Geotechnical Engineer for City of Portland

  • Recruitment will Open on Monday, August 6, 2018.  Apply at the City Employment
  • Recruitment Closes: Monday, August 20, 2018 at 11:59 PM Pacific
  • Salary: $45.49 - $55.28 Hourly

Bring your enthusiasm and talents to the Bureau of Development Services (BDS) as a Geotechnical Engineer!

The City of Portland's Bureau of Development Services is actively seeking a Geotechnical Engineer to join their Engineering Plan Review team. In this role, you will perform advanced professional project management, specialized engineering or developer/building plan reviews; serve as a project engineer on difficult, complex projects; apply advanced geotechnical engineering knowledge to the solution of design, maintenance, improvement and construction problems pertaining to the City's infrastructure and private development; may seal Engineering plans with manager authorization.

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.

Questions?  Contact:

Shelonda Simpson at 503-823-3555 or



To assist you in understanding this position and the recruitment process, we will offer Optional Information Sessions that will provide you with details about this position and about the application process. You are not required to attend to apply for this job, but attending will help you with the application process. You are welcome to join us for one of these optional sessions:

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 12:00 - 1:00 pm

Bureau of Development Services

1900 SW 4th Ave, Portland, OR 97201, Conference Room 5B (5th floor)


Tuesday, August 14, 2018 5:30 - 6:30 pm

Bureau of Development Services

Ch2M Center, located at 2020 SW 4th Ave, Portland, OR 97201,

Lincoln Conference Room (1st floor)

For instructions on how to participate remotely, please contact Joey at (503) 823-1362 no later than 2:00 pm (PST) two business days prior to the informational session date.


See full details and qualifications on August 6, 2018 when recruitment opens by visiting the City of Portland Employment Center at