Career Opportunities

The Flood Control District values diverse perspectives and life experiences and are committed to upholding and promoting equal opportunity in employment. The Office District encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, veterans and those with lived experiences. A diverse workforce is a strong workforce.

The King County Flood Control District is currently accepting applications for the following positions:

Chief Engineer

Open Until Filled.
Resumes received by January 5, 2021 will be given first consideration. It is in an applicant’s best interest to submit materials as soon as possible.

The King County Flood Control District is looking for a highly skilled and motivated individual, to conduct engineering review, technical oversight and quality control for the implementation of the King County Flood Control capital improvement projects and operating work programs. The Chief Engineer analyzes and reviews technical engineering, project and program work from service providers who implement river and floodplain management projects and programs on behalf of the King County Flood Control District. 

The successful candidate is a leader with a proven track record of using environmentally sensitive techniques used in river and floodplain management projects in the Pacific Northwest. This is an exciting opportunity to join the King County Flood Control District staff and play a role in improving levee protection, flood water conveyance and capacity and foster effective partnerships with communities within King County.  

This position requires a self-starter with a keen political acumen and experience working with service providers, local jurisdictions, tribes, and other parties to identify and prioritize projects and programs for implementation and ensure the Flood Control District understands the broad spectrum of issues facing the County, as well as the people they serve. The Chief Engineer is a salaried, at-will, overtime exempt classification that reports directly to the Executive Director but is responsive to all members of the Board of Supervisors.

NOTE: King County is supporting this recruitment in collaboration with the King County Flood Control District.

Chief Engineer Position Description and Application Materials.

Administrative Manager/Clerk of the Board

Closes: January 14, 2021

The King County Flood Control District is seeking to hire an Administrative Manager/Clerk of the Board. The King County Flood Control Districts’ Administrative Manager/Clerk of the Board is a detail-oriented, flexible, and self-motivated individual who works well with other team members to support district operations. Focusing on superior service, the successful candidate will manage all aspects of administrative operations of the board under guidance of the King County Flood Control District Executive Director and Deputy Director.  This recruitment is open to all qualified candidates and closes January 14, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.  NOTE: King County is supporting this recruitment in collaboration with the King County Flood Control District.

Administrative Manager/Clerk of the Board Position Description and Application Materials.

Benefits

The Flood Control District offers a generous benefit package for eligible employees including the following: Medical/Dental/Vision for employee & dependent(s), Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), Paid Vacation and Sick Leave, Paid State and Federal Holidays, Long Term Disability & Life Insurance, Deferred Compensation Programs, Flexible Spending Arrangement (FSA), ORCA Transit Pass, and more.