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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
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Director of Public WorksCity of Bozeman, Montana

Summer Engineering AideCity of Troutdale, Oregon

Water Reclamation SupervisorCity of Medford, Oregon

Geotechnical Project Engineer, GeoDesign, Inc.

Operations SuperintendentCity of McMinnville

Wastewater Treatment Plant Program Manager I: Wastewater Bio-SolidsCity of Salem

Public Works DirectorCity of Livermore, CA

Urban Forestry Consultant/Contract ManagerEugene Public Works

Wastewater Treatment Division JobsCity of Salem

Public Works DirectorCity of Phoenix, Oregon

Director of Public Works
City of Bozeman, Montana
Closing date: 4/25/19
Bozeman, Montana, a thriving college town of 45,250 situated on the eastern slope of the Rocky Mountains just 90 drive-time minutes from Yellowstone National Park, is recruiting a Director of Public Works.  The Director of Public Works has delegated leadership and oversight responsibilities for capital improvement planning, capital project construction, engineering, solid waste collection, recycling, stormwater, street maintenance, traffic control devices, vehicle maintenance, wastewater collection, wastewater treatment, water treatment, and water distribution.  The person selected will administer a $60M operating budget, manage $31M in annual capital improvement projects and direct 123 employees.
Minimum requirements include a bachelor’s degree in engineering, business administration, public administration, or a related field and 7-10 years of progressively responsible experience in public works operations, public water/wastewater utilities, engineering, or a related field, including at least 5 years of experience in a supervisory role. Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform assigned duties and responsibilities will be considered.  The City offers a starting salary up to $125,245 depending on qualifications, and truly outstanding benefits.
Please apply online at:
For more information on this position contact:  Ron Holifield, CEO, Strategic Government Resources,, 214-676-1691
Summer Engineering Aide
City of Troutdale, Oregon
Application deadline:  April 7, 2019
The City of Troutdale is currently recruiting for the position of Summer Engineering Aide
Position summary:
To perform a variety of engineering support tasks of limited complexity related to the planning, design, construction, inspection, maintenance, and repair of public works facilities, including streets, water production and distribution, wastewater collection and treatment, storm water conveyance systems, and parks.
For detailed position description and to apply, go to:
Water Reclamation Supervisor
City of Medford, Oregon
Position is open until filled
Salary: $64,406 - $82,187 Annually plus generous comprehensive benefit package
The WRD Supervisor may be assigned to supervise the Plant Process Control, Laboratory Analysis, or Equipment Maintenance functions of an advanced secondary activated sludge sewage treatment plant. This position will ensure compliance with the National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit.
Medford is one of the most beautiful areas of the Pacific Northwest and is located in Jackson County, Oregon. Situated in the heart of the scenic Rogue Valley, Medford, population 81,000, is the hub of Oregon's fourth-largest metropolitan area. Located along I-5 in southern Oregon, just 20 miles from the California border, Medford is surrounded by breathtaking mountains in a region featuring world-class outdoor recreation opportunities, including Crater Lake National Park and the Oregon Coast. As the largest city between Eugene and Sacramento, Medford is a growing city with a high quality of life, a growing economy and a moderate climate.
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**Please attach a resume and cover letter at the time you submit your application in order to be considered.
Job Qualifications:
Four or more years of work and/or supervisory experience in wastewater treatment and graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree with in an education concentration in wastewater treatment or related biological/environmental studies field business management, and/or equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above. Must have Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) grade III or higher. Wastewater Operator certificate or ability to obtain within six months of hire. The applicant is responsible for determining eligibility for reciprocity if certified in a state other than Oregon.
To Apply: City of Medford employment application must be completed online via the City's website The City of Medford complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you consider yourself disabled and desire assistance in the application process, please contact the Human Resources Department by telephone: (541) 774-2010 or email:
Geotechnical Project Engineer
GeoDesign, Inc.
Open until filled
GeoDesign’s Wilsonville, Oregon headquarters is hiring! We’re seeking a full-time Geotechnical Project Engineer for projects in the Portland metro area markets. The successful candidate also has the opportunity to work out of our Vancouver, Washington location.
In your role as geotechnical project engineer, you’ll be managing the complete lifecycle of each project—from overseeing the geotechnical investigation and design phase to managing our staff providing construction observation services in the field. As a part of the job, you’ll be preparing mid-level analysis and judgments for technical reports and other deliverables, while working alongside our principal engineers.
The successful candidate must demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication, interpersonal, organization, workload management, technical, teamwork, and quality assurance/quality control skills, and have a passion for providing exceptional client service.
Exceptional technical capabilities
Minimum 3-5 years geotechnical project level experience
Professional license and Master’s degree in Geotechnical Engineering required
Contact Info: Victoria Stand, Human Resources Manager 
Email resume and cover letter to
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Operations Superintendent
City of McMinnville
Closing Date:  Open until filled with first review of applications is April 1, 2019
Full Time $63,504 - $81,072 per year
Duties:  Supervises and motivates the Water Reclamation Facility operations and maintenance staff and oversees the Biosolids Program; analyzes, plans, and implements operations and maintenance improvements; reviews budget estimates; manages facility control system (SCADA), CMMS system and HACHWIMS Database; responds to public inquires and complaints; conducts inspections, reviews operations, develops operating policies and procedures; ensures compliance with all safety rules and procedures; and maintains proficiency by attending training conferences and meeting.
Qualifications:  Any combination of education and experience that provides the applicant with the knowledge skills and abilities to perform the job will be qualifying.  Possession of an Oregon Grade III Wastewater Treatment System Operation certificate is required.  Possession of an Oregon Grade IV Wastewater Treatment System Operation certificate is desirable, but is not required.
To Apply:  Submit application materials to
Additional Information:  Application materials are available on the City’s website at  Additional information is available by calling (503) 434-2328.  The City of McMinnville is an equal opportunity employer.
Wastewater Treatment Plant Program Manager I: Wastewater Bio-Solids
City of Salem
Closing 4/1/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
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Public Works Director
City of Livermore, CA
Filing Deadline:  April 15, 2019
With a population of approximately 92,000 and encompassing 26.44 square miles, Livermore boasts a unique environment for both residents and businesses – a peaceful small town atmosphere along with a widely diverse economic base that rivals a major metropolis. The city has an annual operating budget of approximately $215M, which funds 468 FTEs. Livermore is a full-service city and owns, operates, and maintains over $3 billion worth of public infrastructure.
The Public Works Department maintains the city’s streets, traffic signals, street lights; public landscaping; the Municipal Airport; the municipal water supply system; the storm drain system and the sanitary sewer system. The department also administers the franchise solid waste and recycling contract. Supported by an outstanding team of 117 FTEs, the department has a FY 2018-19 capital and operating budget of $62.7 million.
The Director will have the intellectual horsepower and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with staff at all levels.  At least eight years of increasingly responsible professional experience in public works related activities is required; at least four years at a managerial level with responsibility for program planning and development, supervision of staff at all levels, and budget preparation and management. Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline is required; Master’s degree is desirable. Highly competitive annual salary range of $170,970 - $213,713 with outstanding benefits.
To apply for this exciting career opportunity, please visit our website:
Peckham & McKenney,
Resumes are acknowledged within two business days.  Please call Bobbi Peckham toll-free at (866) 912-1919 for more information.
Urban Forestry Consultant/Contract Manager 
Eugene Public Works
Application Deadline:  Wednesday March 20, 2019.
Hourly rate - $25.25 - $31.49 / hourly
Accepting online Applications Only.  Apply at
Performs technical and complex program development and coordinates functions within the Parks and Open Space Divisions Urban Forestry Section. Major duties include program planning and coordination, daily workload assignment, technical letter writing, field inspections, extensive interpretation of  Urban Forestry codes and contract administration, data collection, data analysis, research, policy documentation, etc. 
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:
Four years of experience in public works inspection, code enforcement, planning, program coordination, Urban Forestry, Landscape architecture or a related field.
Associates' degree in Natural Resource Management, Forestry, Ho
License or Certificate
A valid Oregon driver's license or, the ability to obtain by date of hire; must pass driving records check and, if hired, maintain a driving record that meets the City's standard. Oregon law requires that an out-of-state license holder must obtain a valid Oregon license (with appropriate endorsements) within 30 days of becoming domiciled in the state (ORS 803.355).
International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Certified Arborist, ISA Municipal Specialist and ISA Qualified Tree Risk Assessor or, the ability to obtain within one year from the date of hire. 

Wastewater Treatment Division Jobs
City of Salem

Public Works Director
City of Phoenix, Oregon
Applications accepted until March 22, 2019.
Become an integral member of the city’s senior management team as we enter a unique and exciting time in our history.  The City is projected to grow by at least 40% of its current population of 4,950 over the next 20 years, and we are building a Department of Public Works capable of meeting the needs of a rapidly growing community.  We are seeking a public works management professional with the ability to effectively guide the expansion of the City’s drinking water utility, transportation, parks and recreation, and stormwater systems while ensuring that existing city assets are maintained in peak condition.
The ideal candidate will possess the skills necessary to plan, organize, manage and participate in implementing and administering public works projects.  This is a great position for an individual who is looking to lead and contribute innovative ideas.  This job is an opportunity to participate with internal and external project stakeholders, including city personnel, elected and appointed officials, property owners, colleagues, co-workers, consultants, developers, business owners/managers, other governmental agencies and the general public in a community that is currently redeveloping its downtown and preparing for future urban growth boundary expansion.
Education and experience requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in Project Management, Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Public Administration, Engineering or a closely related field.  An equivalent combination of education, experience, and training providing the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the essential functions of the position may be substituted on a case-by-case basis.
Experience preferred includes a minimum of 2-3 years in civil or construction management with supervisory responsibility.
Starting salary range is $73,956 - $94,392 per year DOQ plus benefits.
To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Aaron Prunty, City Manager at City Hall, P.O. Box 330, Phoenix, Oregon 97535.    
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