Citizen Engagement Coordinator

$26.50-$34.31/hour DOQ.  This is a full-time (40 hrs/wk), union represented and benefited position.


The City is seeking an exceptional Citizen Engagement Coordinator.  Under the direction of the Assistant City Manager, and in partnership with the Community Development Director, this position is responsible for planning, organizing and coordinating citizen engagement, community outreach on planning issues, citywide and internal publications, events, and information activities. See job description for full details.


Minimum Qualifications: Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science, Public Administration, Journalism, Public Relations or related field. A Master’s Degree in Public Administration or Planning is preferred. Requires knowledge of English grammar, composition and presentation techniques; writing; editing; design, and media.  Requires extensive knowledge of personal computers and related software applications and the ability to access the Internet. Must have some experience with city government.


To be considered for this position, qualified applicants must submit a completed City of West Linn employment application, Resume, signed Essential Functions form, veteran’s preference qualifying documents (if applicable) and letter of interest to the Department of Human Resources at West Linn City Hall by February 18, 2014 at 4:00 p.m.  Application packets are available at, West Linn City Hall, 22500 Salamo Road, West Linn, OR  97068; or by calling (503) 657-0331. EEO.


Veterans Preference: The City of West Linn provides qualifying veterans and disabled veterans with preference in employment in accordance with state law. Any candidate wishing to have their qualifying veteran’s preference applied to the process must submit a qualifying document (DD Form 214 or 215) at the time of application as well as the City’s Veteran’s Preference Form, providing proof of eligibility that includes discharge status. Disabled veterans must also submit a copy of their Veteran’s disability preference letter from the US Department of Veterans Affairs at the time of application, unless the information is included in the DD Form 214 or 215.