Assistant Lake Warden

by April 9, 2019



The Orange Water and Sewer Authority (OWASA), a progressive water utility providing water, wastewater and reclaimed water services to the Towns of Chapel Hill, Carrboro and to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seeks enthusiastic and safety conscious candidates for the position of Assistant Lake Warden.

This position helps oversee the Cane Creek Reservoir and University Lake water supply, dam, facilities and equipment.  Primary responsibilities include performing ground and building maintenance. Essential functions include protecting the watershed from trash disruption, documenting lake and weather readings, using a cash register to rent equipment to lake patrons, evaluating customer private boats and motors, enforcing facility rules, and instructing the public on safe use of equipment and facilities.  Position uses various hand/power tools and lawncare equipment such as mowers, weed eaters, chainsaws, sprayers, etc.

The ideal candidate is a self-starter with excellent work ethic and a positive attitude.  The candidate should be a team player with outstanding customer service skills.

Candidates must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Position requires a North Carolina Driver’s License. Position frequently exerts 10-25 pounds and occasionally 50-100 pounds. Position requires weekend work between March and November (recreational season).

OWASA provides excellent benefits to include membership in the NC Local Government Employees Retirement System.  Paid Health, Dental, Vision and Life insurances.  Additional benefits include:  Paid Holidays, Vacation, Sick and Personal Leave, Bereavement and Parental Leave, Educational Reimbursement, Bonus Pay for Additional Certifications and/or Education.

OWASA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to continuous improvement, sustainability, creativity, diversity and inclusion.

Salary range $34,297 – $52,818.
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Closing date is April 15, 2019.
Certified Orange County Living Wage Employer

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