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City Administrator - Cascade Locks , OR

Title City Administrator
Type City/County Manager and Administrators
Date Posted 2022-07-18
City / Organization Cascade Locks , OR
Email Contact jobs@lcog.org

Position Posting


Job Title: City Administrator

Location: Cascade Locks

Organization: City of Cascade Locks 


Job Description: 


Cascade Locks is excited to meet you! Located at the heart of the Columbia River Gorge, the mountains tower up 4,000-feet above the river and waterfalls tumble from the heights to reach the river near sea level below. Surrounded by stunning natural beauty, you can relax, slow down a bit, and take it all in. Only 44 miles from Portland, Cascade Locks provides a perfect place to live, work and enjoy life. Come help our small town continue its growth into an exciting place to visit, live or play.

The City of Cascade Locks is seeking to replace its long-serving City Administrator. Under the general direction of the City Council, the City Administrator assists the Mayor and Council in the development of City’s vision, policies, and legislation. The new Administrator will be the City’s Chief Administrative Officer managing a staff of 15 FTEs and other part-time employees while implementing an annual budget of $22.6 million to accomplish Council goals. 


The new City Administrator must have the ability to communicate effectively with staff, Council and community members, the ability and desire to become invested in the community, and to help vision its future. The new City Administrator will have a strong background in managing complex projects and staff in a dynamic municipal setting. 


A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in public administration or related field is required. A master’s degree is preferred. The City also prefers thorough knowledge of municipal government organization, powers, functions and relationships with other jurisdictions. Preference to candidates with prior experience as a City Administrator/Manager or as an Assistant City Administrator/Manager. Experience working with an electric utility is a plus.

The salary range for this position is $90,000 to $110,000 per year DOE. The City of Cascade Locks provides a comprehensive benefits package. 


Posted Date: 07/13/2022 

Salary Range: $90,000 to $110,000 

Application Deadline: First Review for applications received by 5pm, August 15, 2022 

Application Deadline Info: Open Until Filled


The City of Cascade Locks has partnered with Lane Council of Governments (LCOG) for this recruitment. For job announcement, application, and forms, and to submit a completed application packet, please visit https://lcog.org/lgps/jobs

A completed application packet includes the City of Cascade Locks employment application, resume, cover letter, supplemental questionnaire, and veterans’ preference form (if applicable). 


Please contact LCOG with questions at jobs@lcog.org.


Cascade Locks is committed to equal employment opportunity and workplace diversity.

Job Post Expiration Date   2022-08-15

  All jobs are considered open until filled, unless otherwise posted.