Website Soos Creek Water & Sewer District

Salary: $150,000 – $232,500

The Soos Creek Water & Sewer District (SCWSD) is just 11 miles south of Seattle, Washington, and provides services to unincorporated King County and the cities of Auburn, Black Diamond, Covington, Kent, Maple Valley, and Renton. Southern King County is one of the fastest-growing regions in the state and is home to manufacturers known worldwide, such as The Boeing Company and PACCAR, and also offers some of the most popular retail outlets, an abundance of entertainment and dining options, and world-class healthcare facilities. With affordable housing, an excellent transportation system, and award-winning K-12 school systems, this region of the Puget Sound is one of the best areas in Washington to work and live.

The Soos Creek Water & Sewer District (SCWSD) is a municipal corporation governed by a five-member Board of Commissioners. SCWSD’s water comes from Seattle Public Utilities and the sanitary sewer system conveys wastewater to King County’s South Treatment Plant for treatment and disposal. The District is one of the largest utilities in the state, providing water service delivery to over 67,360 residents and the sewer service area serves more than 114,000 people. SCWSD has approximately 39 FTEs and operates on a 2022 budget of $49.1 million.

Reporting directly to the Board of Commissioners, the General Manager has direct supervision over the Operations Manager, Finance Manager, and Human Resources Manager, and is responsible for the leadership and management of the overall operations, construction, maintenance, administrative practices, employees, facilities, programs, projects, and planning of the District.

It is required that candidates have a bachelor’s degree in public administration, business, engineering, or a related field, and 10 years of experience in the management of a water, sewer, or public utility, with 5 years of experience working with an elected board, city council, or similar body, and have previous responsibility for planning, development, and implementation of programs, budgets, and operations. Any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job may be considered.

For a complete position profile, full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at and click on “Open Recruitments”. For questions, call 206-368-0050. The Soos Creek Water & Sewer District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: April 3, 2022 (open until filled).

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