Overview of Benefits

Soquel Creek Water District prides itself on being an exemplary employer, providing competitive compensation and benefits in addition to opportunities for career development, leadership training, and advancement. 

Working for Soquel Creek Water District

The Soquel Creek Water District provides a work environment that focuses on assuring a safe and reliable water supply in an environmentally sensitive manner while maintaining the highest level of service to District customers. The District's staff consists of approximately 48 employees assigned to six departments:

  • Organizational Chart
    • Administration
    • Engineering
    • Financial / Business Services
    • Operations and Maintenance
    • Special Projects / Communications
    • Water Resources

Salary & Benefits

  • CalPERS - Public Employees Retirement System
    • Classic - 2.5% at 55
    • New Members - 2% at 62
  • Deferred Compensation Plan: Voluntary 457 deferred comp retirement savings plan
  • Educational Assistance
  • Generous Paid Holidays, Sick Leave, Vacation
    • 12 paid holidays, plus two floating holidays
    • Sick leave: 12 paid days
    • Vacation: 12 to 25 paid days depending on the length of service
  • Life Insurance: Term Life & Long-Term Disability. District pays 100%. Voluntary additional coverage.
  • Outstanding Medical, Dental, and Vision Care Coverage
    • Medical: District pays 90% premiums (base plan)
    • Dental/Vision: District pays 100% premiums

Discrimination & Harassment Policy

It is the policy of the District not to engage in discrimination against or harassment of any person employed or seeking employment on the basis of protected status or class. This policy applies to all employment practices, including recruitment, selection, promotion, transfer, salary, training and development, demotion, and separation. This policy is intended to be consistent with the provisions of applicable local, State, and Federal laws and District policies. Successful candidates are subject to required pre-employment background checks/exams.