Water Industry Provides Career Opportunities
With hundreds of highly skilled employees retiring from the region’s water and wastewater industry each year, the industry provides vast opportunities for exciting careers that directly support the well-being of communities across San Diego County.
Join The Water Industry
The water industry offers a career path with competitive pay and excellent benefits. Many operational positions require technical skills that may be obtained through on-the-job training and industry-specific certifications. In addition to operational jobs, there are several other career opportunities that play critical roles in engineering, finance, public affairs, human resources, administration, and information technology.
The Water Authority is dedicated to creating an inclusive, respectful culture that encourages all employees to contribute to their fullest potential. We are committed to hiring and retaining a skilled, diverse, and innovative workforce and we are continually working to ensure our recruitment practices help us attract the most talented, diverse team. Some of these practices include:
- Partnering with local colleges to offer educational programs for technical and management level careers.
- Outreach programs to reach underrepresented groups in the water industry such as women in water programs, transitioning military, etc.
- Offering virtual exams whenever possible to facilitate candidate participation.
- Not using artificial intelligence to auto-screen applications and removing personal identifiable information (i.e. name and address) in the subject matter expert review process to avoid bias.
The Water Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical condition), gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, genetic information, mental or physical disability (whether perceived or actual), ancestry, military or veteran status, citizenship status, medical condition, and/or national origin.