Employment Opportunities

Assistant City Manager

South Ogden City is recruiting for an Assistant City Manager.  This position performs a variety of professional and administrative duties related to the management of special projects assigned by the City Manager. This position also administers all human resource functions for the City including maintenance of personnel records, personnel policies and procedures, classification and compensation, recruitment and hiring, employee orientation, benefit enrollment, and risk management.   

Essential Job Functions:

  • Acts as a facilitator in areas of city management operations to promote positive change in policy, best practice, and procedures as assigned. Coordinates with department heads to implement changes in city policy and processes; assists City Manager with completion of projects in order to facilitate established goals/objectives.
  • Attends and/or conducts various city meetings; provides administrative assistance to various city boards; participates in decision-making processes; prepares staff reports and materials addressing issues and operations; develops preliminary recommendations for alternative courses of action.
  • Represents the City Manager at various meetings and participates on various boards and commissions, outside government agencies, and other citizen groups relative to goals, actions, and activities of the city.
  • Provides support directly to the City Manager by serving as a liaison on major projects; expedites resolution of certain matters and provides special research and support to the City Manager. Participates in the development of the annual City Budget.
  • Oversees the Information Services, Special Events, and Court departments
  • Actively participates in the development of the City’s strategic plan and strategies to achieve stated goals.
  • Organizes and administers the provisions of the South Ogden City system of human resource administration and the rules and regulations promulgated there under; directs South Ogden City performance appraisal, salary administration, and benefits program.
  • Directs the administration of employee benefits, including health and dental insurance, cafeteria plans, 401k plan, Utah Retirement System (URS), and advises the City Manager on current laws affecting each benefit; makes recommendations for each benefit as current market changes affect the City.
  • Directs the development, administration, and evaluation of wage and benefit surveys to include recommendations regarding the City’s salary and benefit structure; develops and revises citywide job descriptions and classification specifications and disseminates to appropriate managers for review.
  • Formulates and recommends policies and procedures to govern all phases of human resource administration and employee relations; develops, coordinates, and conducts various training programs for supervisors and city employees; oversees administration of Workers Compensation, safety programs, and Employee Assistance Program (EAP).
  • Ensures that confidential centralized human resource records systems are accurately maintained and secure; ensures that employee personnel files are up to date and contain mandatory documents; designated I-9 compliance officer.
  • Oversees the development of new employee orientation programs and procedures; confers with and advises department heads on complex human resource related matters and changes in employment laws.
  • Oversees and directs the recruitment and employment screening procedures for city departments, to include the development of testing and selection programs; maintains current records and procedures on ADA, EEO, and Affirmative Action programs;
  • Performs attitude surveys, job-restructuring studies, and advises employees regarding the City’s disciplinary process, assists in resolving work related and personnel problems. Conducts exit interviews with employees terminating their employment; and provides general feedback to Department Directors and the City Manager on policy and/or other adjustments to improve organizational effectiveness.  
  • Hires, trains, motivates, evaluates, disciplines, and directs the work of staff; manages and evaluates employee performance; delivers professional training and seminars to staff to assure desired work quality, efficiency, and effectiveness.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Must have a bachelor’s degree in public administration, human resources or a related field.
  2. at least 8 years of progressively more responsible management experience in the public sector.
  3. Or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • SPHR certification
  • Master’s degree, preferably in public administration, human resources or government related field,

South Ogden City offers a competitive benefits package including medical insurance, dental, vision, 13 paid holidays and both annual leave and sick leave. The position salary range is between $108,813 - $174,101, with an expected hiring range of 108,813 – 136,577.   

South Ogden City is an equal opportunity employer

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Finance Director

South Ogden City is seeking a skilled professional for the position of Finance Director.  This position manages the financial operations of the city, including governmental accounting, internal auditing, bond and grant administration, budget management financial analysis and reporting.  Incumbents in this position prepare budget recommendations to the City Council and Mayor; manage the tentative budget and final budget document; submit final adopted budget to State Auditor.

Incumbents are also responsible to review the City’s financial controls to ensure their adequacy to protect City resources; make recommendations for changes, monitor implementation of changes and ensure compliance with financial controls.

This position requires a bachelor’s degree in accounting or a related field and seven (7) years of full-time accounting experience.  Two of the years of included experience must be in government accounting.     

This is a FLSA exempt position and the starting annual wage for this position is $94,431 - $121,963 based upon experience and qualifications plus an excellent benefits package.

This position is open until filled.

South Ogden City is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Seasonal Park Maintenance 

South Ogden is recruiting for a Seasonal Park Maintenance Worker. This position performs a variety of entry level skilled duties related to the construction, installation, maintenance, upkeep and repair of city buildings, recreation facilities, parks and grounds.

This position requires one year of general work experience. Preference will be given to those with experience working on a park maintenance crew.

The starting hourly wage for this position is $15.19 per hour.

This position will be open until filled.

South Ogden City is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Recreation Workers

South Ogden City’s Recreation dept. is seeking applicants for the following seasonal and part-time positions:
• Scorekeepers
• Officials 
Must be able to pass pre-employment drug screen and background check. Wage will vary based on qualifications. Applications are available on our web site: www.southogdencity.com and can be submitted to: South Ogden City, 3950 Adams Ave. Suite #1, South Ogden, UT 84403, Attn: Doug Gailey OR via email at dgailey@southogdencity.gov.  Recruitment is on-going.

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South Ogden City is an Equal Opportunity Employer