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The San Lorenzo Valley Water District is located in the coastal redwoods approximately 10 miles northeast of Santa Cruz, CA. If you live in the nearby towns of Felton or Scotts Valley, you are a relaxing 15-minute drive to work or the beach. The District maintains approximately 190 miles of pipeline and serves a population of approximately 35,000 customers.

The Three Positions Available are:


Under general supervision of the Environmental Programs Manager & Administrative Analyst, the Environmental Planner I performs a variety of support services, general administrative and environmental activities of the District’s environmental programs. These services include coordination of projects, programs and activities with a focus on regulatory permitting requirements and CEQA documentation; providing technical advice and /or recommendations to the Environmental Programs Manager and other staff; and performance of other related duties as required.

Under general supervision of the Engineering Manager, performs field inspections and documentation of construction work related to water treatment and distribution and other facilities to ensure compliance with plans, specifications, permits, and accepted construction methods; acts as liaison between the District, contractors, and the public on issues of concern regarding the construction work; reviews contractor submittals and requests for information; provides constructability reviews of improvement plans; provides field support for GIS system updates by verifying locations of facilities; and performs other duties as assigned.

Under direction of the Director of Operations, the Water Quality and Treatment Manager plans, coordinates, directs and supervises the activities of the Water Treatment Division including technical work in the operation and maintenance of the District’s surface water treatment plants and wastewater facility; provides drinking water to the consumer that is of the highest quality possible; ensure that distributed and source water comply with State and Federal health requirements; ensure that sampling, analysis and laboratory procedures conform to State and Federal standards; ensure that the laboratory maintains State certification; and perform other duties as required.