• Jefferson County, Oregon
  • 66 SE D Street, Madras, Oregon
  • Nov 28, 2021
Full Time Human Resources and Personnel
  • Salary: $71,292 USD
  • Salary Top: $93,578
  • Phone: 206-368-0050
  • Apply By: Oct 31, 2021

Job Description


Jefferson County, Oregon

Salary:  $71,292 - $93,578

($4,000 Hiring Bonus, $3,000 for Moving Expenses, and Housing Available!)


Nestled in the heart of River Canyon Country in central Oregon, Jefferson County's exceptional climate enables residents and visitors to enjoy a multitude of outdoor activities. Jefferson County, (pop. 24,105), is located in a high desert climate east of Mount Jefferson and Mount Hood and enjoys over 300 days of sunshine a year. The county’s largest city is Madras, (pop. 6,839), which is the county seat and is the gateway to central Oregon’s vast selection of outdoor recreational opportunities. Madras is just 30 miles from Redmond, which has a regional airport that offers daily flights to Denver, Los Angeles, Portland, Salt Lake City, San Francisco and Seattle.


Jefferson County is a general law county that is governed by three part-time County Commissioners who have appointed a County Administrative Officer to coordinate the day-to-day activities of the organization and help ensure compliance with County policy. The County operates with 130 FTEs on a 2022 adopted budget of $77.5 million.


Under the direction of the County Administrative Officer, the Human Resources Manager serves as the first point of contact for all Human Resources operations. This position is responsible for reliably handling and safeguarding sensitive Human Resource and collective bargaining information, providing technical assistance to applicants and employees, and initiating and preparing personnel paperwork. The Human Resources Manager also provides support for other operational affairs as needed in the County Commissioners office. This position will also receive direction from the County Counsel.


A bachelor’s degree with major course work in human resources, business, public administration, organizational development or directly related field and four (4) years of relevant experience in human resource management, or any equivalent combination of experience and training is preferred. Prior work experience may be substituted for a degree. Two (2) years of experience is preferred in public sector human resources. Preference will be given to candidates certified as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) or Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR).


For a complete position profile, full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at, click on "Open Recruitments" and then click the position title. For questions, call 206-368-0050. Jefferson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: October 31, 2021 (open until filled).

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66 SE D Street, Madras, Oregon 97741 United States View Map