The City of San Bernardino Municipal Water Department (SBMWD) strives to attract, develop and retain a talented and diverse workforce. Many of our employees have worked with the Department for more than 20 years. Our employees come from diverse cultural and professional backgrounds. The Department promotes high performance and equal employment opportunities.

Visit our Human Resources page

Employment Opportunities 

Follow the link below to apply for current career opportunities with the City of San Bernardino Municipal Water Department. 

The City of San Bernardino Municipal Water Department is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Career Pathway Programs 

Our Department believes in fostering internal development and growth, meaning advancement opportunities for SBMWD staff members go beyond distribution and treatment operator positions. SBMWD employs a staff of more than two hundred employees, who possess many different skillsets in positions requiring varying levels of education and experience.

Interested in learning more about a career in the water industry? View our Careers in Water Presentation developed in partnership with the Inland Empire Resource Conservation District. TEACHERS: If you would like to schedule a live virtual presentation about Careers in Water for your class, visit the Education page for contact information and additional details. 

  1. Operator Training Program
  2. Valley College Scholarship
  3. Student Internships

SBMWD Water Reclamation OperatorThe SBMWD, in cooperation with San Bernardino Valley College (SBVC), has developed a wastewater operator training program to provide hands-on training to SBVC students to meet the minimum one year (2080 hours) experience required to qualify for the Grade 1 Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator certificate. 

Learn more about the Operator in Training Program