Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Trainee


Employment Opportunities
Currently, the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) has one vacancy at the wastewater/sewage plant in the state park located in Blair County.


Type of Work
You will participate in classroom and on-the-job training programs designed to develop competencies and skill in the operation of wastewater (sewage) treatment plants. Trainees work under the direction of a licensed operator and assist with maintenance, inspection and general operation of the treatment plant. These positions are located at State Parks throughout the Commonwealth.

Successful completion of the training program requires passing the certification exam within the probationary period for the class and type of treatment system used at your facility. If you obtain the appropriate license, you will be promoted to Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator with an increase in salary.



For employment information, contact the DCNR Human Resource office at (717) 787-8737.

The current vacancy exists at the wastewater/sewage treatment plant in the state park listed below:

Canoe Creek State Park (Blair County)
205 Canoe Creek Road
Hollidaysburg, PA 16648

Web address: http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/findapark/canoecreek/index.htm

Starting Salary



Comprehensive health insurance; liberal retirement/pension plan; paid vacation, personal and sick leave; paid holidays; prescription, vision and dental plan coverage (after six months); paid group life insurance, and much more.


Pennsylvania residency is required at the time of application for these positions. 


Click here to view detailed test announcement which includes eligibility requirements.