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

Veterans Preference:

Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority.  Also, certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements, in employment by the state and its subdivisions and are encouraged to apply for the positions being filled.  The application for Veteran 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


Disabled applicants may request a reasonable accommodation during the hiring process by contacting the Human Resource department.


Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/ veteran

Collection & Distribution System Operator

Pay Grade Range:  4- 8; Salary Range: $21.91 – $44.24 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 is preferred.
  • 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.

Plant Mechanic I

Pay Grade Range:  6; Salary Range: $24.61 – $39.37 Hourly

Position Type: Full-Time / Non- Exempt

Schedule: Shift Varies

Summary Statement:  This position performs entry to semi-skilled crafts and trades work in maintaining and making simple repairs to District grounds, buildings, waste- water treatment plant, equipment and other facilities.  The work is performed under routine supervision.  The waste- water facility is a 24 hour a day, 365 days a year operation and personnel in this classification will be subject to work on a shift basis, work weekends, holidays, and emergency situations.

Key Responsibilities: The Plant Mechanic I:

  • Performs various manual labor assigned tasks.
  • Repairs and maintains buildings, wells, and plant process piping and equipment.
  • Operates backhoe, front end loader, grading tractor, crane truck, forklift and moving equipment.
  • May weld, braze, solder or use cutting torches.
  • Assumes responsibility for assigned inventory of equipment and supplies.
  • Consistently and responsibly utilize safety equipment provided by the District, strictly adhere to all safety rules and use good judgement in performing job tasks.
  • Assist higher level employees in accomplishing more advanced or skilled trade’s projects.
  • Assists skilled workers in carpentry, painting, plumbing, building, re-building and repairing treatment plant structures, equipment and infrastructure.
  • Loads and unloads heavy materials from trucks and other equipment.
  • Manages labor finders to assure correct job is being performed and completed.
  • Performs manual cleaning or preventative maintenance duties as assigned.
  • Performs regular rounds to inspect plant systems to ensure all mechanical equipment is functional and operating properly.
  • Provides assistance to Electricians, Treatment Plant operators and Plant Maintenance.

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Two (2) years of experience in the mechanical repair and maintenance of industrial and mechanical equipment
  • Or a combination of trade school/ education and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities (May be substituted one for the other on a year-to-year basis).
  • Possess a valid and clear Florida Driver’s license and acquire a valid Florida “B” CDL Driver’s License within the first year of hire.
  • Pass a pre-employment physical and drug screening.

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