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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon

Welcome to the official web site of the City of Portland, Oregon

General Information: 503-823-4000


1221 SW 4th Avenue, Room 110, Portland, OR 97204

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BHR Training develops and implements citywide training programs to deliver learning and development opportunities that support the City’s goal to foster a knowledgeable and diverse workforce. Training topics include:

  • Respectful workplace, cultural competency and equity
  • Communications skills
  • Management and supervisory development
  • Professional development, including project management, customer service, negotiations skills, writing for business, computer and technical skills, and many other topics
  • New employee onboarding

BHR Training manages CityLearner, the citywide learning administration and tracking system, and partners with other learning institutions and entities to provide workforce development and training opportunities. We also offer programs in mentorship, Work Study,  leadership skills and talent development as part of the City of Portland’s Employer of Choice initiative through various agencies, colleges and universities.

CityLearner, the City’s online system for managing employee training and development programs, allows employees to access their personal training history and complete eLearning courses as well as browse the catalog, view, and book courses.

You can access CityLearner by logging into CityLink, the same place you access your Employee Self Service page, or click this link: CityLearner

Questions? Contact BHR Training

ADA  Accommodations: If you identify as a person with a disability and would like to request an ADA accommodation to participate in a City-sponsored training, please email us at or call us at (503) 823-6846. TTY users can reach us at (503) 823-6868. Please note all accommodation requests should be submitted as soon as possible, but no later than 5 business days prior to the event. This allows enough time for us to process your request.   

Virtual Learning Best Practices

Virtual Learning Best Practices


Link to CityLearner (SAP SuccessFactors)

BHR Coordination of Training with City Bureaus and Offices

City of Portland training request from bureaus to track in CityLearner

Destination Employer

The City of Portland’s goal is to attract, develop and retain a diverse, culturally competent, fully engaged workforce providing excellent public services.

Kinetic Computer Classes

Computer classes offered by Kinetic via contract with City of Portland, Training and Workforce Development (TWD)

LSO Bureau Support Role

The LSO Bureau Support role works in the capacity of training and development within their bureau and is responsible for participation records keeping within their bureau.

Management and Supervisory Training Information

Training information for managers and supervisors.

Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse (MRCA)

New Oregon Legislation regarding mandatory reporting of child abuse.

Mentorship Program

City of Portland Mentorship Program, view mentor profiles and sign up information.


QuickHelp is an on-demand training tool focusing on Microsoft products. It lets you learn what you want, when you want, and where you want

Summary of Training Programs for City Employees

Summary of Training Programs for City Employees

Training Location Information

Maps and addresses to different training locations.