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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.


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.


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.




Perform a variety of home visiting nursing duties. Provide health/wellness services, including referral services for mothers and children in our community. Assess the needs of mothers and their children, and determine a plan to meet these needs. Implement or help implement this plan, with support from the Director and Community Health Worker.


  • Responsible for providing population based, comprehensive nursing services to pregnant, post-partum, and parenting women and their families.
  • Use Program models: Babies First and CaCoon.
    Promote positive health behavior and educate the public and patient on health conditions and health maintenance.
  • Plan and provide home visits to women and their families when they are pregnant, post-partum, and or parenting. Provide nursing care and case management services.
  • And more
  • Follow this link to view the full job posting.


  • Special Requirements/License: State of Oregon Registered Nurse license.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license.
  • Proof of insurance if driving personal vehicle.

APPLICATION CLOSING DATE AND TIME:  Obtain an employment application and complete job description from Human Resources, by email  at or call 541-573-8373.


CNA-Bereavement-Volunteer Coordinator

Purpose of Position: To provide patient and family focused care as part of the health care team in accordance with Harney County Home Health and Hospice mission, philosophy, policies and procedures and within the parameters established by the Oregon State Board of Nursing and CMS.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Home Health Aide
  • Bereavement Coordinator
  • Volunteer Coordinator

Application Closing Date and Time:  Until Filled. Obtain an employment application and complete job description from Human Resources, by email at or call

Please follow this link to view the full job posting.


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.


  • 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.
  • Review property description and verify by a field inspection.
  • Assist in making calculations and office studies pertaining to the valuation of real and    personal property.
  • Calculates figures, percentages, area and circumference using basic math, algebra and         geometry
  • Assist in conducting sales studies; assist in gathering and assembling basic valuation data.
  • Prepare detailed reports on inspection activities or assist in preparing appraisal reports. May be required to testify in Tax Court, Magistrate Court, Department of Revenue or Board of Property Tax Appeals hearings.
  • Computerized data entry
  • Attend meetings & training seminars as required.

Please follow this link to view the full job posting.

Application Closing Date and Time:  May 28, 2021 at 5 pm. Obtain an employment application and complete job description from Human Resources, by email at or call 541-573-8373, The application is also available on the Harney County website under the Human Resource Department