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Days / Hours:  40 hours/week M-F

Salary/Benefits:  $19.33 to $21.30/hour

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Lead CMA works under the direction of the Clinic Manager to maintaining efficient patient flow and quality during clinic hours. This role performs phlebotomy, prepares specimens for transport, performs controls on point of care testing, nursing visits and provides training and support for other staff as requested.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Provide back up support for the medical assistant team, assist with clinic scheduling
  • Oversee and train new and existing staff along with the clinic manager on health education, laboratory, and dispensary services
  • Assist with intake, financial screening, and set-up for patient visits as well as medication refill requests, specialty and procedure referrals, pre and post clinic chart review.
  • Check in patients, assisting them in the exam room, obtain and record vital signs, update medical history and medication record. Assist provider during the patient examination and with special procedures, minor surgeries and other exams as needed.
  • Perform phlebotomy for clinic patients as directed by providers.
  • Schedule and manage clinic nursing visits for coumadin management, allergy injections, point of care testing and injections as ordered by providers. Manage office laboratory functions including specimen collection, preparation, documenting and shipping to laboratories. Review daily schedule and ensure paperwork needed is prepared and completed for each patient. Ensure medical and lab reports are available for the provider to review with the patient.
  • Work with Clinic Manager to oversee inventory management, ordering and stocking of medical supplies and storage to maintain quality assurance.
  • Provide sick/vacation leave backup for clinical staff when no other resources available.
  • Monitor immunization records for patients to ensure compliance with recommended immunization schedules. Enter immunizations into ALERT IIS.
  • Under supervision of the provider and as qualified, provide direct patient care such as injections, immunizations, CLIA waived labs, catheter changes, ear irrigations, suture removal, cast removal, dressing changes, and basic wound care.
  • Communicate with providers, pharmacies, and agencies on behalf of the patient to ensure timely continuity of patient care.
  • Under provider’s direction, follow up with patients to communicate test results or care instructions. Monitor and respond to patient requests via the patient portal.
  • Clean and straighten exam rooms between patient visits and at the end of the day. Maintain work areas in a clean, orderly and secure manner. Make sure exam rooms are properly stocked with necessary supplies. Advise nursing supervisor when stocked supplies are low and need ordered.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) (May consider EMT, CNA with experience)
  • Certified in phlebotomy
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 3 years of experience working in healthcare setting and in direct patient care
  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • Knowledge of prescription medication classification
  • Knowledge of sterile technique principle
  • Knowledge of vital sign procedures and documentation
  • Knowledge of infection control procedures
  • Knowledge of English, grammar, spelling, data entry and retrieval, and computer applications software.
  • Knowledge of math, medical terminology and health.
  • Knowledge of confidentiality concepts and requirements.
  • Knowledge of procedures for immunization, injection and medication administration
  • Ability to communicate clearly with healthcare professionals, public, customers and staff in a courteous manner.
  • Must pass a pre-employment background check 

Application Closing Date and Time:  May 17, 2024 Obtain an employment application and full job description from Human Resources, by email deanna.atwell@harneycountyor.gov or call 541-413-3110, The application is also available on the Harney County website under the Human Resource Department.

Harney County is an AA/EEOE.

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Job CategoryHealth Department

The Lead CMA works under the direction of the Clinic Manager to maintaining efficient patient flow and quality during clinic hours. This role performs phlebotomy, prepares specimens for transport, per...

Days / Hours: 40 hours/week full County Benefits
Salary/Benefits: $17.88 to $19.71 per hour

PURPOSE OF POSITION:
This position will be responsible for two different project areas. The Community Health Worker (CHW) is responsible for helping patients and their families to navigate and access community services, other resources, and adopt healthy behaviors. The CHW supports providers through an integrated approach to care management and community outreach. As a priority, activities will promote, maintain, and improve the health of patients and their family. CHW provides social support and informal counseling, advocates for individuals and community health needs, and provides services such as basic first aid, blood pressure screenings, and simple wound care. The Health Equity Coordinator Work with Public Health leaders on the development of strategic equity implementation plan based on the equity assessment findings and the strategic plan. Coordinate the organization of trainings and capacity building for our workforce. Guide the equity focused policy development. Collaborate with our community partners to identify best primary and secondary data sources to illustrate and demonstrate health inequities in our county. Participate and/or help develop an equity coalition in the county or across counties. Develop and implement guidelines for authentic community engagement in program and policy development and implementation.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Community Health Coordination

  • Work closely with medical providers to help ensure that patients have comprehensive and coordinated care plans.
  • Act as a patient advocate and liaison between the patient/family and community service agencies. Record patient care management information in the EMR and other software no later than 24 hours after patient contact
  • Coordinate, attend and provide outreach during community health events
  • Responsible for establishing trusting relationships with patients and their families while providing general support and encouragement.
  • Provide ongoing follow-up, basic motivational interviewing and goal setting with patients/families.
  • Follow–up with patients via phone calls, home visits and visits to other settings where patients can be found.

Planning and Program Coordination

  • Coordinate the development of an implementation plan to operationalize the strategic equity plan.
  • Establish a monitoring, reporting, communication, and evaluation system for health equity implementation plan.
  • Ensure regular reports to HCHD administration on the status of the equity implementation plan and its outcomes.
  • Assist in planning and facilitating health equity projects, including designing training and technical assistance methods, tools, and materials.
  • Organize and support meetings with internal and external partners to develop and implement changes to PH and HHS practices that improve health equity, service equity, and build health equity capacity

Workforce Development and Capacity Building

  • Develop or coordinate the organization of various trainings to build staff and leadership knowledge and capabilities surrounding health inequities.
  • Lead the planning and coordination of efforts to build the internal capacity of HCHD to promote health equity, including assisting with the development of communication strategies and messages.
  • Identify and recommend opportunities to increase awareness and practice of equity among managers and supervisors

Policy Analysis and Policy Development:

  • Participate in analysis of research and policy for impacts to health equity and make recommendations to HCHD leadership as necessary
  • Foster an agency-wide culture of centering policies, programs, processes and/or procedures that are aligned with principles of health equity

Inclusive Communication and Community Engagement

  • Assist in the development and sustaining of meaningful partnerships with marginalized communities and communities-based organizations serving marginalized communities
  • Participate in community meetings and events representing HCHD and promoting education
  • Collaborate across the divisions and programs to promote consideration of health literacy, preferred languages, cultural health beliefs and practices, and other communication needs.
  • Collaborate with regional health equity organizations

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Written and oral fluency in English and Spanish is preferred.
  • Experience working in a multi-cultural setting.
  • Experience working in a community-based setting for at least 1 to 2 years preferred.
  • Basic computer skills required; electronic medical record (EMR) experience preferred.
  • Understand the community served, community connectedness.
  • Good communication skills, such as listening well, and using language appropriately.
  • Ability and willingness to provide emotional support, encouragement and motivation to patients.

Education Requirements:

  • High school graduate or equivalent required;
  • Associate's Degree in Business Administration or related field preferred.
  • Successful completion of a Community Health Worker formal training program such as from a college or other education institution is preferred.
  • Medical terminology and/or background preferred.
  • BLS/CPR Certification
  • Must pass a pre-employment back ground check

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Application Closing Date and Time: May 24, 2024 Obtain an employment application and full job description from Human Resources, by email deanna.atwell@harneycountyor.gov or call 541-413-3110, The application is also available on the Harney County website under the Human Resource Department.

Harney County is an AA/EEOE.

Job Features

Job CategoryHealth Department

Serving dual roles, the Community Health Worker (CHW) is responsible for helping patients and their families to navigate and access community services and the Health Equity Coordinator works with Publ...

Posted 1 month ago

Days / Hours: Monday-Friday, will be some weekends and Holiday 8:30-5
Salary/Benefits: $16.55 to $20.08 /hr. Depending on Experience, Benefited. Includes Medical/Vision, Dental and life insurance.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Perform a wide variety of skilled maintenance duties to ensure the proper safety operation and functionality of facilities at the Harney County Fairgrounds. Perform related work as seasonally required. Customer service.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

•Performs cleaning and maintenance duties designed to maintain the safety and operational status of the grounds, arena, buildings, RV and Stall rentals. Including operation of outlets, heaters, toilets, sinks, showers, ranges, ovens, fridges, freezers, and fans.

•Perform any necessary repairs to ensure the safety and operations of facilities, this may include but is not limited to basic carpentry, electrical, plumbing, metal work and painting.

•Operate and maintain grounds maintenance equipment which includes, but is not limited to, the wheel line, hoses, sprinklers, rakes, push and riding mower, weed eater, and herbicide sprayers to maintain general appearance of the grounds.

•Remove snow and Ice from all parking areas and walkaways before and during events if needed.

•Operate fairgrounds equipment including an ATV and tractor to help complete repair and maintenance tasks.

•Provide friendly customer service to all guests of the grounds.

•Attend work as scheduled and/or required

Grounds Maintenance:

•Mowing, watering, weeding, spraying, flowerbeds, and fields care and preparation of the grounds.

•Preparing for Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter events.

•Winterizing plants, beds, and water systems throughout the grounds.

•Equipment

•General maintenance on pickups, tractor, lawn mowers, ground hog, saws, ATVs etc.

•Including but not limited to: keeping fueled, oil changes, changing blades and teeth.

Rodeo grounds:

•Keep track and arena in usable conditioned.

•Keep in good repair all fences, cross fences, wires, poles, or boards.

•Keep grandstands in good repair. Sweep or hose grandstand seats before each event.

•Keep all debris picked up around and under the grandstand when in use.

•Prepare for events by cleaning, setting up, hanging banners, working track and arena, cleaning grandstands, and announcers and office boxes.

•Organize and complete post event clean up.

Barns:

•Keep clean at all times. Before fair or events, hose and scrub to remove residue.

•Check all drains on wash racks. During fair, this needs to be done several times a day.

•Paint, if necessary. Everything that is white will be painted or scrubbed.

•Hose down black top periodically, always just before fair.

•Spray for insects three (3) days before fair.

Stalls:

•Keep clean and ready for use.

•Keep all doors and stalls in good repair. Maintain and fix as needed.

•Keep overall stall structure checked regularly, make plans for major repairs, and implement repairs plans.

•Remove manure and shavings after events or overnight stalling.

•Manure should be applied to the fields at the fairgrounds. Any excess manure should be sold. Separate metals, wire, etc. from manure. At fair time, arrange for collection and disposal of manure.

Buildings:

•Schedule annual fire extinguishers maintenance

•Inspect and maintain lighting fixtures. Adjust outside lighting timers as needed throughout season and events.

•Inspect and maintain general plumbing needs and repairs.

•Keep fire lanes open at all times around buildings and on the grounds.

•Be aware of all activities on the grounds and keep a written record of problems or concerns.

•Keep the Memorial Building, Sale Barn, and other buildings clean and in good repair.

•Help coordinate the setup and putting away of chairs, tables, and/or the stage for events.

•Be sure all doors and windows are closed and locked.

AUXILIARY FUNCTIONS:

Maintain proficiency though training, reading materials and videos. Maintain work areas in clean and orderly manner. Maintain insurability under standard Harney County Policies. Attend Harney County Safety Committee meetings.

Perform reception duties as needed, such as answer phones. Help with PR work including, but not limited to, hanging posters and banners.

MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS:

•Basic Construction, plumbing, electrical, and welding and skills.

•Functional computer skills

•Valid driver’s license

•Must pass a background check and drug test

•Verbal Communication Skills

•Ability to obtain first aid and CPR certification within 6months

•Work independently and safely, prioritize daily needs, develop solutions to various maintenance problems that may be encountered

•One year of related maintenance experience or any satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform all of the duties as described.

•Use of various hand tools, power tools, and equipment according to OSHA safety standards. Follow all proper maintenance and repair procedures.

•Work cooperatively with the Fair Manager, Fair Board, County Court and other county departments and employees. Engage in constructive, effective, and respectful work-related communications

DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS:

•Grounds Maintenance Experience

•Equipment Maintenance Experience

•Rodeo Grounds Maintenance Experience

•Building Maintenance Experience

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS/LICENSES:

Maintain required licenses and certifications in good standing.

Physical Demands of Position:

Work includes operating equipment and tools, sitting, walking standing, bending, reaching, kneeling, climbing up down ladders, climbing up down stairs, driving, and lifting 60+ pounds. Work is performed indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions.

Application Closing Date and Time: Until Filled Obtain an employment application and full job description from Human Resources, by email deanna.atwell@harneycountyor.gov or call 541-413-3110, The application is also available on the Harney County website under the Human Resource Department.
Harney County is an AA/EEOE.

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Job CategoryHarney County Fairgrounds

The Harney County Fairgrounds is currently hiring a Fairgrounds Caretaker.

Days / Hours: Approx 20 hours per week from June 2024 to August 2024 for 10 weeks

Salary/Benefits: $14.75/hour

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Harney County Library is seeking an energetic student to participate in a paid Library Summer Internship. During this internship, the student will learn about the scope of library work and identify how their interests and skills match that work. Intern is expected to learn basic principles, practices, and goals of library operations.

The Intern will contribute to the design and delivery of a Connected Learning Project, working with mentors. Connected learning combines personal interests, supportive relationships, and learning opportunities.

The ideal candidate will have great interpersonal skills, be flexible and customer service focused, have an interest in diverse populations, be interested in working in libraries, and have an overall positive attitude.

To be considered you must be aged 16-18 at the time of application. This is a temporary/seasonal position, anticipated to work 20 hours per week from June to August.

This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the State Library of Oregon.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
•Assists in implementing and administering Summer Reading Program.
•Work closely with Library staff to learn about various positions in the organization.
•Development of Connected Learning Project. Projects must have a community-facing element, relate to overall library goals and must be completed during internship.
•Documenting and presenting project outcomes and learning to the county court and others.
•Keep immediate supervisor and designated others accurately informed concerning work progress, including present and potential work problems and suggestions for new or improved ways of addressing such problems.
•Complete reports, surveys, and other documentation as required.
•Perform other related work as assigned by the Library Director.

CONNECTED LEARNING PROJECT:

Connected learning combines personal interests, supportive relationships and opportunities. Learn more at https://clalliance.org/about-connected-learning/

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

As a member of the library team, you will be representing the library to the community. The position requires the ability to understand and follow directions. This person is expected to be able to work independently and give attention to detail. This person is expected to be courteous and cooperative with all staff, volunteers, patrons and youth utilizing the library.

MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Computer Skills: Ability to operate a personal computer. Ability to navigate and use the Internet.

Language Skills: Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form with people on an individual or group basis.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to understand and carry out complex oral and written instructions.
Other Skills and Abilities: Ability to maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, volunteers, and the general public.

Education and/or Experience:

Must be recognized as a high school sophomore, junior or senior at the time of the application.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Applicants should submit the following documents:
1.A completed Harney County employment application;
2.A letter of interest;
3.At least one reference letter.

Application Closing Date and Time: May 10, 2024 Obtain an employment application and full job description from Human Resources, by email deanna.atwell@harneycountyor.gov or call 541-413-3110, The application is also available on the Harney County website under the Human Resource Department.
Harney County is an AA/EEOE.

Job Features

Job CategoryHarney County Library

Harney County Library is seeking an energetic student to participate in a paid Library Summer Internship.

FULL TIME
-12 HOUR SHIFTS
-4 DAYS ON DUTY
-4 DAYS OFF DUTY
-YES! 4 DAYS OFF PER WEEK!

SALARY & BENIFETS
-$3756.00 TO $5035.00 DOE
-SHIFT DIFFERENTIAL PAY
-HOLIDAY PAY
-VACATION AND SICK LEAVE PAY
-UPPER LEVEL CERTIFICATE PAY
-LONGEVITY PAY

UNIFORMS / EQUIPMENT PROVIDED
-ANNUAL $300.00 FOR UNIFORM MAINTENANCE PAID BASIC AND ADVANCED TRAINING

GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS
-VALID OREGON DRIVERS LICENSE
-MUST BE 21 YEARS OLD
-MUST PASS BACKGROUND CHECK AND PSYCHOLOGICAL EVALUATION
-REQUIRED TO OBTAIN DPSST CERTIFICATION WITHIN ONE YEAR OF EMPLOYEMENT

For more information 485 NORTH COURT AVENUE BURNS, OR 97720
(541) 573-6156

Harney County Sheriff's Office Corrections Deputy Job Posting

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Job CategorySheriffs's Office

The Harney County Sheriff's Office is hiring a Correctionsn Deputy.

Salary/Benefits: Grade 12 Range $5106-6833 per month with benefits and Police/Fire membership in Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Deputy District Attorney assists the elected district attorney in serving the community through effective legal advocacy for what is ethically, morally and legally right. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS – FUNCTIONS INLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING:

  • Exercise critical thinking when analyzing facts, evidence and precedent to arrive at logical conclusions.
  • Consult with community partners to evaluate issues and problem solve.
  • Advise local law enforcement on matters of law and procedures at any time needed.
  • Examine incoming investigative reports and determine if further investigation is warranted.
  • Evaluate complete investigations to determine which charges to file and in which court to proceed.
  • Prepare cases and witnesses for appearance before the Grand jury and advise grand jury on law.
  • Represent victims and the people in Justice or Circuit Court for various hearings while prepared to advocate.
  • Negotiate just case resolutions with defense counsel/defendants as appropriate, in accordance with facts, law, and policy.
  • Prepare and present cases for trial.
  • Prepare motions, present evidence in support of said motions and make appropriate strong arguments.
  • Accept mentoring to progress career and improve effectiveness.
  • Educate self on continual basis as to new case law and procedure.
  • Confer with District Attorney to improve policy and procedure to positively impact community.
  • Collaborate well with support staff, law enforcement entities, colleagues and community partners.  rs.  

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • Law degree from accredited law school
  • Membership with the Oregon State Bar, eligible for reciprocity or awaiting bar results
  • Must pass pre-employment:
    • Reference check
    • Background check – including national or state fingerprint records check and CJIS certification
    • Drug screening

Preferred:   

  • Judicial or law firm (preferably a district attorney’s office) internship/clerkship with litigation of criminal cases.
  • Knowledge of criminal prosecution, evidentiary and trail procedure.
  • Subject courses in Evidence, Criminal Law, Administrative Law, and Criminal Procedure.

Apply:

  1. Closing date = June 1, 2024
  2. Cover letter
  3. Resume
  4. Minimum two letters of recommendation
  5. Harney County employment application (Available on the Harney County Human Resource Department website)

Application Closing Date and Time:  Obtain an employment application and full job description from Human Resources, by email deanna.atwell@harneycountyor.gov or call 541-413-3110, The application is also available on the Harney County website under the Human Resource Department.Harney County is an AA/EEOE.

Job Features

Job CategoryHarney County District Attorney

The Deputy District Attorney assists the elected district attorney in serving the community through effective legal advocacy for what is ethically, morally and legally right. 

Posted 11 months ago

Bargaining Unit: Represented

SALARY RANGE: TO BE DETERMINED

SUMMARY:

Conduct daily operation of the facility ensuring the safety and security of the inmates, staff, and the public. Provide supervision of all inmates; enforces rules and maintain order of the correctional facility and/or courthouse. Complete inmate intake, releases, and inmate work crews in and out of the facility. Compose and processes reports. Communicate professionally with multiple Courts, District Attorney’s, law enforcement, inmates and the public.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS AND ESSENTIAL FUNTIONS:

In this criminal justice profession the applicant may be perform in stressful and dangerous situations, working rotating 12 hour shifts including nights, weekends, and holidays.  Training will provide the applicant, specialized knowledge in the area of criminal justice. Ensure policies, procedures, Oregon Revised Statues, and Oregon Jail Standards govern the operation of the facility are upheld. Applicant must be able to utilized independent professional judgment when conducting daily operations of the facility; giving direct orders to inmates to maintain the safety and security of the facility, staff, inmates, and the public. Be able to respond to emergencies in the facility and potentially in the community. Conduct inmate transportations for extradition, court proceedings, and medical appointments. Conduct investigations of suspicious activities, incidents or disturbances; prepare reports and respond to emergency medical needs as required.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Maintain the safety and security of the facility by supervising adult inmates placed under arrest for presentencing and sentenced inmates.  Controls access to facility; maintain key/equipment accountability and control; Maintain accountability and dispense prescribed medication; conduct security checks; conduct inmate counts; inventories materials and equipment; perform inmate body searches; conduct area searches; control contraband and inmate property; conduct perimeter checks; transport inmates outside facility; conduct emergency drills.
  • Manage inmates by supervising inmate movement; supervises program activities; maintains inmate discipline; reviews and adjusts classification/housing assignments of inmates; uses physical force and restraints.
  • Conduct inmate booking process by confirming arresting agency identification and obtaining appropriate charging documentation; search inmate, remove property, and complete property inventories; confiscates illegal property; seize evidence for arresting agency; completes required questioning; removes restraints and/or cell inmate; completes fingerprinting and photographing; determines pre-classification; determines release status; issues clothing, bedding and hygiene items.
  • Conduct inmate release process by establishing release validity; verify inmates' identification; re-issues personal clothing and property; collect facility property; ensures proper completion of release agreement; collect security fees, and escort from facility.
  • Respond to emergency situations, major and minor disturbances; responds to escape, fire, hostage, or natural disaster.
  • Maintains jail standards by conducting hourly checks; maintain activity schedule; provides three meals daily; provides access to medical, dental and emergency mental health care; ensures due process; maintain proper housing classification of inmates; ensure requested access to legal system; provide laundry exchanges; ensures access for requested religion.
  • Maintain job performance standards by retaining and complying with policies and procedures of the sheriff's office; write reports; read and enforce inmate rules; participate in training to maintain DPSST required standards.
  • Demonstrate reliable work attendance of duties in varying shifts and assignments; perform other related duties as necessary to carry out the objective of the position; Works under supervision of Corporal, Lieutenant/ Jail Commander, Sheriff.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Knowledge and Skills:  Knowledge of corrections practices in a correctional institution; knowledge of criminal law, Federal Statutes and Oregon Revised Statutes for jail operations, and the Oregon Jail Standards; knowledge of arrest, booking and release procedures. Skill in operating booking equipment (fingerprints/photographs); knowledge of use of force procedures and statutes; proficiency in firearms and defensive tactics; maintain valid CPR and First Aid.

Abilities: Requires the ability to carry out the full duties of the position.  Ability to exercise sound professional judgment, without biases.  Ability to operate computer equipment; ability to keep accurate records/files; ability to communicate and gain cooperation of the inmates; ability to manage difficult inmates with patience, firmness, and fairness; ability to use physical force when necessary; ability to respond quickly to emergencies; ability to communicate professionally with the public; ability to endure verbal abuse; ability to operate in emergency situations and stressful conditions; ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in reports; ability to maintain professional working relationships with co-workers, outside agencies, and public, from diverse groups and backgrounds; ability to stand for long periods of time.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education and Training:  High school graduate or possess GED certificate of high school equivalency required by DPSST. 


Must be able to obtain certification as a corrections deputy by the Oregon Department of Public Standards and Training (DPSST) within one year of employment.

Must be able to obtain and maintain a valid Oregon Driver's License; must have acceptable driving record.

Requires sufficient hand/eye coordination to operate a firearm and other corrections equipment and apparatus; visual acuity necessary for performing necessary functions of the job, ambulatory ability to walk or run to calls for assistance and crime scenes, and the ability to subdue a resistive or combative individual.  Requires speech and auditory abilities to carry on conversations and project voice among large crowds.

Special Requirements:

Age:  Must be at least 21 years of age.

Vision:  Not less than 20/20 in one or both eyes or corrected 20/20 in both eyes.

Physical Abilities:  Applicants must pass a medical exam and physical agility test.


Criminal Record:  Must be free of conviction of a crimes; other than some misdemeanors after four years and minor traffic violation. 

Applications can be obtained at the Harney County Sheriff's Office at 485 N. Court in Burns, or here: Job Openings & Bid Opportunities | Harney County, Oregon (harneycountyor.gov)

Job Features

Job CategorySheriffs's Office

Bargaining Unit: Represented SALARY RANGE: TO BE DETERMINED SUMMARY: Conduct daily operation of the facility ensuring the safety and security of the inmates, staff, and the public. Provide supervision...

Harney County Sheriff's Office is looking for Reserve Corrections Deputy Volunteers. Detailed information can be found below. Contact the Harney County Sheriff's Office at 485 North Court Avenue, Burns, OR 97702, (541) 573-6028, for more information.

Job Information

This is a volunteer position with the Harney County Sheriff's Office.

Purpose of Position

Perform duties and maintain custody and surveillance of prisoners confined in the facility. All duties related to operation of the jail and inmates. Does related work as required.

Essential Job Functions

  1. Maintain custody and surveillance of prisoners confined in the facility. Observe and report prisoner behavior and physical condition.
  2. Control prisoner movement within the facility. Supervise and instruct prisoners on work crew and on prisoner program assignments.
  3. Collect evidence and property, interview witnesses, and coordinate inmate disciplinary hearings.
  4. Inspect prisoner's quarters, issue items to inmates, i.e., clothing, personal hygiene items, meals, related utensils, and bedding. Maintain written and computer logs, including medication and care logs, of activities and prepare reports.
  5. Process persons in and out of the facility. Review documents of arrest and commitment. Fingerprint, photograph, and search prisoners. Prepare necessary paperwork and reports.
  6. Maintain jail security, control entry to and movement within the facility, escort and transport and provide security for court appearances, hospital, and other outside detention of prisoners.
  7. Follow all safety rules and procedures for work area.
  8. Performs a variety of administrative support activities within the facility, e.g. telephone, files, computer entry, etc.
  9. Maintain work area by keeping it clean and orderly.

Application Closing Date and Time

This position is considered open until filled. The applicant can apply in person or call the Sheriff's Office at (541) 573-6028 to obtain a faxed or email application.

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Job CategorySheriffs's Office

Harney County Sheriff's Office is looking for Reserve Corrections Deputy Volunteers.