Employment Opportunities

When applying for a position

Please make sure you indicate which open position you are applying for.  You may apply in any of the following ways…

  1. Send resume/and cover letter to HR@Lrecd.org
  2. Complete an application (https://jobapps.hrdirectapps.com/applicantform/D4640347730/0) along with attachments and submit online
  3. Mail: To Loxahatchee River District: ATTN; Human Resources 2500 Jupiter Park Drive, Jupiter, FL 33458

Please note:

Application for Veterans Preference must be completed along with any required documentation and must be included as an attachment at the time of submitting your employment application.

Application for Veterans Preference

Collection & Distribution System Operator

Pay Grade Range:  4- 8; Salary Range: $19.05 – $38.47 Hourly

Position Type: Full-Time / Non- Exempt

Schedule: M-F 7am- 3:30pm

Summary Statement: This position performs preventative/ corrective maintenance on District lift stations equipment with an emphasis on mechanical duties.  The District is a 24 hour a day, 365 days a year operation and personnel I this classification will be subject to working overtime and on call including nights, holidays, and weekends.

Key Responsibilities: The Collections Operator:

  • Performs and assists a full range of general maintenance and cleaning duties related to the District’s wastewater collection system; cleans sewer mains and laterals, operates a high pressure rodder, manual power rodder, vacuums debris from lift stations and related structures.
  • Monitors control panels, adjust valves and gates to regulate flow of waste to main plant.
  • Performs work in confined spaces; takes appropriate precautions prior to entering confined spaces with use of air quality monitors and ventilators.
  • Maintains accurate logs of repairs/ maintenance done.
  • Performs preventative and corrective maintenance on District lift station equipment.
  • Logs and/ or interprets meter and gauge readings to determine pump performance and condition.
  • May collect samples of flow, log flows, and inspect stations involved in pumping wastewater.
  • Clean and maintain equipment in the wastewater pumping system.
  • Provides courteous customer service; responds to questions and inquiries from general public.
  • Inspects and maintains assigned equipment and vehicles; performs safety checks and check fluid levels of vehicles and equipment
  • Assists other District personnel on related projects.
  • Serves in emergency standby capacity and/ or On Call; available for on call after hours including holidays and weekends.
  • Performs other related duties as required and assigned.

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • One year of on the job wastewater collection experience as a trainee or greater.
  • Able to obtain or have FW&PCOA Class “C” or higher Certification in Collections and Distribution or ability to obtain within time-period outlined in offer letter.
  • Valid Florida Driver’s License.
  • Pass Drug test and Level II background check.

Utility Locate & Compliance Technician

Pay Grade Range: 8; Salary Range: $24.04 – $38.47 Hourly

Position Type: Full-Time / Non- Exempt

Schedule: M-F 7am- 3:30pm

Summary Statement: This position performs experienced technical work locating underground sewer and reclaimed water utilities, reads and interprets maps and blueprints to locate underground utilities, performs grease trap inspections, performs connection inspections, performs various code compliance inspections, responds to customer service requests and responds to customer complaints. Due to the nature of the 24/7 operation of the District, it may be necessary at times for the employee to work holidays, weekends, unscheduled/ scheduled overtime, through lunch, and in emergency response situations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Utility locates and marks existing sewer and IQ lines and valves
  • Grease trap inspections
  • Service connection inspections
  • Service compliance inspections
  • Code compliance inspections
  • Customer Service/ compliant response
  • QA/ QC of ArcGIS through comparison of locates/field conditions
  • Comply with Florida Statute Chapter 556 Underground Facility Damage Prevention & Safety Act
  • Effective and timely use of the Sunshine State One call of Florida system.
  • Prepares written documents verifying marked utilities after damages.
  • Assists as support staff during final inspections.
  • Acts as essential personnel during an Emergency Response.
  • Prepares various clear and concise written reports and forms including vehicles mileage, time sheets, work completed documents, etc.
  • Interacts with contractors, coworkers, and the general public to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Operates various electronic devices to assist in the locating of subsurface utilities.
  • Effectively uses the District’s CMMS/EAM system to document preventative maintenance, corrective work orders, project status and workflow between departments.
  • Operates District vehicle in a safe manner and maintain a professional appearance.
  • Performs other related duties as required and assigned.

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Two years of experience in the installation or location of underground sewer, reclaimed, and / or water lines.
  • Must possess or obtain FIPA FOG Management within 12 months of hire date.

Volunteer Coordinator (River Center)

Salary Range: $16.95 – $27.12

Position Type: Part-time / Non-Exempt

Summary Statement: The Volunteer Coordinator will be responsible for the recruitment, training and coordination of the River Center volunteers as well as providing administrative office support for staff.  Daily responsibilities include, but not limited to, greeting guests, recruiting new volunteers, assisting guests, answering phones, booking programs, posting on social media and other web applications.

Responsibilities:

  • Recruit new volunteers through outreach and updating information for web-based volunteer search engines.
  • Train new volunteers.
  • Coordinate and schedule volunteers with Signup.com
  • Provide volunteers with updates (monthly and as needed).
  • Plan volunteer Appreciation Events and workdays.
  • Plan development days for volunteers to learn new skills that they can use for River Center programs.
  • Greeting guests.
  • Assisting guests with exhibits including touch tank.
  • Assist staff with administrative office duties (including but not limited to), answering phones, booking individuals and groups for programs, posting on social media and web-based calendars.
  • Provides support and backup to other staff at the River Center.
  • Performs any other duties as required.

Education and Experience:

  • Prior experience working with volunteers preferred.
  • Prior experience working in an office setting preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access.
  • Valid Florida Driver’s License.
  • Pass Drug test and Level II background check.

Collections & Distribution Lead Field Technician

Pay Grade Range:  9; Salary Range: $25.49 – $40.78 Hourly

Position Type: Full-Time / Non- Exempt

Schedule: M-F 7am- 3:30pm

Summary Statement: An employee in this position performs preventative/ corrective maintenance on District lift station and distribution equipment with emphasis on electrical and mechanical duties.  The District is a 24 hour a day, 365 days a year operation and personnel in this classification will be subject to working overtime and on-call including nights, holidays, weekends, and emergency situations.

Key Responsibilities:

Performs duties as assigned to meet the needs of the District including but not limited to:

  • Performs preventative & corrective maintenance on District lift stations equipment utilizing various computer based and field instruments.
  • Performs and assists a full range of general maintenance and cleaning duties related to the District’s wastewater collection system; cleans sewer mains and laterals, operates high-pressure vacuum system, manual power rodder, vacuums debris from lift stations and related structures.
  • Monitors control panels, adjusts valves and gates to regulate flow of waste to main plant
  • Performs work in confined spaces, takes appropriate precautions prior to entering confined spaces with use of air quality monitors and ventilators
  • Maintains and inputs accurate electronic logs of repairs/ maintenance into the District work order system.
  • Logs and/ or interprets meter and gauge readings meter and gauge readings to determine pump performance and condition.
  • May collect samples of flow, log flows, and inspect stations involved in pumping wastewater.
  • Clean and maintain equipment in the wastewater and IQ pumping systems.
  • Provides courteous customer service; responds to questions and inquiries from general public
  • Inspects and maintains assigned equipment and vehicles; performs safety checks and checks fluid levels of vehicles and equipment.
  • Assists other District personnel on related projects
  • Serves in emergency standby capacity and/ or On- Call; available for on call after hours including holidays and weekends.

Education and Experience:

  • Advanced education and/ or certification in Electrical and Instrument technologies with emphasis in 3 phase low and medium voltages.
  • Master or journeyman Electrician License or equivalent preferred
  • DCS and PLC advanced training preferred or able to obtain within first 12 months from hire date
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 10 year + of on-the-job training in electrical distribution systems in an industrial setting
  • Possession of or ability to obtain a FW&PCOA Class “C” Certification in Collections & Distribution within 24 months of hire
  • Possession or the ability to obtain a valid Florida Class “B” CDL Driver’s License

Collections & Distribution Field Technician

Pay Grade Range:  7; Salary Range: $22.68 – $36.29 Hourly

Position Type: Full-Time / Non- Exempt

Schedule: M-F 7am- 3:30pm

Summary Statement: An employee in this position performs preventative/ corrective maintenance on District lift station and distribution equipment with emphasis on electrical and mechanical duties.  The District is a 24 hour a day, 365 days a year operation and personnel in this classification will be subject to working overtime and on-call including nights, holidays, weekends, and emergency situations.

Key Responsibilities:

Performs duties as assigned to meet the needs of the District including but not limited to:

  • Performs preventative & corrective maintenance on District lift stations equipment utilizing various computer based and field instruments.
  • Performs and assists a full range of general maintenance and cleaning duties related to the District’s wastewater collection system; cleans sewer mains and laterals, operates high-pressure vacuum system, manual power rodder, vacuums debris from lift stations and related structures.
  • Monitors control panels, adjusts valves and gates to regulate flow of waste to main plant
  • Performs work in confined spaces, takes appropriate precautions prior to entering confined spaces with use of air quality monitors and ventilators
  • Maintains and inputs accurate electronic logs of repairs/ maintenance into the District work order system.
  • Logs and/ or interprets meter and gauge readings meter and gauge readings to determine pump performance and condition.
  • May collect samples of flow, log flows, and inspect stations involved in pumping wastewater.
  • Clean and maintain equipment in the wastewater and IQ pumping systems.
  • Provides courteous customer service; responds to questions and inquiries from general public
  • Inspects and maintains assigned equipment and vehicles; performs safety checks and checks fluid levels of vehicles and equipment.
  • Assists other District personnel on related projects
  • Serves in emergency standby capacity and/ or On- Call; available for on call after hours including holidays and weekends.

Education and Experience:

  • Advanced education and/ or certification in Electrical and Instrument technologies with emphasis in 3 phase low and medium voltages.
  • Journeyman or Apprentice Electrician License or equivalent preferred
  • DCS and PLC advanced training preferred or able to obtain within first 24 months from hire date
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 5 year + of on-the-job training in electrical distribution systems in an industrial setting
  • Possession of or ability to obtain a FW&PCOA Class “C” Certification in Collections & Distribution within 24 months of hire
  • Possession or the ability to obtain a valid Florida Class “B” CDL Driver’s License

HR Contact email:

HR@LRECD.org