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 Depoe Bay Fire District Job Announcement: Assistant Chief/Operations (4/23/2018) 
   
Depoe Bay Fire District: Assistant Chief/Operations
Salary Range: $73,044-$92,439 (Depending on Qualifications)

Depoe Bay Fire District is seeking a talented, experienced and proven fire service professional to be the District’s Operations Chief.  The Operations Chief is the immediate supervisor to all volunteer and career personnel. The primary duties of this position are to supervise all training, safety and operations of the Fire District.  The Assistant Fire Chief reports directly to the Fire Chief and is a principle member of the Depoe Bay Fire District management team

 

For a complete job description and application go to www.depoebayfire.com





 Columbia River PUD Job Announcement - GIS Analyst (4/12/2018) 
   
Columbia River PUD: GIS Analyst


Job Summary

 

Operate and support CRPUD’s computerized mapping and geographic information systems (GIS). Update the distribution base map system and the related databases from completed work orders. Maintain, update, and enter new map data using standard principles of cartography as needed.

 

Education and Experience

 

Required

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • Demonstrated working knowledge of ESRI ArcMap® software suite. Demonstrated working knowledge of CAD drafting principles plus experience with AutoDesk® (Map 3-D) software suite.

  • Valid driver’s license. Other driving-related requirements may apply depending on the nature and scope of responsibilities associated with driving on behalf of CRPUD.

 

Preferred

  • Two-year degree in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Computer Science, Drafting Technology, Electrical Engineering, or its equivalent, plus three years’ on-the-job experience with ESRI ArcMap® (Map 3-D) software suite.

 

Salary Range

 

$26.85 - $38.29 per hour (depending on qualifications)

 

Application Deadline

 

Open until filled

 

How to Apply

 

Please visit our website at www.crpud.net/jobs to view and download a complete application packet. Complete and submit a CRPUD Employment Application, the Supplemental Questions for the GIS Analyst, Veteran’s Preference, and any additional information you’d like us to consider (copies of your transcripts and/or diplomas, certificates, cover letter and/or resume) to:

 

Human Resources Department
Columbia River PUD
PO Box 1193
St. Helens, OR 97051
Fax: (503) 397-5215
Email: jobs@crpud.org

 

Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.

 

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

 




 Columbia River PUD Job Announcement: Field Engineer I/II (4/12/2018) 
   
Columbia River PUD: Field Engineer I/II


Job Summary

 

Field Engineer I:
Provide engineering services related to the design and improvements of overhead and underground electrical distribution facilities. Prepare designs and complete cost estimates, specifications, and construction drawings for residential and small commercial services, line extensions, and subdivisions. Coordinate the relocation of electrical facilities for road improvement projects. Maintain accurate property records and ensure project outcomes are mapped correctly.

Field Engineer II:

Provide engineering services related to the design and improvement of overhead and underground electrical distribution and transmission facilities. Prepare designs and complete cost estimates, specifications, and construction drawings for residential, commercial, and industrial services, line extensions, subdivisions, and commercial developments. Coordinate the relocation of electrical facilities for road improvement projects. Maintain accurate property records and ensure project outcomes are mapped correctly.
 

Education and Experience


Field Engineer I: 

Required

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • Two years of progressively responsible electric utility work experience; or any combination of education, training, and on-the-job experience that provides an equivalent level of knowledge, skills, and training required to perform the job duties of this position effectively.

  • Valid driver’s license. Other driving-related requirements may apply depending on the nature and scope of responsibilities associated with driving on behalf of CRPUD.

 

Preferred

  • Two-year degree in Engineering Technology, plus five years progressively responsible utility engineering work experience.


Field Engineer II: 

Required

  • Two-year degree in Electrical Engineering Technology or closely related field or any combination of education, training, and on-the-job experience that provides an equivalent level of knowledge, skills, and training required to perform the job duties of this position effectively.

  • Valid driver’s license. Other driving-related requirements may apply depending on the nature and scope of responsibilities associated with driving on behalf of CRPUD.

 

Preferred

  • Bachelors of Science in Electric Engineering or other related engineering field, plus five years of progressively responsible electric utility engineering work experience.

 

Salary Range

 

Field Engineer I - $27.67-$39.44 per hour (depending on qualifications)
Field Engineer II - $31.08 - $44.33 per hour (depending on qualifications)

 

Application Deadline

 

Open until filled

 

How to Apply

 

Please visit our website at www.crpud.net/jobs to view and download a complete application packet. Complete and submit a PUD Employment Application, the Supplemental Questions for the Field Engineer, 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
Fax: (503) 397-5215
Email: jobs@crpud.org

 

Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.

 

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





 Hood River SWCD Job Announcement: District Manager (4/10/2018) 
   
Hood River SWCD: District Manager

General Information
This recruitment will be used to establish a list of qualified candidates to fill the position of District Manager for the Hood River Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD). This position is located in Hood River, Oregon, and provides service throughout Hood River County. The Hood River SWCD Board of Directors supervises the position.

Duties
The Manager is responsible for supervising SWCD and Hood River Watershed Group staff and volunteers, preparing budgets and funding proposals, managing payroll and finances, and coordinating the delivery of technical, educational and financial assistance to landowners, producers, government agencies and other customers. The Manager works under the direction of a five-member elected Board of Directors and abides by, and carries out, policies established by the Board. The Manager works cooperatively with the Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA), and other local, state and federal agencies to further the District’s mission. The District Manager must be dedicated to the SWCD’s mission and values, capable of facilitating collaborative and science-based decision-making, and possess a deep passion and commitment for stewardship of the natural resources and communities of the Hood River Basin.

Education and Job Qualifications
* Bachelor of Science or Master’s degree in business management, nonprofit leadership, natural resources/environmental sciences, public administration, or related discipline required, Masters degree preferred.
* A minimum of 2 years of experience in working effectively with a board of directors, staff, volunteers and collaborating entities including managing daily operations and financial management of an organization.
* A minimum of 2 years of experience in natural resource management including grant writing/management, implementing habitat conservation projects, and a firm understanding of methods for watershed restoration.
* Excellent interpersonal, presentation, oral communication, writing, and computer skills required.
* Ability to work independently, manage time effectively, prioritize varied work tasks.
* Proven ability to work effectively with citizens, business interests, landowners, community groups and governmental agencies having diverse values.
* Ability to lead and facilitate meetings or discussion groups.
* Strong computer, writing and communication skills
* Familiarity with conservation laws including local, state and federal regulations and laws, habitat programs, along with state and federal funding mechanisms.
* Understanding of current trends, practices, and emerging challenges to watershed restoration and enhancement, particularly those that would apply in the Columbia Gorge.
* Have a valid driver’s license, clean driving record and personal vehicle.

Working Conditions
Workstation is located at the Hood River SWCD office, 3007 Experiment Station Rd., Hood River. Computer and telephone are provided.

Requires travel throughout Hood River County. May require travel outside of the area for training, meetings and conferences. Own vehicle, vehicle insurance and valid driver’s license are required for the job. Mileage is reimbursed at the federal rate.

Attendance at monthly (evening) Hood River Watershed Group and SWCD Board meetings is mandatory.

Compensation
* Salary $55,000-60,000 to start DOE/DOQ
* Retirement benefits after 3 month probation period.
* Vacation and Sick Leave
* Paid Federal Holidays

Equal Employment Opportunity
The Hood River Soil & Water Conservation District is an equal opportunity employer, providing services to the public without regard to race, color, national origin, religious preference, sex, age or disability.

Application/resume/writing sample
Please complete the Hood River SWCD application form and submit it with a current resume and a short (3 page maximum) writing sample. Applicants selected for an interview will be notified by telephone to schedule the interview.

Mail your completed application materials to:
Hood River SWCD
3007 Experiment Station Rd.
Hood River, OR 97031
(541) 386-4588

Or email completed application materials to jordan@hoodriverswcd.org

Opening date: April 9, 2018
Close date: May 4, 2018
Start date: June 2018

Resumes must be received by 4:00 p.m. of the close date. The District cannot be responsible for material lost through the mail.





 Central Cascades Fire & EMS Job Announcement: Training Officer - Firefighter/Paramedic (4/9/2018) 
   
Central Cascades Fire & EMS: Training Officer - Firefighter/Paramedic

Central Cascades Fire & EMS (CCF) is accepting applications through 5:00 p.m., Monday May 7, 2018 for the position of Training Officer - Firefighter/Paramedic. The successful applicant will have an expected start date of June 11, 2018.

THE AREA

Located on the eastern slope of Oregon’s stunning Cascade Mountain Range in North Klamath County, the community of Crescent Lake is set among some of the most beautiful country Oregon offers. A mecca for outdoor enthusiasts, you can enjoy all of the hunting, fishing, camping and hiking you desire. In just over a one hour drive to Eugene or Bend, we are close enough to all the amenities of a large city, yet in 5 minutes you can be in the middle of picturesque Crescent Lake.

OUR ORGANIZATION

CCF is a modern, full service department providing fire protection, medical and rescue services. We are a primarily volunteer department, with the Training Officer and Fire Chief being the only paid positions. Our fire district spans 30 square miles which includes Crescent & Odell Lakes, as well as Willamette Pass.

CCF has entered into multiple Intergovernmental Agreements with Crescent Rural Fire Protection District (CRFPD). CRFPD provides Fire Chief, Administrative support, training and response to CCF. In exchange, CCF provides student and employee housing, reserve apparatus, as well as a FF/Paramedic who works a 48/96 shift schedule at CRFPD. Both districts operate together and have a strong desire to merge into a sole organization in the near future.

SALARY AND BENEFITS:         

The Training Officer – Firefighter/Paramedic is considered an exempt salary position. Salary will range from $3,000 to $4,000 depending on qualifications and experience.

Benefits include:

  • District paid 90% Major Medical, Dental and Life Insurance
  • Annual Vacation and Sick Leave
  • Employee pays their 6% PERS contribution
  • District provided housing including:
    • 3 bedroom, 2 bath house on district property (shown below)
    • All utilities paid for by district
    • Approximately $1,400 per month in housing provided

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Minimum 18 years of age and valid Oregon Driver’s license
  • Eligible to work in the United States
  • Oregon EMT Basic (must be a licensed Oregon Paramedic within 6 months of hire)
  • ACLS, PHTLS and PALS provider (or within 6 months of hire)
  • NFPA Firefighter 2 current and active DPSST certification
  • NFPA Driver current and active DPSST certification
  • NFPA Apparatus Equipped with Fire Pump current and active DPSST certification
  • Hazmat Operations Level Responder current and active DPSST certification
  • Wildland Interface Firefighter current and active DPSST certification
  • NFPA Fire Instructor 1 current and active DPSST certification
  • Successful completion of Physical Exam, Drug Test and Background Investigation

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • NFPA Mobile Water Supply current and active DPSST certification
  • Fire Instructor 2 current and active DPSST certification
  • NFPA Fire Officer 1 current and active DPSST certification
  • Wildland Interface Engine Boss current and active DPSST certification
  • First Aid, CPR
  • Experience as a Training Officer and DPSST training procedures


APPLICATION PROCESS:

Applications are available by contacting the CRFPD main office at 541-433-2466, or by email request to admin@crescentrfpd.com. Application, resume, supplemental questionnaire and minimum qualification certifications and documentation must be received by 5:00 p.m., Monday May 7, 2018.

 

Mail packets to:     Crescent Rural Fire Protection District

                                P.O. Box 811

                                Gilchrist, OR. 97737

OR

Email to:                 admin@crescentrfpd.com

Candidates will initially be evaluated based upon minimum qualifications for the position as evidenced by their education, experience, training documented in the application packet and application completion.

 

JOB DEFINITION

Under general direction of the Fire Chief, the Training Officer-FF/Paramedic is responsible for all aspects of the day-to-day administration, operation and supervision of CRFPD and CCF training, including but not limited to, planning, coordinating and implementing fire training for both District’s volunteers and career staff. Further, the Training Officer-FF/Paramedic will be assigned to a 48/96 shift schedule at CRFPD. While on shift, you will need to be within a 10 minute response to the main station.

 

TESTING PROCESS:

Top candidates will be invited to an assessment process which will include a physical agility, EMS scenario assessment, Instructor scenario assessment and interview process. The testing process will occur Wednesday May 23, 2018 at the CCF main station and begin at 10 a.m. until completion.

 

The successful candidate will receive a conditional job offer, followed by a drug screen, medical physical, and thorough background investigation.





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