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  -- 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

Operator II or Operator ICity of McMinnville

Construction Services Manager/ Program ManagerLane County Public Works, Eugene, OR

Construction Engineering SupervisorCity Of Portland Bureau of Environmental Services Construction

Utility Worker I, II or IIICity of Grants Pass

Water Treatment Plant Specialist I or IICity of Grants Pass

Public Works Technician SeniorCity of Medford


Operator II or Operator I
City of McMinnville
Closing Date:  Open until Filled with First Round Due by December 16, 2019
Job Type:  Full Time
Salary:   Operator II -- $3,936 to $5,022 per month
             Operator I -- $3,568 to $4,552 per month
The City of McMinnville, Wastewater Services Division is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of Operator II or Operator I (trainee level) if not filled at the Operator II level.  This position will be part of a team responsible for operating the City’s Water Reclamation Facility (WRF) and associated pump stations.
Duties:  Performs inspections of the Water Reclamation Facility (WRF) and pump station to ensure proper equipment operation; reads instruments and records data, and enters, retrieves and manipulates data from a computer; and interprets process control data and makes equipment and process adjustments to meet targets set by the process control guidelines.
Qualifications: 
Operator II -- Intermediate knowledge of the principles, methods, tools, and equipment used in advanced wastewater treatment processes, with experience in a Class III or higher activated sludge wastewater treatment facility; intermediate knowledge of biological and chemical nutrient removal and tertiary treatment systems; and high school education (or equivalent) plus additional specialized courses in wastewater treatment plant operation, or any satisfactory combination of experience and training.  Must possess an Oregon Wastewater Treatment System Operations Grade II Certification and a valid Oregon Driver’s License.
Operator I -- Basic knowledge of the principles, methods, tools, and equipment used in an activated sludge wastewater treatment facility; and high school education (or equivalent) plus additional specialized courses in wastewater treatment plant operation.  Must possess an Oregon Wastewater Treatment System Operation Provisional Level I Certification or be able to obtain within the first 12 months and a valid Oregon Driver’s License.
To Apply:  Those interested in the position of Operator II must go to the following site to submit an application and answer questions:  https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/Mcminnville?.  For more information, please call (503) 434-2328 or email hr@mcminnvilleoregon.gov.
Construction Services Manager/ Program Manager 
Lane County Public Works, Eugene, OR
Closes:  December 9, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. PST.  
This position works in the Engineering & Construction Services (ECS) Division.  This is a fully benefitted position, with an annual salary of $70,948.80 - $104,291.20    
This position will:
• Manage and supervise the Materials Testing Lab and the Inspection/Utility Permits team.
• Design and construct public improvements for roads and bridges.
• Plan, manage, evaluate, organize, and supervise inspection and quality assurance.
• Coordinate activities with state, federal, and other local agencies.
• Monitor capital improvement and road projects. 
• Manage environmental permitting for the department.
Requires:  
• Bachelor’s degree in a related field, preferably civil engineering.
• Five years of progressively responsible professional experience, including supervisory experience, or an equivalent combination of professional experience and education.
• Oregon Driver’s License at time of appointment. 
Desirable:
• Five years of professional public works project management
• Knowledge and experience working with DOT construction specifications for public improvements.
To apply, visit www.lanecounty.org/jobs.  Look for Posting #201900346. 
For additional questions, contact HR @ 541-682-3124.
Construction Engineering Supervisor
City Of Portland Bureau of Environmental Services Construction
Closing date: 12/9/19
We are looking for a leader to supervise and mentor a highly effective construction management team of approximately 10 staff through all aspects of small-to-large, complex infrastructure projects. The Engineering Supervisor (ES) will guide staff through defining scope, schedule, budget; planning; specification design review; and construction management. The ES will oversee projects to ensure quality, safety, constructability, cost control, schedule control, and adherence to City and industry standards and best practices.
View recruitment brochure
For more information visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/portlandor

Utility Worker I, II or III
City of Grants Pass
Closing Date:  December 20, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. Interview date for selected candidates is tentatively scheduled for January 9, 2020.
We are recruiting for a Utility Worker I, II or III for our Wastewater Collections Division!  We currently have one vacancy to fill and placement will depend upon qualifications.
At the City of Grants Pass employees excel at their work and it shows through our defined mission, vision and values!  We provide a culture where the best solutions come from empowered teams with the knowledge and vision of our community's goals.  If you are a creative and motivated individual who shares a dedication to exceptional public service, then join our team!
The primary duties for the Utility Worker in our Wastewater Division are:
Assist with and operate the TV truck to complete precise inspections;
Operate a high pressure vacuum truck to excavate holes;
Remove debris from around pipes, and clear catch basins;
Cleaning of sewer pipes;
Inspect, identify issues and repair sewer manholes and pipes;
Repair and maintain sewer mainlines and sewer laterals;
Inspect construction of street utilities;
Manage traffic by coordinating traffic control plan, records and reports accurate data, mapping information and responds to customers.
This position is covered in the Teamster bargaining unit and incumbents must live within a 30 minute drive of the regularly assigned work site.
The City of Grants Pass is a High Performance Organization that has a well-defined Mission, Vision and Values which provides the framework for our organizational culture.  We believe that the best solutions come from empowered teams with the knowledge and shared vision of the community's goals.  We promote a legacy of excellence through a culture of trust, collaboration, and encouragement of personal growth and the celebration of our achievements.  We seek to attract adaptable, creative and motivated individuals who share our community pride and dedication to exceptional public service.
If you are an individual who appreciates a working team environment, which focuses on trust, crucial communications, commitment, accountability and results, then the City of Grants Pass may be a great place for you!
Minimum Qualifications:
Utility Worker I
Salary Range: $17.65 to $22.33
A High School Diploma or equivalent and 1 year of related experience are required or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties as listed in the job description.
Licensing requirements:
Valid Oregon Driver's License Class C
Valid Oregon Commercial Driver's License Class B with tanker endorsement within 12 months of appointment
Oregon Certified Flagger within 12 months of appointment
OHA-DWP Water Distribution I or OR DEQ Wastewater Collection I Certificate within 18 months of appointment
Utility Worker II
Salary Range: $18.97 to $24.01
A High School Diploma or equivalent and 2 years of directly related experience in a utilities environment are required; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job as listed in the job description.
Licensing requirements at time of appointment:
Valid Oregon Driver's License Class C and Commercial Driver's License Class B with tanker endorsement
Forklift Certificate
OR DEQ Wastewater Collection II Certificate
Oregon Certified Flagger
Utility Worker III
Salary Range: $20.68 to $26.17
A High School Diploma or equivalent and 5 years of directly related experience in a utilities environment are required; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job as listed in the job description.
Licensing requirements at time of appointment:
Valid Oregon Driver's License Class C and Commercial Driver's License Class B with tanker endorsement
Forklift Certificate
Oregon Certified Flagger
OR DEQ Wastewater Collection IV Certificate
Competent Person Certificate - Trenching
Confined Space Supervisor Certificate
How to Apply:
Applications can be completed online by the application deadline. Applicants with minor errors on their application materials may be contacted for corrections. However, any application that is missing a cover letter or resume will not be considered. No late, incomplete, or faxed applications will be accepted.
The required materials to be turned in by the application deadline for this recruitment are:
1. City Application
2. Resume
3. Cover Letter
4. Supplemental Questionnaire
Website, Email, Phone: https://www.grantspassoregon.gov/, tmartin@grantspassoregon.gov, 541-450-6050
Water Treatment Plant Specialist I or II
City of Grants Pass
Closing date: December 6, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. Interview date for selected candidates is scheduled for December 20, 2019.
At the City of Grants Pass employees excel at their work and it shows through our defined mission, vision and values!  We provide a culture where the best solutions come from empowered teams with the knowledge and vision of our community's goals.  If you are a creative and motivated individual who shares a dedication to exceptional public service, then join our team!
We are recruiting for a highly motivated individual that recognizes the importance of quality drinking water, maintenance of the plant, and looking to the future.
Our Water Treatment Program consists of:  20 MGD conventional surface water treatment plant, 13 remote booster pump stations and 8 reservoir sites.
We are accepting applications for a Water Treatment Plant Specialist I or II  and placement will depend on incumbents qualifications, skills and experience.
The primary duties of this position are performing daily operations and maintenance of the water treatment plant, lift stations and pump stations.  Specialists perform preventative maintenance, equipment repair, construction, sampling and analyzing processes to determine regulatory compliance and compiling computer based data and files, interpreting regulations and performing customer service and fabrication.
This position is covered in the Teamster bargaining unit and incumbents must live within a 30 minute drive of the regularly assigned work site.
The Grants Pass City Council has made building a new water treatment plant its number one priority for the past two years. Staff and the Council have worked alongside each other for the past 18 months to make a number of significant decisions to ensure the project will be delivered to the growing community. The new water treatment plant will be a state of the art facility providing clean water, security and value to the community for decades to come. This historic project will be the focus of activity for the water department for the next several years.
The City of Grants Pass is a High Performance Organization that has a well-defined Mission, Vision and Values which provides the framework for our organizational culture.  We believe that the best solutions come from empowered teams with the knowledge and shared vision of the community's goals.  We promote a legacy of excellence through a culture of trust, collaboration, and encouragement of personal growth and the celebration of our achievements.  We seek to attract adaptable, creative and motivated individuals who share our community pride and dedication to exceptional public service.
If you are an individual who appreciates a working team environment, which focuses on trust, crucial you communications, commitment, accountability and results, then the City of Grants Pass may be a great place for!
Minimum Qualifications:
Water Treatment Plant Specialist I:
Salary Range: $19.66 to $24.87 per hour
A High School Diploma or equivalent is required, with additional coursework in chemistry, biology or science preferred.  An Associate's degree in a related field is desirable.
Licensing Requirements:
Valid Oregon Driver's License Class C
Forklift Certificate required within 12 months of appointment
OHA-DWP Water Treatment I Certificate within 18 months of appointment
Water Treatment Plant Specialist II:
Salary Range: $21.13 to $26.74per hour
A High School Diploma or equivalent, with additional coursework in chemistry, biology, or science preferred, and 2 years of related experience are required; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed in the job description.  An Associate's Degree in a related field is preferred.
Licensing Requirements:
Valid Oregon Driver's License Class C
Forklift Certificate
OHA-DWP Water Treatment II Certificate or higher
Confined Space Entrant or Attendant Certificate
How to Apply:
Applications can be completed online by the application deadline. Applicants with minor errors on their application materials may be contacted for corrections. However, any application that is missing a cover letter or resume will not be considered. No late, incomplete, or faxed applications will be accepted.
The required materials to be turned in by the application deadline for this recruitment are:
1. City Application
2. Resume
3. Cover Letter
4. Supplemental Questionnaire
Ranking and Selection:
The ranking and selection of applications to proceed in the process includes: experience, education and meeting minimum qualifications of the position. The selection process for the position includes the following steps: application review, oral interview, testing, tentative offer, driving and criminal history check, background investigation, reference check, pre-employment physical examination, functional test, drug testing, and final offer of employment.
Veteran's Preference:
A Veteran's Preference Form is available here.  A copy of your DD214 can be attached to your application.
All candidates will be notified of the status of their application after the closing date.
Reasonable accommodations may be made upon request prior to the application deadline to enable individuals with disabilities to participate in the job application process.
Public Works Technician Senior
City of Medford
Open until filled
Total Compensation  
- $45,629.05 to $58,235.83 - Salary
- $2,737.74 to $3,494.15 - PERS Retirement Individual Account Program (IAP)
- $18,908.64 to $18,908.64 - Medical & Dental City Contributions
- $2,340.73 to $2,655.90 - HRA VEBA City Contributions
- $69,616.16 to $83,294.52 Annual Total 
The City of Medford has an exciting full-time opportunity as a Public Works Technician Senior with a generous comprehensive benefit package.  This position serves as a working lead to lower level staff and performs a variety of skilled equipment operation and public works construction and maintenance duties.  This position is in the Surface Maintenance Section: Monitoring and participating in asphalt, concrete and non-surfaced right-of-way maintenance and rehabilitation; bridge repair.  Scheduling equipment and material use; coordinating transportation issues.  Qualifications: Four years of equipment operation and related construction and maintenance experience.  Must have a valid driver’s license, Class A Oregon Commercial Driver's License (CDL) within 6 months of hire date.  Maintaining a CDL is a condition of employment.  For more information and to apply, please visit our website www.cityofmedford.org.  If you have any questions, please call Human Resources at 541-774-2010.
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