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Posting July 21, 2016
System Name: California Rural Water Association
Position Title: State Revolving Fund (SRF) Capacity Development Specialist (CDS)
Contact Name: Michelle Maclellan
Contact Email: mmaclellan@calruralwater.org
Salary Range: $60k -$70k, DOQ, (plus benefits)
Job Location: central California

The California Rural Water Association (CRWA) is a non-profit, 501(c3) membership organization that has over 1,150 utility members throughout the state. CRWA is currently accepting application for the position of Capacity Development Specialist which is a field position within the SRF Program as established at CRWA.

This position will provide targeted capacity development assistance and training to small and rural water systems throughout California. The CDS provides funding application assistance as well as on-site technical assistance to rural water systems and small municipalities while managing the program’s administrative affairs and promoting the California Rural Water Association (CRWA). The CDS position is a full-time exempt position. Salary range is $60-70k annually DOQ with full benefits. The ideal candidate should reside in Central California or be willing to relocate to that area.

Employment Requirements:
     • Must have Water Treatment 2 (T-2) certification or the ability to obtain the T2 within 6 months of employment.
     • Multi-year employment experience required (five years’ experience preferred) in working for, operating, and/or managing water system.
     • Applicants must demonstrate technical knowledge in the operations and management a water system.
     • Applicants should have the ability to communicate both orally and in writing with operators and decision makers, regulatory agencies, and other professionals.
     • Applicants will need to demonstrate proficiency with MS Office applications (Word, Excel, and Access), email and Internet and have the ability to identify, locate, and explain water issues and challenges to operators and decision makers.
     • Applicants should have an understanding of SWRCB regulations, monitoring and reporting Requirements as they apply to the operations and management of a water system.
     • Applicants must be willing to travel extensively to provide technical assistance and provide presentations at evening meetings. (2-3 days per week of travel on the average).
     • Applicants will need to be comfortable with time management and scheduling work independently as they will be working from a home office.
     • Applicants will need to demonstrate working knowledge of SRF funding and TMF assessment procedures.
     • Applicants need to possess a valid Driver’s License.

Please note: this is an abbreviated job description. Background checks will be performed on all candidates being considered for employment. Interviews will be conducted at the CRWA Headquarters located at 4131 Northgate Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95834.

Please mail resume to CRWA, 4131 Northgate Blvd, Sacramento CA 95834, Attn: Jeff Ortmeier, SRF Program Manager, or email to MichelleMichelle Maclellan at mmaclellan@calruralwater.org. Position open until filled.

California Rural Water Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer
 

Posting July 20, 2016
System Name: City of Exeter
Position Title: Wastewater Operator II
Contact Name: Sandra Guillen
Contact Email: sguillen@exetercityhall.com
Salary Range: Five-step salary plan ($4,007-$4,919/Mo)

Job Description:
Recruitment is open for the position of Wastewater Operator II. Under direction, assists in the operation of a wastewater treatment plant on an assigned shift and performs other related work as required which may be of a limited and temporary nature across department lines.

Special Requirements:
     • Possession of or ability to obtain a valid California driver’s license by time of appointment
     • Possession of a Grade II Operator License as required and issued by the State Water Resources Control Board

First 25 applications will be accepted or recruitment will remain open until 5:00 P.M., August 3, 2016 whichever occurs first (faxed applications not accepted). Apply by completing a City of Exeter Employment Application. The application may be obtained at the City of Exeter Administration Office, 100 N. C Street, Exeter CA 93221. For any further information please contact City of Exeter at (559) 592-9244.

The City of Exeter is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Posting July 20, 2016
System Name: City of San Luis Obispo
Position Title: Water Distribution System Operator
Contact Name: Sharon Seitz
Contact Email: sseitz@slocity.org

Job Summary:
Performs a variety of skilled work associated with general oversight, construction, maintenance and emergency repair of a California Department of Health Services designated D4 water distribution system. The City’s complex water distribution system consists of over 160 miles of pipeline, 14,400+ metered water services, 16 pressure zones, and numerous tanks, pump stations and pressure regulating facilities.

Operates automotive and specialized equipment. Delegates, gives direction, and provides oversight to others on a crew to ensure the successful completion of work projects assigned. Plans, directs, monitors, reports and completes work related to the City’s water distribution system. Positions in this classification are required to comply with all conditions of the City’s “Low Threat Discharge Permit” issued by the Regional Water Quality Control Board which includes water quality sampling and analysis. Cross-trains in all aspects of the customer service section including but not limited to reading and installing water meters and responding to customer complaints, water quality inquiries, and water pressure concerns. Job incumbents will be required to obtain increasing levels of Water Operator Certification from the State Department of Health Services progressing to an advanced journey level (D3 certification) of classification as specified below.

CLASS CHARACTERISTICS:
This position is part of the “Skills Based Pay” (SBP) program. Employees in this position shall have the opportunity to advance within the range. Advancement shall be based on attainment and continued demonstrated performance of the required knowledge, skills, and abilities, and/or required certifications, and the approval of the department head.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED:
Employees in this classification receive limited supervision from the Water Distribution Supervisor within a framework of standard policies and procedures. Positions in this class work independently while on mandatory standby/callout.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Minimum entry level requirements are a high school graduation or G.E.D., mechanical aptitude, and demonstrated interest in advancement in a challenging, technical field.
Higher initial placement in the salary band is negotiable with higher levels of education and/or experience. Highly desirable traits include:
     • Current CADHS Water Distribution Operator certification.
     • Related college education such as water system hydraulics, mechanical technology, chemistry, etc.
     • Specialized training related to the water distribution field.
     • Work experience in the water distribution field at a water system performing actual work in operation and maintenance of underground pipelines and repair of pumps, motors, pressure regulating facilities and related equipment.
     • Operator experience as a certified distribution operator at a D3 or higher water system.

To see the full job description and to be considered for this opportunity, please apply online our website www.slocity.org. (Click on “job openings”, then click on the “Water Distribution System Operator” position and “apply”.)

 

Posting July 7, 2016
System Name: : Lake Shastina Community Services District
Position Title: Maintenance Worker III
Contact Name: Sylvia
Contact Email: info@lakeshastina.com
Salary Range: $16.32 - $19.09/hr. DOE

LAKE SHASTINA COMMUNITY SERVICES DISTRICT is currently accepting applications for full-time Maintenance Worker III. Current CA DL and current Grade I or II Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Certificate required. Salary $16.32 - $19.09/hr. DOE, retirement contribution, medical, dental and vision insurance, vacation, sick leave and holidays. Application and job description available by contacting the District office at (530) 938-3281, or by visiting our Job Opportunities page.

 

Posting June 7, 2016
System Name: San Miguelito Mutual Water Company
Position Title: System Operator II
Job Category: Water and Sewers
Job Type: Full-time (with rotating on-call)
Salary Range: $18.74-$25.38 per hour, D.O.E.

Application available at smmwc.com.
Please mail completed application to:

    San Miguelito Mutual Water Company
    Attn: General Manager
    PO Box 2120
    Avila Beach, CA 93424-2120
Or deliver in person at:
    1561 Sparrow St
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93405

Company Information: The San Miguelito Mutual Water Company serves approximately 1,400 residential and business customers, in the San Luis Bay Estates area of Avila Beach. The Company is responsible for local water supply, the monitoring and maintenance of water quality, the operation and repair of the water system, the operation, maintenance and repair of the waste water collection system and the planning of preventive maintenance for both systems.

Minimum Qualifications:
     • High school diploma or equivalent
     • Familiar with PC applications such as Windows, Excel, Spreadsheets and Internet
     • Have good communication (both written and verbal) and organizational skills
     • Maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities which may include standing, walking, sitting, for extended periods of time, lifting, pulling, pushing heavy loads (up to 50lbs.), bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, climbing, reaching over head with arms, use of hands to grip, grasp, handle or feel
     • Valid California Driver’s Class C License
     • Overtime and on-call duties are required with a maximum 30 minute response time
     • May include working in all weather conditions, during all hours of the day

Technical Skills and Experience:
     • Requires possession of a State of California Department of Health Grade T2 & D2 or obtain within one year of placement in this position and 2 years of related field experience
     • SWRCB Grade 2 Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Certificate or obtain within one year of placement in this position
     • Intermediate math skills
     • Familiarity of hydraulics, chemistry and biology in water and wastewater treatment

Qualities of a Successful Water Supply Operator II:
     • Trustworthy; strong personal integrity
     • Demonstrates strong level of accountability and ownership
     • Collaborative/Team oriented
     • Emotional Maturity
     • Exhibits professionalism with co-workers and external customers
     • Organized with strong attention to detail and time management skills
     • High degree of initiative; self-starter

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
     • Operates and monitors, under general direction, a variety of water supply and treatment equipment such as:
          – Groundwater wells
          – Pumping systems
          – Chemical feeders
          – Measuring and control systems
          – Filtration and exchange units
     • Performs maintenance of plant equipment and facilities
     • Conducts water level measurements and interprets data
     • Loads and unloads chemicals
     • Collects samples for analytical purposes
     • Performs basic and intermediate laboratory analytical techniques on water samples
     • Performs calculations related to dosing, flow rates, and other weights and measures
     • Complies with all safety standards and practices as they pertain to equipment, facility operations and chemical handling
     • Water meter installations
     • Maintain all facilities, keeping the inside and outside neat and clean
     • Underground Service Alerts – locate and mark
     • Share on-call and weekend duties
     • Respond to customer inquires/complaints
     • May require after hour work due to 24 hour system operations
     • Available for emergency response, 24 hours/day, seven days/week
     • Performs other duties as assigned

The above job description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills or competencies associated with this job.

 

Posting July 5, 2016
System Name: : Lower Lake County Waterworks District No. 1
Position Title: Accounts Payable/Receivable Clerk
Contact Name: Phil Spooner
Contact Email: lowerlakewater@mchsi.com
Salary Range: Salary D.O.E.

Lower Lake County Waterworks District has an immediate opening for an A/P, A/R Clerk. Excellent Benefits. Salary D.O.E. Apply at 16254 Main St., Lower Lake, CA between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., M-F, or email resume to lowerlakewater@mchsi.com. Open until filled. E.O.E/A.A.E.

 

Posting July 5, 2016
System Name: : Lower Lake County Waterworks District No. 1
Position Title: Secretary/Bookkeeper
Contact Name: Phil Spooner
Contact Email: lowerlakewater@mchsi.com
Salary Range: Salary D.O.E.

Lower Lake County Waterworks District has an immediate opening for a Secretary/Bookkeeper. Excellent Benefits. Salary D.O.E. Apply at 16254 Main St., Lower Lake, CA between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., M-F, or email resume to lowerlakewater@mchsi.com. Open until filled. E.O.E/A.A.E.

 

Posting July 5, 2016
System Name: Smith River Community Services District
Position Title: General Manager
Contact Name: Venus
Contact Email: vmmyers@srwater.net
Salary Range: Wages negotiable DOQ

Smith River Community Services District has an opening for the position of General Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for the overall management and administration of the District and it’s water system. This individual must be self-starting, motivated, and willing to work hands-on.

Required skills include all aspects of maintaining existing infrastructure, including inspections repairs and adjustments of pumps, electric motors, valves, meters, and chemical feeders. Budgeting experience, customer service expertise, supervisory experience, excellent written and verbal communication skills are also necessary. This position involves working with a 5-member elected governing board, and involves working with QuickBooks, Word and Excel. Duties include personnel management, public relations, planning and forecasting, Board/Committee support, administrative services, office management, water system capital projects management, and acting as liaison with other agencies and vendors. Training will be provided. This is a hourly position, and wages are negotiable DOQ.

To apply, please submit an application, cover letter, resume, and three references. All hiring materials can be obtained from and submitted Smith River Community Service District, 214 First Street, Smith River, CA 95567 Phone:707 487-5381, Fax: 707 487-5191. Applications accepted until 7/31/16.

 

Posting June 30, 2016
System Name: County of San Joaquin Utilities
Position Title: Utility District Assistant Superintendent
Contact Name: Lisa Nebe
Contact Email: lnebe@sjgov.org
Salary Range: $5,369.87 - $6,527.73/month

Job Description: The San Joaquin County Public Works Department is seeking a strong manager who will assist with the planning, directing and supervision of the operation and maintenance of the division’s equipment and facilities. The Utility District Assistant Superintendent reports to the Utility District Superintendent and is responsible for the overall operations of the water, sewer and storm drainage systems and maintenance of the related machinery, equipment, lines, buildings and grounds.

Employment Requirements:
     • An ideal candidate will possess a high level of integrity and strong sense of ethics;
     • excellent written and verbal communication skills;
     • demonstrated leadership skills, sound judgment, and a positive attitude;
     • proven ability to effectively manage and build consensus among staff, and to motivate staff and support their professional development;
     • and possess the required Wastewater and Water Operator certificates.

Special Application Requirements: 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 of July 22, 2016 at 11:59 PM.

Apply online at www.sjgov.org/hr; or submit application to: San Joaquin County Human Resources, 44 N. San Joaquin Street, Suite 330, Stockton, CA 95202. For additional information regarding this position, please go to our website at www.sjgov.org/hr.

 

Posting June 28, 2016
System Name: California Rural Water Association
Position Title: State Revolving Fund (SRF) Capacity Development Specialist (CDS)
Contact Name: Michelle Maclellan
Contact Email: mmaclellan@calruralwater.org
Salary Range: $60k -$70k, DOQ, (plus benefits)
Job Location: central California

The California Rural Water Association (CRWA) is a non-profit, 501(c3) membership organization that has over 1,150 utility members throughout the state. CRWA is currently accepting application for the position of Capacity Development Specialist which is a field position within the SRF Program as established at CRWA.

This position will provide targeted capacity development assistance and training to small and rural water systems throughout California. The CDS provides funding application assistance as well as on-site technical assistance to rural water systems and small municipalities while managing the program’s administrative affairs and promoting the California Rural Water Association (CRWA). The CDS position is a full-time exempt position. Salary range is $60-70k annually DOQ with full benefits. The ideal candidate should reside in Central California or be willing to relocate to that area.

Employment Requirements:
     • Must have Water Treatment 2 (T-2) certification or the ability to obtain the T2 within 6 months of employment.
     • Multi-year employment experience required (five years’ experience preferred) in working for, operating, and/or managing water system.
     • Applicants must demonstrate technical knowledge in the operations and management a water system.
     • Applicants should have the ability to communicate both orally and in writing with operators and decision makers, regulatory agencies, and other professionals.
     • Applicants will need to demonstrate proficiency with MS Office applications (Word, Excel, and Access), email and Internet and have the ability to identify, locate, and explain water issues and challenges to operators and decision makers.
     • Applicants should have an understanding of SWRCB regulations, monitoring and reporting Requirements as they apply to the operations and management of a water system.
     • Applicants must be willing to travel extensively to provide technical assistance and provide presentations at evening meetings. (2-3 days per week of travel on the average).
     • Applicants will need to be comfortable with time management and scheduling work independently as they will be working from a home office.
     • Applicants will need to demonstrate working knowledge of SRF funding and TMF assessment procedures.
     • Applicants need to possess a valid Driver’s License.

Please note: this is an abbreviated job description. Background checks will be performed on all candidates being considered for employment. Interviews will be conducted at the CRWA Headquarters located at 4131 Northgate Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95834.

Please mail resume to CRWA, 4131 Northgate Blvd, Sacramento CA 95834, Attn: Jeff Ortmeier, SRF Program Manager, or email to MichelleMichelle Maclellan at mmaclellan@calruralwater.org. Position open until filled.

California Rural Water Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer
 

Posting June 28, 2016
System Name: Redway Community Services District
Position Title: Maintenance Worker
Contact Name: Glenn Gradin
Contact Email: redwaycsd@gmail.com
Salary Range: $17 to $20 per hour - DOE
Benefits: eligible for RCSD benefit package after 90 day trial period

Job Description:
He/She will perform maintenance of facilities and equipment as assigned. Maintain documentation of work performed during each shift. Be able to respond during periods of unusual or emergency situations.

Basic Qualifications:
Be familiar with the use and operation of various hand and power tools used to construct and/or repair buildings and mechanical equipment. Be able to work independently with little supervision. Be familiar with the operation of, and have the ability to enter data into, a personal computer. Be physically able to lift and carry 50 pounds.

Employment Requirements:
High school diploma or equivalent. Possess a valid California driver’s license. Be available to assist “on-call” operator after hours as needed. Participate in the Safety Program and be physically able to use required safety equipment. Experience with repair, troubleshooting and maintenance of mechanical, electrical and plumbing installations is a plus.

Responsibilities:
     • Perform duties as assigned by Operation Manager
     • Report all emergencies to Operations Manager
     • Maintain effective working relationship with fellow employees
     • Conduct oneself under the guidelines of the District Ordinances, Personnel and Safety Policies
     • Follow established District Maintenance and Operational guidelines and procedures

Typical Duties
     • Perform inspections and maintenance procedures on equipment
     • Assist in the replacement and/or reading of water meters
     • Maintain grounds around District facilities and janitorial duties as assigned
     • Work around sewage collection systems and treatment plants
     • Record-keeping as required, time cards, maintenance records, etc., on computer

This position is established as full-time, at 32 to 40 hours per week. Eligible for RCSD benefit package after 90 day trial period. All Redway Community Services District staff are “at will employees.” For a complete job requirements, description and application contact us via email or (707)923-3101

 
 

 

 

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