City Manager

Organization: City of Ontario, Oregon
Salary: Competitive Compensation Package
Close Date: The first review of resumes will occur on January 17, 2016.

Job Description:

Ontario, Oregon is a diverse community of 11,415 located at the eastern edge of Oregon along the Idaho border. Primarily an agricultural area Ontario serves as the retail and service center for over 80,000 people in eastern Oregon and western Idaho. Ontario retains a small town atmosphere while enjoying a wide variety of recreational, educational, and cultural facilities within a short distance.

The City of Ontario operates under the council-manager form of government and is a Home Rule city operating under a City Charter. The Council is comprised of a Mayor and six Council Members elected at-large on a non-partisan basis to four-year overlapping terms.

The City Council employs a City Manager to oversee the operations of the City. Ontario has had three city managers since 2002. The City has an annual budget of $27.7 million and 44 FT and 32 PT employees. The City contracts for its Public Works services.

A minimum of a Bachelor Degree and four years of management/supervisory experience preferably in local government is required. A Masterís Degree and experience in a smaller and/or rural city is preferred. A background in economic development, finance, and community consensus building is desired. A recruitment profile brochure is available at: and

The position is open until filled and offers a competitive compensation package. Please send your resume and cover letter in Word to The first review of resumes will occur on January 17, 2016. For additional information about this job, please contact:

John E. Nowak
California Recruitment Manager
Slavin Management Consultants

Paul Wenbert
Western Regional Manager
Slavin Management Consultants

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