Job Details

Marin Municipal Water District
  • Position Number: 4973162
  • Location: Corte Madera, CA
  • Position Type: Engineering - Civil and Environmental


Salary Range $8,614 —$10,547 Per Month

Seeking a career with a high-profile organization that provides high-quality drinking water and protects one of the North Bay's most pristine watersheds? Do you have a passion for supervising staff and assisting property owners, developers, architects, and engineers? Do you excel in a professional environment where solving complex problems and being the "go-to" person are key expectations?

Marin Water is seeking our next Engineering Technician Supervisor to fill this important role!

The Engineering Technician Supervisor—Development Services combines supervision and coordination of a specific work unit within the Development Services department with individual responsibility for handling the more difficult and complex work assignments. Incumbents are expected to handle the planning and scheduling of workload, and prepare written performance evaluations. In addition, they may prepare and monitor a budget for the work unit and performs related work as required.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Will have knowledge in principles and concepts employed in a wide variety of difficult and complex sub professional field and office engineering work.

  • Will have an ability to effectively supervise and train others.

  • Will be able to interpret, apply, and explain District policies and procedures to a variety of persons, including the general public, contractors, other District staff, and representatives of other public agencies.

  • Will have an ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with co- workers, other District employees, and the public using principles of good customer service.

  • Will have a working knowledge or the ability to learn principles and concepts of real property including leases and license agreements.

  • Will have a knowledge of hardware and software technology used in providing technical engineering services, principles of cost estimation, as well as construction practices and materials.

The District:

The District is a medium-sized, municipal water agency with a Board of Directors/General Manager form of government, 240 full-time employees and a $116.1 million combined annual operating and capital budget for FY 2023.

Annually, the District delivers water to 190,000 residents and businesses in the central and southern portions of Marin County and has stewardship responsibilities for 21,000 acres of pristine watershed lands on Mt. Tamalpais.

The Job:

Typical duties may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Plans, assigns, supervises, and reviews the work of a sub professional engineering staff engaged in the full range of new business activities including representing the District to a wide variety of agencies and the public requesting annexation of territory, extension, relocation, or abandonment of water supply and distribution facilities, and installation of public and private fire protection facilities.

  • Receives and processes pipeline extension applications and prepares agreements.

  • Under the direction of a P.E., designs required facilities including hydrants, fire lines, and services, and assists with the design of pipeline extensions and relocations.

  • Prepares cost estimates and correspondence for pipeline extensions and fire hydrant/fire line and service installations.

  • Presents pipeline extension projects and variance requests to the Board of Directors for their consideration.

  • Processes variances to District code involving the facility requirements to provide new service.

  • Engages in extensive interaction with the public and local planning agencies, and serves as a point of contact for local fire agencies.

  • Conducts cross divisional staff discussions on potential new development projects.

  • Annually reviews service installation costs and proposes fee and charge revisions as necessary.

  • Evaluates operations and activities related to new service and other section activities; recommends improvements and modifications and develops policies and procedures as appropriate.

  • Enforces District hydrant meter, water theft and unauthorized use policies.

Please see the full job description for complete information regarding this position


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

  • Graduation from an accredited college with an associate degree and coursework in any of the following areas: drafting, engineering studies, engineering technology, construction management, water distribution, plumbing and pipe fitting, geographic information systems, or other closely related field;


  • Four years of increasingly responsible sub professional engineering, drafting, or construction experience, or other related field, at least two of which must have included planning and scheduling the work of others in a supervisory or lead role.


  • Completion of the twelfth grade or its equivalent;


  • Five years of increasingly responsible sub professional engineering, drafting, or construction experience, or other related field, at least two of which must have included planning and scheduling the work of others in a supervisory or lead role.


The process may include a written exam, panel interview and a final interview. Only those candidates with the best combination of qualifications in relations to the requirements and duties of the position will continue in the selections process.


Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received. The deadline for the first review of applications is on Monday, February 12, 2024 at 5:00 PM. Applicants are encouraged to apply promptly as this recruitment may close at any time without notice.

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