At OWASA, we value our employees as our most important resource. We provide competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits and a safe, rewarding work environment. We promote diversity and equal opportunity for development and advancement for all employees, and we have been distinguished as a Certified Orange County Living Wage Employer for years.
As a member of the OWASA team, you will play an important role in delivering essential drinking water, wastewater and reclaimed-water services to our customers. Located in the Research Triangle of North Carolina, OWASA is a rewarding place to work, and the North Carolina Piedmont is a great place to live. We dedicate ourselves to excellence in serving customers in all of our services, and we work hard to be good stewards of our water resources.
As a community-owned utility, our goal is to reliably provide you with high-quality water, wastewater and reclaimed-water services through responsible and creative stewardship of the resources we manage.
With the sole responsibility of managing Carrboro-Chapel Hill’s water systems, we aim to provide you with unparalleled service, exceeding your expectations and bettering our community.We are a trusted steward of the communal, environmental and financial resources we manage.
Millie Zeno-Chapman made her way to OWASA as a Water Treatment Plant Operator after serving in the Army National Guard. At OWASA, Millie knew she could translate the skills she had developed into her new career.Read More All Stories
Driving across the bridge to OWASA's Wastewater Treatment Plant on Mason Farm Road brings a different responsibility each time for Wil Lawson, the plant's Operations Supervisor.Read More All Stories
At OWASA, we work to ensure the diversity of our workforce reflects the communities we serve.We also aim to provide an inclusive environment supportive of each team member in contributing to their full ability towards OWASA’s mission.
Our Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) program is stewarded by internal committees with volunteer representatives from across the organization.This includes a Diversity Resource Group, Diversity Recruitment Group and Diversity Leadership Group.
Key activities have included promoting our employee referral program; engaging with different organizations to advertise our jobs in diverse communities; and providing D&I training for employees, managers and Board members. Every team member at OWASA is an important contributor to our Diversity & Inclusion program.