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Canby Utility Board - Utility Worker I / II

Posted: 2/24/2022
Salary​: $24.15 - $25.82 per hour
Location: Canby, OR

Application deadline: 3/11/2022



Canby Utility, a public water and electric utility located 30 minutes south of Portland and serving a population of approximately 18,200 with about 5,500 meters, is recruiting for a water utility worker to complement its distribution crew. This individual will perform work in construction, maintenance, operation, inspections, and repairs of our water distribution system. This position can be physically demanding.

Examples of Qualifications: Utility Worker I position is an entry-level water worker position that requires a Water Distribution Level 1 Certification within 18 months of hire, a valid Oregon Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) or the ability to self-obtain one within six months of hire and the CDL permit within six weeks, and any combination of education and experience required of a Level 1 certification. Previous experience in construction, maintenance, and repair of underground utility infrastructure preferred. Utility Worker II position is a mid-level water worker position that requires a Water Distribution Level 2 Certification upon hire, Cross Connection Specialist Certification within six months of hire, competent person trained, heavy equipment experience, in addition to the requirements of a Utility Worker I. This position requires the employee to reside within one hour of Canby.

Canby Utility offers an excellent benefits package. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, and life insurance for the employee and family. Canby Utility pays 95% of the employee and family medical, dental, and vision premium costs. Oregon PERS/Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP) employer with the employee's mandatory 6% contribution being paid for by the utility. Monthly contributions to the employee’s HRA-VEBA account for medical-related expenses, a 401(k) and 457 deferred compensation plan (voluntary participation), Employee Assistance Program, and additional voluntary supplemental benefit options. Canby Utility offers 10 paid holidays plus 1.5 floating personal days. Paid sick leave consists of 12 days per year, or one day per month, after 90 days of employment. One week of vacation at six months and another week at one year. Benefits are outlined in the Canby Utility collective bargaining agreement with IBEW Local 125.


How to apply:

Applications and a complete job description can be downloaded from our website at, or obtained at our office located at 1265 SE 3rd Ave., Canby, Oregon.

For more information or to obtain an application by mail, email or fax, call Barbara Benson at 503-266-1156 ext. 312.

Pre-employment physical, driving history, drug test, and background checks required after receiving a conditional job offer. Canby Utility is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will accept applications by email; however, we cannot guarantee that they were received. Please fax (503) 263-6597, mail, or bring your signed application materials to our office by Friday, March 11, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. Applications received after the deadline will only be considered if the deadline is extended.