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TUD CAREERS

Thank you for your interest in working for Tuolumne Utilities District. The District is committed to employing and retaining a high quality, motivated workforce dedicated to delivering high-quality services to the community. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, insist on a safe workplace, provide opportunities for training and advancement and utilize sound management practices and policies.

OVERVIEW OF CAREERS AT TUOLUMNE UTILITIES DISTRICT

Operations & Shop

Plans, organizes and performs maintenance and repair of District vehicles and equipment.

Water

Operate, repair and maintain the District’s water treatment facilities, read and interpret charts and meter readings

Wastewater

Operation and maintenance of the District’s wastewater treatment and pumping facilities; regulate influent and effluent flows within the system.

Construction/ Maintenance

Construction, maintenance, and repair work on water and wastewater distribution, collection, treatment and disposal systems and facilities

Water Distribution

Perform maintenance on ditches, pipelines, flumes, siphons, weirs, and meters, and perform repairs as required.

Finance/Customer Service

Prepare and maintain water and sewer billing; compile financial information; receive payments.

Engineering

Provide professional engineering work for the planning, design, construction & maintenance of the District water and wastewater facilities.

Administration

Support the District’s mission, vision and core values. Lead the organization in all aspects of operations

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WORK IN WATER

CHOOSING A CAREER IN WATER

Choosing a career in water can be among the most fulfilling and rewarding ways to make a living. Most positions at TUD require a Water Distribution and or Water Treatment Certification issued by the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB). For more information regarding getting certified in water or wastewater

Certification Information
To obtain certification, you will need to attend a class, take an online class, or take a correspondence course in a specialized area of training. Various organizations offer courses that are accepted by the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB).

Correspondence Courses
California University of Sacramento (CSUS) Foundation Office of Water Programs

CSUS
6000 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95819-6025
916-278-6142
http://www.owp.csus.edu

After completing your specialized training, you apply for testing with the SWRCB. To apply, contact the SWRCB at:

State Water Resources Control Board Operator Certification Program
Drinking Water State Water Resources Control Board
P.O. Box 944212
Sacramento, CA 94244-2120
Telephone: (916) 449-5611 | Fax: (916) 449-5654

There are a number of different jobs in the wastewater field including Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators (maintenance and repair of wastewater treatment plants), Collection System Maintenance Technicians (sewer maintenance and repair), and Laboratory Analysts (testing water in the laboratory).

Many wastewater jobs require you to be certified. To become certified you must meet certain qualifications and pass a written test on technical knowledge in the field. Certifications are processed through the California Water Environment Association at:

CWEA-TCP
7677 Oakport St., Suite 600
Oakland, CA 94621
phone: 510-382-7800 Fax: 510-382-7810
http://www.cwea.org/
Email: tcp@cwea.org

Exam Schedule: Water Treatment certification tests are held twice a year – in November and May. Water Distribution certification tests are held in March and September. Applications to take the exam are available on the SWRCB website http://www.swrcb.ca.gov/water_issues/pro grams/operator_certification/

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