Alderwood Water & Wastewater District

3626 156th St SW
Lynnwood , WA
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Asset Manager

Alderwood Water & Wastewater District
Lynnwood, WA Full-time
Posted on September 13, 2018

Why Alderwood Water & Wastewater District?


The Alderwood Water & Wastewater District’s (AWWD) mission is to provide clean, reliable water and wastewater services for a healthy community. As an organization we strive to build and maintain a system that will function for the next 100 years and beyond. We protect the natural environment, conserve water resources, and provide critical services, every day. Spanning 45 square miles in southwest Snohomish County, the District is the largest special purpose water/wastewater District in the State of Washington.

The District recently adopted a new five year strategic plan that outlines the following strategies: serve you today, plan for tomorrow, protect our water supply, manage our information and our physical assets, and build a learning organization. Our staff are engaged in updating the tools and methods we use to serve a growing community more efficiently and effectively.

The District offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, group term life insurance, short term and long term disability coverage, State of Washington PERS 401(a) retirement plan participation, a deferred compensation match program, a commute reduction incentive, and a wellness incentive.


The Opportunity: Asset Manager

Come join us as AWWD's first Asset Manager. This newly created position will report to the General Manager as a member of the District's Management Team responsible for helping us to achieve our mission, vision and values through the development and implementation of the District's asset management program.

AWWD is developing an asset management program from the ground up. We will be crafting resources, tools, processes, and learning opportunities to help maximize the value of decisions regarding our water and wastewater assets. In this role you will lead the implementation and continuous improvement of AWWD's asset management program. You will lead the development of asset management plans and strategies that will play a significant role in achieving AWWD’s goals as stated in the District's Strategic Plan and Living Plan, by guiding our CIP and annual maintenance programs.

"Planning for the long tomorrow" is AWWD's guiding principle. We consider our decisions and prioritize resources and programs based on the impact to our customers and community today and for the next 100 years and beyond.

The District embraces the principles of continuous improvement, and you will be expected to analyze processes and make changes that enhance productivity and accuracy. We seek a proactive and lifelong learner, who is interested in pursuing professional development and continuing education opportunities.

Please see the complete job description for further details on the tasks and responsibilities for this position.

The pay range for this position is $75,048 - $100,572 annually, dependent upon experience and qualifications.


Application Process

This position will remain open until filled, please submit all application materials including a cover letter and resume by Monday, September 24, 2018 at 4:00 PM to be considered during the first review of applicants. The timeline for this hiring process is:

  • First review of applications received by 4:00 PM on Monday, September 24, 2018.
  • Interview candidates notified by 5:00 PM on Wednesday, September 26, 2018.
  • Interview schedule (selected applicants will be contacted by Human Resources to schedule the specific time):
    • Wednesday, October 3, 2018 -- First Round
    • Wednesday, October 17, 2018 -- Finalists with General Manager

Prior to employment, a criminal history background check and reference checks will be conducted on the top candidates. The District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains policies for a drug-free and smoke-free work environment.