General Information

Online applications are accepted for specific position vacancies only.  Resumes are not kept on file in anticipation of a job opening.


When a position is advertised, applicants must apply online at our career portal.

Recruitment timelines generally provide 7 to 21 days for submission of online applications. 

Selection and Notification Procedure

Following a thorough review of all applications, the most qualified applicants are invited to participate in the selection process. The City will contact all candidates it intends to interview.


All City of Troutdale prospective employees must pass a background investigation and most positions require a pre-placement drug screen. Some positions may require a pre-placement physical. 

Equal Opportunity Employer

The City is an equal employment opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, national origin, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability, veteran's status or other protected status or activity in accordance with applicable federal and state equal employment opportunity laws.