Supervisor, Water Quality & Environmental Compliance

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Are you looking to get your "feet wet" at a water treatment plant? If so, Pennsylvania American Water may be the perfect place to start learning! Our wastewater plant in Kane, PA is seeking a Water Quality Supervisor to join our team! As a Supervisor, you will be responsible for monitoring water quality and environmental compliance on the water and wastewater side of our operations. You will maintain sample schedules and will be heavily involved in keeping operational projects flowing. In this role, you will take the lead on compliance reporting and serve as hands-on support to the operations. If you are looking to get experience as a leader and learn about the water field, this is a great opportunity!

Primary Role

As the Supervisor, Water Quality and Environmental Compliance, you will carryout the day to day management of personnel or multiple operations to continually meet all Water Quality and/or Clean Water Act. You will providetechnical support on water quality, treatment, permitting, laboratory management, and regulatory compliance issues. In additon, you will ensureCompany policy on water quality and related environmental matters is followed.

Key Accountabilities

  • Assists local, State and Federal regulatory agencies during inspections.
  • Responds (on-call) to Water Quality problems, taking appropriate corrective action including documentation to advise management.
  • Ensures that customer complaints or inquiries are properly addressed to attempt to resolve any issues.
  • Reports on problems and issues regarding Water Quality and standards. (60%)
  • Assures that policies, programs, standards of performance and approved objectives related to water quality are adhered to. (10%)
  • Assists with training of plant operating staff, field services and other water quality personnel in treatment practices and environmental initiatives. (10%)
  • Supports water quality activities related to the Environmental Management Program to ensure compliance with SDWA/CWA regulations are continually met. (10%)
  • Plan, prepare and control the portion of the financial plan related to area of responsibility. (5%)
  • Conduct special projects and prepare reports. (5%)


  • Strong working knowledge of water and/or wastewater treatment.
  • Thorough knowledge of water quality and environmental regulations affecting the business.


  • Bachelors degree preferred
  • 2 to 4 years experience in water, and/or wastewater, and laboratory operations.

Travel Requirements

  • Must hold valid state driver's license.


  • Must be able to distinguish colors to conduct testing using normal colorimetric methods


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Work Environment

  • Plant/office environment

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