East Valley Water District

Water Reclamation Manager (Recruitment Incentive Bonus: $15,000)

Onsite - Highland, CA
$150K - $175K Annually
Application Deadline: 5/20/24


*This recruitment repost includes an update to the certification requirements listed in the previous posting; the Water Reclamation Manager requires a Wastewater Treatment Grade IV certification*

The District will implement a 5% Cost-of-Living-Adjustment (COLA) effective July 1, 2024. The Fiscal Year 2024/25 annual salary range for this position will be $151,373—$184,002, actual salary is dependent upon the qualifications and experience of the individual selected. Hiring Incentive Bonus: EVWD is offering a hiring incentive bonus of $15,000 for this recruitment paid in two increments – 50% payable on the first paycheck; 50% payable upon completion of 6 months of employment. 


East Valley Water District was incorporated in 1954 under County Water District Laws. We provide water and sanitary sewer services to the City of Highland and the eastern portions of the City of San Bernardino, with a service population of approximately 108,000.

The District is a performance based organization that delivers results. Recently online, the Sterling Natural Resource Center (SNRC) is a state-of-the-art facility in Highland that provides a sustainable new water supply to the region. Capable of recycling up to 8 million gallons a day, the SNRC will recharge the local Bunker Hill Groundwater Basin, produce renewable electricity, and create new opportunities for the surrounding community.

At the SNRC, the District employs advanced treatment processes such as membrane biological reactors and UV disinfection to ensure the highest standards of water quality. Additionally, the District is pioneering sustainable practices by incorporating imported high-strength organics, such as food waste, for co-digestion, leading to the generation of 3.0 MW of power.


Enhance and preserve the quality of life for our community through innovative leadership and world class public service.


The District is seeking a team-oriented individual with a broad range of experience in the management and operation of water reclamation facilities. The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated person with the ability to manage a team of operators and maintenance staff, and develop procedures and work standards.

Candidates must possess education equivalent to graduation from the twelfth (12th) grade supplemented by college level courses or vocational training in engineering, construction management, public or business administration, or a related field, and seven (7) years of increasingly responsible experience in the operation, maintenance, and repair of wastewater utilities, including three (3) years of supervisory experience. Candidates must possess and maintain a Grade IV Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator certification issued by the California State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) as well as a valid California driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.

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EVWD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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