Employment Opportunities 

PATROL OFFICER (Police Department): Baker City is accepting applications for the position of Patrol Officer. This is a full-time, permanent, represented and benefited position.
Pay: $4,214-4,749 + 3% intermediate and 5% advanced certificate incentive pay and longevity pay incentives. Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and vacation benefits. 
Duties: Works on rotating shifts to perform patrol and/or investigation work to serve public, enforce laws, prevent crime, and protect life and property, in accordance with departmental policies and procedures.  
Minimum Qualifications: Meet all DPSST standard minimum qualifications for police officer.  Must receive basic certification from DPSST within one year of appointment as police officer; attend police academy within 90 days after appointment; pass physical agility, written exam, a complete background check and psychological exam.  Preference may be given to certified police officers. Must be at least 21 years of age.
Closing Date: Open until filled 
How to Apply: Return job application (located below on the right side) to Julie Smith, PO Box 650, Baker City, OR 97814. Qualified applicants will be invited to a physical agility and written testing process. Applicants must receive a 75% or better on any exam in order to be considered for the position.  Applicants who pass the physical agility test will continue with the written test. Must pass ORPAT within a minimum of 5:30. Selected applicants will be invited to participate in the first round of the interviewing process. Certified Police Officers, depending on experience, may advance directly to the interview process.

City Engineer/Project Manager
The City of Baker City is accepting applications for the position of City Engineer/Project Manager in the Public Works Department.  Applications will be accepted through 4:00 p.m. Friday, May 25, 2018.
Duties: Performs administrative, supervisory, and professional engineering work necessary to manage the engineering, construction inspection, and survey of the Public Works Department and to fulfill the statutory obligations of the City Engineer/Project Manager's position. Provides first line supervision to Public Works Department employees within the Technical Services and Facility Maintenance divisions, including assigning and reviewing work; planning, design and inspection of Public Works projects as assigned by the Public Works Director; preparation of project cost estimates and schedules; bidding of projects.  
Minimum Qualifications: 
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering or a closely related field combined with five (5) years of increasingly responsible experience in civil engineering; street/highway experience preferred; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. 
Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Oregon required.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Professional Land Surveyor (PLS) designation desired.  
Salary: $4,696-5,495 per month plus excellent benefits.  
To Apply: An application and complete job description can be obtained at under the Applications tab to the right. Completed applications can be:
Mailed: PO Box 650, Baker City, OR 97814
Emailed: juliesmith@bakercity.com
Dropped off: Room 205, 1655 1st Street Baker City OR, 97814 

The City of Baker City is seeking applicants for a summer temporary Public Works laborer.  The individual must be 18 years of age or older and have a valid drivers’ license and a high school diploma or GED.  In addition, he/she must be enrolled in a college or trade school for the fall 2018 semester. To apply please return the General Application to Julie Smith by April 30, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. PO Box 650, Baker City, OR 97814. For more information please review the guidelines listed under applications. 

The Human Resources Department is dedicated to the recruitment of diverse and talented candidates looking for career opportunities with the City of Baker City. HR works directly with all City departments providing guidance and support through hiring, performance management, professional development, training, classification, compensation, contract administration, collective bargaining, benefits administration (including health promotion) and compliance with state and federal regulations. Additionally, HR assists with risk management as part of the Administration Department wherein staff assists with health and safety, workers’ compensation and ADA accommodation. HR strives to create an environment that builds lasting employee relations while demonstrating excellent public service.

The City of Baker City provides employment opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants, without unlawful regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran’s status, or any other status protected by applicable federal, Oregon, or local law.  Our EEO policy applies to all aspects of the employment relationship—including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, compensation, promotion, demotion, transfer, disciplinary action, layoff, recall, and termination of employment.

To claim veteran's preference please follow instructions included in the application.