ORACWA posts water quality related jobs of interest to our members. Most are with member organizations, but some are with state or federal regulatory agencies and not-for-profit organizations focused on water quality issues.

City of Portland - Bureau of Environmental Services
Senior Business Systems Analyst
Portland, OR

Salary: $5,959.00 - $7,956.00 Monthly
Job Number:2017-00664
Closing:  10/09/2017 4:30 PM Pacific

The Bureau of Environmental Services (BES) is seeking an enterprise-level Business Systems and Data Management Strategist (Sr. Business Systems Analyst) to oversee the maturity, development, implementation and operations / maintenance of multiple, complex, IT-related business systems and appropriate and applicable data management strategies.  This position resides in the Business Services Group, within the Mapping, Data and Application Services (MDAS) Division, under the direction of a Division Manager.

This position specifically oversees the Data unit of MDAS, which serves as BES' centralized provider of: data management solutions and strategies; IT-related business system process documentation and evaluation; and technology-specific project management services. Staff within the Data unit work closely with MDAS' IT-focused colleagues and various Bureau stakeholders to maintain and/or mature current technology-related business system processes, and/or the evaluation and implementation of new solutions.

This position's primary role is to ensure BES utilizes an enterprise / standard approach to data management across multiple IT-related business systems, based on Bureau strategic objectives and priorities.  This position supervises a team of other MDAS Sr. Business Systems Analysts (Sr. BSAs), each of whom are assigned their own primary BES group.  Those Sr. BSAs coordinate with applicable Managers and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to help identify, document, charter and support that group's IT-related data and business system needs.

Additional information and application details can be found a http://bit.ly/2ymHg44

City of Portland - Bureau of Environmental Services
Senior Engineer
Portland, OR

Salary: $7,633.00 - $10,174.00 Monthly
Job Number: 2017-00653
Closing:  10/02/2017 4:30 PM Pacific

The City of Portland Bureau of Environmental Services (BES) is seeking candidates for two Senior Engineer positions in the Design Services Division. BES manages wastewater and stormwater infrastructure to protect public health and the environment, and is a mission driven, high performing organization leading the city in preserving and protecting the health of Portland's watersheds. BES is committed to diversity and equity through its service delivery, internal operations, organizational culture, and in its work with partners and the community. For more information about the Bureau of Environmental Services, please visit www.portlandoregon.gov/bes.

The Design Division is within the Engineering Services Group, and provides engineering services for the BES Capital Improvement Program, which delivers $80-$120M in asset improvements to sanitary, stormwater, treatment and surface water systems each year.

Senior Engineers supervise and participate in the most complex engineering projects and analyses. These positions provide research, plans and designs for a variety of water resource programs designed to promote clean rivers. They exercise independent judgment and initiative in planning, scheduling, assigning and coordinating the work with other units and external consulting engineers or contractors. Senior Engineers may lead in-house design and/or serve as project managers on public works design and construction projects. They plan, direct and evaluate the work of professional and technical staff, consultants and contractors.

Other responsibilities may include preparing complex project workplans and cost estimates, reviewing drawings and specifications for compliance with City standards, interpreting specifications and City engineering policies, and sealing final plans. Senior Engineers may prepare RFPs and hire consultants; provide leadership and participate in programs and activities that promote workplace diversity and a positive employee relations environment; and analyze work-flow and process management.

Additional information and application details can be found a http://bit.ly/2xsxhfG





City of Florence
Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator 1
Florence, OR

Salary: $3,239—4,475 monthly
Closing   9/25/2017 5:00PM Pacific

Position Summary: The Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator I performs wastewater treatment plant operations, cleaning, and maintenance tasks including collecting samples, removing biosolids, basic equipment repair, instrument calibration, meter readings, data entry, laboratory testing and analysis, and sewer pump station maintenance, including STEP (Septic Tank Effluent Pump) system maintenance.

Qualifications: Education equivalent to high school diploma with special consideration given to experience in specialized courses related to wastewater treatment.

Desirable Qualifications: Possession of Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator I certification; Possession of Water Treatment Plant Operator certification; and Class A Commercial Driver’s License.

To Apply: Please see the detailed job description and City employment application at http://www.ci.florence.or.us/hr/wastewater-treatment-plant-operator-i. Applications can be mailed or hand delivered to Human Resources, City of Florence, 250 Hwy 101, Florence, OR 97439; or emailed to recruitment@ci.florence.or.us.

City of Portland - Bureau of Environmental Services
Community Outreach & Information Representative
Portland, OR

Salary: $5,144.00 - $6,857.00 Monthly
Job Number 2017-00705
Closing:  9/25/2017 4:30 PM Pacific

The Community Outreach and Information Representative, for the Portland Bureau of Environmental Services Public Involvement Section, performs skilled, professional duties in the design, development, and implementation of public involvement and community engagement plans in support of the Bureau's capital projects.  The position performs journey-level professional duties in the development and implementation of assigned public information, public awareness and involvement, community education and outreach and media relations activities to meet City and bureau goals and objectives.  This position is focused on providing excellent customer service and includes a strong commitment to working with traditionally underrepresented communities.

In their assigned areas of responsibility, the Community Outreach and Information Representative is typically responsible for developing and implementing public involvement, community outreach, and communications plans, writing informational and promotional materials, conducting and/or facilitating meetings, and reporting on and evaluating program or project results and administering program or project budgets. They may also perform some elements of program implementation and administration.

This position is located in the Bureau's Public Involvement Section, working with a group of other professionals focused on delivering first rate public involvement and public information services to keep our community informed on a wide range of construction projects throughout the City.  The position reports to the Community Outreach Program Manager in the Communications Division.

Additional information and application details can be found at:http://bit.ly/2f4P56J



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