Employment


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.

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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