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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
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Engineering Technician 1Eugene Public Works

Assistant or Associate EngineerCity of Klamath Falls

Utility Tech 1City of Sisters, Oregon

Wastewater Facilities Project ManagerEugene Public Works

Public Works Surface Maintenance SupervisorEugene Public Works

Climate Policy Analyst 1/2Eugene Public Works

Operator II or Operator ICity of McMinnville

Public Works SuperintendentCity of Astoria

Public Works DirectorCity of Hood River, Oregon


Engineering Technician 1
Eugene Public Works
Open until filled.  First review October 14, 2022.
Accepting online applications only.  Apply at www.eugene-or.gov/jobs.
$26.66 - $33.24/hourly; $55,452.80 - $69,139.20/annually
The Engineering Technician 1/2 performs skilled technical duties relating to public improvement projects, which includes engineering surveys, 3D computer drafting and design, developing plans for construction, and inspection of projects in accordance with city, state and federal standards and requirements. Works as team member with other technicians and engineers.
The Engineering Technician 1 employee is considered to be on a continuing training status and expected to work towards obtaining the skills required of the Engineering Technician 2 level. Once the employee achieves the required skill level has been achieved in CAD, survey, and inspection, the employee's classification flexes to an Engineering Technician 2.
Applicants with a Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering or closely related field, or will have a Bachelor's degree  in Civil Engineering, meet the minimum qualifications for the Engineering Technician 1.
Engineering Technician 1:
Experience and Training:
Associate degree in civil engineering or a closely related field and one year experience in construction surveying, computer aided drafting, and/or construction inspection;
Or Bachelor's degree in civil engineering, or closely related field.

Assistant or Associate Engineer
City of Klamath Falls
Open until filled
Apply online  
The City of Klamath Falls is seeking an Assistant or Associate Engineer (DOQ) who will work under the direction of the City Engineer, who plays an integral role in the management and performance of top-level professional civil engineering work. The position provides administrative solutions to complex problems that arise in the design, review, and construction of City infrastructure and related development projects.
Assistant Engineer requires Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or related field from an accredited college; and a minimum of one (1) year of experience in related construction and/or engineering plan review and associated field inspection sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.  Must have passed the NCEES Fundamentals of Engineering (FE).
Associate Engineer requires a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or related field from an accredited college; and a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in progressively responsible design, constructions management, inspection, plan check and complex development and land use review experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.  A Masters’ degree may substitute for some experience.  Professional Civil Engineering License in the State of Oregon, or Professional Civil Engineer registration in a reciprocal state with the ability to obtain Oregon registration within six (6) months of hire date.  Professional license must be presented for verification.
All positions require a valid Oregon Driver’s License. New employees establishing resident status in the State of Oregon must obtain an Oregon driver’s license within 30 days.
The salary range is $30.63 to $46.62 dependent upon qualifications.
Utility Tech 1
City of Sisters, Oregon
Closing date: Friday, October 7, 2022
Full-time, benefits, 40 hours per week (shifts may vary and/or include weekend work) compensation depending on experience.  Duties will include all aspects of the Public Works Department.  This includes working with water, sewer, streets, parks, vehicle/building maintenance.  Knowledge and ability to operate backhoe, dump truck, snow plow, street sweeper and various other public works related equipment is preferred.  Special requirements/licenses: minimum of an Oregon CDL Class B, current State of Oregon Water Distribution Level I, Wastewater Collection System Level I certifications and Flagger/Work Zone Traffic control card. Possession of or required to obtain within 1 year of appointment. City of Sisters is a drug and alcohol free work place and an equal opportunity employer.  
Salary Scale is grade 17 and the compensation ranges from $18.63-$27.75 per hour. The proposed starting salary is based upon qualifications, skills, and experience.  
To be considered, a completed City of Sisters’ application and resume must be submitted to Human Resources no later than 5:00 p.m., Friday, October 7, 2022.  
An application and detailed job description are available at City of Sisters, 520 East Cascade Avenue, Sisters Oregon, 97759, (541) 549-6022; or via the City’s web page at www.ci.sisters.or.us
Wastewater Facilities Project Manager
Eugene Public Works
Application Deadline: October 7, 2022 -  5:00 p.m. 
Accepting on-line applications only. Apply at www.eugene-or.gov/jobs
Salary Range:  $35.83 - $46.34/hourly; $74,526.40 - $96,387.20/annually
The Wastewater Facilities Program Manager performs a variety of administrative, managerial, and fiscal duties in support of the planning, design, construction, repair, and maintenance of the wastewater treatment plant, biosolids management facility, seasonal industrial waste site, and pump stations.
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.
A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Experience: Three years of responsible facilities management or architecture/engineering experience.
Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course in architecture, landscape architecture, work in civil engineering or a related field.
License & Certification: Possession of, or ability to obtain, and maintain an appropriate, valid Oregon driver's license.
Professional license in architecture, civil engineering, or related field desirable.
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.  Examples of equivalent combination of knowledge, skills, education and experience are:
Experience: Five years of progressively responsible experience in commercial facilities management, operations and maintenance, general contracting, architecture, engineering, commercial construction general contractor or related field with at least on year of program management. Preferably in the public sector. Minimum one year of supervisory experience is preferred.
Training: Equivalent to an Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course in public administration, architecture, engineering or related field.  Degree in engineering preferred.
Or, seven years or more experience in construction/facility project management.
Or, any combination of the above examples.

Public Works Surface Maintenance Supervisor
Eugene Public Works
Application Deadline:  Friday, October 7, 2022
Accepting online applications only.  Apply at www.eugene-or.gov/jobs.
Salary:  $35.83 - $46.34 / hourly; $74,526.240 - $96,387.20 / annually
Public Works Maintenance is looking to hire a Surface Maintenance Supervisor.  The Surface Maintenance Supervisor coordinates the Maintenance Division’s response to surface maintenance activities in the public rights-of-way.  This supervisor works closely with internal and external partners and community stakeholders.  This position plans, prioritizes and organizes maintenance activities relating to the maintenance and operation of streets, alleys, sidewalks, and emergency response in the public rights-of-way.  Supervises field and technical staff, and all associated programs.  Ensures safe, productive, and fiscally responsible accomplishment of Public Works Maintenance operations.  Performs and/or supports other maintenance related work  as needed. Evaluates programs within the work team; recommends improvements and efficiency modifications to processes and procedures; prepares and presents analyses and technical reports. May serve on both City and professional committees.
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 increasingly responsible experience in field maintenance operations, including two years of supervisory responsibility or four years of responsible leadworker experience.
Training: Equivalent to an Associate Degree in area of responsibility or closely related field.    
Other combinations of experience and education that meet the minimum requirements may be substituted. 

Climate Policy Analyst 1/2
Eugene Public Works
Application Deadline:  October 7, 2022 - 5:00 p.m.
Accepting online applications only. Apply at www.eugene-or.gov/jobs.
Salary Range: 
MA 1 -$29.62 - $38.29/hourly; $61,609.60 - $79,543.20/annually
MA 2 -$32.55 - $42.12/hourly; $67,704.00 - $87,609.60/annually
Are you an innovative, strategic leader who thrives in a dynamic work environment? Are you passionate about implementing Eugene City Council’s vision of a climate friendly future? Do you have the ability to build relationships and inspire people from all walks of life to implement change? If so, then the Climate Policy Analyst position might be the right position for you.
Public Works is hiring a Climate Policy Analyst. The Climate Policy Analyst will perform a variety of analytical and administrative duties supporting the implementation of the Climate Recovery Ordinance (CRO) and the Community Climate Action Plan 2.0 (CAP2.0). The Climate Policy Analyst’s work will include incorporating all three pieces of the Triple Bottom Line (TBL) Framework into the City’s climate work, with a strong emphasis on equity and inclusion of marginalized communities.
Duties may include developing communications materials, supporting the Sustainability Commission, managing implementation of the CAP2.0, developing and managing community engagement projects, implementing policy and strategies to increase equity and access for marginalized communities, and completing a variety of complex duties to support and track progress of implementation of the CAP2.0 and the CRO. The successful candidates will enjoy providing excellent customer service to the community, thrive in a team environment, share our commitment to the City’s TBL Framework and the Public Participation Guidelines, and demonstrate adaptability to a dynamic and fast-paced work environment.
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:
Management Analyst 1: Some recent professional related experience, or one year related responsible paraprofessional experience.
Management Analyst 2: Two years of professional experience in program administration, preferably in the public sector. Some supervisory experience preferred.
Training equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in the assigned program area.

Operator II or Operator I
City of McMinnville
Closing Date:  Open until Filled with First Round Due by October 3, 2022
Full Time
Salary:   Operator II -- $52,200 to $73,080 per year
             Operator I -- $43,248 to $60,552 per year
The City of McMinnville, Wastewater Services Division is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of Operator II or Operator I. 
Duties:
Performs inspections of the WRF and pump stations 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, Education, and Experience:  
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 a high school education (or equivalent) plus additional specialized courses in wastewater treatment plant operation or any satisfactory combination of experience and training.  This classification participates in a formal training program.  Upon completion of the training period, and the successful demonstration of the knowledge and skills through proficiency testing, the individual is advanced to an Operator II.  Must possess an Oregon Wastewater Treatment System Operations Grade I Certification and a valid Oregon Driver’s License.
Applications are accepted online only.  Those interested in the position, please submit an application and answer the questions at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/Mcminnville?.  For more information, please call (503) 434-7405 or email hr@mcminnvilleoregon.gov.
Public Works Superintendent
City of Astoria
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