Company Name: Jefferson County Public Utility District No.1
City: Port Townsend
State/Provence: Washington
Zip: 98368
Job Title: Controller
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Finance and Accounting
Posting Start Date: April 8, 2016
Salary: $84,000 - $96,000
Salary Per: Per Year
Work Time Type: Hours

Jefferson County Public Utility District No.1, Washington
$84,000 – $96,000

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Jefferson County, pop. 30,000, is located on the Olympic Peninsula in western Washington. Port Townsend is the only incorporated city in the county and is the county seat. Port Townsend is a spectacular Victorian seaport designated as a National Historic Landmark and famous for its Victorian Homes Tour, and Wooden Boats and Rhododendron Festivals. The city has a population of approximately 9,300, though the city’s spectacular festivals, art galleries, other unique attractions bring over a million visitors each year. Jefferson County is also home to the beautiful Olympic National Park, which includes Pacific coastline, the Olympic Mountains, and a temperate rainforest.

Jefferson County Public Utility District No.1 currently provides water, sewer, electrical and whole telecom services to eastern Jefferson County. The PUD has approximately 18,500 electrical meters, 4,200 water meters, and 400 sewer customers. Headquartered in Port Hadlock, the PUD has 43 employees and an annual budget of about $33 million. The PUD is served by a board of three elected commissioners.

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the Controller will be responsible for the overall management of the PUD accounting system, including, but not limited to, fiscal policies, cash management, process improvement, internal controls, financial reporting, annual audit, and special projects, and will work to ensure compliance with Federal, State, and local laws, regulations, codes and/or standards.



Experience Required:

This position requires a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or a related field. Candidates must have a minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible experience in accounting, finance, fiscal services/administration, or other utility related financial position. Knowledge and experience with GAAP, GASB, accounting systems, internal controls, ratemaking/cost analysis, plus a minimum of 5 years of experience managing and supervising staff is required. Any combination of experience and education which provides the applicant with the level of required knowledge and abilities will be considered.

How to Apply:

Jefferson County PUD is an equal opportunity employer. First review: May 15, 2016 (open until filled). To apply online, visit Prothman at and click on “Submit Your Application” and follow the directions provided. Application materials will only be accepted electronically via the website. For questions, please call 206-368-0050.

Posting End Date: May 11, 2016