The Government Relations Director plans and directs the activities of the Government Relations Office to, organize, manage, represent and advocate for political, financial, legislative and intergovernmental initiatives to meet the interests and objectives of the Mayor, City Commissioners, and the City's offices and bureaus. This position provides overall strategic advice, judgment and direction for the Mayor, City Commissioners, and the City's offices and bureaus for accomplishing City objectives; analyzes and interprets highly complex state and federal proposals, laws, rules and regulations and their impacts on the City; and provides leadership and management of all of the City's legislative and intergovernmental relationships with Congress, the State Legislature, agencies of the federal government, State of Oregon and other government units. For more information and apply, please visit www.portlandoregon.gov/jobs.
The City of Portland is a full-service city with over 5,500 represented and non-represented employees and a budget of nearly $1.5 billion. The City of Portland offers a competitive compensation package and participates in Oregon's Public Employee Retirement System.