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Portland Water Bureau

From forest to faucet, we deliver the best drinking water in the world.


1120 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 600, Portland, OR 97204

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Work at Water

  • Construction crews work all over Portland Staff repairs an underground vault.

  • Working at Water is wet! No doubt, our field crews are used to being soggy much of the year.

  • Maintenance & Construction Crews respond to calls all around Portland.

  • Engineering Asset management means using resources and equipment the best way possible.

  • Welcome to Water! Staff visit career fairs to recruit new talent.

If you're interested in joining an award-winning public utility where employees thrive on the pride of delivering a life-essential product with world class customer service, the Portland Water Bureau might be just the place for you. 

The Water Bureau is a recognized leader in the utility industry. We've achieved this success by investing in the very best people and empowering them to find new and better ways to meet our customer's needs. We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion in the workplace. 

Water Bureau Job Opportunities

Information on job, internship, and apprenticeship opportunities available at the Water Bureau.

Work at Water Brochure

Reasons to spend your career with the Portland Water Bureau

Apprentice Program

Water Bureau Apprentice Program develops future Utility Worker IIs and Water Operations Mechanics

City of Portland Employment Center

Information on City of Portland employment, internship/workstudy, creating a NEOGOV account, recruitment process, job interest notifications, etc.


For more information on jobs at the Water Bureau, contact the Water Administrative Manager at 503-823-1956 or by e-mail.