); perform all required sampling as determined by State Department of health; answer all write ups or conflicts with State agencies; keep the Governing Body informed as to changes in regulations and the consequences of such violations. Responsible for light plant operations and swimming pool maintenance and operations. Any and all other duties required to complete the job.

Qualifications: Thorough knowledge of municipal administration; through knowledge of the principles of supervision; knowledge of report writing and the principles of accounting and bookkeeping for departments under his/her authority; ability to plan and supervise the work of personnel; operation and maintenance of equipment used in Village services; ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with subordinates, public officials and the citizens of the community; ability to organize and present effective oral and written reports; certified water operator, be able to obtain backflow certifications within 1 year; possess CDL.