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 Water Operations Maintenance - Federal Way, Washington, United States

   
Job information
Posted by: Lakehaven Water & Sewer District 
Hiring entity type: Other 
Work authorization: Existing work authorization required for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Service/Skilled - Other
 
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
 
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: XW4ZLkqC0aLORRmgRYSOn4hbibPapQ / Latpro-3788469 
Date posted: Apr-27-2021
State, Zip: Washington, 98003

Description

NOTICE OF EMPLOYMENT

POSITION TITLE:   Water Operations Maintenance Person - Grounds
UNION: International Union of Operating Engineers
RESPONSIBLE TO:  Water Operations Supervisor or Designee
POSTING DATES: Open Until Filled

(first review of applications will be 05/07/2021)
Accepting applications from internal and external applicants.

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

Position Range                                       Pay Leve l                                    Hourly Pay Range

  MAINTENANCE PERSON I                                7                                              $25.67 - $38.66
  MAINTENANCE PERSON II                               8                                              $26.95 - $40.58
  MAINTENANCE PERSON II                               9                                              $28.33 - $42.61
                                                                  

As a Lakehaven Maintenance Person, 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 the second
largest special-purpose water and sewer district 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 (2)
wastewater treatment plants, 27 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.
Our Water Operations team performs field data collection, maintenance, and construction work
throughout the District. Operates hand/power tools, equipment, and machinery to accomplish assigned
duties such as, but not limited to; grounds/building maintenance, operating and maintaining
valves/pumps, pipe cleaning, installation and repair of water facilities, flagging, excavating, and erosion
control work. This position will be assigned to grounds maintenance. Duties include, but are not limited
to, mowing, trimming, pruning, weeding, raking, planting, spraying, watering, and general site cleanup/hauling/disposal activities. Position placement and pay is dependent upon experience and
qualifications.

The successful candidate should have some of the following:
Practical experience performing routine grounds maintenance and general repair of grounds
maintenance equipment.
Proficient in the safe operation of gas engine equipment (i.e. large deck mowers, brush hogs,
chainsaws, line trimmers, blowers and pressure washers).
Experience in the safe operation of a 1- ton dump truck and hauling and backing up trailers with
backhoes, tractors, and/or chippers.
Familiarity with irrigation maintenance and repair, pruning techniques (i.e., the appropriate
seasons to prune trees and shrubs), application of herbicides and pesticides using spray
equipment.
Commercial Drivers License desired but not required at time of hire.

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

Does this sound like the job for you? Visit our website at www.lakehaven.org for the position
descriptions and application. (Note: please identify which Maintenance Person position you are
applying for on your application – MPI or MPII.)
Lakehaven Water and Sewer District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Individuals interested in
applying for this position must submit a completed Cover Letter, Resume, and District Application no
later than 4PM 05/07/21 to cpeters@lakehaven.org (preferred) or by mail to Lakehaven Water and
Sewer District, c/o HR, 31627 1st Avenue South, Federal Way, WA 98003. Incomplete application
materials will not be accepted.
If you need an accommodation in the recruitment process or an alternate format of this announcement,
please enquire directly with the Human Resources Manager.


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