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The goal of the Virgin Valley Water District is to attract and retain a highly talented and qualified workforce. If you enjoy working in a challenging and innovative environment we encourage you to review and apply for an open position. The Water District promotes equal opportunity and diversity in its employment programs. All applications and resumes will be evaluated, and those candidates most qualified will be invited to participate further in the selection process. Thank you for your interest in employment with Virgin Valley Water District.

Listed below are the current job openings.


The Virgin Valley Water District, 500 Riverside Road, Mesquite, Nevada 89027, is seeking a full-time Water System Engineer for a 10,000+ customer base and growing water district.

The District Engineer will, amongst other duties:  operate and maintain the District’s water model, perform water system designs using Civil 3D, maintain and update the District’s Master Plan, maintain and update the District’s GIS system, help maintain compliance with the Safe Drinking Water Act, review development construction drawings for compliance with the District’s Standard Specifications, prepare plans and specifications for District water projects, represent the District with consulting engineering firms active in the Mesquite area, represent the District with various governmental agencies, and other duties and activities as required.

The successful applicant must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering with an emphasis on water or equivalent experience in water system design, construction, operation, and maintenance.  The successful candidate must have at least five years experience and be licensed in the State of Nevada as a Professional Civil Engineer.  Starting salary range is $85,000 – $96,000 commensurate with experience.  The Virgin Valley Water District provides an excellent health insurance benefits package that includes health, dental, & vision at 100% coverage for you and your dependents.  Sick and vacation leave are available in the first year of employment.  The District is a member of the Public Employees’ Retirement System of Nevada (PERS).

The first closing date of the position is Friday, July 2, 2021, but the position will remain open until filled.  A job application, more specific duties, qualifications and responsibilities can be found on the District’s website, www.vvh2o.com under “Contact Us” and “Employment”.  Applications, letters of interest and resumes should either be mailed, dropped off at the District office, or emailed to mary@vvh2o.com.  Fax submittals will not be accepted.

The Virgin Valley Water District is an equal opportunity employer.  In compliance with applicable disability laws, reasonable accommodations may be provided for qualified individuals with a disability who require and request such accommodations.

Water System Engineer Job Description

VVWD Employment Application