The MWRA is looking for a Manager, Training and Development to develop, implement and manage all professional, technical and non-technical training and development programs for the authority.

Some of the work includes: manages the design, implementation and evaluation of all training and development programs for MWRA staff, including non-union, supervisory, technical, trades, maintenance and administrative personnel; manages the training unit and ensures that all training programs are results-oriented and meet current and future training needs; provides guidance to senior managers on succession planning training initiatives; designs and implements license renewal, skill development and career development programs to ensure that MWRA has qualified resources to meet current and future work and skill mix requirements; ensures sufficient training availability to meet mandatory requirements for license renewals (Water and Wastewater Operator, Electrician, Plumber, Heavy Equipment Operator, etc; manages the tuition reimbursement and remission program; and serves as administrator for the learning management system (LMS). Works closely with Management Information Systems (MIS) Department and vendor on updates to the LMS. Ensures reports are readily available to managers and super-users; works closely with the Procurement Department on securing bids and contracts for training services provided by outside vendors; identifies relevant online courses (e.g., LinkedIn Learning) and promotes these offerings to employees; designs and conducts training needs assessments and periodic surveys to determine the training requirements and priorities of the authority; maintains training data integrity and accuracy for all training programs and keeps information up-to-date in tracking systems; develops Training Department procedures and assists in the development and implementation of training policies, procedures and special human resource program initiatives; develops curriculum and other descriptive training materials. Conducts and supervises training programs, workshops and seminars virtually and in person at all MWRA locations; establishes and maintains active working relationships with union leadership in implementing training programs; establishes and maintains contact with other agencies, training organizations and associations for the purpose of keeping abreast of new training offerings and courses.

This position requires a bachelor’s degree in education, human resources, communications, or related field; and thorough understanding of design, development, management, delivery and evaluation of professional, technical and non-technical training programs as acquired through at least seven years of experience, of which at least three years are in a supervisory and/or managerial capacity along with a valid Class D Massachusetts motor vehicle operators license.

Salary: $128,000 to $168,363 annually.

Work Schedule: Mon.-Fri. 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. May be eligible for occasional telework. This position has been designated as “essential” in instances where the MWRA Executive Director requires essential personnel to report to work, such as inclement weather or other emergencies.

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Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA) is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, sex or gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or veteran status.