Employees

SJW Honors Its Veterans

On Veteran's Day and every day, San Jose Water is proud to honor and employ our military vets. On behalf of a grateful nation, we want to thank all those who served for their sacrifices.  

In honor of Veteran's Day, we'd like to feature San Jose Water's Assistant Corporate Secretary and Corporate Counsel Willie Brown. Today Willie plays a vital role supporting our Board of Directors and managing critical legal issues and contracts for the company but he started his career in the Air Force.  

Former San Jose Water Employee Knits Over 600 Teddy Bears For Children

Gisela Foster, a former San Jose Water employee in the Data Processing Department, has a lot more to share than just her wisdom and skills gained throughout years of work. The 80-year-old has knitted over 600 teddy bears for sick children.

San Jose Water's Summer Internship Program

The best way to learn about your field is through hands-on experience – that’s what internships are for! Here at San Jose Water, we value your ambition and career goals, and we want to make sure that students have the ability to grow and develop the necessary skill set to do well in their career of choice. SJW’s internship program provides mentorship, guidance, competitive pay, and even the opportunity to convert to full-time.

San Jose Water CEO Reflects On Values

See what CEO Eric Thornburg thinks about the importance of being responsible for a community's water service.

Irene: SJW's Ironwoman

Let this sink in: 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile ride, 26.2 mile run.

San Jose Water Introduces New CEO

Today, marks the beginning of a new era for San Jose Water as Eric Thornburg takes the reins from Rich Roth, SJW’s retiring Chief Executive Officer.  Rich was President and CEO of San Jose Water Group, our parent company, for more than 20 years. Eric comes to our company with 35 years of experience in the water industry. Most recently he served as the President and CEO of Connecticut Water Service, Inc.  He also worked for American Water Works Corporation and Missouri-American Water.

Water Professionals Appreciation Week

October 7-15th is Water Professionals Appreciation Week. To celebrate, we’re featuring some of the men and women who help ensure water is available for our community 24/7.