Klamath Falls - City of Sunshine

Employment Opportunities

The mission of the Human Resources Department is to support the goals and challenges of the City by providing services which promote a positive work environment that is characterized by fair treatment of staff, open communication, personal accountability, trust and mutual respect.

Human Resources is responsible for providing a wide range of services to City departments and employees. We are responsible for: the recruitment and selection of those applicants who are most qualified for City positions; administration of the City's classification and pay structure; the City's employer/employee relations program through the administration of labor contracts, grievance resolution and personnel policy consultation and training; and the administration of the City's Safety and Workers' Compensation programs.

We are committed to providing the highest quality of personal service to City staff and our community. 


Wastewater Division Manager
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Wastewater Collection Supervisor

Wastewater Collection Supervisor

The City of Klamath Falls is accepting applications for the position of Wastewater Collection System Supervisor in the Wastewater Division of the Public Works Department.

Under the general direction of the Wastewater Division Manager, this position is responsible for supervising the operations and maintenance functions of the City’s wastewater collections and storm water systems Within these systems responsibilities include storm and wastewater water pipeline, reclaimed water pipelines and storage flow control,  storm water catch basins, pipes, lift stations, etc.

Emphasis is on providing leadership and supervision of others in assigning and scheduling of duties to ensure that the routine operations, maintenance and repair activities are carried out to meet the objectives of the division. Work involves making regular and special inspections of work sites to determine desirable changes in operations and to solve special problems.

Additionally, this position provides administrative support to the Wastewater Division and regularly responds to project requests from other City Departments which require strong skills in communication, teamwork, and project management.

For complete job description CLICK HERE.

Required:

High school diploma or GED and seven (7) years of increasingly responsible experience in the operation, maintenance and repair of wastewater utility collection systems or ten (10) years of increasingly responsible experience in construction, operations, maintenance and repair of wastewater or storm water or drainage systems and with two (2) years supervisory experience.

Certification:

Certification as an Oregon Wastewater Collection System Operator Level IV (or equivalent reciprocity) is required.  Continued progress towards securing and maintaining a Level IV within a reasonable period of time is a condition of employment in this position.

Desired:

Bachelor’s Degree in environmental, civil, mechanical or chemical engineering.  Experience with Word and Excel software packages.

Salary Range: $5028 - $7039/mo.

                                                                                                                                Posted: 12/10/14

City Engineer

City Engineer

The City of Klamath Falls is accepting applications for a City Engineer.  This position works under the general administrative direction of the Public Works Director and provides leadership for staff engaged in engineering design, project and construction management, and inspection of assigned development, capital, facilities and operating projects.  The City Engineer assists other department management and project teams in the development and implementation of scope of work, budget, schedules and staffing requirements for the engineering, procurement and construction phases for assigned projects; represents the City as the engineering liaison with external consultants; manages the development, establishment and implementation of engineering standards in support of the City’s commercial development codes.  (Complete job description available at CLICK HERE>>

REQUIRED:

Education and/or experience

Bachelor’s degree in engineering and five to seven years of increasingly responsible experience in engineering, design and/or construction and four (4) years of supervisory experience.

Desired

A Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in engineering, architecture or business administration is desired.

SALARY:

Management Grade 6 - $6,175 - $8,645/month

Application packets can be obtained clicking on the Job Application Link found on this webpage and returned to City of Klamath Falls Human Resources, 226 So. 5th St., Klamath Falls, OR. 97601 or via FAX 541-883-5251

EOE

The City of Klamath Falls is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We are dedicated to a policy of nondiscrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, family relationship, or mental or physical handicap.

Utility Billing Clerk

Utility Billing Clerk

The City of Klamath Falls is accepting applications for the position of Utility Billing Clerk. This position is responsible for all information related to the accurate and timely billing of City utility accounts.  The Utility Billing Clerk is responsible for updating, correcting, adjusting and adding to the existing utilities database on the City computer system.  The successful candidate  must have the ability to effectively respond to verbal, written, and telephone requests for explanation of billing  questions, requests for connection of services, or discontinuance of service, and requests for customer service in regards to possible leaks, misreads, or meter maintenance.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

Assists customers and co-workers by telephone, or in person in a courteous responsible and knowledgeable manner, relating to information regarding City utilities.  Quotes established charges to customers according to policy. Performs daily data entry to update system with customer orders for connects and disconnects, as well as customer information, including mailing address changes, etc.  Posts meter readings from work orders to customer accounts and checks meter work orders for abnormal high and low consumption. Prepares service orders for “field” employees and schedules the timely return of service orders to allow data entry prior to billing.  Is also responsible for filing those orders. Prepares “Consumption, No Signer” (CNS) orders, and schedules disconnection of service when appropriate. Calculates and enters adjustments into computer system for misreads, leaks, miscellaneous sewer and water adjustments, and new account fees; calculates and enters any “special” billings into computer system; and updates “meter-change out” information. Processes utility billing on monthly basis, including scheduling of billing cycles, review of billing “exceptions report” for abnormalities; Posts or transfers security deposits; refunds deposits to accounts with appropriate credit history criteria; adjusts closed accounts with credit balances. Schedules, produces, and mails “Final Notice” letters for billing cycles. Schedules and implements disconnection of service on appropriate delinquent accounts. Monitors closed delinquent accounts and submits to collection agency when deemed uncollectible. Reviews collection agency statements for accuracy and processes for payment. Generates monthly financial reports, as directed, for accounting and record keeping purposes. Maintains files and records as directed. Calculates fees, deposits and fines. Calculates various customer payments/determines outstanding balances, pay off figures and payment plans for customers. Processes payments and adjustments received from collection agency. Acts as the City’s cashier by receipting money and reconciling those receipts to the source document. Provides adequate back up of other positions as required due to normal absences.  Cross training will be required. Performs other related work as required.

REQUIRED:  

High School diploma or general education degree (GED); Associate Degree in a field relative to job duties or 4 years equivalent work experience; with emphasis on telephone communications and customer service, office and computer skills. Two years’ experience with computerized accounting systems; demonstrated  proficiency with ten-key by touch; and computer keyboard data entry at a minimum of 60 WPM.(Must provide certificate showing proof of keyboarding score with application). Knowledge and ability to operate related equipment (i.e. computer, FAX, copier, etc.)  Job offers for this position are contingent on the individual passing a pre-employment drug screen.

SALARY: $3,214/month - $3,922/month

Application packets must be obtained from and returned to Worksource Oregon, 801 Oak Ave, Klamath Falls, Oregon 97601, 541.883.5630.  First 25 applications will be accepted. 

If less than 25 applications received, applications will be accepted through March 5, 2015, at 5p.m. EOE

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