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DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS - City of Lancaster

ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE INSPECTOR - Capital Region Water

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - Canonsburg-Houston Joint Sewer Authority

GENERAL MANAGER - Sunbury Municipal Authority

IT SYSTEMS SUPPORT SPECIALIST - North Penn Water Authority

LABORER/TECHNICIAN - Manheim Area Water and Sewer Authority

METER ACCOUNT SUPERVISOR - Capital Region Water

PROCESS OPERATOR - Lycoming County Water and Sewer Authority

PROJECT ENGINEERCapital Region Water

SEWER MAINTENANCE WORKER - Lemoyne Borough

CERTIFIED WATER OPERATOR - Reade Township Municipal Authority

WASTEWATER TECHNICIAN - Montgomery Township Municipal Sewer Authority

WATER QUALITY TECHNICIAN - North Penn Water Authority

WATER/WASTEWATER OPERATOR TRAINEE - Derry Borough Municipal Authority
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DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS
The City of Lancaster is a thriving, mid-sized city located just west of Philadelphia in South Central Pennsylvania. Home to over 60,000 culturally, racially and economically diverse residents, the City of Lancaster takes pride in its historic preservation successes, thriving arts community, safe and welcoming neighborhoods, and entrepreneurial spirit that attracts and supports independently-owned businesses.  

Recognized by Forbes.com as one of the “10 Coolest U.S. Cities to Visit,” and as the “#1 Best Place to Retire in U.S.” by U.S. News & World Report, Lancaster is consistently lauded as a great place to live, work in, and enjoy! The City of Lancaster’s workforce is committed to excellent customer service, and the City’s strategic plan emphasizes neighborhood quality of life, community-building and civic engagement as high priorities. To learn more about the City of Lancaster, visit www.cityoflancasterpa.com or www.visitlancastercity.com.

The City of Lancaster is currently seeking a Director of Public Works to manage an annual budget of more than $60 million and lead a staff of over 200 employees responsible for delivering core transportation and street maintenance services; improving and maintaining all parks and public facilities; and ensuring timely maintenance and upgrades to aging infrastructure.  The Director of Public Works also manages the City’s Water and Wastewater utilities in accordance with licensing requirements established by Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission; and Stormwater Management and Green Infrastructure programs aimed at preserving and protecting water resources in the Chesapeake Bay watershed region.

The Director is a member of the Mayor’s Executive Team appointed by the Mayor. 

The City of Lancaster is seeking candidates with at least 10 years of professional civil engineering experience of which 7 years shall have been in the field of public works design and/or municipal services, including 4 years in a management capacity.  Experience managing and leading an interdisciplinary team that works within and beyond the City with a large variety of stakeholders is essential.  Candidates should also possess strong leadership, interpersonal, problem solving, and decision making skills.  A Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or a related field, or a combination of a degree and equivalent experience is required.  A Professional Engineer license as issued by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is preferred.

This is an excellent career opportunity to join a wonderful organization and lead a team to oversee these critical areas.  The City of Lancaster offers an excellent compensation and benefits package, a great working environment with many long-term employees, and an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of people all over the city.

To apply for this excellent career opportunity, submit your resume to:

Jim Weischedel
Samaritan Business Consulting
1803 Oregon Pike
Lancaster PA 17601
Attn: Director of Public Works at City of Lancaster
E-mail: info.SBC@scclanc.org
Fax: 717-560-9553
Posted 1/22/19

GENERAL MANAGER
The Sunbury Municipal Authority is a proactive organization that provides Wastewater, Water, Flood Control, Solid Waste and Recycling services to the City of Sunbury and surrounding area.  This individual will report to the Board of Directors of the Authority and serve as administer for all functions of the Sunbury Municipal Authority.

Education / Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or Management.

  • Knowledge of Federal and State regulations governing Pennsylvania Municipal Authorities.

  • Knowledge in the field of water and wastewater operations is preferred.

  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in Management or Supervision.

  • Working knowledge of Computer Software and Accounting.

  • Strong financial background.

  • Strong communication skills.

Qualified and Interested applicants should forward a completed application along with detailed Resume to:
    Sunbury Municipal Authority
    462 South Fourth Street
    Sunbury, PA 17810

An application can be obtained by calling (570) 286-5858 or on our website at: www.sunburypa.org/ma-municipal-authority.html
Posted 2/7/19

ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE INSPECTOR
Capital Region Water (CRW) is looking for a dedicated and driven self-starter to fill the role of the Environmental Compliance Inspector.  As a new position to CRW, this position performs a variety of technical work in support of Capital Region Water’s (CRW) industrial waste and pretreatment inspection programs including the inspection and monitoring of commercial food service and motor vehicle service establishments for compliance with state environmental regulations and local regulations regarding discharge of grease, oil, and related materials into the CRW’s wastewater collection system; investigates and enforces compliance with storm water pollution NPDES permit regulations; and maintains a variety of records, files, and related documents.  

Qualified applicants will possess the following:

  • Knowledge and Experience in the following:

o Wastewater treatment processes and technology
o Industrial pretreatment processes
o Sanitary sewer conveyance systems operations
o Methods and techniques of inspection
o Mechanical function of grease removal equipment
o NPDES/MS4 standard regulations 
o Recognize potential violations of pretreatment/stormwater/oil & grease ordinances and discharge standards
o Basic Laboratory procedures and sampling practices
o Operating laboratory, field sampling, and flow monitoring equipment
o Reading, understanding and interpreting engineering drawings, plans and maps
o Maintain accurate records and prepare reports of inspection activities
o Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers
o Work independently and efficiently to carry out assignments
o Deal effectively with the public and represent CRW in a positive and professional manner
o Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
o Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
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Safety rules and regulations; OSHA rules and regulations

  • Graduation from high school or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma, and five (5) years of experience in water/wastewater utilities operations and maintenance, inspection, or code enforcement; or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering Technology, Biology, Chemistry, Physical & Environmental Science, or related degree.

  • PA Wastewater Operator Certification is desirable.

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, cover letter with salary requirement, and resume. 

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.

Visit www.capitalregionwater.com for more information about CRW.  
Posted 1/30/19

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Manage all administrative, financial, and technical operations including but not limited to oversight of billing, budgeting, policy review and recommendations, operations and staff management, human resource issues, regulatory compliance, maintenance and capital project review, interaction with tributary municipalities/authorities, management of and interaction with CHJA retained professional services providers.  Minimum of 5 years of management experience in the public sector, leadership skills, and financial/budget experience.  Professional Engineer with technical knowledge and operations of sewer collection systems, pumping systems, and wastewater treatment plant facilities is preferred.  Salary based on experience and qualifications. 

Please mail or e-mail resume to –
Canonsburg-Houston Joint Sewer Authority
68 East Pike Street - Suite 103
Canonsburg, PA  15317
admin@chjawwtp.com

EOE
Posted 12/6/18

IT SYSTEMS SUPPORT SPECIALIST
North Penn Water Authority is looking for an experienced IT Systems Support Specialist. Interested individuals must apply at www.npwa.org/p-15-Employment

This is broad-based, computer-related work in support of all Authority Departments and functions requiring computer services. The position’s principal focus will be to support the Authority’s financial information system (Microsoft Dynamics GP2016) and customer information system (Cogsdale CSM).

Other IT system support functions include maintenance of existing systems, coordination with outside IT services, system training of personnel, and preparation of system-related budgeting for the IT Manager’s review. Guidance received from the IT Manager is in the form of discussion of activities and review of work results.

Click here to read the full job description.
Posted 1/3/19

LABORER/TECHNICIAN
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/Technician 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 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.

Click here to read the full job description.

To apply, please email your cover letter and resume to info@mawsa.org
Posted 2/5/19

METER ACCOUNT SUPERVISOR
Capital Region Water (CRW) is looking for a dedicated and driven self-starter to fill the role of the Meter Account Supervisor.  As a new position to CRW, this position will supervise and manage work on customer service lines and meters.  Will prioritizes work based on regulatory compliance and revenue impact. And will operates toward the goal of having an accurate, automated, readable water meter on every utility account.  

Qualified applicants will possess the following:

  • Completion of a degree program at an accredited college, university, or technical school, with major course work related to utility design, code inspection, data administration or related fields.  And have a combination of 5 years of progressive leadership experience in testing, repair, installation of water meters; or any combination of education and experience which can be demonstrated to result in the possession of the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the duties of this position may be considered.  

  • Demonstrated ability to plan, direct and evaluate all phases of meter and service line work

  • Knowledge of the equipment and techniques used in meter reading, calibration and replacement

  • Strong organizational, and leadership qualities.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite including creating and maintaining spreadsheet in Excel, preparing form letters, and database navigation.   

  • Knowledgeable in rules and regulatory compliance of water distribution and wastewater management.  

  • Ability to plan, direct, and evaluate all phases of the maintenance and repair of the water distribution system.

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, cover letter with salary requirement, and resume. 

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.

Visit www.capitalregionwater.com for more information about CRW. 
Posted 1/30/19

PROCESS OPERATOR
Lycoming County Water and Sewer Authority, a water and wastewater provider, is accepting applications for an experienced Process Operator.   

Successful candidates will possess a minimum of 15 years of progressive experience in water/wastewater operations with an understanding of chemical and biological processes; proficient in troubleshooting; have demonstrated ability to analyze complex problems and make sound recommendations; and experience with equipment maintenance and permit requirements.  Candidates must be professional, have excellent verbal and written communication skills, be team oriented, and flexible to the changing needs of the organization.  The position requires a background check and drug testing.  A valid driver’s license is required.

This position is full time (40 hours per week) Monday – Friday.  Salary range is dependent upon education, experience, and qualifications.  Excellent benefits package!

Please send resume, three references, and salary requirements by January 30, 2019 to:
“Application for Wastewater Operator”
Lycoming County Water and Sewer Authority
P.O. Box 186
Montoursville, PA  17754

Or to hr@lcwsa.net
Equal Opportunity Employer
www.lcwsa.net
Posted 12/21/18

PROJECT ENGINEER
Capital Region Water is looking for a dedicated, driven, and creative Project Engineer to join our team.

This position will work in Capital Region Water’s Engineering Department to assist in planning and administering capital improvement programs to ensure the resilience of our infrastructure systems. Functions of this position will include:

  • Coordination and support of professional engineering and planning consultants in the design and execution of infrastructure improvement projects (Drinking Water, Wastewater, and Stormwater/GI);

  • Support of bidding, review, and administration of construction and professional service contracts.

  • Review of service requests for connection to CRW’s systems.

  • Review land development and other submissions for compliance with CRW standards.

  • Manage or support facilities permitting needs (renewal and new project related).

  • Routine communication and support of operations department needs.

  • Coordination of response to design utility location requests.

  • Attend office and field meetings related to infrastructure improvement projects.

  • Interface with City of Harrisburg Engineering, Planning and Public Works Departments.

  • Interface with PA DEP, Dauphin County, etc. as required.

  • Prepare documents and reports for monthly Board of Directors meetings.

  • Represent Engineering Department in meetings, conferences and professional organization forums.

  • Qualified applicants will possess the following:

  • B.S. in Civil/Environmental Engineering, Landscape Architecture or related field with focus on Drinking Water, Wastewater, and Stormwater conveyance and treatment.

  • Minimum of two (2) years of relevant experience.

  • Working towards licensure as Professional Engineer or Registered Landscape Architect license in Pennsylvania.

  • GIS and Asset Management Program experience (ESRI ARCINFO and Azteca Cityworks).

  • Hydraulic modeling experience.

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, cover letter with salary requirement, and resume.
Posted 1/30/19

SEWER MAINTENANCE WORKER
Lemoyne Borough seeks a Sewer Maintenance Worker with general knowledge of maintenance/repair of equipment used in the operation of a wastewater treatment plant, pump stations, and other sewerage system facilities. Must possess (or achieve within 6 mos.) & maintain Class B CDL. Minimum hourly rate $16 as set forth in collective bargaining agreement. 

See http://lemoynepa.com/residents/employment/ for application & job description. Submit applications to Lemoyne Borough, 510 Herman Ave, Lemoyne 17043, cfoster@lemoynepa.com by February 8th. EOE.
Posted 2/4/19

CERTIFIED WATER OPERATOR
Reade Township Municipal Authority, Blandburg, Cambria County Pennsylvania is accepting applications for a Certified Water Operator to work in our Water Distribution System. Appropriate Licenses preferred or ability to obtain within 2 years. Reade Township Municipal Authority is an EOE and offers a competitive benefit package. 

Job Duties include: repairs leaking pipes; couples or disconnects pipe; replaces switches; helps in maintenance and repairs; oils, adjusts and cares for electrical motors and pumps; makes repairs; adjusts and cleans equipment as necessary; arranges for regular servicing, inspections and repairs of all equipment; recommend replacement of equipment as needed; maintains records of all repair and service work on all equipment; cuts grass; paints; digs holes and trenches with appropriate tools; serves as helper on backhoe and other large equipment; reads, maintains, removes and installs water meters; assists in making water service connections; performs other related work as required. Salary depending on experience.

Please send Resume, Letter of Interest, and list of References to: Reade Township Municipal Authority, 1032 Skyline Drive Po Box 506, Blandburg PA 16619.
Posted 1/7/19

WASTEWATER TECHNICIAN
Montgomery Township Municipal Sewer Authority (MTMSA) is seeking an experienced candidate for the position of Wastewater Technician.  This full-time position requires a reliable, motivated worker with good communication skills, utility knowledge and a valid driver’s license.  Person in this position must be available to work on-call emergencies, weekends and holidays.  We offer competitive salary with very good benefits. 

The salary range is $45,000 to $55,000 dependent upon experience. Resume and cover letter should be sent to mtmsa@mtmsa.org.

A Wastewater Technician is an employee who has skills additional to those enumerated in the Utility Maintenance Technician position.  The employee is responsible, along with the team, for maintaining the public sewer system of over 100 miles of pipe, 6 pumping stations and over 15 acres of easements and the 2.4 mgd treatment plant.  This is a physical, labor-intensive job.

The job includes, but is not limited to, the following tasks:

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

  • Lawn mowing and maintenance of public rights of way including clearing small trees, debris, etc.

  • Safe mechanical maintenance of pumps, including those at pump station and the treatment plant, generator testing, transducer replacements, float system repair, blowers, etc.

  • Basic troubleshooting for mechanical alarms, pipe leaks, vehicle and machine mechanical problems, etc.

  • Pipe repair and replacement.

  • Performance of lateral and road inspections on behalf of MTMSA.

  • Operating heavy equipment and machinery including backhoe, bulldozer, etc.

  • Performs work in a safe manner and observes all safety procedures.

  • Operate Snow plowing equipment on both public and private roads.

Necessary technical skills include:

  • Ability to proficiently and safely operate backhoe, track hoe, bulldozer, vactor truck, jet truck, sewer main TV unit, snow plow equipment, etc.

  • Excellent driving skills for operating MTMSA owned vehicles and equipment.

  • Ability to read and interpret construction specifications for inspection purposes.

  • Proficiency in safe mechanical maintenance and repair including considerable knowledge of various tools and pumps.

  • Ability to detect difficult operating problems in plant and station equipment and determine corrective action to be taken.

  • Ability to document equipment and/or system repairs and modifications.

Necessary physical skills include:

  • Lifting heavy objects < 75 lbs

  • Ability to read small print in various weather conditions

  • Ability to read, write and speak effectively

Other necessary skills include:

  • Ability to verbally communicate effectively

  • Ability to stand, sit and walk for periods of time exceeding several hours

  • Ability to work various hours/shifts including weekends, holidays and 3rd shift as needed, including responding to emergencies during non-scheduled hours as needed

  • CDL Driver’s License preferred

  • Collector’s License or ability to obtain within 1 year

  • Preferred location within 10 miles of treatment plant

Posted 12/11/18

WATER QUALITY TECHNICIAN
North Penn Water Authority is hiriting a Water Quality Technician. This position's responsibilities include collect and transport distribution water samples to comply with regulatory requirements.  Perform chemical and physical analyses of water that are required for compliance monitoring, customer inquiries, and water supplier needs.  Restock materials and reagents as well as clean laboratory glassware and instrumentation.  This is a skilled, technical and professional position.  It requires organization, attention to detail and thorough understanding of analytical, quality control and data management processes used in a water quality laboratory.

This is a part-time position, 15 - 20 hours/week – Must be able to work Monday through Thursday.  Hours of work will typically occur between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm.  

Interested individuals must apply at http://www.npwa.org/p-15-Employment 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Collect and transport water samples.  Use proper sampling technique, identify and collect representative samples and follow proper handling and chain of custody procedures. 

  2. Perform field tests in the distribution system.  Field tests include chlorine residual, pH, temperature, etc.

  3. Perform physical analyses of water samples in laboratory such as pH, turbidity, conductivity, alkalinity, etc.

  4. Assist other analysts as needed.

  5. Follow all procedures as listed in Standard Operating Procedures and approved methods.

  6. Perform and record all required quality control and quality assurance protocols.

  7. Clean laboratory sample bottles and glassware.

  8. Maintain reagents and supplies used in laboratory.

  9. Prepare sample bottles for collection of water samples.

  10. Enter laboratory data into database.

  11. Receive samples and log samples into LIMS database.

  12. Perform all other tasks or special functions as directed by Water Quality Manager.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:
An Associate’s degree in biology, chemistry, or environmental science; or significant course work toward a degree or previous experience in water treatment or water distribution systems; or equivalent work experience.

Must have a valid driver’s license

About North Penn Water Authority
Established in 1965, North Penn Water Authority (NPWA) is a municipally owned, nonprofit Authority with a dedicated, professional workforce committed to providing the community with a safe, reliable, and economical water supply.  Our employees, many of whom are NPWA customers themselves, take pride in being able to provide this service to the community.  We look forward to the successful candidate joining our team.
Posted 1/30/19

WATER/WASTEWATER OPERATOR TRAINEE
Full time position. Afternoon Shift (2:30-10:30pm) Wed, Thurs, Friday, Sat, and Sunday

The successful candidate will assist in all phases of operation and maintenance of the Water and Wastewater Treatment Plants, collection and distribution Systems.  Must have the ability to perform manual labor in all weather conditions, be avail. 24/7, live within 15 mile driving distance, pass a criminal background, and pre-employment drug screening test.

Hourly rate:  $18.05-23.35/hr Depending on Experience and Qualifications 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • H.S. Diploma or equivalent

  • Valid PA driver’s license

  • PA DEP Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator’s License Class B, E, Subclass 2 or the ability to pass required exams within 1 yr.

  • PA DEP Water Treatment Plant Operator’s License Class B, E Subclass 1,7,8, & 11 or the ability to pass required certification exams within 1 yr.  

Submit resume & cover letter to: 
Derry Borough Municipal Authority
Amy L. Forsha, Manager
620 North Chestnut Street
Derry, PA 15627

or by email:

manager@derrywater.com

Application Deadline February 15, 2019  
EOE
Posted 2/4/19