This is an opportunity to apply mechanical skills and knowledge in an industrial setting.
South plant treats wastewater from homes and businesses coming from cities located east and south of Lake Washington. Approximately 90 million gallons a day (mgd) of wastewater is treated at this facility during the dry months and up to about 300 mgd flows can be treated during the rain/storm season. By joining this team, the successful candidate will help to protect waterways and contribute to environmental stewardship.
Employee will be involved in a variety of work ranging from small individual projects to major pump repairs.
Who is eligible to apply: This position is open to all qualified candidates. First consideration given to qualified S.E.I.U. 925 (Wastewater Treatment Division) internal candidates.
Washington State Driver’s License
Additional licenses, certifications and other requirements determined to be necessary to meet the business needs of the employing unit may be required
The position requires the ability to work all shift schedules and required to report to work during adverse and inclement weather conditions
Incumbents perform field work at a wastewater treatment plant and associated facilities and are required to lift and carry equipment weighing up to 50 pounds, work in confined spaces, climb in and out of tanks using ladders, and work around noxious odors and high noise levels
Application and Selection Process: Application materials will be screened for clarity, completeness including online application, cover letter and resume, and responses to the list of qualifications, skills, and abilities. The most competitive candidates may be invited to participate in one or more panel interviews. Applications without the following required materials may not be considered for this position
WHO ARE WE?
We are committed to the principles of equity and social justice. We value diverse perspectives and life experiences in our workforce and are committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive environment. WTD strives to provide equitable services to residents and businesses across King County
This opportunity is great for anyone looking for an organization that empowers continued learning, supports our values of work/life balance, and is dedicated to preserving the beauty and health of the Puget Sound region.
WHY WORK FOR KING COUNTY?
King County was named "Best-in-State Employer" in the Forbes magazine 2019, ranking 16 on the list of best employers in Washington State, visit Awards given to King County to see more! King County's Investing in YOU initiative to build a workplace where ALL employees can thrive, and become the nation's Best Run Government. Enjoy a balanced life with benefits that support you!
WHY IT'S WORTH TAKING A SECOND LOOK AT WORKING FOR KING COUNTY:
Forbes recently named King County as one of Washington State's best employers.
Together, with leadership and our employees, we're changing the way government delivers service and winning national recognition as a model of excellence. Are you ready to make a difference? Come join the team dedicated to serving one of the nation's best places to live, work and play.
Guided by our "True North", we are making King County a welcoming community where every person can thrive. We value diversity, inclusion and belonging in our workplace and workforce. To reach this goal we are committed to workforce equity. Equitable recruiting, support, and retention is how we will obtain the highest quality workforce in our region; a workforce that shares and will help advance our guiding principles--we are one team; we solve problems; we focus on the customer; we drive for results; we are racially just; we respect all people; we lead the way; and we are responsible stewards. We encourage people of all backgrounds and identities to apply, including Native American and people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ+, people living with disabilities, and veterans.
COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement
King County Executive Branch employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are the successful candidate for the position you applied for, the County will send you a conditional offer letter.
As a condition of employment, prior to a final offer of employment, you will be required to:
King County offers a highly-competitive compensation and benefits package designed to meet the diverse needs of our employees and support our employees' health and well-being. Eligible positions receive the following benefits and have access to the following programs:
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