Employment Opportunities

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We are looking for people who want to make a difference.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Investigations Manager Business, Operations Manager 1
 Close: 6/30/2024

Have questions about current Secretary of State recruitments? Contact our recruitment team at HR.SOS@SOS.oregon.gov​.

We're committed to the principles of inclusion. Please see​ Affirmative Action, Diversity and Inclusion on our Divisions pa​​ge.​

Classification and Compensation

Learn about job classifications, pay and benefits on Oregon.gov.​

Our Commitment to Our Employees

The Oregon Secretary of State offers competitive compensation and a benefits program that demonstrate our dedication to employee wellness.

Core Be​nefits

  • ​​​​​​​Health, dental, prescription and vision insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA)
  • Employer-paid $10,000 basic life insurance policy
  • Additional available coverage includes:
    • Long- and short-term disability plans
    • Accidental death and dismemberment plans
    • Long-term care insurance
    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Paid Time Off

  • 12 holidays
  • 24 hours of personal business leave
  • Vacation leave and sick leave earned monthly

Retirement, Deferred Compensation & College Savings Programs

  • Public Employees' Retirement Systems (PERS)
  • Oregon Savings and Growth
  • Oregon College Savings Plan

​Work Environment

  • Alternate work schedules
  • Telework opportunities
  • Work/life balance
  • Business casual attire
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment

Employee Development

  • Education and certification base pay differentials
  • Training and development opportunities, including cross-training, job rotations and job sharing
  • Lean approach, which encourages innovation, calculated risk-taking and business process improvement​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
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About the Community

Salem ​is a vibrant, family oriented community in the heart of the Willamette Valley.

Considered one of the most livable areas of the country, the Salem area boasts a low cost of living, quality schools and mild weather. Salem, the state capital, is one of the valley’s oldest cities and the 3rd largest in Oregon.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

 Mountain biker on country road with Mt. Hood in background​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

The area is abundant with parks, rivers, lakes and recreational​ activities, including hiking, fishing, biking, boating, equestrian trails and organized children’s sports and activities.

The city’s cultural offerings include museums and live theater, plus art and music fairs and Saturday artisan markets.

The region is rich with attractions. A short drive to the east is world-class skiing in the Cascade Mountains. To the west are beautiful public beaches on the Pacific Ocean. To the north is Portland​, Oregon’s cultural hub and largest city.​​​​