Employment at TUD

EurekaThank you for your interest in working for Tuolumne Utilities District. The District is committed to employing and retaining a high quality, motivated workforce dedicated to delivering high-quality services to the community. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, insist on a safe workplace, provide opportunities for training and advancement and utilize sound management practices and policies.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
The District will afford equal employment opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants as to all terms and conditions of employment, including compensation, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, discipline, and termination. The District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sex, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, family care or medical leave status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, sexual identity or any other characteristic protected by state and federal law. We are committed to promoting an equal opportunity work environment within all levels of our workforce.

If you would like to join our team please check our website often for any open positions. Please Note: Employment offers are made contingent upon satisfactory completion of a comprehensive pre-employment process which may include drug testing, background investigation, reference checks and job related post offer physical exam.

How to Apply

All Tuolumne Utilities District (TUD) opportunities are posted on its website at www.tudwater.com. Candidates must apply using the TUD application at the TUD main office located at 18885 Nugget Blvd, Sonora, CA 95370 or email to hr@tudwater.com by the posted closing date. No other application forms will be accepted. A resume may also be submitted with the application, but a separate resume will not be accepted in lieu of the required TUD application for employment. Applications are only accepted for open and posted positions.

  1. Job Application Form: PDF DOC
  2. TUD Employee Benefits

Application Packages:

Complete application packages are reviewed against the job requirements outlined in the job flyer and job description. TUD screens applications for the most qualified candidates. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee that an applicant will forward in the hiring process. Incomplete application packages (applications not indicating position applying for or not signed, those that are missing required documents, references, certificates, etc.) will not be considered further regardless of an applicant’s qualifications. Please carefully review any instructions noted in the application process and be sure to include any and all required application materials. It is recommended that you save all of your required attachments to a single PDF file and then send package via email to hr@tudwater.com by the closing date.

Your qualifications will be evaluated based on the information listed on your application materials. As a result it is very important that you fill out the application completely, even if you attach a resume. Please be thorough in describing your education, experience, job duties, professional affiliations, and volunteer experience.

Tip: If you move or change your email address or telephone number, it is important to notify the Human Resources Department.

Employment Opportunities

NEW POSTING! (May 16, 2017) 


This is a confidential and FLSA Exempt position. Under the general supervision of the Finance Director, is responsible for administering and overseeing the District’s information technology and systems, including planning, project management and implementation, budgeting, maintenance and security. This includes the installation, administration and maintenance of enterprise Windows servers and the LAN and WAN operation infrastructure in a Microsoft environment. This includes system upgrades, system documentation, daily administration, and problem resolution as well as assisting staff and users in problem resolution related to hardware, software and communication issues, software systems implementation including data conversion, development of information systems related standards, specifications and administrative procedures and practices.

Education and Experience Guidelines:

Any combination of experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities may be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in management information systems, computer science, data processing, or a related field.  Microsoft network certification desirable.
  • Completion of an educational or vocational training program which certifies the training necessary to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position may, at the sole discretion of the District, may be substituted for the Bachelor’s degree requirement noted above.
  • Must possess a valid California driver’s license, have a satisfactory driving record, and be insurable by the District to operate District vehicles.


  • Four (4) years of increasingly responsible experience in network administration, operation and support which has included the following: experience administering Internet connectivity and performing Intranet web maintenance; troubleshooting and repair work on network and personal computer equipment, experience utilizing remote network access software products; and experience in administration of computer networks using Microsoft Windows Server. Experience working in a public agency is highly desired, but not required.

Information Technology & Systems Administrator Job Description

Pay Range 50: $6,628 - $8,057 per month

Closing date: June 15, 2017 by 4pm.

Candidates meeting the minimum qualifications of the position will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire. 

The District reserves the right to close any recruitment at any time and without notice.


This is an FLSA Exempt position assigned to the Engineering Department. Under general supervision or direction from the Department Head, provides responsible, varied administrative, technical and grant writing, program and work-flow support to General Manager and Department Head, and assigned departmental projects and programs; organizes and coordinates administrative and technical support in areas of regulatory compliance, complex analysis, research data and compiling information; assists in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.



Equivalent to graduation from an accredited, four-year college or university with major coursework in public administration, political science, business administration or a closely related field is preferred. Directly related experience may be substituted for the four-year college requirement on the basis of one and one-half years of experience for one year of education to a maximum of two years.


Must possess a valid California driver's license, have a satisfactory driving record, and be insurable by the District to operate District vehicles.


Minimum of five years of increasingly responsible administrative, analytical and technical experience, including grant writing and advanced experience in utilization of Microsoft Access, spreadsheet, database, word-processing, presentation  and email communication applications.

Special Application Instructions: To be considered for the Management Analyst position, please submit a complete and signed TUD employment application (found below), supplemental questionnaire, comprehensive resume and cover letter by email as a PDF file to hr@tudwater.com. Application packages may also be mailed or hand-delivered to TUD Human Resources at 18885 Nugget Blvd, Sonora, CA 95370.

Range 44: $5,717 – $6,947 / month

Closing date: May 31, 2017 (Extended)

The District reserves the right to close any recruitment at any time and without notice.

Safety Compliance Coordinator

Under general supervision of the Human Resources Director, oversees the District’s safety, risk management, hazard mitigation, disaster preparedness, emergency response, and other safety related programs including providing instruction, guidance, technical advice and direction to staff and department heads within the risk management and safety programs; and provides highly complex and confidential, staff assistance to the Human Resources Director, including the development of policies and procedures, and assists in all aspects of human resources related work. Performs other related duties as assigned.


This position requires an individual who possesses a high degree of knowledge in Safety and Risk standards, rules and regulations. Any combination of training, experience and education that would provide the desired knowledge and skills may be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:   


  • Bachelor’s degree in related field and/or professional safety certification(s) (i.e. Certified Safety Professional, Certified Safety Management Specialist, Associate Safety Profession, Board of Certified Safety Professionals; Associate in Loss Control Management, Council on Certification of Health, Environmental and Safety Technologists).
  • Possession of a valid California driver’s license, a satisfactory driving record, and ability to be insured by the District to operate District vehicles is a requirement of this position.


Five years of increasingly responsible experience in developing and implementing a comprehensive occupational safety, risk management and workers’ compensation program that includes the development and presentation of training materials to staff, responsibility for conducting safety inspections and job hazard assessments, development and implementation of safety and risk management policies and procedures. Technical experience in claims handling, investigation of liability, loss prevention or property and liability insurance is preferred.

Work Hours:

7:00 a.m. to 4:00  p.m.; five consecutive workdays.  Subject to change, as required to meet the needs of the District.  Position is subject to after-hours calls and unscheduled work. Incumbent must be available to work overtime and to attend evening meetings when required.

Candidates selected to advance in the process will be asked to complete a supplemental questionnaire following initial application. 

Safety Compliance Coordinator Profile
Job Description-Safety Compliance Coordinator

Pay Range: $32.98 - $40.08, per hour.

Closing date: Open until filled

The District reserves the right to close any recruitment at any time and without notice.

Choosing A Career in Water

Choosing a career in water can be among the most fulfilling and rewarding ways to make a living. Most positions at TUD require a Water Distribution and or Water Treatment Certification issued by the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB). For more information regarding getting certified in water or wastewater, click here.

TUD - Career Opportunities

About Tuolumne County

Tuolumne County, in the Central Sierra Nevada with its diverse terrain, is the setting for Yosemite National Park, Stanislaus National Forest, Columbia and Railtown 1897 State Historic Parks, and a wide selection of Gold Rush towns like Jamestown, Groveland, and Sonora; the resort community of Twain Harte; and the lumber town of Tuolumne City... all providing a wide array of recreational activities. Pinecrest History is the backbone of Tuolumne County. Gold rush towns, lumber towns, vintage steam engines, 1800's architecture, historic hotels and B&B's all linked together via historic Highway 49 and 108. For more information about Tuolumne County, please visit these informative links:

The District

Rockridge RepairTUD is committed to employing and retaining a high quality, motivated workforce. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, insist on a safe workplace, provide opportunities for training and advancement and utilize sound management practices and policies.

All applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation or veteran status.

TUD Employment Documents

  1. Job Application Form: PDF DOC
  2. TUD Employee Benefits
  3. TUD Salary Schedule - as of 2/14/2017
  4. Job Descriptions: Job Description Listings
  5. MOU. The memorandum of Understanding ("MOU") applies to most full-time regular employees of the District. The purpose of the MOU is to confirm the terms and conditions of employment for employees covered by the MOU. Memorandum of Understanding - July 1 2014 to June 30 2017
  6. AB-2040 Employee Compensation: Per AB 2040 (effective Jan. 1, 2015), you can find compensation information at the State Controller's Office public compensation online database: Public Pay Gov Website

Employment Agreements General Manager's Contract (dated September 2015) TUD Administration Building

TUD Hours

TUD Office Hours: 7am to 4pm (Monday thru Friday) Closed on Major Holidays

Office Location: Click Here For Map 18885 Nugget Blvd, off of Tuolumne Road Sonora, CA 95370
Phone: 209-532-5536 Fax: 209-536-6485 Human Resources email: hr@tuolumneutilities.com

TUD provides water and wastewater services for Tuolumne County in the beautiful central Sierra foothills. Our competitive pay scale, outstanding benefits package and excellent team of employees makes us a great place to work.