25 days old

Senior Utility Project Manager

City of Lancaster
Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17602
  • Payrate
    $65,372 To $91,521
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Lancaster, PA (Pop. 61,564) - The City of Lancaster is located in south central Pennsylvania and serves as the county seat of Lancaster County and is one of the oldest inland towns in the United States. The city has a total area of 7.4 square miles and is centrally located between Washington, D.C., Baltimore and Philadelphia. 

The City was listed as the #32 in “Best Places to Live in the U.S.” by Newsweek in 2018 and Lancaster County was named #1 “Best Place in the Country to Retire” by U.S. News & World Report in 2019. Additionally, Forbes ranked it “14 Best Places to Travel in the U.S.” in 2019.

The Senior Utility Project Manager is part of the Public Works Department and will report to the Water Utility Manager. The Manager is charged with designing and managing aspects of small, medium and large water collection, conveyance and treatment facility projects. The position will work with City staff to develop plans, and specifications internally for construction and rehabilitation of City owned water collection conveyance and treatment facilities. Additionally, the Manager will perform process and mechanical engineering design of physical, chemical and biological water treatment systems.

The Manager is also charged with reviewing land development plans for their impacts to the City’s water systems and will also review and approve distribution/collection system connections within the City. The Manager will also assist the department in the preparation and submittal of local, county, state and federal annual reports required of the Water Bureau. 


The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experiences:

  • An ability to provide a project management direction for the City’s long-range capital plan for the Water Bureau and the ability to manage and guide those projects from beginning to end. This position will focus on water utility projects.
  • A thorough knowledge of governmental regulations, particularly as it relates to the Clean Water Act or the Safe Drinking Water Act and applicable sections of the Code of Regulations or other agency regulations that apply to the City’s facilities and permits as required.
  • Extensive knowledge of safe practices related to public works and of water utility and/or wastewater utility operations.
  • A bachelor's degree in engineering, environment science, biology or a closely related field from an accredited college or university and extensive experience in project management of water/wastewater collection, conveyance and treatment facility projects. A Professional Engineer (P.E.) designation is welcome, but not required.

The anticipated hiring salary range for the position is $65,372 - $91,521 DOQ with excellent benefits. Residency is not required, but it is highly desired. Interested candidates should apply online by September 27, 2019 with a cover letter, resume, and contact information for at least five (5) professional references to www.GovHRjobs.com and to the attention of Sarah McKee, Senior Vice President, GovHR USA, 630 Dundee Road, Suite 130, Northbrook, IL 60062. Tel: (224) 282-8310.

Salary Details

The anticipated hiring salary range for the position is $65,372 - $91,521 DOQ with excellent benefits. 


Posted: 2019-08-28 Expires: 2019-10-12

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