Oro Loma Sanitary District

Collection System Worker

Onsite - San Lorenzo, CA
Application Deadline: 6/3/25

Job Announcement – Collection System Worker




Sewer Worker

(Collection System Worker)


$38.3076 – $51.3358 per hour

(after June 24 $39.8389 – $53.3880 per hour)


Plus Traffic Pay, Emergency Standby Pay, and Benefits for you and your family!


Posting Date: June 3, 2024

Final Filing Date: Open until filled


Job Details




Working outdoors under direction from Lead Workers, performs manual labor and semi-skilled work in the operation and repair of sewer lines using mechanical and hydraulic equipment. The job also involves operating computer-aided underground video equipment.




Assist in the repair and maintenance of manholes and pipes using specialized equipment, including hydro cleaning and vacuuming; assist in television inspection of sewer lines; inspect sewer collection lines for stoppages or damage; perform emergency work on sewer lines and appurtenances; set up traffic safety devices and safely direct traffic around work sites; other related duties as assigned.


EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION: Any combination of education and experience that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.


Two years of general experience in the operation and/or maintenance of mechanical equipment and/or underground pipeline construction or two years as a member of a pipe cleaning crew, and equivalent to the completion of the 12th grade. Computer skills are highly desirable.




Possession of a valid California driver’s license and a motor vehicle record that meets the District’s driving standards; a Class B California driver’s license within six months of appointment, subject to the requirements of the DOT regulations for random drug and alcohol testing.


Possession of, or ability to obtain within two years of appointment, a CWEA Grade I Certificate in Collection System Maintenance.


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PERS (Public Employees’ Retirement System) – 2% at 60 for classic members; 2% at 62 for new members; highest three-year average final compensation.


Retiree Medical – Post-retirement medical for employee, based on age and years of service.


Deferred Compensation – The District contributes 0.32% of base salary to a 457(b) plan; in addition, the District matches 50% of voluntary contributions to a maximum of $750/yr.


Holidays – Nine regular and seven floating each year.


Vacation – Years 1-5: 11 days; Years 6-15: 15 days; Years 16-20: 20 days; Gradual increase to a maximum of 25 days after 25 years.


Sick leave – 12 days per year; unlimited accrual.


Benefits – District-paid health and dental insurance for employee and family, and vision insurance for employee; life insurance; healthcare and dependent care reimbursement per Section 125 of the IRS Code; $140.00/month cash back.


Employee Qualification Improvement Program – Educational assistance up to $1,500 per year.


Probation Period – The probationary period for Oro Loma employees is 12 months.


Employment Offers – Employment offers are made following the successful completion of a workstyle assessment, and are then contingent upon the successful completion of background checks and a pre-employment physical exam and drug screening. Employment offers are also made contingent upon verification of identity and legal right to work in the U.S.A. pursuant to federal law.


About Oro Loma Sanitary District


Oro Loma Sanitary District


Oro Loma Sanitary District serves a population of approximately 126,000, encompassing 13 square miles, serving the communities of San Lorenzo, Ashland, Cherryland, Fairview, portions of Castro Valley, Hayward and San Leandro. The District’s wastewater treatment plant is located off the San Francisco Bay, just to the south of San Leandro and to the north of Hayward. Easy access to the Plant is off highway 880.


Oro Loma Mission Statement:


To Provide the Best Possible Service at the Lowest Possible Cost


Oro Loma Services


There are 272 miles of sewer lines located in the District. Oro Loma collects sewage for 46,000 households and businesses, and treats approximately 12 million gallons of sewage per day, including sewage flow from Castro Valley Sanitary District.


The District treats wastewater to a secondary level through physical, biological, and chemical processes.


The District oversees trash, recycling, and organics collection services provided by a private company for 46,000 customers. The recycling and organics collection programs are intended to reduce landfill disposal, in accordance with state and county mandates. For more information, visit http://www.oroloma.org/.


To apply: https://apptrkr.com/5301267