Applying for Careers at WLSSD

 WLSSD uses a competitive employment process to recruit for positions. While this process can take some time to complete, it assures open access to competitive employment opportunities and provides for consistent treatment and evaluation of applicants based on job-related criteria.

WLSSD is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage women, persons of color, all minorities and persons with disabilities to apply.

Applying for open positions

We accept applications for currently open positions only. A separate application form is required for each position for which you are applying.

To apply, you must submit a WLSSD Application for Employment and, if required, supplemental application materials as described in the job posting.

Complete the application form as thoroughly as possible. Please do not mark “see résumé” on your application.

Résumés may be included as an attachment but will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application form. To be considered, a  WLSSD Application for Employment must be submitted.

 Application Deadline

Applicants must deliver employment applications and any attachments to the Human Resources Department via email, fax, U.S. mail, or hand-delivery by the deadline date listed on the job posting.

 Submit completed employment applications and documents to:

Western Lake Superior Sanitary District

ATTN: Human Resources

2626 Courtland St. Duluth, MN 55806

Phone: (218) 722-3336 Fax: (218) 727-7471


Notes on submitting your application:

Effective application materials are complete, comply with instructions on the job posting, are submitted by published closing date and are sent to the location identified on the job posting. WLSSD will not accept applications mailed after or postmarked after the closing date. If you have any questions, please call the contact person listed on the job posting.

Any misrepresentation, incomplete and/or inaccurate information may be cause for application rejection, removal from the employment list, and/or discharge from WLSSD employment.

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, ancestry, sensory, mental or physical disability; or veteran status; or any non-job related factor.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants with disabilities can request special accommodations by answering “Yes” to the question “Will you need accommodation in the applicant or testing process?” and following the instructions. Once hired, employees with disabilities can also request for reasonable accommodations to perform their job.

Veteran’s Preference

Pursuant to state law RCW 41.04.005 and RCW 41.04.010, special credit will be added to passing scores of qualified veterans on open examinations, when applicable.

Status of Your Application

You will be notified of the status of your application within 6-8 weeks of the published closing date of the position. If you have not received notification of your application status within 6-8 weeks, please call the contact person identified on the job posting.