The Mission of San Luis & Delta-Mendota Water Authority is to:                       

Operate the Delta Mendota Canal and related facilities reliably and cost-effectively, and support member agencies in restoring and protecting adequate, affordable water supplies for agricultural, municipal and industrial, and environmental uses.


Assured, adequate, reliable, and affordable water supplies for the agricultural, environmental, municipal, and industrial communities served by member agencies within San Joaquin, San Benito, and Santa Clara Valleys.

Cost-effective and reliable delivery of water to member agencies and other Central Valley Project water users we serve.

Effective engagement in regulatory, judicial, legislative, and environmental arenas as well as projects and programs that support the policies and strategies of member agencies.

Respected leader and valued partner in the California water community, helping to achieve the shared goals of our member agencies and the common good.

A diverse and engaged Board and membership, together with a highly trained, motivated, and capable staff to achieve the shared goals of member agencies.

To apply for any listed openings, please send a separate completed application form along with any other documentation for each position.  Applications will be accepted via postal service (P.O. Box 2157 Los Banos CA 93635), hand-delivery (842 6th Street, Los Banos, CA), or as an email attachment to:

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Employment Application

Current Employment Opportunities:

Heavy Equipment Operator, Tracy Area

Plant Engineer, Tracy Area

Hydroelectric Electrician, Tracy Area

Recruitments Open to SLDMWA Employees Only:

Accounting Technician I

Apprentice Plant Mechanic, Jones Pumping Plant

Job opportunities are sometimes available with our members or other organizations. You can review those opportunities by clicking here.