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Distribution Operator I / II

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Goleta Water District
Goleta, California, United States
12 days ago


Distribution Operator I (Salary Range $69,143- $80,041/Annually, plus benefits)
Distribution Operator II (Salary Range $80,184- $92,823/Annually, plus benefits)

Thank you for your interest in employment at the Goleta Water District, an equal opportunity employer.

Goleta Water District currently has a need for a full time Distribution Operator I/II. Under immediate supervision, this entry-level class performs work on the water service system involving routine and repetitive maintenance, installation and repair assignments. Incumbents may be required to work standby and shift duty. This position will be on a 9/80 schedule.


  • Performs other work-related duties as required:
    • Installs, maintains, and repairs water mains, water service connections, fire hydrants, and valves.
    • Sets up barricades and other warning devices to channel traffic around construction areas or other hazards.
    • Cuts, taps, and threads water pipe and makes copper, plastic or other joint connections.
    • Operates power driven machinery such as jackhammers, tampers or other similarly sized equipment.
    • Opens and closes main valves, manually or with a valve-operating machine, for water main extensions or repairs.
    • Locates valves and water meters using quarter section maps or electronic detectors.
    • Raises, lowers or relocates water mains, water meters, valves, and fire hydrants to allow clearance for other utilities or improvements.
    • Sets meter boxes and water meters and records meter readings and other required meter identification information.
    • Assists in the maintenance of truck, tools and other equipment.
    • Performs minor installation, repair and maintenance of mechanical equipment.
    • Flushes, cleans, repairs and disinfects storage tanks, reservoirs, mains, and appurtenances.

In addition, the Distribution Operator I position must have one (1) year of experience in general maintenance and construction work. Possession of an appropriate valid California Driver’s License. Possession and proof of a good driving record as evidenced by freedom from multiple or serious traffic violations for at least two (2) years’ duration. Possession of a certification issued by the California State Department of Health Services as a Grade D2 Water Distribution Operator within two (2) year of placement in this class.

As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated, defined as an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen.

TO APPLY:  Visit our website at Goleta Water District.  To download an employment application click on job title.

Please return Application, Supplemental questions and Resume to

Applications received by Friday, February 4, 2022 by 5:00 p.m. will be given first consideration. 

Resumes without a completed application and supplemental questions will not be considered. 

Job Information

  • Job ID: 60964693
  • Location:
    Goleta, California, United States
  • Position Title: Distribution Operator I / II
  • Company Name: Goleta Water District
  • Job Function: Operations
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: H.S. Diploma/Equivalent
  • Min Experience: 1-2 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
  • Salary: $69,143.00 - $92,823.00 (Yearly Salary)

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