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Accounting
Posting Number: 2019-10
Job Title: Accounting Associate Program Manager
Closing date: 04/08/2019
Closing time: 05:00 PM
 Full benefits, including PERS. Benefits include access to a free health clinic, in addition to health and dental benefits. 
Job Class: Associate Program Manager
Job Hours: 40 hrs/wk; some evening and weekends required
Salary: $66,560- $93,184, depending on qualifications.
 Grade C44, Exempt, SEIU Represented
Description:  
       

Position overview:
The City of Springfield’s Finance Department is seeking an Accounting Associate Program Manager to perform senior accountant work requiring: a high degree of independent and professional judgement in problem solving, researching solutions and decision making utilizing a proficiency in generally accepted and governmental accounting principles.    This position is responsible for managing the technical and administrative aspects of the financial program for the Metropolitan Wastewater Management Commission (MWMC).   Solely responsible for the annual financial statements of MWMC, this position provides analysis of financial transactions, makes all necessary adjustments and is the direct interface with auditors through the preparation of the annual audited financial statements.  The incumbent is an integral part of the MWMC Capital Financing Program, working with financial advisors, preparation of documents associated with bond sales and continuing disclosure statements as needed.

For additional information:
City of Springfield Finance Department: http://www.springfield-or.gov/city/finance/
Metropolitan Wastewater Management Commission:http://www.mwmcpartners.org/

Key Responsibilities:
• Develops and maintains complex financial records for grants, capital projects, activities or other accounting entities.
• Is the finance interface with the MWMC governing body with presentations involving budgets, financial statements, audit results and debt transactions.
• Advises in the development of budget estimates, user rate setting analysis, cost allocation plans, equipment replacement calculations and other financial analyses and studies.
• Prepares a variety of standard financial reports, analyzing results to identify anomalies, make necessary corrections and implement appropriate solutions for systemic problems.
• Develops and implements plans to comply with generally accepted accounting policies, implementation of GASB statements, Oregon budget law and City policy. 
• Provide technical analysis, information and professional guidance to management and policy bodies on various budgetary and financial issues, procedures or systems.
• May train, assign and review the work of accounting technicians.
• Responsible for coordinating work flow and meeting specific deadlines and deliverables around audit and budget activities.
• Makes decisions regarding how to record transactions, materiality, disclosures and what information should be included in financial statements and bond official statements.

Please see the attached classification description for additional details.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
• Ability to understand and implement Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) statements in the audited financial statements
• Program management principles
• Financial policy and procedure development
• Debt management principles
• Budget development and monitoring
• Ability to interpret and apply federal and state laws and regulations
• Prepare and deliver presentations to boards, commissions and the City Council

Education and Experience:
• Associate’s degree or two-year technical certificate in accounting, or finance with at least 30 credit hours in accounting, and;
• 3 years of professional-level accounting experience including financial statement preparation, and;
• 1 year of managing a technical or financial program.

Preference may be given for:
• Accounting experience in a public sector environment
• Oregon CPA certificate
• Bachelor’s degree in accounting

Any equivalent combination of knowledge, skills, education and experience may be considered qualifying.

Selection and Interview Process:
Top candidates will be invited to interview and take a brief accounting test to assess skill level. Interviews are tentatively scheduled for the week of April 22, 2019.

As a part of our selection process, it will be necessary for candidates to provide the names and email addresses of up to five professional references (including two managers) that can provide information on work performance.  To avoid any delay in the process, we ask candidates to start gathering reference information now (name, email address, contact info and time period you worked together).  Additional information regarding reference checking will be emailed to candidates at a later date through the SkillSurvey Pre-Hire 360 system.

All testing and selection processes will be done in accordance with the Oregon Veteran’s Preference in Public Employment Law.

How to Apply:
The on-line Application and Qualifying Questionnaires must be received electronically prior to the closing date/time listed at the top of this job posting. Please review our Tips for Applying page for more information about how to complete your application materials. The “Apply for this Job” link below will start the application process. You are allowed to upload a copy of your resume and/or cover letter as part of the application, but these two items are not required unless otherwise indicated in the posting. After completing the application, the questionnaire(s) and the voluntary EEOC form follow. The last page of the application process allows you to print your application information if you choose. You are not allowed to review your information after moving to the next page of the process.
 
Before clicking “Apply for this Job” below, please preview the application and questionnaires (both can be viewed by clicking on the links below).   Once you begin the online application process you will not be able to save your work and return at a later time.  Most applicants prepare their application materials ahead of time using word-processing software and then cut and paste their responses into the online application. The application only allows for four employers as part of your work history. Please use the form (linked below) to include additional work history. Email completed form to HR@springfield-or.gov before the closing date/time of this posting.
 
Applicants who include a valid email address will receive a system-generated email verifying that the application has been received.  If you do not receive a system-generated email verifying receipt of your application, your application may not be eligible for consideration for this position.  We recommend that you add our email domain (@springfield-or.gov) to your "safe senders" list in your email software to ensure that you receive communication from us.  Please contact us at 541-726-3705 if you have any questions.

Veterans Preference Points:
The City of Springfield recognizes the extensive contributions of men and women who have served in the Armed Services. As a veteran, you may be entitled to preference when seeking employment with city government. If you would like to claim Veteran's Preference points, please submit a completed form (linked below) along with the appropriate documentation prior to the closing date listed at the top of this job posting. You may submit your documents via mail, email, fax or in person (please see form for contact information). If you have any questions, please contact Human Resources at 541-726-3705 or HR@springfield-or.gov for more information.

Additional Information and Forms:

• Work History Continuation Form
• Veteran's Preference Form

NOTE: This announcement is intended as a general descriptive recruitment guide and is subject to change. It does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.



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City Manager
Posting Number: 2019-08
Job Title: City Manager
Closing date: 04/08/2019
Closing time: 04:00 PM
Job Class: Executive
Job Hours: Salaried
Salary: Depending on qualifications and experience
 PERS and generous benefits package included
Description:  
       
*** INFORMATION ONLY *** PLEASE APPLY THROUGH STRATEGIC GOVERNMENT RESOURCES***
 
The City of Springfield is seeking qualified individuals to apply for the position of City Manager.
 
Please review the following informational brochure to learn more about the City of Springfield, the position, and the search schedule.

 City Manager Brochure

SGR will conduct a first review of applications on April 8, 2019 at 5pm CST.
 
To apply for this outstanding career opportunity, please apply through Strategic Government Resources (SGR):  

https://www.governmentresource.com/CurrentSearches

 
For questions please contact SGR at 817.337.8581.
 
(Do not apply by clicking the "Apply for this job" button below, this is the wrong website. Only applications submitted through SGR will be considered for this position.)

 

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Fire and Life Safety
Posting Number: 2019-13
Job Title: Data and Reporting Analyst
Closing date: 04/12/2019
Closing time: 05:00 PM
 Full benefits, including PERS. *Benefit enrolled employees and dependents have access to a free, on-site health and wellness center. 
Job Class: Management Analyst
Job Hours: 40 hrs/wk; some evening and weekends required
Salary: $57,782- $80,891, depending on qualifications.
 Grade C43, Exempt, Non-represented
Description:  
       

Position Overview:
The successful candidate will join the Administrative Services’ Finance and Reporting team with the primary responsibilities supporting policy review, budget development, grant application, and accreditation efforts of the department.

For more information about Eugene Springfield Firehttp://www.springfield-or.gov/city/eugene-springfield-fire/

Summary of Essential Duties:
•  Identify, verify, and reconcile compliance with established fire and emergency services standards
•  Develop and maintain databases to track program or operational activities
•  Evaluate and develop appropriate metrics, analytics, and key performance indicators
•  Coordinate on-site fire and emergency services accreditation assessments and inspections
•  Develop (including technical writing, collaboration with process owners, and analysis) and maintain the department’s planning documents including the standards of cover, strategic plan, and annual report. 
•  Assist in the preparation of the department’s annual budgets by projecting costs of service, reporting metrics, and writing supporting materials
•  Develop work plans, timelines and resource allocations for assigned program; monitors progress to ensure objectives and deadlines are met
•  Interprets laws and ordinances; reviews legislation and other rules and regulations pertaining to fire and emergency services; monitors for compliance
•  Develops and coordinates grant applications to support department operations
•  Develop or assist technical process owners to develop and maintain business policies and procedures to fire and emergency services standards.
•  Analyzes business processes and identifies improvements and efficiency
•  Maintains version control documentation
•  Creates and updates reports, queries, utility programs and linkages between programs involving multiple data platforms.
•  May gather, interpret, and provide GIS information for department fire projects
•  May coordinate or assist with technology issues and projects related to fire and emergency services operations
•  Travel to and from Eugene and Springfield facilities

Please see the attached job description for additional details.

Education / Experience:
•  Bachelor’s degree in public or business administration or related field, and;
•  5+ years progressively responsible experience in one of more of the following areas: analysis and development of organizational policies, budget preparation, program coordination, grant administration, Fire and/or EMS administration.

Preference may be given for experience in:
•  National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards
•  GIS software
•  FIREHOUSE Software or fire-related records management systems

Any equivalent combination of knowledge, skills, education and experience may be considered qualifying.

Licensing and Certification:
•  Valid Oregon Driver’s License at time of appointment.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
•  Read, analyze, and interpret professional/technical periodicals, journals and procedures; financial reports, and governmental regulations.
•  Prepare clear and concise technical reports and presentation
•  Creating, editing, and maintaining documents, spreadsheets, and queries
•  Write policies and procedures
•  Work both independently and participate as a member of a cross-functional team
•  Build relationships with project sponsors, stakeholders, and other technical staff, vendors, and end users

Selection and Interview Process:
Top candidates will be invited to interview.

As a part of our selection process, it will be necessary for candidates to provide the names and email addresses of up to five professional references (including two managers) that can provide information on work performance.  To avoid any delay in the process, we ask candidates to start gathering reference information now (name, email address, contact info and time period you worked together).  Additional information regarding reference checking will be emailed to candidates at a later date through the SkillSurvey Pre-Hire 360 system.

All testing and selection processes will be done in accordance with the Oregon Veteran’s Preference in Public Employment Law.

How to Apply:
The on-line Application and Qualifying Questionnaires must be received electronically prior to the closing date/time listed at the top of this job posting. Please review our Tips for Applying page for more information about how to complete your application materials. The “Apply for this Job” link below will start the application process. You are allowed to upload a copy of your resume and/or cover letter as part of the application, but these two items are not required unless otherwise indicated in the posting. After completing the application, the questionnaire(s) and the voluntary EEOC form follow. The last page of the application process allows you to print your application information if you choose. You are not allowed to review your information after moving to the next page of the process.
 
Before clicking “Apply for this Job” below, please preview the application and questionnaires (both can be viewed by clicking on the links below).   Once you begin the online application process you will not be able to save your work and return at a later time.  Most applicants prepare their application materials ahead of time using word-processing software and then cut and paste their responses into the online application. The application only allows for four employers as part of your work history. Please use the form (linked below) to include additional work history. Email completed form to HR@springfield-or.gov before the closing date/time of this posting.
 
Applicants who include a valid email address will receive a system-generated email verifying that the application has been received.  If you do not receive a system-generated email verifying receipt of your application, your application may not be eligible for consideration for this position.  We recommend that you add our email domain (@springfield-or.gov) to your "safe senders" list in your email software to ensure that you receive communication from us.  Please contact us at 541-726-3705 if you have any questions.

Veterans Preference Points:
The City of Springfield recognizes the extensive contributions of men and women who have served in the Armed Services. As a veteran, you may be entitled to preference when seeking employment with city government. If you would like to claim Veteran's Preference points, please submit a completed form (linked below) along with the appropriate documentation prior to the closing date listed at the top of this job posting. You may submit your documents via mail, email, fax or in person (please see form for contact information). If you have any questions, please contact Human Resources at 541-726-3705 or HR@springfield-or.gov   for more information.

Additional Information and Forms:


NOTE: This announcement is intended as a general descriptive recruitment guide and is subject to change. It does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.



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PDF FORMATS
Click here to download a job application in PDF format
Click here to download a job description in PDF format
Click here to download a supplemental questionnaire in PDF format


Operations
Posting Number: 2019-09
Job Title: Seasonal Maintenance Worker
Closing date: 04/01/2019
Closing time: 05:00 PM
Job Class: Maintenance Assistant
Job Hours: 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Occasional overtime as needed.
Salary: Typically $11.23/hour, step 1 of Grade A11, depending on qualifications and previous employment as a Seasonal Maintenance Worker.
 Temporary/Seasonal position represented by AFSCME. Includes vacation and sick leave in accordance with the union contract. These positions are limited to 520 hours per year.
Description:  
       

The City of Springfield is now accepting applications for our Seasonal Maintenance Workers. This recruitment will be used to staff multiple spring/summer crews with various start dates throughout the seasonThese positions are temporary and do not exceed 520 hours.

This is an opportunity to work with our Development & Public Works - Operations division and learn more about our organization. We are looking for candidates who are familiar with or willing to learn tasks that occur in maintaining City infrastructure, specifically in landscape maintenance and surface drainage programs. We encourage you to preview the qualifying questionnaire at the bottom of this posting prior to applying for this position.

At the time of interview, a background check, reference check and driving check authorization form will be completed by candidates. These checks will only be processed for candidates selected for hire.

Position Overview:
Under the supervision of an Operations Supervisor, the Maintenance Worker performs entry level seasonal work to maintain stormwater water quality facilities, City trees, planter beds, turfgrass and other landscaped areas; may use herbicides for vegetation control. Performs related duties as assigned.

Please review the attached Job Description for a more information about this type of position.

Summary of Essential Duties:
• Participate in shrub and tree planting.
• May assist in irrigation line repairs and sprinkler head replacements.
• Maintains shrubs and planter beds by trimming and weeding.
• May provide assistance to the tree trimming crew by trimming trees and chipping branches.
• Implement vegetation control using weed eaters.
• Mow turfgrass with push mowers.
• Pick up litter
• Maintain stormwater water quality facilities.
• Provide written and oral reports as required.

Education & Experience:
High school diploma or GED, and sufficient experience as necessitated:
•  Maintaining landscape
•  Maintaining stormwater facilities
•  Operation of light power equipment
•  Custodial duties
•  Performing related skills or semi-skilled tasks.

Preference may be given based on qualifications and experience:
•  Have been previously employed by the City of Springfield as a Seasonal Maintenance worker

Any equivalent combination of knowledge, skills, education and experience may be considered qualifying.

Other Requirements:
• Employees must be at least 18 years of age to meet Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industry standards for operating equipment.
• Valid Oregon Driver’s license at time of appointment.

General Knowledge & Demonstrated Skills:
• Knowledge of basic laborer procedures and work activities to include the use of hand tools and equipment;
• Knowledge of value of team efforts;
• Ability to identify or learn to identify native and/or invasive plant species;
• Ability to carry out written and oral instructions;
• Ability to document work activities and provide basic written reports;
• Ability to maintain positive working relations with co-workers and the general public;
• Ability to work safely in a hazardous, fast-paced, outdoor environment;
• Ability to learn the techniques and methods involved in maintenance and construction of the City's public works facilities.

Physical Requirements:
Medium work – Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Selection and Interviews: 
The City uses an online reference checking solution called Pre-Hire 360® from SkillSurvey.  Top candidates will be asked to provide names and email addresses for up to five professional references (including two supervisors) that can provide information about your work performance.

Interviews will be held the week of April 15, 2019.  Please reserve these dates in the event you are invited. Notification for interviews may be very short.  Please plan accordingly.

All testing and selection processes will be done in accordance with the Oregon Veteran’s Preference in Public Employment Law.

How to Apply:
The on-line Application and Qualifying Questionnaires must be received electronically prior to the closing date/time listed at the top of this job posting. Please review our Tips for Applying page for more information about how to complete your application materials. The “Apply for this Job” link below will start the application process. You are allowed to upload a copy of your resume and/or cover letter as part of the application, but these two items are not required unless otherwise indicated in the posting. After completing the application, the questionnaire(s) and the voluntary EEOC form follow. The last page of the application process allows you to print your application information if you choose. You are not allowed to review your information after moving to the next page of the process.
 
Before clicking “Apply for this Job” below, please preview the application and questionnaires (both can be viewed by clicking on the links below).   Once you begin the online application process you will not be able to save your work and return at a later time.  Most applicants prepare their application materials ahead of time using word-processing software and then cut and paste their responses into the online application. The application only allows for four employers as part of your work history. Please use the form (linked below) to include additional work history. Email completed form to HR@springfield-or.gov before the closing date/time of this posting.
 
Applicants who include a valid email address will receive a system-generated email verifying that the application has been received.  If you do not receive a system-generated email verifying receipt of your application, your application may not be eligible for consideration for this position.  We recommend that you add our email domain (@springfield-or.gov) to your "safe senders" list in your email software to ensure that you receive communication from us.  Please contact us at 541-726-3705 if you have any questions.

Veterans Preference Points:
The City of Springfield recognizes the extensive contributions of men and women who have served in the Armed Services. As a veteran, you may be entitled to preference when seeking employment with city government. If you would like to claim Veteran's Preference points, please submit a completed form (linked below) along with the appropriate documentation prior to the closing date listed at the top of this job posting. You may submit your documents via mail, email, fax or in person (please see form for contact information). If you have any questions, please contact Human Resources at 541-726-3705 or HR@springfield-or.gov   for more information.

Additional Information and Forms:

Work History Continuation Form
• Veteran's Preference Form

NOTE: This announcement is intended as a general descriptive recruitment guide and is subject to change. It does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.



EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
PDF FORMATS
Click here to download a job application in PDF format
Click here to download a job description in PDF format
Click here to download a supplemental questionnaire in PDF format



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