City Manager

City of Roseburg, OR

Job Details

  • Job Function: Chief Administrator (City/County Manager)
  • Credential: No preference
  • Salary: $130,000 - $160,000.
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 24,015
  • Where: 900 SE DOUGLAS AVE, ROSEBURG, OR 97470
  • Form of Government: Council-Manager

Post Date: Jan 4 2019


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Located in the beautiful “Heart of the Land of Umpqua” region in southwestern Oregon, Roseburg is easily accessible from Interstate 5 and is 67 miles south of Eugene. Home to 24,015 residents and with an urban daytime population of approximately 50,000, Roseburg is the county seat and largest city in Douglas County. Roseburg offers art and wine festivals, annual music events, unique shops, world-class dining and nationally recognized breweries, wineries and wine tasting bars. Surrounded by the unmatched natural beauty of the North Umpqua River, two dozen waterfalls, hundreds of trails, reservoirs, lakes and rivers, year-round outdoor recreation in the area abounds.

Incorporated in 1872, the City of Roseburg utilizes the Council-Manager form of government. Roseburg is a full-service municipality with operations including Administration, Airport, Community Development, Finance, Fire, Library, Municipal Court, Parks & Recreation, Police, and Public Works. The City has 167 FTEs, a 2018-2019 budget of more than $69 million and a general fund of $29 million.

Working under the guidance and direction of the Mayor and eight City Council members, the City Manager is the Chief Executive Officer of the City. The City Manager supervises and manages all administrative and business affairs of the City, is responsible for ensuring applicable laws and ordinances are enforced and that City department heads and employees are performing their assigned duties. The City Manager is also the budget officer. The City Manager Department includes the City Manager, City Recorder, Human Resources Director and two staff assistants, and operates on a 2018-19 budget of just over $1 million.

A bachelor's degree in business administration, public administration or a related field, plus 5 years of experience as a chief executive or department head in a local government organization, or equivalent level experience in a private sector business or industry, and at least 5 years of experience managing and supervising employees is required.

The City of Roseburg is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review: February 10, 2019 (open until filled). To apply online, visit Prothman at and click on "Submit Your Application" and follow the directions provided. Application materials will only be accepted electronically via the website. For questions, please call 206-368-0050.