The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

Senior Training Specialist (C) - Safety

Job Locations US-CA-La Verne
Job ID 2023-2452
Posted Date
3 weeks ago(5/18/2023 3:07 PM)
Application Filing Period
May 18, 2023 – June 15, 2023 (4:30 p.m. PST)
# of Openings
USD $103,646.00/Yr.
USD $136,074.00/Yr.
Work Schedule (Days/Hours)

The Senior Training Specialist is an advanced journey level position. In this role, you will be responsible for designing and developing safety training curriculum on a variety of construction safety topics as well as construction equipment operations. You will serve as the technical specialist and use initiative and resourcefulness to deviate from traditional methods and research trends and patterns to develop new methods, criteria, and/or propose new policies. You will also be responsible for delivering the related training to MWD staff via in person, webinar, or hybrid platforms as well as perform hands on practical assessments (construction equipment). You may be required to develop online training utilizing industry standard training development software.


Other responsibilities include interpreting data, planning work, and refining the methods and techniques to be used. Your work will use established criteria to formulate projects; assess program effectiveness; and analyze a variety of unusual conditions, problems, or questions. Work product or service may affect the activities and/or operation of other organizations.


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: Senior Training Specialist (C)


Education and Experience: Associate’s degree and four years of occupational experience in the subject matter area to be taught; or six years of occupational experience, journeyman’s certificate in the subject matter area to be taught, and completion of at least eighteen semester units of degree applicable college level course work, in addition to apprenticeship credits; or two years as a Training Specialist.

Subject matter area is defined as: Experience developing curriculum and presenting training within the construction safety field; and/or experience as a safety professional in the construction safety field




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

Desirable Qualifications: May require community college teacher or instructor credentials or equivalent.


• 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 


For more information on MWD benefits, please use the following link: Benefits Regular FT PT Employees (Represented)


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 announcement. 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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