Careers at Umpqua Bank

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People drive all that we do


Everything we do is focused on supporting our customers and our communities. And we can do that only through the dedication of our own employees. That’s why we are always on the lookout for results-focused individuals who can think independently, work collaboratively, and support our broader purpose.  


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Our Purpose

Our purpose at Umpqua is Building economic vitality together for the greater good. It shapes the values we hold and the work we do.  

Our Values


Our values are words to live by that fuel our culture. They serve as guideposts for our everyday decisions, large and small.  From serving a customer, solving a problem or seizing an opportunity, they are a way to measure anything and everything.


Our company thrives due to the associates who exemplify these values.

  • Results-oriented

    Accountable for adding value and delivering exceptional outcomes.


  • Entrepreneurial

    Like our enterprising customers, this is our company, and we act as if its success depends on us. Because it does. 

  • Customer-obsessed

    Our customers’ success is our success. We go beyond the expected to provide what they need to thrive. 

  • Caring

    We care for and respect each other, our customers, and communities; empathy makes us stronger.

  • Ethical

    Earn trust, do what’s right, act with integrity. Always.  

  • Inspired to learn

    Passionate about learning and growing both as a company and as individuals. 

What people are saying about us

Here are a few of the awards and kudos we’ve received recently:

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One of ‘America’s Best Banks’

Forbes Magazine

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‘The Most Admired Financial Services Company in Oregon’ for 17 Years

Portland Business Journal

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2019 Excellence Award for Middle-Market Banking

Greenwich Associates

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2019 Model Bank Award


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Best Community Bank 2020, USA 

Global Finance International

Read our Annual Business Barometer Report, with insights featured in CNN Business, Fortune, MarketWatch, Fox Business, INC, Bloomberg, and Fortune.

Our promise to you


When committed people have the chance to do meaningful work together, extraordinary things are possible. 


Umpqua is a place where you can:

  • Grow, thrive, and challenge yourself with work that really matters.

  • Connect and work with people as passionate, committed, and talented as you are.

  • Be valued for your unique expertise, skill, and perspective… as well as ability to deliver solutions and results.


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Join a culture of giving back

As one of our region’s strongest banks, we believe Umpqua has the resources and responsibility to help others live healthy financial lives. We believe building and supporting a diverse and inclusive workplace is both a moral and business imperative. We use the financial strength of our institution and the talent of our associates to lift up others through volunteer work, community partnerships, and more.


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You’ll feel at home here

We believe building and supporting a diverse and inclusive workplace is both a moral and business imperative. Our success depends on recognizing and reflecting the values of the communities in which we live and work. Umpqua Bank prides itself on acting with integrity and treating others — customers and employees alike — with respect at all times.


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Be part of a bank that invests in you

  • Comprehensive healthcare

  • 401(k) matching

  • Paid vacation and sick time for exempt and non-exempt roles

  • 40 paid volunteer hours

  • Professional development

  • Transit reimbursement

  • Flexible work arrangements

  • Virtual work program

  • Tuition reimbursement

What it’s like to work at Umpqua

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    Commercial Banking


    "I love working here because we do things the right way, and Umpqua is set up to support that. We’re unique. We’re big enough to offer business clients something of value but nimble enough to get things done quickly.”

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    Business Banking


    “When the pandemic hit, we really shined. Our whole team came together and was able to respond and help in a way I didn’t see anywhere else. I liked it before, but that made me realize how special it is here.”

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    Personal Banking


    “I get recognized for delivering the right kinds of results. The people are kind and there’s an emphasis on doing the right thing and helping others. I like coming to work every day.”

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    Back Office


    “I like working here because Umpqua makes everyone feel important. I feel like what I do actually matters and there are opportunities to grow here.”

Are you ready?


Explore our open positions and submit your application today.


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