City Administrator

City of Canby, OR

City Administrator

City of Canby, OR

The historic city of Canby is an attractive, growing community of almost 18,000 residents located 25 miles south of Portland.  Nestled in the beautful Willamette Valley and nicknamed “Oregon’s Garden Spot”, the city is bounded by picturesque agricultural lands, three rivers, wide-open spaces and spectacular views of Mt. Hood.  Canby is a close-knit community that offers amenities of a larger city while retaining its friendly, small-town feel and was recently ranked as the “Second Safest City in Oregon.” 
The City Administrator, with 83 full-time and 49 part-time employees and an expenditure budget of $26.6 million, is responsible for ensuring implementation of the City Council’s priorities and for providing sound and effective management of the City.  Canby is growing at a fast pace and many issues pertain to this growth and how to accomodate it without losing the small town feel.    This is an incredible opportunity to work with excellent staff in an up and coming city.  A Bachelor’s Degree in public administration, business management, or a related field and ten years experience with a minimum five years related experience as a City Manager, Assistant City Manager, or exempt level department head required; Masters degree in a related field desirable.  The salary range is $135,000 to $175,000 DOQ with excellent benefits.

Resume filing deadline is June 1, 2020.  

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Peckham & McKenney

Please do not hesitate to contact Phil McKenney toll-free at 866-912-1919 if you have any questions regarding this position or the recruitment process.  Resumes will be acknowledged within 2 business days.