Operations Control Administrator

  • Contra Costa Water District
  • Concord, California
  • Apr 17, 2018
Full Time Administration and Management Utilities Water and Wastewater Treatment Other Management, Trade and Technical
  • Salary: $9,826.27 Monthly
  • Salary Top: $11,944.40
  • Phone: 925-688-8002
  • Apply By: Jul 16, 2018


To be considered for this position you MUST apply online at www.ccwater.com.


Contra Costa Water District (CCWD) is an innovative leader in water management and provides employees with a fast-paced and stable work environment that encourages professional growth and development.  Formed in 1936 to provide water for irrigation and industry, CCWD is now one of the largest urban water districts in California and a leader in drinking-water treatment technology and source water protection. CCWD delivers safe, clean water to 500,000 people in central and eastern Contra Costa County in the San Francisco Bay Area. Our mission is to strategically provide a reliable supply of high quality water at the lowest cost possible, in an environmentally responsible manner. We offer competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits such as medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 457 and 401 deferred compensation plans, a retirement pension plan, vacation and holiday pay, plus a great working environment.

Job Description

Contra Costa Water District seeks a dedicated and proven leader with water quality expertise to fill the Operations Control position. The Operations Control Administrator level provides direct supervision to employees within the OCC and/or assumes substantive and significant programmatic responsibility in a defined area or specialty. This position will plan, organize, and direct the activities of the Operations Control Center (OCC) including general oversight of the operation of open and closed raw water facilities and treated water conveyance/distribution systems within the Operations and Maintenance Department; to coordinate OCC activities with other divisions or departments; and to provide highly responsible technical support to the Water Operations Manager and receives general direction from the management staff.

Job Requirements



For a full description of examples of duties, please visit the following link: http://www.ccwater.com/605/Job-Descriptions




Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:



Equivalent to an Associate's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering or a related field. 


ix years of increasingly responsible experience in water operations, including open and closed water distribution systems, and two years of supervisory responsibility.  Work is mainly performed in an office environment and occasionally in a field environment, in all weather conditions.


Engineering degree and registration, in an appropriate discipline such as civil, may be substituted for qualifying experience. 


Grade 5 or higher California Distribution Operator Certificate.


Required to have passed the Distribution Grade 5 exam and can obtain Grade 5 certification within 1 year from the start date in the position.


Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California driver's license.

Work is mainly performed in an office environment and occasionally in a field environment, in all weather conditions. Noise levels are quiet to moderate in the office environment and moderate to high in the field environment, due to the use of equipment and the running of vehicle engines. The position requires ability to conduct on-site visits including walking, bending, climbing, and balancing in precarious places to inspect work and property conditions; and lifting or moving up to 50 pounds.

For a full listing of required knowledge, skills, and abilities, please visit the following link: http://www.ccwater.com/605/Job-Descriptions

Special Instructions

To be considered for this position you MUST apply online at www.ccwater.com.

Apply today at: http://www.ccwater.com/601/Apply-for-a-Job

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Additional Information

Possession of the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an invitation to the next step in the selection process.  All candidate materials will be carefully evaluated and only those considered best qualified will be invited to the next step in the selection process; the Oral Panel Interview.


Unless otherwise noted this position will close on May 3, 2018 at 5:00 P.M.  

All candidates will be notified of their status via email by no later than Monday, May 7, 2018.

The TENTATIVE Oral Panel Interview date is Tuesday, May 15, 2018.

The Contra Costa Water District (CCWD) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

A condition of employment for all CCWD positions includes successfully passing a Department of Justice Live Scan fingerprint check and completion of the federal Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9.   Additionally, in compliance with federal law, CCWD participates in E-Verify.

Per Chapter 8, Division 4 of Title 1 of the California State Government Code, public employees are declared to be "Disaster Service Workers."  As such, District employees may be called upon to support the activities of the District during an emergency situation.

Applicants requesting reasonable accommodation during any phase of the examination process are instructed to contact Human Resources at 925-688-8002.


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