Bureau of Development Services positions with City of Portland!

The Bureau of Development Services expanding its workforce to accommodate our service level needs.  Forecasts place the rate of construction at a steady rate for years to come, this is a GREAT time to get in with the Bureau and help us become the best development regulator in the country!

All postings are at www.portlandoregon.gov/jobs.  Any questions?  Contact Shelonda Simpson at 503-823-3555 orShelonda.Simpson@portlandoregon.gov


Building Inspector I: $31.16 - $35.95 hourly, Apply Now!

Bring your enthusiasm for development and inspection skills to the Bureau of Development Services (BDS) as a Building Inspector I and develop your career with the City of Portland!  The Building Inspector I typically perform field inspections on residential buildings and structures as defined by the Oregon Specialty Code (International Building Code with Oregon amendments), and residential structures, which may include manufactured dwellings. This is an excellent entry level position to your career as a City of Portland Building Inspector!  Don’t delay in applying, this recruitment closes 5/7/18.


Development Services Technician II: $27.50 - $35.09 hourly, Apply Now!

As a Development Services Technician II, you will be responsible for assisting a wide variety of customers (typically contractors, developers and homeowners) with moderate to difficult projects, starting at the planning stage and continuing through to the construction stage. The eligible list from this recruitment may also be used to fill future vacancies in the Bureau of Development Service (BDS), Fire & Rescue as well as Portland Parks & Recreation.Don’t wait to apply this recruitment has a 100 application limit and will most likely close before the 4/23/18deadline.


Public Information Manager: $6,564.13 - $8,820.93 Monthly, Apply Now!

Bring your enthusiasm for development and inspection skills to the Bureau of Development Services (BDS) as our Public Information Manager and develop your career with the City of Portland!  In this role you will oversee internal and external communications, as well as other community outreach functions for the bureau.


Commercial Plans Examiner: $35.50 - $43.61 hourly, Apply Now!

The Bureau of Development Services is actively recruiting to fill multiple Commercial Plans Examiner vacancies. This position reviews plans of all building types, including residential, for compliance with State building codes and other applicable City and State regulations. This recruitment closes 5/14/18.

Emily Sterling