Human Resources 

The Human Resources Department is dedicated to the recruitment of diverse and talented candidates looking for career opportunities with 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.

Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in employment with Baker City. The City accepts applications only for open positions listed. Be sure to check the employment announcement for complete details regarding all required documents.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.


We are looking for a dynamic and qualified individual to join our team and contribute to the growth and success of our community. 

Application Deadline: September 30th, 5:00PM

Early submissions are encourage and will be reviewed on a rolling basis

Application Submission Requirements:

To apply for the City Manager position, please provide the following documents:

  1. A completed application form (linked below).
  2. Your updated resume, highlighting your relevant qualifications and experience as outlined in the job description (linked below).
  3. A cover letter outlining your interest in the position and the unique skillset you bring to the role.
  4. Responses to the supplemental questions provided (linked below). 

How to Submit:

Please email your application, resume, cover letter, and supplemental questions to

Employment Application

City Manager - Job Description

City Manager - Supplemental Questions

City Manager - Brochure

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Become a Baker City Police Officer

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To Apply:  Please read the job description carefully before applying. Fill out the job application linked below and submit it to, or deliver to the human resource office located at City Hall, 1655 1st Street, room 205, or mail to PO Box 650, Baker City, OR 97814. For more information, please contact Lieutenant Jason Jacobs at 541-523-3711 or Stacy Spriet in the Human Resource Department. 

Employment Application

PPT Firefighter Position Description 

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.

To claim veteran's preference please follow instructions included in the application.