River Planner

River Planner

  • Full Time
  • Wenatchee, WA
  • Salary: $117,920 - $147,400 per year, DOE
  • Posting End Date: April 30, 2021

Website Chelan County Public Utility District

Wage or Salary:
$117,920 - $147,400 per year, DOE

The River Planner maintains the coordinated operation of Chelan PUD’s Rocky Reach and Rock Island projects and enhances communication between energy planning and trading, system operations, plant operations, power purchasers, and upstream and downstream parties. There are four (4) levels in the River Planner job family (see career level guide under Careers at chelanpud.org for additional information).

Post-Secondary Education:
Bachelor’s degree (B. S., B. A.) in engineering, mathematics/statistics, software engineering/computer science or a related field from a college or university; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Individuals who have completed river optimization training are desired.

Level II incumbent typically requires a minimum of three (3) years’ experience performing river planning or related activities such as data or financial modeling, economic analysis, or similar application of statistics, finance, mathematics, and problem solving. Candidates with experience managing projects or programs are desired. Candidates with utilities industry experience desired. Level III incumbents require seven (7) years of stated experience above and level IV incumbents require 10 years of stated experience above, with river planning experience a preference.

Additional Information:

Chelan County PUD is located in the geographical center of Washington State at the confluence of the Columbia and Wenatchee rivers.   A public power leader, the complex and progressive nature of PUD operations offer a unique mix of challenges and opportunities.

We rely on the mighty Columbia River for much of our hydropower generation and we're proud to take a leadership role in environmental stewardship as related to this great river system. Each year we dedicate millions of dollars and thousands of work hours to protect and enhance fish, wildlife and plant ecosystems. As part of hydropower operations, we've also built 14 parks that serve more than 3 million visitors each year.

Rated by Forbes in 2017 and 2019 as one of the top 25 places to retire, Wenatchee is a recreational paradise with an abundance of adventure. The natural scenic beauty of the Wenatchee Valley provides a vivid backdrop to its thriving economy, where the quality of life is high and the climate is moderate with four distinct seasons, including more than 200 days of sunshine!

We are a small town to some and big city to others. We invest in our children and believe that education is the key to our future success.

We live a life of abundant choices and enjoy water sports on the Wenatchee and Columbia rivers, hiking, biking, rock climbing and unlimited golfing. Downhill and cross-country skiing are just minutes away. The area is also known for producing quality wines.

Consider Chelan PUD as a career choice today! The community is waiting for you.

Chelan PUD is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of its workforce. M/F/Vet/Disabled

To apply for this job please visit www.chelanpud.org.