Public Works Technician II/III

Job Description

Walla Walla County Public Works
Position: Public Works Technician II or III
Starting Salary: $4,644 to $6,821 per month; Starting Salary DOE, DOQ
Location: Public Works Department
Employment Type: Full-time (40 hrs./wk.); non-Union position; Benefits Apply
Open until filled.
Full time benefits include:
*County pays $1,500 per month towards medical, dental, vision, life insurance and employee assistance program for employees and eligible family members. *Employee Assistance Program *Retirement: Walla Walla County full time employees are eligible for Washington State Department of Retirement Services (DRS) *HRA Veba account: Employer contribution may apply *Wellness program *Access to MetLife Pet Insurance *Deferred compensation plans offered * Twelve paid holidays annually *Vacation accrual based on seniority *Benefited employees shall accrue sick leave benefits at the percentage rate of hours worked per week, to a maximum of eight (8) hours earned per month based on a forty (40) hour workweek but not less than one (1) hour per every forty (40) hours worked per County Policy 30.05.0
Visit Walla Walla County Website for detailed benefits information and job description.
Brief Duties and Responsibilities: This is an advanced civil engineering technology position that performs a variety of engineering duties, AutoCAD experience is preferred. Perform duties and represent the County to the public in a professional and courteous manner. Perform other duties as assigned. See the job description for the complete list of essential job functions.
Working Conditions: Work involves both indoor work and outdoor work in varying types of weather throughout the year. Outdoor work requires the ability to operate a motorized vehicle as well as a full range of physical movements such as but not limited to bending, reaching, standing, and occasionally lifting more than 50 pounds. Indoor work requires sitting and dexterity to operate phones, computers, and related equipment. Requires the ability to effectively communicate with co-workers and the public.
Minimum Qualifications:
PW TECH II: Demonstrated knowledge of basic principles and practices of road engineering including, basic calculations and beginning level road design OR High school diploma or GED equivalent AND two (2) years of experience performing basic technical engineering work OR Two (2) years of post-secondary engineering education or training OR Completion of an accredited vocational/technical program consisting of at least twelve hundred (1200) instructional hours civil engineering technology, construction management, surveying, drafting, engineering design or other closely related fields, OR An associate degree in civil engineering technology, construction management, surveying, drafting or other closely related fields. Must have a valid driver’s license.
PW TECH III: Three years of experience in engineering technology. One hundred eighty (180) instructional hours of training in a combination of the following areas: construction management, surveying, drafting, engineering design, construction inspection, project scheduling, project management, supervisory skills, or related fields, or NICET – Level III certification in one or more work elements. AutoCAD experience is preferred. Have ability to establish effective working relationships and have a valid driver’s license.
Application: Application, resume and cover letter required. To apply online and view the job description please go to the County website:

Type: Full-time
Pay: $4,644.00 to $6,821.00 per MONTH

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Walla Walla County

Walla Walla County (population 62,000) may be Washington State’s best-kept secret. Located in the Southeastern corner of the state, in the foothills of the Blue Mountains.
Rolling green hills lead to Walla Walla’s patchwork of farms and snowy backdrop of the Blues in the distance. A quaint, well-kept downtown district, lined with lovely brick and stone architecture with first-class retail shops of every description. Fine dining abounds, and Walla Walla’s award-winning wine culture is evident everywhere. With three colleges, a thriving viticulture industry (over 100 wineries), and mild “Four-Season” climate, Walla Walla is home to 32,000 residents. Besides our County seat in Walla Walla, we also proudly serve College Place, Waitsburg, Touchet, Wallula, Burbank, Prescott and Dixie. There is the County Fair, hot air balloons in the summer sky, parades down Main Street… and you’re surrounded by fishing, skiing, boating, cycling, hiking, camping – in the uncrowded outdoor spaces.
Walla Walla County is a great place to live, work and play. It is also the perfect place to raise a family, with excellent schools, public libraries, and parks.

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