Job Details

Database Administrator/Senior Database Administrator

City of Tigard, Tigard, Oregon

Job - Technology

Salary Range: 35.43-47.47

Close Date: 08/02/2020

SALARY: $35.43 - $47.47 Hourly
$6,141.00 - $8,227.67 Monthly

OPENING DATE: 07/22/20

CLOSING DATE: Continuous


The City of Tigard is committed to using data to inform and guide business decisions. To satisfy this commitment, the City is embarking upon a multi-year replacement project of all Finance, Asset Management, and Permitting enterprise systems as well as other departmental specific software systems.

The information systems division has one Database Administrator position to fill at the Database Administrator level OR the Senior Database Administrator level, depending on the skills and qualifications of the successful candidate.

The Database Administrator / Data Analyst role will ensure all data is transferred from the aging systems and is available for use in the new ERP system. This role will help develop and enforce data standards and will create systems to ensure Tigard data is easily accessible and understandable by the data owners and the public.

The Senior Database Administraor has higher level of responsibilities and broader scope of required knowledge of all database systems including design, administer and maintains the City's database systems including backup and security. This position leads research efforts and implements new database software systems and upgrades.

Please review the Senior Database Administrator and Database Administrator classifications for additional details.


Data conversion, validation and reporting aspects of large scale multi-software ERP project.
Advanced data reporting and analysis.
Data backup and availability.
Data warehousing and standardization.
Citywide Business Analysis system for standardized reporting capabilities at all levels in the organization.


Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:

Database Administrator
Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in computer science, information technology, or a related field AND
Five (5) years of responsible database systems experience or related experience.
Microsoft SQL and report writing required.
Senior Database Administrator
Five (5) years of responsible database systems experience, including at least
Two (2) years of experience in a lead or senior-level role; OR
Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Experience in Microsoft SQL and report writing is required.
Pay rate:
Database Administrator $33.43-$47.47
Senior Database Administrator $39.08-$52.40


Union Representation: This position is not represented by a union.

General schedule: This position will work onsite and potentially remotely. Schedule is M-Th 7am – 6pm, with some flexibility available.

How to apply: Please apply online. We do not accept applications via email. Applications must be received by Human Resources. This job is open until filled with a first review date on August 3, 2020.

IMPORTANT (Please Read) : In lieu of resumes and cover letters, the City of Tigard evaluates each applicant's work history and responses to supplemental questions. Please complete the application and answer the supplemental questions thoroughly to ensure our subject matter experts can appropriately evaluate your experience.

ATTENTION VETERANS: To receive veteran's preference, please upload your DD214/separation documentation.