The Oregon Chapter of the American Public Works Association

Oregon APWA Jobs and Opportunities

To submit a job posting (either a position available or a position sought), e-mail the following information to the Oregon APWA webmaster:
  -- Name of position
  -- Name of hiring agency or company, or name of individual (if posting is for position sought
  -- Closing date (unless otherwise specified, all postings will be removed 30 days after initial posting)
  -- Description of position
  -- Website, e-mail address and/or phone number(s) for more information

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Current Postings

Airport Worker 2/3
City of Eugene

Airport Worker 2: $17.77 - $22.11
Airport Worker 3: $19.39 - $24.13

Performs a variety of skilled maintenance duties at the Eugene Airport maintaining airport buildings, facilities, and other airport assets. Depending on classification, performs a variety of airport operations duties at the basic, or fully skilled, level and may function as lead worker.


Online Applications only at Closing Date:  Friday, July 25, 2014, 5:00 pm

Maintenance Worker 1
City of Eugene

 $16.65 - $20.73 / hourly

Operates street sweeper and maintains sweeper routes according to permits. Performs all the required job duties of the Maintenance Worker 1/2 classification experienced in the Public Works Maintenance yard including skilled work and operation of equipment requiring specialized skills in the maintenance of concrete and asphalt streets and other public works surface infrastructure. Picks up dead animals and debris from right-of-way. Performs vegetation removal uses trucks and snow plow to sand and de-ice/anti-ice and clear streets during hazardous winter conditions.

Online Applications only at Closing Date:  Friday, July 25, 2014, 5:00 pm

Public Works Director
City of Silverton, Oregon
Closing date: Open until filled. First review is August 4, 2014

Salary: $5,828-$7,439 monthly

Provides vision, leadership and direction to the Public Works Department; responsible for short and long range public works plans in the areas of transportation, environment, streets, utility systems, wastewater and stormwater; coordinates public work projects and private project development plans; oversees 19.2 FTE. Position requires a Bachelor’s degree, minimum of six years progressively responsible municipal experience in Public Works operations, including management, supervisory, and budgetary experience. Preference given to candidates who possess Oregon Professional Engineer License or license from reciprocal state and ability to obtain Oregon registration within six months of hire date. For job description, application details and how to apply, please visit our website at Equal Opportunity Employer

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Wastewater Operator – Wastewater Technician 2
City of Eugene

 $24.13 - $30.09 / hourly

Performs journey-level operator duties in all phases of activated sludge process plant at a large complex facility and related off-site locations; expected to assume the Wastewater Technician 2 (Operator) role with minimal instruction and supervision. Lead role responsibilities upon assignment.


Online Applications only


Closing Date:  Friday, July 25, 5:00pm

Engineering Technician I, II, or III
City of Newport Oregon

The City of Newport is seeking a motivated individual for the position of Engineering Technician I, II, or III. The successful applicant will be hired at the appropriate range and step depending on qualifications. This is a full-time (40 hours per week)/regular/non-exempt position, and is part of the Newport Employee’s Association collective bargaining agreement. Salary range is $2,955.47 - $4,290.31 monthly depending on qualifications.

The position requires: the ability to carry out the essential functions of the position; the ability to coordinate and review certain aspects of projects; the ability to apply CAD and GIS techniques to prepare drawings and maps, plans, and records; the ability to perform detailed work thoroughly, neatly, accurately and efficiently; the ability to properly use and care for equipment, instruments, hardware and software; the ability to read and interpret standard field notes, engineering and construction drawings, and technical specifications; the ability to perform a variety of engineering computations; the ability to read and interpret maps, aerial photographs, mapping coordinates, survey documents, legal documents boundary information, right-of-way information, and construction blueprints; and the ability to conduct field data gathering and inspections. A detailed job description is available upon request.

Applicants should send letters of interest and completed city application forms to: Bob Fuller, Public Works Department, City of Newport, 169 SW Coast Highway, Newport, Oregon, 97365, or electronically to All applicants should clearly identify, in the letter of interest, how they meet the minimum education and experience requirements.
City application forms may be downloaded from the city’s website at or picked up at City Hall, 169 SW Coast Highway, Newport, Oregon 97365.
The position is open until filled. The City of Newport is an EEO employer and veteran’s preference provider.

Engineering Associate
City of Eugene

$55,619.20 - $69,305.60 Annually

Oversees and performs a variety of technical and paraprofessional engineering work related to the planning, sur­veying, design/drafting, inspection, and construction management of complex public improvement and land development projects. Supervises technical staff and works as a team member with technicians, engineers, and landscape architects. Coordinates work with other City, County, State, and Federal staff. Manages projects from conception to as-constructed plans as the project manager.


Online Applications only


Closing Date:  Friday, July 18, 2014, 5:00pm

Civil Engineer
City of Lincoln City
Closing date: July 18, 2014

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City Engineer, City of Scappoose, Oregon
City Planner, City of Scappoose, Oregon

     City Engineer, closes July 18, 2014

     City Planner, closes July 18, 2014
Various PW Positions
City of Eugene
Closing dates vary
For current information on public works positions at the City of Eugene, visit

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