Job Postings and Resumes

City of Mishawaka  - Wastewater Division Manager

Key Responsibilities: Reporting to the Mayor, the Division Manager oversees day-to-day operations for the city’s water resource recovery facility. Responsibilities include managing the treatment plant, collection systems, and biosolids facility, ensuring compliance with state and federal regulations, preparing, and monitoring the utility budget, and leading a team in long-range planning and capital improvement projects. Additionally, the role involves negotiating contracts, responding to emergencies, and keeping city leadership informed of challenges and outcomes.

The Wastewater Division Manager supervises the performance of a variety of chemical and bacteriological tests on water. Plan and oversee sewage plant operations and maintenance programs. Formulate and enforce operating policies and procedures. Oversee the training of sewage plant personnel in wastewater treatment policies, methods and procedures. Coordinate and supervise the work of employees engaged in the operation and maintenance of the Wastewater Treatment Plant. Prepare employee work schedules. Order and maintain required chemicals, equipment, parts and supplies. Conduct and evaluate studies on the efficiency of treatment processes and methods. Prepare periodic reports to the Indiana Division of Environmental Management and other regulatory agencies as required. Oversee the administration of the Industrial Pretreatment Program, and CSO Long Term Control Plant implementation.

Job Qualifications: The Wastewater Division Manager must have considerable knowledge of the methods, practices and procedures involved in the operation and maintenance of a wastewater treatment plant. Must have sufficient knowledge of public health regulations and requirements relating to treatment plant operations. Must have considerable knowledge of the operation of mechanical and electrical equipment used in wastewater treatment. Must have reasonable knowledge of the principles of bacteriology and chemistry related to wastewater treatment process control. Must be able to prepare and maintain accurate records and reports. Must be able to train and supervise subordinate employees. Must be able to collaborate effectively with other officials, employees and the general public. Must be able to read and interpret mechanical drawings and blueprints, schematics and circuit drawings, and the directions and information found in various maintenance manuals.

Additional Qualification include, but are not limited to:

  • Should possess a bachelor’s degree in science, environmental studies, civil engineering, or a related field.
  • At least seven (7) years of progressively increasing responsibilities and professional experience wastewater utilities administration and supervision.
  • Possession of an Indiana Class 4 Public Wastewater Operator License, or the ability to secure a Class “4” Public Wastewater Operator License within six (6) months of employment         required.
  • Must maintain an elevated level of efficiency in the performance of the job.
  • Must adhere to the City of Mishawaka’s drug and alcohol-free policy.
  • Must sign and adhere to the City of Mishawaka’s Confidentiality Statement.

Salary: $3,446.84 bi-weekly

Application Process: The job description and application for Division Manager can be found hereResumes/applications may be submitted via email, mail, or in person to:

Human Resources 
City of Mishawaka
100 Lincolnway West
Mishawaka, Indiana 46544

To apply for this job email your completed application to Mishawaka's Human Resources Department.


If your utility or company is hiring, please contact Craig Williams to list your job opening here (Current NIOA Members & member utilities/businesses only).

Check back often for more job listings!


The NIOA newsletter

Stay informed on our latest news!

This question is for testing whether you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.
Enter the characters shown in the image.
Subscribe to The NIOA newsletter feed

Upcoming Events...


Check the Job Postings Page for current open positions!

Other Training Opportunities: