Employment Opportunities

Located in the heart of the Redwood Empire on California’s northwest coast, the District provides water to the cities and communities in the greater Humboldt Bay area.

The District operates two water systems:

A regional water wholesale system that supplies drinking water to seven municipal customers, serving over 80,000  people in Humboldt County, and delivers untreated water to industries located on the Samoa Peninsula.

Additionally, the District operates a hydroelectric generating facility, dam and reservoir at Ruth Lake


Equal Opportunity Employer

The District is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. District policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, sex, religion, marital status, age, national origin or ancestry, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition including genetic characteristics, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws.

The District is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the District and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the District.


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Job Descriptions

General ManagerSuperintendentBusiness ManagerAccounting & HR SpecialistAssistant Maintenance & Electrical SupervisorAssistant Operations SupervisorCustomer Service & Accounting AssistantCustomer Service & Accounting/HR AssistantElectrician  Instrumentation TechnicianExecutive Assistant - Board SecretaryHydro Operator & Ruth Area RepresentativeInternship GIS CAD TechMaintenance & Electrical SupervisorMaintenance MechanicMaintenance WorkerOperations & Customer Service SpecialistOperations & Maintenance TechnicianProgram - Regulatory AnalystRelief Hydro Operator & Ruth RepresentativeSenior Program - Regulatory AnalystWater Operator SpecialistWater Operations Supervisor

District Salaries