Conservation Technician I-II

  • by San Juan Water District
  • Dec 6, 2017

Job Location: Granite Bay
Application Deadline: 01/02/2018
How to Apply: To be considered for this position, please submit a District application, resume and cover letter, and three professional references to Shellie Anderson at Bryce Consulting.

Shellie Anderson
Bryce Consulting, Inc.
3436 American River Drive, Ste. 7A
Sacramento, CA 95864
Tel: 916-974-0199 Fax: 916-974-0224

San Juan Water District seeks a Conservation Technician I-II to perform a variety of technical duties involving the promotion and implementation of the District’s comprehensive water efficiency program and projects including conducting residential and non-residential water audits; maintaining and updating data related to water use; developing irrigation water budgets; evaluating customer water use patterns; assisting customers with water use issues and providing recommendations to improve efficiency; managing and participating in the District’s rebate programs; managing the District’s school education program; and enforcing the District’s water conservation stages during drought.

To be considered, candidates must have knowledge of modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment, including Microsoft Office programs, principles and practices of customer services, an ability to write routine reports and correspondence, perform basic mathematical calculations and keep accurate records as well as work outdoors in all weather conditions.

Conservation Technician I: High school diploma or equivalent, supplemented with public speaking, communication, technical writing, horticulture, irrigation, landscape design or related courses.

Conservation Technician II: In addition to the qualifications of the Conservation Technician I, one to three years of progressively responsible experience in landscape irrigation or plumbing, plus two years of other education or training in residential plumbing practices, irrigation systems, or water conservation practices equivalent to the Water Conservation Technician I level is highly desirable.

Candidates will also possess an Irrigation Auditor Certification for the Conservation Technician II level.

The hourly salary range is $26.82 – $32.18 for the Conservation Technician I and $29.56 – $35.48 for the Conservation Technician II, plus competitive benefits.