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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
ACCOUNTANT I (C0421) Full Time $40,896/year
This is entry level professional accounting work in maintaining one or more of the complex funds or accounts groups and preparing journal entries and account reconciliations. Work includes analyzing trial balances, expenditures, revenues, budgets and other financial data for accuracy, completeness and conformance with guidelines and generally accepted accounting principles; and related work as required.

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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...
FIELD SERVICES SUPERVISOR (METER READING) (C3150) Full Time $30,353/year
Responsible work in the supervision of personnel engaged in repair and service work, responding to customer complaints and request for service as well as routine maintenance of City equipment; and related work as required More...
Laboratory Technician I Full-time $21,436.00/year
Routine laboratory work performing standardized laboratory tests; collecting water samples; and related work as required.

This position may require working half days on weekends on a scheduled, rotating basis. More...
POWER DISPATCHER I (C3055) Full Time $31,117/year
Skilled mechanical and electrical work in operating a high tension power generating and transmission system; and related work as required. More...
PUMPING PLANT OPERATOR (C3040) Full Time $26,807/year
Skilled mechanical and electrical work in the operation of a large pumping station for water distribution, drainage and sewerage disposal; and related work as required. 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...
UTILITY SERVICES MANAGER (SAFETY) (C3094) Full Time $60,859/year
Professional, supervisory, administrative and technical work in the development and implementation of a comprehensive safety program which assures that the Sewerage and Water Board provides a safe and healthy workplace for all employees. Work areas include safety, accident prevention, loss control, risk management, Worker's Compensation program administration, accident investigation, safety training, equipment training, development of safety and More...
WATER PURIFICATION OPERATOR I (CLASS CODE 3020) 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 III (CLASS CODE 3022) 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 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...