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Working with RWA

The South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority (SCCRWA) is seeking career minded people committed to exceeding the expectations of our customers, internal and external, and who can contribute to and excel in a team environment. The SCCRWA looks for people who are talented and share our values:

Service: We provide prompt, courteous service to both our customers and our coworkers. We continually strive to make the customer experience better for all.
Teamwork: We build on each other’s strengths. Through efficiency and innovation, we work together, operating as a team, in a spirit of mutual trust and openness, to achieve success.
Accountability: We are responsible for our actions. We are honest and ethical. Integrity is at the heart of everything we do.
Respect: We treat with respect everyone with whom we come in contact while doing our jobs. We promote diversity and embrace individuality.
Safety: We are a safe workforce. Safety is owned by each and every employee. We all benefit when safety is part of our daily lives.

We invite you to consider open positions at the SCCRWA. The Authority provides high quality water and services to almost 430,000 people in the greater New Haven area.

At the SCCRWA, your total compensation is comprised of a base wage and additional benefits that add significant value to your compensation package.

Following is a representative list of benefits. 

Submitting A Resume

The Authority accepts resumes for current employment openings only.

If you find an open position for which you would like to apply, please submit your resume via e-mail by clicking on the ‘Apply Now’ link in each position description.

You may also submit a resume via postal mail by sending it to the Attention of Employee Relations, Learning and Growth at Regional Water Authority, 90 Sargent Drive, New Haven, CT, 06511, or via fax at (203) 772-1406.

Job Openings

IT SAP Technical Analyst Apply Now

The Regional Water Authority is looking for an experienced IT SAP Technical Analyst who is responsible for the analysis, design and implementation of enhancements and resolution of defects in the SAP ERP system.

The IT SAP Technical Analyst is also knowledgeable of other system deployments, particularly as it relates to the SAP ERP system interfaces. Responsibilities include: business process design documentation (BPD’s), creation and/or review of SAP functional and technical specifications, configuration changes, customization support, development of test plans, scripts, and test data. The incumbent will perform testing and provide training support as requested. In addition, they will facilitate user acceptance testing by business users. The IT SAP Technical Analyst collaborates with other team members in making key technical design and implementation decisions. The incumbent works closely with the business to analyze business problems, recommend solutions, set technical direction and support prioritization of defect resolution, enhancements and projects. He/she is involved in determining the long-range strategic direction of systems and manages process and business model changes required to make a SAP ERP solution successful. The incumbent will be required to provide 7/24 production support coverage.

Key competencies for this position include: a Bachelor’s degree with a concentration in computer science or mathematics, or 5 years equivalent experience; Minimum 5 years’ experience in SAP IS-U for Utilities solution and in designing enterprise wide business solutions; minimum 8 years’ experience developing, testing and deploying business solutions; and specific experience in application system design, solutions design, project management, implementation planning, databases and workflow analysis.

We are seeking candidates who will reflect our STARS Values in their work and in their professional relationships: Service, Teamwork, Accountability, Respect and Safety.

To apply for this position, send letter of application and resume with salary requirements to:

REGIONAL WATER AUTHORITY
90 Sargent Drive
New Haven, CT 06511
Attn. Employee Relations or
e-mail: hr@rwater.com
AA/EO Employer
M/F/H/V

Forestry Technician Apply Now

The Regional Water Authority is seeking a Forestry Technician. Under direction of the forester, the technician will conduct forest inventory, prepare silvicultural plans, mark and tally timber and firewood sales, summarize marked timber for sale documents, monitor timber and firewood sales, and undertake independent projects.

Candidates should have completed at least 3 years of a 4-year degree in forestry or natural resource management, have a valid driver’s license, be a US citizen, have a working knowledge of MS Word and Excel, be familiar with ArcView or ArcGIS, possess excellent communication skills, be well versed in tree and shrub identification, and be able to work outdoors under adverse environmental conditions, both independently and as a team. Though technician is expected to have familiarity with forestry concepts, he/she will receive on-the-job training.

Compensation is $16/hour, depending on qualifications. Duration of assignment is 1000 hours; dates are flexible. For questions, contact Alex Amendola, Forester, at (203) 401-2714 or aamendola@rwater.com.

We are seeking candidates that reflect our STARS Values: Service, Teamwork, Accountability, Respect and Safety.

Applicants should send a letter of application and resume, along with a list of three references to Employee Relations, Learning and Growth Department, Regional Water Authority, 90 Sargent Drive, New Haven, CT 06511. You may also email your materials to hr@rwater.com . Please indicate in the subject message of your email and/or cover letter that you are applying for the forestry technician position. Deadline is May 20, 2017, or until filled.


Employee Relations, Learning and Growth
REGIONAL WATER AUTHORITY
90 Sargent Drive
New Haven, CT 06511
hr@rwater.com
AA/EO Employer
M/F/H/v

Laboratory Analyst (Temporary to Permanent) Apply Now

The Regional Water Authority is seeking a temporary to permanent Laboratory Analyst in our Operations Division. Under the supervision of the Laboratory Manager, the position is responsible for conducting routine and non-routine chemical and microbiological analyses on samples for compliance with state and federal regulations.

The successful candidate will: provide backup in areas such as inorganic and organic chemistry; prepare reagent solutions for chemical analysis and media for microbiological analysis; troubleshoot and maintain existing analytical instruments; work with the Laboratory Manager with in the development and/or implementation of new and existing analytical methods per regulatory agency requirements and customer requests; conduct the organization and entry of all analytical data produced; participate in EPA WP/WS Performance Evaluation Studies for maintenance of laboratory certification; follow all state and NELAC regulatory requirements when producing data; perform analyses such as TKN, NH3, Total Phosphate and Ion Chromatography, according to EPA approved procedures; comply with safety standards through the proper handling of hazardous chemical and biological agents in the workplace; perform general laboratory maintenance including housekeeping and maintenance of glasses, media preparation and inventory or laboratory consumable supplies; maintain documentation of all quality control analyses on various software programs; write standard operating procedures, maintain logbooks and document quality controls.

Key competencies for this position include: Associate’s degree in Chemistry or related discipline, Bachelor’s degree preferred; good working knowledge of either water analysis or quality control; capable of completing Initial Demonstration of Capability (IDC) as required by National Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Conference (NELAC) for specified method; proficient in Word and Excel for creating or updating Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), for quality control charts and tables and for data entry; and the ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Candidate must be motived, have the ability to multi-task and be comfortable working in a fast-paced laboratory setting and have the ability to work independently and schedule work flow to meet critical deadlines. Experience working in a production environment is required.

We are seeking candidates that reflect our STARS Values: Service, Teamwork, Accountability, Respect and Safety.

Applicants should send a letter of application and resume, along with salary requirements by June 5, 2017 to:
Employee Relations, Learning and Growth
REGIONAL WATER AUTHORITY
90 Sargent Drive
New Haven, CT 06511
hr@rwater.com
AA/EO Employer
M/F/H/v

Project Engineer Apply Now

The Regional Water Authority is looking for an experienced Project Engineer to add value to its Capital Planning and Delivery Department.

The successful candidate will: apply diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices to a broad variety of assignments and related fields; manage capital improvement and maintenance projects; develop budgetary estimates for proposed projects, and conceptual estimates for future improvements scheduled in the long term (e.g. 5-Year and 20-Year) capital budgets; prepare Requests for Proposals for professional consulting services; design new water facilities or improvements to existing facilities, including pumping stations, pipelines, water storage tanks, valve chambers, dams, spillways, and gatehouses; and oversee work done by professional consultants, including reviewing of studies and designs, coordination of comments by other RWA departments, and review and approval of consultant invoices.
Key Competencies for this position include: Five years of progressive experience in utility or consulting engineering; Bachelor’s Degree in Civil/Environmental Engineering or closely related field; excellent technical, communication, interpersonal and organizational skills; and the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.

We are seeking candidates that reflect our STARS Values: Service, Teamwork, Accountability, Respect and Safety.
To apply for this position, please send resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, by June 2, 2017 to:

REGIONAL WATER AUTHORITY
90 Sargent Drive
New Haven, CT 06511
Attn: Employee Relations or
Email: hr@rwater.com
AA/EO Employer
M/F/H/V