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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.


MWVCOG Employment Application and Veterans Preference Form  (fillable PDF)


MWVCOG Job Openings


Logo of the MWVCOGGrant Administration Specialist – MWVCOG. The Mid-Willamette Valley Council of Governments (MWVCOG) is seeking a Grant Administration Specialist, Limited-Duration Position expected to extend to December 2023 and re-assessed thereafter. This position will report to the Community Development Director and This position provides a wide range of administrative and technical support services on behalf of member local governments in Marion, Polk and Yamhill counties related to infrastructure, economic & tourism development,  community rebuild projects. and various other community and economic development support.  Requirements: Minimum qualifications for this position include a Bachelor’s degree with major course work in public administration, planning, geography, engineering, architecture or closely related field; High school diploma and two (2) or more years’ related experience; or any equivalent combination that provides the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the above duties and responsibilities. All candidates are subject to a background check. How to Apply: Persons interested in applying should submit a cover letter, completed MWVCOG application form and resume to: MWVCOG Grant Admin Specialist Recruitment, 100 High Street SE, Suite 200, Salem, OR 97301 or e-mail to dvandyke@mwvcog.org. A full job description is available HERE and the application form is available at the link above. The application form includes the Veteran’s Preference form. MWVCOG provides qualifying veterans and disabled veterans with employment preference in accordance with Oregon law. To claim veteran’s preference, you must submit a Veteran’s Preference Form and the required documentation with your application material. Position open until filled. First review of applications will be conducted on or after February 15, 2022.


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Associate Planner – MWVCOG. The Mid-Willamette Valley Council of Governments (MWVCOG) is seeking an Associate Planner. This position performs advanced land use planning work for member governments in Marion, Polk and Yamhill counties on both current and long-range projects. In addition, this position provides technical support on a variety of community development projects such as grant and loan applications for public infrastructure improvements, administration of federal and state grants, staffing special regional committees, and economic development initiatives. The Associate Planner reports to the Community Development Director. Requirements: Minimum qualifications for this position include a Bachelor’s degree with major coursework in planning, geography, public administration or closely related field; and two (2) years of professional land use planning experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience that demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the above duties and responsibilities. Specific knowledge of Oregon state land use planning laws and regulations, including planning goals, policies, requirements and procedures is required. Experience with or working knowledge of federal and state development finance programs such as CDBG.  All candidates are subject to a background check. How to Apply: Persons interested in applying should submit a cover letter, completed MWVCOG application form and resume to: MWVCOG Associate Planner Recruitment, 100 High Street SE, Suite 200, Salem, OR 97301 or e-mail to dvandyke@mwvcog.org. A full job description is available HERE and the application form is available at the link above. The application form includes the Veteran’s Preference form. MWVCOG provides qualifying veterans and disabled veterans with employment preference in accordance with Oregon law. To claim veteran’s preference, you must submit a Veteran’s Preference Form and the required documentation with your application material.  Position open until filled. First review of applications will be conducted on or after February 15, 2022.


Logo of the MWVCOGFinancial Analyst – MWVCOG – Full Time – $24.25-$31.04 per hour appointments are generally made at or near the beginning of the scale. The Mid-Willamette Valley Council of Governments seeks a Financial Analyst. This position would work 40 hours/week performing various tasks in the Finance Department. Requirements: Knowledge of accounting practices, financial analysis including program management and reporting, budgeting, forecasting, administrative support and general office practices and procedures; ability to operate standard office equipment; ability to use Microsoft Excel and Word. Education/Experience Requirements: Completion of four-year college program in accounting practices, public administration, business administration or related fields OR 3 years experience in related work or any satisfactory combination of experience/training that demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the above duties. To apply: submit a MWVCOG application form to MWVCOG – Financial Analyst; Attn: Denise VanDyke, 100 High St SE, Suite 200, Salem OR 97301 or dvandyke@mwvcog.org. MWVCOG follows Oregon law regarding Veterans’ Preference in Public Employment. If you are requesting Veterans’ Preference, you must complete the Veteran’s Preference Form and attach a copy of your DD214 / DD215. If you are a disabled veteran, you must also include a copy of your Veteran’s Administration benefit summary/award letter with your application. Deadline: Open until filled. EOE


Logo of the MWVCOGSenior Loan Officer – MWVCOG. The Mid-Willamette Valley Council of Governments (MWVCOG) is seeking a Senior Loan Officer. This Senior Staff position is part of the Economic and Community Development Division of the COG and which houses the Economic Development District Support Staff.  This position will manage the financial services to small businesses, including counseling, loan packaging, and information/access to a variety of public sector financial resources, as well as managing the agency’s loan portfolio. Requirements: Must have at least 3 years of SBA lending experience. Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree and minimum 4 years of experience in small business lending, economic development, working with commercial loan clients in the capacity of loan underwriting, loan closing, and portfolio management. All candidates are subject to a background check. How to Apply: Persons interested in applying should submit a cover letter, completed MWVCOG application form and resume to: MWVCOG Sr. Loan Officer Recruitment, 100 High Street SE, Suite 200, Salem, OR 97301 or e-mail to dvandyke@mwvcog.org.  A full job description is available HERE and the application form is available at the link above. The application form includes the Veteran’s Preference form. MWVCOG provides qualifying veterans and disabled veterans with employment preference in accordance with Oregon law. To claim veteran’s preference, you must submit a Veteran’s Preference Form and the required documentation with your application material. Position open until filled. 


City Administrator/Manager Recruitments


City Administrator- Dundee, Oregon. The City of Dundee is 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 Administrator assists the Mayor and Council in the development of City policies and carries out policies established by ordinances and resolutions approved by the Council. The City Administrator is the chief administrative officer of the city and exercises supervision over its general affairs and all department heads and employees, except the Municipal Judge. Experience/Education: The candidate will have experience as an executive/department head from a municipal, county, special district, State or Federal organization; multi-disciplinary not for profit, and/or private sector experience.  Experience as either an Assistant and/or City Manager/Administrator with another municipality is preferred. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in public/business administration or related field is required. A Master’s degree is preferred. The position requires at least five years’ progressively responsible experience in local, state, or federal government, not for profit or similar organization. Prefer management responsibilities to include positions such as city manager/administrator, assistant administrator, finance director, community development director, other department head or equivalent. 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: Persons interested in applying should submit a cover letter, completed MWVCOG application form, and resume to: MWVCOG Dundee City Admin. Recruitment, 100 High Street SE, Suite 200, Salem, OR 97301 or e-mail to dvandyke@mwvcog.org.  A full job description is available for download HERE, and the application form is available at the link above. The application form includes the Veteran’s Preference form. MWVCOG provides qualifying veterans and disabled veterans with employment preference in accordance with Oregon law. To claim veteran’s preference, you must submit a Veteran’s Preference Form and the required documentation with your application material. Position open until filled.


RFP/RFQ/RFI Opportunities


Logo for Marion County, OregonMarion County has published an RFP for completion of our new 5-year Economic Development Strategic Plan. The plan will help guide the direction of the program for the 2023-2027 years by providing a road map for the use of County economic development resources (both staff time and capital). Marion County is seeking consultant assistance to help guide the program through the creation of the plan including analysis of economic trends, community outreach, and Board of Commissioners input and approval. We encourage you to review the attached RFP (also available online at OregonBuys) and consider submitting a proposal by the February 8, 2022 deadline. For questions, please contact Krista Ulm at 503-373-4447, or via email at KUlm@co.marion.or.us.


Job Opportunities with our Members, Partners, and Neighbors


Public Works Superintendent – Astoria, Oregon. Salary Range:  $73,599 – $89,460. Job Description: The Public Works Superintendent is responsible for planning, scheduling, assigning and supervising the internal operations of public works maintenance, utilities and equipment services to assure compliance with division goals and standards. For full Job Description and to apply, please see the City’s Jobs webpage. Requirements: The qualified applicant will have a combination of the following;

  • Thorough knowledge of State and Federal regulations, laws and requirements for the operation of potable water systems, wastewater systems and wastewater treatment systems; of the methods, material and equipment used in the construction, operation and maintenance of streets, water, stormwater and wastewater collection systems.
  • Five years of progressively responsible public works/construction experience including supervisory responsibilities; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the above-described duties.
  • Possession of a Water Treatment l, or Water Distribution II and a Wastewater Treatment I or Wastewater Collection II certification within three years of hire.
  • Possession of or ability to obtain a valid driver’s license at CDL level and minimum Class A with air brakes hazmat and tanker endorsements; safe driving record.
  • Possession of a valid Driver’s License; safe driving record.

Application Deadline:  First Review February 14th. Open Until Filled. Contact Info: The City of Astoria has partnered with Lane Council of Governments (LCOG) for this recruitment. Please contact LCOG with questions at jobs@lcog.org.


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Beaverton’s Winter Hiring Event – Thursday, January 27, 2022 from 9:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. 9685 SW Harvest Ct, Beaverton OR 97005. Click HERE for more details.

Police Officer – Entry Level – City of Beaverton. Salary: $32.16-$43.10 Hourly. Closing Date: February 13, 2022

Lateral Police Officer – City of Beaverton. Salary: $32.16-$43.10 Hourly. Closing Date: February 13, 2022.

Human Resources Coordinator – City of Beaverton. Salary: $22.75-$30.48 Hourly. Closing Date: January 27, 2022.

Building Inspector – City of Beaverton. Salary: $32.47-$43.50 Hourly. Open until filled.

Public Works Technician – City of Beaverton. Salary: $22.60-$30.28 Hourly. Open until filled.

Plumbing Inspector – City of Beaverton. Salary: $32.47-$43.50 Hourly. Open until filled.

Electrical Inspector – City of Beaverton. Salary: $32.47-$43.50 Hourly. Open until filled.

Application materials and full job description available at http://www.beavertonoregon.gov/jobs.


Level III Certified (or Certifiable) Wastewater Treatment Plant Lead Operator – City of Molalla. Salary Range $60,195-$73,236 Annually. Open until filled. 

Application materials and full job description available at https://www.cityofmolalla.com/jobs.