The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

Landscape Maintenance Technician II

Job Locations US-CA-Riverside
Job ID 2023-2498
Posted Date
6 days ago(9/18/2023 1:12 PM)
Application Filing Period
September 18, 2023 - October 19, 2023 @ 4:30 p.m. PST
# of Openings
USD $42.34/Hr.
USD $55.74/Hr.
Work Schedule (Days/Hours)

Our Landscape Maintenance Technician II will oversee the landscape maintenance, weed abatement, rodent/pest control, and bee removal services at facilities, fee properties, and right-of-ways within the Eastern Region Unit, Diamond Valley Lake, Lake Skinner, Mills, Lake Mathews, Diemer, and outlying facilities within the distribution team’s area of responsibility. The Landscape Maintenance Technician II will the lead as a contract administrator for service contracts within the Eastern Region Unit monitoring contract performance, troubleshooting, and resolving related issues.


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: Landscape Maintenance Technician II




Education and Experience: high school diploma or high school equivalency certificate and four years of relevant experience; or two years in a MWD Landscape Maintenance Technician I classification.


Relevant Experience is defined as: commercial landscaping and irrigation systems, design, and maintenance; integrated pest management; arboricultural practices; water conservation practices and techniques; xeriscape; plant disease identification and control; applicable environmental regulations; and/or contract administration.




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



15% Technical knowledge
15% Project Management
15% Interpersonal Skills
10% Job Preparation
10% Organizational Skills
10% Teamwork
10% Oral Communication
10% Written Communication
5% Analytical Skills

100% Total




• 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 Full Time Employee (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. 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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