Water Treatment Processing Specialist

Clackamas River Water
16770 SE 82nd Drive, Clackamas, Oregon
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Clackamas River Water (CRW) has earned a reputation for providing high-quality drinking water. We are offering an excellent opportunity for you to be part of a sustainable organization by joining our water resources team - well known for providing exceptional service to the community we serve with our most precious resource: water.

Our values for Quality Water | Customer Service | Financial Accountability | Responsible Stewardship govern what we do in serving each other, the public and our surrounding community.


  • Operate and monitor the District’s 30 mgd drinking water treatment plant, its systems and equipment in compliance with federal, state and local regulations.
  • Maintain plant equipment to service levels by performing a variety of technical and mechanical duties, following prescribed guidelines.
  • Collect samples; and record operational data and report test results to regulatory agencies.
  • Follow all relevant safety standards and procedures.
  • Available to perform On-call, stand-by duty in emergencies and work alternate, swing or graveyard shifts.
  • Perform and troubleshoot preventative and corrective maintenance of the water treatment plant, pump stations, reservoirs, and related facilities.
  • Assist certified, in-house water quality laboratory by performing chemical and biological analysis and preparing and performing quality control of liquid and solid media and reagents.
  • Perform lab testing and maintenance procedures, as needed. Acts as a backup to the Water Quality Technician.

Minimum Qualifications: 

HS diploma or GED, 2 yrs. college courses (at least 60 credit hrs.) in water technology, biology, environmental science or related field; 3-year operational experience and, possess a OHA WTO Level 2 certification with the ability to obtain, an OHA WTO Level 3  certification within 2 years of hire; knowledge of regulations for water treatment systems and ability to use water-related software applications i.e., SCADA; or any equivalent combination of education and experience that meets position requirements.  Strong preference for candidates who possess a WTO Level 3 or higher experience with treatment plant equipment and instrumentation maintenance and experience in microbiological lab testing for coliform bacteria. Meet physical standards for wearing respiratory protection equipment and have a valid driver’s license is required.

Salary range:   $ 31.91 – 41.19/hr.  (DOQ – non-exempt, represented)        

Closing Date:             Open until filled

CRW offers an excellent, comprehensive benefits package such medical, dental, vision, basic life, long-term disability coverage and retirement plans including Oregon’s Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS).

How to ApplyCLICK HERE or visit our website at www.crwater.com under “About Us” and click on “Job Opportunities” and submit a cover letter, resume and a completed job application.

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