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Posted: Wednesday, December 6, 2017 12:07 AM


Company Name: Jefferson County

Jefferson County (Pop. 22,790) is located in central Oregon in a high desert climate east of Mount Jefferson and Mount Hood with an abundance of outdoor recreation.

Jefferson County’s low-humidity climate offers over 300 days of sunshine and only receives 11 inches of precipitation per year. Although the climate is dry, Jefferson County is home to a vast variety of agricultural crops that thrive in dry sunny days and cool evenings.

The Human Resource (“HR”) and Accounting Coordinator is a multi-faceted “hands-on” position which serves as the first point of contact for all entry level Human Resources and Accounting inquiries from operations and the public. This position is responsible for reliably handling and safe guarding sensitive Human Resources and collective bargaining information and provides technical assistance to applicants and employees, initiates and prepares personnel paperwork, and manages payroll, cash receipting, accounts receivable, and any other operational fiscal affairs as needed in the Finance and Tax Departments.

This position works under the general direction of the County Administrative Officer and County Counsel, and under the direct supervision of the Finance Director. The HR and Accounting Coordinator supports and assists in the processing, routing, and tracking of personnel and payroll information, including the maintenance of payroll and human resource files and spreadsheets and the preparation of fiscal reports, collective bargaining financial analysis, budgets, auditing, and internal controls of payroll and revenue activities. This position is a backup to the Senior Accountant/Tax Collector and will provide assistance, as required, to the Finance Director, County Administrative Officer and County Counsel.

Requires the equivalent education to completion of a Bachelor’s degree in business or accounting and four years of experience that includes general ledger record keeping and auditing of transactions on automated financial systems. Prior work experience may be substituted for degree. Minimum of two years’ experience preferred in working with public and/or human resources/payroll.

Compensation & Benefits

Salary Range: $48,566 - $59,187 per year DOQ

● Medical, Vision and Dental Coverage (current employee cost share for family coverage is approximately $150/month).
● HSA Account employer contribution (up to $1,500/year depending on coverage level selected).
● Vacation.
● Sick Leave.
● 11 Holidays.
● Optional Cellphone Allowance ($35/month) • Oregon PERS Retirement (employer currently pays the 6%).
● 457 Deferred Comp Plan Available.
● Discounted Air Ambulance membership.
● Up to $265/year for Wellness benefits.

How to Apply
For further information, visit: and click on Human Resources then Job Opportunities.
Can also email:
or via phone: 541-3255014 if you have any questions.

The Process (subject to change)
Position is open until filled. Review of applications will occur every two weeks, commencing on November 20, 2017.

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