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Current Openings:

Water Treatment Plant Operator

Under the direct supervision of the Water Treatment Facilities Superintendent performs highly skilled work operating and maintaining the City’s water treatment plants (wtps), all other water sources and other water system assets with the main objective of protecting public health and the natural environment. The Water Treatment Plant Operator position requires a team player with a strong technical skill set and dedication to safeguard public health, a continual commitment to producing high quality water, and an obligation to meet all Safe and Clean Water Act requirements. Park City’s water system is complex, growing and continually advancing in technology to ensure efficient operation of water treatment facilities and production of high quality water that meets Safe Drinking and Clean Water Act requirements. Water Treatment Plant Operators operate and maintain a 3 MGD microfiltration (MF) surface wtp with solids handling facilities; a 2,000 gpm pressure filtration wtp that removes metals from a mine tunnel source; a spring; and three wells, one under the direct influence of surface water with ultraviolet (UV) light and a filtration system. They are also responsible for monitoring source, treatment and distribution system water quality at frequent intervals; using knowledge of water treatment and water chemistry to make appropriate adjustment to chemicals and flows to SDWA and CWA requirements. New projects will continue to challenge operators and allow for professional growth including: • Advanced Smart Control Systems: supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) • GIS-centric computerized Maintenance Management Software (CMMS) • Expansion and upgrades to existing MF plant • Mine tunnel advanced water treatment plant(s), up to 15 MG, for drinking and stream water compliance Required: • Motivated, positive personality and eagerness to assist in implementation, operation, maintenance of water treatment systems and the associated advanced Smart Control Systems: SCADA, controls and instrumentation and a GIS based CMMS. • High school diploma or equivalent. • Good communication skills. • Basic computer skills using Email, Internet, Word, Excel. • 2-5 years’ experience or a combination of equivalent experience (e.g. operator certifications or pertinent courses) in operation, maintenance, and repair of water treatment plants and/or distribution systems. • Utah water treatment and water distribution Operators certification: Grade III or IV within six months of being placed into specific position. • Ability to obtain City National Incident Management System Certification ICS 100 and 200 within six months of hire. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by persons assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required of personnel so classified. All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

Water Treatment Plant Operator III

WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR III $5367 -$6526/month (plus benefits) The City of Everett is accepting applications on an open/competitive basis for the civil service examination for Water Treatment Plant Operator III. All vacancies in this job class will be filled from the ranked Civil Service register established from the examination process until the register expires in 12 months or is depleted. Union membership is required within 30 days of hire. JOB DESCRIPTION: The Water Treatment Plant Operator III has responsible charge of operating and maintaining the Everett Water Filtration Plant and related facilities. The work and duties of those in this classification ensure that the plant processes meet all regulatory requirements on a continual basis, and that established policies and procedures for plant operation are followed. Work in this class involves acting as the lead shift operator in the continuous operation of Everett’s Water Filtration Plant (WTP) and related facilities, including the adjustment, repair, and maintenance of equipment. The work also involves the supervision and training of Water Treatment Plant Operators in lower levels. Employees in this class may act as the senior water treatment plant operator in his/her absence and at the direction of the chief operator, and they will receive specialized assignments. The work is performed during an assigned shift under the general supervision of the senior or chief water treatment plant operator. Work performance is generally evaluated on the basis of proper operation of the plant, inspections, reports, compliance with established operating and maintenance practices and procedures, adherence to safety standards, and other established performance criteria. This is the third level in the Plant Operator series. Employees of this class are responsible for the execution of standing operating orders, emergency actions, supervision of lower level employees assigned to the shift, and the maintenance of the shift logs in order to monitor water quality standards. This classification may work shifts including nights, weekends, and holidays, and to respond to off-hour call outs. QUALIFICATIONS: The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are essential and critical to successful performance in this position: Considerable Knowledge of: • Pumps, electric motors, piping, control systems and other equipment common to water treatment facilities. • Modern water treatment practices, hydraulic principles, water quality regulations and routine and investigative water quality analysis. • Occupational hazards and necessary safety precautions applicable to maintenance and operations work, including proper confined space entry techniques and all applicable safety regulations. • Methods and precautions in storing and handling of chemicals used in water treatment, such as dry and liquid polymers, alum, sodium hypo chlorite, and liquid hydrofluorosilic acid. • Established water quality sampling methods and requirements for process control and regulatory compliance, including sample handling, preservation, and chain-of-custody procedures. Skill and Ability to: • Operate all water treatment equipment and make calculations for operating adjustments. • Exercise sound judgment under stress and solve problems in a logical and objective manner. • Recognize abnormal conditions and trends in the filter plant’s treatment processes, and provide proper responses to such conditions and trends. • Maintain a safe and clean work area; clean and maintain a variety of hand and power tools and equipment used in the performance of duties. • Read, understand, and follow technical manuals, blueprints, drawings, and related materials. • Train, supervise, and evaluate personnel; plan, organize, and guide the work activities of others. • Proactively address potential employee issues. • Maintain accurate operating logs and records. • Analyze and act on a variety of data and instrument readings with a high degree of understanding. • Effectively operate computers and utilize software to accomplish the necessary input and output of information used to monitor equipment, record test data, and accomplish reports. • Work safely and in compliance with federal and state laws and regulations, and with City laws, policies, and standards. MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS • Must be a high school graduate or equivalent, and a minimum of two (2) years of college-level coursework or equivalent technical training in chemistry, biology, engineering, environmental science, or related field. Relevant work experience may substitute for the college-level education requirements. A Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry, biology, engineering, environmental science, or related field is highly desirable. • Possession of a valid driver license at the date of hire, and the ability to obtain and maintain a valid Washington State Driver License within 30 days of the date of hire. • Within the past six (6) years: must have five (5) years of progressively responsible experience as an operator of a potable water filtration plant, with three (3) or more of those years as a state-certified Water Treatment Plant Operator II; OR, three (3) years minimum of experience as an Operator I or II at Everett’s Water Filtration Plant. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS OR CERTIFICATIONS • Must possess a valid Washington State Department of Health Level III Water Treatment Plant Operator Certificate OR possess a valid Water Treatment Plant Operator Certificate recognized as an equivalent to the Washington State Level III Water Treatment Plant Operator Certificate by the Association of Boards of Certification AND obtain a Washington State Level III Water Treatment Plant Operator Certificate within six (6) months of hire. • Obtain within six (6) months of hire and maintain a forklift operator certification in accordance with Washington Division of Occupational Safety & Health (DOSH) rules. EXAMINATION AND REGISTER ESTABLISHMENT All interested applicants are required to submit 1) the standard City of Everett employment application, 2) a resume (not to exceed two pages), 3) a cover letter clearly detailing applicant's relevant work experience and training and 4) the Water Treatment Plant Operator III supplemental questionnaire. There will be a pre-screening of all applications. All applicants must clearly and concisely indicate on the standard City of Everett application how they meet the required eligibility requirements. A limited number of applicants with the highest passing grades on the supplemental questionnaire (weighted 20%) will be invited to an oral panel evaluation (weighted 80%). A passing grade of 70.00 or higher is required on all parts of the screening process for placement on the ranked Civil Service eligible register. The examination is designed to sample and measure the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities. Candidates will be contacted throughout this process via email, and should periodically check their spam folders for messages filtered by their email providers. PROCEDURES/DEADLINE Application materials may be obtained by accessing http://www.everettwa.org/careers or by visiting the City of Everett Human Resources Department located at 2930 Wetmore Ave., Suite 5A, Everett, WA 98201. The Human Resources Department must receive application materials by 5:00 p.m., Friday, September 18, 2015. LATE, INCOMPLETE, FAXED, OR EMAILED APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Filing Opens: August 27, 2015 Filing Closes: September 18, 2015 Open/Competitive #A15044 Applicants claiming veterans’ preference points in accordance with RCW 41.04.010 as amended and meeting eligibility criteria must submit form DD214 on or before the date filing closes. Eligibility criteria posted on Human Resources bulletin board.

Utility Technician II - Water Division

Do you: Have the ability to scope and prioritize, and make quick decisions on a deadline? Have fantastic customer service and interaction skills? Have a thorough understanding of the regulatory requirements for water distribution and treatment? Know how to be a team leader, and a team player? Then you may be a great fit for our Utility Tech II position in our Water Division. We are looking for self-starters, with the technical expertise to jump in and join our team with the important task of ensuring the City's water facilities are maintained and operating at their peak. Check out the duties, certifications and qualifications below for more information on this exciting opportunity. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Include the following. Other duties may be assigned. As a member of a crew, or individually, performs any of the following tasks: assists in laying and joining water pipelines; installs fittings, valves, and fire hydrants; taps and repairs water lines; installs and repairs water meters. Collect finished water samples, perform analytical analysis, and record results on data collection sheets. Reads, registers and records information from water meters; observes and reports meter leaks, damaged meters, broken boxes, main leaks and hazardous conditions. Operates equipment such as a high-velocity sewer cleaner, backhoe, dump truck, loader, bulldozer, etc., as required. Monitor and adjust chemical feed rates, chlorine analyzers, and flow rates at ASR production well. Performs manual labor such as digging ditches, and hand-loading and unloading all types of materials. Inspects water booster and sewer lift stations to see if stations are functioning properly, cleans and performs routine maintenance. Contacts homeowners and other affected parties regarding service shutdowns, changes in service and other situations which may affect them. Performs routine maintenance and preventive maintenance tasks on City vehicles and equipment. Maintain SCADA system monitor and adjust flow rates, tank levels, and pressures. Respond to SCADA alarms and take corrective action. Maintenance and repair on all control valves in water system. Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Computer Skills: Basic computer skills. Ability to operate SCADA system. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Possession of, or the ability to secure the possession of within six months, a valid Oregon Class A Commercial Driver's License. Specific assignments may require possession of, or the ability to secure, state certification for performing assigned duties. State of Oregon Level III Certification in Water Distribution is strongly preferred. Technical Skills and Abilities: Requires general knowledge of the rules of safe operation of equipment and the precautions to be taken in order to avoid accidents. General knowledge of the appropriate tools, equipment, methods, materials and procedures used in maintenance or construction work. Knowledge of backflow. Skill in the effective and safe operation of the particular types of equipment or tools assigned. Ability to follow oral and written instruction and to provide direction to others. Ability to perform strenuous, manual tasks and to withstand exposure to variable weather conditions. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public. Ability to perform tasks in a safe and efficient manner and to instruct others in safe work procedures. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Two years of experience in general maintenance and construction work including operation of heavy equipment and sufficient education to ensure the ability to read and write. An Associate's Degree in Water Treatment is preferred. Additional Information: SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Supervision of other employees is not generally a responsibility of this position. Acts as a Crew Leader and directs the work activities of employees in specific assignments. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles and outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; extreme cold; extreme heat and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. Are you qualified and up to the challenge? We would love to hear from you! How to Apply: Applications must be filed online at http://www.tualatinoregon.gov. We cannot accept e-mailed, mailed, or faxed applications or resumes in place of the online application process. If you have a general question regarding the recruitment, contact Human Resources recruitment@ci.tualatin.or.us.

Public Works Director

The City of Grants Pass is seeking a skilled and experienced leader to be responsible for the overall management, leadership and administration of the City’s public works activities. The new Director will be committed to developing the managerial skills of staff, focusing on such issues as effectiveness, responsiveness, budgeting, time management and managerial values. The ideal candidate will be active in strategic planning and able to analyze problems and identify alternate solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals. He/she will evaluate new service delivery methods and techniques and administer capital improvement projects. The Director will have an optimistic outlook, be ready to hit the ground running and be committed to the community’s goals. Excellent oral and written communication skills are of great importance. Above all, the selected individual will have a reputation of honesty, candor and high ethics. Candidates who can demonstrate a successful history of cultivating and maintaining positive relationships with the public are highly desired. The Public Works Director reports directly to the City Manager, oversees a budget of $ 21.2 million, and leads a team of division management staff responsible for approximately 38 employees in four divisions: Streets, Collection & Distribution, and Water and Wastewater Plants. Activities associated within these four divisions include: Providing the community with Water and Wastewater systems, maintaining approximately 100 miles of streets and right-of-ways, and the surface and subsurface storm drain systems. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: The Ideal Candidate The ideal candidate will possess the ability to provide collaborative supportive, innovative and resourceful leadership. The new Director will exercise sound judgment within general policy guidelines and operating parameters; prepare clear, concise and comprehensive records, reports, correspondence and other written materials; make clear and persuasive oral arguments; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the performance of duties; plan, organize, direct and coordinate, through other directors and supervisors, the work of subordinates in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale; exercise skilled judgment and discretion in developing and interpreting City policies, rules and regulations. The selected candidate will have knowledge of principles and practices of civil engineering as applied to the development and management of municipal public works; materials, methods and techniques utilized in the construction and maintenance of public works facilities; modern municipal management and public administration, including current budgetary and fiscal operations and controls; recent developments, current literature and sources of information in municipal public works administration; principles and practices of effective employee supervision, including selection, training, work evaluation and discipline. Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree is required, preferably in civil engineering, science or related field in addition to five years of progressively responsible departmental or administrative management experience in a varied municipal public works program. A Master’s Degree is preferred. HOW TO APPLY: Email your resume and cover letter to: Human Resources Personnel Technician Amanda Strasburg at astrasburg@grantspassoregon.gov by: September 14, 2015 at 5:00 pm.

Public Information Coordinator

The Medford Water Commission is seeking a Public Information Coordinator responsible, under administrative direction, for managing the public information program, including planning and performing a wide variety of professional public relations and public education activities. Must possess excellent written and verbal communication and customer service skills. Proficient in drafting and editing complex written documents; public presentations; analyzing policy and procedures; operations of various office equipment, desktop publishing, including graphic design and pre-press functions using related software. Minimum qualifications to include a Bachelor’s degree from a four-year accredited college or university, with major coursework in public relations, communications, journalism, marketing or a closely related field. Three years of experience in public relations, public information, community/media relations or outreach activities desired; or a satisfactory equivalent combination of experience and training providing the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the job. Valid Oregon driver’s license and acceptable driving record; background investigation required. Salary $4,569 - $5,831 DOQ plus benefits; EOE. A complete job description and job application form are available at the Water Commission’s office at 200 S. Ivy St. – RM 177, Medford, Oregon, 97501, (541) 774-2437 or online: www.medfordwater.org . CLOSING: 5:00 p.m. Local Time, Friday, September 4, 2015. Submit resume, application, names and contact information for three work-related references, plus cover letter to: Medford Water Commission ATTN: Human Resources 200 S. Ivy Street – Room 177 Medford, Oregon 97501

Director of Engineering

Job Title: Director of Engineering Job Post: Director of Engineering Tracking Code 351-110 Job Description Leads a team of engineers and support personnel to successfully implement United Water Idaho’s capital investment program, on-time and on-budget, in support of operational and business driven needs. Plans, designs and manages capital additions, replacements, and modifications of the water system (and wastewater if applicable). Ensures capital investments achieve operational and business needs while adhering to company long and short-range financial goals. Ensures the Engineering Department provides engineering technical expertise and counsel to operating personnel to optimize customer service, system operations, and overall business efficiency. Develops Annual and Medium Term Plans (MTP) CapEx Plans, revisions, and forecasts, and ensures creation of, and updates to, company master plans. Oversees and maintains company water rights portfo lio. Directly manages engineering and new business professional and technical staff. Selects, hires, manages and directs engineering and other consultants for projects as necessary. Maintains relations and interacts with external entities and regulators such as Idaho Department of Water Resources, Idaho Department of Environmental Quality, Idaho Public Utilities Commission, city Public Works Directors, OSHA, EPA, etc. to ensure compliance and accomplishment of company needs. Participates as an expert witness in company filings to ensure successful outcomes before the Idaho Public Utilities Commission. Represents United Water in local and regional community activities and associations. Required Skills •Excellent leadership, change management, and motivational skills •Strong analytical and problem solving capability •Strong interpersonal skills – ability to work with internal/external clients to achieve desired outcomes •Goo d organizational skills – ability to prioritize and focus on areas of significant impact; often managing multiple priorities simultaneously. •Strong project management skills – ability to lead and work successfully in a team environment •Strong knowledge and understanding of state and federal water regulations •Good knowledge of operational technologies including SCADA, CAD and GIS, hydraulic network modeling/analysis, work and asset management systems, AMR/AMI, and the like. •Good business process analysis and improvement capabilities •Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word, Excel, and PowerPoint •Effective oral and written communication skills •Must possess a valid Idaho state driver’s license Required Experience •Minimum 15 years experience as project engineer or engineering management for water utility projects includ ing: source of supply, treatment, pumping facilities, storage tanks, new and replacement transmission and distribution main projects (including service to new developments), and hydraulic modeling, all ranging in complexity and size. •Minimum 5 years’ experience managing engineering and related professional and technical staff required. •Experience with environmental regulatory framework and permitting, including drinking water quality standards and compliance. •Experience in developing, managing, and adhering to project budgets and schedules. •Understanding of and experience in private utility business and regulations preferred. •Understanding of and experience in western water rights laws/practices a plus. Job Location Boise, Idaho, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular How to apply https://unitedwater-openhire.silk road.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.presubmission (if hyperlink does not work, copy and paste into web browser)

Water Treatment Operator

Tracking Code 544-110 Job Description Maintains water production and quality for public consumption. Regulates system pressure, monitors booster stations and storage facilities, and observes treatment conditions. Operates and maintains Class IV water treatment plants, green sand/ammonia plants and well systems on-site and using Supervisory Control Data Acquisition (SCADA) computer equipment and personal computers in the most efficient manner. Representative duties may include: • Conducting routine water testing and recording test results. • Monitoring all charts, gauges, and other operation equipment. • Calculating the chemical feed rate required, calibrating feed equipment, and adjusting feed rate per lab tests or supervisor instructions. • Performing and recording routine and special installation, maintenance, and/or repair of all equipment and grounds, and maintaining good housekeeping procedures. • Preparing and submitting routine state and regulatory reports for review. • Analyzing system parameters and determining when additional help is required (e.g. a main break). • Maintaining appropriate chemical inventory levels. • Operating water treatment plants, wells, and appurtenant equipment using computers. Required Skills High school degree or equivalent to include coursework in Chemistry, Biology, Algebra, and Geometry. Drinking Water Treatment II (DWT-2) at the start of employment or within 1 year after the minimum time frame as established by the Idaho State Board of Drinking Water and Wastewater Professionals (IBOL). Valid state driver's license. Required Experience Basic knowledge of water treatment methods, water chemistry, federal, state, and local drinking water regulations, and water distribution/collection systems. Basic knowledge of computer control systems, programmable logic controllers, and instrumentation for monitoring and control. Familiarity with routine maintenance procedures for production, treatment, and control equipment. Ability to transport up to 80 lbs., physical ability/dexterity to perform maintenance/repairs, and basic ability to use microcomputer. Preferred: • Previous experience in laboratory practices or water treatment. Job Location Boise, Idaho, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular Apply Online https://unitedwater-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.dspjob&jobid=544&company_id=30110&version=1&jobBoardId=1112 Direct questions to Kevin Tarantino 1-201-767-2806.

Managing Engineer/Local Leader

We have an exciting opportunity for an Office Leader and Client Service Manager with a demonstrated background in business development, client relations, and delivery of municipal water, wastewater and stormwater engineering projects, and a history of successfully leading professionals to join our team. This position in our Olympia, WA office will serve as a key leadership team member in growing our business in the greater Puget Sound area. In this capacity, you will have responsibilities that include overseeing the administration of the Olympia office, sales, client development, client relationship management, professional engineering services proposal writing and contract scope, schedule and price preparation, and client service team leadership. Job Expectations: In this position you will work closely with the Northwest Area Leader and other team members to help lead the development and execution of the Washington business plan and meet company objectives including growth, profitability and diversification targets in the area and West Region. You will help develop new key clients each year in connection with planned targets and with the assistance of other senior staff in the office and region. As the Local Leader, you will manage the day to day operations of the Olympia office. Additional Responsibilities to include: • Provide marketing and technical leadership during the procurement and execution of key projects • Lead projects related to related to Water, Wastewater treatment plant planning, studies, and design • Drive project execution activities to meet revenue and performance goals • Execute sales plan in collaboration with CSMs and Area Leader • Lead a group of professionals and recruit new talent • Prepare and review technical memoranda, reports, drawings, specifications, and miscellaneous contract documents and deliverables • Supervise and coordinate the work of others on projects including remote design staff to ensure proper and timely execution on projects • Resolve client issues in a professional and appropriate manner, and promote/insure project execution and delivery • Maintain liaison with clients, BC regional and national wastewater practitioners, and jurisdictional agencies • Help mentor, and provide direction for less experienced staff Desired Skills and Experience: • B.S. degree in related engineering field (Civil, Environmental etc.) required; M.S. degree in related engineering field with a focus on wastewater and water preferred • Professional registration in Washington, or the credentials to obtain registration in a timely manner is also required • 10 or more years of increasingly-responsible experience with previous project management experience required • Experience with water/wastewater design, planning and studies along with leadership on projects • Ability to successfully manage clients and projects in a collaborative fashion and interface with Brown and Caldwell’s local, regional, and national water and wastewater practitioners as well as help mentor junior staff • Self-starter, results-oriented and be able to work under tight deadlines • Successful marketing, proposal writing, proposal management, and public presentations experience a plus • Previous supervisory experience with strong written and verbal communication skills required

General Manager

Salary: $115,000 to $125,000 annually, DOQ, plus excellent benefits Vacancy Due to Retirement Coos Bay-North Bend Water Board is located on the Southern Oregon Coast where recreational opportunities and beautiful scenery abound, providing a quality living and working environment. The Water Board is jointly owned by the Cities of Coos Bay and North Bend. The utility serves a population of approximately 35,000 through 12,800 accounts within the Cities of Coos Bay and North Bend, and the surrounding area outside the city limits. The General Manager reports directly to the Board of Directors, who are appointed by the Cities. The General Manager exercises management over all Water Board functions through general supervision of the Operations Manager, Finance Manager, Engineering Manager and Administrative Assistant. The utility employs 38 FTE. The Coos Bay-North Bend Water Board seeks candidates for this position who will continue to lead the utility in proactive water resource, operations and infrastructure management. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years of senior responsible water system management or similar governmental service sector agency operation; knowledge of water utility operations, finance and administrative services. Ability to present ideas clearly, orally and in writing. Build and maintain strong positive working relationships with the Board of Directors, Board staff and other governmental organizations; understand customer service as a priority in utility operations; ability to create and understand financial plans and monitor fiscal performance; apply methods and procedures used in project management and control; or any satisfactory equivalent combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the above duties. Graduation from a college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business Administration or related water utility discipline is required. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS – Advanced degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or discipline related to the effective management of a water utility; Certification as a Water Treatment or Distribution Operator; Registration as a Professional Engineer To view the full job description, please visit our website: www.cbnbh2o.com. Application forms are available from Coos Bay North Bend Water Board’s Personnel Department. Contact Karen Parker at karen_parker@cbnbh2o.com; (541)267-3128; or by faxing (541)269-5370. Coos Bay-North Bend Water Board is an EOE. First consideration of applications: July 20, 2015.

Lead Maintenance Worker

Seven Lakes Water Association is a membership based nonprofit water Association with approximately 2200 connections, located in a rural, recreational area Northwest of Marysville WA, close to the I 5 corridor. We are accepting resumes for the position of Lead Maintenance Worker. The position is responsible for planning, supervising, organizing and managing the maintenance and repair of the water distribution system, wells and reservoirs. Duties include water quality monitoring, Cross Connection Control Program, meter installations, work orders, one call locates, safety program, truck maintenance, parts inventory and meter reader/maintenance worker supervision and other duties as assigned. A valid WDM 1 and Cross Connection Certification required. Subject to 24 hour call out on a rotating basis. A valid Washington State Driver's License, with a good driving record is required. The Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains policies for a safe and drug free work environment. This position is full time with benefits, salary based on experience. Send resume to P O Box 100, North Lakewood WA 98259. This position will remain open until filled.