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 recieve after payment.

Rates:

$90 for 90 days.

Current Openings:

Utility Repair and Replacement Supervisor

The City of Bend is currently accepting applications for (1) Utility Repair and Replacement Supervisor position within the Repair and Replacement Division of the Utility Department. This is a regular, full-time supervisory opportunity and is non-represented, overtime exempt, and benefit eligible. APPLY @ WWW.BENDOREGON.GOV It is required that you submit your application, cover letter and resume no later than the closing date and time specified for this job announcement. In addition, be sure to thoroughly complete the application including all relevant education and experience you possess. Incomplete application packets will not be considered. This position supervises the Utilities Repair and Replacement program and work group. The work group is responsible for the renewal, maintenance and replacement of Utility linear assets including; water distribution, wastewater collection piping, and stormwater infrastructure.

Utility Worker II - Repair and Replacement Division

The City of Bend is currently accepting applications to fill one Utility Worker II - Utilities position within the Repair and Replacement Division of the Utility Department. This position is non-exempt (hourly, overtime eligible) and is represented by the City of Bend Employees Association (COBEA). APPLY @ WWW.BENDOREGON.GOV It is required that you submit your application, cover letter and resume no later than the closing date and time specified for this job announcement. In addition, be sure to thoroughly complete the application including all relevant education and experience you possess. Incomplete application packets will not be considered. This class performs a variety of tasks related to maintaining, repairing, and inspecting the water/wastewater/storm water system and infrastructure city-wide, including operations, maintains sewer lines, and pump stations for collections, This class operates, maintains, and repairs City water facilities including source transmission, distribution, and storage and makes basic operations control decisions. The position provides guidance, training and instruction to less experienced staff. (Intermediate level position).

Utility Worker I - Repair and Replacement Division

The City of Bend is currently accepting applications to fill one Utility Worker I - Utilities position within the Repair and Replacement Division of the Utility Department. This position is non-exempt (hourly, overtime eligible) and is represented by the City of Bend Employees Association (COBEA). APPLY @ WWW.BENDOREGON.GOV It is required that you submit your application, cover letter and resume no later than the closing date and time specified for this job announcement. In addition, be sure to thoroughly complete the application including all relevant education and experience you possess. Incomplete application packets will not be considered. This entry-level position performs a wide variety of manual skilled and semi-skilled duties involved in installing, servicing, operating, repairing and maintaining the City’s water, water reclamation and storm drain systems and related infrastructure; and performs related work as assigned. The position provides guidance and instruction to less experienced staff. May operate a variety of equipment as needed to accomplish tasks assigned.

Utility Person

ABOUT US: United Water Idaho-Boise, Idaho United Water is one of the nation’s leading environmental companies, providing water and wastewater services to approximately 5.7 million people in the United States. In addition to owning and operating 20 water utilities, United Water operates 100 municipal and industrial water and wastewater systems through innovative public-private partnerships and contract agreements. Founded in 1869, United Water is a subsidiary of SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT. Natural resources are not infinite. Each day, SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT (Paris: SEV, Brussels: SEVB) and its subsidiaries deal with the challenge of protecting resources by providing innovative solutions to industries and to millions of people. SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT supplies drinking water to 76 million people, provides wastewater treatment services for 44 million people and collects the waste produced by 51 million people. SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT has 80,410 employees and, with its presence on a global scale, is a world leader exclusively dedicated to environmental services. SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT, a 35.4% GDF SUEZ affiliate, reported sales turnover of 14.8 billion Euros ($19.6 billion USD) at the end of financial year 2011. JOB TITLE: Utility Person LOCATION: United Water Idaho; Boise, ID

PRINCIPAL DUTIES: Duties may include: installing, repairing, maintaining and operating water distribution system facilities, grounds and associated equipment by repairing, tapping & installing mains and service lines; installing & maintaining valves, hydrants, flush risers, and performing flushing activities. Provides restoration of excavations as necessary. Perform flow tests, leak surveys, line locations & water quality tests. Obtain water samples; keep accurate records of work performed, and locating mains and service lines. SALARY: Per Union CBA EXPERIENCE: HS degree or equivalent, and at least 1 year experience working with water mains and services. SKILLS: Valid Driver’s License, Class A CDL with Tanker endorsements, or ability to obtain. Appropriate state license or certification in distribution operation, or ability to obtain. Basic knowledge of groundwater distribution system. Ability to transport up to 90 lbs. in repetitive motions, operate in inclement weather, and enter/exit manholes. Ability to read and interpret maps and use engineer’s scale to determine grades. Ability to use heavy equipment and various hand, gas, electric & hydraulic tools. Knowledge of carpentry, cement work, painting, and plumbing. Must be able to respond to emergencies by being on call at all times. WORKING HOURS: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. HOW TO APPLY: Go to: http://www.unitedwater.com/join-our-team.aspx complete profile. Please NO phone calls or drop ins.

Human Resources Assistant

Tualatin Valley Water District is looking to fill a Cross Connection Assistant position. The primary purpose of the position is to support the development, implementation and monitoring of a comprehensive District-wide Cross Connection Control program that adheres to Federal, State and District requirements and regulations. 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 October 9, 2014 by 11 a.m. Our webpage is http://www.tvwd.org/about-us/job-opportunities.aspx

Essential Job Functions: • Coordinate with the Cross Connection Inspector to develop and maintain cross connection program procedures and guidelines. • Assist the Cross Connection Inspector in identifying and maintaining a master list of facilities and premises which are subject to inspection. • Develop notices, forms and public outreach materials in coordination with the Cross Connection Inspector. • Educate customers, staff and the public about the importance of cross connection control and prevention, and perform presentations at Board meetings, industry conferences, etc. • Perform a variety of complex assignments, including the tracking of Backflow Contract Testing Program, operational data and program costs. • Assist Water Quality Analyst in determining a more efficient way to assess, enforce and track properties that require premise isolation and fire line backflow assembly installations. • Schedule and perform cross connection inspections including residential, commercial and industrial facilities to assess hazard level and determine the appropriate assembly for protection of the potable water system. • Review project plans and documentation, including maps and drawings. • Maintain current cross connection control records, including backflow assemblies installed, inspections completed and backflow assembly test results. • Assist in electronic filing and archiving of all cross connection control records. • Utilize the Utility Billing system to look up customer account information, waive fees, adjust bills, and coordinate and maintain records in Cross Connection and the Utility Billing System. • Coordinate and accurately schedule a variety of cross connection control notices both in-house and with outside vendors. • Train others on the use of the Cross Connection System software. • Perform the invoicing process for contracted testers; review and verify invoices for accuracy and submit to Cross Connection Inspector for final review. • Coordinate backflow assembly testing assignments and allocate to multiple contracted testers. • Identify and recommend new processes for the Cross Connection Control Program, including the Backflow Contract Testing Program, shut offs, inspections, and surveys to identify new assemblies and improper installations. • Develop and coordinate IT work requests; identify suggested improvements needed to allow the program to operate efficiently. • Assemble data and prepare special reports to be used for internal reporting, Board meetings, etc. • Respond to backflow related phone calls, emails and website inquiries from customers, testers, contractors and other water suppliers. • Coordinate and maintain updated contract tester records to include signed contracts, business licenses, certifications and insurance requirements. • Ensure testers are upholding District standards by performing site visits and investigations to verify tests have been performed. • Prepare and utilize spreadsheets to track program costs, analyze financial information and prepare reports. • Fill in as AIC for the Cross Connection Inspector. • Become familiar with routine TCR sampling procedures and routing in order to backup the Water Quality Technician when necessary. • Test District backflow assemblies. • Other related duties as assigned. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: • Knowledge of hydraulics as they pertain to cross connections in water systems. • Knowledge of backflow prevention assemblies including: types, purposes, installation requirements, testing procedures and maintenance requirements. • Knowledge of applicable rules, state and local regulations and policies that pertain to backflow and cross connection. • Knowledge of basic computer operations and Microsoft Office. • Knowledge of safety practices and procedures applicable to the job. • Knowledge of personnel, administrative, safety and departmental policies. • Skill in customer relations and communications, including the ability to effectively and tactfully work with difficult customers and complex customer issues. • Ability to be trained in confined space entry and other safety procedures applicable to the job. • Ability to use typical features and capabilities of Utility Billing and Cross Connection software programs. • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with coworkers, customers and other agencies. • Ability to establish and maintain respectful and harmonious relationships with others both inside and outside the organization. • Ability to perform effectively in an independent or team environment, as well as display self-motivation skills. • Ability to display TVWD’s vision of delivering the best water, service and value by demonstrating reliability, integrity, stewardship, excellence and safety. Minimum Requirements: • High School Diploma or equivalent; and • Minimum of one year experience in cross connection control, water quality or equivalent experience; and • Some customer service experience; or • Any combination of experience and training which provides the equivalent scope of knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the work.

Special Qualifications: • Possess a driver’s license valid in the State of Oregon; have and maintain a safe driving record. • Must have an Oregon Cross-Connection Specialist Certificate or ability to obtain within 6 months and maintain bi-annual certification. • Pass an Oregon Backflow Assembly Tester (BAT) certification class and maintain bi-annual certification. • Must have an Oregon Water Works System Operator I Certificate or ability to obtain within 2 yrs and maintain bi-annual certification. • Pass a certified backflow assembly repair class. Working Conditions: • Have regular and predictable attendance. • Operate, read information and focus on a personal computer, telephone and other related equipment. • Daily verbal communications both in person and on the telephone. • Prolonged periods of sitting or standing. • Respond and work, without advanced notice, in times of adverse weather, natural disaster, emergency, or other unusual event as determined by the District. • Work in all types of weather conditions, and perform physical tasks that are moderately demanding. • This is a non-exempt position.

Wastewater Treatment Superintendent

Wastewater Treatment Superintendent, City of Newberg, Oregon (population 22,300) Salary: $57,852 to $74,076/year, plus competitive benefits package (City’s retirement plan, Health, Dental, Vision, competitive leave package, life, LT disability, LT care, and AD&D). The City of Newberg, Oregon is seeking a qualified Wastewater Treatment Superintendent. Newberg is located in picturesque Yamhill County southwest of Portland. The City features an outstanding quality of life with year round recreation, dramatic vistas, historic landmarks, fantastic food and warm, friendly people in the heart of Wine Country. The Public Works Director seeks an experienced Wastewater Treatment Superintendent who will lead the division’s team. This person will also be responsible for planning, organizing, operating and maintaining a 4.0 MGD Class IV wastewater treatment system, including wastewater pumping stations, an activated sludge type secondary treatment plant, in-vessel composting facility, bio-solids management program, wastewater laboratory, industrial pretreatment program and recycled water facility. The Wastewater Treatment Superintendent is directly responsible for the wastewater treatment system and for compliance with all regulatory requirements, including the preparation and submission of all required reports. The Wastewater Treatment Superintendent coordinates the wastewater treatment system operations with other departments and develops and administers the wastewater treatment budget including capital improvement projects. The Wastewater Treatment Superintendent provides direct supervision to professional and technical staff, including planning, assigning and reviewing the work of subordinates, training, counseling, effectively recommending hiring and other personnel actions, evaluating individual and team performance, resolving conflicts and taking disciplinary action. Supervises union represented staff and works with union representatives within the collective bargaining agreement. The aforementioned duties are typical and not all-inclusive. Please refer to the actual job description for details. Qualifications: Equivalent to a four-year university education in a related discipline; must carry a Class IV WWTP certification; must have ten (10) years experience in treatment plant operations with at least two (2) years at a Class IV wastewater treatment system; must have two (2) years of supervisory and budget experience; or a satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential job duties. Special Requirements: Current Oregon State Driver’s License, or have requested and obtained an appropriate accommodation; Certification as a State of Oregon Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator IV; and Wastewater Collection III or IV certification is desirable. Interested applicants should forward an Employment Application, a letter of interest; a detailed professional résumé that identifies the relevant qualifications and experiences outlined in this position profile; and a list of three professional references to: Human Resources – City of Newberg, PO Box 970, Newberg, Oregon 97132 or signed and scanned packets to newberg.recruitment@newbergoregon.gov. Position Closes October 9, 2014, at 4:00PM. Promising candidates may be requested to complete a supplemental set of questions. Please visit our website at: https://www.newbergoregon.gov/jobs for the Employment Application and complete job description. The City of Newberg is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Drug Free Workplace.

Water Treatment Superintendant

Water Treatment Superintendent, City of Newberg, Oregon (population 22,300) Salary: $57,852 to $74,076/year, plus competitive benefits package (City’s retirement plan, Health, Dental, Vision, competitive leave package, life, LT disability, LT care, and AD&D). The City of Newberg, Oregon is seeking a qualified Water Treatment Superintendent. Newberg is located in picturesque Yamhill County southwest of Portland. The City features an outstanding quality of life with year round recreation, dramatic vistas, historic landmarks, fantastic food and warm, friendly people in the heart of Wine Country. The Public Works Director seeks an experienced Water Treatment Superintendent who will lead the division’s team. This person will also be responsible for planning, organizing, operating, and maintaining a 4.0 MGD Class III water treatment system, including the city well field, water treatment plant, water booster pump stations, reservoirs, springs water system, and the cross connection control program. The Water Treatment Superintendent is directly responsible for the water treatment system and for compliance with all regulatory requirements, including the preparation and submission of all required reports. The Water Treatment Superintendent coordinates the water treatment system operations with other departments and develops and administers the water treatment budget including capital improvement projects. The WTP Superintendent provides direct supervision to professional and technical staff, including planning, assigning and reviewing the work of subordinates, training, counseling, effectively recommending hiring and other personnel actions, evaluating individual and team performance, resolving conflicts and taking disciplinary action. Supervises union represented staff and works with union representatives within the collective bargaining agreement. The aforementioned duties are typical and not all-inclusive. Please refer to the actual job description for details. Qualifications: Equivalent to a four-year university education in a related discipline; must carry a Class III WTP operator certification; must have ten (10) years experience in treatment plant operations with at least two (2) years at a Class III water treatment system; must have two (2) years of supervisory and budget experience; or a satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential job duties. Special Requirements: Current Oregon State Driver’s License, or have requested and obtained an appropriate accommodation; Certification as a State of Oregon Level III Water Treatment Operator; and Certification as a State of Oregon Level II or III in Water Distribution is desirable. Interested applicants should forward an Employment Application, a letter of interest; a detailed professional résumé that identifies the relevant qualifications and experiences outlined in this position profile; and a list of three professional references to: Human Resources – City of Newberg, PO Box 970, Newberg, Oregon 97132 or signed and scanned packets to newberg.recruitment@newbergoregon.gov. Position Closes October 9, 2014, at 4:00PM. Promising candidates may be requested to complete a supplemental set of questions. Please visit our website at: https://www.newbergoregon.gov/jobs for the Employment Application and complete job description. The City of Newberg is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Drug Free Workplace.

General Manager

After the retirement of our General Manager, Covington Water District is reopening the search for a replacement. Our recent finalist had to withdraw due to an unexpected family situation. We look forward to receiving qualified candidates application materials. Materials on our website outline details of the desired knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for successful candidates. The General Manager must be a seasoned, talented and progressive leader to translate the District’s mission and strategic plan into action. This involved and respected leader stays abreast of industry trends and technology, promotes efficiencies and accountability, coaches and mentors valued and empowered staff, builds and maintains relationships with relevant entities and governmental agencies, ensures fiscal responsibility and places a high priority on community outreach and customer service throughout the organization and externally. The General Manager must speak and write articulately in a variety of settings, to a diverse audience regarding a wide variety of issues. They must skillfully operate in a dynamic political environment and continue building lasting local and regional partnerships. The General Manager must work effectively with the Board, and in partnership establish, articulate, and implement the strategic vision for the District. The General Manager reports directly to the Board of Commissioners. The General Manager supervises five staff; the Business Services and Human Resources Directors, District Engineer, Operations Manager and Executive Assistant. The District employees 38 FTE’s. The ideal candidate is dynamic, a forward thinker, has strong interpersonal skills, a progressive and collaborative management style, a strong understanding of finance and public debt, excellent judgment, and the ability to lead, motivate, influence and guide staff. Qualifications: •A Bachelor’s degree in business administration, Public administration, engineering or related field is required. •Ten years of experience in a senior management role in an organization of comparable size and complexity. •Experience in water or government is preferred. Why Apply: This is an excellent opportunity for a progressive thinking, talented manager to lead a well managed District with a group of engaged, dedicated and skilled employees and management team who care deeply about their mission to deliver clean, safe and reliable potable water. How to Apply: Submit completed application, supplemental questionnaire, and resume to Human Resources by November 3, 2014. Materials can be submitted via email to: HR@covingtonwater.com, or by postal mail to: Covington Water District (Attention HR) 18631 SE 300th Pl SE, Covington, WA 98042 For more information visit: www.covingtonwater.com – careers tab We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Utility Worker III

CITY OF SILETZ The City of Siletz is seeking a full-time Utility Worker with a minimum Wastewater Treatment Level 1 or Water Treatment Level 1 Certification (either or both). Looking for a worker with strong mechanical aptitude and a clean driving record. Will be required to perform on-call evenings, weekends on a rotation basis, as well as the ability to perform manual labor in inclimate weather. Annual salary range $ 31,000.00 to $ 34,000.00 with *benefits. Salary DOQ – for complete job description and application contact the City of Siletz, 215 W. Buford, Siletz, Oregon or @ www.cityofsiletz.org, Application Deadline – October 17th, 2014, 4 pm The City of Siletz is an Equal Opportunity Provider.

Utilities Telemetry Technician

The City of Bellevue is currently accepting applications for a Utility Telemetry Technician. This position reports to the Telemetry & Security Systems Analyst and is critical to the City’s utility infrastructure, and the security thereof. The Technician is primarily responsible for maintaining the City’s telemetry lines, fiber and related systems as well as applicable instrumentation used by the City’s water, sewer, storm water and other departments. For more information about this position and how to apply online go to the City of Bellevue jobs website at www.bellevuewa.gov/RegularJobs

Process Development Engineer

Organizational Overview

HaloSource is a recognized worldwide leader in clean water and antimicrobial technology and a creator of cutting-edge solutions that benefit people and the planet.  Founded in 2002 in Seattle, Washington, HaloSource has grown to become an influential global innovator with offices and processing plants all over the world, including Bangalore India and China.  We are partnering with top companies and “thought leaders” across the globe to make water better.

HaloSource, Inc. (HALO.LN), trades on London's AIM stock exchange.

 

Position Summary

The Process Development Engineer position is critical in building and maintaining the company's product pipeline in three main areas in the drinking water business: process development, product characterization, and production support.  The PD Engineer will partner with R&D to transform bench scale processes into commercially viable processes.  This includes refining raw material requirements into quality specifications; translating the lab scale process into equipment specifications, developing process flow diagrams, P&ID's, and material and energy balances.   Additionally, the PD Engineer will supplement the data set provided by R&D to develop the manufacturing batch record and end-user specifications and guidelines. 

This position is located in our Bothell Washington office, reports to the CTO, is a member of the Research and Development Management Team, and will partner with our HaloSource Chemists and our Manufacturing Operations Team on process development and scale up.  This role works across organizational, customer, supplier, and geographic lines to help ensure safe, efficient, and effective product production processes. 

The ideal candidate will have; a degree in chemical engineering or equivalent work experience, experience in a chemical manufacturing environment, experience in a research environment  working with scientists, several years of experience in a volume scale operation, and an interest in bringing best practices to our organization.   This is a great opportunity for someone who is as excited as we are about bringing clean drinking water to the world. 

Responsibilities  

  • Operations point of contact with R&D for new and modified products.
    • Partner with R&D Chemists to understand lab process - generate process flow diagrams and material balances.
    • Develop operating parameter matrix of what has and has not been studied and to what extent.
    • Partner with R&D to supplement existing data with lab and/or pilot scale studies.
    • Take existing information on RM's and translate them into a commercial specification. 
  • Transfer new and modified chemical processes to either pilot or commercial scale.
    • Assist in assembling a technical transfer package.
    • Work collaboratively with R&D, Operations, Quality and Safety to document and design appropriate Process Qualifications and the corresponding batch records.
    • Provide on-site support during process start-up and qualification.  International Travel will be required. 
  • Support on-going Production.
    • Work with our partners (both internal and contractual) to ensure best practices are shared and implemented globally as needed.
    • Work with internal and contract manufactures to implement process monitoring to allow/set more appropriate performance standards.
    • Perform Process Hazards Analyses (PHAs) on existing and new process designs.
    • Generate equipment design specifications and assist in procurement of key equipment.
    • Provide technical assistance in identification and qualification of vendors/suppliers of equipment and materials/chemicals.

 Background and Qualifications 

  • BS/MS in Chemical Engineering   
  • Minimum experience 7 years in a Process Engineer role
  • Experience utilizing techniques for process optimization and problem solving.
  • Experience with “point of use” devices is desired.
  • Working knowledge of synthetic chemistry and water chemistry as it relates to drinking water treatment is a plus.
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills including Excel and MS Project.  Experience with engineering software, utilization of SolidWorks is a plus.
  • Ability to periodically travel domestically and internationally. Valid passport with ability to obtain U.S. and international travel visas.

 

HaloSource offers a total rewards package that includes a competitive salary, stock options, health & welfare benefits, and career opportunities and growth. 

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to careers@halosource.com.  HaloSource is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Meter Reader

Rockwood Water People's Utility District is recruiting for a Meter Reader. The District has 13,200 meters which are generally read using a hand held device. Almost all meters are read by one person; a few in vaults are read by two people. The District is seeking an individual whose primary job would be to read meters, but also would occasionally maintain and repair meters and meter boxes. To the extent training is needed to perform these functions, the District will provide it. The District expects a Meter Reader to read accurately 400-500 meters per day. Besides the ability to perform duties described above, the Meter Reader must have appropriate math skills, computer skills, communication skills, physical capacity to perform the functions, ability to drive a small, three-wheel vehicle on city streets and in neighborhoods, and a valid driver's license. The job description can be viewed at the www.rwpud.org, as well as instructions for applying for the job. The salary range $38,944 - $48,680.

Water Resources PE/PM & EITs

Civil Engineer (PE/PM) – Municipal Water Resources Location: Lewiston, Idaho

Position Overview: JUB Engineers, Inc. an ENR Top 400 Design Firm is seeking a Municipal Water Resources Engineer to work in our Lewiston Office. A desire for career growth and leadership through development of clients and staffing resources is a key to success. We’re positioned to deliver our innovative services to allow our clients to succeed while providing a long-term, stable work environment. Short and long-term activities include… • Managing and coordination of existing public agency and private sector clients and relationships. • Business development and relationship building with municipal and private sector clients. • Proposal writing and interviewing for potential projects. • Project Management for report, design and construction phase services for various public agency water and sewer projects. • Facility planning of sewer and water infrastructure related to public agency service area expansion, regionalization and master plan updates. • Developing scope of work and design budgets for public water and sewer projects. • Project schedule and budget management for report, design and construction phase services. • Supervision of support staff assigned to projects including drafters, EIT’s, project engineers and construction observers, as needed. • Coordination of multi-discipline projects including structural, mechanical, electrical engineering expertise and management of sub-consultants. • Interaction with government agencies for necessary permits, crossing agreements, easements, encroachments and other necessary requirements. • Interaction or attendance of public meetings, public forum and open houses to discuss project details, informing the public. • Construction administration services including construction surveying coordination, observation, shop drawing review, processing of pay applications and contract closeouts. • Attend city council and planning and zoning commission meetings for public clients.

To be successful you will need… • 5+ years of civil engineering design experience in the municipal field. • 2+ years of client and/or project management with increasing responsibilities. • Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering • PE license (comity in Idaho and Washington required within two months of starting work). Salary Range: Commensurate with experience. Submit your resumes to: resumes@jub.com Visit our website today at www.jub.com.

Water Treatment Supervisor

WATER TREATMENT SUPERVISOR ($4,755-$6,069/mo. with excellent benefits) 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. This position leads the Water Treatment Section under the general supervision of the Operations Director. It exercises full supervision of employees in the Water Treatment Section, manages the operations and maintenance of a 12 MGD surface supply conventional treatment plant; manages watershed and wellfield water quality through development and implementation of source water protection/wellhead protection plans; manages operation of utility’s water quality laboratory for quality control and compliance analysis; assumes fiscal responsibility by participating in the preparation of and operating within an approved annual budget.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION REQUIRED: Five years progressively responsible experience in water treatment plant operation and maintenance, graduation from a senior high school or GED and an Associate degree from an accredited college or university in chemistry, biology, environmental studies or related field.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT/LICENSES: Must possess a valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record; ability to secure State of Oregon Grade III Water Treatment Plant Operator Certificate with filtration endorsement within 6 months of hire; experience and education suitable to qualify under Oregon Health Authority rules as Technical Director of the Water Board’s state certified microbiological laboratory.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor degree in chemistry, biology, environmental studies or related field; Oregon Grade III Treatment Plant Operator Certification at time of hire; experience with computerized maintenance management programs and Microsoft application software. Application form and full job description are available from Coos Bay North Bend Water Board, Attn: Karen Parker, P. O. Box 539, Coos Bay, Oregon 97420, or by calling (541)267-3128, by faxing (541)269-5370, or e-mail karen_parker@cbnbh2o.com. This position is open until filled. First application review is scheduled for September 2, 2014. A preference will be given to qualified veterans who apply for this position pursuant to ORS 408.225 to 408.237. Any veteran who has special qualifications and/or transferable skills in the management and operation of a water treatment plant should reference those skills and qualifications in their application. Coos Bay-North Bend Water Board is an EOE.

Process Development Engineer - Drinking Water

Organizational Overview: HaloSource is a recognized worldwide leader in clean water and antimicrobial technology and a creator of cutting-edge solutions that benefit people and the planet. Founded in 2002 in Seattle, Washington, HaloSource has grown to become an influential global innovator with offices and processing plants all over the world, including Bangalore India and China. We are partnering with top companies and “thought leaders” across the globe to make water better. HaloSource, Inc. (HALO.LN), trades on London's AIM stock exchange.

Position Summary The Process Development Engineer position is critical in building and maintaining the company's product pipeline in three main areas in the drinking water business: process development, product characterization, and production support. The PD Engineer will partner with R&D to transform bench scale processes into commercially viable, processes (refining raw material requirements into quality specifications; translating the lab scale process into equipment specifications, process flow diagrams, P&ID's, and material and energy balances) and to supplement the data set provided by R&D to develop the manufacturing batch record and specifications; and end-user guidelines. The process development engineer must be comfortable working in a lab, developing design of experiments, and specifying and trouble-shooting full scale commercial equipment. He/she will work across organizational, customer, supplier, and geographic lines to help ensure the safe, efficient, and effective production processes of quality products. This position reports to the Director of Process Engineering and is location in Bothell WA Responsibilities Operations point of contact with R&D for new and modified products. • Partner with R&D Chemists to understand lab process - generate process flow diagrams and material balances. • Develop operating parameter matrix of what has and has not been studied and to what extent. • Partner with R&D to supplement existing data with lab and/or pilot scale studies. • Take existing information on RM's and translate them into a commercial specification. Transfer new and modified chemical processes to either pilot or commercial scale. • Assist in assembling a technical transfer package. • Work collaboratively with R&D, Operations, Quality and Safety to document and design appropriate Process Qualifications and the corresponding batch records. • Provide on-site support during process start-up and qualification. International Travel will be required. Support on-going Production. • Work with our partners (both internal and contractual) to ensure best practices are shared and implemented globally as needed. • Work with internal and contract manufactures to implement process monitoring to allow/set more appropriate performance standards. • Perform Process Hazards Analyses (PHAs) on existing and new process designs. • Generate equipment design specifications and assist in procurement of key equipment. • Provide technical assistance in identification and qualification of vendors/suppliers of equipment and materials/chemicals.

Background and Qualifications • BS/MS in Chemical Engineering • Minimum experience 3 years in a Process Engineer role • Experience utilizing techniques for process optimization and problem solving. • Experience with “point of use” devices is desired. • Working knowledge of synthetic chemistry and water chemistry as it relates to drinking water treatment is a plus. • Intermediate to advanced computer skills including Excel and MS Project. Experience with engineering software, utilization of SolidWorks is a plus. • Ability to periodically travel domestically and internationally. Valid passport with ability to obtain U.S. and international travel visas. HaloSource offers a total rewards package that includes a competitive salary, stock options, health & welfare benefits, and career opportunities and growth. To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to careers@halosource.com. HaloSource is an Equal Opportunity Employer.