Watermaster - Quincy, WA

Employer: Quincy-Columbia Basin Irrigation District

Job Description:
Quincy-Columbia Basin Irrigation District

Job Summary:
Responsible for the operation, maintenance, water delivery and personnel in George sectionof the Quincy-Columbia Basin Irrigation District(QCBID or District).

High School diploma, GED or comparable education required
5 years experience with an Irrigation District required
Experience as Assistant Watermaster strongly desired
Possess and maintain a valid Washington State Commercial Driver License(CDL), or ability to obtain with 270-days, an insurable MVR (Motor Vehicle Record), successful completion of pre-employment drug test,andextensive background investigation, including federal clearance and PIV card for operating the SCADA program
Possess and maintain a Washington State Public Pesticide Operators License with Right-of-Way and Aquatic Irrigation endorsement,or be able to obtain one within 180-days of employment, required
Must performweekend stand-by and emergency call-out night duty during the water season (mid-March to mid-Oct.); must be able to respond to other afterhours emergencies year round
Must live within the District boundaries (approx. north to south, Beezley Hills to Hwy 26; east to west, Soap Lake WA to the Columbia River); prefer residence within the George section boundaries

Desired Knowledge,Skills &Abilities:
Knowledge of all District rules, regulations, procedures, handbooks, memos, and letters relating to field implementation of District policy
Knowledge and skills in construction as related to canal maintenance, and the ability to accomplish specific District capital improvement projects given the detailed plans, specifications, and/or construction drawings.
Ability to make decisions related to operation and maintenance of the canal system
Ability to make decisions in stressful situations
Demonstrated skill in personnel/crew supervision Aptitude for expediting the acquisition of supplies and material
Self-motivated; able to start and complete projects and tasks with minimal supervision
Excellent interpersonal and effective communications skills (both oral and written)
Strong computer skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)

Non-Bargaining wage schedule Level (Step 1, $30.72/hour);benefit package includes medical/dental/vision/prescription drug insurance;basic life, AD&D,and long-term disability insurance;paid holidays;paid annual and sick leave;WAState Public Employees Retirement System (PERS);deferred compensation(DCP)match

Application and complete job description are available by contacting:
QCBID Website:
Online Application:

POSITION CLOSES: 4:00pm, Friday March 19, 2021

Contact Person:
Location: Quincy, WA
Application Method: Online: https://www.qcbid.org/documents/HR/Watermaster%20021620.pdf
Base Pay: $30.72 HR

Posted on March 04, 2021

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