Employment Center

Rental housing inspector Lorna ElderCurrent job opportunities 


The City of Gresham is currently accepting applications for Police Chief. View the brochure for full details about the position and the selection process.  

The City is widely recognized as a well-managed, full-service municipality and a great place to work. See our City Departments page for information on each of our service areas. Individual position descriptions, including essential functions and required qualifications, are provided on our Job Descriptions page.

The City is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. The City provides qualifying veterans and disabled veterans with Veterans' Preference in employment in accordance with State law. It is our policy that no person shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, mental or physical disability or marital status.

Application Guidelines

Applicant tips 

  • Mechanic David Knapp works on a Gresham Police Department motorcycleApplications, resumes and cover letters will only be accepted for positions currently being recruited for on the job opportunities page.
  • To be considered for a current job opportunity all applicants must submit an online application by the closing date and time stated in the specific job posting. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the online application. 
  • Candidates for law enforcement positions are welcome to gather information to be included on a Statement of Personal History, however, only applicants who have been invited to complete an SPH may return the completed form to Human Resources. Candidates will also be asked to complete release forms.
  • Qualified veterans may claim employment preference points by submitting the required documentation as stated in each job posting. Preference points are applied in accordance with ORS 408.230.


If a modification of the application process is needed to accommodate a disability, please make a request in writing at time of submitting an application, or verbally to a Human Resources representative either in person or by calling 503-618-2729.

If you have questions related to the online application system, such as a forgotten password or difficulties submitting your application, please call NeoGov customer service at 855-524-5627. 

If you have questions regarding a job opportunity after carefully reviewing the job posting, please contact us at HR@GreshamOregon.gov or 503-618-2729.