TO APPLY: Submit a completed County of Alameda application and the required supplemental question responses online at  by 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 11, 2023.     ">

Maintenance Manager

Job Posted 6/20/2023
Zone 7 Water Agency/ County of Alameda
100 North Canyons Pkwy
Livermore, CA 94551
United States
Category Government
Experience Required
Government / Civil Service
Application Closing Date
$169,748.80 to $206,377.60 Per Year
Job Description

Join the Zone 7 Water Agency team as our Maintenance Manager and make a direct impact on the overall maintenance for the water supply system and flood control areas.

YEARLY SALARY: $169,748.80--$206,377.60


The agency

The Agency’s administrative offices are located in Livermore, CA, the easternmost city of Alameda County, which is bordered by Contra Costa County to the north and San Joaquin County to the east. Zone 7 provides treated drinking water to the City of Pleasanton; the City of Livermore; California Water Service Company - Livermore; and Dublin San Ramon Services District.

At Zone 7, we take pride in recruiting and retaining a highly qualified and committed staff who are all just as dedicated to community service as they are to each other. We employ approximately 115 full-time employees in a diverse range of fields, responsible for the massive job of keeping clean, safe water delivered to the Tri-Valley.

We invest in long-term financial planning and fiscal organizational sustainability in order to ensure all areas of Zone 7 are ready and resilient for any economic storms we need to weather which is why we are rated A++


The position

Under general direction, the Maintenance Manager plans, organizes, and manages the maintenance of Zone 7’s assets including water treatment plants, well field and associated distribution system facilities, flood control areas, fleet, building, and grounds; and coordinates division activities with other Zone 7 divisions.

The Maintenance Manager has full management authority and responsibility for the overall maintenance of the water supply system and flood control areas. The incumbent works closely with other management staff, regulatory agencies, and water and flood control agencies and organizations to ensure a continuous supply of high-quality water and effective flood protection services.


Qualifications and Experience


Possession of a bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Industrial Maintenance, Engineering, or related field.



The equivalent of five (5) of years full-time in public utilities maintenance, operations, engineering, or construction, three (3) years of which includes supervisory experience maintaining or operating a public potable water system or wastewater treatment facility.


Additional work experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.

License or Certificate:

  •   Possession of a Certified Control System Technician 3, or possession of AWWA Cross-Connection Control Program Specialist certificate or possession of ISA and /or trade certificates is desirable.
  •   Possession of a valid Grade 2 Distribution (D-2) Certificate issued by the California Department of Health within 18 months of appointment to the class of Maintenance Manager. Advanced certifications desirable but not required.
  •     Possession of a valid California driver's license.


TO APPLY: Submit a completed County of Alameda application and the required supplemental question responses online at  by 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 11, 2023.