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Utility Worker

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 If you are interested in a rewarding and challenging career in the water industry, the Burney Water District has an opportunity for you. This is a rare full-time career opportunity to work in Burney as a District Utility Worker.

This position assists in maintenance and repair of the domestic water supply system, wastewater collection system, and wastewater treatment. The Utility Worker performs a variety of semi-skilled tasks.

The Utility Worker is expected to become certified in water treatment/distribution and wastewater treatment.  This is considered an entry level position and a person in this position would be expected to advance in certification levels and competence in field operations. Also, if you have experience in the water industry and are already certified in water utilities, we welcome your application.

Currently, field staff are scheduled to work five days per week, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and may include coverage of weekends depending on staff assignment. In addition, field staff may be required to work varying shifts on weekdays, weekends, holidays, and standby/on-call hours for emergency call services.

The ideal candidate shares the District’s commitment to public service and values professionalism, teamwork, initiative, and communication, takes pride in a job well done, and seeks continued challenges and opportunities. 

Salary Range is $38,875 – $47,340 annually, depending on qualifications. The District offers a generous benefit plan that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, and group Life Insurance. The District participates in the Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) and employees can voluntarily participate in the CalPERS Supplemental Income 457 Plan. The District staff enjoy 12 paid holidays, 3 additional paid days off/year, and accrued vacation and sick leave.



Please see below for an application, job description, and MOU.  

Submit applications at the District Office or through our website.

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled.

Utility Worker Job Description.pdfApplication - Utility Worker.pdfFinal BWD UPEC Local 792 MOU October 1, 2021 thru September 20, 2024.pdf


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