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The Lake Oroville Area Public Utility District (LOAPUD) is searching for a qualified applicant to fill the position of FIELD OPERATIONS TECHNICIAN/FOREMAN


Located in Oroville, CA approximately 75 miles north of Sacramento, LOAPUD provides sanitary sewer (waste water) collection services to approximately 4500 customers over 3500 acres, mostly in the unincorporated areas east and south of the City of Oroville.  Customers include single and multiple family residences, a variety of commercial uses, and public facilities including schools and recreational areas associated with nearby Lake Oroville.

The Foreman/Field Operations Technician, under the supervision of the Field Operations Supervisor, assists the Field Operations Supervisor in overseeing sewer main line installation and repair; training new employees in method, equipment, and practices used in sewer line installation and repair; supervising construction projects and street repair; operating various pieces of equipment while performing the installation, repair, and maintenance of sewer lines and related equipment; performing a variety of unskilled and semi-skilled tasks in sewer line installations; assisting in construction and maintenance of District property.

The Foreman/Field Operations Technician shares standby and emergency responsibilities with other field personnel and assumes the responsibilities of the Field Operations Supervisor when absent.

LOAPUD offers a competitive total compensation package, including healthcare benefits, CalPERS pension plan, and holiday/vacation/sick leaves.

Starting hourly wage is based on a board approved compensation schedule.  Placement on the wage schedule depends on experience and qualifications.  Relocation to the immediate area will be required due to on-call requirements. Please see current wage scale at the following link:



Please see additional job description information, prerequisite qualifications, essential job duties and additional job requirements in the Foreman/Field Operations Technician Job Description at this link:

2327 Job Description - Foreman-Field Operations Technician.pdf


Please return completed application w/resume to:,SUBJECT: Foreman/Field Operations Technician Position

Applications may be found here:

Application for Employment 8-19-2020.pdf


Applications will be reviewed and evaluated. The most qualified applicants will be chosen for interviews.

The selection process may contain all or some of the following elements:

·         Oral Interview

·         Written Examination

·         Final Interview

·         Background Investigation

·         Pre-Employment Physical - All individuals who are offered full-time, temporary or part-time employment shall be required to submit to a physician’s examination and controlled substance test at District expense.  The examining physician will be provided a description of the job involved to assist in a determination of the individual’s fitness to work. 

**Lake Oroville Area Public Utility District is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, or sex. For additional information, or if you require accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact LOAPUD during office hours (Monday through Friday 7 AM to 12 PM and 1 PM to 4 PM) at (530)-533-2000, 1960 Elgin Street, Oroville, CA 95966**

This position will be open until filled.