Human Resources

Human Resources (HR) is here to assist you with employment issues. We offer a full range of human resources programs for employees. You may already have met a recruitment analyst from HR during your application for employment. As you continue your employment, our staff is here to provide the human resources programs and services to support your employment. The department has two divisions, Human Resources Division and Risk and Benefits Division. Programs and services include:

Human Resources Division: recruitment and selection, classification and compensation, employee and labor relations, employee training and development, HRIS, diversity and workforce planning.

Risk and Benefits Division: benefit administration, safety and risk management, casualty (liability), workers compensation and unemployment claims administration and wellness programs.

Visit our web site to find out more about our services, staff and resources. On this site you will find links to many resources that will be helpful during your employment, including: Job Openings, Pay Plan, Class Specifications, Benefit Summaries, Risk Management Reports, Union Contracts, Employment Policies, and much more. If you have any questions for us, please do not hesitate to contact us at 503-655-8459 or by email:

Our Mission:
"to provide creative Human Resources leadership and innovative management systems to the County's businesses to meet their challenges in delivering today's public programs and services."