Oakdale Irrigation District   Oakdale, CA   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
Posted on December 17, 2021
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Oakdale Irrigation District is Hiring! 

We are looking for a 


Full time Distribution System Operator /

Construction and Maintenance Workers

in our Water Operations Department.  

Salary:  $28.24 - $34.33 per hour (effective January 2, 2022) + comprehensive benefits package.  The position will be under the general supervision of the Water Operations Manager, Construction & Maintenance Manager and working through various Supervisors.

Distribution System Operator:  Perform a variety of semi-skilled and skilled duties in the scheduling and distribution of irrigation water to irrigators; perform minor repair work in, on and around irrigation works including cleaning and maintenance of irrigation canals, ditches, and structures as necessary to assure: (1) safe access to facilities, (2) proper operation of works, and (3) the proper conveyance and distribution of irrigation water; and perform related work as required.


Construction and Maintenance Worker: Perform a variety of semi-skilled and skilled duties in the construction, repair, cleaning, and maintenance of irrigation canals, ditches, pipelines, pump lines, and structures; and to perform other duties as assigned.

Experience:  Knowledge of general construction and maintenance in the construction, maintenance, repair, and cleaning of irrigation facilities.  Farming background is desired, but not a requirement.  


Education:  Completion of formal or informal education sufficient to assure the ability to read and write in English and perform mathematical computations at the level required for successful job performance. 


Requirements:  A valid California driver’s license with a good driver’s record required. 


A completed OID application is required to be considered.  Applicants who submit a resume only will not be considered.  Applications will be accepted beginning December 20, 2021 and must be received by the OID office no later than January 10, 2022 by 5:00 p.m. for consideration.  Applicants may apply online at  For additional information, please call (209) 840-5519.  A Work Keys assessment will be required for selected candidates, in addition to an oral interview.  A background check and pre-employment physical including a routine drug screen will be required post job offer.

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