Middlesex Water

Careers in Water/Wastewater

Join our team and help play an important role in delivering one of life's basic necessities.

As a water services provider, the quality and efficiency of service we deliver depends upon our watershed protection efforts, use of alternative energy sources and responsible water and wastewater management practices. As the focus on green technologies and sustainable practices continues to grow, the water utility industry offers many opportunities for building a solid, rewarding career. Delivering high quality, safe drinking water and managing wastewater needs will continue to be a priority well into future.

Most careers in the water industry require a high school diploma and on-the-job training, others require specific training and certification and many require advanced college degrees in specialized fields. Below are some of the most common jobs associated with our business:


Handle payroll, accounts payable, budgets, financial statements, bond issues and investments.

Customer Service Representatives

Assist with customer billing questions, arrange for service calls, help resolve customer problems, generate bills and process payments.


Design the construction and infrastructure restoration of water supply and wastewater systems.

Human Resource Specialists

Handle hiring and training issues, employee relations, employee communications, wages, benefits and labor relations.

Meter Readers

Read and record water usage through automated meter reading devices.

Maintenance Mechanics

Install, repair and maintain the pumps, valves and mechanical devices used in our pump houses and treatment plants.

Plant Operators

Operate and monitor the equipment that treats and distributes the water. The equipment includes computers, pumps and valves.

Communications Professionals

Deliver public outreach programs, promote corporate citizenship, maintain media and community relations, support internal and external communications.

Utility Managers

Oversee the entire operation of a water utility.

Utility Distribution Personnel

Install, maintain and repair the distribution systems that move the water from the source to the customers and the wastewater to the processing plant. They also investigate leaks and maintain infrastructure. These positions require a CDL-A motor vehicle license.