Employment Listings

Posting May 24, 2017
System Name: Herlong Public Utility District
Position Title: Utility Worker
Contact Name: Sandy Raffelson
Contact Email: sandy@herlongpud.com
Salary Range: $41,170.72- $51,416.59 depending on experience and qualifications
Application Deadline: June 23, 2017

Job Description:

Herlong Public Utility District is seeking an individual to perform a variety of skilled and semi-skilled tasks in the operation and maintenance of the District wastewater and drinking water facilities and related equipment. Must have the ability to work independently or as a member of a crew.

Requirements:

Full-time with the opportunity for regular benefited position after completion of a six (6) month probation period. Herlong Public Utility District offers the following benefits: CalPers retirement, paid holidays, paid sick days, paid vacation days, medical & dental insurance.

Salary range: $41,170.72- $51,416.59 depending on experience and qualifications.

For a complete job description and to request an application please contact Sandy Raffelson at (530)827-3150, sandy@herlongpud.com or www.herlongpud.com.

Send completed district application and resume to:
HPUD
P. O. Box 115
Herlong, CA 96113

The most qualified candidates will be invited to continue the selection process which will consist of, but may not be limited to, an oral interview. HPUD is an equal opportunity employer.

Application deadline is June 23, 2017.

Herlong Public Utility District is an Equal Opportunity Provider


Posting May 15, 2017
System Name: California Rural Water Association
Position Title: Senior Project Engineer, P.E.
Contact Name: Pachia Vang
Contact Email: pvang@calruralwater.org
Salary Range: Based on experience
Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Description: The California Rural Water Association (CRWA) is the State’s leading association dedicated to providing on-site technical assistance and specialized training for rural water and wastewater systems. Under the California Proposition 1 Water Bond, the Senior Project Engineer will deliver projects that provide assistance to water systems located in disadvantaged communities (DACs) throughout the state. DACs often suffer from contaminated and compromised water quality, lacking the training, skills, and experiences needed to secure federal and state funding to improve their water systems. Without access to successful design and proper water solution implementation, CRWA will provide technical assistance and support to help with all stages of project development to improve the water quality and supply of small water systems.

Service Location: The project service area is statewide. The selected candidate will work in a home-based office.

Summary of Essential Job Functions:

The Senior Project Engineer provides supervision over projects serving small water systems that identify and solve water system issues. They are responsible for delivering various drinking water and wastewater projects with a team of field technicians and engineers working in collaboration with the State water division to achieve measurable improvement to a DAC’s water quality and supply through water system efficiency and sustainability. The ideal candidate must be excellent at maintaining client relationships with a solid reputation for project delivery and management. This is an opportunity to integrate into a water team to pursue, win, lead, and deliver varied drinking water/wastewater and civil projects (water mains, sanitary sewers, force mains, treatment plants, etc.) through planning and design.

The Senior Project Engineer will provide oversight on the following engineering technical assistance areas:

  1. Conceptual Engineering: Provide conceptual engineering technical assistance to DACs needing support for existing conditions and concerns (e.g., regulatory compliance, etc.).
  2. Preliminary Engineering and Design: Provide preliminary engineering and design technical assistance. This may include assistance with procurement of professional services; design schematic and layouts; and early phases of design. Preliminary studies may be performed in this phase, including preliminary sizing and layout of facilities, base mapping, power supply, ROW, easement and permitting assistance, environmental assessments (e.g., CEQA environmental opinions and analysis), surveys, geotechnical studies, hydrologic/hydraulic analyses, etc.

Physical Demands:

Minimum Requirements:

How to apply: Please submit resume and cover letter via email to Pachia Vang at pvang@calruralwater.org

California Rural Water Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 


Posting May 15, 2017
System Name: California Rural Water Association
Position Title: Supervising Lead Engineer, P.E.
Contact Name: Pachia Vang
Contact Email: pvang@calruralwater.org
Salary Range: Based on experience
Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Description: The California Rural Water Association (CRWA) is the State’s leading association dedicated to providing on-site technical assistance and specialized training for rural water and wastewater systems. Under the California Proposition 1 Water Bond, the Senior Project Engineer will deliver projects that provide assistance to water systems located in disadvantaged communities (DACs) throughout the state. DACs often suffer from contaminated and compromised water quality, lacking the training, skills, and experiences needed to secure federal and state funding to improve their water systems. Without access to successful design and proper water solution implementation, CRWA will provide technical assistance and support to help with all stages of project development to improve the water quality and supply of small water systems.

Service Location: The project service area is statewide. The selected candidate will work in a home-based office.

Summary of Essential Job Functions:

The Supervising Lead Engineer is responsible for managing and leading a team of engineers and field technicians working on various drinking water and wastewater projects throughout the state. The ideal candidate must have the ability to manage a multitude of projects with a strong team orientation to successfully lead and collaborate within the water division and across all disciplines. This is an opportunity to integrate into a water team and deliver varied drinking water/wastewater and civil projects (water mains, sanitary sewers, force mains, treatment plants, etc.) in DAC’s that could not otherwise be able to afford. By overseeing the planning, design, and management of projects, the Supervising Lead Engineer will ensure that all projects achieve measurable improvement to a DAC’s water quality and supply through water system efficiency and sustainability.

To ensure that projects are completed in a timely manner in accordance to state regulations and standards, the Supervising Lead Engineer will oversee and manage the following project development stages and technical assistance areas:

  1. Preliminary Assessments
  2. Conceptual Engineering: The conceptual engineering technical assistance to DACs needing support for existing conditions and concerns (e.g., regulatory compliance, etc.).
  3. Preliminary Engineering and Design: The preliminary engineering and design technical assistance. This may include assistance with procurement of professional services; design schematic and layouts; and early phases of design. Preliminary studies may be performed in this phase, including preliminary sizing and layout of facilities, base mapping, power supply, ROW, easement and permitting assistance, environmental assessments (e.g., CEQA environmental opinions and analysis), surveys, geotechnical studies, hydrologic/hydraulic analyses, etc.
  4. Standard Reports and Recommendations: This includes Technical, Managerial, and Financial Assessment Reports and a review of CEQA and environmental documents.
  5. Grant and Program Assistance: Assisting systems in applying to grant programs and other forms of state and/or federal funding related to water sustainability.

Physical Demands:

Minimum Requirements:

How to apply: Please submit resume and cover letter via email to Pachia Vang at pvang@calruralwater.org

California Rural Water Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 


Posting May 12, 2017
System Name: Mid-Kaweah Groundwater Sustainability Agency
Title of Position: General Manager
Contact Name: Diane Davis
E-mail Address: diane.davis@visalia.city
Salary Range:  $150,000 – $180,000 annually DOQ,plus excellent benefit package

Job Description: GENERAL MANAGER for Mid-Kaweah Groundwater Sustainability Agency

The City of Visalia, City of Tulare, and the Tulare Irrigation District have entered into a Joint Powers Authority Agreement to form the Mid-Kaweah Sustainability Agency (GSA) in compliance with the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act of 2014 to protect existing surface water and groundwater rights.

This is a newly created executive management position reporting to the GSA Board of Directors. The incumbent’s primary focus will be to develop, implement and manage a Groundwater Sustainability Plan that meets California Department of Water Resources requirements; provide leadership and direction to member agencies, ensuring efficient and effective legislative and regulatory compliance, in accordance with Board directives; collaborate with state and local agencies; and facilitate outreach efforts with stakeholders to strategically comply with legal requirements and Mid-Kaweah GSA goals and objectives.

The ideal candidate will have extensive administrative experience related to water resource management and conservation programs. A bachelor’s degree in a related field (geology, hydrology, engineering, environmental studies, business) is highly desirable.

To apply for this exceptional career opportunity, mail or email a cover letter, resume with detailed qualifications, and salary history to:

Diane Davis, Human Resources Manager
City of Visalia
220 N Santa Fe Street
Visalia CA 93292
(559) 713-4575
Diane.davis@visalia.city

The filing deadline is Friday, June 2, 2017

For more information, visit www.midkaweah.com or www.facebook.com/midkaweah
or https://agency.governmentjobs.com/visalia/default.cfm


Posting May 11, 2017
System Name: Squaw Valley Public Service District
Title of Position: Operations Specialist I, II or Trainee
Contact Name: Brandon Burks
E-mail Address: bburks@svpsd.org
Salary Range:  See below

SQUAW VALLEY PUBLIC SERVICE DISTRICT is accepting applications for the position of Operations Specialist I, II or Operations Specialist Trainee, based on qualifications. This position performs a variety of manual tasks associated with the operations and maintenance of District facilities including: repairs to pumps, wells, piping and appurtenances; repair or replacement of fire hydrants, meters, meter vaults, valves, valve stacks and water mains; repair, replacement or inspection of manholes, cleanouts, sewer mains and sewer meters.

This position is full time, 40 hours per week. Salary range is $4,107-$4,993 for Specialist Trainee, $4,895-$5,950 for Specialist I and $5,563-$6762 for Specialist II per month with a full benefit package including paid vacation leave, sick leave and 11 holidays, medical, dental and vision coverage and a CalPERS retirement plan.

Possession of a valid driver’s license, acceptable by and in good standing with State of California is required. Physical exam, background check and pre-employment drug screening test required. Construction experience is desirable.

Application, complete job description and employment information is available at Squaw Valley Public Service District office located at 305 Squaw Valley Road, Olympic Valley, CA 96146 or from the District website at: http://www.svpsd.org. 1st Application deadline is Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 5:00 P.M. Position is open until filled.


Posting May 10, 2017
System Name: Rio Linda/ Elverta Community Water District
Title of Position: Distribution System Operator I
Contact Name: Renita Lehman
E-mail Address: rlehman@rlecwd.com
Salary Range: $16.56 to $20.15/hr DOE

JOB DESCRIPTION

Will perform routine maintenance and repair work on treatment equipment and distribution system, including pump stations, reservoirs, water mains and service line repairs.

Duties:

QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience:

BENEFITS OVERVIEW

The District offers a comprehensive benefits plan designed to meet the needs of all our employees:

DEADLINE: Open Until Filled

For more information on this great opportunity, or for an application, please visit our Web site: www.rlecwd.com


System Name: Hidden Valley Lake Community Services District
Position Title: CPA Consultant
Contact Name: Penny Cuadras
Contact Email: info@hiddenvalleylakecsd.com
Salary Range: Based on experience
Status: Part-Time

HIDDEN VALLEY LAKE COMMUNITY SERVICES DISTRICT IS SEEKING A CPA CONSULTANT FOR A PART-TIME, TEMPORARY, NON-BENEFITED POSITION FOR A  1 YEAR CONTRACT.

RESPONSIBILTIES:
• Provide guidance to the Accounting Staff related to governmental financial statements in accordance with GASB standards.
• Provide oversight, analysis, and consultation related to the development and production of assigned annual and special complex financial reports.
• Audit preparation services
• Year-end reporting to funding sources
• Working with financial systems accounting in order to ensure correct accounting
• Developing and updating internal control procedures

REQUIREMENTS:
• Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or other degree related to the nature of the work performed AND a minimum of three years professional accounting management experience
• Experience in municipal government or public accounting environment is required
• Excellent knowledge of audit and accounts
• Excellent consulting skills
• Good verbal communication skills
• Great analytical skills and presence of mind
• Responsible and good technical skills
• Highly innovative and motivated
• Working under deadline
• Incode Experience Desirable


Posting May 1, 2017
System Name: Morongo Band of Mission Indians
Position Title: Water Systems Operator
Contact Name: Lisa Goad
Contact Email: Lgoad@morongo-nsn.gov
Salary Range: $23.44/hr
Status: Full-Time

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 utilizing SCADA Control, 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.

REQUIREMENTS:

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) years water related experience preferred. Must have class B Commercial license at time of hire or able to obtain within 6 months hire. Insurability on company policy required. Must posses and maintain a valid State of CA Water Distribution Grade 2 and Treatment Grade 1 license at time of hire, or AWWA Grade 2 is acceptable in Lieu of State Distribution License.

The Human Resources department is located 12700 Pumarra Road, Banning, CA 92220 and is open Monday thru Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Applications accepted during open interviews held every Wednesday from 8:30 am to 12:00 pm. Check our Job Hotline (951) 755-5190, send resumes to: resumes@morongo-nsn.gov or fax resume (951) 922-032. For additional information please contact our Human Resources department at (951) 755-5180 or check our website http://www.morongo-nsn.gov. Morongo offers great benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance and paid vacation.


Posting April 24, 2017
System Name: California State Parks
Position Title: Water and Sewage Plant Supervisor Statewide Exam
Link To Exam Bulletin: https://www.parks.ca.gov/pages/736/files/7PR07.pdf
Salary Range: Range A:  $5302 – $5678; Range B: $5831 – $6245 monthly, with Medical / Dental / Vision / Paid Leave and Retirement benefits

The Position: The Water and Sewage Plant Supervisor, supervises the operation of a water treatment and/or sewage treatment plant; directs the taking of daily tests of water and sewage in the various stages of treatment and personally makes the more involved analyses; interprets tests and determines necessary changes in dosage and treatment processes; supervises or performs the cleaning, painting, and upkeep of equipment; adjusts and repairs mechanical equipment such as pumps, chlorinators, gas engines, and metering devices; operates equipment as a relief operator when necessary; may supervise assistants; may perform minor plumbing duties in connection with water and sewage systems.

Minimum Qualifications: 

Three years of engineering or operating experience in a water filtration plant or a sewage treatment plant serving a population of at least 2,000.
      AND 
Possession of an appropriate State of California Certification for Sewage Treatment Plant Operator and/or Water Treatment Plant Operator is required at the time of appointment.  Certificates are issued by the California Department of Public Health and State Water Resources Control Board.  (Applicants who are within six months of obtaining the required certification will be admitted to the examination but must produce evidence of certification before they can be considered eligible for appointment.)     Minimum operator certification level required to operate in CA State Parks is either T1 or D1, a Wastewater Operators Certificate is desirable.

NOTE: Candidates must provide evidence or a statement that verifies the population size as stated above.  Click here for SAMPLE FORMULAS.

Click the following link into your address bar to see the official exam bulletin for instructions on how to apply: https://www.parks.ca.gov/pages/736/files/7PR07.pdf (or go to www.parks.ca.gov and click on the ‘JOBS’ tab, and locate link to exam bulletin on right hand side of page.)

 


Posting April 24, 2017
System Name: California Rural Water Association
Position Title: Staff Attorney Legal Support Specialist
Contact Name: Pachia Vang
Contact Email: pvang@calruralwater.org
Salary Range: Based on experience
Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Description: The Project will include providing legal support 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:

The Staff Attorney Legal Support Specialist will offer legal assistance in the following areas as needed:

Physical Demands:

Minimum Requirements:

How to apply: Please submit resume and cover letter via email to Pachia Vang at pvang@calruralwater.org

California Rural Water Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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