North Unit Irrigation District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our team works collaboratively to provide irrigation water to the agricultural community within Jefferson County. And work hard to maintain a safe, welcoming, and supportive community among our staff. Listed below are our open positions.
To apply to our open positions, please return a completed application, cover letter, and resume to our office. Some positions are open until filled, while others may have a set deadline for applications. Please be aware of the deadlines provided. Completed applications can be returned by fax to (541) 475-3905, physically to the office (insert in the dropbox next to the front door if unable to enter the office), or electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ditchrider/Damtender Job Description
NUID is currently recruiting for the position of a Ditchrider/Damtender. Under general supervision, this position regulates the flow and distribution of irrigation water to growers, canals and ditches; responds to complaints and inquiries from growers; patrols assigned area daily to detect leaks, breaks, and obstructions or damage in the irrigation system; initiates weed control, debris removal and emergency repairs to canals and maintains accurate records of daily deliveries, users, water amounts used and other data required by law. Patrols assigned area for leaks, breaks, obstructions or damage to the reservoir system. Maintains accurate and legible records and data required by the Bureau of Reclamation or by law. Understand and follow USBR Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Emergency Action Plan (EAP) and Site Security Plan for the Haystack Dam & Reservoir. Attend training programs or seminars as required and maintain all applicable certifications and licenses required for the position. Understand and be able to operate mechanical equipment at the dam. In coordination with District management and appropriate government agencies, control reservoir outflow, and changes in reservoir storage during all seasons of the year. Attend and participate in all inspections by state and federal agencies. Perform general maintenance of facilities, site security, and monthly inspections.
To Apply, return this application to the North Unit Main Office. This application can be returned by fax to (541) 475-3905, or physically to our dropbox next to the North Unit front door, or electronically to email@example.com. The position will remain open until filled.