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ASSISTANT PLANT SUPERINTENDENT - Upper Merion Township

DIRECTOR OF ENGINEERING – Williamsport Municipal Water and Sanitary Authorities

DISTRIBUTION AND COLLECTION SYSTEM SUPERVISOR - Gettysburg Municipal Authority

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - State College Borough Water Authority

GENERAL MANAGER - Municipal Authority of the City of Monongahela

GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS TECHNICIAN - North Penn Water Authority

MANAGER – ASSISTANT MANAGER - West Hills Area Water Pollution Control Authority

OPERATIONS MANAGER - Upper Southampton Municipal Authority

OPERATIONS SUPERVISOR - Capital Region Water

UTILITY BILLING/OFFICE STAFF POSITION - Jersey Shore Area Joint Water Authority

UTILITY WORKER - North Penn Water Authority

UTILITY WORKER - SYSTEMS CONTROL DEPARTMENT - North Penn Water Authority

WATER/WASTEWATER LABORER - Manheim Area Water and Sewer Authority
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ASSISTANT PLANT SUPERINTENDENT
Upper Merion Township, located in King of Prussia, PA is looking for a full-time highly motivated Assistant Plant Superintendent for the Matsunk WPCC who will report directly to the Plant Superintendent. The work of the Assistant Plant Superintendent involves occasional heavy physical exertion, exposure to disagreeable conditions and working outdoors through all weather conditions. The successful candidate in this position supervises and/or assists in all tasks performed by operating and maintenance personnel. Read more>>
Posted 1/24/18

DIRECTOR OF ENGINEERING – WATER AND WASTEWATER SYSTEM
The Williamsport Municipal Water and Williamsport Sanitary Authorities are accepting applications for a Director of Engineering for its water and wastewater systems.  The successful candidate will hold a Professional Engineer Registration in the state of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor’s Degree with coursework emphasizing the various aspects of environmental pollution control including biology, chemistry, and civil, environmental and sanitary engineering with additional coursework in business management.  A minimum of ten years of relevant, responsible professional experience with increasing responsibility in water and wastewater management with a comprehensive understanding of water distribution and treatment, wastewater collection and treatment, and municipal bidding and contract management is required.
  
This is a senior management position responsible for the oversight of all the technical engineering support for both the Williamsport Municipal Water and Williamsport Sanitary Authorities. This position must ensure that the water and wastewater systems are operated within the requirements of state and federal regulations and the policies of the Authorities and will work with other senior management personnel on long-term strategic planning and communicate on a regular basis with regulatory professionals, the general public, and the Board of Directors.  Excellent oral and written communication skills, a strong background in project management, and the confidence to create and implement companywide policy are all critical to the success of this position.   

Interested applicants should submit a resume, including educational and professional experience and references to Williamsport Municipal Water Authority and Williamsport Sanitary Authority at 253 West Fourth Street, Williamsport, PA 17701 Attention: Ellen Derr or to ederr@wmwa-wsa.org.  A full job description is available on our website www.wmwa-wsa.org.  The Williamsport Municipal Water and Williamsport Sanitary Authorities are Equal Opportunity Employers.
Posted 1/25/18

DISTRIBUTION AND COLLECTION SYSTEM SUPERVISOR
Gettysburg Municipal Authority is seeking a full-time Distribution and Collection System Supervisor. The position supports and reports directly to the Utilities Manager. Responsibilities include but not limited to; operations and maintenance of the water distribution and wastewater collection system and facilities, the supervision of all staff of the distribution and collection systems. Establishes standard operating procedures, develops and monitors capital and operating plan budgets, available 24/7 for emergency response. Qualifications include a valid Pennsylvania class “C” driver’s license, current PA DEP Water and Wastewater Class “E” license, minimum of 7 years water/wastewater industry, past supervisory / management experience preferred. The applicant needs to possess strong computer skills with knowledge and high aptitude of MS Word, Excel and ability to learn internal software programs. Applicant must pass a complete background investigation and pre-employment drug screening test.

Submit a cover letter and resume to Mark Guise, Utilities Manager, at P.O. Box 3307 Gettysburg PA 17325 or by email to guise@gettysburgma.com by February 18, 2018. A full list of responsibilities and duties can be found on our web page at www.gettysburgma.com.

Gettysburg Municipal Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Posted 1/29/18

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR 
The State College Borough Water Authority is seeking a new Executive Director. The position is responsible for all aspects of operations, maintenance, finance, planning and administration of the water system that serves State College Borough and portions of five Centre Region municipalities. The Executive Director reports to a seven-member appointed Water Authority board. The system consists of 14,500 service connections serving about 75,000 people with water from seven well fields, a reservoir and a water treatment plant. The average daily water use is five million gallons. There are 37 employees and an annual budget of approximately $7.6 million. The successful candidate should have a bachelor’s degree in business, engineering or a related technical field with eight years of progressive water system management experience. The Authority offers a competitive salary and benefits package. It is highly desirable that the successful candidate live within the service area and must have, or obtain, a PA Water Works Operators Class A license. The successful candidate will be expected to start work by August 1, 2018. 

Applicants should, by April 30, 2018, submit a resume, list of references and cover letter with strengths, qualifications and limitations, to State College Borough Water Authority, ATTN: Mrs. Susan Runk, 1201 West Branch Road, State College, PA 16801. The information may be sent via e-mail to jobs@scbwa.org. For additional information see the Water Authority’s website www.scbwa.org or call 814-238-6766. The Water Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Posted 1/25/18

GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS TECHNICIAN

Work involves data entry and maintenance of North Penn Water Authority’s (NPWA’s) Geographical Information System (GIS), as well as GIS hardware, software and database maintenance to ensure a high level of accuracy and functionality for system users.  

Work is focused on data management in the GIS and end-user support.  Will support and/or manage IT projects that are GIS related and may have broad organizational impacts.  

This is responsible technical work in support of (NPWA’s) efforts in creating and maintaining a computerized mapping system of NPWA’s Water Assets, does related work as required. Read more>>

Posted 12/7/17

MANAGER – ASSISTANT MANAGER
The West Hills Area Water Pollution Control Authority is seeking applicants for a Manager or Assistant Manager. The position is responsible for all aspects of operations, maintenance, finance, planning and administration of the wastewater system that serves Applewold and West Kittanning Boroughs and portions of East Franklin and North Buffalo Townships. The Manager reports to an eight-member appointed Sewer Authority board. The successful candidate should have a bachelor’s degree in business, engineering or a related technical field with a minimum of five years’ wastewater system management and/or field experience or 10 years of experience. The Manager or Assistant Manager will interact with other staff as well as the public, and must have excellent communication and customer service skills as well as problem-solving abilities. It is required that the successful candidate live within the service area, or within a reasonable proximity, and must have, or obtain, a PA Operator Class A, E Wastewater Subclass 1, 2, 3, 4 certification. Knowledge of SCADA systems is a plus. Applicants must be able to pass drug test and physical, and obtain or present copies of PA Child Abuse and Criminal Records clearances.

Applicants should, by March 2, 2018, submit a resume, list of references and cover letter with qualifications and salary requirements to Office Manager/ WHAWPCA, 257 Linde Road, Kittanning, PA 16201. The information may be sent via e-mail to administrator@whawpca.com. For additional information see the Sewer Authority’s website www.whawpca.com or call 724-545-9126. The Sewer Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Posted 2/12/18

OPERATIONS SUPERVISOR
Capital Region Water is looking for a dedicated, driven, and enthusiastic supervisor for our Water Operations division. This position is responsible for the day-to-day and long-term optimization of the Capital Region Water (CRW) drinking water treatment process. This includes the Raw Water facilities of the DeHart Reservoir, and the Susquehanna River Pump Station, a 20 MGD computerized conventional mixed-media gravity filtration water treatment plant at the Water Services Center, and finished water pumping and storage facilities within the distribution system.

Qualified applicants will possess the following:

  • High School diploma or equivalent and B.S. degree in a field related to water treatment; technical training or college coursework in engineering, chemistry, or environmental sciences is preferred. Or any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

  • Ten (10) years of progressive experience in the water treatment industry.

  • Five (5) years of supervisory experience.

  • A valid Pennsylvania driver’s license.

  • Possession of a current Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Waterworks Operator Class A certification, including Subclasses 1, 7, 8, 11. Certification through reciprocity must be obtained within 3 months of hire.

  • Knowledge of best management practices, methods, procedures, and techniques for water treatment operation.

  • Knowledge of computers and programs used in the operation of a water treatment plant and ability to learn software programs as needed for supporting departments, including Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Thorough knowledge of occupational hazards and necessary safety precautions.

  • Thorough knowledge of laboratory and analytical methods used in the analysis of drinking water.

  • Experience in mechanical and electrical troubleshooting.

  • Ability to organize, coordinate, train and supervise personnel to perform the functions of operating a water treatment plant.

  • Writing / typing skills adequate to prepare clear, concise reports and communications.

  • Knowledge of chemistry, environmental sciences, basic engineering concepts, and information technology related to water treatment facilities.

CRW is committed to providing employees with ample opportunities to contribute, to lead, and be recognized as innovators, to look beyond barriers to provide solutions, to be challenged in what they do and enjoy doing it. 

Compensation for this position will be commensurate with the candidate's qualifications and experience. CRW provides an excellent benefits package for its employees. 

If you believe you have the experience and drive to succeed in this position, please visit www.capitalregionwater.com to submit your application. Please list your salary requirement in your application. 

CRW is an Equal Opportunity Employer equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor.
Posted 2/19/18

UTILITY BILLING/OFFICE STAFF POSITION
The Jersey Shore Area Joint Water Authority currently has an opening for a full-time utility billing/office staff position.  
Applicant desired is one that has office and customer service experience.  Knowledge of QuickBooks, Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.  

Responsibilities will include the quarterly billing of water and sewer services and collections, answering phones, payroll and quarterly payroll tax and year end reporting, inventory.  All accounting is done through QuickBooks.  

Applicants can summit their resume to judy@jerseyshorewater.com.
Posted 2/20/18

UTILITY WORKER

North Penn Water Authority is looking for an able bodied individual to work for us as a Utility Worker.

This position will be working primarily outdoors and will have the following responsibilities:

  • Assist Utility Staff with water system maintenance and repair

  • Perform digging with shovel in order to expose water pipes

  • Clean and maintain company tools and equipment

  • Complete Mark Outs of existing water system appurtenances

  • Paint fire hydrants

  • Carry tools and equipment from company vehicles to work sites

  • Need to descend into 3 to 5 foot deep excavations and perform repairs

  • Flagging and traffic control 

  • Available for after-hours call outs for emergency repairs

The qualified candidate must meet the following requirements:

  • Able to lift and carry/push/pull a minimum of 75 pounds 

  • Have a valid driver’s license

  • Good physical mobility

  • Good balance

  • Good hand to eye coordination and dexterity

  • High School Diploma or GED

Work Schedule: Monday to Friday 7am to 3:30pm   

Interested individuals should apply at www.npwa.org

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer
Posted 2/1/18

UTILITY WORKER - SYSTEMS CONTROL DEPARTMENT

North Penn Water Authority is looking for an able bodied individual to work for us as a Utility Worker.

This position will be working primarily within all facilities but some outdoor work is required and will have the following responsibilities:

  • Ensure proper operations of wells, booster stations and tanks.

  • Ensure all water treatment requirements and regulations are adhered too, set forth by PADEP. 

  • Assist Systems Control Staff with water system maintenance and repair.

  • Provide basic electrical monitoring, testing and analysis for system operations in a safe and efficient manner.

  • Complete basic plumbing projects and pipe fitting work at all stations.

  • Complete station maintenance for facilities, including mowing, landscaping and easement clearing. 

  • Maintain company tools and equipment in good working order.

  • Available for after-hours call duty, for emergencies.

The qualified candidate must meet the following requirements:

  • Able to lift and carry/push/pull a minimum of 75 pounds 

  • Have a valid commercial driver’s license

  • Good physical mobility

  • Good balance

  • Good hand to eye coordination and dexterity

  • High School Diploma or GED

Work Schedule: Monday to Friday 7am to 3:30pm   

Interested individuals should apply at www.npwa.org

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer
Posted 2/1/18

WATER/WASTEWATER LABORER
Manheim Area Water and Sewer Authority is a Water and Wastewater Authority that offers stable leadership and growth, views employees as valuable resources, and rewards success with competitive pay and benefits.

We are seeking a self-motivated full-time Water and Wastewater Laborer to join our team in Manheim, PA and become an integral part of our team. The successful candidate will provide support activities for the operations and maintenance of water and wastewater treatment and distribution/collection facilities.

This position comes with a full benefits package: health, Rx, eye, dental, life insurance, disability insurance, pension, vacation time, paid holidays, etc.

Responsibilities
This position includes daily activities supporting the 24/7 operations and maintenance of a wastewater treatment plant and drinking water filtration plant.  Specific duties include meter and transmitter repairs and/or replacements, routine maintenance of the collection and distribution lines, along with assisting in complying with all aspects of regulatory compliance.

Qualifications
This position requires basic mechanical knowledge with an emphasis in plumbing. The ability to lift and carry 60 pounds and work under inclement weather conditions are necessary.  Candidates must possess reliable transportation and live within 30 minutes of our facilities.  Strong safety awareness and a good record and understanding of safe work practices are essential.

To read the full job description, click here.

To apply, please go to www.mawsa.org, Contact Us, Employment Tab for instructions and more information.
Posted 2/19/18