City of La Pine
Pay: Starting $22.00 – 22.74 Hourly (DOQ&E), plus benefits
Status: Full-time; 40 hours per week
Opens: July 28, 2022
Closes: August 11, 2022, or Open Until Filled
City of La Pine is Oregon’s newest city incorporated in late-2006. The City is located in Deschutes County, Oregon, south of Bend and Sunriver. La Pine is a rural community nestled along the Little Deschutes River, surrounded by the Deschutes National Forest, Newberry National Volcanic Monument, and countless Cascade Lakes. With a population of approximately 2,700 inside the City and over 20,000 residents nearby, La Pine has significant commercial and industrial activity. The City provides sewer, water, public works, finance, planning, economic development, and code enforcement services.
Position Description and Qualifications (general)
The City is accepting applications for (1) full-time utility worker I to provide support to the city public works department, public works manager, and other management personnel. The primary responsibility of this position involves performing a variety of public works maintenance with the City’s infrastructures such as, drinking water system, wastewater treatment and collection system, facilities, roads, right of way, storm drainage, sidewalks and street lighting. A significant area of work will be in the sewer and water portions of the public works department that includes turn on and shut off notices to customers, meter reading and general duties associated with a municipal utility.
The position requirements and qualifications include the following:
Utility Worker I
• Associate’s degree, high school diploma (GED) or equivalent.
• Ability to achieve State of Oregon Water Distribution 1 Certificate, Wastewater Treatment 1, and Wastewater Collections 1. Achieve (1) of these certifications within 18 months
• Valid and current Oregon Driver’s License
• Ability to obtain a Class “B” Commercial Driver’s License with tankers endorsement within 12 months
• Driving record acceptable to City and its insurer
A complete position job description is available online at www.lapineoregon.gov
To apply, an applicant must complete and submit the City’s employment application along with the applicant’s resume to the City no later than 5:00 p.m. on August 11, 2022; provided, however, the City may accept applications and resumes after August 11, 2022 if in the City’s best interest. This position will remain open until filled. The City’s application for employment and veteran’s preference form is available online at www.lapineoregon.gov
Application and resume must be submitted in any one of the following ways:
Mail: PO Box 2460, La Pine, Oregon 97739
In Person Delivery: 16345 Sixth Street, La Pine, Oregon 97739
Please contact the City of La Pine if you have any questions regarding the position or application process. The City of La Pine may be contacted via telephone at 541-536-1432 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Equal Opportunity Employer
The City is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The City considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital or veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, and/or any other legally protected status. The City is a drug-free workplace. Individuals who require an accommodation relating to the application process should request the accommodation in advance so that necessary arrangements can be made.