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Post date: Monday, October 31, 2022 - 10:05am
Company Name: Washington County Sewer District
Contact Name: Leah Whaley
Contact Phone: 518-747-6967
Contact Email: lwhaley@washingtoncountyny.gov
Contact Fax:
Description:

Washington County Sewer District II is currently accepting applications for an anticipated vacancy for Supervisor of Pumping Stations and Sewers*.

This position involves responsibility for the supervision of maintenance connected with the operation of a combined sewer system.  The position involves the initiation of corrective measures and repairs in the instance of pump stations or collection system failures and emergencies.   The incumbent participates in the installation and extension of the county sewer collection system and supervises and performs daily inspections.  After hour trouble calls is not a primary function of this position but the incumbent does have to be available for afterhours non-routine emergency response.  The work is performed under the general direction of the Executive Director.

Supervision is exercised over various subordinate maintenance personnel.

Does related work as required.

*This is a Civil Service Competitive position.  Provisional appointee must take a future-dated exam when announced and be reachable on the resulting Eligible List for permanent appointment.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Either:

a) Possession of a high school diploma or a high school equivalency diploma and two years of experience in a pumping station and/or sewer line operation and maintenance activities which shall have included one year of mechanical and electrical equipment maintenance and repair; OR

b) Four years of experience in pumping station and/or sewer line operation and maintenance activities which shall have included one year of mechanical and electrical equipment maintenance and repair.

RATE OF PAY:  $30.84/hour plus excellent benefits and NYS Retirement

Job Description and Employment Application can be found at:
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Employment Opportunities
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Qualified applicants may submit an application to:

Washington County Sewer District II

383 Broadway, Fort Edward NY 12828

Email:  lwhaley@WashingtonCountyNY.gov

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Washington County is an equal opportunity employer. 

Post date: Thursday, October 6, 2022 - 9:08am
Company Name: Town of Saugerties Water & Sewer
Contact Name: Michele Haines
Contact Phone: 845-246-8671
Contact Email: mhaines@saugertiesny.gov
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Description:

Available Job Opening

The Town of Saugerties Water and Wastewater Department is seeking applicants for the following position - Water I Wastewater Plant Maintenance Worker - Operator Trainee

Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience

The applicant must be willing to learn and be able to perform preventative maintenance repairs and upkeep of the Town of Saugerties Public infrastructure and property, related to water distribution and wastewater-sewage collection systems.

Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED. Must be able to lift and carry supplies and equipment, sometimes, heavy at times. Must be able and willing to work extended hours in inclement weather. Interaction with DEC and DOH, and maintain compliance with Local, State, Federal laws, regulations and statues. Must have good reading, writing and organizational skills.

There are numerous demands that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The application package includes additional pertinent information, a detailed description of the job stating many essential functions, responsibilities and duties.

If you would like to fill out an application, the package can be picked up in person at the Glasco Wastewater Plant Office, 234 Hudson Street, Glasco (next to the Glasco Mini-Park & Hudson River). You may also pick up an application package at the Town Clerks Office, 4 High Street, Saugerties or online at https://linkprotect.cudasvc.com/url?a=http%3a%2f%2fsaugerties.ny.us%2fwater&c=E,1,ayY1IgOAKrtLc6OiBH21uXOnYCJnZiEP71LU_qDh8aA7FM5y1ZecoLw0os-lTdRY-J5cNJqG6BBe1PHeJIxuOTB11NwR3MxKJXyOLF5jjNbOnOE,&typo=1

Application packages are available Monday thru Friday, between the hours of 9am to 4pm. Questions, please call the Water & Wastewater Dept. at 845-246-8671

 

Post date: Thursday, September 22, 2022 - 9:15am
Company Name: Town of Owego
Contact Name: Tyson Stiles
Contact Phone: : 607-223-1297
Contact Email: stilest@townofowego.com
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Description:

Description: CHIEF WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is important technical and supervisory work involving responsibility for the planning, operation and maintenance of a municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant, with facilities for chemical precipitation, sludge digestion, sludge de-watering, ultimate sludge disposal, activated sludge, stabilization or oxidation process or any other biological oxidation process.  The incumbent is in responsible charge of the complete and actual operation of the wastewater treatment plant.  Dependent upon locations, general direction is received from the Director of Utilities, Superintendent of Public Works or other municipal official, through conference and review of plans.  Considerable leeway is allowed for the use of independent judgment in carrying projects into operation.  Supervision is exercised over a small number of employees involved in the operation and maintenance of the wastewater treatment plant.  Does related work as required.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:  (Illustrative only)

•           Supervises and maintains the operation of wastewater treatment systems in accordance with state and federal standards;

•           Supervises and participates in the installation, operation, maintenance and repair of various wastewater treatment machinery and equipment;

•           Supervises and participates in testing, analysis and reporting requirements for control of the wastewater plant operations;

•           Supervises and assists in maintaining operational and management records required by state and federal agencies, including the New York State Dept. of Environmental Conservation;

•           Supervises the treatment and disposal of sludge;

•           Makes recommendations to supervisor and prepares plans for repairs, modifications and future considerations and extensions of the wastewater system;

•           Coordinates plant operators’ shifts and instructs them in duties;

•           Performs training of departmental staff assigned to assist with wastewater treatment;

•           Maintains records of activities and prepares reports;

•           Assists in formulating policy and procedure for plant operation, in accordance with state and federal regulations;

•           Maintains inventory levels of chemicals, replacement parts and related wastewater  supplies;

•           Conducts performance evaluations on staff assigned to the wastewater treatment plant and makes recommendations regarding salary adjustments, promotions and disciplinary issues;

•           Assesses plant efficiency to determine material and employee resources required for plant operation and to develop annual plant budget;

•           Assists in negotiations as needed, to provide information upon union request;

•           Operates truck, tractor, backhoe and other types of motor equipment.

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

Thorough knowledge of the practices used and the equipment required in the operation and maintenance of a Wastewater Treatment Plant, with facilities for chemical precipitation, sludge digestion, sludge de-watering, ultimate sludge disposal, activated sludge, stabilization or oxidation process or any other biological process; good knowledge of the principles and application of physics, chemistry and bacteriology as applied to wastewater treatment and disposal; skill in the operation and repair of pumps, valves and related mechanical and electrical equipment; ability to plan and supervise the work of others; ability to understand and carry out oral and written directions; ability to draw up and work from plans, specifications and sketches; ability to train others in the maintenance of a municipal wastewater system; ability to operate a motor vehicle; analytical ability; mechanical aptitude; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

OPEN COMPETITIVE:

Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and eligibility for an appropriate Plant Operator’s certificate issued under the provisions of Part 650 of the New York State Code of Rules and Regulations.  Possession of the certificate is required at time of appointment and continuously during employment.  Qualifications for certification vary according to the Grade of Wastewater Treatment Plant, as determined by the New York State Dept. of Environmental Conservation (DEC) AND EITHER:

a) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with an Associates degree in Civil Engineering Technology or related field of study and one (1) year of full-time experience or its part-time equivalent in the operation of a wastewater treatment plant, which must have been in a supervisory capacity; OR

b) Three (3) years of full-time experience or its part-time equivalent in the operation of a wastewater treatment plant, one of which must have been in a supervisory capacity. 

PROMOTIONAL:

Candidates must be permanently employed in the competitive class (or allocated to non-competitive class in accordance with section 55A of Civil Service Law) in the Village or Town and must have served continuously on a permanent basis for twelve (12) months immediately preceding the date of the written test as Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator AND eligibility for an appropriate Plant Operator’s certificate issued under the provisions of Part 650 of the New York State Code of Rules and Regulations. Possession of the certificate is required at time appointment and continuously during employment.  Qualifications for certification vary according to the Grade of Wastewater Treatment Plant, as determined by the New York State Dept. of Environmental Conservation (DEC).

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Possession of an appropriate level commercial driver’s license at time of appointment and continuously during employment to perform essential duties occurring during the normal course of work.

Local Wastewater Treatment Plant Grading as of August 2016 Town of Owego-IIIA; (Apalachin-IVA)

 

Post date: Friday, August 26, 2022 - 11:57am
Company Name: Village of Castleton-on-Hudson
Contact Name: Padraic Ellis
Contact Phone: 518-732-2211 ext. 3
Contact Email: voctreasurer@nycap.rr.com
Contact Fax: 518-732-1550
Description:

Working Supervisor – Water Department Post Date: 8/25/2022 

Description:

The Village of Castleton on Hudson is seeking applications for the position of Working Supervisor for the Water Department.

Applicant must hold or obtain NYS grade IIb-Gw water treatment operator license and NYS D license for water distribution system is preferred. Our water department and wastewater department work close together (we have a newly upgraded state of the art plant), so applicant will also need to have or obtain NYS grade 2A wastewater treatment plant operator’s license.

High School Diploma or GED.

Possess a valid driver’s license

Shift is 7-3pm Monday – Friday per union contract. There are on-call time responsibilities for emergencies or other special circumstances.

The Working Supervisor for the Water Department will be responsible for system operations, regulatory compliance and maintenance of water plant equipment, instrumentation and associated equipment while developing site specific procedures for operations and safety. Supervisor may also assist with wastewater operations and snow plowing as needed.

Preferred Experience:

Knowledge of SCADA and PLC (programmable logic controller) systems Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel) and ability to learn water specific computer applications.

Experience with equipment such as backhoe, large vehicle with snowplows Some daily details of the position:

• Perform analytical testing and check various pump house locations around the village

• Carry out mechanical, electrical, process and controls troubleshooting on equipment such as valves, air compressors and various types of pumps.

• Answer water questions from the public

• Respond to water main breaks, new service hookups and assist other departments where water is involved.

Job Benefits:

Pay Scale is determined by Union Contract Health Insurance Paid time off Professional development assistance Dental Insurance NYS Retirement System

Post date: Monday, August 22, 2022 - 11:32am
Company Name: Town of Rockland
Contact Name: Chris Bury
Contact Phone: 845-439-4910
Contact Email: townrocklandws@gmail.com
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Description:

Town of Rockland Water/Sewer Department

Career opportunity for a full-time water/wastewater operator.  DEC/DOH licenses preferred, will train. Mechanical and electrical experience a plus.

Applications available at Town Hall, 95 Main St, Livingston Manor. Townofrocklandny.com Questions? Call Rob for more information 845-439-4399 ext 102.

Water & Sewer Districts:

Full time work with rotating weekend duty (occasional emergency calls - nights/weekends)

Required schooling (paid for by the town).

Attending seminars for continuing credits

Starting pay is $19/hour 

Job description:

• Daily inspection of three water treatment facilities, (checking gages/monitors, adding chemicals, basic testing).

• Daily inspection of two sewage treatment facilities, (same as above).

• Inspect/snake sewer mains, manholes and pump stations.

• Water meter inspections, reading and repairs.

• Locate shut off/turn on water services.

• Basic vehicle repairs.

• Basic knowledge of electric/plumbing/carpentry.

• Lawn mowing.

• Snow removal/plowing.

• Line locating and excavation, repair to water and sewer leaks.

• Daily repairs to system

• Excavation experience/digging operations

Post date: Friday, August 5, 2022 - 2:15pm
Company Name: Village of Rhinebeck
Contact Name: Martina McClinton
Contact Phone: 845-876-7015
Contact Email: mmcclinton@villageofrhinebeckny.gov
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Description:

The Village of Rhinebeck has an open position for a 1A Operator within the Wastewater  Department. Salary will be based on experience. (Full job description is available upon request.) Anyone interested should contact the Village Clerk at 845-876-7015 option 3 or mmcclinton@villageofrhinebeckny.gov for an application. Should you meet the requirements, an interview will be scheduled.

 

Post date: Monday, August 1, 2022 - 1:56pm
Company Name: VILLAGE OF ELLENVILLE
Contact Name: Traci Jeter
Contact Phone: 845-706-0081
Contact Email: tjeter@villageofellenville.com
Contact Fax: 845-647-7171
Description:

Water Treatment Plant Operator

Type IIA Plant/ 2A Water Operator License

The Village of Ellenville seeks candidates for the position of Water Treatment Plant Operator assigned to the Department of Public Works. The work involves being responsible for shift operation of a Type IIA Plant. This position requires a 2A Water Operator license.

Wages and benefit package are outlined in the collective bargaining agreement between the Village of Ellenville and members of Local 750, New York Council 66, AFSCME, AFL-CIO.

Applications and position information can be obtained at the Office of the Village Clerk, The Government Center, 2 Elting Court, Ellenville, NY 12428.

Submittal of an application and optional resume must be returned to on or before the close of business on August 17, 2022.

The Village of Ellenville is an equal opportunity employer.

Post date: Monday, August 1, 2022 - 1:50pm
Company Name: Elmira Water Board
Contact Name: Denise M. Mullaney
Contact Phone: 607-733-9179
Contact Email: dmullaney@elmirawaterboard.org
Contact Fax: 607-398-7263
Description:

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: The position is responsible for doing a variety of chemical tests in the Elmira Water Board's laboratory. The work is technical in nature requiring the employee to do routine and special chemical tests on drinking and source water samples. The employee does work under the supervision of the Chief Water Treatment Plant Operator. The Chemist has supervisory responsibility for all work completed in the lab facilities. The incumbent represents the Elmira Water Board on the Labor Management Committee as a part of the supervisory team's water quality education program. In addition, the incumbent prepares the laboratory budget for the Elmira Water Board. The incumbent will act in place of the Chief Operator during his/her absence. Recommendations are made to the General Manager regarding changing technologies and staff size. Does related work as required.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (The following work activities are listed as examples only and in no event shall an employee be limited to only those examples listed here.) Directs and participates in routine and specialized analytical chemical tests on drinking water and source water samples; Performs complex examinations that involve the application of advanced laboratory techniques, materials and equipment; Collects samples, analyzes distribution samples for water quality, samples a variety of sources collected from the distribution system to help the Elmira Water Board evaluate the relative efficiency of the distribution system's performance; Reviews reports and renders technical assistance with difficult analysis; Directs water quality analysis/quality control, and chain of custody records and procedures; Provides water quality education training to bargaining unit personnel through the Labor Management Committee; Monitors work activity to ensure that tests are promptly done and that results are accurately recorded; Conducts research and special studies to develop new analytical methods and techniques and evaluates current methods; Records and prepares reports on laboratory tests, ensures that appropriate levels of chemical supplies and equipment are available for use; Checks analytical instruments and equipment to ensure proper functioning and assists in training all staff on current or new methods and procedures; Serves as an advisor to the General Manager on innovative technology in water treatment, making recommendations on changing technology and its' affect on the size of workforce needed; May act in place of the Chief Water Treatment Plant Operator during his/her absence.

FULL PERFORMANCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:
Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices, instruments and methods of analytical environmental chemistry as applied in the collection and analysis of water; good knowledge of the current developments and trends in the chemical ANALYTICAL CHEMIST - WATER QUALITY Page 2 analysis of water; ability to evaluate analytical test results and make detailed reports, verbal and written; ability to plan and supervise the work of others; a high degree of accuracy; sound professional judgment; initiative and dependability; skill in working with and training bargaining unit personnel; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Either: 
A. Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Master's degree in chemistry; or:

B. Graduation from a regionally accredited New York State registered (4) four year college or a university with a Bachelor's degree in Chemistry or other relevant physical science discipline, which includes the successful completion of 24 semester credit hours of chemistry and three (3) years of experience in an analytical laboratory performing chemical analysis; or C. An equivalent combination of training and experience as defined by the limits of (A) and (B).

NOTE: Verifiable part-time work will be acceptable, will pro-rate volunteer experience toward meeting full-time experience requirements

Post date: Tuesday, July 19, 2022 - 2:27pm
Company Name: City of Corning
Contact Name: Joseph Tongue
Contact Phone: 607-962-0340 Ext 1304
Contact Email: jtdpw@cityofcorning.com
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Description:

The City of Corning Water Department is seeking applicants for a full time Water Maintenance Worker position.

Applicants must have at least a CDL B permit to be eligible through civil service. Responsibilities include, water main/service repairs or replacements, responding to customer complaints, Udig mark outs,  Sample collection, meter reading, Etc.  If interested please contact us by emailing Jtdpw@cityofcorning.com

Post date: Tuesday, July 12, 2022 - 9:30am
Company Name: LVDV Operations
Contact Name: Carol Lennon
Contact Phone: 518-488-1301
Contact Email: clennon@lvdvoperations.com
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Description:

We are hiring

Work in the NYC Watershed

Full or Part Time experienced 3A Wastewater System Operator.

Excellent benefits, salary based on experience.

Great Opportunity for motivated, mechanically, and scientifically inclined individuals. Full-time benefits; health, vision, dental, profit sharing, IRA contributions, 9 paid holidays plus paid vacation. Computer and communication skills required. Must be or become resident of NYC Catskill Watershed.

Signing bonus for the right candidate.

Also hiring for

Full Time Wastewater System Trainee.

$40,000 per year to start.

Great Opportunity for motivated, mechanically, and scientifically inclined individuals. We will train. Full-time with benefits; health, vision, dental, profit sharing, IRA contributions, 9 paid holidays plus paid vacation.

Computer and communication skills required. Must be or become resident of NYC

Catskill Watershed.

Send letter of interest and resume to clennon@lvdvoperations.com LVDV is a drug free work environment.

Come join our team!

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