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 Columbia 9-1-1 Communications District Job Announcement: Communications Specialist (1/14/2020) 
Columbia 9-1-1 Communications District: Communications Specialist
Location: St. Helens, Oregon
Monthly Salary: Training wages starting at $3,129. After successful completion of training wages are $3,778 - $4,890.

Position Overview: The Communications Specialist answers 9-1-1 and non-emergency telephone lines in addition to providing emergency dispatch services.  The Communication Specialist operates complex communication systems to include a two-way radio system, multi-line telephone system and computer aided dispatch (CAD). This position is in the public sector, is non-exempt and represented by the collective bargaining unit.

Qualifications & Experience:  

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Education – High school graduate or equivalent
  • Valid driver’s license and proof of vehicle insurance
  • Possess at least 1 year of customer service-related employment
  • Type 35 WPM, NET
  • No disqualifying criminal history (applicants with a felony conviction will not be considered for the position)

Hiring Process:   
Testing for this position consists of several steps, including but not limited to:

  • Typing, aptitude & skills-based testing
  • Dispatch observation
  • Oral board interview
  • Comprehensive background investigation
  • Medical examination and drug screening, which includes screening for marijuana.
  • Psychological examination

Job Duties: 
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Operate telephone and computer equipment in receiving and processing incoming 9-1-1 and non-emergency calls for police, fire and emergency medical services and other public requests for assistance.
  • Provide pre-arrival instructions to callers awaiting the arrival of responding emergency units (police, fire & medical apparatus).
  • Dispatch public safety resources and monitor status of public safety field units.
  • Accurately document information on units’ activities and requests.

Essential Functions and Skills:   

  • Ability to use a telephone, computer and radio simultaneously.
  • Ability to perform and prioritize multiple simultaneous tasks.
  • Study and maintains familiarity with major roads, streets, industrial areas, public buildings and general geographic locations of cities, towns and landmarks in the response jurisdiction of the users of the District.
  • Receive and relay information from other public and private organizations; notify or activate other service agencies.
  • Process, input and extract information to the Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS).
  • Adherence to agency and State of Oregon policy and procedures which include a focus on confidentiality, ethics and professional standards.
  • Maintain a positive customer service attitude with citizens, users, co-workers and management.
  • Ability to learn new techniques, learn to operate new equipment and software programs and to adapt quickly to changing work requirements in a high intensity work atmosphere.
  • Regular and consistent attendance. Ability to work shifts that span a 24-hour period (i.e. day, swing, and graveyard shifts) including weekends and holidays.
  • Must be able to work unscheduled and/or mandatory overtime as required.

Visit for further details and to apply today!

Position Closes February 15, 2020 at 3:30pm.  

 Port of Columbia County Job Announcement: Real Estate and Business Development Manager (1/14/2020) 
Port of Columbia County: Real Estate and Business Development Manager
Location: Columbia City, Oregon
Salary: $78,936 - $91,574 DOQ

Job Summary
This exciting and challenging position manages the real estate and business development efforts for the Port of Columbia County. You will manage the full cycle of marketing, leasing, and the buying/selling of Port assets as well as seek business development opportunities with Port properties. You can make a positive difference for Columbia County in this role.

To learn more, please visit our website or stop in our main office to pick up an application packet and complete job description


    • Cover letter of interest describing why you’re applying
    • Your current resume
    • Your completed Port Employment Application
    • Veterans’ Preference documents (if applicable)

    Please send the above by email to or drop off at our office at P.O. Box 190, 100 E Street, Columbia City, OR, 97018.

    Open until filled.  

     Clackamas SWCD Job Announcement: General Manager (1/14/2020) 
    Clackamas S.W.C.D.: General Manager
    Location: Beavercreek, Oregon
    Salary: Starting at $84,000

    The Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District is a special district in the State of Oregon, organized under Oregon Revised Statute chapter 568. We are a local government with no regulatory authority. We work with local landowners and residents who choose to work with us to help conserve natural resources in Clackamas County, Oregon.

    The General Manager position is a full-time, at-will position. Because of the managerial duties required, this position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

    Job Summary
    The General Manager functions as the chief executive officer of the Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District (District) and has the responsibility of providing overall leadership for personnel, technical and program planning, finances, public outreach, project management, and implementation. The General Manager position is highly complex, requiring familiarity with a wide range of state and federal laws that govern District operations. The General Manager acts on behalf of the Board of Directors and represents the District to public and private partner organizations.

    The General Manager ensures that adequate technical, financial, and educational resources are available to meet the conservation needs of constituents. This job entails continually monitoring and improving the District’s ability to assist constituents by providing technical assistance in planning and implementing conservation practices using voluntary, incentive-based programs. The expected end result is to effectively address natural resource needs in Clackamas County.

    Job Duties and Responsibilities

    The General Manager must be a highly motivated self-starter with demonstrated ability to successfully lead a productive and talented team. The General Manager leads the staff in developing the District’s annual work plan and budget.

    This position works both in the District office and in the field. Major duties and responsibilities include:
    - Lead personnel to accomplish the District’s mission, goals, and objectives
    - Manage District fiscal operations
    - Program planning and reporting
    - Manage District property, contracts, and grants
    - Provide support to the Board of Directors
    - Represent the District
    - And more

    The following minimum qualifications are required for the General Manager:


      A full position description and application form are available at We will accept electronic or regular mailed submissions only. No faxes will be accepted. Submit your cover letter, application, and resume to:

      Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District
      Attn: Lisa Kilders, Assistant District Manager
      PO Box 830
      Beavercreek, OR 97004


      Application deadline: January 24, 2020.  

       Columbia River PUD Job Announcement: System Engineer (1/7/2020) 
      Columbia River PUD: System Engineer
      Location: St. Helens, Oregon
      Salary: $97,011 - $138,299 DOQ

      Job Summary
      Working independently and collaboratively with others, this position plays an integral role in executing 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.

      This position directly supervises a team of highly qualified and skilled employees responsible for the Engineer Department of the utility. This position will provide project management support and assistance for the operation, maintenance, and construction of transmission, substation, and distribution system improvement projects; develop, maintain, upgrade, and operate a secure SCADA system; and develop and maintain a reliability-based predictive and preventative maintenance program for transmission, substation, and distribution equipment, including procedures and maintenance schedules.

      - Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineer or five year's experience with demonstrated advanced Engineering knowledge in the electric utility field.
      - Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office and AutoCAD, and the ability to operate various engineering software applications, including distribution analysis software, fuse coordination software, work order system, underround cable pulling tension, and conductor sag calculations. 
      - Valid driver's license. Other driving-related requiremtns may apply depending on the anture and scope of responsiblities associated with driving on behalf of CRPUD.


        If you are interested in becoming a part of the Columbia River PUD team, please visit our website at to view and apply for the position or call us at (503) 397-8144 to have an application packet mailed to you.

        Open until filled.  

         River Road Park & Recreation District Job Announcement: Youth Program Supervisor (1/7/2020) 
        River Road Park & Recreation District: Youth Program Supervisor
        Location: Eugene, Oregon
        Monthly Salary: $3,117 - $4,501 

        Position Purpose

        Responsible for the management and supervision of all youth recreation programs, classes, activities and events.  Responsible for planning, promoting, implementing, and supervising all youth programming and outreach services, including but not limited to: Early Childhood Education, After School Adventure Program, Summer Camps, and Gymnastics.



        Essential Responsibilities

        1. Direct, manage, and participate in the development, review, implementation and evaluation of all youth recreation programming.Program areas include but are not limited to: Playschool, Preschool, Prekindergarten, after school enrichment (ASAP program), summer camps, Gymnastics, and all youth classes.
        2. Manages all personnel matters according to established policies and procedures including:hiring, training, supervision, and evaluations of staff and volunteers.
        3. Develops regular class schedules and programming.Oversees input of all youth recreation programs in the District computerized registration system.
        4. Ensures compliance with safety, health, personnel, industry and other regulations, by maintaining appropriate records and documentation.
        5. Assists in the preparation of district brochures and flyers.
        6. Responds to staff and public questions, concerns, and requests as needed.
        7. Provides support to staff in planning, promoting, and evaluating special event activities.Coordinate with other departments to ensure setup and cleanup of events.
        8. Ensures compliance with USDA snack program.
        9. Other duties as assigned.

        Skills and Abilities

        1. Ability to establish excellent working relations and communication with supervisors, co-workers, and general public.
        2. Must possess practical common sense skills while maintaining a strong work ethic.
        3. Must be able to adapt to a constantly changing and fast paced environment while maintaining a positive attitude.
        4. Ability to take initiative with minimal supervision.
        5. Proficient in developing program goals, activities, and services to meet the needs of patrons.
        6. Strong skills in oral and written communication.
        7. Proficient principles of supervision and personnel practices to provide leadership to a diverse work force.
        8. Experience in program analysis and record keeping.
        9. Applicable knowledge in the areas of marketing practices and trends.
        10. Working knowledge of computerized recreation software.

        Minimum Qualifications

        • Bachelor’s degree in recreation or a related field.  
        • Two years leadership and supervisory experience in a public agency. Operational experience with computer registration systems is required.


        To be considered for this position, please submit a resume and cover letter to:

        River Road Park & Recreation District
        Attn: Cathy Casalegno
        1400 Lake Dr.
        Eugene, OR 97404




        Application Deadline: February 14, 2020.  

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