The City of Portland, Oregon invites applications for the position of Site Development Inspector I

CITY OF PORTLAND invites applications for the position of:


Site Development Inspector I

Recruitment Opens: Monday, February 13, 2017 full details and how to apply will be available

Recruitment Closes: Monday, February 27, 2017 a04:30 PM

Salary: $29.03 - $33.59 Hourly


The Mission of Portland’s Bureau of Development Services is to promote safety, livability, and economic vitality through efficient and collaborative application of building and development codes.



The City of Portland's Bureau of Development Services is seeking a Site Development Inspector I. Examples of the work this position performs are as follows:

  • Perform erosion control and tree inspections on commercial and residential building sites.

·         Conduct pre-construction meetings with developers, contractors, consultants, engineers, property owners and other Bureaus and agencies to establish ground rules and explain erosion control and site development requirements.

·         Inspect complex erosion control, Stormwater management, landscaping, environmental mitigation, and tree preservation to verify compliance with approved plans.

·         Organize and track the status of site development permits.

·         Review soil engineering reports, maintain files and inspection records.

·         Evaluate the effectiveness of site erosion and sediment control best management practices in response to storm events, utilizing professional judgment and expertise to provide technical advice and information to minimize environmental impacts.


The Site Development Inspector I will meet the Bureau's expectations of providing excellent customer service in an equitable manner to meet the needs of the City of Portland's diverse community.


To learn more about this position and the qualifications, please join us for an optional Information Session (see below for details). For questions about this position and the qualifications, contact Human Resources Analyst Cydney Khan or 503-823-3555.


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 of Portland is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and encourages all interested persons to apply.




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, February 15, 2017

from 5:30 – 6:30pm




Wednesday February 22, 2017

from noon – 1:00pm


Location for sessions:

Bureau of Development Services at CH2M Center

2020 SW Fourth Avenue, Suite 190

1st Floor - Lincoln Room

Portland, OR 97201


*If you are unable to attend the info sessions, you have the option to participate remotely. For instructions on how to participate remotely, please contact Lorena Ramirez by 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time within two business days of the informational session date by email, Lorena.Ramirez@PortlandOregon.Govor by phone at 503.823.5333.


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