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LABORER I – DRINKING WATER - Capital Region Water

LEAD WASTEWATER PLANT OPERATOR - Lower Salford Township Authority

MANAGER - Coplay Whitehall Sewer Authority

OPERATOR - Capital Region Water

VARIOUS POSITIONS - Manor Township Joint Municipal Authority



Allegheny County seeks a Chief Equity and Inclusion Officer (CEIO) to lead a collaborative initiative to deepen County Government’s diversity, equity, and inclusion in policies, procedures, and activities relevant to the work of the Department of Equity and Inclusion. The creation of the CEIO role, a new leadership position, reflects Allegheny County’s ongoing commitment to continuing this work and ensuring that applicable policies and processes across the organization are fully aligned with the principles and values of diversity, equity and inclusion. As a member of the leadership team, the CEIO will report to the County Manager, and manage a departmental budget of almost $1 million.  

Working closely with a staff of 10 professional staff members, this key hire will seek to enhance and improve the County’s efforts in promoting racial and gender equity in its contracting, service, and workforce opportunities. The new CEIO will facilitate initiatives that aim to create business and workforce opportunities as well as support the development and implementation of policies and programs that foster economic pathways for county residents who have been historically disenfranchised and marginalized. In addition, the new CEIO will work with the Human Resources Department and other partners to develop and implement equity and inclusion initiatives by executing relevant programming, training, and other strategies to continue fostering an equitable, diverse and inclusive workplace and community. 

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Posted 5/21/20

Capital Region Water is hiring to a Labor I.
Work Hours:  0700 - 1530

This position is responsible for performing routine manual work usually of a repetitive nature in various areas of the Drinking Water Group. Work is performed under the general supervision of Drinking Water Managers. Work involves but is not limited to the following: cleans, sweeps, dusts, mops, washes windows, polishes furniture. Cleans gutters, culverts, sewers, and other drainage structures. Cuts grass, maintains flower beds, rakes leaves, shovels snow, and picks up litter. Loads and unloads stone, gravel, dirt, asphalt, pipe, timber, blocks and bricks (weighing up to 35 lbs.) and other objects (weighing up to 100 lbs with mechanical assistance). Sets up and may use rescue retrieval system (weighing up to 200 lbs. with assistance from two (2) additional workers). Mixes concrete, digs and backfills trenches, unfinished laying of block or brick, and performs general maintenance or construction duties, opens manholes and valve covers (weighing up to 200 pounds with manhole hook or co-worker assistance when possible). Remains alert and reacts appropriately to audio and/or visual alarms on vehicular equipment and rescue retrieval system. Assists the meter reader from time to time which may require working in confined spaces.


  • Good knowledge of and ability to operate hand and small power tools. 

  • Ability to operate small motor vehicle equipment.

  • Ability to understand and follow instructions.

  • Ability to perform work requiring dexterity, often under adverse weather and working conditions. 

  • Ability to adapt to situations involving repetitive duties and alert with respect to dangers involved with hazardous gases, etc.

  • Ability to react quickly and appropriately to alarms and hazardous situations 

  • One year maintenance, construction or related work experience preferred.

  • A valid Pennsylvania Driver's License, Class C.


  • Three (3) years of experience as Laborer

To apply, please visit www.capitalregionwater.com
Posted 6/18/20

The Lower Salford Township Authority located in Harleysville PA, is seeking a full-time licensed lead wastewater plant operator. The Authority operates two activated sludge treatment plants, pump stations and collections system.  

Position Description:
The Lead Wastewater Plant Operator position is responsible for the daily operations, maintenance and repairs of the treatment plants, pump stations and collection system to ensure an efficient and safe operation.  The position is responsible to supervise and direct the operations staff to ensure compliance with specific regulatory standards and requirements. The position reports to the Authority’s Operations Manager.

The individual must be proficient with pump operations, laboratory equipment and instrumentation, chemical feed systems, solids dewatering and control systems. Must be proficient with the use of power and hand tools. Must display the ability to work independently and problem solve.   


  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Pennsylvania Wastewater Operator Certification Class B and E with Subclass 1and 4 are required. 

  • Minimum 5-7 years of experience in wastewater operations and 2 years in a supervisory role. 

  • Valid driver’s license.

  • Must be able to work weekends, holidays and respond to emergency calls on a rotating schedule.

  • Experience with SCADA, GIS, and Microsoft Office skills a plus.

  • Knowledge of mechanical systems, plumbing, and electric preferred.

Compensation is commensurate with experience. 

A competitive benefits package including a defined contribution pension plan, fully paid medical/dental/vision for employee, spouse, and family. Long-term disability, short-term disability and life insurance for the employee is provided.

Send resume or work history to PO Box 243 Harleysville PA 19438 or email to Connie Weimer at lsta.sewer@lstasewer.org. EOE.
Posted 6/3/20

The Coplay Whitehall Sewer Authority (CWSA) located in Whitehall Township, Lehigh County PA is seeking candidates for a full-time Manager. CWSA provides sewer service and maintenance to approximately 13,500 residential and commercial customers located in the Township of Whitehall of Whitehall and the Borough of Coplay.  Sewer service is via a gravity collection system with treatment provided at LCA in Allentown. A seven-member Board is appointed by these municipalities to hire the Manager and provide oversight.

Duties:  The Manager manages a staff of nine and reports to a seven-member board.  The position is responsible for leadership, regulatory compliance, budgeting, agreements, coordination of external legal and engineering support, personnel and customer service.  The Manager ensures that all internal and external actions and activities are in support of the Municipality Authorities Act.  The successful candidate must demonstrate experience or abilities in interpersonal and personnel management skills, financial accountability, an understanding or PA regulatory requirements, and an understanding and desire to implement technology to authority systems with the goal of achieving financial and operational efficiencies and project management.  Experience with a computerized GIS system is a plus. 

This position is responsible for the work of the field staff engaged in the construction, maintenance, and operation of the sanitary collection systems, budgeting, and inventory.  This position may require working unusual hours in emergency situations and to be available on an “on call” basis as assigned.

Experience:  The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering with course work related to waterworks or utility operations.  List your experience or working knowledge of construction maintenance and operations of a sanitary collection system.  Supervisory experience is a plus. Possession of a Pennsylvania Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) and Pennsylvania Wastewater Operators Certificate is preferred, however not required.     

A successful candidate will earn a competitive compensation package with excellent benefits that compares very well with peer organizations.  Assistance with relocation expenses will be considered.  Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to the Coplay Whitehall Sewer Authority, Attn: Human Resources, 3213 MacArthur Rd, Whitehall, PA  18052 or via email to info@cwsauthority.org.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Posted 6/8/20

Capital Region Water is hiring an Operator. This position is responsible for the performance of semi-skilled work in the operation and maintenance of The Dr. Robert E. Young Water Services Center. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Operations Supervisor/Superintendent or other Water Bureau Manager.

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Visit our website to apply www.capitalregionwater.com.
Posted 6/10/20

Manor Township Joint Municipal Authority is accepting applications for various positions.  The positions will require the applicant to obtain a Certified Water and Sewer Collection License if hired, as indicated in the labor agreement.  Applications can be obtained at mtjma.com.  Applications can be emailed to mtjma@mtjma.net or mailed to 2310 Pleasant View Drive, Ford City, PA 16226.
Posted 5/22/20

Starting Salary: $85,000-$95,000 commensurate with experience.

The Borough of Lansdale is looking for a qualified individual to work closely with the current superintendent of its Wastewater Treatment Plant with the goal of moving into the position upon retirement of the superintendent.

The Borough of Lansdale’s Wastewater Treatment Plant is PADEP rated at a monthly average of 4.5 (MGD) million gallons per day. The plant is an advanced wastewater treatment facility. In addition to secondary treatment, is it designed to remove ammonia and nitrates in the nitrification and denitrification processes. Phosphorus removal is provided by the PhoStrip System. The collection system includes approximately forty-five miles of sanitary sewers, three major pumping stations, one pneumatic ejector station, and one submersible pumping station. The plant services Lansdale Borough and small portions of bordering townships. Lansdale Borough has a population of approximately 16,500 residents.

The position is responsible for providing managerial direction to fourteen (14) treatment plant staff, including two (2) foreman, to ensure proper and safe operations of systems and compliance with governing regulations issued by municipal, state and federal agencies. The selected individual also serves on the Borough’s management team and serves as a committee member on the Public Works Committee. Attendance at evening meetings is required.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Minimum of ten (10) years of progressively responsible related experience in wastewater treatment and collection systems operations and plant management. Completion of college degree in engineering, biological or environmental science or related field preferred.
  • Minimum of seven (7) years of supervisory experience
  • Experience in project planning preferred.
  • Possession of Class A, subclass 1, 2, 4 licenses
  • Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator’s license


  • Medical, dental, vision insurance

  • 401K and optional 457 retirement plans

  • Paid leave

Resumes may be submitted via email to careers@lansdale.org or via mail to Borough of Lansdale, 1 Vine Street, Lansdale PA 19446 until July 17, 2020.
Posted 6/30/20

This professional and administrative position is responsible for the activities of the Department of Water Quality, including the Water Laboratory and the administration of Capital Region Water's (CRW's) Water Quality Programs In accordance with public health and scientific standards and Federal, State, and local regulations. In addition, the employee Is responsible for public relations with regard to water quality and distribution, water conservation and public education. This employee plans, coordinates and directs the various Departmental functions under the policy direction and supervision of the Drinking Water Superintendent.

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Visit our website to apply www.capitalregionwater.com.
Posted 6/10/20