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Director of Public WorksCity of Pacific, WA

Senior Transportation EngineerCity of Gresham, Transportation Engineering Division

Engineer 1 or 2 – Wastewater Collections TeamCity of Gresham

Water Resources ManagerClackamas River Water

City EngineerCity of Springfield

Engineering Associate (EA) Design EngineeringLane County Engineering & Construction Design Services Division

Senior Project EngineerCity of West Linn

Environmental Compliance Specialist – Limited DurationEugene Public Works

General ManagerOceanside Water District, Oceanside, Oregon

Engineering Technician I & IIRoseburg Urban Sanitary Authority, Roseburg, OR

Lead Facility OperatorCity of Toledo, Oregon

Facility Operator JuniorCity of Toledo, Oregon

Wastewater Operator 1/2, Eugene Public Works

Wastewater Treatment Facility Operator 1City of Stayton

Wastewater Treatment Facility Operator 2, City of Stayton

Engineering AssociateClackamas River Water

Public Works DirectorNorth Plains, Oregon

Public Works DirectorCity of Troutdale, Oregon

Engineering & Design Section SupervisorClark County, WA

Plans ExaminerLane County Public Works Land Management Division

Public Works Lead (Non-Union), City of Glendale, Douglas County, Oregon

Assistant Director of EngineeringCity of Encinitas, CA

Public Works DirectorCity of Seaside, Oregon

Water Treatment Operator or Water Treatment Processing SpecialistClackamas River Water

Public Works SuperintendentCity of Amity Oregon


Director of Public Works
City of Pacific, WA
Candidate screening & interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis. Open until filled.
Salary: $121,140 - $147,600 annually DOQ
The City of Pacific, WA is seeking a Public Works Director for this community of 7,270 located in the fast-growing Puget Sound region midway between Seattle and Tacoma. The Public Works Director plans, organizes, and directs a variety of public works activities including; engineering work in design, planning and delivery of capital projects; equipment services and buildings, grounds maintenance; parks; solid waste; street maintenance and repair; water, wastewater and stormwater utilities; and emergency management. The Director also provides technical advice and assistance to management, the Mayor, and the City Council and represents the City to a wide variety of stakeholders.
Qualifications  
Sufficient education and experience to satisfactorily perform the duties of this classification. A typical qualifying background would be a bachelor's degree in engineering or Public Administration from an accredited institution and six (6) years of municipal engineering experience that includes two to three years of supervisor and/or management responsibility.
More Information:  GMP Consultants is assisting the City of Pacific with this search. Learn more at gmphr.com
Senior Transportation Engineer
City of Gresham, Transportation Engineering Division
Open Continuously until filled. Next review of the applications will be on the week of February 20, 2023. 
Review the full job announcement and apply
The City of Gresham seeks a Professional Engineer with design and construction experience in transportation projects who wants to lead and mentor a talented team of professionals as the City’s Senior Transportation Engineer. An ideal candidate will have experience in leading projects in and/or for public agencies, from the preliminary design phase through right-of-way into construction. Under the management and support of the Transportation Division Manager, you will have the opportunity to apply your engineering experience to direct and guide the work of a talented technical team, as well as helping with team mentorship.
This position oversees a team of engineers and engineering technicians to lead the City’s Transportation and Footpaths Capital Improvement Programs. This is a great career opportunity for an engineer with vision and critical thinking skills, interest in public service and the development of cost-effective solutions in diverse settings. Gresham’s Department of Environmental Services presents a unique opportunity to join an engaging, long-tenured, supportive team of public works professionals in an environment where collaboration is encouraged.
As Oregon's fourth-largest city, Gresham is a welcoming community of hard-working people where tradition and heritage meet innovation and opportunity. Gresham is a dynamic and rapidly growing city where families and businesses have a mutual desire and drive to thrive. City of Gresham employees care deeply about the community they serve, and go 'one step beyond' to deliver services in collaborative, inventive, practical, and nimble ways. Our work is challenging, fast-paced and rewarding.
 We believe that to deliver the highest level of service to all Gresham community members, it is crucial we employ a diverse workforce, foster an inclusive working environment, and ensure our policies and systems result in equitable outcomes. The City seeks candidates who will support these values by continuously incorporating equity in their daily work and actively contributing to a workplace culture that respects unique viewpoints, life experiences and cultural perspectives. Come build the future with us.

Engineer 1 or 2 – Wastewater Collections Team
City of Gresham
Open Continuously. The job announcement will remain open until filled. 
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Water Resources Manager
Clackamas River Water
Open Until Filled
Clackamas River Water (CRW) has earned a reputation for providing high-quality drinking water to nearly 13,000 retail and commercial customers that serve a population of 50,000 in addition to providing wholesale water to neighboring water systems.  We are offering an excellent opportunity for you to be part of a sustainable organization by leading our water resources team - well known for providing the community we serve with exceptional quality water.
Our values for Quality Water, Customer Service, Financial Accountability, Responsible Stewardship govern what we do in serving each other, the public and our surrounding community.
CRW is seeking a qualified candidate to be our next Water Resources Manager. This highly responsible position will manage the Water Resources Department staff in the efficient operations and maintenance of the District’s 30 MGD water treatment facility, storage and pumping facilities, and provide oversight of our in-house water quality laboratory featuring coliform and cyanotoxin analysis.
Minimum Qualifications: 
Bachelor’s Degree in biology, chemistry, microbiology, environmental science or civil engineering or related field with a State of Oregon Water Treatment Operator (WTO) Level 3 certification, five (5) years of progressive, responsible work experience in municipal water supply system operations and maintenance, three (3) of which are in a supervisory capacity or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities required for the position. Preference will be given to candidates with a Water Treatment Operator Level 4.
·         Demonstrated application of federal and state regulations for public drinking water systems.
·         Strong interpersonal, team building and verbal/written communication and planning skills.
·        Demonstrated proficiency in drinking water software applications such as SCADA, Wonderware, or similar monitoring and control platforms. Knowledge of pump applications, drive motor controls and functions of Programmable Logic Controllers.
·         Strong analytical, troubleshooting and problem solving skills
·         Ability to flex schedule to perform Direct Responsible Charge duties and accommodate water operations and production needs.
·         This is a safety-sensitive position:  you must be able to meet physical standards for wearing respiratory protection equipment based on passing a specialized physical exam prior to hire date and maintain respirator certification. A valid driver’s license is also required.
Salary range  $91,186.93 - $123,370.56  (management, non-represented).    CRW offers a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to medical, dental, vision, basic life and long-term disability coverage and retirement plans including enrollment into Oregon’s public employees’ retirement system (PERS).
How to Apply:   CLICK HERE to view the full job announcement and to apply, or visit our website at www.crwater.com under “About Us” and click on “Job Opportunities”. 
City Engineer
City of Springfield
Closes 2/14/2023 at 11:59 p.m.
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Engineering Associate (EA) - Design Engineering
Lane County Engineering & Construction Design Services Division
Closing 2/21/2023 5:00 PM Pacific
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Senior Project Engineer
City of West Linn
Open until filled
Offering a $5,000 recruitment bonus: $1.5k for being hired and completing 1st payroll, $1.5k for completion of successful 6-month probationary period and review, and $2k for completion of 1st year.
Are you looking for a career with an APWA Accredited agency with an amazing team, excellent benefits and every other Friday off?  The City of West Linn is hiring a Senior Project Engineer with those benefits and more!
The position performs professional engineering and program management work, assisting the City Engineer and/or Assistant City Engineer in administering the responsibilities of the Public Works Department Engineering Division.  Provides incisive engineering judgment to the City Engineer and/or Assistant City Engineer regarding program issues.  Requires minimal supervision and consistently demonstrates capability to independently manage a program area.  Supervises assigned personnel and coordinates various office and field engineering tasks. Position is open until filled. 
Salary:   $6,866.07 - $9,376.93 Monthly. The starting salary will be based on an analysis of the successful candidate's related education, experience and knowledge in accordance with the Oregon Equal Pay Act.
**Please note that a comprehensive resume and cover letter is required to be considered and should include your interest and why you would be the best candidate for this position. **
City of West Linn is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 
Examples of Duties
·         Contributes to a positive work environment.
·         Maintains a positive relationship with contacts specific to them and positions outside the City organization.
·         Provides information to contractors, engineers, developers, and general public for both private development and City-funded projects.   May be involved in all phases of planning, designing, and construction of capital projects.
·         Makes independent decisions regarding engineering problems and methods. Some decisions must be made with urgency. 
·         Coordinates work with other City departments as well as other governmental agencies that may be concerned or affected by various construction projects. 
·         Prepares annual program budget and assists the City Engineer and/or Assistant City Engineer with preparation of annual departmental budget. 
·         Develops and recommends procedures for plan review, project inspection, code enforcement, and other aspects affecting the program. 
·         Supervises assigned support staff including prioritizing and developing work plans, evaluating staff performance, setting standards, monitoring progress, and interpreting policies and procedures. 
·         Develops and administers professional service contracts including development of scope, selection criteria, and schedule.  
·         May act in capacity of the Assistant City Engineer, during his/her absence.
Qualifications
Education: Position requires a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited college or university.  Master’s Degree in engineering, management, or public administration, a plus.  
For more information and to apply online visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/westlinn
Environmental Compliance Specialist – Limited Duration
Eugene Public Works
Open Until Filled.  Apply at www.eugene-or.gov/jobs.
Salary Range:  $30.46 - $37.96 / hourly; $63,356.80 - $78,956.80 / annually
The Public Works Wastewater Division is looking to add a Limited Duration employee to their Environmental Services Team.  This full-time LD position is projected to last 24 months.
The Environmental Compliance Specialist performs a variety of duties related to commercial business and industrial user waste monitoring, source control, and industrial pretreatment programs and stormwater programs including calculating and developing wastewater pretreatment and stormwater permit limits and conditions; scheduling, sampling, evaluating analytical results and pretreatment and stormwater permit compliance, evaluating non-compliance, and possible enforcement actions; communicates with industry representatives and conducts site surveys and compliance inspections; performs professional work in municipal industrial pretreatment and stormwater programs.
Qualifications:  Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job. Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they are able to perform every task in the job description. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes with relevant transferrable skills from a variety of sources and experiences.
The City will consider any equivalent combination of knowledge, skills, education, and experience to meet minimum qualifications. If you are interested in applying, we encourage you to think broadly about your background and skill set for the role. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Experience: Two years of recent, relevant experience to achieve knowledge, skills, and experiences directly related to Industrial Pretreatment and/or Municipal Stormwater Monitoring.
Training: Associate’s degree in engineering, physical, biological, and/or ecological sciences or related area.
General Manager
Oceanside Water District, Oceanside, Oregon
First review of applications: February 19, 2023 (open until filled).
Salary:  $60,000 - $75,000
The Oceanside Water District provides service for the communities of both Oceanside and Cape Meares which together total around 850 service connections. The district is governed by a five-member Board of Commissioners and is operated utilizing three full-time and one part-time employees. This is a hands-on position that requires the physical ability to work in the field installing and repairing distribution systems, as well as operating and maintaining two highly automated processing plants. It will require managing a two-person operational staff to repair water leaks and install new service connections, as well as regular maintenance on both the treatment facilities and distribution system which includes two ultrafiltration membrane treatment plants, three pump stations, five water storage reservoirs, and the associated conveyance pipelines for these systems. Minimum Qualifications: 
• Level 2 Water Treatment Certification 
• Level 1 Distribution Certification 
• Five years of experience in a supervisory capacity 
• Must reside within 30 minutes driving distance from the two operating plants. 
For a full job description and to apply, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Open Recruitments". For questions, call 206-368-0050. 
Engineering Technician I & II
Roseburg Urban Sanitary Authority, Roseburg, OR
Open until filled
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Lead Facility Operator
City of Toledo, Oregon
Open until filled
The Lead Facility Operator – Water Treatment is responsible for the overall maintenance and operation of the water treatment plant, including the intake structure and supply pumping, as directed and as necessary to meet/exceed demand and remain in compliance with all relevant regulatory requirements.
Education
·         High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)
·         Two years of college or technical training with an emphasis in water treatment is desirable.
Experience
·         Three (3) to five (5) years of increasingly responsible experience in water treatment operation or maintenance that included electrical and mechanical responsibilities.
Certifications/Licenses
·         Valid Class C Oregon Driver’s License
·         Oregon Water Treatment WT-2 water treatment operator certification
·         Ability to obtain a filtration endorsement within 12-months of employment
Full-time. Must meet all qualifications and requirements as listed in the Job Description. Salary:  $4,401 – 5,102 Monthly. More Information: www.cityoftoledo.org/jobs

Facility Operator Junior
City of Toledo, Oregon
Open until filled
The Facility Operator Junior is responsible for the general maintenance and operation of the water treatment plant as directed. Acts as the Saturday/Sunday duty operator for the treatment plant which they are assigned and is responsible for daily operation and for minor emergencies as required. May be requested to “cross-train” to wastewater and/or provide support at both treatment plant from time-to-time.  
Education:
·         High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)
Experience:
·         Verifiable treatment plant practical experience highly desirable. 
Certifications/Licenses:
·         Treatment Plant Level 1 (or higher) Operator certification in Water is required.
·         Treatment Plant Level 1 (or higher) Operator certification in Wastewater is desirable. 
Full-time. Must meet all qualifications and requirements as listed in the Job Description. Salary:  $4,274 – $4,956 Monthly. More Information: www.cityoftoledo.org/jobs.
Wastewater Operator 1/2
Eugene Public Works
Open until filled.  Accepting online application only.  First review of applications – 2/3/2023.
Apply at www.eugene-or.gov/jobs.
WW Operator 1 - $26.66 - $33.24/hourly - $55,452.80 - $69,139.20/annually
WW Operator 2 - $29.12 - $36.31/hourly - $60,569.60 - $75,524.80/annually
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 Wastewater Division is recruiting for multiple Wastewater Operation 1 /2 positions. 
The Wastewater Operator 1/2 performs journey-level operator duties in all phases of activated sludge process plant at a large complex facility and related off-site locations; expected to assume the Wastewater Operator 2 role with minimal instruction and supervision.  Lead role responsibilities upon assignment.
Introduction to Qualifications:  Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job. Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they are able to perform every task in the job description. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes with relevant transferrable skills from a variety of sources and experiences. We encourage you to think broadly about your background and skill set for the role.
 A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Training: Associate's Degree in Wastewater Treatment or related field and/or a combination of course work, experience, and training which provides the desired knowledge, skills, and abilities.  
Wastewater Operator 1:  
- One year of experience and training in activated sludge process of wastewater treatment, or equivalent.
- Possession of, or ability to obtain within two years, Grade II State of Oregon Wastewater Systems Operator's Certificate or equivalent.  
Wastewater Operator 2: 
- Two years of experience and training in activated sludge process of wastewater treatment, or equivalent.
- Possession of a Grade II State of Oregon Wastewater Systems Operator's Certificate or equivalent required, Grade III or IV highly preferred.
Wastewater Treatment Facility Operator 1
City of Stayton
Open Until Friday, February 3, 2023 at 5:00 p.m.
The City of Stayton is seeking qualified applicants to fill a Wastewater Treatment Facility Operator 1 position. This full time, non-exempt position will work towards learning the operation and maintenance activities required for the operation of the City of Stayton’s Wastewater Treatment Facility, wastewater collection system, associated lift stations, and storm water collection system. To maintain these systems for compliance with the State and Federal regulations, while meeting the specific effluent standards established by the facility’s NPDES permit.
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE
High School Diploma or equivalent plus experience in wastewater treatment plant operations or any satisfactory combination of education, experience, and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the above duties. Associates Degree in chemistry, biology, or a waste treatment discipline is preferred.
Ability to perform simple chemical tests, keeps records, and derives and prepares accurate reports from those records.
Working knowledge of equipment, facilities, materials, method, and procedures used in wastewater and storm water collection system maintenance and operation activities.
Skill in operation of tools and equipment including a telephone, computer, calculator, a variety of laboratory equipment and other related industry equipment.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; to understand and carry out written and oral instructions in English.
CERTIFICATES/LICENSES/REGISTRATIONS
Possession of or ability to obtain after one year of employment an Oregon Grade I Wastewater Treatment System Operation certification.
Possession of a current driver’s license and the ability to obtain within one year of employment an Oregon Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL). 
Salary range $3,889 to $5,074 per month depending on qualifications and experience plus benefits; and defined benefit retirement plan eligibility at six months. 
To learn more, go to www.StaytonOregon.gov 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 Alissa Angelo at aangelo@staytonoregon.gov, or via regular mail to the City of Stayton, 362 N. Third Avenue, Stayton, Oregon 97383.

Wastewater Treatment Facility Operator 2
City of Stayton
Open Until Friday, February 3, 2023 at 5:00 p.m.
The City of Stayton is seeking qualified applicants to fill a Wastewater Treatment Facility Operator 2 position. This full time, non-exempt position will perform various duties required to operate and maintain the City’s wastewater treatment facility, collection system, and associated lift stations in compliance with local, State and Federal regulations, while meeting the specific effluent standards established by the facility’s NPDES waste discharge permit.
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE
Associates Degree in chemistry, biology, or a waste treatment discipline, plus certification as a current Oregon Grade II Wastewater Treatment System Operator and three years of experience in wastewater treatment operations or any satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the above duties. Possession of an Oregon Grade I Wastewater Collections System Operator Certification is preferred.
Knowledge of principles, methods, tools, and equipment used in treatment facility operations and maintenance, including biological and chemical nutrients, and wasting strategies.
Knowledge of solids processing and related principles of chemistry and biology; principles of sample collection and preservation, safety and bio-hazards associated with sewage treatment and routine process control laboratory tests.
Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; to understand and carry out written and oral instructions in English.
Skill in operation of tools and equipment including a telephone, computer, calculator, a variety of laboratory equipment and other related industry equipment.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
CERTIFICATES/LICENSES/REGISTRATIONS 
Possession of a current Oregon Grade II Wastewater Treatment System Operation Certificate. Preferred but not required, possession of a current Oregon Grade III Wastewater Treatment System Operation certificate.
Possession of or the ability to obtain within three (3) years of employment an Oregon Grade I Wastewater Collection System Operation certification.
Possession of a current driver’s license and the ability to obtain within one year of employment an Oregon Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL). 
Salary range $4,083 to $5,328 per month depending on qualifications and experience plus benefits; and defined benefit retirement plan eligibility at six months. 
To learn more, go to www.StaytonOregon.gov 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 Alissa Angelo at aangelo@staytonoregon.gov, or via regular mail to the City of Stayton, 362 N. Third Avenue, Stayton, Oregon 97383.
Engineering Associate
Clackamas River Water
Open Until Filled 
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Clackamas River Water (CRW) has earned a reputation for providing high-quality drinking water. We are offering an excellent opportunity for you to be part of a sustainable organization by joining our System Operations team.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES
·      Under the Chief Engineer, serves as project leader in managing all aspects of District capital improvement, private development and other construction projects; develops scope of work, prepares feasibility studies, cost estimates, and project schedules; ensures construction in accordance with project plans, timelines and specifications. 
·      Assists in development and evaluation of engineering plans and bid documents in compliance with jurisdictional rules and regulations, standards, and in coordination with other engineers and staff.
·      Coordinates and provides technical expertise for land use feasibility, annexations, withdrawals, new services program, and inter-agency coordination.
·      Analyzes short and long range planning studies, reports, surveys, property descriptions, maps and other data to plan and design projects.
·      Performs, maintains and updates our in-house hydraulic model and/or manipulates data from the model for engineering planning and design, as required.
·      Prepares and submits permits, conducting pre-construction, progress and other stakeholder meetings to ensure District interests are communicated and addressed.
·      Performs on-site inspections; Produces written observation and inspection reports that accurately capture construction activities, noting deficiencies, issues, and taking representative photographs.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
·      Four-year degree in Civil Engineering; must have passed the Fundamentals in Engineering exam and obtained an Engineering Intern (EI) certification; and two (2) to four (4) years’ experience working under a licensed Professional Engineer.
·      Ability to apply principles of professional engineering, project management of capital improvement projects, budget preparation and management, cost control, basic contract administration and general technical engineering services.
·      Understanding of state and federal regulations and requirements pertaining to public drinking water and construction projects.
·      Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
·      Or, any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this position.  Must possess a valid driver license.
·      Preference for candidates with experience using Innovyze InfoWater, Microsoft Project, ESRI ArcGIS and AutoCAD applications.

Public Works Director
North Plains, Oregon
Applications due February 6, 2023
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Public Works Director
City of Troutdale, Oregon
First review of applications: January 29, 2023 (open until filled).
Salary:  $122,096 - $148,428 
Located on the south bank of the Columbia River, the City of Troutdale, Oregon, pop. 16,000, is 15 miles east of Portland. The City of Troutdale’s Public Works Department provides water treatment and distribution, sanitary sewer collection and treatment, storm water collection and conveyance, utility services, parks maintenance, street maintenance and repair, engineering, project management, construction inspection, environmental management, solid waste and recycling program management, geographic information services, issuance of erosion control permits, and issuance/administration of public works permits. The department includes the Public Works Management Division, the Water, Parks, and Streets Division, and Wastewater and Storm Sewer Services Division, and operates with 32 FTE’s and has a total 2022/2023 budget of approximately $34 million. Working under the direction of the City Manager, the Public Works Director plans, organizes, directs, and evaluates, through subordinate supervisors, the delivery of public work services. A bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or a related field, and 7 years of experience in a public works environment which has included supervisory responsibilities is required. For a complete position profile and to apply online, visit Prothman and click on "Open Recruitments". For questions, call 206-368-0050. 


Engineering & Design Section Supervisor
Clark County, WA
Open until filled
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Plans Examiner
Lane County Public Works Land Management Division
Open until filled
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Public Works Lead (Non-Union)
City of Glendale, Douglas County, Oregon
Job Posting Expires January 31, 2023
Wage: $20.00-26.00+/hr. DOE and Certifications
Supervision:  Under direct supervision of the City Recorder with regards to the performance of activities that relate to Public Works services and is evaluated by City Council. Works with City Recorder for budgeting, staffing, personnel matters, scheduling, and purchasing.
General Description: Designs, plans, organizes, integrates, and directs programs and maintenance of the functions of the City’s Public Works Department including, buildings, vehicles, equipment, water treatment plant and distribution, wastewater treatment plant collection and treatment, streets, parks, storm water, and community services. Also serves as a technical advisor to the City Council, Planning Department, City Recorder, and City staff relative to ensuring the safe, legal, and ongoing operations of the City’s utility systems and services and overall infrastructure.
Minimum Qualifications: Must have valid Oregon Driver’s License, CDL, Level II certifications for wastewater treatment and collection or Level I and training/testing for Level II within the year. Must be willing to obtain water certifications also. Experience with managing projects, negotiations, computer (office, excel), regulations, and budgets. Must live within 30 minutes of the City of Glendale or will be within 6 months.
Skills Required/Ability to:
1. Plan, organize, coordinate, and direct the operations of the various areas assigned to public works, including production, collection and distribution.
2. Design, plan, implement, and manage construction and maintenance projects.
3. Analyze and make sound management decisions or recommendations on complex operations, administrative, or service problems and issues.
4. Understand, interpret, and apply pertinent Federal, State and City procedures, policies, and rules and regulations.
5. Present proposals, matters, or issues and recommendations clearly, logically in communications or presentations with elected officials, City management, staff, other entities or organizations and in public meetings.
6. Represent the City effectively in interactions with others and in negotiations. 
7. Exercise sound and expert independent judgement in the performance role and responsibilities of the position. Exercise tact and diplomacy and appropriately manage matters dealing with sensitive, complex, and confidential issues and situations.
8. Manage, supervise, and direct the work staff.
9. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
Physical Duties: Physical duties include and are not limited to: Operating a backhoe, Vac truck, tanker truck, dump truck, construction equipment, meter reading, operating the water and wastewater plants, service line repairs, and perform the duties of other public works staff when needed.
For a full description and application, please email a request to recorder@cityofglendaleor.com. In subject line please put Job Description Request. Write your email Attention: Dawn Russ. When you return the application, please include a resume’. You may also obtain the information by going to Glendale City Hall, 124 Third St., Glendale, Oregon 97442
Assistant Director of Engineering
City of Encinitas, CA
Filing deadline is February 2, 2023.
The City of Encinitas, known for its striking natural beauty, recreational opportunities and free-spiritedness, is a young, progressive city with 61,515 residents, located approximately 25 miles north of San Diego on the Southern California coast.  The warm California sunshine, 82 acres of open space, 153 acres of developed and undeveloped parks, 45 acres of beaches, 40 miles of trails, and nearby state and county parks provide for year-round enjoyment of a variety of outdoor activities in Encinitas.    
With approximately 260 full-time City and San Dieguito Water District employees, the City of Encinitas provides a full range of services to the residents of this 21 square mile community.  The City’s total budget for FY 2022-23 is $105.6 million.  The FY 2022-23 capital improvement fund budget is approximately $22.5 million, and the six-year capital program is approximately $111 million.  The Engineering Department consists of 17 talented and skilled full-time employees, 2 contract staff and an intern, who are responsible for the comprehensive oversight of the City’s infrastructure projects, and transportation network.  In addition to the administrative functions of the department, the Engineering Department is comprised of two divisions: Capital Projects and Traffic Engineering. 
The City of Encinitas is seeking a collaborative and communicative manager, with experience working across departments to successfully move projects through design, right of way, environmental analysis, permitting and construction. The Assistant Director of Engineering is a new position in the department this year and will be key in assisting with the planning, organizing, managing, and providing oversight for multiple functions, work groups and service areas.  The Assistant Director will manage program workplans, oversee staff development, monitor grant opportunities, ensure projects are being delivered efficiently and ensure staff are providing excellent customer service.  The typical candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or closely related field plus seven years of increasingly responsible professional experience in civil engineering, including five years of professional supervisory or management responsibility experience, OR an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.  A Master’s degree in a related field is desirable.  A Professional Engineering License with the State of California in Civil Engineering is required.  The annual salary range is $113,784 to $176,517, and the City provides a competitive benefit package.
To apply for this exciting career opportunity, please visit Peckham & McKenney
Resumes are acknowledged within two business days.  Call Tara Schultz at (626) 644-1398 for more information. A detailed brochure is available at www.peckhamandmckenney.com.
Public Works Director
City of Seaside, Oregon
Applications Accepted through February 3, 2023
The Seaside Public Works Department is run in a traditional structure where the public works director manages and oversees all departmental functions including financial planning and annual budgeting for the streets, parks, water and wastewater divisions. The director oversees a staff of 18 FTEs and manages a budget of approximately $20 million in personnel, operations and major project management. Other areas of knowledge and oversight include engineering, construction, maintenance and operations of buildings, facilities and major infrastructure.
Salary: $7,632 - $9,276/mo. + Medical, Dental, Vision, Alternative Care, Vacation + Floating Holidays. Retirement Contribution to 414H Pick up and Pension begins after six months.
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Water Treatment Operator or Water Treatment Processing Specialist
Clackamas River Water
Open Until Filled
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Clackamas River Water seeks a full-time Water Treatment Operator or Water Treatment Processing Specialist dependent on the candidate’s experience, education, and certification.
$ 25.39 – 32.76/hr. (WTO) 
$ 30.68 - $39.61/hr. (WTPS)   DOQ, represented
WATER TREATMENT OPERATOR – Essential Duties
- Operates and monitors the District’s 30 mgd drinking water treatment plant, its systems and equipment in compliance with federal, state and local regulations.
- Maintains plant equipment to service levels by performing a variety of technical and mechanical duties, following prescribed guidelines.
- Collects samples; records operational data and reports test results to regulatory agencies.
WATER TREATMENT PROCESSING SPECIALIST
Performs all duties of Water Treatment Operator, as well as the following:
- Troubleshoots, performs preventative maintenance of the water treatment plant and related facilities.
- Assists certified, in-house water quality laboratory by performing chemical and biological analysis and preparing and performing quality control of liquid and solid media and reagents.
- Develops lab testing and maintenance procedures for the District’s asset management system, as needed 
Public Works Superintendent
City of Amity Oregon
Open Until Filled
This position, under direction of the City Administrator, serves as the director of the City of Amity Public Works Department (including streets, water treatment and distribution, wastewater treatment and collection, parks, storm water, and facilities maintenance), responsible for planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and coordinating all public works department services. This position also serves as a wastewater collection and treatment plant operator and/or water distribution or water treatment plant operator. This class coordinates with other city departments and government agencies in preparing for, responding to, and recovering from disasters. This position is responsible for the oversight of multiple ongoing infrastructure projects. Other duties may be assigned as required.
This class is distinguished as being at the department head level having responsibility for oversight of all activities and operations of the City of Amity Public Works Department. Serves as a member of the City Administrator’s executive management team. Provides highly responsible and professional staff assistance to the City Administrator and City Council. This position ensures the City of Amity water and wastewater systems are compliant with state and federal regulations. The nature of the work performed requires that an employee in this class  establish and maintain effective working relationships with elected officials, city administrative 
staff, co-workers, vendors, and the public. This is a full-time, regular, exempt position. This position is considered a working supervisor position.
More information, email njohnson@ci.amity.or.us or call 503-835-3711.
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