City Administrator / City Recorder

CLOSING DATE:   2/26/2022   at 5:00P.M.

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly qualified candidate to join the city of Yoncalla.  We are a small, but busy city. This position will play a key role in the overall management of City departments, managing city budget and utilities. This positioncombines the managerial duties of an administrator with the Recorders’ statutory duties and responsibility for records and official documents management with advanced administrative support to the Mayor and the Council.


KNOWLEDGE: Knowledge of operations, services, and activities of a municipality; principles and practices of public administration, program development and administration, municipal budget preparation and administration, personnel administration. Knowledge of rules and regulations governing public meetings; pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and regulations. Familiaritywith Oregon Revised Statutes.   


SKILLS: Establishing and maintaining cooperative and harmonious working relationships with city employees, representatives of business, legislative/administrative officials, governmental organizations, and the public.


ABILITIES: Ability to plan, organize and direct the operations, services, and activities of a municipality; analyze situationsaccurately and adopt an effective course of action; develop and administer departmental goals, objectives, and procedures. Ability to select, supervise, train, and evaluate City personnel according to the City Employee Handbook, delegate authorityand responsibility. Ability to identify and respond to community and City Council issues, concerns, and needs.  Ability toprepare clear and concise reports; prepare and administer budgets; and research, analyze and evaluate new service delivery methods and techniques.  Ability to read, interpret, apply, and explain Federal, State, and local policies, laws,and regulations; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Ability to establish and maintain effectiveworking relationships with those contacted in the course of work, accept, and carry out responsibility for direction, control, and planning.


EXPERIENCE: Five years of increasingly responsible managerial and administrative experience, preferably in a non-profit or municipal government environment, with a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, preferably with major course work in public administration or a related field.


LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Valid Oregon State driver’s license.

COMPUTER EXPERIENCE: Windows environment; word processing and spreadsheet use with Microsoft Office


BACKGROUND PROCESS: The final candidate must pass a background check consisting of a Criminal and DMV Check, employment references and education verification.


HOW TO APPLY: Qualified applicants must submit a completed city of Yoncalla Employment Application, along with a resume and cover letter, to City of Yoncalla 2640 Eagle Valley Rd. Yoncalla OR 97499.  


Applications can be obtained at City Hall 2640 Eagle Valley Rd, Yoncalla OR 97499


Veteran’s Preference: Qualifying veterans and disabled veterans may obtain preference by submitting as verification of eligibility a copy of their DD214 form or their DD215 form or a letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs indicating receipt of a non-service-connected pension.  The documentation must indicate honorable discharge from service.  Disabled Veterans must also submit a copy of their veteran’s disability preference letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs unless the information is included in the DD form 214 or 215.  Veterans’ Preference documentation must be submitted with your application.