ECWA is an equal employment opportunity employer, committed to hiring and promoting qualified individuals based on merit and fitness, without regards to race, national origin, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, military status, marital status, disability, or other legal status protected by law. ECWA policy is to hire well-qualified individuals by making the public aware of vacancies to be filled, and by soliciting and maintaining a database of the resumes of those qualified individuals seeking employment with the ECWA. Please read our Employment Policy and Procedures.
Resumes can be mailed to:
Terrence D. McCracken / Secretary to the Authority 295 Main St Rm 350 Buffalo, NY 14203
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: The work involves performing paralegal duties in office the Erie County Water Authority’s Law Department. The incumbent's specific duties will vary within the broad framework of paralegal skills. The incumbent works under the supervision of attorneys who assign work and projects. Does related work as required.
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: The work involves technical service duties in the field and in the meter shop, consisting of testing, reading, recording, servicing and repairing both residential and commercial water meters. Detailed instructions are given for assignments, which may include inspection of complaints, meter installations on new accounts, meter changes and routine meter readings. Works under the direct supervision of an administrative employee of higher rank and the Senior Meter Service Worker and Meter Service Crew Chief. Supervision may be a responsibility of the incumbent depending on specific assignments. Does related work as required.
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: The work involves directing and supervising the investment, banking and cashiers programs and the responsibility for the business management and supervision of the Business Office for the Erie County Water Authority. This is an important administrative position-involving liaison with the financial and banking industries while managing Authority investments and involving supervision of a large number of employees performing customer service and water billing functions. Work is performed under the direct supervision of the Comptroller or another administrative employee of higher rank with leeway allowed for the exercise of independent judgment. Supervision is exercised over the professional, technical and clerical staff. Does related work as required.
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This position involves responsibility for the operation of a data processing system including, actual operation of the computer, scheduling and coordinating the job mix. Incumbents must understand the logical working and operations of computers and all equipment necessary in processing the work. Work is performed in a large geographically self-contained system and installation, or in a smaller installation with user agencies tied into the data processing system and communications network through individual on-site terminals. The work is of routine difficulty, and is performed according to prescribed procedures with same leeway for the exercise of independent judgment. Work is performed under the general supervision of an administrative or technical employee of a higher rank. Does related work as required.
The work involves responsibility for performing specialized work in the design, development, implementation and management of computer applications and procedures for the transfer of data elements from the mainframe to the personal computer in a local area network operating system. Expertise is required in installing, customizing and maintaining vendor supplied local area network operating system, application software and personal computer applications. General supervision is received from an Information Service Manager or higher-grade computer operations administrator with leeway allowed for the exercise of independent judgment. Supervision is not normally a responsibility of the position, but may be exercised over a small number of subordinate support staff assigned to a specific project. Does related work as required.
The work involves responsibility for performing maintenance and repair of the water distribution system’s pumps, tanks, reservoirs, valves and related equipment and machines during an assigned shift. Responsibilities also include monitoring the distribution system’s radio- controlled computerized information network to ensure that appropriate water pressure is maintained. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Control Operator Crew Chief or higher administrative staff member. Does related work as required.