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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:
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  -- Description of position
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Current Postings


Facilities ManagerBenton County, Oregon

General ManagerLake Whatcom Water & Sewer District, Bellingham, Washington

Operations & Maintenance ManagerLake Whatcom Water & Sewer District, Bellingham, Washington

Civil Engineer 1/2Eugene Public Works

Fleet Service Technician, MasterEugene Public Works

Deputy Public Works DirectorClark County, Washington

Public Works DirectorCity of Gonzales, CA

Senior Civil Transportation EngineerKPFF, Portland

Engineering TechnicianCity of Cornelius, Oregon

Construction Manager or Construction EngineerJackson County, Oregon

Parks Division ManagerLane County, Oregon


Facilities Manager
Benton County, Oregon
First Application Review Date: 06/04/2018 (Open until Filled)
Facilities Manager provides qualified people with opportunities of variety and challenge. As manager, you would manage the maintenance of a historical building built in 1888, health clinics with doctor's offices, a joint law enforcement building housing the City and the County, a fairgrounds with an arena, RV hookups, and animal stalls as well as various general office buildings. You will interact with a number of types of employees and elected officials and numerous visitors and customers with rural and urban personalities all with the welcoming environment of Oregon. By supervising the billing and maintenance of more than 5 utility systems with a combination of sewer and water hookups, you will be able to provide over 200 residents with quality services within our rural areas. Whether you enjoy small urban life in Corvallis, the rural backroads of small town USA, our beautiful forests, or want to take a day trip to the Coast, Cascade Mountains, or Portland, working in Benton County provides you with numerous opportunities professionally and socially. Come join us! 
Apply online at https://www.co.benton.or.us/hr/page/job-opportunities
General Manager
Lake Whatcom Water & Sewer District, Bellingham, Washington
First review: June 17, 2018 (open until filled).
Salary: Up to $154,960
For a complete position profile and to apply online, visit Prothman at http://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Open Recruitments." For questions, please call 206-368-0050.
Located just 21 miles south of the Canadian border along I-5, and 90 miles north of Seattle, the Lake Whatcom Water & Sewer District is headquartered in Bellingham, Washington. The district provides water service to approximately 4,000 residential customers and sewer service to approximately 4,300 residential customers. The district is operated by 13 full-time staff represented by AFSCME and 5 full-time non-represented staff, a five-member Board of Commissioners, and has an annual operations and maintenance budget of about $6 million. 
Under the direction of the Board of Commissioners, the General Manager is responsible for overall leadership and management of the district’s water and sewer services, community relations, environ-mental compliance, engineering, finance, contracting, personnel, field, office, customer service, and other functions. 
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, and 5-10 years of progressively responsible business and/or public administration management, supervisory, contracting, and board related experience is required. The ideal candidate will have educational credentials in engineering, public administration, environmental sciences or a related field, and proven experience as a General Manager or in a CEO position in the public sector.

Operations & Maintenance Manager
Lake Whatcom Water & Sewer District, Bellingham, Washington
First review: June 17, 2018 (open until filled).
Salary: $88,233 - $111,613
For a complete position profile and to apply online, visit Prothman at http://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Open Recruitments." For questions, call 206-368-0050.
Located 21 miles south of the Canadian border along I-5, and 90 miles north of Seattle, the Lake Whatcom Water & Sewer District is headquartered in Bellingham, Washington. The district provides water service to approximately 4,000 residential customers and sewer service to approximately 4,300 residential customers. The district is operated by 13 full-time staff represented by AFSCME and 5 full-time non-represented staff, a five-member Board of Commissioners, and has an annual operations and maintenance budget of about $6 million. 
Under the direction of the General Manager, the Operations & Maintenance Manager is a newly created position that takes on the duties of a field supervisor and higher level administrative tasks. This position is responsible for 7 FTEs, and the operation and maintenance of the district’s public water systems and wastewater collection systems. 
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in civil engineering, management, public administration or a closely related field, and five years of demonstrated complex program and project management experience in both public water systems and sewage collection systems is required. Technical experience in electrical, mechanical, pumps, hydraulics, and controls is required. (Please see the position profile for additional requirements.)
Civil Engineer 1/2
Eugene Public Works
Application Deadline Extended – May 25, 2018, 5:00 p.m.
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 Engineering Division is recruiting for a Civil Engineer 1/2.  The department has been recognized by our peers across the country for excellence with numerous awards, and invitations to present at professional gatherings including APWA regional and national conferences.
The Civil Engineer 1/2 Performs complex professional engineering work in the design, investigation, construction management, and project management of public works projects. Acts as project manager and provides direction and supervision to technical staff. Assignments require the use of judgment and initiative in developing solutions to problems, interpreting general policies, and determining work assignments.
Depending upon the knowledge, skills, and abilities possessed by the successful applicant, this position may be filled as either a Civil Engineer 1 or Civil Engineer 2.
 Annual Salary:
Civil Engineer 1: $66,996.80 - $86,652.80
Civil Engineer 2: $72,883.20 - $96,220.80
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
CIVIL ENGINEER 1 & 2
Education
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, with major course work in Civil Engineering, or related field(s).
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).
Civil Engineer 1
Experience
Two years directly related civil engineering experience.
Possession of a State of Oregon Certificate of Enrollment as an Engineering Intern.
Civil Engineer 2
Experience
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. 
Accepting online applications only.  Apply at www.eugene-or.gov/jobs.
Fleet Service Technician, Master
Eugene Public Works
Application Deadline: May 30, 2018, 5:00 p.m. Accepting on-line applications only. Apply at www.eugene-or.gov/jobs.
$24.75 - $30.87 / Hourly
Master Fleet Service Technicians perform advanced diagnosis, repair, modification, and specialized inspections to include preventative maintenance of City-owned vehicles and equipment which includes automobiles, trucks, construction equipment, emergency vehicles, motorcycles, and other equipment.
While positions are usually filled at the full journey Fleet Service Technician, Master, successful applicants who do not have the depth of knowledge and experience required for that level may be hired as a Fleet Service Technician or Fleet Service Worker.  Click on the links below to review the job descriptions and minimum qualifications requirements.
Fleet Service Technician
Fleet Service Worker
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
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:
Minimum requirements for Fleet Service Technician Master:
Experience:
Five (5) years experience in fleet vehicle and/or equipment preventative maintenance and repair. Two of the five years must be in a public jurisdiction or similar fleet operation with a variety of vehicles, trucks, and equipment to repair and maintain.
Training:
Two (2) years of specialized training in automotive and/or heavy equipment systems repair at an accredited trade school or college.
License or Certificate:
Possession of and ability to maintain a valid Oregon State Commercial "A" driver's license with appropriate classification or endorsement as determined by the equipment operated, or the ability to obtain within 12 months. 
Master ASE Certification in Automotive or Heavy Truck Series required.
Must complete and pass a Police background check.
Must complete and pass a City physical and drug screening.
Other: Possession of a set of tools sufficient to perform the duties of the position. Specialty tools will be provided by the City.
Minimum Requirements for Fleet Service Technician:
Experience:
Three years experience in vehicle and/or equipment preventative maintenance and repair. Prefer experience repairing and maintaining vehicles, light trucks, heavy trucks, heavy equipment, and public safety vehicles and equipment with strong electrical and computer diagnosis skills. Municipal fleet experience is desirable.
Training:
Two years of specialized training in automotive and/or heavy equipment systems repair at an accredited trade school or college. 
ASE Master Certification in Automotive or Heavy Truck Series desired.
Must obtain at least four (4) ASE certifications within 12 months of employment. . Must acquire one additional certification per year after the first year up to a total of 8 ASE Auto or Heavy Truck certifications in any combination.
License or Certificate:
Possession of and ability to maintain a valid Oregon State Commercial "A" driver's license with appropriate classification or endorsement as determined by the equipment operated, or the ability to obtain within 12 months. 
Minimum Requirements for Fleet Service Worker:
Experience:
One year experience in fleet vehicle and/or equipment preventive maintenance and repair. Automotive, Light or Heavy Truck repair and maintenance experience desirable.
Training:
Two years of specialized training in automotive and/or heavy equipment systems repair at an accredited trade school or college. 
Must obtain one ASE Automotive or Heavy Truck Series certification within 12 months of employment.
License or Certificate:
Possession of and ability to maintain a valid Oregon State Commercial "B" driver's license with appropriate classification or endorsement as determined by the equipment operated, or the ability to obtain within 12 months.
Deputy Public Works Director
Clark County, Washington
First review: June 10, 2018 (open until filled). 
Salary: $95,172 - $134,460
For a complete position profile and to apply online, visit Prothman at http://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Open Recruitments." For questions, call 206-368-0050.
Located in southwest Washington, Clark County is across the Columbia River from Portland, Oregon. Clark County is the fifth most populous county in Washington with more than 471,000 residents. 
With more than 300 employees, the Clark County Public Works Department is currently divided into six divisions: Administration & Finance, Clean Water, Engineering & Construction, Parks & Lands, Road Maintenance & Safety, and Transportation & Development. 
Under the direction of the Public Works Director/County Engineer, the Deputy Public Works Director may be responsible for supervising the Parks & Lands, Road Maintenance, Clean Water, and Fleet & Facility Services divisions and an Office Manager. The Deputy Director will hold a key leadership position and will have full responsibility for the management and leadership of all staff of the assigned divisions and/or programs and will advise, support and act as the Public Works Director in his or her absence.
The position requires a bachelor’s degree and 10 years of responsible management experience providing expertise in the management of Public Works programs and services. A master’s degree in public administration, civil engineering or a related field is desirable.
Public Works Director
City of Gonzales, CA
Resume filing deadline is June 25, 2018.
The City of Gonzales is a quaint, rural agricultural community of 8,549 residents nestled between the rolling Gabilan Mountains and the picturesque Santa Lucia Range. Centrally located on scenic Highway 101 in Monterey County, Gonzales is 35 miles southeast of the Monterey Peninsula and 62 miles southeast of San Jose. Gonzales enjoys a beautiful natural setting and is a safe, friendly, family-oriented community with a relaxed pace of life.  The Public Works Department is responsible for the design, construction, and maintenance of the City's public facilities such as streets and sidewalks; water supply and distribution facilities; sanitary sewers; storm drains; basins; and flood channels; as well as the review and approval of all subdivision; development; grading; and public utility installation plans. The Department is also responsible for the maintenance of all City parking lots, vehicles, and stationary mechanical equipment and plays an important role in evaluating a variety of development applications as part of the City’s project review committee.  The position requires at least five years of progressively responsible and varied work experience including construction, maintenance and operation of a variety of public works systems and facilities with specific experience in wastewater and water utilities and includes at least three years of management experience with direct oversight of staff, budgets, and administration.  A Bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction management, public administration or a related field is highly desirable as is a Civil Engineer license.  Salary range from $105,000 to $130,000 with comprehensive benefits.
Please send your cover letter and resume electronically to: Peckham & McKenney, apply@peckhamandmckenney.com 
Call Phil McKenney at (866) 912-1919 for more information or to request a detailed brochure that describes in greater detail this tremendous opportunity.  Resumes acknowledged within 2 business days. The brochure is also available on our web site at www.peckhamandmckenney.com
Senior Civil Transportation Engineer, KPFF, Portland
Open until filled
KPFF’s Portland Civil + Survey office is seeking a senior level Civil Transportation Engineer interested in working in an entrepreneurial environment alongside some of the most creative and innovative engineers around.  KPFF has been an industry leader in Civil and Structural Engineering for over 57 years, working with architects, developers, contractors, and public agencies. This position will challenge you to stretch outside your comfort zone with opportunities for growth and increased responsibility. We believe in encouraging personal and professional growth, and we work hard at providing a solid support structure with minimal organizational restrictions.
Position Description:
·        Work on a variety of projects with clients in the public sector
·        Lead the development of transportation infrastructure projects
·        Provide design leadership and guidance to staff
·        Coordinate and communicate directly with stakeholders, public agencies, and franchise and public utility companies
·        Participate in business development
Minimum Qualifications:
  Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering
  10 yrs of applicable transportation design work
  Professional Engineer in Oregon or ability to obtain via reciprocity
  MicroStation and Inroads and/or AutoCAD and Civil 3D proficiency
  Effective written and verbal communication
  Passionate about providing exceptional client service
  Ability to handle multiple concurrent projects and priorities
To apply: http://www.kpff.com/careers/?jobid=689
Engineering Technician
City of Cornelius, Oregon
Filing deadline is May 21, 2018 at 5:00 pm.  
City of Cornelius is hiring an Engineering Technician and responsibilities include public improvements inspection, estimating costs of capital projects, drafting of plans and specifications for public projects, and mapping of public infrastructure.  Education and experience with civil engineering, construction inspection, Auto-CAD, and customer service required. Possession of a valid state driver’s license and safe driving record is required. Great job opportunity, competitive salary and benefits in a growing community.  
To Apply
Please visit our website www.ci.cornelius.or.us to download and print an application packet. 
Completed Application Packets
Employment applications must be completed along with a cover letter, supplemental questions and resume. A resume will not accepted in place of a completed application. Submit by mail, fax, email or in person.  Email recruitment@ci.cornelius.or.us. City of Cornelius, 1355 N. Barlow Street, Cornelius, OR 97113 or call 503-357-9112.  
Construction Manager or Construction Engineer
Jackson County, Oregon
Closing date: May 24, 2018
Jackson County is recruiting for a Construction Manager or a Construction Engineer to oversee all construction activities on the Jackson County road system. The Construction Manager/Engineer is a key leadership and management position in the Engineering Division at Jackson County Roads.  As such, the Construction Manager/Engineer is responsible for management of county contracted transportation projects, developer projects on the County road system and utility work within the county right-of-way. 
To meet these responsibilities the Construction Manager /Engineer reviews and comments on plans, specifications, submittals and construction schedules; reviews and makes recommendations regarding project constructability change orders, and contractor claims; issues permits to developers, contractors and utilities; and supervises inspection staff. 
If this exempt position appeals to you, please visit our website at www.jacksoncounty.org. Construction Manager salary is $68,494 – $87,422 annually, Construction Engineer salary is $71,302 - $91,000 annually with competitive leave/benefits packages. EOE.
For more information: http://jacksoncountyor.org/Whats-New/Jobs
Parks Division Manager
Lane County, Oregon
Application deadline: May 28, 2018
Salary: $72,155 - $108,243 annually
Job brochure
To apply, visit http://www.lanecounty.org/jobs and look for posting 201800125.
Note: All applicants are asked to submit both a cover letter and resume, and complete an application.

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