Town Of Poestenkill

Seeking Municipal Water Manager

September 05, 2017
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Town of Poestenkill







Water Manager Position


The Town of Poestenkill seeks to fill the position of Water Manager.  The Water District Manager is the appointed individual who has overall responsibility for insuring that the water supplied to the municipal customers is safe and that the various operational components of the system are functioning properly.


The following are some, but not all of the responsibilities and functioning elements:

  • Performs daily water tests as required by the DOH (seven days/week as required by NYS law).
  • Performs daily checks of the Pump Station to insure operational performance.
  • Performs inspections of every resident water installation to insure compliance with Poestenkill Town Water Law and NYS requirements.
  • Responds to water related emergencies in a timely manner and determines what are the appropriate actions to be taken, and initiates those actions.


A full list of responsibilities is available at under “Employment.”



Candidates must have construction experience or hold a Class C Water Operators Certification from NYS. Uncertified individuals must work under the direction of a certified Class C Water Operator and must seek such certification.  


The position is part time.   Salary or hourly pay is negotiable. 

Submit resume by October 15, 2017.