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.


This position works under the specific direction of the City Engineer, or his/her designee to perform entry level professional civil, electrical, or mechanical engineering work in the design, investigation, and construction of public works project. Incumbents will advance to the next level, Assistant Engineer, based on successful performance during the probationary period and obtaining the Fundamentals of Engineering Certification (FE). Employees who do not obtain the FE within eighteen months or have unacceptable performance will be released (terminated). This is a non-supervisory position.


  • Assist with the professional level engineering tasks essential for the planning estimating, scoping, design, bidding and construction of Public Works projects
  • Write specifications, prepare plans, and calculate cost estimates for various engineering projects
  • Perform cost analysis and monitor project scheduling to ensure completed on time and within budget
  • Perform professional level complex engineering calculations
  • Consult with and provide information to contractors, developers, departments, agencies and the public
  • Coordinate engineering projects between contractors and the City
  • Prepare professional level correspondence, reports, agenda items, project recommendations or other written material for staff, management, or Council Perform project management and inspection duties and documentation of private and public construction projects
  • Perform project management and inspection duties and documentation of private and public construction projects
  • Administer and enforce City codes and standards on engineering projects

Education and/or Experience:
This is an entry level for the engineering professional and requires a bachelor’s degree (BS) from four-year college or university in Civil Engineering; emphasis in design of: water, geothermal, sewer, streets and construction management preferred.

Valid Oregon Driver’s License. New employees establishing resident status in the State of Oregon must obtain an Oregon driver’s license within 30 days.
Employee must successfully complete the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination within one year of employment. Other certificates related to the job duties are desirable such as a national or state construction inspector certification. Employee must be capable, qualified and preparing to become registered as a Professional Civil Engineer in the State of Oregon.

SALARY: AFSCME Grade 7: Starting wage of $3,870.00 per month + full benefits package

This position is open until filled. Complete job description and application packets (including electronic copies) are available at WorkSource Oregon, 801 Oak Ave, Klamath Falls, Oregon 97601, 541.883.5630 EOE


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.
Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)


Ella-redkey-poolUnder direction of the Ella Redkey Pool Supervisor, Lifeguards enforce policies, rules and regulations governing the conduct of guests using the pool to ensure a safe and pleasant environment for all patrons. Lifeguards also perform various tasks in relation to the day-to-day operations of the City Pool. The Ella Redkey Municipal Pool is a geothermal heated outdoor pool.  This unique pool is connected to the City’s geothermal heating system keeping the pool temperature up to 85 degrees.  Some of the many programs offered by the Ella Redkey Pool include lap, open, masters and family swims, swim lessons, water aerobics, private parties, special events, fundraisers and much more! Compensation: $10.50 per hour.  

Job offers for this position are contingent on passing a pre-employment drug screen and background investigation.


Lifeguards must be 15 years of age or older.  High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) for all candidates over 18 years of age.  ARC Lifeguard Certification includes CPR, CPR pro, First Aid and AED).  Knowledge of pool safety rules and regulations including: lifeguarding and equipment used for patron safety and rescue; facility emergency action plan and procedures; competitive swim strokes; handling money/cash register; office equipment; phone system; basic math; spelling and English grammar.

Please see FULL JOB DESCRIPTION and APPLICATION.  Positions open until filled.

Applications must be submitted to Brielle George, Ella Redkey Pool Supervisor at 1805 Main Street.  Please call in advance at 541-273-1477.


Under the general direction of the Information Technology/Human Resources Manager, this position performs a variety of technology support functions and works directly with internal customers by answering calls or responding to emails sent to the Information Technology Help Desk.  This is a non-supervisory position. Only one (1) IT position is open.


  • Provide friendly and professional technical assistance to system users in accordance with applicable Technology Services policies, procedures, methods and techniques.
  • Install and maintain computer systems hardware and software; configure and deploy end user workstations; reset user passwords; grant or revoke system access.
  • Provide support to local area networks; troubleshoot network problems; coordinate maintenance and repair with Technology Services or vendor staff.
  • Support the City’s telecommunication services including voice, data, and cellular systems; coordinate activities with Technology Services or vendor staff.
  • Assist in user training, education, and problem-solving sessions; counsel users on programs and services; develop and update system and process documentation including user manuals.
  • Stay abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of information technology; evaluate new software and hardware and recommend changes as needed.


Education and/or Experience:
Completion of at least sophomore year in college, majoring in Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Network Administration, Telecommunications, or other related field. Proficient in Microsoft Office 2013 and 2016; Microsoft Windows 7/10.  Basic knowledge of computer networks (TCP/IP, DHCP, DNS) and Wi-Fi.

Must possess and maintain a valid Oregon Driver’s License.

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) from an accredited college or university in Management Information Systems (MIS), Computer Science, or related field and at least one (1) year of related work experience.

Job offers for this position are contingent on the individual passing a pre-employment drug screen and criminal background investigation.

SALARY: Intern = $15.00 per hour / Part-time = $22.55 per hour (Neither position includes benefits)

Application with cover letter, resume, and any supporting documentation may be submitted to recruitment@klamathfalls.city.  Position open until filled.