Most City offices closed Wednesday, June 19, to observe Juneteenth

The City of Portland recognizes Juneteenth as a formal day of remembrance to honor Black American history and the end of slavery in the United States. Learn about Juneteenth.

How to Apply with the City of Portland

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Steps on how to apply with the City of Portland through
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Search for Jobs

Step One: Creating an Account and Finding Job Opportunities

The first step in your search for a career at the City of Portland is creating an account. The City of Portland posts new jobs weekly. This video will show you how to use the "search and filter" features to find open job announcements that best fit your skills and work background.

Step Two: Reviewing Job Announcements

Once you have an online account, you can review job announcements and identify the jobs you want to apply for. 

Step Three: Submitting a Job Application

You can submit an application and review your previous job applications. In this step, you will learn how to submit an application, answer supplemental questions, and submit required documents for your job application.