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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
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Civil Engineering Construction InspectorCity of Medford

Public Works Operations Supervisor (Utilities)City of Sherwood

Lead Public Works Maintenance Worker (Sanitary/Sewer)City of Sherwood

Public Works DirectorCity of College Place, Washington

Building Safety Specialist 2 / Building Inspector 2Lane County, Oregon

Assistant Building OfficialLane County, Oregon

Public Works DirectorCity of Medford

Public Works Technician – Sewer Collection Maintenance DivisionCity of Medford

Market Development ManagerNorthwest Cement Council

Civil Engineer 1/2 – Land DevelopmentCity of Eugene

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

Management Analyst I  - Public WorksCity of Tualatin

Water Utility Worker - SeasonalClackamas River Water

Associate PlannerLane County, Oregon

Public Works Supervisor - UtilitiesCity of Stayton

Engineering AssociateCity of Tualatin, Oregon

Municipal Services DirectorCity of Moses Lake, Washington

Project EngineerSunrise Water Authority, Happy Valley, Oregon

Wastewater Collection System WorkerRoseburg Urban Sanitary Authority, Roseburg, OR

Civil Engineering Construction Inspector
City of Medford
Open until closed
$53,718 - $68,560
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The Civil Engineering Construction Inspector performs a broad range of technically complex inspections in verifying compliance with Public Works Construction Standards, development regulations and/or contract requirements. This position visits construction sites and contractors, explains technical requirements and identifies discrepancies, and may be empowered to approve contractor work on the site, or issue stop orders when work does not comply with contract documents or standards per Oregon Standard Specifications for Construction Inspection 00150.02.
Minimum Qualifications:
- Three (3) years of increasingly responsible experience performing a variety of construction inspection work.
- Requires possession of a valid driver’s license by date of hire. 
- Knowledge of public works construction management, inspection, methods and materials.
- Knowledge of contract administration and pay estimates.
- Working knowledge of methods and interpretation of soil analysis, materials, compaction and density tests.
- Working knowledge of surveying and surveying methods.
- Ability to read and interpret plans and specifications.
- Knowledge of construction, drafting, and/or engineering standards; geometry and basic mathematical calculations.
Public Works Operations Supervisor (Utilities)
City of Sherwood
Closing date: Open until filled
Description of position: See attached
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Lead Public Works Maintenance Worker (Sanitary/Sewer)
City of Sherwood
Closing date: April 19, 2021
Description of position: See attached
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Public Works Director
City of College Place, Washington
First review of applications: May 9, 2021 (open until filled).
Salary:  $103,776 - $116,796
The City of College Place is located two miles north of the Oregon border in southeastern Washington. The Public Works Department operates on a budget of $8,884,000 with 12 FTEs. Under the general direction of the City Administrator, the Public Works Director plans, directs, manages, and oversees the activities and operations of the Public Works Department, including streets (including bridges, culverts, and traffic signals), park maintenance, stormwater, equipment repair and replacement, and right-of-way permitting/plan review. This position will also have direct oversight of outsourced services, including solid waste collection, wastewater treatment plant and collection system, and engineering services. The Public Works Director will be responsible for the coordination of outside franchise utility providers for natural gas, power, and internet services. A bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, construction management, public administration, or a closely related field; and 4 years of increasingly responsible public works administration, including 2 years of management and administrative responsibility, and at least 2 years of experience with municipal utilities is required. Possession of a valid registration as a Professional Civil Engineer in the State of Washington is highly desired. For a complete position profile/full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at, click on "Open Recruitments" and then click the position title. For questions, call 206-368-0050. 
Building Safety Specialist 2 / Building Inspector 2
Lane County, Oregon
Closing Date: 04/26/21 05:00 PM
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Assistant Building Official
Lane County, Oregon
Closing Date: 04/19/21 05:00 PM
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Public Works Director
City of Medford
Open until 4/25/21
$119,089 - $151,992
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The Public Works Director plans, organizes and directs the activities of the Public Works Department. Our new Public Works Director will be joining a high-performance organization which has invested in its people to provide outstanding, high quality services to our City.  The Public Works Director will be leading a team of motivated and dedicated employees who have strong work ethics and enormous pride in their department and the City they serve. 
- This position requires a minimum of ten (10) years of progressive, professional engineering or public works administration experience in managing complex municipal public works, engineering, and utilities operations, with at least five (5) years in a supervisory capacity.
- A bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Public Administration, Business Administration, or a related field is required. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. Professional Engineer (PE) certification is not required.
Public Works Technician – Sewer Collection Maintenance Division
City of Medford
Open until closed
$42,883 - $54,722
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This position is responsible for maintenance, inspection, and repair of sewer infrastructure, including piping and pump stations and performs confined space entry. Typically the work schedule is Monday - Thursday, 10 hours/day.  However, employees may be required to work variable shifts, respond after hours, and be on-call for one-week periods.
Minimum Requirements:
- Graduation from high school or GED
- Minimum of 18 years old by time of hire
- Two (2) years of sewer or storm drain collection experience, equipment operation experience or a combining of both.
- -Possession of Class A Oregon Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) or the ability to obtain CDL within six months of hire date
- Successful candidates must live within 30 minutes from the Service Center located at 821 N. Columbus Avenue
Market Development Manager
Northwest Cement Council
Closing Date April 30, 2021
The Northwest Cement Council (NCC) is committed to developing resilient, sustainable and economical construction solutions in the states of Washington and Oregon. This position is a business opportunity to develop construction solutions providing optimal social, environmental, and economic benefit through the use of cement and concrete based construction materials. We serve these states as a non-profit association that provides expert technical leadership, research, and educational opportunities designed to responsibly transform our built environment and improve the lives of the people throughout the region.
NCC is seeking a highly motivated construction, public policy and/or engineering professional to develop markets for its Concrete Solutions Program in Washington. The objective of this program is to establish NCC as a trusted resource that provides technical, educational, and professional assistance resulting in increased market share for concrete streets and local roads. The position will have an additional goal of educational and material design assistance for owners and designers in the low and mid-rise buildings market for both public infrastructure and private development.  Other solutions to be promoted will include cement used in sub-grade applications.
The candidate must have the ability to develop long-lasting business relationships and possess a strong work ethic. Emphasis on presentations to a wide range of industry professionals encouraging the use of cement and concrete in projects, as well as the ability to discuss the sustainable, resilient and environmental benefits of cement and concrete vs. other building materials, is essential to the success of this position.  Extensive regional travel in Washington and will be required to establish and sustain essential contact with public officials, owners, engineers, architects, contractors, ready mixed concrete suppliers, and cement member companies.  Regional and national travel to trade association meetings and will be required on occasion. 
Primary Responsibilities
- Implement a focused promotion plan on concrete streets and local roads in Washington.
- Develop relationships with design, construction and maintenance engineers at cities, counties and DOT districts to establish NCC’s Pavement Solutions as approved strategies.
- Implement an education program for architects and owners regarding concrete’s benefits including life cycle costs analysis and life cycle assessment models.
- Presentations to groups of decision makers advocating the overall benefits of concrete, as well as the capability to discuss specific design strategies.
- Develop relationships with owners and consulting engineers involved with private development in conjunction with the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association and the Portland Cement Association programs.
- Participating in the development and update of design standards.
- Planning, developing and conducting conferences, workshops, seminars, and other programs as necessary and/or as directed by the Executive Director.
- Responding to inquiries for technical information and assistance.
- Interacting with engineering firms, design-build consultants and contractors that can expand the impact of promotion efforts.
- Consulting with Regional Promotion Groups (RPG) regarding latest tools available for promoting the suite of pavement solutions.
- Attending NCC board meetings, related industry, and other committee meetings, approved by the Executive Director.
NCC Market Development Manager will be required to meet target cement volume creation objectives on an annual basis.
Required Skills
- Knowledge of pavement design, soils, construction and maintenance, or the ability to learn these items or advanced knowledge of concrete construction.
- Excellent ability to communicate with engineers, developers, owners, contractors, and city, county and state representatives.
- Confident oral/written communication skills and public speaking.
- Ability to develop and manage a professional contact base.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office, primarily:  Word, Outlook and Power Point.
- Must be highly energized, motivated and enthusiastic.
- Must be a self-starter with a strong work ethic to work with minimum supervision.
Educational / Experience Requirements
- Education:  Bachelors Degree Required
- Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering or related engineering construction technology preferred. 
- Candidates with a strong background in concrete construction or transportation policy and a proven track record of influencing technical decision makers will also be considered.
- Experience:  Minimum of three years of experience in engineering or construction with technical sales and marketing background.  Ability to comprehend project drawings and specifications.
- Competitive salary, commensurate with experience.
- Healthcare- Medical, Dental and Vision care options for you and your family
- Generous paid vacations and holidays
- Company 401K plan, with match plus non-elective end of year contribution
Submit cover letter and resume to :
Civil Engineer 1/2 – Land Development
City of Eugene
Open until filled.  First review of applications – April 16, 2021.
Civil Engineer 1: $69,980.02 - $90,514.86
Civil Engineer 2: $75,123.47 - $100,505.93
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The person in this position will be responsible for oversight and management of multiple regulatory programs including but not limited to Privately Engineered Public Improvements (PEPI) and Stormwater Development Standards.  The person will provide land use planning support and actively participate in land use processes. This person will perform complex engineering work and provide a broad variety of engineering support internal and external to the organization.  Reviewing plans/reports and providing complex technical support through collaborative processes are regular parts of an average day.
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, with major course work in Civil Engineering, or related field(s).
Civil Engineer 1 
Two years of civil engineering related experience.
Possession of a State of Oregon Engineering Intern Certificate.
Civil Engineer 2 
Five years of professional civil engineering experience including one year of supervisory experience.
Possession of a State of Oregon Certificate of Registration as a Professional Engineer, or ability to obtain by reciprocity within 6 months of hire date.

Sewer/Water Operator III (Water Treatment III focus)
City of Silverton
Position is open until filled.  First review for applications received by 3pm, Thursday, April 15, 2021.
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. 

Management Analyst I  - Public Works
City of Tualatin
Closing Date: 4/11/21
The City of Tualatin is excited to announce the recruitment for a new Management Analyst I in our Public Works Department. This position will play a key role in the following: developing and implementing a citywide Climate Action Plan; assisting with our Transportation Bond Program; and in developing a comprehensive asset management plan for the City so we can proactively maintain and operate our assets. More on these key projects and other duties in the Essential Duties and Responsibilities section below. 
Typical work includes coordinating, developing, and implementing special projects and programs that have a broad impact on the Public Works Department and the City. This position provides analytical support for the street/sewer/storm and water divisions. The successful candidate will work with city staff from various other departments to collaborate on programs, projects, and communications, and stakeholders outside the city from organizations such as the Regional Water Providers Consortium, Portland Water Bureau, Clean Water Services, Oregon Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors, and more.
Please visit our website for a full description of the position, including essential duties, responsibilities, and qualifications.  It is an exciting time to Work in Tualatin!
Salary range is $55,182.40 - $69,908.80, including an excellent benefit package.
Apply online at

Water Utility Worker - Seasonal
Clackamas River Water
Open until filled
Clackamas River Water seeks people interested in gaining hands-on experience in the water industry - beyond the classroom - specifically in water distribution for a full-time, temporary up to six-month assignment as a Water Utility Worker.  This position is responsible for assisting the field crew in the repair and maintenance of the District’s water distribution system by performing the following duties:
- Assist with water mains, service lines, water meters and boxes, fire hydrants, blow-offs, air relief and valves
- Independently perform additional support tasks such as backfilling small excavations, landscape restoration and debris removal, construction site cleanup, stock part and materials, maintain trucks and equipment
- Grounds maintenance including general facility cleaning, pressure washing and painting
- Use computer technology to collect and enter field data for documentation
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum Requirements:
- Ability to perform daily, repetitive and very demanding physical tasks  - also in adverse weather conditions
- Ability to frequently lift up to 50 pounds
- Ability to recognize and respond to various hazards while working near the roadway
- Manual dexterity and strength to use a variety of hand tools and equipment
- Ability to drive large pickups with occasional limited visibility and towing 
- Valid Oregon driver license and satisfactory driving record.
Preferred, but not required:
- Experience in underground utility construction or heavy equipment operation
- Flagger Card
- Competent Person Training
- Certified Water Distribution Operator, Associate of Science degree or degree-in-progress in related field
Pay Rate: $17.00 -18.00 per hour   (depending on qualifications) 
TO APPLY: Visit our website at to submit a required resume, cover letter, and the CRW job application.  If you have questions, contact us at

Associate Planner
Lane County, Oregon
Closing Date: 04/12/21 05:00 PM
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Public Works Supervisor - Utilities
City of Stayton
Open Until Friday, April 16, 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.

Engineering Associate
City of Tualatin, Oregon
Closes: Sunday, April 4, at 11:59 p.m.
The City of Tualatin is actively recruiting for an Engineering Associate. The successful candidate will be responsible for performing construction inspections, managing engineering projects, evaluating technical calculations, utilizing design and drafting software, and providing general administrative support on a variety of projects.  The successful candidate will review civil engineering designs, work with CADD/GIS systems and Bluebeam design software, and perform engineering work related to development and capital projects.  This position will require interaction with other agencies such as Clean Water Services, Oregon DEQ, Washington County, Clackamas County, and the Oregon DOT.  An exciting part of this position involves working with property owners, developers, contractors, consultants, and staff from a range of organizations.
If you would enjoy working as part of a dynamic team to effect a lasting positive impact on our city, then please visit our website and review the complete list of skills and qualifications. You may be the ideal candidate for our Engineering Associate position.
The salary range is 64,854.40 - $82,180.80, including an excellent benefits package.
Apply online at

Municipal Services Director
City of Moses Lake, Washington
First review of applications: April 11, 2021 (open until filled).
Salary:  $129,983 - $143,477
Moses Lake, Washington, (pop. approx. 24,000), is situated on the shores of the lake that inspired its name and it is centrally located between Seattle and Spokane on Highway I-90. The City of Moses Lake’s Municipal Services Department governs two divisions: Public Works and Engineering. The department operates with 72 FTEs on a 2021 budget (operating and capital) of $39 million. Under the direction of the City Manager, the Municipal Services Director oversees the Municipal Services Department which provides the City’s water, wastewater, fleet, street, storm, building maintenance services and oversees the City’s municipal airport. This position also oversees Engineering Services on an interim basis. A bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or a related field, and 8 years of experience in a public works environment with 5 years in a supervisory capacity is required. Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Washington is preferred. Any satisfactory combination of the above experience which clearly demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position will be considered. For a complete position profile/full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at, click on "Open Recruitments" and then click the position title. For questions, call 206-368-0050. 

Project Engineer
Sunrise Water Authority
Happy Valley, Oregon
First review of applications: April 11, 2021 (open until filled).
Salary:  $82,500 - $104,000
Sunrise Water Authority is located just 20 minutes southeast of Portland, Oregon, in the city of Happy Valley. The Authority is a public agency that delivers a safe and reliable supply of water to nearly 50,000 residents in Clackamas County. Under the direction of the Engineering Manager, the Project Engineer will perform advanced analysis of system operations and hydraulic performance; assist in capital project planning and delivery; conduct asset management and emergency resiliency planning; prepare project-related reports, spreadsheets, databases, and technical materials; prepare and review design and bid documents for procurement of construction services; lead work groups and be responsible for team outcomes. Must be a licensed Professional Engineer in Oregon or be able to obtain licensure in Oregon within six months of hire. Candidates must have a working knowledge of hydraulic modeling of water distribution systems and related computer platforms (preference given to experience with InfoWater), working knowledge of ArcGIS Online, AutoCad, and MS Office Programs, and have a familiarity with codes, regulations and standards related to public drinking water systems. The ideal candidate will have 5-7 years of professional experience with at least 3 years of experience in design and/or construction administration related to municipal drinking water infrastructure, including reservoirs, pipelines, and pump stations. A bachelor’s degree or higher in civil, mechanical, or environmental engineering, or a related field is desired. For a complete position profile and to apply online, visit Prothman at and click on "Open Recruitments". For questions, call 206-368-0050. 

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


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