Employment Opportunities & Application


Leucadia Wastewater District invites applicants for the position of:


SALARY:                                   $27.69 - $34.61 hourly

JOB TYPE:                                Full Time Position

LOCATION:                             1960 La Costa Avenue, Carlsbad, California

OPENING DATE:                     January 6, 2021

APPLICATION DEADLINE:    February 5, 2021 at 4:30PM


Leucadia Wastewater District is an independent special district, located in Carlsbad, CA that provides wastewater collection services to the northern area of Encinitas and the southeastern areas of Carlsbad. Our mission is to serve the public by collecting, transporting, recycling and treating wastewater in a safe, reliable, efficient, cost effective and environmentally responsible manner, while providing excellent service to our customers. The District offers an excellent salary and benefits package and employees work a 9/80 work schedule.


This position is the entry level class in the Field Services Technician series. Under close supervision, the Field Services Technician-in-training performs a wide variety of manual labor tasks associated with the maintenance and repair of wastewater collection and treatment facilities, including pumping stations, sewer lines, other sanitary sewer collection system appurtenant structures and water reclamation plant facilities.  Candidate must be willing and able to work any shift; work holidays, weekends and emergency overtime as needed.


Essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assists in the maintenance, repair and cleaning of sewer lines utilizing power operated equipment
  • Cleans precipitates such as grit, sludge, grease, and other debris from pump station wet wells, manholes and other sanitary sewer collection system appurtenant structures.
  • Lubricates equipment such as pumps, motors and valves. Assists with pump and motor overhauls.
  • Properly and safely operates light equipment and light to medium weight vehicles.
  • Uses hand and power tools and equipment to perform maintenance and repair tasks.
  • Performs building and grounds maintenance at District facilities.
  • Assists in raising manhole covers and other structures to grade.


Required Certificates and Licenses

  • Must possess a valid California Class 'C' driver’s license and be able to obtain a valid California Class ‘B’ driver’s license (with tanker and air brake endorsements) within six (6) months of hire.
  • Must be able to obtain a California Water Environment Association collection system operator certification within six (6) months of hire and water treatment operator (T1) certification within one (1) year of hire.


For the full job description, please visit our website’s job descriptions page: https://www.lwwd.org/departments/human-resources/job-descriptions



To be considered, please complete the application and supplemental questionnaire available at www.lwwd.org. Include a resume and any other information you feel is important for us to consider when reviewing your candidacy. Resumes without applications will not be considered. Please submit the application, supplemental questionnaire and any other supporting documents to our office by February 5, 2021 at 4:30pm. 



1960 La Costa Avenue

Carlsbad, CA 92009


Attention: Trisha Hill, Administrative Services Supervisor


Pease fill out the employment application below in its entirety.  OR click HERE to download the application.


Applicant Information

Full Name:


Professional / Technical Licenses or Certificates and Skills
Previous Employment

Please list the past 10 years of your employment history starting with your present or most recent job. If you need more space, you may attach additional sheets.


Please have three (3) professional references with their contact information available upon request.

Military Service
Equal Opportunity Employer

Leucadia Wastewater District (LWD) considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientations, ancestry, martial or veteran status, mental or physical disability, or any other legally protected status. Qualified disabled applicants with special needs who desire assistance in completing the application process must notify LWD in advance, and, whenever possible, a reasonable accommodation will be made in accordance with current regulations.

Please Read Very Carefully

I certify that all the information contained within this application (and any and all attachments) is true and correct to the best of my knowledge, and I understand that any false information or omissions may lead to the rejection of my application or, if I am employed, discipline up to and including termination at the time any such false information or omission is discovered. I authorize investigation of all statements contained within this application; authorize LWD to secure information about my background and experience with former employers, educational institutions, and any relevant agencies; and authorize those parties to provide information to LWD concerning my background and experience. I understand that offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of an LWD-paid physical examination to see if the undersigned applicant is fit to perform the essential functions of the job. All job applicants who are selected to fill a position must, as part of that physical examination, submit to and pass a drug-screening test. Some job classifications require a respirator fitness evaluation. I understand that employment with the LWD is for an indefinite and unspecified duration and that employment with the LWD is at the mutual consent of the employee and the LWD and can be terminated at will, at any time, by the employee or the LWD per LWD’s Human Resources Policy Manual. I agree that the Leucadia Wastewater District and my previous employers shall not be held liable in any respect if any employment offer is not tendered, is withdrawn or my employment is terminated due to falsity of the statements and answers in this application form or during my interview(s).


Required Supplemental Questions

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