Assistant Engineer

Assistant Engineer

Squaw Valley Public Service District
305 Squaw Valley Rd.
(530) 583-4692
About Squaw Valley Public Service District


Olympic Valley, commonly referred to as Squaw Valley, is located five miles from the north shore of beautiful Lake Tahoe along State Highway 89 and hosted the 1960 Winter Olympic Games.  Olympic Valley is about eight-miles south of Truckee, 40 minutes southwest of Reno and 100-miles northeast of Sacramento.  Olympic Valley is home to world class skiing and the Lake Tahoe area offers an abundance of year-round outdoor recreational activities.


The Squaw Valley Public Service District is an independent Special District located in Olympic Valley in eastern Placer County, California.  Incorporated in 1964, the District provides water, sewer collection, and municipal solid waste services as well as fire protection and emergency medical services to approximately a thousand customers.

The District has 31 employees and is governed by a five-member Board of Directors.  The District fulfills its mission by the work of three departments – Administration, Operations and the Squaw Valley Fire Department.


The Assistant Engineer is a second level position in the professional engineer series, which includes the Junior Engineer and Associate Engineer positions.  The Assistant Engineer provides engineering and technical support with primary responsibilities related to the construction management and inspection of District water and wastewater facilities, residential construction, and District Code enforcement.

The position requires frequent use of independent judgment, interpretative ability and initiative, and the ability to communicate on a professional level with other departments, District management, employees, customers, vendors, and regulatory agencies.  This is an exempt position.

Monthly Salary Range: $7,843.02 – $ 9,533.24


Graduation from an ABET-accredited engineering program at a college or university with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering or related engineering curriculum.  Minimum of three (3) years’ of increasingly responsible civil/environmental engineering experience in the water and wastewater field at a level comparable or higher than the Junior Engineer classification.  Registration as a Civil Engineer in the State of California or ability to obtain registration within twelve (12) months of hire date.  Registration in another state may be accepted with the requirement that the California registration is obtained within twelve (12) months of hire date.


PERS retirement, medical, dental, vision and life insurance plan; 11 paid holidays, vacation and sick leave; educational incentives, cafeteria plan, choice of two deferred compensation plans.


Applicants must complete a Squaw Valley Public Service District job application packet. This document along with the full job description is available online at:  It may also be obtained at the District office. Note that an original, signed application and supporting documentation (resume, cover letter) must be submitted by mail or in person – it cannot be submitted online.  Call (530) 583-4692 to schedule an in-person drop off time.

The District office is located at 305 Squaw Valley Road, Olympic Valley, California.


The mailing address is:

Squaw Valley Public Service District

Post Office Box 2026

Olympic Valley, CA 96146-2026

Candidates will be required to give Squaw Valley Public Service District permission to conduct a background check, including employment history, criminal and civil filings upon acceptance of offer of employment. Adverse findings may be cause for withdrawal of an offer of employment.


Application Deadline: Initial deadline is Friday, July 10, 2020 at 5:00 p.m./position open until filled.




Squaw Valley Public Service District is an equal opportunity employer.

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