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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
AUTOMOTIVE MECHANIC I (CLASS CODE 1990) Full Time $23,675/year
Semi-skilled and skilled maintenance work in the services and minor repair of small engines, automotive and special purpose equipment; and related work as required.

This is a training position under which qualified persons may later advance to the position of Automotive Mechanic II.
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BOILER PLANT OPERATOR (CLASS CODE 3060) Full Time $27,481/year
Manual operation of high pressure steam boilers and auxiliary steam generating equipment; and related work as required. More...
LAW CLERK (CLASS CODE 7019) Full Time $35,232/year
Very responsible work involving the performance of preliminary legal research; filing of pleadings, motions, and related court documents; maintenance of legal files and records; other assignments in direct support of staff attorneys; and related work as required. More...
PLUMBING INSPECTOR II (CLASS CODE 2231) Full Time $35,232/year
Responsible technical and minor supervisory work in securing compliance with city plumbing and sanitary regulations; and related work as required. More...
POWER DISPATCHER I (CLASS CODE 3055) 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 (CLASS CODE 3040) 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...
SAFETY ENGINEER (CLASS CODE 4110) Full Time $39,893/year
Professional and technical work in the establishment and monitoring of a comprehensive program of safety inspections, plant modifications and employee education designed to produce a safer environment in all operating city agencies or Sewerage and Water Board departments; and related work as required. More...
STEAM PLANT ENGINEER I (CC3070) 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 (CC3071) 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...
STEAM PLANT ENGINEER IV (TURBINES) (CLASS CODE 3073) Full Time $57,909/year
Highly skilled mechanical and supervisory work as the principal Steam Plant Engineer in charge of pumping and turbine operations; and related duties as required. More...
UTILITIES MAINTENANCE ASSISTANT TECHNICIAN I (CLASS CODE 3401) Full Time $23,675/year
This is an entry-level maintenance position at Sewerage and Water Board's Facilities Maintenance Division. An individual performs a variety of unskilled construction, maintenance and repair tasks; and related work as required.

Overtime and special shift assignments may be required. More...
UTILITIES MAINTENANCE ASSISTANT TECHNICIAN II (CLASS CODE 3402) Full Time $24,882/year
This is an intermediate level maintenance position at Sewerage & Water Board's Facilities Maintenance Division. An individual performs a variety of unskilled construction, maintenance and repair tasks; and related work as required.

Overtime and special shift assignments may be required. More...
UTILITIES MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR (CLASS CODE 3407) Full Time $41,925/year
Supervisory work in directing the activities of Utilities Maintenance Technicians engaged in the maintenance, repair, planning, construction, operation and replacement of Board facilities and systems; and related work as required. More...
UTILITIES MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN I (CLASS CODE 3403) Full Time $29,608/year
This is a semi-skilled level maintenance position at Sewerage & Water Board's Facilities Maintenance Division. An individual performs one or more skilled construction, maintenance and repair tasks of Board plant equipment and facilities... More...
UTILITIES MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN II (METER SHOP) (CLASS CODE 3404) Full Time $32,702/year
This is semi-skilled and skilled maintenance work at S&WB's Facilities Maintenance Division. An individual performs one or more skilled construction, maintenance and repair tasks of Board plant equipment and facilities. More...
UTILITIES MASTER MAINTENANCE SPECIALIST II (CLASS CODE 3409) Full Time $46,306/year
This is an advanced-skill level position that performs technical maintenance at the Sewerage & Water Board's Facilities Maintenance Division. An individual performs construction, maintenance and repair tasks of the Board's facilities, equipment and airfield areas. More...
UTILITIES MASTER MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR (CLASS CODE 3410) Full Time $51,144/year
Supervisory work in directing the activities of an advance-skilled maintenance unit at the Sewerage & Water Board's Facilities Maintenance Division. Work requires a broad knowledge of construction, equipment, maintenance and repair techniques f a given trade. More...
UTILITIES MASTER MAINTENANCE SPECIALIST I (CLASS CODE 3408) Full Time $44,061/year
This is an advanced-skill level position that performs technical maintenance at the Sewerage & Water Board's Facilities Maintenance Division. An individual performs construction, maintenance and repair tasks of the Board's facilities and equipment. More...
UTILITIES SKILLED MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN (CLASS CODE 3405) Full Time $37,959/year
This is a skilled maintenance position at Sewerage & Water Board's Facilities Maintenance Division. An individual performs one or more skilled construction, maintenance and repair tasks of Board plant equipment and facilities. More...
UTILITY SENIOR SERVICES MANAGER (HUMAN RESOURCES) (CLASS CODE 3095) Full Time $70,643 /year
Professional, supervisory administrative advanced level work as the head of Human Resources at the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans. Work includes benefits administration, policy creation, oversight of training, coordination of the daily administration of the personnel function; and related work as required. More...
UTILITY SENIOR SERVICES MANAGER (RISK MANAGEMENT) (CLASS CODE 3095) Full Time $70,643/year
Supervisory, professional and administrative work coordinating the Sewerage and Water Board's Risk Management and Loss Control Programs, including general liability, safety training, loss prevention, and insurance. Work includes the processing of liability and property claims brought against the Sewerage and Water Board and the review of insurance contracts; and related duties as required. More...
UTILITY SERVICES ADMINISTRATOR (NETWORK/DRAINAGE ENGINEERING) (CLASS CODE 3036) Full Time $78,024/year
Highly responsible professional, administrative, technical and supervisory work, directing all activities relating to a large Sewerage and Water Board Bureau. 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. More...
WATER CHEMIST I Full Time $34,368/year
A Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering from an accredited college or university.

Some experience in the fields of Water Purification, Waste Water Treatment, or Industrial Chemistry is desired.

Note: Official college transcript or original diploma showing field of concentration must be submitted within two (2) weeks of filing an application

This is an original entrance examination.

DOMICILE requirements are currently waived 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 SERVICE INSPECTOR II (CLASS CODE 3141) 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 (CLASS CODE 3142) 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...