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Office Hours:
Monday through Friday
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Human Resources

1391 Engineer Street
Vista, CA 92081-8840

Current Recruitments:    Maintenance Worker, Utility Worker Trainee, Equipment Operator and Facilities Supervisor.

Maintenance Worker Announcement.pdfUtility Worker Trainee Announcement.pdfEquipment Operator Announcement.pdfFacilities Supervisor Announcement.pdf





  General employment information 

Vista Irrigation District provides excellent benefits including health, dental and vision insurance, PERS retirement, life and long-term disability insurance and a deferred compensation match program. Employees receive thirteen paid holidays annually and earn fifteen days of vacation during their first year of service.

Application procedures 
All applicants will apply via our website under the "careers tab".  We NO LONGER ACCEPT paper applications.  You will need to upload your resume and cover letter on our new appilcation portal.  A resume may not be submitted in lieu of the District's employment application package. The recruitment selection process will take approximately 30-90 days. Persons selected for employment may be subject to a background investigation and drug testing. He/she will also be required to present documents establishing personal identity and the legal right to work in the United States. For additional information regarding the application process and procedures please see our Frequently Asked Questions page. 

Notification via electronic mail
Vista Irrigation District’s Human Resources Department uses electronic mail (e-mail) to notify applicants of important information relating to the status and processing of employment applications. The District does so as part of its ongoing efforts to increase operational efficiency, promote the conservation of natural resources, and minimize costs. When submitting an application:

  1. Ensure that the e-mail address and contact information you provide is current, secure, and readily accessible to you. Spam or other filters may need to be adjusted to accept e-mails from the District. The District is not responsible for any e-mail that it sends that is not received at the e-mail address provided (e.g. non-delivery, blocked, etc.).
  2. Read any notices that the District sends carefully and in a timely manner. Follow further instructions, if any. The District recommends that you retain a copy of notices for your records.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Vista Irrigation District is an equal opportunity employer and all employees and applicants shall receive equal consideration and treatment. The District will recruit, hire and promote the best qualified individuals for positions without regard for race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other protected class (“protected class” as recognized by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the California State Department of Fair Employment and Housing and the California Labor Code).