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GENERAL INFORMATION: 503-823-7404
1120 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 600, Portland, OR 97204
Staff repairs an underground vault.
No doubt, our field crews are used to being soggy much of the year.
Crews respond to calls all around Portland.
Asset management means using resources and equipment the best way possible.
Staff visit career fairs to recruit new talent.
If you're interested in joining an award-winning public utility where employees thrive on the pride of delivering a life-essential product with world class customer service, the Portland Water Bureau might be just the place for you. The Portland Water Bureau is a recognized leader in the utility industry. We've achieved this success by investing in the very best people and empowering them to find new and better ways to meet our customer's needs.
The Portland Water Bureau currently employs approximately 650 people. Employees work in a variety of work groups, both in the field and the office. All new employees attend a New Employee Orientation session within six months of employment. All current job postings with the City of Portland are posted online, and updated weekly. We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
Current Jobs Available at the Portland Water Bureau
Public Works Inspector
Closing Date/Time: Mon. 03/17/14 4:30 PM Pacific Time
Salary: $28.25 - $32.28 Hourly
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Multiple Locations, Oregon
Position Description: Applications for this position will be accepted, on-line, until 75 completed applications have been received, but will close no later than 4:30 pm, on Monday, March 17, 2014. This is construction inspection work. Employees are responsible for on-site inspection to enforce the contract plans and specifications for public works construction projects. Types of inspection work include water and sewer pipelines, underground utility installations, water or sewer connections, water or wastewater treatment plants and pump station construction, trench and street paving, concrete curbs and driveways, reservoirs and water quality features. Work is performed within a project team. Must be willing to work long hours in a noisy construction environment under potentially hazardous conditions and possess sufficient physical mobility, vision, hearing and speaking abilities related to the construction work requirements. The current vacancy is with the Bureau of Environmental Services. The eligible list for this recruitment will be used to fill future vacancies in Bureau of Environmental Services, Portland Bureau of Transportation and Portland Water Bureau.
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Learn More About the Portland Water Bureau
To research our organization, review the bureau's strategic plan and other documents in the website "library." For more information on jobs at the Portland Water Bureau, e-mail Susan Bailey.
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