Minister Creek was said to be named for catfish then called “minister fish” because of the black back, white belly and long whiskers.


Employment Opportunities

WASTEWATER TREATMENT OPERATOR - New Hanover Township, Montgomery County, PA seeks a skilled and experienced individual to serve as a Wastewater Operator (II or III).  This successful candidate will be responsible for a variety of tasks required to ensure proper operation and maintenance of the WWTP facilities and collection system.  Candidate must possess both mechanical and electrical aptitude.  Previous wastewater experience is desirable but will train candidate that meets the other job requirements as described in job description located on the township website.  FT, 36 hrs/wk (M-R standard schedule*), with monthly weekend on-call work.  Must be able to perform manual labor and lift 80 lbs.  Possess a PA DEP Wastewater System Class B Subclass 1,4 Operator Certification or the ability to acquire within 18 months of hire.  A valid PA CDL B with air brakes and tanker endorsement and clean driving record or the ability to acquire the license within 6 months.  Must pass drug/alcohol/physical exam.  EOE.   Qualified candidates for Operator II: $52,145.60-$59,342.40.  Qualified candidates for Operator III: $37,315.20-$48,692.80. 

Interested candidates should review the full job description (Operator II - Operator III and then fill out an employment application and email it to Brian Staehle at by December 22, 2021. 

*Please note that the Township is beginning a 4-day-workweek (M-R) trial period effective January 1, 2022.  Therefore, the candidate should understand the wage ranges are the same regardless of a 36-hour or 40-hour workweek.