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We are hiring! In response to the COVID pandemic, the Oregon Employment Department is hiring hundreds of positions to help people receive their unemployment benefits.

We are hiring! Apply online today!

All Oregon Employment Jobs may be found on the Oregon jobs career site.
On the left of the job listings webpage, under Company, click the checkbox for Employment Department.

Why Work Here?

Working for the Employment Department is so much more than a job. It’s a chance to make a difference in your own life and in the lives of people around you.

  • Work Life Balance (paid time off, 10 holidays, 3 personal days, short and long term disability benefits)
  • Take Care of Yourself and Your Family (comprehensive employee benefits, choice of medical plans, vision plan, life insurance, child care flexible spending account, on-site fitness center, employee assistance program)
  • Celebrate Uniqueness: Diversity and inclusion are cornerstones of our values. We recognize that diversity and inclusion are critical to developing a talented, high-performing workforce and are committed to providing a supportive work environment in which all of our employees can thrive and reach their full potential. We strive to maintain a culture that attracts, develops and retains a diverse workforce that closely mirrors the residents of our community. We learn from and respect the cultures in which we operate and value the uniqueness of individual talents, experiences and ideas. View guidance our hiring managers use at the following website: View Equity and Inclusion Questions Used During Recruitments. Please read more about our Gender Identity and Expression Procedure!
  • Invest in your future: (Pension plan, deferred comp, short and long term disability plan, flexible spending accounts for healthcare and dependent care)
  • Be Appreciated (employee recognition events, annual picnics, dynamic employees doing impactful work)
  • ADA: At the Oregon Employment Department, we value community and foster a sense of belonging for our employees and applicants. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations in the workplace because they embody these values, as well as our operating principle of promoting a positive, safe, and learning environment. Reasonable accommodations may be requested for disability; limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth, or a related medical condition; religion; and domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, or harassment. In general, a reasonable accommodation means a change or adjustment to a job or work environment. Reasonable accommodations may be requested at any point of the employment process. This can include during recruitment, training, discipline, a change in health or work environment, etc. Every request for a reasonable accommodation will be addressed fairly and respectfully and through an individualized assessment and interactive process. Retaliating against an employee or applicant for requesting or asking about an accommodation is prohibited, and suspected retaliation should be reported to Human Resources or a manager.
  • Assessments: Employment Department creates a culture of continuous learning. Some positions require the completion of an online assessment as part of the recruitment process. If an assessment is required for the position you will be notified via email. For more information about assessments please read our FAQ document.

The Employment Department is committed to being a leader in providing its employees with fair and equal employment opportunities and recognizes that as a best practice in equity and inclusion, criminal background check policies shall be job related and consistent with business necessity.

The agency will only consider information from the past four years (starting from the date of the arrest) for nonviolent offenses and the past seven years for violent offenses when conducting its own criminal records checks pursuant to Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR) 125-007-0200 through 125-007-0330. For positions with authorized access to FBI Criminal Justice Information Systems (CJIS) information, a separate criminal records check is conducted by the Oregon State Police. If you would like further information on how each criminal records check is conducted, please read our Criminal Records Check Policy or contact the Office of Human Resources with any questions.