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  • Full Time
  • Portland
  • $20.59 - $26.06/hour

Deadline to apply: October 4, 2017 @ 5:00 PM, PDT

Salary: $20.59 – $26.06 hourly

This is an internal and a First Opportunity recruitment opportunity. We are only accepting applications from 1) current employees and/or 2) residents who live within the First Opportunity Target Area (FOTA) and meet the qualifying annual household income limit. Internal applicants must be current employees of Metro having regular, regular part-time or temporary employment. Employees must have gone through a competitive selection process for the position currently held.

Our Technical Services department is seeking a motivated, team-oriented individual who is comfortable working in a high-volume, deadline driven environment.

Under the direction of the Maintenance Supervisor, this Maintenance Worker position performs skilled work in a variety of construction, maintenance, and operational functions, including such tasks as carpentry, painting, and general maintenance. This position plays a valuable role in ensuring our facility is well maintained and an inviting venue to all of our visitors.

The Oregon Convention Center (OCC), a LEED Platinum facility, is the largest convention center in the Pacific Northwest, hosting more than 12 million visitors since its opening in 1990. Annually hosting roughly 500 events with an average of $550 million in economic benefit for the region from the national and international visitors who attend conventions and events at the facility.

At the Oregon Convention Center and Portland Expo Center, we hire a workforce representative of the communities we serve, understanding that a diverse workforce strengthens our organization. We value diversity and support a positive and welcoming environment where all of our employees can thrive.

Minimum of one year experience in general maintenance in a large public facility.  Experience must include carpentry, painting and general maintenance; or any combination of education and experience which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the job.

Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid driver’s license issued in the incumbent’s state of residency. Possession of, or ability to obtain, forklift certification, aerial work platform certification, and a Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certificate.

To apply: visit for the complete job announcement and a link to our online hiring center. Application requirements: 1) Electronic application, 2) answers to supplemental questions, 3) cover letter describing your qualification as they relate to the duties of this position.  Metro is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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☆ Dont forget to tell your interviewer that you heard about this opportunity from the Urban League of Portland ☆