Temporary Utility Worker

Paradise Irrigation District is accepting applications for temporary Utility Worker positions for the construction season, which generally runs May 1 through October. This position performs semiskilled and unskilled work in the installation and repair of water main and service lines and meters. The successful candidates will also perform a variety of routine maintenance and repair work.


This opportunity is located in Paradise, a scenic, foothill setting that enjoys a lower than average California cost of living. The District has been serving the water needs of the community since 1916. The Town of Paradise has a current population of over 26,000 located in the foothills of the scenic Sierra Nevada Mountains approximately 90 miles north of Sacramento and 15 miles east of Chico. Paradise is less than a two-hour drive from Sacramento and three hours from the San Francisco Bay Area. The District is comprised of approximately 40 operations, maintenance, technical, and administrative employees. A five member Board of Directors, elected by the District residents, governs the District.


QUALIFICATIONS: This position requires any combination of education and/or experience that has provided the knowledge, skills and abilities for acceptable job performance. Proven communication and team-building skills are required, as well as the ability to quickly gain the trust and confidence of the Field team. A high school diploma or the equivalency thereof and possession of a valid Class C California driver’s license are required.


DEADLINE: TUESDAY, APRIL 18, 2017, 3:00 p.m. Job information available at the District Office, 6332 Clark Road, Paradise, M-F, 9am to 4pm.


To apply, send a current resume and a complete Paradise Irrigation District employment application, to Paradise Irrigation District, Attn: District Secretary, 6332 Clark Road, Paradise, CA 95969. Phone: (530) 877-4971 Ext. 2039. FAX: (530) 876-0483.


 icon Temporary Utility Worker Job Description and Application (378.11 kB)

Applications for employment shall be considered active for a period of time not to exceed 45 days. Any applicant wishing to be considered for employment beyond this time period should inquire as to whether or not applications are being accepted at that time.