Public Works Contract Administrator

$4,880 - $6,552 monthly
  • City of Scappoose
  • Scappoose, OR, USA
  • Mar 17, 2023
Full time Administration/Management Data & Analysis Public Works

Job Description

The City of Scappoose is hiring for a Public Works Contract Administrator. 

Department:  Public Works        

FLSA: Exempt

Reports to: Public Works Director

Representation: Non-Union

Pay:  $4,880 to $6552 per month

Date Revised:  3/15/2023

Education & Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, public administration, or a related field. A master’s degree in public administration or a related field is preferred.
  • Two years increasingly responsible experience as a staff assistant or analyst supporting senior management, or similar experience in a related field.
  • Proven organizational, planning, and analytical skills.
  • Familiarity with GIS.
  • Superb tact and diplomacy.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills.
  • High levels of proficiency in complex scheduling and coordination.
  • Experience in managing media relations, writing press releases, and overseeing public records requests.

Position Summary and Essential Functions Summary: Under the direction of the Public Works Director, the position performs a variety of professional administrative duties in assisting the Public Works Director. The position performs both assigned and independent duties. The position requires coordination and implementation of a variety of Public Works projects. Work requires the exercise of discretion in performing daily activities based on a complete knowledge of administrative policies and procedures and City operations.

  • Performs a variety of contract administration duties, including but not limited to the organization, review, revision, and preparation of contract and procurement documents for Public Works projects.
  • Performs analytic review of policies and procedures, recommending appropriate goals and objectives; implements approved policies and procedures for the Public Works department and other departments as assigned.
  • Attends department head, Committee, and City Council meetings as required and makes recommendations of subjects under discussion; Staff support to boards and commissions as assigned.
  • Participates in intergovernmental issues and programs by attending official meetings, as required, to answer questions, provide information, and/or request resources.

For more information please visit the City of Scappoose Website:

First review for this position will happen on April 10th, 2023.