Job Listing Overview

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 throughout the State of North Carolina.

Desired 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.

An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. This position will focus primarily on providing on-site assistance but will also require a reasonable amount of public presentations, training seminar coordination and facilitation, and preparation of written materials and reports.

NCRWA offers a competitive benefits package. Salary DOQ. EOE. This is an “at-will” position. This position has a virtual/remote work environment. The employee must reside in North Carolina.

 Position open until filled. First review of résumés to occur on May 30, 2023.

Interested candidates should submit résumés with detailed job history and references, to: WASTEWATER POSITION, North Carolina Rural Water Association, P. O. Box 540, Welcome, N.C. 27374 or by email to    


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.