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Wastewater Ops Operator I/II

Lakehaven Water and Sewer District has immediate openings for a Treatment Plant Operator in our Wastewater Operations Department. Applications will be accepted for any level in the position range shown below.
Postion Pay Level 2023 Pay Range
Wastewater Ops Treatment Plant Operator I 7 $31.24 - $45.78
Wastewater Ops Treatment Plant Operator I 8 $32.81 - $48.05
Wastewater Ops Treatment Plant Operator I 9 $34.49 - $50.45

A Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator performs and assists in many tasks associated with the operations and maintenance of the District’s two wastewater treatment facilities, including both minor and major maintenance, repairs, and replacement of equipment and/or construction of structures. Assigned duties include but are not limited to: data collection, water quality monitoring/treatment and sampling, process control work, grounds/building maintenance, piping/valve/pump repairs and other preventative and corrective maintenance duties within the facilities.

As a Lakehaven Wastewater Operations Treatment Plant Operator, you will be part of a team that has been recognized by the National Association of Clean Water Agencies for its environmental stewardship and has been a long-standing member of the American Water Works Association. Lakehaven has a service area population of over 135,000 people living across a 35 square mile area in south King County, makings us one of the largest special-purpose water and sewer districts in the state. Our water system includes 450 miles of water mains, 25 active wells and 12 storage tanks, which allows us to meet a current annual average water demand of 10 million gallons per day (MGD) from the community. Lakehaven also has two wastewater treatment plants, 33 sewer lift stations, and 350 miles of sewer mains capable of collecting and treating up to 15.6 MGD. Our employees work hard to produce and treat high quality drinking water and to ensure treated wastewater adheres to EPA standards which safeguards the local ecological system of Puget Sound. If you want to work for an award-winning, innovative utility with competitive pay rates, career advancement and training opportunities, this is the right opportunity for you.
Position: Wastewater Ops Operator I/II
Organization: Lakehaven Water & Sewer District
Location: Federal Way,  WA 
United States
Salary: $31.24 - $50.45
Posting Start Date: 11/1/2023
Date Posted: 11/8/2023
Requirements The successful candidate should have some of the following:
• High School diploma or equivalent.
• Prior wastewater internship experience is desired.
• Wastewater Operator Certification Course – Must submit proof of enrollment prior to interview.
• Familiarity with SCADA systems, gauges, meters, and control panels.
• Any certifications or licenses applicable to the utility, i.e. CPR/First Aid Training, Certified Flagging, Confined Space Entry, etc. must be obtained within on (1) year of initial employment.
• A valid Washington State Competency certificate as a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator In Training – Group I.

Position placement and pay is dependent upon experience and qualifications. Please visit our website at www.lakehaven.org to download an application, job description, and benefits information. A complete application includes a cover letter, Lakehaven application, and a resume.
Status: This listing expires on: 12/23/2023
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Lakehaven Water & Sewer District
31627 1st Ave S, Bldg. A

Federal Way,  WA 98003
United States
(253) 946-5442
Darlene LeMaster