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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - Canonsburg-Houston Joint Sewer Authority

LABORER - Manheim Area Water and Sewer Authority

PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR - Chester Water Authority

RELIEF WATER PLANT OPERATOR/UTILITY PERSON - Municipal Authority of Buffalo Township


SOLICITOR - Coplay Whitehall Sewer Authority

UTILITY TECHNICIAN III - Lehigh County Authority


WASTEWATER GENERAL LABORER - Nazareth Borough Municipal Authority

WASTEWATER TECHNICIAN - Montgomery Township Municipal Sewer Authority

WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR - Nazareth Borough Municipal Authority

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

Posted 12/6/18

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.

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 apply, please go to www.mawsa.org, Contact Us, Employment Tab for instructions and more information.

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Posted 11/16/18

The Chester Water Authority (CWA) is seeking well-qualified applicants to apply for the position of Production Supervisor. The Production Supervisor directs the day-to-day management and operations of the Octoraro Water Treatment Plant and associated production facilities to ensure operational reliability, high quality service and compliance with all regulatory requirements in a cost effective manner.  This includes reviewing and directing daily source water withdrawal, treatment, pumping, transmission, and hydroelectric operations in addition to directing and supervising operators and relief operators.  

Applicants should possess the following education and experience:  

  • Must have and maintain a valid PA DEP Waterworks Operators License that permits operation of the 60 MGD Octoraro Water Treatment Plant.  Presently this facility requires a Class A, Type 1 PA DEP Waterworks Operators License or a valid license with the following subclasses: 1, 8, 10 and 11.

  • Must have a minimum of 10 years direct experience in the treatment of surface waters.  

  • Must have a bachelor’s degree in a science related or engineering field. Equivalent experience may be acceptable.                         

  • Experience with processes, pumping, chemicals and equipment used in water treatment facilities.

  • Must have progressively responsible supervisory experience with demonstrated ability to accomplish goals.  

The full job description is available upon request. 

Send resume to:
Michael S. D’Agostino, Director of Human Resources
Posted 10/22/18

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 3:00pm – 3:00am.

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.


Experience and Licenses: 

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

  • 2 years is 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%2FoVwN8fw6

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

  • An updated resume

  • Brief cover letter describing why you meet the qualifications for our position is required to be considered

Posted 11/6/18

The Coplay Whitehall Sewer Authority (CWSA) is a joint municipal authority incorporated by the Borough of Coplay and the Township of Whitehall in Lehigh County, PA, is seeking the services of a Solicitor.

CWSA currently serves over 13,500 sanitary sewer customers with approximately 120 miles of pipe.  Wastewater is conveyed to the City of Allentown treatment facility (now operated by the Lehigh County Authority).  

Candidates must be an attorney licensed in the Commonwealth of PA admitted to the PA Supreme Court and must be available for a minimum of one evening meeting per month, and as otherwise may be determined by the Board.  The primary function of the Solicitor is to advise the Board on all legal matters, including but not limited to procurement and personnel issues, and to aid in the institution and collection of municipal charges.  Qualified applicants are to submit their CV, to include hourly rates, municipal law experience, local clients, as well as references, mailed to the attention of the Manager of the CWSA at 3213 MacArthur Road, Whitehall, PA  18052.
Posted 11/7/18

Lehigh County Authority has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Utility Technician.  The individual in this role will execute, direct and lead crews assigned in both water and sewer divisions in the repair, replacement, and maintenance of the water and sewer system.

This role requires an experienced candidate who is familiar with water and sewer maintenance and repair tools and methods.  Candidates must possess a valid Class E water distribution license. 

Education, knowledge, and experience requirements:

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent, OR an equivalent combination of related education and experience required.

  • 3 or more years of hands-on experience in water and sanitary sewer utility construction

  • Valid PA driver’s license is required.

  • Valid Class E water distribution license and/or Collection system license is required at the time of hire.  

Other requirements:

  • Availability to be on a 24 hour, 7 days a week standby service for at least two weeks out of the year.

  • Ability to speak and write clearly and distinctly.

  • Ability to work outdoors under varying weather conditions.

  • Ability to understand and follow standard routines and practices of water and sewer infrastructure maintenance, repairs and construction.

  • Ability to establish effective working relationships with other employees, supervisors and the public.

  • Knowledge of the materials, methods, techniques, and tools commonly used in the maintenance, repair and replacement of components in the water and sanitary sewer systems.

  • Ability to handle stressful situations.

  • Ability to add and subtract whole numbers, and work from maps and specific instructions.

For full details and to apply:  https://myhrpartnerinc.com/careers/at-our-clients/?p=job%2FoMHF8fw0
Posted 10/18/18

The Municipal Authority of Buffalo Township is hiring a Relief Water Plant Operator/Utility Person. 

The Relief Operator/Utility Person will be responsible for the operation, maintenance, and repair of the water treatment plant and distribution system on the Authority’s public water system; and at times, the sewer collection system.  This position will be full-time at 40 hours per week; Sunday through Thursday. The successful candidate will also be expected to share a rotating on-call schedule for emergencies.  To a significant degree, duties will be set by the routine operating procedures; however, the employee must exercise independent judgment in cases of emergencies involving process control.  

Typical Duties:

  1. Start up, shut down, and make periodic checks of the plant equipment, pumping station, chemical feed systems, disinfection systems, and plant and pump station grounds.

  2. Perform routine preventative and corrective maintenance in all areas of the physical plant, distribution or collection systems.  Preventative maintenance will include lubrication, operating adjustments, cleaning and painting.

  3. Inspect and test operating equipment and valves at frequent intervals during the scheduled shift.

  4. Monitor the status of system operating guidelines such as flows, feed rates and effluent water quality indicators.  This will involve collecting representative water samples and performing required laboratory testing.  

  5. Maintain plant records including daily operating logs, chemical inventories, data logs, maintenance logs on machinery, vehicles, distribution and collection system.

  6. Make arithmetic calculations to determine proper process control and water quality.

  7. Assist with customer service orders including meter readings, terminating service, location and repairing leaks, installing meters and remotes, and other task needed to establish and maintain reliable service to our customers.  

  8. Maintain necessary supplies by ordering chemicals, repair parts, and tools, as directed.

  9. Grass mowing, trimming and other landscaping duties at both plants, pump stations, storage tanks and main office.

  10. Assist in conducting safety inspections and following all safety rules.

  11. Any other duties necessary to maintain the proper operation of the public water and collection system of the Authority.  


  1. High School Graduate

  2. Valid Driver’s License

  3. Must be able to pass background check, drug test and physical.

  4. Previous experience in the industry preferred

  5. PA Water Treatment Plant Operator’s License Class B,E-6,7,8,10,12 (or the ability to obtain a license within 6 months)

Reports to: Chief Water Plant Operator & Superintendent

How to Apply:

  • In person – 707 South Pike Road, Sarver, PA  16055

  • Send resume through mail or email (mabt@zoominternet.net)

Posted 10/31/18

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 10/16/18

The Nazareth Borough Municipal Authority is seeking qualified candidates for an entry-level full-time general laborer.  Applicant must be able to lift up to 75 pounds repetitively.  General knowledge of wastewater and collection system maintenance is helpful but not necessary.  A Class B CDL license with air brake and tank endorsement must be obtained within six months of start.  Hourly rate will be commensurate with qualifications.  The NBMA offers a comprehensive benefits package. Pre-employment requirements include physical, criminal background check, and drug/alcohol testing.  Interested candidates should submit their resume to NBMA, PO Box A, Nazareth, PA 18064, email to DMinnich@thenbma.com, or fax to 610-746-0277.
Posted 10/23/18

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

The Nazareth Borough Municipal Authority is currently seeking applicants for a wastewater treatment plant operator.  The applicant must possess a PA DEP wastewater Class B, E; Subclass 1, 4 licenses.  This position involves the operation and maintenance of all equipment used to maintain continuous and effective operations of the wastewater treatment plant, collection system, and pump stations.  Applicant must have or obtain within 6 months of employment a Class B Commercial Driver’s license with tanker and air brake endorsements.  A strong electrical background is preferred but not mandatory.  An excellent benefits package with the rate of pay commensurate with experience.  Pre-employment requirements include physical, criminal background check, and drug/alcohol testing. Send resume, salary history, and references to Nazareth Borough Municipal Authority, ATTN: Dean Minnich, PO Box A, Nazareth, PA 18064 or email to DMinnich@thenbma.com.
Posted 10/23/18