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Wastewater Collection System WorkerRoseburg Urban Sanitary Authority, Roseburg, OR

Public Works Director/City EngineerCity of Sandy

Engineering Technician 3Lane County, Eugene, OR

Public Works DirectorCity of Coquille, Oregon

Sewer/Water Operator III (Water Treatment III focus)City of Silverton

Utilities Maintenance TechnicianCity of Wilsonville

Utility Technician 1City of Newberg

Engineer 2Multnomah County Department of Community Service

Engineer 3Multnomah County Department of Community Service

Transportation Planning SpecialistMultnomah County Department of Community Service

Wastewater Operator IIICity of Troutdale, Oregon

Facility Operator TraineeToledo, OR

Public Works Director/City EngineerCity of Elk Grove, CA

General ManagerTruckee Donner Public Utility District, Truckee, California 

Engineering Technician II or IIICity of Roseburg, Oregon

Senior Mechanical Engineer (Wastewater Treatment)Clean Water Services, Hillsboro, Oregon

Public Works Supervisor - UtilitiesCity of Stayton

Wastewater Collection System Worker
Roseburg Urban Sanitary Authority, Roseburg, OR
Applications for this position will be accepted until position is filled.
Roseburg Urban Sanitary Authority (RUSA) is the sanitary sewer district for the area in and around the City of Roseburg, Oregon.  RUSA is currently accepting applications for a full time Wastewater Collections Department employee with competitive pay and benefits, see job descriptions for details.  Depending on applicant experience, the position will be filled at either the Collection Operator I or entry level Utility Worker position.  The Wastewater Collection System Worker will perform standard manual, semi-skilled work in the wastewater collection system or other related RUSA facilities involving installations, maintenance, repair, and construction activities.
The job descriptions and employment application can be obtained on-line at
Completed applications should be sent to RUSA by:
Mail:    Roseburg Urban Sanitary Authority, PO Box 1185, Roseburg, Oregon  97470
Public Works Director/City Engineer
City of Sandy
Recruitment closes on 3/31/2021.
Salary Range:  $6,491.53 - 8,453.66 per month
The Assistant Public Works Director/Senior Project Engineer assists the Public Works Director in managing and overseeing the functions and activities of the Public Works Department, including but not limited to: management of major capital improvement projects; making professional engineering recommendations and decisions; reviewing and approving construction and/or development plans; conducting or overseeing engineering studies and designs; managing contractors and consultants; and developing departmental or divisional work plans, schedules, and budgets. This position will supervise and manage employees and will serve as Public Works Director in absence of Public Works Director.
The Assistant Public Works Director/Senior Project Engineer makes highly responsible and complex engineering decisions and provides professional engineering support and advice to the Public Works Director, departmental staff, project engineers and consultants. The position assists with the planning, organizing, and management of public works and engineering activities including the city roadway systems, water treatment and distribution, wastewater collection and treatment, sidewalk, bike and pathways, stormwater drainage system, and related infrastructure.
The position is responsible for managing assigned public works projects and programs including but not limited to major capital improvement projects for the city’s public infrastructure; evaluating and assisting in selection of employees or consultants; performing or directing daily engineering decisions; preparing reports; reviewing private development plans for compliance with development regulations; overseeing expenditures; conducting public outreach and involvement with the community; developing budgets; and complying with local, regional, state, and federal regulations and agencies. The position requires a high degree of independent judgment and actions to plan, design, and construct projects; resolve technical problems; and deliver projects within the framework of established policies and practices. Supervises assigned staff; and responds daily to customer services and response inquiries. 
- Oversees the delivery of local city engineering services including development review, transportation, water, wastewater, storm water, and project management.
- Oversees the city’s capital improvement program (CIP) and manages capital projects.
- Supervises, assigns work and evaluates performance of assigned personnel, assists in the selection of new employees, evaluates and disciplines employees according to city policies and procedures. Responsible for staff development.
- Represents the Department to other city departments, elected officials, boards and commissions, and outside agencies.
- Prepares clear and concise technical reports on projects, department policies, and programs.
- Updates existing and establishes new public works design and construction standards, codes, and regulations.
- Oversees traffic engineering and safety studies.
- Directs and conducts studies and makes recommendations concerning legislation, stormwater design, traffic design, construction and other conditions affecting the safety and convenience of the general public using the public rights-of-way within the City.
- Prepares scopes of service, construction cost estimates, contract bid documents and evaluation criteria and arranges for the bidding and award of construction contracts.
- Provides professional engineering review of private development plans and specifications including short plats, subdivisions, commercial developments, and legal descriptions.
- Prepares and monitors budgets; participates in the forecast of funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, supplies, monitors and approves expenditures; implements adjustments.
- Develops recommendations for maintenance and capital rehabilitation programs, develops and refines cost analysis, and monitors and adjusts expense estimates.
- Reviews and monitors proposed changes to federal, state, and local laws to determine their impact on public works policies and practices; prepares, coordinates, and implements responses and recommendations.
- Seeks and secures grant funds; manages State and federal grants; tracks and monitors grant and mitigation funds.
- Organizes public meetings for design and construction projects; writes and presents staff reports for co-workers, senior management, City Council Meetings, and the public.
- Establish and maintain positive working relationships with coworkers, community members, and other agency staff.
Mandatory Requirements:
A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in civil engineering, construction technology, public administration, or a closely related field and five years of progressive experience.  A professional engineer license. 3-5 years of experience in a managerial capacity.  Other combinations of education and work experience can be considered.
Preferred Requirements: Ten years of progressive experience including leadership/supervisory experience in a municipal setting.
Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge of advanced civil engineering principles and practices.
- Knowledge of modern methods and techniques used in the design, construction, and inspection of public works projects.
- Working knowledge of materials, methods, practices, and equipment used in public works maintenance.
- Knowledge of and ability to interpret City, State, and Federal codes, ordinances, specifications, policies, procedures, and standards.
- Knowledge of comprehensive planning principles, practices, regulations, and techniques, including the development and updating of infrastructure master plans.
- Knowledge of management theories and supervisory practices and principles.
- Knowledge of public finance and budgeting, and principles of asset management.
- Knowledge of MUTCD and AASHTO standards.
- Ability to perform cost analysis and budget preparation and administration.
- Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally, including oral presentations.
- Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with public officials, City staff, community groups, regional organizations, and the general public.
- Ability to plan, develop and maintain complex detailed projects and programs.
- Ability to understand the City’s political environment and sensitivities, and to function effectively within that environment.
- Ability to effectively represent the City in situations which are potentially adversarial or stressful.
Ability to analyze problems, identify solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and develop recommendations in support of goals.
- Ability to plan, organize, prioritize, supervise, establish work standards, review performance, and train others.
- Ability to exercise individual initiative and discretion in work, including confidential matters.
- Ability to accurately apply laws, codes, regulations, policies, and procedures.
- Ability to design and evaluate public works projects to ensure objectives are met and codes are followed.
- Ability to interpret, apply and explain codes, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures to non-technical people.
Special Requirements/Licenses:
Must be able to pass the city’s security clearance standards, including criminal history and reference check. Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Oregon driver’s license within thirty (30) days and have a satisfactory driving record. Professional Engineer License (PE) in the State of Oregon or the ability to obtain within 6 months.
Supervises the Engineering Technician delegating tasks as needed and help direct work of other City staff and manage performance.  Will assume supervisory responsibilities in the absence of the PW Director.
The City offers a full benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, sick and vacation leave, and PERS.
In addition to completing the City of Sandy application, a cover letter and resume MUST be submitted. Please contact Human Resources at (503) 489.0940 or with any questions. 
The City of Sandy will give consideration to all qualified applicants for appointment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, mental or physical disability, political affiliations, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor.
Veterans who meet the minimum qualifications for a position open for recruitment may be eligible for preference in employment under Oregon law. If you are a Qualified Veteran or Qualified Disabled Veteran and would like to be granted preference in the selection and hiring process for a specific posted job, please fill out this Veterans’ Preference Form and provide proof of eligibility by submitting a copy of form DD-214 or 215 (copy 4). This completed form and required supporting documentation must be submitted with your application in order for consideration for Veterans’ Preference.
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:  You must apply via the on-line application and upload your Cover Letter, Resume and Answers to the following Supplemental Questions?
1. Please describe your experience and level of job-related involvement with each of the following: a) Public infrastructure (water, sewer, stormwater, or street) capital project planning, design, and project management. b) Permitting processes and reviews for development (private or public) projects.
2. Please describe your customer service experience as it relates to the public, governing boards, consultants, other agencies, or working with other City departments.
Here is the link to our job posting -
Engineering Technician 3
Lane County, Eugene, OR
Closing date: 03/15/21 05:00 PM
More information 
Public Works Director
City of Coquille, Oregon
First review date on March 22, 2021. Open until filled.
Coquille, Oregon is a beautiful small city near the Oregon Coast. It sits in a valley, alongside the Coquille River, about 15 minutes from the ocean; sheltered from the coastal weather. It is surrounded by productive timber and farmland – with world-class fishing, hunting, surfing, kayaking, and so much more – right in your backyard.
The City offers many high-quality public services, in addition to our municipally-run water and wastewater systems. Our Public Works Director is an integral part of our community and our public service systems.
Job Description:
Plans, directs and oversees operations of the Public Works Department. Performs professional and managerial work requiring advanced knowledge of the principles of operating and maintaining infrastructure systems, construction and contract administration, engineering, project management, and maintenance operations. Oversees programs and services in the department to plan, construct and maintain the City’s transportation network, water and wastewater treatment, distribution and collection systems, stormwater management infrastructure, parks, and community facilities. Coordinates with other departments on planning and development of public facilities and infrastructure in accordance with approved land use plans and development agreements. Responsible for integrating all transportation, public utility, parks, and community services provided by the City for its citizens.
The qualified applicant will have a combination of the following;
Eight (8) years of progressively responsible experience in public works, engineering, construction management and/or supervision of professional, technical, or trade staff.
College degree in engineering, construction management, or related discipline.
Any equivalent combination of education and progressively responsible experience.
For complete profile and application please visit
Salary Range:  $66,744 to $83,508
This recruitment is being facilitated by Lane Council of Governments. Send application packets to Contact Howard Schussler, 541-682-4007
Sewer/Water Operator III (Water Treatment III focus)
City of Silverton
First review for applications received by 3 pm Monday, March 15, 2021. Position is open until filled.  
Salary range:  $24.1736 – $30.8524/hour ($4,190 – $5,300.94/month)
The City’s excellent comprehensive benefits package includes Oregon Public Employees Retirement System.
We are a customer service oriented local government!
We are seeking a qualified individual in possession of a Water Treatment Operator III certificate to conduct daily operations at the City’s Class III Water Treatment Plant and serve as the designated responsible in charge (DRC) operator.  Silverton’s Water Quality Division is a collaborative group of four operators covering water and wastewater treatment operations, led by the Water Quality Supervisor.  As this position focuses on Water Treatment Plant operations, it requires the ability to work effectively in a predominately independent working environment, while being flexible to contribute to division-wide projects.
Visit our City website ( for the full job announcement, job description, and application instructions for this opportunity.
Utilities Maintenance Technician
City of Wilsonville
Closing Date: 3/8/2021
$24.53 - $31.28 Hourly
This role is responsible for coordinating the City's wastewater and stormwater underground systems maintenance and inspection program, focusing on industry leading safety and quality standards.  This means you will join a team of dedicated, hard-working professionals who ensure the City's assets are well maintained and are serious about doing it.  You will succeed in this role because of your ability to contribute to and learn from a committed, public service focused work environment that leverages your passion for both the intricacies and the science of wastewater and stormwater management.  What you'll bring to the table is a proactive, can-do, multitasking work ethic and a problem solving focus; forward looking ideas bolstered by a firm foundation in utility maintenance, construction, or inspection experience; a detail oriented approach that drives results; and an ability to thrive as a member of a multi-talented team.
Utility Technician 1
City of Newberg
The posting will close on March 26, 2021 at midnight
Job description and application link
Engineer 2
Multnomah County Department of Community Service
Open until filled - direct link to job: Engineer 2
We are seeking an Engineer 2 to join our Transportation Division team to manage the design, permitting, right of way acquisition, and construction of small to medium capital improvement projects on our County road system.  We are looking for a candidate with the ability to work in a highly flexible, team-oriented environment that has exceptional communication, analytical and organizational skills. This is a great opportunity for an engineer with strong project management skills that wants to grow professionally in their career and as a person.
Your core responsibilities will be to manage a variety of road, bridge, culvert and other public works projects from conception to construction and ensure that project elements satisfy the needs of our diverse stakeholders.  You will prepare project agreement documents, develop cost estimates and budgets, review design criteria and standards, and administer construction project agreements. You will maintain ongoing communication with community stakeholders, develop materials for and participate in public outreach events, and research/investigate public inquiries and complaints.
You will work closely with our funding partners and other local agencies to ensure our projects meet all federal, state, and local rules, laws, standards, and regulations. You will coordinate with and represent the County in various meetings with other agencies, consultants and stakeholders. You may also perform some civil engineering design work.  
This position also supports the Maintenance and Planning & Development programs; tasks may include reviewing and issuing encroachment permits, managing construction permits, providing engineering expertise to public inquiries such as speed studies and traffic safety improvement requests.

Engineer 3
Multnomah County Department of Community Service
Open until filled - direct link to job: Engineer 3
We are seeking an Engineer 3 (senior engineer) to join our Transportation Division team to manage the design, permitting, right of way acquisition, and construction of our most complex capital improvement projects on our County road system.  We are looking for a highly flexible candidate with the ability to work in a team-oriented environment that has exceptional communication, analytical and organizational skills. The successful candidate will be an experienced professional that is proficient in overseeing a diverse team in order to successfully deliver complex capital projects. 
Your core responsibilities will be to manage a variety of road, bridge, culvert and other public works projects from conception through construction and ensure that project elements satisfy the needs of our diverse stakeholders.  You will prepare project agreement documents, develop cost estimates and budgets, review design criteria and standards, and administer construction project agreements. You will maintain ongoing communication with community stakeholders, develop materials for and participate in public outreach events, and research/investigate public inquiries and complaints. 
You will work with Transportation management to make recommendations for future capital projects and help to develop grant applications to fund those projects. You will work closely with our funding partners and other local agencies to ensure our projects meet all federal, state, and local rules, laws, standards, and regulations. You will coordinate with and represent the County in various meetings with other agencies, consultants and stakeholders. You may also perform some civil engineering design work. 
This position will also be expected to mentor and coach junior staff members.

Transportation Planning Specialist
Multnomah County Department of Community Service
Closing date: 3/16/21 - direct link to job: Transportation Planning Specialist
Are you interested in working on local and regional transportation projects?  Are you someone who takes pride in your exceptional customer service skills and uses them to develop relationships with your internal and external customers?  Do you have acute attention to detail? Do you have experience coordinating projects with external agencies? If so, apply to become a Transportation Planning Specialist with Multnomah County!  
The Department of Community Services (DCS) is looking for an experienced Transportation Planning Specialist to manage the County’s urban shuttles and rural transit program, coordinate review of transportation impacts to the county’s system, and assist in the development and implementation of county transportation projects. We are hiring for one (1) full-time position. 
This position is primarily focused on planning, implementing, and maintaining compliance in the County’s transit program. This will include managing contracts, developing relationships with transit partners around the region, looking for new funding opportunities, and ensuring compliance on existing grants.
In addition to the transit work, the transportation planning specialist in this position will support the transportation development review program which includes reviewing land use applications for transportation impacts, recommending mitigation, and preparing memoranda.
The Transportation Planning specialist will also participate in long range transportation planning, transportation policy and code updates, and participate in regional transportation planning efforts.
Wastewater Operator III
City of Troutdale, Oregon
Application deadline:  March 10, 2021
For the complete position description and to apply, please go to
Facility Operator Trainee
Toledo, OR
First review of applications will be on March 1, 2020. 
Seeking professional individual to assist with the daily operations at the City Treatment Plants. Essential Responsibilities include: taking water samples, performing tests, and regular maintenance. The City desires someone with experience in the operating principles of water/wastewater treatment including analyzing samples. For a full position profile including desired qualifications and instructions to apply please visit the City website at For questions, contact Lisa Figueroa, City Recorder at 541-336-2247 x 2060 or
Public Works Director/City Engineer
City of Elk Grove, CA
Filing Deadline:  March 14, 2021.
Home to an entrepreneurial spirit and superior quality of life, Elk Grove is a family-oriented community where opportunity is around every corner.  With a population of more than 176,000 that is diverse in ethnicity, age, and income levels, Elk Grove is the second largest city in the Sacramento region.  Elk Grove is a well-run, financially stable City with a prosperous business community, an award-winning school district, first-rate parks, and unique blend of big city amenities and small-town charm.
The City of Elk Grove enjoys a stable and engaged workforce of 370 FTEs and a positive organizational culture of teamwork. Served by a dedicated staff of 40 and multiple contract positions, the Public Works Department has a FY 20/21 budget of $40.8 million.  The Public Works Department is characterized by teamwork, efficiency, and dedication leading to a strong track record of success and is organized into the divisions of Administration, Capital Improvement, Engineering, Facilities & Fleet, Operations & Maintenance, Recycling & Waste, and Transit.
Bachelor’s degree with major course work in civil engineering, public administration, business administration, or a closely related field is required; Master’s degree is desirable.  In addition, this position requires at least seven years of increasingly responsible public works operations experience or professional civil engineering experience involving the planning, financing, design and construction of public works projects including three years of management and administrative responsibility. Registration as a Professional Civil Engineer is required.
Salary range is $149,819 and $200,785, DOQE.
Please submit your cover letter and resume (including month/year of employment) to Peckham & McKenney Feel free to contact Bobbi Peckham toll-free at (866) 912-1919 if you have any questions regarding this position or recruitment process.  Resumes will be acknowledged with two business days.
General Manager
Truckee Donner Public Utility District, Truckee, California 
Filing deadline is March 15, 2021.
Headquartered in historic Truckee, CA, in the incomparably beautiful Lake Tahoe Region, the Truckee Donner Public Utility District (PUD) is one of the most stable and progressive utility districts anywhere. With roots dating to 1927, the PUD provides sustainable, reliable, and high-quality water and electric services to over 14,000 electric customers and over 12,500 water customers in greater Truckee, a service area of 45.5 square miles. The FY 2021 Budget of $43 million supports 74 FTEs. 
The PUD seeks a new General Manager.  In preparation for this leadership transition, the PUD Board has been engaged for over 18 months in meaningful, high-performance leadership development, creation and refinement of the PUD’s values, and application of its mission throughout the organization. 
Bachelor’s (public administration or related) and five to ten years of executive management experience are required. While utility industry experience (electricity, water) is preferred, it is at least as important to the PUD Board that the next GM be aligned with the District’s values and culture.  The annual salary range for this position is $240,000 to $275,000, depending upon the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate. Comprehensive benefits. Relocation assistance subject to negotiation.      
Call Andrew Gorgey at (970) 987-1238 for more information or to request a detailed brochure.  The brochure is also available at  Resumes will be acknowledged within 2 business days.

Engineering Technician II or III
City of Roseburg, Oregon
Applications Close  5:00 P.M. Friday, March 5, 2021
Tech II $22.5408 – $28.7602/hour
Tech III $26.0890 – $33.2949/hour
Classification shall be designated based upon knowledge, skills, education and experience of chosen applicant. Assigned to the Engineering Division of the Public Works Department, this position performs a variety of tasks in the office and field.
Engineering Technician II: The Engineering Technician II performs a variety of paraprofessional engineering services related to design, inspection, survey and development activities.  This position reports to the Design and Construction Manager.  Supervision is not normally a responsibility of this position.
Engineering Technician III: The Engineering Technician III performs a variety of complex paraprofessional engineering services related to design, inspection, survey and development activities. This position reports to the Design and Construction Manager. Supervision is not normally a responsibility of this position, but may act as lead worker for temporarily assigned employees, or on special projects.
How to Apply:  Complete an application form available via one of the following methods:
In-Person at City of Roseburg, Third Floor, Administration/Human Resources Office, 900 SE Douglas Avenue, Roseburg, OR  97470
Electronically download at
Submit completed application to Human Resources by the closing date listed in the job announcement.  Applications must be received or postmarked no later than 5:00 p.m. on the closing date.  All required documents should be presented with the application.  Resumes are accepted in addition to, not in lieu of, the City of Roseburg application form.  Faxed applications are not acceptable.
Senior Mechanical Engineer (Wastewater Treatment)
Clean Water Services, Hillsboro, Oregon
Closing Date: open until filled
See attached job posting
To apply, please visit
Public Works Supervisor - Utilities
City of Stayton
Open until Friday, March 5, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.
The City of Stayton is seeking qualified applicants to fill its Public Works Supervisor – Utilities position. This full time, exempt position will organize, schedule, assign, and supervise the operations and maintenance activities of public works functions involved with water treatment and distribution, and streets maintenance. Recommend short-term and long-term projects within functional area and perform special studies in support of division.
Associate of Applied Science in Water or Wastewater or an Associate of Science and over five years related experience with two years of supervisory experience in a municipality public works department or in the construction industry, or any satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the above duties.
Working knowledge of fiscal management, expenditure control, and recordkeeping.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.). Skilled in computer operations and proficiency in word processing; spreadsheets, databases, electronic communications. Ability to utilize computer for record keeping, reports, and operation of maintenance programs.
Extensive knowledge of the materials, methods, techniques, and Federal and State guidelines used in operation and maintenance of water treatment facilities, water distribution systems, streets, and occupational hazards and safety precautions. 
Knowledge of principles of supervision and personnel practices.
Skill in operation of tools and equipment including a motor vehicle, backhoe, dump truck, generators, pumps, gauges, common hand and power tools, shovels, wrenches, detection devices, mobile radio, telephone, computer, calculator, a variety of lab equipment, and other related equipment.
Ability to perform process control calculations, work safely, communicate effectively verbally and in writing in order to establish effective working relationships with employees, other departments, and the public, must have the ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions to coordinate, schedule, and direct the work of subordinate technicians.
Possession of valid driver’s license.
Level I Water Treatment and Level II Water Distribution Certification
WorkZone Traffic Control Certificate
Salary range $5,407 to $7,055 per month depending on qualifications plus benefits; defined benefit retirement plan eligibility at six months. 
To learn more go to and visit the “EMPLOYMENT” section, where you can download the job description, application, and supplemental questions. Completion of supplemental questions is required for job consideration. Applications and Supplemental Questions may be submitted via email to Administrative Services Manager Alissa Angelo at, or via regular mail to the City of Stayton, 362 N. Third Avenue, Stayton, Oregon 97383.


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