Business Manager - Utility Department

City of Bend Utility Dept.
Bend, Oregon

The City of Bend Utility Department is seeking a highly qualified, top performing, results-oriented professional to serve as the leader for the Support Services Division. We invite you to consider joining our team to help ensure that we keep delivering the exceptional services our customers have come to rely upon.

The person selected for this position (reporting to the Utility Director) must demonstrate highly developed executive leadership skills, public administration acumen and the ability to assist with leading a large and varied municipal utility organization.   Work focuses on department financial management, strategic planning and analysis, assessing the strengths, weaknesses and opportunities of the organizational unit or organization as a whole, administration oversight, and interdepartmental business relationships.


The Utility Department Business Manager position directs the activities of the operational support teams that focus on budget analytics, procurement, customer service, communications, human resources, data services, and safety/risk. 

For more information regarding the City of Bend and position, go to the Business Manager Ideal Candidate and Recruitment Profile.

To be considered for this position, applicants must have a complete application that includes all of the following items:

  • The online application via NeoGov (access also available on City of Bend website under Human Resources/Job Openings)
  • Attached formal Cover Letter (required)
  • Attached formal Resume (required)
  • Attached valid Credentials, Certifications and Licensing (if applicable)

Applicants must provide certification that they are a veteran or disabled veteran to receive veteran's preference. For more information click here.

Applications received by Friday April 19 (4/19/19) @ 12:00 p.m. (noon) PDT will receive preference for initial review, but position shall be Open Until Filled. 

The City of Bend is committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion.  At the City of Bend, we don't just accept differences; we value them. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, support the Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act (ADAAA) and the Oregon Equal Pay Act.