Who We Are
The Alameda County Water District is a California water utility that supplies safe drinking water to the residents and businesses of Fremont, Newark and Union City. Founded in 1914, ACWD has proudly served the community for over 100 years, and we currently serve more than 357,000 people with a staff of 233 full time dedicated employees.
At ACWD, it is our mission to recruit and retain a qualified, productive workforce and maintain a workplace environment where diversity and excellence are valued and where creativity, teamwork, and open communication are actively encouraged.
What We Do
Providing customers with a reliable supply of high-quality water at reasonable price is our mission --- one we strive to uphold while protecting the health and safety of the communities we serve. This requires a dedicated staff of trained professionals who know what it takes to keep the water system safe and sound – without interruption. With over 100 square miles of service area; numerous water treatment, pumping and storage facilities; and over 900 miles of water main pipelines, our dedicated staff works hard to maintain critical infrastructure.
At ACWD we strive for excellence in our customer service, the quality of water we provide, and the work that we do each day within our organization. From customer service representatives to gardeners, electricians, accountants, engineers, treatment facility operators, chemists, utility workers and many more – we have variety of jobs to attract the finest of trades and professionals. At ACWD, we value our employees and encourage creativity, community, collaboration, diversity, and excellent customer service.
We like to think it’s something in the water, but it may also be the school, parks, community, and recreation that contributed to the City of Fremont ranking as one of the Happiest Cities in America according to Wallethub’s 2017 survey. As a Silicon Valley neighbor, we are in the heart of the technology hub with innovation abound.
With BART’s Warm Springs station just a hop, skip, and jump away from the District’s headquarters it’s easy get where you need to be and even easier with our commuter benefits program.
At ACWD, we recognize employees’ need for flexibilty. We offer alternative work schedules and a hybrid work-from-home policy to deliver work-life balance. At its core, ACWD values diversity, equity and inclusion through District-wide practices and programs that foster a positive workplace environment. Employees enjoy mission driven work with a purpose, competitive salaries and desirable benefits making ACWD a great place for creative, fast forward-thinking professionals to join our team.
Equal Opportunity Employment
The District provides equal opportunity for all persons in all aspects of employment. The District shall not allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, or any other factor unrelated to job performance.
Employment offers are made following the conduct of a reference check and are always contingent upon successful completion of a job-related pre-employment physical exam, including a drug screen, as well as a security background check. Employment is made contingent upon verification of identity and legal right to work in the United States pursuant to federal law, and the signing of a loyalty oath pursuant to state law.