Utility Worker I & II
Why Alderwood Water & Wastewater District?
WATER FOR LIFE, FOREVER
The Alderwood Water & Wastewater District’s (AWWD) mission is to provide clean, reliable water and wastewater services for a healthy community. As an organization we strive to build and maintain a system that will function for the next 100 years and beyond. We protect the natural environment, conserve water resources, and provide critical services, every day. Spanning 45 square miles in southwest Snohomish County, the District is the largest special purpose water/wastewater District in the State of Washington.
The District’s strategic plan includes the following strategies: ‘serve you today’, ‘plan for tomorrow’, ‘protect our water supply’, ‘manage our information and our physical assets’, and ‘build a learning organization’. Our staff are engaged in updating the tools and methods we use to serve a growing community more efficiently and effectively.
"Planning for the long tomorrow" is AWWD's guiding principle. We consider our decisions and prioritize resources and programs based on the impact to our customers and community today and for the next 100 years and beyond.
The Opportunity: Utility Worker
The Alderwood Water & Wastewater District (AWWD)
is accepting applications for Utility Worker
. The successful candidates will be appointed to the appropriate classification (I or II) dependent on their qualifications.
Utility Workers maintain and operate the District’s water distribution system, sewage collection system, meters, plants, and reservoirs. Essential duties include installing, servicing, and repairing water and sewer facilities; repairing water and sewer line leaks; flushing water systems; repairing curbs and sidewalks; installing valves and setting meters; and responding professionally and courteously to customer inquiries.
This position is represented by WCCCE, Local No. 1811A, AFSCME, AFL-CIO. A valid Washington State Driver’s license and acceptable driving record is required for all classification levels.
The Alderwood Water & Wastewater District provides an array of employee benefits that we feel contribute to an overall desirable compensation package for employees. While employed with AWWD, you will participate in the Washington State PERS retirement program. We also offer a 457 deferred compensation plan with a 4% employer match (2022 adopted amount and subject to annual change), voluntary participation in a ROTH IRA plan, a medical benefit opt-out incentive paid into a Retirement Health Savings account, two options for health and welfare benefits (one plan at no cost to employees and one plan with a 6% employee premium share (2022 adopted amount and subject to annual change)), dental and vision plans for full-time regular employees at no employee expense, access to EAP services, a robust Wellness program, participation in a Commute Trip Reduction program and Employee Assistance program.
Please see the complete job description for further details on the tasks and responsibilities for this position.
Pay is dependent on experience and qualifications. The pay ranges for these positions are:
- Utility Worker I - $26.45 – $35.47 per hour (starting range $26.45 - $30.64)
- Utility Worker II - $30.28 - $40.60 per hour (starting range $30.28 - $35.07)
After successful completion of probation, the selected candidate can work toward an internal promotion to Utility Worker II and then Senior Utility Worker.
This position will remain open until filled, please submit all application materials including a cover letter and resume by Sunday, April 9th, 2023 at 11:59 PM
to be considered during the first review of applicants. Please visit www.awwd.com/careers
for a complete job description and to apply online.
- Interviews are tentatively planned for the week of April 17th.
- The interview process will consist of a panel interview and a multi-station practical assessment.
For questions or other information please contact HR Department at (425) 582-1903.
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.