Columbia 9-1-1 Communications District Job Announcement (2/17/2017) 

Columbia 9-1-1 Communications District: Communications Specialists

Columbia 9-1-1 Communications District (C911CD) is conducting a hiring process for full-time Communications Specialists (9-1-1 Dispatcher-Call taker) to join our training program as limited training slots become available.  Log on to and click on ‘Careers’.  For any questions call 503-366-6976.

 Northern Wasco County Park & Recreation District Request for Proposals (2/17/2017) 

Northern Wasco County Parks & Recreation District: Request for Proposals

The Northern Wasco County Park and Recreation District (NWCPRD or District) is seeking a professional services team to provide the necessary planning services to create the District’s 2018-2028 Parks Master Plan. This plan will provide guidance for both short and long range planning for the NWCPRD system by integrating community input and recreation planning standards. The District anticipates the development of the final draft plan will take approximately 12 months from initiation.

The NWCPRD serves a mid-sized community of approximately 20,000 residents just east of the Cascade Mountain Range along the beautiful Columbia River. The demographic profile is mostly young families and retiring baby boomers. The District employs 7 full time and 3-5 summer seasonal positions and maintains 8 parks, ~160 developed acres, ~80 undeveloped acres and ~10 miles of trail.

RFP posted on website February 16th, 2017
Clarification inquiries Due by March 9th, 2017
Proposals due April 6th, 2017 (4:00 pm local time)
Interviews (optional) April 24th – May 5th, 2017
Contract Award April 20th 2017, (May 18th, 2017 if interviews required)

Note: This is the District’s desired schedule. The District reserves the right to modify the schedule. Notice to proceed will be issued shortly after contract award.

Please click here for RFP details.

 Scappoose Drainage Improvement Company Job Announcement (1/27/2017) 

Scappoose Drainage Improvement Company: District Manager

Scappoose Drainage Improvement Company seeks a full time District Manager who will perform a variety of work including operation of pumping and drainage devices, budgeting as well as permitting through other government agencies. Please click here for more information and the full job description. 


Please email resume and request for job application to:  You may also mail a request to 53466 E Honeyman Road, Scappoose, Oregon 97056.

 Port of Newport Job Announcement (12/23/2016) 
Port of Newport: Director of Operations
Deadline: March 3, 2017 at 4pm

The Port of Newport, an exciting, diverse organization located on Yaquina Bay, is seeking a qualified and motivated professional to serve as Director of Operations. The Director of Operations is responsible for the overall direction and supervision of Port facilities and resources. These responsibilities include training and development of staff, implementation of procurements/contracts, project management and preventative maintenance. The position is a key member of the executive team and assists the General Manager and Board of Commissioners in carrying out the long term goals of the Port. The purpose of a Port District is for economic development - to promote industry, tourism, and job creation.    

• Integrity: Earns and maintains trust, honest, truthful, fair and builds good will.
• Good People Skills: Personality, strong verbal and written communication, ability to listen.
• Leadership. Provides overall directional vision to staff, ensures staff are competent through training and coach, gives staff opportunity to do their job well, motivates staff, empathy.
• Public Works Experience. Bid development and execution, maintenance scheduling and tracking, permitting and public contracting.
• Basic Management. Budgeting, tracking, reporting, human resource management.  

Desirable attributes include prior knowledge of marine/port infrastructure, Oregon state statutes, capability of networking in the community, expertise in computer/communication software/tools, public grants, and working with public boards.  

Any combination of education and experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to successfully perform the duties of Director of Operations.  A typical way of obtaining the required qualifications is to possess five years of broad and extensive experience in responsible project and general management including three years of supervisory experience and a bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction and/or maintenance management or related field.  

Interested applicants are asked to send letters of interest, resume, three professional references that demonstrate your knowledge, skills and abilities in the areas listed above. The Administrative Assistant should receive materials no later than 4:00 p.m. on February 3, 2017. Email responses with .pdf attachments are preferred.  No telephone inquiries, please. Materials may be found at  

Karen Hewitt, Port of Newport
RE:  Director of Operations Position
600 S.E. Bay Blvd., Newport, OR  97365 

Job Description

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 Springfield Utility Board Job Announcement (12/16/2016) 

Springfield Utility Board Job Announcement: Safety & Environmental Coordinator
Deadline: Open Until Filled

The Safety and Environmental Coordinator position is a full-time, professional position, responsible for the development, administration, and implementation of safety programs to support and promote a culture of safety and a healthy work environment for all employees. The person in this position reports to the Human Resources Manager and serves as a technical advisor to supervisors and employees, ensuring compliance with all Federal, State local governmental safety laws and regulations. The Safety and Environmental Coordinator evaluates, updates and communicates SUB’s safety procedures and processes; promotes employee safety awareness; conducts safety audits, job-hazard analyses and evaluations of near-misses, accidents, damages, and on-the-job injuries; identifies safety training needs; coordinates and delivers safety training; and coordinates employee safety programs.

Please refer to the job description at for a complete list of the responsibilities and duties for this position.

*Documented recent training in applicable safety related topics to demonstrate current knowledge regarding safety laws, regulations and practices.
*Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in related field preferred.
*Minimum of seven years recent experience in all aspects of developing, administering and implementing employee safety programs. A college degree with a course of study specifically related to occupational safety may substitute for years of experience, as follows: Associate’s degree may substitute for 2 years of experience; a Bachelor’s degree may substitute for 4 years of experience, and a Master’s degree may substitute for 6 years of experience.
*Three years of experience with developing, creating and presenting safety training programs.


*$6,040 - $7,111 Monthly Salary
*Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
*11 Paid Holidays Annually
*Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) Plan
*Deferred Compensation
*Retirement Plan
*Short- and Long-term Disability Insurance

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