RIVERSIDE, Calif. – Western Municipal Water District (Western) was honored as one of The Press-Enterprises “2016 Top Workplaces” thanks to input from 92 percent of the District’s employees, who gave the District high marks on topics such as job satisfaction, compensation and benefits.
“Receiving the respected “Top Workplace” distinction is a true testament to our commitment to fostering an environment for our employees where mutual respect is paramount and employee support and development are fundamental to our core culture,” said Western’s General Manager John Rossi. “We are grateful such a large number of our employees participated in the survey, providing us with honest feedback on what we are doing right and where we can improve; we will definitely take their feedback to heart.”
Companies were chosen as a “Top Workplace” based solely on anonymous employee surveys, which gathered information on employees’ workplace experience and the leadership of their companies. Workplace Dynamics, LLC, a research firm that specializes in organizational health and workplace improvement, conducted the survey.
The list of “Top Workplaces” is broken down by size, including large workplaces with more than 350 employees; midsize workplaces with 125 to 349 workers; and small workplaces with fewer than 124 employees. Western, which has approximately 140 employees, received a “Top Workplace” award in the midsize category.
According to the survey results, Western’s employees most value the fact they feel like they are part of something meaningful and that managers support learning and growth, encourage new ideas and enable employees to work at their full potential.
“It’s our goal to help our valued employees thrive at Western and make our District a great place to work,” noted Rossi.
Western Municipal Water District provides water supply, wastewater disposal and water resource managementto the public in a safe, reliable, environmentally sensitive and financially responsible