Why Work at ERWSD?

Realize Your Full Potential

At ERWSD, you’ll be rewarded with excellent benefits and the opportunity to make a difference in the community. Our organizational culture is similar to a supportive and caring family - with a little bit of fun sprinkled in! ERWSD team members are passionate about our mission and vision. We are committed to fostering employee development, maintaining a culture of high-functioning and collaborative teams, and developing practices that decrease our negative environmental impact and increase our positive community impact. Sound good? Learn more about how you can make a difference at ERWSD.

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide efficient, effective, and reliable water and wastewater utility services in a manner that respects the natural environment.

Our Vision

To manage our organization and water resources to meet evolving regulatory requirements, water supply needs and customer expectations in the future.

Outstanding Benefits

Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage

Ongoing Professional Development

Housing Program

Paid Time Off

Company Retirement Plans

Recreation Benefit

Wellness Program

ERWSD is dedicated to providing resources for all employees to enjoy a sustainable healthy lifestyle. Our Wellness Program consists of an annual monetary Recreation Benefit and a series of educational programming and activities. Our Wellness Committee is constantly working to create activities, programs and events that will contribute to overall employee health. Recent Wellness Program activities include:

  • Free Employee Yoga
  • Nutrition Education Series
  • On site Biometric Health and Skin Cancer Screens
  • Healthy Choices Challenges
  • Mindfulness Seminars
  • Volunteer Highway and River Cleanups
  • Adopt-a-Trail Afternoons

Employee Housing

Eagle River Water and Sanitation District is committed to supporting all of our employees in the challenge of finding and affording local housing. Our Housing Program is designed to help recruit and retain the talented and committed employees we need to sustain the high quality and reliability of water and wastewater service to the community. Every employee has the opportunity to participate in the housing program by choosing any one of the four following options:

  • District-owned unit rental at discounted District employee rate- subject to availability
  • Purchase of a District-controlled deed-restricted unit- subject to availability
  • Down-payment assistance for purchase of a free market unit with an Employee Home Ownership Program loan
  • A housing stipend, currently set at $300/month.

What People Say About Working at ERWSD

“A lot of organizations will say that they value work life balance but I think the district demands it. The district demands we take care of ourselves so we can be amazing while we are here.”

Karen Shanley, Organizational Development Coordinator, Joined in 2006

“Everyone at ERWSD plays a role in the bigger picture – at the end of the day, we provide water and sanitation – a basic human right! And we do it in one of the most beautiful places in the world.”

Catherine Hayes, Communications Specialist - Joined in 2010

“People genuinely care about each other here and work-life balance is really important; we really want people in a healthy spot so everyone can thrive: the organization and each individual. Then we can all do our best work!”

Louise Reiter, Controller – Joined in 2004

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Interested in working for ERWSD but don’t see a current opportunity? We warmly welcome you to submit your profile to our Talent Community to be considered for future postings.

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