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The City of Portland, Oregon

Office of Management & Finance

Bureau of Human Resources

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Phone: 503-823-3572

Benefits Line: 503-823-6031

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

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John Biederman

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

I saw an ad in the Monday Oregonian under E for employment for Utility Worker Apprentice II.

2) What is your current role?

Acquisition Specialist II

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

I enjoy Solving problems

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

Say that you have experience in all the bullets in the recruitment ad even if you don’t. You will be discarded for honesty.