Current Recruitments:

Police Officer (Lateral) - open until filled.  Complete this application for this position - Application Form

Recent Recruitments:

Battalion Chief - Closed 1/3/17, Reviewing for interviews
Police Officer (entry level) - Closed 1/6/17, Reviewing for testing then interviews

Police Testing scheduled for January 28, 2017. Packets will be sent to qualified applicants.

How do I apply for a position with the City?

City job openings are posted on this web site, the City Manager's Office at Roseburg City Hall, the Oregon State Employment Division and advertised in the Roseburg News-Review. Job listings are also available by phone via the City of Roseburg Job Line at (541) 492-7010. If the City has an opening, applicants must complete and submit an official application form on or before the closing date. The application may be downloaded from this web page, picked up in person at the Human Resources Office at Roseburg City Hall (third floor) or requested to be sent by mail by calling the Job Line. It's important to note that applications are only accepted for positions that are currently open and that resumes are not accepted either in addition to or in lieu of the application.

Once you have completed an application form, please mail or hand deliver it to the City of Roseburg Human Resources Office using the contact information listed below. If you submit your application by mail, it must be post marked no later than 5:00 p.m. of the closing date. We do not accept applications via e-mail or fax. (Note: A job application is an important reflection on you. Make sure you emphasize the knowledge, skills, abilities and employment experiences that best prepare you for the type of work for which you are applying.)

Download the appropriate application form for the type of position you are seeking. The application link will be displayed with current job announcements at the top of this page.  If you have difficulty downloading, please contact ddavidson@cityofroseburg.org. Employment_Application.jpg

- Veteran's Preference Form pdf version

- Veteran's Preference Form word version


When volunteer opportunities are available on City Advisory Commissions, announcements and applications are included in the "Commission" section of the website


Contact the City Manager's Office:
City of Roseburg
City Manager's Office
900 S.E. Douglas Avenue
Roseburg, OR 97470
(541) 492-7010 24-Hour Job Line
(541) 492-6866 Office

How does the selection process work?
Applications are thoroughly reviewed and screened by the Human Resources Office. Since these are competitive selection processes, applicants whose backgrounds appear to most closely match the needs of a particular vacancy will be considered. The Human Resources Office contacts candidates selected for interviews and/or testing. This process can take one to three weeks after the closing date. Due to the number of applicants and the limited number of job opportunities, all applicants do not necessarily proceed to the interview phase.

How do I find out my application status?
Every person applying for a position is notified as to the status of their application. Notifications are sent to applicants who have not been selected for interview, who are interviewed but not selected and to applicants who are selected.

How does the post selection process work?
All successful applicants must consent to a post-offer physical provided by the City's contract physician. This physical shall include a drug screening and any other necessary screenings required for the position offered.

Is the City of Roseburg an Equal Opportunity Employer?
It is the policy of the City to treat applicants and employees without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by local, state or federal law (except where there are bona fide occupational qualifications). Equal employment opportunity will be extended to all persons in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship including recruitment, hiring, promotion, layoff, termination, demotion, transfer, training, rates of pay, fringe benefits, use of facilities and other terms, conditions and privileges of employment

Does the City comply with the Federal Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993?
The City is in compliance with the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 and the Family and Medical Leave Act Military Family Leave Entitlements. As required by law, rights and responsibilities information is provided to all City employees and via this website to all prospective candidates for employment. Fact Sheet #28 Fact Sheet #28A (Military Leave)

Does the City provide Veteran's Preference?
The City is in compliance with Oregon law regarding Veteran's Preference. To determine your qualification, please review this form. Veteran's Preference Form