Quartz Hill Water District

Serviceman 1 or Serviceman 2

Onsite - Quartz Hill, CA
Application Deadline: 5/17/24

Quartz Hill Water District is currently seeking a qualified applicant for a fulltime Serviceman I or Serviceman II position. Interested applicants need to submit a District job application online at qhwd.org/Employment-Opportunities/ or at the District office at 5034 W Ave. L, Quartz Hill, Ca. 93536. For questions regarding this opportunity please email Brach Smith, Assistant General Manager at bsmith@qhwd.org.

Position is open until filled. First consideration will be given to applications received before Friday, May 17, 2024 at 5:00 p.m.

There is currently one vacancy to fill. The recruitment is being conducted for both classifications. The vacancy may be filled at either level pending the recruitment outcome.


Serviceman 1 – $67,744.25 – 77,424.77 annually, plus benefits

Serviceman 2 – $79,849.85 – $89,569.31 annually, plus benefits

PRIMARY DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES – Duties may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Read, repair, install, maintain water meters.
  • Assist with the installation and repair of water mains, services, fire hydrants, air vacs, blow offs, and gate valves.
  • Operate valves, flush fire hydrants and blow offs.
  • Drill and tap water mains. 
  • Jack hammer and cut asphalt. 
  • Patch pavement with temporary or permanent asphalt. 
  • Dig and backfill trenches with hand tools.
  • Follow all safety methods and procedures, checking tool and equipment for safe operating conditions.
  • Safely operate District owned vehicles and equipment.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work including District staff and the general public (such as work orders).
  • Mark water line and lateral locations with blue paint for USA’s.
  • Responsible for completion of daily time sheets.
  • Landscaping and maintenance of District facilities.
  • Able to be on 24 hour call for a 7 day period or assist other District personnel in case of emergency after hours and in other unusual times.
  • Be able to evaluate and correct SCADA system alarms and malfunctions.
  • Take routine water samples.
  • Daily monitoring of pumps and reservoirs.
  • Other duties as directed by Manager/Engineer or Crew Leader.
  • Understand the District’s Policies, Rules and Regulations.

Required Education/Experience/Certifications

Serviceman 1

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • 1 year of applicable experience in the water industry
  • SWRCB Water Distribution Operator D-2 Certified
  • SWRCB Water Treatment Operator T-1 certified
  • Valid California Driver’s License (class A is required within 12 months of hire)

Serviceman 2

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • 3 years of applicable experience in the water industry
  • SWRCB Water Distribution Operator D-3 Certified
  • SWRCB Water Treatment Operator T-1 certified
  • Class A drivers license with tanker endorsement
  • Ability to operate a backhoe

Benefits Package includes:

  • CalPERS 2% @ age 55 (Classic). The District pays the employer portion and the employee portion.
  • CalPERS-PEPRA members pay the employee portion and the District pays employer portion
  • Medical Insurance is Blue Cross “Advantage Plan” or Kaiser and 100% paid by employer for the employee and dependents.
  • Dental and Vision plan covered
  • Life Insurance policy of $50k provided by employer
  • 12 paid Holidays
  • 12-22 paid Vacation days dependent upon years of service
  • 12 paid Sick days
  • Deferred Compensation plan is available for the employee to participate in.
  • Tuition reimbursement $3,000/year
  • Boot/Uniform allowance $500/year

Recruiter Information:

Brach Smith