Laboratory Technical Manager/Treatment Plant Operator

The Laconia Water Department is seeking an individual for the position of Laboratory Technical Manager/Treatment Plant Operator to be responsible for the supervision, administration and technical work required to maintain the Laconia Water Works NH ELAP #1021 accredited laboratory facility.  Applicant must have a thorough knowledge of all State and Federal Drinking Water Regulations and manage all NHDES and EPA compliance sampling schedules.  In addition, coordinate compliance and the optimization of the water treatment plant filtration process, including bacterial water testing for the public.  Clear and professional communication with customers is essential.  This is a 40-hour work week with 26 weekends a year and revolving schedule for holidays. 

Minimum qualifications include an associate‚Äôs degree in a science related field with a minimum of 4 credit hours in general microbiology and one year of microbiological analyses experience, preferably in a water industry laboratory environment.  Must have State of NH Water Treatment Plant Grade I Operator license or ability to obtain one within a year.  A job description is available at the office at 988 Union Avenue Laconia or by e-mail request to  Salary range is $46,196.80 to $59,633.60 and commensurate with experience. 

A completed application is required and is available at the office or at Applications and resumes will be accepted at the office, Attn: Employment, 988 Union Avenue, Laconia, New Hampshire 03246, Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (603) 524-0901 or to the above e-mail address.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 


City of Laconia
Close Date: 
Monday, March 30, 2020
Salary range is $46,196.80 to $59,633.60 and commensurate with experience.