The Suffolk County Water Authority currently seeks a Lab Technician I for the Sample Collections area in our Laboratory Department located in Hauppauge, NY. The workweek for this position is Sunday-Thursday, 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

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Laboratory Department


Responsibilities include:


  • Driving to multiple sample locations and collecting various types of sample bottles.
  • Operation and maintenance of laboratory instrumentation.
  • Fueling and cleaning vehicles assigned for your use.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • A.S. or A.A.S. degree in science required.
  • Experience in a water-testing laboratory preferred.


Interested candidates should submit their application and resume, including salary requirements, via the SCWA website ( and click on “Careers.”  Annual salary is commensurate with education and experience.  Suffolk County residency is preferred. COVID-19 Vaccination is required.


COVID-19 Policy 

SCWA has implemented a new policy regarding COVID-19. We require all Prospective employees to be fully vaccinated which means 14 days after the second dose of a two series vaccine (Pfizer-BioNTech/ Moderna) or a single shot series (J&J). We will delay your first day of employment by thirty-five (35) days from the date of an offer of employment to comply with this policy. Proof of vaccination must be submitted on or before your first day.  


(The Authority shall not employ relatives of employees as defined to mean an employee's spouse, child, stepchild, stepparent or direct descendant of grandparents of the employee as defined in the New York State General Municipal Law 810.)