The 2019 Fall Cleanup Program is scheduled to take place November 18-22, 2019! See the flyer below for full details.
October 28, 2019 is National First Responders Day. We want to give a big thank you to Ontario Police Department, Ontario Fire & Rescue, Treasure Valley Paramedics, Malheur County Sheriff's Office, and Oregon State Police. We are so grateful for the service you provide to our community.
On Monday, October 14, 2019, at 8:00 A.M. the City of Ontario Public Works Department, in conjunction with the Oregon Department of Transportation, will begin clean-up operations on City and State-owned property located immediately to the north of the water treatment plant parallel to the Snake River (1900 SE 5th Avenue). This cleanup effort will last through Friday, October 18, 2019.
For more information regarding this event, please review the attached press release.
Press Release: River Cleanup/Water Treatment Facility
The City is accepting applications for the full-time position of Code Enforcement Officer. The recruitment closes on Friday, October 4, 2019 at 4:00 P.M. MDT. Details and applications for the position are available on the Job Openings page. If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, contact Peter Hall, HR Manager at (541) 881-3248.
We are very excited to receive notification that we were awarded the $20,000 wayfinding grant from Travel Oregon. Travel Oregon released the complete list of projects awarded by the program, which totaled $470,000 in matching grant funding for organizations around the state for local tourism projects.
The grant funds will be used for a city wayfinding project. Wayfinding creates a system of branded signage that connects community members and visitors with prominent places within Ontario. This project is part of the Beautification Goal in the Ontario City Council Strategic Plan.
You can view the full press release here.
The burn ban for Malheur County was lifted as of Saturday, September 14, 2019. Fire Chief Terry Leighton released a notice which can be read below.
If you are looking for a burn permit, follow this link to the Burn Permit Page on our website.
Eighteen years after the attacks of September 11, 2001, the community joined together to honor the heroes, victims, and survivors of that day. Ontario Fire & Rescue, Ontario Police Department, and Treasure Valley Paramedics hosted the event at City Hall. Chief Leighton, Chief Romero, and Mayor Hill were among those who spoke.
DHS has a new high priority hiring surge dedicated to immediately filling more than 300 positions related to the Child Welfare Division of the Department of Human Services. This effort is part of Governor Kate Brown’s Executive Order No. 19-03, which is aimed at improving Oregon’s child welfare system to better serve our most vulnerable children and families.
At this time DHS has 20 positions in Ontario that it must fill. The link for info and applications is:
Located on this page will be the 5 recruitments in Ontario for:
REQ-17288 Child Protective Services
REQ-17230 Child Welfare Supervisor
REQ-17356 Permanency Caseworker
REQ-17356 Foster Care Certification
REQ-17351 Child Welfare Caseworker
If you have questions or need more information, please contact:
Amy Acree, Senior Recruiter
c: 971-719-0498 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Recruitment help: email@example.com
Join us on Wednesday as we honor the victims, rescue workers, and survivors of the September 11, 2001 attacks.