Job Opening: Water Works Operator (PDF)
Important: Interested candidates must submit an application with the supplemental questions.
Closing Date: June 18, 2013 at 8 a.m.
Salary Grade: $18.81 hourly during training, $25.86 hourly
Description of Benefits: Benefits
Please answer the three (3) questions below keeping in mind the following:
- Number your responses to match the questions.
- Use examples from past work experiences and training to explain your answers.
- Print your name and the title of the position on each page.
- Responses should not exceed two (2) single-sided pages.
- Describe how you approach a work task/project in terms of
thought process and/or the considerations you would apply. As
part of the answer, describe what steps you take to assure the task
is done right. Include what you do when the task
encounters unexpected steps, problems, or perhaps steps you are not
- Describe your work experience, skills, and other credentials
potentially relevant to a utility industry application. In
your answer, describe types of work environments or conditions you
are familiar and comfortable with (for example, indoor,
outdoor, traffic zone, office, construction, warehouse, etc)
without being redundant to what you have already described in the
Job Application, describe when, where, and why you obtained the
skills, experience and other credentials (other credentials
might include for example; certifications, licenses, etc. You
may include credentials you have held in the past which may have
- A water system has a lot of moving parts where action taken on
one part can affect others. With that system concept in mind,
tell us about a situation where you have identified an opportunity
to improve or fix a process. Tell us what role you played in
getting it implemented. Share with us why the improvement was
of value. Tell us how your improvement impacted other
processes, systems, or people.
Send completed applications and supplemental questions to:
Fax: (503) 356-3190
Mail: TVWD, Attn: Human Resources, 1850 SW 170th Ave, Beaverton, OR 97006
You can also drop off an application at TVWD Headquarters.
For more information
E-mail our Human Resources Department or call (503) 642-1511.
TVWD is a sustainability oriented, SHARP safety graduate and an equal opportunity employer.