Due to recent internal promotions, we are recruiting for our Water System Operator position. The Portland Water District’s Water System Operator will learn to perform a broad range of tasks to ensure proper operation and maintenance of our water system that provides continued flow to over 200,000 customers. The successful candidate must have the ability and desire to function in a team environment, positive communication problem solving skills, and a willingness to learn. The position will develop the necessary skills of water distribution and transmission procedures, water plant operations, and water utility service.
Our WSO has currently has a starting hourly rate of $21.03 for 6 month probationary period (without CDL), rate increases to $22.20(starting rate if have CDL at hire) upon completion of probationary period and acquiring a CDL license (we will train you!). Upon acquiring the necessary water licenses, the position will move to the current full rate of $23.37. (Licenses must be acquired within 2 years of date of hire)
Our rich benefit plan includes 12 paid holidays, 12 vacation days (2 of which are deposited into your bank at hire), accrued sick time, employer matching 457 retirement plan, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, etc.. Please view our complete 2021 benefit guide at www.pwd.org.
To view a detailed job description for our WSO, or view our excellent benefit package, please visit our website at www.pwd.org. PWD is an eoe, offering competitive wages, tuition reimbursement, training opportunities, and a comprehensive benefit package.