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.

 

 

 

 

 

1 job(s) at Orange County Sanitation District

Orange County Sanitation District, CA Orange, California, United States
May 06, 2020
Intern
Description ** This position is for students currently enrolled in a water, wastewater treatment, operations, or maintenance program offered by an accredited college or university** 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. The Orange County Sanitation District (OCSD) is currently looking to fill the role of Vocational Intern. To Learn More About OCSD, Watch Our Videos! Qualifications & Requirements Recruitment & Selection Process Vacancies: 6 APPLICATIONFILINGDEADLINE: Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at 5 PM PST. Compensation: $15 per hour Supplemental Information PHYSICAL DEMANDS Must possess mobility to work in the plant; strength, stamina and mobility to perform medium to heavy physical work, to work 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 a minimum of 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. 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: 6/2/2020 5:00 PM Pacific