Engineering Technician V - Drainage / Eligibility Register

Snohomish County | Everett, WA

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Posted Date 1/29/2020

Engineering Technician V - Drainage / Eligibility Register

Salary:  $64,427.04 - $78,274.56 Annually

Seeking applicants to fill two (2) vacant Engineering Technician V - Drainage positions
and to create a six (6) month Eligibility Register to fill future vacancies.

The Surface Water Management Division (SWM) is hiring two motivated Engineering Technician V-Drainage. You will be part of SWM's operations and maintenance team responsible for performing field inspections on approximately 300 public and private drainage systems annually. These positions perform work mandated by State and Federal regulations to support compliance with the county's Phase I Municipal Stormwater Permit (NPDES Permit). In this role, you will provide technical inspection reports, educate and inform the public on drainage maintenance and communicate expected regulatory requirements outlined in Snohomish County Code (SCC) 7.54.

If you would like to be part of a key team performing work that contributes directly to water quality improvements, reduces road and property flooding, and supports the County's ability to comply with its NPDES Permit, consider applying for this opportunity!

The preferred candidate will have the following experience and expertise:

For publicly owned and operated systems, the Engineering Technician V-Drainage works closely with our Road Maintenance Division crews and leads, on maintenance and repair tasks. For privately owned systems, which are regulated by the county, the Engineering Technician V-Drainage works closely with a diverse population of both commercial and residential customers including individual residents and Home Owner Associations.

For further information on Snohomish County Surface Water Management's programs, please go to

Snohomish County will be invested in your success and growth and offers the following benefits to our employees:

Snohomish County, north of Seattle, is located in northwest Washington between the Puget Sound and the Cascade Mountains. The county has rich scenery, numerous activities and a thriving economy. Snohomish County is a great place to live, work, play, and raise a family. When joining Public Works, you will work in an environment where innovation, collaboration and continuous improvement are highly encouraged and supported. We are proud to offer an outstanding benefit package to employees and their dependents. We are invested in your success and growth and offer competitive wages, job flexibility and stability, employer paid ORCA cards, and a friendly, diverse team atmosphere where employees are appreciated and make a real difference providing services for our citizens. We strive to not only provide a meaningful job, but a lifelong career.

Snohomish County - The Future We Choose

Public Works is the largest department in the Snohomish County government with approximately 600 employees. Snohomish County is one of the fastest growing counties in the nation according to the U.S. Census Bureau. This growth presents many challenges for the Public Works department in maintaining and improving critical infrastructure such as roads and bridges, managing the solid waste and recycling needs of county residents, and monitoring surface water issues. Visit the Public Works webpage to learn more.

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Mid Level

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