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Human Resource Coordinator - City of Molalla

The Human Resource Coordinator performs a variety of administrative and technical Human Resource duties and provides administrative support to the Finance Director. Typical tasking includes, but is not limited to recruitment, retention, compensation, benefits, employee relations, payroll, workers comp, personnel records, EEO/ADA/FMLA/OFLA compliance, policy and procedure development, reporting, and risk management. Work is generally of a critical, sensitive, or confidential nature.

This is a full time (40 hour week) position. Work will include a variety of administrative and technical Human Resource duties and provides administrative support to the Finance Director.  The Human Resource Coordinator position is classified as a confidential employee to the Finance Director.  Wage Scale $59,337 - $74,051 DOE.

Open until filled, first application review on February 1, 2021.

Job Posting

Assistant to the City Manager - City of Cottage Grove

The City of Cottage Grove is accepting applications for the newly created position of Assistant to the City Manager. This position will provide an amazing opportunity to join a seasoned management team that oversees the operation of a full service City. The current management team has a broad range of local government experience. The members of the current management team are the City Manager, City Recorder, Police Chief, Finance Director and Public Works & Development Director.

Applicants must demonstrate experience with business and management principles and an ability to manage talented professionals. Three years of increasingly responsible experience managing or supervising operations, programs, budgets and services preferably in municipal or the public sector environment is required. A Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration or related public sector or Business Administration is required. A Master’s Degree in Public Administration is preferred; however any combination of education and experience may be substituted as long as it provides the desired skills, knowledge, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Applications must be received by 5:00 pm, Friday, February 5, 2021.

Annual salary is $70,932 to $90,528 depending on qualifications with excellent benefits.

Job Posting

Deputy City Recorder/Planning Clerk - City of Willamina

The City of Willamina is seeking a qualified Deputy City Recorder / Planning Clerk to join our small, dedicated team.  This position is an integral part of the City of Willamina “City-team” and reports directly to the City Manager.  As a part of the City-team this position works in a fast-paced environment with a wide variety of duties that literally vary from moment to moment. 

As Deputy City Recorder, this position serves as the City’s records official and elections officer, responsible for coordinating City Council, Budget Committee, and Planning Commission meetings, ensuring compliance with laws governing public meetings, records, official City documents, and elections.  As the Deputy City Recorder this position will attend evening meetings and is responsible for the creation of timely, accurate, and grammatically correct minutes from those meetings.  As Planning Clerk, this position works directly with the City’s contract Planner in all aspects of the review and adjudication of development proposals, participates in reviews of project proposals and plans for compliance, and assists community members and developers through the planning processes.

The annual salary range for this position is $44,928 to $58,524.  This is a full-time, exempt position with the option to work a traditional 8-hour, 5-day per week schedule or an alternative 10-hour, 4-day (Monday through Thursday) per week schedule.  The City provides excellent health benefits, generous vacation/holiday/personal days, and a supportive work environment.

Job Posting

Deputy City Recorder - City of Warrenton

The City or Warrenton is currently hiring for the Deputy City Recorder position. 

DEPUTY CITY RECORDER: Salary Range 15: $2,952.80 – 3,589.15 monthly + excellent benefits (Range 16: $3,101.53 – 3,769.93 monthly if Certified or Master Municipal Clerk). FT nonexempt position.  This position combines statutory responsibility for official documents with advanced administrative support to the City Recorder and City Manager.  Under supervision of the City Recorder, performs a variety of highly responsible and complex clerical, secretarial, and administrative duties and assists in the daily operations of the Administrative/Commission Department. Performs the functions of the Planning Commission Secretary. Provides back-up to Building and Planning Departments, as requested. A flex schedule will be utilized when more than 8 hours are worked in a day in any given week due to evening meetings.

REQUIRES: HS Diploma or equivalent. Minimum five years’ administrative experience or satisfactory combination of education, experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the above duties. The interview process includes a basic skills assessment test. Please see the attached PDF for complete job description and application packet. 
Closing Date: Open until filled - First review January 4, 2021  

Job Posting 

Deputy City Recorder - City of Lake Oswego

The City of Lake Oswego is seeking an experienced, resourceful and customer service-oriented individual who has the ability to provide analytical and specialized administrative support to assist executive and program staff with office administration and communications, and to manage overall office operations.

Opening Date/Time:   Tue. 12/29/20 12:00 AM Pacific Time
Closing Date/Time:   Mon. 01/25/21 5:00 PM Pacific Time
Salary: $28.69 - $35.33 Hourly
$2,486.47 - $3,061.93 Semi-Monthly
$4,972.93 - $6,123.87 Monthly
$59,675.20 - $73,486.40 Annually
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Lake Oswego, Oregon
Department: City Manager's Office 

Job Posting

City Administrator for the City of Sodaville 

In one of the most picturesque settings on the western slope of the Cascade Mountains is the little town of Sodaville where on the hillside overlooking the town and valley is located the famous Sodaville Mineral Springs. Incorporated in 1880, it officially became the City of Sodaville, Linn County, Oregon. There has been an increased interest in living in the small town atmosphere with a current population of 355. Close to amenities available in the cities of Lebanon and Sweet Home, the large lots, wildlife, and surrounding Bureau of Land Management forests, means the City of Sodaville’s population is increasing. 

The next City Administrator should have a strong financial and budgeting background and experience working with the financial limitations of a small city. It will be important for the chosen candidate to spend time during the first 12 months in the position learning about local issues, mainly the Water System and its challenges, and creating productive relationships with local and regional stakeholders involved with important projects including the Pipeline Project, COVID recovery, and Grant Funding. 

The successful candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in public or business administration, public policy, finance, or a related field. The new City Administrator must have three (3) years of management or administrative experience in a municipal setting including management and supervisory experience, or a combination of government and private experience which would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. The ideal candidate will have held leadership roles in comparably sized communities or organizations with a comparable budget and personnel oversight, as well as possess the skills and abilities to manage multiple direct reports. Solid experience in working directly with and reporting to elected officials or a board of directors is essential. 

Familiarity with Oregon-specific laws related to land use, purchasing, labor relations, ethics, and public meetings. Any combination of education and experience that would provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed for the position will be considered. 

In addition to being a great place to work, the City of Sodaville offers competitive employee benefits for full-time and part-time employees working 20 or more hours per week: The salary for this position is $43.680 annually for a 30 hour work week. Benefits of Medical/Dental/Vision are covered 100% along with a 6% Retirement. 


Judy K. Smith
City Administrator
City of Sodaville

City Recorder - City of Cove

The City of Cove is seeking qualified candidates for the position of City Recorder. This position performs highly responsible and complex administrative functions for the City. Work involves administrative, customer service, accounting, budgeting, utility billing, records management, and prepares minutes of City meetings, and manages official City records.

Permanent F/T (35-40 hours per week) salary $41,000 – $48,900 Depending on experience, plus benefits, which include paid time off, retirement, health insurance compensation, life, and disability insurance.

For complete job description and application visit the City’s website at www.cityofcove.org.

Applicants must submit a letter of interest, resume, and completed City job application by 12:30 p.m. on December 11th. Mail to City of Cove, PO Box 8, Cove, OR 97824 or email to cityadmin@cityofcove.org.

City Recorder/Treasurer - City of Bay City

The City Recorder/Treasurer is responsible for a variety of complex professional, administrative and technical accounting and financial functions maintaining the fiscal systems and records of the City.  Serves as the City Records Official responsible for the coordinating City Council meetings, ensuring compliance with laws governing public meetings, records, official City documents and elections.   The position supervises all accounting activity of the City, including periodic and annual financial reporting, budget preparation and monitoring and billing and collections for the City’s enterprise funds.  Also supervises data processing, information systems and purchasing for the City.

Annual starting salary range is between $44,616 and $72,672 (DOQ).  90% City paid medical dental, and vision coverage for eligible employees and eligible dependents.  Participation in the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), with employee contributions of 6%.  Paid vacation and sick leave after probation period, and 10 paid holidays.

Applicants are asked to submit a letter of interest, resume’ and completed City of Bay City job application form. The first round of applications will be reviewed October 14, 2020. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Application forms are available at City Hall located at 5525 B Street, Bay City, Oregon 97107 or on the City’s website www.ci-bay-city.or.us

Deputy City Recorder - City of Brookings

An employee in this classification performs highly responsible and complex administrative functions for the City. This position provides administrative support to the City Manager, Mayor and City Council, serves as the Municipal Court Clerk as needed, and provides limited administrative support for other City departments as assigned. The work performed requires frequent handling of sensitive and confidential information, considerable contact with elected officials, managers, employees and the general public and an overall knowledge of general office and City operations.

Salary Range: $3,327 - $4,458 /Month DOQ

Closing Date: Open Until Filled, First Review September 8, 2020

Job Announcement 

Questions please contact Amber Nalls at analls@brookings.or.us

Finance Clerk - City of Mill City

City of Mill City, Pop 1885.  Performs accounting/clerical services; AP/AR, budget, payroll, HR and shared general office duties.  Experience with municipal accounting, payroll, audit prep, Excel and Word preferred.  Experience with accounting software or willingness to be trained required.  Must be bondable.  Minimum Associates Degree or equivalent education and experience in government accounting or related field.  Bachelor’s Degree preferred.  Permanent F/T (40 hours per week). Salary $16.86 to $22.20 per hour DOQ.  Competitive health, dental, vision and retirement benefits.     

Position description and employment application are available in person at 444 S 1st Avenue, Mill City, OR 97360, via email at millcity@ci.mill-city.or.us or at www.ci.mill-city.or.us Submit application, resume and cover letter to City Recorder, PO Box 256/444 S 1st Avenue, Mill City OR 97360. For more information or to request an application contact City Hall at (503) 897-2302. EOE. Closing date: Open until filled.

Deputy City Recorder - City of Beaverton

The City of Beaverton is seeking a qualified Deputy City Recorder to join the City Recorder's Program team.  This position works in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, with a wide variety of duties necessary to provide information and transparent government services to the public.  Major responsibilities include coordinating City Council meeting packets, assisting the City Recorder in conducting City elections, and acting as the City Recorder in their absence. 

The City Recorder's Program falls within the Office of the Mayor. The Deputy plays a key support role to the City Recorder.  It is a full-time position, working standard office hours (M-F, 8-5) and some evenings (1-4 times per month). The Program is staffed by three full-time positions (City Recorder, Deputy City Recorder, Support Specialist) who actively work with City staff, elected officials and the public.

The Deputy City Recorder assists and acts in a confidential capacity to a person who formulates, determines and effectuates management policies in the area of collective bargaining (ORS 243.650). This is a management (M3), non-exempt classification.  

This is a non-exempt, management position. 


Wage Rate: $25.13-$33.68 per hour

For detailed information on this position, see the Deputy City Recorder Classification on the City's Website: https://www.beavertonoregon.gov/166/Human-Resources

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