We're Hiring! EPA Specialist - Alliance of Indiana Rural Water

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We're Hiring! EPA Specialist - Alliance of Indiana Rural Water

Open Date: February 9, 2024 End Date: Open Until Filled

Friday, February 9, 2024

Interested applicants should send resume to: alliance@inh2o.org

The Alliance of Indiana Rural Water is a non-profit 501(c) 6 corporation that has been a state affiliate of the National Rural Water Association (NRWA) since 1982. The Alliance is a training and technical assistance trade association with over 1,000 members, including utilities and Associate Members throughout the state of Indiana. The Alliance currently has a staff of 19 working with rural and midsized communities across the state. We are currently accepting applications for an EPA Specialist.


Job Description

The role of the EPA Specialist is to provide training and technical assistance to utilities that serve low-income, disadvantaged, rural, community public utilities serving less than 10,000 population assisting them to achieve and maintain compliance with the Safe Drinking Water Act and the Clean Water Act. The specialist will work to identify the priority of regulatory compliance training and technical, managerial, and financial capacity development for small systems in the greatest need of assistance. Assistance is provided in the form of on-site visits, formal on-site training, and virtual training. Candidate must have the ability to work with a team and independently, possess strong communication skills, as well as computer proficiency, including use of PowerPoint, a clean driving record, and ability to pass a background check.


Duties and Responsibilities (not all inclusive)

  • Following program procedures provided by our national association (NRWA), the specialist will work to meet the required hours of technical and training assistance specified within the annual procedures.
  • Develop training material to meet the needs of utility operators and managers in Indiana.
  • Prioritize requests to ensure coverage of systems with serious health or economic problems first. Priority will also be given to facilities or groups who have difficulty meeting or maintaining compliance or do not have proper treatment.
  • Research, prioritize, and follow up on current requirements specified by state agencies regarding compliance, funding, and assistance programs.
  • Collaborate with office administration and staff regarding training schedule and materials for state approval of CEUs.
  • On-site assistance and training must geographically represent the state during the program period providing technical and training assistance statewide.
  • Accurately completes and submits the required reporting documentation.
  • Must attend NRWA In-Service and WaterPro conferences, as well as all in-state association events.


Job Requirements

Education, Skills & Abilities:

  • 5 years in a management role of a water or wastewater utility
  • Water or Wastewater License Required
  • Dual Operator Certification Preferred
  • IN Driver's License (Required)
  • Minimum of a High School Diploma or GED
  • Ability to create training materials through proficiency in Microsoft Office Products
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with utilities, operators/owners, and state agencies.


  • Employee will be provided with a company vehicle.
  • Travel to onsite training, events, staff meetings, and to fulfill EPA grant duties throughout the state of Indiana.
  • Work from home on days not traveling.
  • Travel within Indiana for Alliance events is required (5-6 times per year)
  • Travel for out-of-state conferences with NRWA (2 times per year)


Job Type & Benefits

Schedule: Full-time, Monday to Friday

Work Location: Hybrid

Salary: To be discussed

Outstanding Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision - employee portion of premium is paid 100% by employer
  • Health Savings Account with employer contribution
  • Basic Life - provided by employer. Voluntary Life and AD&D is available for an additional fee
  • 401K with generous match up to 10%
  • Generous PTO - 13 paid holidays, paid vacation within the first year, sick & personal days
  • Flexible schedule



Alliance of Indiana Rural Water is an equal opportunity employer


Interested applicants should send resume to alliance@inh2o.org


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