Drag Racing Staff (Community Service Aide I)

City of Portland, Oregon
April 18, 2021
Portland, OR
Job Type


The Position

Portland Parks & Recreation is looking for Drag Racing Staff to join the team!

We are presently looking for some excellent additions to our staff at Portland International Raceway Dragstrip.

Primary Responsibilities: This is simply a representation of the types of duties expected of each team member. Your training will provide a more thorough understanding of expectations.

  • Help set up and take down event timing systems.
  • Follow appropriate sanction rules, using required legal documents.
  • Provide visible public relations on roadways within PIR which ensures participants remain at a low, safe speed off track.
  • Help participants by directing them to the designated areas to begin the race event
  • Help maintain track surface to prevent undue accidents
  • Provide assistance should an on track incidence occur, to EMT and other track officials
  • Make every effort to provide a safe environment to the Guest and Participants
  • Be aware of any unusual consumption of beverages, i.e. No Alcohol can be on PIR grounds except those for sale in concessions per State & Local Laws.
  • Behave in a respectable manner to all staff at the event & respect direction by Event Management & PIR Management
  • Complete any Business related requests asked of you by managament

The positions available are part-time Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday evenings from March through early October

City of Portland Core Values:
Anti-racism | Communication | Collaboration | Equity | Transparency | Fiscal Responsibility

These values guide our actions as we serve the community and engage our workforce. To learn more about the City's core values, please click here .

Why work at the City of Portland?
The City of Portland workforce serves a population of over 650,000. We are culture- and solutions-driven, viewing every challenge as an opportunity to learn, improve, and share our expertise. We are committed to removing systemic barriers to resources, access, and opportunity. The City is a believer in ALL people and continues to actively recruit and retain diverse top talent every day. If you are open-minded, motivated, community-focused, and self-aware, please apply yourself at the City of Portland today.
This position is not eligible for benefits.

To Qualify

The following minimum qualifications are required for this position:

  1. Ability to lift/push/carry objects weighing up to 50lbs.
  2. Able to reach supplies in multiple areas up to 6' off ground.
  3. Ability to react/move quickly to avoid dangerous situations that may be created by moving vehicles.
  4. Ability to maintain focused attention on the job at hand, and everyone around you, to ensure we operate safely.
  5. Ability to communicate & conduct interactions with others in a positive manner.

The Recruitment Process

Applicants MUST FOLLOW the process below and submit the following application materials to be considered for this position. Failure to submit the required application materials will result in elimination from further consideration:

  • A COMPLETED Work Experience section (may include unpaid and/or volunteer experience) clearly reflecting your qualifications for each of the numbered items in the "To Qualify" section of the announcement. A RESUME is not required, Do NOT attach one.
  • Submit responses to the minimum qualification Supplemental Questions.

Your application will be the basis for our evaluation of your qualifications for this position.

Please note, all completed applications for this position must be submitted no later than the closing date and time of this recruitment. It is preferred that applications be submitted via the City's online application process, if you need assistance, please contact the recruiter listed below.

Do not attach materials not requested. A RESUME is not required, Do NOT attach one. E-mailed and/or faxed applications will not be accepted.

Veteran's Preference documentation must be submitted at the time of your application.

Complete the online application and supplemental questions. An evaluation will be made of each applicant's training and experience, work history and supplemental questions as demonstrated in their application. Failure to respond or a "No" response to the minimum qualification questions may result in elimination from further consideration. If you are being considered for a vacancy, you will be contacted directly by the department with the vacancy.

Additional Information

Work Status: Non-citizen applicants must be authorized to work in the United States at the time of application.

Veterans' Preference: If you are requesting Veterans' Preference, attach a copy of your DD214/DD215 and/or Veterans Administration letter stating your disability to your profile, as well as checking the box identifying yourself as a Veteran. You must request Veterans' Preference AND include a copy of your documentation for each recruitment to which you apply. Veterans' Preference documentation must be submitted no later than the closing date and time of this recruitment.

ADA, Pregnancy, and Religious Accommodations: If you identify as a person with a disability, are pregnant or nursing, or observe a religious practice(s), and would like to request a reasonable accommodation when applying for this job, please contact the Recruiter below for assistance.

Equal Employment Opportunity: It is the policy of the City of Portland that no person shall be discriminated against based on race, religion, color, sex, marital status, family status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or source of income. The City values diversity and encourages everyone who is interested in employment with the City to apply.

Did you know? The City of Portland offers How to Apply Classes that are free and review best practices for applying to the City. Follow the link for the most recent list of scheduled dates: https://www.portland.gov/bhr/events

Loan Tran Polanco, Recruiter
Bureau of Human Resources
Loan.Tran@portlandoregon.govClosing Date/Time: 4/23/2021 11:59 PM Pacific

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