Sacramento Suburban Water District

Mission Statement

"To deliver a high quality, reliable supply of water and superior customer service at the lowest responsible water rate."

Location

Urban Area- Arden/Arcade, Foothill Farms between I-80 Freeway and UP Railroad tracks; portions of Citrus Heights, Carmichael, Fair Oaks, North Highlands, Sacramento, Antelope, and McClellan Business Park. District map [PDF]

Governance

SSWD is a publicly owned and operated water utility regulated by the State of California Division of Drinking Water and State Water Code laws. The District is governed by a 5 member Board of Directors; each Director is elected by the voters within the Division that they represent. All expenses are financed through water service charges and connection fees.

Water Supply

SSWD provides water to its customers from 70 operational groundwater production wells. In addition, the District has contractual rights to 26,064 acre-feet from the City of Sacramento water entitlement; and a contract to purchase up to 29,000 acre-feet of surface water per year from Placer County Water Agency.

 

 

2 job(s) at Sacramento Suburban Water District

SACRAMENTO SUBURBAN WAT Sacramento, California, United States
Jul 07, 2022
Temporary
Apply for this position HERE: Salary: $15.00 TO $19.00 per hour DOE Final Filing Date: Open until filled. About SSWD: The Sacramento Suburban Water District (SSWD), located in Sacramento, California, is a publicly owned and operated water utility formed in 2002. SSWD provides water to over 194,000 customers from 70 operational groundwater wells. Examples of Essential Duties: Under direct supervision, the Water Conservation Representative performs a variety of functions related to educating customers about the District’s Water Conservation Ordinance and ways to conserve water. Typical tasks include: Responding to specific customer complaints regarding suspected water waste, patrolling in a District vehicle to research incidents of water waste and other water misapplications. Enforcing the District’s current Water Conservation Stage by discussing water use restrictions with customers and using database applications to maintain/update water waste records related to the Water Conservation Program. Receiving and resolving complaints and questions regarding the District’s Water Conservation Ordinance. The Representative also provides literature, water conservation devices, and verbal instructions to customers regarding water efficient practices. This is a temporary/seasonal position that must work at least two (2) days per week, is limited to a maximum of twenty-nine (29) work hours per week, and as such is not eligible for benefits. Minimum Qualifications: Required : High school diploma or equivalent; ability to operate a computer using common office computer software programs, particularly Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. Desirable : Two to three (2-3) years of increasingly responsible work experience in performing customer service and related work, preferably including experience working with a water agency or public utility; knowledge of automated sprinkler systems. Candidates must possess a valid California Class “C” Driver’s License and have a good driving record. The successful candidate must pass a criminal background check, pre-employment physical exam, drug/alcohol screen, and will be required to wear OSHA-approved protective footwear at all times and at their own cost. The Application Process: Interested candidates must complete and submit the required online application here. All applications will be reviewed and the most qualified candidates will be invited to interview for the available position.
SACRAMENTO SUBURBAN WAT Sacramento, California, United States
Jul 07, 2022
Intern
Sacramento Suburban Water District is hiring an Engineering Student Intern. CLICK HERE for Information on how to apply. Pay $17.00 to $24.00 per hour dependent on education level (e.g., Freshmen, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Grad Student) Hours Flexibility for academic schedules. Minimum commitment of 15 hours per week on the average, and maximum of 29 hours per week. Temporary position is not eligible for health and retirement benefits. Final Filing Date Open until one (1) available position is filled. SSWD The Sacramento Suburban Water District (SSWD), located in Sacramento, California, is a publicly owned and operated water utility formed in 2002 resulting from the merger of two agencies. SSWD provides water to its customers from 72 operational groundwater wells. The Position SSWD is looking for a self-starting and team-oriented individual to assist the Engineering Department as an Engineering Student Intern. The position is open to college students majoring in engineering or a closely related field. Typical Duties: Assist engineering staff with processing of Capital Improvement Program construction project data. Assist engineering staff with review of development plans. Assist engineering staff with Water Distribution Main Replacement projects. Conduct field verifications of facilities and prepare database on existing water facilities. Prepare miscellaneous maps. Compile and analyze data. Enter data in various databases. Assist engineering staff with record keeping, filing, and organizational duties. Perform other duties as required. Qualifications Preferred Major and Courses: Civil Engineering, preferred concentration in Water Resources Engineering Hydraulics, Water Modeling, Hydrology. Preferred Experience: Microsoft Office - in particular, Excel, Word, Access, and Outlook. Working in an office environment and using a variety of office equipment. Gathering field data and information. Preferred Abilities: Positive attitude and self-motivated. Ability to independently and simultaneously organize and manage a variety of tasks. Attentive to detail. Strong oral / interpersonal and written communication skills. Responsible, quick learner, and committed to tasks at hand. Proficient with Microsoft Office. Other Requirements Candidates must possess a valid California Class “C” Driver’s License and have a good driving record. The successful candidate must pass a criminal background check, pre-employment physical exam, drug screen, and alcohol test. The Selection Procedure Interested candidates may apply through and must include a cover letter and resume HERE . Any questions or inquiries regarding the position may be submitted to epc@sswd.org . All applications will be reviewed, and the most qualified candidate(s) will be invited to interview for the available position(s).