The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

Job Details

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, 800 miles of pipeline, and 16 hydroelectric power plants.

Job Summary

Job Requirements


Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field and four years relevant experience; or two years as a MWD Analyst II level in the related field.

Relevant experience is defined as administrative experience primarily focusing on performing analytical duties in the areas of budget/financial analysis, RFP/contracts, project management, event coordination and organizational analysis.

Required Knowledge of: Research methods and techniques and conducting a variety of analytical studies; principles of business letter writing and report preparation; principles of procedures of financial record keeping and reporting; current office procedures, methods and equipment including multi-line phones, copiers, facsimile machines, and computers.

Required Skills and Abilities to: Analyze and make recommendations for the solution of budgetary, procedural and general problems and implement modifications to existing programs, systems, and procedures based on needs within assigned area; review and edit documents for compliance with Metropolitan policies and procedures; participate in the development and administration of an assigned budget; analyze expenditures and recommend adjustments; operate office equipment including computers and supporting word processing applications; communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Certificates, Licenses and Registrations Requirements:
• Valid California Class C Driver License or equivalent that allows you to drive in the course of your employment is required at the time of application. (Required at the time of application)

Desirable Qualifications:
• Exceptional analytical, budget and project management skills
• Exceptional customer service
• Expert attention to detail

Physical Demands: The work is sedentary.  Typically, the employee may sit comfortably to do the work.  However, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying of light items such as paper, books, or small parts; driving an automobile, etc.  No special physical demands are required to perform the work.


Work Environment:  The work environment involves everyday risks or discomforts that require normal safety precautions typical of such places as offices, meeting and training rooms, libraries, and residences or commercial vehicles, e.g., use of safe work practices with office equipment, avoidance of trips and falls, observance of fire regulations and traffic signals, etc.  The work area is adequately lighted, heated, and ventilated.


Vision Requirements: No special vision requirements.



• 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
• On-site fitness center
• Excellent working environment
• Hub of public transportation: rail, subway, buses, and taxis

• Public transportation reimbursements and van pools


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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


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