Port of Port Orford Job Announcement (5/15/2017) 
Port of Port Orford: Project Coordinator (Contract)

This is a contract position, contract duration 6 months contemplated. This position reports to the Port Manager and Port Commission via the Manager. The Project Coordinator plans, organizes, and evaluates the day to day activities associated with procurement and execution of the redevelopment of the seafood processing facility. Activities include researching and writing of grant proposals, scheduling, preparation of requests for proposals, and reporting on all aspects of the assigned infrastructure capital project necessary to prepare for construction.

*The successful candidate is able to plan and organize the procurement and execution of capital projects assigned.
*Experience in project coordination operations. Alternatively, an equivalent combination of technical training and experience in construction project coordination.
*Superior communication skills with excellent spoken and written English
*High proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Project software.
*The successful candidate has verbal and numerical ability to prepare and oversee the preparation of reports, statistics and budgets.
* Self motivated, punctual, meticulous and reliable with an interest in coordinating information to direct, control and evaluate capital projects.

*Coordinates infrastructure capital project through the procurement process, ensures project files are kept in good condition, up-to-date and readily available.
*Coordinates and monitors activity for assigned project, provides a single point of update for assigned project to the Manager and Commission.
*Coordinates and monitors project and capital work and takes action to ensure performance.
*Reviews inspection reports for project in preparation for construction for “follow up” items and recommends remediation.
*Assists with accounting issues including progress payment requisitions, budget summaries, etc.
*Supports the work of the Port Manager, and assists when required with other capital projects underway.
*Identifies project coordination needs and takes corrective action to ensure procurement or construction efficiencies.
*Completes and issues reports concerning project progress, progress review and budget summary.
*Coordinates communications to the community on the local, regional, and state level to ensure public awareness of progress on the project.
*Coordinates with contractor for financial pro-forma, market analysis, and value engineering technical assistance project to ensure progress toward overall project goals.
*Develops funding proposals in support of the project based on results of financial pro-forma.
*Coordinates needed policy interactions in support of project, including those needed to build support from the Coastal Caucus and other legislative and policy making bodies.
*Coordinates the procurement of all permitting required to prepare for construction or to evaluate plans.
*Assists with budget preparation and review, prepares purchase orders for various goods and services required as part of assigned projects. Verifies invoices and processes payment.
*Promotes health and safety in the work place.
*Assist with the preparation of funding applications.
*Complies with the Port of Port Orford policies and procedures
*Coordinates with Construction manager to ensure smooth transition from planning phase to construction phase of redevelopment project.
*Performs other tasks and duties as assigned by the Manager and Port Commission.

WORK LOCATION: Port of Port Orford Area

The position generally works five days, 15-20 hours per week, Monday to Friday.

This position may be exposed to noise and construction activity around the work area. Having a vehicle is a necessity.

The Port offers compensation at $25/hour.

Please e-mail resume with covering letter to:
Port Manager, Steve Courtier at stating Project Coordinator in the subject line.

Open until filled.

We thank applicants for their interest in the position. However, only applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted.

An equal opportunity employer



 Port of Port Orford Job Announcement (5/15/2017) 
Port of Port Orford: Hoist Operator and General Dock Maintenance

The Port of Port Orford is accepting applications for qualified individuals for hoist operator and general dock maintenance. Applicant must be available up to 32 hours per week, have a valid Oregon driver’s license, and the ability to pass a drug and background check.

To apply print applications from 

Submit completed application in person at the port office Monday through Friday 8 am to 4 pm. 


 Umatilla County Special Library District Job Posting (5/10/2017) 

Umatilla County Special Library District: Library District Manager
Deadline: Open until filled. First review of applicants will be June 5, 2017


Library District Manager $60,000 - $65,000 DOE
Benefit package includes, medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance, PERS. 

This position is nestled in the high desert plateaus of Eastern Oregon, in the beautiful rural communities of Umatilla County, Oregon. The Umatilla County Special Library District is a premier rural federated public library support system made up of twelve independent city libraries. The District Manager works with a dedicated team of staff, and a passionate, involved elected Board of Directors that care deeply about the quality of literacy and library programs and services that impact the residents of Umatilla County. 

The position supports the development of member libraries and manages the administrative and financial activities of the Special District. Complete job description and how to apply can be found at:



 Columbia River PUD Job Announcement (5/3/2017) 
Columbia River PUD: Human Resources Specialist - Part-Time

Job Summary

Working independently and collaboratively with others, this position plays an integral role in executing the CRPUD’s mission, philosophy, and commitment to providing safe, reliable power to our community and exceptional service to our internal and external customers. All employees are also expected to maintain a high level of trust, integrity, and ethical standards.

Administer and perform moderately complex tasks associated with the administration of human resource activities and functions within the utility. Provide dedicated and confidential assistance to the Human Resources Director. Assist with recruitment, employee benefits, personnel policies and work rules, personnel file recordkeeping, human resources regulatory compliance, and investigation and resolution of employee complaints. Assist in providing training as necessary regarding applicable employment laws.

Education and Experience


*High school diploma or equivalent; an Associate’s Degree in Business Administration or Human Resources, or three years combined experience in Business Administration, Administrative Support, Human Resources in a utility environment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
*Proficiency in or knowledge of a variety of computer software applications, with prior experience in MS Office, spreadsheets, database programs, and report generation processes.
*Valid driver’s license.

*Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management or Business Management, plus three years combined experience in Business Administration, Legal, Human Resources, or any similar combination of education and experience.

Salary Range
$23.21 - $33.13 per hour depending on experience

Application Deadline
Thursday, June 1, 2017 by 5:00 pm

How to Apply
You may visit our office in Deer Island to pick up an application packet, call our job line at (503) 397-8159 to have an application packet mailed to you, or download a complete application packet on our website at

Complete and submit a PUD Employment Application, the Supplemental Questions for the Human Resources Specialist – Part-Time, Veteran’s Preference, and official copies of your transcripts/diplomas, certificates, and any other additional information you’d like us to consider to:

Human Resources Department
Columbia River PUD
PO Box 1193
St. Helens, OR 97051
(503) 397-5215 fax email

Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.

If you require accommodation to participate in our application process, please contact the Human Resources Generalist at (503) 397-1844. Columbia River PUD is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other classification protected by law. Veteran’s preference is available by completing the Veteran’s Preference Form and providing the required supporting documentation.


 Lewis PUD Job Announcement (4/27/2017) 
Lewis PUD: Engineering Manager

About the Company

Formed in 1936, Public Utility District No. 1 of Lewis County (District) is a municipal corporation of the State of Washington, formed by the people of Lewis County to provide electric service.  The District provides retail electric service and operates a fiber optic service for utility purposes and wholesale customers throughout Lewis County (excluding the City of Centralia).  Through leadership, teamwork, respect, communication, and accountability, we focus on ensuring a highly qualified and skilled work force striving toward our mission Power you can rely on; People you can trust as our number one priority. 



About the Position

The Engineering Manager directs and supervises the activities of the engineering department, coordinates construction and maintenance projects with the Operations department to ensure the District’s electrical and communications systems are designed and constructed with industry best practices and in compliance with District policies and applicable government standards.


For a complete list of job requirements and how to apply, please visit our website located at .


Equal Opportunity Employer


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