Work for Yuba Water

Interested in joining the Yuba Water team? 

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  • Applications and resumes are accepted only when there is a current opening
  • Applications will not be accepted beyond the posted final filing deadline
  • A resume will not be accepted in place of an application

About Yuba Water

Yuba Water is a premiere water agency in California known for its innovative and progressive approach to projects and partnerships. Located in Yuba County, with its headquarters in Marysville, the agency is surrounded by beautiful farmland, rivers and the Sierra foothills. 

Yuba Water invests heavily in the community and is truly helping power a brighter future for all of Yuba County through its primary mission areas of flood risk reduction, water supply reliability, fish habitat protection and enhancement, hydroelectric power generation and recreation at New Bullards Bar.

To attract and retain the best employees possible, Yuba Water offers competitive pay and exceptional benefits, in addition to a fantastic life-work balance, including flexible work schedules and telework options.


Yuba Water pays the full cost of basic medical insurance coverage under a Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) or Preferred Plan (PPO), including dental and vision. The agency also contributes $600 per year into a health reimbursement account and offers pre-tax payroll deductions for flexible spending accounts.

Retirement Plans

In lieu of Social Security, Yuba Water contributes 7.65 percent of an employee’s salary toward a deferred income plan on behalf of the employee. Employees have the option, but are not required, to contribute additional funds toward the investment. 


Yuba Water contributes to the California Public Employees’ Retirement System pensions for full-time, permanent staff. The level of contribution depends on the employees status in CALPERS.

For employees hired after January 1, 2013, Yuba Water pays 5 percent of their 7 percent (of the employee’s salary) CalPERS pension contribution.

Paid Time Off

Yuba Water employees can accrue four to six weeks of paid vacation time per year, based on years of service, and three weeks of paid sick leave. Additionally, employees receive paid time off for holidays, including: 

  • New Year’s Day 
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day 
  • Presidents’ Day 
  • Memorial Day 
  • Juneteenth 
  • Independence Day 
  • Labor Day 
  • Veterans Day 
  • Thanksgiving Day and the day after 
  • Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

Yuba Water is also deeply committed to employees' continual growth and supports training and development programs, conferences, membership associations, as well as participation in local service organizations. When asked to describe Yuba Water, employees responded with these common words and phrases. 

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What it's like to work for Yuba Water

Explore what it's like working for Yuba Water through our Faces of Yuba Water employee spotlights and "Beneath the Surface" video series. Watch the latest below.