City of La Pine
Pay: $95,906.37 – $107,943.46, plus Benefits
Status: Full-time; 40 hours per weeks Opens: November 15, 2022
Closes: Open until filled
The City of La Pine is Oregon’s newest city, incorporated in late-2006. The City is located in Deschutes County, Oregon, south of Bend and Sunriver. La Pine is a rural community nestled along the Little Deschutes River, surrounded by the Deschutes National Forest, Newberry National Volcanic Monument, and countless cascade lakes. The La Pine area abounds with recreational opportunities including world class hunting and fishing, in addition to nearby camping, golf, hiking, and mountaineering in the shadow of the Cascades. The community was recently named one of “14 Great Ski Towns You’ve Never Heard Of” by realtor.com, with close access to both Mt. Bachelor and Willamette Pass ski resorts. With a population of approximately 2,838 inside the City and over 20,000 residents nearby, La Pine has significant residential, commercial, and industrial growth activity, and was the seventh fastest growing Oregon municipality (52.0% population increase) between 2010 and 2020. The City provides sewer, water, public works, finance, planning, economic development, code enforcement, and urban renewal services.
Position Description and Qualifications (general)
The City of La Pine has an opening for the position of Public Works Director. This is a management position that oversees the public works department, which provides City services focused on roads, a small cemetery, the City’s water system and the public sewer system and treatment facility. The water and sewer systems are currently undergoing a large expansion project in which the applicant will provide direct oversight. The position manages 4 (four) FTEs in the Public Works Department. Work involves community engagement and public involvement with elected officials, other policy makers, and citizens. This position serves as a Department Head on the City’s management team. Starting pay grade I, plus Benefits. For a complete job description and application process please visit our website: https://www.lapineoregon.gov/administration/page/public-works-director.
To apply, an applicant must complete and submit the City’s employment application along with the applicant’s resume to the City no later than 5:00 p.m. on December 19, 2022, to be considered at first review. The City will accept applications and resumes until the position is filled. The City’s application for employment and veteran’s preference form is available online at https://www.lapineoregon.gov/administration/page/public-works-director.
Application and resume must be submitted in one of the following ways:
Mail: PO Box 2460, La Pine, Oregon 97739
Please contact City Manager by email at email@example.com if you have any questions regarding the position or application process.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The City of La Pine is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The City considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital or veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, and/or any other legally protected status. The City is a drug-free workplace. Individuals who require an accommodation relating to the application process should request the accommodation in advance so that necessary arrangements can be made.