Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Valley Center Municipal Water District serves mostly agriculture in the beautiful town of Valley Center, which is located northeast of Escondido in North San Diego County. Approximately 24,000 people live within the District. The District covers 100 square miles of which approximately 59% receives water services. The District provides a highly desirable, comprehensive employee benefits package. Post-offer physical, drug screening, background investigation and acceptable proof of right to work is required. Application packets are available either on-line or at 29300 Valley Center Road from 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM M-F.  Forward completed application to Jim Pugh at JPugh@vcmwd.org.

EOE Valley Center MWD is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, disability, marital status, national origin, religious beliefs, gender, sexual orientation or any other status protected by law. Qualified disabled applicants with special needs must notify the District in advance, and whenever possible a reasonable accommodation will be made available.

Recruiting announcements are for general information only and do not constitute an express or implied contract and may be modified or revoked without prior notice.

Employment Opportunities:

Application and Release documents are available for download (PDF File).

  • Project Manager
    Closing Date:  July 26, 2019, or when 25 applications are received, whichever come first.

Incumbents provide professional level project management for a variety of capital improvement and developer funded projects for the District and are responsible for providing professional level project management for a variety of capital improvement and developer funded projects to include: oversight of consultants involved in design, engineering service and construction projects; project planning, research and analysis activities related to water, sewer, and water reclamation projects; oversight of subordinates, consultants, and contractors.

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This is a professional level class and is responsible for performing the full range of human resources duties. Incumbents are responsible for performing activities related to recruitment and selection, classification and compensation, benefits administration and employee relations.

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  • Construction Inspector
    Closing Date: August 2, 2019, or when 30 applications are received, whichever comes first.

Incumbents perform inspections of construction projects and interprets contract specifications to ensure compliance with plans, specifications and contract provisions. Inspects a variety of new construction projects such as sewer mains and lateral installations, underground pipelines and fire hydrants to ensure compliance with contract plans and specifications. Inspects private development projects. Responsible for locating and marking District facilities, working with customer service to ensure encroachment and easement policies are followed. Must have the ability to work independently on a variety of inspections and construction projects. Incumbent may be required to work a varied workweek, different shifts and respond to emergencies as necessary.

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Education and Training

For those interested in a water or wastewater career, here are links to some excellent education and training opportunities:

Organizational Values

At Valley Center MWD, we pride ourselves in doing the right thing. As such, we place a high emphasis on organization values. These values are:

Customer Satisfaction...

  • Quality Service
  • Safe Water
  • Reliability
  • Friendliness


  • Ethics
  • Integrity
  • Leadership
  • Teamwork

Efficient Use of Resources...

  • Conservation
  • Environmental Sensitivity
  • Cost Control