Employment Listings


Posting March 24, 2017

System Name: Placer County Water Agency
Position Title: Brush and Weed Control Supervisor
Contact Name: Nicole Skarda
Contact Email: nskarda@pcwa.net
Salary Range: $66,231 – $84,531 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 candidates for the position of:

BRUSH AND WEED CONTROL SUPERVISOR
$66,231 – $84,531 annually, DOQ, plus excellent benefits

PCWA is seeking a dynamic, industry expert to supervise and perform terrestrial and aquatic weed and brush control duties related to the maintenance of the Agency’s canals and associated facilities, encompassing the application, storage and maintenance of pesticides, herbicides and algaecides, calculating application rates and supervising work activities. This is a working supervisor position, and the incumbent will be expected to perform the functions of a licensed Pest Control Advisor and Qualified Applicator. Our ideal candidate will possess three to five years of related experience and a valid California Class A driver’s license and either a current California Pest Control Advisor License or a California Qualified Applicator Certificate. Visit our website for detailed recruitment information and to complete the on-line application: http://www.pcwa.net.

Applications must be received on/before 5:00pm Friday, April 14, 2017.

PCWA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Posting March 17, 2017
System Name: San Joaquin County
Position Title: Utility District Maintenance Supervisor
Contact Name: Lisa Nebe, Personnel Analyst II
Contact Email: lnebe@sjgov.org
Salary Range: $4,593 – $5,583/month + Excellent Benefits

Job Description: Utility District Maintenance Supervisor

Under direction, performs supervision of a crew of utility maintenance workers; participates in operating and maintaining Utility District equipment and facilities; and does related or other work as required.

This is the supervisory class and incumbents in this supervisory class must hold valid certifications in water treatment, wastewater treatment, and in either water distributions or collection system maintenance. Incumbents supervise a team of Utility District Maintenance Workers and participate in the maintenance and operation of water, sewer and storm drainage systems and equipment. Incumbents are assigned primary responsibility for one section of district operations, but assist in all areas as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

 License:  Possession of a valid California driver’s license

Certificate:  Possession of 1) a valid Grade T1 Water Treatment Operator Certificate issued by the State of California Department of Health; and 2) a valid Grade I Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Certificate issued by the State of California Water Resources Control Board; and 3) EITHER a valid Grade D2 Water Distributions Operator Certificate issued by the State of California Department of Health OR a valid Grade 2 Collection System Maintenance Technologist Certificate issued by the State of California Water Environment Association (CWEA).

Special Requirement:  If newly hired incumbents do not: 1) hold valid certifications in both Grade T1 Water Treatment Plant Operator and Grade I Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator certification, and 2) have obtained the required higher levels of Grade D2 Water Distributions Operator OR Grade 2 Collection System Maintenance Technologist certifications, they shall have one (1) year from the date the first state examination is offered to obtain the required certifications. Failure to successfully pass exams and obtain the required certifications may result in release from the position.

Application Deadline:

A completed application package, which includes an employment application and supplemental questionnaire, must be submitted to the San Joaquin County Human Resources Division. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the required application package materials.  Completed application package must be must be postmarked or received online by the Final Filing Date:  March 31, 2017.

For additional information regarding this position and to Apply Online, please go to www.sjgov.org/department/hr


Posting March 15, 2017
Title of Position: Chief Water Plant Operator
System Name: HR@cityofwillits.org
Contact Name: Karen Stevenson
E-mail Address: kstevenson@cityofwillits.org
Salary: $53,405.78 – $64,915.06 (DOE/DOQ) +Excellent Benefits

Job Description:

Under the direction of the Utilities Superintendent, assists in supervising the operation and maintenance of the water plant and Water Department personnel; inspects and performs repair work on water plant facilities and equipment; monitors and maintains water sources, storage tanks; keeps various records pertaining to plant operations, dams, reservoirs and watershed; assists Utilities Superintendent in completing all local, State and Federal reports.

Candidates must have knowledge of and ability to: Principles and practices of water plant operations as would be acquired through certification as a Water Plant Operator III; operating principles of valves, pumps, motors, and various types of electrical and electronic equipment; safe work practices; the appropriate use of hand and power tools used in the maintenance and repair of plant equipment; reading and interpret gauges and other recording devices reflecting water plant operations; performing various laboratory tests and documenting the results of same; diagnosing operating problems and take effective course of action; operate a front-end loader and backhoe; read water meter routes; inspect, service and replace meters, fittings, and meter boxes; supervise the operation, repair, maintenance and improvement of water plant facilities; supervising and training others in the procedures of water plant operations; assisting in the on-going safety and injury prevention program; work weekends and holidays, and respond to emergency calls during off-duty hours; principles of supervision, training and employee development.

Special Requirements: Requires possession of a Grade III Water Plant Operator Certificate issued by the CA State Department of Health Services.

Candidates must also possess a valid California Class C or higher driver’s license verified by current DMV records obtained by appointment of hire. Premium pay of 5% above current rate for employees in possession of a valid Class B or higher California driver’s license.


Posting March 15, 2017
Title of Position: Water Plant Operator II, III
System Name: HR@cityofwillits.org
Contact Name: Karen Stevenson
E-mail Address: kstevenson@cityofwillits.org
Salary: $37,933.95 – $55,328.01 (DOE/DOQ) +Excellent Benefits

Job Description:

Under the direction of the Chief Water Plant Operator, operates and maintains the facilities of the water plant; inspects and performs repair work on water facilities and equipment; monitors and maintains water sources, storage tanks, keeps various records pertaining to water system operations, damns reservoirs and watershed.

Candidates must have knowledge of and abilities to: Principles and practices of water plant operations as would be acquired through certification as a Water Plant Operator; operating principles of valves, pumps, motors, and various types of electrical and electronic equipment; safe work practices; and appropriate use of hand and power tools used in the maintenance and repair of plant equipment; operate, repair and maintain water plan facilities and equipment; reading and interpret gauges and other recording devices reflecting water plant operations; performing various laboratory tests and documenting the results of same; diagnosing operating problems and take effective course of action; supervise and train others in the procedures of water plant operations; work weekends and holidays, and respond to emergency calls during off-duty hours. Water Plant Operator II must have above average skills and abilities to perform complex functions and duties in a reasonable manner with minimal supervision. Water Plant Operator III must have excellent skills and abilities to perform complex functions and duties in a reasonable manner in the absence of supervision.

Special Requirements: Water Plant Operator II requires possession of a Grade II Water Plant Certificate issued by the CA State Water Resource Control Board (Drinking Water Division). Water Plant Operator III requires possession of a Grade III Water Plant Certificate issued by the CA State Water Resource Control Board (Drinking Water Division).

Candidates must also possess a valid California Class C driver’s license or higher, verified by current DMV records obtained by appointment of hire. Premium pay of 5% above current rate for employees in possession of a valid Class B or higher California driver’s license.



Posting March 14, 2017

System Name: City of Exeter
Title of Position: Maintenance I
Contact Name: Shonna Oneal
E-mail Address: soneal@exetercityhall.com
Salary: Five Step Salary: $2,962 to $3,638
Job Description: City of Exeter – Maintenance I

The City of Exeter is currently recruiting for the position of Maintenance I. Candidates must be able to perform 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; and perform routine maintenance work associated with the installation, repair and serving of City water, sewer, and storm drain systems; and does other work as directed. A full job description can be obtained by contacting Shonna Oneal, Deputy City Clerk/Personnel Officer at (559) 592-9244.

Applications can be found online at http://cityofexeter.com/visitors-2/jobs-vis, or may be picked up from City Administration Office, 100 North C Street, Exeter. Applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on March 31, 2017. Applications can be hand delivered to the City Administration Office, or mailed to P.O. Box 237, Exeter, CA 93221.

The City of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer.

 


Posting March 9, 2017
System Name: Heritage Ranch Community Services District
Position Title: General Manager
Salary/Benefits: $110,000 to $125,000 Annually DOQ; Excellent Benefits Package and CalPers Pension Plan
Application Deadline: April 7, 2017

Job Description:

GENERAL MANAGER
HERITAGE RANCH COMMUNITY SERVICES DISTRICT
PASO ROBLES, CALIFORNIA

The Heritage Ranch Community Services District Board of Directors is seeking an experienced leader to fill the General Manager position.  This is an excellent career opportunity to manage the community’s municipal services including the supply of drinking water, the disposal of wastewater, removal of solid waste and parks and recreation.  Heritage Ranch is located in the northern part of San Luis Obispo County on the outskirts of Paso Robles, California.

The Ideal Candidate will be a progressive leader and strong administrator with a strong background in financial management and water and wastewater management. Work experience in the water and/or wastewater industry is highly desirable. The Manager shall possess or have the ability to obtain, a Grade I Water Treatment Operator Certificate (T1) issued by the California State Water Resources Control Board.

Any combination of education, training, and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying.  Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in public or business administration, public policy, finance, accounting, engineering, or a related field and five (5) years of management or administrative experience, preferably in a public agency reporting to an elected Board.

How to Apply:

Application including all other required documents must be mailed to:

Heritage Ranch Community Services District
4870 Heritage Road
Paso Robles, CA 93446

Application and questionnaire are available to download from our website at www.heritageranchcsd.com. You may also call our office at 805-227-6230 to request a detailed brochure and application materials.   Required documents include a cover letter, completed District application, resume with salary requirements and a supplemental questionnaire.

Application Deadline is April 7, 2017; postmarks will not be accepted.


Posting March 9, 2017
System Name: Veolia North America
Position Title: Wastewater Operations Supervisor
Contact Name: Pamela Freeman, Recruiter
Contact Email: pamela.freeman@veolia.com

Veolia North America seeks Wastewater Shift Supervisors – San Diego, CA

*Relocation available and SIGN ON BONUS*

 Why wait?! Fast Track your wastewater career with Veolia North America!

We have an immediate job opening for a Shift Supervisor located in San Diego, CA.

We offer competitive pay, a sign on bonus, overtime opportunities, relocation available, benefits designed around a true understanding of our employee’s needs, and a work environment focused on helping you grow your career.

Our Client-based wastewater treatment facility treats an average of 25 million gallons per day of wastewater from sources in Mexico. Treatment processes include advanced primary treatment, activated sludge secondary treatment, sludge thickening, and belt press dewatering. Control systems include a fully integrated SCADA and PLC network. Web based operations and maintenance data management systems support day-to-day facility performance.  The facility is staffed 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.

What do you need…

Every day Veolia’s employees leverage their passions, skills, and expertise to help our clients solve complex environmental, natural resource, and industrial problems.  Our employees have access to industry leading technologies and world-class resources to ensure each employee can be successful.  Veolia’s supportive and enthusiastic teams encourage each employee to achieve their potential.

Veolia strives to preserve water resources through creative solutions that ensure human health, strong economies and sustainable ecosystems.  Veolia employees help operate and manage over 8,500 water and wastewater facilities in 530 communities as well as directly supporting over 100 major manufacturers.  While we work to protect the resources of our communities, we remain committed to Veolia’s most valuable resources, our employees.  We support ongoing training and development and will work with you to develop a career path that will help you grow professionally, financially, and personally. Veolia is a global company with a local focus.  Join our team and see where your skills can take you!

If you or anyone you know has the skills we are looking for please reach out to us!!

Referral bonus available if you refer us our next hire!

*Relocation available and SIGN ON BONUS*

APPLY @ https://veolia.taleo.net/careersection/extexp/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=74044
OR, go to:  www.veoliaorthamerica.com/careers   Ref. Job ID:  74044
Contact: Pamela Freeman, Recruiter, Veolia North America
Phone: 630-778-4810 / Email: pamela.freeman@veolia.com
Working-at-Veolia: http://www.veolianorthamerica.com/en/working-at-ve…


Posting March 9, 2017
System Name: Veolia North America
Position Title: Wastewater Operations Supervisor
Contact Name: Pamela Freeman, Recruiter
Contact Email: pamela.freeman@veolia.com

Veolia North America seeks an Operations Supervisor – San Diego, CA.

SIGN-ON BONUS & RELOCATION AVAILABLE!

 Why Wait! Fast track your career at Veolia North America!

We have an immediate job opening for a Wastewater Operations Supervisor located in San Diego, CA.

We offer competitive pay, a sign on bonus, relocation available, benefits designed around a true understanding of our employee’s needs, and a work environment focused on helping you grow your career.

Every day Veolia’s employees leverage their passions, skills, and expertise to help our clients solve complex environmental, natural resource, and industrial problems.  Our employees have access to industry leading technologies and world-class resources to ensure each employee can be successful.  Veolia’s supportive and enthusiastic teams encourage each employee to achieve their potential

Veolia has, since the late 1990s, continuously operated the International Wastewater Treatment Plant for the federal International Boundary and Water Commission.  The facility treats an average of 25 million gallons per day of wastewater from sources in Mexico.  Treatment processes include advanced primary treatment, activated sludge secondary treatment, sludge thickening, and belt press dewatering.  Control systems include a fully integrated SCADA and PLC network.  Web based operations and maintenance data management systems support day-to-day facility performance.

In addition to the treatment plant itself, the facilities include five ‘canyon collector’ structures that capture occasional surface runoff and two pumping stations that transmit collector flow to the treatment plant.  The facility is staffed 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.  At present, 26 Veolia staff members operate and maintain the treatment facilities.

Staff safety is critical to Veolia’s operation.  The treatment facility staff have achieved more than 10 years without a lost time incident.  Maintenance of an active safety program is driven by a staff based safety committee backed up by Veolia’s commitment to an industry leading safety program.

Job Snapshot:

 The Operations Supervisor supervises ten full time employees at the treatment facility. This position plans and coordinates activities of workers to operate and maintain wastewater treatment, processing, disposal and testing equipment in wastewater treatment facility to treat wastewater to meet permit requirements and operational requirements.

What do you need…

Qualifications:

If you or anyone you know has the skills we are looking for please reach out to us!!
*Relocation and SIGN ON BONUS AVAILABLE*

APPLY @ https://veolia.taleo.net/careersection/extexp/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=73336
OR, go to:  www.veoliaorthamerica.com/careers   Ref. Job ID:  73336
Contact: Pamela Freeman, Recruiter, Veolia North America
Phone: 630-778-4810 / Email: pamela.freeman@veolia.com
Working-at-Veolia: http://www.veolianorthamerica.com/en/working-at-ve…


Posting March 9, 2017
System Name: City of San José, CA
Position Title: Environmental Compliance and Policy Manager
Contact Name: Teresa Webster
Contact Email: michael@cragency.com
Salary/Benefits: $108,007 to $134,826 annually with an array of benefits provided by the City

Job Description:  Environmental Compliance and Policy Manager  – Application deadline: Monday, March 27th, 2017

The City of San José established a national reputation for environmental leadership and innovation during the 1980s with award-winning recycling, water conservations, and wastewater treatment programs. The Environmental Services Department (ESD) is responsible for the management of solid waste collection and recycling; watershed protection and pollution prevention; municipal drinking water and recycled water; community sustainability initiatives, and the operation and infrastructure improvements of the San José-Santa Clara Regional Wastewater Facility (RWF).

The successful candidate for this recruitment will have the opportunity to work in a challenging and exciting setting. The City is looking for an individual that enjoys a fast paced work environment and a diverse portfolio, is able to navigate complex issues, and build and maintain great relationships with internal and external stakeholders. This position is a key member of the department leadership team and reports to the Director’s Office. As the wastewater compliance expert, your work will impact the largest, advanced wastewater facility west of the Mississippi River serving 1.4 million residents and around 17,000 businesses.

The Environmental Services Department is one of the largest in the City and this position will be involved in all its aspects. This position will oversee a division of 28 FTEs and the following programs and activities: legislative and regulatory affairs, health and safety, environmental compliance and land use for the Regional Wastewater Facility, City owned landfill management and compliance, external agency relations, and City and County energy programs.

The following qualifications are typically required – a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in environmental sciences, public or business administration or other directly related area and six years of increasingly responsible experience in overseeing and administering complex environmental programs, including three years of progressively responsible supervisory experience.

Please send cover letter and résumé (showing years and months of current and prior employment dates), indication of current salary and six work-related references to: resumes@cpshr.us

For additional information contact:
Teresa Webster
CPS HR Consulting
Ph: (916) 263-1401

To view an online brochure for this position visit: www.cpshr.us/search

City of San José – Environmental Services Department website: www.sanjoseca.gov/index.aspx?nid=195

The City of San José is an equal opportunity employer.


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