Between The Pipes

NYRWA Employment Opportunity: Wastewater Technician

Print this Article | Send to Colleague

NYRWA is currently accepting resumes for a Wastewater Technician to provide onsite technical assistance to wastewater operators and systems in central and western New York. This is a full-time position open immediately due to the growth of our association.

Wastewater Technician

The purpose of the Wastewater Technician is to protect the nation’s multi-billion-dollar investment in rural and small municipal wastewater facilities and collection systems and to assist in maintaining regulatory compliance. This objective is met for systems by providing on-site technical assistance that assures cost-effective operations, system optimization, regulatory compliance and capacity development.         

 Specific responsibilities:                     

    -    Travel extensively throughout the state/jurisdiction (central & western, NY) to offer on-site technical assistance to municipal wastewater systems serving populations of 10,000 or less

    -    Provide assistance in all areas of operations, maintenance, management, security, finances, loan application, health, and environmental issues.

    -    Provide the type of assistance that offers "training" rather than "fixing".

    -   Prioritize requests to ensure coverage of wastewater systems with serious health, economic or compliance problems first.

    -    Review new technical standards set and proposed by public, private and regulatory organizations.

    -    Develop informational articles for dissemination.          

    -    Respond to inquiries from facilities, consumers, governmental agencies, and others regarding technical matters.

    -    Provide on-site assistance and/or training that geographically covers the program territory.            

    -    May be required to meet with various agencies on routine intervals.

    -    Accurately complete and submit reporting as required.

Salary and Benefits:

-          Company vehicle, laptop, cell phone, printer, and data projector provided.

-          Health & dental insurance or a monthly stipend are provided.

-          Flexible work schedule, you develop your own schedule, but must work 40 hours per week.

-          Recently retired operators are encouraged to apply as well.

-          Salary contingent upon qualifications, experience, and ability.

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume with salary requirements to Jamie Herman, CEO, at


Back to Between The Pipes

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn