Memorial Day closure

Most City of Portland offices will be closed Monday, May 27, in observance of Memorial Day.

HR Recruitment and Hiring Policies

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City of Portland Core Values

Anti-racism | Communication | Collaboration | Equity | Transparency | Fiscal Responsibility
These values guide our actions as we serve the community and engage our workforce.  To learn more about the City's core values, please click here. 

Recruitment Process

You may find the full Human Resources Administrative Rule for the City of Portland's Recruitment Process here: HRAR 3.01 - Recruitment Process

Please note that non-citizen applicants must be authorized to work in the United States at the time of application.

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of the City of Portland that no person shall be discriminated against based on race, religion, color, sex, marital status, family status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or source of income. The City values diversity and encourages everyone who is interested in employment with the City to apply.

Veterans' Preference

If you are requesting Veterans' Preference, attach a copy of your DD214/DD215 and/or Veterans Administration letter stating your disability to your profile, as well as checking the box identifying yourself as a Veteran. You must request Veterans' Preference AND include a copy of your documentation for each recruitment to which you apply. Veterans' Preference documentation must be submitted no later than the closing date and time of the recruitment in which you applied for. 

For more information on how Veterans' Preference is used, please click here.

ADA, Pregnancy, and Religious Accommodations

If you identify as a person with a disability, are pregnant or nursing, or observe a religious practice(s), and would like to request a reasonable accommodation when applying for this job, please contact the Recruiter detailed at the bottom of each posting.