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 is now accepting applications for the full-time position of Meter Operator. Under the direction of the Meter Supervisor the, duties include: Operation and maintenance on the District’s meters, trucks, water pumping, storage, and distribution system. Work includes reading, installing, repairing or replacing water meters, pipes, service laterals, appurtenances, and other related work as required.
At the time of employment, applicants should be 18 years of age, possess a valid Driver’s License, and be a high school graduate or have an equivalent GED. This position has been identified as a safety sensitive position by the District Board, as such, employees in this position are subject to pre-employment drug testing and random drug and alcohol testing. Possession of a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), experience in construction, interpreting plans, ability to operate heavy equipment, college work and certification in water, treatment or distribution are all considered beneficial. During probation the new employee will be required to test for and obtain a Water Distribution Certification and a CDL within 1 year. VVWD will pay for the necessary education and testing as outlined in the District’s Employee Handbook.
Starting wage for this position is $21.44/hr. There is a 40-hour work week with required stand-by and overtime. A generous benefits package is part of this position.
Applications will be accepted until May 24, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. at the District office located at 500 Riverside Road in Mesquite, Nevada. Applications and a full job description are available online at vvh2o.com or at the District office. Applications that are currently on file with VVWD for other jobs will be considered for this position with a request from the applicant. The Virgin Valley Water District is an equal opportunity employer.
Water System Engineer
The Virgin Valley Water District, 500 Riverside Road, Mesquite, Nevada 89027, is seeking a full-time Water System Engineer for a 9,000+ 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 community water system design, construction, operation, and maintenance. The successful candidate must be licensed in the State of Nevada as a Professional Civil Engineer. Starting salary range is $65,000 – $75,000 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 Thursday, August 23, 2018, 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 or dropped off at the District office or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.