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Town of Avon Lead Water Systems Operator


The Town of Avon Department of Public Works seeks qualified candidates for the position of Lead Water Systems Operator. The position has oversight of the Avon treatment and distribution water system, which currently includes six groundwater sources and well pump stations; corrosion control and green sand/GAC filtration; 1,600+ service connections, 35 ½ miles of distribution mains. Technical, supervisory and administrative, and work managing the Town of Avon water system and insuring the safe provision of drinking water and regulatory compliance.

Minimum qualifications include a high school diploma and minimum five years’ experience of progressive responsibility in water distribution/treatment systems including operations, maintenance and construction. Minimum requirements include T2/D2 license or better, MA CDL license with airbrake endorsement, and Massachusetts Hoisting Class 2A and 1C, or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience, which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Municipal experience preferred.

Town reserves the right to make accommodations for the successful candidate to attain license(s) related to equipment operation when in the Town’s best interests.

The successful applicant shall be required to pass a MassDOT physical and CORI check. The starting salary for this union position is $35.49 per hour, plus benefits.

Please send cover letter, resume, and employment application to Shanna Faro, Human Resources Coordinator, Town of Avon, 65 East Main Street, Avon, MA 02322 or e-mail EOE. Posting will remain open until filled.

Mass Rural Water Association

781 Millers Falls Road, Northfield, MA 01360

Phone: 413-498-5779

Fax: 413-498-9943