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Development Services

From Concept to Construction

Phone: 503-823-7300


1900 SW 4th Ave, Portland, OR 97201

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BDS Career Opportunities

Since January 1, 2015, BDS has hired five new employees, and at the time of this article there are five additional job offers pending. March 2015 will be a busy month, as interviews are already scheduled for Senior Building Inspector, City Planner I, Development Services Technician II, Training & Development Program Manager, and Structural Engineer. 

New BDS recruitments opening in March will include Supervising Planner and Management Assistant. Also in March the City will open a recruitment for Office Support Specialist I. Visit the City of Portland’s Employment Center for a current listing of career and job opportunities or to learn more about BDS jobs, qualifications, or other BDS career information, please contact: Adrienne Edwards in the bureau’s Administrative Services Division. Adrienne can provide an overview of BDS careers and also upcoming recruitments; she can also connect you with appropriate staff who can provide information about specific BDS jobs. All interested persons are encouraged to contact the Bureau of Development Services for more information. Adrienne Edwards can be reached at: or (503) 823-4163.