Klamath Falls - City of Sunshine

Employment Opportunities

The mission of the Human Resources Department is to support the goals and challenges of the City by providing services which promote a positive work environment that is characterized by fair treatment of staff, open communication, personal accountability, trust and mutual respect.

Human Resources is responsible for providing a wide range of services to City departments and employees. We are responsible for: the recruitment and selection of those applicants who are most qualified for City positions; administration of the City's classification and pay structure; the City's employer/employee relations program through the administration of labor contracts, grievance resolution and personnel policy consultation and training; and the administration of the City's Safety and Workers' Compensation programs.

We are committed to providing the highest quality of personal service to City staff and our community. 

City Engineer

The City of Klamath Falls is accepting applications for a City Engineer.  This position works under the general administrative direction of the Public Works Director and provides leadership for staff engaged in engineering design, project and construction management, and inspection of assigned development, capital, facilities and operating projects.  The City Engineer assists other department management and project teams in the development and implementation of scope of work, budget, schedules and staffing requirements for the engineering, procurement and construction phases for assigned projects; represents the City as the engineering liaison with external consultants; manages the development, establishment and implementation of engineering standards in support of the City’s commercial development codes.  (Complete job description available at CLICK HERE>>)


Education and/or experience

Bachelor’s degree in engineering and five to seven years of increasingly responsible experience in engineering, design and/or construction and four (4) years of supervisory experience.


A Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in engineering, architecture or business administration is desired.


Management Grade 6 - $6,175 - $8,645/month

Application packets can be obtained clicking on the Job Application Link found on this webpage and returned to City of Klamath Falls Human Resources, 226 So. 5th St., Klamath Falls, OR. 97601 or via FAX 541-883-5251


The City of Klamath Falls is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We are dedicated to a policy of nondiscrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, family relationship, or mental or physical handicap.

Treatment Operator I or II

The City of Klamath Falls is accepting applications for the position of Treatment Operator I or II. An employee in this position works under the supervision of the Wastewater Treatment Supervisor and/or Wastewater Manager.

To be successful, this employee must be able to demonstrate the ability to identify and resolve problems; effectively communicate to both team members and members of the community; and be attentive to detail. This position requires an individual that works well in a team setting and with strong leadership skills. The City desires an individual that is career oriented and looking for future growth in the operation of the Wastewater Division.


An employee in this class is responsible for the continuous operation and maintenance of the treatment plants and allied facilities, on an assigned shift. Duties involve continuous inspection and evaluation of the complete treatment plant operation to ensure correct, efficient plant performance. General supervision and guidelines are received from the Supervisor and Division Manager and work is performed in accordance with established procedure; however, the incumbent must be technically competent to make necessary adjustments in the operation when unusual or emergency conditions arise, with a minimum of detailed instructions. Any one position may not include all the duties listed, nor do the listed examples include all the tasks which may be performed in positions of this class. Inspects plant and equipment to ascertain that it is in proper operation at all times, making required adjustments when necessary. Collects and stores samples and performs routine laboratory analysis. Reports and discusses operating problems, equipment, and maintenance with supervisor. Reports supply needs, keep operating records and prepares required reports. Reads and logs meter, gage, and dial readings. Operates, maintains, and performs minor repairs to pumps, motors, and equipment. Keeps all equipment and buildings clean; performs a variety of routine custodial tasks as assigned.


High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and 4 years experience. State of Oregon Wastewater Treatment Operator Certification, either Level I or Level II. Salary dependent on Certification Level. Ability to possess and maintain a valid Oregon Driver’s license. Prefer an individual with basic computer skills and knowledge in current systems used by the Wastewater Division including Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Vuewworks, and HTE.

SALARY: Level I, AFSCME Grade 4 - $3276/month; Level II, AFSCME Grade 7 - $3,875.00/month

Application packets must be obtained from and returned to WorkSource Oregon, 801 Oak Ave, Klamath Falls, Oregon 97601, 541.883.5630


The City of Klamath Falls is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We are dedicated to a policy of nondiscrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, family relationship, or mental or physical handicap.

Posted June 6, 2014

Part Time Positions

Lifeguard – Ella Redkey Pool

$9.50/hr. to 10.50/hr DOE

 Schedule varies and includes nights and weekends

In this position, you would be responsible for the enforcement of policies, rules and regulations governing the conduct of guests using the pool to ensure a safe and pleasant environment for all guests.  May be required to act as Senior Guard in charge of other guards.


Lifeguards must be 15 years of age or older. High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) for all candidates over 18 years of age.  ARC Lifeguard Certification (includes CPR, CPR pro, First Aid and AED). Knowledge of pool safety rules and regulations including: lifeguarding and equipment used for patron safety and rescue; facility emergency action plan and procedures; competitive swim strokes; handling money/cash register/office equipment/phone system; basic math; spelling, and English grammar.

To Apply

Application packets can be obtained from Human Resources at 226 South Fifth Street, second floor or APPLY NOW. Positions will remain open until filled.

For more information call HR @ 541.883.5317


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