For emergencies, please call 203-562-4020
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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

Source Water Quality Analyst Apply Now

The Regional Water Authority (RWA) is seeking a Source Water Quality Analyst for its Environmental Planning Department. The Source Water Quality Analyst performs functions related to monitoring reservoir and ground water quality; data management, analysis, and reporting; technical assistance to water treatment operators; regulatory compliance actions; and public outreach and education.

The essential functions of this position include seasonal collection of water quality profiles on RWA reservoirs; data analysis, interpretation, and reporting; programs and actions to maintain compliance with stream flow regulations and other flow management requirements; recommending reservoir management actions to optimize raw water quality; monitoring well measurements; presentations at public workshops, meetings, and conferences; and conducting tours and programs in support of RWA environmental outreach and public education activities.

Qualified applicants will have a Bachelor’s degree in the environmental sciences or related field; CT DEEP Safe Boating Certificate or ability to obtain one; an exceptional background in limnology, hydrology, and aquatic ecology; and a minimum two years of experience that includes collecting lake and/or reservoir water quality data, boat trailering and operation, and operating, calibrating, and maintaining water quality datasondes. 

Key competencies include: excellent written and oral communication skills; strong organizational and interpersonal skills; statistical analysis and data presentation skills; strong technical writing ability; capacity to prepare and deliver presentations to technical and nontechnical audiences; understanding of hydrology and lake and reservoir dynamics; and high proficiency with ArcGIS, MS Excel, MS Word, and MS PowerPoint.  

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 March 6, 2018 to:

Employee Relations, Learning and Growth 
90 Sargent Drive 
New Haven, CT 06511  

 AA/EO Employer


Part-Time Messanger Apply Now

The Regional Water Authority (RWA) is seeking a Part-Time Messenger to handle and deliver all incoming and outgoing mail, reports, office supplies, stationery, copy paper and supplies throughout the RWA as needed. This includes operating all mailroom equipment to facilitate the mailing, bursting, folding and inserting of letters and other forms as needed, and other miscellaneous duties related to the position.

The successful candidate will: pick up newspapers and mail and distribute to RWA departments and personnel; stuff and mail PipeSafe policy letters, recreation letters, special mailings, welcome letters and priority mail; service and deliver copy paper throughout the building; take supply room inventory; log and report all certified U.S. postage; return out-sorted bills to Technical Clerk; drive from the RWA to the Post Office; wrap and address outgoing packages for delivery; make bank run for cashier, finance and purchasing departments; and perform all errands as needed.

This is a part time, bargaining unit position, from 7:30 AM to 12:30 PM.

High school diploma and at least one year of experience in a general work environment is required.

To apply, send a letter of application and resume no later than April 13, 2018 to:

Employee Relations, Learning and Growth
Regional Water Authority
90 Sargent Drive
New Haven, CT 06511


AA/EO Employer


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