Equal Opportunity Employer

Grays Harbor County PUD (District) is an Equal Opportunity employer.  The District will not discriminate against applicants based on color; race; sex; national origin; religion; age (40+); marital status; sexual orientation, including gender identity; the presence, or perceived presence, of any sensory, mental, or physical disability; or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law.

How to Apply

Please view the current job opening (click link below) for a complete job description, qualifications and any special application packet requirements.
All application packets must include the District’s employment application.
Check this page periodically to get updated job opportunity information or watch for local classified job listings.  The District regularly advertises open positions via local news publications.
Application packets may be submitted by one of the following ways:
  • Email:

(See email address listed in current job opening below)

All documents submitted by email must be in .pdf (Portable Document Format), .doc or .docx (Word processing) file formats.

A confirmation letter will be sent within 24 hours indicating that your submission has been received. If you do not receive the letter, please contact Human Resources at the email address listed in the job opening.

  • Mail:
Grays Harbor PUD
Attn: Human Resources
PO Box 480
Aberdeen, WA 98520
  • Fax:
(360) 538-6259
  • In Person:
Grays Harbor PUD
2720 Sumner Ave
Aberdeen, WA 98520
PLEASE NOTE: Grays Harbor PUD accepts applications for current job openings only.  Unsolicited applications and/or resumes will not be accepted.

Grays Harbor Public Utility District is seeking a full-time in-house General Counsel to provide leadership for and manage the District’s Legal Department and provide comprehensive legal services and counsel to the District and its Board of Commissioners.  This position is a member of the Senior Leadership Team and reports to the Board of Commissioners and General Manager.  The District is a progressive utility providing electric and telecom services to 43,000 customers, with its main headquarters located in Aberdeen, WA. 

Duties include:  Responsible for legal advice and counsel on local, state and federal law; contract issues; power purchase and sale agreements; regulations; franchise agreements; litigation and other legal matters to the Commission, District management and staff as required.  The General Counsel will be responsible for the coordination and oversight of all internal and external legal resources.

Qualifications include:  Experience:  A minimum of five (5) years of experience providing legal advice and/or litigating in one or more of the following areas:  municipal or other government entity, contracts, labor/employment, administrative law, torts, real estate, collection, general business, or environmental law. Graduation from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association and in good standing with the Washington Bar Association. 

Preferred Qualifications:  Experience providing services to a public utility, municipal government, or other government entity.  Knowledge and experience in the following practice areas:  Open Public Meetings Act, Public Disclosure Commission, Public Records Act, administrative law, public contracts and bidding, public works and utilities, real estate transactions and negotiations, employment law, labor relations, torts, risk assessment, drafting resolutions and legal opinions, litigation and appeals.  Experience in legal office management and supervision.  Please review the associated job description for more information. 


Position:  General Counsel

Status: Full-time, Exempt

Work Week: Monday - Friday

Supervisor: Board of Commissioners and General Manager

Monthly Salary Range: $8,939 - $15,037

Close Date:  Open until filled with a first review date of December 2, 2019


Resume, references and letter of interest will be accepted until position is filled, with a first review date of December 2, 2019.  Submit application package to jobapps2019@ghpud.org or mail to Human Resources, GHPUD, PO Box 480, Aberdeen, WA 98520.  Please direct any questions to jobapps2019@ghpud.org or (360) 538-6257.

Grays Harbor PUD is an equal opportunity employer; all qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.


General Counsel Job Description

Grays Harbor PUD Employee Benefits Overview (Non Represented)

Apprenticeship programs provide structured on-the-job training that is supplemented with classroom instruction. These programs provide individuals with the ability to progress from entry-level to fully qualified journey-level workers.

Our mission: Serve our community with high value utility services at the lowest practical cost.

Hours of Operation: Weekdays 8:00-5:00
PO Box 480
2720 Sumner Ave
Aberdeen, WA  98520
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