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Public Works Maintenance Worker

City of Snohomish
Snohomish, WA Full-time
Posted on November 5, 2019

Public Works Maintenance Worker

(Wastewater Collections and Stormwater Division)

Department: Public Works
Salary Range: Starting at $46,980/year, plus generous benefits (2019 Salary)
Closes: Monday, December 2, 2019


Position Summary: Position involves performing a variety of semi-skilled and skilled maintenance procedures on the City's storm and sanitary sewer systems.


Examples of Job Duties:

  • Operates a variety of equipment, including vactor truck, backhoe, pressure washers, and CCTV inspection equipment.
  • Performs a variety of sewer collection system tasks such as sewer line cleaning, correction of stoppages, man hole patching, and gravity and force main repairs; completes maintenance and construction of storm drains and sewer lines; performs confined space entry duties as required.
  • Inputs data using the sewer and stormwater maintenance application software to record repairs and maintenance using iPhone or iPad.
  • Checks and performs lift station maintenance and repair work; performs routine maintenance on equipment, such as lubricating equipment and parts; identifies malfunctions and takes corrective action including removing, replacing or repairing parts as necessary.
  • Maintains, installs, inspects and repairs storm drainage facilities such as catch basins, manholes, ditches, culverts, swales, ponds and flow control structures.
  • Locates and marks underground utilities.
  • Performs preventative maintenance inspections, testing for infiltration or exfiltration by the use of smoke or air.
  • Documents operation, maintenance and repair of storm drainage facilities in accordance with established procedures to ensure compliance with Municipal Stormwater NPDES permit regulations.
  • Responds to emergencies; response may be during or after normal working hours.
  • Participates in a rotating weekend standby duty roster.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade, including one year of maintenance and repair experience is desirable. Possession of a valid Washington State Drivers License. Class A Combination Driver’s License and ability to obtain a Combination Driver’s License Tanker Endorsement within six (6) months of hire.


The City of Snohomish is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of its workforce.