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General Permit Manager
Department of Ecology
Posted December 1, 2022

The Water Quality program within the Department of Ecology is looking to fill a General Permit Manager (Environmental Specialist 3) position.

This position is located in our Central Region Office (CRO) in Union Gap, WA.

Upon hire, you must live within a commutable distance from the duty station.

In this position you will be responsible for implementing the permit program for the Sand and Gravel/Winery general permit and related activities in the seven-county area of the Central Regional Office. This position plans, prioritizes, and performs permit related activities, including inspections, determinations of facility coverage under a general permit or individual permit, technical assistance, status changes, compliance assurance, complaint investigation, and routine enforcement as necessary, to implement the Water Quality Program’s mission of protecting and restoring Washington’s waters.


The mission of the Water Quality Program is to protect and restore Washington's waters to support healthy watersheds and communities. Our work ensures state waters can support beneficial uses including recreational and business activities, supplies for clean drinking water, and the protection of fish, shellfish, wildlife, and public health.

During Healthy Washington Roadmap to Recovery, employees are working a combination of in-office and/or telework based on position and business need. This position is not currently required to work in the office on a regular basis. Ecology is following current state guidance regarding mask requirements, health screening questions before entry, and social distancing. Looking ahead, Ecology has recently updated the agency policies on telework and flexible and compressed work schedules. Applicants with questions about position location options, telework, and flexible or compressed schedules are encouraged to reach out to the contact person listed below in “other information.”

Application Timeline: This position will remain open until filled, with an initial screening date of December 14, 2022. In order to be considered for initial screening, please submit an application on or before December 13, 2022. The agency reserves the right to make an appointment any time after the initial screening date.

If you are interested in applying or would like more information, please follow this link: General Permit Manager (Environmental Specialist 3)

Senior Permit Manager/Financial Project Manager
Department of Ecology
Posted December 1, 2022

We have an exciting opportunity that we wanted you to be aware of:

The Water Quality program within the Department of Ecology is looking to fill two Senior Permit Manager/Financial Project Manager (Environmental Specialist 4)(In-Training) positions.

These positions are located in our Eastern Region Office (ERO) in Spokane, WA. Upon hire, you must live within a commutable distance from the duty station.

Learn and become one of our top senior specialists and part of a professional team leading the protection of Washington State’s valuable waters. Daily, you will work and learn in one of the best organizations, doing the best work, with the best staff, serving the range of struggling to successful wastewater treatment facilities to improve plant performance and meet the highest of water quality standards possible. You will become a point of contact and resource for facilities to go to when they have permitting questions, need technical assistance, or are seeking funding options to make critical and important upgrades. The efforts you provide will bring comprehensive compliance inspections, defensible permits, and coordination of permitting and improvement efforts to individual facilities in the region.

The mission of the Water Quality Program is to protect and restore Washington's waters to support healthy watersheds and communities. Our work ensures state waters can support beneficial uses including recreational and business activities, supplies for clean drinking water, and the protection of fish, shellfish, wildlife, and public health.

During Healthy Washington Roadmap to Recovery, employees are working a combination of in-office and/or telework based on position and business need. Ecology is following current state guidance regarding mask requirements, health screening questions before entry, and social distancing. Looking ahead, Ecology has recently updated the agency policies on telework and flexible and compressed work schedules. Applicants with questions about position location options, telework, and flexible or compressed schedules are encouraged to reach out to the contact person listed below in “other information.”

Application Timeline: This position will remain open until filled, with an initial screening date of December 8, 2022. In order to be considered for initial screening, please submit an application on or before December 7, 2022. The agency reserves the right to make an appointment any time after the initial screening date.

For more information and to apply, follow this link: Senior Permit Manager/Financial Project Manager (Environmental Specialist 4)(In-Training)

Field Technician I
Thurston PUD
Posted December 1, 2022

Pay Range: $27.10 to $34.62 per hour ($4,697 to $6,000 per month) DOQ
Job Type: Full-Time, Permanent
Category: FLSA Non-Exempt, Overtime Eligible
Location: Thurston County – Olympia, WA
Closing: Open Until Filled

About the Job
Thurston PUD policy states that new employees should be vaccinated upon hire or begin the vaccination process within two weeks of hire and be fully vaccinated within 45 days of hire. The Field Technician works under the direction of the Director of Field Operations. The Field Technician will perform a broad range of manual and technical labor to support the PUD’s owned and operated water systems. This person performs water system maintenance and support. The Field Technician is to perform skilled work associated with drinking water system maintenance and operation to provide safe drinking water that meets Federal and State regulations. For more information on this job, please visit our website at www.thurstonpud.org.

Minimum Qualifications
• High School Diploma or GED.
• WDM I or able to acquire within one year of employment
• Current and valid Washington driver’s license with a driving record acceptable to the PUD’s insurance carrier.
• Required to lift more than 75 lbs.
• Chosen candidate may be required to provide at least three year’s proof of a safe driving record from state.

Apply
To be considered for this position, please fill out an application at www.thurstonpud.com. Please email your completed application packet to Thurston PUD Human Resources at hr@thurstonpud.org or mail them to:

Thurston PUD Human Resources
1230 Ruddell Road SE
Lacey, WA 98503

We will be accepting applications until the position is filled. For questions or other information related to this recruitment, please contact Kurin Miller at kmiller@thurstonpud.org or at (360) 763-5839. Prior to employment, a criminal history background check and reference checks will be conducted on the top candidates. The District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains policies for a drug-free and smoke-free work environment.


Water Construction Technician
Kitsap PUD
Posted November 22, 2022

Pay Range: $28.98 - $40.00 per hour, depending on experience and qualifications
Benefits: Excellent benefit package including retirement, medical/dental insurance, and PTO
Location: Poulsbo, WA
Schedule: Monday – Thursday 6:30 AM – 5:00 PM, Occasional Overtime
Updated: November 14, 2022

Job Summary:
Kitsap Public Utility District (KPUD) is seeking a qualified Construction Technician to support our Construction Division in carrying out the needs of the utility. The ideal candidate will possess the skills necessary to perform a variety of activities related to the construction of utility infrastructure.

Position Requirements:
• Must be at least 18 years of age.
• High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
• Valid Washington State driver’s license.
• 3-5 years minimum experience operating a backhoe or excavator.
• Possession of a valid Class A CDL endorsement OR ability to obtain within one year of hire.


Working Conditions:
Work is performed outside in the field (95%) and office/shop facility (5%). While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to bend, grasp, kneel, pull, push, reach, use repetitive motion, lift/carry of objects weighing up to 15 pounds and occasionally lift/carry of objects weighing up to 50 pounds.

Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, or genetic information.

Position will remain open until filled. Please submit a resume and completed job application to: jobs@kpud.org. Job applications are available at: www.kpud.org/employment.php.



Temporary Water System Maintenance Worker 
Washington Water Service
Posted November 16, 2022

Job Description:

The Temporary Water System Maintenance Worker obtains water meter reads for all commercial and residential customers at a designated location based upon a route; assists with assigning new meters to routes and reroutes as necessary; assess meters for defects; reports tampering and potential cross connection situations; obtains reads for start/stop of service; disconnects service as necessary for delinquent customers. This position is located in Puyallup, WA.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

• Reads customer and wellhead volume meters accurately according to assigned schedules with the use of a hand-held electronic device, noting any and all questionable readings and concerns
• Meter re-reads when necessary
• Performs turn-off and turn-on procedures for non-payment and returned checks in connection with collection procedures
• Collects monies and provides customers with receipts in the field
• Communicates with customers on-site regarding questions about their meter readings or water consumption
• Inspects water services and plumbing systems in the field as directed or if indicated by situation on-site. Report tampering with water meters, unmetered water services, potential cross connections, and other infractions of water usage directly to the Customer Service Manager
• Installs, repairs and replaces meters, electronic radio transmitters, meter boxes, and lids
• Responsible for hanging hand deliver notices
• Performs other duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• High School Graduate and/or equivalent relevant water industry or field operations experience
• Must obtain Cross Connection Specialist certification within 2 years of employment
• Must obtain First Aid Card within 2 year of employment
• One year experience working in a position performing meter reading or technical maintenance related tasks
• Ability to complete meter-reading assignments according to schedule with the use of a hand-held device - quickly and accurately
• Ability to deal tactfully and professionally with customers
• Ability to sustain a walking pace sufficient to read a pre-assigned number of meters daily
• Ability to work under adverse weather conditions for extended periods of time
• Ability to recognize and report abnormalities found at meter locations
• Knowledge and ability to read maps and blue prints
• Must be a team player and a self-starter who can work in group situations as well as independently with minimal supervision
• Strong mathematical, written, and oral communication skills
• Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications
• Valid Washington State Driver's License

Salary Range: $37,800 - $65,500

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

The Equal Opportunity Policy of the Company is based upon the philosophy that all people should be treated fairly and with dignity. California Water Service, Hawaii Water Service, New Mexico Water Service and Washington Water Service do not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or any other protected class. The Company makes all employment decisions in a non-discriminatory manner. EOE, VET, DISABILITIES.

To apply, please visit: https://apptrkr.com/3632008

Water Operator
Ames Lake Water Association
Posted November 14, 2022

SALARY/BENEFITS:
$31.00 - $38.00 per hour depending on experience/full-time

The Water Association presently offers an outstanding benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, 401(K) Plan with up to 7% company match and accrued time off (holidays, vacation, sick and personal leave).

GENERAL SUMMARY:
Responsible for but not limited to maintenance and operations of wells, booster pumps, automatic control valves, tanks, sampling sites; associated pumps, motors, controls, valves, distribution system; and water quality monitoring. May be required to work overtime, be on-call and/or work a varying schedule including weekends during emergency situations at the direction of the Manager. Must be able to respond to emergency calls within 45 minutes.
CLICK HERE FOR COMPLETE JOB DESCRIPTION

Operator
Crystal Mountain Resort
Posted November 14, 2022

Crystal Mountain Resort is located in beautiful western Washington. This is an amazing opportunity to live, work and play away form the hustle and bustle of the city.

General Purpose
The Operator is responsible for operation of the water plant and assisting with the distribution system in order to ensure that residents have safe and clean water in accordance with federal, state and municipal legislation, policies and standards.
Scope

Reporting to the System Manager, Owner and working with the Utility’s Office Coordinator, the Operator maintains the water plant and assists with the distribution system and facilities.
The delivery of safe and clean water is vital to the safety and health of the community. Failure to provide adequate services will jeopardize the health of the community. Failure to meet federal, state and municipal legislation and water quality standards will significantly jeopardize the health and well-being of residents and may result in liability for the municipality. Failure to deal with residents and the public in courteous and respectful manner could lead to complaints concerning municipal services.

CWS, LLC offers a competitive wage and benefit package. Starting pay at $30.00 per hour up to $42.00 per hour; DOQ. Medical coverage at 100% for employee and dependents. Sick leave: 8 hours accrued per month. Vacation: 4 weeks paid vacation per year. Retirement: SEP IRA. Holidays: 6 paid holidays per year. Call-out and overtime pay available.

Please submit your resume to hiringmanager_CWS_LLC@hotmail.com If you need additional information, you can call or text 360-591-1552.
CLICK HERE FOR COMPLETE JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Irrigation Specialist 1
City of Yakima
Posted November 9, 2022

Salary $3,605.33 - $4,326.40 Monthly
Location Public Works: 2301 Fruitvale Blvd. Yakima, WA
Job Type Full-time
Department Public Works
Job Number 22-00240

Overview and Minimum Class Requirements
The Water/Irrigation Division needs a motivated team-player to join the irrigation team! If you have experience working with water systems & a strong mechanical aptitude, apply today!

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
High School diploma or GED and one (1) year experience in irrigation systems or related systems.

NOTE: An Irrigation Specialist I may be promoted to an Irrigation Specialist II without further competition upon completion of a practical examination determining proficiency of operations of backhoe/loader, front end loader, dump truck, boom truck, equipment trailer, jackhammer, and in reading irrigation system related maps and charts.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND/OR CERTIFICATES:
Must possess and maintain a valid Washington State Driver’s License. Must possess and maintain a Basic First Aid/CPR Certificate, Traffic Flagging Certificate, and a valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with an air brake endorsement within six (6) months of appointment.

Job Summary
Under supervision, participates in the activities of a field crew in the systematic preventative maintenance, inspecting, repair and installation of the irrigation river diversions, canals and distribution system. Performs related work as assigned.

Essential Functions
Irrigation Services:
Participates in making street cuts using concrete saw, asphalt grinder and/or jackhammer. Insures proper safety measures are implemented such as traffic signing, flagging and proper trenching and shoring. Assembles materials for service connections. Participates in taping irrigation mains, heat fusion welding, laying service pipe and installing shut off valve and valve box Participates in excavation, backfill and compaction operations using hand tools and/or powered compactors. Turns services on or off.

Irrigation Main Installation and Repair:
Participates in making street cuts using concrete saw, asphalt grinder and/or jackhammer. Insures proper safety measures are implemented such as traffic signing, flagging and proper trenching and shoring. Participates in taping irrigation mains, heat fusion welding, laying pipe and installing valves, tees, bends, crosses and thrust restraints. Cleans pipe and installs repair bands or sleeves and/or replaces broken sections of pipe. Participates in excavation, backfill and compaction operations using hand tools and/or powered compactors.

Irrigation System Operation:
Operate river diversions by opening, closing or adjusting diversion gates; and/or installing check boards on diversion dam. Follows directions from the Department of Fish and Wildlife to insure proper operation of fish barrier systems. Maintain adequate water levels in canals by adjusting gates, valves and check boards. Participate in keeping canals, reservoir and pump screens clean by mowing weeds and/or removing debris from screening facilities. Adjust flows from canals and overflows to other irrigation companies and pump stations. Operate, monitor and adjust flow from pump stations.

Preventative Maintenance:
Participates in valve maintenance program including valve box cleaning, adjusting valve boxes to grade and exercising valves. Inspect and service pumps and motors, fish screens and diversion gates, requires use of atmosphere testing equipment. Participates in irrigation system flushing program by opening and closing of valves. Insures proper safety measures are implemented such as traffic signing, flagging, and proper trenching and shoring.

Requires regular and reliable attendance.

Performs other related duties as assigned.
Major Worker Characteristics
Knowledge of irrigation canals and distribution systems, including types of equipment and materials used. Ability to identify and analyze abnormal conditions and render a timely and appropriate course of action to correct. Proficient operation of equipment such as jackhammer, powered compactors and air compressor. Perform strenuous physical work with ability to lift and carry 50 pounds. Read and interpret maps of distribution systems. Communicate effectively with people in a tactful and diplomatic manner.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Work is frequently performed outside. Continuous use of both hands in reaching/handling/ grasping/fingering while performing duties operating on computers and other machinery. On rare occasions may be required to lift heavier weight with the assistance of others or mechanical devices up to 100 pounds. Regularly ascends/descends stairs and ladders while maintaining balance. Continuous use of all senses including feeling/talking/ hearing/seeing while performing duties and while communicating with co-workers, general public and completing all tasks as assigned. Must be able to distinguish color and maintain long-term and short-term memory. May work at heights, confined spaces, alone, with others, or in noisy work area. Frequent bending/twisting at knees/waist/neck while performing mechanical repairs and maintenance items. Occasional kneeling/ crouching/crawling while making repairs in confined spaces and awkward positions. May require constant moving, sitting, kneeling or standing for excessive periods of time. May work outside with all weather extremes, be exposed to insects, pollen, dust, smoke, electrical hazards, noxious odors, fumes, or chemicals, solvents, oil, ink, construction debris, vibrations, and/or traffic. Will be required to wear safety protective gear when necessary. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

UNUSUAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
Exposure to extremes of weather, raw water, asbestos cement pipe, mud and dust at work site; and street traffic. Shall be subject to random controlled substance and alcohol testing, pursuant to Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations, including 49 CFR Part 40 and Section 302 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.


Field Operations and Maintenance Manager
Spanaway Water Company
Posted November 3, 2022

Spanaway Water Company is currently accepting resumes for the position of Field Operations and Maintenance Manager. This position serves as a member of the Company’s management team and as the Company’s lead for all field operations and maintenance functions. Primary responsibilities are planning, scheduling, on-site permit compliance, coordination and directing of field staff. Responsibilities also include maintenance of inventory, vehicle and equipment maintenance, and construction inspection. Ensures on-going construction inspection, reviews and addresses issues that may arise with contractors. Reviews and recommends changes in construction materials and installation standards and techniques. Coordinates with the General Manager and Water Programs Manager processes required for construction within the water system. Provides and receives input to and from other management team members and employees to ensure timely, correct, and effective expansion and improvements to the water system. Responsible to and reports to the General Manager.
Qualifications: Five (5) years increasingly responsible experience in a medium to large size public water and/or wastewater utility and two (2) years of supervisory experience. Combinations of appropriate education, training, certification, and experience will be evaluated on an individual basis for comparability to the minimum education and experience requirements.

License/Certifications: At the time of appointment must hold a valid Washington State Driver License. The selected candidate must have a Water Distribution Manager 2 and Cross-Connection Control Specialist state certification, or must obtain certifications within two (2) years of hire date.

Hourly wage: $52.39 to $62.00 dependent upon qualifications and experience.
Please email resumes to customerservice@spanaway-water.org

For questions, call 253-531-9024. The Spanaway Water Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: November 7, 2022 (open until filled).
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Wastewater Treatment Plant Superintendent
City of Chehalis
Posted October 20, 2022

The City of Chehalis is hiring a Wastewater Treatment Plant Superintendent responsible for the operation of the Chehalis Regional Water Reclamation Facility.

This is a management and supervisory position responsible for the operation, maintenance, repair, upgrade, construction, and administration of the City’s municipal wastewater treatment plant, poplar tree farm, sanitary sewer collection system, wastewater lift stations and all associated facilities. Responsible for all phases of the municipal wastewater system including permit compliance, reporting, budget preparation, training and safety programs, planning, project management and development of division policies. The work entails considerable technical independence subject to general policy and administrative direction from the Director of Public Works, and is responsible for the supervision, development, and hiring of staff.

This position requires a State of Washington Water Pollution Control Plant Operator IV certificate preferred, but will consider Group III certification with ability to obtain a Group IV within 12 months after date of hire.
Please view the job description on our website for a more complete explanation of the job duties and responsibilities.
The salary range for the Wastewater Superintendent position is $83,124 - $101,040 dependent upon qualifications and experience. The City provides an attractive benefits package, including Public Employee Retirement System of Washington (PERS); vacation and sick leave; and health, dental, vision, and life insurance.

To apply for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to the City of Chehalis Human Resources Department. This position will remain open until filled with a first review of applications on November 23, 2022.
Wastewater Superintendent | City of Chehalis Washington Official Website

Laborer-Construction (WA)
Washington Water Service
Posted October 17, 2022

Location: Gig Harbor, WA
Time Type: Full time
Job Requisition ID: R1311
Washington Water Service

Job Description:
Washington Water Service has an immediate opening for Laborer-Construction. This position will be responsible for repairing water mains, performing general cleanup of grounds and facilities, assisting with general maintenance, and other job duties as required. The position is located in Gig Harbor, WA.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Installs underground water main line
• Excavates work area using hand tools
• Installs water services and meters
• Cleans and organizes construction vehicles and heavy equipment
• Flushes services and water mains
• Performs accuracy test on assigned department equipment
• Performs relief work under various classifications
• Operates system valves as required
• Notifies customers for shut-downs
• Completes necessary paperwork
• Maintains monthly vehicle reports on construction equipment
• Assists above and below ground construction as required
• Participates in and supports the Company's Continuous Improvement program and projects
• Performs other similar duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• High school diploma or GED
• Construction or plumbing experience equivalent to a laborer or apprentice desired
• Water Utility experience desired
• Valid Washington State Driver's License
• Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications
• First Aid Card (required within one year of employment)
• Able to work after hours for emergency repairs
• Familiar with hand tools for digging and wrenches for assembling pipe fittings
• Ability to drive and back up large trucks and trailers
• Able to work in confined spaces
• Able to lift heavy and awkward rocks, broken asphalt
• Able to work in harsh weather conditions

Salary Range: $37,500 - $65,000

Deadline to submit resume is OPEN UNTIL FILLED

The Equal Opportunity Policy of the Company is based upon the philosophy that all people should be treated fairly and with dignity. California Water Service, Hawaii Water Service, New Mexico Water Serviceand Washington Water Service do not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or any other protected class. The Company makes all employment decisions in a non-discriminatory manner. EOE, VET, DISABILITIES.

To apply, please visit: https://apptrkr.com/3527973

Senior Stormwater Project Specialist
Department of Ecology
Posted September 28, 2022

The Water Quality program within the Department of Ecology is looking to fill a Senior Stormwater Project Specialist (Environmental Specialist 4)(In-Training) position.

This position is located in our Headquarters Office in Lacey, WA.
Upon hire, you must live within a commutable distance from the duty station.

Do you want to solve real-world water quality problems? Do you have experience in planning, designing, constructing, or maintaining public projects? Come join the Ecology Stormwater Action Team, SWAT. The statewide SWAT team works in partnership with local governments to fund and implement stormwater quality, green infrastructure, and low-impact development projects. The SWAT prioritizes projects across the state to receive water quality funds and ensures that each funding recipient complies with state and federal funding guidelines. As a Stormwater Project Specialist you will develop relationships with local governments and provide guidance as they develop project proposals and manage funded projects.

The mission of the Water Quality Program is to protect and restore Washington's waters to support healthy watersheds and communities. Our work ensures state waters can support beneficial uses including recreational and business activities, supplies for clean drinking water, and the protection of fish, shellfish, wildlife, and public health.

During Healthy Washington Roadmap to Recovery, employees are working a combination of in-office and/or telework based on position and business need. This position is not currently required to work in the office on a regular basis. Ecology is following current state guidance regarding mask requirements, health screening questions before entry, and social distancing. Looking ahead, Ecology has recently updated the agency policies on telework and flexible and compressed work schedules. Applicants with questions about position location options, telework, and flexible or compressed schedules are encouraged to reach out to the contact person listed below in “other information.”

Application Timeline: This position will remain open until filled, with an initial screening date of October 12, 2022. In order to be considered for initial screening, please submit an application on or before October 11, 2022. The agency reserves the right to make an appointment any time after the initial screening date.

If you are interested, please apply here: Senior Stormwater Project Specialist (Environmental Specialist 4)(In-Training)

Water Treatment Plant Operator I/II/III
City of Port Angeles
Posted September 28, 2022

Job Summary:
Under general supervision, maintains the City’s potable water treatment plant, industrial water plant, booster stations and reservoirs. Performs maintenance and operation activities at the potable water treatment plant, industrial water source and booster stations. Duties also include the inspection, operation and maintenance of Water Utility equipment. Work will involve shifts that include weekends and holidays or non-standard hours (WTPO III includes duties related to leading and supervising staff).

Salary:
WTPO I: $25.830 - $30.848 per hour ($53,726.40 - $64,163.84 annually)
WTPO II: $29.945 - $35.766 per hour ($62,285.60 - $74,393.28 annually)
WTPO III: $31.771 - $37.944 per hour ($66,083.68 - $78,923.52 annually)

Full-time position. Excellent benefits include medical, dental and vision coverage for employee and dependents, life insurance, long-term disability insurance, vacation/sick leave accrual, PERS retirement and deferred compensation plan matching. Employee shares 12.5% of the medical premium. Position is represented by AFSCME Local #1619.

Qualifications:
Education and Certifications:
• Successful completion of “Water Treatment Plant Operator in Training” coursework or equivalent within six months of hire. (WTPO I)
• Must have or obtain a valid First Aid card.
• Must have or be able to acquire within 30 days a valid State of Washington driver’s license and a driving record acceptable to the City’s Risk Manager.
• Must have basic familiarity with personal computer and associated software.
• Possession of a valid State of Washington Water Treatment Plant Operator II certification or the ability to acquire a WTP Operator II certification within six months of hire. (WTPO II)
• Some course work in electrical and or mechanical operations and maintenance of treatment facilities is desired. (WTPO III)
• A Water Distribution Manager II and Cross Connection Control Specialist Certification is required.
Possession of a valid State of Washington Water Treatment Plant Operator II certification with a
Water Treatment Plant Operator III desired. (WTPO III)
Experience:
WTPO I:
• One year of work experience in the operation and maintenance of water systems.
WTPO II:
• Three years of work experience as a Water Treatment Plant Operator I and a Water Treatment Plant Operator II certification or the ability to acquire a Water Treatment Plant Operator II certification within 6 months of hire.
• A Water Distribution Manager II and Cross Connection Control Specialist certification is desirable.
• Coursework available through California State University (Ken Kerri correspondence course), Green River Community College online coursework, or other equivalent programs.
WTPO III:
• A minimum of two years’ work experience as a Water Treatment Plant Operator II in the City of Port Angeles or five years’ experience in water treatment maintenance and operations and possession of a valid WTP Operator II certification.

To Apply: Applicants can apply online at www.cityofpa.us please attached a letter of interest and resume. First round of recruitment closes October 7, 2022 at 5:00 pm.

Selection Process: Applicants will be evaluated on the qualifications and related experience. Only applicants selected to receive an interview will be contacted. COPA is an E.O.E.
Human Resources Office
321 E 5th St
Port Angeles, WA 98362
(360) 417-4510 ~ afountai@cityofpa.us


6PPD-q Planner
Department of Ecology
Posted September 27, 2022

The Hazardous Waste Toxic Reduction Program within the Department of Ecology is looking to fill a 6PPD-q Planner (Environmental Planner 4) position.

This position is located in our Headquarters Office in Lacey, WA.
This position is located in our Northwest Region Office (NWRO) in Shoreline, WA.
This position is located in our Central Region Office (CRO) in Union Gap, WA.
This position is located in our Eastern Region Office (ERO) in Spokane, WA.

Upon hire, you must live within a commutable distance from the duty station.

Please Note: The salary posted above does not include the additional 5% premium pay that this position will receive if this position's location is in King County.

Are you interested protecting people and the environment from hazardous chemicals? As our new planner, you will serve as the Hazardous Waste and Toxics Reduction (HWTR) Program’s expert, responsible for coordinating the Program’s response on 6PPD/q, the chemical responsible for Urban Runoff Mortality Syndrome (URMS). 6PPD is a preservative found in vehicle tires that breaks down to 6PPD quinone, which is a chemical that is shown to be toxic to some fish species, especially Coho. During some storm events tire wear particles are transported into streams causing 6PPD/q to enter the streams which can be toxic to fish, especially migrating Coho. Working with our team of toxicologists and chemists, this position will assist in coordinating projects to look for alternatives to 6PPD for use in vehicle tires.

Additionally, you will be responsible for developing an action plan (AP) for 6PPD/q. CAP’s and AP’s identify the potential health and environmental effects of persistent, bio-accumulative, and toxic (PBT) chemicals and other chemicals that may not qualify as a PBT’s, and recommend strategies to reduce or eliminate those impacts.

This work includes addressing environmental justice by prioritizing communities and vulnerable populations that have the highest risks or impacts from hazardous chemicals. It will also address considerations around vulnerable wildlife populations.

The mission of the HWTR Program is to protect Washington’s residents and environment by reducing the use of toxic chemicals, safely managing dangerous waste, preventing new contaminated sites, and cleaning up contamination. The HWTR vision is to be national leaders in minimizing and eliminating the impacts of toxic chemicals and hazardous waste.

During Healthy Washington Roadmap to Recovery, employees are working a combination of in-office and/or telework based on position and business need. This position is not currently required to work in the office on a regular basis. Ecology is following current state guidance regarding mask requirements, health screening questions before entry, and social distancing. Looking ahead, Ecology has recently updated the agency policies on telework and flexible and compressed work schedules. Applicants with questions about position location options, telework, and flexible or compressed schedules are encouraged to reach out to the contact person listed below in “other information.”

Application Timeline: This position will remain open until filled, with the next screening date of October 6, 2022. In order to be considered for initial screening, please submit an application on or before October 5, 2022. The agency reserves the right to make an appointment any time after the initial screening date.

Chemical Action Plan Toxicologist
Department of Ecology
Posted September 27, 2022

The Hazardous Waste Toxics Reduction program within the Department of Ecology is looking to fill a Chemical Action Plan Toxicologist (Toxicologist 2) position.

This position is located in our Headquarters Office in Lacey, WA.
This position is located in our Northwest Region Office (NWRO) in Shoreline, WA.
This position is located in our Central Region Office (CRO) in Union Gap, WA.
This position is located in our Eastern Region Office (ERO) in Spokane, WA.

Upon hire, you must live within a commutable distance from the duty station.

IF KING COUNTY:
Please Note: The salary posted above does not include the additional 5% premium pay that this position will receive if this position's location is in King County.

Are you a toxicologist with an interest in helping people and the environment? Join us in our mission by taking action on the most toxic chemicals impacting human health and the environment, reducing toxics use in products, and promoting safer chemical alternatives.
This position serves as the toxicology technical expert responsible for assisting with the development of Chemical Action Plans (CAPs) and Action Plans (APs). CAPs and APs identify the potential health and environmental effects of persistent, bio-accumulative, and toxic (PBT’s) chemicals and recommend strategies to reduce or eliminate those impacts.

This position evaluates research studies and other technical information related to experimental and regulatory toxicology, human clinical toxicology, toxicokinetics, ecotoxicology, environmental fate and transport to determine potential adverse health and or ecological effects of exposure to toxic chemicals.

The mission of the HWTR Program is to protect Washington’s residents and environment by reducing the use of toxic chemicals, safely managing dangerous waste, preventing new contaminated sites, and cleaning up contamination. The HWTR vision is to be national leaders in minimizing and eliminating the impacts of toxic chemicals and hazardous waste.

During Healthy Washington Roadmap to Recovery, employees are working a combination of in-office and/or telework based on position and business need. This position is not currently required to work in the office on a regular basis. Ecology is following current state guidance regarding mask requirements, health screening questions before entry, and social distancing. Looking ahead, Ecology has recently updated the agency policies on telework and flexible and compressed work schedules. Applicants with questions about position location options, telework, and flexible or compressed schedules are encouraged to reach out to the contact person listed below in “other information.”

Application Timeline: This position will remain open until filled, with an initial screening date of October 4, 2022. In order to be considered for initial screening, please submit an application on or before October 3,2022. The agency reserves the right to make an appointment any time after the initial screening date.

ChemAction Outreach Specialist
Department of Ecology
Posted September 27, 2022

The Hazardous Waste Toxics Reduction program within the Department of Ecology is looking to fill a ChemAction Outreach Specialist (Community Outreach and Environmental Education Specialist) position.

This position is located in our Headquarters Office in Lacey, WA.
This position is located in our Northwest Region Office (NWRO) in Shoreline, WA.
This position is located in our Central Region Office (CRO) in Union Gap, WA.
This position is located in our Eastern Region Office (ERO) in Spokane, WA.

Upon hire, you must live within a commutable distance from the duty station.

Are you interested in supporting the reduction of hazardous chemicals in Washington State? Do you thrive off community engagement and getting people involved to be a part of the solution? We are seeking a candidate who wants to help build community relationships to get the public involved in our hazardous chemical reduction efforts.

In this position, you would take an active role in supporting inclusion of environmental justice (EJ) and nondiscrimination laws and policies in our hazardous chemical reduction work. This position supports the public outreach and education activities associated with the development and implementation of hazardous chemical plans and rule making, including strategies for outreach and education support.

IF KING COUNTY:
Please Note: The salary posted above does not include the additional 5% premium pay that this position will receive if this position is located in King County.

The mission of the HWTR Program is to protect Washington’s residents and environment by reducing the use of toxic chemicals, safely managing dangerous waste, preventing new contaminated sites, and cleaning up contamination. The HWTR vision is to be national leaders in minimizing and eliminating the impacts of toxic chemicals and hazardous waste.

Application Timeline: This position will remain open until filled, with an initial screening date of October 4, 2022 . In order to be considered for initial screening, please submit an application on or before October 3, 2022. The agency reserves the right to make an appointment any time after the initial screening date.

Water Distribution Operator II
City of Chehalis
Posted September 22, 2022

The City of Chehalis Public Works Department is hiring a Water Distribution Operator II. This is a full time position responsible technical work in the installation, construction, maintenance, repair and care of water mains, water meter services, hydrants, valving and other water distribution system components. Please see the job description on our website for the full list of requirements, duties and responsibilities for this position.

This is a union position represented by Teamsters 252 with a 2022 salary range of $47,364 to $57,576 annually, plus medical, dental, vision and retirement benefits.

While the preferred applicant will already possess the required CDL at the time of appointment, there may be an opportunity to acquire the required CDL during the first year on the job.

Please visit https://www.ci.chehalis.wa.us/publicworks/water-distribution-operator-ii for full details.

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to:
Glenn Schaffer / HR Manager
350 N. Market Blvd.
Chehalis, WA 98532
gschaffer@ci.chehalis.wa.us

Hydropower Projects Manager
Department of Ecology
Posted September 22, 2022

The Water Quality Position program within the Department of Ecology is looking to fill a Hydropower Projects Manager (Environmental Specialist 4) position.

This position is located in our Northwest Region Office (NWRO) in Shoreline, WA.

Upon hire, you must live within a commutable distance from the duty station.

Please Note: The salary posted above includes the additional 5% premium pay that this position will receive due to this position's location in King County.

Does hydroelectric projects (dams) excite you? Have you ever wondered how dams impact water quality? How about working with a team of professionals from various federal, state, and local agencies and partnering with tribal governments to work on solutions for the protection of water quality impacted by dams.

The mission of the Water Quality Program is to protect and restore Washington's waters to support healthy watersheds and communities. Our work ensures state waters can support beneficial uses including recreational and business activities, supplies for clean drinking water, and the protection of fish, shellfish, wildlife, and public health.

During Healthy Washington Roadmap to Recovery, employees are working a combination of in-office and/or telework based on position and business need. This position is not currently required to work in the office on a regular basis. Ecology is following current state guidance regarding mask requirements, health screening questions before entry, and social distancing. Looking ahead, Ecology has recently updated the agency policies on telework and flexible and compressed work schedules. Applicants with questions about position location options, telework, and flexible or compressed schedules are encouraged to reach out to the contact person listed below in “other information.”

Application Timeline: This position will remain open until filled, with an initial screening date of October 6, 2022. In order to be considered for initial screening, please submit an application on or before October 5, 2022. The agency reserves the right to make an appointment any time after the initial screening date.

Senior Hydrogeologist
Department of Ecology
Posted September 22, 2022


The Water Quality program within the Department of Ecology is looking to fill a Senior Hydrogeologist (Hydrogeologist 4) position.

This position is located in our Headquarters Office in Lacey, WA.

Upon hire, you must live within a commutable distance from the duty station.

In this position, you will plan, develop, conduct and oversee hydrogeologic projects and provide technical advice to permit writers, managers and interdisciplinary teams on monitoring and pollution prevention programs to support wastewater and stormwater permitting decisions. You will work closely with other program and agency staff, attorneys, consultants, contractors, environmental professionals, and non-governmental organizations.

The mission of the Water Quality Program is to protect and restore Washington's waters to sustain healthy watersheds and communities. Our work ensures that state waters support beneficial uses including recreational and business activities, supplies for clean drinking water, and the protection of fish, shellfish, wildlife, and public health.

During Healthy Washington Roadmap to Recovery, employees are working a combination of in-office and/or telework based on position and business need. This position is not currently required to work in the office on a regular basis, and the successful candidate may telework up to 90% of the time. Ecology is following current state guidance regarding mask requirements, health screening questions before entry, and social distancing. Looking ahead, Ecology has recently updated the agency policies on telework and flexible and compressed work schedules. Applicants with questions about position location options, telework, and flexible or compressed schedules are encouraged to reach out to the contact person listed below in “other information.”

Application Timeline: This position will remain open until filled, with an initial screening date of October 3, 2022. In order to be considered for initial screening, please submit an application on or before October 2, 2022. The agency reserves the right to make an appointment any time after the initial screening date.

Municipal Wastewater Grant & Loan Project Specialist
Department of Ecology
Posted September 22, 2022

The Water Quality Program within the Department of Ecology is looking to fill a Municipal Wastewater Grant & Loan Project Specialist (Environmental Specialist 4) position.

This position is located in our Northwest Region Office (NWRO) in Shoreline, WA. Note that Ecology is hiring two Municipal Wastewater Grant & Loan Project Specialist positions. This posting is for a specialist in the Water Quality Program’s Northwest Regional Office in Shoreline, Washington. A separate posting can be found for a specialist position in the Water Quality’s Southwest Regional Office in Lacey, Washington. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply for both opportunities but should be aware of the differences in the location of the duty station.

Upon hire, you must live within a commutable distance from the duty station.

Please Note: The salary posted above includes the additional 5% premium pay that this position will receive due to this position's location in King County.

Ecology is looking for an experienced project manager to assist local governments with projects that received Ecology-administered financial assistance. This position plays an important role in supporting the Water Quality Program’s goal of providing excellent, senior-level project management support for municipal wastewater projects in the Northwest region. This position allows you use your skills to provide project management and planning-related assistance for grant and loan recipients as they implement wastewater projects to protect and preserve water quality in Washington State.

The mission of the Water Quality Program is to protect and restore Washington's waters to support healthy watersheds and communities. Our work ensures state waters can support beneficial uses including recreational and business activities, supplies for clean drinking water, and the protection of fish, shellfish, wildlife, and public health.

Application Timeline: This position will remain open until filled, with an initial screening date of September 26, 2022. In order to be considered for initial screening, please submit an application on or before September 25, 2022. The agency reserves the right to make an appointment any time after the initial screening date.

Multiple Openings
Town of Cusick
Posted September 12, 2022

Town of Cusick Washington, seeks additional qualified employees at $20+ per hour, depending on experience or qualifications, in departments of:
Clerk/Treasurer, budgeting, municipal accounting, Waterworks Operators In Training, Certified Maintenance
Contact: Mayor@townofcusick.com 509.671.9008, PO Box 263, 111 S. 1st, Cusick, WA 99119.


 

Maintenance Technician
City of Gig Harbor
Posted September 12, 2022

Salary: $57,178.00 - $76,251.00 Annually

This is a journey-level position responsible for performing skilled labor involving maintenance and repair of city-owned resources including city streets; water, sewer, and storm system facilities; open spaces, parkways, parks; and building facilities. This position supports accomplishment of the City of Gig Harbor’s mission “The City of Gig Harbor seeks sustainable growth that protects our natural and historical resources, while preserving our values, quality of life, and culture.”

The employee is under the direct supervision of the Field Supervisor and/or Public Works Superintendent and complies with the demands of Public Works and City of Gig Harbor guidelines, policies, procedures, practices, as well as applicable local, state and federal laws.

Work requires application of crafts and trades techniques in a wide variety of public works activities. The incumbent occasionally interacts or provides information and/or assistance to the public, city officials, city employees, other agencies, and other individuals, both in person and via electronic communications.

Work and procedures are varied and performed with limited supervisory oversight and is often self-directed. Incumbent often serves in a project or job site lead capacity. Assignments are received in the form of oral instruction, work orders, established maintenance and service schedules, blueprints, sketches, and rough notes. Incumbent has great latitude for exercising sound judgment and taking initiative within the scope of oral and written instructions established by departmental and City of Gig Harbor guidelines, policies, procedures, practices, written instructions, as well as applicable state and federal laws.

Work is reviewed for quality, timeliness, and successful achievement of projects and job duties. Work is also reviewed for ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and ability to work as a team member with City staff, elected officials, and the general public. CLICK HERE FOR COMPLETE JOB DESCRIPTION

Water/Sewer Technician II
Olympic Water & Sewer
Posted September 12, 2022

BASIC FUNCTION: Operation and maintenance of Olympic Water and Sewer facilities. Uphold the company’s Mission/Vision/Values.

QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION, KNOWLEDGE, TRAINING, & WORK EXPERIENCE

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE:
• Associates Degree of applied science or any combination of experience, education and training that would provide the level of knowledge and ability required.
• 2-3 years of water or wastewater experience plus state certification for Water Distribution Manager 2 or Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator 2 or the ability to obtain one of the required certifications within 12 months of hire.
• Ability to cross train and become state certified as either a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator 1 or Water Distribution Manager 1 as applicable within 12-18 months of hire.
• Ability to obtain and maintain a class B CDL in accordance with state licensing requirements within 12 months of hire.
SKILLS:
• Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of wastewater systems including wastewater treatment, collection, and pumping systems.
• Knowledge of governmental rules and regulations as they pertain to wastewater systems.
• Knowledge of, or ability to learn, the operation and maintenance of water systems including water source, storage, treatment, transmission, and distribution.
• Knowledge of, or ability to learn, the governmental rules and regulations as they pertain to public water systems.
• Required skills include general problem solving, customer service skills, and the ability to adhere to safety rules and regulations. CLICK HERE FOR COMPLETE JOB DESCRIPTION
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Municipal Wastewater Grant & Loan Project Specialist
Department of Ecology
Posted September 8, 2022


The Water Quality Program within the Department of Ecology is looking to fill a Municipal Wastewater Grant & Loan Project Specialist (Environmental Specialist 4) position.

This position is located in our Southwest Regional Office in Lacey, WA. Note that Ecology is hiring two Municipal Wastewater Grant & Loan Project Specialist positions. This posting is for a specialist in the Water Quality Program’s Southwest Regional Office in Lacey, Washington. A separate posting can be found for a specialist position in the Water Quality’s Northwest Regional Office in Shoreline, Washington. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply for both opportunities but should be aware of the differences in the location of the duty station.

Upon hire, you must live within a commutable distance from the duty station.
This position supports the Water Quality Program’s goal of providing excellent, senior-level project management support and assistance to local governments for municipal wastewater improvement projects. In this position, you will provide project management and planning-related assistance for grant and loan applicants and recipients seeking to upgrade, expand, or build new municipal wastewater collection and treatment facilities.
Application Timeline: This position will remain open until filled, with an initial screening date of September 12, 2022. In order to be considered for initial screening, please submit an application on or before September 11, 2022. The agency reserves the right to make an appointment any time after the initial screening date. 
Municipal Wastewater Grant Loan Project Specialist_4878.pdf


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