Security and Business Resiliency Intern

We are actively seeking talented, driven and highly-productive applicants for the position of Security and Business Resiliency Intern to join our dynamic team on a temporary 6 month basis. We offer a challenging and rewarding work environment along with a competitive hourly rate between $17.00 - $18.00 per hour depending on the incumbent’s knowledge, skills and abilities.

The Company

Founded in 1866, San Jose Water is an investor-owned water utility headquartered in San Jose. SJW Group also owns a water utility serving the rapidly growing 200 square miles between Austin and San Antonio, a water development business, and other interests. SJW’s operations leverage a regional approach, technology, and most importantly, a top-quality team to provide water and exceptional customer service at the lowest possible price.

General Description

Under the general direction of the Manager of Security & Business Resiliency, the Business Resiliency Intern participates in a structured program designed to provide the incumbent with experience in many aspects of utility security, emergency planning and management. Incumbent will be tasked with performing audits all components in SJW Security Program for WAM system, spearheading emergency related communication and outreach, assist with development of flow charts, mind maps and document development and other special projects as needed to support SJW's business operation.

Job Requirements

The student must be enrolled in an accredited college or university, be at a Sophomore, Junior or Senior or Graduate level in their school’s Environmental, Management, Engineering, Marketing, Communications, or Emergency Management programs and be available to work between 15 - 40 hours per week. Must be fluent in all Microsoft applications, particularly Word, Excel, Power Point and Visio. Qualified applicants should be self-starters and possess the ability to think independently when problem solving.

Must possess a valid California driver’s license and have a satisfactory driving record.



Education and Experience

The student must be enrolled in an accredited college or university, be at a Sophomore, Junior, Senior or Graduate level in their school’s Environmental, Management, Engineering, Marketing, Communications or Emergency Management programs.




San Jose Water offers competitive salaries, a pleasant working environment, and an excellent benefits program, including fully paid comprehensive medical and dental plans, long-term disability plan, employee stock purchase plan, 401(k) salary deferral plan with a matching program and a defined contribution retirement plan. To learn more about San Jose Water’s comprehensive benefits package, please visit the Employee Benefits page.

San Jose Water is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other classification protected by applicable State or Federal employment discrimination laws.