Job Opportunities

Tualatin Valley Irrigation District
Forest Grove, Oregon
Salary: $70,000 – $90,000

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. 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. 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, 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).

Finance Manager/HR Generalist
North Unit Irrigation District – Madras, Oregon

North Unit Irrigation District (“District”) is the second largest irrigation district in the State of Oregon.  The District is located in Central Oregon, serves over 950 patrons across 59,000 acres of farmland.  The District operates and maintains two dams and reservoirs and over 300 miles of canals, pipes, laterals and ditches.  The District employs 4 management staff, 3 administrative support staff and 20 field operations.  The District is part of the Deschutes Project, a federal reclamation project, and is under contract with the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation for operations and maintenance of the project.

The District is currently recruiting for the position of Finance Manager/HR Generalist.  In this capacity, under general/administrative supervision, the Finance Manager/HR Generalist plans, organizes, manages, directs and supervises the office support operations and functions of the District.  The Finance Manager/HR Generalist is responsible for managing the accounting and financial aspects of District operations.  The Finance Manager/HR Generalist position requires a self-starter with the ability to work unsupervised.

Key functions for the position include:

  Accounting – perform necessary accounting functions and/or supervise account receivable, accounts payable, payroll, property rentals, audits, investments, etc.

  Office Operation – manage all aspects of office operation and hire, supervise and evaluate office staff.

  Budget – work with District management to prepare annual budget and provide budget status to management and board of directors.

  Human Resources – assist with policy development and maintenance, employee training, employee benefit administration including 401K retirement plan.

  Education and Training – work with general manager to arrange and administer education and training for district staff and educating the public, agencies and other interests on the district and its operations and goals.

  Grant Projects – work with management on grant writing and reporting.

  Board of Directors – account for administrative needs of board meetings in conjunction with the general manager, including preparation of agendas, meeting packets and documentation of meeting notes and decisions.  Responsible for district election processes.

Individuals interested in applying for this position should submit a cover letter, resume and job application to the district office at 2024 NW Beech St, Madras, Oregon, 97741, by fax (541) 475-3905 or email to  Please visit for more information.

Northwest Region Land & Government Affairs Manager
AgReserves (AgriNW) – Kennewick, Washington
AgReserves Inc. is a multi-national, multi-corporate company that operates investment farms and ranches throughout the world. The Northwest Region Land and Government Affairs Manager (LGAM( is a member of land management team with responsibility to preserve and enhance the land and natural resource assets owned or managed by Farmland Reserve, Inc. (FRI) in the Northwest Region (Oregon and Washington) and in other locations as assigned. The LGAM reports to the Land and Government Affairs Director. For a full job description and application instructions:

Secretary – Manager Position
Quincy-Columbia Basin Irrigation District
The Secretary-Manager will be responsible for managing the internal and external affairs of the district and be the District’s primary spokesperson. Other responsibilities include hiring, administration, and discipline of the District’s 120 employees. For more information Click here

Environmental Program Manager – Salary Range: $77,060 – $123,295
Multnomah County Drainage District #1 – Portland, Oregon
The Environmental Program Manager is responsible for managing dynamic and collaborative projects for MCDD. The position plans, prioritizes, assigns, supervises, and reviews the work of staff and consultants. The position also manages resources; establishes methods for supporting all projects during planning, permitting, design, pre-construction, construction, and operations; participates in the development of environmental goals and objectives as well as policies and procedures; and maintains a thorough understanding of the environmental regulations and other requirements and maintains effective relationships with agencies, regulators, and local jurisdictions that administer and enforce environmental programs applicable to MCDD. For a more complete job description, including salary and benefits click here.