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Source Control SpecialistClackamas County, Oregon

Senior PlannerLane County Government

Public Works DirectorCity of Lewiston, Idaho

Utility Technician or Utility Worker ICity of Dallas, Oregon

Engineering Technician II or IIICity of Roseburg

Staff EngineerBonner County, Idaho

Senior Transportation EngineerRS&H, Portland office

Senior Transportation Policy AdvisorVancouver, Washington

Public Works DirectorCity of Vancouver, Washington

Wastewater Treatment Plant ManagerCity of Woodburn

Engineering Technician I/IICity of Silverton

Engineering Project ManagerCity of McMinnville, Oregon 

Source Control Specialist
Clackamas County, Oregon
Closing date: Feb. 17, 2021
Position description:

Senior Planner
Lane County Government
Closing date: 02/02/2021
About the Position
This position manages multiple, highly complex land use planning projects, and helps to manage, direct and organize work in the areas of planning and code administration. Duties include conducting research and reporting on planning matters, including findings of fact. The Senior Planner interprets land use regulations, including the County Comprehensive Plan, Land Code, and State Transportation and Land Use Requirements. The position also determines and communicates plan and regulatory compliance; approves permits; and represents the County at a variety of meetings and public hearings. 
About the Program
The Lane County Planning Program is responsible for the administration of land use codes, including zoning and land division regulations. Planning staff are also responsible for the maintenance of the Lane County Rural Comprehensive Plan (RCP) and the formulation and amendment of land use regulations to implement the RCP. In addition to these responsibilities, staff complete projects at the direction of the Board of Commissioners and also coordinate regional planning efforts with local, State, and Federal agencies and organizations. Planning Program staff strive to enhance the quality of life for current and future generations of Lane County residents by planning for places that provide a spectrum of economic, environmental and social benefits through a balanced land use management approach that is consistent with Oregon's Statewide Planning System.
Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in regional or urban planning or a related field.
Three years of increasingly responsible experience in city, county or regional planning, including one year of lead responsibility.
An equivalent combination of experience and training that will demonstrate the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. 
Special Desired Experience:
Knowledge and experience working with Oregon Land Conservation and Development Goals and Rules is preferred.
If you wish to identify yourself as a qualified person with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Amendment Act and would like to request an accommodation, you may request an accommodation during the online application process, or request an accommodation by contacting the Department of Human Resources prior to the recruitment close date at 541-682-3124.
For more information: Laura Vinson –
To apply, visit our website at
Public Works Director
City of Lewiston, Idaho
First review of applications: February 21, 2021 (open until filled).
Salary:  $93,246 - $135,616
The City of Lewiston’s Public Works Department operates on a budget of $22 million with 75 employees and is comprised of seven divisions: Public Works Administration, Engineering, Street Maintenance, Traffic, Sanitation, Water (Plant and Distribution), and Wastewater (Plant, Collections, and Environmental Services). Under the general direction of the City Manager, the Public Works Director plans, organizes and directs the activities of the Public Works Department. A bachelor’s degree in public administration, engineering, or a related field and significant experience in public works and management, and a minimum of five years of supervisory experience is required. Candidates must have a minimum of 8 years of increasingly responsible experience in the various aspects of public works, including capital projects, engineering, operations, utilities, and environmental systems/programs. For a complete position profile/full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at and click on "Open Recruitments". For questions, call 206-368-0050. 

Utility Technician or Utility Worker I
City of Dallas, Oregon
Closing date: February 7, 2021
The City of Dallas is seeking a utility technician or utility worker I. This position performs a variety of entry level to semi-skilled maintenance work in the general construction, operation, repair, maintenance, and replacement of City sewer, street and stormwater facilities. Obtain a full job description and complete an online application at
Engineering Technician II or III
City of Roseburg
Applications close Monday, February 1, 2021.  
The City of Roseburg is seeking a qualified and motivated individual to fill the position of Engineering Technician II or III.  Obtain a full job description and download an application at
Staff Engineer
Bonner County, Idaho
First review of applications: February 21, 2021 (open until filled).
Salary:  $70,000
Bonner County, (pop. approx. 43,000), is located in the northern panhandle of Idaho. Under supervision of the Manager of Engineering, the Staff Engineer position will require the ability to draw proficiently in AutoCad (Version 14 or higher), be proficient in mathematical calculations involved in the development and review of storm water management plans, roadway design and construction, project cost estimation, design of solid waste collection or transfer sites, generate bid documents and manage construction projects, including materials procurement, project invoicing and pay requests, and assist the various departments as directed. A bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or an equivalent four-year degree from an accredited university or any sufficient combination of knowledge, skills, and abilities so as to competently perform the essential functions of the job is required. Candidates must possess or be able to obtain a Professional Engineer (PE) license valid in the State of Idaho within the first 6 months of employment and have experience in the use of Autocad software. A minimum of two years of experience as a licensed engineer is preferred. For a complete position profile/full job description and to apply, visit Prothman at and click on "Open Recruitments". For questions, call 206-368-0050. 
Senior Transportation Engineer
RS&H, Portland office (working remotely until after COVID)
Open until filled
We are currently seeking a Senior Transportation Engineer to join the Transportation-Infrastructure Practice in Oregon. 
The successful Senior Transportation Engineer must demonstrate the ability to perform diverse and complex work tasks requiring extensive engineering, communication, and management expertise. The successful candidate will also serve as a Project Manager taking a leadership role in design project plan production, construction contract administration and construction engineering & inspection (CA/CEI), and quality assurance/quality control procedures. This includes working with existing clients and identifying new clients to maintain a profitable operation and interactive working environment. The Senior Transportation Engineer will have a proven record of successful business development and marketing activities and be able to implement a business and growth plan for Oregon. The Senior Transportation Engineer will have the ability to learn internal RS&H processes for project management, financial budgeting/billing, business and contract transactions, negotiations with clients and human resource activities.
- ABET accredited Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering;
- Professional Engineer (PE) license in Oregon required;
- Minimum 15 years of progressive leadership experience within the field of civil engineering/roadway/structures/hydraulics/traffic engineering studies;
- Previous experience as Project Manager, leading multi-discipline teams;
- Previous experience as a Resident Engineer/Project Manager administering construction contract administration and construction engineering & inspection (CA/CEI) work orders;
- Knowledge of and project management experience working directly with ODOT or other local transportation providers; 
- Experience working on complex transportation projects and administering contracts;
- Knowledge of ODOT and other transportation agency processes and procurement methods; and
- Strong supervisory skills leading multiple teams and people; and established client relationships/marketing and business development experience.
Preferred Qualifications:
- Bachelor or Master of Science in civil engineering degree, or other professionally recognized equivalent engineering discipline;
- Professional Engineer (PE) license in Washington State preferred, but not required;
- Experience leading diverse transportation projects using Design-Bid-Build, Design-Build and Alternative Project Delivery methods;
- Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail along with overall quality control and management;
- Conscientious of project schedules and deadlines involving deliverables (including interim deadlines);  
- Ability to track individual project tasks and financial management of individual and overall project tasks;
Goals and Objectives:
- Identifying new clients to RS&H and pursuing potential opportunities in coordination with West Region priorities;
- Support in development of an office specific business plan that is consistent with the priorities of RS&H and the West Region that meets or exceeds the identified goals for sales, gross revenue, net service revenue and EBBIT;
- Contribute to an interactive working environment in Oregon that highlights the RS&H’s strength and creates a strong work-life balance; and
- Work cooperatively with other T-I offices to form a cohesive partnership supporting the priorities of RS&H’s West Region.
- Be an active driver in RS&H’s Oregon strategic efforts. 
- Holiday Pay
- Paid Time Off
- 401K
- Medical and Dental
Click Here for Full Benefits Information
If this sounds like the role for you and you're ready to join an amazing team, please apply.
Senior Transportation Policy Advisor
Vancouver, Washington
Application deadline: Open until filled.
Annual salary range: $86,000 to $112,000
With a population of over 190,000 residents, Vancouver, Washington sits on the north bank of the Columbia River directly across from Portland, Oregon. Vancouver enjoys mild weather with less average annual rainfall than cities like Boston, Washington, D.C., or Atlanta.
Housed within the Community and Economic Development Department, the Senior Transportation Policy Advisor will serve as the City’s senior project manager, advisor, strategist, and advocate for transportation projects of regional importance, including the Interstate 5 Bridge Replacement (IBR) program, congestion pricing on the regional highway system, planning for future southwest Washington highway projects, and the implementation of regional transit projects.
Selected Essential Job Functions:
- Develop and implement strategies for advancing key City interests in regional infrastructure projects and advise City leaders of preferred approach to each project.
- Develop and maintain positive working relationships with community and agency partners, business organizations and leaders, residents, neighborhoods, community-based organizations, governmental agencies and other stakeholders as the City’s primary representative and “voice” on regional transportation projects.
- Represent the City at key events and with the media, as the primary spokesperson for the City’s positions on regional infrastructure projects; coordinate messaging opportunities with City leadership, Director, Communications Manager, and other staff as appropriate.
- Advocate at the state legislature for or against legislation and investments that advance the City and region’s interests in delivering significant infrastructure projects.
To be considered, please submit a cover letter, list of six work-related references, and resume to:
For more information contact: Josh Jones, CPS HR Consulting, 916.471.3301
To view an online brochure for this position visit:
City of Vancouver website:
Public Works Director
City of Vancouver, Washington
Application deadline: Open until filled.
Annual salary range: $161,556 to $210,100
With a population of over 190,000 residents, Vancouver, Washington sits on the north bank of the Columbia River directly across from Portland, Oregon. The Pacific Coast is less than 90 miles to the west and the Cascade Mountain Range rises on the east. Vancouver combines the excitement of a major metropolitan area with the community connections and engagement of a smaller town.
Reporting to the City Manager, the Public Works Director is a highly responsible executive level position and a key contributor to the City’s leadership team. The Public Works Director performs complex managerial and professional work in planning, organizing, directing, and overseeing the operations of the Public Works Department to maintain the quality and safety of the City’s infrastructure and deliver associated programs and services reliably, efficiently, and cost effectively.
Selected Essential Job Functions:
Provide exceptional, innovative leadership for the full portfolio of functions within the Public Works department in support of achieving Vancouver’s community vision. Advise the City Manager on key areas of expertise and serve in a collaborative leadership capacity with colleagues from other departments such as community planning, parks, and economic development.
Continuously monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; assess and monitor workload, administrative and support systems, and internal reporting relationships; identify opportunities for innovation and improvement; direct the implementation of changes.
Represent the Public Works department to other City departments, elected officials, and outside agencies. Communicate transparently and inclusively about department programs, policies, and activities. Provide staff assistance and advice to the City Manager and City Council. Prepare and present staff reports and other necessary correspondence. Negotiate and resolve sensitive, significant and controversial issues.
Select, train, motivate and evaluate department personnel; provide or coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline and termination procedures.
Plan, direct and coordinate, through subordinate level managers, the Public Works Department’s work plan; meet with management staff to identify and resolve problems; assign projects and programmatic areas of responsibility; review and evaluate work methods and procedures.
Represent ‘The Vancouver Way’ by championing with staff and others the values of adaptability, openness, personal well-being, innovation, mutual commitment and respect, and expecting the best from ourselves and others.
To be considered, please submit a cover letter, list of six work-related references, and resume to
For more information contact: Josh Jones, CPS HR Consulting, 916.471.3301
To view an online brochure for this position visit:
Wastewater Treatment Plant Manager
City of Woodburn
Open until filled
The Wastewater Treatment Plant Manager coordinates and supervises the operation and maintenance of wastewater treatment, NPDES Permit, Bio-Solids management, water reuse system, 1200Z NPDES, and training programs for the Wastewater Treatment Plant, Collections system and lift stations.
The treatment facility is an Oregon Class IV System and the Collection System is an Oregon Class III. The wastewater treatment plant provides primary, secondary, and tertiary treatment along with effluent reuse. Treated effluent is either discharged to the Pudding River or irrigated to a poplar tree reuse system. The City provides secondary wastewater treatment from November 1 to April 30 and tertiary treatment with reuse from May 1 to October 31, depending on receiving stream flow. More information about the plant. Application information at
Engineering Technician I/II
City of Silverton
Position is open until filled. 
Salary range:  
Engineering Technician I, $ 22.47-$28.69/hour;
Engineering Technician II, $24.78-$31.63/hour.
The City’s excellent benefits package includes Oregon Public Employees Retirement System.
We are seeking an Engineering Technician to take responsibility for review and inspection of a variety of projects. Familiarity with or experience in the construction industry will serve you well here, as well as an interest in further developing skills in AutoCAD and GIS. In this role, you will manage assigned projects from start-to-finish, including design review and inspection of for effectiveness, and presenting recommendations to managers and clients. You will be expected to ensure that projects are completed on-time and you will travel to client facilities to oversee implementation.
This recruitment, 20-08, is intended to fill one open fulltime position. Qualified applicants should indicate which position they wish to be considered for, though the City of Silverton reserves the right to make an offer for either the I or II level depending on individual applicant qualifications, transferable skills, experience, and organizational needs. 
Visit our City website for the full job announcement, job description, and application instructions for this opportunity. 
Engineering Project Manager
City of McMinnville, Oregon
Open until filled
$63,048.00 - $80,472.00 plus excellent benefits
The City of McMinnville's Engineering Department is looking for our next Project Manager. As a Project Manager, you will perform a variety of engineering-related duties involved with infrastructure construction and development within our city. We’re looking for a solution-oriented individual with experience in construction project management, plan review, contract document preparation and management, and with the people skills to effectively work with contractors and consultants to ensure projects are completed on-time, within budget, and to City of McMinnville standards.
This position is eligible for the City’s excellent benefits package including medical, vision, and dental insurance, participation in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) with the 6% employee “pick-up” covered by the City, deferred compensation programs, a Voluntary Employee’s Beneficiary Association (VEBA), Flexible Spending Account, disability insurance, paid holidays, and vacation, sick, and floating holiday leave.
To learn more and apply for this position, follow this link:


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