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Chelan County Public Works Department - Temporary Flaggers

Department: Chelan County Public Works
Job Type: Temporary Full Time
Salary: $ 23.43 - $ 26.93 / Hourly  RC01H
Posted: March 06, 2023
Application Deadline: Position open until filled.

Job Location

Chelan County Public Works 316 Washington Street Wenatchee, WA 98801


Temporary Flaggers located in the Cashmere, Leavenworth and Wenatchee Districts for the Public Works Department.  Salary range is RC01H $23.43 per hour up to $26.93 per hour based on qualifications and experience. Benefits include Washington State Sick Leave and Washington State Retirement System.


Duties will include all phases of traffic control, flagging, piloting or buffering for equipment as directed.  Assisting in manual labor as required when not flagging or other duties as assigned.


Driving small trucks to destinations in a safe and lawful manner.

Maintaining telephone or radio contact with supervisor to receive instructions.

Securing signing loads as required during transit.

Discussing traffic routing plans and type and location of control points with superior.

Distributing traffic control signs and markers along site in designated pattern.

Directing movement of traffic through site, using sign, hand, and flag signals.

Warning construction workers when approaching vehicle fails to heed signals to prevent accident and injury to workers.

Digging holes.

Performing manual labor involving shoveling and or other duties as assigned.


This job has no supervisory responsibilities


Must be 18 years of age and in good physical condition with a current flagger’s card or ability to obtain one. First Aid/CPR Card must be at least 18 years old and have the ability to identify hazards and reduce exposure within reasonable limits. Follow directions either by written, oral, or diagramed. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.


High school diploma or general education degree (GED).


Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.


Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.


Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several variables in standardized situations.


A valid Washington State Driver’s License; Flagging Card; and current First Aid/CPR Card.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Day to day duties shall include, but not be limited to patching; ditching; painting; cleaning and replacing culverts, sign replacement; installing fences and curbs; installing guardrails and guide posts; placing rip-rap on bridges, river and stream banks; miscellaneous carpentry; repairing or replacing sidewalks and handrail; providing traffic control; and other highway construction and maintenance activities.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee generally works out doors and is exposed to extremes of weather and temperature, traffic hazards, dust, dirt, and noise. May be required regularly to lift 50 pounds and occasionally up to 100 pounds or more. 


Additional Information

To apply, please submit a letter of interest, resume and Completed Chelan County Application must be returned to the Chelan County Human Resources Dpartment, 400 Douglas Street, Suite #201, Wenatchee, WA, 98801, or emailed to .

Position is open until filled.

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