Employment Listings

Posting November 02, 2017

Title of Position: Vegetation Management (Brush and Weed Control Specialist Series)
System Name: Placer County Water Agency
Contact Name: Nicole Skarda
E-mail Address: nskarda@pcwa.net
Salary Range: $3,826 – $5,519 monthly, DOQ, plus excellent benefits
Job Description: JOIN OUR OUTSTANDING TEAM OF PROFESSIONALS!

Placer County Water Agency encompasses the entire, 1,500-square-mile boundary of Placer County, ranging from the rim of the Sacramento Valley on the west to the Sierra Nevada and Lake Tahoe on the east.  The Agency is headquartered in Auburn and carries out a broad range of responsibilities including water resource planning and management, retail and wholesale supply of irrigation water and drinking water, production of hydroelectric power and watershed stewardship across Placer County.  We are seeking talented candidates to join our team for the position of:

PCWA is seeking an experienced individual to join its field maintenance efforts to maintain the Agency’s canals and related facilities by controlling weed and brush and treating canals.  Positions will be filled at the Brush and Weed Control Specialist I or II or Senior Brush and Weed Control Specialist level based on qualifications.  The ideal candidate will possess increasingly responsible experience performing vegetation management activities inclusive of applying, storing and maintaining various pesticides, herbicides and algaecides and operating related equipment in the course of such duties.  Possession of the following may be required based on position level upon appointment: a valid California Class A driver’s license with a tanker endorsement, current California Qualified Applicator certification, and a valid California Department of Public Health Water Treatment Operators Certificate and/or Water Distribution Operators Certificate, Grade 1 (or higher).  Visit our website for detailed recruitment information and to complete the on-line application: www.pcwa.net.

Applications must be received on/before Wednesday, November 22, 2017.

PCWA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Posting November 02, 2017

Title of Position: General Manager
System Name: Mission Hills Community Services District
Contact Name: Personnel Committee
E-mail Address: resumes@mhcsd.org
Salary Range: Competitive salary based on qualifications; excellent benefits package and deferred compensation plan

THE COMMUNITY:  The Mission Hills Community Services District Board of Directors is seeking an enthusiastic, creative and experienced leader for their new General Manager.  This is an excellent career opportunity to manage the municipal services of an small special district.  Services provided by Mission Hills CSD include supplying drinking water, the collection and treatment of wastewater and street sweeping. The District is located in the northern part of Santa Barbara County just outside of Lompoc and Vandenberg Air Force Base.

THE POSITON:  The General Manager is the chief executive officer of the District  under the direction of a five-member Board of Directors.  The General Manager is responsible for the overall management and administration of the District, its departments and personnel.  Major functions include: assisting and advising the Board of Directors, providing supervision to district employees, managing the Districts’ budget, contracts and programs, and representing the District at local, regional, and state meetings.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE: The Ideal Candidate will be a results driven progressive leader and strong administrator with the ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships with a wide range of staff members, policy makers, constituents and community partners. Knowledge of public sector budgeting, water and wastewater practices, capital construction projects, human resource issues and contract administration is desired.   The General Manager will maintain high ethical standards and establish trust and credibility in the management of the District.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:  Candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (preferred), Public or Business Administration or a related field and minimum of five years of increasing responsibility.  Experience with water resources management, public agency administration and special district law, managing public works projects and staff resources is desired.  The new General Manager will be a strategic thinker and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

APPLICATION DEADLINE AND REQUIREMENTS: In order to be considered for this position you must include the following items with your submission by November 27, 2017:  a cover letter, completed District application, resume with salary requirements, and supplemental questionnaire.  Postmarks will be accepted.  Application and questionnaire are available on our website at www.mhcsd.org or call our office at 805-733-4366 to request application materials.

Mail all required documents to:  Mission Hills Community Services District, Attn: Personnel Committee 1550 East Burton Mesa Blvd, Lompoc, CA  93436  -or-  email to: resumes@mhcsd.org.


Posting October 27, 2017

Title of Position: Deputy Director of Field Services
System Name: Placer County Water Agency
Contact Name: Nicole Skarda
E-mail Address: nskarda@pcwa.net
Salary Range: $92,932 – $118,603 annually, DOQ, plus excellent benefits
Job Description: JOIN OUR OUTSTANDING TEAM OF PROFESSIONALS!
Placer County Water Agency encompasses the entire, 1,500-square-mile boundary of Placer County, ranging from the rim of the Sacramento Valley on the west to the Sierra Nevada and Lake Tahoe on the east.  The Agency is headquartered in Auburn and carries out a broad range of responsibilities including water resource planning and management, retail and wholesale supply of irrigation water and drinking water, production of hydroelectric power and watershed stewardship across Placer County.  We are seeking talented candidates to join our team for the position of:

DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF FIELD SERVICES
$92,932 – $118,603 annually, DOQ, plus excellent benefits

PCWA is seeking an experienced individual to join the Agency’s Field Services Department’s leadership team as one of its Deputy Directors.  The position will be responsible for planning and directing activities related to the delivery of water throughout the Agency’s water system, focusing on raw water conveyance and canal operation and maintenance.  This position is a key interface with customers, stakeholders and the public and provides technical expertise for the integrity of the Agency’s water distribution system.  Our ideal candidate will have at least five years of increasingly responsible experience in the operation and maintenance of a water distribution and/or operations system, including two years of supervisory responsibility.  Possession of a valid California State Water Resources Control Board Water Distribution Operators Certificate, Grade 3 is required within two years of appointment; possession of a D5 certification is desirable.  Visit our website for detailed recruitment information and to complete the on-line application: www.pcwa.net.

Applications must be received by 5:00pm Monday, November 27, 2017.

PCWA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Posting October 20, 2017

Title of Position: Water Operator
System Name: Sutter Community Services District
E-mail Address: SStearns@sutterwater.com
Salary Range: $19.00-21.00 per hour
Job Description: Incumbent will perform a variety of skilled tasks related to the installation, repair and maintenance of: distribution water mains, services, hydrants, meters, pumps, motors and related equipment. Operate water system, inspect water plant facilities and evaluate system. Monitor water quality and participate in on call (Stand by rotation); provide customer service; performs as a Lead worker; operates heavy equipment and related tools.

Qualifications: Knowledge of motorized equipment (loaders, backhoes, dump truck). Skilled level in procedures and techniques used in the installation, maintenance and repairs of water related appurtenances. Two (2) to three (3) years water related experience preferred. Must posses and maintain a valid State of CA Water Distribution Grade 2 and Treatment Grade 2 license at time of hire, CA DL with clean record.

Education: High School Diploma or G.E.D. required.

Mail or email application (Online at www.sutterwater.com) and resume to:
Sutter Community Services District
SStearns@sutterwater.com
PO Box 710
Sutter, CA 95982


Posting October 17, 2017

Title of Position: General Manager
System Name: Lake Shastina Community Services District (LSCSD)
Contact Name: Debbie Nelle
E-mail Address: info@lakeshastina.com
Job Description: The Lake Shastina Community Services District (LSCSD) is seeking a General Manager with a strong commitment to excellent customer service. LSCSD is the provider of water supply and distribution, sewage collection and treatment, and police and fire protection to approximately 3800 properties. Situated at the base of majestic Mt. Shasta, Lake Shastina is located in a region of diverse and spectacular scenic beauty, with ample year-round recreational opportunities.

In order to effectively lead and manage the District, the successful candidate will need to possess:

Full job description, application and additional information is available at www.lakeshastina.com.

Filing Date is open until filled with initial application review to begin on November 15, 2017.


Posting October 17, 2017

Title of Position: Wastewater Operator
System Name: San Andreas Sanitary District
Contact Name: Denise Bettencourt
E-mail Address: sasdoffice@comcast.net
Salary Range: $14.53/hr – $28.62/hr
Job Description: The San Andreas Sanitary District is accepting applications for Plant Operator

Plant Operators perform a wide variety of physical and administrative tasks in the normal course of employment.  Operators implement technical procedures for process control, work in hazardous environments that require wearing personal protective equipment (including respirators), operate heavy machinery, interface with the public and vendors in a respective manner, and work varying schedules.  A full job description is available for all the knowledge, skills, and abilities required.

There is a wide salary range for Plant Operators, with starting wage at $14.53/hr and progressing upwards to $28.62/hr for experienced Operators.  All full time positions include medical benefits, while part-time positions do not.

While no previous experience is required for this recruitment, those with education, certification, and experience in the wastewater water field will be given preference.  Minimum prerequisites to apply for this recruitment:

Applications are accepted until November 3rd, 2017.  Applications can be found at the website, http://sasanitary.org/  and can be mailed to our office at PO Box 1630, San Andreas, CA 95249.  Questions?  If the website doesn’t answer them, call the office at 754.3281.

After review of applications, the District will invite the most qualified candidates for an initial interview and written test.  The test includes mathematics related to the wastewater profession and requires ability to read and write in English and clearly communicate answers in writing.  The interview portion will include discussion with plant staff and involve walking around the industrial facility to see typical job assignments.

It is expected that one full time position will be filled starting in January 2018, and potential part time work assigned soon afterwards.   All offers of employment are contingent on a pre-employment physical exam and review of job description requirements.

Wastewater Operators are required to become certified to a Grade 2 level as established by the State of California Office of Operator Certification and certified as Collection System Operator Grade 1 as established by the California Water Environment Association.   Each of these organizations have websites that provide more information for those that are interested.


Posting October 12, 2017

Title of Position: Water Utility Worker I/II
System Name: Calaveras Public Utility District
Contact Name: Kate Jesus
E-mail Address: kjesus@cpud.org
Job Description: Under general supervision, the Water Utility Worker I/II classification learns and operates the full range of water treatment plant operations with experience and ability to perform maintenance of a water distribution system. Perform and evaluates repairs of the equipment used in the water treatment process; including pumps, motors, hydroelectric facilities, electric, charts and computers for the efficiency of plant operations. Ability to install, repair, maintain and operate valves, mains, hydrants, storage tanks, meters and related water distribution and transmission facilities and appurtenances and in the field, shop or plant.

FFD 11/2/17 at 4:00pm

Detailed job description and application available at www.cpud.org.

For more information, contact CPUD at (209)754-9442 or info@cpud.org.


Posting October 6, 2017

Title of Position: Water Quality Control Supervisor
System Name: City of Turlock, Municipal Services Department
Contact Name: Human Resources
E-mail Address: csalcedo@turlock.ca.us
Salary Range: $5,911.00 – $7,185.00 monthly, plus competitive benefits package
Job Description: The City of Turlock is accepting applications for the position of Water Quality Control Supervisor.  This individual will plan, organize, coordinate, and direct the daily operation of the City’s wastewater treatment facility and will also operate wastewater facility in compliance with Federal and State requirements. The incumbent may be required to assist in public activities or meetings, and coordinate with other service areas and perform other job-related work as required.

Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:

Minimum Qualifications:
Experience:
Six (6) years of increasingly responsible experience in the operation and maintenance of a wastewater treatment facility, including two (2) years of supervisory responsibilities.

Education/Training:
Equivalent to the possession of an Associate’s Degree with coursework in biology, chemistry, or a closely related field within four (4) years of appointment as a condition of continued employment.

License(s)/Certification(s):
Possession of a valid Grade 4 Wastewater Treatment Operator’s certificate as issued through procedures established by the California State Water Resources Control Board.

Possession of a valid California Driver’s License in the category necessary to perform essential duties of the position may be required at the time of appointment.

How to Apply: For more information and to obtain a City application contact Human Resources, 156 S. Broadway Suite 235, Turlock, (209) 668-5542 ex. 1109 or visit www.cityofturlock.org.  EOE/AA Final filing date 11/3/2017 by 5:00 p.m.


Posting October 6, 2017

Title of Position: The Public Works Superintendent of Le Grand CSD
System Name: Le Grand Community Services District
Contact Name: Pat
E-mail Address: lgcsdmgr@gmail.com
Job Description: Must have current Waste Water Treatment License Grade 1, Water Treat License Grade 1 and Water Distribution License Grade 2. Oversees all District water & wastewater duties as defined by the State of California. Oversees public works employees.

All Job descriptions and applications can be received from the Le Grand Community Services District 13038 Jefferson Street, Le Grand CA 9533, or requested at lgcsdmgr@gmail.com ATTN:  Pat

APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED UNTIL NOON OCT 30, 2017.


Posting October 6, 2017

Title of Position: The District Manager of Le Grand CSD
System Name: Le Grand Community Services District
Contact Name: Pat
E-mail Address: lgcsdmgr@gmail.com
Job Description: Serves under the Board of Directors, and provides as administrative support to the Board.  Prepares agenda and attend meetings, transcribes minutes. Prepares correspondence. Directs and controls District’s financial, accounting and treasury activities. Processes payroll, accounts receivable and payable, and reconciling of all accounts. Ensures internal office policies.

All Job descriptions and applications can be received from the Le Grand Community Services District 13038 Jefferson Street, Le Grand CA 9533, or requested at lgcsdmgr@gmail.com ATTN:  Pat

APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED UNTIL NOON OCT 30, 2017.


Posting September 29, 2017

Title of Position: Water System Mechanic
System Name: City of Glendale – Glendale Water & Power
Contact Name: Human Resources
E-mail Address: hr@glendaleca.gov
Salary Range: $3,726 – $6,304 monthly, plus competitive benefits package
Job Description: Essential functions of the job include, but are not limited to, the following:

Performs journey-level work in the maintenance and construction of the water system. Installs, replaces, and repairs water mains, fire hydrants, gate valves, service pipes, domestic, commercial, and flow meters, chlorinators, pumping equipment, and other appurtenant equipment of a water supply system.

Flushes water mains, cleans reservoirs.  May use acetylene torch for light metal burning and welding.  Performs the disinfection of new pipes.

Installs, repairs, and adjusts deep well pumps, booster pumps, compound meters, pressure gauges, reservoir recorders and valves, chlorination equipment, chlorine residual recorders and mixing chamber equipment, miscellaneous hydraulic valves, relief valves, check valves, float switches and other appurtenant equipment on the water supply and treatment system.  Repacks pumps, checks and replaces bearings.  Obtains water samples.  Performs basic water quality analysis and adds chemicals to distribution system.
Performs a variety of miscellaneous construction repair work in connection with equipment installation and repair.  Operates construction equipment.

Reads plans and drawings pertaining to the water system.  Keeps work records and reports.  Makes out tool and material requisitions.  Reads water and electric meters.

Acts as inspector on contract construction work to see contractor complies with plans and specifications.
May be required to handle consumer inquires and problems.

May act as lead worker directing semi-skilled and unskilled employees on construction and maintenance work.

May act as operator or inspector in the water distribution facilities.  May assist in the repair and construction of buildings and structures.

May have opportunity to participate in related divisional cross-training efforts.  Experience and qualifications gained in this cross training may apply towards promotional opportunities and transfers.

Minimum Qualifications:
Experience
Completion of a formalized Water System Apprenticeship program or five years of experience in construction and maintenance of water utility system.  Some positions may require two years’ experience in the maintenance and repair of mechanical equipment, including experience in the installation, repair and maintenance of water pumps and pump motors in a water utility system.

Education/Training
Graduation from high school or attainment of a GED of CHSPE certificate.  Successful completion of at least one 3-unit class in Water Technology.

License(s)/Certification(s)
Valid California Class C driver’s license.
Some positions may require a Class B driver’s license, depending on assignment.
Possession of Grade “2” State of California Department of Health Services Water Treatment Operator and Grade “3” State of California Water Distribution Certificates.

Special Conditions
Employees in these classifications assigned Standby Duty must reside within 30 miles of the Water & Power yard.
For more information and to apply, please visit www.glendaleca.gov Open and continuous, may close at any time. Apply immediately!


Posting September 28, 2017

Title of Position: Water/Wastewater Operator II
System Name: Groveland Community Services District
Contact Name: Jennifer Flores
E-mail Address: jflores@gcsd.org
Salary Range: $22.28-$27.38/hr plus benefits
Application Deadline: October 11, 2017 by 4pm
Job Description: Water/Wastewater Treatment Operator II – Groveland Community Services District

Groveland Community Services District (GCSD) is seeking a Water/Wastewater Treatment Operator II. GCSD is located in a small picturesque foothills community 25 miles from Yosemite National Park. This is a permanent full time position. $22.28-27.38/hr. Excellent benefit package including participation in CalPERS, vacation, sick leave, health benefits and paid holidays.

Essential Functions: – Essential responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to the following:

Qualification Requirements:

Education/Certification:

Knowledge of:

Ability to:

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to speak and hear to effectively interface with other staff members and the public; walk, stand, kneel, crawl, climb, lift and move up to 75 pounds, pull, stoop, bend, squat, twist, turn and work in tight, confined space; use hands and fingers to write and to handle, grip, feel and operate tools, pumps, and equipment.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described below are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Outside: Drive a vehicle and perform tasks in a variety of weather conditions ranging from snow to 100°+F; confined work space; heights, such as ladders.
Inside: Work performed in a temperature-controlled environment.
Fumes/Gasses: Exposure to various vapors and/or airborne particles from powder and liquid chemicals; gasoline fumes.
Noise/Vibration: Exposure to generators, Air Compressors, Air Blowers, Heavy Construction Equipment, Jack Hammers

Experience:

Eighteen Months experience in the operation of water and waste water treatment plants and related facilities.

Visit www.gcsd.org to download employment application.


 


Posting September 27, 2017

Title of Position: Park Maintenance Supervisor
System Name: Turlock Irrigation District
Contact Name: Charlotte Dutra
E-mail Address: crdutra@tid.org
Salary Range: $5,438.00 – $6,940.00 Monthly
Job Description: Under general direction to plan, direct, supervise, and coordinate the overall activities in the maintenance of the Don Pedro Recreation Area, ensuring an efficient maintenance operation. Supervise staff, coordinate with outside agencies and participate in the operation, construction, maintenance, and repair of all Don Pedro Recreation Agency (DPRA) facilities and equipment.

Any combination of experience and education that would likely provide the required skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the skills and abilities would be:  Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. An Associate’s degree in related field desirable. Five (5) years of maintenance experience, including two (2) years of supervisory experience. Ability to sign and submit to the California State Water Resources Control Board a Wastewater Treatment Plant Chief Plant Operator Acknowledgement Form for each of the three (3) DPRA wastewater treatment facilities. Successful candidate must possess Grade I Wastewater Treatment Certificate and Grade II Water Treatment Certificate.

Excellent fringe benefits. Completed applications accepted ONLY online until filled. At time of hire, physical exam, drug & alcohol screen, and a criminal background check prerequisites for employment.

Visit our website at www.tid.org to apply online, or call (209) 883-8253. EOE

Turlock Irrigation District (TID) – Human Resources
333 East Canal Drive
Turlock, Ca 95380


Posting September 27, 2017

Title of Position: Plant Maintenance Mechanic
System Name: The City of Grass Valley
Contact Name: Abigail Walker
E-mail Address: Abigailw@cityofgrassvalley.com

The City of Grass Valley Public Works Department is recruiting for the following position:

Plant Maintenance Mechanic: $4,350 – $5,289/monthly plus excellent benefits.

This position will perform maintenance on plant and lift station equipment at the Wastewater & Water treatment facilities.  First application deadline is October 4th, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. Application materials and full job descriptions may be obtained from the City of Grass Valley, 125 E. Main St., Grass Valley, CA 95945, at www.cityofgrassvalley.com, or by calling (530) 274-4301.


Posting September 27, 2017

Title of Position: Senior Maintenance Worker
System Name: The City of Grass Valley
Contact Name: Abigail Walker
E-mail Address: Abigailw@cityofgrassvalley.com

The City of Grass Valley Public Works Department is recruiting for the following position:

Senior Maintenance Worker: $4,320 – $5,250/monthly plus excellent benefits.

This is a supervisory-level position. Incumbents are expected to perform a variety of skilled work involving construction, maintenance, operation and repair of City owned and operated water distribution system, sewer collection system, and other related work.

First application deadline is October 4th, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. Application materials and full job descriptions may be obtained from the City of Grass Valley, 125 E. Main St., Grass Valley, CA 95945, at www.cityofgrassvalley.com, or by calling (530) 274-4301.


Posting September 27, 2017

Title of Position: Maintenance Worker II
System Name: The City of Grass Valley
Contact Name: Abigail Walker
E-mail Address: Abigailw@cityofgrassvalley.com

The City of Grass Valley Public Works Department is recruiting for the following position:

Maintenance Worker II: $3,147-$3,824/monthly plus excellent benefits.

This position a journey-level class in the Maintenance Worker series within Public Works, which performs maintenance on City-owned and operated facilities such as Streets, Facilities, Parks, Water, and Sewer.

First application deadline is October 4th, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. Application materials and full job descriptions may be obtained from the City of Grass Valley, 125 E. Main St., Grass Valley, CA 95945, at www.cityofgrassvalley.com, or by calling (530) 274-4301.


Posting September 27, 2017

Title of Position: Maintenance Worker I
System Name: The City of Grass Valley
Contact Name: Abigail Walker
E-mail Address: Abigailw@cityofgrassvalley.com

The City of Grass Valley Public Works Department is recruiting for the following position:

Maintenance Worker 1: $2,826-$3,434/monthly plus excellent benefits.

This position will perform maintenance on City-owned and -operated facilities such as Streets, Facilities, Parks, Water, and Sewer.

First application deadline is October 4th, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. Application materials and full job descriptions may be obtained from the City of Grass Valley, 125 E. Main St., Grass Valley, CA 95945, at www.cityofgrassvalley.com, or by calling (530) 274-4301.


Posting September 19, 2017

Title of Position: Water Systems Operator
System Name: The Santa Lucia Preserve
Contact Name: Aaron Dula
E-mail Address: adula@santaluciapreserve.com
Job Description: Water Systems Operator

Job Description: The Santa Lucia Preserve Water Department is seeking a qualified, competent individual to help maintain and grow our community’s water and wastewater systems and infrastructure. The potable system is 100% groundwater based and dynamic, with dramatic changes in elevation throughout 20,000 acres of coverage. The applicant should have a good foundation of industry knowledge and experience. Individual will be exposed to inclement weather, biological, chemical, electrical, and mechanical hazards. The position is full-time, hourly, non-exempt.

Example of Duties:

Experience: Prefer 2+ years of experience operating water and/or wastewater systems.

Education: Possesses a minimum of a high school diploma or GED.

Licenses/Certifications: Applicant should have some level of state certification in water treatment, distribution, and/or wastewater treatment (i.e. T1, D1, WW1, etc). Electrical or computer programming skills a plus.

Other Qualifications:

Compensation & Benefits:


Posting September 19, 2017

System Name: City of San Luis Obispo
Title of Position: Water Treatment Plant Operator
Salary Range: $59,540.00 – $89,804.00 annually with benefits
Application Deadline: Wednesday, 09/27/17 5:00 PM Pacific Time

WTP Operator Job Recruitment Ad

Quality Water.  Quality Career.  Quality Life.  The City of San Luis Obispo Utilities Department is looking for the ideal person to work with a passionate group of water treatment professionals in one of the most beautiful areas in the country.   If you desire to make a difference in the health, well-being and quality of life for the community of San Luis Obispo, consider applying for this position. See what’s possible when a team works together to create the best environment to expand a career, raise a family, and pursue their passions in a place they love.

Quality Water. The City’s 16 mgd, T5-rated surface water treatment plant, provides complex and challenging experiences using multiple raw water sources, ozone for primary disinfection, ballasted flocculation, multi-media conventional filtration, and pH control.  Looking to the future, the water treatment plant has several exciting upcoming projects including energy efficiency, hydroelectric generation, and ozone system replacement.  These projects will empower the water treatment plant team to collaborate on important long range decisions that drive improvement, positive change, and are in the best interest of the community.

Quality Career. The City of San Luis Obispo (SLO) embraces Healthy and Smart (SLOHAS) as an organizational culture. Healthy is demonstrated through our commitment to openness and transparency, collaboration with stakeholders throughout the community and an organizational commitment to lifelong learning through professional organizations and our Leadership and Learning Academy, employee recognition and a collegial executive team.  Smart is clear when you meet City employees that are extremely knowledgeable in their disciplines, implement innovative tools and technology, and think strategically.

Quality of Life. Surrounded by majestic mountains just 10 minutes from the Pacific Ocean, SLO offers the charm of a small town, clean air, low crime rates, excellent schools, little traffic, with a wide range of recreational opportunities.  SLO is an inviting city that promotes a healthy lifestyle, and a good work life balance.  With all this to offer, it is no wonder that SLO received recognition as one of the “happiest towns” in the US.

If you are interested in joining a team where you make a difference one drop (or mgd) at a time, Apply Here

For more information about our department, visit us at slowater.org.


Posting September 17, 2017

System Name: City of Exeter
Title of Position: Maintenance I
Contact Name: Shonna ONeal
E-mail Address: soneal@exetercityhall.com
Salary Range: $3,021.00 to $3,711.00 per month plus Excellent Benefits
Application Deadline: 5:00 p.m. on Monday, September 25, 2017

JOB DESCRIPTION

BASIC FUNCTION:
Under general supervision, performs a variety of unskilled, semi-skilled, and occasionally skilled tasks in maintenance, repair and improvement of streets, curbs, gutters, drainage facilities, signs, traffic lanes, and other street-related facilities; performs routine maintenance work associated with the installation, repair and serving of City water, sewer, and storm drain systems; and does other work as directed.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Assists in building forms for curbs, sidewalks, and related construction; pours and finishes concrete for same
• Patches holes
• Pumps out flooded area
• Paints traffic stripes on streets
• Repairs and erects signs and street lights
• Paints and repairs a variety of street facilities
• Operates equipment such as back-hoe, tractor, sweeper, jack hammer
• May be assigned park maintenance work
• Occasional meter reading
• Assists in repairing damage to water pipes
• Performs other work as directed

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Knowledge of basic methods, tools and equipment used in general construction and maintenance work
• Knowledge of safe work practices
• Ability to learn and perform a variety of semiskilled and unskilled tasks in the maintenance of City streets, parks and sewers
• Ability to use hand and power tools required in general maintenance work
• Ability to perform heavy manual labor
• Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions
• Ability to maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work

Experience and Education:
Graduation from high school or attainment of a G.E.D

Qualifying experience may be substituted for education on a year to year basis or completion of sufficient education to assure the ability to read and write English at a level required for successful job performance

Special Requirements:
• Possession of or ability to obtain a valid California driver’s license by time of appointment

Physical Standards:
Positions in this class are typically assigned to an outdoor environment resulting in exposure to the weather and requiring the ability to perform heavy labor in a variety of conditions

For additional details, please visit City of Exeter’s website under  Employment Opportunities.


Posting September 15, 2017

System Name: California Rural Water Association
Title of Position: Wastewater Specialist
Contact Name: Shelly Sharma
E-mail Address: ssharma@calruralwater.org
Salary Range: $27.00-$31.00 per hour, depending on qualifications
Application Deadline: Open until filled

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Project will include providing grant, project, and technical assistance to water systems located in disadvantaged communities (DACs). The Project will target DACs, since DACs most often do not have the resources available to successfully design and implement proper drinking water solutions. The intent of this Project is to achieve measurable improvement in water quality and supply, more efficient water systems, and more stable and sustainable governance. Small water districts and mutual water companies that serve disadvantaged communities often lack training and experience in regulatory compliance and long-term system sustainability. They also suffer from contaminated and compromised water quality, and lack skills or staffing to secure federal and state funding via grant and loan programs. The Project will provide technical assistance and support to help with all stages of project development.

SERVICE LOCATION:
The Project service area is statewide.

SUMMARY OF ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Technical Assistance
The Wastewater Specialist will provide technical assistance in the following areas, as needed:

1. Wastewater Technical Assistance: will assist the entity by providing technical assistance resources to resolve any water issues in order to become compliant with changing regulatory requirements. Topics can include establishing new rate schedules; setting up proper testing methods; understanding changing and complex government regulations; developing a Sanitary Sewer Management Plan; and training on operator certification requirements. Wastewater topics/activities may include:

2. Wastewater Grant Assistance: will provide information, and assist entities in applying to grant programs and other forms of state and or federal funding related to water sustainability. Specific programs to be highlighted include:

3. Wastewater Project Assistance: If a potential project is identified and the system is ready to move forward, the Wastewater Specialist would:

Physical Demands:

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

DISCLAIMER:
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please submit resume and cover letter via email to Shelly Sharma at ssharma@calruralwater.org

California Rural Water Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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