The Fern Valley Water District is seeking a qualified Field Operator. The Field Operator performs a wide variety of duties, including but, not limited to, water treatment, water distribution, operation and maintenance of District facilities, meter reading, and vehicle and equipment maintenance. Field Operators must participate on a rotating stand-by schedule and must arrive within one hour of being called out. This position requires a high school diploma or GED and candidates must pass a drug screen and criminal background check before appointment. This position requires Treatment I and Distribution I Certifications issued by the State of California and successful candidates must possess the ability to acquire Treatment II and Distribution II certificates within one year of hire. Mechanical skills, welding experience and heavy equipment operation experience is highly desirable. The Fern Valley Water District is an equal opportunity employer with an excellent salary and benefits package. Salary range commensurate with candidate’s qualifications and experience. Applications are available at the District office – 55790 South Circle Drive, Idyllwild, CA 92549. For additional information, please contact the District at 951-659-2200. Applications will be accepted until position is filled by a qualified applicant.


Water Shortage Requirements

Water Conservation Stage 1 in Effect

Adoption of Water Restrictions Consistent with Emergency Regulations. The Board of Directors does hereby adopt the following water use restrictions consistent with the Emergency Regulations:

(a) Water Conservation Stage 1

(1)  Users of District water shall prohibit irrigation runoff and shall eliminate water leaks on their property.

(2)  Users of District water shall voluntarily limit the quantity of water used to that quantity absolutely necessary for domestic and business purposes.

(3)  Users of District water shall take all steps necessary to prevent waste of water and to assure that all water is beneficially used to the maximum extent possible.

(4)  Users of District water shall not wash hard or paved surface areas, including driveways, parking areas, patios, tennis courts, and similar impermeable surfaces, and shall not sprinkle unplanted areas for dust control or other purposes, except to alleviate immediate fire or sanitary hazards.

In accordance with Section 864 of the Emergency Regulations, the taking of any action prohibited in this Section 2, in addition to any other applicable civil or criminal penalties, is an infraction, punishable by a fine of up to five hundred dollars ($500) for each day in which the violation occurs.


Welcome to the Fern Valley Water District

We’re here to help you with any water-related needs you might have, whether it’s turning on or off a water service, helping you understand your water bill, or providing information on water district projects.

The District has been keeping the water flowing in Fern Valley since 1937, when it was originally incorporated as the Fern Valley Mutual Water Company. In 1958 we became the Fern Valley Water District, a California Water District. You can read more about this on the About Us page.

Our office is located on the corner of South Circle Drive and Fern Valley Road, and we’re open weekdays. Stop by anytime should you have any questions, suggestions or concerns.

Best Regards,

Victor Jimenez
General Manager