The ideal candidate will have knowledge of construction and maintenance of water distribution, wastewater collection, reclamation and related facilities.
The District currently has a temporary need for a Utility Worker. Temporary assignment could last up to 6 months. We are also accepting applications on a continuous basis for a Regular Utility Worker to establish an eligibility list, should a job opening become vacant.
Utility Worker I One (1) year experience working in construction or construction maintenance. Experience in water, wastewater, or water reclamation systems construction highly desirable.
Utility Worker II – Two (2) years’ experience working in construction and/or construction maintenance in water, wastewater, or recycled water systems or related experience.
EDUCATION: Both levels require a High School Diploma or G.E.D.
REQUIRED LICENSES AND/OR CERTIFICATIONS:
Both levels require a valid California Class C Driver's License with a safe driving record. A valid California Class A Driver's License and required endorsements is required within six (6) months of appointment (for Regular appointments). Must know how to drive a vehicle with manual transmission (e.g. stick shift). A Water Distribution Operator Certificate D-1 issued by California State Water Resource Control Board is desired for either level.
APPLY IMMEDIATELY: Applications will be accepted continuously until this job posting is inactivated. For information on the recruitment process, please go to the Employment section of our website. For information on application guidelines, please go to the Employment section of our website at www.otaywater.gov.
ABOUT OTAY WATER DISTRICT: The District is one of the fastest growing and most progressive water agencies in the region, now serving approximately 206,000 people in the rapidly expanding southeastern region of picturesque San Diego County. The District’s 125.5 square mile service area includes the communities of southern El Cajon, La Mesa, Rancho San Diego, Jamul, Spring Valley, Bonita, eastern Chula Vista, and the Otay Mesa area along the border with Mexico.
Located in Spring Valley, approximately 15 miles southeast of downtown San Diego, the District is close to all the cultural, educational, and recreational amenities of a large southern California metropolitan area without the daily congestion. The District employs 135 regular employees who are assigned to four major departments. The District takes pride in providing reliable, high-quality products, services, and support.