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•If you have a job opening that you would like to post, please email the job description and how to apply to kfenton@erwow.org. if you are a member of our association this is a free service, if you are not a member we charge $150.00 to post your job opening and will leave it up for 3 months or the application deadline has passed.

Utility Operator II
Thurston County Public Works
Posted January 25, 2024

Salary $4,997.00 - $6,647.00 Monthly

Thurston County Public Works is recruiting for Utilities Operator II to join our dynamic, energetic, and innovative team. The successful candidate will be responsible for the operation and maintenance of a variety of County-owned waste waster treatment facilities and water systems. Responsibilities include a broad range of tasks on sewer collection systems, including maintenance, repair and replacement of pump stations, vacuum stations, and STEP tanks; water distribution systems, including maintenance, repair and replacement of wells, pumps, pressure pipes, telemetry, meters, hydrants, and other components; and general cleaning of grounds and buildings and ensuring plants meet safety and sanitary requirements.

Maintenance I
City of Okanogan
Posted January 25, 2024

The City of Okanogan Public Works Department is recruiting for a Maintenance I position.

Starting pay is $23.21 per hour with an increase to $25.25 per hour after successful completion of a six-month probation period; this is a full-time position with benefits to the employee. Benefits include Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Holidays, Vacation and Sick Leave Accruals, PERS Retirement, and VEBA Contributions.

For a complete job description and application packet, please visit the City’s website, www.okanogancity.com , in person at Okanogan City Hall, 120 3rd Avenue North, or by request via email publicworks@okanogancity.com.

Applications will be accepted until 3:00 PM local time February 8, 2024. The City of Okanogan is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Entry Level Construction Laborer/Water Serviceman
Parkland Light and Water Company
Posted January 17, 2024

Water Department
Wage: $30.56 – $42.51 per hour depending on experience and if possess a Washington State Water Certification.
Open until filled
This is a Safety Sensitive Position

Construction Laborer is a union position. A Washington State Water Distribution Manager 1 Certification (WDM 1) is required in order to advance to a Water Serviceman position within three years and is responsible for construction, maintenance and operation of Parkland Light and Water Company’s (PL&WCo) water distribution, and general utility needs such as meter
reading, maintaining structures, landscaping, trimming shrubs and other duties as needed. This position requires moderate supervision. Responsible for job site safety, onsite work performance and in compliance with all federal, state, local regulations, company policies and standards. View our service area map at https://www.plw.coop/member-services/

• Download and complete application:
• Submit application to:
o Email: General Manager, Susan Cutrell at cutrell@plw.coop Assure Subject
Line reads “Entry Level Construction Laborer/Water Serviceman”.
o Mail to: Parkland Light & Water Company, Atten: Susan Cutrell, P.O. Box
44426 Tacoma, WA 98448.

The Construction Laborer starting at $30.56 per hour or D.O.E. Water Serviceman starting at
$39.23 per hour or D.O.E and Water Serviceman after 1
st year position starting wage is
$42.51 per hour, plus excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, defined pension,
401K, vacation, sick leave, life insurance, and paid holidays

Water Treatment Plant Operator 1
McKenna Water District
Posted January 17, 2024

Close Date: February 4, 2024 11:59 pm Pacific time
Please submit a resume to Cal Weamer at mckmanager@fairpoint.net

This position serves to maintain the quality and effectiveness of the district’s water supply and distribution system. This position is part-time, not to exceed 80 hours per month. Position is generally Monday through Friday with exceptions of weekend and holidays as needed or emergency basis.

McKenna Water District is a municipality Regulated by a Board of Commissioners, located in McKenna Washington, a small "Group A" public water utility. The district has one main water tower and a satellite pumphouse. We serve 264 service connections and approximately 600 customers in the McKenna-Roy area of south Pierce County. Our goal is to provide customers with a safe and dependable supply of drinking water and protect our water sources, which are the heart of our community, our way of life, and our children's future.

Public Works Employee
City of Lind
Posted January 17, 2024

This position requires a Water Operator Certificate I and a Wastewater Treatment Certificate II. The position reports directly to the mayor and includes water and wastewater operation and compliance, motor and pump maintenance, water distribution maintenance and repair, sewer collection maintenance and repair, street improvements and maintenance, general town and facility maintenance and repair. This is a full-time field working position with benefits (medical, dental, vision insurances and retirement). Salary wage is between $25.00-$35.00 depending on experience. Required: Completed application, resume, 3 letters of recommendation. For more application information, email clerk@townlind.com or call (509) 677.3241.

Wastewater Operator
City of Sequim
Posted January 17, 2024

The City of Sequim seeks an experienced Wastewater Operator to join the team at our award-winning Water Reclamation Facility. The WRF Operator position is responsible for the routine operation of the Water Reclamation Facility (WRF) to ensure that it meets or exceeds federal, state and local permit requirements for effluent and/or biosolids quality. This is specialized work for a municipal public utilities department performing tasks required for the efficient operation of the facility. The position requires the ability to install, inspect and repair all of the equipment that is necessary to this process, and to ensure that it functions properly at all times.

BASE WAGE RANGE for this position is $26.42 – 38.71 per hour. New employees will be hired at WRF Operator Level I, II, III or IV depending on certifications and relevant experience. According to the Collective Bargaining Agreement, employees will start in the lower end of the salary range.

For full posting and to apply go to 

GIS Engineering Tech-Water
Mason County PUD #1
Posted January 8, 2024

Wage or Salary: Salary Range starting at $30.90/hour, per Union Scale. Competitive Pay and Benefits.

About the GIS Engineering Tech Position:
Mason County PUD No. 1 is seeking an experienced and skilled GIS Engineering Technician with excellent organizational and interpersonal skills to join our water department, serving public water customers on 76 water systems throughout Mason County.

Successful applicants will be proficient in ArcGIS, ESRI, or similar mapping software and have a two-year technical degree, however years of equivalent GIS experience may be considered in lieu of a degree. Mapping proficiency will be tested prior to job offer.

The GIS Engineering Technician for water and wastewater tracks water quality and water quantity and provides support to the administration of water operations projects and programs. The tech is also responsible for taking customer calls and assisting customers with new services and compliance. This position is also responsible for all water department mapping and easement recordings and also assists other business units with mapping and easements, when necessary.

How to Apply:
For a complete job description and application visit www.mason-pud1.org. Applications are required for consideration and can be emailed to karnold@mason-pud1.org, or received at the PUD office, no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 26th. Late applications will not be considered, regardless of postmark.
Internal posting with IBEW Local No. 77 is concurrent with the external posting; therefore, if a qualified candidate within the bargaining unit applies, they may be awarded the position. Mason PUD 1 is an equal opportunity employer and provider.

Collections Technician
City of Yelm
Posted January 4, 2024

Location: Wastewater Treatment Plant
Salary Range: $5,026 - $6,067 (2023)

Job Summary:
Responsible for skilled tasks in the construction, maintenance, and repair of wastewater system facilities; operating a variety of light and moderately heavy power driven equipment; and ensuring public health and safety by preventing and/or responding to sewage overflows and blockages. Inspect, clean, maintain, construct, and repair wastewater collection systems including sanitary sewers, storm drains, pump stations, pipes, manholes and catch basins.

Individuals assigned to this position are expected to be competent in their skill area and to perform proficiently and independently. Work shall be performed in accordance with established policies, procedures and practices under supervision.
As required by the Public Services Director, Operations Manager and Lead WWTP Operator, other duties may include, but not be limited to, performing work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise to balance workload. There are potential times that working weekends or overtime will be required.


Engineering Technician III- Water
City of Lacey
Posted January 4, 2024

Under general direction, the Engineering Technician III - Water performs advanced technical and sub-professional engineering work in the office and field. Duties will vary depending on the assigned section.

An Engineering Technician III utilizes a high degree of skill and competency in making independent decisions in resolving problems and routinely provides leadership and/or direction to technical staff on assigned projects. Incumbents work with minimum supervision. Performs limited section supervision responsibilities in absence of section supervisor.

This announcement will be open until filled. We will review applications weekly, with a first review on December 18, 2023.

*Current posted salary range does not yet reflect the one percent (1%) increase that was applied on December 1, 2023.
The following statements reflect the essential duties and responsibilities of this classification, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing. The incumbent is also expected to meet the City's technical standards developed for this position and the standards for interpersonal and team behaviors, and customer contact. Incumbents may also perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences or to meet current workload needs.

Salary $6,722.25 - $7,993.99 Monthly

Location Lacey, WA Job Type Full Time Job Number 2023-00092 Department Public Works Division Water Resources Opening Date: 11/29/2023 Closing Date: Continuous

Senior WasteWater Utility Maintenance Worker
City of Shoreline
Posted January 4, 2024

Job Type: Full-Time, Permanent, FLSA Non-Exempt
Location: Shoreline, WA
Closing: Open until filled
Pay Range: $37.99 - $46.22 per hour

To perform a variety of skilled and semi-skilled duties in the more complex diagnosis, maintenance and repair of wastewater collection facilities, including sewage lift (pump) stations, grinder pumps, pressure and gravity-flow pipelines, manholes, emergency power generators, buildings, grounds and light vehicle maintenance; to work collaboratively with supervisor to plan and schedule maintenance and repair projects; to estimate time, materials and equipment required for jobs; requisition of materials and to ensure inventory levels; and to operate a variety of heavy and light vehicles, specialized equipment, hand and power tools as required.

This job is represented by Local Union No.763. First consideration will be given to internal Local 763 members who express written interest in this job to Human Resources during the first 5-day period of this posting notice.

This is the advanced journey level class within the Wastewater Utility Maintenance Worker series. Positions at this level are distinguished from other classes within the series by the level of responsibility assumed and the complexity of duties assigned. Employees at this level perform the most difficult and responsible types of duties assigned to classes within this series and provide lead supervision to lower level maintenance workers to ensure project completion. Employees at this level are required to be fully trained in all procedures related to assigned area of responsibility.


Planning and Compliance Specialist

Thurston Public Utility District
Posted December 14, 2023

Job Type: Full-Time, Permanent, FLSA Exempt
Location: Thurston PUD Field Operations – Olympia, WA
Closing: Open Until Filled
Pay Range: $6,262 - $8,000 per month ($36.13 - $46.15 per hour) DOQ

About the Job
The Planning and Compliance Specialist (PCS) position is a FLSA exempt, at-will position that provides professional level support for operations, planning and compliance activities.

This position provides administrative, technical, and oversight support to ensure the District’s water systems are in compliance with all federal, state and local regulations.

This position assists, implements and manages programs like:
• The PUD’s Cross-Connection Control Program
• Water Quality Monitoring Testing Program including annual Consumer Confidence Reports (CCRs) and Water Use Efficiency (WUE) reports
• The Asset Management Plan (AMP)
• The Capital Improvement Plan (CIP)
• Water Rights tracking and reporting
• Preparation and implementation of Lead Service Line Reports
• Field Operations Team staff support
• Safety and Emergency Preparedness
• Water Availability tracking
• The Small Works Roster

This position attends community, Commission, and professional meetings as required.

For a list of essential duties, qualifications, and more information on this position, please visit our website at www.thurstonpud.org.

To apply, submit a letter of interest and resume to HR@thurstonpud.org.

The most qualified applicants will be asked to complete an application and additional testing will be required. Applications can be found online at www.thurstonpud.org.

Email: HR@thurstonpud.org
Fax: (360) 357-1172
Mail: Thurston PUD
Attn: Human Resources
1230 Ruddell Rd SE
Lacey, WA 98503

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact our Human Resources Team at HR@thurstonpud.org or call us at (360) 357-8783.

Water Treatment Plant Supervisor
City of Walla Walla
Posted December 14, 2023

Salary Range: $6,996-$8,513/month
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Join an Award-winning team at the recently upgraded 24-million-gallon UV Water Treatment Plant and assist in operations to ensure that City water quality meets or exceeds Washington State Department of Health Standards. Provide leadership and supervision of the maintenance and operations of the Mill Creek Water Treatment Plant, Mill Creek Watershed, hydro-generation facility, seven City well sites, and State-certified water quality laboratory.

The City of Walla Walla offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, vision, and dental health insurance. City
paid $50,000 Life/Accidental Death & Dismemberment insurance plus voluntary Life and Long-Term Disability. Washington
State Public Employees Retirement Program (PERS) II/III. City match up to 3% of base salary for deferred compensation
(457(b)). Generous vacation leave, sick leave, and ten (10) paid holidays plus 40 hours floating holidays annually.

Plan, organize, coordinate, administer and supervise the maintenance and operations of the City’s Mill Creek Water Treatment Plant, Mill Creek Watershed, hydro-generation facility, seven City well sites, and State-certified water quality laboratory to ensure water quality meets or exceeds Washington State Department of Health standards and regulations. Train, supervise and evaluate the work performance of assigned staff; ensure that system development standards are enforced, and field work assignments are carried out efficiently and effectively. 

Utility Worker or Senior Utility Worker
Highline Water District
Posted December 14, 2023

UTILITY WORKER OR SENIOR UTILITY WORKER: Highline Water District (Kent, WA) is recruiting for a full-time Utility Worker or Senior Utility Worker position(s). 2024 Wage Range: Utility Worker $30.90-$40.18; Senior Utility Worker $36.93-$47.98. Position placement and pay depend on qualifications and experience. Entry level and experienced individuals are encouraged to apply. More information may be found on our website: http://www.highlinewater.org/about-us/employment.aspx. Applications must be received by January 5, 2024 at 4:00pm to be considered for first review. Position will be open until filled. No phone calls please. EOE. 

Staff Engineer
City of Milton
Posted December 14, 2023

Salary Range: $111,084 - $134,892

Provides quality customer service (internal and external), manages design and construction of
City’s capital projects, performs advanced civil engineering work in the planning, design, and
construction of municipal public works facilities and infrastructure, which includes streets,
signals, storm water, parks and municipal buildings; manages, coordinates and reviews
development projects for consistency with City codes and standards; oversees both private and
City infrastructure construction and performs inspection to assure City development standards
are followed. The position may act as a liaison to other public agencies, engineering consultants,
public utilities, and developers. Acts as Public Works Director in their absence.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or related field such as construction
management, or a combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge
is required. Must possess a Professional Engineer license in the State of Washington.
Licensing: Valid Washington state driver’s license or the ability to obtain one within 30 days
from the date of hire.

• Plans and executes engineering elements related to structures, transportation, including
pedestrian access, and surface water management. Assists in developing project budgets and
• Serves as lead for assigned projects including coordinating the preparation of plans,
specifications and estimates, project design review, environmental compliance, right of way
and easement acquisitions.
• Performs project/construction management responsibilities, including coordinating and
monitoring construction engineering activities with city staff, consultants and applicable
agencies; ensuring compliance with plans and specifications; performing quality control
tasks; permit and code compliance inspection, tracking project budget


Public Works Project Manager
City of Milton
Posted December 14, 2023

Salary: $78,120 - $105,096

This position coordinates and directs planning, scheduling, project, and cost control for
municipal construction projects. This position also develops cost estimates and cost analysis
required for budget forecasts, facilities planning, conceptual studies, and bid comparison of
projects for design and construction of projects.
This position reports directly to the Public Works Director.
Although the primary duties are listed below, the omission of specific statements of duties does
not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this
• Direct the work of consultants and assigned project support staff; monitor the work of
• Provide cost engineering expertise on construction contract administration, scheduling,
contract disputes, and long-range cost and escalation forecasting.
• Provide evaluation of contract damages related to delays, impacts on scheduling by
change order work and inefficiency costs due to labor productivity loss.
• Prepare cost estimates for facilities planning based on planning or conceptual studies;
prepares contract bid comparison estimates. Prepares cost estimates for capital budget
• Prepares analysis of construction cost indices pertinent to division requirements.
• Provides cash flow analysis based on design and construction schedules.
• All other related duties as assigned.
• Consistent, in-person attendance at the job site.

Utility Worker
City of Wenatchee
Posted November 16, 2023

Salary & Excellent Benefits
2023 Salary: $5,404.51 – $6,256.39 Monthly
(On January 1, 2024, a COLA will be applied increasing the monthly range to $5,593.67 - $6,475.37)

Job Type: Regular Full-Time (Non-Exempt)
Benefits: The City provides a comprehensive benefits package that is largely employer paid including Medical/Dental/Vision, FSA/HSA, WA State PERS, Life/AD&D and generous paid Vacation, Holiday and Sick Leave Programs. The City also offers optional 457 (up to 2% City match), LTD and Supplemental Life plan participation.

Essential Job Functions
• Responsible for a wide-variety of labor duties in a safe and efficient manner ranging from extended physical exertion to semi-skilled tasks requiring manipulative skills.
• Operates and maintains a variety of equipment and hand and power tools, including but not limited to an eductor truck, pick-up truck, boom truck, dump truck, excavator, grader, backhoe, loader, roto hammer, jack hammer, tapping machine, torque wrench, power cutoff saw, compactor, gas-powered water pump, and air compressor varying in frequency depending upon the season, maintenance program, climatic conditions or the Cities and customers’ needs.
• Adheres to established safety procedures and utilizes safety equipment including gas monitors, tripods, harnesses and blowers for confined space entry.

Qualification Requirements
• High School Diploma or GED.
• Three (3) years of experience working for a water utility or in the construction field with substantial experience in installation of water sewer, storm and irrigation mains, fire hydrants and service lines.
• Current WA State Class A CDL (tanker endorsement/air brake restrictions removed).
• WA State Department of Health Water Distribution Manager (WDM) – Operator-in-Training (OIT) Certification. Must obtain level 1 WDM Certification within 2 years and level 2 within 3 years of hire.
• Must obtain a WA State Flagging Card within 3-months of hire and maintain throughout employment.

How to Apply
Please visit the City of Wenatchee website to view the employment opportunity, job description and complete an online application: CLICK HERE TO APPLY
Initial Review Date: 5:00 P.M., Wednesday, November 29th, 2023.

Training Instructor
Evergreen Rural Water
Posted October 23, 2023

Evergreen Rural Water of Washington, www.erwow.org, a non-profit association, EOE, is seeking an instructor for technical and theory based continuing education courses for drinking water & wastewater operators. This position is flexible and could be full-time (40hrs/week) or part-time (25-30hrs/week).

Instructors shall be responsible for: providing effective and high-quality instruction; helping students master course content; maintaining current knowledge in the water & wastewater field; continuing professional development; utilizing current technology; maintaining standards of professional conduct and ethics; curriculum development and program review.
Salary & Benefits: Starting salary $30-35/hr depending on experience and qualifications. Medical, dental and vision insurance benefits for full-time employees. Ten (10) paid holidays plus three (3) floating holidays (straight-time pay rate times the number of hours they would otherwise have worked on that day). Vacation and 401k participation after one year for full-time employees. Accrued sick leave.

Duties & Responsibilities:
• Develop courses suited to the drinking water & wastewater industry, minimum 3 hours in length to a maximum 18 hours.
• Travel throughout Washington state and instruct courses to industry professionals and apprentices.
• Keep accurate records in accordance WA Certification Services and WA Department of Ecology Operator Certification.
• Collaborate with the Evergreen Rural Water team to continually improve courses.
• Maintain updated course description, course outline, and syllabi as appropriate.

• Appropriate knowledge, experience and skill, in the course subject
• License, and/or professional credentials where applicable
• Ability to lead and conduct classroom courses and/or workshops
• Ability to employ a variety of teaching methods to engage all students
• Strong communication skills
• Excellent organizational skills
• Passionate about course content

Preferred Qualifications:
• Prior teaching experience in course subject
• Water & Wastewater Certification preferred
• Experience working with students from diverse social, cultural, and economic backgrounds who possess wide ranges of academic abilities and interests.
• Prior teaching experience in a classroom setting.
• Experience teaching online and/or hybrid courses.
• Familiarity with and ability to operate or oversee the operation of audio-visual equipment as well proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite of products.

Email Resumes to Tracey Hunter, thunter@erwow.org

Construction & Maintenance Project Specialist
Washington State Parks
Posted October 17, 2023

Salary: $5,088.00 - $5,900.00 Monthly
Location: San Juan County – Other, WA
Job Type: Full Time - Permanent

Under the supervision of the Construction & Maintenance Lead, Supervisor, or Park Manager, this position performs advanced skill level work in various trades accomplishing routine, planned, and emergency maintenance; may serve as the maintenance and project contact for the San Juan area with the primary focus being for Moran State Park and associated park managed facilities and properties. This position will be responsible for project identification, planning, development, and completion of projects of a routine and non-routine nature, including emergency and urgent repairs, as well as overseeing maintenance and operation of agency owned equipment, tools, buildings, and facilities.

District Manager
Southwest Lincoln County Water People's District
Posted October 9, 2023

The SWLCWPUD seeks an experienced water services professional to plan, direct, administer and generally oversee an Oregon Level 2 public water district located between the cities of Waldport and Yachats along the Pacific coast. The district consists of two water treatment plants, several storage tanks, two operations sites, extensive piping, hydrants, emergency generation systems and more. Water is sourced from several intakes on US Forest Service land.

This is a full-time exempt Direct Responsible Charge working position (in accordance with OAR 333-061-225). The salary starts at $90,000 annually with an excellent benefit package. The position reports to a 5-person Board of Directors. The operating budget is approximately $2.1 M and serves 1,350 plus residential, commercial and government customers. You will supervise 6 full-time field and office personnel, direct and oversee all operations and implementation of the 20-Year Master Plan, among other items. Major capital projects totaling $6.6 M are funded and are now underway. Experience in obtaining and managing grants and other outside funding sources is important.

Minimum Qualifications

 Associate degree in Water Technologies, Civil Engineering or related discipline
 Oregon Health Authority (OHA) Drinking Water Services (DWS) Water Treatment 2 and Water
Distribution 2 Certifications with Filtration Endorsement, or acquire within 120 days
 Cross Connection Specialist/Backflow Assembly Tester Certification (desired within 1 year)
 Minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible supervisory experience of water supply
 Oregon Driver’s License (with clean record) or obtained within 30 days of hiring
 Strong communication skills and computer literacy
 GIS, grant management, budgeting, and capital project experience are important
 Some physical demands related to water plant and field operations
Preferred Qualifications
 Bachelor’s degree in Water Technologies, Civil Engineering or related discipline
 Grant writing experience
 Master Plan development and implementation experience

To Apply:
1. Request a position description and application form via email to office@swlcwpud.org or download
the application form and job description from the website: swlcwpud.org
2. Veterans’ preference will apply
3. Submit your application by mail or email. Include a 1) cover letter, 2) resume of current and past
work including information related to the qualification above, 3) education, and 4) application form to:
Board of Directors OR via email office@swlcwpud.org
PO Box 368
Waldport OR 97394

Questions? Call 541-547-3315, 8 AM - 4 PM PDT, M-F or email office@swlcwpud.org
This position is available now and will be open until filled.

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
Email: info@erwow.org