Nov 03, 2020
Jun 02, 2020 - Aug 25, 2020
The Secretary of State of Oregon is an elected constitutional officer within the executive branch of the Oregon state government and is first in line of succession to the governor. The secretary of state serves as the auditor of public accounts, chief elections officer and administrator of public records. Article 6, Section 2 of the state Constitution requires that the secretary of state keep a fair record of the official acts of both the legislative assembly and the executive department of the state. The official duties of the office are outlined in Chapter 177 of the Oregon Statutes: Keep a record of the official acts of the Oregon Department of Administrative Services and, when required, lay the same and all matters relative thereto before each branch of the legislature; Affix the seal of the state to, and countersign all commissions and other official acts issued or done by the Governor, approbation by the Governor of the laws excepted, and make a register of such commissions, specifying to whom given or granted, the office conferred, with the date and tenor of the commission, in a book to be provided for that purpose; Be charged with the safekeeping of all enrolled laws and resolutions and not permit them to be taken out of the office or inspected, except in the presence of the Secretary of State, unless by order of the Governor, or by resolution of one or both houses of the legislature, under penalty of $100; Keep the office open during business hours at all times, Sundays excepted. The salary for this position is $76,992/year.
Submit application to:
Oregon Secretary of State, 255 Capitol St. NE, Salem, OR, 97310, US