Employment

All positions at the Niagara Falls Water Board are governed by the New York State Civil Service Commission and the Taylor Law. Most positions are competitively filled based on a Civil Service Commission administered exam. Individuals can apply for these positions by downloading Civil Service application and mailing it to: Niagara Falls Water Board, 5815 Buffalo Avenue, Niagara Falls, NY 14304.

On occasion, the Niagara Falls Water Board has some “labor” and “non-competitive” class job openings for which no examination is required. Individuals can apply for these positions by downloading a non-competitive application and mailing it to: Niagara Falls Water Board, 5815 Buffalo Avenue, Niagara Falls, NY 14304.

Current Job Openings:

The Niagara Falls Water Board is accepting applications for the following positions:

Sanitary Engineer

Experience and qualification requirements, as well as complete job descriptions can be found at the links provided above at each position title. Competitive benefit package includes health insurance, salary, paid leave and NYS Retirement. The NFWB is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified and interested candidates should submit resume, cover letter and three references to [email protected].

Civil Service Exams

The City of Niagara Falls Civil Service Department administers examinations to fill “competitive-class” positions with the Niagara Falls Water Board.

Each examination has specific minimum qualifications and residency requirements that must be met in order to take the exam.

  • As the exam fee is non-refundable, you are urged to file only for those exams for which you are clearly qualified.
  • The City of Niagara Falls does not maintain a file of transcripts or special licenses. Therefore, if a degree or special license is required, it must be submitted with the application.
  • Applications are available at Niagara Falls City Hall, 745 Main Street, Room 14. Office hours are 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday (excluding holidays).
  • Once complete, applications must be filed in person at Niagara Falls City Hall.