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.
The OWASA Board of Directors recently honored longtime OWASA Team member Sherman Betts for his years of service to OWASA and the Carrboro-Chapel Hill-Orange County community ahead of his retirement at the end of May.Read More All Stories
Senior Maintenance Mechanic Rod Dail continues serving his home town of Carrboro through his work at OWASA.Read More All Stories
Safety has been the focus of Tyrus Johnson’s professional career, but the COVID-19 pandemic brought a new challenge for OWASA's Safety and Risk Manager.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.