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ACCOUNTING/OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR - PART TIME - Western Berks Water Authority

BOROUGH MANAGER - Borough of Shippensburg

DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES - Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority

DIRECTOR OF WATER QUALITY - Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority

EQUIPMENT OPERATOR II - Lehigh County Authority

FINANCE MANAGER - Erie Water Works

LAB TECHNICIAN - Manheim Area Water & Sewer Authority

LABORATORY MANAGER - Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority

LABORER - Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority

MANAGER OF METER AND CUSTOMER SERVICE - North Penn Water Authority

OPERATIONS SUPERINTENDENT - Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority

OPERATOR - WASTEWATER - Capital Region Water

SCADA SYSTEMS ANALYST - Lehigh County Authority

SENIOR GROUP MANAGER, STORMWATER - Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority

STAFF ENGINEER - Greater Lebanon Refuse Authority

VACTOR OPERATOR - Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority

WATER/WASTEWATER ASSISTANT OPERATOR - Manheim Area Water & Sewer Authority
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ACCOUNTING/OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR - PART TIME
The Western Berks Water Authority (WBWA), a Water Authority in Berks County, PA is seeking an experienced accounting professional who can also handle the day to day administrative responsibilities for the Authority.  The position is 25-30 hours per week with leave benefits.  The A/OA will be responsible for the day to day financial operations of the WBWA utilizing QuickBooks.  A thorough knowledge of QuickBooks is preferred, however, WBWA will train the appropriate candidate if required.  The successful candidate will be responsible for the day to day administration of the WBWA with reporting, filing, and documentation of operational and personnel issues, and should have 5-7 years of financial and administrative experience,  

The position requires a candidate who enjoys working in a dynamic and ever-changing environment.  Salary range $20-$25 with a flexible working schedule.  There is an application which requires the written response to three questions related to the employment opportunity.  Please contact the email below for the complete application. 

pjanssen@albright.edu.  

The deadline is noon on December 14, 2020. EOE.
Posted 11/25/20

BOROUGH MANAGER
Borough of Shippensburg

DEFINITION
This is a managerial working supervisory position.  The Manager oversees and directs all activities of the water department distribution and coordinates daily operations of the water plant / well sites. It is anticipated that this position will ultimately be responsible for all aspects of the operation and maintenance of the water system.

Position will work Monday through Friday from 7:00 am until 3:00 pm and be available for after-hours calls.  

Position will be required to be in attendance at monthly Authority meetings.  This position may also be required to participate in the weekend rotation if necessary for general water operations, as well as respond to “emergency calls” as necessary.  

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
This management position is responsible for managing and directing the department personnel. Responsibility consists of organizing and assigning service, budget preparation and administration, personnel, safety. This position serves as the staff liaison to the Borough Authority and attends meetings, prepares reports and interacts with citizens and other municipal staff including engineering and legal representatives. 

The Manager carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the Borough and Authority policies and procedures. The Manager is responsible for employee training, planning, assigning and directing work, employee discipline, addressing complaints and resolving employee problems. This position will assist the Borough Manager in the interviewing and hiring process.

OTHER ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES 
The Manager participates in the planning, design, construction and operation of the water system facilities (only if licensed) and improvement projects with staff, consulting engineers, municipal representatives, Authority members, other advisors and regulatory agency staff.

The Manager may interact with developers, developers’ representatives including consultants and contractors to ensure that any extensions of the Water System are made in accordance with the Authority’s Rules and Regulations.   

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

  • Implement, manage and coordinate operation and maintenance activities, recommend necessary resources, staffing organizational structure and strategies.

  • Review and evaluate work methods, procedures, services and products; identify and recommend evaluation standards and criteria.

  • Participate in hiring, supervising, training and evaluating assigned staff, counsel and discipline employees as required.

  • Communicates and assists with Operator of Record personnel to evaluate the treatment, regulation, distribution and maintenance of treated water facilities are in accordance with commonwealth and federal guidelines to meet customer needs.

  • Assists in the establishment and implementation of operating policies and procedures.

  • Assists with submitting periodic compliance and water system reports to various state, federal and local authorities. 

  • Works with the contract engineer, public, developers, utilities, and others to resolve complaints, explain requirements, review of plans and specifications, and coordinate operations.

  • Receives, investigates and make assignments for investigation of complaints of distribution and/or service problems.

  • Directs, coordinates, manages, and inspects capital improvement projects for the department.

  • Performs other related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Preferred knowledge of the following:

  • Principles and methods of water treatment and distribution.

  • Procedures, materials and equipment used in the operation, maintenance, and improvement of water treatment and distribution.

  • Principles of organization, management and budget development.

  • Principles of supervision, training, and effective personnel management.

  • Knowledge of Federal, State and local laws, regulations and policies affecting public water suppliers.

  • Rules and regulations pertaining to handling, storage and use of hazardous chemicals.

  • Knowledge of SCADA use and management 

  • Proficient in Microsoft word processing, spreadsheet software applications and others as needed.

Ability to:

  • To use and operate construction equipment, backhoe, loader, etc.

  • Develop, supervise, train and evaluate staff.

  • Provide technical advice and recommendations on construction, maintenance and operation activities.

  • Administer and oversee capital projects.

  • Plan, develop and administer and annual budget.

  • Prepare clear, accurate and complete reports.

  • Keep accurate records.

  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relations with those contacted in the course of work.

  • Lead people and get results through others.

  • Follow oral and written instructions.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to display verbal skills to effectively interface with others staff members, departments, the public, other public agencies, contractors and developers: maintain the capacity to sit at a computer for extended periods of time; walk, climb and negotiate uneven terrain; climb, ascend and descend steps, ladders and embankments; ability to lift, push, and carry up to 50 pounds; use hands and fingers to handle, or feel objects and controls; and drive all required vehicles in all weather conditions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The work environment characteristics described herein are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Outside: Drives assigned vehicles and performs work in a variety of weather conditions ranging from snow to 100 degree + temperatures.

  • Inside:  Some of the job activities are performed indoors in a temperature-controlled environment.

  • Fumes/Gasses: Exposure to various vapors from internal combustion engines; exposure to dust generated during construction operations; exposure to fumes from chemical used in water treatment process.

  • Noise/Vibrations: Moderate exposure to noise, moderate vibration from tools and equipment.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
High school diploma or GED, minimum. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in biology, chemistry or water treatment studies preferred. Three years of water treatment experience preferred and including three years of management experience preferred. 

LICENSE REQUIREMENTS

  • The Water Department Manager manages the distribution of water and coordinates / communicates with the water plant personnel.

  • Possession of a valid Pennsylvania motor vehicle operator’s license Class A or ability to obtain within one (1) year of hire.  Must be insurable by Borough’s vehicle insurance carrier.  

  • Possession of, continuous licensing by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Class AE, Distribution System license with subsection 12 or ability to obtain within (14) months of hire.

  • Possession of, continuous licensing by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Class AE, Subsection 1, 7, 8 and 11 or ability to obtain within three (3) years after Class AE Distribution System license.

  • Water manager will be “Operator of Record” for the Borough of Shippensburg once all required licenses are obtained.

Must submit to pre-employment drug test and periodic random drug/alcohol testing as required by law

Compensation is commensurate with experience.

A competitive benefit package.

Send resume or work history to Shippensburg Borough, P.O. Box 129, Shippensburg, PA 17257 Attention Kevin Plasterer or email resume to Kevin Plasterer, kplasterer@shippensburg.pa.us
Posted 10/8/20

DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES
The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) is seeking a candidate for the position of Director of Human Resources. Reporting to the Executive Director, this position will be responsible for the efficient operation of PWSA’s human resources department. The successful candidate will supervise and provide consultation to management on strategic staffing plans, compensation, benefits, payroll, training and development, compliance, budget, developing, implementing and coordinating HR policies, programs and processes, employee and labor relations. The PWSA has approximately 340 full-time employees who are responsible for providing clean water to over 300,000 people in Pittsburgh and the surrounding region. We are the largest combined water, sewer and stormwater authority in Pennsylvania. We are a growing team who are committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion. The PWSA is made up of both unionized and at-will employees.

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Posted 11/5/20

DIRECTOR OF WATER QUALITY
The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority is seeking a candidate for the position of Director of Water Quality. This position will direct and manage all aspects of water treatment at the main Aspinwall Plant and the Microfiltration Plant and will be responsible for developing water treatment and testing protocols to ensure that water quality meets or exceeds applicable regulations at the Plants and throughout the water distribution system, as well as consumer expectations. 

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Posted 11/2/20

EQUIPMENT OPERATOR II
Are you seeking a new opportunity with an organization that provides a rewarding, respectful, empowering, and safe work environment with opportunities for professional fulfillment? Then look no further!  Lehigh County Authority is seeking an experienced professional to join our team in the role of Equipment Operator II.  In this role, you will be responsible for safely operating a variety of equipment, including tractors, trailers, tankers, triaxles, 10 wheelers with attachments, Bobcat, backhoe, forklifts, and tools.  

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Posted 10/28/20

FINANCE MANAGER
The Erie Water Works (EWW) is hiring a Finance Manager. 

Summary:
Develop, direct and manage programs for all accounting transactions of the EWW. Insure that timely, accurate information is available regarding the location and availability of funds. Insure the prompt disbursement of funds and provide timely, accurate generation of financial reports internally and for external agencies. Insure the timely and accurate billing of customers to include all revenue sources of the EWW.

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Posted 11/11/20

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

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Applicants may email their letter of interest and résumé to info@mawsa.org
Posted 11/24/20

LABORATORY MANAGER
The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority is seeking a candidate for the position of Laboratory Manager. Under the general direction of the Water Quality and Environmental Compliance Manager, the Laboratory Manager, leads, oversees, and coordinates the laboratory’s staff and the implementation of the Laboratory’s Quality Assurance Plan.  

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Posted 11/2/20

LABORER
The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority is seeking a candidate for the position of Laborer. They will perform manual work of limited complexity and assist in the performance of semi-skilled or skilled tasks. 

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Posted 11/5/20

MANAGER OF METER AND CUSTOMER SERVICE
North Penn Water Authority is seeking a qualified person to fill the position of Manager of Meter and Customer Service.  Located in Lansdale, PA.  

Under the general direction of the Chief Administrative Officer, this position will be responsible for all activity of the Customer Service and Meter Departments staff; a total of 11 full-time employees.  The Customer Service Department is the Authority’s primary method of communication with our 35,000 customers.  This team handles interactions with customers while processing utility bills, performing account maintenance, and resolving customer issues and concerns.  The Meter Department installs, services and maintains individual water meters at each of our customer locations.  

You will be responsible for training, coaching, and directing the Supervisors in overseeing their team while ensuring they have all the tools and training needed to excel in their positions.  You will also be a team player with a positive and professional attitude with excellent communication skills.  

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Posted 11/19/20

OPERATIONS SUPERINTENDENT
The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority is seeking a candidate for the position of Operations Superintendent. They will evaluate all operations and functions at the Aspinwall Treatment Plant, Highland Park Microfiltration Plant and all PWSA pump stations and storage facilities. 

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Posted 11/5/20

OPERATOR - WASTEWATER 
Capital Region Water is hiring a Wastewater Operator. This position is responsible to perform skilled work in the operation and maintenance of the Advanced Wastewater Treatment Facility on an assigned shift. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Shift Supervisor. Operators with less than one year service will be required to do the same type of work as is listed below but under the direct supervision of a Shift Supervisor or assisted by another Operator. 

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Posted 10/28/20

SCADA SYSTEMS ANALYST
Lehigh County Authority is hiring a SCADA Systems Analyst. Are you seeking an opportunity to further your career with an organization that provides a rewarding, respectful, empowering, and safe work environment with opportunities for professional fulfillment? Then look no further!  Lehigh County Authority is seeking an experienced SCADA Systems Analyst to join our team.  Responsible for programming automation and control systems involving PLCs, the SCADA Systems Analyst supports both IT personnel and SCADA end users.  If you are proficient with PLCs such as Allen Bradley, Modicon, Siemens or Omron and can create and read logic and flow diagrams for program design, programming, simulation, testing and start up, we want to hear from you!

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Posted 10/29/20

SENIOR GROUP MANAGER, STORMWATER
The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority is seeking a candidate for the position of Senior Group Manager, Stormwater. They will be primarily responsible for the planning, coordinating, and managing work activities and the overall development of the Stormwater Group for the Engineering and Construction Department of the Authority, including shaping PWSA’s approach to stormwater with other ongoing regional planning efforts.  This position reports to the Deputy Director of Engineering.

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Posted 11/2/20

STAFF ENGINEER
The Greater Lebanon Refuse Authority (GLRA) has an immediate opening for a Staff Engineer to work at our Municipal Solid Waste Facility in Lebanon County. The position will be responsible for Field, Of- fice, and Facility Engineering preparing bid documents, preparing environmental compliance documents, monitoring gas collection and water testing data, and preparing operational and construction scheduling. Strong problem-solving skills are a must! Work will vary to include both short- and long-term engineering projects, as well as facility, field, office and operational duties typical of landfill operations. The position reports to the Senior Staff Engineer and requires a B.S. degree in a related engineering field from an ABET accredited program. Applicants must have or be able to obtain a valid PA driver's license and will be required to pass a physical examination including substance abuse testing by the GLRA’s appointed physician.

GLRA offers a competitive salary, based upon qualifications and performance, and an outstanding bene- fits package.

Interested persons should send a cover letter and resume to: Skip Garner, at Greater Lebanon Refuse Authority, 1610 Russell Road, Lebanon, PA 17046. Alternatively, a cover letter and resume may be emailed to FacilityManager@goglra.org.

For more information on the GLRA see the website at: www.goglra.org.
Posted 11/3/20

VACTOR OPERATOR
The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority is seeking a candidate for the position of Vactor Operator. They will operate a Vactor truck, empty septic tanks, and clean sewer pipes for proper preventative maintenance. 

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Posted 11/5/20

WATER/WASTEWATER ASSISTANT OPERATOR
The Manheim Area Water & Sewer Authority is hiring a Water/Wastewater Assistant Operator. This person will assist in the operation of the water and wastewater system under the supervision of Certified Operators and/or Operations Manager in a structured environment. Coordinate the hauled waste program and assist in the preventative maintenance duties of both treatment facilities.

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Applicants may email their letter of interest and résumé to info@mawsa.org
Posted 11/24/20