Employment Opportunities

Available Jobs
Application form
Closing Date
Civil Engineer I or II
Job Description
Closes June 3, 2024
Engineering Technician II - assigned to Construction Inspection
Job Description
Open Until Filled
Basic Entry Police Officer
Job Description
Police Officer Application Open Until Filled

Please note - Mailed applications must be postmarked by the closing date. Thank you.

Recent Recruitments:
Street Maintenance I - closed May 2, 2024 - Applications under review
Public Works Office Administrator - closed May 2, 2024 - Applications under review
Engineering Technician II - assigned to Construction Inspection - Reopened until filled
Operations Accountant - closed March 19, 2024 - Candidate selected for hire
Homeless Coordinator - closed March 15, 2024 - On hold
Court Clerk II - closed March 13, 2024 - Candidate selected for hire

How do I subscribe to receive email notifications for new employment opportunities with the City of Roseburg?
From the Home Page, scroll down to 'Subscribe by Department'.  Select the mailing group/groups that you wish to receive updates from, for employment opportunities, select 'Job Openings', enter your email below and click Subscribe. Once subscribe to 'Job Openings' you will receive an email notification when new employment opportunities are listed with the City of Roseburg.

How do I apply for a position with the City? 
City job openings are posted on this web site, the City Administration Office at Roseburg City Hall, the Oregon State Employment Division, and advertised in various social media, publications, and recruitment sites. 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 submitted electronically, 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.  

Applications can be submitted one of the following ways:

*Electronically: See above for links to the application form.

*Mail to:
City of Roseburg - Human Resources
900 SE Douglas Avenue
Roseburg, Oregon 97470

*Hand Deliver to the City Administration Office on the 3rd Floor of City Hall

*Email jobs@cityofroseburg.org

If you submit your application by mail, it must be postmarked no later than 5:00 p.m. of the closing date.  We do not accept applications via 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.)  Resumes are accepted in addition to but not in lieu of applications.

The application link will be displayed with current job announcements at the top of this page. If you have difficulty downloading, please contact jobs@cityofroseburg.org.

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

Contact the Administration Office:
City of Roseburg
Administration 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 bonafide 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.

The City of Roseburg does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission to, access to, or operations of its programs, services or activities.  The City of Roseburg does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices.

Equal Employment Opportunity Utilization Report - August 2020

Does the City comply with the Federal Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993?
The City complies 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 of Roseburg follows Oregon law regarding Veterans' Preference in Public Employment. If you are requesting Veterans' Preference, you must complete the Veteran's Preference Form and attach a copy of your DD214 / DD215. If you are a disabled veteran, you must also include a copy of your Veteran's Administration benefit summary/award letter with your application. To determine your qualification, please review the following form: Veteran's Preference Form

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