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ASSISTANT EXECUTIVE DIRECTORState College Borough Water Authority

ASSISTANT OPERATOR, MAINTENANCE PERSON, RELIEF OPERATOR - West View Water Authority

AUTHORITY ADMINISTRATOR - Hellertown Borough Authority

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - Indiana County Municipal Services Authority

FIELD MANAGER AND/OR FIELD INSPECTOR - Peters Creek Sanitary Authority

FINANCE DIRECTOR - Borough of Conshohocken Authority

LAB TECHNICIAN - Manheim Area Water & Sewer Authority

MUNICIPAL ENGINEER - PROJECT MANAGER - C.S. Davidson, Inc.

OPERATIONS MANAGER - Hampton Shaler Water Authority

OPERATOR - West View Water Authority

OPERATOR/LABORER - Twin Boroughs Sanitary Authority

RESIDENT PROJECT MANAGER - Erie Water Works

SHIFT SUPERVISOR – WATER/WASTEWATER OPERATIONS - Lehigh County Authority

WASTEWATER OPERATOR - West Hills Area Water Pollution Control Authority
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ASSISTANT EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
The State College Borough Water Authority is seeking an Assistant Executive Director. Incorporated in 1940 the State College Borough Water Authority serves State College Borough and portions of five Centre Region municipalities. The system supplies 4.5 MGD through 14,500 service connections serving approximately 75,000 people. The Authority operates seven well fields, a reservoir, water treatment plant, six pump stations and maintains approximately 270 miles of pipe. There are 37 employees and an annual budget of approximately $7.6 million. The position is part of the management team and is involved in all aspects of operations, maintenance, finance, planning and administration of the water system. The Assistant Executive Director is responsible for Human Resources, portions of compliance reporting, assists with financial oversite, assists with project planning and management and special projects as assigned. In addition to these tasks the Authority is currently planning several large capital projects that the Assistant Executive Director will be involved in their successful implementation. The Assistant Executive Director will attend all Board meetings as well occasional additional evening meetings. This is a salaried exempt position. The successful candidate should have a bachelor’s degree in business, utility management or a related technical field with a minimum of 3 years of progressive management experience along with considerable customer service experience. The Authority offers a competitive salary and full benefits package including health, dental, vision, life insurance, defined benefit pension, sick time and 12 days’ vacation in the first full year of employment. It is highly desirable that the successful candidate have at a minimum a Pennsylvania DEP class E operator’s certification.

Applicants should, by August 17, 2018, submit a resume, list of references and cover letter with strengths, qualifications and limitations, to State College Borough Water Authority, ATTN: Brian Heiser, 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 7/26/18

ASSISTANT OPERATOR, MAINTENANCE PERSON, RELIEF OPERATOR
West View Water Authority is hiring an individual to perform all duties and activities incidental to the proper operation and maintenance of the water purification plant. Works as relief operator when required and during periods of vacation and sick leave. Performs maintenance of plant building, grounds, and equipment as directed.

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Posted 8/9/18

AUTHORITY ADMINISTRATOR
The Hellertown Borough Authority, located in Northampton County, PA, is seeking a full-time Administrator.

The Authority provides water and sewer service to approximately 2,600 residential and commercial customers located in the Borough of Hellertown and an adjacent area of Lower Saucon Township. Water service is provided via a collection of natural spring water which is filtered and treated, supplemented by two deep wells. Sewer service is via a gravity collection system with treatment provided at the regional plant by the City of Bethlehem.

The Borough of Hellertown is located in the Lehigh Valley in eastern Pennsylvania. It is known as an outstanding small community with a strong school district, business community, a high level of community spirit, and access to many social activities and universities.

The Administrator is the chief executive officer, manages a staff of six, and reports to a five-member Board of Directors. The position is responsible for leadership, regulatory compliance, budgeting, coordination of external legal and engineering support, personnel, and customer service.

The Administrator also insures that all internal and external actions and activities are in support of the Authority’s Mission Statement (found on the Authority’s website – www.hellertownboroughauthority.org

The successful candidate must demonstrate experience or abilities in (1) strong interpersonal and personnel management skills, (2) financial accountability, (3) an understanding of PA regulatory requirements, (4) an understanding and desire to implement technology to Authority systems with the goal of achieving financial and operational efficiencies, and (5) project management.  A resume along with a cover letter describing how the candidate meets these expectations and has a leadership vision that aligns with the Authority’s mission statement are required.  

The 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.  Job descriptions, pay classifications and ranges, and an up-to-date Employee Manual are all used to ensure that the employees are fairly evaluated, compensated, and supported.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to: Glenn Higbie, Hellertown Borough Authority, P.O. Box 81, Hellertown, PA, 18055 or via email to ghigbie@hellertownwater.org. Submissions should be by September 1, 2018 but sooner is encouraged.

The Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool including those who are early-career and/or from under-represented groups.  
Posted 7/30/18

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Due to the impending retirement of its long tenured Executive Director, the Indiana County Municipal Services Authority (ICMSA) will have an opening at the end of the year (2018) in their top administrative position.

ICMSA is a county wide Authority that owns and operates 8 public water systems, with both ground and surface filtration plants; and 14 public wastewater systems with extended aeration plants. ICMSA has 5,500 water customers, 4,500 sewer customers, 24 full time employees, and an 8 million dollar annual budget.

The position of Executive Director is responsible for all aspects of operations, maintenance, finance, personnel, project planning and implementation. The Executive Director reports to a nine member board of directors appointed by the Indiana County Commissioners.

Candidates should have extensive leadership skills and background in full staff operations, financing, budgets, funding, environmental compliance, and project implementation. The position requires a minimum of five years in an executive leadership position and current Pennsylvania certification with a Class C, Subclasses 1-14 license in water; and Class C, Subclasses 1-4 license in wastewater; or the ability to obtain. Strong related educational credentials such as a bachelor’s degree in an environmental field or business administration, and/or extensive training in water, wastewater, and management is a plus.

Applicants should submit a resume, including references, and a cover letter with strengths, qualifications, and limitations to the Indiana County Municipal Services Authority, Attention Michael Duffalo, 602 Kolter Drive, Indiana, PA  15701 by September 1, 2018. The information may be sent via email to: mduffalo@icomsa.org.  ICMSA offers a competitive salary and benefits package. The successful candidate will be expected to start work by December 1, 2018. It is highly desirable for the successful candidate to live within the service area.
Posted 5/3/18

FIELD MANAGER AND/OR FIELD INSPECTOR
The Peters Creek Sanitary Authority (PCSA) is in need of field personnel.  The position is primarily responsible for the management and/or coordination of inspection work performed on the PCSA sanitary sewer lines.  Minimum 5 yrs. supervisory and field experience and/or field inspection experience in commercial/residential sanitary sewer systems or equivalent knowledge in the plumbing or construction industry. 

  • Required to perform all aspects of the field position such as private lateral and mainline inspections, dye testing, pump station/system maintenance, respond 24/7 to Pa One Calls and sewer system emergencies.  Daily work hours applicable but required to work non-traditional hours and on-call as needed.

  • Knowledge of the plumbing industry, Geographic Information System (GIS) for mapping data collection and computer skills preferred.  Associates Degree or higher or equivalent trade school knowledge preferred.         

  • Must be physically able to walk over rough terrain in a variety of weather conditions, including snow, ice and rain.  Must be physically able to lift 100 lbs. maximum but more frequent lift/carry 50 lbs.    

License:  Maintains a valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License.  

Technical Certification: Uniform Construction Code (UCC) Commercial Plumbing Certification preferred and/or obtained within 1 year of employment.  Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (Pa DEP) E-4 Certified Operator obtained within 1 year of employment or as required.  Maintains certification throughout employment.    

Ability:  Learns and administers for compliance the PCSA Building Sewer Specifications, Standards and Specifications for the Construction of Sanitary Sewers and the Authority Rules and Regulations.  Manages cost and quality of work, organizes schedules, prioritizes, multi-tasks and meets deadlines.  Proficiency in responding to the Pa One Call System through online and phone access.  

Communication:  Reports directly to the Authority Manager.  Communicates clearly and collaborates professionally with the entire PCSA staff, customers, and others.  Maintains composure in challenging situations.  Promotes a culture of diversity, respect and accountability for own daily performance. 

Problem Solving & Quality:  Pays attention to detail. Identifies & solves complex issues. 

The field position comes with an offered benefits package:  health, Rx, eye, dental, life insurance, AD/D, pension, vacation time, personal time, paid holidays, sick time.    

Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirement to rickkovach.pcsa@verizon.net, or fax: 724-348-6630. Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
Posted 7/13/18

FINANCE DIRECTOR
The Board of Directors of the Borough of Conshohocken Authority is seeking applicants for a full-time Finance Director position.   The primary functions of the Finance Director position are the accurate recording of all receipts and expenditures, the maintenance of all journals, general ledgers, escrow funds and all other Authority accounting records according to established Authority practice and generally accepted accounting standards.  The Finance Director will assist in the preparation of the quarterly and annual financial reports and the annual audit and will review work related to bookkeeping by other clerical staff. The position will generally require a 40 hour week.  However, there may be instances when additional effort is required.  Attendance at regular and special Board and/or Committee meetings is expected.  

Candidates should have considerable experience in bookkeeping and/or college accounting courses, and considerable knowledge of accounting principles and office practices.  An accounting degree is preferred, but not required for the right candidate. A detailed job description, including the essential functions of the position, is available on the Authority’s website at www.conshohockensa.com.  

Salary commensurate with experience.  Interested applicants should send a letter of interest, salary requirements, and a resume by email to echerry@rudolphclarke.com or by regular mail to:

Lauren A. Gallagher
7 Neshaminy Interplex
Suite 200
Trevose, PA 19053
Posted 7/10/18

LAB TECHNICIAN
The Manheim Area Water & Sewer Authority is hiring a Lab Technician. This individual will perform routine laboratory analysis and related tasks for the wastewater and water departments under the supervision of the Operations Supervisor. Comply with all regulatory requirements under DEP and EPA. Collect and prepare routine samples; report results of process control analysis to licensed operators. Other duties as assigned.

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Posted 8/13/18

MUNICIPAL ENGINEER - PROJECT MANAGER
C.S. Davidson, Inc. is seeking a qualified Project Manager eager to join the civil engineering team in our York office.  As a project manager on this team you are responsible for managing and completing all project deliverables to our municipal clients within scope, schedule and budget to a level of quality that exceeds expectations.  Your project management experience clearly reflects your understanding of, and ability to provide successful solutions to our local municipal clients.  In this role, as a project manager, your will mentor, and motivate project team members to keep projects flowing smoothly and on-time.  Excellent communication skills, efficient work habits, and the ability to provide exemplary service to clients are key qualities you must possess to thrive in this project manager position.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering or related field

  • 5 years of professional experience which includes project management 

Desirable Skills:

  • Professional Engineer licensed in PA preferred, but not required

C.S. Davidson, Inc. is an employee-owned firm that has been a part of Central Pennsylvania since 1923.  Our employees are proud to be part of a team dedicated to finding solutions that continually improve our local communities.  Success is shared with our employees through competitive wages and benefits along with Profit Sharing and ESOP plans established to provide retirement income and financial security.  Visit our website at www.csdavidson.com to learn more about our long-standing tradition of investing in our communities through employee-owners devoted to our collective future.  Interested candidates should email their cover letter and resume to Deena Trebilcock, Human Resource Manager at: dat@csdavidson.com.  C.S. Davidson, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.
Posted 7/23/18

OPERATIONS MANAGER
The Hampton Shaler Water Authority, located in the north suburbs of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is seeking to fill the senior level position of Operations Manager. The Authority services public water to 26,000 customers in 6 Western Pennsylvania communities, operates a 9 mgd ground water treatment plant, and maintains over 350 miles of Distribution main. The position of Operations Manager reports directly to the Executive Director and oversees the activities of the Authority’s three departments, production, distribution and service, including the direct supervision of the 3 department heads. Candidates shall possess a Pennsylvania class A, E, subclass 1-14 water operator’s license as well as a minimum of a Bachelor’s of Science in Engineering, Environmental or Business disciplines. A minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible supervisory experience in the public water industry is required, preferably in a union workforce environment. Demonstration of strong business, team building, communication, and people skills is a must. Salary for this position is commensurate with experience and education. The Authority offers an excellent benefits package including hospitalization, eye, dental and retirement. Resumes should be sent to: Hampton Shaler Water Authority, Attn: Executive Director, PO Box 66, Allison Park, PA 15101 or emailed to sam.scarfone@hswa-pa.org. Learn more about our Authority by visiting our website at www.hswa-pa.org
Posted 7/3/18

OPERATOR 
West View Water Authority is hiring an individual to perform all duties and activities associated with the proper operation and maintenance of the Beaver County Water Treatment Plant.  Including various physical and chemical tests to correct problems in the water treatment process. Additionally performs maintenance of plant building, grounds, equipment and additional duties as assigned by supervisor or alternate.

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Posted 8/9/18

OPERATOR/LABORER 
Twin Boroughs Sanitary Authority in Mifflin is advertising for the position of a licensed operator/laborer or person who is willing to take online courses to obtain a wastewater operator’s license.  The position would be 40 hours a week with some weekend work.  Please send resumes by August 20, 2018 to TBSA, P.O. Box 118, Mifflin, PA  17058.
Posted 7/17/18

RESIDENT PROJECT MANAGER
Perform engineering duties in planning, estimating, designing, managing and overseeing construction of Erie Water Works Capital Projects, including but not limited to new and replacement water mains, control valves, new or upgraded pump stations and tanks, etc. Must work as a team member to analyze and resolve design problems.

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Posted 8/8/18

SHIFT SUPERVISOR – WATER/WASTEWATER OPERATIONS

Lehigh County Authority has an opening for Shift Supervisor to support the water/wastewater operations. As a Shift Supervisor, you will perform a variety of duties to assure the proper and efficient operations of Allentown’s water treatment facilities and wastewater treatment facilities. This role serves as the supervisory functional point of contact for emergencies during second and third shift operations for the water distribution system and sewage conveyance systems, in addition to the treatment plant facilities. The required shift for this position is 3:00 pm – 3:00 am.

This position requires a minimum of 6 years of experience in water/wastewater operations, 2 years in a supervisory role. Candidates should possess a valid Class A Wastewater Systems Operator Certificate and/or a valid Class A Water System Operators Certificate.

Essential functions for this position include but are not limited to:

  • Provides quality and effective customer service with courtesy and understanding to our customers, citizens and internal departments.

  • Supervises and assigns work to treatment plant operators and other employees engaged in the operation and routine maintenance of treatment and disposal equipment and facilities for water and wastewater functional systems. 

  • Inspect operations; review recordings of operations and tests on various processes and recommends changes as necessary.

  • Responsible for the operational activities at the water treatment plant and the wastewater treatment in the absence of the Assistant Plant Manager.

  • Manage work schedule to ensure 24/7 coverage at Allentown’s water treatment and wastewater treatment facilities.

Qualifications: 

Education: 

  • High School or technical school diploma or GED equivalent is required. 

  • Two years of college level courses with major course work in an engineering or science curriculum would be a plus.

Experience and Licenses: 

  • At least 6 years of experience in wastewater treatment or in water filtration operations is required. 

  • 2 years in a supervisory role is preferred.  

  • Must possess a valid PA driver’s license. Possession of a Class A, Sub classification 2 Wastewater Systems Operators Certificate and a Class A, Sub Classifications 1, 7, 8, 10, 12 Water Systems Operators Certificate highly preferred.  

For Full Detail and to Apply: https://myhrpartnerinc.com/careers/at-our-clients/?p=job%2FosS07fwb 

PLEASE NOTE - To be considered, all applicants MUST include:

  • An updated resume

  • Brief cover letter describing why you meet the qualifications for our position

EOE, M/F/D/V.
Posted 7/18/18

WASTEWATER OPERATOR
The West Hills Area Water Pollution Control Authority is accepting resumes for the position of Maintenance/Operations worker.  This is a full-time position.  Applicants should possess or willing to obtain a Class B, Type 1 Wastewater Operator License.  A valid PA Driver’s License and mechanical ability are required.  Understanding of SCADA systems and Laboratory procedures 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.

Operator will perform tasks related to plant operations, maintenance, sampling, testing, labor and other duties as necessary.  

Resumes may be mailed or delivered in person to the Authority office located at 257 Linde Road, Kittanning, PA 16201.
Posted 8/8/18