Explore career paths in a field that really holds water. Right out of high school or with just a few years of education, you could stay right here in Oceanside with a job at the city’s water utilities department. The Oceanside Water Utilities Department is responsible for the City’s water and wastewater collection and treatment facilities, and the implementation of solid waste recycling, and conservation programs. Working for a municipality also has its perks, including on-the-job training and professional development opportunities. Learn from employees Carlos Raymundo, Jonathan Monterozza, Mario Lopez, Ryan Williams, Daniel Parker, and Annika Andersen how they apply state-of-the-art technology, patience and precision to ensure all of us have clean water. Why water? Healthy ecosystems provide wildlife habitat and places to fish, paddle, surf, and swim. Our economy depends on clean water: manufacturing, farming, tourism, recreation, energy production, and other economic sectors need clean water to function and flourish.
High school students may attend the Career and Technical Education’s Environmental Innovation & Engineering Academy at Oceanside High School. For more future career pathways, please visit the California Department of Education career and technical education website. Find jobs available right now with the City of Oceanside’s Water Utilities Department. Open Positions may include: Utility Worker Trainee; Senior Environmental Specialist; Environmental Specialist I; Wastewater Plant Operator I/II/III; and Water Plant Operator in Training/I/II/III. Interested in sustainability careers? Engage with the department’s Pure Water and Green Oceanside projects now.