Position Available

Seasonal Utility Worker

Kenmore, WA

Salary/Pay Rate

$24.00-$25.00 per hour

Depending upon qualifications

Job Type

Regular Full-Time

Job Posted

2 weeks ago


Open until Filled

Full Time Position: M-F, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Hourly Rate: $24.00 – $25.00



This position will assist with routine maintenance for the offices, grounds and vehicles, painting of fire hydrants, GPS Locating of water and sewer meters, and general maintenance of District facilities. Work is performed primarily during the summer months. This position is considered a safety sensitive role and therefore is subject to pre-employment and employment drug testing.


  • Landscaping clean-up, pruning, edging, weeding, picking up piles of vegetation, vegetation control.
  • Perform mowing and edging in and around District facilities.
  • Painting fire hydrants.
  • Accurately locate and collect attribute information for every water and sewer meter within the District using Trimble GPS.
  • Assists with cleaning, washing, and fueling District vehicles.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of equipment and tools to maintain District facilities.
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently with District personnel.
  • Ability to operate hand and power tools in a safe and responsible manner.
  • Experience with manual tools and shovel.
  • Ability to interact with the public in an effective and customer friendly manner.
  • Ability to understand, read, and speak English.
  • Adherence to District Policies and procedures.
  • Ability to work well with others, stay on task, and take direction from the Supervisor.
  • Must work well independently, be highly detail oriented, and highly productive.
  • Ability to drive a District vehicle and operate equipment.
  • Ability to work outdoors in adverse weather conditions.

Experience / Certification / Education:

  • Candidate must be at least 18 years of age.
  • High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED).
  • Valid Washington State Driver’s License.


Duties are primarily performed in the field with the maintenance crews where there is exposure to varying weather conditions, automobile traffic, and hazards from operating various hand and power tools and equipment, loud noises, and noxious fumes. Duties involve exposure to various cleaning agents and solvents. Groundskeeper positions primarily work in and around the offices and grounds. Work requires travel to various work sites throughout the District.


This position regularly requires climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, finger dexterity, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motions.

Lifting / Exertion Requirements:

Candidate will be required to exert up to 75 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force consistently to move and/or transfer objects to different locations.

*Northshore Utility District is an equal opportunity employer and maintains policies for a drug-free and smoke-free work environment.

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