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Portland Parks & Recreation facing staffing issues, continues to recruit for full-time, part-time, and seasonal work

Portland's parks bureau opens recruitment for full-time and part-time jobs across the PP&R system with immediate openings, as well as many positions available for summer 2023.

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PP&R is recruiting high school freshmen students for EAGLE Caddie Program

Now through Friday, April 28, 2023. Opportunities for summer employment; qualifying participants can apply for a full college scholarship to the University of Oregon.

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Portland Parks & Recreation delivers on promises to Levy voters with enhanced park services

Voter-approved Parks Levy makes PP&R services possible citywide; first Annual Report released

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PP&R teams up with Portland Trail Blazers and Nike to revitalize basketball courts:

McCoy Park's court just refreshed, Dawson Park is next!

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Levy-funded Access Pass to reduce cost as a barrier for PP&R programs

Parks Local Option Levy provides financial assistance to recreation and Environmental Education programs regardless of income level.

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PP&R celebrates our teammates – meet Shawn Lindsey

Meet Shawn Lindsey, Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R) Athletic Field Turf Maintenance Supervisor. This series highlights our staff as part of the PP&R commemoration of #BlackHistoryMonth (February). You can read the full series at portland.gov/parks/news

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PP&R celebrates our teammates - meet Malcolm Hoover

This is a profile of PP&R Community Engagement Team staffer Malcolm Hoover. It's part of a series that highlights our staff as part of PP&R's commemoration of Black History Month (February).

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Mae Lin Plummer Takes the Helm at Leach Botanical Garden as new Executive Director

Mae Lin Plummer will be the new Executive Director of the iconic Leach Botanical Garden (pictured), starting in January. Longtime former Executive Director David Porter is retiring, with the City's gratitude.

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Portland Parks & Recreation’s Gateway Green improvements are complete; park reopens

All of Gateway Green, the popular PP&R off-road cycling and hiking destination, has reopened. We've completed a project enhancing the unique regional destination at the confluence of I-84 and I-205. The best access point is from the I-205 bike path.

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Portland Voters Approve Parks Operating Levy

Portland Parks & Recreation will now be able to maintain neighborhood parks appropriately, improve access and safety, provide equitable recreation programs, and proactively care for its natural areas and urban forest.

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What’s Next for Portland Parks & Recreation

The future of Portland Parks & Recreation.

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