South Norwalk Electric and Water

General Manager/Chief Executive Officer

South Norwalk, CT. The General Manager/Chief Executive Officer provides leadership and strategic direction resulting in superior service and competitive water and electric rates for the customers and residents of the Second Taxing District in Norwalk, CT. The Second Taxing District owns and independently operates South Norwalk Electric and Water (SNEW), a water and electric utility. The utility serves 6,500 customers with electric in South Norwalk and over 9,500 customers with water throughout sections of South Norwalk, East Norwalk, West Norwalk, Rowayton, Silvermine and Wilton.

• Established in 1913 by a special act of the Connecticut State Legislature, the SNEW is governed by a board of 7 elected commissioners who have the authority to handle the affairs of the organization similar to duties of municipal elected officials. The General Manager/CEO reports to the Board of Commissioners. There have been only two General Managers/CEOs in the last 50 years.

• Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in engineering, business administration, computer science or related field. An MBA and/or Professional Engineering designation is preferred. Candidates must also have significant experience in developing and implementing a strategic business plan, infrastructure development, maintenance and replacement and multi-year fiscal planning and management. Candidates must also have experience in establishing and maintaining a culture that is customer focused and collaborative with both the staff and the commissioners.

• The SNEW has a total 2019-2020 budget of $26 million and 38 full time employees. Direct reports to the General Manager/CEO include Director of Water Operations, Director of Electric Operations, Director of Finance and Services, Director of Customer Care, Key Accounts Manager and Office Manager/Executive Assistant.

Starting salary range: $200,000 – $250,000 +/- DOQ. Residency within a reasonable commuting distance. Candidates should apply electronically no later than February 24, 2020 with resume, cover letter and contact information for 5 work related references to to the attention of Heidi Voorhees and Lee Szymborski, GovHR USA, 630 Dundee Road #130 Northbrook, IL 60062 Tel: 847-380-3240.

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February 24, 2020

Facilities Maintenance



South Norwalk Electric and Water, a water and electric utility owned and operated by the Second Taxing District, Norwalk, Connecticut, is currently accepting applications for the following position:



Job Description: Primarily responsible for custodial and maintenance support in all offices and facilities operated by South Norwalk Electric & Water to ensure a clean, comfortable and safe environment.


Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Ability to perform all types of cleaning services such as vacuuming, cleaning of bathrooms, emptying trash, dusting desks and replenishing supplies as needed.
  • Perform minor building repairs such as changing light bulbs and ballasts and painting walls, trim and ceilings as directed.
  • Must be able to bend, reach and lift 100 lbs. or less on a daily basis.
  • Set up chairs and conference tables for meetings.
  • Organize and order office and cleaning supplies.
  • Perform messenger service including mail pick up daily, bank runs, interoffice mail delivery and other errands as directed.
  • Must be able to work independently with minimum supervision.



  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Valid Driver’s License with a clean driving record.
  • Ability to communicate in English, both written and verbal.


SNEW offers a competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefit package. The application is available at South Norwalk Electric and Water, One State Street, Norwalk, CT 06854, or on our Website at Applications must be submitted by July 9, 2019 for consideration. EOE

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July 09, 2019