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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

Request for Proposal: Harney Homes Project

Harney Homes project invites licensed contractors to submit construction proposals for a single-family starter home to be located in Burns or Hines, Oregon.

Proposals should contain, but not be limited to, the following:

Scope of work: The construction of a home located at South Saginaw/Byrd Ave. Hines, Oregon

The home shall be constructed to the specifications provided in the approved plan.

Please follow this link to view the complete RFP

Builder Qualifications

The minimum, qualifications are as follows:

  1. Respondents must be licensed contractors by the Oregon Construction Contractors Board.
  2. Respondents must also have a minimum of five years of experience with professional construction.

Bids will be opened at 11:00 am on 06/16/2021. Attachment is available upon request.

NOTE: (Harney County is only accepting and awarding the bid through Harney Homes.  All payments and procurements will be handled by Greater Eastern Oregon Development Corporation (GEODC)

Harney Homes reserves the right to reject any and all bids.  The lowest bidder is not always the guaranteed recipient.

If you require additional information prior to the submission of your proposal, please contact:

Pete Runnels,
Judge, Harney County Court
450 North Buena Vista
Burns, Oregon 97720
541-573-6356 Fax: 541-573-8387


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.


Communications Supervisor

JOB DUTIES: Plans, organizes and directs the activities of the communications center within the Sheriff’s Office, as designated by the Sheriff.  Provides assistance to the Sheriff and 911 Board in the development and management of programs and procedures in an effort to accomplish departmental goals and policies.  Ensures the efficient operation of the communications center. Supervises the operation of the communications center.  Provides assistance and supervision to assigned personnel on matters concerning the daily operations of the communications center in compliance with policies, procedures, Oregon State Laws and Federal Laws.  Ensures the safe and smooth operations of the communications center.

Please follow this link to view the complete job posting.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be 18 or Over
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must pass a background Check
  • Must be able to obtain DPSST 911 Dispatch and
  • EMD Experience within one year.

Application Closing Date and Time:  Until Filled. Obtain an employment application and complete job description from the Harney County Sheriffs Office. Please do not submit a Military DD214 with the Applications, DD214 will be submitted upon request.


Harney County Corrections Deputy

Job Duties:  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 (bookings), 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.


  • Provide Supervision of Adults in Custody
  • Maintain Safety and Security of the Facility
  • Provide Transportation of Adults in Custody
  • Conduct Investigations
  • Respond to Emergency Events
  • Control Movement and Regulated Facility Access
  • Conduct Searches
  • Supervise Program Services
  • Conduct bookings and release of adults in Custody
  • Conduct Fingerprinting Services to the Public

Please follow this link to view the complete job posting.

Application Closing Date and Time:  Until filled. 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. Please do not submit a military DD214 with application. DD214 will be submitted upon request.