Water Licensed Operator

North East Borough in North East, Pennsylvania in Erie County has an opening for a full-time Licensed Operator to work at the Borough Water Filter Plant.  Ideally the selected candidate would possess a PA State Operator Certification Class A, E and subclassifications 1,7,8,10 and 11 to operate all areas of the Water Plant or be able to obtain these certifications within 24 months of hire.


  • Perform all necessary water sampling and lab testing.
  • Perform distribution system maintenance and inspections utilizing various types of equipment including leak detection equipment, correlators, data loggers etc.
  • Properly record operational data entry for internal and external reporting requirements


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Valid Driver’s license
  • Class A, E and Subclassifications 1,7,8,10 and 11.  Mandatory after 24 months.


  • Healthcare, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Borough pension
  • Annual clothing allowance

Applications may be submitted to Patrick Gehrlein- Borough Manager via email ([email protected]) or mail at North East Borough; 31 West Main Street; North East, PA 16428. EOE.