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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 QUALITY ASSURANCE AND SAFETY INSPECTOR (CLASS CODE 3307) Full Time 41,925/Year
The Quality Assurance & Safety Inspector conducts and documents pre-project inspections of planned work, inspections of work in progress, and inspections of completed work. The Quality Assurance & Safety Inspector collects, analyzes, and interprets customer feedback from the assigned work zone and assists in the development and implementation of plans to correct identified problems and implement continuous improvement activities. The Quality Assurance & Safety Conducts and documents work-site safety inspections and participates in or leads regular safety meetings for zone teams. The Quality Assurance & Safety Inspector coordinates formal classroom and on-the-job training requirements for the zone team and maintains manual and electronic records of team member training and certification outcomes. 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...
POWER DISPATCHER I (CLASS CODE 3055) Full Time 31,117/Year
Skilled mechanical and electrical work in operating complex power generation and transmission systems; and related work as required.
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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 Manager Supervisor (Unclassified) Full Time $85,000-$105,000
Job Summary:

The SWBNO is currently recruiting for an experienced Civil Engineer to serve as a Project Manager Supervisor for the joint City of New Orleans Department of Public Works/SWBNO Capital Improvements Program (CIP) Management Team. In this position, you will have the opportunity to support the development and construction of a wide range of projects in infrastructure, water/water reclamation engineering, and storm water management and engineering.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Manage, oversee and provide project development guidance to Senior Project Managers, Project Managers and Project Analysts to ensure project quality, schedule and budget.
• Provide administrative and technical oversight support of design and construction projects working along with the City of New Orleans Department of Public Works Project Delivery Unit.
• Oversee consultant architecture/engineering firms for design and construction administration to ensure proper consultant staffing and resource support, project quality, schedule and budget.
• Prepare accurate and ongoing status reports, conceptualize and develop solutions for project issue resolution, coordinate design quality control and assurance, and assist with contract, budget and claims in support of CIP Management Team activities.
• Oversee production of design and design teams toward on-time and within-budget delivery of technically correct and industry standard constructible infrastructure, water/water reclamation projects including associated civil engineering inputs.
• Deliver detailed designs in a challenging and rewarding environment.
• Support Program Managers with technical assistance on projects.
• Provide management assistance for multi-disciplinary design teams to complete technical project delivery to program cost and quality requirements. More...
PUMPING AND POWER PLANT OPERATOR (CLASS CODE 3045) Full Time $30,353/Year
Skilled mechanical and electrical work in the operation of large combination water pumping and power distribution stations of the Sewerage and Water Board system and related work as required. More...
PUMPING PLANT OPERATOR (CLASS CODE 3040) Full Time $33,111.00
Skilled mechanical and electrical work in the operation of large pumping stations for water distribution, drainage and sewage disposal; and related work as requried. More...
Senior Project Manager (Unclassified) Full Time $75,000 - $100,000
The SWBNO is currently recruiting for an experienced Civil Engineer to serve as a Senior Project Manager for the joint City of New Orleans Department of Public Works/SWBNO Capital Improvements Program (CIP) Management Team. In this position, you will have the opportunity to support the development and construction of a wide range of projects in infrastructure, wastewater and water engineering, and storm water management and engineering.

Minimum Requirements:
• Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering.
• 7+ years' project management experience within a civil engineering related project management and or construction management experience in public utility programs.
• Project Management Certification highly desired.
• Experience of working within an infrastructure Program Manager position on relevant projects.
• Core technical skills relevant to the water industry including open channel hydraulics, hydrology and storm water management, pump and pipeline hydraulics, wastewater collection and conveyance, water distribution, civil engineering design.
• Knowledge of combined roadway/street and utility infrastructure design and program/project/construction management.
• Strong written and interpersonal skills, strong organizational skills, must possess the ability to prioritize assignments and build strong relationships.
• Must exhibit proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint as well as project management systems including project scheduling, scoping, budgeting, cost analysis, resource analysis, and reporting.
• LA Registered PE or ability to obtain such within 6 months of employment.
• Valid driver's license and acceptable driving record.
• Willingness to work and reside within the City of New Orleans. More...
UTILITIES MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN I (CLASS CODE 3403) Full Time $29,608/Year
This is an intermediate level maintenance position at Sewerage & Water Board's Facilities Maintenance Division. An individual performs a variety of semi-skilled with some skilled 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...
UTILITIES MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN III (CLASS CODE 3405) Full Time $37,959/Year
This is lead level maintenance position at Sewerage & Water Board's Facilities Maintenance Division. An individual performs a variety of skilled construction, maintenance and repair tasks including pipe fitting, carpentry, meter repair and installations and repairs to pump systems and stations. Assigned tasks increase in scope and difficulty as the incumbent demonstrates the ability to perform the full-range of duties respective of this class.; and related work as required. More...
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...
UTILITIES MASTER MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR (CLASS CODE 3410) Full Time $51,144/Year
Responsible supervisory and technical work in directing the activities of master level trades personnel in one or more of the following trades Electrical, Welding, Machinist, Control Instrumentation and/or Diesel Mechanics at various utility installations throughout the city; and related work as required. More...
UTILITIES PLANT WORKER (CLASS CODE 3016) Full TIme 24,882/Year
Semiskilled work under the supervision of journeyman operators in a large utility system, including operation of equipment associated with the pumping and treatment of water and wastewater, the generation and distribution of power; and related work as required. More...
UTILITIES TRADE SPECIALIST I (ELECTRICAL, WELDING, MACHINIST, CONTROL INSTRUMENT TECHNICIAN AND DIES Full Time $40,896/Year
This is a journey-level skilled maintenance position at the Board. An individual performs one or more skilled construction, maintenance and repair tasks of the Sewerage and Water Board's plant equipment and plant facilities areas. Work requires a broad knowledge of construction, equipment and, maintenance and repair techniques with individual assignments requiring use of skills in one of the following trades Electrical, Welding, Machinist, Control Instrument Tech and/or Diesel Mechanics trade; 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...
UTILITY SERVICES MANAGER (SAFETY) (CLASS CODE 3094) Full Time $60,859/year
Professional, supervisory, administrative and technical work over a major centralized functional unit at the Sewerage and Water Board. Work includes planning, assigning and reviewing the work of professional, technical and clerical employees. Work also includes assisting higher level supervisors in 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. 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 IV (CLASS CODE 3023) Full time $48,665/Year
Very 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.
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WATER SERVICE INSPECTOR I (CLASS CODE 3140) Full Time $24,882.00 /Year
Semi-skilled and specialized field work in reading and maintaining residential water meters and investigation complaints; and related work as required. 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...