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The Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans, founded 105 years ago, provides exceptional opportunities for ambitious individuals with leadership potential. If you are interested in a new and exciting career with S&WB, an Equal Opportunity Employer, you can make your mark through one of the available opportunities found below.

All positions listed on this page are Civil Service positions with the Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans. For a complete list of all available Civil Service positions please visit Find a Job at NOLA.gov.
The Civil Service Department is responsible for the overall administration of the personnel function in city government.
Position Emp Type Salary Expiration Date
Administrative Support Supervisor II Full-time $34,368
Specialized office management work, encompassing supervisory, secretarial and administrative functions; and related work as required More...
Administrative Support Supervisor III Full-time $36,119
Specialized office management work, encompassing supervisory, secretarial and administrative functions; and related work as required. More...
Administrative Support Supervisor IV Full-time $37,959/yr
Advanced level administrative and supervisory office programs and project management work providing office support and guidance to staff on office procedures; assesses and improves office procedures and designs new programs and processes; recommends, develops, drafts, implements, revises and distributes policy and procedural documents; ensures bureau staff are in compliance with City and bureau office policies. Work also includes developing, implementing and monitoring work plans to achieve goals and objectives; supervises and participates in developing, implementing and evaluating work plans, work processes, systems and procedures to achieve annual goals, objectives and work standards; and related work as required. More...
BOILER PLANT OPERATOR (C3060) Full Time $27,481/year
Manual operation of high pressure steam boilers and auxiliary steam generating equipment; and related work as required. More...
Environmental Enforcement Tech II Full-time $37,959
Responsible supervisory and sub-professional engineering work of moderate technical difficulty in the investigation, inspection and control of all water quality factors; and related work as required More...
MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT ANALYST I (CLASS CODE 0361 Full Time $31,899/Year
Responsible professional analytical, technical and administrative work in one or more areas of municipal government administration; and related work as required. More...
Management Development Analyst II Full-time $37,959/yr
Responsible professional analytical, technical and administrative work in one or more areas of municipal government administration; and related work as required. More...
Management Development Specialist I Full-time $44,061/yr
Performs complex administrative assignments involving program development, evaluation, research, and management development: other duties as required. More...
Management Development Specialist II Full-time $46,306/yr
Performs highly complex and administrative assignments involving program development, evaluation, research, public outreach and management assistance for a city department; other duties as necessary. More...
Networks Maintenance Technician I Full Time 24,882.00/Year
This is an entry-level position in the Networks multi-skilled workforce. The individual will be required to work in a team-based environment. Networks Maintenance Technician work activities may include any combination of the following tasks appropriate for water distribution, wastewater collection, preventive maintenance, reactive maintenance, vehicle operation, hand and power tool operation, material handling, general support and knowledge of basic safety procedures. More...
NETWORKS MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN II (CLASS CODE 3302) Full-time $28,173/year
This is an intermediate level maintenance position at the Sewerage and Water Board's Networks' Department. In a team based environment, an individual performs a variety of utility maintenance and repair tasks for the city's water distribution and wastewater collection systems; and related work as required. Persons in this classification will be performing heavy construction work including, but not limited to: breaking pavement, digging, lifting More...
NETWORKS MASTER MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN I Full-time $36,119/yr
This is an advanced-skill level maintenance and supervisory position at the Sewerage and Water Board's Networks' Department. In a team based environment, an individual oversees the work assignments of Zone maintenance repair crews as well as personally performing a variety of specialized utility maintenance and repair tasks for the city's water distribution and wastewater collection systems; and related work as required. Persons in this classifi More...
Networks Master Maintenance Technician II Full-time $39,893/year
This is a leadership position in the Networks multi-skilled workforce. This individual works as a team leader and work coordinator in a multi-skilled, team-based work environment and will assume increasing level of responsible roles within Zone Maintenance Organization. In order to provide on-the-job training for promotional opportunities to higher level positions this individual may receive temporary assignments as a Planner/Scheduler, Quality Assurance Inspector, or Zone Manager I during their leave periods or other related absences More...
Networks Sr. Maintenance Tech I Full-time $29,608/year
This is a mid-level position in the Networks multi-skilled workforce. This individual works collaboratively in a multi-skilled, team-based work environment. Senior Maintenance Technician I work activities includes any combination of the following tasks appropriate for water distribution, wastewater collections and mirror meter repairs. Demonstrates knowledge of Consent Decree mandates including preventive maintenance and related reactive maintenance requirements More...
Networks Sr. Maintenance Tech II Full-time $32,702/year
This is a mid-level position in the Networks multi-skilled workforce. This individual demonstrates basic lead technician skill performing on-the-job-training-qualifier responsibilities in a multi-skilled work environment. This individual will be required to work in a team-based environment assuming lead technician role-appropriate activities and assignments. More...
Office Assistant I Full-time $20,397/yr
Routine and elementary clerical support work at the entrance level; and related work as required. More...
Office Assistant III Full-time $22,528/yr
Varied and independent clerical support work of moderate difficulty; and related work as required More...
Office Assistant IV Full-time $23,675/yr
Important independent clerical support work of moderate difficulty and variety; and related work as required.
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Office Support Specialist Full-time $26,149/yr
Advanced clerical work performing a wide variety of clerical operations or a highly specialized clerical function; and related work as required. More...
Principal Office Support Specialist Full-time $29,608/yr
Under general supervision, independently performs difficult and specialized administrative support and/or administrative program duties, requiring a thorough knowledge of technical terminology, procedures and practices for the incumbents' functional areas and the ability to exercise initiative and judgment in researching, compiling and reviewing information, establishing work priorities and selecting work methods; and related duties as required More...
Project Scheduler (Unclassified) Full Time $74,242- $95,181
Job Description:
Prepare schedule and cost reports for Recovery Projects. Develop and issue monthly reports that include schedule updates.

Skills & Knowledge:
•Knowledge of CPM scheduling, specifically with Primavera P6, building, updating, and evaluating engineering and constructions project schedules
•Skillful in using complex Microsoft Excel spreadsheets, and familiar with reporting programs like Crystal Reports and SharePoint
•Skilled in oral and written communication, with demonstrated ability to present project controls information to various project stakeholders
•Capable of identifying, analyzing, and solving problems
•Highly motivated with a positive attitude and high degree of flexibility in an environment of high pressure and short time lines

Qualifications:
Experience with Primavera P6 scheduling within engineering and construction projects. Demonstrate experience in the preparation and management of large capital project schedules including resource loading capabilities.

Education:
Preferred candidate shall possess Bachelor's degree in information management, engineering, construction management, mathematics, or computer science.

Domicile Requirement:
"All employees must be domiciled in Orleans Parish. All new employees domiciled outside of Orleans Parish at the time of employment with the Sewerage and Water Board must establish an actual domicile in Orleans Parish within 180 calendar days of commencement of employment with the Board." (S&WB Policy #8)

Entrance Salary: $74,242- $95,181

What We Offer:
•Extremely completive health insurance program
•Wellness program
•Life insurance program
•Education and training reimbursement program
•Generous retirement plan
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Public Works Supervisor I Full-time $30,353/yr
Supervisory work in directing the activities of unskilled and semi-skilled workers engaged in the maintenance, repair, planning, construction, operation and replacement of city facilities and systems; and related work as required More...
Public Works Supervisor II Full-time $34,368/yr
Skilled work in assigning, supervising and coordinating the field and shop activities of work crews engaged in the maintenance, repair, planning, construction, operation and replacement of city facilities and systems; and related work as required More...
PUMPING STATIONS SUPERVISOR, ASSISTANT (DRAINAGE PUMPING SYSTEM) (CLASS CODE 3047) Full Time $39,893/year
Highly skilled supervision of electrical and mechanical work in the operation, maintenance, and repair of the City's drainage pumping stations; and related work as required.
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SENIOR PRINCIPAL ENGINEER Full-time $78,024
Performs expert-level professional engineering on public works projects. An employee in this class participates with higher level engineers in the planning of municipal improvements and may act as the second in command of a major engineering division. Work includes acting as chief inspector and/or monitor on large and complex projects and prepares contracts and reports. Work also includes coordinating assigned activities with other divisions, More...
STEAM PLANT ENGINEER I (C3070) Full time $31,117/year
Skilled mechanical work on an assigned shift in operating a high pressure steam pumping plant; and related work as required. More...
STEAM PLANT ENGINEER II (C3071) Full Time $36,119/year
Skilled mechanical and supervisory work, principally supervising subordinate engineers on an assigned shift or a large steam and power generating plant or main water high pressure steam pumping plant; and related work as required. More...
SWB Database Manager (Unclassified) Full Time $74,242 - $95,181
Job Summary:
The Database Manager will be responsible for providing database applications by developing architecture, programming, troubleshooting, and security.

Job duties may include:
• Develop, implement, and maintain database reporting and tracking tools for recovery projects, contracts, invoices, payments, and reimbursements
• Monitor project funding and encumbrances
• Coordinate database developments and enhancements
• Troubleshoots system performance as appropriate
• Perform other related duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:
• Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college/university in relevant field of study
• Five (5) or more years of experience in analyzing, designing, and developing financial or analytical procedures that support sound business practices
• Demonstrated working knowledge and experience in data maintenance, database management, process improvement, and requirements analysis
• Proficient in Microsoft Office and database applications

Preferred Requirements:
• Advanced degree
• Experience in generating budgetary reports including cash flow and projections
• Working knowledge of Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) programs, processes, and systems preferred

Entrance Salary: $74,242- $95,181

What We Offer:

• Extremely completive health insurance program
• Wellness program
• Life insurance program
• Education and training reimbursement program
• Generous retirement plan

Email resume to: applications@swbno.org
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SWB Grants and Reporting Specialist (Unclassified) Full-Time $45,000 - $65,000 10/6/2017
Description:
* Interpret, develop and apply appropriate regulations, policies, and procedures pertaining to grants and agreements
* Monitor all grant projects; make recommendations to appropriate personnel; ensure federal and state compliance are being met
* Respond to Request For Information (RFI)'s issued by Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)/Louisiana Governor's Office of Homeland Security Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP)
* Draft time extensions and grant amendments/requests to FEMA as needed
* Interface with FEMA to work through scope eligibility concerns and project progress
* Work with directors and project managers to determine eligibility including the review of all project scope changes and cost increase
* Foster relationships with the City of New Orleans, FEMA, and GOHSEP to enhance interagency communication and coordination of city wide recovery projects
* Draft FEMA/GOHSEP correspondence

Preferred Qualifications:
* Experienced in FEMA/GOHSEP policy and procedures concerning grant management, data management, and quarterly reporting.

Skills & Knowledge:
* Thoroughly familiar with LAPA website portal and FEMA policy. Proficiency with Microsoft's Office Suite. Must possess excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills. Must be proactive and abreast of all FEMA policy and guidance.

Education:
* Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university in a relevant field of study.
* Two (2) or more years' experience with Federal grants is required.

What We Offer:
* Extremely competitive health insurance program
* Wellness program
* Life insurance program
* Education and training reimbursement program
* Generous retirement plan

Salary Range: $45,000 - $65,000
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SWB Procurement and Contract Team Lead (Unclassified) Full Time $45,169 - $65,569
Job Summary:
The Procurement and Contract Team Lead will be responsible for overseeing the procurement of construction and architectural engineering services for recovery projects.

Job duties may include:
• Ensure that contracts, change orders, and amendments are executed at every stage of the process as appropriate
• Ensure compliance with procurement policies and procedures
• Identification and realization of cost-saving and cost-reduction opportunities
• Track all procurement and related documents in the database system
• Perform other related duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:
• Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college/university in relevant field of study
• Four (4) years of professional experience and at least one (1) year of management experience

Preferred:
• Advanced Degree
• Working knowledge of Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) programs, processes, and systems
• Working knowledge of Federal Procurement Guidelines

Entrance Salary: $45,169- $65,569

What We Offer:
• Extremely completive health insurance program
• Wellness program
• Life insurance program
• Education and training reimbursement program
• Generous retirement plan

Email resume to: applications@swbno.org
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SWB Requisition/Invoice Team Lead (Unclassified) Full Time $70,643 - $90,567
Job Summary:
The Requisition and Invoice Team Lead will be responsible for supervising and coordinating a wide range of financial disbursement activities including the invoicing and payment for all capital program vendors.

Job duties may include:
• Supervise, lead, and coach assigned staff
• Ensure that requisitions are processed properly, efficiently, and in accordance with policy
• Establish and maintain internal controls and procedures to protect assets and determine new controls or procedures that maintain proper internal control, accuracy and reliability of information and compliance with laws and regulations
• Provide ongoing staff training in the areas of invoice processing and funding of requisitions
• Provide guidance on future cash flows and any funding issues
• Prepare and present financial disbursement and related reports
• Perform other related duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:
• Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college/university in accounting, finance, management, or related degree
• Five (5) or more years of experience in analyzing, designing, and developing financial or analytical procedures that support sound business practices
• Demonstrated supervisory experience
• Proficient in Microsoft Office and database applications

Preferred:
• Experience in generating budgetary reports including cash flow and projections preferred
• Advance Degree Preferred
• Working knowledge of government operations preferred
• Working knowledge of Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) programs, processes, and systems preferred

Entrance Salary:
$45,169-$65,569

What We Offer:
• Extremely completive health insurance program
• Wellness program
• Life insurance program
• Education and training reimbursement program
• Generous retirement plan

Email resume to: applications@swbno.org
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Training and Development Project Manager (Unclassified-Temporary Assignment) Temporary Assignment $55,102 - $90,567 11/3/2017
Job Summary:
The Training and Development Project Manager will be responsible for assisting with developing a comprehensive training and career pathway program for the employees of SWBNO. This position is a full-time temporary assignment that will not exceed six months. We are looking for an experienced Training and Development Project Manager to assist in setting up the framework for training/career pathing, to develop policy/procedures and recommend training best practices.

Job duties may include:
• Assist with setting up the framework, design and implementation for the SWBNO training program, assess training needs for the entire organization, write policies and procedures
• Assist with hiring additional training staff to support the structure
• Deploy a wide variety of training methods, monitor and evaluate current training programs to ensure they are effective
• Design and create training manuals, online learning modules, and course materials
• Bring together existing training components under a structured framework

Minimum Requirements:
• Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college/university in a relevant field of study
• Verifiable track record in designing and executing successful training programs
• Experience with traditional and modern training methods (mentoring, coaching, on-the-job or in classroom training, e-learning, workshops, simulations, etc.)
• Excellent communication and leadership skills
• Strong writing and record keeping ability for reports and training manuals
• Good computer and database skills

Preferred Requirements:
• Advanced Degree in Education or Human Resources
• Working knowledge of Learning Management Systems and training strategies

Entrance Salary: $55,102 – $90,567

What We Offer:
• Extremely competitive health insurance program
• Wellness program
• Life insurance program
• Education and training reimbursement program
• Generous retirement plan

Email resume to: applications@swbno.org
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UTILITIES MAINTENANCE TRAINEE II Full-time $24,882
This is an intermediate training level maintenance position at Sewerage & Water Board's Facilities Maintenance Division. An individual performs a variety of unskilled construction, maintenance and repair tasks. Work also includes assisting journey level Utilities Trade Technicians and Specialists in performing the manual tasks related to their work and learning to use a variety of hand and power tools; and related work as required. More...
UTILITY SENIOR SERVICES MANAGER (Economically Disadvantaged Business Program) (CLASS CODE 3095) Full Time $70,643.00 /Year
Professional, supervisory, administrative and technical work directing all activities relating to a large water utility company. Some positions may also function as the second in command to a Utility Services Administrator. Work includes planning, assigning and reviewing the work of lower level managers and may include a staff of professional, technical and clerical employees. Work includes establishing and monitoring management controls for assigned operational area and ensuring compliance with all applicable federal, state and local regulations pertaining to Board operations where applicable; and related work as required.
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UTILITY SERVICES MANAGER (RECRUITMENT & CLASSIFICATION/COMPENSATION) (CLASS CODE 3094) Full Time $60,859/year
Professional, supervisory, administrative and technical work over the Recruitment and Classification & Compensation in the Sewerage and Water Board Human Resources Department. Work includes planning, assigning and reviewing the work of professional, technical and clerical employees. Oversees all areas of recruitment and classification/compensation. Conducts needs analysis and evaluation, and is familiar with the process of advertisement and posting of vacant positions. Fluent in class/comp analysis, instructional techniques, and screening resume and applications for best fit. Work also includes establishing and monitoring management controls and maintaining compliance with all applicable federal, state and local regulations pertaining to Human Resources operations; related work as required. More...
Water Chemist II Full-time $44,061/yr
Very responsible professional and supervisory work in the performance of advanced and complex chemical, bacteriology, and physical tests; and related work as required More...
Water Chemist III Full-Time $55,102/yr
Highly responsible professional and supervisory work in the performance of advanced and complex chemical, bacteriological, and physical tests; and related work as required. More...
WATER PURIFICATION OPERATOR I (C3020) Full Time $27,481/year
Mechanical work in the operation of a water purification plant on an assigned shift; and related work as required. More...
WATER PURIFICATION OPERATOR II (CLASS CODE 3021) Full Time $31,117/year
Supervisory and mechanical work in the operation of filtration or chemical treatment equipment of a water purification plant; and related work as required. More...
WATER PURIFICATION OPERATOR III (C3022) Full Time $36,119/year
Responsible supervisory work in the chemical treatment and/or filtration of large quantities of water intended for human and industrial consumption; and related work as required. The Sewerage and Water Board is a twenty-four hour a day, 7 days a week operation. Employees in this classification are required to perform shift work and emergency response work. More...
WATER SERVICE INSPECTOR II Full Time $27,481/year
Semiskilled and specialized field work in reading and maintaining industrial water meters and making investigations; and related work as required. More...
WATER SERVICE INSPECTOR III (C3142) Full Time $28,882/year
Semi-skilled and specialized field work in reading, inspecting, maintaining, opening and closing of residential, multi-residential, commercial and industrial meters, responding to customer complaints, and requests for service, routine maintenance of City equipment; and related work as required. More...