A Message from Human Resources:

Thank you for your interest in employment with us. All applications, resumes, cover letters, etc. must be completed, signed and submitted via mail, via email to hr@serviceauthority.org, faxed to 434-979-0698 or dropped off in person at our main office to the attention of the Human Resources and Administration Manager

Our Benefits

  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • Retirement
  • Matching Deferred Compensation
  • Life Insurance
  • Personal Accident and/or Cancer Insurance
  • Gym Memberships
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 13 Paid Holidays
  • Various Employee Discounts


Position Summary:  Performs difficult professional work in the design, preparation and review of utility plans and specifications for private development and Capital Improvement Program (CIP) projects.

Duties Include: Providing project management for projects, including directing construction inspectors to ensure the utilities are constructed in accordance with specifications; providing direction in the maintenance and support of ACSA database and the Geographic Information System (GIS); supervising the Miss Utility Program and overseeing the County Permit Review process; interacting with the general public, other governmental agencies and the private sector; providing information to assist in the planning of expansion of the utility system; directing the development of long-range planning for utility improvements and upgrades to the existing system.

Minimum Qualifications:  Candidate must have knowledge of theory, principles and practices of civil engineering related to the area assigned, modern methods and techniques as applied to the design, construction and maintenance of utility projects; survey systems, methods and techniques; principles, practices and techniques of engineering drafting; the ability to prepare technical reports; survey in both urban and rural areas over varying terrain; instruct subordinate personnel in proper work methods and supervise their work; skilled in the use of engineering instruments and equipment; computers and software related to engineering and typical office documents, such as word processing, spreadsheets and databases.

Must possess a valid driver’s license and be registered as a Professional Engineer in the Commonwealth of Virginia; work a flexible schedule including weekends, nights, and holidays when necessary; enter and exit confined spaces, such as trenches, manholes, and pumping stations; and the ability to handle loads of up to 125 pounds. Ability to work remotely.

Salary Range:  $75,535 – $90,642

Position Open Until Filled



Position Summary: Performs difficult skilled maintenance or construction work and does related work as required. Repairs, replaces, and installs water and sewer pipes, fire hydrants, and other similar infrastructure. Makes water connections, sewer connections, repair and raise manholes. Rods and flushes sewer lines, assists on CCTV van and performs assigned landscaping assignments.

Duties Include:  Installing and repairing water and sewer lines, maintaining and clearing of right-of-ways; operating various work vehicles and equipment such as dump trucks, backhoes, forklifts, tampers, pipe saws, chainsaws, compaction equipment, and asphalt roller; assisting with hydrant and valve maintenance, performing routine carpentry and painting, assisting with pump station repairs and maintenance, and other duties as assigned.

Minimum QualificationsBasic knowledge of standard office practices and equipment, including GIS system, and business English, spelling and arithmetic. Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently and maintain effective working relationships. Possession of, or ability to obtain, certification in NIMMS training, 16-Hour Asbestos Operation and Maintenance, Intermediate Work Zone Safety, VDOT Flagging, and Confined Space.

Requires ability to train in use of construction equipment in the installation and repair of water/wastewater utility systems.  Must be able to wear a respirator in certain applications and must possess, or acquire within 6 months, a CDL, Class A.  No experience required; we will train.  High school diploma/GED preferred, but not required. Stand-by, emergency response duty and overtime required.

Starting Salary Range $33,121 – $39,745

**Position Will Remain Open Until Filled**

Come join a workforce dedicated to providing safe and reliable water to the citizens of Albemarle. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application and complete job description available at the Albemarle County Service Authority, 168 Spotnap Road, Charlottesville, VA 22911.