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Serving Oregon veterans since 1945


Join the Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs

An organization often reflects the salient beliefs and characteristics of its leadership and, more importantly, its employees. In our case, we are the very community we serve.

As a state agency, our employees are some of the most passionate and dedicated people working toward a very noble mission, day in and day out. From our front line Statewide Veteran Services Division to operational services that support day to day business, our teams work together to deliver on a promise made more than 70 years ago.

This is ODVA's cadence. Together with our veterans and our partners, we honor the past, build on our strengths, and chart a course worthy of the next 70 years.

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Current job openings at ODVA

Job Title Division Closing Date
Operations Specialist 2 Facility Services 1/6/2020
Facility Maintenance Specialist Facility Services 1/9/2020
Program Analyst 3 Home Loans 1/13/2020 (deadline extended!)
Internal Auditor 3 Director's Office 1/13/2020 (deadline extended!)

Our amazing benefits

Being a part of the Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs means working in a tightly-focused, mission-driven environment where each day brings new opportunities and rewards.

Our benefits include: 

  • Excellent medical, vision and dental benefit package for the employee and qualified family members with very low monthly out-of-pocket cost
  • Paid days off –
    • 10 paid holidays per year
    • 3 additional paid "Personal Business Days" per year
    • 8 hours of sick leave accumulated every month
    • Progressive vacation leave accrual, with increases every 5 years
  • Additional optional benefits, such as basic life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, deferred compensation savings program, and flexible spending accounts for health care and child care expenses

If you have a desire to make a difference in the lives of Oregonians, apply today!


For questions regarding ODVA career opportunities, please contact Elissa Pounds, or call (503) 373-2018.

Please note that we can only accept applications and/or resumes through our website.

Current State of Oregon employees - you must apply through your employee Workday account.

The Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs is an equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer and is strongly committed to enhancing the diversity of its workforce. Assistance will be provided in the recruitment, application and selection process to applicants with disabilities who request such assistance. Please call (503) 373-2018 as early as possible regarding any assistance you may require.

We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job. We would encourage you to apply, even if you don't meet every one of our qualifications listed. If you are unsure whether you meet the qualifications of this position, please feel free to contact us to discuss your application.