Director of Water Quality


KWD is seeking candidates to fill a Director of Water Quality position based at 462 Main Street in Vassalboro.

The successful candidate must be able to display an exceptional work ethic, strong technical skills, and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.  

This is a salaried, professional position offering a competitive wage and benefit package.

The Director of Water Quality is responsible for the water quality throughout KWD operations in accordance with State and federal laws and regulations. The position will have primary oversight over KWD product quality. Areas of responsibility include source water quality, treatment facility operations, distribution system water quality, public communication relating to the watershed and water quality, and regulatory interactions. This position also serves as the Laboratory Director.

Candidates should possess a four-year degree from an accredited college in in engineering, microbiology, chemistry, environmental science, or related field.  Applicants with associate degrees in a similar field may be considered if the applicant has direct water utility water quality experience.  Candidates shall have a minimum of three years of water/wastewater treatment, source water protection, or water/wastewater utility operation and maintenance experience with at least two years must be in a leadership role. 

Candidates must submit a competed job application and resume to KWD by 3:30 p.m. on Friday, April 5, 2019.

Applications can be:

1.    Mailed or delivered to our office at:

               6 Cool Street

               Waterville, ME 04901

 2.    Emailed to:

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