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Welcome to the part of our website devoted to securing and strengthening our neighborhood workforce! Part of the mission at St. Johns Center for Opportunity, is to connect residents (including our community's youth) to local jobs and support them in their job seeking efforts. 

This page will feature job openings in Portland, but primarily focused in the St. Johns neighborhood - everything from small local businesses, to large corporations on the perimeter of the peninsula.

You can also stop by our office (8250 N. Lombard) Tuesday-Friday & see the jobs board in person.

While we build our database of local jobs, we would love to hear from you! You can submit a job opening online or email the Community Resource Manager, Jenna Hudson.

You can use this search bar to browse our listings by keywords. 

Position Available: Front Desk Superstar (Part-time)
Location: St. Johns

We are St. Johns' neighborhood mom n' pop hot yoga shop! Bikram yoga classes 7 days a week. Please see for more info.

Key Responsibilities: 
• Welcoming members & guests
• Assisting with questions about classes, memberships, accounts
• Keeping desk, lobby & bathrooms tidy
• Organizing & selling retail
• Random errands for supplies
• Answering phones
• Taking detailed messages/notes
• Communicating kindly & effectively with students, teachers & Studio Owners

Duties May Include:
• Social media/ website updates
• Being Go-To person when Studio Owners are not available
• Training & scheduling Karma Yoga (work trade) cleaners
• Laundry/ light cleaning
• Kombucha pickup and keg installation in our kegerator
• Support during events & workshops

• Be EXCELLENT with people
• Live in St. Johns
• Have reliable car
• Keen eye for cleanliness, order & detail
• Receptive to feedback & superb communication skills
• Customer service experience of 2+ years
• Love of Bikram yoga

Helpful Skills:
• Experience with MindBodyOnline Software
• Mac computer proficiency
• Regular current Bikram yoga practice
• Enjoy kombucha
• Kegerator skills

Salary/Wage: 8-10 hours per week @ $11/hour •
Unlimited yoga for you • Unlimited yoga for 1 friend or family member • Discount in our yoga boutique • Discount on workshops & event

Please email a resume and a cover letter to describing what you would bring to the community and what managing the front end of a yoga studio means to you. (Check out to learn more about us!) We'll call you if it sounds like a great fit.

Position: Manufacturing and Production
Location: Scappoose and St. Helens

Established paper tubes and cores manufacturing company seeks qualified candidates to fill current and future hourly production positions. Starting pay rate $12/hour. Monday thru Friday - occasionally Saturday, year round. Full-time employees are offered a strong benefits package including medical, dental, 401(k) retirement plan, PTO (Paid Time Off) and paid holidays.

The production department uses labor, machinery and a variety of techniques to be able to produce what the customers need or want. Interested candidates must be in excellent health and meet the minimum requirements of the job, which include, but are not limited to: lifting up to 25-40 pounds regularly, occasionally pushing/pulling, able to work in a fast-paced environment. 

Salary/Wage: $12/hour
If you have the essential requirements and would like to seize this great opportunity, please send your resume to the following e-mail: of if you wish to discuss the position further, please call Luci Guadarrama at phone number 209-948-1341

Position: Crew Team Member
Location: St. Johns

As an ambassador of Burgerville, you are responsible for creating great, personalized experiences for our guests. You are friendly, reliable, outgoing, and a true team player. This entry-level position is ideal for starting your career with us.

Salary/Wage: $11.00

Application Open Until: 5/1/2017

How to Apply: You can print an application from our website, and then bring the completed application into the store. Or you can stop by the store and complete one of the applications we have available in the store.

Position Available: Community Coordinator @ Portland Mercardo
Neighborhood: Southeast

Join Team Hacienda! We are recruiting a unique individual who will be responsible for creating an engaged, active community among the Portland Mercado tenants. The Community Coordinator (CC) takes the lead in assisting tenants organize themselves as a unified tenant group, holding regular structured meetings. This position will guide the tenant group on issues such as voting, organizing and implementation strategies which will improve the Portland Mercado. 

Closing Date: Open until filled
Salary: $40,000 – $45,000

To learn more about this position and how to apply, click here.

Positions Available: Welder & Melter
Neighborhood: North Portland (N. Columbia Blvd)

CALL US DIRECT AT 503-593-8970 EXT. 340

If you are an experienced Arc / IND Melter or Welder and are interested in a joining a long tradition of craftsmen here at Columbia Steel, then please call Michelle, our HR Coordinator, directly at 503-593-8970 Ext. 340. She can answer any questions you may have and give detailed information about the position and what the company can offer you in terms of competitive wages and benefits. The average years of service for our Welders is 11.5 years and our Furnace Department has has been in operation for 114 years. A career with Columbia Steel is a phone call away!

Multiple Positions Available! 
Neighborhood: St. Johns (Rivergate)

Cintas has built its company and culture around the concepts of positivity, respect, motivation and caring for our customers and our employee-partners. Our employee-partners are the key to the success of our company. We invest in their career development, offer competitive pay and affordable health and welfare benefits.

Employees at Cintas receive:
• Competitive Pay
• 401(k)/Profit sharing/ESOP
• Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Package
• Disability and Life Insurance Package
• Paid Vacation and Holidays
• Career Advancement Opportunities

If you’re looking to expand your career opportunities through professional training and development, Cintas is the right place for you.

Salary/Wage: $10.00 +

Garment Sorter
Assistant Plant Manager
Mat Roller
Garment Mender
and more! For a full listing of positions in Portland, click here.

Neighborhood: Cathedral Park
Positions: Full-time Line Cook

Must have experience and familiar with kitchen procedures.
Pay is hourly DOE + tips. Please send resume to and include "Line Cook" in the subject line.


Neighborhood: Rivergate
Positions: Multiple

WestRock is hiring for the following positions:
Financial Analyst
Production Worker
Safety Manager
Truck Driver

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Neighborhood: Northwest Industrial
Positions Available: General Labor

Tube Forgings, a family owned mid-sized Weld-Fitting manufacturing firm is currently seeking individuals to fill full-time General Laborer positions.

This is an excellent opportunity if you are self-motivated, flexible individual who likes a challenge and works well both independently and as a team member. Must be willing to work at times under adverse conditions. The ability to read and write along with basic math skills required. Experience in using hand-tools is a plus.

Regular work days for both day and swing shifts are Monday - Thursday, with overtime available on Fridays.

We offer a great place to work, competitive wage, excellent benefits, and free parking.

Drug screening and post-employment phyiscal exam ensures a safe and stable work environment.


Please apply in person, between the hours of 9:00 am - 3:00 pm at:

5200 NW Front Avenue
Portland, OR 97210

Click here to download our employment application.

Neighborhood: Rose Quarter
Positions Available: Front of House Concessions and Back of House (variety)

Levy Restaurants (operator of the food services at the Moda Center) is hiring for numerous positions including cooks, supervisors, customer service representatives, dishwashers, warehouse, and more! 

Learn more and apply online at

Latino Network is hiring for multiple positions! 

Youth Engagement Specialist, Program Support Specialist, Family Success Specialist, and more!

Check out their website to learn more! 

Neighborhood: North Portland/East Columbia
Positions Available (Full and Part-time)

  • Food Server (part-time, evenings or overnights)
  • Assistant Restaurant Manager (banquet and/or lounge experience preferred)
  • Custodian (full-time, evenings)
  • Deli Attendant (full-time, opening and closing shifts available)
  • Convenience Store Clerk (full-time)
  • Dispatch Associate (full-time, must have dispatch experience, fleets preferred)
  • Preventative Maintenance/Shuttle Driver (full-time, days or evenings)
  • Hotel Housekeeper (full-time days)
  • Hotel Front Desk Agent (full-time mid and swing shifts)

Located in North Portland off N Vancouver Way and the #6 bus route, Jubitz has been in business for over 65 years. We have grown from a local fuel stop to a nationally-recognized Portland icon known for its many businesses in the Jubitz Marketplace and Truck Stop. Jubitz is nationally known for offering a World Class Customer Experience to every customer, every time.

Positions open until 1/31/17.

To see job descriptions and to apply online, click here. 

Neighborhood: St. Johns (Marine Drive)
Positions Available:

  • PVD Engineer
  • Equipment Engineer
  • Metrology Engineer
  • Thermal Process Engineer
  • Back End Operator
  • Front End Operator
  • Materials Engineer
  • Quality Technician
  • Wet Process Engineer

Solopower is looking for talented and creative individuals interested in advancing the solar revolution. We value thinkers, innovators and those willing to work hard to make a difference in the world. If you appreciate new challenges and thrive in a dynamic and growing organization, we want to hear from you. Visit their website to learn more.

Full and Part-time Position Available: Social Workers
Neighborhood: Varies

We are looking for employees who are passionate about providing opportunities to transform lives of at-risk youth. Janus celebrates diversity and values the contributions made by every staff to help the children, youth and families we serve. All positions involve working with strong, supportive teams to make a difference in a young person's life. 

We currently have part and full time, as well as on call positions in several programs in Portland Oregon and Vancouver Washington.

Click here to view Janus' employment opportunities page. 

Full and Part-time Positions Available
Neighborhood: Varies

The United States Postal Service is filling over 750 positions in Oregon for a successful holiday season. Many positions carry career potential!

Visit for more information. Click here to view Oregon listings and apply. 

Full-time Position Available: Safety Net Outreach Worker, Director of Programs, and Trainer
Neighborhood: Lloyd District

The Oregon Latino Health Coalition (OLHC) is a statewide health advocacy organization whose mission is to ensure and develop public policy that reduces health disparities and builds leadership within Latino and immigrant communities across Oregon. 

The SAFETY NET OUTREACH WORKER works directly with clients, families, and health care personnel to conduct outreach to uninsured children in Oregon. The Outreach workers will be based in community and will make use of best practices to outreach to eligible children and families and provide direct linkage and referral services to children who do not qualify for health insurance.

Click here to learn more.

Full-time and Part-time Positions Available
Neighborhood: St. Johns (Rivergate)

At a time when more and more Americans are discovering the pleasure of Japanese and other Asian cuisines, Ajinomoto Frozen Foods is serving up an ever-widening selection of authentic ingredients as well as pre-prepared appetizers, snacks and entrees that are as convenient as they are healthful and delicious.

To view each job posting and to apply, click here.

Full-time and Part-time Positions Available
Neighborhood: St Johns (Rivergate) and SE Sandy

Advance Auto Parts works hard to create an environment of honesty, integrity, mutual trust and dedication. Since our founding by Arthur Taubman in 1932, these values haven’t changed. 

  • Inspire and build the self-confidence and success of every Team Member. 
  • Serve our customers better than anyone else – help them succeed. 
  • Grow the business and profitability with integrity. 

Nearly 20 positions available at their store at 7636 NE Sandy Blvd. and their Rivergate area warehouse. Click here to view them all and to apply.

Full and Part-time Positions Available: Bus Operator, Manager, Program Manger, and more!

Trimet is hiring! For a full list of positions and job descriptions, visit the Trimet website.

Full-time Position Available: Warehouse Associate
Neighborhood: St. Johns (Rivergate)

Benefits include paid time off, medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401(k) plan, life insurance, disability benefits, and employee purchasing discounts.  

For more information and to apply, click here.

Full and Part-time Positions Available

For a listing of job openings and descriptions, visit the PPS website here.

Part-time Position Available: Packer, Warehouse/Material Handler
Location: Vancouver WA and Portland OR

Frito-Lay is the world's largest manufacturer and distributor of snack foods and is a wholly owned subsidiary of PepsiCo. As a part of PepsiCo, we’re proud of the awards we’ve received, because they represent both the personal and collaborative achievements of our team members.

To access job descriptions and applications, visit the Frito Lay website.

Neighborhood: NW Industrial

Check out a variety of job openings with Gunderson.

Find job descriptions and applications online. 

Full-time Positions Available:

  • Driver (CDL required)
  • Entry-level warehouse and helper positions

Neighborhood: St. Johns (Rivergate)

Distributors and processors of flat-rolled steel, combining experience with state-of-the-art service. 

Working at Oregon Metal Slitters offers:

  • competitive wages
  • 90% company paid health benefits
  • vacation, sick leave, profit sharing
  • 401K

Click here to learn more and apply.

Multiple Full and Part-time Positions Available!
Neighborhood: St. Johns (Cathedral Park)

Who doesn't secretly want to work for a chocolate company? Moonstruck has been hand-crafting chocolates since 1933 - chocolates that not only taste exquisite, but that look exceptional as well. 

Read the full job descriptions and apply online.

Full and Part-time Positions Available: Driver/Package Handler/Dockworker/Supervisor
Neighborhood: North Portland (97217 and 97211)

Working at UPS offers:

  • medical benefits
  • tuition assistance programs
  • competitive wages
  • 401K, and more

To see the full list of job openings, visit the UPS website.