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Welcome to the ONWASA Career Portal!  We are excited that you are interested in a career with us!

The ONWASA team protects the community’s health and the environment by providing high-quality water utility services through excellent customer experiences. To join this dynamic team, we invite you to view our current career opportunities listed on this page. By clicking on “Details” you will find detailed information about each position. Click on “Apply Now” to begin your application.

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Applicants with special needs should contact the Human Resources department at [email protected] or call 910-937-7544 to request accommodations.

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ONWASA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


ONWASA is required by law to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. ONWASA will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm authorization. See posters below for details.

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Job Openings

Utility Locator 13  

Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Annual Salary w/certifications - $36,614. Manages the Authority’s participation in the North Carolina One Call system for utilities to include entering tickets, locating tickets, clearing tickets for location. Reads maps, operates a calculator, computer, and utility locating equipment, and maintains daily work records. On-the-job training available.

Water Treatment Plant Operator 12  

Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Annual Salary: $34,870 w/certifications - Rotating Shifts. This position operates a water treatment plant and performs general plant and grounds maintenance tasks. Makes regular inspection of plant and equipment to ascertain that it is in proper operation at all times; monitors plant equipment, lagoons, tank levels, clear well, flows and pressure readings. On-the-job training available.

Engineering Manager  

Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Hiring Salary: $88,000 - $100,000

Line Technician 11  

Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Annual Salary - $33,210. The position repairs and maintains the water distribution and sewer collections system, operates vehicles and equipment. On-the-job training is available.

Project Manager  

Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Salary - DOQ

Safety Officer  

Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Salary - DOQ