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Job Title: Watershed/Water Quality Specialist I or II
 Position open until filled; first review on November 21, 2023. 
Job Class: Watershed/Water Quality Specialist I or II
Job Hours: Full Time
Salary: Range depends on position; please see description below, plus excellent health and welfare benefits
Description: Employment Opportunity


Medford Water is seeking a Watershed/Water Quality Specialist I or II to join our team!

The Watershed/Water Quality Specialist I or II will act as a bridge between the Watershed & Water Quality departments responsible for providing advanced support related to watershed management, natural resource protection, water treatment, water distribution and water quality programs.
Compensation & Benefits


Watershed/Water Quality Specialist I: $55,062-$70,954 DOE, plus excellent health and welfare benefits. 
Watershed/Water Quality Specialist II: $57,830-$74,502 DOE, plus excellent health and welfare benefits. 

Medford Water's benefits package includes:
Insurance Benefits
  • Medical/Dental/Vision for employees and family with a small employee cost share
  • Long Term Disability Insurance - provided by Medford Water
  • Life Insurance - $50,000 policy provided by Medford Water
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment - $50,000 provided by Medford Water
  • Health Reimbursement Account - $1,800 per year provided by Medford Water
  • Voluntary Supplemental Policies - Aflac, Critical Illness, Additional Life Insurance, and more
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) available

Medford Water's Wellness Program promotes physical, emotional, and financial wellness with various goals and incentives throughout the year. A free and confidential Employee Assistance Program can assist 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with any personal problem, including crisis counseling, managing anxiety, dealing with financial strain, and more. A fully-equipped fitness center is available at the Lausmann Annex building.

Vacation, Holidays, and Sick Leave

Employees accrue vacation starting at 96 hours per year, and receive 3 personal holidays per year; Medford Water recognizes 9 paid holidays. Additionally, 40 hours of paid sick leave will be provided, following the Oregon Sick Time law. Employees will also accrue up to an additional 56 hours of sick leave, and in September 2023, employees will also receive up to 12 weeks of sick leave (if eligible) per the Oregon Paid Leave Oregon law.

  • Oregon Public Employee Retirement System (PERS)
  • Deferred Compensation Plan (457 Plan) Available
How to Apply

A complete job description and job application form are available belowFor position consideration, candidates must submit resume, application, and cover letter to Tanya Haakinson, HR Manager at tanya.haakinson@medfordwater.org, by mail, or at our office (only completed packets with all three components will be accepted).
Medford Water
ATTN:  Human Resources
200 S. Ivy Street Room 177
Medford, Oregon 97501


Phone: (541) 774-2444 | Fax: (541) 774-2555

Position open until filled; first review on November 21, 2023.

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