Jobs & Contract Solicitation Opportunities

Oregon Employment Department: Burns Office Job Listings in Harney County

There are many times when the County has Request for Proposals (RFP), employment or other opportunities that need advertisement.   The County will post the documents and/or advertisements here and we encourage the frequent review of this page for the latest opportunities.  

Description Department/Office Responsible

Harney County Interim Sheriff

Harney County is now accepting letters of interest for an Interim appointment for the Harney County Sheriff, now held by Sheriff Dave Ward, which will be vacant on January 02, 2020.  Position start date is upon appointment by the County Court. Please follow this link to view the full press release.

Harney County Court

Harney County Juvenile Counselor

Job Duties: Perform judicial casework in the counseling, adjustment, rehabilitation, and supervision of juveniles falling under jurisdiction of the Court.

Mandatory Requirements:  Broad knowledge of juvenile and adult behavior and adjustment problems and methods of treating them probation practices and philosophy; the criminal justice system; the laws and regulations governing the operations of the Juvenile Department; and record keeping requirements. Knowledge of community resources, social service agencies, and personal computer software. Equivalent to two (2) years’ experience working with delinquent and/or troubled youth or any combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the above duties.

Application Closing Date and Time:  October 25, 2019 at 4 pm. Obtain an employment application and complete job description from Human Resources, 450 N Buena Vista, Burns, OR 97720; by phone @ 541-573-8373; by email at

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Harney County Human Resources

Clinic Medical Assistant – Part Time

Job Duties: Prepare patients for examinations, retrieve and update patient records and assist in the care of the patient.

Mandatory Requirements:  Knowledge of medical office procedures including general knowledge of medications and drug classifications. General knowledge of English, grammar, spelling, data entry and retrieval, and computer applications software. General knowledge of math, medical terminology and health. General knowledge of confidentiality concepts and requirements. Ability to communicate clearly with healthcare professionals, public, customers and staff in a courteous manner.

High school diploma or GED. 6 months of related experience preferred.

Application Closing Date and Time:  November 1, 2019 at 5 pm. Obtain an employment application and complete job description from Human Resources, 450 N Buena Vista, Burns, OR 97720; by email at; if you have questions please call  541-573-8373

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Harney County Human Resource Department