Tualatin Valley Irrigation District
Forest Grove, Oregon
Salary: $70,000 - $90,000
Headquartered in the City of Forest Grove, Oregon, the Tualatin Valley Irrigation District is located in one of the most beautiful and livable areas of the Pacific Northwest. Nestled between the vibrant city of Portland and the green farm fields of western Washington County, the Tualatin Valley offers a strong business environment and the attractions of a large metropolitan area, while still maintaining a hometown feel. The community prides itself on its natural beauty, high achieving schools, many parks, and a wide variety of cultural and recreational opportunities.
The Tualatin Valley Irrigation District (TVID) is served by a five-member Board of Directors, and is currently operating on a 2019 budget of $1,180,000, with 7 FTE’s, including the District Manager. The District serves approximately 350 customers and irrigates 17,000 acres in Washington and Yamhill Counties. TVID operates Scoggins Dam, which impounds Hagg Lake, 2 pumping plants, and maintains over 120 miles of buried pressurized pipeline. The Patton Valley Pump Plant is located on Scoggins Creek and provides water for the Patton Valley area and upper Tualatin River. The Springhill Pump Plant takes water from the Tualatin River for distribution through the north, east, and west pipelines.
Under the direction of the Board of Directors, the District Manager assumes full management responsibilities for all District services and activities, including accounting, engineering, maintenance, purchasing and water operations. The Manager also recommends and administers policies and procedures, prepares directives to carry out policies approved by the Board, and manages subordinate supervisors in Operations and Administration.
A bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university, or 7 to 10 years of related experience and/or training, is required. Knowledge of Oregon Water Law and water rights, water right transfer process, and Oregon statutes related to Irrigation Districts is highly preferred. The selected candidate must possess or be able to obtain a current Oregon driver’s license with a good driving record, and when required, possess Dam Tenders Certificate.
For a complete position profile and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/, click on "Open Recruitments" and then click the position title. To apply, click on "Apply Online" and follow the directions provided. For questions, call 206-368-0050. The Tualatin Valley Irrigation District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: October 20, 2019 (open until filled).