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About Thurston PUD

Established in 1938, Thurston PUD is a special-purpose municipal agency located in Lacey, WA. The PUD currently owns and operates 279 water systems, serving a population of approximately 25,000 people, including families, businesses, schools, and parks. Thurston PUD provides water planning and utility services to the citizens of Thurston County and operates water systems in Pierce, Lewis, King, Grays Harbor, and Kitsap counties. The PUD is governed by three Commissioners who are elected by the voters of Thurston County to serve for six years.

 The PUD offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits package that includes:

·         Group healthcare coverage (medical, dental, vision) with low employee premiums,

·         Group term life insurance, long-term disability coverage, and accidental death and dismemberment coverage at no cost to PUD employees,

·         Participation in the State of Washington retirement plan,

·         Voluntary participation in the State of Washington Deferred Compensation Program,

·         Ten paid holidays and two personal holidays each year, in addition to sick and vacation leave benefits,

·         PUD-paid training and certifications, and

·         Clothing allowance for administrative staff. For Field Operations staff, the PUD provides safety clothing, work boots, and other equipment.