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


Assistant Public Works Director of Wastewater

City of Grand Island (Nebraska)

Description

Manage, direct and coordinate the activities of the Wastewater Division including a wastewater treatment plant and the collection system; perform technical, professional engineering for the Wastewater Treatment Plant; coordinate wastewater activities with other divisions and departments; participate in engineering design work for wastewater treatment facilities and the collection system infrastructure; and provide highly complex staff assistance to the Public Works Director.

Salary

$107,048.03 – $149,507.07 annually

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Chief Engineer

Commonwealth Utilities Corporation • Saipan, MP, Northern Mariana Islands

Description

The Commonwealth Utilities Corporation (CUC) is a government utility providing power and water utilities to the islands of Saipan, Tinian, and Rota and wastewater utility to the island of Saipan. The incumbent of this position is under the overall supervision of the Deputy Executive Director (Water and Waste Water) or his/her designee. The duties and responsibilities are as follows: Coordinates and meets with other divisional sections and corporate divisions to coordinate activities and projects. Supervises engineering support staff to include: prioritizing and assigning work, conducting performance evaluations; ensuring staffs are trained; and, making, hiring, termination, and disciplinary recommendations. Performs project management activities to include preparing reports, memorandums, and recommendations; developing scope of work, providing technical reviews; surveying for projects, evaluating proposals, monitoring project process, approving payment, and, recommending award of projects. Prepares engineering designs, plans and specifications, collects data and performs research. Troubleshoots systems and equipment. Reviews work performed by engineers. Performs other duties of a similar nature or level as required by CUC and the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). CUC is under a Stipulated order of the United States of America vs. the Commonwealth Utilities Corporation and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Civil Case 08-0051 filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern Mariana Islands.

Salary

$100,000.00 - $120,000.00 annually

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Deputy Executive Director

Commonwealth Utilities Corporation • Saipan, MP, Northern Mariana Islands

Description

The Commonwealth Utilities Corporation (“CUC”) is seeking a qualified Deputy Executive Director (“DED”).  CUC is a public utility corporation located on the island of Saipan in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) — a United States territory in the northwestern Pacific Ocean.

The CNMI is a tropical island consisting of fourteen islands with Saipan, Rota, and Tinian the only islands with a population. In the CNMI you can escape to a place of magnificent beaches and crystal clear aqua waters, and rich history. Saipan offers year-round outdoor activities, world-class diving and golfing, international shopping, a range of ethnic restaurants, and a cacophony of indigenous and international cultures.

Reporting directly to CUC’s Executive Director (ED) or designee, the Deputy Executive Director  (DED) fills a position required by the Stipulated Order (SO) of the United States of America vs. the Commonwealth Utilities Corporation and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern Mariana Islands, Civil Case No. CV 08-0051.

The incumbent will be under the direct supervision of the Executive Director or his/her designee.

Salary

$125,000.00 annually

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Laboratory Manager

City of Olathe

Description

The City of Olathe, located in the suburb of Kansas City, is seeking a Laboratory Manager to join our Environmental Services team to share our passion to set the standard of excellence.  A Laboratory Manager must have the experience and credentials to manage, direct and oversee one of the industry's most advanced NELAC/ISO 17025 certified laboratories to ensure regulatory compliance under the Clean Water Act and Safe Drinking Water Act.

The new lab facility was completed in 2017 and includes advanced filtration and ventilation systems with advanced technology that will allow the department to keep up with sampling and analysis demands. The facility is future-ready to support the City of Olathe's water quality analysis needs, for water, wastewater, stormwater and more.

The current environmental lab performs 90,000 tests a year on samples from the city's water, sewer, and stormwater treatment systems to look for dangerous levels of pollutants.  It also performs tests for local governments that lack their own labs and can step in to help cities test water quality during emergencies instead of them having to wait several days to get results back from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.

Salary

$87,433.00 – $135,522.00 annually

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Wastewater Plant Manager

City of Villa Rica • Villa Rica, GA

Description

This is a technical and routine administrative position responsible for the operation of the City's wastewater treatment plants and lift stations.  work involves supervising the testing of wastewater samples and the maintenance and repair equipment.  Work includes supervising subordinate plant operators.

Salary

$65,000.00 annually

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