City Manager

Organization: City of Klamath Falls, Oregon
Salary: The position offers a competitive compensation package.
Close Date: The first review of resumes will occur on September 10.

Job Description:

Klamath Falls, a south-central Oregon community of 20,840 residents (42,000 including the Urban Growth Boundary) has a diversified economy that includes tourism, two colleges, several manufacturers, and an Air National Guard F-15 pilot training facility. Klamath Falls is known as the City of Sunshine with nearly 300 days of sunshine each year.

The City of Klamath Falls operates under the council-manager form of government. The City Council consists of five members who are directly elected by ward to staggered four-year terms and a Mayor elected at-large to a four-year term. The City has had three City Managers in the last 27 years all of whom left voluntarily.

The City is a full-service organization including water and wastewater utilities, a commercial airport, and a municipal court. The City has an annual operating budget of $28 million, a 2012-13 Capital Improvement Program of budget of $13.1 million, and 158 FTE’s.

The minimum job requirements are: 1) a Bachelor’s degree with a Masters in public administration, business, planning, or other related fields desired; and 2) five to ten years of local government management experience. The City is seeking a strong, visionary leader with substantial economic development experience. Local government experience in a rural community is a plus. Additional information about Klamath Falls is available at

The position offers a competitive compensation package and will remain open until filled. The first review of resumes will occur on September 10. Please send your resume and cover letter with current salary as soon as possible to For additional information about this job, please contact:

Paul Wenbert, ICMA-CM
Western Regional Manager
Slavin Management Consultants


Dennis Taylor, ICMA-CM
Pacific Northwest Recruitment Manager
Slavin Management Consultants


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