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Benton County provides numerous career opportunities.  Whether you are just starting out, established in your career, or looking for a post-career opportunity, Benton County could be your next step. Learn about the latest employment opportunities, current benefits, and a variety of services to help you enjoy a rewarding career in local government.


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Chief Financial Officer

Benton County, Oregon is seeking a collaborative, forward-thinking financial administrator to serve as the Chief Financial Strategist for the County!

Under the general direction of the County Administrator, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) plans, organizes, and directs all activities of the County's Financial Services Department, including the County’s finance operations, accounting, budget, tax collection, financial and asset investments, and risk management. This position serves as the County Treasurer and Tax Collector and is the financial advisor to the County Administrator and Board of Commissioners.  Performs the duties of the Budget Officer as described in Oregon Local Budget Law (ORS 294).  The CFO will report to the County Administrator on all strategic and tactical matters as they relate to budget management, cost benefit analysis, forecasting needs, and the securing of new funding as well as all financial matters for the County.

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Since 1972, Benton County has been an Oregon “Home Rule” County, meaning that the citizens have full control over the county’s governance structure, rather than the constitutional model described by the state constitution. 

View of Benton County

Perfectly placed in the Willamette Valley, 90 miles south of Portland and 40 miles north of Eugene, Benton County has easy access to urban areas with ample opportunities for cultural activities. Combined with outdoor recreation galore in the Cascade Range 80 miles to the east and the Coastal Range and Pacific Ocean 50 miles west, the county’s 90,000 residents like to say they “have it all.”

Working for the County is so much more than a job. It is a chance to make a local difference - in your own life and the lives of the people around you.