Job Postings

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
  -- Website, e-mail address and/or phone number(s) for more information

Current Postings

Engineering Technician 2Benton County, Oregon

Portland Streetcar Operations SupervisorCity of Portland

Public Works ForemanCity of Cannon Beach, Oregon

City EngineerCity of Spokane Valley, Washington

Deputy Director of Public WorksCity of Hayward, CA

Public Works SupervisorCity of Eagle Point, Oregon

Public Works Construction InspectorCity of Oregon City

Public Works Utility WorkerCity of Phoenix, Oregon

Engineering Technician 2
Benton County, Oregon
Closing Date : 8/13/17 11:59 PM PST
Description of Position :
Great civil engineering position for someone near the beginning of your career! Located in the Willamette Valley in the home of Oregon State University, Benton County is comprised of a great college town with a large timber and farming rural area with plenty of outdoor recreation for everyone. This position is an assistant to licensed civil engineers who can provide you with the professional growth and knowledge it takes to pass your Professional Engineer’s exam.
Provides engineering and surveying support in the office and the field to the engineering and survey division.  This position requires the application of technical skills and knowledge in planning and carrying out engineering design, inspections, traffic and speed studies, construction surveys, corner restoration and other related tasks as assigned by higher level Engineering Associates or Land Surveyor. Assistance with development review and stormwater permitting may also be provided. Assignments involve basic engineering and surveying knowledge. Salary Range : $38,958 - $47,715.
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Portland Streetcar Operations Supervisor
City of Portland
Closing Date: Mon. 07/24/17 4:30 PM Pacific Time
Salary    $5,401.07 - $7,200.27 Monthly
The City of Portland is seeking a Portland Streetcar Operations Supervisor in the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT). The Portland Streetcar Operations Supervisor is responsible for planning, scheduling the daily operations, and assigning the work of TriMet personnel engaged in the daily operation of Portland streetcar vehicles.
Duties include: directing and supervising the work of the assigned TriMet superintendents and streetcar operators from right of way locations; providing leadership and working with staff to develop and retain highly competent customer service oriented staff; facilitating vehicle movement by assisting operators and superintendents in vehicle inspection and route selection; assisting in the documentation of accidents and other service disruptions; carrying out the City's safety program for the unit; and responding to day, evening or weekend operational problems or emergencies as required. The Portland Streetcar Operations Supervisor may also need to dispatch or operate the streetcar when circumstances so dictate.
For more information, or to apply, please visit

Public Works Foreman
City of Cannon Beach, Oregon
Closes July 28, 2017 at 5:00 pm
The City of Cannon Beach is accepting qualified application for a exempt full-time Public Works Foreman position. Salary range is $5,221-5,575 per month plus excellent benefits. The position requires 40 hours per week. Minimum of four years experience in Public Works (water, sewer, roads) plus two years of progressive experience in a supervisory capacity. 
Download an application and job description from our website:  Send application, cover letter and resume to Jennifer Barrett, or PO Box 368, Cannon Beach, OR 97110.

City Engineer
City of Spokane Valley, Washington
First review:  July 30, 2017 (open until filled). 
Salary: $86,392 - $127,168
For a complete position profile and to apply online, visit Prothman at and click on "Current Searches." For questions, call 206-368-0050.
The City of Spokane Valley is located on Washington's eastern border in the heart of the Inland Northwest. With a 2017 population of 94,890, Spokane Valley is the ninth largest city in the state. 
The City of Spokane Valley recently combined the Public Works and Community & Economic Development departments into a new department titled Community and Public Works. Included in this department is the Engineering Division which operates under the supervision of the Deputy City Manager. The Engineering Division has four work groups: CIP/Development Engineering, Traffic Engineering, Utilities, and Street Maintenance. Utilities include storm water, floodplain management, solid waste coordination, and domestic water and sewer service coordination. Reporting to the Deputy City Manager, the City Engineer performs complex managerial, administrative, and supervisory work in planning, organizing, directing and supervising the engineering functions of the city. The City Engineer also performs complex professional engineering work for environmental, transportation, utility, and development projects and programs.
Graduation from a four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in civil engineering or a closely related field. 5-7 years of professional civil engineering experience, including at least 4 years in public works or development engineering supervising subordinate staff. Registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of Washington or reciprocal certification. 

Deputy Director of Public Works
City of Hayward, CA
Filing deadline: July 31, 2017
Strategically located on the thriving eastern shore of the San Francisco Bay, the vibrant and diverse City of Hayward (pop. 153,689) is on the cusp of yet another evolution, leveraging its unparalleled location, relative affordability, and a wide range of quality-of-life benefits to catch the eye of everyone from Fortune 500 companies to young professionals, families, tech startups, and major developers.  The Public Works - Engineering & Transportation Department has 46 FTE’s organized into six divisions: Administration, Design/Development Services, Construction Services, Transportation, Survey, and the Executive Airport.  This 2016 All-America City is seeking a Deputy Director of Public Works to assist Public Works Director Morad Fakhrai in planning, directing, supervising and reviewing the activities of a variety of projects and programs throughout the Public Works department.  It is a busy time for the Public Works Department in the City of Hayward and an experienced professional is desired.  A Bachelor’s degree with major course work in civil engineering or a related field is required, as is a Certificate of Registration as a professional civil engineer in the State of California, and five years of progressively responsible management experience in public works. Individuals who embrace the diversity of the community and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.  Competitive annual salary range of $141,502 to $172,037; placement DOQE; with attractive benefits.
To apply for this exciting career opportunity, please send your resume and cover letter electronically to: Peckham & McKenney, Please do not hesitate to contact Phil McKenney toll-free at (866) 912-1919 if you have any questions regarding this position or recruitment process.  

Public Works Supervisor
City of Eagle Point, Oregon
First review:  July 23, 2017 (open until filled). 
$59,429 - $68,895 (salary under review)
For a complete position profile and to apply online, visit Prothman at and click on "Current Searches." For questions, call 206-368-0050.
Located ten miles northeast of Interstate 5 and just 8 minutes north of Medford, the City of Eagle Point has been one of the fastest growing communities in southern Oregon, with a current population of roughly 9,000. 
Incorporated in 1911, the City of Eagle Point operates under a Council-Administrator form of government. The city is organized into three operating departments: Administration, Police, and Public Works. The Public Works Department includes Engineering, Parks & Facilities, Stormwater, Streets, and Water Distribution.
Working under the general direction of the Public Works Director, the Public Works Supervisor plans, develops, manages, directs, and implements the yearly maintenance and operations of the city’s water system, parks, streets, stormwater, vehicle/equipment maintenance, and city facilities. The Supervisor directs and supervises all of the Public Works staff, including the Lead Worker, Specialists, Technicians, Laborers, temporary staff, and at times contractors.
Possession of a high school diploma or equivalent is required. A minimum of 5 years of general construction/municipal experience with at least 3 years of lead/supervisory experience. Possession or the ability to obtain a valid Oregon Level II Water Distribution Operator Certificate, a valid Oregon Cross Connection Specialist Certificate, and a valid Oregon Commercial Driver License. 


Public Works Construction Inspector
City of Oregon City
This recruitment will be open until filled; however, may close at any time.
The City of Oregon City has an exciting opportunity for a Construction Inspector.  The Construction Inspector reports to the Development Projects Manager and is located in the Public Works Department in City Hall. The Construction Inspector is responsible for performing quality assurance inspections, construction plan reviews, and the preparation of associated documentation pertaining to permitted development projects, public works permits and capital improvement projects for public infrastructure. The position provides technical monitoring and field inspections of a variety of projects, including subdivision improvements for water, sanitary sewer, storm water, and street facilities, to verify that methods, materials, and completed projects comply with the plans, specifications, codes, and public works standards.
For more information: Human Resources at

Public Works Utility Worker
City of Phoenix, Oregon
Applications accepted until position is filled.
The City of Phoenix, population 4855, is accepting applications for a Public Works Utility Worker.
Become an integral member of the city’s Public Works Department and help us meet the needs of our growing community. We are seeking an employee to perform skilled and semi-skilled assignments for the installation, operation, maintenance and repair of the water distribution system, streets, parks and storm drains.
The ideal candidate will have, at a minimum, 2 years’ experience in a public works field, a water utility/construction field or any combination of the both, with landscape and irrigation maintenance a plus. The ideal candidate must have a valid Oregon driver’s license and be able to obtain a Class B CDL within 6 months from date of hire. Level I water distribution certification must be obtained within 18 months of hire and Level II water distribution certification within 3 years of hire.
Pay range is $17.17 - $21.91 per hour.
To apply, please submit an application and cover letter to Theresa Syphers, Public Works Administrative Assistant, at PO Box 330, Phoenix, Oregon 97535. Job description and job application can be found at or at the Phoenix City Hall, 112 W 2nd Street. 


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