Job Listing Overview

Job Description:  The North Carolina Rural Water Association (NCRWA) currently has an opening for the position of Wastewater Specialist to provide on-site managerial, financial, technical, and organizational assistance to rural and small public and private wastewater systems in the eastern part of North Carolina.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a high school diploma required.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of proven experience in wastewater system management, treatment and/or collections.
  • Possession of wastewater system operator certifications preferred. Degrees in related fields are also a plus.
  • Well-rounded knowledge of wastewater system needs and methodologies to meet those needs.
  • Knowledge of wastewater system development, management, accounting, public finance principles, and state/federal regulatory requirements is also desired.
  • Excellent computer skills including use of Internet, email, and Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, etc).
  • Ability to develop and deliver industry-related presentations in the classroom setting and to the public.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Possession of a valid State of North Carolina Driver’s License and reliable transportation (required).
  • Ability and willingness to travel extensively within the state and be away from home overnight.
  • Ability to work alone and as part of a diverse team.

 How to Apply:  If you are passionate about making a difference in water quality and have the technical expertise to support wastewater systems, we encourage you to apply. Please submit your resume and a cover letter explaining why you are a great fit for this position to Be sure to include “Wastewater Technical Assistance Specialist ” in the subject line.

Deadline for Applications:  Résumés will be accepted until the position is filled. The first review of résumés will occur on November 27, 2023.

Equal Opportunity Employer: NCRWA is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants from all backgrounds to apply.

Join us in our mission to provide our water and wastewater membership with the highest quality support services possible. Your technical expertise can make a lasting impact on water and wastewater systems across North Carolina. NCRWA offers a competitive benefits package. Salary DOQ. This is an “at-will” position.

Apply today!

About North Carolina Rural Water Association

We are a non-profit organization dedicated to helping our members attain the highest standard in drinking water and wastewater service. Serving members statewide, NCRWA is governed by a volunteer ​Board of Directors from the association's membership. Members represent both community and non-community water and wastewater systems.