Public Works Contract Administrator

City of Scappoose, OR

The City of Scappoose is hiring for a Contract Administrator.

Department: Public Works
FLSA: Exempt
Reports to: Public Works Director
Representation: Non-Union
Pay: $4,880 to $6552 per month
Date Revised: 3/15/2023

Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in business, public administration, or a related field. A master’s degree in public administration or a related field is preferred.
Two years increasingly responsible experience as a staff assistant or analyst supporting senior management, or similar experience in a related field.
Proven organizational, planning, and analytical skills.
Familiarity with GIS.
Superb tact and diplomacy.
Excellent writing and editing skills.
High levels of proficiency in complex scheduling and coordination.
Experience in managing media relations, writing press releases, and overseeing public records requests.
Position Summary and Essential Functions Summary: Under the direction of the Public Works Director, the position performs a variety of professional administrative duties in assisting the Public Works Director. The position performs both assigned and independent duties. The position requires coordination and implementation of a variety of Public Works projects. Work requires the exercise of discretion in performing daily activities based on a complete knowledge of administrative policies and procedures and City operations.

Performs a variety of contract administration duties, including but not limited to the organization, review, revision, and preparation of contract and procurement documents for Public Works projects.
Performs analytic review of policies and procedures, recommending appropriate goals and objectives; implements approved policies and procedures for the Public Works department and other departments as assigned.
Attends department head, Committee, and City Council meetings as required and makes recommendations of subjects under discussion; Staff support to boards and commissions as assigned.
Participates in intergovernmental issues and programs by attending official meetings, as required, to answer questions, provide information, and/or request resources.

First review for this position will happen on April 10, 2023.

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Job Details

Job Function
Other Entry to Mid-Level
Position Type
Full Time

City of Scappoose


33568 E Columbia Ave
Scappoose, OR 97056-3423
United States

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