City of Tualatin

The City of Tualatin, population 27,500, is a dynamic, vibrant community ideally located just 12 miles south of Portland and 30 miles north of Salem, the state capitol. Situated at the intersection of Interstate highways 5 and 205, Tualatin is a short distance to adventure: skiing, snowboarding, and sledding on majestic Mt. Hood in the Cascade Mountain Range; family-friendly summer water activities on the central Oregon Coast; national-level wind-surfing or parasailing on the mighty Columbia River, while enjoying the striking natural beauty of Multnomah Falls in the Columbia Gorge National Recreation Area. Tualatin is a bicycle friendly community with bike lanes throughout the City and access to the regional cycling route network.

Tualatin’s population is well-educated, diverse, and involved in community and school activities. There are excellent educational opportunities available through the Tigard-Tualatin School District and numerous colleges and universities within easy commuting distance. Tualatin enjoys a high quality of life; In the most recent resident satisfaction survey, 88% of residents rated the overall quality of life in Tualatin as “excellent” or “good”, and 92% reported they would recommend the community to others and plan to stay for the next five years. Residents take great pride in and appreciate the amenities such as award-winning parks, unique shopping, dining establishments and a low tax rate.

The city features a balance of high-quality residential areas, along with multiple commercial and industrial zones. Tualatin is a mid-sized city with a big city attitude and spirit. Tualatin is one of Oregon’s most livable cities; a 30+-year Tree City USA, it has an extraordinary landscape, painted with charm, opportunity, and accessibility. The center of downtown is anchored by a public/private plaza project, Tualatin Commons, which consists of mixed-use buildings surrounding a three-acre public lake. 

Jan 10, 2022
Full time
City of Tualatin 18880 Southwest Martinazzi Avenue, Tualatin, OR, USA
The City of Tualatin, Oregon,   is offering an excellent career opportunity for an experienced legal professional to provide progressive, innovative leadership as Tualatin’s new City Attorney. The City Attorney is legal counsel for the City, appointed by the City Manager. The position provides professional legal services and advice to the City Council, the Tualatin Development Commission, City staff, and City committees and boards, and also supervises the Legal Assistant. Please visit our website to view the recruitment brochure with a complete description of the position. Job Requirements Language Skills : Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents.  Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints.  Ability to make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to top management, public groups, and/or City Council or Commission. Mathematical Skills :   Ability to work...