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.


MANAGEMENT FELLOWSHIP

The City of Klamath Falls Management Fellowship Program is designed to attract top post-graduates interested in developing their local government careers. The Program provides talented individuals with the opportunity to develop the professional experience necessary to become tomorrow's local government leaders.

  • Professional Development Opportunity
  • High-Impact Project Experience
  • Competitive Compensation Package

Find out more HERE.

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JUNIOR ENGINEER

SUMMARY
An employee in this position works under the specific direction of the City Engineer, or his/her designee to perform entry level professional civil engineering work in the design, investigation, and construction of public works project. In addition to their technical duties, employees are expected to demonstrate the shared values of the City of Klamath Falls through attitude and action. This position will have a six-month probationary period with a three-month extension at the discretion of the City Engineer. Incumbents will advance to the next level, Assistant Engineer, based on successful performance during the probationary period and by obtaining the Fundamentals of Engineering Certification (FE). Employees who do not obtain the FE within eighteen months or have unacceptable performance may be released from employment. This is a non-supervisory position.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • 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 projects are completed on time and within budget. Perform professional level complex engineering calculations
  • Consult with and provide information to contractors, developers, other departments, agencies and the public; coordinate engineering projects between contractors and the City
  • Perform project management and inspection duties and documentation of private and public construction projects. Projects may include, but not necessarily limited to, private residential and commercial development, publicly dedicated infrastructure improvements, and capital improvement development from City and other public agency departments. Aid City Engineer and Associate Engineer to inspect and document capital infrastructure related improvements.

REQUIRED
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.

License/Certifications:
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 eighteen (18) months of employment. Other certificates considered desirable are 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: $3757/month

This position is open until filled. 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 is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We are dedicated to a policy of nondiscrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetics, status as an individual with a disability, marital status, family relationship, or other protected status in accordance with state and federal equal employment opportunity laws.

Posted November 14, 2017

 


AIRPORT OPERATIONS SPECIALIST 

The City of Klamath Falls Airport is accepting applications for two (2) Airport Operations Specialist positions.

SUMMARY
An employee in this position works under the immediate direction and supervision of the Airport Operations Manager. The position performs a variety of tasks relating to the overall safety, security, upkeep, and maintenance of runways, taxiways, aprons, buildings, road, grounds, pavements, and associated areas, to include snow removal at the airport. This position assists in ensuring compliance with Federal Aviation Regulations Part 77 and 139, Transportation Security Regulations 1540 series, and all other applicable statutes, regulations and requirements to ensure the safety and security of all airport users.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Perform inspections of airport infrastructure in accordance with FAA certification standards for safety and compliance. Perform wildlife management control, mitigation, and depredation, which may include the use of, but is not limited to, firearms, live rounds, pyrotechnic shells, pyrotechnic pistols, traps/snares, or oxygen/propane fired systems. Issue and update Notices to Airmen (NOTAM’s) for the opening, closing, and condition reporting of the airfield as necessary. Work in conjunction with Oregon Air National Guard and other outside agencies to remove snow from roadways, parking lots, walkways, and airfield pavements, as well as performing and reporting timely airport surface assessments during periods of inclement winter weather. Ensure compliance with 49 CFR 1542 through conducting inspections of the airport terminal and perimeter security inspections. Operate of various types of equipment and vehicles. Interact with local, state, and federal agencies along with airport rescue firefighting units and perform duties as required by the Airport Emergency Plan during emergency situations. Help plan and perform general maintenance of airport facilities including limited electrical, plumbing, air conditioning, carpentry, painting, equipment repair, landscape and tree maintenance, irrigation control and maintenance, concrete and asphalt maintenance including patching, paving, and crack sealing, manual and automatic gate/lock systems, fence repair, and related work. Completes written and electronic inspection and correction reports, work logs and reports, and other recording or reporting consistent with work related activity. Must be able to work any shift or hours assigned, including overtime, weekends, on call periods, and holidays, as assigned.

REQUIRED
Must be able to pass a comprehensive ten (10) year criminal history background check and complete training consistent with TSA and Airport related security requirements.
A Bachelor’s degree in Aviation Management, Airport Management, Business Administration, or a closely related field.
OR
High School Diploma, or its equivalent, and four (4) years of experience working at a commercial service, military, or general aviation airport directly involved in daily airport operations. Demonstrate written/practical knowledge of 14 CFR Part 139 regulations and 49 CFR 1540/1542 regulations. Demonstrate written/practical knowledge for inspection, maintenance, operation, calibration of airfield systems, facility & building systems, equipment & tools, pavement repair, and landscape and similar associated systems.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATIONS:
Must possess and maintain a valid Oregon Driver’s License within thirty (30) days of hire and obtain a Class B Commercial Driver’s License with air brake endorsement within six (6) months of hire. Must be able to complete initial and advanced training and seminars relating to airport operations, safety, and systems maintenance.

SALARY

AFSCME GRADE 6 with starting wage of $3,718 per month)

Please go to www.klamathfalls.city for an application and job description. Application with cover letter, resume, and any supporting documentation may be submitted to recruitment@klamathfalls.city. Positions open until filled.

The City of Klamath Falls is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We are dedicated to a policy of nondiscrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetics, status as an individual with a disability, marital status, family relationship, or other protected status in accordance with state and federal equal employment opportunity laws.
Posted December 14, 2017


JOURNEYMAN MAINTENANCE WORKER - ELECTRICIAN 

The City of Klamath Falls is accepting applications for a Journeyman Maintenance Worker – Electrician.

SUMMARY
An employee in this position works under the direction and supervision of the Maintenance Supervisor and is responsible for performing a variety of skilled tasks involving the maintenance and upkeep of City facilities and operations. This is a non-supervisory position. Job offers will be subject to a favorable criminal history background investigation, driving record, and drug screen. In addition, candidates must provide fingerprints and pass Oregon State Police CJIS security background check to obtain CJIS Security Level 1 clearance, as well as complete training consistent with TSA and Airport related security requirements.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following. Performs maintenance and repairs to City facilities and operations. Troubleshoots and repairs electrical controls and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC’s). Works with the City SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) system. Works with the City Water and Wastewater systems. Installs and repairs street lighting and traffic control equipment. Performs carpentry work such as framing, finish work, and texturing and painting. Operates vehicles such as basket truck, flat-bed truck, etc. Performs equipment inspection and preventative maintenance on all equipment used in course of work. Knowledge of and ability to conduct maintenance procedures; electrical, plumbing, and carpentry work; tools, equipment, methods and materials used in electrical, plumbing, and carpentry work. Skills in maintenance, repair, and construction. Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals; add, subtract, multiply, and divide; ability to read blueprints; apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form; deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations; work any shift or hours assigned; assume and perform all duties with limited supervision.

REQUIRED
Education and/or Experience:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and three to five (3-5) years of experience in maintenance, construction work, or related field.

Required Licenses/Certifications:
Must possess journeyman-level and maintain an Oregon State General Journeyman Electrical License. Ability to obtain and maintain an Oregon Driver’s License and Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) at time of hire. CDL must be obtained within six months of hire. Confined Space certification required within six (6) months of hire.

Preferred Licenses/Certifications:
Possess a Limited Maintenance Electrician (LME).

SALARY

AFSCME GRADE 7 with starting wage of $3,757 per month

This position is open until filled. 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 is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We are dedicated to a policy of nondiscrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetics, status as an individual with a disability, marital status, family relationship, or other protected status in accordance with state and federal equal employment opportunity laws.

Posted December 16, 2017


TEMPORARY POSITION - AIRPORT OPERATIONS SPECIALIST

JM Solutions is accepting applications for a temporary Airport Operations Specialist position at the Crater Lake Klamath Regional Airport for the City of Klamath Falls.

SUMMARY:
An employee in this position works under the immediate direction and supervision of the Airport Operations Manager. The position performs a variety of tasks in overall safety, security, upkeep, and maintenance of runways, taxiways, aprons, buildings, road, grounds, pavements, and associated areas to include snow removal at the airport. The position involves a high level of public contact. Responsibilities include but are not limited to maintaining airport compliance with Federal Aviation Regulations Part 77 and 139, Transportation Security Regulations 1540 series, and all other applicable statues, regulations and requirements to ensure the safety and security of all airport users. Responsibilities also include operations of various types of equipment and vehicles. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts is exposed to but not limited to extreme outside weather conditions, vibration, fumes, or airborne particles and occasionally toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. An employee in this position must withstand exposure to variable weather conditions and continuous hours of duty. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

REQUIRED:
High School Diploma or GED. Two (2) years’ experience in maintenance, roads, and grounds work, or equivalent combination of training and experience. Demonstrate written/practical knowledge for inspection, maintenance, operation, calibration of airfield systems, facility & building systems, equipment & tools, pavement repair, and landscape & similar associated systems. Valid Oregon Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with air brake endorsement. Must be able to pass a comprehensive ten (1) year criminal history background check and complete training consistent with TSA and Airport related security requirements.

SALARY: $20.00 per hour

HOURS: 40 Hours a week – various schedules

Applicants must apply at JM Solutions located at 513 Main Street, Suite 101, Klamath Falls, OR 97601; Phone number: 541-882-5872

JM Solutions is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We are dedicated to a policy of nondiscrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetics, status as an individual with a disability, marital status, family relationship, or other protected status in accordance with state and federal equal employment opportunity laws.
Posted 11/17/17


TEMPORARY/SEASONAL POSITION - AIRPORT WINTER OPERATIONS

JM Solutions is accepting applications for temporary/seasonal Airport Winter Operations positions at the Crater Lake Klamath Regional Airport for the City of Klamath Falls.

SUMMARY:
An employee in this position works under the immediate supervision of the Airport Operations Manager and is responsible for performing a variety of manual and semiskilled tasks relating to airport winter operations. Responsibilities include operations of various types of equipment and vehicles to remove snow from and apply de-icer to roadways, parking lots, walkways, and airfield pavements. Responsibilities also include other duties as assigned related to snow removal. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts is exposed to but not limited to extreme outside weather conditions, vibration, fumes, or airborne particles and occasionally toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. An employee in this position must withstand exposure to variable weather conditions and continuous hours of duty. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

REQUIRED:
High School Diploma or GED and a valid Oregon Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with air brake endorsement.

SALARY: $15.00 per hour.

HOURS: On-call during excessive snow fall

Applicants must apply at JM Solutions located at 513 Main Street, Suite 101, Klamath Falls, OR 97601; Phone number: 541-882-5872

JM Solutions is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We are dedicated to a policy of nondiscrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetics, status as an individual with a disability, marital status, family relationship, or other protected status in accordance with state and federal equal employment opportunity laws.

Posted 11/17/17