Employment Opportunities

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Planning/Permit Technician

The City of Manzanita is seeking a full time Planning & Permit Technician

Closing date is April 1st 12PM

The City of Manzanita is looking for an individual with excellent customer service skills to join our team as a Planning and Permit Technician. The position will provide support to our Building, Planning and Short-Term Rental Programs. The position will be responsible for processing building and land use applications and will serve as the main point of contact for the City providing information about planning and building regulations and procedures to the public. The Planning and Permit Technician will also conduct planning related site inspections and short-term rental inspections and other duties as assigned. The ideal team member will embrace technology, can think outside of the box, and brings a collaborative and problem-solving ethic to their work.

Minimum requirements include a high school diploma and at least two years of related experience or any satisfactory combination of education and experience which ensures the ability to perform the essential functions of the position.

Salary Range for the position is currently $3,372 to $4,099 monthly depending on experience, plus excellent benefits. Please send cover letter, resume, and completed application form to building@ci.manzanita.or.us.

Benefits
The City of Manzanita offers a generous benefits package to all regular status employees working at least 24 hours per week. Medical/Dental insurance is effective the first of the month following date of hire with the city paying 94% of the premium.

Retirement
The City participates in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS). Benefits paid by PERS are funded from two sources: – Member contributions paid on your behalf by the City (immediately vested); and – Employer contributions (vested when contributions have been made in each of five calendar years)

Vacation
Paid vacation accrues on a yearly basis as follows:
• 0-4 years – 6.66 hours per month (10 days/year)
• 5-9 years – 8.66 hours per month (13 days/year)
• 10-14 years – 10.66 hours per month (16 days/year)
• 15-19 years – 13.33 hours per month (20 days/year)
• 20 or more years – 16.66 hours (25 days/year)

Vacation leave may be taken after you have completed six months of employment.

Sick Leave
Sick leave accrues monthly at a rate of eight (8) hours per each month worked.

Holidays
The City recognizes the following paid holidays during the calendar year:
– New Year’s Day
– Martin Luther King Birthday
– President’s Day
– Memorial Day
– Independence Day
– Labor Day
– Veteran’s Day
– Thanksgiving Day
– The Friday after Thanksgiving
– Christmas Day
-Either day before Christmas (December 24) or day before New Years Day (December 31)
– One floating holiday

Diversity and Inclusion 
At the City we understand that a diverse workforce strengthens our organization. We value diversity and support a positive and welcoming environment where all of our employees can thrive.

Equal employment opportunity
All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, familial status, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability for which a reasonable accommodation can be made or any other status protected by law.

Accommodation
Reasonable accommodation is available to anyone whose specific disability prevents them from completing this application or participating in this process. To obtain confidential assistance please contact the City Manager at 503.368.4353.

Veterans’ Preference
Under Oregon Law, qualified veterans may be eligible for veterans’ preference when applying for positions with the City of Manzanita. If you are a veteran and would like to be considered for a veterans’ preference for this job, please attach qualifying documents in the application process

Full Time Utility Worker

Manzanita Public Works Department

December 8, 2021

The City of Manzanita Public Works Department is seeking a Full time Utility Worker to join our team.

The Utility Worker maintains, repairs, and operates public works facilities including parks, buildings, water distribution system, storm drainage system, and street system. Performs vehicle and shop maintenance.

Typical Duties/Examples of Work

  • Performs maintenance and clean-up of city buildings and properties. Empties trash and recycling receptacles, cleans bathrooms, and maintains dog waste stations.
  • Maintains grounds and landscapes including mowing, weeding, pruning, trimming, irrigating, and planting.
  • Repairs and maintains street and stormwater systems including patching roads, sweeping streets, maintaining rights-of-way, cleaning storm drains and catch basins, and maintaining street signs.
  • Performs light construction and concrete work as needed. Performs set up and preparation tasks for special events throughout the year.
  • Cleans beach access ramp.
  • Performs light maintenance and repair of city vehicles and equipment, as assigned.
  • Operates and maintains light, medium, and heavy-duty equipment and trucks appropriate to the construction, maintenance, and repair of City infrastructure, systems, and facilities to which assigned.
  • Follows all safety rules and procedures for work areas.
  • Maintains effective and cooperative working relationships with those encountered in the performance of duties including employees, elected officials, other organizations, and the public.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Repairs and maintains water distribution system including repairing leaks, reading water meters, performing meter change outs, conducting coliform testing, and checking wells.

Why join the City of Manzanita?
The City of Manzanita is committed to offering benefits such as paid vacation, paid sick, and participates in PERS, the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System and Medical coverage. Salary range is $3,038 – $3,693.

To Qualify

The following minimum qualifications are required for this position:

  • Applicant must have a High School Diploma, or equivalent;
    a. OR any satisfactory equivalent combination of education and experience which ensures the ability to perform the essential functions of the position.
    b. Obtain a Oregon Water Distribution 1 certification within 18 months of hire.
  • Within 60 days of hire applicant must be within 20 minutes of the Public Works office located at 1090 Oak St. in Manzanita, for one week a month. Good tool to check is https://www.mapquest.com/directions
  • A valid Oregon driver’s license and proof of an acceptable driving record are required.
  • Knowledge of operation and maintenance principles, practices, tools and materials for maintaining and repairing
    assigned City facilities and equipment.
  • Skilled in the operation and maintenance of equipment and tools used in the course of work.
  • Basic knowledge of general office procedures and practices; business English, spelling, and punctuation; and
    personal computer applications in a Windows environment.
  • Basic computer skills, preferably in Microsoft Office products.
  • Verbal and written communication skills.
  • Interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.

Recruitment Timeline:

  • Position Posted: 12/8/2021
  • Applications Period Close: 01/07/22
  • Interview notification: 01/11/22
  • Interview Date: 01/14/22

Application Instructions:

Applicants must submit a résumé and application of employment to the City of Manzanita:

Drop off:          
Manzanita Public Works
1090 Oak St.
Manzanita, Or 97130

Mail to:            
City of Manzanita
P.O. Box 129
Manzanita, OR 97130

E-mailed and/or faxed applications will not be accepted.

Sincerely,
Dan Weitzel
Director of Manzanita Public Works Dept

The City of Manzanita is seeking a Full Time Water Utility Clerk to join our team.

WATER UTILITY CLERK JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Water Utility Clerk performs varied clerical work relative to the activities of the Public Works Department.

Typical Duties/Examples of Work
1) Processes all water utility payments and downloads payment transactions made online with the City’s online pay-provider to customer accounts. Prepares check deposits and billing software daily reports. Coordinates with Finance check deposits and monthly reporting.Coordinates quarterly billing and printing of billing statements.

2) Processes meter changes, address and account updates, buyer/seller transfers, and disconnects. Proofs meter reads, reviews adjustment requests, and prepares work orders for public works department follow up.

3) Assists the Public Works Director in performing research, participating in strategic planning, completing required reports, and responding to inquiries from members of the public.

4) Answer’s customer questions and requests for service related to water billing, leaks and usage issues. Accepts and processes applications for service connections.

5) Answers telephones, transfers calls, receives walk-in customers at the front counter, and answers questions about general utility business and utility accounts.

6) Files, scans, makes copies, prepares incoming and outgoing mail, and performs other general office duties.

7) Follows all safety rules and procedures for work areas.

8) Maintains effective and cooperative working relationships with those encountered in the performance of duties including employees, elected officials, other organizations, and the public.

9) Performs other related duties as assigned.

To Qualify:
The following qualifications are required for this position:

1) Applicant must have a High School Diploma, or equivalent / OR any satisfactory equivalent combination of education and experience which ensures the ability to perform the essential functions of the position.

2) A valid Oregon driver’s license and proof of an acceptable driving record are required.

3) Knowledge state, federal, and local laws, rules, and procedures related to assigned areas of responsibility.

4) Knowledge of basic accounting/bookkeeping principles, procedures, and practices.

5) Basic knowledge of general office procedures and practices; business English, spelling, and punctuation; and
personal computer applications in a Windows environment.

6) Basic computer skills, preferably in Microsoft Office products.

7) Good verbal and written communication skills.

8) Solid Interpersonal skills.

9) Excellent customer service skills.

10) Strong organizational skills.

11) Ability to follow oral and written instructions; complete assigned tasks with little functional oversight; and meet
deadlines.

12) Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those encountered in the course of work.

13) Ability to pass a pre-employment criminal background check and drug and alcohol screening.

14) Ability to meet the physical demands of the position.

Why join the City of Manzanita?
The City of Manzanita is committed to offering benefits such as paid vacation, paid sick, and participates in PERS, the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System and Medical coverage.

Salary range is $3,314 – $4,029.

Recruitment Timeline:
Position Posted: 06/17/21
Applications Period Close: 07/01/21
Selection Process Begins: Week of 7/05/21

Application Instructions:
Applicants must submit a résumé and application to the City of Manzanita:

Drop off:
Manzanita Public Works
1090 Oak St.
Manzanita, Or 97130

Mail to:
City of Manzanita
P.O. Box 129
Manzanita, OR 97130

Applications for this position will not be accepted after 7/1/21, 11:59AM.

E-mailed and/or faxed applications will not be accepted.

Sincerely,
Dan Weitzel
Director of Manzanita Public Works Dept.