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Water/Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator
Washington Water Service
Posted November 30, 2020

The Water-Wastewater Treatment Operator works with minimal supervision to perform field operations, operate and monitor the water plant and/or sewer plant, and related infrastructure. Responsible for treatment plant and distribution repairs and maintenance as directed, and handles customer service requirements. This position is located in Orcas Island, WA.

Salary Range: $50,400 - $90,800 Deadline to submit resume is Friday, December 4, 2020


Water Resources Utility Planner
Thurston County
Posted November 10, 2020

Salary $6,290.00 - $$8,387.00 Monthly

Summary of Duties:

Do you love helping people understand complex issues, encouraging change, and finding creative ways to make a real difference?

Thurston County is seeking to fill a vacancy within the Water Resources Division’s Technical Services Group. This team consists of a group of engineers/planners who provide planning, development review, and capital projects management for the County’s stormwater, water, and sewer utilities. The group also leads public outreach for projects, management of utility advisory committees, and County code updates.

The ideal candidate will join the group ready to learn and work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to ensure capital project delivery, and planning project compliance with regulatory requirements. Primary tasks will include management of consultant design and planning contracts, capital project scoping, and review of development applications (stormwater scoping reports, and new water and sewer connections).

While the Technical Services Group does not currently perform engineering design services, the group is especially interested in candidates who will bring a design skill set to the team.

Click here for more information and to Apply.

Senior Water Resources Engineer
Thurston County
Posted November 10, 2020S

Salary: $6,534.00 - $8,712.00 Monthly

Summary of Duties

Thurston County is looking for a Senior Water Resources Engineer to join the Water Resources Division’s Technical Services Group. This team consists of a group of engineers/planners who provide planning, development review, and capital projects management for the county’s stormwater, water, and sewer utilities. The group also leads public outreach for projects, management of utility advisory committees, and county code updates.

The ideal candidate will join the group ready to learn and work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to ensure capital project delivery and planning project compliance with regulatory requirements. Primary tasks will include management of consultant design and planning contracts, capital project scoping, review of development applications, stormwater scoping reports, and new water and sewer connections), and assisting in the development of capital budgets.

Additionally, the Senior Water Resources Engineer is responsible for supervising and mentoring two Water Resources Utility Planners.

While the Technical Services Group does not currently perform engineering design services, the group is especially interested in candidates who will bring a design skill set to the team. 

Click here for more information and to apply.

Wastewater Operations Maintenance Technician
Lakehaven Water and Sewer District
Posted November 4, 2020

POSTING DATES: Open 11/4/20 Until Filled
(first review of applications will be 11/20/20)
Accepting applications from internal and external applicants.

Lakehaven Water and Sewer District has an immediate opening for a Maintenance Technician in the Wastewater Operation Department. Applications will be accepted for any level in the position range shown below.

Position Range Pay Level Pay Range

As a Lakehaven Wastewater Treatment Plant Technician, you will be part of a team that has been recognized by the National Association of Clean Water Agencies for its environmental stewardship. Our two treatment plants serve a mid-sized metropolitan area of approximately 120,000 people. Technicians apply their analytical, math and technical skills to help ensure treated wastewater adheres to EPA standards and safeguards the local ecological system of Puget Sound. If you want to work for an award-winning, innovative utility with competitive pay rates, this is the right opportunity for you.

Our Wastewater Technicians perform a variety of tasks at a skilled level in the operation and maintenance of our 10.0 MGD and 5.6 MGD wastewater treatment facilities. Some of the core job responsibilities include performing and/or assisting with minor and major maintenance, repairs, and replacement of equipment and construction of supporting structures used in the wastewater treatment plants operated by the District. Position placement and pay is dependent upon experience and qualifications.

 State of Washington Department of Retirement Systems PERS Plans
 Central Pension Fund Retirement Plan
 State of Washington Health Care Authority’s Medical, Dental, Vision benefit programs
 Paid Time Off
 Holiday Pay

Does this sound like the job for you? Visit our website at www.lakehaven.org for the position descriptions and application. (Note: please identify which Maintenance Tech position you are applying for on your application – MTI or MTII.)

Lakehaven Water and Sewer District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Individuals interested in applying for this position must submit a completed Cover Letter, Resume, and District Application, no later than 4PM 11/20/20 (this is the first review date) to cpeters@lakehaven.org or mail to: Lakehaven Water and Sewer District, c/o HR, 31627 1st Avenue South, Federal Way, WA 98003. Incomplete application materials will not be accepted.

If you need an accommodation in the recruitment process or an alternate format of this announcement, please enquire directly with the Human Resources Manager.

Water Quality Specialist
City of Milton
Posted November 3, 2020

Pay Range: $5319-$6463 per month
Job closes 11/23/20 at 4pm

Description of Essential Functions: This is a full time regular non-exempt position
under the direction of the Utility Supervisor. The incumbent performs various skilled and
semi-skilled tasks involving operating and maintenance procedures on water quality,
water treatment, and related facilities.

Performs sample collection and various field and laboratory analysis to determine proper
process controls and systems evaluation to meet water quality requirements; evaluates
field equipment performance and performs repairs as necessary, prepares reports and data
for the water system and State Department of Health. Incumbent inspects and/or repairs
chlorine machines, wells, booster pumping stations, reservoir and meters at frequent
intervals to ensure that all aspects of the systems are functioning properly. This position
assists with routine or emergency public works maintenance operations and performs
other duties as assigned

Asset Management Technician II
City of Milton
Posted November 3, 2020

The Asset Management Technician II performs complex technical work in the field of
infrastructure asset management. This employee possesses expertise and performs significant
but standardized asset management functions requiring some independent decision making.
Incumbent creates and maintains asset management information from data and makes
calculations, performs analysis, keeps records, and conducts quality control based upon
established methods or in accordance with general instructions.

Graduation from high school or GED equivalent, and
• Three years in public infrastructure environment, and
• Completion of over 100 hours from an accredited training program with an emphasis in GIS
Integration, Asset Management, or related field; or
• An equivalent combination of education and experience

• Two-year, post-secondary degree/certificate in Engineering Technology, Applied
Geography, Geographic Information Systems, or related field
• Working knowledge of utility systems and familiarity with ArcGIS desktop and ArcGIS
• Experience with work order systems and field devices for Android and iOS tablet devices
and GPS devices
• Thorough technical knowledge and understanding of asset management criteria

Apply by completing a City of Milton application (www.cityofmilton.net) , resume and cover letter to tsummers@cityofmilton.net or 1000 Laurel St, Milton, WA 98354 by 4pm on 11/20/20


Water Distribution Manager
Marion Water Company
Posted October 5, 2020

The Water Distribution Manager (WDM) interfaces with customers and regulators to provide safe and clean water supply to nearly 400 residences in Buckley, WA. This position requires an honest, hard-working, self-motivated person with excellent interpersonal skills, strong verbal communication abilities, attention to detail, works well independently, time management skills, be adept at problem-solving, and have a responsive customer service focus demonstrating the integrity and accountability to maintain and enhance our water system.

The WDM is responsible for performing the water system's daily operations and maintenance activities at or above acceptable public health practices and water industry standards (chapter 246-290 WAC). Duties include but are not limited to the following:
Handle complaints and answer questions from the public (customers).
Maintain logs of daily well reads.
Operate and maintain wells and reservoirs.
Monitor, maintain, troubleshoot and repair pump stations, system machinery, related equipment and vehicles.
Maintains grounds and buildings.
Inspect new construction, residential and commercial service issues.
Install new water services, lay and fit pipelines, water line taps, valves, and other water devices.
Install, maintain, and repair water meters and related service lines. Identify service and main leaks and repair/replace as needed.
Install, inspect, and monitor backflow devices.
Collect samples and submit for laboratory testing to ensure compliance with established permits and regulations.
Conduct water quality monitoring, maintaining adequate records and taking follow-up action, if necessary, to comply with state and federal drinking water regulations.
Analyzing, reviewing, and keeping records of instrument readings and laboratory test results, determining the location and causes of any malfunctions.
Perform field duties related to the water system.
Operate pipe locators. Perform utility underground locating, marking and notification 24 hours/day.
Perform emergency repairs to water lines as necessary. Identifying and implementing remedial actions in an emergency and, if applicable, making necessary repairs or resolving problems, or directing contractors to make essential repairs or solve problems
Establish proper traffic control devices.
Read meters bi-monthly, turn services off and on as necessary.
Reports problems and provides status updates to the Board of Trustees and provides recommendations.
Attends Marion Water Company meetings.

Physical demands and work environment
Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a variety of specialized equipment and tools; climbing ladders; work at heights and in confined spaces; standing for extended periods of time; bending at the waist; lifting and carry heavy objects generally weighing 75-100 pounds; pushing, pulling; kneeling and crouching; perform strenuous physical tasks. Work environment is mainly outdoors; noise from equipment operation; seasonal heat and cold or adverse weather conditions; exposure to gases, chemicals, handling of microorganisms; work around pressurized systems and equipment having moving parts; perform work around electrical equipment and high voltages; subject to responding to emergencies on a 24-hour basis and call back provisions
Certification and other Requirements
Washington State DOH Water Distribution Manager 1 Certification (WDM1)
Washington State DOH Cross Connection Control Specialist (CCS)
Washington State DOH Backflow Assembly Tester (BAT)
Valid Driver's License with clean driving record
Successful pass a Drug Screening

Hours vary depending on need but is mainly a part-time position. Position is also on-call.
$800.00 monthly salary + hourly rate (depends on experience)
$410.00 bi-monthly for meter reading
No Benefits

Please send resume with references or contact Marion Water Company, P O Box 2043, Buckley, WA, 98321, (360) 829-9061, marionwater2043@gmail.com

Water/Wastewater Treatment Operator
Town of Cusick Public Works
Revised September 23, 2020

The Town of Cusick, Washington, seeks a Certified Operator 2, WDM1, CCS, full time, at $27/hour, for surface drinking Water Treatment Plant and Waste Water Treatment Plant.  

Also seeking Certified Operator 1 back up, part time, at $25/hour. Prefer skilled in software reporting and plumbing repairs. 

A beautiful area of North Eastern Washington along the Pend Oreille River, with low Covid-19 exposure, within 45 minutes North of Spokane.   Send resume to mayor@townofcusick.com, or Town Hall, P.O. Box 263 (111 First Ave), Cusick, WA 99119, call 509 671 2953 

City of Kirkland
Posted August 27, 2020

$25.10 - $31.46 per hour

Are you searching for a career opportunity in Public Works Maintenance and Operations?  Do you have the drive to be a part of building and serving a community that is experiencing significant growth and development?  Consider joining us at the City of Kirkland!

The Utilityperson position performs manual labor and operates “light” equipment for maintenance or construction of the City’s water, sewer, streets, and storm drainage systems. Current position openings will be assigned to work in one of the Operations and Maintenance Divisions of the Public Works Department.

Position Highlights
Performs work site activities related to street maintenance and vegetation control; such as temporary and permanent asphalt patching and concrete work, vegetation trimming and clean-up.
•       Performs work site activities related to sewer system maintenance such as repair of sewer mains, pumping stations, and appurtenances.
Performs work site activities related to water system maintenance of mains, valves, hydrants, meters, PRVs and appurtenances; reading meters, repairing hydrants, installing water services
Performs worksite activities related to storm drain system maintenance such as repair of mains, catch basins, detention/retention facilities, and natural stream channels.
Conducts flagging to control traffic while road work is being accomplished.

Minimum Qualifications
Must have a High School diploma (or GED) and minimum of one year utility construction or maintenance experience.
Good working knowledge of common hand and power tools.
Possess and maintain a valid Washington State Driver’s License.
Possess and maintain current Class A Combination Driver’s License (CDL) with air and tanker endorsements or must obtain within 12 months of date of hire; training paid for by the City but testing and licensing fees at own expense.
Must obtain and maintain certified flagging card within six months of date of hire; training provided.

Preferred Qualifications
A current, valid Class A CDL with air and tanker endorsements
Public Works municipal experience
Drinking water distribution system operation and maintenance experience
Storm water drainage systems experience
Asphalt paving and patching

Special Note
Current position offerings:
Streets and Grounds Division
Surface Water Division
Water/Wastewater Division

This offering denotes multiple position openings dependent on concurrent internal advancement. 

Hiring rate may vary based on qualifications. Salary range placement is with a full benefit package: 100% paid medical/dental/vision premiums for employee and dependents, deferred compensation plan, 2x annual salary life insurance, vacation and sick leave accruals, paid holidays, ORCA card, transportation incentives, free onsite parking, and access to City-owned workout facility.


Water Treatment Plant Operator 
Surfside Homeowners Association
Posted August 10, 2020

Wages: $16/hr.- $26+/hr.

Surfside Homeowners Association Water Department is inviting persons interested in a full-time position to apply. Inspects operates and maintains a variety of treatment plant equipment operates and maintains chemical feed systems This position will occasionally require overtime any time during the day and week and on-call periodically.

Minimum requirements: a high school diploma or equivalent, ability to lift 50 pounds, dexterity, comfortable with heights, Washington state driver’s license, good physical condition to complete strenuous outdoor work under a variety of climatic conditions, and physically able to work in awkward positions.

Desired qualifications: Knowledge and/or experience with potable water treatment operations, Department of Health Water Treatment Plant Operator in Training or higher certification, experience with water treatment including filters, sample collection, chlorination, and pumps. Organize, archive and display data, and prepare reports. 3+ years’ experience in water treatment plant operations.

This is a full-time position with benefits including fully paid health insurance for the employee; dependents may be added for a charge.

For more information contact Surfside Homeowners Association at 31402 H St., Ocean Park, WA 98640; phone: 360-665-4171. An employment application is available on our website surfsideonline.org, print the form, and complete application. Email to treber@surfsideonline.org or mail to the address above. A cover letter and resume are also appreciated, but not required. This position will remain open until filled.

Water Treatment Plant Operator
City of Ilwaco
Posted July 28, 2020

Starting hourly wage $23.84-29.14/DOE
The City of Ilwaco, an equal opportunity employer, is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Water Treatment Plant Operator. The primary responsibilities of the position include operation, maintenance and repair or replacement of the City water supply, treatment or distribution facilities and systems. The individual selected for the job will work under the supervision of the Utilities Manager and the Mayor.

The City of Ilwaco Water Treatment Plant is staffed 7 days/week. Days and hours for this position will be assigned upon hire but may include weekends and holidays. This position is full-time and includes a full benefit package upon hire with inclusion in PERS, vacation, sick leave and paid holidays.

The Ilwaco Water Treatment Plant is a Level 3 treatment plant. Minimum requirement for this position is a Washington State WTPO Group II or higher, and a valid Washington State driver’s license.

 Applications will be accepted until the position is filled and are available on the city’s website at www.ilwaco-wa.gov and can be mailed to the City of Ilwaco, P.O. Box 548, Ilwaco WA 98624 or emailed to treasurer@ilwaco-wa.gov.


Maintenance and Water Tech
Glenhaven Lakes Club
Posted July 20, 2020

$18.00 / hour, 40 hours per week
Full medical and dental after successfully completing probationary period.
Opportunity for pay raise
Opportunity for training

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

Perform all phases of grounds maintenance, building maintenance and water system maintenance. Properly and safely operate equipment for mowing, spraying, pruning, sweeping, trenching, loading and maintenance.
Perform repairs, maintenance, and cleaning of GLC owned facilities.
Assist with pipeline repairs and maintenance of water system.

Work Experience:
Minimum of two years in support maintenance field.
Experience operating motor vehicles, tractors, backhoe, sweepers, mowers, power and hand tools.
Water system maintenance and water distribution skills and experience

Training and education:
High school graduate or equivalent.
Must complete GLC Accident Prevention Program and Hazard Communications Program after hiring.
Must have a valid Washington State driver’s license.

Applicants will be subject to a background check. Successful candidate will be required to take a pre-employment drug test per GLC hiring policy
Submit GLC application, resume and three references to admin@glenhavenlakes.com.

ERWoW Contact Info

Mailing Address: Po Box 2300 Shelton, WA 98584
Physical Address: 11840 North US Highway 101 Shelton, WA 98584
Phone (360) 462.9287
Fax (360) 462.9289
Email: info@erwow.org