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The Office of the Ohio Secretary of State is committed to hiring individuals possessing extraordinary character and competency. Employees of the office work side by side with leaders in their fields every day to gain invaluable knowledge and skill in pursuit of the ultimate goals to assure the absolute integrity of elections data and safeguard valuable Ohio corporate identities. While elections and business services are two major components of the office, individuals are also pursued for the many support departments that encompass the agency.

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Resumes and Applications

Individuals interested in mailing a resume or Ohio Civil Service Application (PDF) can do so to:

Ohio Secretary of State’s Office
Attn: Human Resources
22 N 4th St.
Columbus, Ohio 43215

All resumes and applications will be kept on file in the Human Resources Department for six months.


Some of the benefits offered by the Secretary of State’s Office include:

  • Holidays:
    11 paid holidays per year (closed day after Thanksgiving)
  • Health Insurance:
    multiple choices between HMOs or standard major medical
  • Dental & Vision:
    insurance coverage after one year of continuous service
  • Dependent Care Spending Account
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Life Insurance:
    effective after one year of continuous employment plus optional
  • Public Employee Retirement System:
    employee contributes 10.0% of gross wages
    employer contributes 14.0% of gross wages
  • Deferred Compensation Program
  • Employee Credit Union
  • Disability Benefits:
    effective after one year continuous employment; value equivalent to 67% of salary

Confidential Personal Information Policy

Equal Employment Opportunity

The Office of the Ohio Secretary of State complies with all applicable state and federal laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. The Ohio Secretary of State’s office is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.


For any questions regarding employment with the office, please contact the Human Resources Department at 614.644.8509, Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.