The Board of Water Supply is Hiring!

Job Openings: Customer Service, Finance, IT, Operations & Water Quality

These temporary, non-civil service opportunities are available with the Board of Water Supply:

  • Accountant (Business Loan Coordinator)
  • Accountant II (Payroll)
  • Assistant Database Systems Analyst
  • Civil Engineer - See below!
  • Cross-Connection Control Technician
  • Customer Service Representative I
  • Electrician
  • Engineering Support Technician - See below!
  • Environmental Management Specialist
  • IT Systems Trainee
  • Laboratory Water Quality Assurance Specialist
  • Meter Reader I
  • Office Clerk (Senior Clerk Typist) - See below!
  • Phone Center Representative

To be considered for any of these positions, submit your resume electronically to and include the job title in the subject and/or body of your email to indicate the type of position(s) that you are seeking.

Posted: 9/13/17

Featured Opening: Civil Engineer

The duties and responsibilities required for the position: prepares specifications and contracts for Field Operation Division (Division) activities, such as new material purchases; testing materials; erosion control; for repair of pipelines, tunnels and access roads; and for the maintenance of landscaped grounds and watershed areas; project manager for the CIP project to replace water meter transponders; prepare Erosion and Sediment Control Plans (ESCP) for trenching and repaving work required for trenching permits. Perform work as the Division’s ESPC coordinator; investigates and performs engineering evaluations for pipe failures. Plans and supervises the collection of statistical data; identifies specific Division issues by coordinating and reviewing plans and specifications prepared by others to assure conformance with the Water System Standards (WSS); review technical reports and literature received by the Division and makes recommendations for its use; prepares report of investigations/studies, including the preparation of technical sketches, charts, and graphs; reviews and provide recommendations for materials submitted for inclusion into the WSS; follows up and if necessary, address complaints and trouble calls; assist in managing the Division’s repaving program; operates a motor vehicle as needed; and performs other related work as assigned.

Posted: 8/29/17

Featured Opening: Engineering Support Technician

Position assists in the procurement, administration and various related work for Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contracts for asphaltic concrete paving inspections and construction related work. Provides assistance with various work which include: preparing and executing IDIQ work orders, drafting asphalt paving repairs sketches based on field conditions and information provided by BWS Field Operations personnel; completing work order forms and logs, and tracking completion of work orders; inspecting contractor’s construction activities, verifying quantities in preparation for progress or final billing for payment to contractor; reviewing and processing contractor change orders and invoices, and preparing cost estimates related to changes to contract packages; assisting in the management of all activities and procedures for coordination and interfaces with other agencies, addressing all public complaints, inquiries and requests related to contract issues and status to BWS field Operations contact; preparing and executing future contract documents for IDIQ repaving contracts; preparing estimates related to changes to contract packages and update of budgetary cost estimates; updating BWS Field Operations procedures and practices for all items of work required to properly issue and manage the division’s IDIQ contract for asphaltic concrete paving construction programs. Monitors Street Usage Permits and insures work takes place prior to the expiration of the permit.

Posted: 8/25/17

Featured Opening: Office Clerk (Senior Clerk Typist)

The position is a full-time temporary (contract) opportunity with the Board of Water Supply at its Kalihi Corporation Yard. Hours are 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The position assists with a variety of office work using typical office software (Word, Excel, Adobe, etc.), calculator, typewriter, copy machine, and digital scanner, etc. Work will include:

  • Timekeeping, including posting work when closing.
  • Review, proofread, and process variety of written correspondence, forms, records and forms. Ensure the accuracy, completeness and conformance to the policies and procedures.
  • Log and process various correspondence and other materials, ensuring the timely responses.
  • Sort, arrange, and file various material and correspondence.
  • Enter data into the computer database.
  • Answer inquiries and/or refer calls/persons to proper staff or office. 
  • Operate a radio transmitter-receiver communication system.
  • Prepare petty cash requests for mileage, CDL renewals and other reimbursements.
  • Deliver and pick-up Street Usage Permit and other materials at various locations by operating a motor vehicle. 

Minimum Qualification Requirements

  • A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from high school, and three years of clerical experience which include typing, answering phone calls and maintaining files. 
  • Must have skills in enter data and calculate accurately.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license (Type 3) 


$2,494 per month

To Apply

  • Submit a resume with detailed work experience, including experience in using various computer software and office equipment. Timekeeping and dispatching experience is preferable, but not required.
  • Indicate whether you have a valid driver’s license or not (do not attach a copy) and your typing speed (WPM).
  • Submit the complete resume to

Posted: 8/14/17

Job Openings: Customer Care Team (various positions)

If you have a passion for serving others and want to be part of a team that cares about people, the Board of Water Supply currently has temporary openings for clerks, collection representatives, and telephone representatives on the Customer Care team. Send your resume to

Posted: 8/14/17

For More Information

Contact the BWS Human Resources Office by email at or see the following links.