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Post date: Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 2:27pm
Company Name: Office of Children and Family Services
Contact Name: Steve Melendez
Contact Phone: (845) 691-6006
Contact Email:
Contact Fax: (845) 691-6571

Senior Filter Plant Operator

Minimum Qualifications:

Certification from the New York State Department of Health in the grade required for operation of the water treatment plant to which assigned.

Appointees may be temporarily employed pending certification but must be removed if fail to achieve certification.

Duties Description:

Operate large and complex water filtration plants that feature rapid sand filter with coagulation, sedimentation, filtration, micro-filtration, Ultra Violet (UV) disinfection, chlorination or chemical control of effluent or operate water purification and wastewater treatment filtration systems. May supervise other staff.

Additional duties will be discussed in detail during the interview.

Additional Comments:

Background Investigation Requirements:

1) All prospective employees will be investigated through a Criminal Background Check (CBC), which includes State and federal Criminal History Record Checks. All convictions must be reported; conviction of a felony or misdemeanor, or any falsified or omitted information on the prospective appointee’s employment application, may bar appointment or result in removal after appointment. Each case will be determined on its own merits, consistent with the applicable provisions of State and federal laws, rules, and regulations. Prospective employees will be fingerprinted in order to obtain a record of their criminal history information, and may be required to pay any necessary fees.

2) All prospective employees will be screened against the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR). Prospective employees will be required to pay any necessary fees.

3) For Division of Juvenile Justice and Opportunities for Youth (DJJOY) prospective appointees will be checked against the Staff Exclusion List (SEL) maintained by the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs. Prospective employees whose names appear on the SEL as having been found responsible for serious or repeated acts of abuse or neglect will be barred from appointment and may have their names removed from the eligible list(s) for the title(s) if applicable.

Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. OCFS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. OCFS is committed to ensuring equal opportunity for persons with disabilities and workplace diversity. It is the policy of OCFS to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities to enable them to perform the essential functions of the position for which they are applying or for which they are employed. OCFS does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices and complies with all regulations promulgated by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission under title I of the ADA.


Post date: Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 3:52pm
Company Name: Town of Schroon
Contact Name: Chris Stone
Contact Phone: 518-532-7737
Contact Email:
Contact Fax: 518-532-9474

Water & Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator

Employment Status:   Full-Time Position

Town of Schroon, located in Essex County, New York, is seeking a Full Time permanent position to join our team in the operation and maintenance of our Sewer and Water Treatment Plants.

The candidates should be willing to work full time, including some weekend rotations. Possession of a valid Grade 2A Sewer Operators Certificate issued by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and a valid 2B Water Treatment Operators Licenses issue by the New York State Department of Health.

If  appointed, you will be required to have a valid license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State to meet the transportation needs of the job.

Salary will be based upon level of experience and certification status.

Submit resume and cover letter by email to: or by mail to the Town of Schroon, Attention Town Supervisor, PO Box 578, Schroon Lake, NY 12870.

Post date: Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 10:04am
Company Name: Chobani
Contact Name: Jason Handberg
Contact Phone: 612-743-5448
Contact Email:
Contact Fax:

The Wastewater Manager will provide oversight, management and direction to ensure continued compliant operation of the Wastewater Treatment Plant within SPDES permitted limits. Strong knowledge of aerobic treatment plant operations is required. Experience with digital controls and HMI linked control and monitoring systems as well as predictive maintenance systems is desired.

The responsibilities of this position include:

- Educate, mentor and coach staff to operate the wastewater treatment plant per established parameters and applicable regulations

- Ensure plant performance to meet regulations and permitted limits

- Lead mechanical trouble shooting efforts and pro-actively plan system maintenance to prevent failures in our CMMS system

- Set schedules, monitor staff performance

- Coordinate waste treatment plant operations with site production operations to ensure uninterrupted service

- Assist with training all levels of employees to adhere to safety standards as required

- Manage cost and schedule to meet goals

- Cover overnight shifts as needed

- Some holidays required for shutdown repairs

- Monitor dry cake and sludge hauling

- Other duties as assigned

- Follow Chobani safety procedures

- Follow Good Manufacturing Practices

The requirements of this position include:

- Valid NYS Waste Water Certification Grade 3A

- NY Public Water System Operator Certification Grade C (preferred not required)

- 5 – 7 years’ experience in waste water, experience with Membrane Bio-reactor Aerobic treatment a plus

- Experience with SRBC Quarterly Reporting (Susquehanna River Basin Committee)

- Experience with DMR (Daily Monitoring Report) with understanding of permitted limits

- Experience with project and staff management using best in class methods

- Understanding of a MBR (Membrane Bio Reactor) system

- Continuous Improvement Lean Manufacturing experience is desired

- Experience with predictive maintenance desired

To apply for this role, please visit our career website:

About Us:

Since our founding over 10 years ago, we’ve always been a different kind of company. After moving to New York from his native Turkey, our CEO Hamdi Ulukaya found that in America, yogurt just wasn’t as delicious or widely available as it was back home. He thought everyone deserved better options, so he set about making delicious, nutritious, natural, and accessible Greek Yogurt right here in the U.S.

Our mission since day one has been to provide better food to more people. And now as the No. 1-selling Greek Yogurt brand in America that is expanding beyond yogurt, we believe every food maker has a responsibility to provide people with better options, which is why we’re so proud of the way our food is made.

Our food philosophy of crafting quality products with simple ingredients is what sets Chobani apart. Our belief that business done right has the ability to change lives and strengthen communities is what sets our company apart.

From the way we source our ingredients to how we treat our employees, Chobani strives to make universal wellness happen sooner with everything we do.

Certified as a Great Place to Work®, our culture is built on shared passion, dedication, and a commitment to doing what is right. Together, the Chobani family has created something unlike what any company has done before. The possibilities are endless.

Chobani is an equal opportunity employer.  Chobani will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on any basis including, but not limited to: race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, military and/or veteran status, marital status, predisposing genetic characteristics and genetic information, or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws.

To apply for this role, please visit our career website:

Post date: Friday, October 23, 2020 - 2:23pm
Company Name: Cedarwood Environmental Services
Contact Name: John Moffett
Contact Phone: 607-441-3246
Contact Email:
Contact Fax:

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator

Cedarwood Environmental Services is looking to add wastewater treatment plant operators to our team, located in the Catskill Mountain region. Candidates should be willing to work full time, including some weekend rotations.  An experienced operator with a 3A certification is preferred although others will be considered if willing to obtain this certification.

Job Responsibilities

Candidates must possess the following:

•           Good verbal and writing skills

•           Understanding of basic math and computer skills

•           Must have good communications skills, be able to work well in a team environment, possess good mechanical aptitude, and be able to work safely.

•           Position requires some work in adverse weather conditions (e.g. responding to emergencies during storms, etc.)

•           Must be able to maintain detailed, accurate records, and prepare necessary reports for the NYSDEC/NYCDEP


Candidates must possess the following:

•           High School Diploma or GED

•           NYSDEC Certification highly preferred, or willingness/ability to attain one

•           Ability/willingness to obtain higher certifications, obtain or maintain water treatment and/or distribution certifications Benefits

Cedarwood Environmental Services offers the following benefits:

•           Health insurance

•           Dental insurance

•           Paid Time Off

•           401k

•           Healthcare spending or reimbursement accounts such as HSAs or FSAs

•           Financial assistance with testing/courses, etc.

Interested candidates should reach out to John Moffett, Operations Director at 607-441-3246, or via email at

Post date: Thursday, September 10, 2020 - 9:08am
Company Name: Westchester County Government
Contact Name: Human Resources
Contact Phone: 914-995-3306
Contact Email:
Contact Fax:

The Westchester County Department of Health is currently recruiting for several Public Health Engineers at multiple levels.

Appointments and salary will be commensurate with documented training, experience, certification and/or licensure.  These are Civil Service positions that will require the successful candidate to be appointed from a list of eligible candidates, following examination.

Public Health Engineers oversee and participate in a wide variety of public health programs including water quality and pollution control, public water supply, land development, solid waste and air pollution control, as they work within the Bureau of Environmental Quality in the Westchester County Department of Health.  Incumbents ensure that operations consistently meet regulatory requirements at the local, county, state and federal level.

Depending on appointed level, supervision may be exercised over professional, and technical staff members.

There are multiple pathways to meet minimum qualifications that rise with an increase in compensation and responsibility. However, at a minimum, we are seeking candidates with a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering and at least two years of experience in public health, sanitary, environmental or chemical engineering.

For a detailed breakdown on minimum qualifications and job duties, please review the job descriptions for Assistant Engineer (Public Health), Senior Engineer (Public Health) and Associate Engineer (Public Health) at

Come join our team!

Besides a competitive salary, our compensation package includes comprehensive benefits, including medical, dental, vision, deferred compensation, paid leave and retirement plan.

Please submit resumes and cover letter with where you learned of the opening to

Important:  Please indicate Public Health Engineer in the subject line of your e-mail.

                    Westchester County is an equal opportunity employer


Post date: Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - 3:42pm
Company Name: Village of Malone
Contact Name: Rebahka Scaccia, Village Clerk
Contact Phone: 518-483-4570
Contact Email:
Contact Fax: 518-481-6737

Village of Malone Announces vacancy for:  Public Works Construction and Maintenance Supervisor

The Village of Malone is seeking qualified candidates for the position of a full time Public Works Construction and Maintenance Supervisor, responsible for planning, supervising, and carrying out a public works program in the Village of Malone. Appointment will be provisional pending a Civil Service exam to be announced at a later date.

Open Competitive - Minimum qualifications include graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and four years of experience in public works activities involving the construction maintenance and repair of streets and water and wastewater systems.

Promotional Qualifications - Current Village employees interested in applying must have12 months permanent classified status currently in the title of Street Maintenance Foreman or 24 months permanent classified status currently in the title of Working Foreman or 36 months permanent classified status currently in the title of Water/Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator/MEO within the Village of Malone Public Works Department.

Position requires possession of a valid NY State Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) at the time of appointment, and possession of required certificates as issued by the New York State DEC (6 NYCRR Part 6501.11) and DOH, Bureau of Public Water Supply Protection, under the provisions of the New York State Sanitary Code – Chapter 1.

Applications will be accepted from all qualified candidates. Open until Position is filled. EOE. Residency Waived.

Application and full job description can be obtained by emailing Rebahka Scaccia, Village Clerk, at or in person 8 AM and 4 PM Monday - Friday at the Village Offices located at 343 West Main Street.

Post date: Wednesday, July 22, 2020 - 3:13pm
Company Name: Town of Niskayuna
Contact Name: Matthew Yetto
Contact Phone: (518)386-4520
Contact Email:
Contact Fax: (518)386-4592

WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR: Minimum qualifications include possession of a NYS DOH Grade IIB Water Treatment Plant Operator's Certificate and graduation from high school or equivalency diploma.
Rate: $23.98 to $35.69 based on experience. See for application. Equal Opportunity Employer


Post date: Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 9:17am
Company Name: Gore Mountain Ski Area
Contact Name: James Bayse
Contact Phone: 518-251-2411
Contact Email:
Contact Fax:

Gore Mountain Ski Area, an ORDA managed facility located in North Creek, N.Y., is seeking a knowledgeable, hands-on operational technician to act as its head water and waste water treatment plant operator.

   This position reports to the Building Maintenance Supervisor, and will need to communicate with the Assistant Manager and General Manager on a regular basis. The primary responsibility is to assure the Venue's regulatory success. Daily responsibilities include performing treatment plant rounds to inspect, monitor and document plant operations as well as managing corrective actions as necessary.  Systems and equipment operations will be managed through preventive and routine maintenance, innovation, operational integrity, communication and training.

Overall operational responsibilities will include operations of waste water treatment systems, potable water systems, building maintenance operations, and assisting coworkers with their responsibilities as needed. Training will be necessary and will result in required licenses from DEC for waste water operations and DOH for water operations.

Agency interactions with The Department of Environmental Conservation, Department of Labor, Department of Health, and other Olympic Authority Staff are routine.

Qualifications:  NYS WWTP Level 2 Operator and water certification or a minimum 4 years' experience, in a related position at a similarly sized facility is required; education can be substituted for the experience on a yearly basis. Computer literacy, basic knowledge of operational codes and regulations, and a valid driver's license are also required. An understanding of the ski industry is desirable.

Compensation:  Classification of Grade and Salary determined by experience and qualifications. ORDA offers a generous benefit package as provided in the CSEA Contract including health, dental, and vision insurances; paid time off; participation in NYS and Employees Retirement Systems; and the ability to participate in New York State Deferred Compensation, a qualified 457-b retirement savings plan.

Interested candidates should email a letter of interest and resumé with the Subject Line of “Gore Water Operator” to:  James Bayse, Gore Mountain General Manager


Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at