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West Pennsboro Township Cumberland County, Carlisle PA is searching for a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator

(No Contract Operations Need Apply)


GENERAL SUMMARY:  Full-time position available that includes providing operation activities and maintenance at the Wastewater Treatment Plant and Distribution System along with assigned duties in the Highway Department. A Part-time position is available if only interested in responsibilities at the Wastewater Treatment Plant.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  The scope of work includes monitoring and adjustments, flow reading, collecting samples, field testing, and maintenance of mechanical pumps and controls.  Administers the technical aspects of plant operations, compliance with state and federal operating regulations, and underground sewer system.  Assist in operating and maintaining an activated sludge Wastewater Treatment Facility.

The full-time position will perform daily morning operations at the Wastewater Treatment Plant, then assist with work activities in the Highway Department.


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Possession of a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license.
  • Five years of increasing responsibility in wastewater treatment plant operations and maintenance.
  • Candidate is required to obtain CDL class (B) and a class C, E, 1234 Wastewater Operators Licenses or ability to obtain within 6 months.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT: The physical demands described below are representatives of those required for the position.

  • Work is performed indoors and outdoors, in all types of weather conditions.
  • Walking, standing; stooping, kneeling, squatting, climbing, twisting, bending, reaching, pushing, pulling, and lifting up to 50 pounds.
  • Working on irregular surfaces or heights above the ground.
  • See and communicate effectively.
  • Must be able to use body to work, move or carry objects or materials.

COMPENSATION: Salary is commensurate with education, skills, and relevant experience; the Township offers an excellent benefits package.

Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to; Evelyn Swartz, Township Secretary at West Pennsboro Township, 2150 Newville Road, Carlisle, PA  17015, or e-mail to [email protected]

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