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Utility Worker IIICity of Grants Pass

Water Plant Operator I – IVCity of Lake Oswego, Water Treatment Plant

Public Works DirectorCity of American Canyon, CA

District ManagerTualatin Valley Irrigation District, Forest Grove, Oregon

Parks & Public Works DirectorCity of Snoqualmie, Washington

Construction Project Management Internship (Asset Management and Capital Planning)Metro Regional Center, Portland

Traffic Operations ManagerCity of Eugene, Oregon 

MechanicCity of McMinnville

Structural Engineering DesignerAusland Group, Eugene or Grants Pass, Oregon

Senior Emergency Management Program AnalystLane County, Eugene, Oregon

Assistant/Association Transportation PlannerEugene Public Works

Public Works DirectorCity of Roseburg, Oregon

Transportation Community Engagement CoordinatorEugene Public Works

Operating Engineers (full- and part-time), Portland5 Centers for the Arts, Portland, Oregon

Lead Design Engineer/Engineering Associate/Engineering Technician IIIJackson County Roads – Engineering

Utility Worker III
City of Grants Pass
Closing Date – October 8, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.
Are you a leader looking to further your career in Water Distribution?  Then, take a look at this new opportunity for a Utility Worker III with the City of Grants Pass Water Distribution Team!
Responsibilities for this position include: 
- Maintaining system operability
- Providing adequate fire flow and emergency water storage
- Preventing water loss
- Responding to customer concerns and system failures
- Providing training and guidance to Utility Worker I/II
- Scheduling duties, overseeing assigned personnel to ensure efficient, cost effective and safe completion of assignments and projects
- Maintains job site safety in compliance with City policies and OSHA requirements
- Responds to emergency calls, including after-hour response
- Installs water services, fire hydrants, air release valves, water valves and restraining devices
- Flushes water mains and dead end lines based on water sample results and a flushing schedule
- Locates underground water lines, generates maps of the area
- Repairs water main breaks
- Creates daily records and reports
This position is covered in the Teamster bargaining unit and incumbents must live within a 30 minute drive of their regularly assigned work site.
Minimum Qualifications:
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 such as those listed in the job description.
Licensing Requirements:
- Valid Oregon Driver's License Class C and Commercial Driver's License Class B with tanker endorsement
- Forklift Certificate
- Oregon Certified Flagger
- OHA-DWP Water Distribution III
- Backflow Inspector or Tester Certificate
- Competent Person Certificate - Trenching
- Confined Space Supervisor Certificate
Apply on-line at: Contact:  City of Grant Pass, Toni Martin, 541-450-6050
Water Plant Operator I – IV
City of Lake Oswego, Water Treatment Plant
Closing Date: Friday, October 4, 2019
$24.61 - $40.72 hourly
The City of Lake Oswego is seeking a Water Treatment Plant Operator to operate, monitor and maintain mechanical, chemical, instrumentation and process control systems as necessary to ensure the Water Treatment Facility is operated in a manner, which maximizes the protection of the public's health and the return on the public's investment in the City's water system.
For more information about this position and to apply, please visit our jobs page at
Public Works Director
City of American Canyon, CA
Filing Deadline:  October 21, 2019
Located in the southern portion of world-famous, wine-growing Napa County, approximately 35 miles northeast of San Francisco, American Canyon is a growing community of 20,500 residents in more than 6 square miles. The City plans for a population of 30,000 by 2030.  The City employs approximately 88 FTE’s plus about 50 part-time/seasonal staff during peak summer season and has a FY 2019/20 General Fund budget of $21.4 million and a total budget of $72.8 million. The City organization is well respected by the community and enjoys a high level of community engagement. The Public Works Department includes engineering, parks maintenance, street maintenance, transportation, development engineering/City Engineer, storm drain, water utility, recycled water, wastewater utility, solid waste and building and fleet maintenance.  The department has an operating budget of $14.1 million and a CIP budget of $31.1 million, of which $20 million is for new projects; the department has a staff of 48 full-time employees.  The Public Works Director is appointed by and reports to the City Manager.  This position requires seven years of increasingly responsible experience in public works, utilities, and engineering, including four years of supervisory and administrative experience. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in civil engineering, environmental engineering, public or business administration or a closely related field is required and possession of a State of California Professional Engineer’s License is required.  Annual salary of $157,269-$188,718/Annually DOQE and CalPERS 2% @ 55 for Classic members.
To apply for this exciting career opportunity, please visit our website at Peckham & McKenney, Resumes are acknowledged within two business days.  Call Bobbi Peckham toll free at (866) 912-1919 for more information.

District Manager
Tualatin Valley Irrigation District, Forest Grove, Oregon
First review of applications: October 20, 2019 (open until filled).
Salary:  $70,000 - $90,000   
The Tualatin Valley Irrigation District (TVID) is served by a five-member Board of Directors, and is currently operating on a 2019 budget of $1,180,000, with 7 FTE’s, including the District Manager. The District serves approximately 350 customers and irrigates 17,000 acres in Washington and Yamhill Counties. TVID operates Scoggins Dam, which impounds Hagg Lake, 2 pumping plants, and maintains over 120 miles of buried pressurized pipeline. Under the direction of the Board of Directors, the District Manager assumes full management responsibilities for all District services and activities, including accounting, engineering, maintenance, purchasing and water operations. A bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university, or 7 to 10 years of related experience and/or training, is required. Knowledge of Oregon Water Law and water rights, water right transfer process, and Oregon statutes related to Irrigation Districts is highly preferred. The selected candidate must possess or be able to obtain a current Oregon driver’s license with a good driving record, and when required, possess Dam Tenders Certificate. For a complete position profile and to apply online, visit Prothman at, click on "Open Recruitments" and then click the position title. To apply, click on "Apply Online" and follow the directions provided. For questions, call 206-368-0050. 

Parks & Public Works Director
City of Snoqualmie, Washington
First review of applications: October 13, 2019 (open until filled).
Salary:  $144,336 - $160,368   
Located just 25 miles east of Seattle, the City of Snoqualmie, Washington, has a population of approximately 14,000. The Parks Division of the City of Snoqualmie Parks & Public Works Department manages more than 40 parks that offer something for everyone, from walking paths and playgrounds, to tennis courts and athletic fields. Snoqualmie also has more than 540 acres of open space and approximately 35 miles of public trails. The Public Works Division is made up of a streets division and utilities division. The streets division maintains streets and roadway infrastructure through snowplowing and de-icing, pavement markings maintenance, pavement overlays, street reconstruction, sign maintenance and repair, and maintaining drainage systems. The utilities division provides drinking water, stormwater, wastewater treatment and services. The Parks & Public Works Department operates with 34 FTE’s on a 2019 operations, maintenance and capital budget of roughly $30.74 million. Under the direction of the City Administrator, the Parks & Public Works Director leads, plans, and manages the activities and operations of the department, including engineering and consultant engineering services, Parks, Streets/Storm, Treatment Works/Wastewater, Water-Collections and Distribution, and Fleet & Facilities divisions. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in engineering, public works administration, park planning, public administration, or a related field, and 5 years of supervisory experience is required. Candidates must also have 10 years of public works experience and 5 years of parks experience. For a complete position profile and to apply online, visit Prothman at, click on "Open Recruitments" and then click the position title. To apply, click on "Apply Online" and follow the directions provided. For questions, call 206-368-0050. The City of Snoqualmie is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 
Construction Project Management Internship (Asset Management and Capital Planning)
Metro Regional Center, 600 NE Grand, Portland
Application Due: October 14, 2019 at 5pm
Salary: $15.50 per hour 
This internship may be appealing to someone interested in learning more about Construction or Project Management or making a career shift into either of these fields.
Metro encourages applications from individuals of all backgrounds in order to foster a community of diversity, unique life experiences and points of view. The Construction Project Management Office Intern will be provided with opportunities to be introduced and gain experience of what it would be like to be a project manager at Metro
working on public improvement projects.
The intern will collaborate with project managers by providing support to the project management staff in their everyday roles. Some of this work could include; balancing the needs of various internal and external stakeholders, managing the scope, schedule and budget of projects large and small, to help ensure Metro projects are designed and implemented to maximize value for the investment of public resources. Some of the expected educational outcomes; developing and using project management skills and learning formal project management skills, which is notable for any future success in a professional workplace.
Intern activities
- Participate in a public procurement process for a construction project to learn about public sector procurement requirements and the role of business processes in project
- Participate in the coordination of multi-disciplinary design efforts to learn about working with contracted design professionals (architects and engineers) from an
owner's perspective.
- Assist project managers with site walks, reviews of drawings, documents and other key construction project management tasks to learn about fundamental project
management professional skills and career paths.
Duration: End of October 2019 – September 30, 2020
Schedule commitment: Flexible, Monday – Friday, 10 – 20 hours per week.
Application requirements
1) Complete electronic application, 
2) cover letter describing why you are interested in this internship and how it aligns with your education or career goals,
3) resume and 
4) answers to supplemental questions
Interested in joining the team? Apply at Interested in learning more about our internships,
Minimum Requirements
- Interest and/or experience in a design, construction or project management career
- Must have and maintain a valid driver's license
Additional experience, knowledge and skills that would make you successful in this internship
- Strong written and oral communication skills
- Ability to stay on task and ask for assistance when needed
- Ability to follow safe-work practices, safely navigate a construction site
- Leadership skills
- Flexibility to take on range of assignments
- Ability to organize multiple details
Equal employment opportunity.
Need help applying?
Call 503-797-1570 if you need help with the following: A print application, access to a computer,  assistance in another language, accommodation for a disability
Questions? Megan Warneke, Internship Coordinator,, 503-797-1570
Traffic Operations Manager
City of Eugene, Oregon 
First review of applications: October 11, 2019 (open until filled).
Salary:  $83,928 - $110,780   
The City of Eugene’s Public Works Department consists of six divisions. The Maintenance Division's Traffic Operations Section is responsible for maintaining more than 1,300 lane miles of street markings, 250 traffic signals, 30,000 signs and 10,000 streetlights. Under the direction of the Maintenance Division Director, the Traffic Operations Manager oversees, plans, organizes and supervises the Traffic Operations Section. A bachelor’s degree in traffic engineering or a related field, and six years of increasingly responsible professional traffic engineering experience, including two years of supervisory or project management responsibility is required. Possession of a valid Certificate of Registration as a professional civil engineer in Oregon, or possession of a valid Certificate of Registration as a professional engineer from another state and ability to obtain the Oregon Certificate of Registration within 6 months is required. Certification as a Professional Traffic Operations Engineer is desirable. For a complete position profile and to apply online, visit Prothman at, click on "Open Recruitments" and click the position title. For questions, call 206-368-0050. 

City of McMinnville
Closing Date:  September 27, 2019 at 11:45 pm
Pay Rate:  $4,034 - $5,150/month, depending on experience
Duties:  The primary responsibility of this position is to perform routine preventive (equipment inspections, minor adjustments, lubrication, alignment and rotation), corrective (rebuilding, troubleshooting and repairing equipment), and predictive maintenance (vibration analysis, bearing analysis, and electrical measurements) on the City’s Class IV Water Reclamation Facility (WRF) and associated pump stations, along with orders and maintains an inventory of parts and supplies; maintains shop; prepares written reports, schedules work and maintains records; develops and maintains hazard analysis for assigned tasks; and coordinates work with contractors and vendors.
Qualifications:  Knowledge of diagnosing, troubleshooting, repairing, alignment, instrumentation, and rebuild methods for various types of equipment; computerized record keeping system; routine preventive, predictive and corrective maintenance methods; current employment and safety laws.  Skills in proper tool and instrument usage; reading and understanding blueprints and drawings; use of computers for report writing, generating spreadsheets, and using databases; and communicating effectively with others.
To Apply:  Submit an official City of McMinnville employment application and cover letter describing why you are the best candidate for this position electronically to
Additional Information:  Please visit the City’s website at, call (503) 434-2328 or email
Structural Engineering Designer, 
Ausland Group, Eugene or Grants Pass, Oregon
Open until filled
REPORTING TO: Design Project Manager - Project Assignments, Sr. Design Project Manager - Accountability for performances
Do you enjoy thinking outside the box to solve complex problems? Do you ever find yourself thinking about the efficiencies that stem from working closely with a team of innovative architects, engineers and builders all under one design-build roof? Would you like to collaborate with award-winning structural engineers who have managed some of the most notable and culturally important projects in the Pacific Northwest?
Ausland Group is a design-build company expanding and seeking an experienced Structural Engineer (EIT or PE) to produce high quality deliverables on projects ranging from new commercial construction, seismic retrofits, to small bridges. With offices in Eugene, Ashland and headquarters in Grants Pass and roots in the industry dating back to 1947, Ausland has achieved great results and tremendous growth fueled by an exceptional cohesive team of talented professionals. We infuse a culture of innovation, resourcefulness, tenacity, teamwork and client advocacy into everything we do to produce world-class results for our clients.
If you want to be part of an integrated team of design and construction professions who are enthusiastic about solving problems and having fun while doing it, APPLY TODAY!

Senior Emergency Management Program Analyst
Lane County, Eugene, Oregon
Closes 9/23/19 at 5:00 p.m. PST. 
We are seeking a motivated professional with a passion for community service; a drive to partner with others to deliver solutions; and a strong interest in Emergency Management.   
Join us and help make our community safer, stronger, and more prepared!  
LANE COUNTY:  Come work for an organization that values stewardship, diversity, and teamwork.  Lane County serves an area ideally situated between the Pacific and the Cascades, and possesses an ideal combination of natural beauty and urban amenities.   
SENIOR EMERGENCY PROGRAM MANAGEMENT ANALYST:  The Senior Emergency Management Program Analyst reports directly to the County’s Emergency Program Manager and leads the overall development, implementation and evaluation of the Lane County All Hazards Emergency Plan.  This position works to improve and promote Lane County’s comprehensive disaster planning, training and exercise efforts; including overseeing and participating in the coordination, development and maintenance of the County Emergency Plan, Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan (NHMP), and the Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP).   Lane County’s Emergency Management Program is consistent with the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and supports NIMS implementation and training.  The Emergency Operations Center utilizes an ICS/ESF Hybrid Model.  
SALARY & BENEFITS:   The salary range for this position is $56,950.40 - $83,740.80 per year.  As a full-time, regular employee, benefits options include:  
- Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance. 
- A Wellness Clinic available to eligible employees and their dependents. 
- Participation in the Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP).
- Voluntary Deferred Compensation Plan with County Contribution.
- Group Term Life & AD&D Insurance. 
- Long-Term Disability Insurance.
- A generous Time Management Program for vacation and sick leave.  
- Nine paid holidays and one floating holiday.  
- An Employee Assistance Program. 
REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree, preferably with major course work in emergency management or related field, and four years of professional experience in public or business administration, public affairs, or a field directly related to area assigned. Position requires completion of the FEMA Emergency Management Institute Professional Development series.  Certified Emergency Manager (CEM) certification or an Oregon Certified Emergency Management Specialist (ORCEMS) certification is desirable.  
TO APPLY:  Visit and select posting #201900263.   For additional questions, contact HR at 541-682-3124. 


Assistant/Association Transportation Planner
Eugene Public Works
Open until filled.  First review of applications – 10/4/2019.
Accepting online applications only.  Apply at
The Public Works, Engineering Division's Transportation Planning Team is seeking a driven and collaborative person who thrives in a team environment. The Team works with government partners and community groups to develop and implement short and long-range plans, develop multimodal transportation projects including new pedestrian and bicycle facilities and the redesign of streets, and obtain financial resources to plan and build projects that lead to a complete, comfortable and safe multimodal transportation system.
Transportation Planning's programs include:
- Implementing the Eugene 2035 Transportation System Plan (TSP) including policy and program development and capital project design and development
- Implementing the Eugene Vision Zero Action Plan
- Coordinating planning efforts locally and regionally
This is a new position on the Transportation Planning Team. The person in this position will coordinate the City's emerging Vision Zero program and implementation of the Eugene 2035 TSP. Vision Zero is a city goal to eliminate all deaths and life changing injuries on Eugene streets by 2035. Implementation of the Eugene Vision Zero Action Plan will include organizing or participating on numerous internal and external committees that will work together to reach the Vision Zero goal, coordinating among several City Departments, working with community advocates, and reporting on Vision Zero performance measures. Work on TSP implementation will include development of and reporting on TSP performance measures, updating of the TSP Implementation Strategy, and coordination of city policy development and initiatives on electric and autonomous vehicles.
Depending upon the knowledge, skills, and abilities possessed by the successful applicant, this position may be filled at either the Assistant Planner or the Associate Planner level.
Experience and Training Guidelines 
Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: 
Assistant Planner - One year of transportation planning related experience. 
Associate Planner -  Three years of transportation planning related experience
Equivalent to a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in urban and regional planning, transportation or civil engineering or closely related field.  Master's degree in a planning related field is desirable.

Public Works Director
City of Roseburg, Oregon
Closes: October 4, 2019
Application available at
Submit applications by email to or mail or deliver to Roseburg City Hall, Administration Office, 900 SE Douglas Ave., Roseburg, OR 97470.
Recruitment brochure

Transportation Community Engagement Coordinator
Eugene Public Works
Open until filled.  First review of applications - 9/20/2019.
$26.91 - $33.56 / hourly
Apply at
The Transportation Community Engagement Program Coordinator is a key member of the Transportation Planning Team who will support the community engagement and communications work of the City of Eugene Public Works Engineering Division. This position is responsible for managing the Transportation Planning social media presence and monthly InMotion e-newsletter. The position will coordinate public information and outreach efforts to include writing, research, development of engagement strategies, and website management, as well as implement marketing campaigns. The Transportation Community Engagement Coordinator will help build awareness and engage the community on transportation planning projects in a way that is inclusive of the diverse voices and perspectives of our community. An important goal for this position and the City of Eugene is to engage and collaborate with communities of color and other historically marginalized communities through a variety of communications strategies
The ideal candidate: You are a strong writer and able to transform complex program information into engaging content. You like having direct contact with the public and helping people learn more about city services and current initiatives. You enjoy working with social media platforms and are excited about being the Division's go to communications expert. You have a background or strong interest in graphic design and are skilled at create good content, have an artistic eye, and can provide direction to graphic designers. Working in a team environment is ideal for you but you also enjoy forging ahead and working independently. You are detail oriented, enjoy a good research project, and like working in a fast-paced environment with multiple high priorities
Minimum Requirements:
Experience and Training Guidelines - 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:
Four years of progressively responsible paraprofessional experience in the program or operational area or a related field, including at least two years of experience at the paraprofessional journey-level.
Equivalent to an Associate degree with major course work in the area of assignment, or in transportation planning, strategic communications, social marketing or a related field.

Operating Engineers (full- and part-time)
Portland5 Centers for the Arts, Portland, Oregon
Open until filled
Operating Engineer II, full-time
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Lead Design Engineer/Engineering Associate/Engineering Technician III
Jackson County Roads – Engineering
Closing date: 30 days (however, recruitment is open until filled)
Jackson County is seeking a team-oriented, detailed and quality-focused candidate to join the Engineering team in the Road Department.  The ideal candidate will have knowledge and experience related to civil engineering design and inspection.
Jackson County is simultaneously recruiting for three classifications at the same time to fill one position.  The titles of these recruitments are “Lead Design Engineer”, “Engineering Associate”, and “Engineering Technician III”. 
Please note, we will only be filling one of the above positions with the best candidate from the combined pool of qualified applicants. Please visit the County’s website at to review the minimum requirements for each position and apply only for the position for which you are most qualified and meet the minimum requirements. Your application will only be considered further if you meet the minimum requirements for the position applied for.


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