Field Services Technician-In-Training

Leucadia Wastewater District | Carlsbad, CA

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Posted Date 1/05/2023


Salary: $61,981 - $77,476

JOB TYPE: Full Time Position

LOCATION: 1960 La Costa Avenue, Carlsbad, California

OPENING DATE: January 3, 2023

APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 27, 2023 (Any applications received after this date will only be considered if the position is not filled.)


Leucadia Wastewater District is an independent special district, located in Carlsbad, CA that provides wastewater collection services to the Leucadia and Village Park area of Encinitas and the La Costa area of Carlsbad. Our mission is to serve the public by collecting, transporting, recycling and treating wastewater in a safe, reliable, efficient, cost effective and environmentally responsible manner, while providing excellent service to our customers. The District offers an excellent benefit package and employees work a 9/80 schedule.


Under close supervision, the Field Services Technician-in-training performs a wide variety of manual labor tasks associated with the maintenance and repair of wastewater collection and treatment facilities, including pumping stations, sewer lines, other sanitary sewer collection system structures and water reclamation plant facilities. Candidate must be willing and able to work any shift; work holidays, weekends and emergency overtime as needed.

Essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assists in the maintenance, repair and cleaning of sewer lines utilizing power operated equipment
  • Cleans precipitates such as grit, sludge, grease, and other debris from pump station wet wells, manholes and other sanitary sewer collection system structures.
  • Lubricates equipment such as pumps, motors and valves. Assists with pump and motor overhauls.
  • Properly and safely operates light equipment and light to medium weight vehicles.
  • Uses hand and power tools and equipment to perform maintenance and repair tasks.
  • Performs building and grounds maintenance at District facilities.
  • Assists in raising manhole covers and other structures to grade.

Required Certificates and Licenses

  • Must possess a valid California Class 'C' driver’s license and be able to obtain a valid California Class ‘B’ driver’s license (with tanker and air brake endorsements) within one (1) year of hire.

  • Must be able to obtain a California Water Environment Association collection system operator certification within six (6) months of hire and water treatment operator (T1) certification within one (1) year of hire.


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To be considered, please complete LWD’s application and supplemental questionnaire, along with a current resume. LWD’s application and supplemental questionnaire is available at

Applications may also be picked up at 1960 La Costa Avenue, Carlsbad, CA 92009, Monday through Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. or by calling (760) 753-0155.


Please submit the application, supplemental questionnaire and resume online, or via email to, or at our office by January 27, 2023 at 4:30PM.



1960 La Costa Avenue

, CA 92009


Attention: Trisha Hill, Administrative Services Supervisor

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Entry Level

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