The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

EHS Field Specialist I (C)

Job Locations US-CA-La Verne
Job ID 2022-2256
Posted Date
3 weeks ago(11/14/2022 10:33 AM)
Application Filing Period
11/14/2022 -12/15/2022 @4:30 p.m.
# of Openings
USD $41.11/Hr.
USD $54.12/Hr.
Work Schedule (Days/Hours)

As an Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Field Specialist I you will learn and assist in the provision of environmental, health, and safety compliance consultation, guidance, and support to various Metropolitan organizations with primary assignment to the La Verene Treatment Plant. Your responsibilities will include learning and assisting with: development and implementation of EHS programs; EHS inspections and investigations; preparing reports; EHS training and much more!


Your ability to learn quickly, communicate with individuals of various technical backgrounds, and work effectively within a team are critical. 


You may be required to work stand-by and/or off-shift hours to address operational needs and emergencies as required; and to work extended periods in remote areas away from the normal reporting location.


This job announcement has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this classification / job.


To view the full job description click here: EHS Field Specialist I





Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field; or four years experience in an applicable MWD classification in a related field (effective through June 2015).

Related Field is defined as: Environmental, Occupational Health and Safety, or another directly related field.


This classification performs work that requires maintaining confidentiality and is routinely privy to matters that either involves confidential information, sensitive personnel issues, or exposure to confidential and sensitive strategic corporate information.



License(s): Valid California Class C Driver’s License or equivalent (required at time of application) that allows you to drive during your employment.


California Gas Tester Certification (May require you to obtain and maintain)


• Certified Safety Professional
• Certified Industrial Hygienist
• Certified Hazardous Materials Manager




• Competitive compensation 
• Excellent medical, dental, life, vision plans. 
• Deferred compensation in the form of a 401(k) plan (with matching contribution) and a 457 plan. 
• Retirement benefits under the California Public Employees' Retirement System 
• Tuition reimbursement 
• Training and advancement opportunities 
• Excellent working environment 

• Public transportation reimbursements and 


For more information on MWD benefits, please use the following link:Benefits Regular Full Time Employee




The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is a consortium of 26 cities and water districts that provides drinking water to nearly 19 million people in Southern California. Metropolitan’s mission is to provide its service area with adequate and reliable supplies of high quality water to meet current and future needs in an environmentally and economically responsible way. Metropolitan’s facilities include the 242-mile Colorado River Aqueduct, five water treatment plants with a combined capacity of 2.3 billion gallons per day, nine surface water reservoirs, 830 miles of pipeline, and 15 hydroelectric power plants.


The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Qualified individuals with disabilities, who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process, please call (213) 217-7738 or email


MWD is a Federal and State EO employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.


Application Filing Period: Closes at 4:30 pm PST on the date stated in the job. However it may close prior to the filing end date if sufficient applications have been received. If sufficient applications have not been received, then the filing period end date may be extended.


Sponsorship: Applicants for employment with The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States (i.e., H1-B or other employment-based immigration case).


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