Brine Line Operator I

Santa Ana Watershed | Riverside, CA

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Posted Date 11/26/2019

$56,141.29 – $68,240.09 annually (Brine Line Operator I)
$85,425.62 - $103,835.37 (Brine Line Operator II)

The Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority (SAWPA) is recruiting for one Brine Line Operator position to join SAWPA’s energetic and innovative team as part of an Operations team performing field tasks for the daily operations, maintenance, repair and rehabilitation of the Inland Empire Brine Line and SAWPA facilities.  SAWPA is a dynamic and challenging regional watershed-based public agency with the mission to protect the Santa Ana River basin water resources.  Incumbent appointment at the I or II level will be based on qualifications and experience.  Reference the posted job description and additional materials  at for more information.  SAWPA is a joint powers authority with five member agencies in Southern California and serves as a leader in 21st Century thinking and collaboration supporting integrated water resource planning within the Santa Ana River Watershed.

Interview/Exam Process
Applications will be competitively screened based on minimum qualifications of the position.  Based on a review of the application materials, the most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in the interview/examination process, which may consist of an oral, written and practical examination process or other appropriate job-related selection process.  The Agency reserves the right to modify the interview/exam process at its discretion.

Selection Process
Incomplete applications materials, false statements, omission of a material fact, or partial information will result in disqualification.  Any candidate selected for hire will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a comprehensive background investigation, as well as medical exam(s) administered by an agency-selected physician(s) before hire, and will be required to submit a verification of the legal right to work in the United States.  After appointment, employees must satisfactorily complete a probationary period to be eligible for regular status.  In accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, all new employees must produce proof of eligibility to work in the United States within the first three (3) days of employment.  The Agency reserves the right to modify the selection process at its discretion.

Proof of Education
Any successful candidate selected will be required to submit proof of education, certification, etc. (i.e., original copy of the diploma or college/university transcripts), set forth on the candidate’s submitted employment application.

Application Procedure and Deadline
This position is open until filled and may close at any time without notice.  The first review of applications will be January 8, 2020.  A fully completed, signed SAWPA employment application must be submitted in order to receive consideration; if you submit multiple applications, ONLY your most recent application and attachments provided at that time will be considered.  A cover letter and resumé are welcome, but are not accepted as a replacement or substitute for a complete, accurate SAWPA employment application.  SAWPA reserves the right to reject all applications.  Application may be submitted in person, by sending to SAWPA, Attn:  Recruitments, 11615 Sterling Avenue, Riverside, CA 92503, or via email at (The subject line of your email must read:  Brine Line Operator Position.).  All communications regarding the selection process will be via email.  Applicants are encouraged to check their e-mails frequently to obtain any correspondence associated with this recruitment, make sure the email provided on the application is always current, an update your spam, junk, bulk and firewall settings.  It is the applicant’s responsibility to provide accurate, updated information. 

The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Entry Level

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