1151 Valley Mall Parkway, East Wenatchee, WA 98802

509-884-7191 / 1-800-503-7990

Community Network Specialist

Job Number: D1904
Status: Archived
Closing Date: 11/14/2019 5:00 PM
Location: East Wenatchee
Wage/Salary: $27.65 per hour starting
Duration: Regular- Full Time
Allow Email Submissions: Yes
Allow Postal Submissions: Yes

​​​​General Information:  The Community Network Specialist's basic duties include installing, maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing the Douglas County Community Network (DCCN) infrastructure. The successful applicant will work under the supervision of the Distribution Operations Supervisor or his designee.  This position is covered by the Collective Bargaining Agreement and there is a one year probationary period associated with this position.

Core Duties:

Perform all duties in a safe and proficient manner in accordance with policy and procedure

Install, maintain and repair DCCN wireless communication systems

Climb ladders as necessary to mount network and communication equipment

Install and maintain fiber optic and network cables

Install and maintain DCCN community network electronic equipment

Test and troubleshoot DCCN equipment and communication cable

Operate trucks and other equipment typically used in utility communication operations

May Operate District vehicles equipped with a GPS device that monitors vehicle location

Other duties may be assigned

Successful applicants must have:

Satisfactory completion of high school education or equivalent

Ability to interact with co-workers, vendors, and the public in a positive manner

Work experience demonstrating ability to install, maintain, and repair communications equipment

Ability to understand engineering drawings and diagrams

Ability to write complete and accurate reports describing equipment or trouble investigations and fixes

Capability of following directions and working in compliance with established guidelines

Aptitude working with computers, communications systems, and data processing equipment

Ability to function cooperatively in a team environment

Applicants must be able to travel to, and work at, remote sites in all types of outdoor weather

A high degree of self-motivation

Ability to work alone or with others in a wide variety of job disciplines

Current First Aid/CPR certification and flagging card, or be willing to obtain them in a timely manner

Current Washington State Driver License, CDL endorsement is a plus


Ability to distinguish basic colors

Ability to repeatedly lift heavy objects, sometimes weighing up to 75 pounds

Ability to work in elevated areas, climb ladders, stairs, and structures and walk over uneven surfaces

Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions

Must have a full range of hearing and sight for personal safety


  • Safety: Demonstrates that safety is the top priority when performing any job duty or task and prioritizes personal safety and the safety of co-workers and the public.
  • Productivity: Must be able to demonstrate completion of assigned tasks through work product and documentation. This will include evidence that clearly shows work was completed on time and with above average quality.
  • Teamwork: Promotes cooperation and mutual respect with all co-workers.
  • Adaptability/Flexibility: Responds positively to changing business needs and responsibilities. Adapts when redirected and develops methods to achieve results while still remaining accountable to deadlines.
  • Professionalism: Interact daily with others in a professional manner. Treats others with respect while performing with integrity, honesty and professionalism.
  • Communication:  Participate constructively in open communications within and between departments while helping to resolve issues and difficult situations in ways that reduce conflict and maintain good working relationships.
  • Performance: Continually seek to improve work performance and take an active part in generating a mutually supportive environment.
  • Accountability/Dependability: Accepts responsibility for quality of work and acknowledges and corrects mistakes. Shows up on time, meets standards, deadlines and work schedules.

How to apply for this job:

Resumes must be submitted with our Resume Cover Sheet ( click here to download ). Your cover letter and resume listing qualifications, our Resume Cover Sheet, and any supplemental materials (if required) must be received by 11/14/2019 5:00 PM .

Resumes must be submitted with our Resume Cover Sheet ( click here to download ). This position is open until filled, please send in your cover letter, resume listing qualifications, our Resume Cover Sheet, and any supplemental materials (if required) as soon as possible.

Postal Mailing Instructions:

Please note on the outside of the envelope:

Community Network Specialist - East Wenatchee

Mail to:
Human Resources
Public Utility District No. 1 of Douglas County
1151 Valley Mall Parkway
East Wenatchee, WA 98802

No e-mail or fax submissions, please.

Email Instructions:

Please include the job number ( D1904 ) in the subject line of your email and send to careers@dcpud.org . Please submit all emailed materials as attachments in PDF format.