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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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ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT SUPERVISOR II Full-time $34,368/yr
Specialized office management work, encompassing supervisory, secretarial and administrative functions; and related work as required. More...
ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT SUPERVISOR III Full-time $36,119/yr
Specialized office management work, encompassing supervisory, secretarial and administrative functions; 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 TECHNICIAN I (CLASS CODE 3085) Full Time $34,368/year
Responsible 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...
ENVIRONMENTAL ENFORCEMENT TECHNICIAN II Full-time $37,959/yr
Highly responsible chemical and engineering work and related supervisory duties in the investigation and control of water pollution problems; and related work as required More...
FACILITIES ENGINEERING SPECIALIST (CLASS CODE 4035) Full-time $44,061 - $56,488/year
Supervisory inspectional and cost estimation work relating to construction and maintenance repairs of City properties and equipment. Work includes serving as a facilities management advisor to departmental administrators, reporting on the progress of construction projects and maintenance work; representing the City at various forums pertaining to in house and contractual maintenance projects; providing detailed cost estimates; and related work a 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 - SEWERAGE AND WATER BOARD (C5201) Full-time $21,436/year
Routine laboratory work performing standardized laboratory tests; collecting water samples; and related work as required.

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MATERIAL AND STORES SUPERVISOR Full-time $31,117/year
Responsible supervisory and administrative work as the head of a staff engaged in maintaining a centralized inventory control system including the procurement of supplies and materials; and related work as required.
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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
Supervisory and technical work as a team leader and work coordinator in a multi-skilled, team based work environment at the Sewerage and Water Board's Networks' Department. Work includes planning and coordinating the work assignments of Zone maintenance repair crews performing a variety of utility maintenance and repair tasks for the city's water distribution and wastewater collection systems; and related work as required. More...
NETWORKS SR. MAINTENANCE TECH I Full-time $29,608
This is a full performance 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 an More...
NETWORKS SR. MAINTENANCE TECH II Full-time $32,702
This is a lead 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 and/or c More...
Plumbing Inspector II 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 (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...
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...
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...
Utility Sr. Services Manager (Risk Management) (C3095) Full-time $70,643/yr
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...
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...