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Valley Water

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About Us

Who We Are

Valley Water, formerly The Santa Clara Valley Water District, manages an integrated water resources system that includes the supply of clean, safe water, flood protection and stewardship of streams on behalf of Santa Clara County’s 2 million residents. The district effectively manages 10 dams and surface water reservoirs, three water treatment plants, a state-of-the-art water quality laboratory, nearly 400 acres of groundwater recharge ponds and more than 275 miles of streams.

We provide wholesale water and groundwater management services to local municipalities and private water retailers who deliver drinking water directly to homes and businesses throughout Santa Clara County.

Valley Water strives to attract, develop and retain a talented and diverse workforce. Many of our employees have worked at the district for more than 20 years. Our employees come from diverse, cultural and professional backgrounds. The district promotes high performance, diversity and equal employment opportunities. We offer careers in a wide range of fields.

We Value Our Employees 

  • The district’s salaries and benefits are highly competitive. 
  • The district supports employee development through tuition reimbursement, certification, management development training, safety training, on-line training and apprenticeship programs. 
  • Please use the links at left to explore our current job openings, salary and classification information, benefits packages, Diversity, Inclusion and Equal Opportunity programs.

We Value Excellence

The district values Excellence in Innovation, Integrity, Transparency and Teamwork. Our Workforce Development Program helps to guide our employees into the future by providing a systematic framework to facilitate the efficient, effective use of resources, which guides the development of a training curriculum based on business needs to enhance job knowledge and skills of the District’s workforce, and promotes professional development.

We Support Veterans

The Veteran’s Employee Resource Group provides assistance and supports Veteran affairs at Valley Water. Over the past ten years the district has participated in external support activities including care package drives for troops stationed overseas, as well as participating in the “Cell Phones for Troops” program.

In recognition of our employees who are veterans, a celebration is held annual around Veteran’s Day and features speakers and topics of historical interest.

We Value Diversity

The district is committed to creating an inclusive work environment which recognizes and supports the diversity of our community and enriches our perspectives.

Careers and Job Openings | Santa Clara Valley Water

Who We Are

Valley Water, formerly The Santa Clara Valley Water District, manages an integrated water resources system that includes the supply of clean, safe water, flood protection and stewardship of streams on behalf of Santa Clara County…

Issue Areas Include

  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Science & Technology
  • Water & Sanitation

Location

  • 5750 Almaden Expressway, San Jose, CA None, United States
    San Jose, CA 95118-3686

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