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Technical Director of
Municipal Utilities Job Opening
City of Auburn, New York
Ideal Candidate: The City of Auburn is seeking a qualified, experienced municipal utility professional,
who will function effectively in a fast paced environment, to fill the role of Technical Director of Municipal
Utilities. The Candidate must be well organized and adaptable, and possess a high degree of aptitude with
effective communication, technology, water and sewer project management, grant management, and sewer
and water operations. The ideal candidate will be able to communicate complex concepts effectively with
peers, supervisors, elected officials, and the public. The position of Technical Director of Municipal Utilities
is a supervisory position; candidates should have experience in leadership, supervision, and discipline.
Compensation: This position’s salary is $79,894- $95,723 DOE. The City of Auburn provides a full array of
employment benefits including NYS Pension, health insurance, dental and vision insurance, paid leave, and
deferred compensation plans. Senior Management Policy: https://www.auburnny.gov/sites/auburnny/files/
uploads/council-res-10-2018-adopt-senior-management.pdf
Seniority Level: Technical Director/Management
Industry: Government Administration/Municipal Utilities
Employment Type: Full-time
Job Functions: Project Management, Water or Wastewater Operation/Project Experience,
Residency: The City of Auburn desires a candidate that is willing to commit to reside in or near the City of
Auburn. Please explore the City of Auburn webpage at www.auburnny.gov for more information about our
city the official job specification.
Minimum qualifications:
Either:
(a) Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university or one accredited by the New York State
Board of Regents to grant degrees with a Master’s degree in environmental or civil engineering, biology,
or chemistry, or a related field and four (4) years of experience in engineering, water and/or sewer
operations, capital project management or related field;
(b) Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university or one accredited by the New York State
Board of Regents to grant degrees with a Bachelor’s degree in environmental/ civil engineering,
chemistry, biology, or a related field and six (6) years of experience as defined by the limits outlined
in (a); or
(c) Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university or one accredited by the New York State
Board of Regents to grant degrees with an Associate’s degree in environmental science, engineering or
related field with eight (8) years of experience as defined by the limits outlined in (a); or
(d) An equivalent combination or training and experience as defined by the limits outlined in
(a), (b)and (c) above.
Preferred Qualifications Include: Municipal Utility Experience with a strong background in municipal
grant delivery and project management is preferred. Incumbent with current NYS Professional Engineering
License and/or Water/Wastewater Operator License is preferred.
Contact: Qualified and experienced candidates should forward the following
documentation:
1. Cover Letter
2. Resume including references
3. Completed Job Application
http://www.auburnny.gov/Public_Documents/AuburnNY_CivilService/index
All documentation shall be submitted to Seth N. Jensen, Director of Municipal Utilities; 35 Bradley Street;
Auburn, NY 13021 or by email at sjensen@auburnny.gov or consideration. Continuous recruitment will occur until this position is filled. The City of Auburn is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all City employees and applicants for City employment, as established by both Federal and State law.
City of Auburn is an AA/EOE.

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