EMPLOYMENT

West Extension Irrigation District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Our main office is in Irrigon and we serve customers in the Umatilla, Irrigon and Boardman areas.  We provide irrigation water and strive to deliver that water in a safe, consistent manner.  It takes a team of dedicated workers to keep the system in good repair.  

The District does not discriminate in its hiring procedures and employment policies on the basis of age, race, color, national or ethnic origin, military service, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, mental or physical disability, or other protected status in accordance with applicable Federal and State Equal Employment Opportunity Laws.

The District complies with Oregon’s preference law in the hiring and promoting of veterans and disabled veterans. In order to receive preference, status must be indicated on application and proper documentation must be submitted with application.

Employees are represented by the AFSCME Union.

Applications are accepted at any time and kept active for six months.  Some positions are open until filled, while others may have a set deadline for applications. To apply to an open position, please return a completed Employment Application and Physical Requirements to our office. Completed applications can be returned by fax to (541) 922-9775, physically to the office, or electronically to info@westextension.com.


IRRIGATION SYSTEM OPERATOR

Position is union represented (AFSCME) and under the supervision of the Field supervisor. Work is primarily performed in the field. Duties are to ensure the safe and efficient delivery of irrigation water to the patrons of the West Extension Irrigation District. This person is often the primary contact with customers, thus good public relations abilities are important. Download job description here:

IRRIGATION SYSTEM LABORER (TEMPORARY)

This position will report directly to the Field Supervisor or his designee. The work will be Monday through Friday, from 7 am to 4 pm. Saturday work and overtime with short notice may be required, due to water start-up, weather events, urgent or emergency situations. Download job description here:

JOBS ARE OPEN UNTIL FILLED.