Granite State Rural Water Association - Quality on Tap!

9/27/2018    8:00am - 3:00pm (
Line Location and Leak Detection

10/3/2018    8:00am - 3:00pm (
Advanced Math

10/10/2018    9:00am - 3:00pm (
Motors, Drives and Energy Efficiency (Class limit 15)

10/11/2018    8:00am - 3:00pm (
Collection System Management and Maintenance

10/17/2018    9:00am - 3:00pm (
Chemical Feed Pumps

10/30/2018    9:00am - 1:30pm
Advances in Metering and Meter Reading Technology

11/7/2018    8:00am - 3:00pm (
Treatment for Small Water Systems

11/8/2018    8:00am - 3:00pm (
Sustainable Management of Small Rural Water & Wastewater Systems (Class limit 16)

11/28/2018    9:00am - 3:00pm (
Motors, Drives and Energy Efficiency (class limit 15)

12/6/2018    9:00am - 3:00pm (
Proper Sample Collection Techniques

12/19/2018    8:00am - 3:00pm (
Corrosion Control

 Enter the NH Drinking Water Taste Test Contest
 GSRWA system members are invited to enter a sample of their water and let the judges decide if they have the best tasting water in New Hampshire. The contest will be held at our annual Operator Field Day on September 11th. If interested. please contact GSRWA to obtain the needed sampling jars. Click here, for the full contest announcement and entry form.


 GSRWA Membership has Benefits!
 We appreciate our members and membership has benefits. Click here for a more information.

 Registration is Open for 2018 Trade Show!
 Register your booth for the 2018 Operator Field Day at Mount Sunapee Resort. This year's event will be Tuesday, September 11, 2018. Click here for more information.


 Save the Date: Loans and Grants Workshop
 This spring the Advisory Commission will be accepting applications for DWGWTF funding for both infrastructure and land conservation projects. NHDES will be accepting applications for DWSRF funding for infrastructure projects. The purpose of this workshop is to explain the new DWGWTF funding program, eligible applicants, eligible projects, explain the process for applying to both programs and answer any questions.Click here for more information.




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Water Meter Technician in Rochester

as of 6/6/18
Job Description: The City of Rochester, NH (pop. 29,823) is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Meter Technician to perform manual work of a semi-skilled nature in the reading and maintenance procedures of the City’s water meters and the City’s treatment, pumping and storage facilities. Pay range $15.98 to $21.57 DOQ.
Requirements: HS degree or equiv and valid CDL-B driver’s license required. Moderate to heavy physical effort in varying weather conditions required. Pre-employment testing includes comprehensive background, driving records, medical and drug screen.
To apply: For more information on the City’s application process or to obtain an application, visit the HR page of the City’s website at Phone: (603) 335-7603 Submit completed City application by June 8, 2018 to: Human Resource Dept - #601230,City of Rochester,31 Wakefield Street,Rochester NH 03867.
Water Technician/Meter Reader for Lakes Region Water Company Inc.

as of 6/6/18
Company Profile: Lakes Region Water Company Inc. is a small, privately-owned public water utility that has been providing service to the Lakes Region for over 35 years. During this time, our Moultonborough-based business has expanded to service approximately 1,750 customers in select towns throughout the Lakes Region.
Job Description: Perform water quality sampling for 35+ water systems as required by the NH Department of Environmental Services. Perform weekly pumphouse checks for 35+ water systems. Perform monthly water meter readings for customer billings. Coordinate water sampling bottle delivery & pickups with Laboratory. Communicate with labs & regulating agencies to make sure we’re in compliance with State regulations. Install & repair customer water meters; Troubleshoot meter issues. Customer service calls for water service connections/disconnections. Maintain effective communication with Company management. Attend continuing education courses. Full time/40 hours per week; Hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm with mandatory on call hours rotating nights, weekends, and Holidays.
Benefits Offered: medical insurance, dental insurance, retirement plan options, paid for continuing education
Requirements: MUST be computer literate (read & respond to emails, use of internet to retrieve water sampling schedules & forms, basic knowledge of Microsoft Excel & Word. Able to follow instructions & comply with State requirements. Minimum High School Diploma Required. Water operator license preferred but will train the right person (must obtain Water Operator License Grade 1A or higher within 1 year)
To Apply: PLEASE MAIL, EMAIL OR FAX RESUMES AND APPLICATIONS ONLY. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE: Lakes Region Water Company, PO Box 389, Moultonborough, NH 03254 Fax: 603-476-2721 Email: Website:
Grade I Water Operator in Jaffrey

as of 6/12/18
Job Description: Full Time, Union, Non-Exempt. Perform skilled & unskilled maintenance, repair and construction of the water distribution system and treatment system operations. Conduct daily check of wells, booster pump stations and tanks, install, operate and repair water related facilities, record and inspect water related facilities, Interact with citizens on regular basis on a variety of issues. Create, complete and maintain accurate water system records and reports. Take water samples. Respond to emergency situations. Install, read and repair water meters. Assist with winter operations at Highway Department.
Pay Rate: Union Labor Grade 10 ($21.79 Step 1)
Requirements: Valid driver’s license(CDL optional). High school diploma or GED. Possession of NH Grade 1 Water Treatment & Distribution license, or any equivalent combination of education and experience which demonstrates possession of the required knowledge, skills,and abilities. Skilled in the use of computers. Must be willing to work overtime during storm events, including holidays,super bowl Sunday and significant personal days as necessary. Required to work under adverse conditions in all types of weather.
To Apply: Please send cover letter and resume ASAP to - Town of Jaffrey, New Hampshire Department of Public Works,23 Knight Street, Jaffrey, NH 03452. Phone#603-532-6521, fax#603-532-4290

Water Works Technician at F.X. Lyons

as of 6/21/18
Company Profile: F. X. Lyons, Inc., is a private company located in Intervale, New Hampshire. We are the Certified Operator of 50+ small community water systems in northern New Hampshire providing regular inspections and water quality sampling. Additional services include the installation and maintenance of well and septic pumps and control systems, water treatment systems, water pipelines and various pump house components.
Job Description: Water works technician to perform installations and maintenance of water and pump related systems, pump house inspections and water quality sampling. Full-time 40 hours per week, Monday-Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with rotating on-call emergency coverage nights and weekends.
Requirements: Mechanical ability/experience in water system or plumbing field. Certified Operator in water distribution and/or treatment or willing to train and pass New Hampshire certification. Must have valid NH driver's license and good driving record.
Benefits: Medical, dental, life insurance, vacation, IRA contribution matching.
To Apply: email resume to or mail to F. X. Lyons, Inc., Attn: Francis Lyons, P. O. Box 280, Intervale, NH 03845. No telephone calls, please.

Water Quality Control Supervisor in Laconia

as of 7/23/18
Job Description: The Laconia Water Department, located in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire is seeking an individual for the position of Water Quality Control Supervisor to direct the activities of the Treatment Division including a 6-million gallon per day Neptune Trident treatment system and all related storage tanks and booster stations. Salary range is commensurate with experience.
Minimum Requirements: A thorough knowledge of all State and Federal Drinking Water Regulations and strong written and oral communication is required. Applicant must possess a NH Grade III treatment license or the ability to obtain one within a year. Minimum qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in a related field plus 6 years of progressively responsible experience including at least 2 years in a supervisory capacity or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Applicant must live within 20 minutes of the office and be available for emergency response.
To Apply A job description is available at the office at 988 Union Avenue Laconia or by e-mail request to A completed application is required and is available at the office or at under Government/Departments/ Water/Documents. Applications and resumes will be accepted at the office, Attn: Employment, 988 Union Avenue, Laconia, New Hampshire 03246, Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (603) 524-0901 or to the above e-mail address. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. EOE/ADA
Senior Water Treatment Technician in Merrimack

As of 8/1/18
Job Description: The Merrimack Village District Water Works is accepting applications for a Senior Utility Treatment Technician to perform highly skilled work in the operations and maintenance of our municipal water treatment and storage facilities. Following are examples of essential functions: Operates and controls electric motors, pumps, valves and chemical equipment to regulate flow of raw water into treatment plant. Prepares specified amounts of chemicals such as chlorine, phosphate, scale inhibitor and lime, and adjusts automatic devices that admit specified amounts of chemicals into tanks to disinfect, deodorize, reduce corrosion & lime scaling and clarify water. Monitors panelboard and adjusts controls to regulate flow rates, loss of head pressure & water elevation and distribution of water. Maintains and repairs machines and equipment. Performs general plant and grounds maintenance, including general housekeeping. Tests water samples to determine pH, color and impurities. Compiles, maintains and validates maintenance documentation, plant log and various quality control reports.
Requirements: Applicants for this position must have a high school diploma or equivalent, valid driver’s license, NH Water Works Plant Operator License – Treatment Grade II and three years of experience directly relating to water treatment plant operations and maintenance. Applicants must also have related experience with Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system, and experience with Geographic Information System (GIS) and Elements Asset Management software preferred. Required availability after hours, weekends and holidays for On-Call rotation and as needed.
Salary/Benefits: $24.43 to $26.63 DOE Full Benefits package. Visit for detailed employment ad and job description.
To Apply: Please submit cover letter & resume to: Merrimack Village District, Attn: HR, 2 Greens Pond Road, Merrimack, NH 03054. Email Fax 603-424-0563 (F) Attn: HR. Resumes must be received by Wednesday, August 15, 2018. EOE
Community Systems Circuit Rider at Pennichuck

as of 8/13/18
About Pennichuck: Pennichuck Corporation is a private water utility engaged in the collection, storage, treatment, distribution and sale of potable water in southern and central New Hampshire. We operate both as a regulated water utility operation and a non-regulated water management service. Our Corporate headquarters is located in Merrimack, New Hampshire.
Job Description: In this position, you will perform a variety of duties in the operation, monitoring, controlling, maintenance, and testing of water treatment processes at assigned booster and well stations and/or water storage facilities in compliance with federal and state regulations. The hours for his position are Monday – Friday, 7 am – 3 pm. Pennichuck offers a competitive salary and benefits package. We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
Primary duties: • Traveling assigned routes to perform routine inspection, calibration, sample collection and maintenance duties on booster stations, well stations, and/or water storage facilities and equipment to ensure the water systems remain working efficiently and within established standards of operation. • Performing a variety of standardized testing and analysis to ensure optimal water quality and compliance with federal and state regulations and general water quality goals.
Qualifications: • The demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision • Good communications and interpersonal skills • Proven ability to work accurately with detailed information • Valid state driver’s license in good standing • NHDES Operator Certification 1A or the ability to attain certification within 12 months.





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