The City of Hood River announces temporary reduced hours this summer season for City Hall, Public Works, and the Fire Station. These offices will be closed to the public on Fridays effective from June 10th until at least September 2nd due to staffing shortages. Open hours for the Police Station will not change.
Assistant City Manager Will Norris said the City intends to return to five-day per week availability for all offices after Labor Day, but it depends on hiring and training of new staff.
“Staffing shortages have stretched our current employees. We’ve dedicated Fridays for training new hires, catching up on assignments, or providing needed flexibility to focus on projects with fewer interruptions.” says Norris. “Our goal is to return to Monday through Friday office hours as soon as possible. We understand this change will be inconvenient for people with City business and appreciate everyone’s patience.”
The City has several current and upcoming employment openings, including:
- Parking & Lodging Tax Clerk
- Municipal Court Clerk
- Public Works Worker
- Police Officer
- Senior or Associate Planner
- Development Administrator
All open City of Hood River jobs, application packets and details can be found at this link. The City of Hood River is an equal opportunity employer.