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Post date: Monday, August 22, 2022 - 11:32am
Company Name: Town of Rockland
Contact Name: Chris Bury
Contact Phone: 845-439-4910
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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. 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:
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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 for an application. Should you meet the requirements, an interview will be scheduled.


Post date: Monday, August 1, 2022 - 1:56pm
Contact Name: Traci Jeter
Contact Phone: 845-706-0081
Contact Email:
Contact Fax: 845-647-7171

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:
Contact Fax: 607-398-7263

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.

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.

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:
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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

Post date: Tuesday, July 12, 2022 - 9:30am
Company Name: LVDV Operations
Contact Name: Carol Lennon
Contact Phone: 518-488-1301
Contact Email:
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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 LVDV is a drug free work environment.

Come join our team!

Post date: Tuesday, July 12, 2022 - 9:24am
Company Name: Village of Cato
Contact Name: Kim Cole
Contact Phone: 315-626-2397
Contact Email:
Contact Fax: 315-626-993

The Village of Cato, NY seeks applicants for employment for the position of a full time Superintendent of Public Works for the municipality.

Must hold a Class C water license. Maintain water treatment and distribution, pumps, and lighting. Maintenance to all buildings, grounds, streets, sidewalks, parking lots, drainage.

A complete job description is available at the Village Clerk's Office 2564 Millard Ave Cato, NY 13033  Tel: 315-626-2397


Post date: Thursday, April 7, 2022 - 10:35am
Company Name: City of Watertown
Contact Name: Amie McIntyre
Contact Phone: 315-785-7733
Contact Email:
Contact Fax: 315-785-7737

The City of Watertown is seeking a full-time Water Distribution System Supervisor.  This is the second level in the Water Distribution series and is responsible for supervising a 15-member maintenance and distribution team and preparing a draft annual budget for the same. Responsibilities include ensuring the safe, sanitary, and efficient operation of the water distribution system, oversight, and participation in the construction of new water distribution system installations and for the development and implementation of a water leak detection program, hydrant flushing program, and other sanitation programs.  The incumbent does related work as required.

The successful candidate must pass a Civil Service exam.

Minimum requirements are:

A.        Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university or one accredited by the NYS Board of Regents to grant degrees with an associate degree or higher in Engineering Science or construction or water sciences technology; or closely related field; and three (3) years of experience in the operation and maintenance of a distribution system serving 1000 or more people, two (2) of which shall have been in a supervisory capacity; or

B.        Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and five (5) years of experience in plumbing, engineering, technical or a closely related field, 2 of which shall have been in a supervisory capacity.

Licensing Requirements:  Valid NYS driver’s license.

Special Necessary Requirement: Applicant must possess Grade D Water Distribution Operator Certificate at time of appointment or within 1 year of appointment.

Salary range $59,574 - $75,056

Interested persons should complete an online civil service application

Submit application and resume by 4/29/22.

The City of Watertown is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Post date: Thursday, March 31, 2022 - 9:25am
Company Name: Camden Group Inc
Contact Name: Bailee Greenier
Contact Phone: 315-245-4444
Contact Email:
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Camden Group is a fast-growing contract operations firm with a focus on quality. We are seeking experienced 2A, 3A and 4A Wastewater Operators for Central NY, Western NY and Fingerlakes region. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Full benefits package. Email resume to


Post date: Tuesday, February 22, 2022 - 10:35am
Company Name: Village of Moravia
Contact Name: Anne Riddell
Contact Phone: 315-497-1820
Contact Email:
Contact Fax: 315-497-0069

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Trainee 

For complete job description please visit:

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


APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 31, 2022 @ 5:00PM.

HOW TO APPLY: Applications must be submitted to Cayuga County Civil Service. To view the job posting and application instructions, please visit: