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Capital Region Water is looking for a Supervisor for their Water Operations Division

Operations Supervisor


Capital Region Water is looking for a dedicated, driven, and enthusiastic Supervisor for our Water Operations division.  This position is responsible for the day-to-day and long-term optimization of the Capital Region Water (CRW) drinking water treatment process.  This includes the Raw Water facilities of the DeHart Reservoir, and the Susquehanna River Pump Station, a 20 MGD computerized conventional mixed-media gravity filtration water treatment plant at the Water Services Center, and finished water pumping and storage facilities within the distribution system.

Qualified applicants will possess the following:

  • High School diploma or equivalent and B.S. degree in a field related to water treatment; technical training or college coursework in engineering, chemistry, or environmental sciences is preferred. Or any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Ten (10) years of progressive experience in the water treatment industry.
  • Five (5) years of supervisory experience.
  • A valid Pennsylvania driver’s license.
  • Possession of a current Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Waterworks Operator Class A certification, including Subclasses 1, 7, 8, 11, 12. Certification through reciprocity must be obtained within 3 months of hire.
  • Knowledge of best management practices, methods, procedures, and techniques for water treatment operation.
  • Knowledge of computers and programs used in the operation of a water treatment plant and ability to learn software programs as needed for supporting departments, including Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Thorough knowledge of occupational hazards and necessary safety precautions.
  • Thorough knowledge of laboratory and analytical methods used in the analysis of drinking water.
  • Experience in mechanical and electrical troubleshooting.
  • Ability to organize, coordinate, train and supervise personnel to perform the functions of operating a water treatment plant.
  • Writing / typing skills adequate to prepare clear, concise reports and communications.
  • Knowledge of chemistry, environmental sciences, basic engineering concepts, and information technology related to water treatment facilities.


CRW is committed to providing employees with ample opportunities to contribute, to lead, and be recognized as innovators, to look beyond barriers to provide solutions, to be challenged in what they do and enjoy doing it.


Compensation for this position will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience.  CRW provides an excellent benefits package for its employees.


If you believe you have the experience and drive to succeed in this position, please visit to submit your application, cover letter with salary requirement, and resume.  


CRW is an Equal Opportunity Employer equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor.

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