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Town of Moriah Notices and Press Releases

The Town of Moriah Town Offices will be closed on Monday June 20, 2022 for Juneteenth and will reopen for regular business hours on Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at 8am.

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The Town of Moriah is seeking a full-time entry level/trainee operator for its Water/Wastewater Treatment Plants. A grade IIA Water and a grade IA Wastewater Certification is preferred but not required. The successful incumbent will work under the supervision of the certified operator on duty. Typical work week consists of an 8 hour shift M-F with rotating weekend shifts Saturday-Sunday 7 a.m.- 11 a.m. in addition, working rotating holidays and being available for emergency call-ins are required.

The incumbent must be trust worthy and have a working knowledge of the practices, tools and materials required in the operation and maintenance of the water and wastewater treatment plants and associated buildings/grounds; working knowledge of pumps, valves and related equipment; ability to read and understand and record data from gauges, meters and scales; abilities to understand oral and written instruction; ability to perform basic lab procedures in a water/wastewater lab and ability to perform basic computer skills to applicable treatment plant processes: basic knowledge of math and science is a plus.

Day to day operations will include but not limited to the operation and maintenance of treatment facilities to ensure safe, compliant and consistent operations, inspect and record data from pumps and meters, collect and test water and wastewater samples to insure NYS compliance, provide guidance and support to other coworkers, other day to day task may be required.

In the event that the incumbent does not have the proper certifications for the water and wastewater treatment processes it will be required to obtain each certification within 1.5 yrs from date of hire as outlined by NYS DOH and NYS DEC.

This is a union position with a starting wage of $21.16/hr and benefits package.

Applications may be picked up at the Town of Moriah Town Hall, 38 Park Place, Port Henry, NY  12974; Monday – Friday; 8:00am – 4:00pm. 

Applications are to be returned to the Town of Moriah Supervisor, 38 Park Place Port Henry, NY  12974; Monday – Friday; 8:00am – 4:00pm. 

All applications are due by Friday, July 1, 2022.



Food donations off can be dropped off at the Town Hall during regular business hours.  Any monetary donations should be sent to :  The Town of Moriah Food Pantry, (in care of ) Melinda Morin.



 The Town of Moriah Transfer Station Hours:

  • Tuesday - Saturday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
  • Closed on Sundays and Mondays  




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