Welcome to the City of Salem’s job information page. To view or apply for open jobs, please click on the Apply for Jobs button below. Additional applicant and recruitment information is listed below.
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Applications and required supplemental information (if applicable) must be submitted by the final closing date and time. Online applications are stored securely and only authorized employees will have access to the information submitted.
It is important that your education and experience sections of your application state how you meet the minimum qualifications for the job you are applying for as well as any other information relevant to the position. Unless stated in the job announcement, resumes will not be accepted in lieu of education and experience sections of the application.
The City of Salem is an Equal Opportunity Employer – EEO Plan
Women, minorities, veterans, and disabled individuals are encouraged to apply. ADA accommodations will be provided upon request.
Veterans' Preference Points: Per Oregon Revised Statutes 408.225 and 408.230, the City of Salem grants preference in hiring and promotion of veterans and disabled veterans as defined by state law. If you are eligible and wish to claim Veterans' preference points, please indicate so on your application. Please note that you will be required to provide documentation of your eligibility during the recruitment process.
All newly selected finalists for City employment are subject to a criminal background check and may be subject to testing for drugs.
Please contact the Human Resources Department at 503-588-6162 if you have questions regarding employment or the application process.
All job recruitments may be used to create a qualified hiring list to fill current and future vacancies up to six months.
*The City is currently conducting an executive search for City Manager. Please visit Waldron's website for details on how to apply.
Human Resources Department | 555 Liberty St SE Room 225 | Salem, OR 97301 |
Office Hours M-F 8:00 - 5:00 p.m. | HR@cityofsalem.net |