Working for PWSA

To inquire about job opportunities and availabilities, please contact our Human Resources at 412-255-8800 ext 8574 or at

Current Job Openings

Applications can be printed out and mailed or faxed directly to:

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority
Attn: Human Resource Department
Penn Liberty Plaza I
1200 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

HR fax:  412-393-0513

Job Title

Job Description

Application Deadline

Director of Administration

The Director of Administration is responsible for the performance management of Customer Service and MIS. The Director will utilize in-depth knowledge of billing systems, processes, and people skills to drive the success of the departments. Direct reports are Senior Manager of Customer Service and IT Manager.

August 24, 2017  

Chief Water Quality Officer

Supervises and directs the water quality personnel, laboratory and customer testing processes, procedures, compliance requirements of the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority; is responsible for developing the water treatment and testing protocols ensuring that water quality meets applicable city, county, state, and federal regulations as well as expectations of the consumers; reports regularly to the Board on water quality; coordinates and works with the Water Quality Advisory Board. . .

Open until filled

SCADA Manager

Serves as a point of contact to the water production management team at the water treatment plant regarding all instrumentation and SCADA projects. Installs and maintains communication equipment. . . .

Open until filled

Director of Engineering

Reporting to the Executive Director, develops, directs, coordinates, organizes and manages the Engineering and Construction Division of the Authority; provides professional advice and detailed recommendations to the Executive Director and the Board of Directors in the development of the approved Capital Improvement and Special Project Program. . .

Open until filled

Green Infrastructure Engineer

The Pittsburgh Water & Sewer Authority (PWSA) is seeking a designer/engineer to coordinate stormwater management related engineering and construction services for it’s Green Infrastructure (GI) and Integrated Watershed Management (IWM) programs. The GI-focused Engineer will perform technical engineering and design services to plan, coordinate, and implement PWSA’s Green Infrastructure Program. The work is carried out with the support of in-house engineering and administrative staff supplemented by consultant specialists…

Open until filled

Inspector II (Construction)

The position includes observation and monitoring of construction project sites, preparation of daily reports of site construction activities, and updating redline drawings. This position also includes reporting on project progress and working to keep project on schedule and within budget and scope. The successful candidate will have extensive interaction with the construction manager, contractor, and other project/site team members. . . 

Open until filled

Deputy Director of Finance

Performs professional management and supervisory work in serving as principal managerial support to the Director of Finance. The work involves planning, directing, coordinating, leading and supervising the finance, customer service, information systems, purchasing and warehousing functions for the Authority. Overall goals are set and the selected individual determines the specific tasks and assignments to be performed, independently handling new, unusual problems and deviations encountered in the work. . .

Open until filled

Senior Exec. Administrative Assistant

Provides executive office management and overall administrative management for executives (and specifically the Executive Director); this includes (but is not limited to) managing all communications, preparing financial reports, training and supervising support staff, managing the Executive Director’s calendar, and ensuring confidentiality of the office. . .

Open until filled


This position requires considerable detailed technical skill and expertise in the completion of tasks, and ensures that the components of the PWSA’s different process control, telemetry, and data acquisition systems are operational. This position typically services the electronic components of monitoring, telemetry and control equipment, as well as the initial troubleshooting of equipment and services, electrical transmission lines, circuitry, and motors.

Must obtain City of Pittsburgh Master Electrician License within six months.

Open until filled

Customer Service Representative, Part Time

Performs moderately responsible clerical duties, requiring independent analysis, exercise of judgment and detailed knowledge of relevant PWSA programs, policies, procedures and regulations; responds to inquiries from public, PWSA personnel, etc., regarding various PWSA programs, policies, procedures and regulations; classifies, indexes, files or distributes forms, correspondence, payments etc.; researches, pulls and routes files as appropriate; receives visitors, mail, and telephone calls; may give information and directions and distribute equipment; routes to appropriate person or division; followup on requests or complaints; keeps manual and/or automated records accurate through file maintenance, posting, updating, checking, etc.; operates office machines . . . 

Open until filled

Verifying Residency

All Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) employees must be residents of the City of Pittsburgh. PWSA will accept the following documents to verify legal residence, also known as a domicile.  One way to determine if you are residing within the City of Pittsburgh is to see to whom you pay local taxes.  Several areas of the city have streets within the City and a borough (e.g. Greentree, Wilkinsburg). 

Human Resources will accept the following documents to verify residency. Additionally, the PWSA reserves the right at all times to request clarification and/or other supporting evidence and documentation to ensure that employees are compliant.

One of the following documents must be presented to prove domicile and legal residence:

  • Current executed Lease Agreement
    • Include a canceled check for one month’s payment or the security deposit.
  • Mortgage payment booklet
  • Document identifying homeowner name and property address.
  • Title to domicile property.

Also, two of the following supporting documents, showing the City address, must be presented:

  • Vehicle Registration Card
  • Vehicle Insurance Card
  • Current Gas Bill *
  • Current Electric Bill  *
  • Current Telephone Bill  *
  • Current Cell Phone Bill
  • Current Cable Bill  *

*NOTE:  A letter from the representative company confirming it is establishing service for the new resident is acceptable.

Prior to purchasing or renting a place of residence, applicants and employees may email to verify that the property is located within the City of Pittsburgh.