If you are interested in employment with the Commissioners of the Land Office, the information contained in this section will provide answers to many of your questions.
About Our Agency
The Commissioners of the Land Office (Land Office) is an Oklahoma state agency created by the original Oklahoma Constitution. The primary purpose of the Land Office is to administer the school land trust funds for the production of income from the sale, rental, disposal and management of state land for the support and maintenance of the common schools and the schools of higher education.
Benefits of Working for the Land Office
Full-time employees of the Land Office receive many benefits including:
- Insurance – employees receive a benefits allowance, which provides a wide range of options for insurance including health, dental, vision, life and disability. Employees also have the option to participate in health care and dependent care reimbursement programs.
- Deferred compensation investment programs, which includes contribution by the state.
- Paid holidays.
- Annual and sick leave packages. Employees begin earning three weeks of annual leave and three weeks of paid sick leave in the first year of employment.
- Retirement plan, which includes contributions by the state.
- Longevity payment, which begins in the second year of employment.
Applying for a classified position with a state agency follows specific guidelines as required by the State of Oklahoma Human Capital Management, a Division of the Office of Management and Enterprise Services. The following is a brief overview of the application process.
- Possess minimum qualifications as described in the job posting
- Complete an employment application
- Take any test(s) as required by the Human Capital Management
- Receive a ranking from Human Capital Management based upon test score(s)
- When positions are vacant receive a request to interview from a state agency
- Interview for the position
Additionally, unclassified positions may be filled from direct recruitment by the agency. When actively recruiting to fill unclassified positions, descriptions will be listed on this website with instruction on how to apply.
The Land Office is an equal opportunity employer and applies the guidelines established for affirmative action and equal employment opportunity throughout our agency.
The Land Office is an E-Verify employer. Applicants must possess current legal authorization to work in the U.S. and not require sponsorship now or in the future (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non immigrant status). The Land Office also adheres to the Employee Rights under the Revised FMLA.
The Application Process
Information and job descriptions, as well as vacancies, for classified and unclassified positions can be found on the OKCareers portion of the Human Capital Management website for the State of Oklahoma.