Located in the northwestern corner of Oregon’s Willamette Valley, only 20 miles from Salem, the City of Mt. Angel is surrounded by rich agricultural lands and mountainous forests. Incorporated in 1893, Mt. Angel’s roughly 3,500 residents enjoy a rich Bavarian inspired culture, showcased year-round through citywide architecture, community events, and dining options. In the heart of the city, the Glockenspiel, a four-story clock, showcases four performances daily and tells the town’s history through hand-carved figurines that all represent the variety of settlers that arrived in the town. Mt. Angel’s Oktoberfest attracts roughly 300,000 visitors each year and is known as the largest folk festival in the Northwest.
The City of Mt. Angel provides a wide range of services, including police protection, construction and maintenance of streets, parks and utility infrastructure, short-and long-range planning and development review, and building permits. The city owns its water utility and also owns and operates its own sanitary sewer system. Mt. Angel is governed by a City Council comprised of an elected Mayor and six Councilors and operates under a home rule charter. City departments include Administration, Finance, Library, Municipal Court, Police, and Public Works. Services are provided by 19 FTEs on a 2020 budget of $11,789,388.
Working under the guidance and direction of the Mayor and City Council, the City Manager serves as Chief Administrative Officer of the city and is responsible for leading, planning, directing, and coordinating all city departments. The City Manager attends and participates in all regular and special meetings of the City Council and supports the Council goals by engaging departments and/or staff to advance the goals.
A bachelor's degree in public administration or a closely related field, and a minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience as a City Manager, Assistant City Manager, or a department head with significant management responsibility is required. A master's degree and certification as an ICMA credentialed city manager is preferred. Demonstrated successful work experience may substitute for some education or training.
For a complete position profile and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/, click on "Open Recruitments" and then click the position title. To apply, click on "Apply Online" and follow the directions provided. For questions, call 206-368-0050. The City of Mt. Angel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: March 15, 2020 (open until filled).