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Central Services Division Administrator (Principal Executive/Manager G)

Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Portland, Oregon

Job - Government

Close Date: 04/01/2019

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)’s mission is to be a leader in restoring, maintaining, and enhancing the quality of Oregon’s air, land, and water. The DEQ currently has a full-time opportunity for a Central Services Division Administrator (Principal Executive/Manager G) in Portland, Oregon. Please consider joining an innovative team, and work to advance our agency’s mission.

The Central Services Division (CSD) assists the department in achieving its mission by providing central management services for the agency in accounting, budgeting, information systems, human resources, health and safety, training, policy and organizational development, purchasing, and facilities management. The division serves headquarters and 3 regional divisions, the Vehicle Inspection Program, and the Laboratory and Environmental Assessment Program. Services are provided for over 700 positions, various local and regional governments, and directly to citizens.

What you will do!
The purpose of this position is to lead the Central Services Division in its support of the agency. The Administrator serves as a member of DEQ's Leadership Team, which provides enterprise-level strategic planning, prioritization, and direction for the agency. The person in this position is the direct supervisor to the managers of Financial Services (Budget, Accounting, and Procurement & Contracting), Information Services (Information Technology, Software Development, and Electronic Data Management) and Human Resources, as well as staff for Health & Safety, Internal Policy Management, Training and Organizational Development, and Records Management. Additionally, this position serves as the agency's Chief Financial Officer.

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What’s in it for you!

The opportunity to join a dynamic team of mission focused individuals tasked with maintaining, restoring, and enhancing the quality of Oregon’s air, water, and land. We offer medical, dental, and vision health benefits with paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave, and 10 paid holidays a year. Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program: If you are employed by a government or not-for-profit organization, you may be able to receive loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF). Learn more to see whether you qualify at PSLF Program. If you are passionate about Oregon's environment, apply today!

This is a full-time, executive service position.

What are we looking for?

6 years of management experience in a public or private organization which included development of program rules and policies, development of long and short range goals and plans, program evaluation, and budget preparation.
Experience supervising human resources and/or information technology programs supporting a larger entity or organization.
Experience developing budgets, and budget reporting and management systems for an entity with multiple business or program lines.
Experience with the development and execution of program planning, such as strategic planning supervision of financial management, human resources, and/or information technology programs supporting a larger entity.
Management/administration experience in a government agency or organization.
Experience managing multiple programs at once.
Management experience in a unionized workforce; involvement in the negotiation and implementation of collective bargaining agreements.
An understanding of business processes and the interrelationship between business processes and budget, human resources, and/or information technology systems.
Strong project management, organizational management/improvement, and/or change management skills and experience, with experience in the oversight of complex project management.
How to Apply:

To apply for this position, please go here and complete the online application and all supplemental questions.

Please be sure to attach a resume and cover letter. You must submit these at the beginning of the application process when it asks for a resume. You may attach more than 1 item in this section.

Veterans Information:

DEQ provides veterans’ preference points to all eligible veterans. For more information, please go here: For privacy reasons, please do not attach veterans’ preference documents when initially applying. You will be asked to submit those once you’ve submitted your application via a pop-up with a veterans’ preference questionnaire.

Questions/Need Help?

If you have questions about the recruitment or need assistance to participate in the application process, please contact Maddy Ouye, Human Resources Analyst, at or (503) 229-5107.

DEQ strives to create inclusive environments that welcome and value the diversity of the people we serve. DEQ fosters fairness, equity, and inclusion to create workplace environments where everyone is treated with respect and dignity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, disability, physical stature, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, political affiliation, and any other factor applicable by state or federal law.

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