Human Resources 

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 accommodation. HR strives to create an environment that builds lasting employee relations while demonstrating excellent public service.

Employment Opportunities

Temporary Public Works Laborer:  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 2020 semester. 

Deadline for submitting applications is April 10th at 4:00 pm. Applications can be printed by choosing the "General Application" link to the right or it can be picked up at City Hall, 1655 First Street Baker City.  Questions can be directed to Robin Nudd, 541-524-2036 or Additional information regarding this summer program can be found here:  Summer-Temp-Program-Guidelines


The City of Baker City provides employment opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants, without unlawful regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran’s status, or any other status protected by applicable federal, Oregon, or local law.  Our EEO policy applies to all aspects of the employment relationship—including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, compensation, promotion, demotion, transfer, disciplinary action, layoff, recall, and termination of employment.

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