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Washington County, OR | Diversity Employer

www.co.washington.or.us/

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Our mission is to provide excellent and cost effective services that support healthy, peaceful, safe and sustainable communities; and encourage meaningful participation in community activities and County governance.

Our Guiding Principles

In fulfilling our responsibilities to the public, Board of Commissioners, and organization we commit to the following guiding principles:

  • Teamwork - We commit to collaborative and supportive relationships within the Division and to our customers. Open, constructive communication and problem solving will guide our professional relationships with one another. We accept conflicting ideas and perspectives as healthy and work to identify common goals and objectives. We strive to create and maintain an environment of trust, loyalty, and civility through open, honest and direct interaction with each other.
  • Customer Service - We commit to understanding and responding to the needs of our customers. We will provide professional, knowledgeable and timely service.
  • Mission and Performance Directed - Pursuit of our mission is guided by the active management of individual and team performance. This includes active use of the performance evaluation process and the development of annual workplans.
  • Creativity and Innovation - We commit to on-going improvements in service delivery through creativity, best practices and technological innovation.
  • Diversity - We treat all people with dignity, honesty and respect. We will demonstrate through our actions an understanding and appreciation for cultural diversity and individual differences. We will not tolerate harassment or discrimination.
  • Stewardship and Sound Business Practices - We recognize the limits of our resources and will focus on the priority needs of the organization. We will minimize bureaucracy by making certain processes are efficiently designed and delivered.
  • Honor and value of public service - We believe in the honor and value of public service. Because of the unique responsibilities entrusted in us, we commit ourselves to the highest standards of ethical conduct and we accept full accountability for our actions.

Come Lead With Us! 

Washington County offers you the opportunity to lead the future for our community through public service.

Why work for Washington County?

Washington County is committed to empowering employees to bring our citizens the best that public service has to offer!

Benefits of employment include:

  • PERS/OPSRP (Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan). We provide one of the region's best pension plans!
  • Optional deferred compensation plan for retirement. 
  • Generous health insurance and paid leave benefits. 
  • Opportunities for professional career growth and a strong tradition of public service that brings out the best in our workforce.

Our Community

Additionally, Washington County and the Portland metropolitan area are nationally recognized as being among the most livable areas in the country.  Located on the western edge of Portland, Washington County has approximately 530,000 citizens; enjoys the benefits of a healthy urban and rural environment, and is only an hour's drive from the beach and the mountains and a half-hour to downtown Portland.  The community is one of Oregon's most ethnically diverse.  The result of that diversity is that residents and institutions alike reflect a global perspective.

Washington County Government provides a range of vital services and programs that enhance the quality of life for residents across the region.  These services range from community health to urban planning.  Please visit our homepage to explore our departments and divisions.

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Washington County, OR

Juvenile Counselor I, Variable Hour - Harkins House

Hillsboro, Oregon

Washington County, OR

THE POSITION Please note: this recruitment is for overnight shifts only. Overnight shift schedule is 10:30PM - 7:00AM. We are actively recruiting for candidates to fill variable hour Juvenile Counselor I vacancies within Juvenile Services. ...

Job Type Full Time
Washington County, OR

Solid Waste & Recycling Manager

Hillsboro, Oregon

Washington County, OR

THE POSITION The Solid Waste & Recycling (SW&R) Division within Washington County Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is searching for a Solid Waste & Recycling Manager. If you are a mission-driven leader with an equity mindset an...

Job Type Full Time
Washington County, OR

Survey Technician III

Hillsboro, Oregon

Washington County, OR

THE POSITION This recruitment will be open until filled. Applications will be reviewed as received, and the posting may be closed at any time without further notice. Washington County reserves the right to make a hiring decision at any poin...

Job Type Full Time
Washington County, OR

Building Services Supervisor - Plans Review

Hillsboro, Oregon

Washington County, OR

THE POSITION Effective 3/17/24, this recruitment will be open until filled. Applications will be reviewed as received, and the posting may be closed at any time without further notice. Washington County reserves the right to make a hiring d...

Job Type Full Time
Washington County, OR

Deputy District Attorney I-IV

Hillsboro, Oregon

Washington County, OR

THE POSITION Washington County, the safest urban county in Oregon, is seeking applicants for the position of Deputy District Attorney I, II, III, or IV. These position(s) will be in our misdemeanor or felony criminal units, depending on exp...

Job Type Full Time
Washington County, OR

Senior Right-of-Way Agent

Hillsboro, Oregon

Washington County, OR

THE POSITION The Capital Projects Services (CPS) Division in the Land Use & Transportation Department is looking for a Senior Right-of-Way Agent. The Position The Senior Right-of-Way Agent acquires and leads property rights acquisition task...

Job Type Full Time
Washington County, OR

Bilingual Senior Administrative Specialist - Special Programs

Hillsboro, Oregon

Washington County, OR

THE POSITION Washington County's Department of Assessment and Taxation (A&T) is currently seeking a Bilingual Senior Administrative Specialist in the Special Programs Unit to join our team! The Department The Special Programs unit consists ...

Job Type Full Time
Washington County, OR

Legal Specialist II - Felony Trial Team

Hillsboro, Oregon

Washington County, OR

THE POSITION The Washington County District Attorney's Office is currently seeking a Legal Specialist II to join the Criminal Prosecution, Felony Trial Team! The Position The Trial Team provides criminal case support to the felony or misdem...

Job Type Full Time
Washington County, OR

Lateral Jail Deputy

Hillsboro, Oregon

Washington County, OR

THE POSITION PLEASE READ CAREFULLY BEFORE SUBMITTING AN APPLICATION There are specific instructions for applying with the Washington County Sheriff's Office and may be disqualified from consideration if you do not follow these instructions....

Job Type Full Time
Washington County, OR

Recruit Deputy (Jail AND Patrol Divisions)

Hillsboro, Oregon

Washington County, OR

THE POSITION PLEASE READ CAREFULLY BEFORE SUBMITTING AN APPLICATION There are specific instructions for applying with the Washington County Sheriff's Office and you could be disqualified from consideration if you do not follow these instruc...

Job Type Full Time
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