Career Opportunities

The Ohio Department of Taxation continually seeks professional, promotable, and reliable employees to help serve our taxpayers. We offer a variety of positions in customer service, tax administration, information technology, and law enforcement, full-time and seasonal work, and internship opportunities for talented, career-focused individuals.

To apply, visit www.Careers.Ohio.Gov, click “Search for State Government Jobs,” and browse our available selection of careers. This website lists open jobs throughout the entire state of Ohio, so to view Taxation-specific positions, use the “Filter” tool and search by department.

Once you’ve found the position you’re looking for, simply follow the prompts to start your online application. Be sure to fill out the application completely. You are welcome to attach additional documents to the application, such as a cover letter or résumé, but the application must be complete to ensure an accurate review of your qualifications.

All applications submitted online will be immediately received by our Human Resources Division. You will be contacted via email if selected to interview.

The Ohio Department of Taxation prides itself on excellent and immersive training programs, ensuring all employees—regardless of educational and professional background—will be brought up-to-speed on tax administration within their first year on the job. In our entry-level position, the Tax Examiner Associate, you will receive up to 10 weeks’ training on personal income and business taxes in your first year alone, which will provide a solid foundation for any promotional opportunities in our department.

For questions regarding compensation, benefits, and other programs offered by the State of Ohio, please visit the Total Rewards website at:

The Ohio Department of Taxation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

A Message for Military Veterans

Joseph Testa

Joseph W. Testa
Tax Commissioner
U.S. Navy (1968-72)

Dear Veteran,

The Ohio Department of Taxation (ODT) is proud to support you and all our nation’s veterans and military families. We are deeply grateful for your commitment to our country and welcome the employment of veterans in our agency workforce. Employing veterans is not only the right thing to do, it’s the smart thing to do because the experience, skills and talent gained in the military are assets that can help us better serve our customers. Thank you for considering a career with us.



Joe Testa

To view all current ODT job postings, visit the statewide Ohio Hiring Management System.