Employment Listings

Posting June 20, 2017
System Name: City of Eagle Point, Oregon
Title of Position: Public Works Supervisor
Contact Name: Prothman
E-mail Address: info@prothman.com
Salary Range: $59,429 – $68,895 (salary under review)

JOB DESCRIPTION:  PUBLIC WORKS SUPERVISOR – City of Eagle Point, Oregon
Located ten miles northeast of Interstate 5 and just 8 minutes north of Medford, the City of Eagle Point has been one of the fastest growing communities in southern Oregon, with a current population of roughly 9,000. Incorporated in 1911, the City of Eagle Point operates under a Council-Administrator form of government. The city is organized into three operating departments: Administration, Police, and Public Works. The Public Works Department includes Engineering, Parks & Facilities, Stormwater, Streets, and Water Distribution.

Working under the general direction of the Public Works Director, the Public Works Supervisor plans, develops, manages, directs, and implements the yearly maintenance and operations of the city’s water system, parks, streets, stormwater, vehicle/equipment maintenance, and city facilities. The Supervisor directs and supervises all of the Public Works staff, including the Lead Worker, Specialists, Technicians, Laborers, temporary staff, and at times contractors.

REQUIREMENTS:
Possession of a high school diploma or equivalent is required. A minimum of 5 years of general construction/municipal experience with at least 3 years of lead/supervisory experience. Possession or the ability to obtain a valid Oregon Level II Water Distribution Operator Certificate, a valid Oregon Cross Connection Specialist Certificate, and a valid Oregon Commercial Driver License.

For a complete position profile and to apply online, visit Prothman at http://www.prothman.com and click on “Current Searches.” For questions, call 206-368-0050.

First review: July 23, 2017 (open until filled).


Posting June 20, 2017
System Name: California Rural Water Association
Position Title: Executive Assistant, Resource Development
Contact Name: Pachia Vang
Contact Email: pvang@calruralwater.org
Salary Range: Based on experience
Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Description: The California Rural Water Association (CRWA) is the State’s leading association dedicated to providing on-site technical assistance and specialized training for rural water and wastewater systems. Within Resource Development the Executive Assistant carries a large deal of responsibility associated with the organization’s resource development efforts. The person in this position will be expected to carry out all of their job functions with a high degree of flexibility and professionalism. This position must be held by an individual who works well under pressure, multiple deadlines and some travel obligations. This position provides a high-level administrative support to the Director of Resource Development by conducting research, preparing statistical reports, handling information requests, and performing clerical functions such as preparing correspondence, arranging and scheduling meetings and/or trainings.

Service Location: Sacramento, CA

Summary of Essential Job Functions:

Grant Programs:

Preferred Provider Program:

Insurance Program: The following duties as requested, per direction of the Director of Resource Development.

Conferences:

Other:

Minimum Requirements:

How to apply: Please submit resume and cover letter via email to Pachia Vang at pvang@calruralwater.org

California Rural Water Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Posting June 12, 2017
System Name:  City of Antioch
Position Title:  WATER QUALITY ANALYST
Contact Name:  Nikki Ausk
Contact Emailnausk@ci.antioch.ca.us
Salary Range:  $7,592 – $9,229 Monthly
Retirement:  CalPERS 2.7% at 55 formula for classic members or 2% at 62 formula for PEPRA members.

THE POSITION
Under direction, oversees and supervises the overall operations of the water laboratory and performs the most complex chemical, bacteriological, and physical analyses of water using a variety of laboratory instruments, equipment and techniques to assure City’s compliance with water quality standards; ensures that the Water Quality Laboratory (WQL) maintains WQL certification under the Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (ELAP); ensures work quality and adherence to established policies and procedures; provides training on proper laboratory test procedures and sample collection processes; and performs the more technical and complex tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

APPLY NOW
This position will remain open until filled. Applications received by Thursday, 6/22/17 will be included in the 1st application review. This position can close at any time after 6/22/17 without notice. For complete information and to apply online, click the “Job Opportunities” link on the City’s website at:  www.ci.antioch.ca.us/human-resources/


Posting June 9, 2017
System Name: City of Calistoga
Position Title: Plant Operator II (Wastewater Grade II Certificate required)
Contact Name: Personnel Department
Contact Email: hr@ci.calistoga.ca.us
Salary Range: $5,158 – $6,270 per month

First Review of Applications
June 23, 2017 at 4:30 p.m. or Open Until Filled

The City of Calistoga has a full time employment opportunity for a Water/Wastewater Plant Operator II. The Water/Wastewater Plant Operator II is a journey level class that will participate in the more complex types of duties assigned to classes within this series with only occasional instruction or assistance.

EXAMPLES OF TYPICAL JOB FUNCTIONS – including, but not limited to, the following:
 Monitors plant operations equipment and processes to ensure compliance with state issued permits, environmental and public health standards, including monitoring and making adjustments as needed to comply with permit requirements limitations, optimize efficiency, making chemical dosage changes, changing pumping rates, and monitoring wastewater discharges, water production and equipment daily.
 Reviews and analyzes automated information and control system data and revises equipment settings as appropriate; notifies supervisor of unusual situations and makes inspections or corrects system problems as necessary.
 Operates pumps, valves, chlorinators, telemetry controls, sludge drying beds, and other water and wastewater flow regulating control equipment.
 Collects water, wastewater and other samples from various phases of the treatment process; performs standard laboratory chemical and physical tests on these samples to ensure that plants are operating effectively and that regulatory requirements are being met.
 Inspects and maintains water pipelines, pumps, valves, tanks, reservoirs, and related appurtenances; inspects and tests lines in the distribution system.
 Observes and responds to variations in operating conditions by interpreting meter, gauge, and graph readings and tests results to determine operational efficiencies and compliance with permit requirements.
 Cleans and flushes water and wastewater analyzers; backwashes pressure filters and cleans scum boxes.
 Records meter reading for irrigation and river discharge; throttles pumps and valves to ensure flows is within controllable bounds and permit limits.
 Conducts alarm checks on all analytical and telemetry equipment, standby generators, and remote pumping stations.
 Performs preventative and routine maintenance on a variety of equipment related to the operation, maintenance, and control of water and wastewater treatment and production systems and facilities, including wastewater collection and water distribution systems.
 Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Knowledge of:
 Principles, practices, tools, and materials as they relate to the operation, cleaning, and preventive maintenance of water and wastewater treatment plants, facilities, and equipment.
 Principles and practices of record-keeping methods.
 Safe driving rules and practices.
 Computer software related to work.
 English usage, spelling, vocabulary, grammar, and punctuation.
 Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors, and City staff.
 Principles, practices, tools, equipment, and supplies required to maintain, operate, and control water distribution systems, reservoirs, pump stations, and water and wastewater treatment plants.
 Mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic principles.
 Equipment troubleshooting principles and practices
 Operation and maintenance practices of electrical motors, pipes, pumps, and circuitry.
 Computer software related to the work, including the operation of SCADA telemetry systems and devices.
 Standard chemical and physical tests of water and wastewater.
 Occupational hazards and safety equipment and practices related to the work, including the handling of hazardous chemicals and confined space entry.
 Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, regulatory codes, ordinances, and procedures relevant to assigned area of responsibility.

LICENSES OR CERTIFICATIONS:
 Possession of a valid California Driver’s License.
 Possession of a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Grade II certification issued by the California State Water Resources Control Board.
 Possession of a Water Treatment Operator Grade II certification issued by the California State Water Resources Control Board (formerly California Department of Public Health Services).

BENEFITS:
 PERS – 2% at 60 for “Classic” members and new members subject to PEPRA , which includes a formula of 2% at 62
 PERS – Employee pays employee contribution
 Member of Social Security with Employee paying employee portion
 80 hours Vacation Leave per year, increasing after year 3
 96 hours Sick Leave per year
 11 paid holidays, 2 floating holidays
 Medical/Dental plans (Employee pays 10% of premiums)

HOURS: Weekdays, week-ends, call-outs and standby hours will be required.

APPLICATIONS:
Please send a cover letter, resume and completed application to: Personnel Department, 1232 Washington St., Calistoga, CA 94515; or by e-mail: hr@ci.calistoga.ca.us. The City employment application form can be obtained at City Hall, 1232 Washington St., Calistoga, CA 94515 or at www.ci.calistoga.ca.us. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Resumes in lieu of applications will not be accepted. Please contact Human Resources with any questions 707-942-2803.

SELECTION:
Applications will be reviewed by a screening committee and those applicants who appear to be among the best qualified will be selected for the examination process. An eligibility list will be established by ranking candidates by their overall score and a selection will be made from the candidates on this list. All employment offers are subject to a City-paid physical examination and a thorough reference and background check.

NOTE TO APPLICANTS:
You will be required to submit verification of your citizenship or legal right to work in the United States at the time of an offer of employment. Employment will be subject to verification of this requirement.
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The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in the bulletin may be modified or revoked. The City of Calistoga is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, religion, sexual orientation, age, disability or marital status. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), if special accommodations are necessary at any stage of the testing process, please notify the Human Resources Department in advance at (707) 942-2803 so your request may be reviewed prior to the occurrence of testing.


Posting June 7, 2017
System Name: Placer County Water Agency
Position Title: Deputy Director of Field Services
Contact Name: Nicole Skarda
Contact Email: nskarda@pcwa.net
Salary Range: $92,932 – $118,603 annually, DOQ, plus excellent benefits

Job Description:
Placer County Water Agency encompasses the entire, 1,500-square-mile boundary of Placer County, ranging from the rim of the Sacramento Valley on the west to the Sierra Nevada and Lake Tahoe on the east. The Agency is headquartered in Auburn and carries out a broad range of responsibilities including water resource planning and management, retail and wholesale supply of irrigation water and drinking water, production of hydroelectric power and watershed stewardship across Placer County. We are seeking talented candidates to join our team for the position of:

DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF FIELD SERVICES
$92,932 – $118,603 annually, DOQ, plus excellent benefits

PCWA is seeking an experienced individual to join the Agency’s Field Services Department’s leadership team as one of its Deputy Directors. The position will be responsible for planning and directing activities related to the delivery of water throughout the Agency’s water system, including pipeline and canal operation and maintenance, fleet operations and maintenance, and warehouse, purchasing and inventory functions. This position is a key interface with customers, stakeholders and the public and provides technical expertise for the integrity of the Agency’s water distribution system. Our ideal candidate will have at least five years of increasingly responsible experience in the operation and maintenance of a water distribution and/or operations system, including two years of supervisory responsibility. Depending on assignment, either possession of a valid California State Water Resources Control Board Water Distribution Operators Certificate, Grade 5 is required upon appointment OR a valid California State Water Resources Control Board Water Distribution Operators Certificate, Grade 3 is required within two years of employment. Visit our website for detailed recruitment information and to complete the on-line application: www.pcwa.net.

Applications must be received by 5:00pm Friday, June 30, 2017.

PCWA is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Posting May 25, 2017
System Name: Howell Mountain Mutual Water Company
Position Title: Office Manager
Contact Name: Karl Fernandez
Contact Email: hmmwco1@napanet.net
Salary Range: DOE

Job Description:  Office Manager

Reports To:  Board of Directors & General Manager

Summary: Part-time position is responsible for office systems and protocols focusing in the areas of bookkeeping, customer billing, payroll, customer service and Board of Directors relations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Include but are not limited to the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

Responsibilities:

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

Two year degree from college or technical school in Business, Accounting or two years of related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Certificates and Licenses:

Holds valid California driver’s license.

Language Skills:

Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, legal documents or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals.  Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies or members of the business community.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from top management, customers, the general public, and/or Boards of Directors.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to define and solve practical problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions dealing with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.  Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions and percentages.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.  Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; balance and stoop, kneel, crouch.  The employee frequently is required to talk or hear.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 15 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Work Environment:  

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Federal and California OSHA safety standards are o be followed at all times.

 


Posting May 24, 2017
System Name: Herlong Public Utility District
Position Title: Utility Worker
Contact Name: Sandy Raffelson
Contact Email: sandy@herlongpud.com
Salary Range: $41,170.72- $51,416.59 depending on experience and qualifications
Application Deadline: June 23, 2017

Job Description:

Herlong Public Utility District is seeking an individual to perform a variety of skilled and semi-skilled tasks in the operation and maintenance of the District wastewater and drinking water facilities and related equipment. Must have the ability to work independently or as a member of a crew.

Requirements:

Full-time with the opportunity for regular benefited position after completion of a six (6) month probation period. Herlong Public Utility District offers the following benefits: CalPers retirement, paid holidays, paid sick days, paid vacation days, medical & dental insurance.

Salary range: $41,170.72- $51,416.59 depending on experience and qualifications.

For a complete job description and to request an application please contact Sandy Raffelson at (530)827-3150, sandy@herlongpud.com or www.herlongpud.com.

Send completed district application and resume to:
HPUD
P. O. Box 115
Herlong, CA 96113

The most qualified candidates will be invited to continue the selection process which will consist of, but may not be limited to, an oral interview. HPUD is an equal opportunity employer.

Application deadline is June 23, 2017.

Herlong Public Utility District is an Equal Opportunity Provider


Posting May 15, 2017
System Name: California Rural Water Association
Position Title: Senior Project Engineer, P.E.
Contact Name: Pachia Vang
Contact Email: pvang@calruralwater.org
Salary Range: Based on experience
Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Description: The California Rural Water Association (CRWA) is the State’s leading association dedicated to providing on-site technical assistance and specialized training for rural water and wastewater systems. Under the California Proposition 1 Water Bond, the Senior Project Engineer will deliver projects that provide assistance to water systems located in disadvantaged communities (DACs) throughout the state. DACs often suffer from contaminated and compromised water quality, lacking the training, skills, and experiences needed to secure federal and state funding to improve their water systems. Without access to successful design and proper water solution implementation, CRWA will provide technical assistance and support to help with all stages of project development to improve the water quality and supply of small water systems.

Service Location: The project service area is statewide. The selected candidate will work in a home-based office.

Summary of Essential Job Functions:

The Senior Project Engineer provides supervision over projects serving small water systems that identify and solve water system issues. They are responsible for delivering various drinking water and wastewater projects with a team of field technicians and engineers working in collaboration with the State water division to achieve measurable improvement to a DAC’s water quality and supply through water system efficiency and sustainability. The ideal candidate must be excellent at maintaining client relationships with a solid reputation for project delivery and management. This is an opportunity to integrate into a water team to pursue, win, lead, and deliver varied drinking water/wastewater and civil projects (water mains, sanitary sewers, force mains, treatment plants, etc.) through planning and design.

The Senior Project Engineer will provide oversight on the following engineering technical assistance areas:

  1. Conceptual Engineering: Provide conceptual engineering technical assistance to DACs needing support for existing conditions and concerns (e.g., regulatory compliance, etc.).
  2. Preliminary Engineering and Design: Provide preliminary engineering and design technical assistance. This may include assistance with procurement of professional services; design schematic and layouts; and early phases of design. Preliminary studies may be performed in this phase, including preliminary sizing and layout of facilities, base mapping, power supply, ROW, easement and permitting assistance, environmental assessments (e.g., CEQA environmental opinions and analysis), surveys, geotechnical studies, hydrologic/hydraulic analyses, etc.

Physical Demands:

Minimum Requirements:

How to apply: Please submit resume and cover letter via email to Pachia Vang at pvang@calruralwater.org

California Rural Water Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 


Posting May 15, 2017
System Name: California Rural Water Association
Position Title: Supervising Lead Engineer, P.E.
Contact Name: Pachia Vang
Contact Email: pvang@calruralwater.org
Salary Range: Based on experience
Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Description: The California Rural Water Association (CRWA) is the State’s leading association dedicated to providing on-site technical assistance and specialized training for rural water and wastewater systems. Under the California Proposition 1 Water Bond, the Senior Project Engineer will deliver projects that provide assistance to water systems located in disadvantaged communities (DACs) throughout the state. DACs often suffer from contaminated and compromised water quality, lacking the training, skills, and experiences needed to secure federal and state funding to improve their water systems. Without access to successful design and proper water solution implementation, CRWA will provide technical assistance and support to help with all stages of project development to improve the water quality and supply of small water systems.

Service Location: The project service area is statewide. The selected candidate will work in a home-based office.

Summary of Essential Job Functions:

The Supervising Lead Engineer is responsible for managing and leading a team of engineers and field technicians working on various drinking water and wastewater projects throughout the state. The ideal candidate must have the ability to manage a multitude of projects with a strong team orientation to successfully lead and collaborate within the water division and across all disciplines. This is an opportunity to integrate into a water team and deliver varied drinking water/wastewater and civil projects (water mains, sanitary sewers, force mains, treatment plants, etc.) in DAC’s that could not otherwise be able to afford. By overseeing the planning, design, and management of projects, the Supervising Lead Engineer will ensure that all projects achieve measurable improvement to a DAC’s water quality and supply through water system efficiency and sustainability.

To ensure that projects are completed in a timely manner in accordance to state regulations and standards, the Supervising Lead Engineer will oversee and manage the following project development stages and technical assistance areas:

  1. Preliminary Assessments
  2. Conceptual Engineering: The conceptual engineering technical assistance to DACs needing support for existing conditions and concerns (e.g., regulatory compliance, etc.).
  3. Preliminary Engineering and Design: The preliminary engineering and design technical assistance. This may include assistance with procurement of professional services; design schematic and layouts; and early phases of design. Preliminary studies may be performed in this phase, including preliminary sizing and layout of facilities, base mapping, power supply, ROW, easement and permitting assistance, environmental assessments (e.g., CEQA environmental opinions and analysis), surveys, geotechnical studies, hydrologic/hydraulic analyses, etc.
  4. Standard Reports and Recommendations: This includes Technical, Managerial, and Financial Assessment Reports and a review of CEQA and environmental documents.
  5. Grant and Program Assistance: Assisting systems in applying to grant programs and other forms of state and/or federal funding related to water sustainability.

Physical Demands:

Minimum Requirements:

How to apply: Please submit resume and cover letter via email to Pachia Vang at pvang@calruralwater.org

California Rural Water Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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