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Scappoose Drainage Improvement Company - General Manager

Posted: 9/29/2020
Location: Scappoose, OR
Salary: $32.21 - $36.06, hourly

Scappoose Drainage Improvement Company is currently recruiting qualified applicants to fill the General Manager position. This is a part-time position, approximately 20 – 30 hours per week. This is a newly restructured position and the Board will conduct ongoing reviews beginning 6 months after hire to ensure part-time status is appropriate.

General Position Summary:
The Scappoose Drainage Improvement Company is responsible for providing flood control and drainage for over 5,000 acres. This is accomplished through a levee system and a series of drainage canals and pumping systems. The General Manager, on behalf of the Board, plans, supervises, directs and reviews the work of Company staff and contractors, within established policy and budget.

The overall purpose of this position is to assure effective and efficient management and operations of the SDIC. This is the singular managerial position on the SDIC staff, reporting directly to the Board. This position is responsible for hands-on relationship building with regulatory officials, landowners and representatives of businesses within the district.

Education, Experience, Certifications and Licenses Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field, and four years of supervisory experience.
  • Any combination of education, training, and/or experience that demonstrates equivalent requirements may be considered at the discretion of the SDIC Board.

Benefits: Negotiable. Riverfront housing is available and could be negotiated as part of total compensation package. House is currently under renovation.

To be considered please submit a completed application and letter of introduction describing why you are interested in the position and how your experience translates to meet the requirements of the position description. Submit by email or postal service to:

Scappoose Drainage Improvement Company
General Manager Hiring Process
Attn: Shanta Carter
Special Districts Association of Oregon
PO Box 23879
Tigard, Oregon 97281


Desirable Starting Date: November 2020

Closing Date: Application review will begin October 15, 2020; this position is open until filled.

Position DescriptionSDIC Employment Application.docx