Douglas PUD offers a wide range of employment opportunities. Whether you have a high school diploma or a master’s degree, we offer careers in engineering, accounting, purchasing, land management, administrative, biology, technology and skilled crafts.

Our employees work, live, and play in communities like East WenatcheeWatervillePateros and Bridgeport.

Work: Why Douglas PUD?

Douglas County PUD offers challenging professional opportunities in a team-oriented environment. The District’s leadership and management style create a work atmosphere of stability and loyalty, making Douglas PUD an employer of choice in North Central Washington.  

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Douglas PUD offers:

  • Great working conditions
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Short and long term disability
  • Generous personal leave
  • Paid holidays
  • Participation in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)
  • Deferred compensation programs
  • Health Reimbursement Accounts
  • Wellness Program
  • Training opportunities

Our skilled crafts are represented by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 77.

We’re looking for individuals who want to meet challenges head on; can focus on a job; and can react competently and calmly to change. 

We welcome employees who want to excel in their work and to continue their personal and professional development throughout their career with us.

Live: Central Washington

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Douglas County is located near the geographic center of Washington State, bounded on the west by the mighty Columbia River and the Cascade Mountain Range. Central Washington is known for agriculture, outdoor recreation and plentiful sunshine.  Douglas County experiences four distinct seasons, but the weather is generally dry, with precipitation approximating 10 inches annually.

Our orchards produce high quality apples, pears, and cherries.  Our vineyards produce nationally acclaimed wines. All of these things and more are available at Pybus Market. Local farmer’s markets and fruit stands offer fresh local produce and support local growers. 

Central Washington offers family friendly communities with excellent schools, including Wenatchee Valley College which offers a variety of transfer degrees, applied bachelor degrees,continuing education classes and partners with several universities to operate satellite campus locations.

Housing options in the area are diverse. Whether you want to live in a downtown loft or in the country on a few acres, you should be able to find a place you will happily call home.

The average commute time is under 20 minutes.

The Wenatchee Valley has high quality medical care, with many specialty practice offerings, and a Level 3 Trauma Center at Central Washington Hospital.

Play: Abundant Opportunities

Central Washington is home to high quality art and music offerings, local sporting teams and many outdoor recreational opportunities.

Music offerings include year-round chamber music at the Icicle Creek Center for the Arts, Music Theater of Wenatchee and the Performing Arts Center which showcases everything from local talent to international touring artists.

Art on the Avenues is a local self-directed walking tour. It features 85 sculptures in the downtown Wenatchee area and along the Columbia River on the Apple Capital Loop Trail

Take in local sports by visiting the Town Toyota Center to watch our local NAHL ice hockey team, The Wenatchee Wild. Or head over to Paul Thomas Field to watch The Wenatchee AppleSox, a West Coast League summer collegiate baseball team.

Outdoor recreational opportunities are almost unlimited. Snow skiing, snowmobiling, biking, boating, golfing, hunting, fishing and hiking are just a few activities enjoyed by residents and visitors alike.

See for yourself why the Douglas County PUD and Wenatchee Valley is such a great place to call home:

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