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Post date: Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 8:17am
Company Name: Development Authority of the North Country
Contact Name: Terri Belden
Contact Phone: 315 661-3216
Contact Email: tbelden@danc.org
Contact Fax: 315 661-3211
Description:

Project Engineer Advertisement

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: The Development Authority of the North Country

(Authority) seeks applicants for a Project Engineer in the Authority’s Engineering Division. The Authority is a multi-faceted New York State public benefit corporation created in the mid 1980s. Since its establishment, DANC has constructed regional water and sewer utilities, a solid waste management facility, and an open access telecommunication network. In addition to owning/operating these facilities, DANC administers housing and economic development programs and provides contracted water/wastewater services to municipalities in Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence Counties.  The Authority is seeking a Project Engineer to develop, oversee, and administer construction projects within the Authority and for municipal Authority customers. Other duties will include overseeing Authority-wide safety and environmental compliance, capital planning and grant writing. This position will be located in Watertown, N.Y. Frequent day-travel within the Authority’s service area will be required and attendance at evening customer meetings.

QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering and a minimum of three years of municipal design/field experience. Knowledge of environmental and safety regulations; computer proficiency; and strong technical writing and verbal communication skills are required.  The successful candidate must also be able to manage, adjust, and prioritize varied workload based on such factors as work objectives, schedule, and customer needs, and be able to make sound judgments based on analysis and data while working with a variety of internal and external customers. Some working knowledge of CAD and State Building Codes is beneficial.

The Development Authority offers a competitive compensation package including participation in the NYS Retirement System; NYS Deferred Compensation Plan; paid vacation, holiday and sick leave; medical, dental and vision insurances; and tuition reimbursement. Please submit cover letter, resume, application for employment, with the names of three professional references, and salary requirement to hr@danc.org.  Employment applications are available for download at www.danc.org.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The Development Authority of the North Country is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Post date: Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 11:35am
Company Name: Dutchess County Water and Waste Water Authority
Contact Name: Alain Petit, Jr.
Contact Phone: 845-229-2524
Contact Email: apetit@dutchessny.gov
Contact Fax: 845-229-9233
Description:

The Dutchess County Water & Wastewater Authority is seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Laborer for its county-wide authority owned water and sewer systems. This is a full-time position involving duties primarily of an unskilled nature requiring physical endurance and a willingness to perform heavy work. On occasion, employees in this class are assigned semi-skilled tasks which may involve the utilization of hand-operated equipment. Work is performed under the direct supervision of a working supervisor or a similar title.

Typical work activities for incumbents in this title include those listed below. They are indicative of the level and types of activities performed by incumbents in this title. They are not meant to be all inclusive and do not preclude a supervisor from assigning activities not listed which could be reasonably expected to be performed by an employee in this title.

1. Assists in repairing streets and roads, rakes and shovels asphalt;
2. Works as a helper on snow plow or sander, assists in snow and ice control activities;
3. Manually excavates and back-fills for construction and repairs, assists in soil and rock removal;
4. Assists in cleaning sewers and catch basins and in laying pipe and building catch basins;
5. Assists in the installation and maintenance of traffic signs and markings;
6. Loads and unloads trucks;
7. Charges mixing machines with cement, sand, stone;
8. Cleans streets, park areas, culverts, basins;
9. Grounds-keeping duties including mowing, weed removal, cutting brush, raking leaves, tree trimming, removal of trees;
10. May assist is painting signs, bridges, or other structures and facilities;
11. May assist in maintenance, repair, cleaning of buildings.

Full performance knowledge, skills, abilities, and personal characteristics;

Ability to follow instructions; willingness to perform routine manual work; ability to lift heavy weights; willingness to work under all weather conditions; sobriety; physical endurance; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

Minimum Qualifications:

Valid NYS Driver's License throughout tenure

Post date: Monday, April 2, 2018 - 3:12pm
Company Name: Development Authority of the North Country
Contact Name: Terri Belden
Contact Phone: 315-661-3216
Contact Email: tbelden@danc.org
Contact Fax: 315-661-3211
Description:

Water Quality Supervisor Trainee

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:  The Development Authority of the North Country (DANC) seeks applicants for a Water Quality Supervisor Trainee. DANC is a multi-faceted New York State public benefit corporation created in the mid-1980s. Since its establishment, DANC has constructed regional water and sewer utilities, a solid waste management facility, and an open access telecommunication network. In addition to owning/operating these facilities, DANC administers housing and economic development programs and provides contracted water/wastewater services to municipalities in Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence Counties.  DANC is seeking a Water Quality Supervisor Trainee to perform a variety of skilled tasks and duties associated with assisting the Water Quality Supervisors in treatment, operation, maintenance, and repair of Water and Wastewater Facilities.  The Water Quality Supervisor Trainee’s primary responsibility is to support the Water Quality Supervisors with the day-to-day operations of the Water Quality Management Services contracts in accordance with the Authority’s contractual obligations and with federal and state regulations and guidelines. Other duties will include:  preparing monthly reports and graphs; preparing regulatory reports; developing standard operating procedures; developing safety programs and training; developing emergency response/contingency plans; obtaining competitive pricing for maintenance and services and preparing summary memos documenting recommendations; coordinating with outside vendors to perform maintenance; utilizing the Authority’s Computerized Maintenance Management System; coordinating with engineers and customers to resolve problems; working with municipal staff to troubleshoot plant issues; being available to assist Operators in the event of an emergency or with call-in situations that require management consultation; and supporting Engineering and Environmental projects as requested.

QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Environmental Science, or related math/science field and be able to obtain a 3A wastewater license within eighteen months. Candidates that have completed an Associate’s degree with experience and/or existing NYS water/wastewater licenses will be considered.  Three years of experience in water/wastewater operations is preferred.  Strong technical, written/verbal communication skills, and computer proficiency in MS Office applications required.  The position requires the ability to manage and prioritize varied workload and support multiple projects. Travel between Jefferson, St. Lawrence, Lewis and Franklin counties is required.

The Development Authority offers a competitive compensation package including participation in the NYS Retirement System; NYS Deferred Compensation Plan; paid vacation, holiday and sick leave; medical, dental and vision insurances; and tuition reimbursement. Please submit cover letter, resume, application for employment, with the names of three professional references, and salary requirement to hr@danc.org.  Employment applications are available for download at www.danc.org.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The Development Authority of the North Country is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Post date: Friday, March 30, 2018 - 10:42am
Company Name: Town of Owego
Contact Name: Teresa Sedlacek
Contact Phone: 607-687-0123 Ext 310
Contact Email: tsedlacek@townofowego.com
Contact Fax: 607-687-5191
Description:

UTILITIES DIRECTOR, TOWN OF OWEGO

This is important administrative and professional work involving responsibility for directing the maintenance and operation of the municipal water and wastewater systems.  Employees in this class are also responsible for environmental and safety compliance as related to water and wastewater systems.  This position is provisional subject to passing the anticipated Civil Service test.  The position is full time and also requires the Director to be on-call.  Salary is based on experience.

Candidates must meet the following EDUCATION AND ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or related field of study and three (3) years of water and/or sewer maintenance full-time paid experience or its part-time equivalent, all of which must have been in a supervisory capacity; OR Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with an Associate’s degree in Civil Engineering Technology, Environmental Technology or related field of study and five (5) years of water and/or sewer maintenance full-time paid experience or its part-time equivalent, three (3) years of which must have been in a supervisory capacity; OR An equivalent combination of training and experience as defined by the limits of (a), (b) and (c) above

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

Possess a New York State Grade IIB or higher Water and Grade IIIA or higher Wastewater licenses and have a valid driver’s license

For a complete job description or to apply visit the Town of Owego’s website at www.townofowego.com.

Post date: Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 9:38am
Company Name: LVDV Operations, Inc.
Contact Name: Henry Lamont
Contact Phone: 518-234-4028
Contact Email: hlamont@lvdvoperations.com
Contact Fax: 518-234-4613
Description:

Municipal and Commercial Water and Wastewater System Operators and Trainees. Great opportunity for motivated, mechanically and scientifically inclined individuals. Will train. Full and part-time positions available. Computer and communication skills required. Resident in the NYC Watershed area is preferred. Send letter of interest and resume to Henry Lamont, PE, General Mgr, LVDV Operations, Inc. PO Box 610, Cobleskill, NY

12043 or fax to (518) 234-4613. LVDV is a drug free work environment.

 

Post date: Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 3:15pm
Company Name: Town of Erwin
Contact Name: Rita Y. McCarthy, Town Manager
Contact Phone: 607-962-7021
Contact Email: townmanager@stny.rr.com
Contact Fax: 607-962-3313
Description:

POSITION:  Chief Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant Superintendent for IIIA (soon to be IV A) WWTP Plant and IIB Water System

SALARY:     Commensurate upon education and experience

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, organizational leadership or business management, with 2 years supervisory experience and 2 years technical experience OR

Associates degree in engineering, organizational leadership or business management, with 2 years supervisory experience and 4 years technical experience

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Highly important administrative and technical position that has responsibility for long range planning; directing all operations of municipal water supply, storage and distribution and wastewater collection and treatment.  Includes overseeing conceptualization, design and construction of multi-million dollar infrastructure projects.

Responsible for supervision, direction, all personnel aspects of entire department, as well as all day to day activities and emergency response to system and/or customer issues.

Post date: Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 8:41am
Company Name: Village of Penn Yan
Contact Name: Brent Bodine
Contact Phone: 315-536-3374
Contact Email: bbodine@villageofpennyan.com
Contact Fax: 315-536-5866
Description:

The Village of Penn Yan is seeking candidates for one (1) Water Treatment Plant Operator on a provisional basis. This is a Civil Service position that is full time, 40 hours per week and subject to Civil Service rules for eligibility.

 

The applicant must be able to operate and maintain a Type A Water Treatment Plant. The work involves operation of and routine maintenance on filtration and chemical softening equipment in the production of potable water.

 

For an application, full job description, minimum qualifications and Civil Service rules for eligibility please visit https://mycivilservice.yatescounty.org. Please include your resume.

Application deadline is March 9th, 2018.

Post date: Monday, February 12, 2018 - 9:27am
Company Name: Bolton Point Water System
Contact Name: Judy Drake, Human Resources Manager
Contact Phone: 607-273-1721
Contact Email: jdrake@town.ithaca.ny.us
Contact Fax:
Description:

Bolton Point Water System Job Posting

TITLE: Water Maintenance Specialist

DEPARTMENT: Southern Cayuga Lake Intermunicipal Water Commission

LOCATION: Bolton Point Water System, 1402 East Shore Drive, Ithaca   

SALARY RANGE: $19.14 Hourly

SHIFT: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm, 40 hours per week

CIVIL SERVICE EXAM:  No

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:

This is a physical field position responsible for the maintenance, repair and inspection of municipal valves and hydrants. The incumbent is responsible for learning the safe and efficient maintenance of the water distribution system.

Incumbent will be responsible for completing and maintaining maintenance logs.  The incumbent will work under the direct supervision of the Distribution Manager, Assistant Distribution Manager and/or Distribution Operator, with some leeway allowed for independent judgment while in the field. It is expected that the work will be performed at an increasingly skillful and efficient level of proficiency as set increments of time pass.

Work requires a high degree of self- motivation and diligence to the work being performed.  Does all related work as required and has the physical ability to lift and routinely handle weights in excess of 50 pounds.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Graduation from High School or possession of a high school equivalency diploma.

Must have a valid NYS driver’s license at time of appointment and throughout appointment.

Submit county application at: https://www.tompkinscivilservice.org/civilservice/apply/3360

Please attached a cover letter and resume to the application when filing online.

Filing deadline: Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Questions directed to: Judy Drake, Human Resources Manager  607-273-1721 or via email:  Jdrake@town.ithaca.ny.us       Equal Opportunity Employer that is striving to diversify its workforce.

 

Post date: Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 10:51am
Company Name: City of Newburgh Water Department
Contact Name: Wayne Vradenburgh
Contact Phone: (845) 565-3356
Contact Email: dmcgraw@cityofnewburgh-ny.gov
Contact Fax: (845) 565-2537
Description:

SENIOR WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR – TYPE A PLANT

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES

Assists the Chief Operator by supervising the actual operation of a water treatment plant; does related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:

This is a supervisory and technical work involving responsibility for the safe and efficient operation and maintenance of a type A Water Treatment Plant containing facilities for filtration with various chemical treatment processes.  General supervision is received for the Chief Water Treatment Plant Operator but wide leeway is allowed for planning work schedules and dealing with emergency conditions.  Supervision is exercised over Operators, Trainees and Maintenance Employees.

EXAMPLES OF WORK (Illustrative Only):

Supervises the operation of the plant to ensure the proper use of equipment, supplies and manpower; Makes daily inspection of plant and plant machinery; issues instructions for the regulation of chlorinators and chemical feeders; schedules and supervises the cleaning and washing of filters and basins; supervises and instructs operators, trainees and other subordinate employees; assigns personnel to shifts; maintains inventory of supplies, chemicals and equipment; requisitions materials; maintains records and prepares periodic reports on the operation of the plant; submits payroll of plant personnel.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Good knowledge of the practices used and equipment required in the operation and maintenance of a Type A Water Treatment Plant containing facilities for filtration with pretreatment; good knowledge of the operations of a modern water treatment plant;  good knowledge of the principles and applications of physics, chemistry and bacteriology as they relate to water purification; ability to supervise the operation and repair of pumps, valves and related mechanical and electrical equipment; ability to make routine laboratory and field tests for control of plant operation; ability to plant and supervise the work of subordinates; mechanical aptitude; alertness and dependability.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Graduation from high school, or possession of a high school equivalency diploma, and five years’ experience in the actual operation of a Water Treatment Plant with the facilities for pretreatment and filtration.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Possession of a NYS Grade II-A Water Treatment Plant Operator’s Certificate at time of appointment and continuously throughout tenure.  Valid NYS Driver’s License throughout tenure.

 

Post date: Friday, January 5, 2018 - 8:40am
Company Name: Dutchess County Water and Wastewater Authority
Contact Name: Bridget Barclay
Contact Phone: 845-486-3601
Contact Email: dcwwa@dutchessny.gov
Contact Fax: 845-486-3610
Description:

The Dutchess County Water and Wastewater Authority is seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Contract Specialist for a county-wide authority.  This is a full-time position involving the administration of contracts and the procurement process for professional services, construction, repair work, supplies, materials and equipment.  The incumbent will perform such tasks as preparing and processing contract documents including developing non-technical specifications, advertising for bids, preparing bid awards to contractors/vendors and monitoring the contract administration process through completion.  In addition, the incumbent will be required to maintain complete files, inventories, logs and tracking systems related to system operations.  The incumbent works closely with the Operations and Engineering division. Work is performed under the general supervision of a higher level employee.

Minimum Qualifications: EITHER

Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Bachelor's degree in business or public administration, paralegal, engineering, project management or a closely related field and one year work experience primarily involving contract administration or public procurement; OR

Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State Registered college or university with an Associate’s Degree in business administration, paralegal, construction  management, engineering sciences or a closely related field and 3 years work experience primarily involving contract administration or public procurement; OR

Five (5) years of full time work experience which primarily involved contract administration or public procurement.

Permanent appointment to the position is subject to civil service examination.

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