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:

City Engineer

The City of Tigard is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all internal and external qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. Applicants who have the strongest backgrounds related to the responsibilities of this position will be invited to participate in the individual or panel interview. To review the recruitment brochure and how to apply please click on link: http://www.tigard-or.gov/city_hall/departments/hr/docs/cityengineer_2014.pdf

Engineering Construction Inspector

Inspect public works construction (streets, water distribution, sanitary sewers, storm water drainage)for both City capital improvement projects and private development. Also inspects site grading, erosion control, and parking lot construction. Requires an Associate's degree in civil engineering technology and three years' experience in engineering inspection or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Requires a valid driver's license and the ability to meet the City's driving standards. A State of Oregon Water Distribution Class 1 certification is preferred. Applications may be completed on our website at www.BeavertonOregon.gov. Open Until Filled

Administrative Analyst - Water Resources

Salary: $4,428.00 - $5,600.00 Monthly Job Type: Full-Time Closing Date: 12/18/2014 Position Description: The City of Gresham is seeking qualified candidates to fill a vacancy for an Administrative Analyst in the Water Regulatory Services Program of the Department of Environmental Services. This position provides regulatory program analysis, coordination, and certification; supports administration activities; provides budget recommendations; coordinates program promotion and community outreach efforts; writes reports, memos, and articles supporting program initiatives; serves as program representative for local and regional committees.

Specific programs that this position is expected to support include; water conservation, water quality, and emergency response. In support of the different program areas, this position will perform work assignments that will include but are not limited to the following. 1. Water Conservation – Prepares updates to the Water Management and Conservation Plan, manages contracted direct customer assistance programs, evaluates customer use of the utilities, manages contracted classroom programs, and serves on local and regional committees. 2. Water Quality – Develops, distributes, manages contracts, and ensures certification of regulatory water programs; e.g., Lead & Copper Rule, Consumer Confidence Report; maintains water quality databases; provides regulatory program analysis; serves on local and regional committees. 3. Emergency Response –Develops and maintains response checklists, procedures, plans, and communication strategies; plans and implements staff training exercises in coordination with designated emergency response teams.

This Administrative Analyst works for Gresham, the fourth largest city in Oregon, and is located in the Northwest part of the state between Portland and Mount Hood. Our City boasts a proud, diverse and growing population. The position plays an integral role in serving the public through its support of water programs that ensure public health and safety. For more information on qualifications, job duties, application details and to apply: Please visit http://www.greshamoregon.gov/jobs.

General Manager

General Manager Opportunity: Mt. View Edgewood Water Company is a membership owned nonprofit water company in Edgewood, Washington with approximately 3,000 connections. We are accepting applications for a General Manager to oversee the operation of our award winning, Best Water in the USA, organization with seven employees.

The primary responsibility of all Mt. View-Edgewood Water Company employees is to ensure public health and protection of property by providing sufficient quantities of safe water for drinking and fire protection. The goal of the Water Company is to provide excellent customer service to its members. The General Manager is responsible for overall management and daily operations of the Water Company. This includes long-term planning, budget preparation, systems operations and maintenance, water quality, new installations, capital projects, customer service, work scheduling, compliance with regulations, safety and training, company policies, and communications with the Board of Directors, regulatory agencies, regional and community partners, and the general public. The General Manager reports to the Board of Directors. For more information about this job listing and to submit an application with resume for consideration please visit our website at www.mtvewater.com.

Water Services Manager

Water Services Manager City of Salem – Salem, OR Recruitment: #14-0527-02 Closing Date: November 28, 2014 Salary: $6,500 - $8,273 + benefits.

The City of Salem is the state capital of Oregon and is located in the heart of the Willamette River Valley between the Coast and Cascade Mountain ranges. Salem is within a one-hour drive of the beautiful Oregon Coast, Cascade Mountains, and downtown Portland. The area offers wonderful opportunities for year-around activities including sports, outdoor events, art, culture, and education. The City operates under a Council/Manager form of government and offers a fast-paced, welcoming, progressive environment.

This position administers the Water Division program for the City, including treatment, distribution, water quality, metering, and back flow protection sections: manages the daily operations and maintenance, provides leadership to staff, and develops the budget. The position plans, organizes, coordinates and administers a consolidated program for the City's water system in conformance with federal, state and local regulations and requirements. Additionally, position participates in the planning and development of special studies and design improvements for the water treatment plant, water system and other related infrastructure and makes recommendations to city staff and consultants to meet or exceed applicable rules and regulations.

Required Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in engineering or scientific discipline, public administration, or a related field, and seven to ten (7-10) years of experience in a related field; or any combination of education, experience, and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the class. The City of Salem is classified as a Community Water System, requiring certification at a Water Treatment Operator Level III to act as the Direct Responsible Operator in charge of the Treatment Facility, and certification at a Distribution System Operator Level IV to act as Direct Responsible Operator in charge of the distribution system. The successful applicant must have certification at the required level for at least one of these systems. Certification at some level in the other system classification is highly desirable. Or, the ability to receive reciprocity for licenses held in a different state.

To Apply: Please complete the on-line Application and submit electronically by the close date at www.cityofsalem.net/Jobs. Applications must be received at the Human Resources Department by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date. You will receive an email confirmation of your submitted electronic application. The City cannot be responsible for material that is illegible or missing as a result of transmitting or which may be lost through the mail.

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. 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.

Mid- to Senior-level Civil Engineer

Murray, Smith & Associates, Inc. (MSA) is a full-service civil and environmental consulting engineering firm serving public works clients throughout the Pacific Northwest. At MSA, we believe our people and our commitment to personal services are what set us apart from others. We are committed to providing a creative and healthy work environment.

We are currently looking for mid to senior level Civil Engineers for our Tacoma, Everett and Seattle, Washington offices. If you are looking for an opportunity to develop a rewarding and stable career with an established firm providing opportunities for growth and advancement, this may be the place for you.

Job Description: You will collaborate with a talented group of professionals in an open and friendly work environment, where personal and professional growth is supported and hard work is rewarded. You will enjoy a wide variety of interesting assignments including: • Working with multidisciplinary technical teams • Planning and designing improvements to water, wastewater, and stormwater systems • Managing work programs, project schedules, and budgets • Writing technical memorandums, engineering reports, and planning studies • Coordinating with clients Requirements: • BS in Civil Engineering (BSCE) from an ABET accredited school • Professional Engineer (PE) license • 10-15 years of relevant experience as a civil engineer Ideal Candidate Qualifications: • Proficient with MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and MS Project • Ability to work and communicate successfully in a team environment • Excellent written and verbal communication skills • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently with multiple priorities • Attention to detail, quality work products, and client service

About MSA: MSA is a growing engineering firm of highly skilled professionals with an excellent reputation throughout the Pacific Northwest from over 30 years of successful business. With seven offices in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho, MSA enjoys a stable backlog of a wide variety of small and large projects, and a friendly work environment that encourages a positive work/family life balance. MSA offers excellent opportunities and career advancement for civil engineers and invests in each team member through mentoring and professional development.

Benefits: MSA offers a generous benefits package with competitive salary, health/dental insurance, paid time-off, 401(k) retirement plan, and athletic club membership and transit pass subsidies. If you are interested in joining our team of professionals in a creative and rewarding work environment, please visit http://ht-jobs.net/ZBINUC1 to apply. No phone calls please. Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Utility Worker I - Water Distribution

CITY OF NEWPORT OREGON UTILITY WORKER I – WATER DISTRIBUTION The City of Newport Oregon is seeking a reliable and professional Utility Worker I. This is a non-exempt, full-time/regular position and is part of the Newport Employee’s Association organized labor agreement. The position has a starting salary of $2,955.47/month, plus excellent benefits.

Under the supervision of the Water Distribution Supervisor, the Utility Worker I position in the Water Works Division primarily ensures delivery of safe and clean drinking water through maintenance, construction and repair of water distribution pipes, hydrants, booster stations, metering devices and other infrastructure within the public right-of-way and on public owned facilities and easements. The Water Distribution Division is part of the Public Works Department. Minimum qualifications for: • High School Diploma or GED • Oregon Water Distribution I Certification within one year of employment Special Requirements/Licenses: • Possession of a valid Oregon driver’s license • Possession of a valid Oregon Class B commercial driver’s license within six months of hire • Flagger and forklift certification within six months of hire • First Air/CPR certification within six months of hire • Other certifications as required by position classification

TO APPLY: Applicants should submit a completed city application form and a letter clearly identifying how the applicant meets the minimum job qualifications. City application forms are available on the city website at www.newportoregon.gov, or picked up from the City Manager’s Office at the Newport City Hall, 169 SW Coast Highway, Newport, Oregon 97365. Application materials should be sent to: City of Newport, Attention: Human Resources, 169 SW Coast Highway, Newport, Oregon 97365, or e-mailed to b.james@newportoregon.gov. The position is open until filled. The City of Newport is an EEO employer and veteran’s preference provider.

Distribution System Operator I or II

SUNRISE WATER AUTHORITY JOB POSTING WATER DISTRIBUTION OPERATOR I or II Sunrise Water Authority is seeking one or more candidates to join our team as either Distribution System Operators I or II (DOQ/DOE). These positions perform various duties required to maintain, operate, and repair the water system, often with limited supervision or independently. Examples of job duties associated with these positions may include: • Read meters and record data, making necessary calculations. • Maintain, repair, and install meters and perform hot taps • Perform utility locates and assist with leak detection. • Install and discontinue water services. • Locate and read water distribution maps and drawings. • Maintain and repair pressure regulator and backflow devices. • Perform vehicle and facilities maintenance. • Understand basic pump, valve, meter, and hydrant operation. • Troubleshoot pressure problems and service disruptions; problem solve under urgent or emergency conditions. • Participate in or oversee valve and hydrant maintenance programs. • Assist with or conduct basic construction activities, including operating heavy machinery, traffic control and flagging duties. • Complete field work orders in coordination with CSR/billing staff. • Assist CSR/Billing staff with complaint resolution and resolve customer complaints under confrontational situations. • Understand safety policies and procedures, including incident reporting, MSDS documents, proper use of personal protective equipment, pre-planning job safety requirements, and identify and correct unsafe work conditions. The position requires a valid driver’s license, with a commercial Class C license preferred. Eligible candidates must have a high school diploma or GED. All level I applicants must either possess or be able to obtain within one year from date of hire an Oregon Water Distribution Operator I Certification. Applicants for the Distribution Operator II level must possess or be able to obtain within two years from date of hire an Oregon Water Distribution Operator II Certification. Any job offer will be subject to the candidate passing a drug screening, background check and driving record check. The position is full time and includes required on-call service. Benefits include health, life, dental, vision, and cancer insurance. Sunrise Water Authority participates in PERS. Annual salary range for the positions are: $36,100-$48,200 for Operator I and $44,100-$56,200 for Operator II. Starting wage and position level is dependent on qualifications and experience. Full job descriptions for both Distribution Operator I and II are available at www.sunrisewater.com under the Doing Business tab. The position will be open until filled, with the first round of applicants to be considered by November 7th. To apply, submit a cover letter and resume by email to kanderson@sunrisewater.com or by mail to Sunrise Water Authority, Attn: Kim Anderson, 10602 SE 129th Ave., Happy Valley, OR 97086.

Utility Worker I, II, III - Street and Storm Sewer

CITY OF NEWPORT OREGON UTILITY WORKER I, II, OR III – STREET AND STORM SEWER The City of Newport Oregon is seeking a reliable and professional Utility Worker I, II or III –Street and Storm Sewer. This is a non-exempt, full-time/regular position with a salary range of $2,955.47 - $4,290.31 (based on skills and experience and position level), plus excellent benefits. Under the supervision of the Streets Supervisor, the Utility Worker position in the Streets and Storm Sewer Division generally performs maintenance, construction and repair of streets, sidewalks, storm drains, and other public infrastructure within the public right-of-way and on public owned facilities and easements. The ideal candidate will take strong ownership of work, have the ability to work on-call, works well with teams as well as independently, has excellent communication skills, and who currently holds a CDL. A complete job description and application materials are available on the City of Newport’s webpage located at http://www.newportoregon.gov/jobs TO APPLY: Applicants should submit a completed city application form and a letter clearly identifying how the applicant meets the minimum job qualifications. City application forms are available on the city website at www.newportoregon.gov, or picked up from the City Manager’s Office at the Newport City Hall, 169 SW Coast Highway, Newport, Oregon 97365. Application materials should be sent to: City of Newport, Attention: Human Resources, 169 SW Coast Highway, Newport, Oregon 97365, or e-mailed to b.james@newportoregon.gov. The position is open until filled. The City of Newport is an EEO and veteran’s preference employer.

Water Treatment Plant Operator II

CITY OF NEWPORT, OREGON WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR II The City of Newport Oregon is seeking a reliable, experienced professional Water Treatment Plant Operator II. This is a non-exempt, full-time/regular position with a salary range of $3,257.52 - $4,290.31, plus excellent benefits. This position primarily operates, maintains and repairs water supply and treatment facilities. The ideal candidate will be a critical thinker who can troubleshoot, maintain, and repair electrical and mechanical equipment throughout the plant. A complete job description and application materials are available on the City of Newport’s web page located at http://www.newportoregon.gov/jobs

Preferred qualifications:  RSVIEW 32 /SCADA experience  Experience operating membrane filtration systems TO APPLY: Applicants should submit a completed city application form and a letter clearly identifying how the applicant meets the minimum job qualifications. City application forms are available on the city website at www.newportoregon.gov, or picked up from the City Manager’s Office at the Newport City Hall, 169 SW Coast Highway, Newport, Oregon 97365. Application materials should be sent to: City of Newport, Attention: Human Resources, 169 SW Coast Highway, Newport, Oregon 97365, or e-mailed to b.james@newportoregon.gov. The position is open until filled. The City of Newport is an EEO and veteran’s preference employer.

Utility Worker I, II, or III

CITY OF NEWPORT OREGON UTILITY WORKER I, II, OR III – STREET AND STORM SEWER The City of Newport Oregon is seeking a reliable and professional Utility Worker I, II or III –Street and Storm Sewer. This is a non-exempt, full-time/regular position with a salary range of $2,955.47 - $4,290.31 (based on skills and experience and position level), plus excellent benefits. Under the supervision of the Streets Supervisor, the Utility Worker position in the Streets and Storm Sewer Division generally performs maintenance, construction and repair of streets, sidewalks, storm drains, and other public infrastructure within the public right-of-way and on public owned facilities and easements. The ideal candidate will take strong ownership of work, have the ability to work on-call, works well with teams as well as independently, has excellent communication skills, and who currently holds a CDL. A complete job description and application materials are available on the City of Newport’s webpage located at http://www.thecityofnewport.net/dept/adm/hr/currentjobs.asp TO APPLY: Applicants should submit a completed city application form and a letter clearly identifying how the applicant meets the minimum job qualifications. City application forms are available on the city website at www.newportoregon.gov, or picked up from the City Manager’s Office at the Newport City Hall, 169 SW Coast Highway, Newport, Oregon 97365. Application materials should be sent to: City of Newport, Attention: Human Resources, 169 SW Coast Highway, Newport, Oregon 97365, or e-mailed to b.james@newportoregon.gov. The position is open until filled. The City of Newport is an EEO and veteran’s preference employer.