Employment/Classifieds

AUTHORITY MANAGER - Fox Chapel Authority

ASSISTANT WATER DISTRIBUTION/METER SHOP SUPERINTENDENT - Oakmont Water Authority

ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN - Lehigh County Authority

ENTRY LEVEL ENGINEER I - ARRO Consulting, Inc.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - Butler Area Sewer Authority

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - Whitemarsh Township Authority

MANAGER OF WATER AND SEWAGE SERVICES - Ligonier Township Municipal Authority

PROJECT MANAGER (PM-1) - ARRO Consulting, Inc.

RESIDENT PROJECT REPRESENTATIVE II - ARRO Consulting, Inc.

SEWER OPERATOR - Montgomery Township Municipal Sewer Authority

WASTEWATER SYSTEMS MANAGER - Borough of Shippensburg

WATER SYSTEM OPERATIONS MANAGER - Borough of Shippensburg
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ASSISTANT WATER DISTRIBUTION/METER SHOP SUPERINTENDENT

Oakmont Water Authority is seeking an Assistant Distribution/Meter Department Superintendent responsible for the operation and maintenance of a 280 mile water distribution system and 18,000 metered water services.  Applicant must be able to maintain an effective working relationship with employees, government officials and the general public.  At least five years experience is required, including one at a supervisory level.  Bachelor’s degree is preferred, however, an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. Additional information can be found on the Authority’s website at www.oakmontwater.com.

Email Resume Only: JDD@oakmontwater.com
Posted 3/27/17

ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN
Lehigh County Authority has an exciting new opening for an Engineering Technician in their Capital Works Department. As an Engineering Technician, you will be responsible for the technical and administrative support of the Authority’s capital projects. This includes the review of subdivision or land development plans related to the planning, designing and construction of water and wastewater facilities.

In this position, you will have the opportunity to play a key role in supporting capital projects. Strong project management and collaboration skills are a core competency for this role, as you will be managing multiple project details to ensure adherence. The role also brings diverse interaction with governmental agencies, municipalities, lending intuitions, outside engineering firms, developers and more, requiring you to develop successful and solid relationships.

The ideal candidate will have an engineering background and/or construction management experience as well as a minimum of three (3) years practical experience. The ability to understand government regulations and some familiarization with DEP regulations as they relate to water and sewer would be a plus. 

Click here to view a detailed job description and how to apply.
Posted 5/24/17

ENTRY LEVEL ENGINEER I
ARRO Consulting, Inc. is a corporation providing engineering, consulting and water and wastewater treatment operations to municipal and private-sector clients in seven offices throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.  ARRO has the following immediate opening in its Orwigsburg, PA office:

Looking for an individual with 0-4 years of experience in civil  engineering.  B.S. in  civil engineering, ability to obtain E.I.T. plus strong written and oral communications skills required.  

ARRO Consulting, Inc. offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including health benefits, paid time off, and a flexible work schedule.  Interested candidates should email their resume to HR@thearrogroup.com to mail to ARRO Consulting, Inc., Human Resources Department, 108 W. Airport Road, Lititz, PA.  No phone calls please. EOE/AA. Relocation assistance not provided.
Posted 4/13/17

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
The Butler Area Sewer Authority (BASA), Butler County, PA, a municipal sewage authority serving 14,500 customers with 40 employees and budget of $10.56M, is seeking a full-time Executive Director. Executive Director serves as the Chief Executive Officer and is responsible to the BASA Board of Directors. Executive Director directs and supervises the administration and operation of all BASA activities and implements the programs, obligations, and policies of BASA. Complete job description and responsibilities are available at www.basapa.org

Candidates must have a Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration, Business Management or a closely related field, with 7 years of progressively responsible leadership experience in wastewater/water utility management, municipal authority management, or local government management. Candidates should have considerable knowledge of modern policies and practices of public administration, including governmental finance, personnel administration and labor relations; skill in planning, directing and administrating governmental programs; demonstrated administrative and managerial ability; and strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Salary dependent on qualifications with competitive benefits. EOE. Resumes accepted until position filled. Submit cover letter, resume, salary history and requirements, and three professional references to: Gerald S. Patterson, Jr., Chairman, Butler Area Sewer Authority, 100 Litman Road, Butler, PA 16001 or electronically to jerpat@zoominternet.net.
Posted 4/6/17

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

SEWER UTILITY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, Full time or Part time - Whitemarsh Township Authority, Lafayette Hill, PA. Competitive salary, plus excellent benefits and the potential for goal driven incentive compensation. The deadline for receipt of resumes is May 31, 2017. The Executive Director reports to a 5 member appointed Board and has overall responsibility for the finances and day to day operations of the Authority as well as the responsibility for long term planning and growth. The successful candidate should have a Bachelor’s Degree in business, engineering or a related field with 5 years of management experience. Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Michael P. Clarke, Rudolph Clarke LLC, Seven Neshaminy Interplex, Suite 200, Trevose, PA 19053 (e-mail: mclarke@rudolphclarke.com) by the May 31st deadline. For additional information on the Authority visit our website at www.whitemarshauthority.org
Posted 5/1/17

AUTHORITY MANAGER
The Fox Chapel Authority is a water utility with 5500 customers located adjacent to the City of Pittsburgh. The Authority is seeking a Manager who reports to a seven member Board of Directors. The Board is appointed by the Townships of Harmar, Indiana and O'Hara and The Borough of Fox Chapel.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of five years progressively responsible, operations and management experience with a water utility. The minimum requirements are a Bachelor degree in Business, Finance, Public Administration, Engineering or related field, with exposure to public sector finance, IT, procurement and HR.

Click here to see a full job description.

Contact: Mark Nicely, Manager, Fox Chapel Authority 255 Alpha Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15238
412-963-0212 or mnicely@foxchapelwater.com

The Authority will accept resumes until September 1, 2017.
Posted 5/4/17

MANAGER OF WATER AND SEWAGE SERVICES
Ligonier Township Municipal Authority seeks to fill this manager position. Duties include, and are not limited to, the following:

  • Manager reports to the Chairman of the LTMA Board

  • Excellent supervisory skills

  • Be responsible for all activity of the staff, field and office positions

  • Have previous work related experience with a municipal authority

  • Understanding of water distribution and sewage systems

  • Water / Sewage Certifications preferred

  • Ability and willingness to work in the field as required 

  • Occasional night and weekend work required

  • Grant work experience preferred

  • Work closely with customers to resolve issues

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Working knowledge of computers

    • QuickBooks and Online banking

    • DEP online submission

    • Muni-Link (customer billing software)

    • Email

Full benefits will be provided for the selected candidate. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Submit resume by mail to:
   Ligonier Township Municipal Authority
   One Municipal Park Drive
   Ligonier, PA 15658

Or email:
ligtwpmunauth@hotmail.com  Please reference “RESUME” in subject line.
Posted 4/21/17

PROJECT MANAGER (PM-1)

ARRO Consulting, Inc. is a corporation providing engineering, consulting and water and wastewater treatment operations to municipal and private-sector clients in seven offices throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. ARRO has the following immediate opening in its Mechanicsburg PA office: 

We are looking for a Project Manager with approximately 8 years of civil and environmental engineering experience. Experience in municipal engineering is required with water, wastewater, roadway, and stormwater management design preferred. Candidate shall have a B.S. in environmental and/or civil engineering and P.E. license, E.I.T. with ability to obtain P.E. may be considered. The candidate must have excellent communication skills and experience working with public clients including municipalities and authorities as well as public sector clients. The Project Manager may be required to attend public/municipal authority meetings on a regular basis.

ARRO Consulting, Inc. offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including health benefits, paid time off, and a flexible work schedule. Interested candidates should send their resume to ARRO Consulting, Inc., Human Resources Department, 108 W. Airport Road, Lititz, PA or email to hr@thearrogroup.com. No phone calls please. EOE/AA 
Posted 5/10/17

RESIDENT PROJECT REPRESENTATIVE II
We are eager to add new talent to our team of dedicated professionals.  We currently have an opportunity in our Orwigsburg, PA office for a Resident Project Representative II.

The successful candidate will have at least 3 years of experience relating to municipal street, sewer line, water line or curb and sidewalk construction project experience, applying established construction practices to the construction phase of a project.  Will perform assigned field inspections, make basic decisions as to the acceptance of the construction and make all required reports.  Must be able to work closely with the project manager/engineer on specific projects. Will serve as a representative of ARRO when dealing with clients, contractors, and the public.  Must have knowledge of the practices, tools, terminology and equipment used in the construction field and the ability to read engineering plans and technical specifications. Candidate must have a high school diploma or any equivalent combination of education, experience and training sufficient to indicate ability to do the work.  Experience with the inspection of PennDOT funded projects or PennDOT Concrete Technician Certification or NECEPT Field Technician Certification is a plus.

ARRO Consulting, Inc. offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.  If you are interested in moving your career forward and being ‘OUT IN FRONT” then please email your  resume to HR@thearrogroup.com to mail to ARRO Consulting, Inc., Human Resources Department, 108 W. Airport Road, Lititz, PA.  No phone calls please.  EOE/AA      
Relocation Assistance not provided.
Posted 4/13/17

SEWER OPERATOR
A Part Time Sewer Operator is an employee who is responsible for basic lab testing of wastewater, assisting the Full-Time Operator on duty with tasks relating to the treatment of wastewater and general customer service to contractors and vendors involved with the Authority.

The job includes, but is not limited to, the following tasks:
Chemical testing of wastewater on regular intervals throughout the day and reporting the findings in log books to be submitted to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP).

Reading, understanding and analyzing the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system for alarms, pump failures, high and low water levels and other notifications.

Cleaning and maintenance of plant including ensuring no trash and/or leaves are around the tanks, the tanks are in good working order, rags are not built up at the Auto Bar Screen and Huber stations, etc.

Descending into deep excavations and confined spaces (can be upwards of 10+ feet deep) 

Necessary technical skills include:
Ability to learn how to lab test residual chlorine, PH, DO, Nitrate, Ammonia, Ortho phosphate, TSS, etc.

Knowledge of digital balance, PH Meter, DO Meter, DR – 4000 Spectrometer, DR-6000 Spectrometer

Ability to properly use microscope, titration, lab glassware including beakers, volumetric flask, etc.

Knowledge of E-DMR system, DEP reporting, chain of custody, or ability to efficiently learn it.

Ability to perform data entry into a computer system.

Basic knowledge of using Microsoft Office Suite.

Necessary Physical Skills include:
Lifting heavy objects > 50lbs.

Descending into deep excavations and confined spaces (can be upwards of 10+ feet deep).

Ability to read small print on testing tubes, etc.  

Ability to read technical manuals correctly.

Ability to learn basic mechanical functions including opening and closing valves, use of minor tools – hammers, saws, etc.

Ability to verbally communicate effectively.

Ability to stand, sit and walk for periods of time exceeding one hour.

Standing, walking and reaching at heights exceeding 15 feet.

Other necessary skills include:
Ability to work various hours/shifts including weekends, holidays and 3rd shift as needed.

Recommended to live within a 25-minute driving radius of the treatment plant.

Position requires a valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License.

Starting pay is negotiable depending on experience and certifications.  Please forward your resume no later than May 15, 2017 to the Montgomery Township Municipal Sewer Authority, 1001 Stump Road, Montgomeryville, PA  18936 via U.S.P.S., fax 215-362-8711, or email mtmsa@mtmsa.org.  Equal Opportunity Employer. 
Posted 5/1/17

WASTEWATER SYSTEMS MANAGER 
The Borough of Shippensburg seeks applicants for the position of Wastewater Systems Manager. Minimum qualifications include: current Pennsylvania Class B,E, Subclass 1, 2 & 4 Wastewater Systems Operator’s License; a minimum of 5 years of experience with wastewater operations; operation experience with a wastewater facility of at least 1MGD; valid Class B Pennsylvania Driver’s License; high school and college degree required. Successful candidate for this full-time, exempt position will be responsible for administration and operation oversight of the public wastewater system, including some technical/field work related to facility operations, as well as Inflow and Infiltration, Pretreatment and “Class A” Bio-Solids program. This position will be required to respond to occasional call outs and emergency work and attend monthly meetings as needed. Successful candidate must pass complete background investigation including reference, employment, criminal, driving, personal records check and pre-employment drug screening test. Successful candidate must reside within 25 minutes of the Borough of Shippensburg.

The Shippensburg Borough public wastewater system includes 7,670 EDUs and serves approximately 17,400 people within Cumberland and Franklin Counties, including Shippensburg University students and staff. The wastewater treatment facility is a multistage activated sludge BNR facility capable of treating up to 4.3 MGD. An extensive upgrade is nearly complete which will increase capacity to 4.95 MGD and implement an Integrated Fixed Film Activated Sludge process, complete with full SCADA monitoring and control. Shippensburg also manages a “Class A” Bio-solids processing facility, including land application for agricultural utilization. The wastewater system covers a geographical area that includes 23.03 miles of lines within the Borough of Shippensburg and a vast area controlled by the CFJMA (Cumberland Franklin Joint Municipal Authority) to include Orrstown Borough; Southampton Township, Cumberland County; Southampton Township, Franklin County; Letterkenny Township; the Village of Mongul and the Village of Leesburg.

Applications may be obtained online at www.borough.shippensburg.pa.us or by mail, upon request. Please submit a completed application form, resume, certifications, and three references to: John Epley, Borough Manager, Borough of Shippensburg, 111 North Fayette Street, P.O. Box 129, Shippensburg, PA 17257, and are due NLT 4:30 PM, Wednesday, June 21, 2017. Compensation commensurate with qualifications and experience. Equal Opportunity Employer.
Posted 5/25/17

WATER SYSTEM OPERATIONS MANAGER 
The Borough of Shippensburg seeks applicants for the position of Water System Operations Manager. Minimum qualifications include: current Pennsylvania Class A, E, Subclass 1-14 Water Operators License; 5 years of experience with water operations. Valid Class B Pennsylvania Driver’s License; high school and college degree required. 

Successful candidate for this full-time, exempt position will be responsible for administration and operation oversight of the public water system. This position will be required to respond to occasional call outs and emergency work and attend monthly meetings as needed. Successful candidate must pass complete background investigation including reference, employment, criminal, driving, personal records check and pre-employment drug screening test. Successful candidate must reside within 25 minutes of the Borough of Shippensburg.

The Shippensburg Borough Authority’s public water system serves approximately 6,200 customers and an estimated population of 17,000 persons in Cumberland and Franklin Counties. Drinking water currently provided by Shippensburg comes from the Gunter Valley Water Treatment Plant that is fed from a surface water reservoir and is capable of 1,600,000 gallons per day, and three groundwater wells. Shippensburg has seven finished water storage facilities, four booster stations, and eleven pressure regulating valve stations. The Authority owns approximately 150 miles of distribution system piping.

Applications may be obtained online at www.borough.shippensburg.pa.us or by mail, upon request. Please submit a completed application form, resume, certifications, and three references to: John Epley, Borough Manager, Borough of Shippensburg, 111 North Fayette Street, P.O. Box 129, Shippensburg, PA 17257, NLT 4:30 PM, Wednesday, June 21, 2017. Compensation commensurate with qualifications and experience. Equal Opportunity Employer.
Posted 5/25/17