Coos Bay-North Bend Water Board
P. O. Box 539, Coos Bay, Oregon
Job Type
Job Post Expires On


Certified Operator Wage range $22.35-$30.86/hour w/excellent benefits

Trainee Wage range $18.86 - $24.07/hour  w/excellent benefits

Starting Wage Dependent upon Qualifications

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 a customer base of 13,600 accounts within the Cities of Coos Bay and North Bend and the surrounding area outside the city limits.

This position works under the general supervision of the Water Treatment Supervisor and is responsible for the operation and maintenance of water treatment plant; monitors watershed, production, and distribution system; performance and data collection of chemical, bacteriological and laboratory processes used in conventional water treatment filtration plant.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION REQUIRED: One year of experience in the operation, maintenance or repair of mechanical equipment related to a water treatment facility and/or an associate’s degree in a related field or any combination of experience, education or training that which provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities to perform the essential job functions; PREFERENCE given to experience in operation and maintenance of public water systems; ability to obtain Oregon WT 1 Certification within 2 years of hire; graduation from a senior high school or GED.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS/LICENSES: Must possess a valid Oregon driver’s license and acceptable driving record; Oregon Water Treatment I Certification within 2 years, Oregon Water Treatment II Certification within 4 years, and Oregon Water Treatment III Certification within six years of hire.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Possession of Level I, II or III Oregon Water Treatment Certification at time of hire; previous experience working in public water systems.

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 e-mail Application and any supporting documents to karen_parker@cbnbh2o.com

First consideration of applications will be reviewed on January 21, 2022- position is open until filled.

For more information contact John McKevitt at 541-267-3128, Ext. 240, e-mail john_mckevitt@cbnbh2o.com or Karen Parker at 541-267-3128 Ext. 231, e-mail karen_parker@cbnbh2o.com