The City of Newberg is now accepting applications for: SENIOR ENGINEER Salary Range (182): $5,979 to $7,653 monthly, Non-Represented, Exempt Position Includes full benefit package with private retirement plan. Closes at 4:30 pm, May 5, 2017. The Senior Engineer is responsible for overseeing the work of a major section or program within the public works environment. Oversees the activities of professional and technical personnel in an engineering design or operations section; performs design and/or review work and evaluation of design of streets, wastewater or other public works facilities; manages consultants and construction bid projects. Education and Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering and ten (10) years of increasingly responsible engineering/public works experience with a minimum of six (6) years of lead experience. Registration in Oregon as a Professional Engineer. Application forms are required and must be received at Human Resources Department for consideration by 4:30 pm May 5, 2017. City of Newberg - Human Resources Department. Online Application at: https://www.newbergoregon.gov/jobs. Mail: P.O. Box 970 or 414 E. First Street, Newberg, OR 97132. The City of Newberg is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer and a Drug & Violence Free Workplace.
The City of Newberg (population 23,465) is located in the beautiful Chehalem Valley (Valley of the Flowers) on the Willamette River, about 25 miles southwest of Portland. It is situated on US Highway 99W, which is the major route between Portland and the Central Oregon Coast. Conveniently located near the many assets of the Portland metropolitan area, the community also retains a distinct physic...al separation from the metro region, buffered by a greenbelt of rural forests, rolling hills and agricultural lands. “Newberg, a Great Place to Grow.” The City enjoys a highly diverse economic base. Many of the City’s “home-grown” businesses have become leaders within their respective industries, such as dental equipment, electronics and manufacturing. George Fox University, offering bachelor’s degrees in more than 40 majors, adult degree programs, and 12 master’s and doctoral degrees; a branch of Portland Community College; and Providence Newberg Medical Center are located in the City.The community is on the threshold of some major changes. Construction of the first phase of the Newberg-Dundee Bypass, a major state highway project is underway. This project has been 30 years in the planning and will result in truck traffic being taken out of the historic downtown Newberg. With this will come the continuing renaissance of the downtown area. The City recently adopted the new Downtown Improvement Plan for re-vitalization of the downtown area. The Newberg 2030 (Urban Growth Boundary expansion) Plan along with an update to the Riverfront Master plan is also in the planning stages.Incorporated in 1889, the City of Newberg is a Charter City and has a Council-Manager form of government. The City has a Mayor elected every four years and six Council Members who are also elected to four-year terms. The organization is committed to quality leadership for the benefit of the residents of Newberg and will:
•be professional in one’s attitude and proficient in his/her tasks.
•encourage a spirit of cooperation in dealing with the mutual problems and challenges facing the community.
•expect and demonstrate courtesy and respect in all interactions.
•commit to total quality in all services provided.
•be accountable and effective stewards of the public trust and resources.
•participate in and promote the exchange of ideas through open communications.