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Operations Manager

Recruitment Announcement

Operations Manager

Full-time, non-represented position

Salary: $86,236-$100,006/year plus excellent benefits

(Applicants are generally hired at the low end of the range)


Opens: Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Closes: When Filled

Application review begins June 12, 2019


This position is responsible for planning and scheduling work for the City’s maintenance programs and supervising the Public Works Department personnel and equipment utilized in public works. This position provides operational and maintenance support of City streets, water, parks, facilities, sanitary sewer and storm water programs, and works closely with public safety and other City departments whose programs utilize the Public Works Department’s resources. A complete job description is attached.


High school graduation (or GED) is required. Bachelors or Associate degree in Construction Management or related field is desired.  A minimum of eight years of work experience in utility, roadway construction, and facilities maintenance is required including at least five years of supervisory experience is required. Public sector work experience in public works and utilities is preferred. Water Distribution Manager II, Water Treatment Plant Operator I and Cross Connection Control Specialist certifications from the Washington State Department of Health are preferred or must be obtained within one year of employment. Valid driver’s license driver’s license with a driving record acceptable to the City. A combination of experience and training that provides the desired skills and abilities may be considered.

Application Instructions:

A completed City of Port Orchard job application is required. Applications can be received from the City of Port Orchard Human Resources Office, 216 Prospect Street, Port Orchard, WA 98366 or by downloading an application packet below. Resumes and cover letters may be included with the application form, but may not substitute for the City’s application.

Application packets may be returned to Human Resources on the second floor of City Hall at 216 Prospect Street in Port Orchard, mailed to Human Resources, 216 Prospect Street, Port Orchard, WA 98366, or emailed to [email protected]. The City of Port Orchard will not consider applications that are received with postage due. Contact Human Resources at 360-876-7014 should you have any questions or need additional information.

About the City: The City of Port Orchard is a beautiful waterfront community situated on Sinclair inlet in the Puget Sound region, conveniently located on the Kitsap Peninsula between the urban settings of Seattle-Tacoma, and the rain forests and beaches of the Olympic National Park. Employee benefits include comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans for employee and family. (The employer currently pays 92% of medical premiums and 100% of dental and vision premiums for full-time employees.) Additional benefits include $50,000 life insurance policy, HRA contribution, Employee Assistance Program, paid sick, vacation and holiday leaves, and enrollment in the Washington state retirement system.

The City of Port Orchard is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Operations Manager Job Description

Operations Manager REQUIRED Supplemental Questions

Employment Application


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