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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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Emily Mavraganis

How and when did your employment journey begin with the City of Portland?

I started as a temporary employee in January of 2016 and became a full-time permanent employee in July of 2018.  I heard about the job from an acquaintance who works at the City.

What is your current role?

I am a Sr Recruiter.

Name one thing that you enjoy most or look forward to about your job?

I can’t pick one so here are a few Being able to help people through the application process and help them get their dream job is probably the best thing about my job. I also adore my coworkers which makes coming to work everyday fun instead of a chore.

What is one advice or tip would you give to those seeking employment with the City?

Don’t be afraid to reach out and talk to a recruiter! We are here to help you through your application process and can give you valuable tips as well as feedback. I would also encourage candidates to take one of our awesome “how to apply” classes.