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.

Executive Administrative Assistant/Legal Assistant

Under direction of the City Manager or his/her designee, provides increasingly responsible administrative assistance to the City Manager, City Attorney and other professional staff as assigned. Confidential and complex administrative work requiring some specialized knowledge and involving broadly defined policies and procedures and legal administrative support. The Executive Assistant acts in a confidential capacity to management staff who formulate, determine and effectuate policies in the areas of City Code, City Charter, Municipal Court, collective bargaining and other confidential items. Performs related duties as required. This is a non-supervisory position.


Schedules appointments and assists in maintaining meeting room schedules. Manages the City Manager’s calendar and assists other professional staff as assigned. In coordination with the City Recorder, manages and maintains the Administration Division file system ensuring compliance with all state and federal regulations for retrieval and retention. Responsible for citywide indexing, scanning and quality control to ensure document accuracy for retention and research purposes. Receives and screens visitors, telephone calls, email and mail correspondence. Provides information and assistance as appropriate. Prepares written material including confidential correspondence, memoranda, reports, and documents. Assists the City Attorney by preparing necessary forms and drafting basic legal documents using proper procedures required by statutes and rules of court, including notices of tort claims, general property claims, and miscellaneous claims. Reviews legal documents for recording or disposition. Compiles, organizes, tracks, records and distributes a variety of materials and/or data. Supports various City sponsored boards and commissions with minute taking, agenda preparation, and staff support as assigned.


Any combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying; typical education would include an Associate of Arts Degree with major work in clerical, administrative assistance, and computer/word processing courses; public relations, paralegal or legal assistant course work, personnel, public administration or related field. Experience with the following software packages: Microsoft Office Suite including Excel, Word, Access and Power Point, document imaging software, and survey programs is desired. Valid Oregon driver’s license and pre-employment drug screening. Typing test is required with application.

SALARY:  Grade NR-7 Range: $4,227 - $5,918 per month + full benefits package

This position is open until June 19, 2018. Typing test facilitated by WorkSource Oregon is required. Complete job description and application packets are available at WorkSource Oregon, 801 Oak Ave, Klamath Falls, Oregon 97601, 541.883.5630 EOE


The City of Klamath Falls invites interest in an excellent career opportunity for an experienced legal professional as Klamath Falls' new City Attorney. 

The ideal candidate should be a problem solver, practical and a person who genuinely cares about Klamath Falls and its residents. Candidates should have a thorough knowledge of ordinances, statutes and court decisions related to municipal entities, particularly in the areas of community development, public works, public safety, and finance; organization, powers, and limitations or governmental functions and officials with particular emphasis on municipalities; philosophies, techniques, and principles of municipal law and legal system; and the rules of order governing the conduct of public meetings. Candidates with the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; exercise initiative, creativity, and sound judgment in solving difficult administrative, technical and personnel problems; and provide recommended courses of action when analyzing legal problems, issues, questions, and other situations requiring legal interpretation will be valued. 

Candidates should posses a solid background in all aspects of municipal law. Minimum of 5 years in the practice of law, with emphasis and experience in one or more specialty areas, such as: employment law, land use, prosecution, public contracts, public meetings and records, first amendment, or an equivalent combination of training and experience which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform this position. 

Must be admitted to and in good standing with the Oregon State Bar or able to be admitted in Oregon. FULL EMPLOYMENT ADVERTISEMENT

If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please submit a cover letter indicating your specific interest in this position; a detailed professional resume that identifies the relevant qualifications and experiences outlined in this position profile; and a list of 3 professional references. Send the cover letter, resume and references to City of Klamath Falls City Attorney Recruitment, 500 Klamath Avenue, Klamath Falls, OR 97601 or email to EMAIL. The closing date is July 5, 2018


The City of Klamath Falls Police Department is accepting applications for Police Officer. This position is responsible for patrol and investigative law enforcement activities. Salary of $4,684-$5749 per month DOE with additional incentive packages up to 12% of base salary plus an excellent benefits package and a professional work environment, making this position extremely competitive. The City of Klamath Falls is a great place to work!

Required: Be a citizen of the United States or a nonimmigrant legally admitted to the United States under a Compact of Free Association within 18 months of hire date, minimum age 21, high school diploma or GED, and a valid Oregon Driver’s License. A bachelor’s degree, law enforcement experience and/or military experience is preferred but not required. Reserve or lateral transfer preferred. Job offers for this position are contingent on the individual passing a pre-employment drug screen, background investigation, psychological exam, and DPSST fitness and written tests. Signing Bonus of up to $1000 upon successful completion of training.

Please see the side box for full job description, application, and important information about tests. Applications must be submitted to City of Klamath Falls Human Resources and may be submitted one of the following ways: physical address: 226 S. 5th St. Klamath Falls, OR, 97601; mail: PO Box 237, Klamath Falls, OR, 97601; EMAIL; or fax: 541-883-5395. H.R. phone number is 541-883-5317.

Positions open until filled.
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