City Manager

City of Dallas, OR

Job Details

  • Job Function: Chief Administrator (City/County Manager)
  • Credential: Preferred
  • Salary: $130,000 - $150,000. DOQ
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 14,583
  • Where: 187 SE Court St, Dallas, OR 97338
  • Form of Government: Council-Manager

Post Date: Mar 8 2019

Deadline: Jun 6 2019

To Apply: Individuals interested in applying should submit a cover letter indicating their specific interest in this position, and explaining how their experience meets the minimum and desirable qualifications; a detailed professional resume; and a list of five professional references to include at least one superior, one peer, and one subordinate. Send the cover letter, resume, and references to Dallas City Manager Recruitment, c/o MWVCOG, 100 High Street SE, Suite 200, Salem OR 97301 or e-mail to The City of Dallas provides qualifying veterans and disabled veterans with employment preference in accordance with Oregon law. Veterans may claim preference by submitting a Veteran’s Preference Form which can be found at and the required documentation with his/her application material.


Dallas – City Manager – Salary: $130,000-$150,000 depending on qualifications, plus attractive benefits package. The City of Dallas, Oregon (population 15,830) is seeking a City Manager with proficiency in overall municipal operations and exceptional communication and interpersonal skills. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in public/business administration or related field with at least five (5) years of local government management experience as a City Manager/Administrator, Assistant City Manager/Administrator or Department Head, or equivalent combination of education and experience required. A Master’s degree in public administration or related field, certification as an ICMA Credentialed Manager, and Oregon experience is preferred, including experience with Oregon land use, and experience designing and sustaining community events and recreational programs. Closing date: June 6, 2019.

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