Careers with Johnson County Wastewater

As a team member of JCW, you will specialize in water reclamation. You will play a vital role in protecting our streams, rivers and lakes to make our community a healthier and more sustainable environment for all.

While you are improving the quality of life in our community, you will have a career that will provide you with stability, opportunities for advancement, competitive pay and amazing county benefits.

Nearly 90% of JCW employees surveyed say they have a great working relationship with their direct supervisor.

Pay and Bonuses

JCW offers competitive pay and benefits. Please select a job opening below to see the pay range for the position. Starting pay is based on experience, education and position.

JCW also provides generous sign-on bonuses for select operations and maintenance positions, and a referral bonus for all employees for helping us find new talent.

  • $1,000 sign-on bonus for eligible positions (to be paid in two increments)
  • $500 referral bonus for all JCW employees for referring new talent

Check out the Total Employee Compensation Calculator to see the full financial value of working for Johnson County.

Learn more about our sign-on and recruitment bonuses.

Interested in an internship? Fill out the internship interest form and we'll reach out when opportunities become available.

Who We Are

This is an organization for passionate public servants who all come together to serve our customers and protect the environment: For the work. For the water. For the world. #ForTheW

You can also watch an additional video from this series on our YouTube page: #ForTheW: What We Do

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Education and Training

You will receive on-the-job training at JCW. Leadership will provide resources and support as you prepare to receive your CDL. The County also has a generous tuition reimbursement program if you’re interested in continuing your education.

County Benefits

Employees receive access to wellness offerings and a comprehensive benefits package. Learn more about the amazing and affordable county benefits.

About Us

Johnson County Wastewater is a county department that operates under the direction of the Johnson County Board of Commissioners, the County Manager, and the Deputy County Manager. The department has three organizational divisions: 

  • Business Strategy 
  • Engineering 
  • Operations and Maintenance 

Each division performs unique tasks, and our team is made up of innovative and hardworking professionals who are committed to protecting our environment, serving our customers and enhancing our communities. 

If you want to make a difference and are committed to improving the quality of life in our community, we encourage you to join our team. Visit JoCo HR Career Opportunities site to view and apply for current openings.

If you have further questions, you may email Johnson County Wastewater's Human Resource representative or call 913-715-1400.