The Human Resources Department is dedicated to the recruitment of diverse and talented candidates looking for career opportunities with the City of Baker City. HR works directly with all City departments providing guidance and support through hiring, performance management, professional development, training, classification, compensation, contract administration, collective bargaining, benefits administration (including health promotion) and compliance with state and federal regulations. Additionally, HR assists with risk management as part of the Administration Department wherein staff assists with health and safety, workers’ compensation and ADA coordination. HR strives to create an environment that builds lasting employee relations while demonstrating excellent public service.
Patrol Officer (Entry Level)- The City of Baker City is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. Review of applications will be March 1, 2017. This position works on rotating shifts to perform patrol and/or investigation work to serve the public, enforce laws, prevent crime, and protect life and property in accordance with departmental policies and procedures. Salary range: $4,111-$5,011/month + 3% intermediate and 5% advanced certification incentive pay. Lateral candidates may be placed in the salary range DOE. In addition, vision, dental and medical insurance and retirement are added benefits.
Minimum Qualifications: Meet all DPSST standard minimum qualifications for police officer. Must receive basic certification from DPSST within one year of appointment as police officer, attend police academy within 90 days after appointment, pass physical agility, written exam, complete background check and psychological exam. Preference may be given to certified police officers. Must be at least 21 years of age.
Application Packet (pdf)
Application Packet (word)
Paid Part-time/Volunteer Firefighter - The Baker City Fire Department continuously reviews applications for on-call firefighters. If you are interested in learning more please visit the Fire Department's webpage.