Public Utilities Director

Tyrrell County Government
November 1, 2022
P. O. Box 449, 108 South Water Street, Columbia, NC
Billing Address
P. O. Box 449, 108 South Water Street
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Open until filled


Performs difficult professional and managerial work planning, organizing and directing the construction, operations, maintenance, and analysis of water treatment plants, and related laboratory facilities, and sewer collections and water distribution systems construction, maintenance and repair, and utility customer services including billing and collections.  Work is performed in accordance with state and federal laws and regulations, effective management decision-making, and ensuring effective productivity of assigned personnel.  Work involves considerable public contact, initiative and judgement.  Knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and electronic trades as applied to water treatment facilities and equipment maintenance and repair.  The employee may occasionally enter confined spaces and come in contact with other hazards.  General administrative direction is received from the County Manager regarding matters of policy, budget, long range plans, personnel matters, and work priorities.  Work is evaluated through conferences and reports for productivity, and compliance with required laws and regulations.  Performs related work as required.


$48,139 - $72,209


Graduation from college with a degree in environmental sciences, civil engineering, chemistry, or related field and extensive experience supervising related public utilities; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Certifications as needed by the County and required by the State, including distribution system, collection system, and well operations.  Possession of a valid North Carolina driver's license.


See Tyrrell County website for full details on full-time position.  Application available at ( or Tyrrell County Personnel Office.  Submit applications in hard copy format to Tyrrell County, Personnel Office, P.O. Box 449, Columbia, NC  27925 or 108 South Water Street, Columbia, NC.  Equal opportunity Employer.