Meter Service Worker I/II

  • Mechanical/Utility
  • Mission Support Positions
  • San Marcos
  • Salary: I: $46,281 - $62,022 per year II: $53,577 - $71,798 per year

Website Vallecitos Water District

Water & Wastewater Specialists since 1955

Hiring Range
I: $46,281 – $51,025 per year
II: $53,577 – $59,068 per year

I: $46,281 – $62,022 per year
II: $53,577 – $71,798 per year

Application Deadline
Recruitment open until a sufficient number of qualified applicants are received. First application review is March 8.  For an application and job description, visit



The Meter Service Worker I/II performs meter reading; inspection, repairs, and installation of District water meters. This position performs customer service related to meter reading and billing. Meter Service Workers read meters on an assigned route using District vehicles and equipment. Initially under close supervision, the selected candidate will learn to load and unload reading and route information into the District computer system. The Meter Worker investigates unusual meter readings and customer complaints regarding high bills; turns water service on and off as required. This position will exchange malfunctioning or broken meters when necessary.



Qualifications include 12th grade graduation or equivalent. For Meter Service Worker I, six months’ experience in route and/or delivery work, customer service, and basic computer skills is desirable. Meter Service Worker II requires one year of experience in reading or servicing utility meters at a level equivalent to the District’s Meter Service Worker I.

Possession of, or ability to obtain, a Class C California’s driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record is required for both levels. A State Water Resources Control Board Distribution Grade 1 certificate is desired.



The successful candidate is experienced in meter reader work, including meter exchanges and testing.



  • Vacation and sick leave
  • 4 Medical Plan Options
  • 9/80 Work Schedule
  • District-paid Dental, Vision, Life, and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • CalPERS 3% at 60 for Classic Members
  • $2,000 District match to Deferred Compensation Plans
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • On-site Fitness Facility

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