Career Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in becoming part of the Valley County Water District team. Updates to the career opportunities and open recruitment processes are made to this site as they become available. Valley County Water District will accept employment applications for open recruitment processes and unsolicited recruitment processes.

Employment Opportunity

The District is currently hiring an intern to assist in the Operations and Treatment Departments (click here for flyer). Under direct supervision from the Operations and Maintenance Manager, performs a variety of tasks in the operations, maintenance, and distribution systems facilities; specifically, replacing meters, reading meters, removing debris from meter boxes, making general repairs on meters, and performing related duties as assigned (click here for Job Class Specification).

Qualifications

Any combination equivalent to experience and training that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge, skills, and abilities would be:

1. Graduation from high school G.E.D equivalent;
2. Knowledge of and ability to perform general maintenance tasks.

The District intends to maintain Interns at up to 40 hours per week. The program is designed to run up to 6-months or 1,000 hours, but can extend longer depending on current work/project needs. Interns will be provided boots, uniforms, tools and equipment needed for the position. All interns will be provided 24 hours of paid sick leave (available after an 90- day waiting period), Health Insurance, and Workers Compensation.

How to Apply:

Submit your application (click here for application) and resume via mail at 14521 Ramona Blvd. Baldwin Park, CA 91706, or by email to Priscilla Aceituno at paceituno@vcwd.org on or before Thursday, April 21, 2022 at 5:00pm. 

Valley County Water District is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates shall be hired without regard to:

  • Age
  • Ancestry
  • Citizenship
  • Color
  • Creed
  • Gender identity or expression
  • Genetic information
  • Marital or pregnancy/childbirth status
  • Medical condition
  • Mental disability
  • National origin
  • Physical disability
  • Race
  • Religion
  • Sex
  • Sexual orientation
  • Veteran status or past military service

Selection Process

All interested candidates are invited to apply for open positions. Please ensure that you have read and understand the essential requirements for any open positions. Valley County Water District will only accept applications when an open recruitment for a position exists.

Applications postmarked after the final filing date will not be accepted.

Other Employment Websites & Resources

Valley County Water District is just one of several public and private drinking water utilities throughout the State of California. If you are interested in starting a career in the drinking water industry, please visit the following links. These are public resources available to assist you in a successful employment search.

Brown & Caldwell Water Jobs

Brown and Caldwell Water Jobs is a recruitment website where most public and private drinking water utilities post available career opportunities and open recruitment processes.

Community Colleges

Citrus College and Mount San Antonio College have designed water technology programs to prepare students for employment in the public drinking water industry and to qualify water industry professionals for a more responsible position within the industry. The courses also help prepare individuals for the State of California Department of Public Health Water Treatment Operator and Water Distribution Operator exams.

State Resources

In 2001, the State of California Department of Public Health established the Operator Certification Program to include both Water Treatment Operator certifications and Water Distribution Operator certifications. Most drinking water employment positions, especially those designated to work with treatment and distribution system operations, require a certain level of certification with the State Water Resources Control Board.

Contact

Should you have any questions or concerns, please email Human Resources Coordinator Priscilla Aceituno or call at 626-338-7301.