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The mission of the Sacramento Suburban Water District is "to deliver a high quality, reliable supply of water and superior customer service at the lowest responsible water rate."  The District is a publicly owned and operated water utility located in the County of Sacramento with two main offices for field and administrative staff, which currently number 69 full-time employees. 

The District considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, the presence of a non-job-related physical or mental disability, or any other legally-protected status.

All current recruitments are shown below.

Thank you for your interest in employment with the District.

Water Conservation Representative

  • Type:Temporary
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$15.00 - $19.00 per hour
  • Posted Date:01/14/2020 2:04 PM

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$15.00 TO $19.00 per hour DOE


Final Filing Date


Open until two (2) available positions are filled.


The Sacramento Suburban Water District (SSWD), located in Sacramento, California, is a publicly owned and operated water utility formed in 2002 resulting from the merger of two agencies. SSWD provides water to its customers from 72 operational groundwater wells.


The Position

Under direct supervision, the Water Conservation Representative performs a variety of functions related to educating customers about the District’s Water Conservation Ordinance and ways to conserve water.


Typical tasks include:

  • Responding to specific customer complaints regarding suspected water waste, patrolling in a District vehicle in search of incidents of water waste and other water abuses.
  • Enforcing the District’s current Water Conservation Stage by discussing water use restrictions with customers, using database applications to maintain and update water waste records related to the Water Conservation Program.
  • Receiving and resolving complaints and questions regarding the District’s Water Conservation Ordinance.
  • The Representative also provides literature, water conservation devices, and verbal instructions to customers regarding water efficient practices


All positions hired will be temporary seasonal positions limited to a maximum of 29 work hours per week and not eligible for employee benefits.



Required: High school diploma or equivalent; ability to operate a computer using common office computer software programs, particularly Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.


Desirable: 2-3 years of increasingly responsible work experience in performing customer service and related work, preferably including experience working with a water agency or public utility; knowledge of automated sprinkler systems.


Other Requirements

Candidates must possess a valid California Class “C” Driver’s License and have a good driving record. The successful candidate must pass a criminal background check, pre-employment physical exam, drug screen, and alcohol test, and will be required to wear OSHA-approved protective footwear at all times and at their own cost.


The Selection Procedure

Interested candidates must complete and submit the required online application by clicking the "Apply Now" button above.

All applications will be reviewed and the most qualified candidates will be invited to interview for the available positions.

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