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The Development Authority of the North Country


Job Description

The Development Authority of the North Country (Authority) is accepting applications for a position in their Water Quality Division.  The Authority provides water and wastewater operation services to communities in Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence Counties.  Position is responsible for performance of work related to operation and maintenance of water and wastewater systems, conducting water and wastewater sampling, analysis and interpretation of results.


$20.57 to $27.11 per hour based on experience and licenses.

Job Requirements

Applicants must possess a high school diploma and valid NYS Driver License, be in good physical condition, able to lift 50lbs, and able to work outdoors in all weather conditions.  Candidates must be mechanically inclined and able to read system drawings, and have basic computer skills.  Knowledge of water and wastewater processes, piping and electrical systems preferred.   Additional education and current NYSDOH Water Operator or NYSDEC Wastewater Operator licenses is beneficial. As a contractor to the Federal Government, applicants must provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination.


  • Health Insurance
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Retirement Benefits
  • Paid time off (sick days, vacation days)

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