Summer/Fall Job Opportunities – Water Treatment & Distribution

Clackamas River Water
16770 SE 82nd Drive, Clackamas, OR
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Check out job opportunities at Clackamas River Water! We are seeking individuals interested in gaining hands-on experience in the water industry - specifically in water treatment and distribution to join our skilled team for two full-time, temporary assignments up to six-months. Assignments begin June 27, 2022.

Seasonal Worker - Water Treatment

The Seasonal Water Treatment position will assist our Water Resources team to learn and perform a variety of functions that pertain to the operation of our 30 MGD water treatment plant including:

  • Monitoring operating conditions using SCADA systems,
  • Collecting and testing water samples,
  • Recording operational data for regulatory reporting
  • Tasks to inspect, clean and maintain equipment, tanks, filter beds and other plant areas
  • Plant, pump station ground maintenance including general facility cleaning, pressure washing and painting
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Seasonal Worker - Water Distribution

This position is responsible for assisting our field crew in the repair and maintenance of the District’s water distribution system by performing the following duties:

  • Assist with maintenance of water mains, service lines, water meters and boxes, fire hydrants, blow-offs, air relief and valves
  • Independently perform additional support tasks such as backfilling small excavations, landscape restoration and debris removal, construction site cleanup, stock part and materials, maintain trucks and equipment
  • Grounds maintenance including general facility cleaning, pressure washing and painting
  • Use computer technology to collect and enter field data for documentation
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

  • HS Diploma or GED
  • Valid Oregon driver license and satisfactory driving record.
  • Ability to perform daily, repetitive and very demanding physical tasks, lift up to 50 lbs. and also in adverse weather conditions
  • Manual dexterity and strength to use a variety of hand tools and equipment
  • Preference for applicants enrolled in a water treatment or water distribution degree program

Special Requirements for Distribution Worker

  • Ability to recognize and respond to various hazards while working near the roadway
  • Ability to drive large pickups with occasional limited visibility and towing
  • Preference for experience in underground utility construction or heavy equipment operation, flagger card and competent person training.

Pay Rate:       $18.00 – $20.00 per hour  (depending on qualifications)

Closing date:    Open until filled

TO APPLY:           Visit our website at opportunities  to submit a required resume, cover letter, and the CRW job application.  If you have questions, contact us at

Clackamas River Water is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and drug-free workplace. We require criminal/civil background and driving record checks; and, for safety-sensitive positions, a drug and alcohol screen is required as a condition of employment.