Start your career at Augusta County Service Authority (ACSA) today. ACSA provides quality water treatment and distribution, wastewater collection, and operates the Augusta County Regional Landfill. We pride ourselves in protecting the public health and environment by providing superb water, sewer services, and solid waste disposal. 
ACSA provides outstanding benefits:
  • Afffordable & Respected Health Insurance for only $10 a month for Employee Coverage (Plan coverage is also available for EE+Spouse and Children at an additional premium cost)   
  • Dental Coverage
  • Paid Holidays (12 days per year)
  • Sick Time
  • Vacation Time (New hires are eligible for 40 hours upon employment)
  • Educational Assistance (Tuition Reimbursement, Continued Education, and Apprenticeship Program)
  • Longevity Increases
  • Critical Illness, Accidental, and Whole Life Insurance
  • Long Term Care Insurance
  • Retirement with employer match. (VRS- Virginia Retirement System) 
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

Title of Position: Safety Manager
Position type: Full-time, Exempt
Pay Range: $56,066 Min. Salary is based on experience.

Responsibilities: The Safety Manager is responsible for managing, developing, implementing and enforcing ACSA’s comprehensive Safety Program in compliance with local, state, and federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rules and regulations.  Safety Manger ensures a safe, healthy, and accident-free work environment.

Required experience: Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Safety and Health preferred or any equivalent combination of education, experience and/or training sufficient to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities. Five (5) years’ experience in development, training, and administration of occupational health and safety programs. Preferred skills include previous safety training, inspection and/or risk management within a Water/Waste Water Treatment facility, Public Utility, or industrial arena. OSHA Outreach Training Institute 30 Hour General Industry Certification or equivalent is required. Must be able to work independently, with minimum supervision.

Required skills: Must possess the ability to deal with and maintain confidentiality of information. Ability to effectively and professionally interact with employees, the public, customers, contractors, vendors, media, local government, and agency officials. Ability to operate a motor vehicle and have a valid Driver’s License.

Complete job description link.

How to apply:

Posting date: 9/8/2021

Title of Position: Water Plant Operator Trainee or Operator Class I-IV
Position type: Full-time, Non-Exempt

Responsibilities: Perform routine tasks, necessary tests, and apply sound judgment based upon training and defined operations and maintenance practices related to the processing of water at treatment facilities and/or pump stations.

Required experience: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school or vocational school. Possess a valid Virginia Driver’s License and either possess a valid Class B CDL with H and N endorsements or acquire said license within 6-12 months of employment. Must obtain a Virginia Waterworks Operator Class 4 license within 18 months of employment.

Required skills: Ability to read and interpret documents to include but not limited to safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals; ability to write routine reports; ability to speak effectively to the public or co-workers, ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, as well as calculate percentages, area circumference and volume; and ability to apply concepts of basic algebra. Ability to solve practical problems, troubleshoot systems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form. Ability to operate small office equipment, including copy machines, or multi-line telephone system, and ability to operator computers for data entry, Microsoft word, and/or accounting purposes.

Complete job description link

How to apply:

Posting date: 9/3/2021


Accepting applications for a Water Truck Operator or Equipment Operator at the Augusta Regional Landfill.

Water Truck Operator will operate the water truck to control dust emissions and clean paved surfaces. Perform wash downs and grease jobs on landfill trucks and equipment and maintain the shop and other landfill facilities. Operate mowing equipment and maintain the grounds around landfill facilities. Perform general maintenance and basic repair on equipment.

Equipment Operator will perform the following job functions: Operate a rubber tire front end, track loader, hydraulic excavator, articulated haul truck, and dozer. Candidate may also operate a motor grader and hydro-seeder. Candidate may occasionally drive a Service Authority motor vehicle. The Equipment Operator will remove intermediate and daily cover just prior to placing additional waste. Other duties as assigned including but not limited to snow removal, the operation of the bush hog, the removal of wind-blown litter, the moving of scrap tires from the operating face, the operation of the bush hog, and the repair of landfill equipment and facilities. Working conditions include but are not limited to: Working outside in all weather conditions.
A detailed job description for Water Truck Operator and Equipment Operator are available for review.

Candidate will be required to work two Saturdays a month, followed by a three-day weekend off. Alternating Holidays and subject to call-in for emergencies.
An  application can be submitted at

Posting Date: 8/25/2021
Job Status: Non-Exempt


The Staff Accountant will perform complex professional accounting and financial work for the Landfill and Service Authority, as assigned, with minimal supervision. This position will serve as a backup to the Accounting Supervisor, as necessary, in overseeing the day-to-day operations of the department and ensuring compliance with purchasing and accounting procedures. Assist in accounting duties that may require researching accounting issues and bank or account reconciliations and analysis. Experience in governmental or fund accounting, procurement and purchasing preferred. A detailed job description is available for review.

Senior Staff Accountant must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in business, accounting, or equivalent coursework, training and professional experience. Prefer some experience in governmental or fund accounting.
Staff Accountant must possess an Associate’s Degree or equivalent college-level coursework, with a minimum of (2) years of experience in general accounting.

An application with resume can be submitted at

Posting Date: 8/20/2021

EQUIPMENT OPERATOR or UTILITY WORKER (Field Operations) - Full-time

The Equipment Operator must possess extensive knowledge of heavy equipment and have basic knowledge of the water and sewer systems operations or an operator with basic operating experience; operates motorized equipment in the maintenance of water and sewer lines, construction of water and sewer lines, installation of new water and sewer lines, excavation of soil, and maintenance of stockpiles. The Equipment Operator will operate an excavator, dozer, backhoe, front end loader, pickup truck, dump truck, large dump truck with trailer, fork lift, boring machine, track loader, bull dozer, compactor, articulated dump truck, motor grader, and hydro-seeder; use hand tools to perform a variety of manual tasks.
Utility Worker should have experience performing a variety of semi-skilled and unskilled tasks in the maintenance, construction, and installation of water and sewer lines, and related facilities; and have the ability to operate dump trucks, trailer trucks, soil tamper, air drill and pavement breaker. Must have at least two years’ experience in heavy manual labor and have the ability to communicate both verbally and written with an understanding of basic mathematics and mechanical knowledge. 

A Utility Worker or Equipment Operator must possess a Virginia Driver License and possess, or have the ability to obtain within six (6) – twelve (12) months of employment, a valid Class A (combination vehicle) commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with Tanker Endorsement for vehicles with Air Brakes. Working conditions may include working outside in all weather conditions.

Applicants can apply at  A detailed job description for Equipment Operator and Utility Worker are available for review.

Posting Date: 8/13/2021


Plant Supervisor supervises assigned Plant Operators. Assists Plant Operators to develop weekly work schedule and assign tasks. Encourages the plant operators to identify new ideas or procedures to achieve higher levels of wastewater treatment efficiency. Coordinates biosolids handling to ensure all locations have adequate resources to meet the needs. Ensures sludge report is completed each month. Ensures operator compliance of safety rules and maintain a safe workplace. Schedules operators to attend external training opportunities as available. Provides and updates Standard Operating Procedures and Standard Operating Conditions for WWTP. Establishes controls to ensure that all plants and lift stations, including all associated equipment are operating properly. Supports Senior Plant Operator to ensure adequate minor repair on mechanical, electrical, and control equipment. Assures that subordinate(s) perform Water/Wastewater plant chemical and physical tests correctly to maximize the quality of effluent to the receiving streams. Supports/ trains operations staff to adjust equipment to comply with standard operating procedures / conditions. Ensures accurate and timely records and reports are produces and filed for access. Trains Senior Operators to successfully interface with inspectors. Coordinates response to DEQ requests, required actions, recommended actions, or permit violations. Signs Discharge Monitoring Report in the absence of the Senior Operator. Consults with operators and supervisors to plan for plant needs prior to budget preparation. Evaluates and administers employee performance evaluations. 
Enables Senior Operators to order and maintain inventory of supplies (chemicals, UV and other facility/plant equipment parts, etc.).  
Prefer a high school graduate or equivalent plus two (2) years of college credit, must possess a Class I license in wastewater, as issued through the Virginia Board of Certification of Water and Wastewater Works Operators and three (3) years of experience as a Class I wastewater operator. Full job description.

Interested candidates are asked to complete an application and enclose a current résumé at

Posting Date: 8/13/2021
Job Status: Non-Exempt 


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Equal Employment Opportunity
ACSA is committed to equal employment opportunity and compliance with federal antidiscrimination laws. We also comply with Virginia Law, which prohibits discrimination and harassment against applicants for employment based on race (including traits historically associated with race, such as hair texture, hair type and protective hairstyles (e.g., braids, locs and twists)), color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions and lactation), gender identity, sexual orientation, age (40 and over), marital status, disability, genetic information, political affiliation, and military status. ACSA will not tolerate discrimination or harassment protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. 

All applicants are required to undergo a post-offer, pre-employment drug and alcohol screening.  An offer of employment is contingent upon, among other things, satisfactory completion of this  screening.  Applicants who refuse to be tested for drug and alcohol screening will not be considered for employment.

All positions requiring a CDL or designated as Safety Sensitive are subject to random drug and alcohol testing.  Employees may be required to undergo periodic medical examinations and/or alcohol and drug screenings when reasonable suspicion exists for alcohol/drug misuse or after a workplace accident.