General Inquiries and Employment Verification
Health and Financial Benefits
HR and Payroll Services
Employment and Outreach
BHR Staff Directory
Note: We moved into our new office space in October 2017, right down the road from our previous location.
Bureau of Human Resources
1120 SW 5th Avenue, Suite 400
Portland, OR 97204
Office Mail Code: 122/550
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
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.
#4, #10, #14, #15, and #30, SW Main & 2nd, Stop ID 11956
#38, #45, #55, #92, and #96, SW Jefferson & 1st, Stop ID 12789
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
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, with hourly and daily parking option, 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, with hourly and daily parking option, open 24 hours. To enter the garage, you must be traveling on SW Jefferson Street (entrance between 1st Street and 2nd Street).