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Who We Are & What We Do

Pennsylvania is home to a robust, constantly evolving financial hub that plays an important role in our nation’s economy and the global marketplace.  The Department of Banking and Securities (DoBS) has earned a reputation as an innovative, forward-thinking financial regulatory agency with rewarding employment opportunities.

Our mission is to regulate financial services and work to ensure consumers and businesses are well-informed about the marketplace.  The Department of Banking and Securities regulates banks and credit unions, and licenses investment professionals and other consumer lenders.  Additionally, we help consumers and investors protect and grow their money through our Investor Education and Consumer Outreach office.  Our work is funded entirely by the assessments and fees paid by Pennsylvania’s regulated and  licensed financial community – no taxpayer dollars are used to support our work.

We are accredited by:

  • Conference of State Bank Supervisors

  • American Association of Residential Mortgage Regulators

  • National Association of State Credit Union Supervisors

 We are an active member of:

  • North American Securities Administrators Association

  • National Association of Consumer Credit Administrators

  • Money Transmitter Regulators Association 

Career opportunities are available with our four program areas (Securities, Depository Institutions, Non-Depository Institutions, or Financial Services for Consumers and Businesses) or for one of our other offices or divisions.  DoBS Organizational Chart

Why work at DoBS?

We place a high value on employee satisfaction and development to ensure a vibrant, motivated workforce.  We offer:

  • Competitive salary

  • Stable and supportive work environment

  • Strong collegiality and networking opportunities

  • Flexible work schedules; some positions are home-headquartered

  • Tuition reimbursement for qualifying courses

  • Comprehensive benefits

  • Retirement packages

  • Paid holidays

LOCATION: Our headquarters are located in Harrisburg, with field offices in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. The majority of our examiner positions are home-headquartered throughout the commonwealth and travel.

How to Apply

Most jobs at DoBS are overseen by the PA State Civil Service Commission (SCSC).  The Commonwealth has a NEW and IMPROVED hiring process where:

  • Job seekers can apply to actual vacancies listed at PA Employment

  • You don't need to take a written test at an exam site to apply for an examiner position

  • We have one stop shopping for all open positions in the Commonwealth

All vacancies are found on the Commonwealth's state employment website at PA Employment. This site allows you to view and apply for civil service and non-civil service positions.

Each civil service job posting describes the hiring process used to fill the position. Some civil service positions still require applicants to take a written exam or you are asked to complete an application and answer job-related questions online.

Since new employment opportunities with the Commonwealth are posted on a continual basis you are encouraged to visit PA Employment frequently and sign up to receive "Job Alerts" for notification by e-mail when a position in an occupational category you selected is posted.

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The Pennsylvania Department of Banking and Securities is proud to be an equal opportunity employer supporting workplace diversity.