Initial Posting Date:


Application Deadline:



Department of Revenue

Salary Range:

3,546.00 – 5,396.00

Position Type:


Position Title:

Bankruptcy Technician – Compliance Specialist 1

Job Description:
Why Join Us
Oregon counts on us! Our

Mission, Vision, and Values

guide us as we serve Oregon taxpayers whose tax dollars support the critical infrastructure of Oregonians’ daily lives.

Department of Revenue is recruiting for multiple Bankruptcy Technician – Compliance Specialist 1 (CS1) position. We are looking for talented, detail-oriented individuals to join our Collections Division in the Administrative Services Unit. This position is headquartered in our Salem office; however, the successful candidate may be eligible for in state hybrid work. Hybrid work consists of performing duties onsite in a standard office environment and working remotely.
In order to be considered for Department of Revenue recruitments, you must reside within (or be willing to relocate to) the state of Oregon or one of its metropolitan areas.
What You Will Be Doing
Below is a sampling of job duties. It is not meant to encompass all duties.
  • Receive notification of bankruptcy. Analyze records for collection action of liabilities and enforce the automatic stay. Request release of garnishments and advanced collections (release of current license suspension, current field visits and etc) within the agency. Research for associated liabilities and pull accounts into bankruptcy. Assign non-bankruptcy debtor(s) and/or business(s) to the appropriate agent and recommend required action(s).
  • Notify U.S Trustee when there is a social security discrepancy to research and resolve.
  • Evaluate and compile records/documents (such as, but not limited to: Department of Employment, Department of Motor Vehicles, Fed Query, Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER)) of income and debtor (s) and/or business(s) situations, to determine compliance with state and federal tax laws of non-filed tax return(s) that warrants issuing an objection of confirmation and/or a request to file to be filed with the U.S Bankruptcy Court and trustee. Correspond with debtor and debtor’s attorney to obtain non filed returns for compliance resolution. Withdrawal of Objection to the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, trustee and debtor(s) attorney when returns are received or determined not required.
  • Ensure protection of secured property and feasibility of plan by evaluation of schedules and proposed plan. Resolve secured status with debtor(s) attorney prior to the confirmation of plan. Refer case to Attorney General for legal action if necessary.
For a complete position description contact Wendy Brokaw @

This Is What You Need To Qualify
Two years experience doing administrative research that included compiling and evaluating facts to recommend management action, or decide eligibility or compliance with program guidelines and regulations.
Note: college-level course work may substitute for the experience on the basis of 45-quarter units per year of experience
Some positions may require:
A Bachelor’s Degree in Business/Public Administration or a related field.
The ideal candidate will possess the following desired skills and attributes:
  • Ability to collaborate and make decisions in a team setting.
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written
  • Skills to evaluate, compile records and obtain correct information to determine compliance and feasibility of a plan
  • Knowledge of Federal Bankruptcy Codes
What’s In It For You
The State of Oregon offers a competitive and affordable health and benefits package, including excellent

medical, vision and dental


pension and retirement programs

, paid holidays off, and personal business leave, as well as paid and accrued vacation leave, sick leave,. In addition to standard medical benefits and employee leave, the state also provides additional optional benefits, such as basic life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, deferred compensation savings program, and flexible spending accounts for health care and childcare expenses.

How to Apply
  • Click on the “Apply” link above to complete your online application and submit by the posted closing date and time. For step-by-step instructions click

    apply to work for the state


    current state employee


  • The work experience and/or education section of your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet all the minimum qualifications and desired skills and attributes listed above.
  • Complete the supplemental questions.
  • Attach a resume’ and a cover letter (no more than 2 pages)detailing how you meet the desired attributes. Failure to attach the cover letter may result in your application being removed from further consideration. Your cover letter and resume may be reviewed by the hiring manager to determine if you will move forward in the interview process.
  • Warning – Workday will timeout after 20 minutes of inactivity and will not save your application progress. There is now a “save for later” function, if you need to take a break please be sure to click the save for later button to save your progress.
  • Be sure to check Workday and your email for additional tasks and updates. After hitting submit there may be additional required tasks for you to complete prior to the announcement closing.
  • If you are requesting Veteran’s Preference you will receive a Workday task to submit your supporting documents. Be sure to submit your documentation prior to the close date of this posting in order to have the preference considered.
Additional Information
  • This is an SEIU-represented position. This recruitment may be used to fill additional vacancies as they occur.
  • The salary listed is the non-PERS qualifying salary range. If the successful candidate is PERS qualifying, the salary range will reflect the additional 6.95%
  • Review the

    Classification and Compensation

    page for more details on the classification, or you may visit our website for information on the job offer process following

    pay equity

  • Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States. Applicants who require VISA sponsorship will not be considered at this time.
  • Veterans’ Preference – Eligible veterans who meet the qualifications will be given veterans’ preference. If you checked that you are a veteran, be sure to submit your documentation prior to the close date of this posting. Click on the following link for additional information on

    Veterans’ Preference


  • Criminal Records Check – Employment in any position with the Department of Revenue for all current and prospective employees is contingent on passing a criminal background and fingerprinting check. Circumstances of any criminal conviction will be reviewed to determine eligibility for the position under recruitment.
  • To work for the Department of Revenue you must comply with all income tax laws. This means that the department will check to see if you have filed Oregon income tax returns and made arrangements to pay any outstanding liabilities before offering you a position.
  • If you need an application in an alternate format in order to complete the process, you may contact us at: Human Resources at (503) 945-8547
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The Oregon Department of Revenue strives to create an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the diversity of the people we serve. We foster fairness, equity, and inclusion to create a workplace environment where everyone is treated with respect and dignity. The Oregon Department of Revenue is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to workforce diversity.
Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet every one of the desired attributes listed. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a non-traditional background. We would encourage you to apply, even if you don’t meet every one of our attributes listed. If you are unsure whether you meet the qualifications of this position, please feel free to contact us to discuss your application.