Washington County Department of Land Use & Transportation’s 300-plus employees focus on building and maintaining a great transportation system and planning and protecting the uses of the land.

We are builders, technicians, engineers, surveyors, advocates, protectors, communicators and leaders. We preserve not only land and infrastructure, but also the quality of life for all those who live, work and play in Washington County. Our employees pride themselves on our team environment. We support one another, pitch in when and where needed and strive to provide the highest level of customer service possible.

Land Use & Transportation has four divisions:

Planning and Development Services: Includes Building Services, Current Planning and Long Range Planning.

Engineering and Construction Services: Includes Capital Project Management, Survey, Road and Bridge Engineering Services and Traffic Engineering.

Office of the Director/Administrative Services: Coordinates all oversight activities.

Operations and Maintenance: Includes Road and Bridge Maintenance and Emergency Response.

All divisions share common goals that all employees strive to keep in balance:

   Care for natural environment

   Economic development

  Community livability


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Washington County’s employment philosophy focuses on balance. Employees are encouraged to strike a work-life balance that works for them. That can mean flexible scheduling (as positions allow); collaborative, team approaches to projects and initiatives; wellness programs, comprehensive benefit packages and more. For two consecutive years, Washington County was recognized by the Portland Business Journal as one of Oregon’s healthiest employers.

Washington County is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse, inclusive workplace. More than 2,000 employees enjoy our collaborative culture. Our employees make a difference by serving, building and sustaining our community now and into the future.

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