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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

Emergency Preparedness/Tobacco Prevention Coordinator

This position is a full-time benefited, grant funded position made up of two part time positions each being one .5 FTE

Job Duties: 
Emergency Preparedness Coordinator:
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.

Tobacco Prevention Coordinator:
Plan and coordinate program, including providing leadership for partnership development, project support,
and implementation of a comprehensive plan to reduce tobacco use in Harney County. Create and
develop tobacco free policies in accordance with state public health liaison. Initiate, plan, organize, and
implement projects, programs, and activities to achieve the mission of Harney County Public Health.


JOB QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTS:

Emergency Preparedness Coordinator:

  • PREFERRED, BUT NOT REQUIRED: Ability to travel out of town and to overnight meetings. Excellent computer and writing skills. Ability to work
    in teams as well as independently. Strong background in community outreach, organization, and public health.
  • SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS/LICENSES: Possession of a valid driver’s license. Proof of insurance if driving personal vehicle.

Tobacco Prevention Coordinator:

  • PREFERRED BUT NOT REQUIREMENTS: Two (2) year degree in health-related field, experience as a program administrator, and/or two (2) years of relevant experience in Tobacco prevention work or a satisfactory combination of education, experience, and training which demonstrates knowledge, abilities, and skills required.
  • SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS/LICENSES:  A valid, current Oregon driver’s license is required. Completion of a Certified Prevention Specialist credential is expected within three (3) years of hiring.
  • DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS: Experience with programs impacting children and families.

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 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

School Resource Deputy (SRO)

Essential Funcations/Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Collaboration with schools and community-based organizations to provide a positive and visible law enforcement presence on school campuses. Maintains effective work relationships.
  • Address crime and disorder in and around school campus. Strive to employ non-punitive techniques when interacting with students, using citation and arrest only as a last resort under narrow circumstances.
  • Informal counselor / role model, build relationships with student and act as a liaison to community services for youth and families.
  • Teach students about crime prevention and safety, drug awareness, conflict resolution and other topics related to law enforcement and the legal system.
  • Develop and implement emergency preparedness policies, including comprehensive school safety plans, and coordinate with first responders in an emergency. Integral member of a school threat assessment team.
  • Adhere to all Department policies and the code of ethics.
  • Patrol roads, highways, BLM and USFS land and business areas in an assigned area, in the enforcement of traffic and criminal laws.
  • Respond to a variety of misdemeanor and felony reports.
  • Required to interpret and apply federal, state and local laws and regulations.
  • Maintain records and prepare reports necessary for effective investigations, crime prevention, and prosecution. Testify in a court as a witness.

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

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