2021-05-26 2021-06-30

Development Services Senior Engineer

Vallecitos Water District
  • Organization Type: Public Water/Wastewater Agency
  • Location: San Marcos, California
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 66216
  • Organization Website
  • Organization Type: Public Water/Wastewater Agency
  • Location: San Marcos, California
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 66216
  • Organization Website

Salary: $108,697 - $145,665

Hiring Salary: $108,697 – $119,839

Apply online at www.vwd.org


  • Under general supervision, plans, organizes, directs, coordinates, and oversees the activities of development projects, planning studies, and environmental compliance;
  • Supervises Engineering Services Assistant and Engineering Technicians, including planning, assigning, reviewing, and evaluating work; provides staff training and development; assists in the selection of staff; reviews work for accuracy and compliance with department standards; participates in necessary disciplinary actions; writes performance appraisals; a planned reorganization may result in the Senior Engineer supervising Construction Inspectors;
  • Manages and administers development projects, from the preliminary planning stages through construction and acceptance of developer improvements by the District; administers contracts for the District’s regional planning and environmental needs; orders and monitors related studies; assists in selection of consultants;
  • Oversees and performs a variety of professional and paraprofessional engineering work, including the review of project plans and specifications, and engineering estimates; directs and/or coordinates developer projects;
  • Other duties as assigned.


Any combination of education or experience that would likely provide the necessary knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain these knowledge and abilities would be: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in civil, environmental, or another related engineering field, and; four years of professional engineering experience in the planning, design, construction, maintenance, or operation of water distribution facilities and/or wastewater collection, treatment, and reclamation facilities required, with at least one year in a lead role preferred.

Licenses, Certificates, and Special Requirements

Possession of a current and valid California Professional Engineer’s license is required.


Along with leading the Development Services group, this position will work on projects that directly support the District’s goal of sustainable water supply for our region. This includes the Direct Potable Reuse Study for Meadowlark Reclamation Facility; interagency agreements for water and recycled water supply; grant opportunities for water supply and resources; and water supply restriction planning and implementation.


  • Annual Salary Increases and Cost of Living Allowances
  • Social Security and CalPERS retirement with 3% at 60 formula for Classic members
  • Choice of 4 medical plans with District contribution (100% Family Coverage Kaiser HMO)
  • District-paid Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Two Deferred Compensation plans with $2,000 match
  • Tuition Reimbursement, Computer Loan, and Employee Recognition programs
  • Employee Assistance and Wellness Programs with on-site fitness room
  • 9/80 work schedule with alternate Fridays off
The above terms are not a contract, subject to eligibility requirements and reflect the current Memorandum of Understanding with the Vallecitos Water District Employees’ Association.

When applying, mention you saw this opening listed at WaterDistrictJobs.com.