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To submit a job posting (either a position available or a position sought), e-mail the following information to the Oregon APWA webmaster:
  -- Name of position
  -- Name of hiring agency or company, or name of individual (if posting is for position sought
  -- Closing date (unless otherwise specified, all postings will be removed 30 days after initial posting)
  -- Description of position
  -- Website, e-mail address and/or phone number(s) for more information

Street Department LeadCity of Umatilla

Design and Construction ManagerCity of Roseburg Public Works Department

Public Works DirectorCity of St. Helens

Development EngineerCity of Hood River

Geotechnical EngineerPali Consulting, Inc., Oregon City, Oregon

Street Department Lead
City of Umatilla
Closing Date: June 12, 2020.
The City of Umatilla is recruiting for a Street Department Lead. This position requires a high school diploma or GED and a minimum of three years of experience in street maintenance or any equivalent combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential job duties. The position also requires at least one year of supervisory experience. Must have a valid driver’s license and ability to obtain commercial driver’s license, class A with airbrake and tanks endorsement, possession or ability to acquire Oregon pesticide license and have a safe driving record. Salary $52,510-$66,999/yr. DOQ, plus excellent benefits. City is asking applicants to turn in an application and resume. Information and job description can be found on City of Umatilla’s website  Complete packets can be mailed to City of Umatilla, Attn: Human Resources, PO Box 130, 700 6th St., Umatilla, OR 97882. 
Design and Construction Manager
City of Roseburg Public Works Department
Applications close – 5:00 P.M. Monday, June 1, 2020
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Public Works Director
City of St. Helens
Position is open until filled.
The City of St. Helens is seeking qualified applicants to fill the position of Public Works Director.  The ideal candidate is a solution-oriented and collaborative leader with the ability to perform complex supervisory, administrative, and professional work as a manager of the divisions of Engineering, Operations, Fleet, Parks, Water Filtration, and Wastewater Treatment.  This position works under the broad policy guidance and direction of the City Administrator. A Council liaison is assigned by the Mayor.  This position coordinates activities closely with the City Administrator and directs the work of 32 FTE with an operating budget of $15.42 million annually.  
Minimum Qualifications: 
• Undergraduate degree in civil engineering, public administration, or business from an accredited four-year college or university.  PE or advanced degree preferred.
• Minimum of five years’ experience in public works related positions with at least three to five years in supervisory positions.
• Any equivalent combination of education and experience.
Please see job description below for a complete list of duties, qualifications and requirements.
Terms of Employment:
• Annual Salary:  $92,340 (Step 1) to $112,224 (Step 5).
• Excellent benefits package.
• This is an exempt position.
To apply, candidates must complete a City application form available at and submit it with a cover letter and detailed resume.  See website for details.
If you have any questions, please contact City Recorder Kathy Payne at 503-366-8217 or by email at

Development Engineer
City of Hood River
Open until filled with first review, May 22, 2020. 
The city of Hood River is offering an excellent career opportunity for an engineer to make a difference in the community by administering, coordinating and facilitating the construction of privately financed public improvements.
Under the direction of the Public Works Director, the Development Engineer is responsible for overseeing the program that reviews plans and issues permits for all privately financed public improvement projects in in Hood River.
The City of Hood River is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. A more detailed explanation of this position, including minimum qualifications can be seen at the City website
Applications may be obtained at the City website Please submit application and resume to Jennifer Gray, City Recorder at
Geotechnical Engineer
Pali Consulting, Inc., Oregon City, Oregon
Open until filled
Looking for a great opportunity to do meaningful engineering?  Tired of the bureaucracy and red tape of a large firm?  Then Pali Consulting might be the perfect place for you to grow your career.  Pali Consulting is a young geotechnical engineering- and geologic hazards-focused firm working on a variety of projects, while emphasizing geologic hazards: landslides, rockfall and seismic.  Although a young firm, our staff have big-project experience from nearly 30 years of Pacific NW and Pacific Island experience.  So we work on some amazing projects for public agencies, large and small civil primes, industrial and commercial owners, and private landowners.  Check out our Projects page on our website for some of our recent and ongoing projects. 
For this position we are seeking someone with the following skills/qualifications:
·         A licensed professional engineer or able to be licensed shortly.
·         A degree in geotechnical engineering, geologic engineering or civil engineering with an emphasis in geotechnics, from an accredited university.
·         A creative problem-solver who enjoys a variety of projects.
·         The ability to work a flexible work schedule.
·         Can work outdoors in remote terrain and construction sites, as well as in the office.
·         Has 3 years or more of geotechnical engineering experience.
If this sounds of interest to you, please contact me.  I look forward to hearing from you and will keep all inquiries confidential. 
Visit our website and click on the Careers tab and then contact Tim Blackwood at (503) 502-0820 or

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