Facility Operator Grade 2/3

Covington Water District Published: 3/8/2017
Covington, WA
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Hiring Range: $24.87 – $37.02 per hour, DOE

Covington Water District has an opening in our facilities group for experienced water operator. Will perform repairs, maintenance, installation, inspection, and adjustment of water distribution system, tanks and reservoirs.  Responds to water emergencies, customer inquiries and complaints. Very physically demanding job. Operates construction related equipment such as a dump truck, backhoe, air compressor, jack hammer, etc.

Minimum Experience/Education: Requires a high school diploma or GED and at least 3 or more years relevant, hands on, water utility experience.  Requires current Water Distribution Manager (WDM) II, Cross Connection Specialist (CCS), Traffic Control Certification, a valid Washington State and Class A Commercial Driver’s License with Combination, Tanker and Air Brake Endorsements. A Water Treatment Plant Operator in Training (WTPO IT) Certification is also preferred.

We offer a full benefits package to include paid time off (vacation, sick and holidays), full employee level health benefits paid by District, dependent medical coverage at minimal additional cost, State of Wash. PERS retirement program, disability, life, EAP, VEBA, and tuition assistance.

Does this sound like the job for you? Covington Water District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Individuals interested in applying for this position must submit online @ www.covingtonwater.com a completed Cover Letter, Resume, District Application and Questionnaire no later than 5PM on August 21, 2017.