ALCOSAN is a great place to work, therefore, turnover has historically and continues to remain very low. On average, 10 to 15 employees are hired per year mostly for entry-level plant or office positions. Hundreds of applications are received every year, and even more remain in the applicant database.

ALCOSAN currently employs more than 400 people, with about 30 percent of them designated as salaried, including directors, managers, first-line supervisors and other professionals such as engineers. ALCOSAN also employs guards who are members of the General Teamsters, Chauffeurs & Helpers Local 249. The rest of ALCOSAN’s workforce are members of the Utility Workers Union of America Local 433. Most of ALCOSAN’s employees work Monday through Friday with the Operations Department and Security personnel working a rotating shift schedule.

Types of Career Positions

Entry-Level Plant – Custodial Laborer

Cleans plant and administrative offices. Must pass pre-placement physical, which includes a drug test. Must also pass a three-hour battery of tests that measure overall suitability and ability to advance to plant operations or skilled maintenance.

Entry-Level Office

Performs data entry and other clerical duties. Applicants must pass a typing test (40 words per minute). Must also pass a three-hour battery of tests that measure overall suitability and ability to advance to higher level clerical positions.

Other Positions

Most higher-level positions are filled by internal posting and promotion. Skilled trades positions are normally filled internally through our apprenticeship program. Occasionally we will seek external candidates for positions such as information systems professionals, engineers, chemists and specialized management positions. 

General Vacancy Policies

When vacancies occur, applications are screened and applicants are selected to be interviewed based on factors such as apparent qualifications and work history. Testing is required for all entry-level positions. A suitable number of applicants will be selected for testing based on the results of the interview. Those applicants who pass the test battery will be requested to provide a background information consent so that ALCOSAN can verify work history, education and criminal record prior to employment. ALCOSAN complies with all federal, state and local laws governing equal employment opportunity. Furthermore, ALCOSAN values diversity and maintains a work force that is representative of the population in the service area.

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You can apply for employment at ALCOSAN by completing the online application below.

All applications and resumes are retained for a period of two years. To be considered for employment at ALCOSAN, you must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or equivalent. 

Please note that if you are applying for a higher-level position than entry-level plant or clerical, you will need to submit your resume along with the application. 

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