Wastewater Systems Specialist — Vermont Rural Water Association

The Wastewater Systems Specialist provides training and technical assistance to wastewater treatment facilities and pretreatment facilities in Vermont. The technical assistance is offered onsite and remotely and will focus on troubleshooting operational problems and providing resources and advice. The training classes will provide wastewater operators with continuing education credits and will take place in-person and on Zoom.

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Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide onsite and remote assistance to wastewater systems
  • Conduct training classes for wastewater operators
  • Collaborate with Vermont Rural Water’s other Wastewater Systems Specialist as necessary
  • Compile monthly progress reports
  • Adhere to program budget with assistance from Executive Director

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with water resource field
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a member of a team
  • Demonstrated communications and teaching skills
  • Comfort with computers, internet, and Microsoft Excel
  • Reliable transportation
  • Ability to pass a background check

Bonus Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in wastewater operations
  • Utility management experience

Salary:  Commensurate with experience

Anticipated Start: September 2022


  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Health insurance, dental insurance, dental reimbursement, and vision coverage
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Life insurance and disability insurance (short- and long-term)
  • Paid sick leave and vacation time
  • 11 paid holidays and 2 paid personal days per year

To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to info@vtruralwater.org by July 14, 2022

The Vermont Rural Water Association is an equal opportunity employer and service provider. We value diverse perspectives, talents, and identities.

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