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.  

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 application, cover letter, and resume to our office. Completed applications can be returned by fax to (541) 922-9775, physically to the office (insert in the mail drop in the front door if unable to enter the office), or electronically to info@westextension.com.


IRRIGATION SYSTEM OPERATOR, entry level:   Applicant will be able to perform a variety of semi-skilled and skilled duties in the construction, repair, cleaning and maintenance of irrigation canals, ditches, pipelines, and other operational and maintenance duties as assigned. Applicant will be trained as a ditchrider and other tasks contained in the job description.  Due to safety issues for the patrons and canal, workers must be able to respond to the District office within 20 minutes.  $17-$18 an hour to start.

Individuals interested in applying for this position can mail a completed application to the district office at P. O. Box 100, Irrigon, OR; drop by the office at 840 E. Hwy. 730, Irrigon, OR; fax to (541)922-9775, or by email to info@westextension.com.