Western Lake Superior Sanitary District

Careers at WLSSD


Thank you for your interest in a career with WLSSD. For nearly 30 years, we have operated our wastewater treatment plant and solid waste operations on the shores of beautiful Lake Superior.


What We Have To Offer

We are looking for employees who enjoy challenging work and have a passion for serving our diverse communities and the public. Our team of dedicated staff uses today's leading edge technology to provide wastewater services to more than 110,000 people in the Duluth-Hermantown-Proctor-Cloquet area every day. As the area's solid waste authority, we are responsible for encouraging waste reduction, recycling, & appropriate disposal of waste, as well as enforcing solid waste rules within our legislative boundaries.

WLSSD is a dynamic organization with opportunities for personal and professional growth and a stimulating work environment. We offer a variety of exciting career opportunities in business administration, biology & chemistry, engineering, wastewater plant operation, and many other areas.

Our employees are committed to a clean and healthy environment, excellence in their work and working in a team-oriented structure.

We offer competitive salary and benefit programs, training and tuition reimbursement.

WLSSD is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, providing equal employment opportunities to all. We do not discriminate against any applicant or employee. We maintain an alcohol and drug-free workplace. Hiring decisions are contingent upon the results of a physical examination that includes drug and alcohol screening.

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Western Lake Superior Sanitary District.