Annual Hydrant Maintenance Personnel

FLSA: Non-Exempt
Bargaining Unit: None
Basic Functions:

Perform annual maintenance on all hydrants within Woodinville Water District, to include:

  • Remove all caps, clean, and apply lube
  • Clean male threads on hydrants
  • Ensure water is available to the hydrant
  • Check for proper steamer port thread
  • Return hydrant to service
  • Clear brush/grass around the hydrant
  • Complete all documentation
Representative Duties and Wages:

Wage:  Determined weekly per one of the two following methods, whichever is GREATER:

  • Piece Rate (per hydrant, approximately 2,700 hydrants):

$1.50 per unit, maximum 2 units per hydrant.

  • Units determined as follows:
    • 1 unit per hydrant ($1.50 to be received if working on a two-person team)
    • 2 units per hydrant ($3.00 to be received if working individually)


  • Washington State minimum wage
    Current rate ($13.69/hour) times the total weekly hours worked
Knowledge and Abilities:


  • Age:  (1) 18+ years old, (1) 16+ years old
  • Self-starter
  • Motivated
  • Hard worker
  • Good driving record
  • Job posted on April 7, 2021.
  • Apply on our website at
  • Complete and return the application and driving abstract by 5:00 p.m. on April 29, 2021 (late applications will not be accepted). Applications may be returned via email to
  • Top six applicants will move on to interview and practical evaluation on a date TBD in May.
  • Tentative job offer by May 17, 2021.
  • Selected candidates must successfully pass a background check.
  • Start on or before June 1, 2021.
  • Work to be completed by September 30, 2021.

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