Welcome to the Human Resources Department

The City of Roseburg Human Resources Department is responsible for recruiting, screening, interviewing and placing employees. The Department also handles employee relations, labor negotiations and union contract administration, payroll, benefits and employee training. 

Human Resources Director, John VanWinkle is responsible for formulation and administration of personnel rules and bargaining agreements, collective bargaining negotiations, workers compensation claims and program oversight, risk management, insurance purchasing and administration, benefits purchase and oversight, visitor and convention support, employee training and safety and assists with emergency operations planning.

About Roseburg – The Hub of Southern Oregon

The City of Roseburg is a growing, vital community which enjoys a high quality of life in a semi-rural setting. Roseburg is located in the beautiful "Heart of the Land of Umpqua" region in southwestern Oregon and is easily accessible from Interstate 5. The population is 23,701 with an urban daytime population of approximately 60,000. Roseburg is the hub of retail, government activity and medical services for Central Douglas County. The City is served by Roseburg School District #4, which has an excellent reputation and community support. Umpqua Community College is 5 miles north of the City and offers a varied curriculum with extensive adult education and community oriented classes. Multiple locations at the college are available for cultural activities, and there is a thriving community theater group with its own venue in a city park. The city boasts numerous park areas, including tennis courts, soccer and ball fields, a 9-hole golf course, skate park, disc golf course, dog park and walking trails. Roseburg is the location of choice for many who seek a high quality living environment at a reasonable price. Various community events, including Graffiti Week, Art and Wine Festivals and Music on the Half Shell, among others, are held throughout the year for local residents and tourists. There are numerous shopping opportunities from specialty shops in historic downtown to nationwide chain stores. Housing is available in various price ranges. Roseburg's economy has diversified in recent years while still retaining strong ties to its natural resource base. Efforts to bring clean industries and new jobs to the area have been fruitful and are continuing through support by a coalition of government agencies and funding.

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