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Logo of the MWVCOGMID-WILLAMETTE VALLEY COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS (MWVCOG) – Finance Director. $7,006 – $9,477 per month + Excellent Benefits. MWVCOG in Salem, OR is seeking applications for a Finance Director. This is a professional position that will plan, direct and oversee the operations of the Finance Department, including financial reporting, billing systems, and budget development. Also responsible for supervising department personnel and communicating with the public on financial matters and concerns. A position description and the full list of tasks for this position can be found HERE. Mandatory Requirements: Broad knowledge of the principles, methods and practices of municipal accounting and budgeting, financial analysis and reporting, internal controls and auditing procedures, cash management, general grant funding requirements, and various laws affecting public accounting and budgeting. Knowledge of supervisory practices and computer software applications. Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in accounting and five years of experience, or any satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the above duties. Desirable Qualifications: Previous Oregon local government experience, and previous experience with human resources and risk management. Possession of Certified Management Accountant designation. Knowledge of Grants Administration Software (GMS) and strong skills in Microsoft Excel. To be considered, please submit cover letter, resume, and veterans preference form (if applicable). Cover letter and resume must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. (PST) on December 27, 2019. Mail to MWVCOG, 100 High St. SE, Suite 200, Salem OR 97301 or e-mail to EOE

MWVCOG Employment Application Form (fillable PDF)

Veterans Preference Form (fillable PDF)

Oregon Business Development Department – Business Oregon Agency Director – Salary Range: $9,816 – $14,468. The State of Oregon Business Development Department is seeking an Agency Director for Business Oregon. We are looking for the next leader of Business Oregon, someone who has the leadership, skills, passion, and drive to create prosperous opportunities for all Oregon communities, in both the metropolitan and rural areas of our state. Our next leader must have the skills and ability to build relationships and engage with veteran, women, and minority owned businesses and entrepreneurs to help them bring their visions to life here in Oregon. Part of your portfolio of duties will also be to oversee Business Oregon’s infrastructure finance programs through its infrastructure division, while reporting to an Infrastructure Finance Authority Board that oversees these investments. These programs support local municipalities for water systems, wastewater systems, port development, roads and other infrastructure needs that serve as a precursor for business development and meeting community needs.

For complete job description, click HERE. Application Deadline: 12/22/2019

How to Apply?

  1. Submit a resume that clearly demonstrates your experience and/or education to meet the needs of the position.
  2. Submit a cover letter describing your interest for the role of Director of Business Oregon. No more than two pages.
    • Attach Veterans’ Preference documentation, if you are requesting veterans’ preference. Veterans’ preference information and appropriate documentation is outlined by the following website: Veterans Resources. You may also call the Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs at 1-800-692-9666.
    • Finalists will be subject to a computerized criminal history check. Adverse background data may be grounds for immediate disqualification
    • Employee is required to possess and maintain a valid driver’s license issued by the state where the employee resides or provide an acceptable alternate mode of transportation
    • Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States. Applicants who require VISA sponsorship will not be considered at this time
    • If you have questions about the recruitment or need an alternate format to apply, please contact Kyle Weraky, Executive Talent Acquisition Consultant at: or  971-707-8803