Who is HRACO?
Board of Directors
HR Professional of the Year
The City of Lebanon (pop. 17,000) is located at the edge of the Cascade Mountain foothills in the Mid-Willamette Valley in stunning northwest Oregon. Conveniently located near major highways and airports, Lebanon is a growing, vibrant city, yet still maintains a small town, neighborly atmosphere. Some of the most dynamic destinations in the Pacific Northwest are just a scenic drive from Lebanon, including the Oregon Coast, Oregon Wine Country, and the Portland metro area. The City of Lebanon operates under the Council-Manager form of government and is a full-service city with approximately 106 full-time employees. Operating on a 2019 budget of $154,935 and with 1.5 FTEs, the Human Resources Office manages benefit programs, provides a centralized hiring system, establishes and maintains job descriptions, administers the classification and pay system, develops and administers personnel policies and procedures, ensures compliance with state and federal labor law, maintains employee records, assists managers with grievance resolution and disciplinary actions, and participates in all negotiations of union contracts. Under the general direction of the City Manager, the Human Resources Director performs a wide variety of professional, confidential, analytical and administrative duties which include job recruitments, employment procedures, labor relations, administration of personnel records, personnel policies, benefits, workers’ compensation, training and staff development. A bachelor’s degree in business, public administration or related field, or an associate degree plus certification as Professional in Human Resources (PHR) issued by the Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI) or other similar certification, is required. Candidates must also have a minimum of 5 years of professional-level human resources experience, or any satisfactory combination of experience and training that demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the position. Candidates must become a State of Oregon Public Notary within 3 months of hire and obtain a valid Oregon State driver license by time of hire. A master’s degree in Human Resource Management and SHRM certification are preferred.
How to apply:
For a complete position profile and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/, click on "Open Recruitments" and then click the position title. To apply, click on "Apply Online" and follow the directions provided. For questions, call 206-368-0050. The City of Lebanon is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: August 25, 2019 (open until filled).