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Posted October 29, 2014
General Manager -Descanso Community Services District

Job Description: Descanso Community Services District (CSD) is hiring! We are looking for a working General Manager that will guide the district through the challenges of multiple projects and an infrastructure rebuilding program. The district needs an individual that is capable of managing and operating the system. This position will report directly to the Board of Directors, establish system priorities, and hire additional operations and administrative staff. This position will also work with local contractors providing emergency services, as well as community members and the District’s contractor for engineering services.

We are looking for a candidate that possesses:

- Multiple years of employment experience working for, operating, and/or managing a rural/community water system.
- Ability to assess and fix water distribution problems, i.e. leak, hydrant, and valve repairs.
- Ability to multitask in a management and operations role within the District.
- Proficient with computers and Microsoft Office products.
- Technical knowledge of operating and/or managing a rural community water system.
- Ability to successfully communicate both orally and in writing with operators, decision makers, regulatory agencies and other industry professionals.
- Ability to identify, locate, and explain infrastructure issues and challenges to operators and decision makers.
- Knowledge and understanding of CDPH regulations, monitoring, and reporting requirements.
- Well versed in State and Federal infrastructure funding programs.
- A valid California Driver’s License.
- Current California Water Treatment and Water Distribution Certifications of Grade 2 or higher.


Salary range is $60,000-$80,000 annually plus benefits, and is negotiable based on experience and qualifications.

In order to be considered for this position, please submit a detailed resume to Georgette Lynch (glynch@calruralwater.org). The Position will remain open for resumes until November 17th, 2014 at 5:00pm.

Posted October 27, 2014
System Operator -Howell Mountain Mutual Water Company
Contact Name: Bill Miller
E-mail: hmmwco@napanet.net
Job Description:
$4,833-$5,668 per month
Plus benefits

Howell Mountain Mutual Water Company owns a network of eight lakes and two wells plus a treatment plant that serves approximately 1,600 people in the Angwin and Deer Park communities. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting the System Manager in overseeing water quality, treatment plant and distribution systems and maintaining appropriate records to ensure compliance with State water quality requirements and addressing customer problems.

The Water Operator provides support to the System Manager in all aspects of treating our water supply and maintaining all equipment and facilities. In the absence of the System Manager the Water Operator will act in his place. The supply of water is a 24/7 operation and the Water Operator will be expected to respond to emergencies at any time, 7 days a week.

The Water Operator will already have California T2 and D1 licenses issued by the State Water Resources Control Board (Formerly CDPH). T1 applicants applying for a T2 license will also be considered. The company will encourage, train and support the incumbent to achieve T3 and D2 licenses. Ideally the candidate will have experience in a water supply company but similar experience in a plumbing, facilities or maintenance role may be acceptable. A practical aptitude with experience in electrical and mechanical systems is required. The position also involves extensive customer contact so a professional customer service personality and appearance are necessary.

Angwin is situated 6 miles north of St. Helena in the eastern hills of the Napa Valley and is the home to Pacific Union College.

If you are interested in this position, please go to www.hmmwco.com under the employment heading and download the application and job description. Send the completed application, your resume and contact information to hmmwco@napanet.net, 707-965-2655 (fax), or PO Box 9, Angwin CA 94508.

Posted October 15, 2014
Laborer -California Water Service Company
Contact Name: Kit Roggli
E-mail: kroggli@calwater.com
Job Description:
California Water Service Company (Cal Water) has an immediate opening for a Temp Laborer # 2014-1250 at our Marysville office. This position is responsible for repairing water mains, performing general clean up of grounds and facilities, assisting with general maintenance, and other duties as assigned. The position is located in Marysville, CA.Minimum Construction and plumbing experience desiredGrade II Distribution certificationMust be available for call outs, evenings, holidays, and weekend workMust live within 30 minutes of Marysville district officeValid driver license and good driving record requiredDeadline to submit resume is 10/17/2014.The Equal Opportunity Policy of the Company is based upon the philosophy that all people should be treated fairly and with dignity. California Water Service Company, Hawaii Water Service Company, New Mexico Water Service Company and Washington Water Service Company do not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or any other protected class. The Company makes all employment decisions in a non-discriminatory manner. EOE, VET, DISABILITIES.

Posted October 11, 2014
Plant Maintenance Mechanic -City of Galt
Contact Name: Toni Wipfli
E-mail: twipfli@ci.galt.ca.us

Job Description:
This position performs preventative maintenance and repair work on the City’s wastewater and water systems. Successful candidate will have experience in maintaining electrical pumps, motors, piping, hydraulic or pneumatic systems.The City offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits. 


Posted October 11, 2014
Temporary Office Clerk -Clearlake Oaks County Water District
Contact Name: Magen Estep
E-mail: m.estep@clocwd.org

Job Description:
Conditions of Employment: This position is an \"at will\" basis, meaning you may resign at any time and that the General Manager may terminate your employment at any time, with or without cause. This position is classified as a temporary 900 Hour Employee and reports directly to and receives general supervision from the General Manager.
Definition: This position is classified as a temporary position. Employee will be scheduled to work a maximum of 5 hours a day for 5 days a week. This position will not be scheduled nor paid for any holiday, sick and/or vacation days. This position does not offer any health or retirement benefits. Under the direction of the General Manager this position will be required to perform a variety of clerical duties.
Salary Range: $10.00 - $12.00 / hr
Example of Duties: Performance of basic customer service functions, including but not limited to: answering phones, direct calls, take messages, processing customer payments, balancing a cash drawer, preparing service work orders, opening and sorting mail, filing, scanning and organizing documents and performs all other duties and special projects as assigned by the General Manager.
Minimum Requirements:
Education: High School Graduate or equivalent. Supplemental education in business administration or administrative experience desired. Must possess a valid California Driver License.
Experience: Minimum of one year customer service experience. Computerized accounting/billing experience desired.
Knowledge of: Must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel and have knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures.
Ability To: Understand and follow oral and written instruction; communicate District policy to the public; work cooperatively with coworkers, developers, and the general public; keep accurate records; work independently with little supervision. Type 25 words per minute and ten key numeric pad. Ability to maintain good working relationships with fellow employees and to maintain good public relations. Ability to maintain a clean and professional appearance for themselves, staff and the District facilities they are responsible for.
Physical
Requirements:This position requires prolonged sitting, standing, walking, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, squatting, stooping, extended computer monitor exposure, repetitive hand motion, reaching, reading, writing, typing and lifting up to 25 pounds in performance of daily activities. Additionally, the position requires near vision in reading correspondence and statistical data on the computer. Acute hearing is required when providing telephone service and communicating in person and position requires responding to public inquiries and complaints in a tactful and courteous manner.

 

Posted October 1, 2014
Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator II/III Contact -City of Yreka
Name: Deborah Ramirez
E-mail: ramirez@ci.yreka.ca.us
Job Description:
WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR II

GENERAL PURPOSE:
Performs a variety of semi-skilled and skilled technical and maintenance work in the operation, maintenance and repair of wastewater treatment facilities. Performs all professional duties authorized by a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator II Certificate.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:
Works under the general supervision of the Wastewater Treatment Plant Manager and may work under the direct supervision of a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator III as assigned. Position requires a large degree of individual initiative, judgement, and responsibility in dealing with malfunctions and emergencies.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:
May serve as a lead worker over lower level operators, maintenance workers or seasonal employees.

May be assigned by the Wastewater Treatment Plant Manager to supervise all wastewater treatment operations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Monitors the performance of all equipment, gauges and charts in the Plant and lift stations; records statistical data on Plant operations; maintains, operates, repairs and replaces equipment as necessary; charts lab test results for trend analysis and maintains accurate records of analyses and test results; evaluates data and writes reports as required.

2. Operates, maintains and repairs malfunctions at the Wastewater Treatment Plant, lift stations and disposal areas; repairs gauges, pumps, filters, motors, recorders, analyzers and other controls and equipment including SCADA system components.

3. Collects samples and identifies concentrations of chemical, physical or biological characteristics of wastewater required in accordance with local, state and federal requirements; interprets tests and determines necessary changes in dosage and treatment processes; gathers and tests samples for Plant efficiency reports as required.

4. Performs quality control tests on lab equipment and lab analyses; evaluates procedures and results for accuracy and determines appropriate methods.

5. Assures that Plant operates within required standards.

6. Contains and disposes of hazardous wastes generated by the Plant.

7. Calibrates, modifies or repairs instrumentation and control equipment including recorders, flowmeters, analyzers, leak detectors, SCADA system and other monitoring equipment.

8. Monitors performance of electrical systems, circuits, and equipment.

9. Operates and maintains lift stations; cleans wet wells and operates pumps and valves to control and adjust flow and treatment processes.

10. May be assigned specific job responsibilities that will dictate day-to-day work activity. Additional assignments may be given at any time at the discretion of the Supervisor.

11. Uses a City vehicle while conducting City business.

12. May assist in training new employees.

13. Maintains the plans, drawings and schematics of electrical and other systems in the Plant.

14. May be assigned, temporarily or permanently, to work weekends, holidays, overtime and on call after regular business hours. Employee must live within 30 minutes response time of the City Service Center.

15. May be assigned to assist in the repair, maintenance, and replacement of city water, sewer, streets, storm drainage facilities and systems, and parks.

DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education and Experience:
1. Graduation from high school or GED equivalent, and supplemented by two (2) years post secondary college or technical training in biology, environmental science, chemistry, or a closely related field, or
2. Graduation from high school or GED equivalent, and two (2) years of experience in the operation of a wastewater treatment plant.
3. Any equivalent combination of education and experience.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
1. Working knowledge of equipment, facilities, materials, methods and procedures used in wastewater treatment plant maintenance and operation activities; working knowledge of laboratory procedures and practices;
2. Ability to repair and maintain varied mechanical and electrical equipment.
3. Ability to perform process control calculations; ability to work safely; ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other departments and the public; ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
1. Certification as a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Grade II issued by the State of California Water Resources Control Board.

2. Must possess and maintain a valid California Driver’s License.

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED:
Motor vehicles, generators, pumps, gauges, common hand and power tools, shovels, wrenches, detection devices, mobile radio, phone, calculator, and a variety of lab equipment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stand for long periods of time, walk; talk, hear; sit; climb, balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl; and smell.

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Employee must be physically capable of operating a vehicle safely.


WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside adverse weather conditions. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, risk of electrical shock, and vibration. The employee is frequently exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately loud.

PROBATIONARY PERIOD:
Employees serve a probationary period in accordance with the current MOU. During the probationary period the employee may be terminated without cause or recourse. The probationary period may be extended by the City Manager.

AGENCY SHOP REQUIREMENTS:
This job classification is represented by the Yreka City Employees\' Association, the employees of which are required, as a condition of employment, to either join the association and payassociation dues or pay an equivalent service fee.

SELECTION GUIDELINES:
Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interview and reference check; job related tests may be required.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Salary Range WWTP ii $2,924 - $3,919/mo
WWTP III $3,461 - $4,638/mo

Applications are available at 701 Fourth Street, Yreka, CA 96097 (530) 841-2337 or at our website at www.ci.yreka.ca.us

 
 

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