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Engineering Technician 1/2Eugene Public Works

Park Ambassador/ Park Ambassador LeadEugene Public Works

Director of Public WorksCity of Bozeman

Maintenance Worker 4 – Surface Maintenance TeamEugene Public Works

Public Works DirectorCity of Umatilla

Corporate Communications ManagerChelan County PUD, Wenatchee, Washington

Department Services ManagerEugene Public Works

Traffic EngineerEugene Public Works

Assistant Public Works Director, City of Oregon City


Engineering Technician 1/2
Eugene Public Works
Application Deadline:  December 14, 2018, 5:00 p.m.
Accepting online applications only.  Apply at www.eugene-or.gov/jobs
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.
Depending upon the knowledge, skills, and abilities possessed by the successful applicant, this position may be filled as either an Engineering Technician 1 or Engineering Technician 2.  If filled as an Engineering Technician 1, the 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's supervisor determines that the required skill level has been achieved, the employee flexes to the second level in the series.
HOURLY RATE:
Engineering Technician 1: $24.16 - $30.12 / Hour
Engineering Technician 2: $26.38 - $32.90 / Hour
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:
Applicants with a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or closely related field, meet the minimum qualifications for the Engineering Technician 1.
Engineering Technician 1:
Experience and Training:
1) 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
2) Bachelor's degree in civil engineering, or closely related field.
Engineering Technician 2:
Experience and Training:
1) Associate degree in civil engineering or a closely related field and three years experience in construction surveying, computer aided drafting, and/or construction inspection; or
2) Bachelor's degree in civil engineering, or closely related field and two years experience in construction surveying, computer aided drafting, and/or construction inspection
License or Certificate:
Possession of or ability to obtain, and maintain an appropriate, valid Oregon driver's license.
Park Ambassador/ Park Ambassador Lead
Eugene Public Works
Application Deadline:  December 7, 2018 5:00 p.m.
Accepting on line application only.  Apply at www.eugene-or.gov/jobs
Eugene's two year round full time park ambassadors and two seasonal park ambassadors provide a positive presence in Eugene's parks and natural areas. Ambassadors serve multiple roles by providing information, helping solve park user conflicts, seeking voluntary compliance of park rules, and working directly with people who are experiencing homelessness.
Ambassadors work closely with park operations teams, community engagement staff, and the Eugene Police Department's parks resource officers. They also visit and learn more about local social service agencies in order to strengthen partnerships and be a good resource for people who are experiencing homelessness.
Minimum Qualifications:
The City will consider ANY combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities as qualifying. One way to obtain the knowledge, abilities, and skills would be: 
Experience:
High school diploma, or G.E.D. equivalent.
Park Ambassador: Four years' increasingly responsible experience providing customer service with some conflict resolution experience and/or customer service experience occurring in a social service or safety and security role.
Some college coursework desired.
Park Ambassador - Lead:  Four years' increasingly responsible experience providing customer service with some conflict resolution experience and/or customer service experience occurring in a social service or safety and security role.
Some college coursework desired.
LICENSE OR CERTIFICATE: 
Possession of, or ability to obtain, and maintain an appropriate valid Oregon Driver's license.
Director of Public Works
City of Bozeman
Closing Date: December 7th 5pm CST
Bozeman, Montana, a thriving college town of 45,250 situated on the eastern slope of the Rocky Mountains just 90 drive-time minutes from Yellowstone National Park, is recruiting a Director of Public Works.  The Director of Public Works has delegated leadership and oversight responsibilities for capital improvement planning, capital project construction, engineering, solid waste collection, recycling, stormwater, street maintenance, traffic control devices, vehicle maintenance, wastewater collection, wastewater treatment, water treatment, and water distribution.  The person selected will administer a $60M operating budget, manage $31M in annual capital improvement projects and direct 123 employees.
Minimum requirements include a bachelor’s degree in engineering (P.E. preferred), business administration, public administration, or a related field and 7-10 years of progressively responsible experience in public works operations, public water/wastewater utilities, engineering, or a related field, including at least 5 years of experience in a supervisory role. Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform assigned duties and responsibilities will be considered.  The City offers a starting salary up to $125,245 depending on qualifications, use of a City vehicle and truly outstanding benefits.
For More Info: Please apply online at: http://bit.ly/SGRCurrentSearches
For more information on this position contact:
Mike Tanner, Senior Vice President, Executive Recruitment, Strategic Government Resources, MikeTanner@GovernmentResource.com
Maintenance Worker 4 – Surface Maintenance Team
Eugene Public Works
Application Deadline:  November 21, 2018, 5:00 p.m.
$25.25 - $31.49 / Hourly
Accepting online Applications Only.  Apply at www.eugene-or.gov/jobs.
 Plans, directs, schedules, oversees, and/or performs the most complex and/or large public works maintenance projects; provides a variety of administrative support duties to assist a maintenance supervisor with infrastructure and/or wastewater maintenance activities and processes for the Surface Maintenance Team; work frequently involves multiple crews performing activities that require a high level of skills and independent decision-making; participates and performs the full range of advanced skilled craft maintenance and repair activities as needed. 
Minimum Qualifications
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:
Experience
Five years of relevant advanced skilled experience in public works maintenance, including proficiency in all applicable skill areas.
Project planning experience.
One year of lead worker experience.
License or Certificate
Possession of, or ability to obtain, and ability to maintain, a valid Oregon Stat Class A Commercial driver's license with appropriate endorsement(s).
Public Works Director
City of Umatilla
Closing date: Open Until Filled. 
The City of Umatilla is recruiting for a Public Works Director. Must have a Bachelor’s in business administration, public administration, civil engineering, or a related field and have a thorough knowledge of construction and maintenance methods.  Knowledge of administrative practices, management, safety measure and public contracting is also desirable.  Five years of progressively responsible administration experience in the public works field and three or more years in a supervisory capacity.  Must have a valid State of Oregon driver’s license or have ability to acquire.  Salary $89,998-104,982/yr. DOQ plus excellent benefits. City is asking to applicants to turn in a cover letter, resume, and answers to the supplemental questionnaire.  Information and job description can be found on City of Umatilla’s website www.umatilla-city.org/jobs.  Complete packets can be mailed to City of Umatilla, PO Box 130, 700 6th St., Umatilla, OR 97882.  Information packet.
Corporate Communications Manager
Chelan County PUD, Wenatchee, Washington
Open until filled
Salary:  Mid $100,000's
Chelan County is in the geographical center of Washington. It’s a recreational paradise offering an abundance of outdoor activities and adventures during all four seasons. Situated at the confluence of the Wenatchee and Columbia Rivers, the area boasts more than 250 days of sun year-round. The favorable weather makes the county a prime fruit producing area and is known as the Apple Capital of the world! The local Chelan wine appellation produces some of the highest quality wines in the state. Chelan County residents have access to excellent school systems, affordable housing, strong transportation systems and ready access to the metropolitan amenities of Seattle and Spokane, each approximately three hours driving time or a short half-hour plane ride away. The Wenatchee area provides ample opportunity for an incredible quality of life that is perfect for families of all ages, and those who want to enjoy the conveniences and manageability of a smaller community with great people and a wonderful culture. 
Formed in 1936, Chelan County Public Utility District No. 1 is a municipal corporation that owns and operates one of the largest non-federal, publicly owned hydroelectric generating systems, along with wind and solar resources, in the country. The PUD’s 3,000-square-mile service area covers all of Chelan County and also extends into four neighboring counties. Chelan PUD has grown into a multi-faceted public utility with more than 51,000 electric customers, and over the years has added water and wastewater utility services and wholesale fiber and telecommunications.
Under the direction of the Director of External Affairs, the Corporate Communications Manager (CCM) is responsible for overseeing, developing and guiding effective internal and external strategic communications of the District, paying particular attention to timing, content, message themes, purpose, intended audience and outcomes. The CCM serves as public relations counsel for all departments and all levels of District operations including the General Manager and collaborates with senior management and the General Manager to direct and implement effective communications programs.
Please visit www.prothman.com to review the detailed position profile and total compensation package. 
Department Services Manager
Eugene Public Works
Application Deadline:  November 30, 2018, 5:00 p.m.
$72,883.20 - $96,220.80
Accepting online Applications Only.  Apply at www.eugene-or.gov/jobs.
This position is an opportunity to lead the Finance and Administration Section serving the Public Works Maintenance (PWM) and Parks and Open Space (POS) Divisions of Public Works. The Finance and Administration Section provides central services and supports key functions necessary to both divisions located at our Roosevelt Yard facility. Your will participate as a member of the two division’s management teams, and provide high level financial guidance. You will also be engaged in our Safety and Emergency Management programs, management of our facility and all other internal services necessary to support the activities of both divisions. Your high level management skills and participation will be key to the success of essential city services including stormwater management, the wastewater system, our transportation infrastructure, the City’s fleet and radio communication system, the urban forest, developed parks, natural areas and much more.
The ideal candidate does not necessarily need to have previous and extensive experience in all administrative programs described within this posting. The ideal candidate will have the ability to adapt to a changing environment and handle multiple priorities, be highly determined, have a love of learning, and show a commitment to continuous improvement.
To view examples of duties, please click the link Department Services Manager.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
The primary functions of this position are in finance and management. Preference will be given to candidates strongly qualified in these areas. 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:
Experience: 
Five years or more of increasing responsible professional experience, preferably in accounting/finance, including at least one year of supervisory experience. Preference will be given to those with direct experience in local government finance.
Education:
Equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in finance, public policy, business, human resources management or a related field.
License or Certificate: 
Requires a valid Oregon driver's license. Must pass driving records check and, if hired, maintain a driving record that meets the City's standard. 
Traffic Engineer
Eugene Public Works
Open until filled. First review of applications will be November 30, 2018
$82,118.40 - $108,388.80 / Annually
Accepting online Applications Only.  Apply at www.eugene-or.gov/jobs.
The Traffic Engineer will be guided by the goals and policies of the City. We are a Vision Zero City and are working towards adoption of our Vision Zero Action Plan to eliminate transportation related deaths and serious injuries by 2035. We have a City Council adopted Climate Recovery Ordinance that seeks to reduce community fossil fuel use by 50% by 2030. A key strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from transportation is to triple walking, biking and transit use. These aggressive goals align with our City's Envision Eugene Plan to support our City's growth over the next 20 years by fostering a walkable human scale City with ready access to transit.
The Traffic Engineer that will lead a team that is:
- Robustly analyzing crash data to prioritize and analyze corridors and intersections identified in on our Vision Zero High Injury Crash network for safety improvements.
- Updating traffic signal controller and communications technology to improve safety for all users and to support traffic flow at safe speeds as well as prepare for future technologies such as connected and autonomous vehicles.
- Implementing tactical changes to streets through lower-cost materials such as striping and signage.
- Actively collaborating with public works transportation planning, capital project teams and maintenance staff to design and construct transportation facilities that meet our Transportation System Plan goals, are safe and easy to maintain. 
- Maintaining and operating our City's traffic signals, street lighting, signs and markings infrastructure with integrity and stewardship. 
The Traffic Engineer will participate on teams that are:
- Updating our street design standards in order to provide a transportation system that is built for people and aligns with our Vision Zero and active transportation goals.
- Developing a strategy for autonomous and electric vehicles that will update our Transportation System Plan.
- Developing design standards for protected bike facilities and specifically detailed designs for three funded protected bike lane projects in the next three years.
- Planning for a downtown that is connected and intentional in its use of street and sidewalk space in an era of increasing demands.
- Working as the management team for the Public Works Maintenance Division to collaboratively move strategic actions forward.
- Working collaboratively across divisions to increase the safety of our transportation and meet our Vision Zero goals.
Minimum Requirements:
Experience and Training--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:
Experience:
Six years of increasingly responsible professional traffic engineering experience including two years of supervisory or project management responsibility.
Training:
Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in traffic engineering or related field.
Assistant Public Works Director
City of Oregon City
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Salary: $89,208.00 - $111,408.00 Annually
www.orcity.org
The City of Oregon City Public Works Department seeks an experienced leader for its Public Works Operation Group. If you welcome change, see opportunity in challenges, enjoy leadership, and want to use your skills to serve the public, we need you and want you to join our team.
The Assistant Public Works Director will be charged with direct oversight of the Public Works Department’s Operations activities that include maintenance and operations of roadway systems, water distribution, wastewater collection, pedestrian way, bikeway, drainage systems, water quality, and related infrastructure.   This position will assist with organizing and managing the work, planning and coordinating with other departments, working together with agencies, the public, and private stakeholders. 
Full announcement - https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/oregoncity

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