Employment Opportunities - 2 Vacancies 

PATROL OFFICER (Police Department): Baker City is accepting applications for the position of Patrol Officer. This is a full-time, permanent, represented and benefited position.
Pay: $4,214-4,749 + 3% intermediate and 5% advanced certificate incentive pay and longevity pay incentives. Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and vacation benefits. 
Duties: Works on rotating shifts to perform patrol and/or investigation work to serve public, enforce laws, prevent crime, and protect life and property, in accordance with departmental policies and procedures.  
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, a complete background check and psychological exam.  Preference may be given to certified police officers. Must be at least 21 years of age.
Closing Date: Open until filled - First Review of Applications: April 30th 4:00 p.m.
How to Apply: Return job application (located below on the right side) to Julie Smith, PO Box 650, Baker City, OR 97814. Qualified applicants will be invited to a physical agility and written testing process. Applicants must receive a 75% or better on any exam in order to be considered for the position.  Applicants who pass the physical agility test will continue with the written test. Must pass ORPAT within a minimum of 5:30. Selected applicants will be invited to participate in the first round of the interviewing process. Certified Police Officers, depending on experience, may advance directly to the interview process.

BUILDING INSPECTOR I (Building Department): Baker City is accepting applications for the position of Building Inspector I. This is a part-time, non-benefited position working seasonally adjusted, variable hours
(usually 10 – 19.5 hours per week). 
Pay:  Hourly range: $21.06/hour - $24.40/hour
Duties:  This is a non-represented part-time position. Inspects one and two family dwellings for structural and mechanical compliance with State codes and City ordinances; performs residential plan reviews; inspects manufactured dwelling set-up installations and alterations.  Provides administrative and clerical support to the Building Department and assists in the administration of the standard operating policies and procedures of the department.
Minimum Qualifications: Minimum two years construction and/or inspection experience and State of Oregon or ICC certifications for Residential Building Inspector and Residential Mechanical Inspector..
Closing Date: April 24, 2018 4:00 P.M. PST.
How to Apply:  Obtain an application at www.bakercity.com or at City Hall. Return application with copies of certifications to:

Julie Smith, HR Manager
1655 1st Street 
Baker City OR, 97814
juliesmith@bakercity.com
Fax: 541-524-2024

PUBLIC WORKS SUMMER TEMP:
The City of Baker City is seeking applicants for a summer temporary Public Works laborer.  The individual must be 18 years of age or older and have a valid drivers’ license and a high school diploma or GED.  In addition, he/she must be enrolled in a college or trade school for the fall 2018 semester. To apply please return the General Application to Julie Smith by April 30, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. PO Box 650, Baker City, OR 97814. For more information please review the guidelines listed under applications. 










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