Human Resources 

The Human Resources Department is dedicated to the recruitment of diverse and talented candidates looking for career opportunities with 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.


Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in employment with Baker City. The City accepts applications only for open positions listed. Be sure to check the employment announcement for complete details regarding all required documents.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Training Captain

Fire Department

$33.83 - $36.61 DOE

Deadline to submit application: Open until filled

To Apply: Please read the job description carefully before applying. Fill out the employment application linked below and submit it to humanresources@bakercity.gov, or deliver to the human resource office located at City Hall, 1655 1st Street, room 205, or mail to PO Box 650, Baker City, OR 97814. For more information, please contact Heidi Quintela at the email address listed above.

Job Description 

Employment Application


Become a Baker City Police Officer

Click the link above Police Department Logo


Paid Part-Time "Volunteer" Firefighter 

Fire Department - 

We are currently taking applications, but will not be testing until Spring 2024

Minimum Wage/DOE

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To Apply:  Please read the job description carefully before applying. Fill out the employment application linked below and submit it to humanresources@bakercity.gov, or deliver to the human resource office located at City Hall, 1655 1st Street, room 205, or mail to PO Box 650, Baker City, OR 97814. For more information, please contact Lieutenant Jason Jacobs at 541-523-3711 or Stacy Spriet in the Human Resource Department. 

Employment Application

PPT Firefighter Position Description 




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.