Coos Bay-North Bend Water Board
P. O. Box 539, Coos Bay, Oregon
Job Type
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$93,400-$122,417/annually DOQ - with excellent benefits (92% employer paid health/vision/dental, 9% to 13% retirement annually, plus additional 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.  The Water Board serves drinking water to a total base of approximately 13,600 customer accounts.

This position works under the general supervision of the General Manager and directs the construction, operations and maintenance activities of the Operations Division, including the water supply sources, treatment facilities, and the pumping and distribution system.  It exercises full supervision over the Water Treatment and Distribution Sections; evaluates work performance and makes decisions in selection, discharge, and personnel actions; responsible for operation of the Board’s Safety Management Plan; assumes division 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 utility treatment and distribution operations and maintenance; two years of supervisor experience or education, graduation from a senior high school or GED, and an Associate’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Science, Water System, Civil Engineering Technology, or related field.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT/LICENSES:  Must possess a valid Oregon driver’s license and acceptable driving record; ability to secure State of Oregon Water Treatment and Distribution Level III Certifications within time mutually agreed upon.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Science, Business Administration or related field.

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 and distribution system should reference those skills and qualifications in their application. Coos Bay-North Bend Water Board is an EOE.

TO APPLY:  Visit our website at www.cbnbh2o.com.  To download an employment application click Employment Opportunities.  Please return Application and Resume to karen_parker@cbnbh2o.com

Relocation reimbursement available.

First consideration of applications will be reviewed on

November 13, 2023 – position is open until filled.

For more information contact Karen Parker at 541-267-3128 Ext. 231 or email karen_parker@cbnbh2o.com