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Journey-level Lineperson

  • Full Time
  • Ellensburg, WA
  • Salary: $49.08 per hour (plus benefits and moving bonus)
  • Posting End Date: December 31, 2021

Website City of Ellensburg

Wage or Salary:
$49.08 per hour (plus benefits and moving bonus)

Journey-level Lineperson ($10,000 moving bonus plus more paid leave than most utilities)

Recruitment Description: 

The City of Ellensburg has an opening for a Journey-level Lineperson.  Will work as a member of the line crew and will construct, maintain, inspect and operate overhead and underground electrical distribution system, energized and de-energized.  The work involves the performance of skilled tasks in accordance with standard trade practices and safety regulations.

This position will be on call on a rotation basis.  Primary residence must be within 30 minutes of headquarters within 90 days of date of hire.


High School Diploma or equivalent; completion of three-year apprentice program and one-year experience at journey-level lineperson recognized by the City of Ellensburg and I.B.E.W 77. Must possess a valid State driver’s license including class A CDL with air brakes; First aid & CPR/AED card, Journeyperson Lineperson’s certification; have ability to obtain a Washington State flagging card.  Recent training in pole top rescue, bucket rescue, vault rescue, confined space, and trenching & excavation.

The City of Ellensburg is required by federal regulation to administer a testing program for controlled substance and alcohol use for employees required to have and maintain a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL).  This position is covered under the City of Ellensburg Substance Abuse Testing Policy


To view a complete job posting including detailed duties, responsibilities, and qualifications visit the employment section of our website at  Applications are available from our website or by calling (509) 962-7220.  Resumes are not accepted in lieu of our completed employment application.  This position Open Until Filled – application will be reviewed as they are received.  EOE/M/F/V/D.


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