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Water & Wastewater Job Opportunities

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“It has been estimated that almost 50% of today’s water and wastewater operators will retire within the next five to seven years. They’ll need to be replaced.” – The American Water Works Association

Currently available job postings for qualified applicants: 

A bulleted item... City of Las Cruces Equipment Operator-Water Resources
A bulleted item... City of Santa Fe Waste Water Management Division Director
A bulleted item... Las Vegas Wateswater Systems Manager- GP 6-21-18 thru Until Filled
A bulleted item... New Mexico Water Service Opening
A bulleted item... PW Operator II or III Village of Taos 5-25-18
A bulleted item... Wastewater Treatment Plant Supervisor Los Alamos County
A bulleted item... City of Santa Fe WWM Plant Superintendent 2018-273
A bulleted item... Los Alamos County Wastewater Positions
A bulleted item... WW_Operator_Carlsbad
A bulleted item... Gallup Water Wastewater Superintendent
A bulleted item... Mountain Orchard Mutual Domestic Water Association
A bulleted item... Clovis Wastewater-Level IV
A bulleted item... Clovis WWTP-Level III Operator
A bulleted item... City of Espanola – Waste Water Treatment Plant Superintendent
A bulleted item... Pueblo of Sandia – Utility Operations Supervisor
A bulleted item... Pueblo of Sandia – Utility Lead Operator
 A bulleted item... City of Artisia – Wastewater Lead Operator
 A bulleted item... City of Artisia – Wastewater Operator
A bulleted item... City of Artisia – Wastewater Assistant
 A bulleted item... City of Santa Fe – WWM Field Operator II
A bulleted item... Village of Questa -Operating and Consulting Services
A bulleted item... Project Solutions  Inc. – Cannon Wastewater Treatment Operator III or IV


If you would like to have your job ad  for your operator position posted on the Utility Operator Certification Program (UOCP) webpage, please email our staff, and  include the following information in your job ad:

  1. Name of the water.
  2. City and/or county served.
  3. PWS ID, DP or NPDES permit number of the facility.
  4. Certification level of operator, as required by the Department.
  5. What type of system treatment does your system have? (IE., Water: Groundwater or Surface Water; Chlorine disinfection; Coagulation/Filtration/Sedimentation; etc.) (WW: lagoon(s), Activated Sludge, Trickling Filter, Phosphorous/Nitrogen Removal, etc.
  6. Describe the operator’s duties and responsibilities (be specific).
  7. State a salary range (optional).
  8. Employee benefits offered (paid annual leave or sick leave, health insurance, 401K, etc.)
  9. Contact information (phone number and/or email address) of person responsible for hiring and to whom the operator should submit a resume or job application. If job application is required, URL link to job application form.
  10. Website URL of your water system (if applicable).
  11. Date when the job closes. If job is “open until filled” please state that in your job ad.

UOCP Contacts: 

Eric Hall  Program Manager  (505) 827-2804

Anne Keller  Environmental Scientist   (505) 222-9575

Nile Carver Environmental Scientist  (505) 827-0149

Anita Tavasci  Management Analyst  (505)827-2802 

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