Ditchrider/Canal Maintenance (Ride #37) - Quincy, WA

Employer: Quincy-Columbia Basin Irrigation District Winchester Watermaster Section

Job Description:
Quincy-Columbia Basin Irrigation District

Job Posting
WinchesterWatermaster Section

Job Summary:
The position of Ditchrider/Canal Maintenance(Ride #37) is currently open in the Winchester Watermaster section. This full-time, year-round position is responsible for the timely delivery and regulation of irrigation water to water-users on an assigned route and will also perform canal maintenance tasks as assigned.

Position Qualifications:
High school diploma, GED or comparable education required
All positions within the District require a valid Washington State driver’s license with insurable MVR (Motor Vehicle Record), negative pre-employment drug test and extensive background investigation
Class A CDL License with Hazardous Material & Tanker endorsement or ability to obtain such within 270calendardays of employment. Subject to monthly FMSCA random drug testing.
Public Pesticide License w/ Right-of-Way & Aquatic Irrigation endorsements or ability to obtain such within 270calendardays of employment.

Position Requirements:
Must be available to work Monday-Saturday during the water season(March-October)
Must reside or be willing to relocate to within 20miles of any edge of the ditchride(approx.Rd5 NW & Division to Rd 2 and Rd D NE)

Desirable Skills & Abilities:
Ability to develop good relationships with the public as well as co-workers
Basic working knowledge of carpentry/construction principles, and of water systemsAbility to operate tools and heavy equipment
Ability to keep accurate records

Bargaining wage schedule Group 1 (Step 1 -$21.86 per hour);medical/dental/vision insurance, basic life, AD&D,and long-term disability insurance, paid holidays, paid annual and sick leave, WA State Public Employees Retirement System (PERS),and deferred compensation 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/index.php/employment
Base Pay: $21.86 HR

Posted on March 04, 2021

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