Water System Operator I (Part Time)

Phelan Piñon Hills Community Services District | Phelan, CA

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Posted Date 4/08/2019

A Phelan Piñon Hills Community Services District employment application is required, no exception.The attached supplement application and questionnaire are also required. Apply online at www.pphcsd.org/employment.html

$18.06 to $25.78 per hour
Filing Deadline:     Monday, April 22, 2019, at 5:00 p.m.
                                    NOTE: The Phelan Piñon Hills Community Services District reserves the right to modify the filing deadline as necessary.
The following schedule will be utilized.  The Phelan Piñon Hills Community Services District reserves the right to modify the schedule as necessary.

  • April 22, 2019, by 5:00 p.m.                      Applications Due
  • May 1, 2019                                                   Applicant Interviews
  • May 16, 2019                                                Potential Start Date

Applications can be completed online at , mailed, turned in at the District Office, or emailed to: 
NOTE: If you email your application, and do not receive confirmation it was received, then we may not have received it; always call when in doubt.


HOW TO APPLY: Applications, and the attached supplemental questionnaire, must be filled out completely, and must clearly show that the qualification requirements are met.  A resume will not be accepted in lieu of the official application form.  All statements are subject to investigation and verification.  Applications, and attached supplemental questionnaire, must be received in the Human Resources Department no later than the filing deadline date listed on this announcement.  Applications postmarked on the filing deadline and received after the deadline time and date will not be considered timely.  Faxed applications will not be accepted.  If you have not received notification regarding the status of your application within two weeks of the closing date, please notify Human Resources.  Applicants are responsible for promptly notifying the Human Resources Department of any change of address and/or telephone number.  NOTE: Phelan Piñon Hills Community Services District’s hours of operation are as follows:  Monday–Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. except certain holidays.
EXAMINATION: The Phelan Piñon Hills Community Services District reserves the right to rate applicants based on a review of the application materials and to invite only the most qualified applicants to participate in successive parts of the selection process consisting of one or more of the following:

  1. A written examination of technical knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  2. A technical oral examination of education, experience, training and personal suitability for the position will be evaluated by appearance before an interview board.
  3. A performance examination for demonstration of technical and manual skills (i.e., equipment operation, software & application usage).
  4. A supplemental questionnaire for measurement of education, experience, and training.

PROTEST PROCEDURE:  In order to challenge any phase of the recruitment process, a letter must be directed to the Human Resources Department and received no later than four (4) working days following the date you received notification of the results of any action taken.  Any protest must include rationale to support the protest.  You will receive a response in writing of any action taken with regard to the final decision.
ADA ACCOMMODATION: Individuals with disabilities who require accommodation in the application or testing process must provide, at time of application, documentation from a qualified authority of the need for accommodation.


SALARY: Employees typically start at the minimum salary range, however may be placed within the position’s salary range according to their education, experience, and performance. The District does not apply COLA to individual salaries; salaries are only increased as the result of a promotion or merit increase. Merit is based on the employee’s performance evaluation and the allowable percentage is determined by the District’s Board of Directors annually. 
VACATION: Paid vacation is based on years of service and hours worked. 0-48 months: 0.0385/hour; 49-108 months: 0.0577/hour; 109-241 months: 0.0769/hour. Employees are not eligible to use vacation benefits until one year of service is completed, however vacation will accrue during the first year. 
SICK LEAVE: Beginning with the date of employment, sick leave accrues at 1.85 hours per pay period.
HOLIDAYS: An average of 44 holiday hours per year.
LIFE INSURANCE: Not eligible.
RETIREMENT: CalPERS; the District does not participate in Social Security for regular employees. All new, regular, employees will be classified as either Tier II or PEPRA. New hires are eligible for Tier II CalPERS if they participated in a reciprocating retirement program within six months of starting with the District. Retirement Formula: Tier II is 2% @ 60; PEPRA is 2% @ 62. EPMC: Tier II is 7%; PEPRA is 0%. 
OTHER BENEFITS: Employee Assistance Program, Education & Training Program, Short-Term Disability, CalPERS 457 Supplemental Retirement (optional)


MEDICAL STANDARDS: Applicants will be required to pass a medical examination and drug test prior to appointment for employment.  Failure to meet medical standards may result in withdrawal of appointment.
DIRECT DEPOSIT: All new hires are eligible to enroll in the direct deposit program.
IMMIGRATION LAW: Prior to employment, applicants will be required to provide necessary documentation to verify proof of legal residence entitling them to work in the United States, as required by the Immigration and Reform Act of 1986.
INTRODUCTORY PERIOD: All regular employees must satisfactorily complete a one-year introductory period.
DMV PRINTOUT: The District will obtain a DMV check on all regular employees.
DRUG AND ALCOHOL TESTING: Applicants who are considered for hire must submit to and pass drug and alcohol testing prior to appointment.  Some classifications are subject to ongoing random drug and alcohol tests in accordance with District policy and/or State and Federal laws.
BACKGROUND TESTING: Applicants who are considered for hire must submit to and pass a background screening prior to appointment.

4176 Warbler Road, Phelan, California 92371 * (760) 868-1212 * Website: www.pphcsd.org

The provisions of this Bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. 
Any provision contained herein may be modified or revoked without notice

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Entry Level

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