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The City of Portland, Oregon

Office of Management & Finance

Bureau of Human Resources

Knowledgeable | Helpful | Responsive

Phone: 503-823-3572

Benefits Line: 503-823-6031

1120 SW 5th Ave, Room 987, Portland, OR 97204

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How to Apply for Jobs at the City of Portland

Step One: Create an Account

The first step in your search for a career at the City of Portland is creating an account. This will allow you to apply for jobs and submit your application materials online. The City no longer accepts paper applications so this is a necessary step in applying for a position at the City.  Click on the following tutorial to learn how to create an applicant account: Step 1 Create an Account

Step Two: Find Job Opportunities

The City of Portland posts new jobs weekly. This video will show you how to use the "search and filter" features to find open job announcements that best fit your skills and work background: Step 2 Find Job Opportunities

Step Three: Review Job Announcements

Once you have an online account, you can review job announcements and identify the jobs you want to apply for. Read the job announcement carefully as it will tell you everything you need to know. Pay attention to the closing date and time. Click on the following tutorial on how to review job announcements: Step 3 Review Job Announcements

Step Four: Submit Job Application

You can submit an application and review your previous job applications. In this step, you will learn how to submit an application, answer supplemental questions, and submit required documents for your job application. Click on the following tutorial to submit and review applications: Step 4  Submit Job Application

Click on the following Employment Center link to view more information on City of Portland Jobs: Employment Center

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