City of Umatilla, Oregon – City Manager

Located in the Columbia River Basin in northeastern Oregon, along the border with Washington, energetic and inviting Umatilla enjoys a small-town atmosphere amidst the natural beauty from the Columbia River, surrounding farmland, forests and mountains. Umatilla is the third largest city in Umatilla County and is home to roughly 7,000 residents.

The City of Umatilla operates under the Council/Manager form of government and has an annual operating budget of approximately $14 million, a general fund budget of $2.18 million, and employs 35 FTEs and 7 PTEs. City departments include administration, community development, building, finance, human resources, city recorder, municipal court, marina & RV park, parks & recreation, planning, police, public works, utilities, and library. The city also provides water, sewer, garbage, fingerprinting, and notary services. Under the general direction of the City Council, the City Manager administers and oversees the daily operations of the city.

A bachelor’s degree in Public Administration or Business Administration and 5 years of progressively responsible experience in public or municipal government is required. Candidates may possess any combination of relevant education and experience that demonstrates their ability to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the position.

For a complete position profile and to apply online, visit Prothman at and click on “Open Recruitments.”  For questions, call 206-368-0050.The City of Umatilla is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review:  August 12, 2018 (open until filled).  Umatilla City Manager Profile Final