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ACCOUNTING SPECIALIST - North Penn Water Authority

ASSISTANT FIELD OPERATIONS MANAGERWilliamsport Municipal Water & Sanitary Authorities 

ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER - West Manchester Township Authority

DIRECTOR OF FINANCE/CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER - North Penn Water Authority

DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS - City of Lancaster

ENGINEER-IN-TRAINING AND DESIGNER - STRUCTURAL BRIDGE TEAM - C.S. Davidson, Inc.

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

FIELD OPERATIONS MANAGER - Williamsport Municipal Water & Sanitary Authorities 

INFORMATION SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR - North Penn Water Authority

MAINTENANCE LABORER - Capital Region Water

LICENSED WATER OPERATOR - Manheim Area Water and Sewer Authority

OPERATOR III, WASTEWATER TREATMENT FACILITY - New Hanover Township Authority

OPERATOR SERVICE PERSON – WATER DISTRIBUTION - Capital Region Water

PROJECT DESIGNER – ENTRY-LEVEL CIVIL ENGINEER - C.S. Davidson, Inc.

UTILITY WORKER - North Penn Water Authority 

WATER SYSTEM OPERATIONS & MAINTENANCE SERVICES - RFP - Horsham Water and Sewer Authority

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ACCOUNTING SPECIALIST
North Penn Water Authority is seeking a qualified Accounting Specialist that is responsible for performing daily accounting duties. The ideal candidate will be a team player with a positive and professional attitude with excellent communication skills and great attention to detail.

What You’ll Do:

  • Diligently monitor and input information into our purchase order system.

  • Perform annual monthly tasks such as bank reconciliations as well as any billing and receiving duties necessary.

  • You will be held accountable for keeping track of any daily accounts receivable postings.

  • It is in your job to maintain an organized work environment to ensure files are maintained and all accounts receivable documentation and any other miscellaneous filings are accounted for.

  • At times it may be necessary for you to maintain any petty cash handled by the organization.

  • As the Accounting Specialist you will be responsible for managing daily office resources like materials, supplies, and equipment.

  • Any additional tasks or duties as assigned

Click here for a full job description.
​Posted 4/9/19

ASSISTANT FIELD OPERATIONS MANAGER
The Williamsport Municipal Water Authority and Williamsport Sanitary Authority have immediate openings for this position.

Duties: This position is responsible for supervising the construction, maintenance, and operations of the water distribution and sanitary collection systems.  This position may require working unusual hours in emergency situations and to be available on an “on call” basis as assigned.

Experience:  The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s or Associate degree with course work related to waterworks or utility operations or pipeline construction, four years of increasingly responsible experience involving the construction of water distribution systems, and at least two years of supervisory experience.  Possession of a Pennsylvania Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) and Pennsylvania Water Distribution Operators Certificate and a Collection System Certificate is preferred.     

Equal Opportunity Employer
    
Submit resume and cover letter to Ellen Derr, 253 West Fourth Street, Williamsport, PA  17701 or ederr@wmwa-wsa.org.
Posted 3/21/19

ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER
The West Manchester Township Authority (often called the Shiloh Water System) is a small water system that serves 3800 customers in the Shiloh portion of West Manchester Twp. in York, Pa.  The system has 270,000 feet of main; 3 water tanks; 9 wells; has only 10% unaccounted for water loss; has no debt; and has one of the lowest water rates in the State of Pennsylvania.  The Authority needs an experienced individual who is proficient in the technical aspects of managing a water system and can act as assistant system manager while learning how the authority operates.  It is expected that the person filling this position will grow into the job of Manager when the Manager retires.  Individual must be able and willing to continue the excellent work being done, yet continue to move the water system toward a “state of the art” system while still maintaining the system' small town feel.

Responsibilities:  

  • Day to day services to maintain the quality of water.

  • Provide maintenance of the water supply system, including wells, storage tanks and the distribution system.

  • Maintain equipment to the highest standards of care.

  • Directs contractors in standard or emergency repairs or improvements.

  • Coordinates shut offs, responds to complaints of customers and inspects water system as directed.

  • In the absence of the General Manager, runs the day to day operations of the water system.    

  • Performs such other duties as may be assigned by the General Manager

Qualifications:

  • High school education required, advanced degree preferred.

  • PA State certifications as water works operator or ability to obtain such certifications.

  • Five or more years’ experience as an employee of a water authority or company with management experience preferred.

  • Ability to grow into job of General Manager.

  • Knowledge of and ability to use, computers and related sophisticated equipment.

  • Ability to act as manager for periods when the General Manager is absent or incapacitated.

Work Environment, Physical Demands and Other Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. and perform strenuous physicals activities.

  • Ability to work in the presence of hazardous chemicals.

  • Ability to climb ladders, work in confined spaces.

  • Ability to effectively utilize appropriate safety equipment and procedures.

  • Ability to visually and physically inspect and repair equipment.

  • Ability to work exposed to weather temperature extremes.

  • Ability to deal with prolong standing and hours.

  • Ability to operate equipment as required.

  • Ability to use PC and office software such as Outlook, Word and Excel.

  • Ability to read distribution maps and other engineering plans.

  • Must possess a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license.

Salary:   $ 50,000 to $ 70,000 annually.

Benefits:   West Manchester Township Authority is an equal-opportunity employer and offers a      competitive benefits package.                                                                                                                                                                   

If you wish to apply, please send a resume and references to: 

West Manchester Township Authority
2115 Log Cabin Road
York, PA  17408

Or email to:   shilohwater@comcast.net

Please feel free to contact John Horvatinovic at 717-309-1244 with any questions about the position.
Posted 4/15/19

DIRECTOR OF FINANCE/CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
North Penn Water Authority is seeking a qualified Chief Financial Officer/Director of Finance (CFO) that will be responsible for leading, planning and organizing all aspects of the Finance Department to ensure the effective and efficient operation of the Authority.

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Director of Finance will establish goals and objectives for the Finance Department. Contribute to maximum operating efficiency through effective financial planning and reporting and the resolution of problems. Responsible to safeguard the Authority’s assets through effective internal controls. Work is performed under the direction of the Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

Click here to read the full job description.
Posted 4/9/19

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 7 years of public works design and/or municipal services experience, including 4 years in a senior management capacity leading and supervising managers.  Professional civil engineering experience is preferred.  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 Business Administration, Public Administration, Civil Engineering, Construction Management 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.  The annual salary range for this position is $94,088.29 - $150,296.88, dependent upon qualifications.

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 4/10/19

ENGINEER-IN-TRAINING AND DESIGNER - STRUCTURAL BRIDGE TEAM
C.S. Davidson, Inc. has an immediate opening for a Project Designer with a structural focus to join the bridge team in our downtown York office.  As a Project Designer on the bridge team your time will be split between the field and office. You will perform technical design work as well as on-site bridge inspection and safe load capacity analysis tasks. Our team’s collaborative efforts are valuable to maintain and improve the infrastructure our communities rely upon each day.

Qualification Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

  • Engineer-in-Training Certification

Desirable Skills:

  • Autodesk proficiency

  • CBSI certification 

  • Familiarity with AASHTO and PennDOT standards

C.S. Davidson, Inc. has been a part of the Central Pennsylvania community since 1923.  Our 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.  Candidates interested in contributing to meaningful work that elevates our communities 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 4/9/19

FIELD INSPECTOR AND/OR FIELD MANAGER
Peters Creek Sanitary Authority (PCSA) is in need of field personnel. The position(s) is primarily responsible for the coordination, management and inspection of work performed on PCSA sewer lines. The Field Inspector ensures that work performed on sewer lines is consistent with OSHA standards, federal, state, local, Rules and Regulations, and the Authority Construction Standards and Specifications. Additional duties include: 

  • Conducts inspections, performs maintenance, tests and monitors the PCSA systems, including but not limited to, performing smoke/dye testing, Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV), Right-of-Way and backwater valve compliance, deduct meter and non-public meter readings;

  • Conducts in-house engineering plan review and sewage availability review;

  • Coordinates scheduled operational repairs; 

  • Maintains daily notes / report log of assigned field activities and sanitary sewer line plan review;

  • Responds to emergencies involving PCSA system; 

  • 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 and must be able to frequently lift/carry 50 lbs., as U.S. Department of Labor standards;

  • Monitors and reports customer violations, including but not limited to illegal tap-ins;

Licenses/Certifications: Valid Driver’s License. 

*Uniform Construction Code (UCC) Commercial Plumbing Certification within 1 year of employment.

Technical: Uniform Construction Code (UCC) Commercial Plumbing Certification preferred. 

Abilities: Ability to follow Authority’s Rules and Regulations, manage costs and quality, organize schedule, prioritize, and meet deadlines. Maintain Authority Construction Standards and Specifications, Proficiency with Microsoft Office, PA One Call System & internet use.

Communication: Communicates clearly & professionally. Contributes to a positive internal & external customer experience. Maintains composure in challenging situations. Collaborates with others. Promotes a culture of diversity, respect, & takes accountability for own performance. 

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

Please send cover letter, salary requirement, & resume to rickkovach.pcsa@verizon.net, or fax: 724-348-6630

*All experience levels are welcome to apply; position can vary from entry level to management.

*Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
Posted 4/22/19

FIELD OPERATIONS MANAGER
The Williamsport Municipal Water Authority and Williamsport Sanitary Authority have immediate openings for this position.

Duties:  This position is responsible for the work of the field staff engaged in the construction, maintenance, and operation of the water distribution and sanitary collection systems, budgeting, and inventory.  This position may require working unusual hours in emergency situations and to be available on an “on call” basis as assigned.

Experience:  The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree with course work related to waterworks or utility operations, eight years of increasingly responsible experience involving the construction, maintenance and operation of water distribution and sanitary collection systems and at least four years of supervisory experience.  Possession of a Pennsylvania Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) and Pennsylvania Water Distribution Operators Certificate and a Collection System Certificate is preferred.     

Equal Opportunity Employer
    
Submit resume and cover letter to Ellen Derr, 253 West Fourth Street, Williamsport, PA  17701 or ederr@wmwa-wsa.org.
Posted 3/21/19

INFORMATION SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR
North Penn Water Authority is seeking a qualified Information Systems Administrator.

POSITION SUMMARY:
This is broad-based, information systems related position to support of all Authority Departments and functions requiring information and technical 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 vendors, system training of personnel, and preparation of system-related planning for the IT Manager’s review.

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Posted 4/9/19

MAINTENANCE LABORER
Capital Region Water is looking for a dedicated and driven individual to fill a Laborer position at the Dr. R.E. Young Water Service Center on Pine Drive in Harrisburg. This is an entry level position responsible for performing routine manual work usually of a repetitive nature in various areas of the water distribution system. 

Work involves but is not limited to the following: cleans, sweeps, dusts, mops, washes windows, polishes furniture. Cleans gutters, culverts, sewers, and other drainage structures. Cuts grass, maintains flower beds, rakes leaves, shovels snow, and picks up litter. Loads and unloads stone, gravel, dirt, asphalt, pipe, timber, blocks and bricks (weighing up to 35 lbs.) and other objects (weighing up to 100 lbs with mechanical assistance). Sets up and may use rescue retrieval system (weighing up to 200 lbs. with assistance from two (2) additional workers). Mixes concrete, digs and backfills trenches, unfinished laying of block or brick, and performs general maintenance or construction duties, opens manholes and valve covers (weighing up to 200 pounds with manhole hook or co-worker assistance when possible). Remains alert and reacts appropriately to audio and/or visual alarms on vehicular equipment and rescue retrieval system. Assists the meter reader from time to time which may require working in confined spaces.

Qualified applicants will possess the following:

  • Good knowledge of and ability to operate hand and small power tools.

  • Ability to operate small motor vehicle equipment.

  • Ability to understand and follow instructions.

  • Ability to perform work requiring dexterity, often under adverse weather and working conditions.

  • Ability to adapt to situations involving repetitive duties and alert with respect to dangers involved with hazardous gases, etc.

  • Ability to react quickly and appropriately to alarms and hazardous situations

  • High School diploma or equivalent.

  • One year maintenance, construction or related work experience preferred.

  • A valid Pennsylvania Driver's License, Class C.

Submit resumes to:
    Amanda Manning, PHR, SHRM-CP 
    Human Resources
    Capital Region Water
    212 Locust Street, Suite 500 
    Harrisburg, PA 17101
    717-216-5265
    Amanda.Manning@capitalregionwater.com
Posted 3/21/19

OPERATOR III, WASTEWATER TREATMENT FACILITY 
New Hanover Township Authority, Montgomery County, PA seeks a skilled and experienced individual to serve as its Wastewater Operator III.  The successful candidate will be responsible for a variety of tasks required to ensure proper operation and maintenance of the WWTP facilities and collection system.  Candidate must possess both mechanical and electrical aptitude.  Previous wastewater experience is desirable but will train candidate that meets the other job requirements described in job description located on the township website.  FT, 40 hrs/wk with OT required when needed.  Participate in on-call, weekend and holiday rotation.  Must be able to perform manual labor and lift 80 lbs.  Possess a PA DEP Wastewater System Class B Subclass 1,4 Operator Certification or the ability to acquire within 18 months of hire.  A valid PA CDL B with air brakes, tanker endorsement, and clean driving record or the ability to acquire the license within 6 months.  Must pass drug/alcohol/physical exam.  EOE.  

Candidates need to fill out an employment application and submit their resume, cover letter and employment application in one attachment to Greg Rapp at grapp@newhanover-pa.org.

To view the entire job description and obtain the employment application, please visit our website at www.newhanover-pa.org.

Application Deadline April 30, 2019.
Posted 4/11/19

OPERATOR SERVICE PERSON – WATER DISTRIBUTION
Capital Region Water is looking for a driven, hardworking, and dedicated applicant for a Service Person at the Dr. R.E. Young Water Service Center located on Pine Drive in Harrisburg, PA.

This entry level position is responsible for semi-skilled work involving the operation, construction, and maintenance of the water distribution system.  Work is performed under the general supervision of the Field Services Supervisor or other Division Management, as required.

Work involves but is not limited to the following: excavates and completes restoration of streets and sidewalks as required.  Operates jackhammer, earth tamper, power saws, pumps, generators, compressors, tapping machines, and pipe-locating and leak-detection equipment.  Performs laying, servicing, and repairing water mains and service lines, and the maintenance, repair, and installation of valves, fire hydrants, water meters, and MXUs. Loads and unloads trucks with materials (weighing up to 200 lbs. with assistance if possible).  Sets up and may use rescue retrieval system (weighing up to 200 lbs. with assistance from two (2) co-workers).  Performs customer service duties, such as opening and closing curb valves, setting and removing meters, special meter readings and leak inspection.  Performs flow testing of fire hydrants.  Remains alert and reacts appropriately to audio and/or visual alarms on vehicular equipment, gas detectors and rescue retrieval system.  Enters and exits ditches to perform service and repair work. 

Qualified applicants will possess the following:

  • Knowledge of the current practices in distribution system construction, operation, maintenance, and repair.

  • Ability to understand and follow instructions verbally and in writing.

  • Ability to operate specialized industry equipment.

  • Ability to perform record keeping and prepare maintenance reports manually and with computer software such as Microsoft Access and Excel.

  • Ability to react quickly and appropriately to alarms and hazardous situations.

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • One year's practical experience in installing, maintaining, and repairing water mains and appurtenances.

  • Experience in backhoe operation preferred. 

  • Valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License, Class C.

  • Or, any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and ability.

Submit resumes to:
    Amanda Manning, PHR, SHRM-CP 
    Human Resources
    Capital Region Water
    212 Locust Street, Suite 500 
    Harrisburg, PA 17101
    717-216-5265
    Amanda.Manning@capitalregionwater.com
Posted 3/21/19

PROJECT DESIGNER – ENTRY-LEVEL CIVIL ENGINEER
Begin your engineering career at C.S. Davidson, Inc.  We understand that the best learning occurs during practical, hands-on projects that challenge you.  Our culture provides mentorship that hones your talent, knowledge, and skills with continuous education and upward mobility.  C.S. Davidson, Inc. is a respected firm with a long-standing reputation for high standards.   We are part of the dynamic south central PA community and dedicated to providing innovative solutions to its ever-changing needs.

C.S. Davidson, Inc. is eager to hire a top-notch Project Designer for the civil engineering team in our Gettysburg office.  As an entry-level project designer on this team, you will use your design skills to complete tasks within scope, schedule, and budget as communicated by the Project Managers and Engineers.  Excellent communication skills, efficient work habits, and the ability to offer exemplary service to clients are the key qualities you have to thrive in this project designer position.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

  • AutoCAD Civil 3D proficiency

  • 0-5 Years of experience

Desirable Skills:

  • Engineer-in-Training Certification

  • Professional Engineer licensed in PA preferred, but not required

The accomplishments of our employees are fueled by robust training and career development opportunities.  C.S. Davidson’s success is shared with its employee-owners through competitive wages, benefits, and flexibility in addition to 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 4/9/19

LICENSED WATER OPERATOR 
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 Operator to join and become an integral part of our team.

Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will provide support activities for the water plant operations and maintenance of water distribution facilities. The position includes providing day-to-day oversight of the water works, including quality control and maintenance tasks as well as filing required regulatory reports.

Qualifications:
This position requires a minimum PA DEP Class B-7,8,11 Operator’s license in operating drinking water systems, with the ability to obtain subclasses 3 and 10. Moderate computer skills and SCADA experience are necessary.  Great communication skills and reliability are required. Candidate must have the ability to lift and carry 60 pounds, work under inclement weather conditions, and submit employment references.  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.  

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To apply, please email your cover letter and resume to info@mawsa.org.
Posted 3/29/19

UTILITY WORKER
North Penn Water Authority is looking for an able bodied individual to work full-time as a Utility Worker.

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Posted 3/21/19

WATER SYSTEM OPERATIONS & MAINTENANCE SERVICES - REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
Horsham Water and Sewer Authority is requesting proposals from Operation & Maintenance (O&M) Providers to provide professional services associated with water system O&M in accordance with the following Scope of Services, which includes Basic Services and Additional Services.  Proposals may be submitted for Basic Services only, Additional Services only, or both Basic and Additional Services.    

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Posted 3/26/19