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Real Property OfficerEugene Public Works

Park Specialist 1/2 – Urban ForestryEugene Public Works

Radio Communications Technician 1/2Eugene Public Works

Treatment Plant Specialist I, II, IIICity of Grants Pass, Public Works Department

Engineering Technician 1/2Eugene Public Works

Public Works Director/Community Development DirectorCity of Maple Valley, Washington

Solid Waste Division ManagerDouglas County, Oregon


Real Property Officer
Eugene Public Works
Application Deadline – Open until filled.  First review of applications June 7, 2019
Accepting online applications only.  Apply at www.eugene-or.gov/jobs.
$68,473 - $88,566 / annually
The City of Eugene Public Works Department is looking for a positive and energetic professional to lead and manage real property services for the Engineering Division.  The person must enjoy providing service to the community, thrive in a team environment and demonstrate adaptability to a dynamic and broadly focused work environment.
This person will be responsible for delivering a variety of real property services for multiple City departments and divisions including but not limited to:  real property acquisition, right of way and easement acquisition, general title work, property management, appraisal services and lease negotiations.  The person will also provide implementation and support service to City staff on a variety of projects and programs.  Collaborating and providing complex professional support to customers, general public, land owners, staff and management are regular parts of an average day.  The person will also perform other program planning and manage special projects. 
The person in this position will represent the City in sensitive and difficult negotiations with professionalism, trust and integrity.  The ideal candidate has the ability to perform a variety of duties pertaining to acquisition, sale, and management of real property interests for multiple City departments and divisions.  Performing real property appraisals, reviewing appraisals performed by consultants, researching deeds & easements, reviewing title reports and legal description and negotiating with property owners.  Providing courteous and professional service, performing analytical tasks, self-managing and delivering on service goals is a high priority.  A passion for community, public service, and success of staff is also desirable. 
This position reports directly to the Engineering Development Review Manager and regularly manages all real property services for the Parks and Open Space Division.  This position works cohesively with the City Manager's Office, Planning Division, Parks and Open Space Division, capital project teams, surveyors, and other agency partners.  The position will also manage, review and coordinate the work of surveyors, title officers, appraisers, property managers, agents and brokers in the private sector; develop and implement processes and procedures to ensure business needs are met and accurate records are kept; collaborate with many partners to develop relationships and implement program goals, policies and standards; assist the Development Review Manager in developing procedures, policies and standards to meet program goals; and be responsible for contributing to and implementing the vision, mission and goals of the organization. 
Park Specialist 1/2 – Urban Forestry
Eugene Public Works
Application Deadline:  June 7, 2019, 5:00 p.m.
$19.43 - $24.16 / hourly
Accepting online applications only.  Apply at www.eugene-or.gov/jobs.
Are you an urban forestry professional ready to join one of the Pacific Northwest's premiere programs? Eugene's Urban Forestry program is part of the Green Infrastructure Section of the Parks and Open Space Division within Public Works. The Green Infrastructure Section is focused on services within the public right-of-way including the urban forest, green stormwater facilities, vegetated medians and specialty landscapes.
The City of Eugene is located in the Willamette Valley, which offers a wide range of recreational activities to residents and visitors. Home to the University of Oregon, Eugene is a progressive community with engaged residents, a vibrant arts community and is known as Track Town USA; hosting national and international track and field events. Eugene offers many of the amenities of a larger city while retaining the feel and characteristics of a smaller city including a strong sense of community and a short commute to work with little traffic congestion. 
Eugene's Urban Forestry program is primarily responsible for approximately 76,000 street trees of 406 varieties. This portion of our urban forest has an estimate value of $151 million, and a conservatively estimated $5 million in annual benefits to Eugene residents. The FY19 operating budget allocation is $2.2 million to maintain these important assets. Urban Forestry's mission is to maximize the social, economic and environmental benefits of Eugene's urban forest and to minimize its costs and liabilities by means of adaptive management and community engagement.
The Urban Forestry team is comprised of nine urban foresters in a range of classifications from Park Specialists, Technical Specialists and Management Analyst. The team is highly credentialed, most recently obtaining accreditation by Society of Municipal Arborists. Every member of the team is an ISA Certified Arborist and many hold multiple additional ISA certifications including six Municipal Specialists, eight Tree Risk Assessors, two Tree Worker/Climber Specialists and three Board Certified Master Arborists.
**Please note: actual assigned duties will depend on the skill level of the employee**
Responsible for maintaining trees in the City's right-of -way areas and parks; responds to service requests and hazardous trees and limbs. Example of duties include: aerial lift operation, tree climbing, brush chipping, flagging, raking limbs, tree removal, stump grinding, and assisting with pruning trees.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Experience:
One year manual work in grounds keeping, arboriculture, parks and/or natural area maintenance, wildland firefighting.
Radio Communications Technician 1/2  
Eugene Public Works
Application Deadline:  May 31, 2019 – 5:00 p.m.
Accepting online Applications Only.  Apply at www.eugene-or.gov/jobs.
Radio Communications Technician 2 - Hourly rate - $26.38 - $32.90 
Radio Communications Technician 1 - Hourly rate - $24.16 - $30.12
Position Summary
The Radio Communications Technician performs a variety of skilled technical communications services activities for the City's Public Safety agencies, external Public agency partners, the Regional Lane County District 911 Communication Center, and other divisions/departments within the city of Eugene. These responsibilities include, analysis, maintenance, enhancement and replacement of existing Land Mobile Radio communication infrastructures, including LMR networks, equipment, and software; including mobile, portable and fixed-station communications equipment such as conventional/trunked/simulcast LMR systems, short haul and long haul microwave platforms, mobile communication systems, IP telecom systems, communication system networks and public address systems. Experience in Motorola Smart Trunking Systems is highly desirable.  Note: To support the systems mentioned above, this position will require after hour's on-call duties when assigned.
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:
Radio Communication Technician 2:
Experience:
Four years of current full-time experience in the troubleshooting and repair of communication / electronic equipment.
Training:
Completion of a two-year electronic or technical program from an accredited trade school, college or university; OR
Completion of a MOS/AFSC technical training courses from an accredited radio or electronics system repair support level military school; OR
Completion of a course of study or training program in radio and telecommunications electronics as offered either by an educational institution, military service, or through an internal company-training course such as Motorola Technical courses.
License or Certificate:
Possession of or have the ability to obtain within twelve months of appointment the following:
ETA (Electronics Technician Association) International Senior Technician Certification or iNARTE Senior Technician certification.
General FCC radio/telephone operator's license or equivalent.
Radio Communication Technician 1:
Experience:
Two years of current full-time experience in the troubleshooting and repair of communication/electronic equipment.
Training:
Completion of a two-year electronic or technical program from an accredited trade school, college or university; OR
Completion of a MOS/AFSC technical training courses from an accredited radio or electronics system repair support level military school, OR
Completion of a course of study or training program in radio and telecommunications electronics as offered either by an educational institution, military service, or through an internal company-training course such as Motorola Technical courses.
License or Certificate:
Possession of or have the ability to obtain within twelve months of appointment the following:
ETA (Electronics Technician Association) International Journeyman Technician Certification or iNARTE Senior Technician certification.
General FCC radio/telephone operator's license or equivalent.
All positions require a valid Oregon driver's license or, the ability to obtain by date of hire; must pass driving records check and, if hired, maintain a driving record that meets the City's standard. Oregon law requires that an out-of-state license holder must obtain a valid Oregon license (with appropriate endorsements) within 30 days of becoming domiciled in the state.
Treatment Plant Specialist I, II, III
City of Grants Pass, Public Works Department
Applications accepted until May 24, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.
Join the Water Restoration Plant Team and strive toward the goal of  a healthy, environmentally safe community!  Apply today for a Wastewater Treatment Plant Specialist Level I, II, or III. 
Our Wastewater Treatment Plant is an activated sludge   secondary treatment plant, with ultra violet disinfection.     Average dry weather flows are 5.5 million gallons per day (MGD) and peak weather flows are 30.00 MGD.   Recent upgrades to the plant, due to be in use by July, 2019, will allow for more reliable plant operations as well as modifications which allow for enhanced treatment capabilities.
Applications are being accepted for a Wastewater Treatment Plant Specialist I, II or III, placement is dependent upon your qualifications, certifications and experience.  An on-line application is required, along with attaching a cover letter, resume, answers to the supplemental questions and attaching certifications.
The position of Treatment Plant Specialist performs a variety of duties, from working in the lab, analyzing processing to ensure regulatory compliance, performing maintenance on plant equipment, operating power tools and light equipment, and creating and updating maintenance and operations   records.
Monthly Salary Ranges:
Treatment Plant Specialist I    $3,324—$4,206
Treatment Plant Specialist II   $3,574—$4,522
Treatment Plant Specialist III  $3,895—$4,929
Website:  https://www.grantspassoregon.gov/
Email:  tmartin@grantspassoregon.gov
Phone:  541-450-6050
Engineering Technician 1/2 Eugene Public Works
Application Deadline:  May 24, 2019, 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, or will have by July 2019, 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 license.
Public Works Director/Community Development Director
City of Maple Valley, Washington
First review:  June 2, 2019 (open until filled). 
Salary:  $120,940 - $153,028 
For a complete position profile and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Open Recruitments." For questions, call 206-368-0050.
Just 30 minutes east of Seattle and Tacoma, Maple Valley, Washington, (pop. 25,000),  is centrally located between the Puget Sound and the Cascade Mountains. The City of Maple Valley's Public Works Department consists of ten employees and the Community Development Department consists of eight employees. Under the direction of the City Manager, the Public Works Director/Community Development Director is responsible for overseeing all functions of the Public Works and Community Development Departments, including supervision of all employees. The Director is responsible for approximately $10 million in capital budget projects, and $4 million for the budget of both departments. A bachelor’s degree in urban planning, public administration, civil engineering, or a related field, and a minimum of 5 years of management experience in a local government setting is required. The ideal candidate will have proven experience successfully managing multiple divisions and professional service contracts. 
Solid Waste Division Manager
Douglas County, Oregon
First review:  May 26, 2019 (open until filled). 
Salary:  $68,889 - $98,467 
For a complete position profile and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Open Recruitments." For questions, call 206-368-0050.
The Solid Waste Division of the Douglas County Public Works Department is responsible for operating and maintaining the county landfill and 11 solid waste transfer stations. Specific responsibilities include solid waste operations, recycling and waste reduction. The Solid Waste Division operates on a budget of $6.5 million and has 31.25 FTEs.
Working under the direction of the Public Works Director, the Solid Waste Division Manager is responsible for the planning, management and coordination of the Solid Waste Program, and provides expert and technical waste management advice to the Public Works Director and Board of Commissioners. The Division Manager assesses program needs, develops, directs, coordinates and evaluates plans and programs, establishes and interprets policy and procedure, develops and monitors the division budget, and supervises support staff. This position is responsible for supervising employees who are represented in a labor union.
Eight years of progressively responsible work experience in waste management on a large scale, including three years of direct management experience, is required. Coursework or experience in civil engineering and construction technology, and MOLO certification are preferred. 
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