Seasonal Water Utility Laborers

Job Details



End Date

Until Filled

Job Type

Full Time/Temporary; Hourly (April/May - August; Up to 17 weeks)


$21.28 per hour

Job Description

Kitsap Public Utility District (KPUD) is seeking four (4) highly motivated individuals to perform various water system maintenance tasks as a temporary/seasonal Water Utility Laborer.

Job Related Qualifications

Duties and Responsibilities, but are not limited to:

  • Operate small power tools required to complete the maintenance of water systems.
  • Perform traffic control responsibilities, such as setting up, moving, and tearing down traffic control cones and signage, and flagging as needed.
  • Operate weed eater and mower to perform grounds maintenance on utility properties.
  • Clean utility equipment and vehicles.
  • Maintain, clean, and paint fire hydrants, blow-offs, valve markers, and Airvacs.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Preferred but not Required Work Experience, Qualifications, and Skills:

  • Experience in ground maintenance or closely related work experience.
  • Experience driving a truck while towing a utility trailer.
  • Flagging Certification.
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions.

Special Requirements

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Valid Washington State driver’s license with satisfactory driving record.
  • Successful applicants must pass a background check and drug test.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to work with little or no supervision.
  • Ability to be self-motivated and possess a strong work ethic to help meet KPUD’s mission of Strengthening Kitsap communities through responsive and sustainable utility services.


Working Conditions:

The work environment is 10% in the office/shop and 90% outside, and requires driving, frequent bending, grasping, kneeling, pulling, pushing, reaching, repetitive motion, lifting/carrying objects weighing up to 15 pounds, and occasional lifting/carrying of objects weighing up to 50 pounds.

Benefits Information

Temporary position, no benefits.

Notice of Equal Opportunity Employment

Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, or genetic information.