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About Us
Department of Corrections Human Resources Division
  • We take a proactive role in the development of criminal justice policy.
  • We create partnerships with Oregon communities to hold offenders accountable, engage victims, and enhance the quality of life for the citizens of Oregon.
  • We are a committed, creative, and productive organization which recognizes safety and security as an essential business practice.
  • We require sound fiscal management of public resources using outcome-oriented strategies.
  • We provide offender programs and resources which support the department's mission.
  • We are a diverse, skilled work force which shares the responsibility for outcomes across organizational boundaries.
Mission Statement
The mission of the Oregon Department of Corrections is to promote public safety by holding offenders accountable for their actions and reducing the risk of future criminal behavior.
 The Human Resources Division manages the personnel-related services of recruitment, affirmative action, employee development and training, employee safety and risk management, and organization and leadership development. It also provides consultation and assistance in administering the department's classification, compensation, human resources' policies, and labor contracts. To meet the department's mission and fulfill the objectives of the Oregon Accountability Model, the division develops and implements a comprehensive full-service human resources program that enables the department to effectively recruit, develop, and retain a highly qualified and rapidly growing workforce of several thousand employees, volunteers, and contractors.