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Oregon Employment Department: Burns Office Job Listings in Harney County

Harney County Application for Employment: Please follow one of the links below to access the Harney County Application for Employment form. The form is available as a Word or PDF document.

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

Registered Nurse Home Health & Hospice

Job Duties: Under the auspice of Harney County Home Health and Hospice, the Registered Nurse for Home Health is responsible for the direct line management of the patient care processes.  The RN assists the Director with supervision/coordination of all aspects of the skilled nursing operations of Home Health Care as assigned by the Director. 

Mandatory Requirements:

  • Unrestricted license as a Registered Nurse in the State of Oregon
  • At least 2 years nursing experience, with preferred experience in home health care delivery OR
  • Equivalent combination of experience and training
  • Current CPR certification for Healthcare Providers

Follow this link to view the full list of requirements and the complete job posting.

HARNEY COUNTY HUMAN RESOURCES

Nurse Practitioner

GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES:  The Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) is a professional nurse prepared at the Master’s or Doctorate level who is an expert in a selected clinical area of nursing and collaborates with the multidisciplinary treatment team. He/she is able to perform advanced or specialized nursing practice and the performance of acts of medical diagnosis and treatment. Assessment, diagnosis, treatment plans and/or referral will be made in accordance with medical protocols on file and/or evidence-based standards of care as published in current literature.  A supervising physician will be available to the nurse practitioner for consultation, referral, and periodic chart reviews.

Please follow this link to view the full job posting.

Application Closing Date and Time:  Open until filled. Obtain an employment application and complete job description from Human Resources, 450 N Buena Vista Burns, OR 97720; by phone at 541-573-8373; or by email at deanna.atwell@co.harney.or.us

HARNEY COUNTY HUMAN RESOURCES

911 Dispatch

Essential Functions/Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Answers emergency and non-emergency phone calls via multi-line telephones, assesses needs of caller and dispatches police, fire and/or medical response teams and equipment. Provides appropriate referrals, transfer and terminate calls or place outgoing calls when appropriate.
  • Give emergency instructions to the caller while responding units are in transit, including emergency medical pre-arrival instructions to the caller to render medical aid to the sick and injured until the arrival of Emergency Medical Services (EMS).
  • Comply with regulations and requirements for the use of any data systems accessible through local, state, regional, federal or international networks ;( e.g. RMS, DMV and criminal justice information systems, LEDS, NCIC, Interpol, CPIC, etc.)
  • Enters accurate and orderly information into computer systems to generate calls for service; listens and talks to callers while typing information into the Computer Aided Dispatch System (CAD), or recording information on a manual call card. Ensures public safety responders have accurate and updated call for service information.
  • Maintains working knowledge of geography of 9-1-1 service area; utilizes various electronic or paper maps, determines appropriate emergency response type, jurisdiction, and closest appropriate public safety apparatus (units) to deploy to various situations.
  • Correctly performs various computer operations to access sensitive and restricted law enforcement information systems; run local, state and national records checks on persons, vehicles and other property as requested by responding units: correctly disseminate the information.
  • Maintains appropriate security and confidentiality of information created or encountered in the performance of assigned duties.
  • Obtains and maintains all required certifications for the position. Abides by the Oregon Telecommunicator Code of Ethics.

Please follow this link to view the complete job posting.

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.

HARNEY COUNTY SHERIFF DEPARTMENT

Reserve Corrections Deputy (Volunteer)

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.

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.

HARNEY COUNTY SHERIFF DEPARTMENT

Predator Control RFP: Harney County would like to receive proposals for an individual to serve as the Predator Control Person for our county.

Please submit experience and a plan. (Please limit the plan to two pages). Additional information and a complete list of job requirements may be obtained by contacting the office of Judge Pete Runnels at (541) 573-6356.

Also please submit with your proposal a statement of costs and fees for your service if you are selected. Proposals must be submitted to: Harney County Court, Attn: Judge Pete Runnels, 450 North Buena Vista, Burns, Oregon 97720 by 5:00 p.m. on August 14, 2020.

Predator Control RFP Document

HARNEY COUNTY COURT

Registered Nurse Public Health

Purpose of the Position: Perform a variety of public health nursing duties. Provide health/wellness services to educate the community about health-related issues.

Essential Job Functions:
Be knowledgeable of and follow Public Health Department programs, protocols, policies, and standing orders, including communicable disease, family planning, WIC, Babies First, CaCoon, Maternity Case Management, Immunization, and BCC.

Assess, plan, and evaluate individual and family needs. Implement nursing services in a planned health program. May assist with planning and conducting clinics.

Complete patient visits giving nursing care within the scope of physician’s or department directions. Explain concepts of promotion of mental/physical health, nutrition, and prevention of disease. Teach and demonstrate to patients and families, nursing care, and assist families in understanding needs and methods of meeting needs.

Plan and exchange information with physicians, other health workers, and agencies for more effective care of the individual.

And More...

Please follow this link to view the full job posting.

Days/Hours: 37.5/week

Salary/Benefits:
$28.75 TO $42.96 (depending on years of experience)

Application Closing Date and Time:  *Open until filled. Obtain an employment application and complete job description from Human Resources, 450 N Buena Vista Burns, OR 97720; by phone at 541-573-8373;  by email at deanna.atwell@co.harney.or.us

HARNEY COUNTY HUMAN RESOURCE DEPARTMENT

Property Appraiser

Job Duties: Appraises all types of real property for tax assessment purposes using various appraisal techniques. Respond to inquiries from the pubic and prepare related data for presentations.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Locate properties in variety of specific geographic locations.
  • Inspect & measure properties on various types of terrain and in all weather conditions.
  • Document field information for entry into computer database.
  • Draws building diagrams.
  • Responds to property owner’s concerns and questions in the field, in the office, at the counter and on the telephone.
  • Processes current information using a computer database.
  • Participate in pre-appraisal set-up.
  • Complies with all departmental and County procedures and policies.
  • Assist in the appraisal of urban, rural, industrial, commercial and personal property for tax assessment purposes.
  • And More!

Please follow this link to view the full job posting.

Application Closing Date and Time:  September 25, 2020 at 5 pm. Obtain an employment application and complete job description from Human Resources, by email  at deanna.atwell@co.harney.or.us or call 541-573-8373

HARNEY COUNTY HUMAN RESOURCE DEPARTMENT

Public Health Emergency Preparedness

Purpose of the Position: The Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) Coordinator is responsible for the development and maintenance of the Public Health Emergency Preparedness Plan as well as various other programs as necessary.

Essential Job Functions:
The PHEP Coordinator assesses public health emergency preparedness educational needs, and plans, develops and implements education/training programs. The PHEP Coordinator has frequent interaction with Emergency Management Services personnel, the hospital, medical providers, law enforcement, fire personnel, pharmacists, veterinarians, coroners and community-based organizations. Coordination with other program directors is essential. The PHEP Coordinator may lead the work of others on various assigned projects and tasks. Direct supervision of program staff may occur during an actual event. Performs related work, as required.

Please follow this link to view the full job posting.

Application Closing Date and Time:  Open until filled. Obtain an employment application and complete job description from Human Resources, by email  at deanna.atwell@co.harney.or.us or call
541-573-8373

HARNEY COUNTY HUMAN RESOURCE DEPARTMENT

ASSESSMENT CLERK

PURPOSE OF POSITION:  Perform general office duties to provide department reception functions and to maintain assessment records and process applications related to tax deferrals and exemptions requiring knowledge of laws relating to assessment and taxation of real and personal property.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 

  • Assist customers regarding assessment and taxation. Respond to questions, provide general information and forms, discuss procedures, etc., related to real and personal property assessment.
  • Prepare vouchers and enter data for real and personal property value changes; run prior year values and balance with current changes; distribute information as appropriate.
  • Perform various clerical tasks in support of department.
  • Follow all safety rules and procedures for work areas.

Please follow this link to view the full job posting.

Application Closing Date and Time:  September 30 2020 at 5 pm. Obtain an employment application and complete job description from Human Resources, by email  at deanna.atwell@co.harney.or.us or call 541-573-8373.

HARNEY COUNTY HUMAN RESOURCE DEPARTMENT