How to Apply

City of Portland applications for non-public safety positions may be downloaded from the Human Resources page. Completed applications may be submitted to the Human Resources Department as follows: 

  • Via email to hr@portlandtx.com 
  • Hand delivered to the Human Resources Department at City Hall located at 1900 Billy G. Webb Drive, attention Laura Delgado, Ed.D., Human Resources Manager. 
  • Mailed via USPS to 1900 Billy G. Webb Drive, attention Laura Delgado, Ed.D., Human Resources Manager. 

Resumes not accepted in lieu of a completed City of Portland application.  

Public Safety positions require a department specific application.

Police: Applicants must complete a two-part application to apply for Police Department positions, including IT positions. 

  1.  Police Department Application 
  2.  Personal History Statement  

Fire: Applicants must complete the Fire Fighter application. 

Completed Public Safety applications may be submitted to the Human Resources Department as follows: 

  • Via email to hr@portlandtx.com 
  • Hand delivered to the Human Resources Department at City Hall located at 1900 Billy G. Webb Drive, attention Laura Delgado, Ed.D., Human Resources Manager. 
  • Mailed via USPS to 1900 Billy G. Webb Drive, attention Laura Delgado, Ed.D., Human Resources Manager. 

Public Safety applications must contain all required documents (drivers' license, social security card, certificates, education requirements, etc.) upon submission.  Incomplete applications will not move forward in the application process.