Employment Opportunities

The mission of the Human Resources Department is to support the goals and challenges of the City by providing services which promote a positive work environment that is characterized by fair treatment of staff, open communication, personal accountability, trust and mutual respect.

Human Resources is responsible for providing a wide range of services to City departments and employees. We are responsible for: the recruitment and selection of those applicants who are most qualified for City positions; administration of the City's classification and pay structure; the City's employer/employee relations program through the administration of labor contracts, grievance resolution and personnel policy consultation and training; and the administration of the City's Safety and 

We are committed to providing the highest quality of personal service to City staff and our community.

Wastewater Collections Certified Operator OR Collections Operator-in-Training

Only one (1) position is open!

To be successful, this employee must be able to demonstrate the ability to identify and resolve problems; effectively communicate to both team members and members of the community; and be attentive to detail. This position requires an individual that works well in a team setting and with strong leadership skills. The City desires an individual that is career oriented and looking for future growth in the operation of the Wastewater Division.The City of Klamath Falls is accepting applications for either a Certified Wastewater Collections Operator or a Collections Operator-in-Training. There is only one (1) position open for Wastewater Collections at this time. An employee in this position works under the supervision of the Wastewater Collection Supervisor and/or Wastewater Manager.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Standard knowledge of DEQ and EPA, environmental regulations as pertaining to the operations and maintenance of a wastewater collection system, provide routine maintenance, operate equipment to perform the cleaning and inspection practices of a wastewater collection system. Performs all phases of operations and maintenance as pertains to the wastewater treatment collections/storm-water conveyance systems. Operates and maintains a variety of wastewater cleaning, inspection and excavating equipment in the routine maintenance, repairs and or replacements of sewer/storm lines. Enters confined spaces, provide traffic control as needed and is responsible to wear/use all PPE. Enters and closes work request; utilizing the City computerized maintenance management program, down load flow meters, pump station operations, pump readings, assists other division, such as snow removal, Utility Billing Information Engineering data. Installs wastewater collection system pipe, fittings, and appurtenances, such as, Cured in Place Pipe Patch (CIPP) and or open trench pipe repairs/replacements. Enters work related documentation daily in the collection log book. Is familiar with City codes, resolutions, policies, and follows required City safety practices. Keeps all equipment, vehicles and tools clean and in a safe working order.

REQUIRED: High school diploma or general education degree (GED). State of Oregon Wastewater Collection Operator Grade I Certification. If hired as an OIT, must pass the State of Oregon Wastewater Collections Operator Grade I Examination within one year of employment. Must possess and maintain a valid Oregon Driver’s License. Must obtain an Oregon CLASS B with airbrake and tanker endorsement license; must obtain and maintain an Oregon Commercial Driver’s License within six (6) months of hire. Must obtain State of Oregon Traffic Control and Confined Space Entry/Attendant certifications within 90 days of hire date. Prefer an individual with basic computer skills and knowledge in current systems used by the Wastewater Division including Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Tyler.


Application packets which include supplemental questions must be obtained from and returned to Worksource Oregon, 801 Oak Ave, Klamath Falls, Oregon 97601, 541.883.5630. Position is open until filled. 

Ella Redkey Assistant Pool Manager

The City of Klamath Falls is currently accepting applications for the position of Ella Redkey Assistant Pool Manager.

SUMMARY: An employee in this position works under the immediate supervision of the Pool/Parks & Recreation Special Projects Manager and is responsible for performing various management responsibilities in relation to the smooth operation of the City Pool. These will include supervision of the pool maintenance personnel, lifeguard staff and pool cashiers. The Assistant Pool Manager conducts and/or manages coaching and fitness instruction. This position is also responsible for program management and building strong relationships with the community.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Full job description available HERE

Manage pool facility’s daily functions and activities to include lifeguard duties, swim lesson instruction, teach water safety education, lifeguard certification and other programs as necessary. Supervise pool staff, including personnel functions, scheduling, training and time reporting. Supervise and evaluate lessons and lesson programs. Responsible for all aquatic programming including all swim lessons, certifications, and special events within the aquatic facility. Performs and develops operation management software system. Creates, updates, maintains and monitors Ella Redkey Pool website and social media communications. Monitor safety programs relating to aquatic staff and facilities. Implement and oversee all risk management efforts of the pool facility as directed by the Pool/Parks & Recreation Special Projects Manager. Create, encourage, and support development opportunities for staff, including training programs, and individual mentoring. Prepare regular written communication such as monthly and annual reports which may include but are not limited to participation reports and equipment inventory reports, as needed.

REQUIRED: Education and/or experience:

Education and/or Experience: One year in management of physical education and two years of experience with demonstrated skill in organizing and implementing aquatic activities. Equivalent work experience may be substituted for education. Two years of relevant experience is required which must include: 1) experience in supervising aquatic facilities and programs 2) extensive customer service training and experience.


  • Required: Lifeguard Instructor (LGI) Certification; Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) or Certified Pool Operator (CPO) Certification; CPR and First Aid Certification, and Bloodborne Pathogens Training
  • Preferred: Group Exercise or Aquatic Exercise Instructor Certification; American Swim Coaches Association (ASCA) Level 2 Coaching Certification; Water Safety Instructor (WSI) or other National Lesson Instruction Certification; National Aquatic Management School Certification or course completion
  • Desired: Experience in pool management and general physical activity.

SALARY RANGE: $2,969 - $4,161 per month DOE plus benefits

The City of Klamath Falls is accepting applications for the position of Ella Redkey Assistant Pool Manager until position is filled. Complete job description and application packets are available at the City website at https://www.klamathfalls.city or at the City’s Human Resources office located at 226 S. 5th Street, Klamath Falls, Oregon 97601. Applications may be dropped off at the HR office Mon. – Fri. from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., emailed to tthompson@klamathfalls.city or mailed to City of Klamath Falls, ATTN: HR, P.O. Box 237, Klamath Falls, OR 97601.