Employment at OCWA

Current Openings

None at this time. Please check back later.

Applications: (Only accepted for Current Openings)

General Employment Application
Seasonal Employment Application

The Onondaga County Water Authority is a civil service agency under the jurisdiction of the Onondaga County Department of Personnel. Hiring is in accordance with Onondaga County and New York State civil service regulations.

Many of the positions at OCWA are “competitive,” which means that the applicant must have successfully completed a competitive examination given by the Onondaga County Department of Personnel and appear on an eligibility list derived from the examination. Notices of upcoming exams and eligibility requirements can be found on Onondaga County’s web site or by contacting the Personnel Office directly.

Other positions at OCWA are “non-competitive,” which means that no examination is necessary. However, specific training and/or experience qualifications are required to be employed in these positions.

OCWA provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, age, disability, arrest record, genetic predisposition, marital status, military or veteran status, familial status, domestic violence victim status, gender identity, or any other legally protected status.