Finance and Administrative Services Director

$63,516 - $90,420 yearly
  • City of Veneta
  • 88184 8th Street, Veneta, OR, USA
  • Oct 07, 2021
Full time Accounting Administration/Management Budget & Strategy Finance

Job Description

Veneta is a progressive, small community of 5,200 residents located 12 miles west of Eugene, Oregon that offers easy access to the Oregon Coast, and is home to the Oregon Country Fair and the Fern Ridge Reservoir, one of Oregon’s most popular lakes for sailing and wildlife viewing.

This position is responsible for finance, budgeting, treasury, human resource, and risk management functions.  The Finance and Administrative Services Director prepares and provides financial reports, analysis and recommendations, oversees the City Recorder and reception functions, assists with the facilitation of communications and IT functions, and general office procedures and processes. This role provides finance and budget services to both the City of Veneta and the Veneta Urban Renewal Agency (VURA). These are separate agencies with city councilors serving as the board for each. Most time will be spent with City financial and budgetary tasks, while time spent with the VURA will be limited to project specific matters.

Requirements:  Valid ODL; bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Public Administration, Business Administration, or a related field; four years of progressive accounting experience; two years of supervisory experience; and knowledge of principles and practices of public administration and be familiar with public policy analysis.  Any combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job will be considered.

Desirable Qualifications: Education in Government finance.

Salary Range: Salary Range: $63,516 - $90,420 DOQ, plus excellent benefits. 

Application, job description, and full job announcement are available online at

Deadline to apply: October 21, 2021, at noon. Open until filled.

Application packets (cover letter, resume, City Application) can be mailed or emailed to City of Veneta c/o Stacy Cornelius at either: City of Veneta; P.O. Box 458; Veneta, OR 97487 or  or hand delivered to 88184 Eighth Street, Veneta, Oregon.

  • Mailed application packets must be postmarked on or before the closing date
  • Emailed and hand-delivered application packets must be received by noon on closing date
  • Application packets will not be accepted via fax
  • Results will be sent via mail or e-mail to all applicants
  • Phone inquiries accepted at the City Administrative Center, 541-935-2191, ext. 315