Job Opportunities

District Manager

District Manager – Job Announcement

Opening Date: September 1, 2021
Closing Date: September 30, 2021

The Corbett Water District is located 30 miles east of Portland, Oregon in East Multnomah County and was founded in 1932. Corbett Water District serves residential, state parks, schools, and agriculture customers and currently has 1,083 connections. A portion of the Water District is within the Columbia Gorge National Scenic Area. The District’s main goal is to provide clean and safe water for the community.

The District Manager is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing the operations of capital improvements to the District water system and managing District activities on behalf of the Board within the established policy and budget. The District Manager plans, supervises, directs, and reviews the work of District staff and contractors.

Required Education and Experience:

Minimum Qualifications

• Two (2) years of college and five (5) years of related experience, or any satisfactory combination of education, experience and training which demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities to accomplish the essential job functions and responsibilities listed in the attached Job description.

Special Requirements and Licenses:

• Current CPR/First Aid cards

• Must be available for “on-call” duty

• A valid driver’s license.

Pay and Benefits:

Starting Salary Range: $70,000 – $80,000 annually

Desirable Starting Date:

To be considered as a candidate, please submit a completed and signed application, a resume, and cover letter describing why you are interested in the position and how your experience translates to meet the requirements of the position description.

Submit by email or postal service to:

Via email:

Via Postal Service:
Attn. Shanta Carter
Corbett Water District
District Manager Hiring Process
Special Districts Association of Oregon
PO Box 23879
Tigard, Oregon 97281

Job description and application available at

District Clerk

District Clerk Position – Job Announcement

OPENING DATE:  September 3, 2021
September 24, 2021

Corbett Water District is accepting applications for District Clerk. The District Clerk provides a wide variety of bookkeeping, administrative and clerical tasks related to the general operation of the district. The District Clerk is responsible for administering the principal clerical functions of the district as well as serving as the Clerk of the Board of Commissioners.

High School diploma or equivalent
Three years related office experience performing similar job functions, including accounts payable and accounts receivable.
Advanced knowledge of accounting/bookkeeping, general accounting practices.
Previous experience with the administration of payroll
An equivalent combination of education, training and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.

Associates degree in Accounting, Office Administration or closely related field.
Previous experience with utility billing software.  Preferably CUSI.

32 Hours per week.  Monday through Thursday during regular office hours with variance to include attendance at evening meetings.

Pay Range:  $21.68 – $27.43 per hour
Corbett Water District offers an excellent benefits package, including Oregon PERS/Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP), 100% medical, dental, and vision premiums paid for employee and 50% for family, employer contributions into a VEBA account, life insurance and short-term disability.

Please submit a completed and signed application, resume and cover letter by email to or via postal service to ATTN: Gail Griffith Corbett Water District PO Box 6, Corbett Oregon 97019.

The detailed job description, application, and Veteran’s Preference forms can be obtained below (pdf) or to obtain an application by mail, email, or fax call 503-695-2284. Pre-employment references and a background check will be conducted upon a contingent offer of employment. Corbett Water District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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