Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Service
Location: Salem, Oregon
Type: Full Time
Salary: $5,234 - $8,043
Telecommuting is allowed.
To protect and serve Oregon's consumers and workers while supporting a positive business climate.
The Department of Consumer and Business Services (DCBS) is a progressive business regulatory state agency dedicated to the mission of protecting and serving Oregon's consumers and workers while supporting a positive business climate. The department administers state laws and rules governing workers' compensation, occupational safety and health, financial institutions, insurance companies and building codes. The department has consumer protection and education programs, offices, and ombudsmen to help consumers, injured workers, and businesses.
This position is with the Division of Financial Regulation (DFR). DFR’s mission supports that of the department by protecting Oregonians’ access to fair products and services through education, regulation, and consumer assistance. The division is responsible for ensuring the safety and soundness of financial institutions, the availability and affordability of financial products, and the fair treatment of consumers. Functions include licensing, regulating, and monitoring the conduct of banks, credit unions, financial services providers, health care service contractors, insurance companies, and licensed or registered agents of such entities.
This position is represented by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU).
What’s in it for you:
Rewarding work in a productive and creative environment
Colleagues who are passionate about public service
This position is eligible for remote work full-time, once the incumbent has gained the proficiency to perform work independently. The incumbent may occasionally be asked to work from the office on an as-needed basis.
Here’s what you will do:
As the Financial Policy Analyst to the Policy Manager, Deputy Administrators, Division Administrator, Deputy Director and Department Director, you be key to division long-range policy planning and development and play a vital role in the development of legislation and policy direction. Your emphasis will be in policy affecting the regulation of financial products and services and consumer financial protection, including but not limited to issues affecting consumer lending and debt, depository institutions and securities.
Researching, analyzing and evaluating financial policy issues having statewide impact
Providing consultation and technical guidance to division management
For a complete listing of the duties and responsibilities of this position, please review the position description by clicking here.
Here’s what you need to qualify:
A Bachelor's Degree in Business or Public Administration, Behavioral or Social Sciences, Finance, Political Science or any degree demonstrating the capacity for the knowledge and skills AND four years professional-level evaluative, analytical and planning work
Any combination of experience and education equivalent to seven years of experience that typically supports the knowledge and skills for the classification..
Excellent public relation skills
Ability to communicate effectively and collaboratively, both orally and in writing, to a broad spectrum of executive, management, professional, technical and support staff within the Department, other state agencies, and the public
Knowledge of legislative and rulemaking procedures and format
Ability to draft rules and legislation
Ability to facilitate meetings and committees and work with people who have diverse interests
Policy development and strategic planning
Ability to understand and communicate how policy changes may affect the market for financial products and services
Preference may be given to candidates with a J.D., and/or candidates that have an in-depth knowledge of the finance industry, financial regulatory policy and/or consumer advocacy
A resume and cover letter are required for this job posting. Please attach them in the “Resume / CV” section of the application.
Please ensure that you clearly demonstrate in your application materials that you meet the qualifications listed and that you follow all instructions carefully. Only complete applications received by the posted application deadline date will be considered.
About Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Service
“To protect and serve Oregon’s consumers and workers while supporting a positive business climate.”
DCBS is Oregon’s largest consumer protection and business regulatory agency. We are a resource to consumers and businesses in areas involving:
Finance (insurance, investments, Oregon-chartered banks and credit unions, consumer finance companies, mortgage lenders, pawnbrokers, payday lenders)
Workplace health and safety
The department is made up of 934 employees from various backgrounds and fields. From economists to consumer advocates, DCBS employees strive to provide the highest quality service to Oregon consumers, workers, and businesses. How we can serve you:
Licensing, chartering, and examining: Financial and insurance companies and professionals, building trades workers and inspectors, worker leasing
Educating and advocating: Workplace safety workshops, insurance hotline, Medicare counseling, investor outreach, workers’ compensation helplines
Setting and enforcing standards: Workplace safety and health, financial and insurance laws, building codes, workers’ compensation benefits