Employment Opportunities 

Executive Assistant/City Recorder - The City of Baker City is seeking an Executive Assistant/City Recorder. This position performs a variety of routine and complex clerical and secretarial work in keeping official records and providing administrative support to the City Manager. As City Recorder, this position is the City Elections Official and is required to learn and understand Oregon election laws. The position also assists in the administration of the standard operating policies and procedures of the departments.  This position, as IT Coordinator, has the responsibility for managing all organization technologies and providing technology support and training.  Primary duties include analyzing systems and processes, maintaining workstations and networks, and designing, developing and maintaining Web-based applications. 
This is a non-supervisory position.  Hours worked are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., with some evening hours required.  
Salary:  $3,270-3,827 per month depending on qualifications plus an excellent benefit package.
Minimum qualifications:  ability to pass typing test at 55 wpm net; proficiency in Windows and Microsoft Office programs; three years’ experience in office and clerical work; training in clerical and office practices and personal computers; proficient in computer systems and Microsoft suite; or any equivalent combination of related education and experience which demonstrates provision of the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed above.
To apply:  Obtain typing test and return application at the Baker City Employment Department, 1575 Dewey Avenue, (541)523-6331.  
Position open until filled.

City Engineer/Project Manager
Beautiful Baker City is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time position of City Engineer/Project Manager in the Public Works Department.  Applications will be accepted until filled.

Performs administrative, supervisory, and professional engineering work necessary to manage the engineering, construction inspection, and survey of the Public Works Department and to fulfill the statutory obligations of the City Engineer/Project Manager's position. Provides first line supervision to two Public Works Department employees within the Technical Services and Facility Maintenance division (one employee), including assigning and reviewing work; planning, design and inspection of Public Works projects as assigned by the Public Works Director; preparation of project cost estimates and schedules; bidding of projects.  
Minimum Qualifications: 
Bachelor‘s degree in Civil Engineering, are preferred to be licensed as PE in in the State of Oregon, or must have at a minimum, PE license from another state with the ability to secure an Oregon PE within six months of employment.  
Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Oregon or Professional Engineer from another state with ability to secure Oregon PE. 
Preferred Education and Experience:
Professional Land Surveyor (PLS) designation desired.  
Salary:  $5,416-6,667 DOE per month plus excellent benefits  
To Apply: Please submit a resume and completed application to Human Resources addressed below. An application and complete job description can be obtained at www.bakercity.com. Completed applications can be:
Mailed: PO Box 650, Attn Julie Smith, Baker City, OR 97814
Emailed: juliesmith@bakercity.com
Dropped off: Room 205, 1655 1st Street Baker City OR, 97814 






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.





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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