Field Operations Supervisor

Lakehaven Water & Sewer District   Federal Way, WA   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
Posted on July 19, 2021


POSITION TITLE: Field Operations Supervisor
UNION: Non-represented
RESPONSIBLE TO: Field Operations Manager or Designee 

POSTING DATES: Open 07/19/21 Until Filled

(first review of applications will be 08/02/21)

Accepting applications from internal and external applicants.

Lakehaven Water and Sewer District has an immediate opening for:

Field Operations Supervisor
Salary Range: $44.48 - $58.34/hour

As a Lakehaven Supervisor, you will be part of a team that has been recognized by the National
Association of Clean Water Agencies for its environmental stewardship and has been a long-standing
member of the American Water Works Association. Lakehaven has a service area population of over
135,000 people living across a 35 square mile area in south King County, making us the second largest
special-purpose water and sewer district in the state. Our water system includes 450 miles of water
mains, 25 active wells, and 12 storage tanks, which allows us to meet a current annual average water
demand of 10 million gallons per day (MGD) from the community. Lakehaven also has 2 wastewater
treatment plants, 27 sewer lift stations, and 350 miles of sewer mains capable of collecting and treating
up to 15.6 MGD. Our employees work hard to produce and treat high quality drinking water and to
ensure treated wastewater adheres to EPA standards which safeguards the local ecological system of
Puget Sound. If you want to work for an award-winning, innovative utility with competitive pay rates,
career advancement, and training opportunities, this is the right opportunity for you.
As a Field Operations Supervisor, you will be assisting the Field Operations Manager by supervising,
organizing, and coordinating all the daily Field Operations services including water meter reading, water
distribution and wastewater collection maintenance, vehicle and equipment fleet management, building
maintenance, and other District infrastructure services pursuant to Local, State, and Federal statutes
and regulations. You will also plan and implement capital improvements to District infrastructure and
supervise and evaluate the performance of persons within the Field Operations Division.
The successful candidate should have some combination of the following:
 Requires High School Diploma or equivalent and three (3) years’ experience in progressively
responsible positions OR any combination of experience or education which clearly
demonstrates competency. A two-year Associate of Science degree in fields related to
wastewater is preferred.

 Requires five (5) to seven (7) years of increasingly responsible public works experience in a
supervisory and management situation.
 Must have a & "Water Distribution Manager 3 Certification (WDM 3)"  from Washington State
Water Works Operator Certification Program or have the ability to obtain within twelve (12)
 A Washington State & "Wastewater Collection Specialist III (WWC III)" certification is highly
desired, but not required.
 Must have a & Cross-connection Control Specialist (CCS) Certification from Washington State
Water Works Operator Certification Program or have the ability to obtain within twelve (12)
 Must obtain any required certifications or licenses applicable to the utility within one (1) year
from initial employment (i.e., First Aid Training, Certified Flagging, etc.).
 State of Washington Department of Retirement Systems PERS Plans
 State of Washington Health Care Authority’s Medical, Dental, Vision benefit programs
 Paid Time Off
 Holiday Pay
Does this sound like the job for you? Visit our website at for the position
description and application.
Lakehaven Water and Sewer District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Individuals interested in
applying for this position must submit a completed Cover Letter, Resume, and District Application, no
later than 08/02/21 (first review date) to (preferred) or by mail to Lakehaven
Water and Sewer District, c/o HR, 31627 1st Avenue South, Federal Way, WA 98003. Incomplete
application materials will not be accepted.
If you need an accommodation in the recruitment process or an alternate format of this announcement,
please enquire directly with the Human Resources Manager.