Located in central Washington County, in beautiful northwest Oregon, Forest Grove is surrounded by rolling hills, evergreen forests, and vineyards providing a scenic backdrop for an abundance of recreational opportunities. With easy access to Hwy 47 and 26, and Interstate 5, you can be in downtown Portland in less than 45 minutes or to the Oregon Coast in an hour. The Tri-Met regional public bus system serves Forest Grove every 15 minutes and connects directly to a light rail system six miles away. The City's Engineering Department is responsible for the water treatment and distribution system, sanitary sewer collection system, storm water collection system, transportation system, and review of public improvements related to development. Work assignments involve planning, studies, design, project management, project review, budget planning, and inspection services.