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Job Title:                      Water Distribution Technician

Position Starts:            When filled

Salary Range:  $18/hour to $23/hr

Benefits:  Regular full-time employees receive full-family medical, dental, vision, and life benefits together with PERS retirement, sick, vacation, and holiday leave.  Participation in the District’s deferred compensation program (IRS Code 457) is highly encouraged.

Company DescriptionThe LCRD is an irrigation district that provides domestic water, irrigation and sewer services to the community of Manson located on Lake Chelan in north central Washington.

Job Description and Responsibilities:  This is an entry level utility worker position who will be trained for various maintenance and operation activities of the District’s water and sewer utility systems.  You must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing and possess good judgment with an ability to deal with the public in a professional manner.  Under the direct supervision of the Field Supervisor, the job functions include:

Minimum Education, Training and Experience:

Other desired certifications include Traffic Flagging Control and First Aid.

The employee is responsible for fulfilling the continuing education and/or refresher requirements for each required certification.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

While education, training and experience requirements may represent a minimum level of knowledge, skills, and ability to perform this job successfully, there are various additional abilities or aptitudes that make a person truly proficient.

Working Conditions:

District work is primarily performed outdoors and exposed to the various and sometimes extreme weather conditions common to our area.  The employee may need to work in confined spaces, on ladders, inclines, or in high noise areas.  Besides extreme temperatures, District work may include exposure to chemicals, noxious fumes, and insect stings and require wearing of protective clothing or equipment in the performance of duties.

The employee must have overall stamina and ability to perform moderate to strenuous physical activity, including the ability to stand or walk for long periods of time, traversing rough terrain, working in or over water, working at heights or on scaffolding up to 20 feet off the ground, bend, or work in tight or confined spaces.  The employee must be able to hear alarms and have the ability to audibly identify the presence of danger or hazard.  The employee must have vision corrected to at least 20/40.  The employee must have the ability to lift 50 pounds and carry a minimum of 10 feet, and climb in and out of a four foot deep trench.

District employees may be called back to work before or after regularly scheduled work hours or on scheduled days off.  The employee is subject to twenty four (24) hour on-call availability on a rotating schedule.  Work hours may be adjusted to meet requirements of the District.


All employees must comply with the District’s Drug and Alcohol policy.

All employees who operate District vehicles must have a driving record acceptable to the District’s insurance carrier. 

Requirements outlined in this job description may be subject to modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities who are otherwise qualified for employment in this position.  However, some requirements may exclude individuals who possess a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.  The job description does not constitute an agreement between Employer and employee and is subject to change as the needs of the Employer and the requirements of the job change.

Application:  Apply by submitting your District application, resume and cover letter by e-mail to  Position open until filled.