Employee Resources

Use the quick links below to access employee resources.

Medical Benefits

The District’s full-time employees can choose between Blue Cross of California PPO or HMO plans and Kaiser Permanente. The plan is administered by Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA). The health benefit becomes available after 30 days of employment on the first of the following month. The District pays the total cost including the employee’s dependents.

Vision Benefits

The District’s full-time employees are provided with Vision Service Plan (VSP) vision insurance. The plan is administered by ACWA. The vision benefit becomes available after 60 days of employment on the first of the following month. The District pays the total cost including the employee’s dependents.

Dental Benefits

The District’s full-time employees can choose between Delta Care (HMO) and Delta Dental (PPO) available after 6 months (180 days). The plan is administered by ACWA. The dental benefit becomes available after six months of employment on the first of the following month. The District pays the total cost including the employee’s dependents.

Included Coverage

The District offers an Accidental Death and Dismemberment Plan. The benefit becomes effective after 60 days of employment on the first of the following month. The District pays the total cost, including dependents. The plan coverage includes twice the employee’s annual salary up to $125,000.

For more information about employee benefits, contact the Human Resources Department at (909) 875-1804 ext. 321.

COLA

The Board of Directors considers cost of living adjustments on an annual basis. Adjustments are based on the Consumer Price Index for our area. Cost of living adjustments are not guaranteed. For more information about employee benefits, contact the Human Resources Department at (909) 875-1804 ext. 321.

Description of Benefit

A Deferred Compensation Plan is available to those who wish to participate. If employees decide to voluntarily contribute, the District will also contribute to the plan. Employees can choose between two different plans.

For more information about employee benefits, contact the Human Resources Department at (909) 875-1804 ext. 321.

Benefit Details

The District encourages employees to enroll in educational programs that will aid them in the performance of their current jobs, or better qualify them for positions that are important to the continued successful operation of the District. An employee can receive up to $5,000 per fiscal year, and should successfully complete the course(s) with a “C” or equivalent passing grade to qualify for the loan.

 

If an employee remains employed by the District for 24 months after completing any course, the loan will be forgiven.

For more information about employee benefits, contact the Human Resources Department at (909) 875-1804 ext. 321.

Life Insurance

The District offers a Life Insurance Plan offered through Mutual of Omaha. The benefit becomes effective after 60 days of employment on the first of the following month.

 

The District pays the total cost, including dependents. The plan coverage is twice the employee’s annual salary up to $125,000. Dependent Coverage is $5,000.

Long Term Disability

The District offers a Disability Plan offered through Mutual of Omaha. The plan coverage includes 70% of earnings or $5,000, whichever is less. The benefit becomes effective after 60 days of employment on the first of the following month. The District pays the total cost.

 

For more information about employee benefits, contact the Human Resources Department at (909) 875-1804 ext. 321.

Description of Benefit

Full-time employees are eligible for longevity pay upon continuous length of service with the District. Eligible employees receive an annual lump sum payment subject to satisfactory performance and the approval of the General Manager in the following increments:

  • After 05 years: $150
  • After 10 years: $175
  • After 15 years: $300
  • After 20 years: $425
  • After 25 years: $550

 

For more information about employee benefits, contact the Human Resources Department at (909) 875-1804 ext. 321.

Public Employees’ Retirement System

The District participates in the Public Employees’ Retirement System (CALPERS). The District’s formula is 2% at 55, for example: an employee making $2000.00 per month with 20 years of service and 55 years old would receive 40% of their monthly pay or $800.00 per month. The benefit becomes effective on the first day of work, and the District pays the total cost. Under the Public Employees’ Pension Reform Act (PEPRA) effective January 1, 2013, new members will be provided the 2% at 62 retirement formula with an employee contribution of 6.25% of the annual salary.

 

Social Security Plan

The employee’s part of the Social Security plan will be that percentage payment as designated by law or contract.

 

For more information about employee benefits, contact the Human Resources Department at (909) 875-1804 ext. 321.

Sick Leave

The District employees accrue a total of 12 days per year. Sick Leave is accumulated in unlimited amounts. Upon retirement, the employee may receive cash payments of 30% to 50% of their monthly salary based on the total days of sick leave accrued at the time of retirement.

 

Sick Leave Cash Out

The District will pay up to 40 hours of accrued sick leave per year under the following conditions:

  • A total of 240 hours must be maintained after reimbursement
  • The request for reimbursement must be submitted in writing to the Human Resources Department
  • The General Manager must approve all requests

 

Bereavement

The District allows three days of Bereavement Leave due to the death of persons in the immediate family or any relative living with the employee.

For more information about employee benefits, contact the Human Resources Department at (909) 875-1804 ext. 321.

Description of Benefit

The District provides all field employees with uniforms. The District also reimburses employees $200.00 for work boots twice a year with supervisor approval. For more information about employee benefits, contact the Human Resources Department at (909) 875-1804 ext. 321.

Vacation Pay

Full-time employees are eligible for vacation pay.

 

Vacation pay is determined in the following increments:

  • After 1 year: 80 hours
  • After 4 years: 120 hours
  • After 9 years: 160 hours
  • After 14 years: 200 hours

 

Holidays

District employees receive 12 holidays per year plus a floater holiday and a birthday holiday.For more information about employee benefits, contact the Human Resources Department at (909) 875-1804 ext. 321.

Description of Benefit

All District employees are covered on the first day of employment. The law requires the employer to pay all premiums. For more information about employee benefits, contact the Human Resources Department at (909) 875-1804 ext. 321.

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West Valley Water District Job Descriptions

Click on a title below to review the job’s description. If you have any questions, please contact the Human Resources Department at (909) 875-1804 ext. 321.