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Jobs

To post your job advertisement in this listing, e-mail a brief ad (maximum 300 words in text format) to:  dvandyke@mwvcog.org.  You may also include a longer version of the ad, job description, flyer, website address, application form, etc., to which we will create a link. We will post the ad as quickly as possible after its receipt. Ads remain posted for 30 days or until the ad’s closing date, whichever comes first.

For assistance, please contact Denise VanDyke at 503-540-1602 or dvandyke@mwvcog.org.


The Mid-Willamette Valley Council of Governments’ job listings and application process can now be found at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mwvcog/.  As we transition to this new platform, we will still list ads below as a courtesy and convenience.


MWVCOG Job Openings


Logo of the MWVCOGPROJECT MANAGER – MID WILLAMETTE VALLEY COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS. Project Management Specialist- HIRING RANGE $48,888 TO $53,976.  Provide a wide range of administrative and technical support services to member local governments on land use planning assignments, infrastructure finance projects, community facilities projects, economic development projects and other community development activities.as grant and loan applications for public infrastructure improvements, administration of federal and state grants, staffing special regional committees, and economic development initiatives. This may include administrative and technical support to CDD staff in grant research, writing and award management, program/project management, as well as coalition creation and facilitation.  This allows COG to meet the priority needs of the region, organization, department, member governments and ensure the orderly growth of local and regional resources and capacities. Minimum Education and Experience:   Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, regional and/or municipal planning, public administration or a related field and relevant experience in municipal and/or regional planning and program/project management; or a master’s degree in planning, public administration or related field and some experience in municipal and/or reginal planning and program/project management or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience. 1-3 years’ work experience.  Requirements or any equivalent combination that provides the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the above duties and responsibilities. Non- Exempt, Limited Duration, Based upon Funding.  All candidates are subject to a background check.  HOW TO APPLY: For a complete job description and application process, please go to https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mwvcog/. CLOSING DATE: Position open until filled. First review of applications will be conducted on or after August 22, 2022.


Logo of the MWVCOGSafe Route to School Coordinator – Mid-Willamette Valley Council of Governments. SALARY: $26.44 – $36.08 per hour + Benefits. Position is budgeted to 32 hours per week (non-exempt). The Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Program is a federally funded program that is designed to encourage school children to walk, scooter, skateboard and/or bike to school safely.  Ideal candidate will be an individual that is energetic; enjoys teaching children; can organize a program, manage a budget, and supervise a program assistant; and can interact successfully with the community, school staff and public agency staff. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES:

  • Creates an annual work plan of events.
  • Coordinates and implements pedestrian and bicycle safety education classes
  • Organizes and implements encouragement events and activities
  • Works with school staff and volunteers on SRTS curriculum and encouragement activities.
  • Collaborates and coordinates with School District staff in branding, design and distribution of materials
  • Develops “suggested route to school” maps.
  • Coordinates with city transportation engineers, planners, and school officials on identifying infrastructure needs to make walking and biking routes as safe as possible.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:   Equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field; OR two years of experience in program coordinator in SRTS, transportation planning or related field; OR any satisfactory combination of education and experience which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the above duties.  A valid driver license is required. DESIREABLE QUALIFICATIONS:  Experience working with bilingual students and families.  Bilingual in English and Spanish is highly desirable. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must successfully pass a fingerprint criminal history background check administered by Salem Keizer Public Schools. HOW TO APPLY: For a complete job description and application process, please go to https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mwvcog/. CLOSING DATE: 5:00 p.m. (PST) on August 22, 2022.  Open until filled.


City Administrator/Manager Recruitments


Logo for the City of Lafayette, ORCity Administrator- Lafayette, Oregon. Note: extended closing date. Seeking qualified applicants for the position of City Administrator. Appointed by and serving at the pleasure of the Mayor and six-member City Council. The City is Seeking Interested Candidates who will hold in high regard, a life of public service and be a positive example of the lessons learned.  Prefer the experience to be in local government with an emphasis on organizational growth, public service and a growing community. Experience/Education: Seeking someone with 7-10 years of organizational work experience and 3-5 years of progressive management experience, either as a manager, assistant city manager or department head. Has a strong background in financial management, public works project financing, management, and budgeting. Special experience desired in Oregon Land Use, Oregon Budget law, and Utilities to include water, sewer, and stormwater. Knowledge of professional and ethical standards for a chief executive officer of a municipal government.  Appropriate knowledge of the principles, policies, and procedures of municipal government, including the Council-Manager form. Prefer Candidates have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in public administration, Business Administration, Urban Planning or Public Finance or closely related field.  Advanced Degrees with work experience a plus. Any satisfactory equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that shows the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job duties proficiently may be considered. All candidates are subject to a background check. How to Apply: For a complete job description and to apply, please go to https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mwvcog/.  Position open until filled. First review of applications will be conducted on or after September 16, 2022 October 7, 2022.


Logo for the City of Hubbard, OregonCity Administrator – City of Hubbard, Oregon. Salary: Up to $115,000. The City of Hubbard operates under a mayor-council form of government on a 2021-22 budget of $10.1 million, with a beginning fund balance of $5.9 million, including a $1.4 million general fund. The City has 15 FTEs and one part-time staff member. The City’s three departments include Administration, Police, and Public Works. The Administration Department includes Municipal Court, Planning & Land Use, and Utility Billing. The Public Works Department includes parks, water, sewer, and streets. Under the general direction of the Mayor and the City Council, the City Administrator is the administrative head of the City and is responsible for the overall management and administration of the City and city staff. This is a newly created position and, initially, the City Administrator will also serve as the City’s Finance Director. A bachelor’s degree in business administration, accounting, finance, public administration, public policy, or a closely related field, and at least 5 years of experience in public, finance, or municipal administration is required. A master’s degree in public or municipal administration is preferred. Candidates that possess any combination of education or experience that displays the relevant skills and training necessary to be successful will be considered. For a complete position profile, full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com, click on “Open Recruitments” and then click the position title. For questions, call 206-368-0050. The City of Hubbard is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Open until filled.


City Administrator – City of Cascade Locks, Oregon. Cascade Locks is excited to meet you! Located at the heart of the Columbia River Gorge, the mountains tower up 4,000-feet above the river and waterfalls tumble from the heights to reach the river near sea level below. Surrounded by stunning natural beauty, you can relax, slow down a bit, and take it all in. Only 44 miles from Portland, Cascade Locks provides a perfect place to live, work and enjoy life. Come help our small town continue its growth into an exciting place to visit, live or play. The City of Cascade Locks is seeking to replace its long-serving City Administrator. Under the general direction of the City Council, the City Administrator assists the Mayor and Council in the development of City’s vision, policies, and legislation. The new Administrator will be the City’s Chief Administrative Officer managing a staff of 15 FTEs and other part-time employees while implementing an annual budget of $22.6 million to accomplish Council goals. IDEAL CANDIDATE: The new City Administrator must have the ability to communicate effectively with staff, Council and community members, the ability and desire to become invested in the community, and to help vision its future. The new City Administrator will have a strong background in managing complex projects and staff in a dynamic municipal setting. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in public administration or related field is required. A master’s degree is preferred. The City also prefers thorough knowledge of municipal government organization, powers, functions and relationships with other jurisdictions. Preference to candidates with prior experience as a City Administrator/Manager or as an Assistant City Administrator/Manager. Experience working with an electric utility is a plus. SALARY: The salary range for this position is $90,000 to $110,000 per year DOE. The City of Cascade Locks provides a comprehensive benefits package. HOW TO APPLY: Application Deadline: First Review for applications received by 5pm, August 15, 2022. Open Until Filled. The City of Cascade Locks has partnered with Lane Council of Governments (LCOG) for this recruitment. For job announcement, application, and forms, and to submit a completed application packet, please visit https://lcog.org/lgps/jobs. A completed application packet includes the City of Cascade Locks employment application, resume, cover letter, supplemental questionnaire, and veterans’ preference form (if applicable). Please contact LCOG with questions at jobs@lcog.org. Cascade Locks is committed to equal employment opportunity and workplace diversity.


RFP/RFQ/RFI Opportunities


None at this time.


Job Opportunities with our Members, Partners, and Neighbors


Logo for the City of BeavertonCity of Beaverton – For more information on all Beaverton job openings, please go to http://www.BeavertonOregon.gov/jobs

Behavioral Health Coordinator – Salary $29.46 Hourly. Closes September 25, 2022.

Police Records Specialist – Salary $23.46-$31.45 Hourly. Closes September 25, 2022.

Library Assistant 2 – Bilingual required – Salary $19.65-$26.33 Hourly. Closes September 25, 2022.

Community Services Program Assistant – Salary $22.23 Hourly. Closes October 2, 2022.

Print & Mailroom Specialist – Salary $22.23-$29.78 Hourly. Closes October 2, 2022.

Public Works Technician – Landscape – Salary $23.73-$31.80 Hourly. Open Until Filled. 

Public Works Technician – Sanitation & Landscape – Salary $23.73-$31.80 Hourly. Open Until Filled. 

Assistant City Manager – Salary $142,597.44-$191,100.72 Annually. Open Until Filled.

Capital Planning Program Manager – Salary $7,199.71-$9,649.15 Monthly. Open Until Filled.

Engineering Plan Review Manager – Salary $7,729.72-$10,357.48 Monthly. Open Until Filled.

Senior Management Analyst – Public Works – Salary $69,337.20-$92,905.32 Annually. Open Until Filled.

Engineering Trainee – Seasonal – Salary $19.65 Hourly. Open Until Filled.

Senior Storm and Sewer Engineer – Salary $92,756.64-$124,289.76 Annually. Open Until Filled.


Public Works Utility Worker I – City of Molalla, Oregon. Salary: $44,200-$53,776 Plus Benefits and Retirement (Ability to earn 8% incentive pay). The City of Molalla is seeking a full-time, union represented, entry level Utility Worker I that performs a wide variety of duties in the Public Works Department. Under the supervision of the Public Works Maintenance Section Supervisor, performs maintenance and repair of the City of Molalla’s full-service water and wastewater facilities and distribution systems, stormwater system, transportation system, parks system, and public buildings.
Graduation from high school or equivalent, valid Oregon driver’s license (or other state’s driver’s license with ability to obtain an Oregon driver’s license upon hire). The successful candidate will exhibit a professional attitude, demonstrate the ability to take direction from a superior, enjoy working with the public and take pride in their work.Employment applications and a full position description are available in person at 117 N Molalla Ave., Molalla OR 97038, or on the City’s website by selecting “Your Government” at the top of the screen and navigating to “Job Openings.” A completed cover letter, resume, and application are required. Please send completed material to: Molalla City Hall, Attn: Human Resources, PO Box 248, Molalla OR 97038 or email to stramel@cityofmolalla.com by 5:00 p.m. October 17, 2022 – first review. (Position open until filled). The City of Molalla is an EEO and Veteran’s Preference employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under state, federal or local law. All offers of employment are subject to successful completion of a pre-employment background check, reference checking, and in the case of safety sensitive positions, drug and alcohol testing.