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 Opportunity Policy.
Resumes can be mailed to:
Terrence D. McCracken / Secretary to the Authority 295 Main St Rm 350 Buffalo, NY 14203
Performs routine manual work in the water treatment plant; does related work as required. This is routine manual work requiring no previous training or experience but requiring physical endurance and willingness to perform menial tasks. Constant oversight is maintained over the work performed.
The work involves performing routine manual work requiring physical endurance and willingness to perform a variety of routine and repetitive tasks. Direct supervision is received from a higher-ranking employee who makes work assignments and reviews work completed. Supervision may be the responsibility of this class, part-time, seasonal and inexperienced personnel. Does related work as required.
The work involves coordinating and supervising a comprehensive insurance program involving worker’s compensation, property, bodily and liability insurance coverage(s), bonding of employees, employee life insurance, employees disability insurance and any other insurance deemed necessary by the Erie County Water Authority (ECWA). The incumbent coordinates and supervises all aspects of insurance needs of the ECWA. The incumbent reports regularly to the Comptroller and on an as need basis to the Executive Director and the ECWA Board, to provide information and/or reports related to insurance coverage(s) and risk management. The incumbent meets with senior staff and employees of the ECWA with respect to insurance coverage(s) and risk management concerns. The incumbent will be required to use independent judgment and expertise to evaluate and report on complex insurance and risk management issues and concerns. Supervision over program changes and procedures will be required to minimize risk and/or reduction of premiums. The incumbent may be required to provide instructions to ECWA managers and employees for minimize risk exposures. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Comptroller. Supervision is exercised over lower level professional and/or clerical staff. 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.
This is skilled work in the maintenance, repair and modification of diesel electric generating equipment and related equipment. Work involves responsibility for performing a variety of skilled tasks in maintaining, repairing and modifying diesel electric generating equipment in water/wastewater treatment facilities. Work includes servicing, repairing and maintaining diesel engine driven electric generators and related equipment. Work assignments are received in the form of oral and written orders, which may be accompanied by sketches and diagrams. Work is performed with considerable independence within established policies, procedures and technical guidelines; and is reviewed by a superior through conferences, reports and results obtained.
Assists the Attorney in providing legal counsel to the Water Authority and represents the Authority in the courts; does related work as required. This is professional legal work involving responsibility for assisting the Authority in the handling of legal problems arising in the operation of the Authority business. The work is performed under the general supervision of the Attorney for the Authority.