Assistant Water Operations Manager

Status: Exempt
Reports to: Operations Manager

Corporate Office Location

Water Operations Department

420 S. Doolittle Road

Edinburg, TX 78542

Description of Duties

Responsible for assisting the Water Operations Manager with the overall management of the daily operations of the water system. Will act as a back-up to the Water Operations Manager in periods of absence. Will assist in the formulation and administration of corporate policies involving field water operations, water plant operations, meter reader operations and construction.  Studies methods of improving work measurements or performance standards.  Prepares various reports to the Water Operations Manager, including conclusions and recommendations, for solution of administrative problems for departments.  Issues and interprets water operating policies and procedures.  Assists the Water Operations Manager with the  Water Conservation and Risk Management for the corporation.  Serves as a member of management committees for special studies as needed.  Participates in job specific training, and other various required corporate training programs.  Complies with federal and state regulations and all established corporate policies and procedures.  Other duties as may be assigned.

Job Requirements

A self-starting individual who possesses a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Science, or another related discipline as relevant to the position.  Relevant work experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.  At least 8 years of prior working experience in water distribution or production with at least two of those in a management or supervisory capacity.  Must be willing to obtain required TCEQ licensure within 12 months of hire.   Knowledge of all current laws and regulations regarding the water industry is required.  PC literacy and knowledge of spreadsheet and word processing software are required.  Must have demonstrated problem solving skills.  Flexibility, professionalism, ability to work in a highly stressful environment, and perform a variety of tasks with numerous interruptions is essential.  Attention to detail and a high degree of mental concentration are required.  Good organizational, interpersonal and communications (oral and written) skills are required in order to effectively communicate with employees, management, the board of directors and the public.   Problem solving and the ability to prioritize tasks are essential.  Must have a current Texas driver’s license and be insurable by the Corporations Insurance Company.   Must be able to occasionally lift/move up to 50 lbs., and frequently lift/move up to 25 lbs.  Position requires the employee to occasionally climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl.  Must be fluent (verbal and written) in English.


Class B license in water distribution and Class B  license in water production through TCEQ is preferred.  Bilingual in English and Spanish is preferred.


Offers of employment will be conditioned upon successful completion of pre-employment screening tests; including (but not limited to) a background investigation and pre-employment drug screen. Failure to submit a completed application may cause employment ineligibility.

To apply for any of our current job opportunities, please complete the Application for Employment as found below and submit it to our Human Resources Department, located at 420 S. Doolittle Rd. in Edinburg, TX.  Applications can also be submitted via email to  

If you have any questions about any of our open positions, please feel free to contact our Human Resources Department at (956) 383-1618 or via email at  We look forward to visiting with you about the opportunities that await you here at North Alamo Water Supply Corporation!

NAWSC Application for Employment

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:  North Alamo Water Supply Corporation (NAWSC) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, NAWSC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.  NAWSC expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of NAWSC’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.