Job Listing Overview

The North Carolina Rural Water Association (NCRWA) currently has an opening for the position of Training Specialist to provide and coordinate training to water and wastewater systems throughout North Carolina. The preferred candidate should be a self-starter with good organizational and computer skills. The preferred candidate should also have a background in water and wastewater management and operations. The candidate must be comfortable speaking publicly in front of large and small groups and should have a passion for training and teaching industry professionals. Being goal-oriented and performance-driven are key qualities for this position as well as being budget-minded. The preferred candidate should also have excellent verbal and written communication skills.


Experience Required:

Minimum of a high school diploma required. Bachelor degree in related fields preferred. • Minimum of five (5) years of proven managerial, financial, and/or technical experience in utility operations. • Minimum of highest level of water or wastewater certification in at least one area required • Well-rounded knowledge of public water and wastewater system training needs and training methodologies to meet those needs. • Knowledge of utility system operations, maintenance 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.). • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Public speaking skills with the ability to develop and deliver industry related presentations in the classroom setting and to the public is required. • Possession of a valid State of North Carolina Driver’s License and reliable transportation (required). • Ability and willingness to travel extensively within state and be away from home overnight. • Ability to work independently and/or as part of a diverse team. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

How to Apply:

NCRWA offers a competitive benefits package, and salary will DOQ. EOE. This is an “at-will” non-exempt position. Résumés will be accepted until the position is filled. Interested candidates should submit résumés with detailed job history and references, to: TRAINING SPECIALIST POSITION, North Carolina Rural Water Association, P. O. Box 540, Welcome, NC 27374 or by email at


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.