Portland Mask Project Coordinator (Community Service Aide II) Job at City of Portland, OR – 3.6 Oregon

The Position

Portland Bureau of Emergency Management (PBEM) is looking for a Portland Mask Project Coordinator to join the team!

PBEM is currently seeking a limited-term position to support and coordinate the work of the Portland Mask Project. The Portland Mask Project works with volunteers, PBEM, and Portland’s Emergency Coordination Center (ECC) to supply communities most impacted by COVID-19 with reusable cloth face coverings.

The Portland Mask Project Coordinator will facilitate the distribution of reusable cloth face coverings and other supplies as needed to communities most impacted by COVID-19. Generally, this will entail clerical and administrative duties, such as tracking inventories and requests, and interfacing with volunteers, logistics professionals, and community outreach specialists. The Coordinator may also be assigned as a liaison representing the Portland ECC to a small number of community-based organizations offering direct services to communities.

Specific projects may include intaking new volunteers for the Portland Mask Project, tracking program metrics, convening and managing meetings of volunteers and other personnel associated with the project, researching mask designs, researching and implementing community education for mask users, and producing/delivering reports to senior City staff. Other duties of comparable work may be assigned.

Desired Qualification:
Please state in your resume or cover letter if you have the following desired qualifications (Please note, these are not required but will be helpful)

High school graduate seeking to further their education in an Associate’s or Bachelor’s program.

City of Portland Core Values:
Anti-racism | Communication | Collaboration | Equity | Transparency | Fiscal Responsibility

These values guide our actions as we serve the community and engage our workforce. To learn more about the City’s core values, please click here.

Why work at the City of Portland?

The City of Portland workforce serves a population of over 650,000. We are culture- and solutions-driven, viewing every challenge as an opportunity to learn, improve, and share our expertise. We are committed to removing systemic barriers to resources, access, and opportunity. The City is a believer in ALL people and continues to actively recruit and retain diverse top talent every day. If you are open-minded, motivated, community-focused, and self-aware, please apply yourself at the City of Portland today.

The City of Portland also participates in the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS). For more information on the City of Portland’s benefits please click here.

Work Location

Currently, many positions with the City of Portland are being performed remotely due to COVID-19. In the future, current positions classified as “full-time remote” could: 1) remain full-time remote, 2) become a remote/onsite mix, 3) revert to full-time at a city work location. As the situation evolves, the exact work location of the position in this recruitment may change based upon leadership direction and approval.

This position is not eligible for benefits.

To Qualify

The following minimum qualifications are required for this position:

Knowledge of Microsoft Office products such as Excel, Outlook (email), and Word.

Ability to work independently, effectively, and collaboratively within a diverse workforce and with volunteers.

Ability to work to assist with a variety of projects, and keep larger projects moving with intermittent attention.

Occasional availability on some weekends and evenings is preferred, as volunteers often meet during non-business hours.

The Recruitment Process

An evaluation of each applicant’s training and experience, as demonstrated in their resume and cover letter, weighted 100%. Do not attach materials not requested. Only candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be placed on the equally ranked eligible list. You have 14 days from the notice of the examination results to let us know if you disagree with your results. Please read the City of Portland Administrative Rule 3.01 for complete information. Additional evaluation may be required prior to establishment of the eligible list and/or final selection.

**PLEASE NOTE: The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies**

Recruitment Timeline:
Posting: 2/15/21 – 2/22/21

Applications Reviewed: 2/22/20

Eligible List week of: by 3/1/21

Selection Phase Begins: week of 3/1/21

Job Offer: March/April

**Timeline is approximate and subject to change without notice**

Application Instructions

Applicants must submit the following to be considered for the internship:


Cover Letter

Your resume and cover letter will be the basis for our evaluation of your qualifications for this position. Incomplete or inappropriate information may result in disqualification.

Your cover letter should include details describing your education, training, and/or experience, and where obtained which clearly reflects your qualifications for each of the numbered items in the “To Qualify” section of this announcement.

Your resume should support the details described in your cover letter.

If you have the desired qualification, please state them in your cover letter and resume.

All completed applications for this position must be submitted no later than the closing date and time of this recruitment. E-mailed and/or faxed applications will not be accepted.

Additional Information

Work Status: Non-citizen applicants must be authorized to work in the United States at the time of application.

Veterans’ Preference: If you are requesting Veterans’ Preference, attach a copy of your DD214/DD215 and/or Veterans Administration letter stating your disability to your profile, as well as checking the box identifying yourself as a Veteran. You must request Veterans’ Preference AND include a copy of your documentation for each recruitment to which you apply. Veterans’ Preference documentation must be submitted no later than 11:59 PM on the closing date of this recruitment.

ADA, Pregnancy, and Religious Accommodations: If you identify as a person with a disability, are pregnant or nursing, or observe a religious practice(s), and would like to request a reasonable accommodation when applying for this job, please contact the Recruiter below for assistance.

Equal Employment Opportunity: 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 values diversity and encourages everyone who is interested in employment with the City to apply.

Did you know? The City of Portland offers How to Apply Classes that are free and review best practices for applying to the City. Follow the link for the most recent list of scheduled dates: www.bit.ly/howtoapplyclass.


Loan Tran Polanco, Recruiter

Bureau of Human Resources

[email protected]

About the Company

Company: City of Portland, OR – 3.6

Company Location:  Oregon

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