CLOSED – Employment Opportunity: Operations & Maintenance Manager

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Lake Whatcom Water & Sewer District is presently recruiting for a full-time Operations & Maintenance Manager.

Under the direction of the General Manager, this position serves as a member of the management team and is responsible for the leadership and management of operation and maintenance of the District’s public water and wastewater systems, and general-purpose facilities. The incumbent manages the Operations Department, which is comprised of eight full time professionals, and is responsible for ensuring that systems operate in compliance with all applicable federal, state and local regulations, and that District policies and procedures are followed to provide safe, dependable and cost-effective service to District customers.

The District offers excellent benefits, including WA State PERS Retirement, health/dental/vision insurance, a voluntary deferred compensation program with District contribution after one year, and vacation and sick leave. The salary range is $98,600-124,700 per year, DOQ. Incumbents in this position are exempt and must be available to occasionally work outside normal business hours, including attending evening meetings of the Board of Commissioners. Per District policy, all employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. If you are selected for employment by the District, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination. You may request an accommodation if you are unable to meet this requirement due to religious or medical necessity.

For a full job description along with minimum and desired requirements, including application information, please see below. The full job description and profile posted identifies the essential functions of the job; not every function that may be required is described.

Please submit all application materials (cover letter, resume, application, and supplemental questions) in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) format to Prior to employment, a criminal history background check and reference checks will be conducted on the top candidates. First review of applications will be on August 8, 2022.  The District is an equal opportunity employer.