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We Are Currently Hiring  for Two Positions

Executive Assistant/Board Secretary

Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District is seeking a highly organized Executive Assistant/Board Secretary to add to our team.

This detail-oriented position includes all duties related to being the Executive Assistant to the General Manager, including: drafting District correspondence and routine reports; communicating effectively with the General Manager and their direct reports; assist with maintaining schedule and meetings; general filing; making travel arrangements; and performing other administrative duties as assigned and as listed in the job description ( literate with a high proficiency in Microsoft: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; and Adobe Acrobat Pro.

This position also includes all duties related to the Board Secretary, including: organize, produce, and distribute the Board of Directors’ meeting agenda and Board packet (online and in-person); attends all Board meetings and other meetings as assigned; produce clear, concise minutes for approval by the Board; provide administrative support to the Board of Directors as needed; and make travel arrangements for Directors’ District business trips. While knowledge and familiarity with Roberts Rules of Order and the Ralph M. Brown Act is strongly suggested, we are willing to provide training to the right individual with strong prior experience.

The ideal candidate will have a wide skill-set, able to operate all essential office equipment, be comfortable working in an open office atmosphere, able to retain confidential information, and be open to new challenges and changes as the District continually strives to increase efficiency and streamline processes. HBMWD fosters a strong team environment. The successful candidate will possess strong communication and interpersonal skills and be able to work both self-sufficiently as well as in a team environment.

While this is typically a Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm position, the workload of this position can change and as such, overtime, weekends and holidays may occasionally be required.

A pre-employment physical and drug screen are required. Candidate must possess valid California driver's license.

The salary range for this permanent, full-time position is $4,791 - $5,824/month, plus a terrific benefits package.

Employment applications can be downloaded from the side-bar of this page or they are available at the District Main Office (828 7th Street, Eureka). Completed applications can be dropped off at the District Main Office or mailed to HBMWD, PO Box 95, Eureka, CA 95502-0095.

Applications accepted until position is filled.

Seasonal Maintenance Worker

Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District is looking for a seasonal maintenance worker for our facility in Arcata. The hours are Monday through Friday, approximately 40 hours per week, but may also include odd shifts, weekends, or holidays.
Candidate must be able to pass a drug test and physical.
Applicant must possess a valid California driver’s license.
This position will be responsible for a variety of grounds keeping work, right-of-way clearing, painting, and other general maintenance. We are a small team with huge responsibilities so the ideal candidate must be team oriented, highly motivated and have excellent interpersonal skills.
You can submit your completed application –
• In person to the HBMWD Eureka office at 828 7th Street in Eureka
• You may mail it to PO Box 95, Eureka, CA, 95502-0095
• Submit your application via email to

Located in the heart of the Redwood Empire on California’s northwest coast, the District provides water to the cities and communities in the greater Humboldt Bay area.

The District operates two water systems:

A regional water wholesale system that supplies drinking water to seven municipal customers, serving over 90,000  people in Humboldt County, and delivers untreated water to industries located on the Samoa Peninsula.

Additionally, the District operates a hydroelectric generating facility, dam and reservoir at Ruth Lake


Equal Opportunity Employer

The District is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. District policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, sex, religion, marital status, age, national origin or ancestry, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition including genetic characteristics, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws.

The District is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the District and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the District.


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General ManagerAssistant General ManagerDistrict SuperintendentAssistant SuperintendentBusiness ManagerMaintenance/Electrical SupervisorWater Operations Supervisor (Chief Operator)Assistant Maintenance/Electrical SupervisorAssistant Water Operations Supervisor (Back-Up Chief Operator)Water Operations SpecialistElectrician/Instrument TechOperation & Maintenance Techinician (Shift Operator)Maintenance MechanicOperations /Customer Service SpecialistHydro Operator/Ruth Representative Maintenance WorkerAccounting Specialist IAccounting Specialist IIRegulatory Analyst IRegulatory Analyst IIExecutive Assistant and Board SecretaryAccounting Tech IAccounting Tech IIRelief Hydro Operator and Ruth Representative Internship GIS CAD Tech

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