This position is an opportunity to lead the Finance and Administration Section serving the Public Works Maintenance (PWM) and Parks and Open Space (POS) Divisions of Public Works. The Finance and Administration Section provides central services and supports key functions necessary to both divisions located at our Roosevelt Yard facility. Your will participate as a member of the two division’s management teams, and provide high level financial guidance. You will also be engaged in our Safety and Emergency Management programs, management of our facility and all other internal services necessary to support the activities of both divisions. Your high level management skills and participation will be key to the success of essential city services including stormwater management, the wastewater system, our transportation infrastructure, the City’s fleet and radio communication system, the urban forest, developed parks, natural areas and much more.
The ideal candidate does not necessarily need to have previous and extensive experience in all administrative programs described within this posting. The ideal candidate will have the ability to adapt to a changing environment and handle multiple priorities, be highly determined, have a love of learning, and show a commitment to continuous improvement.
The primary functions of this position are in finance and management. Preference will be given to candidates strongly qualified in these areas. Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Experience: Five years or more of increasing responsible professional experience, preferably in accounting/finance, including at least one year of supervisory experience. Preference will be given to those with direct experience in local government finance.
Education: Equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in finance, public policy, business, human resources management or a related field.
License or Certificate: Requires a valid Oregon driver's license. Must pass driving records check and, if hired, maintain a driving record that meets the City's standard.
About City of Eugene
In 1944, the citizens of Eugene adopted a council/manager form of government. In this form of government, the City Council develops legislation and policies to direct the City. The City Manager,hired by the City Council, provides administrative direction to the organization, oversees City of Eugene personnel and operations, and carries out the City Council’s direction.The City has over 1,400 employees and a $450 million total budget. The City of Eugene is a service-oriented and welcoming organization that provides services through six departments:• Central Services• Fire & Emergency Medical Services• Police• Library, Recreation and Cultural Services• Planning and Development• Public Works