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seasonal helper

Organization: king county wastewater (WTD)
City: Woodinville, Magnolia
Job Category: Landscape Maintenance
Job Type: Seasonal
Pay range: $20.49 hourly

Job Description

Summary
WHO MAY APPLY: This position is open to all qualified applicants.

The work associated with this position will primarily be performed onsite; this is not a telework position. Employees must reside in WA state and within a reasonable distance to their King County worksite to respond to workplace reporting requirements. Please note that when an employee conducts work that is likely to bring them in contact with another individual, safety precautions are required by the department in alignment with the Public Health Directive from the Seattle & King County Public Health Officer.
The individual selected for this opportunity will be joining an innovative and progressive team. King County is doing its part to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and remains committed to reducing our carbon footprint.

WTD is 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. King County and WTD value life experience and encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, women, people with disabilities, and veterans. To learn more, please visit: http://www.kingcounty.gov/elected/executive/equity-social-justice.aspx

Work Locations:

  • Brightwater Treatment Plant — 22509 State Route 9 SE, Woodinville
  • West Point Treatment Plant — 1400 Discovery Park Blvd., Seattle

Work Schedule: Temporary Seasonal Positions – up to 6 months of work from April 2021 – October/November 2021. This position can work up to 40 hours per week and is overtime eligible. Workweeks vary depending on work assignment and location, some shifts may include weekend work. Hours of operation are from 5:30 a.m. to midnight, Sunday through Saturday.

Job Duties

This position assists with grounds maintenance by maintaining lawns and the landscape surrounding the facilities. Duties include operate mowers, high-pressure washer, pruning tools, maintain sprinklers and related equipment. Assist personnel in maintenance and cleaning of facilities including clean floors, windows, various surfaces and hose various tanks, sidewalks, and surrounding areas. Assist maintenance and operations personnel by performing general laborer duties including clean-up, move furniture and equipment, and operate county vehicles

Experience, Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills

Preferred Skills and experience:

  • Experience in the safe operation of hand and power tools
  • Experience in the safe operation of hedge trimmers
  • Experience in the safe operation of industrial pressure washers
  • Experience in the safe operation of power lawn mowers
  • Forklift certification (highly desired)
  • Pesticide certification / License (highly desired)

We require:

  • Valid and unencumbered Driver’s license
  • A pre-employment physical, review of driving record and reference checks will be conducted prior to any final job offer.

Supplemental Information

Union Membership: This position is represented by S.E.I.U. Wastewater Local 925.

Application and Selection Process: Application materials will be screened for clarity, completeness including online application and responsiveness 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.

  • King County application

To Apply
If you are interested in pursuing this position, please follow the application instructions carefully. If you need this announcement in an alternate language or format, would like to request accommodation or assistance in the application or assessment process or if you have questions please contact your recruiter listed on this job announcement.

How to Apply

To Apply
If you are interested in pursuing this position, please follow the application instructions carefully. If you need this announcement in an alternate language or format, would like to request accommodation or assistance in the application or assessment process or if you have questions please contact your recruiter listed on this job announcement.