Temporary Recreation Facilities Caretaker #26184

Puget Sound Energy - Snoqualmie, WA3.7

TemporaryEstimated: $30,000 - $41,000 a year
JOB SUMMARY: Puget Sound Energy’s Snoqualmie Hydroelectric Department is looking for a Temporary Recreation Facilites Caretaker to join our team. The Snoqualmie Falls Hydroelectric Project is Puget Sound Energy's oldest power-generating operation and the world's first completely underground power plant. More than a century after its construction, the facility still produces clean, renewable electricity for PSE customers. In addition, its public park and trails are one of the Pacific Northwest's most popular scenic destinations, drawing approximately 2 million visitors annually to view the majestic, 270-foot waterfall. This role will be responsible for performing maintenance on all buildings, trails, flowerbeds and facilities to ensure safe, operational and attractive conditions, maintaining landscape and aesthetically pleasing grounds, leading and directing contractors, with an emphasis on customer service and safety. Families and businesses depend on PSE to provide the energy they need to pursue their dreams. Our steadfast commitment to serving Washington communities with safe, dependable and efficient energy started in 1874. Today we’re building the Northwest’s energy future through efforts like our award winning energy efficiency programs and our leadership in renewable energy.

JOB RESPONSIBILTY: • Performs janitorial duties to maintain safe and clean restroom facilities. • Provides on-call 24-hour emergency support and assistance at the Snoqualmie Falls Park. • Operates and maintains all tools and equipment to ensure a safe and efficient work environment. • Administers and enforces safety regulations and rules specific to the Snoqualmie Falls Park. • Provides visitor information and responds to all requests for information and assistance. • Works with other PSE employees and/or Salish Lodge catering staff. • Works closely with Salish Lodge staff, other PSE departments and/or local law enforcement to maintain communication as well as effective working relationships during emergency situations within the park. • Provides documentation for budgetary purposes for all proposed projects within the recreational facility. • Submits daily time sheets and a verbal weekly report to supervisor and manager. • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • High School Diploma.
  • Washington State Driver’s License and acceptable driving record.
  • Experience with power tools.
  • Experience with landscaping and building maintenance.
  • CPR and First Aid Training – will be provided by PSE.
  • Valid Washington State Chemical Application License.
  • Experience with landscape irrigation systems.
The successful candidate must be willing to work an 8 hour per day, non-standard work shift that will begin on a Friday and continue to the following Tuesday. Currently the expected hours for this position are Friday through Tuesday, 6:00am to 2:30pm. The candidate must also be able to work alone or as part of a group, with or without supervision.

The majority of the work for this position will be outside. Lifting and moving heavy objects as well as climbing or descending stairs or trails will be routine. The successful candidate must also be comfortable operating various types of equipment that is routinely used in landscape maintenance.