Director, Facilities

Columbia County Human Resources | Saint Helens, OR

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Posted Date 1/11/2021

Columbia County has a population of approximately 50,000 and is bordered on the east by the Columbia River, on the south by Multnomah County and Washington County, and on the west by Clatsop County. The southern County line is approximately 30 minutes from Portland, the largest metropolitan area in Oregon. The western County line is approximately 30 minutes from the Pacific coast.

POSITION: FACILITIES DIRECTOR. This position is a full-time management position, Civil Service exempt, FLSA exempt and not represented by a bargaining unit. The position reports directly to the elected three member governing Board of County Commissioners.


SALARY: $6,838-$8,690 per month. Appointment in range at hire will be negotiable. Excellent benefits, including paid PERS contribution and family health insurance plus generous leave benefits. See Benefits Offered section for details.

CLOSING: FEBRUARY 1, 2021. Applications must be received by 5:00pm on the closing date. Applications will only be accepted via online submission.

DUTIES: Responsible for professional performance and administration of the Facilities Department for Columbia County which oversees County facilities and parks. Responsible for planning, organizing and directing the activities of the Department. The complete job description for the position is located on the County’s website.

TO QUALIFY: Bachelor’s degree in business, public administration, construction management, urban planning or political science or closely related field. At least six years' experience in the facilities areas of responsibilities, including supervisory duties. Any satisfactory combination of experience and education may be accepted.

TO APPLY: Applicants MUST submit the Columbia County application form and a resume.
To be considered in the recruitment process, online instructions must be followed for completing and submitting the application. A thorough background check, including criminal history will be conducted of final candidates. Email completed application, resume, and any other requested document(s) in PDF format, before 5:00pm on the closing date to

Benefits Offered by Columbia County for Emergency Management Director position.

Salary - Listed in the announcement.
Full time work week - 40.0 hours
Medical/dental insurance* - Currently 100% paid for HMO through the family level by the County. Low copays and deductibles
Life insurance - $40,000
PERS/OSPRP - 6% of gross monthly salary paid by County into employee account. Plus additional portion paid for eventual retirement pension
Holidays - 10.5 holidays per year plus 2 additional floating holidays
Sick Leave - One day accrued each month; maximum accrual of 2080 hours. Half of accrued sick leave paid at retirement
Vacation Leave:
Years 1 to 5 - 12 days accrued each year
Years 6 to 10 - 15 days accrued each year
Years 11 to 15 - 19 days accrued each year
Years 16 to 20 - 21 days accrued each year
20+ Years - 24 days accrued each year
Maximum accrual of 400 hours
Other Leaves - Paid bereavement leave, personal leave, jury/witness duty leave
VEBA - County contributes each year to a medical savings account to reimburse employee for deductibles, copays, non-covered medical expenses
Other - Employee Assistance Program, flexible spending accounts, AFLAC supplemental insurance, discounted health club membership, etc.
Note: Benefits may vary from those listed above subject to employment status and may change over time.

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Local Government
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