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 Sunset Empire Park & Recreation District Job Announcement: Finance Manager (3/14/2019) 
Sunset Empire Park & Recreation District: Finance Manager

Come join our team and make a difference! The Sunset Empire Park & Recreation District is looking for an energetic, self-starter to take on the challenge of managing the finances for the District. The successful candidate will have experience being a full-charge bookkeeper, and the ability to lead a committed team of professionals in delivering the highest level of internal and external customer service. The successful candidate will have prior experience taking projects from start to finish, producing results for previous employers, and working well with team members.

The District Finance Manager must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or 5-years of finance accounting, business administration, public administration accounting or 5-years of accounting experience with primary duties involving payroll, accounts receivable and payable and financial reports. Any combination of education and experience which provides the applicant with the desired skills, knowledge, and ability required to perform the job may be considered.

For more information, to download an application, and to review a complete job description please visit:

How to Apply:                
Submit: cover letter, resume, and references (3) to:

Skyler Archibald, Executive Director
Sunset Empire Park & Recreation District
PO BOX 514
Seaside OR 97138         OR

Email application to:

Term: Full-time, Exempt
Rate of pay: $45,000- $55,000

Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance
Medical spending account
12% of salary contributed to a deferred compensation plan
Paid vacation
Floating holidays
Sick leave
Employee Wellness Program

Anticipated start date: April 15, 2019
Closing Date: March 22, 2019
Interviews: Selected candidates will be interviewed the week of April 1-5 with final interviews taking place April 8-10, if necessary.

Skyler Archibald
503.738.3311 x 103


 Pacific City Joint Water-Sanitary Authority Job Announcement: Assistant Authority Manager (3/12/2019) 
Pacific City Joint Water-Sanitary Authority: Assistant Authority Manager

Located on the Oregon Coast, Pacific City Joint Water-Sanitary Authority (PCJWSA) is a publicly owned water and wastewater district located in Pacific City, Oregon. PCJWSA serves the unincorporated communities of Pacific City and Woods, a 2.7 square mile area. PCJWSA serves an approximate permanent population of 1,500, with summer seasonal peaks up to an estimated 7,500.



The Assistant Authority Manager is generally expected to support the Authority Manager in all aspects of water and a sanitary service provided within the Pacific City Joint Water-Sanitary Authority boundary and assists the Authority Manager in related financial, administrative, operational, and technical management.


This is a full-time position with compensation DOE/DOQ plus generous employee/family benefits (subject to plan qualifications and requirements) and 457B deferred compensation.


  • Working knowledge of a tertiary wastewater treatment facility and SCADA system.
  • Working knowledge of Water Supply Facilities including surface water with SCADA system, water distribution system, reservoirs and booster stations.
  • Water and Sewer Plant supervision including maintenance of wastewater effluent quality within N.P.D.E.S. permit standards. 
  • Directs and coordinates the technical and administrative activities of the Water and Wastewater Utilities, including working with technical consultants such as engineers and architects.
  • Plans, evaluates and implements policies, programs, and operations dealing with the numerous regulatory agencies overseeing water and sewer.
  • Develops annual budget, management/maintenance of financial records, investments, capital expenditures, payroll, audit functions and all required forms of insurance.
  • Preparation and administration of construction projects for the Authority, to include preparation of bid documents and easements, bidding of the work and bid awards.
  • Public relations and ensures compliance with public meeting and access laws.



  • Maintain an atmosphere of mutual respect and trust along with a positive public image
  • Strong management skill and works collaboratively at all levels of the organization
  • Working knowledge of employment law and fair practices along with exemplary communication, interpersonal, writing and customer service skills.



An appropriate Undergraduate Degree, Associate’s Degree and 5 years of experience directly relevant to job duties or 8 years of experience demonstrating increased responsibility directly relevant to job duties.

Five years of experience working at a Grade III or higher waste water treatment plant; Grade II or higher wastewater collection system; Grade II or higher water distribution system and; Grade I or higher surface water treatment plant.


Possession of the following Valid Certifications:  Oregon WWTP III; Oregon WWC II License; Oregon WD II License and Oregon WTP I License.


Licensing through reciprocity will be considered if equivalent requirements with Oregon can be demonstrated. Exemptions may be granted to the above minimum qualifications depending upon the overall knowledge and experience of the applicant/employee.


Refer to the Position Description for full requirements.


A conditional post-offer/pre-employment medical examination is required.  A conditional post-offer/pre-employment background/credit check is required. The employee must have a current driver’s license, be insurable with the Authority’s insurance carrier and must be bondable.


Employment package is available online at: or by calling the Authority’s business office at 503-965-6636, Monday – Friday, 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM. Resumes’ in lieu of an application will not be accepted.


PCJWSA is an Equal Opportunity Employer that provides a Drug-Free Workplace

Pacific City Joint Water - Sanitary Authority

34005 Cape Kiwanda Drive

P.O. Box 520

Pacific City, OR 97135

 Port of Bandon Job Announcement: Maintenance Assistant (3/7/2019) 
Port of Bandon: Maintenance Assistant



  • Assist harbormaster in various port maintenance responsibilities
  • Perform basic maintenance on Port property
  • On occasion haul fish waste, empty trash containers, and clean public restroom facilities
  • Follow safety procedures for vehicle and port operations
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Scope:

The Port has one full-time position available.  This is a semi-skilled port facilities maintenance position.  Job is fairly diverse however incumbent follows established practices and procedures.  Duties are performed with specific directions given and work is checked or verified through supervisory review.  Decisions are made within specific operational instructions and guidelines.  Errors in judgment could affect the smooth and efficient operation of the district and the safety or security of Port facility users.


Supervisory Responsibility:

Job has no supervisory responsibility. 


Interpersonal Contacts:

Contacts are made with others both inside and outside the organization.  Internal contacts frequently include the Port Harbormaster and other personnel.  External contacts may include customers and clients.  Interactions tend to focus on information exchange, receiving direction, or receiving training.  Contacts do not typically include sensitive or confidential information. 


Work Skills

  • Controlling operation of equipment and vehicles
  • Operation of small hand tools and machinery, landscaping equipment
  • Experience performing repair on equipment and/or port facilities
  • Ability to convey verbal information effectively
  • Monitor/assess the performance of yourself and others to take corrective action
  • Understand written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents


Work Style:

  • Dependability
  • Attention to detail
  • Integrity
  • Maturity
  • Cooperation



Experience and Education Requirements:

  • Valid Oregon driver’s license
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Successful completion of a background check
  • At least Five (5) years of experience related to the Tasks and Work Skills listed above


Job Conditions:

  • The maintenance work is often spent outside on docks and piers, or in wood or machine shops.
  • Job may require hours that exceed 8 hours per day and/or 40 hours per week during peak periods.
  • Irregular work week that may occasionally include weekends and holidays.


Pay Range:     Initial pay range is $14 to $18 per hour depending on experience, with full employee benefits.


Applications are required and resumes are optional. 

Please submit by March 22nd no later than 2pm. Applications and resumes may be handed in at Port office located at 390 1st St SW Bandon, OR 97411, by mail at P.O. Box 206 Bandon, OR 97411, emailed to (link sends e-mail) or faxed to (541) 347-4645.

Interviews will be scheduled the last week of March after closing date.

Questions? Please contact the Port office at (541) 347-3206 or


 Tualatin Valley Water District Job Announcement: Accounting Technician (3/5/2019) 
Tualatin Valley Water District: Accounting Technician

Tualatin Valley Water District is looking to fill an Accounting Technician position. This position will provide assistance for accounting functions including accounts payable, miscellaneous accounts receivable, payroll and other accounting functions as deemed necessary.  Candidates must have some college level course in accounting/bookkeeping and a minimum of one year experience in a position involving accounting or bookkeeping. 

We have a great benefits package to offer the right candidate. If interested, please go to our website and follow the directions on how to apply. All application materials are due no later than March 19th by 11 a.m. Our webpage is


 Knappa-Svensen-Burnside Fire District Job Announcement: Fire Chief (3/1/2019) 
Knappa-Svensen-Burnside Fire District: Fire Chief

Salary Range:  $75,000-$88,000


Knappa-Svensen-Burnside Fire District is seeking a qualified fire professional to serve as the District’s Fire Chief. 

The District provides fire, rescue and first response medical services to an area of approximately 80 square miles in Clatsop County Oregon. The District lies East of Astoria, Oregon and approximately 80 miles west of Portland along US-30. 

Knappa-Svensen-Burnside Fire District serves a population of about 3,500 from 3 fire stations staffed by an average of 30 volunteers supported by the career Fire Chief.


Qualifications for the successful applicant include:


Minimum Requirements:

·         Associate’s Degree in Fire Science/Administration or equivalent.

·         Minimum of eight (8) years of full-time experience in the fire service.

·         A minimum of five (5) years of full-time command experience as a company officer that can clearly experience indicative of senior level management capabilities.

·         Oregon Certified Basic Emergency Medical Technician.

·         NFPA Certified Fire Officer 1

·         NFPA Certified Instructor 1

·         NWCG Strike team/Task force leader qualified

·         NIMS compliant to ICS-400


To be considered please submit a letter of introduction, addressing why you feel you are the ideal candidate for this position, a resume, and an application by 4:00 PM March 29, 2019 to:


Knappa-Svensen-Burnside Fire District

Special Districts Association of Oregon

Attn: Shanta Carter

PO Box 23879

Tigard, Oregon 97281



Application Deadline: March 29, 2019 by 4:00 pm

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