Monte Vista Water District

Community Affairs Coordinator - Temporary

Onsite - Montclair, CA
Application Deadline: 5/15/24


Monte Vista Water District, a county water district formed in 1927, located in western San Bernardino County, provides retail and wholesale water services to a population of over 141,000 in the communities of Montclair, Chino Hills, and portions of Chino. The District presently has approximately 12,000 metered retail connections that serve residential, commercial, industrial, institutional, landscape irrigation, and agricultural uses.

The District is dedicated to quality, service and innovation to its communities and employees. Our mission statement guides our decisions and actions to reflect our commitment to provide high quality water service while ensuring fiscal responsibility, ethical conduct, and environmental stewardship. We are proud to have 38 employees that exemplify our core values and provide outstanding service.


Monte Vista Water District is currently seeking a qualified candidate to fill a temporary position in the Community Affairs department. This position will augment regular staff in upcoming projects and support the District for a one (1) year term. This is a professional-level classification responsible for developing and implementing the District’s community affairs, public relations, and education programs and activities. Incumbents in this class exercise considerable independent judgment and initiative in the development, coordination, and planning of internal and external communications, public information, and customer and community relations activities and programs. 


  • Performs a variety of public outreach and community relations activities, events, and public awareness programs for the dissemination of information regarding District goals, long-term programs, operations, policies, and procedures to internal and external contacts with local government and legislative representatives, community organizations, schools, and various communications media outlets.
  • Designs and edits District publications and public information materials; gathers and compiles information and images through research; creates original content and designs for the District’s web and print publications; creates and maintains newsletters, press releases, messaging boards, media advisories, flyers, advertisements, and other publications for the District’s community; aligns work products with District’s communication priorities.
  • Develops, implements, and maintains education and public outreach programs.
  • Represents the District on public information and education programs and activities at the regional level; attends and participates in local, regional, and statewide public information and education meetings held by other agencies such as Inland Empire Utilities Agency, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, and California Urban Water Conservation Council.
  • Develops and implements water use awareness and education programs, including but not limited to school education programs, teacher workshops, and community events; develops and writes educational and informational materials.
  • Assists in developing and implementing water use efficiency programs and communicating all aspects of water awareness to District customers.
  • Coordinates and plans community events; develops internal and external communications and publications; attends, coordinates, and participates in city and regional events as District representative.
  • Collaborates with regional partners to provide educational opportunities for students and educators within the District’s service area; meets and partners with principals, teachers, and other educational staff within District’s service area.
  • Develops and maintains contact with various community groups, organizations, business leaders, media, and government representatives; fosters and promotes positive relations with the general public, community groups, employees, schools, and local government.
  • Assists with all forms of news media communications; if necessary, may serve as District spokesperson; provides support with framing messaging to the media; and assists with development and implementation of media strategy.

Assists in the preparation and administration of specific program budgets; submits program budget recommendations; forecasts additional funds needed for specific staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies.

  • Participates in the preparation of the District’s Urban Water Management Plan with regard to compliance with the Demand Management Measures, education and outreach programs, and other related topics.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in communications, journalism, public relations, marketing, environmental studies, or a related field A high school diploma or satisfactory equivalent.
  • Ability to speak and write fluently in Spanish is highly desirable.


  • Possession of a valid California Driver’s License and a satisfactory driving record.


A District application is required and can be completed here, or can be obtained in person at our business address: Monte Vista Water District, 10575 Central Avenue, Montclair, CA 91763. A full job description is available here and at the District office. 


MVWD does not discriminate on the basis of disability. If you have a disability and need an accommodation to participate in the application, testing, or interview process, please notify Human Resources immediately. MVWD is an equal opportunity employer.

Compensation: $38.60 – $50.67 per hour

Application deadline: May 15, 2024.

Recruiter Information:

Betty Conti