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To submit a job posting (either a position available or a position sought), e-mail the following information to the Oregon APWA webmaster:
  -- Name of position
  -- Name of hiring agency or company, or name of individual (if posting is for position sought
  -- Closing date (unless otherwise specified, all postings will be removed 30 days after initial posting)
  -- Description of position
  -- Website, e-mail address and/or phone number(s) for more information

Engineering Technician I or IICity of Roseburg

Laboratory TechnicianCity of McMinnville

Fleet Parts and Procurement SupervisorEugene Public Works

Road MasterYamhill County Public Works

Utilities SupervisorCity of Wilsonville

Superintendent, Water Treatment PlantCity of Grants Pass

Engineering ManagerCity of Hillsboro – Water Department

Chief Executive OfficerTualatin Valley Water District, Beaverton, Oregon

General ManagerDeschutes Valley Water District, Madras, Oregon

Stormwater Coordinator/Senior Engineering Associate/Analyst–DesignLane County Public Works, Eugene, OR

Environmental Project ManagerEugene Public Works Airport Division


Engineering Technician I or II
City of Roseburg
Applications Close: 5:00 p.m. Monday, February 11, 2019
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Laboratory Technician
City of McMinnville
Closing Date:  January 24, 2019 at 11:59 pm
Full Time  $3,744 - $4,782/month, depending on experience
Duties
Performs gravimetric, bacteriological and chemical analyses of sewage, sludge, groundwater and industrial waste; prepares reagents and standards; maintains accurate logs and records for all analyses, equipment and instruments as required by laws, regulations and procedures; performs sample collection; performs quality control checks on analyses, procedures and equipment; helps improve quality control for lab; ordering supplies; and follows all safety rules and procedures established for work area.
Qualifications
Thorough knowledge of chemistry, mathematics, and the principles, methods, materials, instruments and equipment used in wastewater laboratory; principles of wastewater treatment processes; sewage sampling techniques; high school education (or equivalent) plus additional specialized courses in chemistry, biology, or related field; demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and work in a team environment; training and / or experience in using computer applications for preparing spreadsheets, databases, and analyzing data; any satisfactory combination of experience and training that demonstrates the knowledge, skills; and abilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the Laboratory Technician.
To Apply
Submit an official City of McMinnville employment application, cover letter and resume electronically to hr@mcminnvilleoregon.gov.
Additional Information
Please visit the City’s website at www.mcminnvilleoregon.gov, call (503) 434-2328 or email hr@mcminnvilleoregon.gov.  The City of McMinnville is an equal opportunity employer.
Fleet Parts and Procurement Supervisor
Eugene Public Works
Application Deadline:  February 8, 2019, 5:00 p.m.
$68,473 - $88,566 / Annually
Accepting online applications only.  Apply at www.eugene-or.gov/jobs.
Develops equipment specifications and leads equipment/vehicle replacement programs for the City's 900 vehicle fleet.  Supervises and reviews the work of staff involved in parts procurement processes.  Supervises and reviews the work of administrative staff within the City's Fleet & Radio Communications shops.  Provides support for preventive maintenance and repair activities of municipal fleet equipment.  
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Experience and Training Guidelines
Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities are qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Experience:
Five years of increasingly responsible experience in fleet maintenance, including two years of supervisory responsibility or four years of responsible lead-worker experience.  Experience in purchasing desired.
Training:
Equivalent to an Associate's Degree from an accredited college or university in area(s) of responsibility or a closely related field.
License or Certificate
Possession of, or ability to obtain, and maintain an appropriate, valid Oregon driver's license.
Road Master
Yamhill County Public Works
Closing date – February 1, 2019
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Administers, supervises, plans, and directs maintenance, repair, and construction of roads and bridges under policies set forth by the Board of Commissioners. Work involves independent judgment in interpretation and use of ordinances and regulations regarding county roads and bridges and department programs. May have considerable contact with various local and state agencies as well as other county departments, private contractors, consultants, and the general public. Work requires being on-call 24 hours a day and may demand working outdoors in inclement weather conditions.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the direction of the public works director and board of commissioners. Work is reviewed through periodic conferences, reports, and overall results achieved.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Exercises supervision over 30-50 full-and part-time road division employees through established organizational procedures. Supervision includes hiring, firing, and disciplinary action decision-making.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF POSITIONS ASSIGNED TO THIS CLASSIFICATION. DEPENDING ON ASSIGNMENT, THE EMPLOYEE MAY PERFORM A COMBINATION OF SOME OR ALL OF THE FOLLOWING DUTIES:
  • Provides direct and indirect supervision of all road division employees.
  • Works with the public works director and other public works division directors in developing long and short-range department goals and priorities.
  • Coordinates activities of on-going road maintenance crews to insure plans and schedules are completed on time.
  • Advises lead workers and road division crews in establishing procedures and methods of maintenance, repair, and construction of roads and bridges.
  • Advises the director of public works and board of commissioners on road-related decisions.
  • Acts as staff for the road improvement advisory committee.
  • Assigns equipment to projects to optimize project completion.
  • Confers with the shop maintenance supervisor to determine when equipment should be replaced.
  • Reviews equipment bids received and recommends selected vendors.
  • Participates in development of effective methods of job costing and works with crews for accurate feedback of time and material information.
  • Encourages input from all crew members on methods for more effective and efficient ways to work and better delivery service to the county.
  • Inspects county roads, bridges, and structures, and establishes priorities for maintenance, repair, and construction, periodically as needed.
  • Responds to questions, concerns, and complaints from the public; reviews and approves or denies applications for utility installation, road access and egress.
  • Oversees maintenance of complete and accurate records of all expenditures for maintenance, repair, construction, purchase, and operation of road equipment and purchase of materials and supplies used in these activities.
  • Oversees maintenance of complete and accurate records of all expenditures for maintenance, repair, construction, purchase, and operation of road equipment and purchase of materials and supplies used in these activities.
For more information - https://www.co.yamhill.or.us/content/employment-listings?field_department_value=All
Utilities Supervisor
City of Wilsonville
Closes 1/27/19.
$31.73/hr + excellent benefits
Who we are
Employees of the City of Wilsonville deliver exceptional public service by committing to providing the knowledge, courtesy, and responsiveness our citizens expect. Though the workforce has grown as the City and its services have expanded, employees continue to share a sense of camaraderie along with exercising a can-do attitude. Our employees take pride in their work and in achieving meaningful and lasting results. Recognizing employees as our most valuable resource, the City is dedicated to building a positive work environment which encourages the success, growth, and development of each employee.
As cities around the country strengthen and reinforce their asset management programs, the City of Wilsonville recognizes our most valuable asset is the attraction and retention of high quality employees. We are searching for a new team member with the right mixture of energy, focus, and ambition to compliment the Public Works management team.
Who we are looking for
You are highly motivated and recognize the importance of maintaining current infrastructure and planning and preparing for future improvements.  You are comfortable and skilled both in the field and in an office setting, with an aptitude for switching between working side-by-side with employees and drafting a detailed regulatory report.  With an eye for finding efficient and innovative maintenance practices, you utilize your keen supervisory and project management skills to lead, coach, and inspire employees to search for the next best practice.  Protecting the public’s health is a calling for you, and you’ve made a career out of providing quality services in a field that isn’t always that glamorous, but is key to the welfare of the community. 
Why would you want to join our team?  Because you expect more than the status quo.  So do we! The City is looking for a candidate with the right combination of technical and supervisory skills to lead a tenured team of water and wastewater technology professionals.  Qualified candidates will have an Associate's degree in water technology or related field of study and 4 years of progressively responsible experience in in the maintenance or construction of water and/or wastewater systems, including at least 2 years of supervisory or lead worker experience. If you enjoy giving back to the community and working independently and as part of a cohesive team, submit your application materials today!  Applications are available at www.ci.wilsonville.or.us/jobs.  
Superintendent, Water Treatment Plant
City of Grants Pass
Closing Date – February 8, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.
Check out this opportunity to lead the Water Treatment Plant Team!
The Water Treatment Plant Superintendent leads the Water Treatment division under the general supervision of the Public Works Director.  This position exercises full supervision of employees in the division as well as seasonal and temporary staff.
The position manages the operation and maintenance of:
  • Oldest continually operated 20 MGD surface water treatment plant in Oregon
  • 13 remote booster pump stations and 8 reservoir sites
  • Water quality laboratory utilized for process control, water quality control and compliance analysis
  • Fiscal responsibility for preparation of an operating and maintenance budget
  • Planning City-wide projects relating to the water division
The Superintendent will be integrally involved in the planning and replacement of the City's current Treatment Plant, which is scheduled for replacement with a new  treatment plant by 2023/2024.
Minimum Qualifications: 
An Associate’s Degree and six years directly related water experience, two years of which must be supervisory or lead and an Oregon Grade 3 Water  Treatment Certificate with Filtration Endorsement
Contact info: Toni Martin, tmartin@grantspassoregon.gov, 541-450-6055, https://www.grantspassoregon.gov/
Engineering Manager
City of Hillsboro – Water Department
Closes January 31, 2019
Careful sourcing, production and distribution of water is vital to supporting the thriving communities served by the City of Hillsboro.  The City of Hillsboro’s Water Department seeks an Engineering Manager who manages for excellence and relishes the challenges and triumphs of a fast-paced, visionary department.  The ideal candidate is committed to the continuous improvement and resiliency of water system infrastructure, service to the community, and superior environmental stewardship.
The Water Engineering Manager leads a high-performing team of talented individuals who are responsible for the planning, design, construction, plan review and inspection of local water distribution infrastructure and regional water supply infrastructure.  The Engineering Manager assures the team’s continued success by developing new opportunities for employees at all stages of their careers.  Effective communication skills, including skills conveying information in an organized manner both in writing and in public meeting settings, are essential to the success of this position. 
For a complete position profile and to apply online, visit Hillsboro-Oregon.gov/Jobs
Chief Executive Officer
Tualatin Valley Water District, Beaverton, Oregon
First review:  February 17, 2019 (open until filled). 
Salary: $200,000 - $225,000+ (DOQ)
For a complete position profile and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Open Recruitments." For questions, call 206-368-0050.
Headquartered in Beaverton, Oregon, seven miles west of Portland, the Tualatin Valley Water District (TVWD) is a special district drinking water provider located in suburban Washington County. TVWD is the second largest water provider in the state, with 63,000 service connections and a service population of roughly 228,000. The District employs approximately 132 full-time, non-union employees and operates on a 2017-2019 budget of $265 million. 
Under the direction of the Board of Commissioners, the Chief Executive Officer is responsible for providing overall leadership to the District, and implements programs and policies approved, adopted, or recommended by the Board of Commissioners, and ensures that the water system is managed efficiently, maintaining relationships with professional associations and industry colleagues, and maintaining excellent intergovernmental relationships.
Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, business, or management, and at least 7 years of experience in a CEO or high-level management position with a water utility. An MPA or MBA, and 10-20 years of experience in a water district is highly preferred.
General Manager
Deschutes Valley Water District, Madras, Oregon
First review:  March 3, 2019 (open until filled). 
Salary: $110,000 - $130,000
For a complete position profile and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Open Recruitments." For questions, please call 206-368-0050.
Located in the heart of Jefferson County in central Oregon, Deschutes Valley Water District is headquartered in the City of Madras. Incorporated in 1919, the Deschutes Valley Water District is a municipal corporation that provides domestic water service to residential and commercial customers, as well as water for fire protection. The District has 4,300 active service connections that provide water service to approximately 14,000 customers in roughly a 300 square mile area. The District is operated by 19 employees and has an annual revenue of roughly $7,000,000. Under the direction of the Board of Commissioners, the General Manager is responsible for overall leadership and management of the District’s water services, community relations, environmental compliance, engineering, finance, contracting, personnel, field, office, customer service, and other functions. A bachelor’s degree in engineering, business, or management, and at least five years in a CEO or high-level management position directly responsible for water utility operations is required. A P.E. license, a civil engineering degree and Water Distribution 2 certification are all highly desirable.
Stormwater Coordinator / Senior Engineering Associate/Analyst – Design  
Lane County Public Works, Eugene, OR
Closes: 1/28/19 @ 5:00 p.m.  
Lane County Public Works (Eugene, OR) seeks a Stormwater Coordinator / Senior Engineering Associate (Analyst) for the Design Section of its Engineering & Construction Services Division.  
Salary & Benefits:  This position pays $56,888.00 - $85,280.00 per year and is a full-time, fully benefitted position.  NOTE:  5% salary differential for Oregon Registered P.E. or 3% salary differential for E.I.T.  
Description:  This is a professional position that will advance Lane County’s current NPDES MS-4 program to the next permit level as required by DEQ Permit dated November 30, 2018. Additionally, this position supervises technical staff; acts as project manager for environmentally focused public improvement projects; and acts as the County’s technical expert in the above disciplines (providing advice/rule interpretations to other County departments, divisions, and small communities without an NPDES coordinator.    
More specifically, this position will:
  • Coordinate NPDES-MS4 Phase II permit requirements, including writing reports, ordinances and manuals; coordinating tasks with local jurisdictions; providing public involvement and educational opportunities; reviewing, inspecting, and enforcing illicit discharge, stormwater facility maintenance, and all other permit requirements. 
  • Interpret and disseminate provisions of federal, state, and local stormwater runoff regulations and rules to affected public works divisions.
  • Coordinate departmental reviews of land development applications, utility extensions / significant facility replacements, and all other activities within, and adjacent to, the public rights-of-way to ensure compliance with applicable federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Lead and/or collaborate in the preparation and updating of comprehensive plans, policies, reports, manuals, budgets, and other documents.
  • Develop public outreach; make oral and written presentations to multiple audiences, including citizen groups, neighborhood associations, and Boards and Commissions; represent the County on various stormwater advisory groups and committees; look for opportunities to build trust; be willing to give reasons why; follow up with answers; and reflect the County in a positive manner.
  • Respond to and address citizen complaints; investigate illicit discharges; develop corrective / enforcement recommendations; notify Director of legal action needed to effect compliance with established stormwater regulations.
  • Prepare grant applications and coordinate with federal, state, and local funding agencies; and complete required communications and reports.
  • Act as Responsible Engineer for environmentally focused fish passage, wetland mitigation, and stormwater quality (assigned) projects.  Author technical reports / calculations; develop plans, specifications, and estimates; and provide construction support.
  • Work as a team member in project development / scoping; manage the environmental permitting phase of project development.
  • Attend and participate in division meetings; present recommendations and ideas to enhance the division’s performance and the services it provides.
Requires:  
  • Bachelor’s degree in field related to area of assignment
  • Five – Eight years of progressively responsible professional experience.  
Interested?  To apply, please visit www.lanecounty.org/jobs and apply for job posting 201800366.  For additional questions, contact HR at 541-682-3124. 
Environmental Project Manager
Eugene Public Works Airport Division
Application Deadline:  January 25, 2019, 5:00 p.m.
Accepting online applications only.  Apply at www.eugene-or.gov/jobs
$66,996 - $86,652 / Annually
The Eugene Airport is looking to fill an Environmental Project Manager position.  This position oversees the development of proposals and execution of work including the development and implementation of permitting strategies for major development projects. The position is the lead individual for identifying permit requirements, scheduling permit applications, developing permitting strategies, and managing timely completion of deliverables. The ideal candidate possesses in-depth technical, project and client management experience, NEPA and state environmental documentation, environmental regulatory permitting, wetland restoration planning, wetlands science, cultural resource management, and protected species management.
This position represents the Airport at conferences and in public, community, legislative and tenant meetings, including hearings and other forums regarding the environmental affairs of the Airport and does related work that pertains to passengers and the general aviation community.
Candidates will be assessed based on qualifications, experience, and expertise.  The selected candidate will be placed in the classification they are most qualified for.
Management Analyst 1/2:  
Management Analyst 1 - $26.62 - $34.43 / hourly
Management Analyst 2 - $29.27 - $37.87 / hourly
Senior Management Analyst: $32.21 - $41.66 / hourly
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
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:
Management Analyst 1/2: 
Management Analyst 1
Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in environmental studies, engineering, business management, planning, public policy and administration or a related field. 
Experience:  Some recent professional experience that includes environmental management, project management, capital programming, or grants development and management.  Airport management experience desired.
Management Analyst 2
Education:  Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in environmental studies, engineering, business management, planning, public policy and administration or a related field. 
Experience:  Two years professional experience that includes environmental management, project management, capital programming, or grants development and management.  Airport management experience desired.
Senior Management Analyst
Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in environmental studies, engineering, business management, planning, public policy and administration or a related field. 
Experience: Five years of professional experience that includes environmental management, project management, capital programming, or grants development and management.  Airport management experience desired.

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