Las Virgenes Municipal Water District

Senior Water Distribution Operator

Onsite - Calabasas, CA
$75K - $125K Annually
Application Deadline: 7/28/24

Under the general supervision of the Water Systems Supervisor, a Senior Water Distribution Operator assists the supervisor in ensuring the potable and recycled water distribution systems are operated in accordance with applicable standards and specifications. The Senior Water Distribution Operator performs the duties of the Water Systems Supervisor during the supervisor’s absence. The senior leads, coordinates, trains, operates and maintains facilities used in both the potable and recycled water systems.

A Senior Water Distribution Operator is responsible for working after-hours, on-call (standby) periods, and during other unusual or emergency situations. 

The recruitment process will consist of an application screening, 1st round (structured) interview, and 2nd round (selection) interview. The tentative date ranges for the interviews are listed below:

 1st Round Interview Date Range: August 12 – 16, 2024

 2nd Round Interview Date Range: August 26 – 30, 2024 

Candidates will be notified of their status in the recruitment process via e-mail.

Training and Experience Guidelines

Any combination of training and experience, which demonstrates attainment of the required knowledge and ability to perform the required work (with reasonable accommodation, if needed), typically:

EDUCATION: High school diploma or equivalent is required.

EXPERIENCE: Four (4) years of experience in the operation and maintenance of potable and recycled water distribution systems, including experience operating a D4 (or higher) rated potable water distribution system.


A valid California class C driver’s license must be maintained at all times. 

A State of California Grade IV Water Distribution Operator Certification and State of California Grade II Water Treatment Certification are required.


Grade V Water Distribution Operator Certification and a Grade III Water Treatment Certification are desirable. 

It is the policy of the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District to ensure equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of their race, color, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, mental or physical impairment, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, or age (except where a bona fide occupational qualification). The District will act to ensure equal treatment to all persons in matters affecting recruitment, hiring, promotion, discipline, compensation, assignment, benefits, training, and layoff practices, and any other matters affecting employment with the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District. The same policy applies to all qualified Vietnam- era veterans, disabled veterans or other persons with disabilities that are capable of performing a particular job with reasonable accommodation to their disability.

In compliance with the American with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance in the selection process please notify the Human Resources Division, in writing, upon applying.

Recruiter Information:

Pertchui Gamalyan