Human Resources & Risk Management

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The Department of Water and Power (DWP) offers a quality work environment, employing 37 employees who are dedicated to our mission of effectively delivering quality water to meet the needs of our current and future customers. We strive to serve and develop our most valuable resource - our employees - starting from the recruitment process and continuing throughout employment.

Please visit our Jobs page for current openings.


Download the current salary schedule for DWP employees.

Government Compensation in California, State Controller’s employee compensation website.

Labor Relations - Unrepresented Employees

The City of Big Bear Lake, Department of Water and Power general employees elected to be unrepresented by a labor organization in November of 2016.

Employee Benefits and Working Conditions

Download a copy of Benefits and Working Conditions for Employees document


We offer exceptional benefits at DWP. Employee benefits include medical insurance, dental insurance, a defined-benefit retirement plan, vision and life insurance. In addition, employees may participate in a variety of optional benefit programs.

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