Career Opportunities


Groundman / Truckdriver (Posted 8/29/17 – Closed 9/15/17)  All applications received are currently being reviewed.

We are currently recruiting for a Groundman/Truck Driver position for our electric distribution department.  Canby Utility’s electric system is approximately 70% underground.  This individual will perform work in construction and maintenance of our electric distribution system, providing assistance to line workers in the performance of their work and operating all fleet vehicles, including our digger derrick, boom truck, dump trucks, service vehicles and pulling trailers.

The successful candidate will have a high school diploma or GED, a valid Class A commercial driver’s license with airbrake endorsement, and a satisfactory driving record.  Desirable qualifications include CPR and First Aid card, Oregon State Flagger certification, Competent Person certification for soils evaluation, excavation, and shoring.  Additional desirable qualifications include experience operating a forklift and other construction equipment.

We offer an excellent benefit package, including 6% employee portion paid into Oregon PERS/Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP), 93% medical, dental and vision premiums paid for employee and family, employer contributions into a VEBA account, life insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, and 401k and 457 deferred compensation plans.  This position is represented by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers union (IBEW Local 125).

a pre-employment physical, drug test, motor vehicle history criminal background check, and 30-minute response time residency required within one year from date of hire.  Canby Utility is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Below are links to the application, job description and Veteran’s Preference form.

Applications are being accepted until 5:00 p.m. Friday, September 15, 2017.

Click Here for the Job Description

Click Here for Job Application  Note: Applications are only accepted when there is a current job opening.

Note: If you need an accommodation under the American’s with Disabilities Act during the application and/or interview process, please contact Barbara Benson at 503-266-1156 Ext 323. Additional information including the employee handbook and collective bargaining agreements can be found on the website – See “Misc” and click on Employee Resources.

See below for Veterans’ Preference.

We’ve got good energy!

What motivates our team? That’s easy. It’s knowing that our customers count on us to ensure instant access to electricity and water in our city, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. This is our core commitment as a reliable utility provider. But we also recognize that truly coming through for our customers is about much more.

It’s about knowing our customers’ needs and helping them find the smartest solutions for lowering their utility use and reducing costs. It’s about being environmentally responsible and making clean energy choices that are right today and offer answers to tomorrow’s challenges. It’s about giving back to our community to keep Canby healthy and strong, especially in times of need.

Delivering on these promises takes vision, discipline, tenacity, skill, dedication and teamwork from INCREDIBLY TALENTED PEOPLE.

That’s what we are all about at Canby Utility.

Equal Opportunity Employer

We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace. Offers of employment are contingent upon successfully passing a drug test, having a satisfactory motor vehicle driving history and criminal background check.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.

Canby Utility is drug-free workplace.

Veterans’ Preference

Canby Utility provides qualifying veterans and disabled veterans with preference in employment in accordance with ORS 408.225, 408.230, and 408.235; OAR 105-040-0010 and 105-040-0015.

Qualifying and disabled veterans may obtain preference by submitting a completed Veteran’s Preference Form (see below), as well  as submitting a copy of the Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214 or 215) or a letter from the US Dept. of Veteran’s Affairs indicating receipt of a non-service connected pension to your application. Disabled Veterans must also submit a copy of their Veteran’s disability preference letter from the Dept. of Veteran Affairs, unless the information is included in the DD Form 214 or 215.

Click Here for our Veterans’ Preference Form