Jobs

The job posting service is available to both AWWA members and non-members for water works-related job openings. Each posting is active for 90 days. Employers may add, modify, and suspend postings at any time. There is no word limit. Post your job online here.

A link to the job submission form will be included in the email you receive after payment.

Rates:

$90 for 90 days.

Current Openings:

Construction Inspector

Alderwood Water & Wastewater District's Planning and Development Services Department has an opening for a Construction Inspector or Sr. Construction Inspector. Construction Inspectors are responsible for ensuring that water and sewer construction projects throughout the District meet all contractual requirements, specifications, and standards.

See awwd.com/jobs for full job description and how to apply. First review deadline is March 28, 2017.

Experience required
Standards, regulations, and specifications surrounding the installation and inspection of water and sewer systems, construction techniques, equipment use, and reporting requirements.

Education required
Three years of experience inspecting constructing projects or working on public works construction projects and a two-year degree in engineering, construction, or a related field or additional related experience.

Pay and Benefits

$28.60 to $41.00 DOE

The District offers a competitive and comprehensive salary and benefits package that includes medical, dental, group term life insurance,short term and long term disability coverage, State of Washington PERS 401(a) retirement plan participation, a deferred compensation match program, a commute reduction incentive, and a wellness incentive

GIS Analyst

Tualatin Valley Water District is looking to fill a GIS Analyst position. This position is responsible for maintaining the existing GIS environment including mapping and editing attribute data for the District’s spatial assets, specifically those assets associated with Willamette Water Supply Program (WWSP). The position plays a key role in implementing new GIS capability including planning for enterprise GIS capability and integration of geospatial solutions with other systems. Will prepare and produce maps, conducts spatial analysis, maintains data layers, and incorporates maps and data into reports. This position works collaboratively with GIS system users and other District staff to understand needs, design solutions, manage data quality, and identify requirements for specific projects. This position works closely with District IT staff including the GIS database administrator for the coordination of data and development of interfaces with other programs.

We have a great benefits package to offer the right candidate. If interested, please go to our website and follow the directions on how to apply. All application materials are due no later than March 28th by 11 a.m. Our webpage is http://www.tvwd.org/about-us/job-opportunities.aspx

Finance Manager

Alderwood Water & Wastewater District (AWWD) seeks an exceptional supervisor and manager with strong public finance skills to manage day to day functions of a finance department under the direction of the Finance Director. The Finance Manager will oversee billing, and directly supervise a utility billing supervisor, a payroll accountant, an accounts payable technician, and an accountant. He/she will participate in many public finance related projects including financial audits, rate studies, developing the budget, and the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR).

Ideally, the Finance Manager will have a finance background with experience in performing or overseeing budgeting, accounting, and payroll. They will need to be fully capable of knowing where to get information when needed and have the ability to interpret laws, regulations, rules, and policies that govern the financial management of a public utility. This individual should be able to ask thoughtful questions about technical financial reports and documentation and provide clear direction or advice. The successful candidate will be a skilled professional with knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. They will also need to have a strong understanding of and be able to navigate finance and payroll systems.

The District seeks a leader that is capable of and has the desire to instill a culture of customer service, integrity, and accountability while developing employees to their fullest potential. The Finance Manager sits in a workspace with an open floor plan amongst the employees they supervise and should be comfortable with frequent and open communication. As a supervisor, this individual will trust his/her employees to do their jobs and be confident delegating and prioritizing tasks. His/her management style will encourage hard work and celebrate success while engendering trust and accountability. Interested applicants should enjoy watching people grow and succeed and be a willing partner in the professional development of their employees.

The Finance Department has already initiated several ambitious projects within the last few years. In addition to the adaptation of LEAN concepts and process mapping, the department has made changes to its budget process, incorporated long-range financial planning and taken steps towards integrating payroll and time and attendance systems with human resources. The new Finance Manager will play a major role in building on this momentum while helping the organization quickly adapt as we learn and make progress.

The Department endeavors to continuously improve and to break down information silos while providing excellent service to our internal customers and our community. Are you a leader and relationship builder who wants to be engaged deeply in improving the business processes of a finance department? Do you want to have a lasting impact on a regional public health organization that provides a vital service to our community? If an environment of continuous improvement within public service appeals to you, we strongly encourage you to apply.

The position requires any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the applicant with the qualifications needed to perform in the position. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary would be five years of progressively responsible public finance experience and a bachelor's degree in business administration, public administration, accounting or a related field. Supervisory experience is desirable.

The salary range for this position is $83,448 to $111,840 annually dependent upon experience. The District offers a very competitive and comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, group term life insurance, long term disability coverage, State of Washington PERS 401(a) retirement plan participation, deferred compensation IRC Section 457 plan with employer match, commute trip reduction benefits and a wellness incentive.

Please apply for this position online or see a full job announcement and description go to www.awwd.com/jobs. Failure to submit all required application materials including a cover letter and resume may lead to disqualification from the selection process. The deadline to be considered in the first review of applications is Monday, April 3, at 5:00 PM. This recruitment will remain open and applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

For questions about this recruitment or other information related to employment with the District, please contact Mathew Pruitt, HR Manager at (425) 741-7923. Prior to employment, a criminal history background check and reference checks will be conducted on the top candidates. The District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains policies for a drug-free and smoke-free work environment.

Medford Water Commission - General Manager

Salary: $110,000 to $170,000. The Medford Water Commission’s (MWC’s) top priority is providing drinking water of the highest quality to the citizens of Medford from two local, natural sources. Reporting to the Board of Water Commissioners, the General Manager supervises the Administration, Conservation, Engineering, System Operations, and Water Quality divisions and directs MWC’s Finance, Production, Customer/Information Services, Human Resources, Public Information and Technical Services programs. The ideal candidate will be a positive change agent with a participatory leadership style that encourages free and open communication at all levels. This individual will set high standards and expectations for performance; mentor, coach, and guide staff; and provide opportunities for training and education. He/she will be ethical, honest, fair, and trustworthy. Requires a Bachelor’s degree in engineering, science, public administration, business administration, or other water utility-related field; ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience in municipal utility administration, including five (5) years at a supervisory level. A Master’s Degree and Registration as a Professional Engineer are desirable. Apply on-line by April 7, 2017 at www.alliancerc.com. For questions, contact Cindy Krebs at ckrebs@alliancerc.com or Sherrill Uyeda at suyeda@alliancerc.com or (562) 901-0769. EEO/ADA

Water Manager

CITY OF RICHLAND
invites applications for the position of:
Water Manager

SALARY: $5,638.53 - $8,456.93 Monthly
OPENING DATE: 02/01/17
CLOSING DATE: Continuous
GENERAL SUMMARY:
Under the direction of the Public Works Director, supervises, evaluates and assures the proper operation and maintenance of the City's potable and non-potable water treatment and delivery systems; manages and oversees regulatory compliance activities; manages and oversees water resources; develops and manages budgets and staff resources; represents water system issues to the public and media; and supervises and evaluates the performance of assigned staff.

Click on the following link to view the complete job description, including essential functions and working conditions: https://agency.governmentjobs.com/richlandwa/default.cfm?action=specbulletin&ClassSpecID=783142&headerfooter=0

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
• Bachelor's degree in engineering, chemistry, biology or related field.
• Ten (10) years of increasingly responsible experience in the management of water system operations including at least five (5) years of experience in a supervisory role.
• Or an equivalent combination of education and experience that would provide the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS & OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
• Valid driver's license upon hire date.
• Water Distribution Manager IV certification within six months of hire date.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
• Washington State Department of Health Water Treatment Plant Operator Level III certification;
• Knowledge of utility asset management best practices;
• Knowledge of automated metering systems and associated best water utility operational practices;
• Strong personnel management skills for both represented and non-represented staff.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
To apply, submit an online application at https://www.ci.richland.wa.us/departments/human-resources/job-opportunities and attach a current resume and letter of interest.

Selection will be based on overall qualifications, supplemental written assignment and an interview process. Final candidate selected will be required to pass a comprehensive background/reference check. Although this position is open until filled, all qualified applicants are encouraged to apply by February 24, 2017 for priority consideration.

Water Distribution Utility Worker

Canby Utility, a public water and electric utility located 30 minutes south of Portland and serving a population of approximately 17,270 with 5,000 meters, is recruiting for a water utility worker to complement its distribution crew. This individual will perform work in construction, maintenance, operation, inspections and repairs of our water distribution system. This position is physically demanding. Salary range is based on qualifications and certification level: $20.44 - $29.92/Hour

Job skills and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: the ability to and knowledge of installing, replacing, repairing and maintaining water mains, valves, meters and hydrants; operation of dump trucks, jack hammers, backhoes, trenchers and other industry related tools and equipment essential to the work. The position requires a Class A CDL or the ability to self-achieve within six months of hire. Desirable qualifications include: Oregon WD Certification level II or greater (entry level and WD I will be considered), Cross Connection Certification, fork lift, construction experience, heavy equipment operation, and competent person and flagger certifications. This position requires the ability to respond to after-hours emergencies in approximately 30 minutes.

Canby Utility currently offers an excellent benefit package including paid contributions to Oregon PERS/Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP); 93% of the medical, dental and vision premiums are employer paid for employee and family; employer paid contributions to a VEBA account; life insurance; paid vacation and sick leave; and 401k and 457 deferred compensation plans. This position is represented by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers union (IBEW Local 125).

Applications and job description can be downloaded from our website at www.canbyutility.org/dept/jobs/, or obtained at our office located at 154 NW First Ave., Canby, Oregon. For more information or to obtain an application by mail, email or fax, call Barbara Benson at 503-266-1156 ext. 323. Pre-employment physical, driving history, drug test and background checks required after receiving a conditional job offer. Canby Utility is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will accept applications by email; however, cannot guarantee that they were received. Please fax (503) 263-8621, mail, or drop off application materials to our office. Position open until filled, with first review of applications beginning on January 31.