Human Resources

The Human Resources group is responsible for recruitments, promotions and transfers, training's and administering District policies.

Current Job Announcements

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Current Job Classifications & Salary Ranges

To download information on classifications and salary ranges please click here.

Employee Benefits

Holidays – Mesa Water provides full-time employees with 89 to 107 holiday hours per year, comprised of ten observed holidays (80 hours) and (9) floating holiday hours. Two special holidays, December 24th and 31st, are awarded in years when these dates fall on regularly scheduled Mesa Water work days.

Vacation – Employees accrue between eighty-eight (88) and one-hundred and sixty (160) hours annually, depending on tenure. Accrued time is available to use after six months.

Sick Leave – Employees accrue ninety-six (96) hours per year, with no maximum accrual cap.

Retirement – Mesa Water employees participate in CalPERS retirement.

Effective January 1, 2013, newly hired employees who are new CalPERS members, as defined by the Public Employees' Pension Reform Act of 2013 (PEPRA), will be enrolled in the CalPERS 2% at age 62 defined benefit plan with a three-year final compensation in accordance with PEPRA. New members will be required to pay 6.50% of pension reportable salary as their full share of their member contribution.

An employee who is a "classic" member of CalPERS or a current member of another California public retirement system who is hired on or after January 1, 2013, will be enrolled in the CalPERS 2% @ 55 benefit formula with one-year final compensation. Effective 1/8/16, employees will begin paying 6.0% of the employee contribution to CalPERS..

The District participates in Social Security. Please contact Human Resources if you have more questions.

Cafeteria Plan Benefits – Employees receive a $1,400 “Flex Credit” allocation per month to be used towards health benefits including medical, dental and vision. Flex credits not used towards benefits may be taken as additional taxable non-“Persable” income.

Deferred Compensation – Two voluntary Deferred Compensation Plans (Section 457) are available to employees through Nationwide and ICMA- RC.

Flexible Spending Account (FSA) – Employees may participate in either or both of Mesa Water's Section 125 plan flexible spending accounts: Dependent Care Reimbursement (eligible upon hire) and Medical Expense Reimbursement (after one-year).

Life Insurance – Full-time employees are covered by $100,000 in group term life insurance paid by District (benefit decreases at age 65).

Long Term Disability (LTD) – Full-time employees receive District-paid LTD insurance coverage equal to 2/3 of salary ($12,000 maximum monthly benefit) after a 90-day waiting period.

Short-Term Disability – The District participates in State Disability Insurance (SDI).

Retiree Health Savings Plan (RHSP) - Mesa Water contributes 2.5% to a RHSP for members of the Management team. (Required 2.5% employee match) (Management only)

Automobile Allowance – Management employees receive an Automobile Allowance per month (Management only)

9/80 Work Schedule – Employees are offered a 9/80 work schedule with every other Friday off.

Employee Wellness Program including discounted gym membership for employee and family

Tuition Reimbursement and Educational Incentives

Salary Increases – Based on performance, new Mesa Water employees are eligible for merit step increases at 6-months and 12-months, and annually thereafter.

Employee Rules & MOU

For the current Employee Rules and Regulations, adopted 6.12.14, click here.

For the current MWDEA Memorandum of Understanding, effective 1.1.14-12.31.17, click here.

For the current CalPERS Reportable Compensation, adopted 1.14.16, click here.