A.   Employment: The City Council, with the advice of the Mayor, shall employ a competent and suitable person to care for the water system of the City. This employee shall be known as the Superintendent of the water system. (1990 Code § 13.04.020)
   B.   Duties, Generally: The Superintendent shall, under the direction of the Mayor and City Council, have charge of the water system and all appurtenances and equipment thereof. He shall supervise the laying of mains and service pipes for the water system and shall perform such other duties connected therewith as shall be required by law or by his contract of employment. (1990 Code § 13.04.030)