Chief People Officer
- (541) 388-5502
Program Manager - Events & Volunteer
- (541) 388-5579
- (541) 388-5574
- (541) 388-5507
- (541) 330-4004
- (541) 693-2131
- (541) 312-4909
- (541) 323-8562
We help the City attract, inspire, retain, and foster professional and responsible employees.
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Our staff is responsible for:
- Wage and benefit administration
- Labor negotiations and union contract administration, including conducting salary surveys
- Recruiting, examining, and certifying job candidates
- Equal employment opportunities and supporting a diverse workforce
- Employee orientations
- Ensuring compliance with labor laws
The department also assists to administer various employee benefit programs such as medical and dental health benefit programs, and coordinates voluntary benefit programs like deferred compensation and other insurances.
If you're interested in joining the dedicated staff here at the City of Bend, please take a look at the current job opportunities. Here you can also look over the job descriptions of other positions at the City and sign up for alerts when these, and related positions, are posted.
Current Job Openings
To see a list of current job openings here at the City, please visit governmentjobs.com.
For a list of City positions and their job descriptions, check out the class specifications at governmentjobs.com.
Under Oregon law, Veterans who meet minimum qualifications for a position may be eligible for employment preference. If you are a Qualified Veteran or Qualified Disabled Veteran you will receive preference point – 5 points for eligible Qualified Veterans and an additional 5 points for eligible Qualified Disabled Veterans.
**Active and veteran service members** -- Check out the College Guide for Veterans, a comprehensive, easy-to-use listing of college planning resources all in one place, where you can find information on everything from the Servicemembers Opportunity College to military-specific scholarships.
WORKING FOR BEND
The City of Bend places high emphasis on excellence, customer service, integrity and citizen involvement. As such, the City is proud of its dedicated, professional staff members who make every effort to ensure optimum service delivery to the citizens of Bend.
We strive to provide a safe workplace that promotes continuous improvement and balance in our employees' lives.
A salary schedule is a chart that shows how the wage of an employee increases over time. Below we have listed the salary schedules for all employee positions at the City of Bend.
CITY OF BEND
Below you will find the collective bargaining agreement documents for the City of Bend and its employee associations.
BEND FIREFIGHTERS ASSOCIATION
The Bend Firefighters Association is a member of IAFF, Local #227, representing approximately 69 fire and ambulance personnel.
- Ambulance Operator Extension
- Collective Bargaining Agreement Extension
- Health Insurance Modifications May 5th 2017
- EMT Incentive Pay for Captains
- Retiree Work-Back Program
- Lateral Transfers
- Basic Life Support System (BLSS)
- Telemedicine and Enhanced Hearing Aid Coverage
- Acting in Capacity Base Pay
- Health Insurance
- Expansion of FIT On-Call Duties
- 48/96 Shift Schedule
BEND POLICE ASSOCIATION
The Bend Police Association represents approximately 112 sworn officers and administrative staff within the Police Department.
CITY OF BEND EMPLOYEE ASSOCIATION
The City of Bend Employee Association (COBEA) representing approximately 160 labor, technical and clerical employees in the Public Works, Finance, Information Technology and Community Development departments.
The City of Bend Employee Handbook and Substance Abuse Policy have been revised and adopted effective September 20, 2017. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Human Resources at (541) 388-5507.
The City of Bend Volunteer Program connects Bend residents with City departments through active volunteer participation. Volunteers will benefit the City by providing a capable resource pool to assist employees and will benefit residents by providing a greater understanding of local government and an opportunity to make a difference.
For more information on some of the specific volunteer opportunities available here at the City, please visit our Volunteer Program page.