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Water Treatment Team Lead

Regional Water Authority New Haven Full-Time
$83,600.00 - $108,000.00 / year
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Water Treatment Team Lead

Are you an experienced certified CT Class IV Water Treatment Operator?  We have an immediate need for a Water Treatment Team Lead to supervise the operation and maintenance of our water treatment plants to maintain water quality standards in accordance with regulations and RWA policies.  We expect dedication and high-quality work from our employees.  In turn, we provide competitive pay with a $5000 signing bonus, a robust benefits package, training and development and opportunities for advancement.  If you are ready for a challenging and fast-paced position with growth potential, contact the Regional Water Authority with your application.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Supervise Water Treatment Operators

  • Schedule maintenance activities at each facility

  • Perform laboratory testing to assure compliance

  • Coordinate plant activities and operations to meet the needs of the demands of the distribution system

  • Respond to alarms, malfunctions and take corrective action

  • Review system operating processes and perform adjustments

  • Implement and monitor safety programs; update job safety analysis

  • Provide updates to the Chief Water Treatment Operator on the operations and maintenance of water treatment facilities

  • Other duties necessary to accomplish the mission, vision and values of the organization

Job Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • CTDPH Class IV Water Treatment OIT Certification

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to problem solve in a team setting

  • Experience with DAF a plus

  • Applicants must live within 45 minutes of the New Haven area to have the ability to respond to emergency calls (availability is required 24 hours per day when on-call, including weekends and holidays)


The RWA is seeking candidates that reflect our STARS Values:  Service, Teamwork, Accountability, Respect and Safety.


To apply, send a letter of application and resume, including salary requirements to:




Employee Relations

Regional Water Authority

90 Sargent Drive

New Haven, CT 06511

e-mail: mgaratoni@rwater.com

AA/EO Employer


Skills required

Water Treatment
Valves (Piping)
Oil And Gas
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South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority is a non-profit public corporation created by the Connecticut Legislature in 1977. View our enabling legislation. We own more than 27,000-acres of land and provide a wide array of recreational opportunities and water-related services. Through our Whitney Water Center, we offer hands-on water science programs to thousands of students annually.

On average, we supply 46 million gallons of water a day to a population of some 430,000 persons. We provide water and other services in all or portions of Ansonia, Bethany, Branford, Cheshire, Derby, East Haven, Hamden, Milford, New Haven, North Branford, North Haven, Orange, Seymour, West Haven and Woodbridge. We own land in Beacon Falls, Guilford, Killingworth, Madison, and Prospect.

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