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Careers in Water/Wastewater

The following positions have been submitted to KWEA for posting. Please contact the organization for each listing with any questions or follow-up. If you would like to add an open position to our list, please send us an email.

Open Positions


Wastewater Treatment Plant Superintendent

New Milford, Connecticut

New Milford (pop. 30,000) has all the benefits of a vintage New England lifestyle that few Connecticut towns can still offer. As the largest town in the state, (64 square miles), New Milford offers a broad range of housing options, recreational activities and business locations while retaining working farms and plentiful open space.  Close to commercial centers such as Danbury, Stamford, Hartford, White Plains and New York City. New Milford has successfully retained the small-town charm that’s missing from most modern suburbs.

Superintendent reports to Sewer Commission and Mayor—Plans and supervises the operation and maintenance of a Grade IV Wastewater Treatment Plan including supervising all operators and office staff.

Qualifications: Graduation from High School or GED certificate with additional specialized training in wastewater treatment operations or a directly related field including 4 years of increasingly responsible experience in wastewater treatment plant operations including 3 years of supervisory or lead responsibility. Must possess a valid CT Grade IV Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Certificate or equivalent from another State. Valid Driver’s License. Associates Degree or Bachelor’s in appropriate field may substitute for experience and assist with certification.  All out of state candidates must get initial approval from CT DEEP that they meet the requirements for a reciprocal Grade IV WWTP certification. Contact consultant below for Connecticut Wastewater Operator Certification Guidelines which has a definition of the various requirements for Class IV WWTP Operator Certificate and definitions of Connecticut Class IV Wastewater Treatment Plant.

Salary: $100,000-$120,000 DOQ plus excellent benefits

Application Deadline: June 22, 2018

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