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Oak Lodge Water Services District: Water Quality Coordinator

Posted: 5/7/20
Location: Oak Grove, Oregon
Hourly: $31.93 - $40.40 DOE

Oak Lodge Water Services District is currently searching for a Water Quality Coordinator with excellent organizational, communication and technical skills. The principal function of this position is to be responsible for implementing and maintaining District rules, regulations, and policies within the District’s surface water management program. This position is responsible for performing a wide variety of technical inspection and engineering duties including inspecting stormwater projects, erosion control inspections, ensuring permit compliance, monitoring water quality, preparing, and reviewing plans and specifications. Documenting stormwater quality and overseeing program components, providing information to staff and the public; and perform a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility are key functions of this position. This position is also the primary backup for the commercial wastewater program. Preferred candidates will have 4 years of experience in environmental science or water quality and/or education in water quality technology, chemistry, biology, or a similar field of study. A combination of education and experience will be considered. Candidates must have a valid Driver’s License and the ability to obtain an Erosion Control Inspector Certification within 6 months of the date of hire.

Application materials must be completed by the closing date to be considered for this position. Any application that is missing a cover letter and resume will not be considered. No late, incomplete or faxed applications will be accepted. More specific instructions can be found on the District application including instructions for requesting veteran’s preference. Internal candidates are to contact the Human Resources department for District Application and further information. Please visit for an employment application and further information.
The required materials to be turned in for this recruitment are:

1. District Application
2. Resume
3. Cover Letter


About Oak Lodge Water Services District:
Oak Lodge Water Services provides clean water, sanitary sewer and surface water services to residents of the unincorporated communities of Oak Grove and Jennings Lodge. Oak Lodge Water Services serves over 30,000 residents. Prior to January 2017, two Districts serviced the area separately: Oak Lodge Water provided drinking water and Oak Lodge Sanitary provided sanitary sewer and watershed protection. In May 2016, voters in the district passed a measure to consolidate the two districts into a single district. Our combined district focuses on delivering the best possible services to our customers efficiently and effectively.
The District's key values are:

  • Our customers
  • Respecting the opinions and voices of coworkers, customers, the general public, and the Board
  • Maintaining a positive and professional environment that expects honesty, integrity, quality customer service, and social responsibility
  • Positive relationships, and always reaching for the best within ourselves
  • Recruiting and maintaining highly motivated people to provide quality service to our customers

By practicing these values, we create an open forum to achieve excellence in communication and work processes which provide our customers with efficient wastewater, surface water and clean water services that protect public health and water quality. At Oak Lodge Water Services District, we strive to create a culture of teamwork and excellence in Public Service.

Ranking and Selection
The ranking and selection of applicants to proceed in the process for this recruitment includes experience, education, or an explanation of transferable skills and experience and meeting the minimum qualifications of this position.


Application deadline: First review is June 1, 2020. Position open until filled.