Job Posting: City Manager, Newberg, Oregon

newbergThe City of Newberg, ELGL Organizational Member, is starting a search for a new City Manager.  Newberg, incorporated in 1889, has a population of 22,396.  The City is home to the George Fox University Bruins and its largest employers are: A-dec (a dental equipment manufacturer), George Fox, SP Newsprint Company, Suntron Corporation, and Providence Medical Center.  The City is located in the beautiful Chehalem Valley off of 99w and on the Willamette River.  The area is also known for its wineries and outdoor opportunities.

The City government employs about 180 people and a Fiscal Year 2013-2014 budget of $86.6 million.  This budget included $13.7 million in the General Fund.  A pure Council-Manager style of government the Council, Mayor, and staff are looking for an ideal candidate that:

newberg city hall“…will be politically astute, yet apolitical and will foster a successful working relationship with the Mayor and City Council. It is essential that the Manager keep the City Council well informed on issues and activities concerning the City and is someone who believes in sharing information rather than in holding information. The City Manager will be innovative and proactive and will provide well-researched recommendations and alternatives to the Council so that they may make informed decisions. He/she will be adept at assisting the Council in translating their vision and goals into action plans and accomplishments.”

The salary range is between $110,000 and $130,000 depending on the qualifications of the candidate.

Applications are due by January 27, 2014 to:

Newberg City Manager Recruitment
100 High Street SE
Salem, OR 97301
or via emal:




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