Sr. Utility Worker/Equipment Operator

Otay Water District | Spring Valley, CA

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Posted Date 4/22/2019

The Sr. Utility Worker/Equipment Operator will have knowledge of construction and maintenance of water distribution, wastewater collection, reclamation, and other related facilities.

SALARY: $31.57 - $39.47/HOURLY

BENEFITS: Partial listing includes medical and dental 100% paid by the District for employee and 88% paid for dependents, paid leave including 14 holidays and life insurance, CalPERS Retirement, retirement health benefits, education reimbursement, and much more. 

Three (3) years of field experience in the operation, construction and maintenance of water, wastewater and/or water reclamation systems; including two (2) years’ experience in operating heavy equipment, backhoes and/or loaders.


  • A valid California Class A Driver's License and required endorsements is required within three (3) months of employment and a safe driving record.


  • Water Distribution Operator D-1 Certificate issued by the California State Water Resources Control Board desirable.


  • Certification as Collection System Maintenance Grade I issued by the California Water Environment Association (CWEA) desirable.


High school diploma or G.E.D.

APPLY IMMEDIATELY: Applications will be accepted until there are a sufficient number of highly qualified applicants from which to make a selection. However, for the earliest consideration, please submit your application materials by May 3, 2019. For information on application guidelines and to apply, please go to the Employment section of our website at

ABOUT OTAY WATER DISTRICT: The District is one of the fastest growing and most progressive water agencies in the region, now serving approximately 220,000 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 134 regular employees and takes pride in providing reliable, high-quality products, services, and support. 

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