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Joining the Team

Your First Day

The information provided here is for you to better understand what to expect on your first day and to help make your first week go smoothly. You might want to start with our Employee Resources Guide; it's got a lot of information about our organization and what it means to work for us.

Starting a new job comes with a bit of anxiety. That’s ok, just roll with it. It also gives you the opportunity to learn and ask a ton of questions. Questions are good.

Compensation and Benefits

Oregon state government offers its employees generous compensation, a range of benefits, and rights. Employees have options when it comes to choosing a plan for core benefits such as a medical plan. The state also offers a variety of optional benefits, flexible spending accounts, retirement benefits and paid leave options.  

The benefits listed are based on an eligibility determination. OPRD Payroll can help you determine if you are eligible.


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