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Nevada Wastewater Technician/Trainer

National Rural Water Association
$60,000 - $65,000 a year - Full-time



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  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Vision insurance

Full job description

The National Rural Water Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to training, supporting, and promoting the water and wastewater professionals that serve small and rural communities across the country. NRWA provides training and technical assistance through Nationwide Programs that currently have over 31,000 utility system members. Rural Water training and technical assistance covers every aspect of operating, managing, and financing water and wastewater utilities.

The Wastewater Trainer/Technician Position is under the USDA Wastewater Training and Technical Assistance Program with NRWA. The purpose of the program is to protect the nation’s multi-billion-dollar investment in rural and small municipal water/wastewater systems by providing on-site technical assistance, which ensures cost-effective operations and adequate income for both operations and debt service within each state.

The Wastewater Trainer/Technician Position will be for the State of Nevada with the primary goal to assist small, rural and economically challenged communities to enhance and maintain the financial sustainability of their wastewater systems through technical assistance and training.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Provide assistance to rural, unincorporated small municipal systems, tribal systems and incorporated municipal systems under 10,000 population.
  • Travels throughout the state of Nevada to offer on-site technical assistance and training.
  • Provides assistance in all areas of operations, maintenance, management, security, finances, loan application, health and environmental issues.
  • Provides the type of assistance that offers “training” rather than “fixing”.
  • Prioritizes requests to ensure coverage of wastewater systems with serious health or economic problems first.
  • Reviews new technical standards set and proposed by public and private organizations.
  • Responds to inquiries from facilities, consumers, governmental agencies, and others regarding technical matters.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Five years’ experience in the field of wastewater or equivalent field.
  • Outstanding communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Detailed knowledge of the wastewater industry.
  • Ability to travel for training and on-site assistance within the state of Nevada and to NRWA events.
  • Computer skills and knowledge for logging activity within the program and writing reports.
  • Wastewater License preferred or the ability to continue education to obtain state license.

Benefits and Compensation

  • This position has a salary range of $60,000-$65,000.
  • Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance.
  • 401K Plan
  • Parental Leave
  • Vacation and Sick Leave

How to Apply

To apply for the USDA Wastewater Trainer/Technician position for the State of Nevada please apply through Indeed here.

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NRWA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  It is the policy of NRWA to provide equal opportunity and employment to all employees and applicants for employment. No person will be discriminated against in employment because of race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $60,000.00 - $65,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Vision insurance

Work Location: On the road