The City of Lebanon (pop. 17,000) is located at the edge of the Cascade Mountain foothills in the Mid-Willamette Valley in stunning northwest Oregon. Conveniently located near major highways and airports, Lebanon is a growing, vibrant city, yet still maintains a small town, neighborly atmosphere. Some of the most dynamic destinations in the Pacific Northwest are just a scenic drive from Lebanon, including the Oregon Coast, Oregon Wine Country, and the Portland metro area.
Incorporated in 1878, the City of Lebanon is a full-service city with an exceptional workforce of approximately 106 full-time employees and a 2019-20 budget of $65,251,048. The City operates under the Council-Manager form of government and is divided into three Wards with two councilors elected in each in alternating even years. The Mayor is elected by the entire city and serves as the chairperson at all City Council meetings and appoints all members of the City's commissions and boards. The City Manager is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the Council and is responsible for the day-to-day administration of city business. The City is comprised of 9 departments, including Administration, Community Development, Engineering, Finance, IT, Library, Maintenance, Police and Senior Services. Fire services are provided by Lebanon Fire District.
As the Chief Executive Officer of the City, the City Manager implements the policies set by the City Council, provides leadership and oversight to staff in the delivery of City services, and serves as the City’s representative regarding regional, state and federal issues.
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in a field related to the public sector, and 7 years of administrative/management experience is required. A master’s degree or higher in management, public administration, or related field, and membership in the Oregon City/County Manager Association (OCCMA) is preferred. While prior City Manager experience isn’t essential, candidates should have local government experience and knowledge of Oregon Law (ORS).
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 Lebanon is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: March 22, 2020 (open until filled).