Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Valley Center Municipal Water District serves mostly agriculture in the beautiful town of Valley Center, which is located northeast of Escondido in North San Diego County. Approximately 24,000 people live within the District. The District covers 100 square miles of which approximately 59% receives water services. The District provides a highly desirable, comprehensive employee benefits package. Post-offer physical, drug screening, background investigation and acceptable proof of right to work is required. Application packets are available either on-line or at 29300 Valley Center Road from 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM M-F.

EOE Valley Center MWD is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, disability, marital status, national origin, religious beliefs, gender, sexual orientation or any other status protected by law. Qualified disabled applicants with special needs must notify the District in advance, and whenever possible a reasonable accommodation will be made available.

Recruiting announcements are for general information only and do not constitute an express or implied contract and may be modified or revoked without prior notice.

Employment Opportunities:

The District is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of Senior Engineer.

This is an exempt, single incumbent, professional level class responsible for managing engineering department staff and a variety of complex capital improvement projects to include: oversight of staff and consultants involved in planning, research and analysis, funding, design, inspection, project management and construction management activities related to water, sewer, and water reclamation projects; oversight of subordinates, consultants, and contractors performing these functions. As a Senior Engineer, incumbent performs long-range water resource planning and serves as the District Engineer in his/her absence.

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The District is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of Meter Services Technician I.

Incumbents are responsible for performing routine activities while acquiring knowledge, certifications, and skills to perform higher-level work to include: preparation of purchase requisitions to include part numbers and prices; assists with research on vendors and costs, product availability, and delivery and receiving of needed inventory. Converts purchase requisitions into purchase orders and enters into computer system. Prepares, coordinates, and conducts the annual physical inventory to completion.

Performs light facility maintenance tasks; responds to requests for maintenance or repairs; assesses facility maintenance issues for complexity and priority; arranges contractors when necessary. Maintains the warehouse and yard to include general clean-up, organization, prevention of safety hazards; properly stores inventory parts into proper locations.

Reading meters, installing meters, performing rereads, providing customer service and assisting higher level staff. Incumbents may work a varied workweek, different shifts, assist in standing duty, respond to emergencies as necessary, and may be required to work in wastewater facilities to include collection, distribution and reclamation.

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Application and Release documents are available for download (PDF File).

Education and Training

For those interested in a water or wastewater career, here are links to some excellent education and training opportunities:

Organizational Values

At Valley Center MWD, we pride ourselves in doing the right thing. As such, we place a high emphasis on organization values. These values are:

Customer Satisfaction...

  • Quality Service
  • Safe Water
  • Reliability
  • Friendliness


  • Ethics
  • Integrity
  • Leadership
  • Teamwork

Efficient Use of Resources...

  • Conservation
  • Environmental Sensitivity
  • Cost Control