Job Details

Assistant City Manager

City of Tigard, Tigard, Oregon

Job - Government

Close Date: 01/13/2019

SALARY: $8,798.00 - $11,789.00 Monthly
$105,576.00 - $141,468.00 Annually

OPENING DATE: 12/13/18

CLOSING DATE: 01/13/19 11:59 PM


Tigard is looking for an Assistant City Manager with a passion for delivering high quality services, strengthening community connections and leading by example. The Assistant City Manager will engage stakeholders, manage strategic relationships, lead teams and provide direction in coordination with the City Manager and Tigard City Council.

In addition to direct responsibility for a set of departments, this position will lead the city's functional efforts related to a new Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiative, strategic plan implementation efforts, or departmental performance audits. It will have high internal and external visibility, and requires advanced interpersonal, leadership, and verbal and written communication skills.

Download the recruitment brochure for detailed information about the job, the community, and qualifications.

We work hard and play hard at Tigard; we know that "life" is just as important as "work" in quest for work/life balance. With ten paid holidays, flexible work schedules, generous paid leave programs, and a 40 hours-is-enough mantra – our staff believes time outside the office is just as important as time spent in the office.

At the City of Tigard, we honor our employees' diversity and the diversity of the community we serve by:•Welcoming and including all,
•Fostering an atmosphere of dignity and respect,
•Encouraging new ideas and perspectives in a safe and positive environment, and
•Working with diverse communities to determine appropriate ways to design, deliver, and evaluate services.
We are dedicated to creating an inclusive, welcoming, and respectful organizational culture that appreciates and supports individual differences.

We think Tigard is a place worth coming to and we hope you will agree it is the start of your next great adventure.


Tigard's next Assistant City Manager will be someone with strong local government and public policy experience. The strongest candidates will have a proven record of successful project management, leadership and supervision.

Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be: •Five (5) years increasingly responsible experience as a manager for a public agency (preference for city and/or county government experience) at least two years of which should include full supervisory duties of other management staff; and
•a bachelor's degree in public administration, public policy, or related field.
•A master's degree is strongly preferred.


If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please apply online. Applicants must submit a cover letter and resume through the online application process.

Application Deadline: January 13, 2019
Following the closing date, resumes will be screened according to the listed qualifications. Candidates will be advised of the status of the recruitment following finalist selection. Finalist interviews will be held the week of February 4, 2019 with City of Tigard staff, followed by City Manager interviews.

Those selected as finalists will be asked to provide references. References will be contacted only following candidate approval. For veterans' preference, candidates must submit a valid DD214 with their application materials.

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