Benefits Line: 503-823-6031
1120 SW 5th Ave, Room 987, Portland, OR 97204
The Employee Relations team fosters excellence in employee performance and organizational effectiveness throughout the City. It provides strategic consultation and support to improve systems and the quality of decisions impacting people. Employee Relations assess, create, advise and deliver on bureau specific and city-wide employee training initiatives and HR related learning needs.
It provides consultation and tools to managers and staff to prevent and resolve workplace issues and facilitate workplace investigations as necessary. Employee Relations delivers consultative services and advice on how to plan, manage, and communicate initiatives and their impact on people and processes during organizational change. It foster awareness, understanding and compliance through coaching on administrative rules, collective bargaining agreements, employment laws and workplace policies.
Discover what value HR Overviews can add to your work through consumable media that teaches you what you need to know.
City of Portland Performance and Development Review Process
A listing of the Human Resources Employee Relations Team and their bureau assignments
City of Portland 2019 Interim Merit Increase Process and Guidelines for Non-Rep Employees
Adoption of Anti-Racism, Equity, Transparency, Communication, Collaboration, and Fiscal Responsibility as the Core Values of the City of Portland resolution
City of Portland Adoption of Juneteenth as an annual Day of Remembrance and Paid Holiday
IPMA-HR (International Public Management Association for Human Resources) — Agency Award of Excellence 2019
The Bureau of Human Resources five year roadmap to furthering the Citywide racial equity goals and strategies
New Employee Orientation (NEO) for City Employees