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Auditor Mary Hull Caballero

Promoting open and accountable government

Applications for Hearings Officer accepted March 28-April 8

The City of Portland has announced resumes will soon be accepted for its Hearings Officer opening.

Opens:             March 28, 2016

Closes:             April 8, 2016

Salary range:  $94,931 - $128,627 per year

The Hearings Officer acts on behalf of City Council to conduct quasi-judicial administrative hearings on land use, code enforcement, vehicle tows, appeals and related matters. The position is in the City Auditor’s Office, which provides administrative support to the Hearings Office as well as an independent base from which to make impartial decisions. The City Auditor is elected and independent from Council and City management.

In addition to hearing cases and preparing written decisions, the Hearings Officer manages a small office, which currently is staffed by two full-time administrative clerks and one part-time Hearings Officer. The Hearings Officer also assigns land use cases to an on-call officer when outside assistance is needed to manage caseloads.

The Auditor’s Office values a diverse workforce and seeks ways to foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion in delivering public services and everyday interactions in the workplace. The Office encourages candidates with experience working with a broad range of individuals and diverse communities to apply.

Information about the City of Portland’s job application system can be found here. Resumes will be accepted from March 28-April 8.