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The Oregon Lottery offers a broad range of opportunities where you can demonstrate your talent, enthusiasm, ambition and ingenuity.

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The Oregon Lottery offers a comprehensive benefits package for employees and eligible family members. Coverage is available for full-time regular service and limited duration employees and family members. Coverage is also available for part-time employees and family members working at least 80 hours per month. With the passage of the Affordable Care Act, temporary employees may become eligible for health benefits.

Employees have options when it comes to choosing a plan for core benefits, such as medical, dental, prescription, and vision, and will pay only 1% or 5% of the premiums. Oregon Lottery also offers a variety of optional benefits, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, retirement plans, and paid leave options.

Our benefits are administered by the Public Employees Benefit Board (PEBB).

For more information, visit:

Core Benefits

  • Up to 5 medical plan options
  • Prescription drug coverage with all plans
  • Up to 4 dental plan options
  • 2 vision plan options
  • $5,000 Employee Basic life insurance

Surcharges may apply related to smoking and spouses not participating in their own insurance plans.

Optional Benefits

  • Group Term life insurance (employee, spouse or domestic partner)
  • Dependent life insurance
  • Short term/long term disability insurance
  • Accidental death & dismemberment insurance
  • Long term care insurance (employee and eligible family members)
  • Flexible Spending accounts for pre-tax deduction to use for eligible health care costs and dependent day care costs
  • Commuter accounts for pre-tax deduction to pay for parking and transportation

Retirement Benefits

Employer paid defined benefit and defined contribution programs managed through the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP).

In addition, employees may voluntarily elect to set aside additional retirement savings in the Oregon Savings Growth Plan's 457 deferred compensation plan offering a wide variety of investment options on a pre-tax or post-tax basis.

For more information, visit: or call 1-888-320-7377.

Work/Life Balance Benefits

Balance between work and life is an integral part of the Oregon Lottery. We offer programs to help employees balance professional and personal time.


  • Vacation Leave: 10 hours per month, additional accrual every 5 years thereafter up to 25 years
  • Sick Leave: 8 hours per month
  • Personal Business Leave: 24 hours per year
  • Paid Bereavement Leave: Up to 24 hours for family member or close relative
  • Military Training Leave: 15 calendar days in any federal training year
  • 11 Holidays per year

Some positions are eligible for telework on a part-time basis.

Health Engagement Model (HEM)

Employees receive a monthly incentive of $17.50 for participation.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Free, confidential sessions available. For more information, visit:

Additional Benefits

  • Tobacco cessation
  • Weight Watchers
  • Annual flu shots
  • Free parking
  • Direct deposit

This web page presents summary information only. Any error or omission here is unintentional and will be resolved in favor of plan documents.


Interested in a career with the Oregon Lottery?  Read on to learn how to apply and what you can expect after you click the submit button.

Applying for a Job

Inside the Oregon Lottery Career Center, click on the job listing that interests you.

Once you are in the job listing, click on the "Apply for this job online" button.

  • As a new user, you will be guided through building your profile, uploading your resume and any other additional items (i.e. cover letter, DD214/DD215 for Veterans, etc.,) and answer the screening questions for the job, then follow the instructions to complete your submission.
  • If you are a returning user, be sure to update your application materials before applying to a new job listing.

After your application materials have been submitted you should receive an email from us with the subject line, "Thank you for applying with the Oregon Lottery!"

Please note - the Oregon Lottery reserves the right to change, withdraw, close, or re-post the job announcements as business needs dictate.

If you already have a profile, you can log in to check the status of your application materials, manage your profile and search agents, and more.

If you are a person with a disability and need assistance with the application process, call 503-540-1315 or email

What You Can Expect after Applying

Throughout the recruitment process, we are committed to providing timely communication to candidates regarding next steps and the status of application materials. We understand how hard it is to wait for an update, so feel free to check your status at any time by logging into the Career Center. Most of our communications, including invitations to interview, will occur via email. Don't forget to check your email regularly, including your junk/spam folders.

1. Initial Screening

Your resume and screening questions will be reviewed by one of our recruiters to determine if you meet the recommended qualifications for the position.

Application materials for the selected candidates will be passed on to the Hiring Manager for review. The Hiring Manager will decide which candidates are most competitive and will move on to the phone interview phase.

2. Phone Interview

Candidates who advance to the phone interview phase will receive an email invitation to self-schedule their interview time from a selection of time slots. Important: Candidates who do not schedule their interview times will not be considered further.

The phone interview is an opportunity for the recruiter to share information about the Lottery, our benefits, culture, and of course the position. We are interested in learning more about you, your experience, and interest in working for the Lottery.

After all phone interviews are completed, the recruiter will review the results with the Hiring Manager. The Hiring Manager will decide which candidates should move on to the in-person panel interview phase.

3. Panel Interview

Candidates who are selected for the in-person panel interview will receive an email invitation to self-schedule their interview time from a selection of time slots. As with the phone interviews, candidates who do not schedule their interview times will not be considered further.

The panel interview is an opportunity for you to meet the hiring manager and other team members in the organization. The interview phase will focus on the job and you will have time to ask more specific questions.

After all panel interviews are completed, the Hiring Manager and other panel members will review the results and determine which candidate(s) will be invited to complete the security background investigation process.

4. Security Background

The Lottery is required by statute to complete an extensive security background check on all potential new hires. Once the background checks are complete we will work with the Hiring Manager to determine who will receive an offer of employment (Note: passing the security background check does not guarantee an offer of employment).

5. Offer

Offers of employment are made in compliance with the recently passed Pay Equity Bill (HB 2005).  Consideration is given to the successful candidate's relevant education and experience as well as specialized training and any required certifications in comparison to current employees doing work of comparable character.  Lottery will not ask you for your salary history in the course of this process.  Offers will not exceed the maximum of the salary range posted for the recruitment.


What if I have trouble completing my profile or uploading my application materials?

Call 503-540-1315 and ask to speak to the recruiter for the job you are applying for, or send an e-mail to:

When will I hear from the recruiter about the status of my application materials?

A: You can check the status of your application materials at any time. Most of our communications, including invitations to interview, will occur via email. Don't forget to check your email regularly, including your junk/spam folders.

If I apply for an administrative assistant position will I automatically be considered for other Administrative Assistant openings?

No. You must apply for each position you are interested in.

Does the Oregon Lottery allow employees to telecommute?

Yes, but it depends on the type of job and is normally negotiated with the immediate supervisor.

Does the Oregon Lottery permit employees to work alternate work schedules such as four 10 hours days?

Requests may be considered case-by-case in terms of business need and is normally negotiated with the immediate supervisor. The vast majority of Oregon Lottery employees are required to work a standard 5 day week, 8 hours per day.

If I am offered a job, do I have to start at the minimum of the salary range?

No. In June 2017 Governor Brown signed into law House Bill 2005, also known as the Pay Equity Bill, expanding pay equity protections to all Oregon workers. Compensation will be determined by factors found in the law: seniority, experience, education, training, merit, work location, and travel requirements.

I need to be sponsored in order to be legal to work in the United States. Will the Oregon Lottery sponsor my visa application?

No. The Oregon Lottery does not offer visa sponsorships. Newly hired employees must provide evidence of their legal right to work in the United States within three days of appointment.

I have been convicted of a misdemeanor, can I be employed by the Oregon Lottery?

The circumstances related to a misdemeanor conviction would be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

I have been convicted of a felony, can I be employed by the Oregon Lottery?

No. All felony convictions and gambling related convictions, by law, preclude you from employment with the Oregon Lottery.

What is included in the security background investigation?

The security background investigation includes checking items such as fingerprinting, any affiliations with the gaming industry, criminal history, federal and state income tax compliance, driving history, education verification, employment references and professional references.

How much time does the security background investigation take to complete?

The length of time for a security background investigation varies considerably at any given time. Typically, the investigation takes approximately two weeks to complete (sometimes longer). You may be able to expedite the processing of your security background investigation by providing as many details as possible when completing the background application and contacting your professional references to let them know to expect a call.

If I pass the security background investigation, am I guaranteed a job?

No. Once a candidate passes the background check, all of the information gathered during the entire employment process, including qualifications, interview(s), availability, etc., is considered before deciding to extend an offer to a candidate. Since multiple candidates may be processed through the security background investigation for one position, passing the security background investigation is only one aspect of the process and does not guarantee employment.