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Post date: Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 2:20pm
Company Name: Aerotek
Contact Name: Marcus Mistersaro
Contact Phone: 5853502736
Contact Email:
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Wastewater Management


This position is located in Syracuse, NY for a private company. You will be in a supervisor/consultant role for a couple different industrial wastewater facilities. The person in this position would support them in budgeting, scheduling, operations, and any additional help they need.


This will require some travel (~30%) to the different sites around the northeast as need be.


This position is a 8 month contract to hire position.

Post date: Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 1:31pm
Company Name: Bolton Point Water System
Contact Name: Judy Drake, Human Resources Manager
Contact Phone: 6072204879
Contact Email:
Contact Fax: 6072735854

Bolton Point Water System Job Posting


TITLE:   Water Treatment Plant Operator Assistant

DEPARTMENT:   Southern Cayuga Lake Intermunicipal Water Commission

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

SALARY RANGE:   $18.67 / Hour  - 2017 hiring rate

SHIFT:   After initial training: Wednesday-Saturday, 7:00 am-5:00 pm, 4-10 hour shifts = 40 hours per week

CIVIL SERVICE EXAM:  Yes – provisional appointment pending next exam

Promotion to Water Treatment Plant Operator:

This position is eligible for IIA certification after one year (full-time equivalent) experience at a water treatment plant, completion of the training course and successful completion of the civil service exam.  The incumbent will be promoted to the Water Treatment Plant Operator title without further examination after completion of a one year traineeship and obtaining a New York State Health Department “IIA” certification for a Type IA water treatment plant.


This trainee position is an important shift work involving responsibility for learning the efficient operation and maintenance of Type IA water treatment plant. The incumbent in this position undergoes on-the-job-training by assisting in the operation and maintenance of a Water Treatment Plant in order to become qualified as an operator.  Employees in this position will perform increasingly responsible duties as they progress through the program.

This type of plant contains facilities for filtration and chemical pre-treatment of municipal water supplies. The work is performed under the direct supervision of the Production Manager or designee. Does other related work as required.

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

A)    Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered two-year college with an Associate's Degree in water/wastewater technology, environmental science, engineering technology, physical sciences, chemistry, biology, life sciences or a related field: or

B)    Graduation from High School and two years of experience working for a public works department in which the employee worked directly with water and/or sewer distribution,  applicable military experience that involved working in water treatment and/or distribution, or experience working in a laboratory or in a health or environmental sciences field.

C)    Any combination of training and experience equal to or greater than that specified in A) or B) above.

Submit county application, resume and cover letter at:  - scroll down to Town of Ithaca’s listings.

Filing deadline: Monday, October 2, 2017. Questions directed to: Judy Drake, Human Resources Manager  (607) 273-1721 or via email:

Equal Opportunity Employer that is striving to diversify their workforce- women and minorities encouraged to apply.

Post date: Friday, September 8, 2017 - 8:11am
Company Name: City of Norwich
Contact Name: Deborah DeForest
Contact Phone: (607)334-1223
Contact Email:
Contact Fax:

Department of Public Works Superintendent

Distinguishing Features of the Class: Work involves management and complete operation of the Public Works Department, including highways, buildings, parks, water and wastewater treatment plants and other public works functions. Work is performed under the general direction of the Mayor in conjunction with policies established by the Common Council, with wide leeway for independent decisions in scheduling and planning of work methods and procedures. Does related work as required.

Typical Work Activities:

•     Directs and supervises the safe and efficient operation of the City’s public works department.

•     Prepares and maintains work schedules.

•     Develops and implements policies pertaining to the public works department.

•     Prepares budgets and administers budget appropriations.

•     Implements approved plans and specifications for public works projects.

•     Prepares specifications for public works contracts.

•     Performs routine inspections of plants, buildings, and equipment.

•     Makes recommendations for necessary repair, maintenance, and/or replacement.

•     Aids in the development of personnel policies, municipal bargaining strategies, and labor contracts.

•     Serves in an advisory capacity to the Mayor and other government officials as it relates to the public works department.

•     Serves as City representative to various local, county, regional, state, or national organizations and agencies which formulate policies and develop planning criteria or methods for assessing merits of various public works programs.

•     Represents the City in discussions with other governments, organizations, agencies, and individuals as they relate to public works programs and functions.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Personal Characteristics:

•     Thorough knowledge of the practices used and equipment required as they relate to the municipal operation of streets, parks, various types of water and wastewater systems, and computer system as they relate to the public works function.

•     Ability to understand and carry out oral and written directions.

•     Ability to communicate effectively with superiors and subordinates and with the general public verbally and in writing.

•     Plan and supervise the work of others efficiently.

•     Good knowledge of standard budgetary procedures.

•     To read and work from engineering drawing and schematics.

•     Thorough knowledge of common personnel procedures and practices, including staffing, supervision and deployment of personnel.

•     Ability to set and meet goals.

•     Sound judgment, integrity, discretion, and resourcefulness.

•     Physical condition commensurate with the duties of the position.

Minimum Qualifications:

•     Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma.


•     Graduation from a regionally accredited or NYS registered four year college with a bachelor’s degree in civil or environmental engineering or a related field and four years’ experience in public works operations or a related field.


•     Graduation from a regionally accredited or NYS registered two year

college with a associate’s degree in civil or environmental engineering or a related field and seven years’ of progressively responsible experience in public works operations or a related field.


•     Ten years of progressively responsible experience in public works, with a minimum four years’ experience in public works management.


•     An equivalent combination of training and experience as defined by the limits of the above, sufficient to demonstrate the ability to perform the work.

Special Requirements:

•     Candidate must possess the following at time of appointment:

o     A valid NYS driver’s license.

o     Grade III Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators certificate issued by the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation.

o     Grade D, C, IIB and IIA Water Treatment Operators Certificate issued by the NYS Department of Health. IA and IB certificates are desirable but not required.

o     Must obtain a 5A NYSDEC Aquatic pesticide Certificate within one year of employment.

Post date: Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 12:03pm
Company Name: Town of New Scotland (Albany County)
Contact Name: Commissioner Wayne D. LaChappelle
Contact Phone: (518) 439-0938
Contact Email:
Contact Fax: (518) 439-8554

DPW Water and Sewer Field Technician


This job primarily involves working with water and sewer equipment in the field. The position also requires the operation of chain saws, brush cutting tools and other power machinery. Fire hydrant maintenance and repair as needed as well as inspections of pumping stations, well fields, water and distribution lines, water storage facilities. This position is also responsible for taking water meter readings and water samples. This position also includes some building maintenance work and some heavy lifting. This position works and is responsible to the Foreman.


Requirements: This position requires the knowledge of construction and maintenance pertaining to municipal water and sewer work. Applicant should have the ability to operate and be familiar with the tools and machinery used in this line of work. The applicant should be somewhat familiar with the repair of water and sewer systems. Further, the applicant should possess good communication skills, be able to carry out oral and written instructions and be in good physical condition.


A valid NYS drivers license, HS diploma and six months experience in water and sewer distribution systems, or any equivalent combination of training and experience.


Special Requirements: Possession of NYS DOH certification for water and wastewater preferred but will train the right candidate.

Post date: Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 1:14pm
Company Name: Village of Lake George
Contact Name: Tim Shudt
Contact Phone: 5186685771
Contact Email: 5186683735
Contact Fax:

The Village of Lake George is seeking a Full-time Wastewater Treatment Plant Assistant Operator at the Wastewater Treatment Facility. Applicant should be able to perform the following:


·         Operate pumps, valves, motors, air compressors and related machinery and equipment.

·         Collect samples; conduct analytical testing, lab analysis, and reporting.

·         Understanding of SCADA and related equipment.

·         Perform skilled and semi-skilled maintenance activities relating to operation and maintenance of a WWTP.

·         Perform collection system tasks such as sewer line cleaning, installation and repair.

·         Should be able work unsupervised and complete work to a high standard.

·         Respond to off hour alarms.

·         Practical computer skills including Microsoft Access and Excel.

·         Familiar with environmental and safety regulations associated with operation of a WWTP.


Salary is commensurate with experience.


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:  High school diploma or equivalency diploma. A NYSDEC Grade 1 or higher WWTP Certificate. A CDL class B is not required but is encouraged.  To apply send resume and salary history to:  Village of Lake George, 26 Old Post Road, Lake George, NY 12845

Post date: Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 11:05am
Company Name: City of Peekskill
Contact Name: Joanna Duncan
Contact Phone: 914-734-4161
Contact Email:
Contact Fax: 914930-2817


Application Deadline:  SEPTEMBER 1, 2017             

Salary: $82,144.00

The City of Peekskill, located in Westchester County, is seeking a full-time Water & Sewer Foreman. Visit for job description and application details.

Post date: Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 11:03am
Company Name: City of Peekskill
Contact Name: Joanna Duncan
Contact Phone: 914-734-4161
Contact Email:
Contact Fax: 914-930-2817


Application Deadline: SEPTEMBER 1, 2017

Salary: Commensurate with experience

The City of Peekskill, located in Westchester County, is seeking a full-time Assistant Water & Sewer Superintendent. Visit for job description and application details.

Post date: Friday, August 18, 2017 - 9:06am
Company Name: Onondaga County Water Authority
Contact Name: Darlene Pettersen
Contact Phone: 315-455-7061
Contact Email:
Contact Fax: 315-455-6649

The Onondaga County Water Authority is seeking Water Maintenance Worker I’s, civil service position # 60630. There are openings for both day (7:00am – 3:30pm, M-F) and night shift (10:30pm - 7:00am Sunday - Friday). If you have a shift preference, please indicate on your application.

The work involves responsibility for performing semi-skilled tasks in the installation, maintenance and repair of water mains and services. The Water Maintenance Worker I typically functions as a team member under the general supervision of a crew leader; and may also work independently on small tasks as needed.

When required to operate motor vehicles, employees must possess a valid non-CDL or CDL with appropriate endorsements as required by the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles for the class of vehicle(s) being operated.

Typical Work Activities:

· -Acts as a team member, may be involved in breaking of pavement by use of a pneumatic drill · -Assists in excavating by using shovels and picks to remove dirt; shores up excavations;directs the crane operator in lowering of mains; connects pipes through use of welding equipment, and tightens bolts connecting sections.

· -Assists in the setting up and connection of meter pits and hydrants · -Locates and repairs curb boxes · -Flushes hydrants to clean lines · -Repairs leaking valves; replaces broken valves; removes old valve, and installs new valves · -Installs fire lines; assembles fittings · -Operates tapping equipment and installs tapping sleeves · -Makes service taps and installs new service lines · -During winter months may thaw out service and hydrants · -May check pumps and perform minor servicing and maintenance · -May install meters for new services · -May operate a motor vehicle, to and from work assignments · -May do preventative maintenance on equipment used in performance of job · -May occasionally read commercial and residential meters · -May perform tasks in the operation section requiring similar semi−skilled maintenance · -May occasionally cut grass and shovel snow

Preferred Skills and Abilities:

· -Good knowledge of the maintenance and service practices utilized in a water distribution system

 -Working knowledge of tools and terminology as they relate to the operation of a water distribution system · -Skilled in the use of power tools · -Mechanical Aptitude · -Physical Condition commensurate with the demands of the position

The Onondaga County Water Authority is a civil service agency, hiring in accordance with New York State civil service regulations.

The minimum qualifications for the Water Maintenance Worker I position are outlined in the job specifications:

If you meet the minimum qualifications and are interested in applying for the position, please complete an online application at .

For questions, contact Darlene Pettersen, Human Resources Assistant, at 315-455-7061 ext. 3155

OCWA provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, age,disability, arrest record, genetic predisposition, marital status, military or veteran status, familial status, domestic violence victim status, gender identity, or any other legally protected status.

Post date: Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 10:34am
Company Name: Dutchess County Water and Wastewater Authority
Contact Name: Bridget Barclay
Contact Phone: 8454863601
Contact Email:
Contact Fax: 8454863610

The Dutchess County Water and Wastewater Authority is seeking a highly motivated individual to fill the position of Business Manager for a county-wide authority.  This is a full-time position, working under general direction of the Chief Financial Officer, performing complex financial and administrative functions.

Typical job duties include:

•     Assists in the management, analysis and tracking of agency budgets by providing information and reports related to revenues, expenditures and cash flow.

•     Researches and analyzes financial and other data in preparation of annual financial audit, annual NYS Insurance Fund audit, and other quarterly, annual and special financial reports.

•     Reviews work by accounts payable and accounts receivable clerks for accuracy and compliance with agency policies and protocols.

•     Performs detailed research to resolve customer inquiries about billing, and to identify and resolve errors and discrepancies.

•     Acts as back up to accounts payable and accounts receivable clerks in their absence.

•     Maintains agency’s personnel records including training, certifications, payroll deductions, medical and other special items.

•     Acts as agency’s Records Management Officer; supervises and participates in the preparation and maintenance of agency records and archives.

•     Relieves the agency’s management staff of a variety of administrative responsibilities.

•     May complete special projects and studies at the department head’s request.

Minimum Qualifications: EITHER

(A)   Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in business or public administration or a related field, one year experience in the keeping or maintaining of financial records, and one year of supervisory experience;

(B)   Five years of experience in the keeping or maintaining of financial records, two of which must have been at a supervisory level; OR

(C)   An equivalent combination of training or experience.

A Master’s Degree in business or public administration or a related field may be substituted for one year experience in the keeping or maintain of financial records.

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

Post date: Friday, August 11, 2017 - 9:54am
Company Name: Village of Wellsville
Contact Name: William D. Whitfield
Contact Phone: 585-596-1710
Contact Email:
Contact Fax: 585-593-1856

Water/Wastewater Maintenance Worker Grade 9 (0-3 years’ experience)

The Village of Wellsville is currently accepting applications for a Water/Wastewater Maintenance Worker to fill a vacancy in the Public Works Department.

Required Skills:  Work includes reading, removal and resetting of water meters in homes, assisting with installation and maintenance of hydrants, sewers, water and wastewater underground systems.  Does related work as required and may learn water and wastewater treatment plant operations.  Must possess the ability to perform semi-skilled construction and repair work ordinarily required in the operation of a water distribution system; ability to follow oral and written instructions; willingness to work outdoors under adverse weather conditions; be reliable and industrious.  Candidates must possess the physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

Minimum Qualifications:  High School Diploma or equivalency and one (1) year experience in the construction and maintenance of water or sewage lines or two (2) years’ experience as a skilled worker in mechanical trades.  Also prefer experience in Water Treatment Plant or Wastewater Treatment Plant operations.  Possession of a Grade 2A Water Treatment Plant Operator’s Certificate or ability to train to earn certificate required (as governed by NYS Department of Health Sanitary Code Section 5-4.3).  Candidate must possess New York State Driver’s License at time of application and acquire the appropriate NYS Commercial Driver’s License within six (6) months after completion of probationary period.

Hours (currently):

Monday – Friday 6:00am – 2:30pm first Monday in April to first Monday in October
Monday – Friday 7:30am – 4:00pm first Monday in October to first Monday in April

Job Location:

As required by assignment

Great benefit package and chance for long term advancement.  Applications are available on-line at or at 200 Bolivar Road or 156 N. Main St, Wellsville, NY 14895.  Applications will be accepted through September 1, 2017.  EOE