Lewis PUD Job Announcement (4/27/2017) 
Lewis PUD: Energy Services Advisor

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.  Lewis PUD provides retail electric to approximately 31,800 customers and also operates a fiber optic service used for utility purposes and wholesale customers.  We strive to provide a work environment that allows employees the ability to be creative and innovative as well as encourage teamwork.  Ensuring that we have highly qualified and skilled employees working toward our mission Power you can rely on; People you can trust is our number one priority. 


About the Position

The Energy Services Advisor works as a liaison between the District and its customers by providing technical and administrative support of residential, commercial, and industrial programs.  This position assists the Energy Services Sr. Analyst and Manager in promoting and implementing energy efficiency (EE) throughout the District’s service territory.


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


Equal Opportunity Employer



 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


 Youngs River-Lewis & Clark Water District Job Announcement (4/25/2017) 

Youngs River-Lewis & Clark Water District: District Superintendent
Deadline: May 19, 2017

Young’s River Lewis and Clark Water District in Astoria, Oregon is currently recruiting qualified applicants to fill the District Superintendent position. This position reports directly to an elected five-member Board of Directors.

Young’s River Lewis and Clark Water District is located along the beautiful Oregon coast just west of Astoria, Oregon. This highly progressive District serves approximately 2300 residents with a budget of approximately $1.6 million. The District has 4 employees who provide a drinking water and sanitary services to the district residents and visitors.

Qualifications for the successful applicant include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field.
  • Ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience involving the technical, supervisory, administration, design, construction, operation and maintenance of a modern water district or similar agency. 
  • Or a successful combination of education, training, and experience that clearly demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position may be considered in part for equivalency of the above.

The applicant must have demonstrated experience, skills, and characteristics, which include:

  • A high level of motivation and enthusiasm toward leading a progressive water and/or sanitary.
  • A high level of professionalism and work ethic.
  • Ability to join and maintain a highly motivated team-oriented atmosphere.
  • Ability to administer and manage all facets of a modern special district, including personnel and programs.
  • Ability to create and maintain effective relationships with members.
  • Ability to build relationships based on trust and confidence.
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing to a diverse audience.
  • Ability to analyze organizational strengths and weaknesses and implement long-term plans and strategies to maintain the District’s high level of service.
  • Demonstrated experience establishing and accomplishing goals.
  • Ability and willingness to exercise patience, mentoring, and staff development skills.
  • Ability to interface effectively and establish relationships with the community and other agencies
  • Knowledge of accepted practices and laws concerning personnel management, to include hiring, discipline, and evaluations.

  • SALARY RANGE: $60,000 to $75,000 DOQ. Excellent benefit package.

    To be considered please submit a letter of introduction and resume’ post marked by May 19, 2017 to:

    Youngs River Lewis & Clark Water District Superintendent Selection Process

    Special Districts Association of Oregon

    Attn: Sandy Baker   PO Box 23879

    Tigard, Oregon 97281-3879



 City of Brookings RFQ (4/24/2017) 
City of Brookings: RFQ for Contract Services of City Water and Wastewater Treatment Facilities
Qualifications Due: June 6, 2017

The City of Brookings is soliciting Statements of Qualifications from qualified firms capable of operating and maintaining its water and wastewater treatment facilities. The preliminary scope of work includes full service contract operations and maintenance (O&M) of the following facilities and departments:

*15.6 mgd Wastewater Treatment Plant
*2.6 mgd Water Treatment Plant
*13 Wastewater Lift Stations
*7 Water Pump Stations
*11 Water Reservoirs
*1 Ranney Collector

The objective of this full service contract operations project is to effectively and efficiently operate, maintain, and manage the City’s water and wastewater systems. The City reserves the right to modify the scope of work either adding or subtracting facilities in the best interest of the City. For complete RFQ and submittal information go to

Qualifications must be received no later than 3 pm June 6, 2017.



 East Umatilla County Health District Job Announcement (4/21/2017) 
East Umatilla County Health District: Senior Paramedic/Administrator
Deadline: May 12, 2017
Employment Start Date: June 1, 2017


The East Umatilla County Health District office is located in Athena, Oregon.  The service area covers approximately 400 square miles.  Our neighboring services are Hermiston, Milton-Freewater Rural FD, Elgin RFD, Umatilla Indian Reservation and the City of Pendleton FD.  EMS services are covered by the administrator, paramedics and paid volunteers.   We have around 200 runs in a year.  We are standby for fires and sports events at the area’s schools.  We coordinate with Life Flight, which has three bases in a 60 mile or less radius from us.  The District owns three ambulances, a rapid response vehicle, office building, and ambulance bay.  The District is debt free and will receive a new tax rate and name change on July 1, 2017.


The senior paramedic/ administrator answers to a five member elected board and would manage the day-to-day operations of the Health District.  He/She would take the 911 calls during the 40 - hour workweek with paid volunteer EMTs and drivers.  He/she would hire two more paramedics along with the board.  The salary would start at $65,000 plus health insurance and retirement benefits.




*Bachelor degree (preferred) in EMS or Fire Administration or Public Administration or Business Management or related fields 

* Must possess current Oregon EMS Paramedic license in good standing, or able to obtain reciprocity within 90 days of hire (Provisional Paramedic Licensure not accepted) 

* 5 years of direct EMS supervisory experience with coordinating training events 

* 5 years of EMS experience at the paramedic level with urban, rural, and wilderness backgrounds 

* Must meet physical requirements necessary to perform duties of a field paramedic, to include, but not limited to lifting and transferring of patients and equipment 

* Must be able to pass a background check and be bonded.  Must have a good driving record free of DUII or other non-insurable crimes 

* Possesses knowledge of HIPPA laws and report writing skills 

* Knowledge and experience with QuickBooks, Excel, Word, and medical billing software. 

* Willing to participate in community activities such as: first aid classes, blood pressure checks, etc. 


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