Orange County Sanitation District

  • 10844 Ellis Ave, Fountain Valley, CA 92708, United States

The Orange County Sanitation District (OCSD) is a public agency that is dedicated to maintaining world-class leadership in wastewater and water resource management.  OCSD operates and maintains the third largest wastewater treatment facilities east of the Mississippi River. 

MISSION STATEMENT

To protect public health and the environment by providing effective wastewater collection, treatment, and recycling.

VISION STATEMENT

The Vision Statement supports the Mission Statement by expressing a broad philosophy of what the Orange County Sanitation District strives to achieve now and in the future in the delivery of services to our customers, vendors, other agencies, the general public and each other.

ORANGE COUNTY SANITATION DISTRICT WILL BE A LEADER IN:

  • Providing reliable, responsive and affordable services in line with customer needs and expectations.
  • Protecting public health and the environment utilizing all practical and effective means for wastewater, energy, and solids resource recovery.
  • Continually seeking efficiencies to ensure that the public’s money is wisely spent.
  • Communicating our mission and strategies with those we serve and all other stakeholders.
  • Partnering with others to benefit our customers, this region, and our industry.

CORE VALUES

Creating the best possible workforce in terms of safety, productivity, customer service, Our Core Values support the Mission and Vision Statements by expressing the values, beliefs, and philosophy that guides our daily actions. They help form the framework of our organization and reinforce our professional work ethic.

Honesty, Trust and Respect

We aspire to the highest degree of integrity, honesty, trust, and respect in our interaction with each other, our suppliers, our customers, and our community.

Teamwork and Problem Solving

We strive to reach OCSD goals through cooperative efforts and collaboration with each other and our constituencies. We work to solve problems in a creative, cost-effective and safe manner, and we acknowledge team and individual efforts. 

Leadership and Commitment

We lead by example, acknowledging the value of our resources and using them wisely and safely to achieve our objectives and goals. We are committed to act in the best interest of our employees, our organization, and our community.

Learning/Teaching - Talents, Skills and Abilities

We continuously develop ourselves, enhancing our talents, skills, and abilities, knowing that only through personal growth and development will we continue to progress as an agency and as individuals.

Recognition/Rewards

We seek to recognize, acknowledge and reward contributions to OCSD by our many talented employees.

4 job(s) at Orange County Sanitation District

Orange County Sanitation District, CA Orange, California, United States
Aug 16, 2019
Full Time
Description What do you value in your next job? At the Orange County Sanitation District our Core Values form the framework of our organization and reinforce our professional work ethic. If the following values ring true with you, we'd love to invite you to explore our career opportunities further. Honesty, Trust, & Respect We aspire to the highest degree of integrity, honesty, trust, and respect in our interaction with each other, our suppliers, our customers, and our community. Teamwork & Problem Solving We strive to reach OCSD goals through cooperative efforts and collaboration with each other and our constituencies. We work to solve problems in a creative, cost-effective and safe manner, and we acknowledge team and individual efforts. Leadership & Commitment We lead by example, acknowledging the value of our resources and using them wisely and safely to achieve our objectives and goals. We are committed to act in the best interest of our employees, our organization, and our community. Learning/Teaching - Talents, Skills and Abilities We continuously develop ourselves, enhancing our talents, skills, and abilities, knowing that only through personal growth and development will we continue to progress as an agency and as individuals. Recognition/Rewards We seek to recognize, acknowledge and reward contributions to OCSD by our many talented employees. OCSD is currently looking to fill the role of Lead Plant Operator. Under direction, the Lead Plant Operator leads, oversees, and participates in the work of staff responsible for operating, monitoring, and maintaining plant equipment including engines, motors, boilers, compressors, and pumps to control unit processes; performs the more complex and advanced functions; provides training, field direction and guidance to operators and senior operators in relation to plant procedures and processes; and ensures that the treatment plant operates within regulatory guidelines.Specifically, the selected individual will plan, coordinate, and execute construction related outages and major maintenance shutdowns to include the more complex shutdown activities; provide written outage and LOTO procedures to operations staff; lead and direct field activities of operators responsible for isolation of equipment and processes; and oversee construction related field activities including attendance at Capital Improvement Program (CIP) design and construction meetings, and Operations and Maintenance (O&M) planning meetings.In addition, this person will be responsible for shift supervisor duties in the absence of the Operations Supervisor. Qualifications & Requirements The successful candidate will possess: High school diploma or G.E.D., supplemented by specialized training or coursework in wastewater treatment plant operations or a related field; AND Four (4) years of work experience in a wastewater treatment plant performing operation and control of plant operations equipment and unit processes including at least two (2) years of experience at a level comparable to a Senior Plant Operator with the District. Valid Grade IV California Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator's Certification. Valid California Class C Driver's License. Ability to perform shift work, possibly including weekends and holidays is required.Knowledge in the use of hand and power tools is a plus. Ability to read blue prints and piping and instrumentation diagrams (P&ID's) is a plus. Recruitment & Selection Process Vacancies: 1 Apply online at: www.ocsd.com/jobs APPLICATIONFILINGDEADLINE: Friday, August 30, 2019 at 5 PM PST Hiring Salary Range: $45.09 - $49.71/Hour (starting salary will be within this range based upon qualifications) Supplemental Information Physical Demands: Must possess mobility to work in the plant; ability to travel to various District sites, projects and/or meetings; strength, stamina and mobility to perform moderate to heavy physical work, to work in confined spaces, around machines and to climb and descend ladders, and operate varied hand and power tools and construction equipment; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone or radio. The job involves fieldwork requiring frequent walking in operational areas to identify problems or hazards. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate above-mentioned tools and equipment. Positions in this classification bend, stoop, kneel, reach and climb to perform work and inspect work sites. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing up to 40 pounds, or heavier weights with the use of proper equipment. Environmental Elements: Employees work in the field and are exposed to loud noise levels, cold and hot temperatures, inclement weather conditions, road hazards, vibration, confining workspace, chemicals, mechanical and/or electrical hazards, and hazardous physical substances and fumes. Employees may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives, and contractors in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures. Disaster Service Worker: All OCSD employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the OCSD requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. Other Information: For the full range of duties, responsibilities, and essential job functions please review the Classification Specification for this position found on our website . Applicants must clearly demonstrate, through their application materials, that they meet the minimum requirements as outlined in the job announcement and class specification to receive further consideration. However, meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee an interview. All properly completed applications will be reviewed, and the most appropriately qualified individuals will be invited to continue in the selection process. False statements may be cause for disqualification, removal from the eligible list, or discharge from employment. All statements made on applications are subject to investigation and verification. To ensure your application is accurate and complete, please review the Job Application Guide . Employment is contingent upon successful completion of OCSD's pre-employment process, which includes a background investigation and a physical examination. For some positions, this may include a drug screen. False statements may be cause for disqualification, removal from the eligible list, or discharge from employment. All statements made on applications are subject to investigation and verification. Reference Checks will be conducted by OCSD to verify employment related information for all potential employees once a contingent job offer is made during the background investigation process. This is done to ensure that individuals who join OCSD are well qualified and have a strong potential to be successful in their employment. The extent of the inquiry will depend on the position being applied for, but will at least include: Verification/Reference from current and past employers Confirmation of necessary licenses, certificates, and degrees. Please have all necessary documentation ready. Additional inquiries may be necessary depending on the position for which you are applying. Human Resources will also schedule a post-offer physical examination once a job offer has been made. OCSD only accepts applications submitted via our online application system. Applications submitted via mail, fax or email will not be accepted. The provisions of this announcement do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice. Closing Date/Time: 8/30/2019 5:00 PM Pacific
Orange County Sanitation District, CA Orange, California, United States
Jul 30, 2019
Full Time
Description What do you value in your next job? At the Orange County Sanitation District our Core Values form the framework of our organization and reinforce our professional work ethic. If the following values ring true with you, we'd love to invite you to explore our career opportunities further. Honesty, Trust, & Respect We aspire to the highest degree of integrity, honesty, trust, and respect in our interaction with each other, our suppliers, our customers, and our community. Teamwork & Problem Solving We strive to reachOCSDgoals through cooperative efforts and collaboration with each other and our constituencies. We work to solve problems in a creative, cost-effective and safe manner, and we acknowledge team and individual efforts. Leadership & Commitment We lead by example, acknowledging the value of our resources and using them wisely and safely to achieve our objectives and goals. We are committed to act in the best interest of our employees, our organization, and our community. Learning/Teaching - Talents, Skills and Abilities We continuously develop ourselves, enhancing our talents, skills, and abilities, knowing that only through personal growth and development will we continue to progress as an agency and as individuals. Recognition/Rewards We seek to recognize, acknowledge and reward contributions toOCSDby our many talented employees. OCSDis currently looking to fill the role of a Engineer (Area/Asset Management) . Under general direction by the Engineering Supervisor in the Planning division, this Engineer (Area/Asset Management) is responsible for the asset management of OCSD's gravity sewers system. The Engineer is responsible for assessing the condition, capacity, current and future regulatory requirements, and looking for efficiency or technology improvements for the District's facilities; identifying critical assets and assuring their resiliency; assessing risk and effectively prioritizing capital improvement program projects to maintain reliability of infrastructure within approved budgets; planning necessary future projects to support on-going operation of the facilities; assisting District staff in resolving complicated or urgent issues by carrying out field investigations, troubleshooting, performing engineering analyses, and researching as-built engineering data and available solutions in the industry; inspecting and diagnosing problems and developing corrective action plans to address operation and maintenance problems; researching and evaluating complex problems by conducting engineering related studies; participating in the development of request for proposals, scopes of work, review proposals, and selecting consulting engineers; technically overseeing and monitoring consultant's work for compliance with the scope of work, Engineering Standards, design quality expectations, and stakeholder needs; and creating and maintaining a scope of work for the next project for each facility identifying all replacement and refurbishment activities necessary for long term ownership serving as a Capital Improvement Plan budget and schedule basis. Qualifications & Requirements The successful candidate will possess: A Bachelor's degree from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education, with major coursework in engineering, or a related field; and Five (5) years of work experience in engineering. A valid California Class C Driver's License; and A valid professional engineering (P.E.) registration license from the State of California. Recruitment & Selection Process Vacancies: 1 Apply online at: www.ocsd.com/jobs APPLICATIONFILINGDEADLINE:Tuesday, August 27 , 2019; 5:00 P.M. (or until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received) Hiring Salary Range:$110,947.20 - $122,324.80 /annually (starting salary will be within this range based upon qualifications) Supplemental Information Physical Demands Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer, to inspect District development sites, including traversing uneven terrain, climbing ladders, stairs, and other temporary or construction access points; ability to travel to various District sites, projects and/or meetings; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person, before groups, and over the telephone. This is primarily a sedentary office classification although standing in and walking between work areas and to conduct inspections may be required. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. Positions in this classification occasionally bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing up to 10 pounds. Environmental Elements Employees work in an office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. Employees may work in the field andoccasionally be exposed to loud noise levels, cold and hot temperatures, inclement weather conditions, road hazards, vibration, mechanical and/or electrical hazards, and hazardous physical substances and fumes. Employees may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures. Disaster Service Workers All Orange County Sanitation District employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the Orange County Sanitation District requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. Other Information For the full range of duties, responsibilities, and essential job functions please review the Classification Specification for this position found on our website . Applicants must clearly demonstrate, through their application materials, that they meet the minimum requirements as outlined in the job announcement and class specification to receive further consideration. However, meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee an interview. All properly completed applications will be reviewed, and the most appropriately qualified individuals will be invited to continue in the selection process. False statements may be cause for disqualification, removal from the eligible list, or discharge from employment. All statements made on applications are subject to investigation and verification. To ensure your application is accurate and complete, please review the Job Application Guide . Employment is contingent upon successful completion ofOCSD'spre-employment process, which includes a background investigation and a physical examination. For some positions, this may include a drug screen. False statements may be cause for disqualification, removal from the eligible list, or discharge from employment. All statements made on applications are subject to investigation and verification. Reference Checks will be conducted byOCSDto verify employment related information for all potential employees once a contingent job offer is made during the background investigation process. This is done to ensure that individuals who joinOCSDare well qualified and have a strong potential to be successful in their employment. The extent of the inquiry will depend on the position being applied for, but will at least include: Verification/Reference from current and past employers Confirmation of necessary licenses, certificates, and degrees. Please have all necessary documentation ready. Additional inquiries may be necessary depending on the position for which you are applying. Human Resources will also schedule a post-offer physical examination once a job offer has been made. OCSDonly accepts applications submitted via our online application system. Applications submitted via mail, fax or email will not be accepted. The provisions of this announcement do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice. Closing Date/Time: 8/27/2019 5:00 PM Pacific
Orange County Sanitation District, CA Orange, California, United States
Jul 23, 2019
Full Time
Description What do you value in your next job? Watch our Video to Learn About Employment with OCSD. At the Orange County Sanitation District (OCSD) our Core Values form the framework of our organization and reinforce our professional work ethic.If the following values ring true with you, we'd love to invite you to explore our career opportunities further. Honesty, Trust, & Respect We aspire to the highest degree of integrity, honesty, trust, and respect in our interaction with each other, our suppliers, our customers, and our community. Teamwork & Problem Solving We strive to reach OCSD goals through cooperative efforts and collaboration with each other and our constituencies. We work to solve problems in a creative, cost-effective and safe manner, and we acknowledge team and individual efforts. Leadership & Commitment We lead by example, acknowledging the value of our resources and using them wisely and safely to achieve our objectives and goals. We are committed to act in the best interest of our employees, our organization, and our community. Learning/Teaching - Talents, Skills and Abilities We continuously develop ourselves, enhancing our talents, skills, and abilities, knowing that only through personal growth and development will we continue to progress as an agency and as individuals. Recognition/Rewards We seek to recognize, acknowledge and reward contributions to OCSD by our many talented employees. OCSD is currently looking to fill the role of a Safety & Health Specialist (Principal Safety & Health Rep) . The individual in this position will perform the most difficult and responsible assignments, projects, and analysis in the Safety & Health job series, requiring advanced knowledge of the concepts, practices, procedures, and policies of health and safety programs including risk management, security and emergency response. Under general direction, this individual will coordinate and oversee activities in support of the safety and emergency response needs of OCSD including assistance with the development, implementation, and administration of safety and health programs, and policies and procedures. The individual will provide expertise and training, regulatory interpretation, and technical support to OCSD personnel; and perform a variety of administrative and technical tasks relative to the assigned area of responsibility. Examples of representative duties include: Conducting various safety audits, inspections and investigations of OCSD offices, facilities, and work sites, identifying unsafe conditions and mitigating hazards as required; Assessing, interpreting and ensuring compliance with applicable Federal, State, and local laws, rules, and regulations; Analyzing data to identify trends; defining control measures; developing and monitoring corrective action plans; recommending process improvements, and policy and procedure changes; Facilitating the identification of risks throughout OCSD, including analyzing, evaluating and mitigating risks; Completing and maintaining required health and safety documentation and records; Preparing reports, including those concerning new or ongoing programs, and program effectiveness; and Preparing clear and concise correspondence, policies, procedures, and other written materials. Qualifications & Requirements A Bachelor's degree from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education, with major coursework in safety, industrial hygiene, environmental engineering, or a related field; Five (5) years of work experience in industrial hygiene, environmental engineering, safety, or related experience; A valid California Class C Driver's License; and A valid Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) or Certified Safety Professional (CSP) Certification. The successful individual will possess advanced knowledge of critical thinking, analysis, record-keeping, and reporting; and will be able to identify problems, research and analyze relevant information, and develop and present recommendations and justification for solution. The individual will be able to develop and conduct safety and health training; investigate accidents and unsafe working conditions; and ensure legal compliance and policy adherence. Detailed knowledge of safety and health regulations; knowledge of wastewater operations; and the ability to train, coach, and mentor junior level staff is desired. Recruitment & Selection Process Vacancies: 1 Apply online at: www.ocsd.com/jobs APPLICATIONFILINGDEADLINE:Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 5:00 P.M. (or until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received) Hiring Salary Range: $105,622 - 116,438/Year (starting salary will be within this range based upon qualifications) Supplemental Information PHYSICAL DEMANDS Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer; to inspect various sites and to investigate accidents, including traversing uneven terrain, climbing ladders, stairs, and other temporary or construction access points; ability to travel to various OCSD sites, projects and/or meetings; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen and make detailed inspections; color vision to identify materials and structures; and hearing and speech to communicate in person, before groups, and over the telephone. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office equipment, and appropriate inspection and/or safety equipment. Positions in this classification bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing up to 10 pounds. ENVIRONMENTAL ELEMENTS Employees work partially in an office environment with moderate noise levels and controlled temperature conditions, and partially in the field and are exposed to loud noise levels, cold and hot temperatures, inclement weather conditions, road hazards, vibration, confining workspace, chemicals, mechanical and/or electrical hazards, and hazardous physical substances and fumes. Employees may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives and contractors in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures. DISASTER SERVICE WORKERS All OCSD employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the OCSD requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. OTHER INFORMATION For the full range of duties, responsibilities, and essential job functions please review the Classification Specification for this position found on our website . Applicants must clearly demonstrate, through their application materials, that they meet the minimum requirements as outlined in the job announcement and class specification to receive further consideration. However, meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee an interview. All properly completed applications will be reviewed, and the most appropriately qualified individuals will be invited to continue in the selection process. False statements may be cause for disqualification, removal from the eligible list, or discharge from employment. All statements made on applications are subject to investigation and verification. To ensure your application is accurate and complete, please review the Job Application Guide . Employment is contingent upon successful completion of OCSD's pre-employment process, which includes a background investigation and a physical examination. For some positions, this may include a drug screen. False statements may be cause for disqualification, removal from the eligible list, or discharge from employment. All statements made on applications are subject to investigation and verification. Reference Checks will be conducted by OCSD to verify employment related information for all potential employees once a contingent job offer is made during the background investigation process. This is done to ensure that individuals who join OCSD are well qualified and have a strong potential to be successful in their employment. The extent of the inquiry will depend on the position being applied for, but will at least include: Verification/Reference from current and past employers Confirmation of necessary licenses, certificates, and degrees. Please have all necessary documentation ready. Additional inquiries may be necessary depending on the position for which you are applying. Human Resources will also schedule a post-offer physical examination once a job offer has been made. OCSD only accepts applications submitted via our online application system. Applications submitted via mail, fax or email will not be accepted. The provisions of this announcement do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice. Closing Date/Time: 8/20/2019 5:00 PM Pacific
Orange County Sanitation District 10844 Ellis Avenue, Fountain Valley, CA, USA
Jun 28, 2019
Full Time
Under direct or general supervision, performs technical duties and responsibilities in the maintenance, repair, service, and troubleshooting of equipment and machinery in pumping stations and related facilities; performs collection facilities duties including cleaning sewer lines, manholes and wet wells; performs preventive and corrective maintenance on assigned equipment, vehicles, and machinery; and operates and maintains a variety of hand and power tools and equipment. They will need to document all maintenance related activities in the OCSD Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS). The position is required to identify and mark OCSD facilities (Dig-Alert) in the District's service area. The ideal candidate will work well in a team environment.