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Oregon APWA Jobs and Opportunities

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Changes are soon coming to the Oregon APWA website, including the Job Postings page. Over the past 9 years this page has been viewed more than 50,000 times by public works professionals looking for jobs or seeking to fill public works positions in the Pacific Northwest.
To allow an orderly transition to the new web platform, the job posting page will be "frozen" on June 30, and new postings will not be listed until the new service goes live on July 12. We are continuing to develop the structure of the new site, and we'll provide updates on this page as they become available.

Fleet ManagerYamhill County Public Works

Policy and Implementation ManagerODOT, Salem

Roadway Engineering Project ManagerCity of Hillsboro

Engineering Associate (EA) - Design EngineeringLane County Public Works Construction & Engineering Service Division

Senior Inspector/DesignerODOT, Astoria

Construction SpecialistODOT, Springfield

Public Works DirectorCity of Olympia, WA

Surface Stormwater SupervisorEugene Public Works

Multimodal Network AnalystODOT, Salem

Resident EngineerODOT, Salem

Bridge Maintenance CoordinatorODOT, Salem

City EngineerCity of Newberg

Fleet Manager
Yamhill County Public Works
Closing date: June 13, 2023
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Policy and Implementation Manager
ODOT, Salem
Application deadline: 06/14/2023
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Roadway Engineering Project Manager
City of Hillsboro
Closing date: 6/30/23
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About This Opportunity 
The principal function of an employee in this position is to oversee, manage, and direct the Roadway Engineering Section of the Transportation Division. The Roadway Project Manager leads a team of engineers and engineering technicians (4 personnel) responsible for the planning, design, coordination, implementation, review and inspection of improvements related to the City-managed roadway infrastructure. The City values maintaining its assets (250 centerlane miles of pavement, 140 miles of bicycle infrastructure, over 330 miles of sidewalks and associated ADA facilities, and roadside vegetation), funding approximately $6 million in maintenance annually. Hillsboro uses asset management software, GIS, and technology solutions to assess and program asset management, and is a northwest leader in asset management.
 The City of Hillsboro is proud to have a fully funded community approved pavement management program, an option that is rare among agencies.
This position will help identify and implement an asset management program for sidewalks, coordinating closely with the City GIS, finance, and Operations teams. This position also works with partner agencies to implement transit infrastructure, with neighborhoods to address issues with sidewalks, planters and street trees, with developers to create our community, and with other Hillsboro departments to deliver responsive, equitable customer service.    
Responsibilities Include
- Coordination with consultants, contractors, finance, operations, and peer engineering managers, project managers, coordinators, and maintenance personnel in the development of engineering plan sets and specifications;
- Development and maintenance of construction standards and procedures; interact with the general public and property owners to address concerns related to roadway infrastructure; and, perform inventory and assessment of roadway public infrastructure assets.
- Supervision of team of engineers and engineering technicians ensuring team has proper training. exercises safe work practices, and delivers approved work program. The work is performed under the direction of the Transportation Principal Engineer, but considerable leeway is granted for the exercise of independent judgment and initiative. 
Ideal Candidates Will Have
- Experience in Civil or Transportation engineering design and construction practices, plan reading, GIS, understanding of asset management, experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Work, Powerpoint)
- Commitment to training and safe work practices
- Experience with design and construction standards
- Proactive, collaborative teamwork style
- Innovative problem solving 
- Strong communication skills - listening, information sharing, conflict resolution
- Ability to organize complex work programs to address short-term and long-term objectives
- Project and program management skills (organization, workflow planning, scope, schedule, budget, and decision-making)
- Contract and consultant management
Upcoming Projects
- Annual Pavement Management Program
- Sidewalk Condition Assessment/Sidewalk Maintenance Program Development
- ADA ramp upgrades
- Bicycle and Pedestrian Capital Improvement Plan Development
- Climate Friendly Equitable Communities Rule support including development and maintenance of a city-wide pedestrian and bicycle facility location and condition inventory 
- Downtown Streets Reconstruction 
Acceptable Experience and Training
- Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or closely related field.
- A minimum of four years of experience in transportation engineering or closely related work including some supervisory experience.
- Possession of a valid State Driver’s License and safe driving record.
- State Registration as a Professional Engineer in Oregon, or ability to obtain license within 6 months of hire. 
Engineering Associate (EA) - Design Engineering
Lane County Public Works Construction & Engineering Service Division
Closing date: 6/12/2023
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Senior Inspector/Designer
ODOT, Astoria
Application deadline: 06/06/2023
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Construction Specialist
ODOT, Springfield
Application deadline: 06/12/2023
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Public Works Director
City of Olympia, WA
First review:  June 18, 2023
Salary: $185,710 annually DOQ
The City of Olympia is seeking a Public Works Director for the vibrant capital city of Washington State. Olympia offers a unique energy, accessibility, and opportunity that few other communities can provide. The city’s outstanding quality of life, low crime rate, unique housing stock, and family-friendly amenities attract an active and engaged population of 55,605.
Reporting to the City Manager, the Public Works Director oversees the planning and operations of the City’s Transportation, Engineering, Drinking Water, Waste Resources, Water Resources, and General Services lines of business. 
The ideal candidate will be a hardworking, approachable, collaborative leader, focused on constant and consistent communication, building relationships with their team, and removing roadblocks so that their team can thrive.  The selected candidate will have a proven track record in developing and implementing strategic plans, with a focus on using performance measures to guide decision-making.
This is a premier public works leadership opportunity in a highly sophisticated and well-grounded organization. The city’s unique natural setting, role as Washington State’s Capital City, transportation demands, commitment to environmental stewardship (right down to the city’s artesian water source) provide for a well-rounded set of interesting challenges for an accomplished professional.  The Public Works Department has a long history of excellence with a very capable and committed staff.  The former Director was recently promoted to the position of Assistant City Manager and will be available as a resource to the new Director.
View the full position profile and job description
More information: Dave Zabell, (509) 834-9343
Surface Stormwater Supervisor
Eugene Public Works
Application Deadline:  6/2/2023
Accepting online applications only. Apply at
Salary:  $80,787.20 - $105,019.20 / annually
The Surface Stormwater Supervisor coordinates the Maintenance Division’s stormwater funded street sweeping and related programs.  Follows federal guidelines to comply with the National Pollutants Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit requirements as it relates to stormwater maintenance best practices.  Works closely with internal and external partners and community members. Plans, prioritizes, organizes, and supervises technical and field maintenance activities responsible for the maintenance and operation of debris management in the public right-of-way. Ensures safe, productive, and fiscally responsible accomplishment of Public Works Maintenance operations.  Performs and/or supports other maintenance related work for as directed.
Minimum Requirements:
Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job. Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they are able to perform every task in the job description. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes with relevant transferrable skills from a variety of sources and experiences. 
The City will consider any equivalent combination of knowledge, skills, education, and experience to meet minimum qualifications. If you are interested in applying, we encourage you to think broadly about your background and skill set for the role. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Experience: Five years of responsible experience in field maintenance operations, including two years of supervisory responsibility or four years of responsible leadworker experience.
Training: equivalent to an Associate's Degree in area of responsibility or closely related field. 

Multimodal Network Analyst
ODOT, Salem
Application Deadline: 06/06/2023
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Resident Engineer
ODOT, Salem
Application deadline: 06/05/2023
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Bridge Maintenance Coordinator
ODOT, Salem
Application deadline: 06/05/2023
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City Engineer
City of Newberg
Open until filled 
Applications for this position must be made online 
The City of Newberg has an immediate opportunity for an experienced City Engineer.  This is a full-time, exempt position with a good benefit package and open to a hybrid remote work/in office schedule.  The City Engineer manages the Public Works Engineering Division.   Performs complex analytical work in providing office and engineering support and field engineering support for environmental, water, wastewater, storm water, street, and other public works projects and programs ensuring technical competence and compliance with all current codes and criteria.
- Advanced knowledge of civil engineering principles, practices, and methods applicable to a municipal setting.
- Advanced knowledge and skill in the preparation of an annual divisional budget, including the proposed annual capital improvement projects from the long-term capital improvement plan.
- Thorough knowledge of applicable City policies, laws, and regulations affecting the division activities.
- Thorough knowledge of management principles and practices in administration, planning and organization of projects.
- A thorough knowledge of water system infrastructure engineering will be required.
- Ability to prepare the long-term capital improvement plan for the City; identify the funding sources for each capital improvement project.
- Graduation from a four-year college or university with a degree in Civil Engineering. 
- A minimum of 10 years previous professional civil engineering experience including a minimum of four (4) years in the management of capital improvement project programs for the planning, design, and construction of improvements for wastewater collection, pumping and treatment; potable and non-potable water distribution, treatment and storage; storm drainage conveyance, water quality/quantity systems; and local, collector and arterial street surface and signalization improvements.
- Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Oregon. 
Full job description and background screening requirements  

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