Chief Operator – Water and Wastewater

Bolinas Community Public Utility District | Bolinas, CA

Salary Range: $62,400 - $93,600 Annually
Open Date: 12/11/2020
Close Date: 1/29/2021

Position Description

The BCPUD is seeking to hire a full-time Chief Operator (water and wastewater) with the precise timing of this hiring somewhat uncertain in light of fluctuating state COVID-19 orders. Interested candidates must possess and maintain at least Grade 2 Water Treatment and Grade 2 Water Distribution certifications, or the ability to attain such certifications within 12 months of employment, or as soon as required by the BCPUD and/or the State Water Resources Control Board. In addition, interested candidates must possess and maintain at least a Grade 1 Wastewater Treatment certification and at least a Grade 1 Wastewater Collection System certification, or the ability to attain such certifications within 12 months of employment, or as soon as required by the BCPUD and/or the Regional Water Quality Control Board. The schedule for this non-exempt position is 40 hours per week (including rotating and/or regularly scheduled weekend shifts), plus rotating weekday/evening stand-by shifts. Stand-by shift pay (currently $57.00 per shift) and overtime compensation in accordance with California state law also will be paid. Compensation includes an hourly starting rate of pay of $30 – $45 per hour (which is equivalent to $62,400 – $93,600 (gross), negotiable based on experience, certifications and qualifications, plus a full benefits package, including paid vacation, paid holidays, paid sick leave, eligibility to participate in the district’s retirement and deferred compensation plans, and medical and dental insurance for the employee (fully paid by the BCPUD for the employee, 50% paid by the BCPUD for employee’s dependents), all as allowed by the terms and conditions of the applicable policies and plans

Position Qualifications

Interested candidates must have a valid California driver’s license, a clean DMV record, a social security number and a demonstrated ability to work cooperatively and constructively with others, as well as independently. Finally, interested candidates must be able to respond to emergencies 24/7 within 15 minutes of notification; as such, candidates must reside within 15 minutes’ response time of the jurisdictional boundaries of the BCPUD.

How to Apply

For more information, including an employment application and a complete position description, please download these documents from our website: TO APPLY: Please submit a completed application with a resume and cover letter explaining your interest in this position by emailing it to us at, or by mailing it to us at P.O. Box 390, Bolinas, California 94924, or by dropping off these documents in our public drop box at 270 Elm Road, Bolinas California 94924. BCPUD will accept applications and interview candidates until the position is filled. The first round of interviews for this position will be conducted in early February 2021, or later if public health circumstances require postponement. To be considered for this first round of interviews, please apply by no later than Friday, January 29, 2021 at 3:00 p.m.
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