Human Resources

David Douglas Human Resources Mission Statement:

To enhance the district’s mission by fostering a healthy, fair, equitable work environment that will attract excellent employees and enable them to develop to their full potential.




SafeSchools Training

 If you need assistance, please contact David, in Human Resources, at 503-261-8210 or


Faces of David Douglas – March 2017

 Paula Webster @ FR

Employee: Paula Webster
Job: Cook
Works at the Central Kitchen at Fir Ridge Campus
Started with David Douglas in November 1994


What is an interesting part of your job that people might not know?  

I have been with the  D.D.S.D.  on and off since 1994, the interesting part of my job is that sometimes I am the food service truck driver and I deliver food, produce and bakery items to the elementary middle school and high schools, I also help with catering for the district.

What is your favorite part of your job?

My favorite part of my job is that I get off early and still have time to enjoy the weather, if i’ts nice out!

How does your job impact students?

My job impacts students by helping them learn job skills, and were also willing to give the students job references.
Where else have you worked in the  district?
I have worked at all grade levels, before coming to Fir Ridge, I was also  at the North High School kitchen.




Title IX Coordinator is Candy Wallace, Assistant Superintendent

Ms. Wallace’s office is located at 11300 NE Halsey St., Portland, OR 97220
Their office telephone number is: 503-261-8205



David Douglas School District Drug Testing and Criminal Background Check Per district policy all offers of employment shall be contingent upon the successful passing of a district required drug test and criminal background check. David Douglas School District’s Human Resources will designate where and when the testing will be conducted. The offer of employment will be withdrawn from candidates who test positive for drugs.

Equal Opportunity and Non-Discrimination Equal employment opportunity and treatment shall be practiced by the District regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, or disability, if the employee, with or without reasonable accommodation, is able to perform the essential functions of the position. The District complies with legal requirements, including Title VI, Title VII, Title IX and other civil rights or discrimination issues, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Contact the Human Resources Office for additional information and/or compliance issues.



EMS – SmartFindExpress – Absence Reporting

EMS is the company that our District uses for  licensed (and MECP classified only) employee’s substitute and absence reporting system can be accessed via phone or the web at: 503-616-2025, while their website can be found at  All licensed staff should have received a welcome email from EMS with your personal User ID and Pin. You are required to follow the instructions and phone in to activate your account and reset your password BEFORE you can use the system. Have questions regarding SmartFindExpress…call the Help Desk at 503-208-7454, email EMS at: or your David Douglas Human Resources at extension 8210.

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