Job Description

Walla Walla County Public Works
Position: Public Works Technician IV
Starting Salary: $5,224 to $6,995 per month DOE, DOQ
Location: Public Works Department
Employment Type: Full-time (40 hrs./wk.); FLSA Exempt, Benefits Apply
Open until filled
Full time benefits include:
• County pays $1,450 per month towards medical, dental, vision, life insurance and employee
assistance program for employee and eligible family members.
• Retirement: Walla Walla County full time employees are eligible for Washington State
Department of Retirement Services (DRS)
• HRA Veba account: Employer contribution may apply
• Wellness program
• Deferred compensation plans offered
• Twelve paid holidays annually
• Vacation accrual based on seniority
• Benefited employees shall accrue sick leave benefits at the percentage rate of hours worked
per week, to a maximum of eight (8) hours earned per month based on a forty (40) hour
workweek but not less than one (1) hour per every forty (40) hours worked per County Policy
30.05.0
Visit Walla Walla County Website for detailed benefits information.
Brief Duties and Responsibilities: A complex, advanced civil engineering technician position
requiring substantial and advanced knowledge of a variety of public works procedures and
activities in at least four of the essential functions listed below. It also requires supervisory
experience in one or more of these areas and the ability to execute functions with limited
supervision. See the job description at: www.co.walla-walla.wa.us

Working Conditions: Work involves both indoor work and outdoor work in varying types of
weather throughout the year. Outdoor work requires the ability to operate a motorized vehicle
as well as a full range of physical movements such as but not limited to bending, reaching,
standing, and occasionally lifting more than 50 pounds. Indoor work requires sitting and
dexterity to operate phones, computers, and related equipment. Requires the ability to
effectively communicate with co-workers and the public.

Minimum Qualifications: Five (5) years of experience as a Public Works Technician III or
equivalent, and an additional two hundred forty (240) instructional hours of training in a
combination of the following areas; construction management, surveying, drafting, engineering
design, GIS applications, construction inspection, project scheduling, project management,
supervisory skills or related fields, NICET-Level VI certification in one or more work elements,
OR B.S in Civil Engineering or related field. Engineer-IN-Training (EIT) Certification preferred.

Application: Application, resume and cover letter required. To apply online and view the
job description please go to the County website: www.co.walla-walla.wa.us.
SELECTION IS BASED ON QUALIFICATIONS, BACKGROUND CHECK, DRIVING
RECORD CHECK, AND ORAL INTERVIEW

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER / ADA COMPLIANT

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