Your Career at Suffolk County Water Authority

SCWA is committed to a workplace where everyone is treated respectfully as individuals and is afforded an equal opportunity to succeed.  Each and every employee at the Suffolk County Water Authority supports, serves and treats their fellow employees, customers and our shared natural environment with the utmost respect and courtesy.

SCWA offers competitive salaries and comprehensive employee benefits.

Our benefits

Apply for a Career with SCWA

The Suffolk County Water Authority is one of the largest water suppliers in the United States using groundwater as its source.  Our mission is to provide our customers with the highest quality water at the lowest possible price with exceptional customer service.

Beginning operations in 1951, the Suffolk County Water Authority is an independent public-benefit corporation operating under the Public Authorities Law of the State of New York.  Serving approximately 1.2 million Suffolk County residents, SCWA operates without taxing power on a not-for-profit basis..



Our Application Process

Apply Online

Application must be completed on line and candidate should upload their cover letter and resume.


Candidate will receive a confirmation email message.

SCWA Review

Applications/resumes will become part of our database and will be retained for one year.


Successful applicants must comply with the Suffolk County Water Authority residency requirements.

Background Screenings

Background investigations and pre-employment physicals, including drug screening are a condition of employment with SCWA.

SCWA also offers internships for college students.

The Suffolk County Water Authority is an equal opportunity employer that complies with all Federal, State and Local employment laws. Under New York State General Municipal Law 810, and 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.
*Suffolk County Residency is a requirement for Employment