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Location: Millerstown, Pa.

About Us: Millerstown Borough Council and Water Authority and the Millerstown Municipal Authority in Perry County is a municipal provider of water and wastewater services and is dedicated to protecting the public health and the environment. We are committed to providing excellent and cost-effective services to our small community.

Position Overview: We are seeking a skilled and dedicated candidate able to be certified in Water and Wastewater Operations to join our team. The Wastewater/Water Operator will be responsible for assisting in operating and maintaining the water and wastewater facilities to ensure safe and efficient service. The ideal candidate will be able to attain licensing and assist in road maintenance and plowing and groundskeeping with excellent problem-solving skills, and a commitment to customer service. Must possess a valid, clear license and pass drug screening and background checks.

Valuable skills also include equipment repair and maintenance, maintaining records, and management experience. Salary is commensurate to experience.




  • Assisting in operating and maintaining water and wastewater treatment facilities in accordance with established procedures and regulatory requirements.
  • Monitor water and wastewater equipment to ensure optimal performance.
  • Conduct routine inspections of the collection system, pumps, valves, and other components to identify and address any issues or potential problems.
  • Perform routine maintenance and repairs on water and wastewater pump stations and infrastructure and maintaining accurate records.
  • Respond to alarms and emergency situations, including blockages, line breaks, equipment malfunctions, power outages, and spills and snow plowing.
  • Assist and collaborate with other employees to ensure the efficient and effective operation of water and wastewater treatment facilities and all road operations as needed.
  • Assist in all laboratory sampling and testing and DMR reporting associated with the operation of the treatment Plant. collection system and water operations.
  • Maintain accurate records related to equipment maintenance, repairs and other relevant data for all operations.
  • Maintain a running inventory of chemicals, repair parts, testing supplies and other miscellaneous materials.
  • Maintenance of all the buildings and grounds, collections system, pump stations, reservoir and well house.
  • Work with designated engineering consultants, as needed.
  • Follow daily policies and procedures from the Borough handbook.
  • Assist with main line, manhole and lateral inspections, as needed.
  • Assist with winter maintenance duties, road duties and weekly brush pick up.
  • Attend Council monthly meetings.
  • This position requires to be on-call for emergency calls, weekends and holidays on a rotating basis. Work is performed all year long in any weather.
  • Plumbing, electrical, mechanical, fabricating and welding knowledge or experience are helpful.
  • Computer skills including Word and Excel spreadsheets required.
  • PA One call markings.
  • Must be able to:  frequently lift 50-60 pounds; load, unload & move large equipment/tools; access confined spaces; continuously walk and climb stairs and ladders.
  • Any other duties as assigned.Top of Form


  • High school diploma or equivalent required; ability to pass background and drug screening.
  • Within 30-minute drive time to respond to emergencies.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail with effective communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record required.


  • Competitive salary and vacation package
  • Opportunities for professional development and advancement within the company.
  • Positive and supportive work environment.

How to Apply: Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter outlining their qualifications and experience to Karen Knellinger, [email protected]


Equal opportunity employer.

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