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Vallecitos Water District is currently accepting applications for the following position(s):

Senior Pump & Motor Technician

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$5,783 - $7,750 per month
  • Posted Date:12/04/2017 11:27 AM
  • Deadline to Apply:12/26/2017 5:30 PM

The Job

The Senior Pump & Motor Technician serves as lead worker over Pump and Motor Technicians and Mechanical Maintenance Workers; schedules and assigns work; trains and provides technical assistance; ensures completion of assigned work and that safe work methods are followed.  This position troubleshoots, repairs, maintains, and installs a variety of District appurtenances; locates, tests, operates, repairs, maintains, and installs mechanical equipment and components including pumps, motors, valves, and related appurtenances; fabricates, repairs, and installs a wide variety of mechanical equipment; and generates and maintains Lock-out/Tag-out procedures.


Qualifications include graduation from high school or equivalent, and four years’ experience in operation and maintenance of pumps, electrical motors, and industrial engines in water or wastewater agency.  Possession of, or ability to obtain, a Class C California driver’s license is required.  A California Water Environment Association (CWEA) Plant Maintenance Technologist Grade 2 certificate is preferred. Possession of a State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) Water Distribution Grade 2 (D2) certificate is desirable.  Applications must be submitted to, or to 201 Vallecitos de Oro, San Marcos, CA 92069.

Hiring Range

$5,783 - $6,376 per month



Due to the wildfires in Southern California, the deadline for applications has been extended to December 26th, 2017, 5:30 p.m.



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Human Resources only accepts applications for positions that are currently open. Unsolicited applications are not kept on file. Resumes will not be considered in lieu of a valid employment application.

Application Process 

To apply, follow the link above to the Job Application, which will open a PDF file.  Save the file to your computer.  Once complete, the application must be sent by e-mail to, or submitted by mail or in person at 201 Vallecitos de Oro, San Marcos, CA 92069.  Applications must be received by the deadline posted in the announcement.  Postmarks will not be considered when determining if the application was received by the deadline. Faxed applications will not be considered.

Successful applicants are subject to a background investigation and pre-employment medical exam and drug screen before a final offer is extended.


California law states that all disaster service workers must sign a oath or affirmation before beginning their duties. Because all public employees are automatically considered disaster service workers, District employees must sign the oath or affirmation on their first day of work. (California Constitution, Article 20.3; California Government Code 3101 – 3103)

All Vallecitos positions and employees are considered at-will.