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Oregon APWA Jobs and Opportunities

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

Current Postings

Engineering Technician 1/2Eugene Public Works

Senior Civil Transportation EngineerKPFF Consulting Engineers (Portland Civil + Survey office)

Wastewater Facilities Maintenance SupervisorEugene Public Works

Airport Services ManagerEugene Airport, Eugene Public Works

Utility Technician IICity of Newberg

Survey ChiefJackson County

Engineering Associate,  Engineering Technician II, Engineering Technician III (simultaneous recruitment), Jackson County, Oregon

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator 1City of Newport

Engineering Technician 2 – Construction Inspections, Lane County Public Works,  Eugene, OR

Public Works Maintenance Division DirectorEugene Public Works Maintenance Division

Capital Projects Engineering Manager, City of Wilsonville

Maintenance Worker, Utility Worker I or IICity of Lafayette

Engineering Technician 1/2
Eugene Public Works
Application Deadline: March 2, 2018 5:00 p.m.
Accepting on-line applications only.  Apply at
Performs skilled technical duties relating to public improvement projects, which includes engineering surveys, 3D computer drafting and design, developing plans for construction, and inspection of projects in accordance with city, state and federal standards and requirements.  Works as team member with other technicians and engineers.
Depending upon the knowledge, skills, and abilities possessed by the successful applicant, this position may be filled as either an Engineering Technician 1 or Engineering Technician 2.  If filled as an Engineering Technician 1, the employee is considered to be on a continuing training status and expected to work towards obtaining the skills required of the Engineering Technician 2 level.  Once the employee's supervisor determines that the required skill level has been achieved, the employee flexes to the second level in the series.
- Engineering Technician 1: $23.69 - $29.53 / Hour
- Engineering Technician 2: $25.86 - $32.25 / Hour
Work Schedule:  Must be available to work any shift due to operational need. Positions assigned to swing shift or Graveyard shift will receive a shift differential pay of $.80/hour.
Experience and Training Guidelines - Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the job.  A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Applicants graduating in 2018 with a Bachelors in Civil Engineering or closely related field will meet the minimum qualifications for the Engineering Technician 1.
Engineering Technician 1:
Experience and Training:
One year experience in civil engineering survey, computer aided drafting, and/or inspection work.  Associate's degree in civil engineering or a closely related field; Bachelor's degree in civil engineering preferred.
License or Certificate:
Possession of, or ability to obtain, and maintain an appropriate, valid Oregon driver's license.
Engineering Technician 2:
Experience and Training:
Three years experience in civil engineering survey, drafting and inspection work.  Associate's degree in civil engineering or a closely related field; Bachelor's degree in civil engineering preferred.
Senior Civil Transportation Engineer
KPFF Consulting Engineers (Portland Civil + Survey office)

Closing date: 4/15/18
KPFF’s Portland Civil + Survey office is seeking a senior level Civil Transportation Engineer interested in working in an entrepreneurial environment alongside some of the most creative and innovative engineers around.  KPFF has been an industry leader in Civil and Structural Engineering for over 57 years, working with architects, developers, contractors, and public agencies. This position will challenge you to stretch outside your comfort zone with opportunities for growth and increased responsibility. We believe in encouraging personal and professional growth, and we work hard at providing a solid support structure with minimal organizational restrictions.
- Work on a variety of projects with clients in the public sector
- Lead the development of transportation infrastructure projects
- Provide design leadership and guidance to staff
- Coordinate and communicate directly with stakeholders, public agencies, and franchise and public utility companies
- Participate in business development
- Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering
- 10 yrs of applicable transportation design work
- Professional Engineer in Oregon or ability to obtain via reciprocity
- MicroStation and Inroads and/or AutoCAD and Civil 3D proficiency
- Effective written and verbal communication
- Passionate about providing exceptional client service
- Ability to handle multiple concurrent projects and priorities
 Apply at
Wastewater Facilities Maintenance Supervisor
Eugene Public Works
Application Deadline:  March 2, 2018 5:00 p.m.
Accepting on-line applications only.  Apply at
Plans, organizes, and supervises facilities and grounds maintenance activities for wastewater treatment facilities. Maintenance activities include preventive maintenance, repair, rehabilitation, and construction with attention to the environmental regulatory framework in which they are conducted. Duties include supervision of heavy equipment operation and trucking in support of overall operations of the wastewater treatment plant, biosolids management facility, and wastewater pump stations.
Minimum Qualifications:
Associate's Degree in related field(s), supplemented with training in leadership/supervision.
Five years of increasingly responsible experience performing maintenance in a wastewater plant or similar industrial setting; including two years of supervisory responsibility or four years of responsible lead worker experience.
Other combinations of experience and education that meet the minimum requirements may be substituted.
Airport Services Manager
Eugene Airport, Eugene Public Works
Application Deadline:  March 2, 2018 5:00 p.m.
Accepting on-line applications only.  Apply at
$66,996.80 - $86,652.80 / Annually
Under general direction, plans, organizes, and manages the airport services program area including marketing, public relations, customer service, tenant and general aviation issues at the Eugene Airport. Performs research and analysis on issues relating to the passenger experience, tenant support and compliance, and general aviation activities. Provides complex staff assistance and analytical information to the Assistant Airport Director regarding public relations, tenant relations and overall customer service. Performs independent analysis of issues and responds to stakeholder and customer concerns. Plans, implements, and manages the public information and public relations program, serves as Public Information Officer. Develops and implements marketing, advertising, and community outreach program. Manages the indoor advertising program for the Airport and is responsible for selling advertisement opportunities.
Education / Experience:
Five years professional experience and a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, preferably in airport management, business management/marketing, journalism/public relations/advertising, public policy and administration, or related field
Other combinations of education and experience that meet the minimum requirements may be substituted.
Utility Technician II
City of Newberg
Closing date: Feb. 23, 2018
Salary Range (136): $3,798 to $4,862 monthly – non-exempt AFSCME represented position Includes full benefit package - retirement plan benefits. 
Performs a variety of unskilled or semi–skilled maintenance work and operates a variety of equipment in the construction, operation, repair, maintenance, and replacement of City water, wastewater, street maintenance, storm drainage, grounds, buildings, facilities, and other utility systems. A valid states driving license with a clean record.  Possession of, or ability to obtain within six (6) months of hire:  Water Distribution Operator Level 2 and/or Wastewater Collection Operator, Level II; Oregon Commercial Driver's License – Class A with tanker endorsement; First Aid, CPR, AED Certification; Public Agency Work Zone Traffic Control training and obtain Flagger's Card; Cave-in Protection/Competent Person Training.  Please see full job description.  Requires a minimum of three (3) years combined experience in construction, operation
and/or maintenance of water, wastewater or storm water systems. Formal application rating on education, training and experience; oral interview, reference check and job related tests will be required.  A successful drug screen, criminal background check and national fingerprint-based record check will be required as a condition of new employment.  A pre-employment “Physical Capacity” physical will be required. 
Application forms are required and must be received at Human Resources Department no later than 4:30 pm on February 23, 2018. City of Newberg - Human Resources Department.  P.O. Box 970 or 414 E. First Street, Newberg, OR  97132. The City of Newberg is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer and a Drug & Violence Free Workplace. 
Survey Chief
Jackson County
Closing date: March 8, 2018
Jackson County is currently recruiting for a Licensed Professional Land Surveyor.
Jackson County is recruiting for a Survey Chief position within the Engineering Division of the Road Department. This position will supervise a 1 to 2 person crew to perform a variety of surveying functions associated with the department. The ideal candidate will have road-related survey experience. The successful applicant will be expected to upgrade the program and equipment so the team is efficient in both field and office work. If this exempt position appeals to you, please visit our website at where salary and benefit information can be found.
For more information:
Engineering Associate,  Engineering Technician II, Engineering Technician III (simultaneous recruitment)
Jackson County, Oregon
Closing date:  March 8, 2017
Jackson County is simultaneously recruiting for three similar positions at the same time within the Road Department. The titles of these recruitments are “Engineering Associate”, “Engineering Technician II”, and “Engineering Technician III”. We will only be filling one of the above positions with the best candidate from the combined pool of qualified applicants. Please review the minimum requirements for each position and apply only for the position for which you are qualified and meet the minimum requirements. Your application will not be reviewed if you do not meet the minimum requirements for the position applied for.
Thank you in advance for your interest in this opportunity – we look forward to receiving your application!
For more information:
Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator 1
City of Newport
Closing Date:  March 9, 2018
For more information, see job brochure
Engineering Technician 2 – Construction Inspections  
Lane County Public Works,  Eugene, OR
Closes 2/20/18.
Lane County Public Works seeks two Engineering Technician 2s / Technical Specialists for its Engineering & Construction Services Division’s Construction Inspections Team.  $19.46 - $29.20 per hour plus Full Benefits.    
These positions: 
- Perform field inspections and enforce contractor compliance to project plans and specifications.
- Collect and record data and prepares project documentation in the form of field notes, diaries, and quantity calculations.
- Prepare as-constructed plans.
- Obtain preliminary data and computes quantities for asphalt overlays.
- Perform a variety of other engineering related activities. 
- Two – five years progressively responsible experience related to Civil Engineering, Surveying, Materials or Construction Inspections, etc.
- Valid Oregon Driver’s License at time of appointment.
To apply, visit Look for 201800031. For additional questions, contact HR @ 541-682-3124.  
Public Works Maintenance Division Director
Eugene Public Works Maintenance Division
Application Deadline:  Open until Filled.  First screening of applications – February 21, 2018 5:00 p.m.
Annual Salary:
$97,032 – 4128,024 
Are you ready to bring great communication, inclusivity skills,  integrity and love of Public Works to direct a strong work force of Public Works Maintenance professionals?  This is your invitation to join the team and help make the lives better each day!.
Eugene is getting noticed! Lately, we've been recognized--nationally and locally--as one of the most livable communities in the United States. We've also been chosen one of the best cities for bicycles, and gotten kudos for being a great place to enjoy food and beverages, the outdoors, exciting sports entertainment and much more.  Public Works is accredited by the international organization:  The American Public Works Association (APWA).
Do you want to be part of a dynamic organization well known for excellence and commitment to high-quality and effective services? The City of Eugene Public Works Maintenance Division is recruiting for a Public Works Maintenance Division Director. 
The link below is to a video that shows our Department taking pride and having fun in the services we provide: Eugene Public Works
This position plans and directs the activities of the Maintenance Division in the Public Works Department, participates in the leadership of the Public Works Department and the City of Eugene. 
The Maintenance Division responsibilities include administrative and technical services and operations in surface operations, traffic operations, stormwater conveyance and treatment and wastewater collection systems, sidewalk maintenance, fleet and radio services management, utility coordination program, emergency response and the operations of the Roosevelt facility.  Division staff includes over 120 people including Administrative, Technical and Operational Staff.
The Maintenance Division Director coordinates assigned activities with other City divisions and departments, the City Council and outside agencies; provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Executive Director - Public Works.
For additional information about the Maintenance Division Director position see our brochure.
Recruitment Schedule:  This posting is open until filled.  It is anticipated that the first screening of applications will be February 21, 2018. 
Minimum Qualifications:
Experience and Training Guidelines - Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Six years of responsible experience in public works programs, including three years of administrative and supervisory experience.
Equivalent to a Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering, construction technology, public administration or a related field.
License or Certificate:
Possession of or ability to obtain, and maintain an appropriate, valid Oregon driver's license.
Possession of a certificate of registration as a professional civil engineer in the state of Oregon desirable.
Application Deadline:  Open until Filled.  First screening of applications – February 21, 2018 5:00 p.m.
Accepting on-line applications only. Apply at
Capital Projects Engineering Manager
City of Wilsonville

Closes 2/19/18
$82,387— $111,200 annually, plus excellent benefits
Wilsonville is seeking a Capital Projects Engineering Manager with outstanding planning and leadership skills complemented by exceptional people skills. The Engineering manager will embrace a philosophy that proactively addresses capital project needs from conception to design and full build-out and at the same time build his/her team to its fullest potential. We are searching for a dynamic leader who believes in strong organizational development, mentoring/coaching staff, and succession planning. Exceptional leadership skills and the ability to balance public involvement, transparency, and aggressive timetables combined with an appreciation for safety, livability, and the protection of our natural resources are all personal qualities that would ultimately lead to long-term success at the City of Wilsonville. The ideal candidate to lead a complex and robust capital program is a dynamic leader with a strong commitment to public service that embraces and successfully solicits collaboration and cooperation and has the ability to share and instill in others his/her broad-based experience and technical expertise in capital project management.
The successful candidate will have a track record of providing excellent departmental and community leadership consistent with the unique attributes of Wilsonville. The candidate will have extensive knowledge of capital improvement project management; strong understanding of engineering principles including planning and development and design and construction; experience in managing engineering and maintenance service contracts; and the ability to present complex concepts and ideas to governing bodies and community groups.
 Is this you? Are you interested in joining an innovative, fun, values-focused team? Submit your application materials today! Additional information regarding this position, including minimum qualifications and essential job functions, and applications can be found on the City’s website at 
Please click here to view the position profile:
Maintenance Worker, Utility Worker I or II
City of Lafayette
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
The City of Lafayette seeks to hire two positions for Maintenance Worker, Utility Worker I or Utility Worker II to maintain, repair, and operate municipal facilities and property. These positions are full-time with benefits, and the monthly salary is $3,000 - $4,650 DOQ.  Applicant must possess a high school diploma or a GED, a valid Oregon driver’s license, and public utility experience is preferred.  Applicant must be able to perform strenuous manual tasks and work in inclement weather.  The application, job descriptions, and minimum qualifications may be obtained at City Hall, located at 486 Third Street or by visiting the City’s website at  The City is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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