Public Works Director

City of Port Orford | Port Orford, OR

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Posted Date 6/29/2020


City of Port Orford

Salary: $4,525.50 – $8,505.96

Deadline Information: First review of applications: July 28, 2020 (open until filled).

Contact Information for Applicants: Terrie Richards – 541-366-4568

Located on the beautiful Southern Oregon Coast, Port Orford, (pop. 1,150), enjoys the mild climate of southwest Oregon and is the most westerly city in Oregon, one hour from the California Border. Port Orford is home to one of two Dolly Docks in the United States, with over a hundred thousand visitors passing through the city each year. Port Orford was designated an Arts District in 2015, and is a unique community with an abundance of natural beauty. The area offers year-round outdoor recreational opportunities, including numerous hiking and biking trails, camping, kayaking, bird and whale watching, lake and river sport fishing, and much more.

The City of Port Orford’s Public Works Department is responsible for the operation and maintenance of all city utilities such as water, wastewater, and stormwater, as well as repair and maintenance of streets and public facilities. The department operates with 5 FTEs. Divisions include streets, water treatment, water storage and distribution, wastewater collection and treatment, public facilities, and parks.

Working under the general guidance and direction of the City Administrator, the Public Works Director will plan, organize, control, and direct all activities of the Public Works Department. The Director is responsible for the leadership and management of all department personnel and services, including capital programming, construction, and maintenance and operations, and coordinates and performs planning, budgeting, and contractor liaison duties.

Five years of increasingly responsible public works experience and training including at least two years of supervisory responsibility or any satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and ability to perform the above-described duties. Any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the incumbent with the necessary qualifications may be considered.

For a complete job description and application, visit city of port orford at, click on City Services and then click again City Services and click on the blue box at the right. For questions, call 541-366-4568.

The City of Port Orford is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

First review of applications: July 20, 2020 (open until filled).

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Local Government
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