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Curry County

Road Deputy

SALARY: $3,989 – $5,091/month depending on experience and certification

Curry County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for a Road Deputy.  Enforces state and local traffic, criminal, and civil laws and ordinances.  Patrols roads, waterways, and business and residential areas.  One continuous year of experience as a law enforcement officer, or graduation from a two year college with an Associate’s degree in Law Enforcement; or any satisfactory equivalent combination of experience and training.  DPSST certification preferred.  Includes excellent benefits and retirement.  For application and job description contact Julie Swift in the Personnel Office, 94235 Moore St., Ste. 125, Gold Beach, OR  97444, or call (541) 247-3233 e-mail swiftj@co.curry.or.us .  EOE and drug free workplace. Pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check required.

Curry County

Sr. Accounting Specialist

SALARY: $21.99 - $25.49/hour
Open until filled

Curry County Road Department is accepting applications for a full time Sr. Accounting Specialist.  Performs technical accounting work for a complete cost accounting system.  Performs the duties of office receptionist for the Road Department and other related work as required.  Requires high school graduation or equivalent; three years of progressively responsible clerical work in the accounting area with exposure to basic accounting principles; or any satisfactory equivalent combination of experience and training.  Requires considerable knowledge of accounting principles and practices.  

For application and job description contact Julie Swift in the Personnel Office, 94235 Moore Street, Ste. 125, Gold Beach, OR  97444, or call (541) 247-3233 or e-mail to swiftj@co.curry.or.us or visit the County website at www.co.curry.or.us .  EOE and drug free workplace.  Criminal background check required.

City of Coquille

Accounting Administrator

SALARY: $2,562-$6,959 per month
Open until 5 p.m. on January 15, 2021

Regular, Full-time, Exempt position.                    

Open until 5:00 pm, January 15, 2021                 Salary: $5,562 – $6,959 / month                               

At the heart of Coos County, Oregon, on the beautiful Coquille River, less than twenty miles and 25 minutes’ drive from the Oregon Coast, The City of Coquille is seeking an Accounting Administrator.  Under general administrative direction of the City Manager, the Accounting Administrator position is responsible for planning, organizing, and supervising the operations of the City’s departments comprised of Finance and Human Resources (HR). 

The list of duties is a representative sample of the work appropriate to this position and does not include all the duties that may be assigned to the Accounting Administrator. This position may direct or perform a combination of some or all the following duties:

Finance Functions

Develops, implements, and maintains City-wide and departmental financial projections, financing plans, and strategies. Provides high-level analysis and advice to the City’s Department Directors, City Manager, and City Council.

Serves as the supervisor of Finance Division staff.  Plans and organizes workloads and staff assignments; trains, motivates, and evaluates assigned staff, reviews progress, and directs changes as needed.

Plans, organizes, coordinates, and directs Finance Division personnel engaged in various accounting functions including financial and budgetary reporting and audit, general ledger, daily banking and investment activities, bank reconciliations, accounts payable and receivable, cash receipts, payroll, capital assets, and utility billing.

Coordinates the City’s independent auditor’s work plan and schedule for the City’s annual financial audit.

Supervises and participates in the maintenance of accounting records and the preparation of internal and external financial statements and reports. Supervises and participates in the preparation of periodic financial reports to the City Manager, City Council, and City Departments.

Formulates, implements, interprets, and monitors enforcement of City-wide accounting policies, procedures, and internal controls to ensure the integrity of City financial operations and compliance with all legal requirements and applicable accounting standards.

Responsible for implementing and executing the return of in-house payroll.  Directs, oversees, and participates in the preparation and maintenance of payroll processing, payroll-related documents, files, and lists; oversees the maintenance of accurate payroll and time off accrual records.

Oversees and participates in the proper accounting and reporting of the City’s capital assets including coordination of periodic physical inventory.

Maintains and coordinates grant accounting with other departments and grantor agencies to ensure compliance with funding requirements. 

Plans, directs, and participates in the City’s annual budget cycle including coordination of budget estimates with City departments, preparing revenue estimates, and compiling the annual budget document.  Serves as the City’s budget officer.  

Prepares cash flow projections and analyses, as required.

HR Functions

Maintain all employee master files and personnel files for the City.

Complete and maintain reporting requirements and compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

Direct or oversee City-wide hiring and on-boarding of new employees for compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and City policies.

Direct or oversee City-wide terminations for compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and City policies. 

Participate in labor negotiations, as necessary or requested.  Coordinate or consult with labor attorney, as necessary.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: 

A Bachelor's Degree with six years professional experience in government, business, or non-profit.  Previous supervisory and government experience is preferred.  CPA, CGMA, and/or master’s degree in business administration preferred.  Current or ability to obtain membership/certifications through SHRM and/or BOLI. 

Knowledge of: principles and practices of generally accepted accounting principles; principles and practices of municipal finance and public budgeting; principles and practices of human resource management; systems and methods of budget development, tracking, and monitoring; applicable laws, codes, regulations, and requirements; supervision of diverse groups of employees; planning, organizing, and managing the effective operations of a diverse department; and ability to manage multiple projects and thrive in a high-performance organization.

Apply at http://www.cityofcoquille.org/employment.php

City of Newport
Safety Officer

SALARY: $21.15-$25.20 Hourly, 20-29 hours per week
CLOSING DATE: 2/8/2021 at 5 p.m.

PURPOSE: Develop, implement, and provide oversight of a comprehensive employee safety program, risk management functions and related programs, practices and committees to include the areas of safety, accident prevention, accident investigation, safety training, equipment training, safety and training materials and programs, procedures analysis, trend analysis, and equipment modification studies. Evaluate city practices for possible liability risks, claim trends, and personal and property damage claims.

QUALIFICATIONS: Any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the duties as described. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be an Associate's Degree in Public Safety, risk/safety management, or a related field, AND 4 years progressively responsible risk or employee safety management experience.

KNOWLEDGE: Knowledge of occupational hazard and effective/proper safety standards, practices, and procedures related to equipment operation and the use of hand and power tools and equipment. Thorough understanding of federal, state, and local safety rules and regulations; knowledge of federal and state OSHA requirements, including confined spaces, workplace safety plans, MSDS requirements, bloodborne pathogens, exposure, and lock-out tag-out procedures.

SKILLS: Skill in the use of personal computers, various related software programs, and standard office equipment. Strong communication skills, both verbal and written. Demonstrated skill in effectively leading and developing teams, and self-motivated with proven ability to work independently. Strong time management, analytical, organization, and prioritization skills. Customer service orientation and skills. Exceptional interpersonal skills and strong oral and written communication skills with a variety of audiences. Competence in business English, spelling, and punctuation. Strong reasoning, analysis, and problem-solving skills combined with excellent judgment and professionalism.

ABILITIES: Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with city management, employees, Council members, other entities, and the public. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing, and to communicate complex material in a simple, understandable manner. Ability to write work reports and maintain records and logs; read and interpret technical manuals, work orders, blueprints, diagrams, and sketches, and operate hand/power tools used in Public Works operations. Ability to maintain the confidentiality of the position. Ability to create, plan, and deliver appropriate safety and related trainings. Physical ability to perform the essential job functions.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS/LICENSES:
Valid Oregon Driver’s License at time of hire.
CPR/First-Aid Certification within 30 days of hire.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
Attendance of specialized classes that relate to occupational health and safety.
Municipal government experience.
Board Certified Safety Professional certification.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The employee is frequently required to sit, stand, bend, kneel, stoop, communicate, reach, and manipulate objects. The position requires mobility, including the ability to frequently lift or move materials up to 10 pounds, and occasionally lift or move materials up to 60 pounds. The position requires the ability to operate a motorized vehicle. Manual dexterity and coordination are required about 60% of the work period while operating such equipment as computers, keyboards, telephones, standard office equipment, maintenance equipment, and motorized vehicles. Physical exertion may be required to move heavy objects, crawl through tight spaces, and kneel in confined areas. Physical effort may be required to perform heavy manual labor in confined and cramped spaces and uncomfortable conditions, climb ladders, bend, reach, and stand for long periods. Requires visual acuity to read small print.

WORKING CONDITIONS/WORK ENVIRONMENT: Work locations are in indoor and outdoor environments. Outdoor work will occur where the employee may be exposed to environmental conditions, to varying and extreme weather conditions for unspecified periods, and to excessively loud noises from construction equipment, dust, and traffic. The employee may risk harm from such physical hazards as mechanical and electrical equipment, exposure to hazardous gases, fumes, paint, and chemicals. Indoor work will be in a standard office environment.
HOW TO APPLY: All applications for this position must be submitted via our online application system at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cityofnewport. Only complete applications will be considered and application review will continue until position is filled. Please do not fax, mail or e-mail any documentation. You will receive a confirmation email when your application has been successfully submitted. The City of Newport is an EEO employer and veteran's preference provider. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to 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 background check, reference checking, and in the case of safety sensitive positions, drug and alcohol testing.

City of Newport
Utility Worker 1 - Wastewater Collections

SALARY: $3,671 to $4,812 monthly
CLOSING DATE: 2/12/2021 at 5 p.m.

PURPOSE:
Under the supervision of the Wastewater Supervisor, the Utility Worker position in the Wastewater Collection Division primarily ensures the safe collection of wastewater through maintenance, construction and repair of wastewater collection pipes, cleanouts, lift stations, sewer services, and other infrastructure within the public right-of-way and on public owned facilities and easements. The Wastewater Collection Division is part of the Public Works Department.


QUALIFICATIONS: JOB QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: MINIMUM/MANDATORY EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the duties as described. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills and abilities would be:
• High School Diploma or equivalent; and
• Minimum I-year experience in related field.
• Oregon Wastewater Collections Level I certification within 18 months of hire.


KNOWLEDGE: Knowledge of field installation of underground utilities. Construction, maintenance and repair of heavy equipment. Knowledge of occupational hazard and effective/proper safety standards, practices and procedures related to equipment operation, heavy labor, and the use of hand/power tools and equipment. Familiarity with the operations, materials, methods, techniques, and the Federal and State guidelines used in wastewater collections and treatment. Demonstrated knowledge of personal protective equipment (PPE) application, use, and care. Knowledge of area (locations, addresses).
Demonstrated knowledge and ability to use the following equipment: Includes safety precautions, proper operation, user required care and maintenance.


Jackhammer
Air Compressor
Cut-off Saw
Pumps
Pressure Washer
Concrete Saw (walk-behind)
Compactors
Chain Saw
Front-end Loader Dump Truck — basic
Sewer Jetter Truck
Hoist truck


SKILLS: Skill in the use of personal computers, various related software programs, standard office equipment, heavy equipment, including backhoe and hand/power tools. Proficiency in routine vehicle maintenance, service, and refueling. Proficiency in identifying and working with and around utility locates (call in, identify markings). Understanding and proficiency of radio communication protocol. Strong time management, analytical, organization, and prioritization skills. Customer Service orientation and skills. Exceptional interpersonal skills, strong oral and written communications skills with a variety of audiences; ability to communicate complex material in a simple, understandable manner. Strong reasoning, analysis, and problem-solving skills combined with excellent judgment and professionalism.


ABILITIES: Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with City management, employees, Council members, other entities, and the general public. Ability to write work reports and maintain records and logs; read and interpret technical manuals, work orders, blueprints, diagrams, and sketches. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with individuals and groups. Ability to operate heavy equipment and hand/power tools used in public works operations. Physical ability to perform the essential job functions. Consistent availability and response to after-hours emergency call-back.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS/LICENSES
Possession of a valid Oregon driver's license at time of hire.
Possession of a valid Oregon Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with an N (tanker) endorsement within six months of hire.
Forklift training within six months of hire.
Backhoe operator certification within 6 months of hire.
First Aid/CPR within six months of hire.
Work Zone Traffic Control (flagger) training within 6 months of hire.
Confined Space training within 6 months of hire.
Competent person training within 6 months of hire.
Lock-Out- Tag-Out training within 6 months of hire.
Occupational Noise Exposure training at time of hire.
Other certifications as required by position classification.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently required to walk, sit, stand, bend, kneel, stoop, communicate, reach, and manipulate objects. The position requires mobility, including the ability to frequently lift or move materials up to 30 pounds and occasionally lift or move materials up to 150 pounds. The position requires the ability to operate a motorized vehicle. Manual dexterity and coordination are required about 90% of the work period while operating equipment such as computers, keyboards, telephones, standard office equipment, maintenance equipment, and motorized vehicles. Physical exertion may be required to move heavy objects, crawl through tight spaces, and kneel in confined areas. Physical effort may be required to perform heavy manual labor in confined or cramped spaces and uncomfortable conditions, such as climb ladders, bend, reach, and stand for long periods of time. Sensory requirements include; speaking, hearing, vision, color discrimination, touch, smell, and balance.


WORKING CONDITIONS/WORK ENVIRONMENT: Work location is primarily outdoors (85+ 0/0 of the time) and may involve exposure to loud noise, dust, mud, uneven terrain and varying and extreme weather conditions. Employees in this position are exposed to the risk of physical harm from hazards found in the field environment such as heavy equipment, tools, loud noise, and extreme weather. Subject to 24-hour call back for emergencies.


HOW TO APPLY:
All applications for this position must be submitted via our online application system at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cityofnewport.
Only complete applications will be considered and application review will continue until position is filled. Please do not fax, mail or e-mail any documentation. You will receive a confirmation email when your application has been successfully submitted.


The City of Newport is an EEO and veteran's preference employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to 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.

City of Silverton
City Manager

SALARY: $125,000 to $140,000 per year
CLOSING DATE: First review of application on 1/25/21 at 5 p.m. (Open until filled)

Nestled in the heart of the Willamette Valley, the City of Silverton is a historic town with a population of 10,520. Always an agricultural center, it is now described as Oregon’s Garden City. Silverton is known for its historic downtown, gardens, restaurants, antique boutiques, art galleries, shops and numerous churches. The City of Silverton hosts several festivals throughout the year that celebrate culture with painters, players, poets and musicians all taking center stage in community life. Silvertonians truly appreciate and enjoy the small town feel that Silverton offers. The City’s countryside is rich with history and adventure too. Family farms, nurseries and wineries offer opportunities to pick berries, apples or peaches, find a Christmas tree, or taste wine from the local vineyards. Silvertonians have responded to the COVID-19 pandemic by gathering – either distanced or virtually as appropriate – to support local businesses, strengthen relationships, and reimagine traditions.

The City of Silverton is seeking to replace its long-standing City Manager. Under the general direction of the City Council, the City Manager assists the Mayor and Council in the development of City policies and legislation. The Manager is the City’s Chief Administrative Officer and implements Council’s ordinances and resolutions. 

The City Manager manages a staff of 50 FTEs and other part-time employees while managing an annual budget of $64 million (2020-2021) to accomplish Council goals. The City Manager is also the Agency Director of the City’s Urban Renewal Agency with a Budget of $2.8 million per year (2020-2021). 

The new City Manager must have the ability to communicate effectively with staff, Council and community members and the ability and desire to become invested in the community. The City Manager will have a strong background in municipal budgeting and have prior experience with the management of complex capital projects. 

A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in public administration or related field is required and a Master’s degree is preferred. The City also requires a minimum of five years of prior experience as a City Manager/Administrator or as an Assistant City Manager/Administrator in a municipality of comparable size. 

The salary range for this position is $125,000 to $140,000 per year, and the City of Silverton provides a comprehensive benefits package. 

For complete profile and application please visit www.silverton.or.us/jobs.

Submit completed application, Resume, cover letter and Supplemental questionnaire jobs@lcog.org

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