The City of Cuyahoga Falls is seeking a highly qualified individual for the position of Water Distribution Manager in the Water Department.

Job Objective
Plans and supervises the field installation, maintenance and repair of water lines, lift stations, meters, and hydrants and does related work as required.

Minimum Qualification
Graduation from high school or GED equivalent; and at least seven (7) years of experience relating to the installation, repair and maintenance of water distribution systems; including the operation of related maintenance equipment; or any combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

A Class II Water Distribution license is required. Possession of a valid State of Ohio CDL Class A with tanker endorsement is preferred.

Candidates must be a non-smoker and non-tobacco user, including but not limited to cigarettes, cigars, pipes, snuff, etc. for the duration of their employment with the City of Cuyahoga Falls.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Thorough knowledge of equipment, facilities, materials, methods and procedures used in public water distribution systems; and thorough knowledge of pipe installation, connection and repair.

Skilled in the use motorized vehicles and equipment, including dump truck, pickup truck, utility truck, jetter truck, street roller, backhoe, manlife, tamper, plate compactor, saws, pumps, compressors, sanders, generators, common hand and power tools, shovels, and wrenches.

Ability to guide, direct and motivate employees; train subordinates and maintain various equipment used in water maintenance and repair such as backhoe and dump trucks; organize and supervise the activities of various crews performing installation and maintenance work; communicate effectively verbally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other departments, and the public.

Additional Information

Starting annual salary is $64,672. After 5 successful years in the position, the annual salary is $80,832.
The typical workweek is Monday – Friday; 7:30 am to 4:00 pm.

How to Apply

Interested candidates must submit a City of Cuyahoga Falls Civil Service Application and detailed resume to the Human Resources Department. Applications can be found online at


Deadline for applications is Friday, August 14, 2020.

Applications must be mailed to the following address:

City of Cuyahoga Falls
Attn: Civil Service Commission
2310 Second Street
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio 44221