[skip to main content]

Employment Listings

Posted February 27, 2015
Utility District Superintendent -San Joaquin County Public Works Utility Districts Maintenance Division
Contact Name: Marie Sneed
E-mail: msneed@sjgov.org
Job Description:
The San Joaquin County Public Works Department is seeking a strong leader to manage the Utility Districts Maintenance Division. An ideal candidate will possess a high level of integrity and a strong sense of ethics; excellent written and verbal communication skills; demonstrated leadership skills, sound judgment; a positive attitude; proven ability to effectively manage and build consensus among staff; and an ability to motivate staff and support their professional development; and the required Wastewater and Water Operator certificates.

The Utility Maintenance Division is comprised of 24 employees responsible for providing domestic water, sanitary sewer, and storm drain services to the residents within the various utility districts within San Joaquin County. The Division is committed to environmentally sound business practices. In addition to recycling and re-use programs, the Division has developed a pump efficiency testing program to maximize energy efficiencies at County maintained well sites.

For a complete job description, please visit the San Joaquin County employment website at www.jobaps.com/sjq.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Certificate: Possession of a valid Grade 3 Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator certificate issued by the State of California, State Water Resources Control Board; a valid Grade T2 Water Treatment Operator Certificate and a valid Grade D2 Water Distributions Operator certificate issued by the Water Resources Control Board.

Special Requirement: If newly hired incumbents do not hold the valid certification of level Grade 3 Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator, they shall have one (1) year from the date the first state examination is offered to obtain the required certification. Failure to successfully pass the exam and obtain the required certification may result in release from the position. (Note: Candidates who are applying without the level Grade 3 Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator certificate must possess the Grade 2 level of certification.)

License: Possession of a valid California driver’s license.

How to Apply:
Completed application package including supplemental application must be submitted to the Human Resources Division by the final filing date: March 20, 2015

Apply Online Today: www.sjgov.org/hr

Or submit your application, supplemental and resume to:

San Joaquin County Human Resources
Attn: Marie Sneed
44 N. San Joaquin Street Suite 330
Stockton, CA 95202

Tel: 209.468.9755
Fax: 209.468.0508

All applications will be reviewed for qualifications. Qualified applicants may be invited to participate in an oral examination interview, with top scoring candidates being referred to the Public Works Department for the selection process.

Posted February 20, 2015
Operator l/ll/lll - Selma-Kingsburg-Fowler County Sanitation District
OPERATOR I/II/III – (Salary: Operator I $3,148 - $4,017/mo, Operator II $3,390 - $4,326/mo, Operator III $3,650 - $4,659/mo) Up to 7.5% wage rate increase for additional certification pay. Performs skilled and semi-skilled tasks in the operation and maintenance of the wastewater treatment plant and facilities Possess and maintain a valid California Class C driver’s license. Education equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade with supplemental course work in the treatment of wastewater. Operator I - Possession and maintenance of a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Grade I certificate issued by the State Water Resources Control Board. One or more years of experience in the operation of a wastewater treatment plant. Incumbents at this level are required to obtain and maintain a Grade II certificate within 18 months of hire date. Operator II - Possession and maintenance of a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Grade II certificate issued by the State Water Resources Control Board. Two or more years of experience in the operation of a wastewater treatment plant. Incumbents at this level are required to obtain and maintain a Grade III certificate within 30 months of hire date. Operator III - Possession and maintenance of a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Grade III certificate issued by the State Water Resources Control Board. Three or more years of experience in the operation of a wastewater treatment plant. Application for Employment may be filled out in person at the District office between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., weekdays or on-line at www.skfcsd.org. The filing deadline is March 13, 2015 at 3:30 p.m. Selma-Kingsburg-Fowler County Sanitation District, 11301 E. Conejo Ave., Kingsburg, CA. (559) 897-6500. EOE.

Posted February 18, 2015
Water Systems Technician / Operator 2 - The Santa Lucia Preserve Water Department
Contact Name: Aaron Dula
E-mail: adula@santaluciapreserve.com

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 does not need to be well-versed in all of our various system components, but 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:
-Pipefitting/plumbing installations & repairs
-Leak detection, isolation & repairs
-Electrical troubleshooting, diagnosis & repairs
-Service meter installations & repairs
-Disinfection system O & M
-Chlorine residual testing & data collection
-PRV maintenance & repairs
-Pump/Motor maintenance
-Develop materials lists; purchase parts & supplies
-Recordkeeping

Experience: 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). Certified electrician and/or backflow prevention assembly tester a plus!

Other Qualifications:
-Legible handwriting
-Highly organized
-Self-motivated
-Pursuing further certifications & continuing education
-Available/On-call in case of system emergencies
-Good team communication skills
-Basic computer skills

Compensation & Benefits:
-Competitive Wages, DOE
-Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k
-Paid Holidays, Sick, Vacation, etc.
-Vehicle, Mobile Phone, Uniform

 

Posted February 18, 2015
Sewer System Maintenance Technician I - Selma-Kingsburg-Fowler County Sanitation District
Contact Name: Tricia Miller
E-mail: tmiller@skfcsd.org
Job Description:
Under the close and direct supervision of the Assistant Maintenance Supervisor, performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled tasks in the cleaning, maintenance, inspection, and repair of the District’s wastewater collection system, both on regular and stand-by duty.
SALARY: $2,996.32 – 3,824.15 per month
REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a valid California Class C driver’s license at time of appointment and ability to obtain and maintain an unrestricted Class B driver’s license with tank and air brake endorsements within the first six months of employment. Possession and maintenance of a Grade I Collections System Maintenance Certification issued by the California Water Environment Association Technical Certification Program within two years of hire date. Must reside within five (5) miles of District boundary.

Posted February 2, 2015
State Revolving Fund (SRF) Program Specialist (Northern California Service areas) - California Rural Water Association

Please send resumes to:
CRWA, 4131 Northgate Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95834
Attn: Jeff Ortmeier, SRF Program Manager
Position open until filled.
Type of position: Full-time
Hours: Exempt

GENERAL DESCRIPTION
The basic function of the SRF Program Specialist is to provide training, Technical Managerial and Financial assessments, Funding application assistance and 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).

ACTIVITIES
Some duties of the SRF Program Specialist are:

-Perform duties and meet responsibilities as outlined in CRWA and SWRCB guidelines.
-Travel extensively to offer on-site assistance to small water systems which are pursuing funding, have significant problems complying with requirements or have other significant problems as determined by SWRCB.
-Provide training assistance in all areas of operations, maintenance, management, conservation, and compliance with regulations when requested.
- Maintain a working knowledge of all operations, management, regulations, and system-specific issues necessary to advance the performance of program requirements.
-Act as a liaison among state, federal, industry and trade organizations, and agencies relating to program activities and industry issues.
-Develop an informational article for each quarterly publication of the California Water Journal.
-Plan, implement and conduct quality training when requested, including the Annual Technical Conference (EXPO)
-Attend SWRCB training sessions and the CRWA Annual Technical Conference (EXPO)
- Perform other duties as may be assigned.
-Have frequent contact with water system personnel, government personnel, elected officials, industry representatives, and technical organizations.
-Assist water systems making application to a variety of State sponsored Funding Programs

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

-Multi-year employment required (five years’ experience preferred) in working for, operating, and managing a rural/community water system.
-Technical knowledge of operating and managing a rural/community water system.
-Ability to communicate both orally and in writing with operators and decision makers, regulatory agencies and other professionals.
-Proficiency with MS Office applications (Word, Excel, and Access), email and Internet.
-Ability to identify, locate and explain water problems to operators and decision makers.
-Knowledge and understanding of SWRCB regulations, monitoring and reporting requirements.
-Willingness to travel extensively to provide technical assistance and provide presentations at evening meetings.
-Working knowledge of SRF funding and TMF assessment requirements and procedures.
-Working knowledge of rate structures.
-Must have Water Treatment 2 (T-2) certification.
-Written approval from SWRCB prior to employment.
-Possession of a valid California Driver’s License.


SALARY AND BENEFITS
The SRF Program Specialist is a full-time employee, subject to all CRWA benefits, policies and procedures. Salary: approximately 65K annually DOQ and experience.

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 RESUMES to: CRWA, 4131 Northgate Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95834

Posted February 2, 2015
Senior Utility Worker - City of Morgan Hill
E-mail: erica.corona@morganhill.ca.gov
Job Description:
SENIOR UTILITY WORKER

$5,165 - $6,593 monthly plus generous benefits package

The City of Morgan Hill (est. pop. 41,197) is recruiting for the position of Senior Utility Worker. This is a journey-level position that works under the general supervision of the Utility Supervisor. The incumbent lead direction to crews in the utility maintenance operations assigned to maintain the City\'s water distribution and sewer collection systems, performs advanced skilled water supply and wastewater collection system maintenance work, may be assigned to provide training and lead direction for a small staff of Utility Workers who install, repairs or replaces water meters, reads meters in an assigned area to record water consumption for a given period and performs related work as required.

QUALIFICATIONS: A high school degree or equivalent is required. The ideal candidate will have two years of semi-skilled and skilled maintenance work on pumps, motors, pipelines and related facilities as are found in a water/wastewater utility. In addition, it is preferable that the two years of experience also include experience operating excavation equipment such as a backhoe. Possession of a State of California D-II Water Distribution Operator Certificate at the time of hire, possession of a California Grade I Water Treatment Operator Certificate, and a California Water Environment Association Grade I Collection System Maintenance Certificate within probationary period are highly desired. California Class C drivers license is required at time of hire. Class A drivers permit is required within six months of hire date, and Class A drivers license is required within one year of hire.

APPLY BY: Friday, February 13, 2015. The tentative recruitment schedule has an oral board the week of February 23. Please be aware that this timeline is not absolute, and may vary for a number of reasons. Please ensure to submit an application, cover letter, and resume at minimum to be considered for the position. You may submit these materials to us online at http://www.morganhill.ca.gov

Posted February 2, 2015
Utility Supervisor - City of Morgan Hill
Contact Name: Erica Corona
E-mail: erica.corona@morganhill.ca.gov
Job Description:
UTILITY SUPERVISOR

$6,919 – $8,829 monthly plus generous benefits package

The City of Morgan Hill (est. pop. 41,197) is recruiting for the position of Utility Supervisor. This position supervises, schedules, and coordinates the utility operations and personnel assigned in the repair and maintenance of water and wastewater facilities; performs related administrative tasks in the operation of assigned work unit. This Utility Supervisor reports to the Utility Systems Manager and provides oversight and is responsible for directing personnel assigned to the maintenance of the City’s water production, storage and distribution systems and wastewater collection systems. Incumbent is also responsible for ensuring that day-to-day maintenance activities are in conformance with generally accepted principles, standards, laws, and regulations governing the utility maintenance department. As a supervisor, the Utility Supervisor independently directs and reviews the work of assigned staff in the maintenance and repair of potable water production, storage and distribution facilities and wastewater collection systems.

QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal candidate will have a high school degree or equivalent with at least 10 units in accredited courses pertaining to Public Works utility maintenance and/or personnel supervision. Four years of progressively responsible experience, with a minimum of two years in a lead worker or supervisory capacity, in work involving a Public Works equipment operation and Public Works related water and sewer maintenance functions is required. California Class C driver’s license required at time of hire, with a Class A driving permit within six months of hire and a valid Class A drivers license within one year of hire. State of California Water Distribution Grade II Certificate, Collection System Grade 4 Certificate, Cross Control Connection Certificate within one year of hire and valid State of California Grade II Water Treatment Operator certification desired.

APPLY BY: Friday, February 13, 2015. The tentative recruitment schedule has an oral board the week of February 23. Please be aware that this timeline is not absolute, and may vary for a number of reasons. Please ensure to submit an application, cover letter, and resume at minimum to be considered for the position. You may submit these materials to us online at http://www.morganhill.ca.gov

 

employadbutt.jpg