Veterans, We Want You!

The skills that you developed in the military, such as teamwork, discipline, and leadership, make an idea fit for a career in water management. Whether you possess technical skills and training that relate to the water industry or you’re ready to learn and embark on your next adventure, the water industry wants you! The job pool is deep and there are plenty of careers for military veterans.

Opportunities in water are virtually unlimited and the chance to make a difference is unmatched. You’ll be providing an environmental and community service that makes a difference. Everyone needs clean, safe water, which is why you’ll always have a good career and good future in the water industry. Beyond competitive salaries and liberal vacation policies, many careers in water allow for flex scheduling, telecommuting, rapid career growth, a comprehensive reward system, and work–life balance.

There are a variety of resources available to help veterans acquire training and education. Learn more at Work for Water.

AWWA awards 14 scholarships annually. AWWA posts new application forms every summer. AWWA also provides an annual Academic Achievement Award. Learn more about scholarship opportunities.

Now is your chance to dive in
There’s no better time to start your water career. Starting now means you’ll be on a stable career path, flowing with opportunities. Ready to get started? Contact your local community college for water treatment programs or a university for water quality, environmental or engineering programs.

Benefits include:

  • Competitive Salaries
  • Liberal Vacation Policies
  • Telecommuting
  • Rapid Career Growth
  • Work-Life Balance
  • Challenging Environment
  • Pride in Benefitting the Public Good
  • Opportunity to Protect and Preserve Water Resources
  • Making a Difference for Everyone