2024 N.W. Beech Street
Madras, Oregon 97741
(541) 475-3625 (24 hrs)
(541) 475-3652
(541) 475-3905 (fax)

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Updated October 5, 2018



Re:  Vacancy – District Watermaster/Construction Superintendent


The North Unit Irrigation District (District) located in Central Oregon is currently recruiting for the position of District Watermaster/Construction Superintendent (DW/CS). The District serves irrigation water to approximately 58,900 acres in Jefferson County, Oregon around the Cities of Madras, Metolius and Culver. The District is responsible for the operations and maintenance of the irrigation distribution system, which consists of approximately 65 miles of main canal, 235 miles of laterals, a pumping plant and two reservoirs, Wickiup and Haystack Reservoir. The District has an annual operating budget just over $4.0 million and employs 27 employees. The District is part of the Deschutes Project, a federal reclamation project, and is under contract with the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (USBR).


Reporting to the Operations Manager the DW/CS will, plan, direct, manage and oversee the activities and operations of the District’s water operations, including water delivery systems, water operations and associated construction projects for the delivery of irrigation water; coordinate assigned activities with other District departments and outside agencies; and to provide highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Operations Manager. The DW/CS will also assist with implementing Board policies and programs as well as budget development and review.


Individuals interested in applying for this position can submit a cover letter, resume and completed District employment application to the district office at 2024 NW Beech St, Madras, Oregon, 97741, by fax (541) 475-3905 or email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .



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