The City of Maupin, Oregon, is located on the Lower Deschutes River in south Wasco County at the crossroads between central and eastern Oregon and the Columbia River Gorge. The region’s unique location, climate, and landscape has made it a sought-after place for recreation and an increasingly desirable place to live. Maupin is home to approximately 431 residents and serves as an important center of services for the entire region of approximately 2,700 people. The Wild & Scenic Lower Deschutes River boasts year-round trout and steelhead fishing and world-class whitewater rafting. Maupin is also just 45 minutes from Mount Hood, the Columbia River Gorge, and two hours from Bend or Portland. Each summer, Maupin’s population swells with visitors who come for world-class rafting, fishing, cycling, camping, and hunting.
The City of Maupin operates under a City Council consisting of a mayor and six councilors, each elected to four-year terms. The Council is responsible for managing Maupin’s budget and legal matters such as drafting of ordinances, and oversees economic development, public safety, public works, parks and recreation, and all aspects of governing the city. The City operates on a FY 2024 budget of $4.2 million, with 10 full-time employees, and two part-time employees. City departments include City Hall (Administration and Code Compliance), Public Works (Water, Sewer, Streets), City Park, and Southern Wasco County Library.
Under the direction of the Mayor and Council, The City Manager will be responsible for the overall operation of the City, to include public works, city administration, parks, and library. The City Manager has management and oversight responsibilities for all City personnel, programs, buildings, budget, planning, safety, and security. Additionally, the City Manager will develop and nurture a working relationship with other area cities, county, state, federal agencies and private organizations; and confer with the Mayor and Council to discuss issues, problems, projects, regarding operations of City government.
A bachelor’s degree in a related field, such as business administration, public administration, or civil engineering, and three (3) or more years of public sector experience, including budget and personnel management is required. Any satisfactory equivalent combination of education and experience which ensures the ability to perform the essential functions of the position will be considered. Candidates must have a valid Oregon Driver’s License or be able to obtain one within 6 months of hire, have basic First Aid and CPR certification, or be able to obtain certification within 6 months of hire, and be bondable.
For a complete position profile, full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Open Recruitments". For questions, call 206-368-0050. The City of Maupin is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: December 3, 2023 (open until filled).