City of Portland

About Portland, Oregon: 
The Rose City comprises an area of approximately 145 square miles in northwestern Oregon. With a 2021 population estimated at 662,000, Portland is the heart of culture, commerce, industry, transportation, finance, and services for a metropolitan area that includes an estimated 2.2 million people.

Portland is the county seat of Multnomah County; the largest city in Oregon and the second largest city in the Pacific Northwest. Residents take pride in the city’s diverse neighborhoods, natural beauty, good schools and independent spirit. The city consistently ranks among the top 25 arts destinations in the United States, and is one of the best cycling cities in North America as well as one of the nation’s best walking towns.

Portland’s identity is steeped in the Pacific Northwest's natural beauty, with Mount Hood, the Cascade Mountain Range and the renowned Oregon Coast each just over an hour away. There are 37,000 acres of parks and green spaces within the metropolitan area, including 5,000-acre Forest Park, the largest urban wilderness in America. Average temperatures range between 34° in winter to 80° in summer and Portland receives 37 inches of rain annually; less rainfall than Seattle, Houston, Baltimore, Boston and Atlanta.

Why work at the City of Portland?

We are culture- and solutions-driven, viewing every challenge as an opportunity to learn, improve, and share our expertise. We are committed to removing systemic barriers to resources, access and opportunity. “The City” is a believer in ALL people and continues to actively recruit and retain diverse top talent every day. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to medical, dental, vision, basic life, and short- and long-term disability coverage to eligible employees and their families. If you are open-minded, motivated, community-focused and self-aware, please apply yourself at the City of Portland today.
 
City of Portland Core Values:
Anti-racism | Equity | Transparency | Communication | Collaboration | Fiscal Responsibility
 
These values guide our actions as we serve the community and engage our workforce. To learn more about the City's core values, please click 
here

71 job(s) at City of Portland

City of Portland, Oregon Portland, Oregon, United States
Sep 23, 2022
The Position The Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS) is currently seeking six (6) long range City Planner II positions to work in the bureau's Long-Range Planning Program. One of the positions is a regular position and five of the positions are limited term. Persons appointed to limited term positions will be designated as limited duration employees whose appointment shall not exceed two (2) years except for the extension of grants or funding from outside sources. City Planner IIs are responsible for developing and modifying plans, policies, design guidelines and zoning code provisions for long range planning projects. They conduct research and policy analysis in several program areas and engage the community in defining issues and identify opportunities to inform plans and policy. They are expected to exercise sound independent judgment and initiative in developing solutions and making recommendations to resolve problems. These positions will be part of project teams that meet regularly and coordinate efforts internally, with other city bureaus, external stakeholders and the general public. The current positions are: Comprehensive and Area Planning Program: One (1) regular position The person in this position will be involved in development and analysis of plans, policies, zoning and other aspects of land use policy and implementation. They may lead or assist with specific area plans or special projects that advance and refine the 2035 Comprehensive Plan. The position also includes a role in coordination with other city bureaus and regional planning agencies on a regular basis. Zoning Code Program: Two (2) Limited Term positions The persons in these positions will work on projects that are amending the Zoning Code to respond to new policy directions and legal changes. Current projects include a Regulatory Improvement Program Code Amendment Package (or RICAP) and updates to the City's land division code, parking regulations and home occupations regulations. Urban Design Program: One (1) Limited Term position The person in this position will have a strong urban design, architecture or landscape architecture background and will work in the Urban Design Studio. They will focus on improving the Studio's practice of integrating climate resiliency strategies into the built environment. Specifically, this position will research, analyze, and formulate a suite of people-centered regulatory, policy, and design approaches to make neighborhood centers and corridors more resilient to the impacts of climate change. This work will advance solutions to creating quality urban places that minimize urban heat islands and are more resilient to extreme weather, flooding, and fire impacts. River and Environmental Program: One (1) Limited Term positions The person in this position will be on the River and Environmental Team developing an Urban Heat Island Strategy for East Portland. The work of this position will include updating the current urban heat island map and identifying strategies to address and mitigate the problem of elevated and dangerous peak summer temperatures in Portland neighborhoods. This will include developing tree canopy targets, identifying opportunities and constraints to tree planting and protection, and compiling information about current tree planting programs. It will also include compiling information about heat mitigation projects (depaving and other built environment actions) and response projects (Resiliency centers, misting stations and air conditioner purchase and installation programs). The final strategy will prioritize a set of recommendations. Central City Program: One (1) Limited Term positions This position will be working with the Central City team on projects such as retention strategies for food cart owners and associated code regulations needed to support this small business retention and anti-displacement strategy in the Central City. These positions will all work under the general direction of the Supervising Planning Manager in the respective program area. CP IIs may also receive guidance from Senior Planners. What will you get to do as a City Planner II: Serve as project coordinators or lead planners on long-range planning projects to develop and modify plans, policies, guidelines and zoning code provisions. Specific responsibilities include: Draft zoning code amendments, ordinances and legal findings of fact; research, draft and recommend regulations. Develop and amend land-use plans, policies, regulations and guidelines and ordinances in compliance with Portland's Comprehensive Plan and regional growth management policies. Draft and execute public engagement plans for specific projects. Apply culturally relevant methods to engage with communities to create long range plans that include the interests of underserved and underrepresented groups. Engage communities at all stages of the planning process and ensure communication materials are accessible to Limited English Proficiency (LEP) communities and/or those who learn in different ways. Manage the public testimony for various projects. Research planning issues, using a variety of sources including mapped information, databases (such as AMANDA), legal documents (such as statutes, codes, ordinances and briefs), technical studies, abstracts, site visits, and collecting field data. Evaluate data gathered for appropriateness and validity and assess trends. Prepare a variety of written communications, including analytical reports, land use plans and legislative findings, correspondence, agendas, meeting minutes, public notices, public information materials. Develop and monitor the work program of technical and advisory committees, professional service contractors, inter-bureau work groups and ad-hoc project-specific teams; assist to draft scope of work documents, request for proposals, funding proposals, budget-related documents, and public outreach strategies. Although not required, you may have a background in: Urban Planning, Architecture, Urban Design, Landscape Architecture, Historic Preservation, Transportation Planning, Environmental Science, Sustainability, Climate Change, Natural Resource Management. And have the following: Strong writing skills and ability to read and interpret a variety of plans (site plans, grading plans, landscape plans, etc). Understanding of and commitment to climate justice principles and practices. Experience with community and stakeholder engagement and knowledge of the local community-based organization landscape. Strong interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence. Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse range of stakeholders, disciplines, and agencies. Serve as a systems thinker that incorporates ongoing understanding and response to the everchanging needs and opportunities in the city. This classification is represented by Professional & Technical Employees Local 17 (PTE-17). V iew the agreement at: https://www.portland.gov/bhr/employee-relations/labor-relations/labor-agreements . About the Bureau: The Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability develops creative and practical solutions enhance Portland's livability, preserve distinctive places and plan for a resilient future. We are committed to advancing equity as a means of achieving prosperous, healthy, resilient communities. In collaboration with community partners, we provide; comprehensive land use, neighborhood, economic, historic and environmental planning, and urban design; policy and technical services to advance green building and a just transition to clean energy, waste prevention, composting and recycling, and a sustainable food system; policy to address climate change; policy, projects and outreach related to the Smart City PDX program and are responsible for administering the Portland Clean Energy Community Benefits Fund. https://www.portland.gov/bps (http://www.portland.gov/bps) . BPS values a diverse workforce and seeks ways to promote equity and inclusion within the organization. We encourage candidates with knowledge, ability and experience working with abroad range of individuals and diverse communities to apply. Although not required, BPS encourages candidates that can fluently speak more than one language to include that information in your resume. BPS offers an excellent benefits package, flexible work schedules and support for training and skills development in a positive, engaging, and creative work environment. Studies have shown that women, non-binary people, and Black, Indigenous, and other people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet all of the qualifications listed. BPS considers lived experience and transferrable skills as qualifying unless an item is labeled as required. We are most interested in finding the best candidates for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We encourage you to apply. Why work at the City of Portland? The City of Portland workforce serves a population of over 650,000. We are culture- and solutions-driven, viewing every challenge as an opportunity to learn, improve, and share our expertise. We are committed to removing systemic barriers to resources, access, and opportunity. The City is a believer in all people and continues to actively recruit and retain diverse top talent every day. We offer a comprehensive benefits package , including but not limited to medical, dental, vision, basic life, short- and long-term disability coverage to eligible employees and their families. If you are open-minded, motivated, community-focused, and self-aware, please apply yourself at the City of Portland today. The City of Portland also participates in the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS). For more information on the City of Portland's benefits please click here . COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement As of October 18, 2021, all City employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. This is required for all positions at the City of Portland. Proof of being fully vaccinated is required by date of hire. You may request an exception , for health or religious reasons, from getting the COVID-19 vaccine at the time a position is offered. Work Location Currently, many positions with the City of Portland are being performed remotely due to COVID. In the future, current positions classified as "full-time remote" will: 1) become a remote/onsite mix or 2) revert to full-time at a city work location. To Qualify Applicants must specifically address and demonstrate in their supplemental question responses and resume how their education, training, work experience and/or lived experience, meets each of the following minimum qualifications: Ability to understand and apply land use laws, procedures, and planning principles and practices concerning a variety of planning issues (such as how the built environment can and should respond to climate change) and formulate recommendations for long range planning projects. Experience coordinating long-range land-use projects and contracts including budgets, schedules, and quality of work product. Knowledge of a variety of data sources and techniques for communicating data in an understandable and compelling format. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing to a variety of audiences including neighborhood representatives, advocacy groups, City Commissioners, developers, and colleagues. Ability to effectively use interpersonal skills to work with internal and external stakeholders from a variety of different social, cultural, and economic backgrounds, including diverse and under-represented communities, without imposing dominant culture norms in your work. Applicant must also: Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 per City/State mandate or have an approved exception by date of hire. Submit a sample of your writing. Some examples of acceptable samples include: A letter or memorandum drafted for a work assignment Executive summary of a paper Excerpt from planning-related work product, such as a Land Use Plan, zoning code provisions, research or urban design drawings or renderings. Note : Writing samples should be no more than 5 pages, and should be in a word document or a pdf document. No zipped files or links will be accepted. The Recruitment Process An evaluation of each applicant's training and experience, as demonstrated in their resume and supplemental questions are weighted 100%. Do not attach materials not requested . Only candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be placed on an equally ranked eligible list. You have 14 days from the notice of the examination results to let us know if you disagree with your results. Please read the City of Portland Administrative Rule 3.01 for complete information. Additional evaluation may be required prior to establishment of the eligible list and/or final selection. ** PLEASE NOTE: The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies** Recruitment Activity Schedule: Job Posting closes: 9/26/2022 Applications Reviewed: week of 10/3/2022 Eligible List / Notices Generated: week of 10/10/2022 1st Round of Interviews: week of 10/10 or 10/17/2022 2nd Round of Interviews (if needed): Mid/Late October Job Offer: Early November *Timeline is approximate and subject to change. Application Instructions Applicants must submit a professional resume and responses to the supplemental questions online, specifically focused on your qualifications for this position as identified in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement in accordance with the following Application Instructions: Your résumé and responses to the supplemental questions will be the basis for our evaluation of your qualifications for this position. Incomplete or inappropriate information may result in disqualification. Your responses to the supplemental questions should include details describing your education, training and/or experience, and where obtained which clearly reflects your qualifications for each of the numbered items in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement. Your resume should support the details described in your responses to the supplemental questions. Salary Range/Equity Pay Analysis : Please note per the Oregon State Pay Equity Law your salary is determined based on the experience and education listed in your resume/application. It is strongly encouraged to include any transferable experience (paid or unpaid regardless of how recent) to ensure your offer is reflective of all directly related and equivalent experience. If you are requesting Veteran's Preference, as identified below, please describe in your responses to the supplemental questions and resume any transferrable skills obtained during your military service and how they relate to each of the required minimum qualifications under the "To Qualify" section above. Please note, all completed applications for this position must be submitted no later than on the closing date and time of this recruitment. All applications must be submitted via the City's online application process. Do not attach materials not requested. E-mailed and/or faxed applications will not be accepted. Additional Information Work Status: Non-citizen applicants must be authorized to work in the United States at the time of application. Veterans' Preference: If you are requesting Veterans' Preference, attach a copy of your DD214/DD215 and/or Veterans Administration letter stating your disability to your profile, as well as checking the box identifying yourself as a Veteran. You must request Veterans' Preference AND include a copy of your documentation for each recruitment to which you apply. Veterans' Preference documentation must be submitted no later than 11:59 PM on the closing date of this recruitment. ADA, Pregnancy, and Religious Accommodations: If you identify as a person with a disability, are pregnant or nursing, or observe a religious practice(s), and would like to request a reasonable accommodation when applying for this job, please contact the Recruiter below for assistance. Equal Employment Opportunity: It is the policy of the City of Portland that no person shall be discriminated against based on race, religion, color, sex, marital status, family status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or source of income. The City values diversity and encourages everyone who is interested in employment with the City to apply. Language Pay Differential: City of Portland employees who speak one or more languages in addition to English, may be eligible to receive a "language pay differential." This is compensation for qualifying multilingual City employees who use their language skill to assist the community. More about the language pay differential can be found here. Did you know? The City of Portland offers How to Apply Classes that are free and review best practices for applying to the City. Follow the link for the most recent list of scheduled dates: https://www.portland.gov/bhr/events . Contact Information: Bureau of Human Resources Karen Ehn, Senior Recruiter karen.ehn@portlandoregon.gov An Equal Opportunity Employer Closing Date/Time: 9/26/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
City of Portland, Oregon Portland, Oregon, United States
Sep 20, 2022
Full Time
The Position About this position: The Science and Policy Coordinator provides leadership, coordination, and management of all science and policy work for the Urban Forestry division. This position supervises the staff that conduct this work, establishes best practices and strategies for the work, and ensures that work meets expectations. The position leads assessment of the impacts of policy, regulation, and programs on Portland's urban forest. This position manages technical studies that track the health, quantity, and quality of the city's trees. The coordinator provides technical review and guidance to staff working on reporting and data, provides analysis, and writes and edits reports on tree canopy, permit activities, and annual reports using a variety of databases and software. As the Science and Policy Coordinator, you will: Provides leadership, oversight, and coordination of all science and policy work for the division, which may include tree inventory and monitoring, equity outcomes, canopy studies, GIS database maintenance and mapping, and City code and policy projects Hire, supervise, assign work to, train, and assist the Science and Policy team, which includes 3 full time employees, seasonal employees, and volunteers Design and manage technical studies, oversee or conduct analysis of data, and make recommendations for policy and operational changes Lead development of a wide variety of urban forestry policies and practices, such as approved street tree lists, response to pests and pathogens, pruning and planting standards, and code amendments. Oversee development and management of the division's ArcGIS databases for tree planting, monitoring, inventory, heritage trees, and others. Lead reporting and publication efforts for the division, including editing, publishing, and presenting annual reports, canopy studies, inventory data, and more to diverse audiences through a variety of formats. Develop and document work plans, standard practices, and procedures. As a person, you are: Collaborative: An outgoing professional who values partnership and develops and supports relationships to get things done. Someone who values Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI): Use DEI concepts to guide and inform your work. Emotionally Intelligent: Motivated, passionate, team-oriented, and empathetic. Integrity: Aware of PP&R core values and demonstrate them regularly. About the Bureau: Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R) is committed to the overall Citywide vision that race will have no detrimental effect on people of color, refugee and immigrant communities in accessing our parks and natural areas, or from the benefit of our services. We recognize, understand, and encourage celebration of the differences that surround us. Diversity and equity are vital to PP&R's ideals and values. The City of Portland, Oregon is a growing and diverse city of 650,000 residents, nearly 20% of whom speak languages other than English at home. PP&R values a diverse workforce and seeks ways to promote equity and inclusion within the organization and with the public. PP&R encourages applications from candidates with knowledge, ability, and experience working with a broad range of individuals and communities with diverse racial, ethnic, and socio-economic backgrounds. Although not required, PP&R encourages candidates that can fluently speak another language to include that information in their application materials. Multilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. City of Portland Core Values: Anti-racism | Communication | Collaboration | Equity | Transparency | Fiscal Responsibility These values guide our actions as we serve the community and engage our workforce. To learn more about the City's core values, please click here . Why work at the City of Portland? The City of Portland workforce serves a population of over 650,000. We are culture- and solutions-driven, viewing every challenge as an opportunity to learn, improve, and share our expertise. We are committed to removing systemic barriers to resources, access, and opportunity. The City is a believer in all people and continues to actively recruit and retain diverse top talent every day. We offer a comprehensive benefits package , including but not limited to medical, dental, vision, basic life, short- and long-term disability coverage to eligible employees and their families. If you are open-minded, motivated, community-focused, and self-aware, please apply yourself at the City of Portland today. The City of Portland also participates in the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS). For more information on the City of Portland's benefits please click here . COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement As of October 18, 2021, all City employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. This is required for all positions at the City of Portland. Proof of being fully vaccinated is required by date of hire. You may request an exception , for health or religious reasons, from getting the COVID-19 vaccine at the time a position is offered. Work Location Currently, many positions with the City of Portland are being performed as a remote/onsite mix. In the future, these positions: 1) may remain as a remote/onsite mix or 2) revert to full-time at a city work location. The City is offering an optional information meeting for this recruitment. Please see the Additional Information section below for details. To Qualify Applicants must specifically address and demonstrate in their responses to the supplemental questions and their résumé how their education, training, work experience, and/or lived experience, meets each of the following minimum qualifications: Experience leading and supervising a team, such as hiring and training, developing work plans, and managing performance. Experience designing and conducting technical urban forestry studies, including project design, data collection, quality control, analysis, and reporting. Ability to analyze complex or technical issues, evaluate alternatives, and recommend policies, strategies and effective courses of action Experience writing, editing, and producing reports and publications for diverse audiences in a variety of formats. Applicants must also possess: Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 per City/State mandate or have an approved exception by date of hire. The Recruitment Process An evaluation of each applicant's training and experience, as demonstrated in their résumé and answers to the supplemental questions, weighted 100%. Do not attach materials not requested . Only candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be placed on the equally ranked eligible list. You have 14 days from the notice of the examination results to let us know if you disagree with your results. Please read the City of Portland Administrative Rule 3.01 for complete information. Additional evaluation may be required prior to the establishment of the eligible list and/or final selection. ** PLEASE NOTE: The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies** Recruitment Activity Schedule: Job Posting closes: 10/3/2022 Applications Reviewed: 9/26/2022 - 10/10/2022 Eligible List / Notices Generated: week of 10/10/2022 1st Round of Interviews: Late October 2nd Round of Interviews (if needed): Early November Job Offer: Mid November *Timeline is approximate and subject to change. Applicant Instructions Applicants must submit a professional resume and responses to the supplemental questions online, specifically focused on your qualifications for this position as identified in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement in accordance with the following Application Instructions: Your résumé and responses to the supplemental questions will be the basis for our evaluation of your qualifications for this position. Incomplete or inappropriate information may result in disqualification. Your responses to the supplemental questions should include details describing your education, training, and/or experience, and where obtained which clearly reflects your qualifications for each of the numbered items in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement. Your resume should support the details described in your responses to the supplemental questions. Salary Range/Equity Pay Analysis : Please note per the Oregon State Pay Equity Law your salary is determined based on the experience and education listed in your resume/application. It is strongly encouraged to include any transferable experience (paid or unpaid regardless of how recent) to ensure your offer is reflective of all directly related and equivalent experience. If you are requesting Veteran's Preference, as identified below, please describe in your responses to the supplemental questions and resume any transferrable skills obtained during your military service and how they relate to each of the required minimum qualifications under the "To Qualify" section above. Please note, all completed applications for this position must be submitted no later than on the closing date and time of this recruitment. All applications must be submitted via the City's online application process. Do not attach materials not requested. E-mailed and/or faxed applications will not be accepted. Additional Information Work Status: Non-citizen applicants must be authorized to work in the United States at the time of application. Veterans' Preference: If you are requesting Veterans' Preference, attach a copy of your DD214/DD215 and/or Veterans Administration letter stating your disability to your profile, as well as checking the box identifying yourself as a Veteran. You must request Veterans' Preference AND include a copy of your documentation for each recruitment to which you apply. Veterans' Preference documentation must be submitted no later than the closing date and time of this recruitment. ADA, Pregnancy, and Religious Accommodations: If you identify as a person with a disability, are pregnant or nursing, or observe a religious practice(s), and would like to request a reasonable accommodation when applying for this job, please contact the Recruiter below for assistance. Equal Employment Opportunity: It is the policy of the City of Portland that no person shall be discriminated against based on race, religion, color, sex, marital status, family status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or source of income. The City values diversity and encourages everyone who is interested in employment with the City to apply. Language Pay Differential: City of Portland employees who speak one or more languages in addition to English, may be eligible to receive a "language pay differential." This is compensation for qualifying multilingual City employees who use their language skills to assist the community. More about the language pay differential can be found here. Did you know? The City of Portland offers How to Apply Classes that are free and reviews best practices for applying to the City. Follow the link for the most recent list of scheduled dates: Events | Career Center | Portland.gov Contact Information Anna Morgan, Senior Recruiter Bureau of Human Resources Anna.Morgan@portlandoregon.gov OPTIONAL INFORMATION SESSION To assist you in understanding this position and the recruitment process, we will offer an Optional Information Session that will provide you with details about the position and about the application process. You are not required to attend to apply for this job. You are welcome to join us for the optional session below : Tuesday September 27, 2022 12:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us06web.zoom.us/j/83495601056?pwd=SVVlUzJWdDhhcVEybmlaZ0pDVnR2UT09 Meeting ID: 834 9560 1056 Passcode: 237608 Closing Date/Time: 10/3/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
City of Portland, Oregon Portland, Oregon, United States
Sep 20, 2022
The Position Have a passion for architecture, development and public spaces? Consider joining the Portland Design Commission The City of Portland is seeking applications for an interested person to serve a four-year term on the Portland Design Commission. Persons of color are encouraged to apply. Applications are due Wednesday, Oct. 19. Purpose and roles of the Portland Design Commission The Design Commission provides leadership and expertise on urban design and architecture in design overlay zones throughout the City of Portland. It supports development that builds on context, contributes to the public realm, and provides high-quality and resilient buildings and public spaces. It also helps develop design guidelines for design districts and provides advice to other City bureaus and regional government partners. Commission activities include: Reviewing major developments within Design overlay zones; Recommending the establishment, amendment, or removal of the Design overlay zone and design districts to the Planning and Sustainability Commission; Recommending design guidelines for adoption by City Council except for guidelines for Historic Districts and Conservation Districts; Reviewing other land use requests assigned to the Design Commission; and Providing advice on design matters to the Hearings Officer, Planning and Sustainability Commission, Historic Landmarks Commission, Prosper Portland Commission, City Council, and other City bureaus or public agencies when necessary or requested. Total number of advisory seats: 7 Number of seats available: 1 To Qualify To be eligible to serve on the Portland Design Commission, members must live, play, worship, work or do business in the City of Portland. The Portland Design Commission consists of seven members, none of whom may hold elective office. The Commission must include: a representative of the Regional Arts and Culture Council, one person representing the public at-large, and five members experienced in either urban planning, design, architecture, landscape architecture, natural resource management, sustainable building practices or land development. No more than two members may be appointed from any one of these areas of expertise. The Regional Arts and Culture Council member is nominated by the Regional Arts and Culture Council chair and approved by the Mayor. The other members are appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council. The term shall be four years, limited to a maximum of two consecutive full terms. This is an open recruitment and the City will accept applications from individuals in any of the other categories noted above, including the at-large category. The City will retain all applications for consideration in future vacancies. Desired attributes We want people from every part of Portland here to share their voices on this committee, especially people who have not been involved before. If you want to serve your community and to help government make better choices, then we want to see your application. The attributes listed below are what will guide our selection process. It is helpful to be specific in your answers. We do not expect you to be or have everything listed. You believe in the value of public participation in government processes. You are an advocate for racial equity : you want positive and long-lasting outcomes for racial and ethnic communities who have been left out before. You can work collaboratively and effectively with people representing diverse interests. You are available to attend all meetings and participate in the discussions. You want to work collaboratively with applicants and agencies to serve the public good. You can share opinions respectfully. Terms and time commitment The Portland Design Commission traditionally meets on the first and third Thursday of each month, beginning at 1:30 p.m., at 1900 SW 4th Avenue. Most meetings last between four and six hours each. Sometimes a third meeting is scheduled each month due to volume. Since March 2020, all meetings are held online via Zoom. A hybrid in-person/Zoom hearing format is anticipated to begin in 2023. Members serve a term of four years. Members are expected to prepare for meetings on their own time and arrive ready to discuss agenda items. Meeting materials for review are typically sent one week in advance. We remove barriers Please let us know if there are barriers to your participation. When we return to in-person meetings, dinner will be provided if the meeting is expected to exceed four hours. Also, for in-person meetings, parking validation will be available for the parking garage at 1900 SW 4th Ave. Volunteer ethics Those who serve on this advisory body are considered to be public officials, which means that you must serve fairly and ethically. We will provide training on this once you are appointed. Part of following Oregon's government ethics laws means you must tell the group when you or a relative may financially benefit (or avoid fees) by your recommendations. This is called a "conflict of interest." If you tell us about potential conflicts of Interest that does not mean you cannot serve. In fact, many committees have potential members with conflicts of interest. We appreciate your inclusion of possible conflicts of interest on the form included with the application. The Recruitment Process Applications are due no later than 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022. Application information and materials are available here . To talk with someone about this opportunity or to receive assistance completing the application, please contact the staff liaison, Tim Heron, at tim.heron@portlandoregon.gov or 503-823-7726. Voluntary and confidential demographic information The City is committed to diversity, inclusion, and equity. It uses the demographic information provided to help ensure that advisory body appointments represent a broad cross-section of community. Your information will not be used during the recruitment or the selection process. State and federal law prohibit use of this information to discriminate against you. The City will treat this information as confidential to the fullest extent allowed by law. Questions about this may be sent to AdvisoryBodies@Portlandoregon.gov . General questions For general questions about the City of Portland's Advisory Bodies program, the recruitment process, or other upcoming advisory body opportunities, please email AdvisoryBodies@Portlandoregon.gov . We encourage you to apply For more information about the Portland Design Commission, please visit its website . Additional Information COVID - 19 Vaccine Requirement The work location for this opportunity is hybrid (remote and onsite). Workplaces across Portland, the United States and the world are making tough decisions about how to protect their employees and community from COVID-19. We, too, find ourselves in the middle of this complex situation at the City of Portland. We are committed to ensuring the health and safety for our employees and our community. As a part of this commitment, all City employees are required to be fully vaccinated, effective October 18, 2021. Proof of full vaccination, or documentation of plans to become fully vaccinated (e.g., partially vaccinated however too soon for second dose, etc.) will be required prior to being hired by the City of Portland. The required vaccination is a minimum qualification requirement to be hired by the City of Portland. We understand that some are unable to be vaccinated for a variety of reasons, including medical and religious/spiritual reasons. Should you be offered employment with the City of Portland, there is an exception process that provides for an exception and reasonable accommodation based on a qualified medical condition or religious/spiritual reason. Exception Request Process for COVID-19 vaccine (Exceptions only apply to candidate(s) offered a position; please do not submit at this time) . Work Location Currently, many positions with the City of Portland are being performed remotely due to COVID-19. In the future, current positions classified as "full-time remote" could: 1) remain full-time remote, 2) become a remote/onsite mix, 3) revert to full-time at a city work location. As the situation evolves, the exact work location of the position in this recruitment may change based upon leadership direction and approval.Closing Date/Time: 10/19/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
City of Portland, Oregon Portland, Oregon, United States
Sep 20, 2022
Full Time
The Position The Bureau of Environmental Services (BES) Operations & Maintenance Group (O&MG) is seeking a Wastewater Operations Specialist to join our dynamic team of highly qualified people to assist in process areas, planning and carrying out lockout/tag-out procedures, assist with producing standard operating procedures (SOP's) and procedural documents for Operations staff and many other Operations related activities. This position may assist with or provide training and coordination of process area specific work for the 43 wastewater operators within the O&MG Operations Division. All work is carried out under general supervision with a heavy emphasis on coordination with all plant staff. This is a journey-level position and it is desired that the applicant will be able to demonstrate 7-+ years of increasing responsibility in the field of Wastewater Treatment. It is also desired, but not required, that the applicant possess an Oregon Level III or above Treatment certification. The successful applicant must have the ability to quickly familiarize themselves on plant processes and act as a system expert within the Operations Division and promote an equitable workplace that demonstrates an environment reflective of living and working in a multicultural society. In person work at the Columbia Boulevard Plant will be required. Duties and responsibilities include: This position performs a variety of specialized technical tasks in support of Operations staff within the O&MG. Work involves the gathering of data from shift reports collected from the treatment facilities and processing that data into a variety of regulatory and operations reports. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, performance of process control functions, NPDES spreadsheet summaries, plant operations records, periodic reports and personnel schedules. Wastewater Operations Specialists work on the following within the Operations Division: Participate in long and short-term projects Conduct, and oversee process experiments Carry out product testing Solve complex operating issues Support other crafts in performing and preparing for maintenance tasks Assists with the collection and/or compilation of data for regulatory reporting purposes Researching new technologies Conduct facility tours At BES, we value our customers and partners; Portlanders' sense of connection to their waterways; conscientious stewardship of our watersheds, wastewater and stormwater infrastructure, and financial resources; a diverse, collaborative, healthy, and engaged workforce; leadership among our employees and in our City and community; equity in our workplace, business practices, and service delivery; clear communication and transparency; innovative, sustainable, and resilient solutions. BES is seeking talented individuals from diverse racial, ethnic, and socio-economic backgrounds with knowledge, ability, and experience working with a broad range of individuals and communities; and that desire to work collaboratively and creatively to broaden the variety of innovative ways to partner with and serve all Portland communities. To learn more about the work we do at BES, click on the link: www.portlandoregon.gov/bes/ Our BES 10-Year Strategic Plan can be found here: https://www.portlandoregon.gov/bes/75720 This position is represented by Portland Laborers 483 (PCL) collective bargaining agreement, view the agreement a t https://www.portland.gov/sites/default/files/2020/pcl-2017-2021.pdf City of Portland Core Values: Anti-racism | Communication | Collaboration | Equity | Transparency | Fiscal Responsibility These values guide our actions as we serve the community and engage our workforce. To learn more about the City's core values, please click here . Why work at the City of Portland? The City of Portland workforce serves a population of over 650,000. We are culture- and solutions-driven, viewing every challenge as an opportunity to learn, improve, and share our expertise. We are committed to removing systemic barriers to resources, access, and opportunity. The City is a believer in ALL people and continues to actively recruit and retain diverse top talent every day. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to medical, dental, vision, basic life, short- and long-term disability coverage to eligible employees and their families. If you are open-minded, motivated, community-focused, and self-aware, please apply yourself at the City of Portland today. The City of Portland also participates in the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS). For more information on the City of Portland's benefits please click here . COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement As of October 18, 2021, all City employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. This is required for all positions at the City of Portland. Proof of being fully vaccinated is required by date of hire. You may request an exception , for health or religious reasons, from getting the COVID-19 vaccine at the time a position is offered. Work Location Currently, many positions with the City of Portland are being performed remotely due to COVID. In the future, current positions classified as "full-time remote" will: 1) become a remote/onsite mix or 2) revert to full-time at a city work location. To Qualify Applicants must specifically address and demonstrate in their supplemental question responses and resume how their education, training, work experience and/or lived experience, meets each of the following minimum qualifications: Knowledge pertaining to operation of a wastewater treatment facility, including treatment technology, process control, process performance parameters, laboratory sampling and analysis and control system logic. Skill using computer software, including MS Office and wastewater treatment facility maintenance management programs. Skills in oral and written communications, including report writing. Ability to maintain databases and manage software with special attention to regulatory requirements. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and to work constructively as a team. Applicant must also: Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 per City/State mandate or have an approved exception by date of hire. A valid state driver's license and acceptable driving record at the time of hire. The Recruitment Process An evaluation of each applicant's training and experience, as demonstrated in their resume and supplemental questions are weighted 100%. Do not attach materials not requested . Only candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be placed on an equally ranked eligible list. You have 14 days from the notice of the examination results to let us know if you disagree with your results. Please read the City of Portland Administrative Rule 3.01 for complete information. Additional evaluation may be required prior to establishment of the eligible list and/or final selection. ** PLEASE NOTE: The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies** Recruitment Activity Schedule: Recruitment Activity Schedule: Job Posting closes: 10/3/2022 Applications Reviewed: week of 10/10/2022 Eligible List / Notices Generated: week of 10/17/2022 1st Round of Interviews: mid-late October Job Offer: early-mid-November Application Instructions Applicants must submit a professional resume and responses to the supplemental questions online, specifically focused on your qualifications for this position as identified in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement in accordance with the following Application Instructions: Your résumé and responses to the supplemental questions will be the basis for our evaluation of your qualifications for this position. Incomplete or inappropriate information may result in disqualification. Your responses to the supplemental questions should include details describing your education, training and/or experience, and where obtained which clearly reflects your qualifications for each of the numbered items in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement. Your resume should support the details described in your responses to the supplemental questions. Salary Range/Equity Pay Analysis : Please note per the Oregon State Pay Equity Law your salary is determined based on the experience and education listed in your resume/application. It is strongly encouraged to include any transferable experience (paid or unpaid regardless of how recent) to ensure your offer is reflective of all directly related and equivalent experience. If you are requesting Veteran's Preference, as identified below, please describe in your responses to the supplemental questions and resume any transferrable skills obtained during your military service and how they relate to each of the required minimum qualifications under the "To Qualify" section above. Please note, all completed applications for this position must be submitted no later than on the closing date and time of this recruitment. All applications must be submitted via the City's online application process. Do not attach materials not requested. E-mailed and/or faxed applications will not be accepted. Additional Information Work Status: Non-citizen applicants must be authorized to work in the United States at the time of application. Veterans' Preference: If you are requesting Veterans' Preference, attach a copy of your DD214/DD215 and/or Veterans Administration letter stating your disability to your profile, as well as checking the box identifying yourself as a Veteran. You must request Veterans' Preference AND include a copy of your documentation for each recruitment to which you apply. Veterans' Preference documentation must be submitted no later than 11:59 PM on the closing date of this recruitment. ADA, Pregnancy, and Religious Accommodations: If you identify as a person with a disability, are pregnant or nursing, or observe a religious practice(s), and would like to request a reasonable accommodation when applying for this job, please contact the Recruiter below for assistance. Equal Employment Opportunity: It is the policy of the City of Portland that no person shall be discriminated against based on race, religion, color, sex, marital status, family status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or source of income. The City values diversity and encourages everyone who is interested in employment with the City to apply. Language Pay Differential: City of Portland employees who speak one or more languages in addition to English, may be eligible to receive a "language pay differential." This is compensation for qualifying multilingual City employees who use their language skill to assist the community. More about the language pay differential can be found here. Did you know? The City of Portland offers How to Apply Classes that are free and review best practices for applying to the City. Follow the link for the most recent list of scheduled dates: https://www.portland.gov/bhr/events . Contact Information: Bureau of Human Resources Karen Ehn, Senior Recruiter karen.ehn@portlandoregon.gov An Equal Opportunity Employer Closing Date/Time: 10/3/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
City of Portland, Oregon Portland, Oregon, United States
Sep 20, 2022
Full Time
The Position The Portland Water Bureau is seeking a Writer/Editor (Analyst II). Calling all word wizards! Are you passionate about plain language, accessibility, storytelling, and serving Portlanders? Do you have a knack for simplifying technical or scientific information for diverse audiences? About the Position The Portland W ater Bureau is looking for a Writer/Editor (Analyst II) who to hel p shape how the bureau engages with our community through writing. The ideal candidate will be patient and adept at managing the human aspects of writing: how to get a constructive review, how to give feedback, and how to help coworkers create excellent products they can be proud of. The candidate should be comfortable writing in a variety of styles including policy documents or water quality technical reports, newsletters, video scripts, and digital content about what matters most to community members. The person will have a love of language, an excellent grasp of writing mechanics, and an understanding of how equity plays an essential role in our communications . W e sure hope you're interested in our mission to serve excellent water to the Portland region every minute of every day for generations to come. Duties and responsibilities include: Learning about new subjects and writing original material through interviewing staff and independent research . Compiling and editing content from subject matter experts . Embedding equity into the bureau's content, such as centering the needs of marginalized communitie s . Maintaining and continuing to develop the bureau's style guide . Building relationships with staff to continue a shift to the use of plain language . Working with Communications staff to refine a review process that incorporates the best practices of concepting, writing, designing, and editing content . Helping coworkers with their writing requests and challenges, including identifying audiences and tailoring content accordingly . Reviewing content for tone and accuracy . Managing, writing, and editing projects with many stakeholders, and working with the rest of the communications team to balance competing project priorities . B onus: editing text and performing basic layout functions in Adobe InDesign or Illustrator. As a person, you are: Collaborative: A professional who values partnership and develops and supports relationships to get things done. Creative: You are an out-of-the-box thinker and excited to brainstorm new ideas. Curious: You like to learn and know how to translate what you learn into engaging written content. Meticulous : A strong communicator with the skills to work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders to create, combine, and carefully edit written materials. Organized: Has the ability to juggle and track multiple projects with overlapping timelines. Emotionally Intelligent: Motivated, enthusiastic , team-oriented, and empathetic. About the Portland Water Bureau: The City of Portland Water Bureau's mission is to serve excellent water every minute of every day to almost 1 million customers in the Portland Metropolitan area. We work to uproot systemic inequities and their impacts on our employees and the people we serve. We are committed to the difficult-and essential-work of transforming Water Bureau policies, practices, and culture to better serve historically and currently oppressed communities. Black, Indigenous, People of Color, and people with disabilities, are encouraged to apply for this position. Our mission: We serve excellent water every minute of every day. Our vision: The water our community loves is safe and abundant for generations to come. Our equity commitment: We work to uproot systemic inequities and their impacts on our employees and the people we serve. We commit to the difficult-and essential-work of transforming Water Bureau policies, practices, and culture to better serve historically and currently oppressed communities. More Information about the bureau: www.portlandoregon.gov/water City of Portland Core Values: Anti-racism | Communication | Collaboration | Equity | Transparency | Fiscal Responsibility These values guide our actions as we serve the community and engage our workforce. To learn more about the City's core values, please click here . Why work at the City of Portland? The City of Portland workforce serves a population of over 650,000. We are culture- and solutions-driven, viewing every challenge as an opportunity to learn, improve, and share our expertise. We are committed to removing systemic barriers to resources, access, and opportunity. The City is a believer in ALL people and continues to actively recruit and retain diverse top talent every day. We offer a comprehensive benefits package , including but not limited to medical, dental, vision, basic life, and short- and long-term disability coverage to eligible employees and their families. If you are open-minded, motivated, community-focused, and self-aware, please apply yourself at the City of Portland today. The City of Portland also participates in the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS). For more information on the City of Portland's benefits please click here . COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement As of October 18, 2021, all City employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. This is required for all positions at the City of Portland. Proof of being fully vaccinated is required by the date of hire. You may request an exception , for health or religious reasons, from getting the COVID-19 vaccine at the time a position is offered. Work Location Currently, many positions with the City of Portland are being performed remotely due to COVID. In the future, current positions classified as "full-time remote" will: 1) become a remote/onsite mix or 2) revert to full-time at a city work location. To Qualify All of the following minimum qualifications are required for this position. Applicants must specifically address in their resume and answers to supplemental questions how their education, training, work experience, and/or lived experience, meets each of the following minimum qualifications: Ability to communicate clearly and logically in writing, communicating complex topics to non-technical audiences. Ability to analyze and interpret policies, procedures, and rules to create plain language versions of them. Ability t o apply accessibility standards in Word, PowerPoint, Teams, and Acrobat to create and format a variety of documents, including scientific, technical, or government reports. Ability to use and continue to develop bureau brand voice and messaging aligned with our mission and strategic goals. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers and manage complicated projects with many stakeholders . Applicants must also: Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 per City/State mandate or have an approved exception by the date of hire. The Recruitment Process An evaluation of each applicant's training and experience, as demonstrated in your resume and responses to the supplemental questions weighted 100% Do not attach materials not requested. Only candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be placed on the equally ranked eligible list. You have 14 days from the notice of the examination results to let us know if you disagree with your results. Please read the City of Portland Administrative Rule 3.01 for complete information. Additional evaluation may be required prior to the establishment of the eligible list and/or final selection. Recruitment Timeline: Job closes: week of 10/10/2022 Virtual information session: 10/21/2020 Applications Reviewed: week of 10/10/2022 Eligible List: week of 10/17/2022 First Round of Interviews: Tentatively week of 10/24/2022 Job Offer: Tentatively week of 10/31/2022 *Timeline is approximate and subject to change Application Instructions Applicants must submit a professional resume and responses to the supplemental questions online, specifically focused on your qualifications for this position as identified in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement in accordance with the following Application Instructions: Your résumé and responses to the supplemental questions will be the basis for our evaluation of your qualifications for this position. Incomplete or inappropriate information may result in disqualification. Your responses to the supplemental questions should include details describing your education, training, and/or experience, and where obtained which clearly reflects your qualifications for each of the numbered items in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement. Your résumé should support the details described in your responses to the supplemental questions. Salary Range/Equity Pay Analysis: Please note per the Oregon State Pay Equity Law your salary is determined based on the experience and education listed in your resume/application. It is strongly encouraged to include any transferable experience (paid or unpaid regardless of how recent) to ensure your offer is reflective of all directly related and equivalent experience. If you are requesting Veteran's Preference, as identified below, please describe in your responses to the supplemental questions and resume any transferrable skills obtained during your military service and how they relate to each of the required minimum qualifications under the "To Qualify" section above. Please note, that all completed applications for this position must be submitted no later than on the closing date and time of this recruitment. All applications must be submitted via the City's online application process. Do not attach materials not requested. E-mailed and/or faxed applications will not be accepted. Additional Information Work Status: Non-citizen applicants must be authorized to work in the United States at the time of application. Veterans' Preference: If you are requesting Veterans' Preference, attach a copy of your DD214/DD215 and/or Veterans Administration letter stating your disability to your profile, as well as checking the box identifying yourself as a Veteran. You must request Veterans' Preference AND include a copy of your documentation for each recruitment to which you apply. Veterans' Preference documentation must be submitted no later than the closing date and time of this recruitment. ADA, Pregnancy, and Religious Accommodations: If you identify as a person with a disability, are pregnant or nursing, or observe a religious practice(s), and would like to request a reasonable accommodation when applying for this job, please contact the Recruiter below for assistance. Equal Employment Opportunity: It is the policy of the City of Portland that no person shall be discriminated against based on race, religion, color, sex, marital status, family status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or source of income. The City values diversity and encourages everyone who is interested in employment with the City to apply. Language Pay Differential: City of Portland employees who speak one or more languages in addition to English, may be eligible to receive a "language pay differential." This is compensation for qualifying multilingual City employees who use their language skills to assist the community. More about the language pay differential can be found here. Did you know? The City of Portland offers How to Apply Classes that are free and review best practices for applying to the City. Follow the link for the most recent list of scheduled dates: https://www.portland.gov/bhr/events . Questions/Contact Information Aly'ce Brannon-Reid, Senior Recruiter Bureau of Human Resources alyce.brannon-reid@portlandoregon.gov An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer OPTIONAL INFORMATION SESSION To assist you in understanding this position and the recruitment process, we will offer an Optional Information Session that will provide you with details about the position and about the application process. You are not required to attend to apply for this job. You are welcome to join us for the optional information session below Zoom Information Tuesday, September 27th, 2022 12-1:00pm Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89035086259?pwd=VEZ1cXBqcU5lSk9UT3BKODBIcUJZdz09 Meeting ID: 890 3508 6259 Passcode: 277520 The session will be recorded. Closing Date/Time: 10/10/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
City of Portland, Oregon Portland, Oregon, United States
Sep 20, 2022
Full Time
The Position About this position : The Senior Risk Specialist is part of the Loss Prevention and Insurance team in Risk Management. The focus of the Loss Prevention Program is to manage the City's risk by identifying business operations that may impact the safety of employees and the public, evaluating the risks and hazards, and recommending risk treatment options. The Loss Prevention team develops citywide policy, administers the Loss Prevention Policy to ensure compliance with Oregon Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OR-OSHA) self-insured loss prevention efforts, provides consulting to bureaus, coordinates training activities, and plans safety events. As a Senior Risk Specialist, you will: Provide technical expertise in loss prevention, environmental health and occupational safety, industrial hygiene, and risk management to identify hazards, assess complex exposures and safety concerns, and recommend loss control techniques. Develop and manage citywide safety and loss prevention programs. Conduct risk assessments, data analysis, and audits. Develop training materials, presentations, and written technical reports. Establish and maintain relationships with internal and external partners. Lead and coordinate meetings and workgroups. Appropriately use any required personal protective equipment (PPE). Navigate any area (climb ladders, towers, stairs, etc.) to access and evaluate occupational safety exposures. Although not required, you may have: one or more of these desirable skills/degrees/ experience. An associate's or bachelor's degree in risk management, environmental science, safety systems/engineering, industrial hygiene, or closely related field. Equivalent work experience may be considered in lieu of education. Three or more years of progressively responsible work experience in environmental health and occupational safety, industrial hygiene, loss prevention, and risk management with demonstrated skill in developing, reviewing, assessing, auditing, and managing a wide range of programs, policies, and procedures to ensure organizational compliance with regulatory requirements. Preferred professional designations include: Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Associate Safety Professional (ASP), Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM), Associate in Risk Management (ARM), Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA) Building Inspector. Preferred experience with Adobe Captivate to develop training. As a person, you are: Equitable: You consistently advocate for an inclusive, respectful, and culturally responsive workplace for all. Emotionally Intelligent: You exemplify the qualities of self-awareness, self-regulation, empathy, motivation, and social skills. Collaborative: You are a professional who has interpersonal skills, values partnerships, and develops and supports relationships to get things done. Responsive and Flexible: You can remain flexible, agile, and calm in a dynamic environment with a variety of internal and external stakeholders to create, implement, and problem solve. Strong Communicator: You are someone who builds trust and strong relationships through frequent, transparent, and clear communications. Curious: You are always seeking to learn new things and grow as a person and as a professional. About the Bureau of Revenue and Financial Services: The Bureau of Revenue and Financial Services (BRFS) is overseen by the City's Chief Financial Officer and provides centralized financial services, revenue collection, business regulation, financial reporting and compliance to all City bureaus. BRFS is an organization of 170 employees with an annual operating budget of $77 million, and includes the seven divisions of Accounting, Debt Management, Grants Management, Procurement Services, Revenue, Risk Management, and Treasury. For more information regarding BRFS click here . Why work at the City of Portland? The City of Portland workforce serves a population of over 680,000. We are culture- and solutions-driven, viewing every challenge as an opportunity to learn, improve, and share our expertise. We are committed to removing systemic barriers to resources, access, and opportunity. The City is a believer in ALL people and continues to actively recruit and retain diverse top talent every day. We offer a comprehensive benefits package , including but not limited to medical, dental, vision, basic life, short- and long-term disability coverage to eligible employees and their families. If you are open-minded, motivated, community-focused, and self-aware, please apply yourself at the City of Portland today. The City of Portland also participates in the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS). For more information on the City of Portland's benefits please click here . COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement As of October 18, 2021, all City employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. This is required for all positions at the City of Portland. Proof of being fully vaccinated is required by date of hire. You may request an exception , for health or religious reasons, from getting the COVID-19 vaccine at the time a position is offered. Work Location Currently, many positions with the City of Portland are being performed as a remote/onsite mix. In the future, these positions: 1) may remain as a remote/onsite mix or 2) revert to full-time at a city work location. To Qualify Applicants must specifically address and demonstrate in their cover letter and resume how their education, training and/or experience, meets each of the following minimum qualifications: Experience in comprehensive loss prevention programs, ability to ensure compliance with OR-OSHA self-insured loss prevention efforts, Experience developing and providing occupational health and safety, environmental, loss prevention, and other risk management trainings and presentations. Experience performing data analysis and trending on claims related to worker's compensation, general liability, and automobiles. Ability and experience conducting risk assessments, environmental health and occupational safety audits, exposure monitoring, developing reports and presentations outlining recommendations, findings, and/or corrective actions. Ability to communicate technical information clearly, professional written/oral communication skills, and contract oversight. A p plicants must also possess: Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 per City/State mandate or have an approved exception by date of hire. A valid state driver's license and acceptable driving record at time of hire. The Recruitment Process An evaluation of each applicant's training and experience, as demonstrated in their cover letter, résumé and answers to the supplemental questions, weighted 100%. Do not attach materials not requested . Only candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be placed on the equally ranked eligible list. You have 14 days from the notice of the examination results to let us know if you disagree with your results. Please read the City of Portland Administrative Rule 3.01 for complete information. Additional evaluation may be required prior to establishment of the eligible list and/or final selection. ** PLEASE NOTE: The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies** Recruitment Activity Schedule: Job Posting Closes: 10/03/2022 Applications Reviewed: 9/23/2022 - 10/07/2022 Eligible List / Notices Generated: week of 10/10/2022 1st Round of Interviews: Late-October 2nd Round of Interviews (if needed): Late-October Job Offer: Early November *Timeline is approximate and subject to change Applicant Instructions Applicants must submit a professional resume and cover letter online, specifically focused on your qualifications for this position as identified in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement in accordance with the following Application Instructions: Your résumé and cover letter will be the basis for our evaluation of your qualifications for this position. Incomplete or inappropriate information may result in disqualification. Your cover letter should include details describing your education, training, work experience and/or lived experience, and where obtained which clearly reflects your qualifications for each of the numbered items in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement. Your résumé should support the details described in your responses to the supplemental questions. Salary Range/Equity Pay Analysis: Please note per the Oregon State Pay Equity Law your salary is determined based on the experience and education listed in your resume. It is strongly encouraged to include any transferable experience (paid or unpaid regardless of how recent) to ensure your offer is reflective of all directly related and equivalent experience. If you are requesting Veteran's Preference, as identified below, please describe in your responses to the supplemental questions and resume any transferrable skills obtained during your military service and how they relate to each of the required minimum qualifications under the "To Qualify" section above. Please note, all completed applications for this position must be submitted no later than on the closing date and time of this recruitment. All applications must be submitted via the City's online application process. Do not attach materials not requested. E-mailed and/or faxed applications will not be accepted. Additional Information Work Status: Non-citizen applicants must be authorized to work in the United States at the time of application. Veterans' Preference: If you are requesting Veterans' Preference, attach a copy of your DD214/DD215 and/or Veterans Administration letter stating your disability to your profile, as well as checking the box identifying yourself as a Veteran. You must request Veterans' Preference AND include a copy of your documentation for each recruitment to which you apply. Veterans' Preference documentation must be submitted no later than the closing date and time of this recruitment. ADA, Pregnancy, and Religious Accommodations: If you identify as a person with a disability, are pregnant or nursing, or observe a religious practice(s), and would like to request a reasonable accommodation when applying for this job, please contact the Recruiter below for assistance. Equal Employment Opportunity: It is the policy of the City of Portland that no person shall be discriminated against based on race, religion, color, sex, marital status, family status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or source of income. The City values diversity and encourages everyone who is interested in employment with the City to apply. Language Pay Differential: City of Portland employees who speak one or more languages in addition to English, may be eligible to receive a "language pay differential." This is compensation for qualifying multilingual City employees who use their language skills to assist the community. More about the language pay differential can be found here. Did you know? The City of Portland offers How to Apply Classes that are free and review best practices for applying to the City. Follow the link for the most recent list of scheduled dates: https://www.portland.gov/bhr/events Contact Information Tamara Larison, Senior Recruiter Bureau of Human Resources Tamara.larison@portlandoregon.gov (503) 823-3523 An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Closing Date/Time: 10/3/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
City of Portland, Oregon Portland, Oregon, United States
Sep 20, 2022
Full Time
The Position Portland Parks and Recreation is recruiting for Recreation Leader - Preschool in the Recreation Division! PP&R values a diverse workforce and seeks ways to promote equity and inclusion within the organization and with the public. PP&R encourages applications from candidates with experience and ability working with a broad range of individuals and communities with diverse racial, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds. Although not required, PP&R encourages candidates that can speak another language fluently to include that information in their resumé. Bilingual/bi-cultural candidates are encouraged to apply. PP&R operates nine (9) Community Centers that serve and engage the public within the Portland area, each which operates an Educational Preschool Program within their site. Curriculum includes general educational preschool and pre-k curriculum as well as curriculum with a specialized focus such as Global Adventures and Sprout Academy. About this position: Recreation Leader - Preschool positions are responsible for functioning as an on-site teacher by developing and implementing early childhood education programs for children ages 3-5 years old including preschool, and/or pre-kindergarten curriculum and programs. Recreation Leader - Preschool Specialties work with families and children from a variety of socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds and requires clearly and effectively communicating early childhood development, curriculum, and classroom schedules and routines across cultures and in a way young children understand. Employees filling these positions are required to work during non-school days and the summer months in our day camp programs and may be required to work afternoons, evenings, designated holidays, and/or weekends. This position is eligible for Language Pay Differential for qualifying employees. As the Recreation Leader - Preschool, you will be responsible for the following: Designing, developing, and implementing age-appropriate curriculum which includes physical, social, and emotional development, language and literacy development, creative art & play, and early math and science skills. Planning, organizing, and implementing classroom visits, special events, and field trips which may include collaboration with other organizations. Assessing, developing, and implementing an engaging, well-managed classroom environment including schedules, routines, and activities which meet the physical, emotional, intellectual, and social needs of the children in the program. Ensuring children are supervised at all times in a safe and secure environment including using positive behavior management techniques including active supervision, and effective guidance techniques Work may involve providing direction to teaching aides, volunteers and other teachers. As a person, you are: Collaborative: An outgoing professional who values partnership and develops and supports relationships to get things done. Solutions Oriented: Uses strong communication skills to work with your team to create, implement, and document solutions. Someone who values Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI): Use DEI concepts to guide and inform your work. Flexible: Able to work as a team to accomplish a task and autonomously at times. Emotionally Intelligent: Motivated, passionate, team-oriented, and empathetic. Discreet: Practices good judgment-related to sensitive matters and values confidentiality. About the Bureau: Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R) is committed to the overall Citywide vision that race will have no detrimental effect on people of color, refugee and immigrant communities in accessing our parks and natural areas, or from the benefit of our services. We recognize, understand, and encourage celebration of the differences that surround us. Diversity and equity are vital to PP&R's ideals and values. The City of Portland, Oregon is a growing and diverse city of 650,000 residents, nearly 20% of whom speak languages other than English at home. PP&R values a diverse workforce and seeks ways to promote equity and inclusion within the organization and with the public. PP&R encourages applications from candidates with knowledge, ability, and experience working with a broad range of individuals and communities with diverse racial, ethnic, and socio-economic backgrounds. Although not required, PP&R encourages candidates that can fluently speak another language to include that information in their application materials. Multilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. City of Portland Core Values: Anti-racism | Communication | Collaboration | Equity | Transparency | Fiscal Responsibility These values guide our actions as we serve the community and engage our workforce. To learn more about the City's core values, please click here . Why work at the City of Portland? The City of Portland workforce serves a population of over 650,000. We are culture- and solutions-driven, viewing every challenge as an opportunity to learn, improve, and share our expertise. We are committed to removing systemic barriers to resources, access, and opportunity. The City is a believer in all people and continues to actively recruit and retain diverse top talent every day. We offer a comprehensive benefits package , including but not limited to medical, dental, vision, basic life, short- and long-term disability coverage to eligible employees and their families. If you are open-minded, motivated, community-focused, and self-aware, please apply yourself at the City of Portland today. The City of Portland also participates in the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS). For more information on the City of Portland's benefits please click here . COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement As of October 18, 2021, all City employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. This is required for all positions at the City of Portland. Proof of being fully vaccinated is required by date of hire. You may request an exception , for health or religious reasons, from getting the COVID-19 vaccine at the time a position is offered. Work Location These positions report to the community center assigned: Charles Jordan CC - 9009 N Foss Ave East Portland CC - 740 SE 106th Ave Matt Dishman CC - 77 NE Knott St Montavilla CC - 8219 NE Glisan St Mt Scott CC - 5530 SE 72nd Ave Peninsula Park CC - 700 N Rosa Parks Way Southwest CC - 6820 SW 45th Ave St Johns CC - 8427 N Central St Woodstock CC - 5905 SE 43rd Ave The City is offering an optional information meeting for this recruitment. Please see the Additional Information section below for detail. To Qualify Applicants must specifically address and demonstrate in their responses to the supplemental questions and their résumé how their education, training, work experience, and/or lived experience, meets each of the following minimum qualifications: Knowledge and experience designing, developing, and implementing age-appropriate curriculum such as physical, social, and emotional development; language and literacy development; creative art and play; and early math and science skills. Knowledge and experience assessing, developing, and implementing an engaging, safe, well-managed classroom environment such as schedules, routines, and activities which meet the physical, emotional, intellectual, and social needs of the children in the program. Ability and experience assessing and adapting early childhood curriculum and educational programs to meet the needs of children of all abilities, and activities for families and children from a wide variety of cultural, racial/ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds. Ability and experience establishing and maintaining effective working relationships through clear, courteous, and effective communication both in written and oral format with internal and external partners such as teaching aides, diverse city employees; diverse program participants, and the public. Applicants must also possess: Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 per City/State mandate or have an approved exception by date of hire. The Recruitment Process An evaluation of each applicant's training and experience, as demonstrated in their résumé and answers to the supplemental questions, weighted 100%. Do not attach materials not requested . Only candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be placed on the equally ranked eligible list. You have 14 days from the notice of the examination results to let us know if you disagree with your results. Please read the City of Portland Administrative Rule 3.01 for complete information. Additional evaluation may be required prior to the establishment of the eligible list and/or final selection. ** PLEASE NOTE: The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies** Recruitment Activity Schedule Job Posting closes: 10/03/2022 Applications Reviewed: 9/26/22- 10/07/22 Eligible List / Notices Generated: week of 10/10/22 1st Round of Interviews: Late October 2nd Round of Interviews (if needed): Early November Job Offer: Early to Mid-November *Timeline is approximate and subject to change. Applicant Instructions Applicants must submit a professional resume and responses to the supplemental questions online, specifically focused on your qualifications for this position as identified in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement in accordance with the following Application Instructions: Your résumé and responses to the supplemental questions will be the basis for our evaluation of your qualifications for this position. Incomplete or inappropriate information may result in disqualification. Your responses to the supplemental questions should include details describing your education, training, and/or experience, and where obtained which clearly reflects your qualifications for each of the numbered items in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement. Your resume should support the details described in your responses to the supplemental questions. If you are requesting Veteran's Preference, as identified below, please describe in your responses to the supplemental questions and resume any transferrable skills obtained during your military service and how they relate to each of the required minimum qualifications under the "To Qualify" section above. Please note, all completed applications for this position must be submitted no later than on the closing date and time of this recruitment. All applications must be submitted via the City's online application process. Do not attach materials not requested. E-mailed and/or faxed applications will not be accepted. Additional Information Work Status: Non-citizen applicants must be authorized to work in the United States at the time of application. Veterans' Preference: If you are requesting Veterans' Preference, attach a copy of your DD214/DD215 and/or Veterans Administration letter stating your disability to your profile, as well as checking the box identifying yourself as a Veteran. You must request Veterans' Preference AND include a copy of your documentation for each recruitment to which you apply. Veterans' Preference documentation must be submitted no later than the closing date and time of this recruitment. ADA, Pregnancy, and Religious Accommodations: If you identify as a person with a disability, are pregnant or nursing, or observe a religious practice(s), and would like to request a reasonable accommodation when applying for this job, please contact the Recruiter below for assistance. Equal Employment Opportunity: It is the policy of the City of Portland that no person shall be discriminated against based on race, religion, color, sex, marital status, family status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or source of income. The City values diversity and encourages everyone who is interested in employment with the City to apply. Language Pay Differential City of Portland employees who speak one or more languages in addition to English, may be eligible to receive a "language pay differential." This is compensation for qualifying multilingual City employees who use their language skill to assist the community. More about the language pay differential can be found here. Did you know? The City of Portland offers How to Apply Classes that are free and reviews best practices for applying to the City. Follow the link for the most recent list of scheduled dates: Events | Career Center | Portland.gov Contact Information Anna Morgan, Senior Recruiter Bureau of Human Resources Anna.Morgan@portlandoregon.gov OPTIONAL INFORMATION SESSION To assist you in understanding this position and the recruitment process, we will offer an Optional Information Session that will provide you with details about the position and about the application process. You are not required to attend to apply for this job. You are welcome to join us for the optional session below: Thursday, September 22, 2022 4:00-5:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Meeting Recording Can Be Found Below https://us06web.zoom.us/rec/share/8LOShUzGSlA4r3dhDCE4SrlsnhCDJvbu88XZvAm-n_om_Uv7ji5ieMq4_YqTIPOk.fNH4AYDTf6EFAqCv Closing Date/Time: 10/3/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
City of Portland, Oregon Portland, Oregon, United States
Sep 20, 2022
Full Time
The Position Portland Fire & Rescue is seeking qualified and experienced firefighters to join the largest fire and emergency services provider in Oregon! Eligible candidates for hire will have a minimum of 2 years of current and continuous experience as a full-time/career firefighter with no separation time or break in service longer than 30 days at the time of application. (Volunteer, sleeper/resident, paid-on-call, or seasonal does not apply to lateral firefighter recruitment.) Lateral firefighters for Portland Fire & Rescue will be required to successfully complete a condensed fire academy and complete 12 months as a probationary firefighter. Eligible firefighter paramedic candidates will be expected to maintain paramedic for 5 years from date of hire. The City of Portland will offer qualified firefighters a language premium if they are multilingual and meet the qualification process. About Portland Fire & Rescue Portland Fire & Rescue (PF&R) is the largest fire and emergency services provider in the State of Oregon, serving the city of Portland and the regional metropolitan area. In addition to responding to fire, medical, and other emergency incidents, PF&R is the lead responder for all-natural and human-caused disasters including, earthquakes, floods, and terrorism, and acts as an important safety net for those suffering from homelessness or without support systems. PF&R also provides critical public safety and community health services including fire prevention, community outreach, and public education. Work Schedule, Pay Rate, and Accruals Portland Fire & Rescue has begun a trial shift schedule (1-3-2-3) for members assigned to Emergency Operations. The trial shift schedule consists of one 24-hour shift followed by 72 hours off, then 48 hours on, followed by 72 hours off. The trial schedule will be in effect from March 3, 2022, through January 5, 2023. The entry rate of pay for lateral firefighters shall be based on the number of years of paid firefighting experience with a fire agency outside of PF&R. Employment dates must be verified by the employer prior to establishing the entry pay rate. Entry rate compensation for lateral firefighters shall be as follows: 2 years of experience - $79,500 and shall be placed at the two-year vacation accrual rate as provided by the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) 3 years of experience - $86,121 and shall be placed at the three-year vacation accrual rate as provided by the CBA 4 years of experience - $91,847 and shall be placed at the four-year vacation accrual rate as provided by the CBA Entry vacation accrual rate shall be capped at the four-year vacation accrual rate as provided by the CBA, regardless of years of experience Upon hire, lateral firefighter paramedics, as defined by the State of Oregon, will receive three percent (3%) of top step Firefighter pay rate as provided by the CBA. Upon successful completion of the paramedic field training program, paramedics will receive an additional 8% of top step firefighter pay. Top step firefighter pay is $97,955 (after 5 years). Wage rates will increase to the next step on the anniversary date of hire. A lateral firefighter's vacation accrual rate will follow the CBA, with the accrual rates increasing to the next step on the anniversary date of hire. Benefits Information Health and Financial Benefits | Portland.gov Article 5 FPDR One Benefits | Portland.gov For questions regarding benefits and retirement information, please email benefits@portlandoregon.gov Website Information Visit the website for updated information and frequently asked questions. We are currently in the process of migrating to our new website. We encourage you to copy and save the following link to access updated information for all recruitments and future career opportunities. Join Portland Fire and Rescue | Portland.gov City of Portland Core Values: Anti-racism | Communication | Collaboration | Equity | Transparency | Fiscal Responsibility These values guide our actions as we serve the community and engage our workforce. To learn more about the City's core values, please click here . Why Work with Us? Portland and the metro area have long counted on PF&R to be on the leading edge of emergency response services. When you're on our team, you will be working alongside some of the most trusted public servants in the city. Portland Fire & Rescue is consistently among the highest-rated city bureaus in an annual community survey. When you're a part of Portland Fire & Rescue, you will follow our motto: Always ready, Always there. You'll be ready to help this exceptional bureau continue in its tradition of working together to be the best. You'll always be there to lead bureau personnel in furthering PF&R's five- year equity action plan. Why work at the City of Portland? The City of Portland workforce serves a population of over 650,000. We are culture- and solutions-driven, viewing every challenge as an opportunity to learn, improve, and share our expertise. We are committed to removing systemic barriers to resources, access, and opportunity. The city is a believer in all people and continues to actively recruit and retain diverse top talent every day. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to medical, dental, vision, basic life, and short- and long-term disability coverage to eligible employees and their families. If you are open-minded, motivated, community-focused, and self-aware, please apply to the City of Portland today. The City of Portland also participates in the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS). For more information on the City of Portland's benefits please click here . COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement As of October 18, 2021, all City employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. This is required for all positions at the City of Portland. Proof of being fully vaccinated is required by date of hire. You may request an exception , for health or religious reasons, from getting the COVID-19 vaccine at the time a position is offered. To Qualify The following minimum qualifications are required for this position. All documents must be valid and attached at the time of application . Firefighter I and Firefighter II Hazardous Material Awareness / Operations Valid EMT or Paramedic Minimum of 2 years of current and continuous experience as a full-time/career firefighter with no separation time or break in service longer than 30 days at the time of application. Volunteer, sleeper/resident, paid-on-call, or seasonal does not apply to lateral firefighter recruitment. Valid National Testing Network FireTeam exam (minimum scores listed below). FireTeam exam must be completed no later than October 3, 2022. Do not submit score at the time of application. More details below. Completed Statement of Personal History. Notary required Valid Driving Record for the last 5 years from the State(s) in which you have been licensed. The submitted driving record must be dated no earlier than September 1, 2022. Check your local DMV website for information on how to request your driving record. An acceptable driving record is required prior to the offer of employment. Click the following link to the City of Portland HR Administrative Rules 3.09 Driving Record. CITY OF PORTLAND PERSONNEL MANUAL Applicants must also possess: Proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 by the time of hire or approved exception prior to an official offer of employment. Possess a valid driver's license and an acceptable driving record by the time of conditional offer of employment. The Recruitment Process The recruitment process will consist of the following: Pass/fail evaluation of supplemental questions Pass/fail all required certifications and documents (refer to 'To Qualify' above) Scored National Testing Network FireTeam exam (detail and link to schedule below) Ranked eligible list Panel interview (in order of ranked eligible list and as needed for an upcoming academy) Candidates must pass each step prior to moving to the next step. You have 14 days from the notice of the examination results to let us know if you disagree with your results. Please read the City of Portland Administrative Rule 3.01 for complete information. All completed applications for this position must be submitted online no later than the closing date and time of this recruitment. E-mailed and/or faxed applications or required documents will not be accepted. Recruitment Steps: Before applying, it is strongly recommended you review the list of required certifications/documents and prepare them before you start the application process in NEOGOV. Applicants cannot edit previously submitted applications. If you do not submit all required attachments at the SAME time, you will need to re-submit your application. You may re-submit once every 24 hours. Step 1: Apply online, attach all required documents, and successfully complete supplemental questions at the time of application. (Pass/Fail) Required valid documents include: Firefighter I and Firefighter II Hazardous Material Awareness/Operations Valid EMT or Paramedic (regardless of state - proof of Oregon reciprocity required prior of offer of employment) Oregon Health Authority: Oregon Reciprocity: EMS Provider Licensure: State of Oregon Valid FireTeam exam completed no later than October 3, 2022 Statement of Personal History (Details below) Valid Driving Record for the last 5 years from the State(s) in which you have been licensed. The submitted driving record must be dated no earlier than September 1, 2022. Check your local DMV website for information on how to request your driving record. An acceptable driving record is required prior to the offer of employment. ONLY ATTACH REQUESTED DOCUMENTS / CERTIFICATES. Step 2: Ranked eligible list Step 3: Panel Interview (Pass/Fail) EMT or Paramedic Certification: Proof of valid EMT or Paramedic, regardless of state, is required at the time of application. Proof of Oregon reciprocity is required prior to the offer of employment. Eligible candidates will be expected to maintain a paramedic for 5 years from the date of hire. Click the following link for reciprocity information. Oregon Health Authority: Oregon Reciprocity: EMS Provider Licensure: State of Oregon FireTeam Test: Must be completed by October 3, 2022. Do not submit proof of completion during the application step. Portland Fire & Rescue will have access to candidates' scores. IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO SELECT PORTLAND FIRE & RESCUE PRIOR TO TAKING YOUR EXAM WITH THE NATIONAL TESTING NETWORK. If you already possess a valid FireTeam score (completed prior to September 19, 2022), log into your National Testing Network account and follow instructions to add "Portland Fire & Rescue". It is your responsibility to add Portland Fire & Rescue to your account. Minimum Scores: Human Relations - 70%* Mechanical - 70%* Math - 75% Reading - 75% *Your rank on the eligibility list will be determined by the following: Human Relations score (weighted 65%) Mechanical Aptitude score (weighted 35%) Passing math and reading minimum scores Click the following link to schedule. FIREFIGHTER Jobs | Find Public Safety Jobs | National Testing Network Statement of Personal History Read all documents carefully prior to completion and follow instructions. Incomplete, illegible, or non- notarized statements of personal history will disqualify an applicant from the application or recruitment process. If you applied for any previous lateral firefighter recruitments, do not submit a previously completed Statement of Personal History (SPH). Instructions and format have been updated. If the information on a previously submitted SPH is current, you MUST transfer all information onto the updated and reformatted SPH. Read the updated instructions carefully prior to completion. Typed is preferred. Statement of Personal History Instructions: final-instructions-statement-of-personal-history.pdf (portland.gov) Statement of Personal History Form (Requires notary): final-blank-form-statement-of-personal-history.pdf (portland.gov) Driving Record (minimum of 5 years required): Oregon Department of Transportation: Available DMV Records & Fees: Oregon Driver & Motor Vehicle Services: State of Oregon Recruitment Timeline - (Subject to change without notice) 9/19/2022 - 10/03/2022 Submit online application 10/04/2022 - 10/05/2022 Review applications, documents, certificates, and FireTeam scores 10/06/2022 - 10/07/2022 Ranked Eligible List and Notification 10/12/2022 - 10/18/2022 Panel Interview (invited in ranked order) 10/18/2022 - 11/07/2022 Backgrounds/Pre-employment Medical Examination November 2022 Offer of Employment November 24, 2022 Start of Academy *Placement on the eligible hire list does not guarantee an interview or continuation in the selection process. The eligibility hire list will remain valid for an unknown duration, determined at the discretion of the Fire Chief, or designee of the Fire Chief. The selection panel will interview, select, and hire from the scored and ranked eligible hire list. Candidate communication is via email during the application and recruitment process. Emails from the City of Portland and/or governmentjobs.com may be directed to your junk or spam email folders. We highly encourage placing emails from the City of Portland or governmentjobs.com in a safe domain list to ensure timely notifications. Additional Information Work Status: Non-citizen applicants must be authorized to work in the United States at the time of application. Veterans' Preference: If you are requesting Veterans' Preference, attach a copy of your DD214/DD215 and/or Veterans Administration letter stating your disability to your profile, as well as checking the box identifying yourself as a Veteran. You must request Veterans' Preference AND include a copy of your documentation for each recruitment to which you apply. Veterans' Preference documentation must be submitted no later than 11:59 PM on the closing date of this recruitment. ADA, Pregnancy, and Religious Accommodations: If you identify as a person with a disability, are pregnant or nursing, or observe a religious practice(s), and would like to request a reasonable accommodation when applying for this job, please contact the Recruiter below for assistance. Equal Employment Opportunity: It is the policy of the City of Portland that no person shall be discriminated against based on race, religion, color, sex, marital status, family status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or source of income. The City values diversity and encourages everyone who is interested in employment with the City to apply. Language Pay Differential: City of Portland employees who speak one or more languages in addition to English, may be eligible to receive a "language pay differential." This is compensation for qualifying multilingual City employees who use their language skill to assist the community. More about the language pay differential can be found here. Did you know? The City of Portland offers How to Apply Classes that are free and review best practices for applying to the city. Follow the link for the most recent list of scheduled dates: www.bit.ly/howtoapplyclass . Questions about the application process? Loan Tran Polanco, Senior Recruiter Bureau of Human Resources Loan.Tran@portlandoregon.gov Questions about job, training, and timeline-specific questions? Lt. Irene Concepcion-Sestric, Recruiter Portland Fire & Rescue Irene.Concepcion-Sestric@portlandoregon.gov (503) 313-8672Closing Date/Time: 10/3/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
City of Portland, Oregon Portland, Oregon, United States
Sep 20, 2022
Full Time
The Position This recruitment will remain open for three (3) months or until filled. The first application review will consist of all applications received by 10/10/2022 at 11:59PM. Continue your engineering career as a Senior Engineering Associate with the City of Portland! Enjoy the ability to have work life balance while also being challenged to perform intermediate to complex engineering and project management work. Senior Engineering Associates work involves applying advanced technical engineering knowledge to the solution of municipal engineering challenges in the planning, design, construction management and maintenance, and review of impacts to the City's infrastructure. What you'll get to do: Lead and work on the design of street, sidewalk, ADA ramps, and pedestrian crossing improvement projects including the preparation of plans, specifications, and estimate (PS&E). Collaborate with project partners to resolve design and construction issues through innovative and equitable solutions to benefit the communities we serve. Review design, construction, and utility plans for conformance with City standards, policy, and service rules Respond to constituents and property owners' inquiries relating to design and construction of CIP projects. Monitor and review progress of development Capital Improvement Plans (CIP), Local Improvement District (LID), and Federal-aid projects. Assist with development and review of design standards and participate in technical review committees. Investigate requests and explain findings to community members, property owners, State and developers, other local jurisdictions. Provide technical guidance, assistance, and training to professional and technical staff Apply advanced technical engineering knowledge to the solution of municipal engineering problems in the planning, design, construction, and maintenance of the City's infrastructure Manage several projects that may have competing deadlines and varying priorities with available support and resources. Perform tasks independently but under the supervision of a professional engineer An Ideal Candidate will have an EIT certificate with at least 2 years of experience performing related work described above and is comfortable working with both internal (inside the bureau) and external customers (other bureaus, private engineering firms, franchised utilities such as PG&E, NW Natural, and the Telecoms, and the public). Who you are: Innovative : You have an aptitude for continuous improvement and can excel in working in changing work environments. You've demonstrated the ability to remain flexible, agile, and calm in a high paced environment that relies on quick and stable decision making Problem Solver : You can identify problems early and value collaboration. You utilize active listening and effective communication and facilitation skills in working with others to find resolutions Project Manager : You have knowledge of project management principles and can support, lead, and review various operational projects that support the Group Director's and bureau initiatives. These projects may vary greatly in scope but are centered on public improvements Authentic : Effective in a professional, diverse, multi-cultural environment. You treat customers, co-workers and employees with respect and are accountable Results Driven : This position is high paced, dynamic and requires a candidate who can take charge, bring focus, and finish tasks in a timely, accurate and professional manner Dedicated : Have a passion for public service and hold a high level of pride in making sure that projects, tasks, and emergencies are effectively and efficiently completed Organized : Able to work on a multitude of tasks and understand/respond to various situations in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment About the bureau: The Portland Bureau of Transportation is a community partner in shaping a livable city. We plan, build, manage, and maintain an effective and safe transportation system that provides people and businesses access and mobility. We keep Portland moving. For more information about the Portland Bureau of Transportation, please visit Transportation | Portland.gov . The Portland Bureau of Transportation embraces diversity, models inclusivity, and promotes equity through its service delivery, internal operations, organizational culture, and in its work with partners and the community. This classification is represented by PROTEC17. To view this labor agreement, please go to https://www.portland.gov/bhr/employee-relations/labor-relations/labor-agreements and click on the appropriate link. City of Portland Core Values: Anti-racism | Communication | Collaboration | Equity | Transparency | Fiscal Responsibility These values guide our actions as we serve the community and engage our workforce. To learn more about the City's core values, please click here . Why work at the City of Portland? The City of Portland workforce serves a population of over 650,000. We are culture- and solutions-driven, viewing every challenge as an opportunity to learn, improve, and share our expertise. We are committed to removing systemic barriers to resources, access, and opportunity. The City is a believer in ALL people and continues to actively recruit and retain diverse top talent every day. We offer a comprehensive benefits package , including but not limited to medical, dental, vision, basic life, short- and long-term disability coverage to eligible employees and their families. If you are open-minded, motivated, community-focused, and self-aware, please apply yourself at the City of Portland today. The City of Portland also participates in the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS). For more information on the City of Portland's benefits please click here . COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement As of October 18, 2021, all City employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. This is required for all positions at the City of Portland. Proof of being fully vaccinated is required by date of hire. You may request an exception , for health or religious reasons, from getting the COVID-19 vaccine at the time a position is offered. Work Location Currently, many positions with the City of Portland are being performed as a remote/onsite mix. In the future, these positions: 1) may remain as a remote/onsite mix or 2) revert to full-time at a city work location. To Qualify The following minimum qualifications are required for this position: Experience designing civil improvements and managing or supporting construction. The ideal candidate will have experience using digital design practices and electronic construction management software on public works roadside improvements. Experience in project management, construction management, utility coordination, or surveying. Ability to interact effectively on diverse project teams and with stakeholders. Ability to effectively communicate technical information both verbally and in writing. Applicant must also possess: An Engineer-In-Training Certification: passed the State Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination at time of hire. A valid state driver's license and acceptable driving record at the time of hire may be required for some positions Be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 per City/State mandate or have an approved exception by date of hire. The City of Portland recognizes that some applicants, particularly women, people with disabilities, and people of color do not always apply for positions unless they directly meet all the qualifications. We greatly encourage you to apply and welcome diverse and varied backgrounds. Transferrable skills WILL be considered when reviewing applicants for meeting minimum qualifications. The Recruitment Process An evaluation of each applicant's training and experience, as demonstrated in their resume and cover letter, weighted 100%. Do not attach materials not requested . Only candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be placed on the equally ranked eligible list. You have 14 days from the notice of the examination results to let us know if you disagree with your results. Please read the City of Portland Administrative Rule 3.01 for complete information. Additional evaluation may be required prior to establishment of the eligible list and/or final selection. **PLEASE NOTE: The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies** Recruitment Activity Schedule: Job Posting closes: December 26, 2022, or until filled First review period: October 10 , 2022, and every 4 Weeks after Eligible List/Notices Generated: Week of October 17, 2022, and every 4 weeks after 1st Round of Interviews: Late October This is an open continuous recruitment : Open Continuous recruitments have multiple review periods and can be opened for up to 6 months. If you apply and are notified you meet minimum qualifications/placed on the eligible list , please do not reapply . Any applications received after being placed on the eligible list will not be reviewed and will be rejected as a duplicate application. If you apply and are notified you do not meet qualifications and the recruitment is still open , you may reapply and update your materials. The selection/interview process will take place periodically during this recruitment process. You will be contacted directly by the bureau if you are selected to participated in the selection process. *Timeline is approximate and subject to change Application Instructions Applicants must submit a cover letter and professional resume online, specifically focused on your qualifications for this position as identified in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement in accordance with the following Application Instructions: Your résumé and cover letter will be the basis for our evaluation of your qualifications for this position. Incomplete or inappropriate information may result in disqualification. Your cover letter should include details describing your education, training and/or experience, and where obtained which clearly reflects your qualifications for each of the numbered items in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement. Your resume should support the details described in the cover letter. Salary Range/Equity Pay Analysis : Please note per the Oregon State Pay Equity Law your salary is determined based on the experience and education listed in your resume/application. It is strongly encouraged to include any transferable experience (paid or unpaid regardless of how recent) to ensure your offer is reflective of all directly related and equivalent experience. If you are requesting Veteran's Preference, as identified below, please describe in your cover letter any transferrable skills obtained during your military service and how they relate to each of the required minimum qualifications under the "To Qualify" section above. All completed applications for this position must be submitted no later than 11:59 pm, on the closing date of this recruitment. E-mailed and/or faxed applications will not be accepted . Additional Information Work Status: Non-citizen applicants must be authorized to work in the United States at the time of application. Veterans' Preference: If you are requesting Veterans' Preference, attach a copy of your DD214/DD215 and/or Veterans Administration letter stating your disability to your profile, as well as checking the box identifying yourself as a Veteran. You must request Veterans' Preference AND include a copy of your documentation for each recruitment to which you apply. Veterans' Preference documentation must be submitted no later than 11:59 PM on the closing date of this recruitment. ADA, Pregnancy, and Religious Accommodations: If you identify as a person with a disability, are pregnant or nursing, or observe a religious practice(s), and would like to request a reasonable accommodation when applying for this job, please contact the Recruiter below for assistance. Equal Employment Opportunity: It is the policy of the City of Portland that no person shall be discriminated against based on race, religion, color, sex, marital status, family status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or source of income. The City values diversity and encourages everyone who is interested in employment with the City to apply. Language Pay Differential: City of Portland employees who speak one or more languages in addition to English, may be eligible to receive a "language pay differential." This is compensation for qualifying multilingual City employees who use their language skill to assist the community. More about the language pay differential can be found here. Did you know? The City of Portland offers How to Apply Classes that are free and review best practices for applying to the City. Follow the link for the most recent list of scheduled dates: https://www.portland.gov/bhr/events . Contact Information: TroyLynn Craft Senior Recruiter troylynn.craft@portlandoregon.gov An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Closing Date/Time: 12/26/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
City of Portland, Oregon Portland, Oregon, United States
Sep 20, 2022
Full Time
The Position The Equity Coordinator will provide project and reporting support for PBOT's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives under the direction of PBOT's Internal Facing Equity & Inclusion Manager and PBOT Maintenance Operations Director. This position will support the bureau's racial equity planning effort in the first six months and will eventually transition from bureau wide support to focus primarily on Maintenance Operations. This position will focus on creating an inclusive workplace, where people from all backgrounds and experiences can truly belong and do their best work. In addition, the position will coordinate DEI training programs with PBOT Equity and Inclusion Managers, collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to increase diversity, and advance PBOT's workforce equity and development goals at Maintenance Operations. This position is eligible for Language Pay Differential for qualifying employees. What you'll get to do: Support PBOT Equity and Inclusion team to plan, execute, and close out the PBOT Racial Equity Plan Implementation Project Coordinate with the Equity and Inclusion Team to conduct Diversity, Equity, and inclusion (DEI) training assessments & coordinate DEI training and education initiatives for Maintenance Operations staff Build an inclusive workplace culture and institutionalize equity in program and project management decisions at Maintenance Operations Partner with human resources, outreach staff and PBOT Employee Management Committee to implement workforce recruitment programs and events with the goal of increasing workforce diversity at MO and improving equitable outcomes Establish and manage equity committee at Maintenance Operations, schedule meetings, and track committee feedback and performance Work collaboratively with the Equity and Inclusion team to identify, plan, and implement DEI programs, initiatives, and projects for Maintenance Operations Develop equitable, diverse, and inclusive recruitment and hiring strategies for Maintenance Operations Represent Maintenance Operations on PBOT's Transportation Justice Steering Committee Develop , implement, and lead a comprehensive personnel development plan/program focused on equity and inclusion Assist managers and employees at MO in applying principles of equity and inclusion to their projects, programs, and daily work Who you are: Lived Experience : Direct experience working with marginalized communities, particularly communities of color and persons with disabilities. You understand the impacts of transportation on community outcomes of health, wellness, and safety. Experienced Equity Practitioner : You have experience with equity analysis, an understanding of anti-racist principles, and an understanding of intersectional approaches. Socially Intelligent : You can communicate with others in a way that creates ease. You understand how to navigate complex social environments. You can effectively communicate with field staff, office staff and management. Strategic : You have experience dismantling structural and institutional racism as well as disrupting individual racism, sexism, and homophobia. You can turn concepts into practical applications for use in everyday decision making. Collaborative and Inclusive: You share power with others. You build partnerships and work collaboratively with stakeholders. You triage work and leverage resources . You are comfortable with facilitation and navigating conflict. Change agent: You have experience as an advocate and champion working toward strategic goals . You have a focus on finishing tasks while establishing progressive long-range goals. Innovative: You are creative, adaptable, and can excel in change management. About the Bureau: The Portland Bureau of Transportation is a community partner in shaping a livable city. We plan, build, manage, and maintain an effective and safe transportation system that provides people and businesses access and mobility. We keep Portland moving. For more information about the Portland Bureau of Transportation, please visit Transportation | Portland.gov . The Portland Bureau of Transportation embraces diversity, models inclusivity, and promotes equity through its service delivery, internal operations, organizational culture, and in its work with partners and the community. City of Portland Core Values: Anti-racism | Communication | Collaboration | Equity | Transparency | Fiscal Responsibility These values guide our actions as we serve the community and engage our workforce. To learn more about the City's core values, please click here . Why work at the City of Portland? The City of Portland workforce serves a population of over 650,000. We are culture- and solutions-driven, viewing every challenge as an opportunity to learn, improve, and share our expertise. We are committed to removing systemic barriers to resources, access, and opportunity. The City is a believer in ALL people and continues to actively recruit and retain diverse top talent every day. We offer a comprehensive benefits package , including but not limited to medical, dental, vision, basic life, short- and long-term disability coverage to eligible employees and their families. If you are open-minded, motivated, community-focused, and self-aware, please apply yourself at the City of Portland today. The City of Portland also participates in the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS). For more information on the City of Portland's benefits please click here . COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement As of October 18, 2021, all City employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. This is required for all positions at the City of Portland. Proof of being fully vaccinated is required by date of hire. You may request an exception, for health or religious reasons, from getting the COVID-19 vaccine at the time a position is offered. Work Location Currently, many positions with the City of Portland are being performed as a remote/onsite mix. In the future, these positions: 1) may remain as a remote/onsite mix or 2) revert to full-time at a city work location. To Qualify Applicants must provide details in their supplemental question responses and resume that demonstrate how their education, training and/or experience, meets each of the following minimum qualifications: Experience coordinating equity strategies inside a field-based organization with three years of project management experience. Experience navigating complex work environment and mediating diverse viewpoints while applying an equity lens to conflict resolution. Experience collaborating and communicating cross-culturally with Black, Indigenous, People of Color, refugees, immigrants, people with disabilities, and people experiencing poverty to facilitate inclusive participation in programs and activities. Experience leading brave and difficult conversations in a unionized environment. Knowledge and understanding of DEI concepts such as anti-black racism, microaggressions, targeted universalism, intersectionality, implicit bias, trauma informed leadership, and equity mediation and conflict resolution strategies. Applicants must also: Be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 per City/State mandate or have an approved exception by date of hire. The Recruitment Process An evaluation of each applicant's training and experience, as demonstrated in their resume and answers to supplemental questions, weighted 100%. Do not attach materials not requested . Only candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be placed on the equally ranked eligible list. You have 14 days from the notice of the examination results to let us know if you disagree with your results. Please read the City of Portland Administrative Rule 3.01 for complete information. Additional evaluation may be required prior to establishment of the eligible list and/or final selection. **PLEASE NOTE: The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies** Recruitment Timeline Job Posting closes: Monday, October 10, 2022 Applications Reviewed: Week of October 10, 2022 Eligible List / Notices Generated: Week of October 17, 2022 Selection Process Begins: Late October Job Offer: November *Timeline is approximate and subject to change Applicants must submit a professional resume and responses to the supplemental questions online, specifically focused on your qualifications for this position as identified in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement in accordance with the following Application Instructions: Your résumé and responses to the supplemental questions will be the basis for our evaluation of your qualifications for this position. Incomplete or inappropriate information may result in disqualification. Your responses to the supplemental questions should include details describing your education, training and/or experience, and where obtained which clearly reflects your qualifications for each of the numbered items in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement. Your resume should support the details described in your responses to the supplemental questions. If you are requesting Veteran's Preference, as identified below, please describe in your responses to the supplemental questions and resume any transferrable skills obtained during your military service and how they relate to each of the required minimum qualifications under the "To Qualify" section above. Salary Range/Equity Pay Analysis : Please note per the Oregon State Pay Equity Law your salary is determined based on the experience and education listed in your resume/application. It is strongly encouraged to include any transferable experience (paid or unpaid regardless of how recent) to ensure your offer is reflective of all directly related and equivalent experience. Please note, all completed applications for this position must be submitted no later than 11:59 pm, on the closing date of this recruitment. All applications must be submitted via the City's online application process. Do not attach materials not requested . E-mailed and/or faxed applications will not be accepted. Additional Information Work Status: Non-citizen applicants must be authorized to work in the United States at the time of application. Veterans' Preference: If you are requesting Veterans' Preference, attach a copy of your DD214/DD215 and/or Veterans Administration letter stating your disability to your profile, as well as checking the box identifying yourself as a Veteran. You must request Veterans' Preference AND include a copy of your documentation for each recruitment to which you apply. Veterans' Preference documentation must be submitted no later than 11:59 PM on the closing date of this recruitment. ADA Accommodations: If you identify as a person with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation when applying for this job, please contact the Recruiter below for assistance. Language Pay Differential: City of Portland employees who speak one or more languages in addition to English, may be eligible to receive a "language pay differential." This is compensation for qualifying multilingual City employees who use their language skill to assist the community. More about the language pay differential can be found here. Equal Employment Opportunity: It is the policy of the City of Portland that no person shall be discriminated against based on race, religion, color, sex, marital status, family status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or source of income. The City values diversity and encourages everyone who is interested in employment with the City to apply. Did you know? The City of Portland offers How to Apply Classes that are free and review tips and tricks when applying to the City. Follow the link for the most recent list of scheduled dates: www.bit.ly/howtoapplyclass Contact Information: TroyLynn Craft Senior Recruiter troylynn.craft@portlandoregon.gov An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Closing Date/Time: 10/10/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
City of Portland, Oregon Portland, Oregon, United States
Sep 20, 2022
Full Time
The Position The Portland Water Bureau is seeking a Laboratory Analyst II. The eligible list for this recruitment will be used to fill future vacancies in Portland Water and the Bureau of Environmental Services (BES). Water The current vacancy is with the Water Bureau. The Portland Water Bureau Laboratory is a 11-person laboratory that handles almost all regulatory and process samples taken by the Water Bureau Utility. This position is an Analyst II laboratory position and performs basic chemistry and microbiology procedures along with sample custodian duties. This classification conducts analyses that rely on basic chemistry instruments and computer software. It is distinguished from the Laboratory Analyst I due to greater complexity of laboratory tasks performed, including instrument-based analyses and responsibility for troubleshooting procedures and equipment. It requires the ability to exercise scientific judgment, the ability to use evaluative and troubleshooting skills, and the ability to work independently with limited direction. The work is highly regulated and must be in compliance with all EPA and State of Oregon drinking water regulations, as well as NELAC accreditation requirements (2016 TNI Standard). This position will report to the Laboratory Manager. Duties and Responsibilities: Knowledge of Standard Methods and US EPA chemical and microbiology protocols for the analysis of environmental samples. Knowledge of general chemistry and microbiology and the principles of quality assurance/quality control for environmental analysis. Sample custodian duties accepting samples into the laboratory and entering data into LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System). Analysts create control charts via LIMS for the analyses they perform. Analyzing basic chemistry tests, via spectrophotometry, gravimetric, colorimetric and other bench chemistry, and microbiological techniques for microbiological samples. Maintaining basic chemistry instruments. (pH, conductivity, and turbidity meters) Monitoring support equipment for compliance. (Temperature of refrigerators, freezers, and incubators, and the reagent water system) Analyzing samples for microbiology contamination of total coliform, E. coli , and fecal bacteria The ability to exercise scientific judgement while independently analyzing samples. Maintaining a clean safe work environment at all times . Knowledge of proper handling of environmental samples and chemicals. As a person, you are: Analytical: You can analyze and visualize data into actionable conclusions. You are also able to conduct your own research Organized: You can work on a multitude of tasks and understand/react to various situations in a fast- paced work environment. Detail Oriented: You have strong attention to detail and can ensure productivity and accuracy. Problem Solver: You are able to identify problems early and rely on active listening & effective communication to find solutions. Excellent Communicator: An effective communicator to technical and non-technical individuals and who is proficient communicating both verbally and in writing. Adaptable team player: You can work on a multitude of tasks and understand/react to various situations in a fast-paced work environment. Passionate : You have a passion for science and are excited to bring your knowledge and skillset to the public sector. Preferred qualification Knowledge of NELAC/ORELAP standards and requirements. BES The list of eligible applicants may be used to fill future vacancies at the Bureau of Environmental Services (BES) Water Pollution Control Laboratory (WPCL). BES is a dynamic organization that provides sewage and stormwater collection and treatment services, protects surface and groundwater quality, and works for clean rivers and healthy watersheds. The Bureau's vision is to be recognized as a trusted service provider and innovative environmental leader through a demonstrated commitment to our mission and our community. WPCL analytical services support the bureau's mission and objectives such as regulatory compliance, wastewater and stormwater management, treatment plant process control, property acquisition, watershed assessment, remediation, and pollution source control. The WPCL analyzes wastewater, biosolids, stormwater, surface and groundwater, soils, and sediment. Schedule: 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Salary: The Water Bureau Position range is 62,192-82,118. Pay starts at the first step. The BES Position Range is 59,238-78,208. Pay starts at the first step. This classification is represented by the District Council of Trade Unions (DCTU), at the Water Bureau , and the Laborers Local 483 at BES . To view these labor agreements, please go to https://www.portland.gov/bhr/employee-relations/labor-relations/labor-agreements and click on the appropriate link. About the Water Bureau: The Portland Water Bureau's 600 employees work together to serve almost a million people in the Portland area. The bureau values a diverse workforce and seeks ways to promote equity and inclusion within the organization and with the public. The City of Portland Water Bureau's mission is to serve excellent water every minute of every day to almost 1 million customers in the Portland Metropolitan area. We work to uproot systemic inequities and their impacts on our employees and the people we serve. We are committed to the difficult-and essential-work of transforming Water Bureau policies, practices, and culture to better serve historically and currently oppressed communities. Black, Indigenous, People of Color, and people with disabilities, are encouraged to apply for this position. Our mission: We serve excellent water every minute of every day. Our vision: The water our community loves is safe and abundant for generations to come. Our equity commitment: We work to uproot systemic inequities and their impacts on our employees and the people we serve. We commit to the difficult-and essential-work of transforming Water Bureau policies, practices, and culture to better serve historically and currently oppressed communities. More Information about the bureau: www.portlandoregon.gov/water About the BES: At BES, we value our customers and partners; Portlanders' sense of connection to their waterways; conscientious stewardship of our watersheds, wastewater and stormwater infrastructure, and financial resources; a diverse, collaborative, healthy, and engaged workforce; leadership among our employees and in our City and community; equity in our workplace, business practices, and service delivery; clear communication and transparency; innovative, sustainable, and resilient solutions. BES is seeking talented individuals from diverse racial, ethnic, and socio-economic backgrounds with knowledge, ability, and experience working with a broad range of individuals and communities; and that desire to work collaboratively and creatively to broaden the variety of innovative ways to partner with and serve all Portland communities. To learn more about the work we do at BES, click on the link: www.portlandoregon.gov/bes/ Our BES 10-Year Strategic Plan can be found here: https://www.portlandoregon.gov/bes/75720 City of Portland Core Values Anti-racism | Communication | Collaboration | Equity | Transparency | Fiscal Responsibility These values guide our actions as we serve the community and engage our workforce. They determine everything we do and every decision we make as City government. To learn more about the City of Portland 's core values, please click here . Why work at the City of Portland? The City of Portland workforce serves a population of over 650,000. We are culture- and solutions-driven, viewing every challenge as an opportunity to learn, improve, and share our expertise. We are committed to removing systemic barriers to resources, access, and opportunity. The City is a believer in ALL people and continues to actively recruit and retain diverse top talent every day. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to medical, dental, vision, basic life, short- and long-term disability coverage to eligible employees and their families. If you are open-minded, motivated, community-focused, and self-aware, please apply yourself at the City of Portland today. The City of Portland also participates in the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS). For more information on the City of Portland's benefits please click here . COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement As of October 18, 2021, all City employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. This is required for all positions at the City of Portland. Proof of being fully vaccinated is required by the date of hire. You may request an exception , for health or religious reasons, from getting the COVID-19 vaccine at the time a position is offered. To Qualify All of the following minimum qualifications are required for this position. Applicants must specifically address in their resume and answers to supplemental questions how their education, training, work experience, and/or lived experience, meets each of the following minimum qualifications: Knowledge of Standard Methods and US EPA chemical and microbiology protocols for the analysis of environmental samples. Knowledge of general chemistry and microbiology and the principles of quality assurance/quality control for environmental analysis. Ability t o perform analytical techniques and operate scientific instruments for analyses such as pH; color; total, dissolved, and suspended solids; alkalinity; UV-254; total organic carbon (TOC); chlorophyll; ammonia; Chlorine residuals; and microbiology tests fecal coliform, total coliform, and E. coli; and etc. Experience applying laboratory safety procedures and the ability to recognize and control chemical and biological hazards involved in laboratory operations. Applicants must also: Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 per City/State mandate or have an approved exception by the date of hire. A valid state driver's license and an acceptable driving record at the time of hire. Minimum of 2 years of Laboratory Experience. The Recruitment Process An evaluation of each applicant's training and experience, as demonstrated in your resume and responses to the supplemental questions weighted 100% Do not attach materials not requested. Only candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be placed on the equally ranked eligible list. You have 14 days from the notice of the examination results to let us know if you disagree with your results. Please read the City of Portland Administrative Rule 3.01 for complete information. Additional evaluation may be required prior to the establishment of the eligible list and/or final selection. Recruitment Timeline: Job closes: week of 10/10/2022 Applications Reviewed: week of 010/10/2022 Eligible List: week of 10/17/2022 First Round of Interviews: Tentatively week of 10/24/2022 Second Round of Interviews: Tentatively week of 10/31/2022 Job Offer: Tentatively week of 11/7/2022 *Timeline is approximate and subject to change Application Instructions Applicants must submit a professional resume and responses to the supplemental questions online, specifically focused on your qualifications for this position as identified in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement in accordance with the following Application Instructions: Your résumé and responses to the supplemental questions will be the basis for our evaluation of your qualifications for this position. Incomplete or inappropriate information may result in disqualification. Your responses to the supplemental questions should include details describing your education, training, and/or experience, and where obtained which clearly reflects your qualifications for each of the numbered items in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement. Your résumé should support the details described in your responses to the supplemental questions. Salary Range/Equity Pay Analysis: Please note per the Oregon State Pay Equity Law your salary is determined based on the experience and education listed in your resume/application. It is strongly encouraged to include any transferable experience (paid or unpaid regardless of how recent) to ensure your offer is reflective of all directly related and equivalent experience. If you are requesting Veteran's Preference, as identified below, please describe in your responses to the supplemental questions and resume any transferrable skills obtained during your military service and how they relate to each of the required minimum qualifications under the "To Qualify" section above. Please note, that all completed applications for this position must be submitted no later than on the closing date and time of this recruitment. All applications must be submitted via the City's online application process. Do not attach materials not requested. E-mailed and/or faxed applications will not be accepted. Additional Information Work Status: Non-citizen applicants must be authorized to work in the United States at the time of application. Veterans' Preference: If you are requesting Veterans' Preference, attach a copy of your DD214/DD215 and/or Veterans Administration letter stating your disability to your profile, as well as checking the box identifying yourself as a Veteran. You must request Veterans' Preference AND include a copy of your documentation for each recruitment to which you apply. Veterans' Preference documentation must be submitted no later than the closing date and time of this recruitment. ADA, Pregnancy, and Religious Accommodations: If you identify as a person with a disability, are pregnant or nursing, or observe a religious practice(s), and would like to request a reasonable accommodation when applying for this job, please contact the Recruiter below for assistance. Equal Employment Opportunity: It is the policy of the City of Portland that no person shall be discriminated against based on race, religion, color, sex, marital status, family status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or source of income. The City values diversity and encourages everyone who is interested in employment with the City to apply. Language Pay Differential: City of Portland employees who speak one or more languages in addition to English, may be eligible to receive a "language pay differential." This is compensation for qualifying multilingual City employees who use their language skills to assist the community. More about the language pay differential can be found here. Did you know? The City of Portland offers How to Apply Classes that are free and review best practices for applying to the City. Follow the link for the most recent list of scheduled dates: https://www.portland.gov/bhr/events . Questions/Contact Information Aly'ce Brannon-Reid, Senior Recruiter Bureau of Human Resources alyce.brannon-reid@portlandoregon.gov An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Closing Date/Time: 10/10/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
City of Portland, Oregon Portland, Oregon, United States
Sep 20, 2022
Full Time
The Position The City of Portland is hiring a Bridge Engineer within the Portland Bureau of Transportation! Bridge Engineers perform advanced professional engineering assignments. Work is completed by using individual creativity and initiative, while also collaborating and problem solving with planning, engineering, and maintenance team members on unusual or complex projects. The core of the work is design and inspection of bridges and retaining walls, and reviews of public works and private development structures. About the Bureau: The Portland Bureau of Transportation is a community partner in shaping a livable city. We plan, build, manage, and maintain an effective and safe transportation system that provides people and businesses access and mobility. We keep Portland moving. For more information about the Portland Bureau of Transportation, please visit Transportation | Portland.gov . The Portland Bureau of Transportation embraces diversity, models inclusivity, and promotes equity through its service delivery, internal operations, organizational culture, and in its work with partners and the community. What you'll get to do: Perform engineering for major capital construction and/or maintenance programs. Design review of engineering plans and drawings. Collaborate with drafting staff in preparing complete sets of final plans and details. Serve as project engineer and perform construction management work on various engineering and construction projects. Build relationships and communicate in a positive and effective way with professional engineers, design professionals, contractors, members of the public as well as other design, review, maintenance and construction groups within the City of Portland. Investigate customer requests and complaints and explains findings to customers. Coordinate major construction projects with other bureaus and agencies and represents the bureau on multi-jurisdictional projects. Attend public meetings to present project plans and develop consensus. Who you are: Problem Solver : You can identify problems early and value collaboration. You utilize active listening and effective communication and facilitation skills in working with others to find resolutions. Excellent Communicator : You are a strong communicator to both technical and non-technical individuals, and proficient verbally and in writing. Innovative : You have an aptitude for continuous improvement and can excel in change management. You've demonstrated the ability to remain flexible, agile, and calm in a high paced environment that relies on quick and stable decision making. Relationship Builder : An outgoing professional who values building trust, partnerships, and relationships to support an inclusive culture and accomplish objectives more effectively. OPTIONAL INFORMATION SESSION To assist you in understanding this position and the recruitment process, we have recorded an Optional Information Session that will provide you with details about the position and about the application process. INFO SESSION RECORDING This classification is represented by PROTEC17. To view this labor agreement, please go to https://www.portland.gov/bhr/employee-relations/labor-relations/labor-agreements and click on the appropriate link. City of Portland Core Values: Anti-racism | Communication | Collaboration | Equity | Transparency | Fiscal Responsibility These values guide our actions as we serve the community and engage our workforce. To learn more about the City's core values, please click here . Why work at the City of Portland? The City of Portland workforce serves a population of over 650,000. We are culture- and solutions-driven, viewing every challenge as an opportunity to learn, improve, and share our expertise. We are committed to removing systemic barriers to resources, access, and opportunity. The City is a believer in ALL people and continues to actively recruit and retain diverse top talent every day. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to medical, dental, vision, basic life, short- and long-term disability coverage to eligible employees and their families. If you are open-minded, motivated, community-focused, and self-aware, please apply yourself at the City of Portland today. The City of Portland also participates in the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS). For more information on the City of Portland's benefits please click here . COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement As of October 18, 2021, all City employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. This is required for all positions at the City of Portland. Proof of being fully vaccinated is required by date of hire. You may request an exception , for health or religious reasons, from getting the COVID-19 vaccine at the time a position is offered. Work Location Currently, many positions with the City of Portland are being performed as a remote/onsite mix. In the future, these positions: 1) may remain as a remote/onsite mix or 2) revert to full-time at a city work location. To Qualify The following minimum qualifications are required for this position: Experience applying the principles of bridge and structural engineering to the design, construction, maintenance, and/or inspections of structures in the right-of-way. Knowledge of principles and practices of earthquake engineering. Experience designing, reviewing, and evaluating bridge, retaining wall, foundation and/or shoring construction documents for accuracy and compliance with state and local laws and regulations Such As: the AASHTO Design Codes. Experience inspecting the construction of bridges and/or retaining walls. Ability to communicate scientific and technical matters, both orally and in writing, to non-technical individuals, including policy makers and the public. Ability to engage in problem solving and conflict resolution; to represent the City; and to partner effectively with citizens and construction professionals. Applicant Must Also Possess: Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 per City/State mandate or have an approved exception by date of hire. A valid state driver's license and acceptable driving record at time of hire. A certification of registration as a Professional Civil or Structural Engineer. If certification is from a state other than Oregon, must obtain a State of Oregon registration as a Professional Civil or Structural Engineer within 6 months of the date of hire. The Recruitment Process An evaluation of each applicant's training and experience, as demonstrated in their resume and cover letter, weighted 100%. Do not attach materials not requested . Only candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be placed on the equally ranked eligible list. You have 14 days from the notice of the examination results to let us know if you disagree with your results. Please read the City of Portland Administrative Rule 3.01 for complete information. Additional evaluation may be required prior to establishment of the eligible list and/or final selection. ** PLEASE NOTE : The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies** Recruitment Timeline Job Posting closes: Monday, October 10, 2022 Applications Reviewed: Week of October 10, 2022 Eligible List / Notices Generated: Week of October 17, 2022 1st Round of Interviews : Early November Job Offer: Late November *Timeline is approximate and subject to change Applicants must submit a professional resume and responses to the supplemental questions online, specifically focused on your qualifications for this position as identified in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement in accordance with the following Application Instructions: Your résumé and cover letter will be the basis for our evaluation of your qualifications for this position. Incomplete or inappropriate information may result in disqualification. Your cover letter should include details describing your education, training and/or experience, and where obtained which clearly reflects your qualifications for each of the numbered items in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement. Your resume should support the details described in your responses to the supplemental questions. Salary Range/Equity Pay Analysis : Please note per the Oregon State Pay Equity Law your salary is determined based on the experience and education listed in your resume/application. It is strongly encouraged to include any transferable experience (paid or unpaid regardless of how recent) to ensure your offer is reflective of all directly related and equivalent experience. If you are requesting Veteran's Preference, as identified below, please describe in your responses to the supplemental questions and resume any transferrable skills obtained during your military service and how they relate to each of the required minimum qualifications under the "To Qualify" section above. Please note, all completed applications for this position must be submitted no later than 11:59 pm, on the closing date of this recruitment. All applications must be submitted via the City's online application process. Do not attach materials not requested . E-mailed and/or faxed applications will not be accepted. Additional Information Work Status: Non-citizen applicants must be authorized to work in the United States at the time of application. Veterans' Preference: I f you are requesting Veterans' Preference, attach a copy of your DD214/DD215 and/or Veterans Administration letter stating your disability to your profile, as well as checking the box identifying yourself as a Veteran. You must request Veterans' Preference AND include a copy of your documentation for each recruitment to which you apply. Veterans' Preference documentation must be submitted no later than 11:59 PM on the closing date of this recruitment. ADA Accommodations: If you identify as a person with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation when applying for this job, please contact the Recruiter below for assistance. Equal Employment Opportunity: It is the policy of the City of Portland that no person shall be discriminated against based on race, religion, color, sex, marital status, family status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or source of income. The City values diversity and encourages everyone who is interested in employment with the City to apply. Language Pay Differential City of Portland employees who speak one or more languages in addition to English, may be eligible to receive a "language pay differential." This is compensation for qualifying multilingual City employees who use their language skill to assist the community. More about the language pay differential can be found here. Did you know? The City of Portland offers How to Apply Classes that are free and review tips and tricks when applying to the City. Follow the link for the most recent list of scheduled dates: www.bit.ly/howtoapplyclass Contact Information: TroyLynn Craft Senior Recruiter troylynn.craft@portlandoregon.gov An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Closing Date/Time: 10/10/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
City of Portland, Oregon Portland, Oregon, United States
Sep 20, 2022
Full Time
The Position The Portland Water Bureau is seeking a Communications Specialist (Coordinator II) Are you a talented content producer who knows how to use digital tools to reach diverse communities? Ready to bring your creative spark to public service? About the Position The Portland Water Bureau is looking for an enthusiastic Communications Specialist who is passionate about creating stories t o engage with diverse audiences: community members, business owners, new residents, ratepayers , and our 600-employee workforce . The ideal candidate is excited about water as a natural resource and knows how to turn technical subjects into engaging multimedia while reinforcing our core messages. Th ey also have a creative flair to find unique perspectives on a wide variety of subjects. The candidate should also be an adept social media manager who can hone the voice of our digital platforms with creative campaigns and engaging daily content, including shooting short videos and eye-popping photos that tells the story of the Water Bureau's work to the public. The Communications Specialist's work varies based on the bureau's needs . It may include developing communications tools for construction outreach, water quality or emergency respons e ; working with the Public Information Offic er on news stories , press releases and backgrounders ; and collaborating with a graphic designer to develop informative flyers, posters, brochures or door hangers . Duties and responsibilities include: Using a variety of multimedia tools to produce, review, and edit the many stories of the Water Bureau in a thoughtful, creative way for internal and external audiences. Proactively seeking out content, interviewing people, and finding and telling stories behind and in front of the camera. Managing an editorial calendar that informs how stories fit together throughout the year. Managing and creating content for social media platforms. Developing opportunities to connect different workgroups both inside and outside the bureau. Working with media in support of the Public Information Officer, including g enerating and managing the production of supplemental digital content for outgoing press releases and media requests. Working as part of a creative team to regularly conceptualize, develop and produce new material that reflects bureau priorities and emergent events. Tailoring messaging to reach diverse audiences in unexpected ways, sometimes in high-pressure situations. As a person, you are: Collaborative: A professional who values partnership and develops and supports relationships to get things done. Creative: Someone who thinks outside the box and can apply their skills to produce unexpected, accessible content. Funny: You have a sense of humor that you can incorporate into your work. Curious: You like to learn and know how to translate what you learn into content that sparks others' curiosity. Solutions-Oriented: A strong communicator with the skills to work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders to create, implement, and document creative solutions. Organized and Self-Directed: Has the ability to initiate and drive projects from conception to execution, often with little guidance. Emotionally Intelligent: Motivated, passionate, team-oriented, and empathetic. About the Portland Water Bureau: The City of Portland Water Bureau's mission is to serve excellent water every minute of every day to almost 1 million customers in the Portland Metropolitan area. We work to uproot systemic inequities and their impacts on our employees and the people we serve. We are committed to the difficult-and essential-work of transforming Water Bureau policies, practices, and culture to better serve historically and currently oppressed communities. Black, Indigenous, People of Color, and people with disabilities, are encouraged to apply for this position. Our mission: We serve excellent water every minute of every day. Our vision: The water our community loves is safe and abundant for generations to come. Our equity commitment: We work to uproot systemic inequities and their impacts on our employees and the people we serve. We commit to the difficult-and essential-work of transforming Water Bureau policies, practices, and culture to better serve historically and currently oppressed communities. More Information about the bureau: www.portlandoregon.gov/water City of Portland Core Values: Anti-racism | Communication | Collaboration | Equity | Transparency | Fiscal Responsibility These values guide our actions as we serve the community and engage our workforce. To learn more about the City's core values, please click here . Why work at the City of Portland? The City of Portland workforce serves a population of over 650,000. We are culture- and solutions-driven, viewing every challenge as an opportunity to learn, improve, and share our expertise. We are committed to removing systemic barriers to resources, access, and opportunity. The City is a believer in ALL people and continues to actively recruit and retain diverse top talent every day. We offer a comprehensive benefits package , including but not limited to medical, dental, vision, basic life, and short- and long-term disability coverage to eligible employees and their families. If you are open-minded, motivated, community-focused, and self-aware, please apply yourself at the City of Portland today. The City of Portland also participates in the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS). For more information on the City of Portland's benefits please click here . COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement As of October 18, 2021, all City employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. This is required for all positions at the City of Portland. Proof of being fully vaccinated is required by the date of hire. You may request an exception , for health or religious reasons, from getting the COVID-19 vaccine at the time a position is offered. Work Location Currently, many positions with the City of Portland are being performed remotely due to COVID. In the future, current positions classified as "full-time remote" will: 1) become a remote/onsite mix or 2) revert to full-time at a city work location. To Qualify All of the following minimum qualifications are required for this position. Applicants must specifically address in their resume and answers to supplemental questions how their education, training, work experience, and/or lived experience, meets each of the following minimum qualifications: Ability to capture impactful images, video, and audio content to create, package, and deliver interesting and engaging digital stories/content about diverse subject matter, for diverse audiences, using social media and other digital platforms. Ability to seek out stories from around the bureau by building relationships with colleagues, putting them at ease, and helping them tell the stories of their work. Ability to manage projects and see them through from development to completion while exercising independent judgment, solving problems, and taking initiative within established procedures and guidelines. Ability to effectively use standard office software (including Microsoft Office) and collaboration platforms like Microsoft Teams, Word, SharePoint, and PowerPoint and a working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite Applicants must also: Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 per City/State mandate or have an approved exception by the date of hire. The Recruitment Process An evaluation of each applicant's training and experience, as demonstrated in their resume and cover letter, weighted 100%. Do not attach materials not requested . Only candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be placed on the equally ranked eligible list. You have 14 days from the notice of the examination results to let us know if you disagree with your results. Please read the City of Portland Administrative Rule 3.01 for complete information. Additional evaluation may be required prior to the establishment of the eligible list and/or final selection. Recruitment Timeline: Job closes: week of 10/10/2022 Virtual information session: 10/21/2020 Applications Reviewed: week of 10/10/2022 Eligible List: week of 10/17/2022 First Round of Interviews: Tentatively week of 10/24/2022 Job Offer: Tentatively week of 10/31/202 *Timeline is approximate and subject to change Application Instructions Applicants must submit a cover letter and professional resume online, specifically focused on your qualifications for this position as identified in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement in accordance with the following Application Instructions: Your résumé and responses to the supplemental questions will be the basis for our evaluation of your qualifications for this position. Incomplete or inappropriate information may result in disqualification. Your responses to the supplemental questions should include details describing your education, training, and/or experience, and where obtained which clearly reflects your qualifications for each of the numbered items in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement. Your résumé should support the details described in your responses to the supplemental questions. Salary Range/Equity Pay Analysis: Please note per the Oregon State Pay Equity Law your salary is determined based on the experience and education listed in your resume/application. It is strongly encouraged to include any transferable experience (paid or unpaid regardless of how recent) to ensure your offer is reflective of all directly related and equivalent experience. If you are requesting Veteran's Preference, as identified below, please describe in your responses to the supplemental questions and resume any transferrable skills obtained during your military service and how they relate to each of the required minimum qualifications under the "To Qualify" section above. Please note, that all completed applications for this position must be submitted no later than on the closing date and time of this recruitment. All applications must be submitted via the City's online application process. Do not attach materials not requested. E-mailed and/or faxed applications will not be accepted. Additional Information Work Status: Non-citizen applicants must be authorized to work in the United States at the time of application. Veterans' Preference: If you are requesting Veterans' Preference, attach a copy of your DD214/DD215 and/or Veterans Administration letter stating your disability to your profile, as well as checking the box identifying yourself as a Veteran. You must request Veterans' Preference AND include a copy of your documentation for each recruitment to which you apply. Veterans' Preference documentation must be submitted no later than the closing date and time of this recruitment. ADA, Pregnancy, and Religious Accommodations: If you identify as a person with a disability, are pregnant or nursing, or observe a religious practice(s), and would like to request a reasonable accommodation when applying for this job, please contact the Recruiter below for assistance. Equal Employment Opportunity: It is the policy of the City of Portland that no person shall be discriminated against based on race, religion, color, sex, marital status, family status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or source of income. The City values diversity and encourages everyone who is interested in employment with the City to apply. Language Pay Differential: City of Portland employees who speak one or more languages in addition to English, may be eligible to receive a "language pay differential." This is compensation for qualifying multilingual City employees who use their language skills to assist the community. More about the language pay differential can be found here. Did you know? The City of Portland offers How to Apply Classes that are free and review best practices for applying to the City. Follow the link for the most recent list of scheduled dates: https://www.portland.gov/bhr/events . Questions/Contact Information Aly'ce Brannon-Reid, Senior Recruiter Bureau of Human Resources alyce.brannon-reid@portlandoregon.gov An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer OPTIONAL INFORMATION SESSION To assist you in understanding this position and the recruitment process, we will offer an Optional Information Session that will provide you with details about the position and about the application process. You are not required to attend to apply for this job. You are welcome to join us for the optional information session below: Monday, September 26, 2022 12-1:00pm Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87314987928pwd=RGM5S1ZaTG5RUzN6eFRWdnloUVZIZz09 Meeting ID: 873 1498 7928 Passcode: 980117 The session will be recorded. Closing Date/Time: 10/10/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
City of Portland, Oregon Portland, Oregon, United States
Sep 20, 2022
Full Time
The Position This recruitment will remain open until December 12, 2022. The initial application review will consist of all applications received by 10/16/22 at 11:59PM. About this position : The Arborist I, provides basic ground support for tree-related work and ground support for higher level arborists as a trainee. Work is performed in a field environment, outdoors in all weather conditions, negotiating rough terrain and working around traffic. Incumbents may be required to lift up to 100 pounds. Arborists work out of Urban Forestry Headquarters, East Delta Park, Portland. As an Arborist I, you will: Prune, remove, apply pest treatment, and plant trees accessible by ground or ladder. Operate and maintain equipment, tools, and vehicles used in the care of trees including but not limited to small to mid-size tractors and attachments, trailers, tree spades, air compressors, chippers, stump grinders, and chainsaws. Provide traffic and pedestrian control. Respond to work during emergencies, both during and after standard shift. Remove tree hazards and fallen trees during storms and emergencies Answer questions/ concerns from other employees and the public. Complete daily work and field reports, organizing and processing needed paperwork or other information-gathering methods. As a person, you are: Collaborative: An outgoing professional who values partnership and develops and supports relationships to get things done. Inclusive: Someone who values and respects diversity and has a desire or experience working with and serving people from a variety of backgrounds. Emotionally Intelligent: Motivated, passionate, team-oriented, and empathetic. This classification is represented by Portland City Laborers' Local 483 (LiUNA) To view this labor agreement, please go to https://www.portland.gov/bhr/employee-relations/labor-relations/labor-agreements and click on the appropriate link. About the Bureau: Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R) is committed to the overall Citywide vision that race will have no detrimental effect on people of color, refugee and immigrant communities in accessing our parks and natural areas, or from the benefit of our services. We recognize, understand, and encourage celebration of the differences that surround us. Diversity and equity are vital to PP&R's ideals and values. The City of Portland, Oregon is a growing and diverse city of 650,000 residents, nearly 20% of whom speak languages other than English at home. PP&R values a diverse workforce and seeks ways to promote equity and inclusion within the organization and with the public. PP&R encourages applications from candidates with knowledge, ability and experience working with a broad range of individuals and communities with diverse racial, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds. Although not required, PP&R encourages candidates that can fluently speak another language to include that information in their application materials. Multilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. About Urban Forestry and Portland's Forest: Urban Forestry's mission is to manage and ensure Portland's urban forest infrastructure for current and future generations. Portland's urban forest is valued at over $6 billion and comprised of over 1.2 million park trees, 218,000 street trees and 2.9 million private property trees. The Urban Forestry team is responsible for the overall management, stewardship, and improvement of this essential infrastructure system. Urban Forestry's work includes delivery of sustainable and equitable forest services to all Portlanders; establishing and enacting best management practices, plans, policies and technical standards for tree care and protection and urban forest expansion; implementing, enforcing and proposing improvements to the City's tree regulations; providing tree maintenance services including 24/7 response to tree emergencies on City properties and public streets; tree planting and expansion of urban forest services; measurement and assessment of urban forest coverage, health and services; offering community education and stewardship programs; and oversight and support of the City's volunteer advisory tree board. Portland is a Tree City USA for 44 years, a Tree City of the World and the Urban Forestry program is accredited by the Society of Municipal Arborists. City of Portland Core Values: Anti-racism | Communication | Collaboration | Equity | Transparency | Fiscal Responsibility These values guide our actions as we serve the community and engage our workforce. To learn more about the City's core values, please click here . Why work at the City of Portland? The City of Portland workforce serves a population of over 650,000. We are culture- and solutions-driven, viewing every challenge as an opportunity to learn, improve, and share our expertise. We are committed to removing systemic barriers to resources, access, and opportunity. The City is a believer in ALL people and continues to actively recruit and retain diverse top talent every day. We offer a comprehensive benefits package , including but not limited to medical, dental, vision, basic life, short- and long-term disability coverage to eligible employees and their families. If you are open-minded, motivated, community-focused, and self-aware, please apply yourself at the City of Portland today. The City of Portland also participates in the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS). For more information on the City of Portland's benefits please click here . COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement As of October 18, 2021, all City employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. This is required for all positions at the City of Portland. Proof of being fully vaccinated is required by date of hire. You may request an exception , for health or religious reasons, from getting the COVID-19 vaccine at the time a position is offered. The City is offering an optional information meeting for this recruitment. Please see the Additional Information section below for details. To Qualify Applicants must provide details in their supplemental question responses and résumé showing how their education, training, work experience, and/or lived experience, meets each of the following minimum qualifications: Ability to learn professional arboricultural practices including the use and operation of tools and equipment used in the care of trees. Ability to learn how to safely and effectively performing assigned work while meeting OSHA and ANSI standards for tree operations. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, able to understand and follow written and verbal instructions. Ability to work effectively with co-workers in a diverse workforce, and work constructively within a team. Applicants must also possess: Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 per City/State mandate or have an approved exception by date of hire. A valid state driver's license and an acceptable driving record at the time of appointment. Ability to obtain a Class A Commercial Driver's License within six (6) months of the hire date. Ability to obtain and maintain Electrical Hazards Awareness (EHAP) certificate or equivalent within six (6) months of the hire date . Ability to obtain a Work Zone Traffic Control Certification within six (6) months of the hire date . Ability to obtain an Oregon Public Pesticide Applicators License within two (2) years of the hire date . The Recruitment Process An evaluation of each applicant's training and experience, as demonstrated in their résumé and answers to the supplemental questions, weighted 100%. Do not attach materials not requested . Only candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be placed on the equally ranked eligible list. You have 14 days from the notice of the examination results to let us know if you disagree with your results. Please read the City of Portland Administrative Rule 3.01 for complete information. Additional evaluation may be required prior to establishment of the eligible list and/or final selection. ** PLEASE NOTE: The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies** Recruitment Activity Schedule: Job Posting closes: 12/12/2022 Applications Reviewed: Periodically approximately every three weeks Eligible List / Notices Generated: within two week of applications received being reviewed. Interviews: Periodically scheduled after eligible lists are established and a positions need to be filled. Job Offer: Early November and then there after as positions are to be filled. *Timeline is approximate and subject to change. Applicant Instructions Applicants must submit a professional resume and responses to the supplemental questions online, specifically focused on your qualifications for this position as identified in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement in accordance with the following Application Instructions: Your résumé and responses to the supplemental questions will be the basis for our evaluation of your qualifications for this position. Incomplete or inappropriate information may result in disqualification. Your responses to the supplemental questions should include details describing your education, training and/or experience, and where obtained which clearly reflects your qualifications for each of the numbered items in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement. Your resume should support the details described in your responses to the supplemental questions. Salary Range/Equity Pay Analysis: Please note per the Oregon State Pay Equity Law your salary is determined based on the experience and education listed in your resume/application. It is strongly encouraged to include any transferable experience (paid or unpaid regardless of how recent) to ensure your offer is reflective of all directly related and equivalent experience. If you are requesting Veteran's Preference, as identified below, please describe in your responses to the supplemental questions and resume any transferrable skills obtained during your military service and how they relate to each of the required minimum qualifications under the "To Qualify" section above. Please note, all completed applications for this position must be submitted no later than on the closing date and time of this recruitment. All applications must be submitted via the City's online application process. Do not attach materials not requested. E-mailed and/or faxed applications will not be accepted. Additional Information Work Status: Non-citizen applicants must be authorized to work in the United States at the time of application. Veterans' Preference: If you are requesting Veterans' Preference, attach a copy of your DD214/DD215 and/or Veterans Administration letter stating your disability to your profile, as well as checking the box identifying yourself as a Veteran. You must request Veterans' Preference AND include a copy of your documentation for each recruitment to which you apply. Veterans' Preference documentation must be submitted no later than the closing date and time of this recruitment. ADA, Pregnancy, and Religious Accommodations: If you identify as a person with a disability, are pregnant or nursing, or observe a religious practice(s), and would like to request a reasonable accommodation when applying for this job, please contact the Recruiter below for assistance. Equal Employment Opportunity: It is the policy of the City of Portland that no person shall be discriminated against based on race, religion, color, sex, marital status, family status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or source of income. The City values diversity and encourages everyone who is interested in employment with the City to apply. Language Pay Differential: City of Portland employees who speak one or more languages in addition to English, may be eligible to receive a "language pay differential." This is compensation for qualifying multilingual City employees who use their language skills to assist the community. More about the language pay differential can be found here. Did you know? The City of Portland offers How to Apply Classes that are free and review best practices for applying to the City. Follow the link for the most recent list of scheduled dates: https://www.portland.gov/bhr/events . Contact Information Tamara Larison, Senior Recruiter Bureau of Human Resources Tamara.larison@portlandoregon.gov (503) 823-3523 An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer OPTIONAL INFORMATION SESSION To assist you in understanding this position and the recruitment process, we will offer an Optional Information Session that will provide you with details about the position and about the application process. You are not required to attend to apply for this job. You are welcome to join us for the optional session below: Monday, October 3, 2022 3:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us06web.zoom.us/j/86003721880?pwd=SWt4OWJKczdIQS91NFp2cEx3RmxtQT09 Meeting ID: 860 0372 1880 Passcode: 826703 Find your local number: https://us06web.zoom.us/u/kdHiGoS1mi Closing Date/Time: 12/12/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
City of Portland, Oregon Portland, Oregon, United States
Sep 17, 2022
The Position The Portland Children's Levy seeks new PCL Community Council Members to Advise Us on Community Engagement and Grantmaking Processes for Future Funding Rounds The purpose of the PCL Community Council is to advise PCL staff and the PCL Allocation Committee on Levy policy and procedures including community engagement and future competitive grantmaking rounds. Committee activities include: Provide input to PCL staff about questions and methods for community engagement processes Based on results from the community engagement process, identify and provide input on community needs and PCL's funding priorities Provide input on the design of grant application and review process for large and small grants Review staff's funding recommendations and provide feedback on them to the Allocation Committee for use in funding decision-making Help prioritize the Levy's future work In spring 2022, the PCL held its first application process this Community Council and filled 7 seats with members. Currently, the Levy is looking to fill the remaining 6 seats with community members who have experience with foster care; with programming for early childhood or for after school; working with youth who have disabilities, or with youth who identify as LGBTQIA2+, and residents of east Portland and north Portland. Total number of advisory seats: 13 Number of seats available: 6 To Qualify To be eligible for the advisory committee, members must live, play, worship, go to school, work, or do business in the City of Portland . Portland Children's Levy prioritizes applicants who live, go to school, or work in Portland. What We Look For We want people from every part of Portland here to share their voice on this committee, especially people who have not been involved before. If you want to serve your community and to help government make better choices, then we want to see your application. The attributes listed below are what will guide our selection process. It is helpful if you are specific in your answers. We do not expect you to be or have everything listed. You are committed to the city's core values of equity, anti-racism, collaboration, communication, transparency, and fiscal responsibility. You have experience working collaboratively with diverse groups of people You have professional and/or lived experience as a community member of one or more of the following communities: LGBT2SQIA+ Black Indigenous People of Color Families navigating poverty, food insecurity, and/or houselessness Adults with disabilities and/or parents of children with disabilities Reside in East Portland or in North Portland Lived, volunteer, and/or professional experience in any of the following: as a young adult (age 18-24) parent; or provider or advocate in human services including foster care; or foster parent or formerly in foster care; or in after school programming or early childhood programming You do not have a conflict of interest with a current grantee. This means: You aren't currently employed by a grantee agency and haven't been for the past 2 years. You don't currently serve on the board of a grantee agency. You don't have immediate family members (spouse, child, parent, sibling) currently employed by a grantee agency. If you work for a public agency receiving PCL funds, you may apply unless you or an immediate family member work in the PCL-funded program. See this list of PCL grantees to determine if you meet these requirements. You are available to attend 12-15 hours of meetings per year. Time Commitment Minimum: one three-year term Maximum: no more than 6 consecutive years. Average of 1-2 hours per month; the meeting schedule will be determined by Community Council members once selected. We Remove Barriers Let us know if there are barriers to your participation. Meals will be provided at meetings. Public transportation, parking passes and/or childcare will be available if you need those to fully participate. Stipends of up to $500 per year are also available. We will provide translated materials to those that need them. Meetings may be held in-person, virtually, or with hybrid options. The city's current COVID-19 protocols will be followed. If you need a virtual meeting option during an in-person meeting, we will provide that accommodation. Volunteer Ethics People who join this committee will become what we call "Public Officials," which means that while you serve you must behave fairly and ethically. We will provide training on this once you are accepted. Part of following Public Officials Ethics laws means you must tell the group when you or a relative may financially benefit (or avoid fees) by your recommendations. This is called a "Conflict of Interest." An applicant must not have conflict of interest with PCL grantees. This means: You aren't currently employed by a grantee agency and haven't been for the past 2 years. You don't currently serve on the board of a grantee agency. You don't have immediate family members (spouse, child, parent, sibling) currently employed by a grantee agency. If you work for a public agency receiving PCL funds, you may apply unless you or an immediate family member work in the PCL-funded program. See this list of PCL grantees to determine if you meet these requirements. The Recruitment Process Applications are due by 11:59pm on Monday, October 31, 2022 To talk with someone about this opportunity or to receive assistance completing the application, please contact the advisory body staff liaison at racheal.nakhabala@portlandoregon.gov or call 503-823-8763 Voluntary & Confidential Demographic Information The City is committed to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Completing the demographic information on the application is voluntary, but we encourage you to provide that information. The City uses this information to help ensure that advisory body appointments represent a broad cross-section of community. Your information will not be used during the recruitment nor the selection process. State and federal law prohibit use of this information to discriminate against you. Questions about this may be sent to AdvisoryBodies@Portlandoregon.gov General Questions For general questions about the Advisory Bodies Program, the volunteer recruitment process or other upcoming advisory body opportunities, please email AdvisoryBodies@portlandoregon.gov . We Encourage You to Apply We welcome you to browse our website to learn more about the bureau. On this page you'll learn more about grantmaking done by the Portland Children's Levy, its past community engagement process, and its current grantee community partners. Link to PCL About page . To watch the Allocation Meeting authorizing the Community Council click here Link to December 14th, 2021 Allocation Committee Meeting . During its spring 2022 meeting, the Allocation Committee appointed 7 members to the Community Council. To learn more about the selection process and new members, click this link (55:20- 1:12:45). You can register for an information session to learn more about applying to serve on PCL's Community Council. Click here to learn more about PCL's Community Council and to register for an information session. Do you have questions or need more information? Email racheal.nakhabala@portlandoregon.gov or call 503-823-8763. Additional Information COVID - 19 Vaccine Requirement The work location for this opportunity is hybrid (remote and onsite). Workplaces across Portland, the United States and the world are making tough decisions about how to protect their employees and community from COVID-19. We, too, find ourselves in the middle of this complex situation at the City of Portland. We are committed to ensuring the health and safety for our employees and our community. As a part of this commitment, all City employees are required to be fully vaccinated, effective October 18, 2021. Proof of full vaccination, or documentation of plans to become fully vaccinated (e.g., partially vaccinated however too soon for second dose, etc.) will be required prior to being hired by the City of Portland. The required vaccination is a minimum qualification requirement to be hired by the City of Portland. We understand that some are unable to be vaccinated for a variety of reasons, including medical and religious/spiritual reasons. Should you be offered employment with the City of Portland, there is an exception process that provides for an exception and reasonable accommodation based on a qualified medical condition or religious/spiritual reason. Exception Request Process for COVID-19 vaccine (Exceptions only apply to candidate(s) offered a position; please do not submit at this time) . Work Location Currently, many positions with the City of Portland are being performed remotely due to COVID-19. In the future, current positions classified as "full-time remote" could: 1) remain full-time remote, 2) become a remote/onsite mix, 3) revert to full-time at a city work location. As the situation evolves, the exact work location of the position in this recruitment may change based upon leadership direction and approval.Closing Date/Time: 10/31/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
City of Portland, Oregon Portland, Oregon, United States
Sep 13, 2022
Full Time
The Position The City of Portland's Traffic Operations Section is seeking an Engineering Supervisor to lead the Engineering Services staff within the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT). This Engineering Supervisor will supervise the Traffic Engineering Services Section. This section is responsible for reviewing temporary traffic control for PBOT permits as well as reviewing development proposals to determine transportation impacts and transportation requirements. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with an engineering background in development review, permitting and temporary traffic control and who enjoys working with contractors and developers. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated abilities in mentoring and training staff in traffic engineering practices and working with the public. They will also have a keen interest in applying a safe systems approach to traffic engineering both for temporary and permanent traffic control. What you'll get to do: Be a member of the PBOT team - a national leader in traffic engineering and innovation. Supervise and lead a section within Traffic Systems and Operations that: Keeps Portland Moving, by providing safe passage for all modes of travel during construction or community events Keeps Portland Growing, by improving the traffic systems around new developments Keeps Portland residents connected, by providing safe public spaces for special events or block parties for people to walk or bike without the fear of motor vehicles, such as the Providence Bridge Pedal, Portland Marathon, or just neighbors wanting to celebrate together. Apply equitable program practices to diverse and complex City services related to traffic safety Provide equitable leadership to a technical staff of 6. Respond to requests for information, provide reports, and coordinate activities with other Bureaus/Offices and outside agencies and stakeholders. Who you are: Equitable Supervisor: Experience leading and mentoring people and creating and maintaining an inclusive, respectful, and culturally responsive workplace, embracing the City of Portland's Values of anti-racism, communication, collaboration, diversity, equity, inclusion, transparency, and fiscal responsibility Safety Conscious: A manager that employs a safe systems approach to traffic safety issues and considers staff safety a top priority in every decision. Excellent Communicator: A strong communicator to technical and non-technical individuals and who is proficient verbally and in writing. Customer Service Provider: Ability to deliver traffic engineering services in a timely and professional manner to both external and internal customers. Experienced Engineer: A professional engineer with a diverse background in traffic engineering and the ability to communicate with internal and external stakeholders, including the public, to accomplish objectives in a collaborative, successful way. Organized: Able to work on a multitude of tasks and understand/react to various situations in a fast-paced work environment. Dedicated: Personally, you have a passion for transportation justice and improving transportation through public service; you hold a high level of pride in ensuring equitable outcomes through the work delivered to the public. City of Portland Core Values: Anti-racism | Communication | Collaboration | Equity | Transparency | Fiscal Responsibility These values guide our actions as we serve the community and engage our workforce. To learn more about the City's core values, please click here . Why work at the City of Portland? The City of Portland workforce serves a population of over 650,000. We are culture- and solutions-driven, viewing every challenge as an opportunity to learn, improve, and share our expertise. We are committed to removing systemic barriers to resources, access, and opportunity. The City is a believer in ALL people and continues to actively recruit and retain diverse top talent every day. We offer a comprehensive benefits package , including but not limited to medical, dental, vision, basic life, short- and long-term disability coverage to eligible employees and their families. If you are open-minded, motivated, community-focused, and self-aware, please apply yourself at the City of Portland today. The City of Portland also participates in the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS). For more information on the City of Portland's benefits please click here . COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement As of October 18, 2021, all City employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. This is required for all positions at the City of Portland. Proof of being fully vaccinated is required by date of hire. You may request an exception , for health or religious reasons, from getting the COVID-19 vaccine at the time a position is offered. Work Location Currently, many positions with the City of Portland are being performed as a remote/onsite mix. In the future, these positions: 1) may remain as a remote/onsite mix or 2) revert to full-time at a city work location. To Qualify Applicants must provide details in their supplemental question responses and resume that demonstrate how their education, training and/or experience, meets each of the following minimum qualifications: Thorough knowledge of principles, practices, trends, regulations, standards, and construction materials related to traffic engineering. Experience reviewing and applying MUTCD, AASHTO, state statutes and PBOT standards to traffic design and operations. Experience developing, reviewing, authorizing, and interpreting traffic design plans and specifications . Experience planning, assigning, and supervising the work of transportation engineering professionals and/or technical staff Experience establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with management, staff, consultants, contractors, peer agencies and the public. Applicant Must Also Possess: A current Certificate to practice as a registered Professional Engineer An Oregon Professional Engineer Certificate within 6 months of appointment Be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 per City/State mandate or have an approved exception by date of hire. The Recruitment Process An evaluation of each applicant's training and experience, as demonstrated in their resume and answers to supplemental questions, weighted 100%. Do not attach materials not requested . Only candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be placed on the equally ranked eligible list. You have 14 days from the notice of the examination results to let us know if you disagree with your results. Please read the City of Portland Administrative Rule 3.01 for complete information. Additional evaluation may be required prior to establishment of the eligible list and/or final selection. ** PLEASE NOTE : The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies** Recruitment Timeline Job Posting closes: October 3, 2022 Applications Reviewed: Week of October 3, 2022 Eligible List / Notices Generated: Week of October 10, 2022 1st Round of Interviews: Late October Job Offer: Early November *Timeline is approximate and subject to change Applicants must submit a professional resume and responses to the supplemental questions online, specifically focused on your qualifications for this position as identified in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement in accordance with the following application instructions: Your résumé and responses to the supplemental questions will be the basis for our evaluation of your qualifications for this position. Incomplete or inappropriate information may result in disqualification. Your responses to the supplemental questions should include details describing your education, training and/or experience, and where obtained which clearly reflects your qualifications for each of the numbered items in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement. Your resume should support the details described in your responses to the supplemental questions. If you are requesting Veteran's Preference, as identified below, please describe in your responses to the supplemental questions and resume any transferrable skills obtained during your military service and how they relate to each of the required minimum qualifications under the "To Qualify" section above. Salary Range/Equity Pay Analysis : Please note per the Oregon State Pay Equity Law your salary is determined based on the experience and education listed in your resume/application. It is strongly encouraged to include any transferable experience (paid or unpaid regardless of how recent) to ensure your offer is reflective of all directly related and equivalent experience. Please note, all completed applications for this position must be submitted no later than 11:59 pm, on the closing date of this recruitment. All applications must be submitted via the City's online application process. Do not attach materials not requested . E-mailed and/or faxed applications will not be accepted. Additional Information Work Status: Non-citizen applicants must be authorized to work in the United States at the time of application. Veterans' Preference: If you are requesting Veterans' Preference, attach a copy of your DD214/DD215 and/or Veterans Administration letter stating your disability to your profile, as well as checking the box identifying yourself as a Veteran. You must request Veterans' Preference AND include a copy of your documentation for each recruitment to which you apply. Veterans' Preference documentation must be submitted no later than 11:59 PM on the closing date of this recruitment. ADA Accommodations: If you identify as a person with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation when applying for this job, please contact the Recruiter below for assistance. Language Pay Differential: City of Portland employees who speak one or more languages in addition to English, may be eligible to receive a "language pay differential." This is compensation for qualifying multilingual City employees who use their language skill to assist the community. More about the language pay differential can be found here. Equal Employment Opportunity: It is the policy of the City of Portland that no person shall be discriminated against based on race, religion, color, sex, marital status, family status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or source of income. The City values diversity and encourages everyone who is interested in employment with the City to apply. Did you know? The City of Portland offers How to Apply Classes that are free and review tips and tricks when applying to the City. Follow the link for the most recent list of scheduled dates: www.bit.ly/howtoapplyclass . Contact Information: TroyLynn Craft Senior Recruiter troylynn.craft@portlandoregon.gov An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Closing Date/Time: 10/3/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
City of Portland, Oregon Portland, Oregon, United States
Sep 13, 2022
Full Time
The Position The Portland Water Bureau is seeking a Water Meter Technician I to join the Customer Service Team. About the Division: The Portland Water Bureau (PWB) has over 192,000 customers and the Customer Service (CS) group is responsible for those customers' meters to cash. The Meter Shop performs a wide variety of meter-related duties involving installations, repair and replacements, test and cleaning, backflow test and repair, and other job tasks associated with water meters. Meter Shop is split into small and large meter operations performing work for residential, commercial, and wholesale customers as well as working with several internal stakeholders to ensure we are delivering upon mission goals and objectives. About the Position: This is a skilled position involving inspecting, installing, repairing, cleaning and testing small water meters. Duties include installing and repairing water meters and including performing percentage calculations as needed; using a variety of hand and power tools; keeping a meter truck supplied with parts for many different types of meters; keeping safety equipment, instruments, tools and equipment in safe operating condition; driving the meter truck to the work site, analyzing sites for hazardous conditions; setting up the site with required traffic control equipment. Water Meter Technicians I may also repair and replace defective meter parts with new parts to meet tolerance specifications and reassemble repaired meters. Work requires the Water Meter Tech I to perform their work with considerable independence. This classification is represented by the District Council of Trade Unions (DCTU) . To view this labor agreement, please go to https://www.portland.gov/bhr/employee-relations/labor-relations/labor-agreements and click on the appropriate link. About the Portland Water Bureau: The City of Portland Water Bureau's mission is to serve excellent water every minute of every day to almost 1 million customers in the Portland Metropolitan area. We work to uproot systemic inequities and their impacts on our employees and the people we serve. We are committed to the difficult-and essential-work of transforming Water Bureau policies, practices, and culture to better serve historically and currently oppressed communities. Black, Indigenous, People of Color, and people with disabilities, are encouraged to apply for this position. Our mission: We serve excellent water every minute of every day. Our vision: The water our community loves is safe and abundant for generations to come. Our equity commitment: We work to uproot systemic inequities and their impacts on our employees and the people we serve. We commit to the difficult-and essential-work of transforming Water Bureau policies, practices, and culture to better serve historically and currently oppressed communities. More Information about the bureau: www.portlandoregon.gov/water City of Portland Core Values: Anti-racism | Communication | Collaboration | Equity | Transparency | Fiscal Responsibility These values guide our actions as we serve the community and engage our workforce. To learn more about the City's core values, please click here . Why work at the City of Portland? The City of Portland's workforce serves a population of over 650,000. We are culture- and solutions-driven, viewing every challenge as an opportunity to learn, improve, and share our expertise. We are committed to removing systemic barriers to resources, access, and opportunity. The City is a believer in ALL people and continues to actively recruit and retain diverse top talent every day. We offer a comprehensive benefits package , including but not limited to medical, dental, vision, basic life, and short- and long-term disability coverage to eligible employees and their families. If you are open-minded, motivated, community-focused, and self-aware, please apply yourself at the City of Portland today. The City of Portland also participates in the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS). For more information on the City of Portland's benefits please click here . COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement As of October 18, 2021, all City employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. This is required for all positions at the City of Portland. Proof of being fully vaccinated is required by the date of hire. You may request an exception , for health or religious reasons, from getting the COVID-19 vaccine at the time a position is offered. To Qualify Applicants must provide details in their supplemental question responses and resume that demonstrate how their education, training, and/or experience, meets each of the following minimum qualifications: Ability to learn the knowledge and techniques necessary to use various tools and materials in troubleshooting, diagnosing, repairing, and maintaining small water meters as well as performing basic plumbing repairs. Ability to learn new skills related to metering technology . Ability to communicate effectively; work independently without supervision , and ability to follow written and oral instructions . Ability to obtain skill in using hand and power operated tools. Experience in providing customer service to possibly angry or upset customers. Ability to record, complete, and maintain accurate records. Ability to work in all weather conditions. Applicants must also possess: Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 per City/State mandate or have an approved exception by date of hire. A valid state driver's license and acceptable driving record at the time of hire . The Recruitment Process An evaluation of each applicant's training and experience, as demonstrated in your resume and responses to the supplemental questions weighted 100% Do not attach materials not requested. Only candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be placed on the equally ranked eligible list. You have 14 days from the notice of the examination results to let us know if you disagree with your results. Please read the City of Portland Administrative Rule 3.01 for complete information. Additional evaluation may be required prior to the establishment of the eligible list and/or final selection. Recruitment Timeline: Job Posting closes: 9/26 / 2022 Applications Reviewed: week of 9/26/22 Eligible List / Notices Generated: week of 10/3/2022 Selection Phase Begins: Tentatively the week of 10/10/22 Job Offer: Tentatively the week of 10/17/22 *Timeline is approximate and subject to change Application Instructions Applicants must submit a professional resume and responses to the supplemental questions online, specifically focused on your qualifications for this position as identified in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement in accordance with the following Application Instructions: Your résumé and responses to the supplemental questions will be the basis for our evaluation of your qualifications for this position. Incomplete or inappropriate information may result in disqualification. Your responses to the supplemental questions should include details describing your education, training, and/or experience, and where obtained which clearly reflects your qualifications for each of the numbered items in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement. Your résumé should support the details described in your responses to the supplemental questions. Salary Range/Equity Pay Analysis: Please note per the Oregon State Pay Equity Law your salary is determined based on the experience and education listed in your resume/application. It is strongly encouraged to include any transferable experience (paid or unpaid regardless of how recent) to ensure your offer is reflective of all directly related and equivalent experience. If you are requesting Veteran's Preference, as identified below, please describe in your responses to the supplemental questions and resume any transferrable skills obtained during your military service and how they relate to each of the required minimum qualifications under the "To Qualify" section above. Please note, all completed applications for this position must be submitted no later than on the closing date and time of this recruitment. All applications must be submitted via the City's online application process. Do not attach materials not requested. E-mailed and/or faxed applications will not be accepted. Additional Information Work Status: Non-citizen applicants must be authorized to work in the United States at the time of application. Veterans' Preference: If you are requesting Veterans' Preference, attach a copy of your DD214/DD215 and/or Veterans Administration letter stating your disability to your profile, as well as checking the box identifying yourself as a Veteran. You must request Veterans' Preference AND include a copy of your documentation for each recruitment to which you apply. Veterans' Preference documentation must be submitted no later than the closing date and time of this recruitment. ADA, Pregnancy, and Religious Accommodations: If you identify as a person with a disability, are pregnant or nursing, or observe a religious practice(s), and would like to request a reasonable accommodation when applying for this job, please contact the Recruiter below for assistance. Equal Employment Opportunity: It is the policy of the City of Portland that no person shall be discriminated against based on race, religion, color, sex, marital status, family status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or source of income. The City values diversity and encourages everyone who is interested in employment with the City to apply. Language Pay Differential: City of Portland employees who speak one or more languages in addition to English, may be eligible to receive a "language pay differential." This is compensation for qualifying multilingual City employees who use their language skills to assist the community. More about the language pay differential can be found here. Did you know? The City of Portland offers How to Apply Classes that are free and review best practices for applying to the City. Follow the link for the most recent list of scheduled dates: https://www.portland.gov/bhr/events . Questions/Contact Information Aly'ce Brannon-Reid, Senior Recruiter Bureau of Human Resources alyce.brannon-reid@portlandoregon.gov An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Closing Date/Time: 9/26/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
City of Portland, Oregon Portland, Oregon, United States
Sep 13, 2022
Full Time
The Position Are you a performance wonk who enjoys using qualitative and quantitative analysis to make services and systems run better? Are you interested in using your passion, your skills and experience to help build a more effective, more equitable, and more financially resilient Portland? The City Budget Office (CBO) is seeking to add two experienced and motivated Senior Performance Analysts (Analyst II) to our team. Our senior performance analysts hold complex performance management assignments and are relied upon by internal and external decision-makers alike for their analytical prowess, sound judgement, and strong collaborative, problem-solving and interpersonal skills. This position will join the City Budget Office's newly expanded Citywide performance unit and will work closely with budget analysts within CBO and program leaders from across the City. Analysts will support development of citywide performance management programming priorities, and will lead the development and deployment of strategies, tools and trainings to support bureau efforts to improve program performance. Depending on experience and skillsets, analysts may specialize in providing assistance in the fields of process improvement, program evaluation, or performance measurement and management. Performance Analysts will also conduct quantitative and qualitative analyses to identify issues and prioritize interventions to help the City reach its outcome goals. In addition to leading citywide performance management and measurement initiatives, the City Budget Office manages the City's Budget Processes and monitors bureau budgets; supports bureau finance managers in achieving common goals; and provides analytical support and recommendations to City Council. The City Budget Office offers its analysts the unique opportunity to become subject matter experts in specific service areas while also connecting with and learning about Citywide issues and systems. Budget Office analysts at all levels are also trusted to directly brief decision-makers at the highest levels. Senior analysts are looked to as leaders and mentors both within and outside of the office. The successful Senior Performance Analyst possesses strong problem solving, interpersonal, and communication skills as well as leadership and initiative. The work requires a deep understanding of performance management, program evaluation, and/or process improvement principals and methods; sound analytical skills; superb written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to collaborate and build consensus across diverse stakeholders. The work also requires an aptitude for operating with a variety of database and software systems. The Senior Performance Analyst, under general supervision, is expected to carry out individual responsibilities with initiative and creativity while exercising professional judgment and strong interpersonal and communication skills. The successful candidate will be able to function both independently and as part of a small team. The City Budget Office relies upon the unique experiences and knowledge of our staff to help evolve and improve our processes and deliverables, and encourages candidates with the knowledge, ability and experience working with a broad range of individuals and diverse communities to apply. The City Budget Office is interested in empowering fiscally responsible, equitable, and anti-racist practices and decisions and encourages candidates with diverse abilities and backgrounds to apply to help us achieve these goals. City of Portland Core Values: Anti-racism | Communication | Collaboration | Equity | Transparency | Fiscal Responsibility These values guide our actions as we serve the community and engage our workforce. To learn more about the City's core values, please click here . Why work at the City of Portland? The City of Portland workforce serves a population of over 650,000. We are culture- and solutions-driven, viewing every challenge as an opportunity to learn, improve, and share our expertise. We are committed to removing systemic barriers to resources, access, and opportunity. The City is a believer in ALL people and continues to actively recruit and retain diverse top talent every day. We offer a comprehensive benefits package , including but not limited to medical, dental, vision, basic life, short- and long-term disability coverage to eligible employees and their families. If you are open-minded, motivated, community-focused, and self-aware, please apply yourself at the City of Portland today. COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement As of October 18, 2021, all City employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. This is required for all positions at the City of Portland. Proof of being fully vaccinated is required by date of hire. You may request an exception , for health or religious reasons, from getting the COVID-19 vaccine at the time a position is offered. Work Location Currently, many positions with the City of Portland are being performed as a remote/onsite mix. In the future, these positions: 1) may remain as a remote/onsite mix or 2) revert to full-time at a city work location. To Qualify Applicants must provide details in their supplemental question responses and resume that demonstrate how their education, training and/or experience, meets each of the following minimum qualifications: 1. Knowledge of principles, practices, and methods of performance management, process improvement and/or program evaluation. 2. Ability to exercise independent judgment, problem-solve, and take initiative within established procedures and guidelines. 3. Ability to analyze and identify complex administrative, operational, economic, financial, budgetary, and organizational issues; evaluate alternatives; provide sound, logical, fact-based conclusions and recommendations. 4. Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing; present information, proposals, and recommendations clearly and persuasively in public settings. 5. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Bureau/Office managers and staff, representatives of other governmental agencies, the public, and others encountered in the course of work. 6. Ability to work with a multicultural workforce, promote an equitable workplace environment, and apply equitable program practices to diverse and complex City services. Applicants must also possess: Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 per City/State mandate. If unvaccinated, exception process must be completed by date of hire. Exception guidelines/process can be accessed here: Exception Request Process for COVID-19 vaccine The Recruitment Process An evaluation of each applicant's training and experience, as demonstrated in their résumé and answers to the supplemental questions, weighted 100%. Do not attach materials not requested . Only candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be placed on the equally ranked eligible list. You have 14 days from the notice of the examination results to let us know if you disagree with your results. Please read the City of Portland Administrative Rule 3.01 for complete information. Additional evaluation may be required prior to establishment of the eligible list and/or final selection. ** PLEASE NOTE: The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies** Recruitment Activity Schedule: Job Posting closes: 09/26/2022 Applications Reviewed: Week of 09/26/22 Eligible List / Notices Generated: week of 10/03/22 Selection: early-October Job Offer: late-October *Timeline is approximate and subject to change. Applicant Instructions Applicants must submit a professional resume and responses to the supplemental questions online, specifically focused on your qualifications for this position as identified in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement in accordance with the following Application Instructions: Your résumé and responses to the supplemental questions will be the basis for our evaluation of your qualifications for this position. Incomplete or inappropriate information may result in disqualification. Your responses to the supplemental questions should include details describing your education, training and/or experience, and where obtained which clearly reflects your qualifications for each of the numbered items in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement. Your resume should support the details described in your responses to the supplemental questions. If you are requesting Veteran's Preference, as identified below, please describe in your responses to the supplemental questions and resume any transferrable skills obtained during your military service and how they relate to each of the required minimum qualifications under the "To Qualify" section above. Please note, all completed applications for this position must be submitted no later than on the closing date and time of this recruitment. All applications must be submitted via the City's online application process. Do not attach materials not requested. E-mailed and/or faxed applications will not be accepted. Additional Information Work Status: Non-citizen applicants must be authorized to work in the United States at the time of application. Veterans' Preference: If you are requesting Veterans' Preference, attach a copy of your DD214/DD215 and/or Veterans Administration letter stating your disability to your profile, as well as checking the box identifying yourself as a Veteran. You must request Veterans' Preference AND include a copy of your documentation for each recruitment to which you apply. Veterans' Preference documentation must be submitted no later than 11:59 PM on the closing date of this recruitment. ADA, Pregnancy, and Religious Accommodations: If you identify as a person with a disability, are pregnant or nursing, or observe a religious practice(s), and would like to request a reasonable accommodation when applying for this job, please contact the Recruiter below for assistance. Equal Employment Opportunity: It is the policy of the City of Portland that no person shall be discriminated against based on race, religion, color, sex, marital status, family status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or source of income. The City values diversity and encourages everyone who is interested in employment with the City to apply. Language Pay Differential: City of Portland employees who speak one or more languages in addition to English, may be eligible to receive a "language pay differential." This is compensation for qualifying multilingual City employees who use their language skill to assist the community. More about the language pay differential can be found here. Did you know? The City of Portland offers "How to Apply Classes" that are free and review best practices for applying to the City. Follow the link for the most recent list of scheduled dates: Events | Career Center | Portland.gov . Questions? Terrol Johnson, Executive/Senior Recruiter Bureau of Human Resources Terrol.Johnson@portlandoregon.gov An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Closing Date/Time: 9/26/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
City of Portland, Oregon Portland, Oregon, United States
Sep 13, 2022
Full Time
The Position The Office of Management and Finance Fleet Division has Storekeeper/ Acquisition II - Auto Parts position available. The Store keeper/Acquisition II -Auto Parts position is responsible for performing activities related to supplies, services and materials management, shipping and receiving, inventory control, customer service, purchasing within delegated limits and preparatory accounting for vendor payment processing. This position is focused on automotive parts acquisition, storage, and distribution. Typical duties include: Issuing automotive parts, tools, and equipment to automotive mechanics from stock supply in accordance with prescribed methods; assembles and fills orders by requisition; occasionally picks up and delivers materials, unloads, and arranges supplies on shelves, bins, or other receptacles. Advising automotive mechanics regarding parts substitutions based upon specification comparability, price and availability. Ordering from parts houses parts and equipment that are not in stock but are required immediately for a mechanical repair. Checking quality and number of items received against invoices or waybills; posts information to stores records and perpetual inventories; makes recapitulations and other reports on materials; takes physical count of materials for inventory purposes. Cleaning storage areas and keeps work areas orderly and neat. Performing related duties as assigned. As a person, you are: Collaborative: An outgoing professional who values partnership and develops and supports relationships to get things done. Solutions Oriented: Uses strong communication skills to work with teammates to ensure issues are solved in a timely manner with a focus on cost control. Value Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI): Use DEI concepts to guide and inform your work. Detail Oriented: Takes pride in ensuring accuracy and order within your position. Emotionally Intelligent: Motivated, passionate, team-oriented, and empathetic. This position is represented by Laborers' (LiUNA) Local 483 - Portland City Laborers' collective bargaining agreement, view the agreement: at https://www.portland.gov/bhr/employee-relations/labor-relations/labor-agreements City of Portland Core Values: Anti-racism | Communication | Collaboration | Equity | Transparency | Fiscal Responsibility These values guide our actions as we serve the community and engage our workforce. To learn more about the City's core values, please click here . Why work at the City of Portland? The City of Portland workforce serves a population of over 650,000. We are culture- and solutions-driven, viewing every challenge as an opportunity to learn, improve, and share our expertise. We are committed to removing systemic barriers to resources, access, and opportunity. The City is a believer in ALL people and continues to actively recruit and retain diverse top talent every day. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to medical, dental, vision, basic life, short- and long-term disability coverage to eligible employees and their families. If you are open-minded, motivated, community-focused, and self-aware, please apply yourself at the City of Portland today. The City of Portland also participates in the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS). For more information on the City of Portland's benefits please click here . Work Location Currently, many positions with the City of Portland are being performed remotely due to COVID-19. Some employees are working from home full-time, while other roles cannot be filled in a remote status (firefighter, vehicle mechanic, street maintenance, etc.). In the future, current positions classified as "full-time remote" could: 1) remain full-time remote, 2) become a remote/onsite mix, or 3) revert to full-time at a city work location. To Qualify Applicants must specifically address and demonstrate in their supplemental question responses and resume how their education, training, work experience and/or lived experience, meets each of the following minimum qualifications: Knowledge of a wide variety of light and heavy duty vehicle parts and supplies. Knowledge of automotive equipment and internal combustion engine operating principles and repair practices. Knowledge of methods, forms and terminology used in the receipt, storage, and issuance of automotive parts. Knowledge of computer assisted business/financial programs, business mathematics and safe working practices. Experience in receiving, issuing, handling, and inventorying materials. Ability to read and interpret parts catalogs. Applicant must also: Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 per City/State mandate or have an approved exception by date of hire. A valid state driver's license. Physical strength to lift and carry weight up to 100 pounds, physical agility to stoop, reach and climb when stocking or pulling stores. Applicants must able to earn a forklift operator certification within 90 days of hire The Recruitment Process An evaluation of each applicant's training and experience, as demonstrated in their resume and supplemental questions are weighted 100%. Do not attach materials not requested . Only candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be placed on an equally ranked eligible list. You have 14 days from the notice of the examination results to let us know if you disagree with your results. Please read the City of Portland Administrative Rule 3.01 for complete information. Additional evaluation may be required prior to establishment of the eligible list and/or final selection. ** PLEASE NOTE: The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies** Recruitment Activity Schedule: Job Posting closes: 9/26/2022 Applications Reviewed: week of 10/3/2022 Eligible List / Notices Generated: week of 10/10/2022 1st Round of Interviews: week of 10/10 or 10/17/2022 2nd Round of Interviews (if needed): Mid/Late October Job Offer: Early November *Timeline is approximate and subject to change. Application Instructions Applicants must submit a professional resume and responses to the supplemental questions online, specifically focused on your qualifications for this position as identified in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement in accordance with the following Application Instructions: Your résumé and responses to the supplemental questions will be the basis for our evaluation of your qualifications for this position. Incomplete or inappropriate information may result in disqualification. Your responses to the supplemental questions should include details describing your education, training and/or experience, and where obtained which clearly reflects your qualifications for each of the numbered items in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement. Your resume should support the details described in your responses to the supplemental questions. If you are requesting Veteran's Preference, as identified below, please describe in your responses to the supplemental questions and resume any transferrable skills obtained during your military service and how they relate to each of the required minimum qualifications under the "To Qualify" section above. Please note, all completed applications for this position must be submitted no later than on the closing date and time of this recruitment. All applications must be submitted via the City's online application process. Do not attach materials not requested. E-mailed and/or faxed applications will not be accepted. Additional Information Work Status: Non-citizen applicants must be authorized to work in the United States at the time of application. Veterans' Preference: If you are requesting Veterans' Preference, attach a copy of your DD214/DD215 and/or Veterans Administration letter stating your disability to your profile, as well as checking the box identifying yourself as a Veteran. You must request Veterans' Preference AND include a copy of your documentation for each recruitment to which you apply. Veterans' Preference documentation must be submitted no later than 11:59 PM on the closing date of this recruitment. ADA, Pregnancy, and Religious Accommodations: If you identify as a person with a disability, are pregnant or nursing, or observe a religious practice(s), and would like to request a reasonable accommodation when applying for this job, please contact the Recruiter below for assistance. Equal Employment Opportunity: It is the policy of the City of Portland that no person shall be discriminated against based on race, religion, color, sex, marital status, family status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or source of income. The City values diversity and encourages everyone who is interested in employment with the City to apply. Language Pay Differential: City of Portland employees who speak one or more languages in addition to English, may be eligible to receive a "language pay differential." This is compensation for qualifying multilingual City employees who use their language skill to assist the community. More about the language pay differential can be found here. Did you know? The City of Portland offers How to Apply Classes that are free and review best practices for applying to the City. Follow the link for the most recent list of scheduled dates: https://www.portland.gov/bhr/events . Contact Information: Bureau of Human Resources Karen Ehn, Senior Recruiter karen.ehn@portlandoregon.gov An Equal Opportunity Employer Closing Date/Time: 9/26/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
City of Portland, Oregon Portland, Oregon, United States
Sep 13, 2022
Full Time
The Position *This position is exempt from Civil Service and is an "At Will" position. The Office of Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty is seeking a Policy Analyst to join Team Hardesty! The Policy Analyst works at the direction of the Commissioner and her Chief of Staff as part of a team helping advance progressive solutions on behalf of all Portlanders. The Policy Analyst is a dynamic position that serves as a liaison to bureaus and special projects, manages and monitors policy development, analyzes and provides policy recommendations through an equity and justice lens, and coordinates items coming to Council each week - among many additional responsibilities. As a Policy Analyst, responsibilities include: • Managing projects related to policy development, implementation, and oversight • Staffing and briefing the Commissioner regarding weekly City Council meetings, work sessions, and policy updates • Organizing and preparing items coming to council • Gathering and presenting information to and from other Council offices and fellow policy advisors on upcoming Council items • Attending weekly Council Briefings • Serving as a bureau liaison (Commissioner Hardesty currently oversees Portland Fire & Rescue, Portland Bureau of Transportation, and Office of Community & Civic Life) • Providing a financial analysis of City policy • Researching, analyzing and providing policy recommendations to the Commissioner and team based on the principles of social, economic, environmental, and racial justice. • Representing the Commissioner and Council Office at meetings, both public and internal • Engaging a diverse array of stakeholders in developing and evaluating policy • Assisting in the creation of talking points and general communications from the Commissioner's Office City of Portland Core Values: Anti-racism | Communication | Collaboration | Equity | Transparency | Fiscal Responsibility These values guide our actions as we serve the community and engage our workforce. To learn more about the City's core values, please click here (https://www.portlandoregon.gov/bhr/article/763427) . Why work at the City of Portland ? The City of Portland workforce serves a population of over 650,000. We are culture- and solutions- driven, viewing every challenge as an opportunity to learn, improve, and share our expertise. We are committed to removing systemic barriers to resources, access, and opportunity. The City is a believer in ALL people and continues to actively recruit and retain diverse top talent every day. We offer a comprehensive benefits package (http://www.portlandoregon.gov/bhr/60196) , including but not limited to medical, dental, vision, basic life, short- and long-term disability coverage to eligible employees and their families. If you are open-minded, motivated, community-focused, and self-aware, please apply yourself at the City of Portland today. Work Location Currently, many positions with the City of Portland are being performed remotely due to COVID. In the future, current positions classified as "full-time remote" will: 1) become a remote/onsite mix or 2) revert to full-time at a city work location. COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement As of October 18, 2021, all City employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. This is required for all positions at the City of Portland. Proof of being fully vaccinated is required by date of hire. You may request an exception , for health or religious reasons, from getting the COVID-19 vaccine at the time a position is offered. To Qualify Applicants must provide details in their resume and cover letter that demonstrate how their education, training and/or experience, meets each of the following minimum qualifications: Experience with and demonstrated commitment to social, economic, environmental, and racial justice. Ability to identify, collect, analyze, and interpret complex information and data in statistical and narrative forms, including disparities/impacts on individuals with disabilities, women, Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC). Ability to communicate clearly, logically, and persuasively, both verbally and in writing; prepare clear, concise, and comprehensive reports, proposals, recommendations, correspondence, and other documents; communicate complex analytical topics to non-technical audiences. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Bureau/Office management and staff, representatives of other public agencies, the public, and others encountered in the course of work. Ability to be flexible and adapt to sudden changes in priorities or direction. Applicants must also possess: Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 per City/State mandate. If unvaccinated, exception process must be completed by date of hire. Exception guidelines/process can be accessed here: Exception Request Process for COVID-19 vaccine The Recruitment Process An evaluation of each applicant's training and experience, as demonstrated in their resume and cover letter, weighted 100%. Do not attach materials not requested. Only candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be placed on the equally ranked eligible list. You have 14 days from the notice of the examination results to let us know if you disagree with your results. Please read the City of Portland Administrative Rule 3.01 for complete information. Additional evaluation for required certifications may be required prior to the establishment of the eligible list and/or final selection. ** PLEASE NOTE: The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies** Recruitment Timeline: Applications Reviewed: week of 9/26 Eligible List: week of 10/3 1st Round of Interviews: week of 10/10 2nd Round of Interviews (if needed): TBD Job Offer: late-October *Timeline is approximate and subject to change Application Instructions Applicants must submit a professional résumé and cover letter online specifically focused on your qualifications for this position as identified in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement in accordance with the following Application Instructions: Your résumé and cover letter will be the basis for our evaluation of your qualifications for this position. Your cover letter should include details describing your education, training, certification and/or experience, and where obtained which clearly reflects your qualifications and ability to meet the minimum requirements listed in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement. Your résumé should support the details described in the cover letter. Salary Range/Equity Pay Analysis : Please note per the Oregon State Pay Equity Law your salary is determined based on the experience and education listed in your resume/application. It is strongly encouraged to include any transferable experience (paid or unpaid regardless of how recent) to ensure your offer is reflective of all directly related and equivalent experience. If you are requesting Veterans' Preference, as identified below, please describe in your cover letter any transferrable skills obtained during your military service and how they relate to each of the required minimum qualifications under the "To Qualify" section above. Do not attach documents not requested. Please note, all completed applications for this position must be submitted no later than on the closing date and time of this recruitment. All applications must be submitted via the City's online application process. Do not attach materials not requested. E-mailed and/or faxed applications will not be accepted. Additional Information Work Status: Non-citizen applicants must be authorized to work in the United States at the time of application. Veterans' Preference: If you are requesting Veterans' Preference, attach a copy of your DD214/DD215 and/or Veterans Administration letter stating your disability to your profile, as well as checking the box identifying yourself as a Veteran. You must request Veterans' Preference AND include a copy of your documentation for each recruitment to which you apply. Veterans' Preference documentation must be submitted no later than 11:59 PM on the closing date of this recruitment. ADA, Pregnancy, and Religious Accommodations: If you identify as a person with a disability, are pregnant or nursing, or observe a religious practice(s), and would like to request a reasonable accommodation when applying for this job, please contact the Recruiter below for assistance. Equal Employment Opportunity: It is the policy of the City of Portland that no person shall be discriminated against based on race, religion, color, sex, marital status, family status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or source of income. The City values diversity and encourages everyone who is interested in employment with the City to apply. Did you know? The City of Portland offers "How to Apply Classes" that are free and review best practices for applying to the City. Follow the link for the most recent list of scheduled dates: Events | Career Center | Portland.gov . Questions? Terrol Johnson, Executive/Senior Recruiter Bureau of Human Resources Terrol.Johnson@portlandoregon.gov An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Closing Date/Time: 9/26/2022 11:59 PM Pacific