Sacramento Suburban Water District

Mission Statement

"To deliver a high quality, reliable supply of water and superior customer service at the lowest responsible water rate."


Urban Area- Arden/Arcade, Foothill Farms between I-80 Freeway and UP Railroad tracks; portions of Citrus Heights, Carmichael, Fair Oaks, North Highlands, Sacramento, Antelope, and McClellan Business Park. District map [PDF]


SSWD is a publicly owned and operated water utility regulated by the State of California Division of Drinking Water and State Water Code laws. The District is governed by a 5 member Board of Directors; each Director is elected by the voters within the Division that they represent. All expenses are financed through water service charges and connection fees.

Water Supply

SSWD provides water to its customers from 70 operational groundwater production wells. In addition, the District has contractual rights to 26,064 acre-feet from the City of Sacramento water entitlement; and a contract to purchase up to 29,000 acre-feet of surface water per year from Placer County Water Agency.



1 job(s) at Sacramento Suburban Water District

SACRAMENTO SUBURBAN WAT Sacramento, California, United States
Aug 29, 2023
**This is temporary/part-time position that must work at least two (2) days per week and is limited to an average of twenty (20) work hours per week. As such, this position is not eligible for benefits.** Examples of Duties The following duties are typical for this classification. Depending upon the assignment, the temporary employee may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. Management retains the right to add, remove, or change duties at any time. Responds to customer complaints regarding suspected water waste. Patrols in a District vehicle in search of incidents of water waste and other water abuses. Enforces the District’s current Water Conservation Stage by discussing water use restrictions with customers. Maintains and updates water waste records. Forwards complaints and questions regarding the District’s Water Conservation Ordinance to the Water Conservation Supervisor. Provides literature, water conservation kits and verbal instructions to customers regarding water efficient practices. Maintains regular attendance and adheres to prescribed work schedule to conduct job responsibilities. Minimum Qualifications Knowledge Of: Correct English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation. Common office computer software and database programs, including the Microsoft Suite of Programs (Word, Excel, Outlook, Access and PowerPoint). District’s Water Conservation Ordinance and policies, procedures and operations regarding water conservation. Automatic sprinkler systems. Ability To: Follow oral and written directions. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Work without direct supervision. Deal tactfully and courteously with the public. Conduct interviews to obtain or exchange information. Operate a computer for word processing, database and department specific software. Keep accurate records and write routine reports. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with coworkers, outside agencies and the public. Pass pre-employment physical, drug and alcohol examination, and background check. Education, Experience, Licenses and Certifications: Required: High school diploma or equivalent. Valid California Driver’s License issued by the California Department of Motor Vehicles. Proof of good driving record as evidenced by freedom from multiple or serious traffic violations or accidents for at least two (2) years duration. The driving record will not contribute to an increase in the District’s automobile rates. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a physical disability will be considered for accommodation on a case-by-case basis. Must purchase and wear CalOSHA-approved protective footwear with a minimum ANSI I/75 or equivalent ASTM rating. This position does NOT qualify for reimbursement for protective footwear under the District’s Protective Footwear Program Procedure. Desirable: Any combination of education and experience which would likely provide the desired knowledge and abilities is acceptable. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Two to three (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. Salary: $15.50 - 19.00 per hour Application Process: All interested candidates must complete and submit a SSWD application online at . This recruitment will remain open until filled.