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General Information
A Licensed Operator is an individual holding any local title, designation, or job description who is on-site at a Industrial Wastewater Treatment System (N License), Public Wastewater Collection System (C License), Public Wastewater Treatment System (S License), Public Water Distribution System (W License), Public Water Treatment System (T License) or Public Non-Community Surface Water Treatment System (VSWS License) a significant amount of time, although not necessarily full-time, and who has an active involvement in and is responsible for the operation, maintenance, and effectiveness of the system and who holds a license equal or superior to that required for the system


Becoming and continuing to be a Licensed Operator in New Jersey requires training, passing an exam, and completion of continuing education.  This is managed through the Board of Examiners and the Advisory Committee on Water Supply and Wastewater Licensed Operator Training.

Not a licensed operator?  CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE about operator licensing requirements and training



One AWWA Operator Scholarship

AWWA NJ is now offering a $5,000 Scholarship opportunity for water treatment operators.

Click HERE for information and application


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