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Office of Management & Finance

Bureau of Human Resources

Knowledgeable | Helpful | Responsive

Phone: 503-823-3572

Benefits Line: 503-823-6031

111 SW Columbia St., Ste 550, Portland, OR 97201

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General Inquiries and Employment Verification

503-823-3572
503-823-4156 (FAX)

Health and Financial Benefits

503-823-6031
503-823-3522 (FAX)
Benefits@portlandoregon.gov

HR and Payroll Services

503-823-6003 (FAX)

Employment and Outreach

https://www.portlandoregon.gov/bhr/60421

BHR Staff Directory

https://www.portlandoregon.gov/bhr/27797

Mailing Address

Note: We have officially moved into our new office space, right down the road from our previous location. Since our mail is handled internally you can send mail to either of the addresses below: 

Bureau of Human Resources  
1120 SW 5th Avenue, Suite 400
Portland, OR 97204
&
Bureau of Human Resources  
111 SW Columbia Street, Suite 550
Portland, OR 97201

Physical Address

Bureau of Human Resources  
111 SW Columbia Street, Suite 550
Portland, OR 97201
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Hours

Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Except these holidays: New Years Day, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday, President's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day

Getting Here

Bike or Walk

Plan your bike, walk and/or transit trip with Trimet’s multi-modal trip planner
Plan your transit-only trip with Trimet’s trip planner.
Bike parking is available along the south side of the Columbia Square building off of Columbia Street.

Bus
#4, #10, #14, #15, and #30, SW Main & 2nd, Stop ID 11956
#38, #45, #55, #92, and #96, SW Jefferson & 1st, Stop ID 12789

MAX
Note: The nearest Trimet MAX station is approximately 1/3 mile walk from the Columbia Square building.
Green, Yellow, and Orange Line: City Hall/SW 5th & Jefferson MAX Station, Stop ID 7608
Blue and Red Line: Morrison/SW 3rd Avenue Max Station, Stop ID 8381

Parking Options
Metered parking on streets near building
Warning: Street parking is often full during business hours.

 Parking garage available at the Columbia Square Building on 1st and Jefferson, 144 SW Jefferson Street, $5.00 per hour (or $18/day), open 24 hours. To enter the garage, you must be traveling on SW Jefferson Street (entrance between 1st Street and 2nd Street).

 Parking garage available at the SmartPark on 1st and Jefferson, 123 SW Jefferson Street, $1.60 per hour (or $15/day), open 24 hours. To enter the garage, you must be traveling on SW Jefferson Street  (entrance between 1st Street and 2nd Street).