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Accounting Manager

Job Title: Accounting Manager

Location: Walnut, CA

Full-Time Position

About Us: Join our dedicated team at Walnut Valley Water District, a leading organization committed to providing high-quality water services to our community. With a rich history of serving the region, we are seeking a skilled and motivated Accounting Manager to contribute to the financial success of our water district.

Job Description: As an Accounting Manager, you will play a pivotal role in managing the financial activities of Walnut Valley Water District. You will oversee accounting functions, financial reporting, and compliance to ensure the fiscal health and integrity of the water district. This is a unique opportunity to make a significant impact on the financial stability of an essential public service provider.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage day-to-day accounting operations, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, and general ledger.
  • Ensure accurate and timely financial reporting in accordance with regulatory requirements and accounting standards.
  • Collaborate with internal departments to analyze financial data and support strategic decision-making.
  • Oversee budget preparation and monitor financial performance against approved budgets.
  • Implement and maintain internal controls to safeguard financial assets and ensure compliance.
  • Liaise with external auditors and regulatory agencies as needed.
  • Stay informed about changes in accounting regulations and ensure the water district’s adherence to financial best practices.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.
  • CPA, MPA or MBA designation is highly desirable.
  • Proven experience as an Accounting Manager in a public sector or utility setting. Minimum 5 years’ experience.
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles, financial reporting, and regulatory compliance.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Proficiency in accounting software and Microsoft Excel.

How to Apply: If you are a dedicated accounting professional looking to contribute to the financial success of a vital community service, we invite you to apply. Please submit your resume, cover letter, and application online.

Walnut Valley Water District is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and experiences.

Application Deadline: Open until filled. 


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Operations Internship

The Operations Internship application is currently closed, please check back at a later time.



  • Operations Department
  • $18/hr.
  • Part Time
  • 6 Month Internship

Students who are enrolled or interested in attending Water Utility and Water Technology courses at a certified community college or school are eligible to participate in the operations internship program. Schools within the WVWD region with qualifying programs include:


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High School Internship Program

Students who attend high school within the WVWD service area or live in the service area are eligible to participate in the 2024 Summer High School Internship program. Schools within the WVWD service area include:

  • Diamond Bar High School
  • Diamond Ranch High School
  • Ron Hockwalt Academies
  • Rowland High School
  • Walnut High School

Click here to see the High School Internship Flyer, an online application, interview, and work permit are required of students to participate.

The deadline to apply is April 15, 2024.

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External Affairs & Sustainability Coordinator I/II

Job Title: External Affairs & Sustainability Coordinator I/II

Organization: Walnut Valley Water District

Location: Walnut, California, United States

Position Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Walnut Valley Water District is seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual to fill the position of External Affairs & Sustainability Coordinator I/II. This role will be instrumental in driving the District’s external affairs efforts and advancing sustainability initiatives to benefit the community and environment.


  1. External Affairs Management: Develop and implement strategies to enhance the District’s external relations, including community outreach, public relations, and media communications.
  2. Sustainability Coordination: Lead sustainability efforts by researching, recommending, and implementing environmentally friendly practices and initiatives within the District’s operations.
  3. Stakeholder Engagement: Cultivate and maintain effective relationships with government agencies, community organizations, and other stakeholders to promote the District’s sustainability goals and initiatives.
  4. Policy Analysis: Stay informed about relevant legislation, regulations, and industry trends related to sustainability and external affairs, providing recommendations to support the District’s objectives.
  5. Communication and Reporting: Prepare clear and concise reports, presentations, and materials to communicate sustainability efforts and achievements to internal and external stakeholders.
  6. Event Coordination: Plan, coordinate, and participate in events, workshops, and outreach activities to promote the District’s sustainability initiatives and engage with the community.
  7. Cross-Functional Collaboration: Collaborate with internal departments, including Operations, Finance, and Planning, to integrate sustainability practices into daily operations and long-term planning.


  • Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in Communications, Marketing/Advertising, Public Relations, Journalism, English, Graphic Design, Film Production, Media Studies, Public Administration, Business Administration, Environmental Studies, Water Use Efficiency, Water Resources Management, Event Management, or a related field.
  • External Affairs & Sustainability Coordinator I: 0-3 years of relevant experience; Coordinator II: 3+ years of relevant experience.
  • Strong communication skills, including writing, public speaking, and interpersonal communication.
  • Knowledge of sustainability principles, environmental regulations, and best practices.
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and familiarity with social media platforms.
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to travel as needed for meetings and events.

Join Walnut Valley Water District in making a positive impact on sustainability and community engagement in Walnut, California. Apply now to become part of our dedicated team!

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